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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.
  • ellows
  • Newbie
  • 4134 Views
  • 65 comments
  • 89 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 4134 Views
  • 65 comments
  • 89 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.
  • Viraemia
  • Casual Listener
  • 268 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 4 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Under investigation
  • 268 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 4 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...
  • bogascorp
  • Newbie
  • 16606 Views
  • 279 comments
  • 473 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Under investigation
  • 16606 Views
  • 279 comments
  • 473 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.
  • erroldnazareth
  • Newbie
  • 4033 Views
  • 77 comments
  • 64 likes
  • iOS
  • Under investigation
  • 4033 Views
  • 77 comments
  • 64 votes

[Android] Unable to play music, all playlists appear empty

We've received reports from Android users that they're unable to play songs from Search. In addition, all playlists in the app appear empty. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that they're unable to play songs from Search. In addition, all playlists in the app appear empty. This is currently being investigated.
  • GuardStar
  • Newbie
  • 22190 Views
  • 200 comments
  • 344 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 22190 Views
  • 200 comments
  • 344 votes

Error when opening Podcast Charts in iOS devices

Folks who are using iOS devices are reporting to be unable to open Podcast Charts on app version 8.7.42. The exact error messages reads: "Couldn't Open Link. Spotify can't open this type of link on this device."

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Folks who are using iOS devices are reporting to be unable to open Podcast Charts on app version 8.7.42.    The exact error messages reads: "Couldn't Open Link. Spotify can't ope...
  • Noappendix
  • Newbie
  • 1449 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 11 likes
  • iOS
  • Under investigation
  • 1449 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 11 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.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 7669 Views
  • 61 comments
  • 113 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 7669 Views
  • 61 comments
  • 113 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...
  • mark182004
  • Casual Listener
  • 22590 Views
  • 262 comments
  • 399 likes
  • Mobile
  • Under investigation
  • 22590 Views
  • 262 comments
  • 399 votes

Podcast plays previous episode instead of the next

Hello everyone, We've received reports that people been having issues with auto playing podcast episodes from oldest to newest. Podcast plays previous episode instead of the next one.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hello everyone,   We've received reports that people been having issues with auto playing podcast episodes from oldest to newest. Podcast plays previous episode instead of the next one.
  • Nutmeggle
  • Newbie
  • 3000 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 97 likes
  • Content Questions
  • Under investigation
  • 3000 Views
  • 36 comments
  • 97 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 ...
  • NickPearson
  • Visitor
  • 39499 Views
  • 164 comments
  • 738 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Under investigation
  • 39499 Views
  • 164 comments
  • 738 votes

Radio playback issues

Hi everyone, We currently are receiving reports that the Radio feature based on Songs and Artists are unresponsive when pressing any song except the track that the Radio is based on.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hi everyone,   We currently are receiving reports that the Radio feature based on Songs and Artists are unresponsive when pressing any song except the track that the Radio is based on.
  • 1265209501
  • Newbie
  • 1030 Views
  • 17 comments
  • 14 likes
  • Mobile
  • Under investigation
  • 1030 Views
  • 17 comments
  • 14 votes

[Mobile] Recently Played not updating

Hey everyone, We're receiving reports from users that Recently Played is not updating. This might also include Recently Played Artists. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update be...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,   We're receiving reports from users that Recently Played is not updating. This might also include Recently Played Artists.   If you’re experiencing this ...
  • Jenniferjg42
  • Newbie
  • 44897 Views
  • 360 comments
  • 921 likes
  • Mobile
    Your Library
  • Under investigation
  • 44897 Views
  • 360 comments
  • 921 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. ...
  • scramjet-it
  • Newbie
  • 99429 Views
  • 288 comments
  • 559 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 99429 Views
  • 288 comments
  • 559 votes

Podcast episodes appear in alphabetical order in the queue

We've received reports that in the Desktop app, podcast episodes appear in alphabetical order in the queue, regardless of how you sort them. This occurs both on Windows and Mac.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that in the Desktop app, podcast episodes appear in alphabetical order in the queue, regardless of how you sort them. This occurs both on Windows and Mac.
  • deflyingdutches
  • Newbie
  • 5726 Views
  • 95 comments
  • 79 likes
  • Desktop
  • Under investigation
  • 5726 Views
  • 95 comments
  • 79 votes

Local Files not appearing on Android

Hey folks, We've received some reports that imported Local Files on Android aren't showing up on. Most reports come from devices with versions of Android 9. To prevent any confusions, keep in mind that this is different from the regular Local Files s...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports that imported Local Files  on  Android aren't showing up on.  Most reports come from devices with versions of Android 9.   ...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 2685 Views
  • 24 comments
  • 31 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 2685 Views
  • 24 comments
  • 31 votes

[iOS] Music stops playing when adding songs with the Add songs button

Hey everyone, We're receiving reports from users that the music stops playing when they try adding song while using the Add songs button. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,   We're receiving reports from users that the music stops playing when they try adding song while using the Add songs button.   If you’re experiencing this iss...
  • lucia01
  • Newbie
  • 5261 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 20 likes
  • iOS
  • Under investigation
  • 5261 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 20 votes

Sonos speakers not showing up on desktop app

Hey everyone,We've received reports about Sonos speakers not showing up on the desktop app. They only appear in the Connect picker on desktop after selecting the device in the mobile app.We'd like to take a closer look into this, so we've merged a fe...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone, We've received reports about Sonos speakers not showing up on the desktop app.  They only appear in the Connect picker on desktop after selecting the device in the mobile app. ...
  • whatever52
  • Newbie
  • 3587 Views
  • 29 comments
  • 27 likes
  • Desktop
  • Under investigation
  • 3587 Views
  • 29 comments
  • 27 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 qu...
  • TomasMorton
  • Newbie
  • 15465 Views
  • 78 comments
  • 250 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
  • Under investigation
  • 15465 Views
  • 78 comments
  • 250 votes

Google assistant not playing personalised playlists

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceNest hub, home mini My Question or IssueEver since Spotify wrapped 2021 came out, my nest devices no longer play my personalised playlists via voice commands. I can see the command come up on my next hub (eg hey Googl...

  • Casual Listener
  • Pla n P remium Country Australia Device Nest hub, home mini   My Question or Issue Ever since Spotify wrapped 2021 came out, my nest devices no longer play my personalised playlists v...
  • twikigrrl
  • Newbie
  • 3011 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 27 likes
  • Under investigation
  • 3011 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 27 votes