Fortunately there is a fairly simple way to go revert to a previous version of Spotify and any apps you have installed on your mobile device. While the tutorial is very simple to run, it may be a bit chaotic for those inexperienced in installing APKs. If it's easier for you, you can download the APK file to your computer and transfer it to your phone.
However, I recommend that you have a little patience as it is actually quite fast once you get used to installing applications from an APK repository.
How to restore an older version of Spotify on Android
What happens with Android is what the operating system is designed for update applications. The same apps in case at some point they may ask you as a requirement to keep using them to update the same.
The problem is that there is no easy and accessible option to revert to a previous version. When you try to install an old version the system sends you an error message. That is why it is necessary, to install an older version, to uninstall the latest version we have of Spotify.
What you should keep in mind is that this process works for any application you have installed, not just Spotify. And like the system that Android and its apps are based on, it was designed to import data on new versions, but not on older ones. You may lose important data in some applications.
Another thing to keep in mind is that the applications you have installed are fairly easy to uninstall. Typically, all you have to do is go up Settings or Settings> Apps and notifications and choose the application and then press the button » Uninstall " And that's it.
You can also do what we told you above from the Play Store itself without any problems. In the case of applications already pre-installed on your device, they cannot be uninstalled unless you have rooted the phone. In any case, what you can do is uninstall all updates.
This means that they will revert to a previous version and you can continue using it without any problems. In this case, we want to install a version of Spotify, you may not have to deal with it because the app is not pre-installed. But it is worth mentioning.
Go back to an old version of Spotify on Android
Once the application is uninstalled, of course we cannot use the Play Store to search for the app again as the Google store will always offer you the latest version available and that is not what we want.
For this we will have to use APK repositories such as UpToDown or APK Mirror. To install an APK you have to activate the " References unknown »Or» Sources unknown »On your device.
Something you will also need to keep in mind is that you should prevent Google Play from automatically updating applications. For this you will have to search for the app in the search engine of the store and once entered, simply click on the button with the three horizontal circles to display a pop-up menu.
After that you will have to deselect " Update automatically " And that's it. This way you can enjoy an older version without worrying about updating the app itself.
As you can see, it is very easy to learn to revert to a previous version of Spotify on Android quite easily and quickly. The bright side of all of this is that this process works for any app, not just Spotify. So you can go back to an old version of any application you don't like the latest version of it.
If you have a problem with the Spotify application, you always have the option of using other alternative applications similar to Spotify but free