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Jam isn't working

We've been getting reports that Jam is not working. Some users are getting the error message 'The host device cannot play this content' or 'This content cannot be played on the server's device'.This is currently being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've been getting reports that Jam is not working. Some users are getting the error message 'The host device cannot play this content' or 'This content cannot be played on the server's device'. T...
  • kevin_m_fischer
  • Casual Listener
  • 11038 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 9 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 11038 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 9 votes

Google Clock won't play any playlist from Spotify; Error: (message: failed to switch to local device

PlanPremiumCountryUnited SatesDeviceMotorola Droid Turbo 2Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 My Question or IssueThe issue started this morning. Spotify was in sync with Google Clock (used as my alarm clock every morning). This morning, the alarm clock gave...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United Sates Device Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Operating System Android 7.0   My Question or Issue The issue started this morning. Spotify was in sync with Google Cloc...
  • Erikad
  • Newbie
  • 43083 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 525 likes
  • Ongoing Issues
  • Fixed
  • 43083 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 525 votes

Spotify app crashing on Apple Watch

Hey folks, We're receiving reports of the app crashing on Apple Watch Series 3 after upgrading to version 8.7.84.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports of the app crashing on Apple Watch Series 3 after upgrading to version 8.7.84.
  • Dian
  • Spotify Legend
  • 16900 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 88 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 16900 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 88 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
  • 1371 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 11 likes
  • Accounts
  • Fixed
  • 1371 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 11 votes

Spotify link in Alexa app does not work

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceEcho dot / iPad Operating SystemiOS 12.2 on iPad. My Question or IssueI can’t work out how to get Alexa linked to my Spotify. Guidance says Alexa app/ settings / music/ link new service, which leads to a Spotify button that ...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Echo dot / iPad  Operating System iOS 12.2 on iPad.    My Question or Issue I can’t work out how to get Alexa linked to my Spotify. Guidance sa...
  • Maria
  • Moderator
  • 244221 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 244221 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 votes

"Payment failed" red banner showing despite payments being successful.

We've received some reports of customers getting a notification on their mobile app "Payment Failed: We were unable to charge you. To keep Premium, update your payment method ASAP." despite payment being successful or being part of Premium Family or ...

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received some reports of customers getting a notification on their mobile app "Payment Failed: We were unable to charge you. To keep Premium, update your payment method ASAP." despite payment b...
  • biscuitroll
  • Newbie
  • 17197 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 65 likes
  • Premium
  • Fixed
  • 17197 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 65 votes

Downtime December 5th, 2023: Some tracks won't play

Hey folks, We've received reports from users who are having trouble playing some tracks in the app. When a track is selected, playback does not start. This is being investigated.

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • Hey folks,    We've received reports from users who are having trouble playing some tracks in the app. When a track is selected, playback does not start.   This is bein...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 1776 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 14 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1776 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 14 votes

"Can't open link" error on iOS when opening from Spotify widget

Hey, We're receiving reports that users are getting the error message "Can't open link' when opening the app from the widget.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey,   We're receiving reports that users are getting the error message "Can't open link' when opening the app from the widget.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 6558 Views
  • 29 comments
  • 21 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 6558 Views
  • 29 comments
  • 21 votes

Albums not loading on Android devices

We've received reports that albums don't load on Android devices. When tapping an album a black screen appears. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that albums don't load on Android devices. When tapping an album a black screen appears.   This is being investigated.
  • chadpanther
  • Newbie
  • 13668 Views
  • 107 comments
  • 89 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 13668 Views
  • 107 comments
  • 89 votes

App crashes when trying to play content on Vivo devices

Folks are reporting that the Spotify app is crashing when playback is attempted on a Vivo android mobile device.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Folks are reporting that the Spotify app is crashing when playback is attempted on a Vivo android mobile device.
  • IAMJESS
  • Casual Listener
  • 15175 Views
  • 63 comments
  • 115 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 15175 Views
  • 63 comments
  • 115 votes

Connecting to the Nuvo audio system not working

Hey folks! We've been receiving reports that Spotify has been failing to connect to Nuvo audio systems during the last few days, following one of the latest updates. We've merged several threads here in order to keep everyone in the loop. We'd apprec...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We've been receiving reports that Spotify has been failing to connect to Nuvo audio systems during the last few days, following one of the latest updates.   We've merge...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 28263 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 124 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 28263 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 124 votes

No internet connection/ app shows offline despite on WiFi or data

Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" error at the bottom. It works perfectly fine on WiFi. I have tr...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" err...
  • Nikola
  • Moderator
  • 164225 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 373 likes
  • Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 164225 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 373 votes

[iOS] Playback pausing randomly in background

Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14.3 My Question or Issue This problem has been ongoing for a while so I’m not listening to much music anymore because of this. Basically, whenever I’m trying to listen to the son...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11  Operating System iOS 14.3   My Question or Issue This problem has been ongoing for a while so I’m not listening to muc...
  • socceroofan
  • Newbie
  • 24704 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 235 likes
  • iOS
    Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 24704 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 235 votes

[Subscription] Hulu cancelled after payment details updated

Hey folks, We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details. The right folks are aware of this and are currently looking into it. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure t...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details.   The right folks are aware of this a...
  • JosheoD
  • Newbie
  • 13663 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 362 likes
  • Subscription
  • Fixed
  • 13663 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 362 votes

Songs aren't streaming on Apple Watch

Hey folks, We're getting reports from Apple Watch users that songs aren't streaming. Stay tuned to the Status Update for more info.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We're getting reports from Apple Watch users that songs aren't streaming.    Stay tuned to the Status Update for more info.
  • nnarrh
  • Newbie
  • 39367 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 84 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 39367 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 84 votes

[Desktop] Recently Played disappeared after last update on Windows 10

Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Dear Spotify Team,After automatic update of Desktop version of Spotify, the "Recently Played" subsection has disappeared from Home section.Before update the Home section used to ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Dear Spotify Team, After automatic update of Desktop version of Spotify, the "Recently Played" subsecti...
  • MChevalier13
  • Newbie
  • 28037 Views
  • 140 comments
  • 206 likes
  • Desktop
    Windows
  • Fixed
  • 28037 Views
  • 140 comments
  • 206 votes

Issues with Phone Number Log In

The error "Check your phone number" appears when a log-in with a phone number is attempted. This is now being looked into!

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • The error "Check your phone number" appears when a log-in with a phone number is attempted. This is now being looked into!
  • ritsaharan
  • Newbie
  • 7371 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 12 likes
  • Accounts
  • Fixed
  • 7371 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 12 votes

Queue changes after switching device with Spotify Connect

Plan Premium Country United States Device Across devices My Question or Issue If I'm listening to a playlist on one device, then switch to another device using connect, the queue on the new device is the entire shuffled playlist. Expected is it would...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Across devices   My Question or Issue If I'm listening to a playlist on one device, then switch to another device using connect, the que...
  • Dian
  • Spotify Legend
  • 25193 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 270 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 25193 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 270 votes

Crossfade option isn't working on the desktop app.

We've received reports that the Crossfade feature isn't working correctly on the desktop app. No matter how many seconds are being added, it won't work and after returning to the settings page, it's set to a random amount of seconds.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that the Crossfade feature isn't working correctly on the desktop app. No matter how many seconds are being added, it won't work and after returning to the settings page, it's ...
  • Not applicable
  • 18620 Views
  • 76 comments
  • 117 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 18620 Views
  • 76 comments
  • 117 votes

"My Shazam Tracks" playlist doesn't sync/add all shazamed tracks

Plan; Premium Country: New Zealand It's the same on all my devices - whether Apple or Android My Question or Issue I've been using the automatic sync function where songs I have shazamed show up automatically in the 'My Shazams Playlist'. They stoppe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan; Premium Country: New Zealand   It's the same on all my devices - whether Apple or Android    My Question or Issue   I've been using the automatic sync fun...
  • Teagan92
  • Newbie
  • 91141 Views
  • 184 comments
  • 295 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 91141 Views
  • 184 comments
  • 295 votes