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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
  • 29293 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 520 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 29293 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
  • 59505 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 59505 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
  • 33897 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 33897 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
  • 244180 Views
  • 112 comments
  • 503 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 244180 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
  • 156477 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 156477 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
  • 48791 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 474 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 48791 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 474 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
  • 93931 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 93931 Views
  • 893 comments
  • 472 votes

[All Platforms] Music keeps un-downloading

(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I am soon unsubscribing to this app. I’m paying money for the premium and my songs keep un-downloading. This has happene...

  • Casual Listener
  •   (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  I am soon unsubscribing to this ...
  • apollo79
  • Newbie
  • 106521 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 457 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
  • Won't Fix
  • 106521 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 457 votes

Playback stops after playing few songs on Echo devices

We've received multiple reports where repeat stops working & playback pauses after a few songs on Amazon Echo devices.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received multiple reports where repeat stops working & playback pauses after a few songs on Amazon Echo devices.
  • Angela765
  • Casual Listener
  • 29695 Views
  • 348 comments
  • 425 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 29695 Views
  • 348 comments
  • 425 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
  • 28682 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 421 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 28682 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 421 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...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 47109 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 47109 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 votes

No internet connection/ app shows offline despite on WiFi or data

Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" error at the bottom. It works perfectly fine on WiFi. I have tr...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Hi. For the past few days, I've been completely unable to use spotify on mobile data. I have the allowance to do so but all the tracks are grayed out and I get a "no internet connection" err...
  • Nikola
  • Moderator
  • 164140 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 373 likes
  • Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 164140 Views
  • 222 comments
  • 373 votes

[Subscription] Hulu cancelled after payment details updated

Hey folks, We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details. The right folks are aware of this and are currently looking into it. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure t...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that Premium + Hulu subscriptions are getting automatically canceled after updating payment details.   The right folks are aware of this a...
  • JosheoD
  • Newbie
  • 13661 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 362 likes
  • Subscription
  • Fixed
  • 13661 Views
  • 43 comments
  • 362 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
  • 46128 Views
  • 297 comments
  • 361 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 46128 Views
  • 297 comments
  • 361 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
  • 29191 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 likes
  • Desktop
  • Not Right Now
  • 29191 Views
  • 175 comments
  • 330 votes

Free users hearing ads too frequently

Hey folks, We're receiving reports from free users about receiving too many ads. The reports describe hearing at least 2-3 ads after each song while on free. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions i...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We're receiving reports from free users about receiving too many  ads.  The reports describe hearing at least 2-3 ads after each song while on free. If you’...
  • Im_gone
  • Visitor
  • 54148 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 323 likes
  • Desktop
    Mobile
    Web Player
  • Fixed
  • 54148 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 323 votes

Desktop app stuck on black screen

Some users have reported performance issues with the desktop application. Users are able to log in to their accounts, but the app then displays a black screen. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Some users have reported performance issues with the desktop application. Users are able to log in to their accounts, but the app then displays a black screen. This is being investigated.
  • nahri
  • Casual Listener
  • 36383 Views
  • 335 comments
  • 317 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Under investigation
  • 36383 Views
  • 335 comments
  • 317 votes

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...
  • Ari_ii
  • Newbie
  • 26295 Views
  • 247 comments
  • 316 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 26295 Views
  • 247 comments
  • 316 votes

Liking songs doesn't sync between the mobile and the desktop app

We've received reports that when liking song from the mobile app, it won't appear in the Liked Songs on the desktop app and vice versa (liking a song from the desktop app doesn't add it to the liked songs on the mobile app). This is being investigate...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that when liking song from the mobile app, it won't appear in the Liked Songs on the desktop app and vice versa (liking a song from the desktop app doesn't add it to the l...
  • LSTARR
  • Newbie
  • 22686 Views
  • 113 comments
  • 307 likes
  • Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 22686 Views
  • 113 comments
  • 307 votes

[Radio] "Hide this song" button 🚫 does not work

Plan Premium Country IE Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue In the last update that I'm aware of, the icon for removing a song from a Radio changed. This was no issue but rather that clicking the new button that is now called "Hide this ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country IE Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the last update that I'm aware of, the icon for removing a song from a Radio changed. This was no is...
  • Billy_Shears
  • Casual Listener
  • 25397 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 306 likes
  • Radio
  • Fixed
  • 25397 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 306 votes