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Downtime November 1st, 2022: 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 the following error message: upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: co...

  • 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 the following error message: &nbsp...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 20598 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 24 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 20598 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 24 votes

Unable to share songs on Instagram stories

My Question or Issue I do not have the function to share on Instagram stories. Instead, I only have an option titled Instagram. When I click on it, it opens up my Instagram camera instead. Attached is an example of what I see. [moderator edit]

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue I do not have the function to share on Instagram stories. Instead, I only have an option titled Instagram. When I click on it, it opens up my Instagram camera instead. Attached...
  • Priscilacosta
  • Newbie
  • 46168 Views
  • 205 comments
  • 443 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 46168 Views
  • 205 comments
  • 443 votes

Wrong metadata displayed on car radio via Bluetooth

Hi! On my Mazda 3 2018 the song title and song name freezes after first track is played after i start my car. The forward and backward buttons to change song on my steering wheel still works though. This is with my Oneplus 7t Pro connected through bl...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi! On my Mazda 3 2018 the song title and song name freezes after first track is played after i start my car. The forward and backward buttons to change song  on my steering wheel still works ...
  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
  • 76913 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 76913 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 votes

[iOS] App crashes instantly on launch

ios 13.5.1 still crash

  • Casual Listener
  • ios 13.5.1 still crash
  • GOrtiz
  • Newbie
  • 27060 Views
  • 326 comments
  • 705 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 27060 Views
  • 326 comments
  • 705 votes

Lyrics feature missing on the desktop app and the web player.

Hey there, We've received reports of users unable to find the button to activate the Lyrics feature on the web player and the desktop app. If you experience this issue, let us know by voting on this thread. This helps us out a lot. Thanks!

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey there,   We've received reports of users unable to find the button to activate the Lyrics feature on the web player and the desktop app.   If you experience this issue, let us k...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 9275 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 57 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 9275 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 57 votes

Downtime February 28th: General issues with the Spotify website

Hey folks, We've received some reports that First-time buyers of Spotify premium are unable to purchase Spotify subscriptions.EDIT: We can confirm there are general issues with our website and some pages are not loading. The error 504 Gateway Time-ou...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports that First-time buyers of Spotify premium  are unable to purchase Spotify subscriptions. EDIT: We can confirm there are general issues...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 11422 Views
  • 28 comments
  • 148 likes
  • Subscriptions
  • Fixed
  • 11422 Views
  • 28 comments
  • 148 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
  • 23052 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 124 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 23052 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 124 votes

[Desktop] Navigating backward and forward using mouse buttons no longer works

In the latest version of Spotify you removed the ability to navigate back and forward using extra mouse buttons. I usually go back and forward with two thumb buttons on my mouse. This no longer works in Spotify (still works in other applications). Pl...

  • Songwriter
  • In the latest version of Spotify you removed the ability to navigate back and forward using extra mouse buttons. I usually go back and forward with two thumb buttons on my mouse. This no longer works...
  • Kassam11
  • Visitor
  • 21631 Views
  • 146 comments
  • 850 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 21631 Views
  • 146 comments
  • 850 votes

Refresh button for Recommended songs section not working properly

Hey folks, We're receiving reports about the Refresh button under the Recommended songs section under a playlist not working properly. Sometimes it just shuffles the already listed songs, and sometimes it just doesn't do anything at all. The list is ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports about the Refresh button under the Recommended songs section under a playlist not working properly. Sometimes it just shuffles the already listed songs, ...
  • Mihail
  • Spotify Legend
  • 18068 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 266 likes
  • Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 18068 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 266 votes

Daily Mixes gone from Made For You

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceGoogle Pixel 2/PCOperating SystemAndroid/(Arch Linux/Windows) My IssueDaily Mixes are nowhere to be found in any platform on the Made For You page, and I have no idea what happened to them. The only playlists in my Made ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Google Pixel 2/PC Operating System Android/(Arch Linux/Windows)   My Issue Daily Mixes are nowhere to be found in any platform on the Made For You pa...
  • Jaws_TheNomad
  • Newbie
  • 27086 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 908 likes
  • Fixed
  • 27086 Views
  • 183 comments
  • 908 votes

Lock screen/steering wheel controls not working

Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung S7 Operating System Android Oreo 8.0.0 My Question or Issue Since the last Spotify update, the lock screen buttons on my phone to pause or skip do not work. Neither do the bluetooth connected steering wheel butt...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Samsung S7 Operating System Android Oreo 8.0.0   My Question or Issue Since the last Spotify update, the lock screen buttons on my pho...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 76434 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 1130 likes
  • bluetooth
    buttons
    lockscreen
  • Fixed
  • 76434 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 1130 votes

Playback bar stutters on the desktop app.

Hey there, We've received reports about the playback bar stuttering or freezing during playback on the desktop app.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey there,   We've received reports about the playback bar stuttering or freezing during playback on the desktop app.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 7153 Views
  • 63 comments
  • 66 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 7153 Views
  • 63 comments
  • 66 votes

2020 Wrapped STORY skipping through slides

My spotify just zooms past every slide in the slideshow for Spotify Wrapped for no reason. I cannot look at any other of my slides except for the last one when it stops. Why? How do I fix this.

  • Casual Listener
  • My spotify just zooms past every slide in the slideshow for Spotify Wrapped for no reason. I cannot look at any other of my slides except for the last one when it stops. Why? How do I fix this.
  • Lughboy
  • Visitor
  • 53069 Views
  • 90 comments
  • 458 likes
  • wrapped
  • Fixed
  • 53069 Views
  • 90 comments
  • 458 votes

[iOS] High battery drain with Spotify on iPhones with iOS versions 14.8 and 15.0

Hey folks, Thanks for your reports about battery drainage while updating from iOS 14.8 to .15 on both firmware versions during the past days. We’ve passed your info on to the relevant team and we can confirm they are currently looking into it. If you...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   Thanks for your reports about  battery drainage while updating from iOS 14.8 to .15 on both firmware versions during the past days.   We’ve passed your info on...
  • Xenia
  • Moderator
  • 59654 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 218 likes
  • iOS
    Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 59654 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 218 votes

[Desktop] Bring Back AUTOPLAY for DESKTOP

I don't understand why but this feature has been removed from Spotify Desktop apps!I really like that feature and always use it, desktop or mobile. But now it has been removed!

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • I don't understand why but this feature has been removed from Spotify Desktop apps! I really like that feature and always use it, desktop or mobile. But now it has been removed!
  • connormoen
  • Visitor
  • 32466 Views
  • 351 comments
  • 1235 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 32466 Views
  • 351 comments
  • 1235 votes

(Playlist) "Liked songs" restarts to first song

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceiPhone 11 ProOperating SystemiOS 13.3.1Spotify version8.5.52.935 My Question or IssueIf I'm listening to, say song #237 in a playlist, when the song is over it always jumps back to the first song in said playlist. T...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device iPhone 11 Pro Operating System iOS 13.3.1 Spotify version 8.5.52.935   My Question or Issue If I'm listening to, say song #237 in a playlist,...
  • sendnudespls
  • Casual Listener
  • 57976 Views
  • 246 comments
  • 646 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 57976 Views
  • 246 comments
  • 646 votes

Download Audio Quality on iOS does not list any options.

We are receiving reports that the download audio quality options are missing for iOS users.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We are receiving reports that the download audio quality options are missing for iOS users.
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 8470 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 66 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 8470 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 66 votes

Sharing to Instagram Story Not Working

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USADeviceiPhone 8+Operating SystemiOS 12.0.1 My Question or Issue When I share a song to my Instagram Story, Instagram prompts me to login. I log in using Facebook credentials and it does not post the song to my story. Replica...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Free/Premium Country  USA Device iPhone 8+ Operating System iOS 12.0.1   My Question or Issue   When I share a song to my Instagram Story, Instagram prompts me ...
  • 프리지아
  • Visitor
  • 84133 Views
  • 218 comments
  • 1113 likes
  • Fixed
  • 84133 Views
  • 218 comments
  • 1113 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 ...
  • amendooas
  • Casual Listener
  • 11199 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 115 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 11199 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 115 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
  • 34049 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 755 likes
  • Fixed
  • 34049 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 755 votes