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[MacOS] Desktop app crashing, Home page not loading

We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead.   This is being investiga...
  • odi
  • Regular
  • 5936 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 52 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
  • Fixed
  • 5936 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 52 votes

Downtime August 4 2023: Issues with multiple Spotify services

Hey folks, We're receiving reports of issues with multiple Spotify services - Account pages not working, trouble signing up for Premium, issues with Spotify related websites. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports of issues with multiple Spotify services - Account pages not working, trouble signing up for Premium, issues with Spotify r...
  • AlejaR
  • Moderator
  • 8539 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 85 likes
  • Accounts
  • Fixed
  • 8539 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 85 votes

PS4 Quick Menu shows Playlists instead of a list Liked Songs

Upon opening the PS4 quick menu, it doesn't display the Liked songs list. It only shows the playlists in the library.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Upon opening the PS4 quick menu, it doesn't display the Liked songs list. It only shows the playlists in the library.
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 2184 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 19 likes
  • Your Library
  • Not Right Now
  • 2184 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 19 votes

Downtime November 28th, 2023: Web Player not loading

Hey folks, We've received some contacts from users who are not able to load the Web Player and the main Spotify website correctly and instead see an error message. This is being investigated.

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • Hey folks,    We've received some contacts from users who are not able to load the Web Player and the main Spotify website correctly and instead see an error message.   ...
  • alien236
  • Regular
  • 4151 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 23 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 4151 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 23 votes

Unable to update payment details

Users report that when attempting to update their payment details, they receive the following error message: Unexpected token '<', "

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Users report that when attempting to update their payment details, they receive the following error message: Unexpected token '<', "<!doctype "... is not valid JSON.   This is being in...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 1057 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 11 likes
  • Accounts
  • Fixed
  • 1057 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 11 votes

Spotify stuck on logo screen on iOS

We've received reports from iPhone users running iOS 16.3 and 16.3.1 that the Spotify app won't load past the logo screen. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from iPhone users running iOS 16.3 and 16.3.1 that the Spotify app won't load past the logo screen. This is being investigated.
  • Lyubka
  • Moderator
  • 29391 Views
  • 199 comments
  • 167 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 29391 Views
  • 199 comments
  • 167 votes

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
  • 57487 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 57487 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 votes

Queue disappears after closing the desktop app

We're receiving reports that this issue is also affecting desktop users and queued tracks are being removed after restarting the app on Windows and Mac.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're receiving reports that this issue is also affecting desktop users and queued tracks are being removed after restarting the app on Windows and Mac.
  • kornfan2007
  • Regular
  • 22497 Views
  • 206 comments
  • 227 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 22497 Views
  • 206 comments
  • 227 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. ...
  • love_engine
  • Casual Listener
  • 167212 Views
  • 323 comments
  • 704 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 167212 Views
  • 323 comments
  • 704 votes

Recently Played section missing from Home screen

Folks are reporting that the Recently Played section is missing from their Home screens across platforms.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Folks are reporting that the Recently Played section is missing from their Home screens across platforms.
  • Mj81
  • Newbie
  • 12224 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 54 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 12224 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 54 votes

[Android] "Spotify is trying to play" notification

Plan Premium CountryUSA Device Moto Z3 Play Operating System Android 9 My Question or Issue Yesterday I noticed that my phone was showing two notifications when I played spotify. The first was the normal notification that spotify was playing with inf...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Moto Z3 Play Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue Yesterday I noticed that my phone was showing two notifications when I played sp...
  • Iw00d
  • Newbie
  • 64528 Views
  • 76 comments
  • 1340 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 64528 Views
  • 76 comments
  • 1340 votes

[Android] App freezes/crashes when clicking on three-dot menu in playlist

Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Umidigi F1 Operating System Android 9 My Question or Issue spotify crashes when you click the 3 dots to add to playlist, share ,view artist. etc

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Umidigi F1 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue spotify crashes when you click the 3 dots to add to playlist, share ,v...
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
  • 112110 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 112110 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 votes

Downtime December 8th: Web Player isn't loading.

Hey folks,We've gotten information that our web player open.spotify.com is currently not opening/loading around the world. If you want to access Account page, here is the direct link: https://www.spotify.com/account/overview/

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks, We've gotten information that our web player open.spotify.com is currently not opening/loading around the world.   If you want to access Account page, here is the d...
  • crackpotideas
  • Newbie
  • 11511 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 203 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 11511 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 203 votes

Spotify starts playing automatically when locking my iPhone

PlanPremium CountryThe Netherlands DeviceiPhone X Operating SystemiOS My Question or IssueHi!! Whenever I pause my music and lock my phone, it starts playing automatically. I have this issue for about 2 weeks now. How to solve this?

  • Visitor
  •   Plan Premium   Country The Netherlands   Device iPhone X   Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue Hi!! Whenever I pause my music and lock my phone, it st...
  • Stacey_B
  • Visitor
  • 62103 Views
  • 172 comments
  • 1609 likes
  • Fixed
  • 62103 Views
  • 172 comments
  • 1609 votes

Desktop App - Back button doesn't remember position in playlist

Hey folks, We've received some reports mentioning that after the recent update, the back button on Windows Desktop app doesn't remember position in playlist.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports mentioning that after the recent update, the back button on Windows Desktop app doesn't remember position in playlist.    
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3473 Views
  • 55 comments
  • 53 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 3473 Views
  • 55 comments
  • 53 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
  • 42992 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 42992 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 votes

[Downtime March 1st 2021] Issues subscribing to Premium or redeeming gift cards

Hey there folks, We've received reports that users are having issues when trying to subscribe to Premium or adding gift cards to their accounts. We're currently investigating this. If you're experiencing this, make sure not to retry to subscribe whil...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey there folks,   We've received reports that users are having issues when trying to subscribe to Premium or adding gift cards to their accounts.   We're currently investigating ...
  • Dixon3
  • Visitor
  • 53561 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 53561 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 votes

[Mobile] Playlists disappear from Your Library after being downloaded

We've had some reports that playlists are disappearing from Your Library after being downloaded for Offline listening on mobile devices. The right teams are aware and looking into this.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've had some reports that playlists are disappearing from Your Library after being downloaded for Offline listening on mobile devices.    The right teams are aware and looking int...
  • isam14
  • Newbie
  • 35617 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 632 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 35617 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 632 votes

[Desktop] Right click not working on album cover or title of the song playing

Hey folks, We've received some reports that there's no menu showing up when right clicking on the artwork of the currently playing song in the desktop app. The relevant team is aware of this and they are currently looking into it. If you're experienc...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports that there's no menu showing up when right clicking on the artwork of the currently playing song in the desktop app.   The relevant team is ...
  • ChemicalBrother
  • Newbie
  • 14148 Views
  • 92 comments
  • 556 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 14148 Views
  • 92 comments
  • 556 votes

Notification: Spotify connections - Waze is connected

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 2XLOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI've never had Waze installed on my phone but today I started having a persistent notification from `Spotify connections` telling me that `Waze is connected`. What is Spo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Pixel 2XL Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I've never had Waze installed on my phone but today I started having a persistent notification...
  • TraceAmount
  • Newbie
  • 108571 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 1415 likes
  • Fixed
  • 108571 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 1415 votes