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Free users hearing ads too frequently

Hey folks, We're receiving reports from free users about receiving too many ads. The reports describe hearing at least 2-3 ads after each song while on free. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions i...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports from free users about receiving too many  ads.  The reports describe hearing at least 2-3 ads after each song while on free. If you’...
  • Im_gone
  • Visitor
  • 55511 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 338 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
    Web Player
  • Fixed
  • 55511 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 338 votes

[Desktop] Spotify won't resume after pause with bluetooth headphones

I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.
  • keysosaurus
  • Newbie
  • 29613 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 29613 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 votes

Spotify stops playing after an ad

We've received reports that Spotify pauses after an ad and the playback cannot be resumed. This seems to affect multiple platforms including desktop, mobile, and TV. The behavior is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that Spotify pauses after an ad and the playback cannot be resumed. This seems to affect multiple platforms including desktop, mobile, and TV.   The behavior is curren...
  • Chellooo
  • Visitor
  • 27980 Views
  • 249 comments
  • 325 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 27980 Views
  • 249 comments
  • 325 votes

Desktop app stuck on black screen

Some users have reported performance issues with the desktop application. Users are able to log in to their accounts, but the app then displays a black screen. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Some users have reported performance issues with the desktop application. Users are able to log in to their accounts, but the app then displays a black screen. This is being investigated.
  • Joan
  • Moderator
  • 38888 Views
  • 349 comments
  • 323 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 38888 Views
  • 349 comments
  • 323 votes

Playback issues: Songs going silent on Android app

We've received reports from Android users that the progress bar of a song keeps moving but there's no sound coming out. When the app is restarted, the progress bar goes back to the point where the song went silent. Some users noticed that the issue d...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that the progress bar of a song keeps moving but there's no sound coming out. When the app is restarted, the progress bar goes back to the point where t...
  • Markus1521
  • Newbie
  • 27247 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 316 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 27247 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 316 votes

[Radio] "Hide this song" button 🚫 does not work

Plan Premium Country IE Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue In the last update that I'm aware of, the icon for removing a song from a Radio changed. This was no issue but rather that clicking the new button that is now called "Hide this ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country IE Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the last update that I'm aware of, the icon for removing a song from a Radio changed. This was no is...
  • Billy_Shears
  • Casual Listener
  • 25942 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 306 likes
  • Radio
  • Fixed
  • 25942 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 306 votes

"My Shazam Tracks" playlist doesn't sync/add all shazamed tracks

Plan; Premium Country: New Zealand It's the same on all my devices - whether Apple or Android My Question or Issue I've been using the automatic sync function where songs I have shazamed show up automatically in the 'My Shazams Playlist'. They stoppe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan; Premium Country: New Zealand   It's the same on all my devices - whether Apple or Android    My Question or Issue   I've been using the automatic sync fun...
  • Jonfitt
  • Newbie
  • 92622 Views
  • 185 comments
  • 299 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 92622 Views
  • 185 comments
  • 299 votes

Ongoing performance issues on iOS devices - app being slow/crashing within a few minutes of playback

Hey folks, We had received reports that some of you were experiencing technical issues on your iOS devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app was crashing or the playback was suddenly stopping.The issue was fixed but it seems it has resu...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We had received reports that some of you were experiencing technical issues on your iOS devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app was crashing or the playback was ...
  • gogmagog
  • Casual Listener
  • 20285 Views
  • 211 comments
  • 280 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 20285 Views
  • 211 comments
  • 280 votes

Autoplay not working

Hey folks, We're receiving reports that Autoplay isn't working. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update below. We'll be keeping everyone up to speed here, so make sure to Subscri...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports that Autoplay isn't working.   If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the ...
  • methanenitrile
  • Newbie
  • 15101 Views
  • 101 comments
  • 264 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 15101 Views
  • 101 comments
  • 264 votes

[Mobile] Downloaded playlists do not load without an internet connection

Hey folks!We’ve received multiple reports that Android and iOS users are unable to play downloaded content while using offline mode. You might get stuck on a loading screen or get an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again?". This is be...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We’ve received multiple reports that Android and iOS users are unable to play downloaded content while using offline mode. You might get stuck on a loading screen or get an error messag...
  • dap212004
  • Newbie
  • 16359 Views
  • 194 comments
  • 253 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 16359 Views
  • 194 comments
  • 253 votes

Non-car Bluetooth devices displaying in Car View mode

Hey there, We've seen reports of some Bluetooth connections to other devices displaying Car View. The right team is aware of this. If you're experiencing this, let us know by adding your +Vote the info requested in the Status Update. All the best!

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey there,   We've seen reports of some Bluetooth connections to other devices displaying Car View. The right team is aware of this.    If you're experiencing this, let us know...
  • Hoopster1990
  • Newbie
  • 43498 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 244 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 43498 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 244 votes

[iOS] Playback pausing randomly in background

Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14.3 My Question or Issue This problem has been ongoing for a while so I’m not listening to much music anymore because of this. Basically, whenever I’m trying to listen to the son...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11  Operating System iOS 14.3   My Question or Issue This problem has been ongoing for a while so I’m not listening to muc...
  • socceroofan
  • Newbie
  • 24990 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 237 likes
  • iOS
    Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 24990 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 237 votes

Spotify app crashing when trying to play a podcast/ audiobook

Hey folks!Some of you may experience issues when trying to play podcasts or audiobooks, leading to the app crashing. This is now being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! Some of you may experience issues when trying to play podcasts or audiobooks, leading to the app crashing. This is now being looked into.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 14103 Views
  • 111 comments
  • 232 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 14103 Views
  • 111 comments
  • 232 votes

Users unable to add songs to a playlist on iOS devices

Hey folks, We've received reports that users are getting the error message "We couldn't open this link" when adding tracks on playlists on iOS. This is being investigated.

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that users are getting the error message "We couldn't open this link" when adding tracks on playlists on iOS.   This is being investigated.&...
  • Spice903
  • Newbie
  • 62957 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 62957 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 votes

Connection issues with car stereo receivers

Hi everyone, We've received reports about car receivers (mainly Pioneer) having connectivity issues. Bluetooth connection usually works fine, but when trying to use Connect it fails. The team in charge is already looking into this, so we've merged a ...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hi everyone,   We've received reports about car receivers (mainly Pioneer) having connectivity issues. Bluetooth connection usually works fine, but when trying to use Connect it fails. ...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 160113 Views
  • 357 comments
  • 223 likes
  • Other
  • Case Closed
  • 160113 Views
  • 357 comments
  • 223 votes

Multiple SD card storage options are shown in app settings

Hey everyone! We've been receiving reports about the app displaying multiple SD cards in the storage options. If you're experiencing this, let us know by adding your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update below. We'll be keeping every...

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone!   We've been receiving reports about the app displaying multiple SD cards in the storage options.    If you're experiencing this, let us know by addi...
  • dgjn6qvxrzudgtsgt5s3
  • Newbie
  • 19705 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 218 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 19705 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 218 votes

"Play on Spotify" button missing in Instagram Stories

Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone 8 Plus Operating System iOS 12.2 Spotify App Version 8.5.3 My Question or Issue When I try to share a song to my Instagram story from the Spotify app, it posts without the Spotify sticker in the top left corner. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone 8 Plus Operating System iOS 12.2 Spotify App Version 8.5.3   My Question or Issue When I try to share a song to my Instagram story f...
  • kavandave
  • Newbie
  • 31837 Views
  • 97 comments
  • 214 likes
  • Instagram
  • Fixed
  • 31837 Views
  • 97 comments
  • 214 votes

Unable to start the Spotify app in Volvo Sensus

Hey everyone, We're receiving reports about the Spotify app being stuck on the loading screen on the Volvo Sensus infotainment system.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,   We're receiving reports about the Spotify app being stuck on the loading screen on the Volvo Sensus infotainment system.
  • dt3ft
  • Casual Listener
  • 42962 Views
  • 230 comments
  • 211 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 42962 Views
  • 230 comments
  • 211 votes

[Desktop] Doesn't show accurate number of songs saved anymore

Hey. I use Spotify as my main music library and I have a little OCD regarding checking up on the precise number of saved songs in my "Liked songs" section, just to check up that I didn't delete any songs by mistake.I used to be able to just Command+A...

  • Regular
  • Hey. I use Spotify as my main music library and I have a little OCD regarding checking up on the precise number of saved songs in my "Liked songs" section, just to check up that I didn't delete any s...
  • vvspantomvv
  • Newbie
  • 11440 Views
  • 38 comments
  • 211 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 11440 Views
  • 38 comments
  • 211 votes

Lyrics Sharing Not Working

Hey everyone, We’re receiving reports that the Lyrics Sharing feature is not working. Before you keep on reading, note that this issue is different than not seeing Lyrics at all.

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey everyone,   We’re receiving reports that the Lyrics Sharing feature is not working. Before you keep on reading, note that this issue is different than not seeing&nbsp...
  • user-removed
  • Not applicable
  • 39626 Views
  • 100 comments
  • 208 likes
  • Android
    Desktop (Mac)
    Desktop (Windows)
    iOS
    Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 39626 Views
  • 100 comments
  • 208 votes