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Now Playing bar missing on Android

Hey folks, We have received reports that Android users (mostly Samsung users) are unable to see the Now Playing bar on the app whenever they play songs/podcasts. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to click +VOTE and Subscribe to the thread ...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey folks,   We have received reports that Android users (mostly Samsung users) are unable to see the Now Playing bar on the app whenever they play songs/podcasts.     ...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 209191 Views
  • 850 comments
  • 2300 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 209191 Views
  • 850 comments
  • 2300 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
  • 181193 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 181193 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 votes

[Android] App freezes/crashes when clicking on three-dot menu in playlist

Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Umidigi F1 Operating System Android 9 My Question or Issue spotify crashes when you click the 3 dots to add to playlist, share ,view artist. etc

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Umidigi F1 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue spotify crashes when you click the 3 dots to add to playlist, share ,v...
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
  • 117963 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 117963 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 votes

[Android] First Song in Playlists on Custom Order changes constantly

Hey folks, We noticed that the current first song in any playlist will keep swapping with a different song from the same playlist. This is now being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,  We noticed that the current first song in any playlist will keep swapping with a different song from the same playlist. This is now being investigated.
  • Noguri
  • Roadie
  • 81951 Views
  • 682 comments
  • 1084 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 81951 Views
  • 682 comments
  • 1084 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...
  • marwis
  • Regular
  • 41073 Views
  • 145 comments
  • 904 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 41073 Views
  • 145 comments
  • 904 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
  • 60940 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 821 likes
  • Connect
  • Not Right Now
  • 60940 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 821 votes

Collaborative playlist links not working

Hey everyone, We've received some reports from users who have issues joining and inviting other users to collaborative playlists. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,    We've received some reports from users who have issues joining and inviting other users to collaborative playlists.   This is being investigated.
  • itsmetommyve
  • Music Fan
  • 100265 Views
  • 124 comments
  • 819 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 100265 Views
  • 124 comments
  • 819 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.
  • Lonex124
  • Newbie
  • 109438 Views
  • 482 comments
  • 750 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 109438 Views
  • 482 comments
  • 750 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
  • 54531 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 54531 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 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. ...
  • jpswade
  • Newbie
  • 172681 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 722 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 172681 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 722 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
  • 82956 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 642 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 82956 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 642 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
  • 158297 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 158297 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
  • 52041 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 484 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 52041 Views
  • 284 comments
  • 484 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
  • 108121 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 458 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
  • Won't Fix
  • 108121 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 458 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.
  • jbaranda
  • Newbie
  • 35442 Views
  • 352 comments
  • 435 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 35442 Views
  • 352 comments
  • 435 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
  • 29699 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 424 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 29699 Views
  • 141 comments
  • 424 votes

Login issues on iOS

We're getting reports from iOS users that are unable to login via the mobile app with the error message "You're offline. Check your connection and try again".

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports from iOS users that are unable to login via the mobile app with the error message "You're offline. Check your connection and try again".
  • Telfepr
  • Newbie
  • 15453 Views
  • 180 comments
  • 372 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 15453 Views
  • 180 comments
  • 372 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...
  • bacnxfs4ame7let5e7xo
  • Newbie
  • 14010 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 367 likes
  • Subscription
  • Fixed
  • 14010 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 367 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...
  • UsuarioAnon
  • Newbie
  • 48741 Views
  • 342 comments
  • 365 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 48741 Views
  • 342 comments
  • 365 votes

Playback issues: Songs going silent on Android app

We've received reports from Android users that the progress bar of a song keeps moving but there's no sound coming out. When the app is restarted, the progress bar goes back to the point where the song went silent. Some users noticed that the issue d...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that the progress bar of a song keeps moving but there's no sound coming out. When the app is restarted, the progress bar goes back to the point where t...
  • d0ktorn
  • Newbie
  • 30404 Views
  • 234 comments
  • 345 likes
  • Android
  • Under investigation
  • 30404 Views
  • 234 comments
  • 345 votes