yeah its 24/7. it isn't just streaming either. It takes forever to load artist profile pages or view albums etc.
edit: because of the slow connection, my spotify music on the desktop got resetted. luckily i starred all the songs too. it came back after awhile but it also deleted all the songs that i saved offline on the mobile app. as of now, the mobile app thinks that there are no songs in my music. logging out and back in or clearing data didnt help.
mine keeps on buffering and loading and btw i am using the web player...then i tried to download the app and when i sign a notice box of "your country does not match the one in your profile' poped out. and i cant change the country setting on the page after multiple tries.
Could you please go to this link and check which country it says? Does it show the country you're currently living in, or something else?
If you see your current country, but you are not able to change it via the my account section, I would suggest you to get in touch with Spotify so they can manually adjust it.
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