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[Mobile] [Other] Smart Shuffle toggle setting in settings menu

Smart shuffle is a fun way to discover new songs, but it comes at a cost. Want to reshuffle your queue? Bam, wait a few seconds longer. Want to unshuffle your playlist? Bam, no longer works, and goes to a completely random place in the playlist. To m...

  • Casual Listener
  • Smart shuffle is a fun way to discover new songs, but it comes at a cost. Want to reshuffle your queue? Bam, wait a few seconds longer. Want to unshuffle your playlist? Bam, no longer works, and goes...
  • Sksss
  • Newbie
  • 87198 Views
  • 792 comments
  • 5171 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Good Suggestion
  • 87198 Views
  • 792 comments
  • 5171 votes

[Mobile] View & Shuffle all Tracks in Playlist Folders

The latest spotify for android update, as well as the newest iOS update, removed the "shuffle all" option for multiple playlists within a folder. I used this feature every day and it's my favorite spotify feature. Please bring it back!

  • Regular
  • The latest spotify for android update, as well as the newest iOS update, removed the "shuffle all" option for multiple playlists within a folder. I used this feature every day and it's my favorite s...
  • ghofmann
  • Regular
  • 149678 Views
  • 1232 comments
  • 3891 likes
  • Android
    music
  • Not Right Now
  • 149678 Views
  • 1232 comments
  • 3891 votes

[Android]: Bring back "Pin playlists to homescreen"

According to a discussion on https://community.spotify.com/t5/Your-Library/Move-playlists-to-Homescreen/td-p/5453989 it is "currently not available". Albums are possible to be pinned to the homescreen, but the support to do the same with playlists is...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...inned to the homescreen, but the support to do the same with playlists is removed recently   Through this way I would like to request to add this functionality back to the android app
  • MadmanOnWheels
  • Roadie
  • 44374 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 1995 likes
  • Android
  • Good Suggestion
  • 44374 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 1995 votes

[Android][Connect] Bring back support for removed BMW Connected Drive Integration

Share this with everyone you know and ask them to vote! Spotify Integration with BMW Idrive 6 has always been sporadic and not all advertised features work. The latest Spotify versions 8.5.68.904 and 8.5.6.9.934 have bugs and the App does not appear ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...y android issue I deleted the App data and cache of both Bmw ConnectedDrive and Spotify app. I also unpaird the bluetooth connection between my smartphone car. Lastly, I uninstalled both S...
  • ThiloL
  • Newbie
  • 94814 Views
  • 315 comments
  • 1581 likes
  • Android
    Connect
  • Not Right Now
  • 94814 Views
  • 315 comments
  • 1581 votes

[Android][Other] Improve the Spotify icon for rounded icons

Hello! The android Spotify icon recently got updated with a black border. For anyone with a dark or black wallpaper, the icon now appears to be smaller than all the other icons on the phone because the black blends in the the backdrops, making it loo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello! The android Spotify icon recently got updated with a black border. For anyone with a dark or black wallpaper, the icon now appears to be smaller than all the other icons on the phone because t...
  • 123444444444
  • Newbie
  • 48287 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 909 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 48287 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 909 votes

[Android] Support USB Audio directly - bypassing the Android Driver

USB DAC/amps are less impressive on Android Spotify because the standard Android driver is up-sampling. The Dragonfly Red runs at 44.1kHz with Spotify on my PC but on Android it up-samples to 96kHz causing glitching. Other DACs have similar issues. T...

  • Roadie
  • USB DAC/amps are less impressive on Android Spotify because the standard Android driver is up-sampling. The Dragonfly Red runs at 44.1kHz with Spotify on my PC but on Android it up-samples to 9...
  • Stephan_
  • Newbie
  • 63633 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 851 likes
  • Android
    Connect
  • Not Right Now
  • 63633 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 851 votes

[Podcasts] Download and play podcasts on Samsung Gear smart watch.

The spotify app for the Samsung Galaxy watch does not allow users to download and listen to podcasts on the watch while not connected to wifi/another device. While users can download music (songs, playlists, etc) and listen to it straight from the wa...

  • Casual Listener
  • The spotify app for the Samsung Galaxy watch does not allow users to download and listen to podcasts on the watch while not connected to wifi/another device. While users can download music (songs, pl...
  • ali13583
  • Newbie
  • 13929 Views
  • 31 comments
  • 624 likes
  • Android
    Podcasts
  • Live Idea
  • 13929 Views
  • 31 comments
  • 624 votes

[Discord] Show Songs on Discord on Mobile

So, when you have the Spotify all on mobile, you can't see what music you're listening to on the discord app, even though it's connected and the settings are on. This feature is for Free/Premium and it works for PC, but doesn't work in spotify mobile...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...e're using the Spotify mobile app.      Device- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on android 8.0 Oreo   Attached are the screenshots of the music not showing up on the discord app. &n...
  • Karicatlover
  • Casual Listener
  • 116764 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 561 likes
  • Android
    Connect
  • Live Idea
  • 116764 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 561 votes

[Android] Set Spotify as Default Player

Android applications seem to support some form of integration with the Android OS to identify as a music player. Going to: Settings > Apps > *Gear Icon* > *Default Section* > Music app: I'm able to select which application on my phone should be the d...

  • Regular
  • Android applications seem to support some form of integration with the Android OS to identify as a music player.   Going to: Settings > Apps > *Gear Icon* > *Default Section* > M...
  • Rg3136
  • Visitor
  • 54869 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 509 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Live Idea
  • 54869 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 509 votes

[All Platforms] Setting for max Cache Size Allowance

The android version of Spotify currently doesn't have a setting for how much disk space the cache is allowed to take up, so it just keeps getting larger and larger until the entire drive is full. A music streaming app should not need several gigabyte...

  • Casual Listener
  • The android version of Spotify currently doesn't have a setting for how much disk space the cache is allowed to take up, so it just keeps getting larger and larger until the entire drive is full.&n...
  • _tobi
  • Composer
  • 31280 Views
  • 107 comments
  • 497 likes
  • Android
  • Live Idea
  • 31280 Views
  • 107 comments
  • 497 votes

[Your Library] Show ALL song downloaded for Offline use

As I user, I want to find a playlist where I can see all my downloaded songs. Imagine I downloaded 10 albums and 5 playlists. To hear shuffled all these, I need to add one by one to the play queue. I would add another playlist similar to the one "Son...

  • Casual Listener
  • As I user, I want to find a playlist where I can see all my downloaded songs.  Imagine I downloaded 10 albums and 5 playlists. To hear shuffled all these, I need to add one by one to the play ...
  • helpmechoosespotfy
  • Newbie
  • 10274 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 472 likes
  • Android
    Your Library
  • Live Idea
  • 10274 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 472 votes

[Android] Long Press on Android

For a week or two now I've lost the option to long-press on a song, album, etc. in order to access the menu for things like adding it to the queue or a playlist. This was by far the easiest way to interact with the app. Please reimplement this featur...

  • Casual Listener
  • For a week or two now I've lost the option to long-press on a song, album, etc. in order to access the menu for things like adding it to the queue or a playlist. This was by far the easiest way to in...
  • brianelete
  • Roadie
  • 10791 Views
  • 40 comments
  • 411 likes
  • Android
  • Live Idea
  • 10791 Views
  • 40 comments
  • 411 votes

[Android] Resizable Android Widget

As of 1/8/2018 the spotify widget is currently on a 1x4 size. Many newer phones have the ability to hold more icon columns (more than 4) therefore the spotify player looks poorly made and ill fitting. I know that google play, and samsung play provide...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...bsp;   https://community.spotify.com/t5/Closed-Ideas/Android-Music-Still-no-resizable-widget/idi-p/1453390   https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Android-Widget-Scale-for-bigger-p...
  • timexpro
  • Newbie
  • 22837 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 395 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Live Idea
  • 22837 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 395 votes

[Android][Other] Modernize app icon to support Android 13 Material You device theming

Android 13 has introduced the required API to theme app icons based on user color themes. The Spotify app is a perfect candidate for this style of theming given the fact it's a simple icon that can be colored and themed independently from the actual ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Android 13 has introduced the required API to theme app icons based on user color themes.   The Spotify app is a perfect candidate for this style of theming given the fact it's a simple icon t...
  • Andrewcpu
  • Casual Listener
  • 11826 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 393 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Good Suggestion
  • 11826 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 393 votes

[Android Auto] Show Podcasts Menu in Android Auto

The podcasts menu available in the library section of the phone app should be accessible also in Android Auto !This idea is not new, has been requested before - and has 130 votes !! Should not have been closed as inactive !! https://community.spotify...

  • Casual Listener
  • The podcasts menu available in the library section of the phone app should be accessible also in Android Auto ! This idea is not new, has been requested before - and has 130 votes !! S...
  • ChrisChaosGamer
  • Casual Listener
  • 18163 Views
  • 56 comments
  • 387 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Live Idea
  • 18163 Views
  • 56 comments
  • 387 votes

[Android][Playlists] Automotive sort option playlist

In the Spotify app in the Android Automative software (not to be confused with Android auto app, that's different!), there is no way to choose the sort order of music in a playlist. For example, I have a playlist where I add new music every week or d...

  • Casual Listener
  • In the Spotify app in the Android Automative software (not to be confused with Android auto app, that's different!), there is no way to choose the sort order of music in a playlist. For example, I h...
  • CarlS
  • Casual Listener
  • 6190 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 278 likes
  • Android
    Playlists
  • Good Suggestion
  • 6190 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 278 votes

[Android][Developer] Android 13 Media Player

(This problem is solved on the latest beta version of Spotify for Android, thanks for all who replied and voted to this <3) Hi, currently the Android version of the app is running in SDK target of 31, because of that, the media player in Android 13 i...

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  • Casual Listener
  • (This problem is solved on the latest beta version of Spotify for Android, thanks for all who replied and voted to this <3)   Hi, currently the Android version of the app is running in S...
  • Jammie16
  • Casual Listener
  • 9811 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 261 likes
  • Android
    Developer
  • Good Suggestion
  • 9811 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 261 votes

[Android] Swipe to Queue on SEARCH

Hello! I advocated for the "swipe to queue" feature on Android, and I want to thank the developers for partially implementing that. My request is for songs to be swipeable on the search page. Frankly, that's what most of us were expecting when we req...

  • Regular
  • Hello!   I advocated for the "swipe to queue" feature on Android, and I want to thank the developers for partially implementing that.   My request is for songs to be swipeable on t...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 2639 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 206 likes
  • Android
    Developer
  • Good Suggestion
  • 2639 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 206 votes