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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
  • 27982 Views
  • 249 comments
  • 325 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 27982 Views
  • 249 comments
  • 325 votes

Can't change from Premium to Basic via GBP

Hey folks!Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different payment method.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different p...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 743 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 likes
  • Accounts
    Subscriptions
  • Fixed
  • 743 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 votes

[Downtime March 26th] Intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV, etc

We're getting reports about intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV clients and partner devices. Users are reporting various error messages in the app or web player. TV app, Playstation and other devices might also experience issues with...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports about intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV clients and partner devices. Users are reporting various error messages in the app or web player. TV app, Playstation ...
  • sprode
  • Newbie
  • 4047 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 45 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 4047 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 45 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...
  • smileangel
  • Music Fan
  • 19790 Views
  • 119 comments
  • 193 likes
  • Your Library
  • Not Right Now
  • 19790 Views
  • 119 comments
  • 193 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
  • 62958 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 62958 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 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...
  • 21o7rkbyvmyqga2sgdn4
  • Newbie
  • 7448 Views
  • 40 comments
  • 83 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 7448 Views
  • 40 comments
  • 83 votes

Users unable to apply Student Discount from the SheerID confirmation email

We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no longer exists."

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no ...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 2667 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 likes
  • Premium Student
  • Fixed
  • 2667 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 votes

Audiobooks Discography only shows the latest release on Android

Hey folks, We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist profile, all of the Audiobooks can be seen. This is being inve...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 338 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 338 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 votes

Random podcast episodes appear followed and downloaded

We've received reports that random podcast episodes appear as followed and are automatically downloaded for some users.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that random podcast episodes appear as followed and are automatically downloaded for some users.
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 2076 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 17 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2076 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 17 votes

[Developers] Intermittent error with email verification process

We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, give us more information about the steps you're taking a...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, ...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 3208 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Spotify for Developers
  • Fixed
  • 3208 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 votes

Audiobook chapters playing in disorder

Hey folks! We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder.This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder. This is being looked into.
  • kenethlevine
  • Visitor
  • 8202 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 52 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 8202 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 52 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.
  • Astronote
  • Newbie
  • 106773 Views
  • 474 comments
  • 743 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 106773 Views
  • 474 comments
  • 743 votes

Issues with offline downloads on Android and Desktop

We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark is displayed (instead of a green check mark ), indicating that the action was unsuccessful.

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark  is displayed (instead of a green check mark  ), indic...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 2454 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 31 likes
  • Accounts
    Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 2454 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 31 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
  • 12052 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 128 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 12052 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 128 votes

[Android Auto] Empty Liked Songs playlists

Hey folks!We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.
  • Esanhoseini
  • Newbie
  • 4619 Views
  • 48 comments
  • 33 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 4619 Views
  • 48 comments
  • 33 votes

Listen Along/Together feature on Discord not working

Hey folks, We've received some reports that the Listen Along feature on Discord isn't working. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports that the Listen Along feature on Discord isn't working.   This is being investigated.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 9409 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 35 likes
  • Other
  • Won't Fix
  • 9409 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 35 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
  • 10415 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 151 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 10415 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 151 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
  • 29276 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 423 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 29276 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 423 votes

Apple watch Series 3 users unable to use the app.

Hey folks, We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upcoming update. We'd recommend keeping the app up to date so you ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upco...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 2043 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2043 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 votes

Downloading on Apple Watch stuck at first song

Hey folks, We're receiving reports that some users are unable to download music for offline listening on their Apple Watches. The download is stuck on the first song and doesn't progress. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports that some users are unable to download music for offline listening on their Apple Watches. The download is stuck on the first song and doesn't progress. ...
  • jpswade
  • Newbie
  • 171781 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 721 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 171781 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 721 votes