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[Developers] Intermittent error with email verification process

We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, give us more information about the steps you're taking a...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, ...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 3607 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Spotify for Developers
  • Fixed
  • 3607 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 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
  • 2291 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 2291 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 votes

Users can't view theirs or other folks profiles

Hey everyone, We've received reports that folks are unable to see their or other customer's profiles. This is happening on all platforms. An error is "Couldn't find that page, Search for something else?" is shown whenever a user visit anyone's profil...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,   We've received reports that folks are unable to see their or other customer's profiles. This is happening on all platforms.   An error is "Couldn't find that pa...
  • gxbrijeew
  • Newbie
  • 11611 Views
  • 28 comments
  • 46 likes
  • Accounts
  • Fixed
  • 11611 Views
  • 28 comments
  • 46 votes

Missing Public playlists

Hey folks, We’re getting reports from users who are unable to see their public playlists on their profiles. Even though currently the number of playlists that can be viewed is 200, users are seeing 20 or fewer. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We’re getting reports from users who are unable to see their public playlists on their profiles. Even though currently the number of playlists that can be viewed is 2...
  • Newbie
  • 12372 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 23 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
  • Fixed
  • 12372 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 23 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
  • 18263 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 66 likes
  • Premium
  • Fixed
  • 18263 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 66 votes

Downtime April 9th: Windows desktop client downloads not working in Asian regions

Hey folks! We're aware that some of you (particularly in regions of Asia) cannot download the desktop client at the moment. The page shows an Error 500. Tip: As a workaround you can try downloading the app via the Microsoft app store.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We're aware that some of you (particularly in regions of Asia) cannot download the desktop client at the moment. The page shows an Error 500.  Tip: As a workaround you c...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 476 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop
    Other
  • Fixed
  • 476 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 1 votes

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
  • 16977 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 9 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 16977 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 9 votes

[iOS] Sonos devices not appearing on Spotify Connect

I am having an issue with the Spotify app on my iPhone (only) where my Sonos devices are not appearing. Spotify Connect is there for my MacBook (when open) but none of the Sonos devices through Spotify Connect are appearing. All of the Sonos devices ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am having an issue with the Spotify app on my iPhone (only) where my Sonos devices are not appearing.  Spotify Connect is there for my MacBook (when open) but none of the Sonos devices through...
  • jkingsbury
  • Casual Listener
  • 19147 Views
  • 162 comments
  • 126 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 19147 Views
  • 162 comments
  • 126 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
  • 6726 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 6726 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 6 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
  • 3976 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3976 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 votes

Users unable to apply Student Discount from the SheerID confirmation email

We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no longer exists."

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no ...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3026 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 likes
  • Premium Student
  • Fixed
  • 3026 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 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
  • 2196 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2196 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 votes

Deducted UPI payment but Premium not activated

Hey folks, We've been receiving contacts from Indian users saying they've been charged for Premium and yet their account is still on free status. This is being investigated by our teams.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,  We've been receiving contacts from Indian users saying they've been charged for Premium and yet their account is still on free status. This is being investigated by our teams.&nb...
  • nikhxsh
  • Newbie
  • 3793 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Premium
    Subscriptions
  • Fixed
  • 3793 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 21 votes

Unable to search on the desktop app and Web Player

We've received reports from Windows users that they cannot search on Spotify using the desktop app or the Web Player. An error message or a blank page is displayed.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Windows users that they cannot search on Spotify using the desktop app or the Web Player. An error message or a blank page is displayed.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 780 Views
  • 9 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 780 Views
  • 9 comments
  • 1 votes

Autoplay not working for some users

We're getting reports that the Autoplay feature isn't working for some users. When a song is played from the search, the app doesn't continue playback of recommended songs after the searched song is over. This is happening on both iOS and Android dev...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports that the Autoplay feature isn't working for some users. When a song is played from the search, the app doesn't continue playback of recommended songs after the searched song is ...
  • AlejaR
  • Moderator
  • 3557 Views
  • 27 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Android
    iOS
  • Fixed
  • 3557 Views
  • 27 comments
  • 1 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
  • 181794 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 181794 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 votes

Autoplay not working

Hey folks, We're receiving reports that Autoplay isn't working. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update below. We'll be keeping everyone up to speed here, so make sure to Subscri...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports that Autoplay isn't working.   If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the ...
  • methanenitrile
  • Newbie
  • 15852 Views
  • 101 comments
  • 266 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 15852 Views
  • 101 comments
  • 266 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
  • 1671 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1671 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 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
  • 54563 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 54563 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 votes

Spotify loads slowly / goes unresponsive on iOS

We've received reports from iPhone users saying the app is taking up to a few minutes to load before either being partially usable or simply crashing. Sometimes the playlist/album covers won't load at all and are unclickable. This behavior is current...

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from iPhone users saying the app is taking up to a few minutes to load before either being partially usable or simply crashing. Sometimes the playlist/album covers won't load a...
  • 83evans
  • Regular
  • 14682 Views
  • 51 comments
  • 78 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 14682 Views
  • 51 comments
  • 78 votes