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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
  • 24020 Views
  • 238 comments
  • 310 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 24020 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
  • 33506 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33506 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
  • 1616 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1616 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
  • 167811 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 167811 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
  • 60963 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 60963 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...
  • Conceived_in_87
  • Visitor
  • 14992 Views
  • 110 comments
  • 168 likes
  • Your Library
  • Under investigation
  • 14992 Views
  • 110 comments
  • 168 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
  • 3752 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 57 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 3752 Views
  • 26 comments
  • 57 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
  • 1553 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 1553 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 21 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
  • 43260 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 43260 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
  • 8108 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 123 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 8108 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
  • 151338 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 151338 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
  • 28074 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 28074 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
  • 9570 Views
  • 128 comments
  • 150 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 9570 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
  • 3210 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3210 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
  • 68877 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 658 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 68877 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
  • 97388 Views
  • 470 comments
  • 730 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 97388 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
  • 45845 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 660 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 45845 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
  • 8432 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 55 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 8432 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 55 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
  • 4560 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 4560 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 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
  • 1312 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1312 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 votes