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Downtime December 9th, 2021: Issues playing podcasts on desktop and mobile

Status: Fixed

Hey folks, 

 

We're getting reports from users who can't play podcasts on mobile and desktop.

 

This is being investigated. 

Hey folks,

 

Thanks for your patience while we looked into this issue.

 

We’re happy to say that this should now be fixed for everyone! Just make sure your app is updated to the latest version.

 

If you're still having trouble, make sure to post a new thread in the relevant help board here.

 

Thanks!

Comments
Novy
Status changed to: Under investigation

Hey folks,

 

Thanks for reporting this issue to us.

 

We’ve passed your info on to the relevant team, who are currently looking into it.

 

If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to click +VOTE and Subscribe to the thread to be notified of any developments.

 

Could you also make sure to provide us with the following info, if you haven’t already:

  • device + OS version
  • exact Spotify version

Thanks! We’ll keep you posted and let you know as soon as we have any updates on this.

jimohio

Same issue - music artists will play but no podcasts.  Doesn't matter if saved/downloaded or not.

 

iPhone 12 Pro

 

iOS 15.11

 

Spotify 8.6.84.1353

 

Same issue on my desktop (MacBook)

Blkmango

Happening on my Pixel too. Updated Android OS to 12 and now podcasts won't play.

fitgogirl

Can't play podcasts on my android as well as desktop.

strat_bastard

Same here. The last few updates since the battery drain issue have been extremely glitchy but livable, until now.  

 

Ver 8.6.84.1353

iOS 15.1.1

 

bowlmcload

Galaxy S7: same issue.

es_tefo

Spotify: Spotify para Windows
1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad

 

Lenovo legion

 

Oppo Reno 5 lite

Dolores-De-Sade

Same issue.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G Ultra.

Premium.

Android

Spotify 8.6.84.1240

zaehzo

Both Desktop and Mobile.

 

Lenovo Thinkpad, Windows 10

Spotify for Windows: 1.1.73.517.gbef50fdb

 

Blackberry Key2 LE, Android 8.1

Spotify App: 8.6.82.1113

 

Not sure versions are the issue here given how prevalent the reports are.

KT89

Same issue. iPhone 11 Pro and desktop on iPad Pro (5th gen). Spotify versions: 8.6.84.1353 for both

Env: prod