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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...
  • Leapndolphin
  • Newbie
  • 24218 Views
  • 238 comments
  • 310 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 24218 Views
  • 238 comments
  • 310 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
  • 33515 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33515 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 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
  • 1624 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1624 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 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
  • 168172 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 168172 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 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
  • 61025 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 61025 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 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
  • 15143 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 169 likes
  • Your Library
  • Under investigation
  • 15143 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 169 votes

Volume level can't be adjusted to Quiet on Desktop

Hey folks, We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine.&...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
  • 1561 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 1561 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 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...
  • chluk2425
  • Regular
  • 3780 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 57 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 3780 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 57 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
  • 43335 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 43335 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
  • 8194 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 123 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 8194 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 123 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
  • 151382 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 151382 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
  • 28128 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 28128 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 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
  • 9593 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 150 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 9593 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 150 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
  • 3214 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3214 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 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
  • 68994 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 658 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 68994 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 658 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.
  • LennyK
  • Newbie
  • 97644 Views
  • 470 comments
  • 730 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 97644 Views
  • 470 comments
  • 730 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
  • 46026 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 660 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 46026 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 660 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.
  • Rïkz
  • Newbie
  • 8548 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 56 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 8548 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 56 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
  • 4039 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 56 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 4039 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 56 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
  • 1322 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1322 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 votes