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Free users on iOS unable to tap "and more" to open list of tracks on playlists

We're receiving contacts from users on iOS, who are using the free experience of Spotify and are unable to tap "and more" to see the list of tracks when viewing a playlist. So far, this seems to not be affecting Android users or users with Premium su...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're receiving contacts from users on iOS, who are using the free experience of  Spotify and are unable to tap "and more" to see the list of tracks when viewing a playlist. So far, this seems t...
  • user-removed
  • Not applicable
  • 58470 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 58470 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 votes

Downtime April 19th: Content is unplayable. Artists, albums, playlists and podcasts won't load

We've received reports that the content on Spotify is unplayable and artists, albums, playlists and podcasts won't load across all platforms. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that the content on Spotify is unplayable and artists, albums, playlists and podcasts won't load across all platforms.   This is currently being investigated.
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 33500 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33500 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 votes

Spotify link in Alexa app does not work

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceEcho dot / iPad Operating SystemiOS 12.2 on iPad. My Question or IssueI can’t work out how to get Alexa linked to my Spotify. Guidance says Alexa app/ settings / music/ link new service, which leads to a Spotify button that ...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Echo dot / iPad  Operating System iOS 12.2 on iPad.    My Question or Issue I can’t work out how to get Alexa linked to my Spotify. Guidance sa...
  • Maria
  • Moderator
  • 240233 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 240233 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 votes

[Mobile] Canvas feature disappeared

Plan Premium Country Colombia Device Motorola g7 Plus Operating System Android 10 My Question or Issue The canvas disappeared and I want to activate them, try another account and if this is working, but in my account it does not appear, I already uni...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Colombia Device Motorola g7 Plus Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue The canvas disappeared and I want to activate them, try another accou...
  • DAvi13
  • Newbie
  • 154741 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 154741 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 votes

Wrong metadata displayed on car radio via Bluetooth

Hi! On my Mazda 3 2018 the song title and song name freezes after first track is played after i start my car. The forward and backward buttons to change song on my steering wheel still works though. This is with my Oneplus 7t Pro connected through bl...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi! On my Mazda 3 2018 the song title and song name freezes after first track is played after i start my car. The forward and backward buttons to change song  on my steering wheel still works ...
  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
  • 90917 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 90917 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 votes

Performance issues on iOS devices

Hey folks, We've received reports that iOS users are experiencing technical issues on their devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app is crashing or the playback suddenly stops. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that iOS users are experiencing technical issues on their devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app is crashing or the playback suddenly st...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 45707 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 464 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 45707 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 464 votes

[All Platforms] Music keeps un-downloading

(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I am soon unsubscribing to this app. I’m paying money for the premium and my songs keep un-downloading. This has happene...

  • Casual Listener
  •   (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  I am soon unsubscribing to this ...
  • apollo79
  • Newbie
  • 105407 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 457 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
  • Won't Fix
  • 105407 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 457 votes

Playback stops on mobile devices. Progress bar stays at 0:00.

Hey folks! We're getting reports from both Android and iOS users about the app stopping audio playback. This usually occurs after successfully playing 1-3 tracks without issues. We wanted to let you know that this is being investigated and we'll keep...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We're getting reports from both Android and iOS users about the app stopping audio playback. This usually occurs after successfully playing 1-3 tracks without issues.   ...
  • 6in6erMinion
  • Newbie
  • 27728 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 418 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 27728 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 418 votes

Music cuts out briefly on Echo devices

We've received reports that the music occasionally cuts out when listening to Spotify on Amazon Echo devices. This occurs both when controlling the music directly in the app and with voice commands.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that the music occasionally cuts out when listening to Spotify on Amazon Echo devices. This occurs both when controlling the music directly in the app and with voice comma...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 44732 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 44732 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 votes

No internet connection/ app shows offline despite on WiFi or data

Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" error at the bottom. It works perfectly fine on WiFi. I have tr...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" err...
  • Nikola
  • Moderator
  • 160936 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 370 likes
  • Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 160936 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 370 votes

[Subscription] Hulu cancelled after payment details updated

Hey folks, We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details. The right folks are aware of this and are currently looking into it. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure t...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details.   The right folks are aware of this a...
  • JosheoD
  • Newbie
  • 13444 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 360 likes
  • Subscription
  • Fixed
  • 13444 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 360 votes

Issue with storage option switching from SD Card to internal

Plan Premium Country US Device Moto X4 Operating System Android Pie My Question or Issue This happened with my last phone, Samsung S7 running Oreo (or whatever the most recent OS is) but it was fixed when I got the Moto X4. I like to keep a lot of so...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US  Device Moto X4 Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue  This happened with my last phone, Samsung S7 running Oreo (or what...
  • Ian39
  • Music Fan
  • 44478 Views
  • 276 comments
  • 359 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 44478 Views
  • 276 comments
  • 359 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
  • 28588 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 28588 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...
  • Leapndolphin
  • Newbie
  • 23932 Views
  • 238 comments
  • 310 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 23932 Views
  • 238 comments
  • 310 votes

Liking songs doesn't sync between the mobile and the desktop app

We've received reports that when liking song from the mobile app, it won't appear in the Liked Songs on the desktop app and vice versa (liking a song from the desktop app doesn't add it to the liked songs on the mobile app). This is being investigate...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that when liking song from the mobile app, it won't appear in the Liked Songs on the desktop app and vice versa (liking a song from the desktop app doesn't add it to the l...
  • LSTARR
  • Newbie
  • 21282 Views
  • 113 comments
  • 307 likes
  • Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 21282 Views
  • 113 comments
  • 307 votes

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
  • 52990 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 307 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
    Web Player
  • Fixed
  • 52990 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 307 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...
  • dado111
  • Newbie
  • 24991 Views
  • 167 comments
  • 306 likes
  • Radio
  • Fixed
  • 24991 Views
  • 167 comments
  • 306 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
  • 32531 Views
  • 324 comments
  • 303 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Under investigation
  • 32531 Views
  • 324 comments
  • 303 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...
  • haleynicole878
  • Newbie
  • 89568 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 293 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 89568 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 293 votes

Android Auto - Spotify doesn't play offline

Android Auto suddenly is unable to play music in offline mode. Started after last Spotify update. The only way to display tracks that have been downloaded is to use cellular data (which it wouldn't supposed to be needed). Reinstalled both android aut...

  • Casual Listener
  • Android Auto suddenly is unable to play music in offline mode. Started after last Spotify update. The only way to display tracks that have been downloaded is to use cellular data (which it wouldn't s...
  • AtilaZro8
  • Visitor
  • 37174 Views
  • 260 comments
  • 280 likes
  • Fixed
  • 37174 Views
  • 260 comments
  • 280 votes