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Spotify stops playing after an ad

We've received reports that Spotify pauses after an ad and the playback cannot be resumed. This seems to affect multiple platforms including desktop, mobile, and TV. The behavior is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that Spotify pauses after an ad and the playback cannot be resumed. This seems to affect multiple platforms including desktop, mobile, and TV.   The behavior is curren...
  • blublublublu
  • Newbie
  • 26027 Views
  • 245 comments
  • 314 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 26027 Views
  • 245 comments
  • 314 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.
  • dumitrw
  • Newbie
  • 102256 Views
  • 472 comments
  • 734 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 102256 Views
  • 472 comments
  • 734 votes

Playback stops on mobile devices. Progress bar stays at 0:00.

Hey folks! We're getting reports from both Android and iOS users about the app stopping audio playback. This usually occurs after successfully playing 1-3 tracks without issues. We wanted to let you know that this is being investigated and we'll keep...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We're getting reports from both Android and iOS users about the app stopping audio playback. This usually occurs after successfully playing 1-3 tracks without issues.   ...
  • 6in6erMinion
  • Newbie
  • 28639 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 420 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 28639 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 420 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. ...
  • alfomail
  • Newbie
  • 170286 Views
  • 326 comments
  • 715 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 170286 Views
  • 326 comments
  • 715 votes

[Desktop] Recently Played section not updating anymore

Hi team, For any reason, the Mac Desktop "Recently Played" section doesn't get refreshed. The one of the web player of the iOS app works perfectly. I already did a clean reinstallation of the desktop app and the issue occurs whatever other laptop I u...

  • Visitor
  • Hi team, For any reason, the Mac Desktop "Recently Played" section doesn't get refreshed. The one of the web player of the iOS app works perfectly. I already did a clean reinstallation of the d...
  • geocatching
  • Newbie
  • 40289 Views
  • 144 comments
  • 902 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 40289 Views
  • 144 comments
  • 902 votes

Spotify + Chromecast Audio Connection Keeps Dropping

Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone X, iPhone 8, Chromecast Audio (3 devices), Motorola MG7315 modem/router Operating System iOS 13 My Question or Issue Hi. We have 3 Chromecast Audio devices on my home network connected via a single Motorola MG73...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone X, iPhone 8, Chromecast Audio (3 devices), Motorola MG7315 modem/router Operating System iOS 13   My Question or Issue Hi. We have 3 Ch...
  • EzequielG
  • Newbie
  • 59523 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 820 likes
  • Connect
  • Not Right Now
  • 59523 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 820 votes

PS4 Quick Menu shows Playlists instead of a list Liked Songs

Upon opening the PS4 quick menu, it doesn't display the Liked songs list. It only shows the playlists in the library.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Upon opening the PS4 quick menu, it doesn't display the Liked songs list. It only shows the playlists in the library.
  • sonicthegamer23
  • Newbie
  • 3420 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 23 likes
  • Your Library
  • Not Right Now
  • 3420 Views
  • 25 comments
  • 23 votes

Podcasts not playing / no sound

We're receiving reports that podcasts are unplayable (or play, but no sound is emitted or stop at a certain timestamp and don't move past it, e.g. 5:27, 8:29) across all platforms (desktop, mobile and the Web Player). This is currently being investig...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're receiving reports that podcasts are unplayable (or play, but no sound is emitted or stop at a certain timestamp and don't move past it, e.g. 5:27, 8:29) across all platforms (desktop, mobile an...
  • DHDP
  • Visitor
  • 19874 Views
  • 159 comments
  • 173 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 19874 Views
  • 159 comments
  • 173 votes

Error code: 30

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Arab EmiratesDeviceMacbook Pro late 2019Operating SystemOS X My Question or IssueI repeatedly get the firewall error message and I've run every fix suggested on this community. It simply refuses to work. It works perfectly on...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United Arab Emirates Device Macbook Pro late 2019 Operating System OS X   My Question or Issue I repeatedly get the firewall error message and I've run e...
  • Vinoses
  • Music Fan
  • 81789 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 639 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 81789 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 639 votes

Multiple SD card storage options are shown in app settings

Hey everyone! We've been receiving reports about the app displaying multiple SD cards in the storage options. If you're experiencing this, let us know by adding your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Update below. We'll be keeping every...

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone!   We've been receiving reports about the app displaying multiple SD cards in the storage options.    If you're experiencing this, let us know by addi...
  • dgjn6qvxrzudgtsgt5s3
  • Newbie
  • 19282 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 217 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 19282 Views
  • 125 comments
  • 217 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
  • 24692 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 235 likes
  • iOS
    Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 24692 Views
  • 83 comments
  • 235 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
  • 39291 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 84 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 39291 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 84 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
  • 91017 Views
  • 184 comments
  • 294 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 91017 Views
  • 184 comments
  • 294 votes

Issue with storage option switching from SD Card to internal

Plan Premium Country US Device Moto X4 Operating System Android Pie My Question or Issue This happened with my last phone, Samsung S7 running Oreo (or whatever the most recent OS is) but it was fixed when I got the Moto X4. I like to keep a lot of so...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US  Device Moto X4 Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue  This happened with my last phone, Samsung S7 running Oreo (or what...
  • dgs2-q_s9hk3h
  • Newbie
  • 46029 Views
  • 297 comments
  • 361 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 46029 Views
  • 297 comments
  • 361 votes

Audio quality / Sound volume issues on Playstation 5 App

Hey folks!We're aware of volume issues with the Spotify app on PS5 after a recent update, mainly that the volume output is too low. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We're aware of volume issues with the Spotify app on PS5 after a recent update, mainly that the volume output is too low. This is currently being investigated.  
  • Hockeydude95
  • Newbie
  • 28720 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 54 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 28720 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 54 votes

[Desktop] Doesn't show accurate number of songs saved anymore

Hey. I use Spotify as my main music library and I have a little OCD regarding checking up on the precise number of saved songs in my "Liked songs" section, just to check up that I didn't delete any songs by mistake.I used to be able to just Command+A...

  • Regular
  • Hey. I use Spotify as my main music library and I have a little OCD regarding checking up on the precise number of saved songs in my "Liked songs" section, just to check up that I didn't delete any s...
  • vvspantomvv
  • Newbie
  • 11246 Views
  • 38 comments
  • 210 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 11246 Views
  • 38 comments
  • 210 votes

Non-car Bluetooth devices displaying in Car View mode

Hey there, We've seen reports of some Bluetooth connections to other devices displaying Car View. The right team is aware of this. If you're experiencing this, let us know by adding your +Vote the info requested in the Status Update. All the best!

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey there,   We've seen reports of some Bluetooth connections to other devices displaying Car View. The right team is aware of this.    If you're experiencing this, let us know...
  • Hoopster1990
  • Newbie
  • 42964 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 242 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 42964 Views
  • 133 comments
  • 242 votes

[Desktop] Spotify won't resume after pause with bluetooth headphones

I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.
  • keysosaurus
  • Newbie
  • 29163 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 29163 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 votes

[Mac Desktop] Can't Play Current Song Error Message

Plan: Premium for Students I have a MacBook Pro with macOS Catalina Version 10.15.6. For about the past month I have been getting an error message when trying to play Spotify on my laptop. I will play a song and it will play the entire song except fo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium for Students   I have a MacBook Pro with macOS Catalina Version 10.15.6. For about the past month I have been getting an error message when trying to play Spotify on ...
  • rubs
  • Regular
  • 48485 Views
  • 104 comments
  • 136 likes
  • Desktop
    Mac
  • Not Right Now
  • 48485 Views
  • 104 comments
  • 136 votes

[Mobile] Issue playing filtered Liked Songs via Connect

Hey folks! We've been receiving reports that the Search function stops responding when Connect is in use. Tapping on a song search result doesn't do anything and the Now Playing view stops responding. This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We've been receiving reports that the Search function stops responding when Connect is in use. Tapping on a song search result doesn't do anything and the Now Playing view stops resp...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 795 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Mobile
  • Not Right Now
  • 795 Views
  • 85 comments
  • 1 votes