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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
  • 33394 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33394 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 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
  • 60563 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 60563 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 votes

Can't Play Downloaded Songs When Offline

We're getting reports that downloaded songs are not playing when the app is not connected to the internet. The offline songs are grayed out but shows that they are downloaded. When connected back to the internet, same songs can be played without issu...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports that downloaded songs are not playing when the app is not connected to the internet. The offline songs are grayed out but shows that they are downloaded. When connected back to ...
  • Ivelina
  • Moderator
  • 166137 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 166137 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 votes

Spotify keeps playing hidden songs

Since there is no option to delete a song from an album, I hide them and actually I missed that feature from apple music. So there is a lot of hidden songs in my album catalogue and now they just suddenly start to play. Updates and new device didn’t ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Since there is no option to delete a song from an album, I hide them and actually I missed that feature from apple music. So there is a lot of hidden songs in my album catalogue and now they just sud...
  • simpo1000000
  • Regular
  • 14421 Views
  • 108 comments
  • 167 likes
  • Your Library
  • Under investigation
  • 14421 Views
  • 108 comments
  • 167 votes

Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds on Samsung TVs

We've received reports that the Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds, with multiple mentions of Samsung TVs. The reports note that tracks are playing without audio on the Samsung TV devices, and trouble-shooting has already been tried.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that the Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds, with multiple mentions of Samsung TVs.  The reports note that tracks are playing without audio on the Samsung TV devi...
  • nadzz_18
  • Gig Goer
  • 3365 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 52 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 3365 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 52 votes

Downtime April 9th: Windows desktop client downloads not working in Asian regions

Hey folks! We're aware that some of you (particularly in regions of Asia) cannot download the desktop client at the moment. The page shows an Error 500. Tip: As a workaround you can try downloading the app via the Microsoft app store.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We're aware that some of you (particularly in regions of Asia) cannot download the desktop client at the moment. The page shows an Error 500.  Tip: As a workaround you c...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 203 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop
    Other
  • Fixed
  • 203 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 1 votes

Queue disappears and screen goes blank after closing the app on mobile

We're aware of the following issues on mobile devices, when the app is closed while the Shuffle button is on: - The queued tracks are disappearing - The song screen goes blank - The play button is unresponsive

  • Spotify Legend
  • We're aware of the following issues on mobile devices, when the app is closed while the Shuffle button is on:    - The queued tracks are disappearing  - The song screen goes blan...
  • greis09
  • Visitor
  • 42960 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 42960 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 votes

Repeat One restarting midsong

We've received reports that if a song is on Repeat One it will not restart from the beginning but several seconds or minutes into the song. This occurs on all platforms.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that if a song is on Repeat One it will not restart from the beginning but several seconds or minutes into the song. This occurs on all platforms.
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 7960 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 123 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 7960 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 123 votes

"desktop_login_accounts:3" error message when trying to log in

Hey folks, Users are seeing the above error message when they try to log in on the desktop app. There's no issue on the web player and mobile. For some this was resolved by changing the default browser in the system settings.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   Users are seeing the above error message when they try to log in on the desktop app. There's no issue on the web player and mobile.   For some this was resolved by...
  • freedomsprogress
  • Newbie
  • 4367 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 4367 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 votes

Spotify not working on Amazon Fire TV

It no longer works on my Fire TV. I cannot log in or stream to it. None of the solutions on here work.

  • Casual Listener
  • It no longer works on my Fire TV. I cannot log in or stream to it. None of the solutions on here work.   
  • janeydempsey
  • Visitor
  • 151118 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 151118 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 votes

Song/Podcast skipping when clicking/sliding the progress bar in the desktop app

Hey folks, We've received reports from some users that songs and podcasts skip to the next content in the queue when clicking on the progress bar to set it to a certain portion while playing. This is only happening on the desktop app. This is now bei...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,  We've received reports from some users that songs and podcasts skip to the next content in the queue when clicking on the progress bar to set it to a certain portion while playin...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 27753 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 27753 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 votes

Podcasts won't remain paused

Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after. This is under investigation.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after.   This is under investigation.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3147 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3147 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 votes

App crashes when trying to play tracks from Liked Songs

We've received reports from Android users that the Spotify app closes immediately after trying to play a song from the Liked Songs playlist. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that the Spotify app closes immediately after trying to play a song from the Liked Songs playlist.   This is being investigated.
  • fmd85
  • Newbie
  • 9502 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 150 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 9502 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 150 votes

Downtime February 23rd: Account page error "Something went wrong. Try again later"

Hey folks! We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into 🙂
  • Maxim
  • Spotify Star
  • 1288 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1288 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 votes

Spotify app not loading on Android devices

We're receiving reports from Android users who say that when launched, the app gets stuck on the Spotify logo, refusing to load any further. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're receiving reports from Android users who say that when launched, the app gets stuck on the Spotify logo, refusing to load any further. This is being investigated.
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 68236 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 657 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 68236 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 657 votes

[Android] Unable to play music, all playlists appear empty

We've received reports from Android users that they're unable to play songs from Search. In addition, all playlists in the app appear empty. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that they're unable to play songs from Search. In addition, all playlists in the app appear empty. This is currently being investigated.
  • Joshmusicman
  • Newbie
  • 95853 Views
  • 469 comments
  • 724 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 95853 Views
  • 469 comments
  • 724 votes

Connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing

Hey folks, We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing.   This is being investigated.
  • Dantpool
  • Gig Goer
  • 7925 Views
  • 111 comments
  • 54 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 7925 Views
  • 111 comments
  • 54 votes

Desktop app crashing on Windows after latest update

Hey folks,We've received some reports mentioning that after the recent update, the Windows Desktop app is closing itself when logging in, during playback or finishing a song. This issue happens on both versions of the app: the client one, as well as ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks, We've received some reports mentioning that after the recent update, the Windows Desktop app is closing itself when logging in, during playback or finishing a song.  This issue ...
  • Xforce80
  • Newbie
  • 45580 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 660 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 45580 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 660 votes

Unable to log in on Android

We've received reports from Android users who are unable to log in to their Spotify accounts on their Android devices. An error message saying that the login details are incorrect is displayed.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users who are unable to log in to their Spotify accounts on their Android devices. An error message saying that the login details are incorrect is displayed.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3932 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 56 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3932 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 56 votes

Devices are not syncing

Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different devices, but users can't control what they're listenin...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different dev...
  • Ivelina
  • Moderator
  • 1863 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 19 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 1863 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 19 votes