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Now Playing bar missing on Android

Hey folks, We have received reports that Android users (mostly Samsung users) are unable to see the Now Playing bar on the app whenever they play songs/podcasts. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to click +VOTE and Subscribe to the thread ...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We have received reports that Android users (mostly Samsung users) are unable to see the Now Playing bar on the app whenever they play songs/podcasts.     ...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 204261 Views
  • 850 comments
  • 2300 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 204261 Views
  • 850 comments
  • 2300 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
  • 153799 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 153799 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 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
  • 174170 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 174170 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 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
  • 63709 Views
  • 172 comments
  • 1610 likes
  • Fixed
  • 63709 Views
  • 172 comments
  • 1610 votes

Podcasts- There was a problem displaying this page!

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (not sure about number, but most up to date) My Question or IssueI was playing my podcasts like usual up until a moment ago when Spotify had an update. I did the update and now can't access my p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 (not sure about number, but most up to date)   My Question or Issue I was playing my podcasts like usual up until a momen...
  • AdrianaZ
  • Newbie
  • 27989 Views
  • 188 comments
  • 1296 likes
  • Fixed
  • 27989 Views
  • 188 comments
  • 1296 votes

[Android] First Song in Playlists on Custom Order changes constantly

Hey folks, We noticed that the current first song in any playlist will keep swapping with a different song from the same playlist. This is now being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,  We noticed that the current first song in any playlist will keep swapping with a different song from the same playlist. This is now being investigated.
  • Noguri
  • Roadie
  • 77618 Views
  • 682 comments
  • 1082 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 77618 Views
  • 682 comments
  • 1082 votes

Collaborative playlist links not working

Hey everyone, We've received some reports from users who have issues joining and inviting other users to collaborative playlists. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,    We've received some reports from users who have issues joining and inviting other users to collaborative playlists.   This is being investigated.
  • Elleco
  • Newbie
  • 90571 Views
  • 122 comments
  • 807 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 90571 Views
  • 122 comments
  • 807 votes

Adding albums / EP's to playlists feature is disappeared

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Samsung Galaxy A50)Operating System(Android 9) My Question or IssueJust a couple of days before, I could " Add to Playlist " a whole album / EP, and now it's gone / I can't find it.It's a super useful feature and without it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Samsung Galaxy A50) Operating System (Android 9)   My Question or Issue Just a couple of days before, I could " Add to Playlist " a whole album / EP...
  • joel_ms
  • Newbie
  • 39063 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 755 likes
  • Fixed
  • 39063 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 755 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
  • 54193 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 54193 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 votes

No Spotify on Galaxy Store - Galaxy Watch

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceGalaxy S10+Operating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or Issue Hi Spotify Team, I want to ask about the spotify, when i search for the spotify on galaxy store, i cannot find it, can somebody help for this? because i want...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Galaxy S10+ Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue  Hi Spotify Team, I want to ask about the spotify, when i search for the spot...
  • Semuellentho
  • Roadie
  • 92648 Views
  • 630 comments
  • 668 likes
  • Galaxy Watch
    Samsung
    Spotify
  • Fixed
  • 92648 Views
  • 630 comments
  • 668 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
  • 47158 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 661 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 47158 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 661 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
  • 70666 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 660 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 70666 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 660 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
  • 44296 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 44296 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 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
  • 43062 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 525 likes
  • Ongoing Issues
  • Fixed
  • 43062 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 525 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
  • 29274 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 29274 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 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
  • 59480 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 59480 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 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
  • 33875 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33875 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 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
  • 244097 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 244097 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 votes

[Mobile] Canvas feature disappeared

Plan Premium Country Colombia Device Motorola g7 Plus Operating System Android 10 My Question or Issue The canvas disappeared and I want to activate them, try another account and if this is working, but in my account it does not appear, I already uni...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Colombia Device Motorola g7 Plus Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue The canvas disappeared and I want to activate them, try another accou...
  • DAvi13
  • Newbie
  • 156462 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 156462 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 votes

Performance issues on iOS devices

Hey folks, We've received reports that iOS users are experiencing technical issues on their devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app is crashing or the playback suddenly stops. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that iOS users are experiencing technical issues on their devices (running version 8.8.72.623 or higher). The app is crashing or the playback suddenly st...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 48624 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 473 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 48624 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 473 votes