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Spotify not working on Amazon Fire TV

It no longer works on my Fire TV. I cannot log in or stream to it. None of the solutions on here work.

  • Casual Listener
  • It no longer works on my Fire TV. I cannot log in or stream to it. None of the solutions on here work.   
  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
  • 130581 Views
  • 488 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 130581 Views
  • 488 comments
  • 2215 votes

[Android] Scroll bar missing on Liked Songs playlist

We've received reports from Android users that the scroll bar on the right is missing on the Liked Songs playlist. All other playlists seem to be unaffected. This is currently being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Android users that the scroll bar on the right is missing on the Liked Songs playlist. All other playlists seem to be unaffected.   This is currently being invest...
  • mariahslim
  • Newbie
  • 15626 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 174 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 15626 Views
  • 181 comments
  • 174 votes

Sleep timer not working with podcasts

Hey there, We've received reports for the Sleep timer not working, i.e. the next podcast episode plays after the timer has expired. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey there,   We've received reports for the Sleep timer not working, i.e. the next podcast episode plays after the timer has expired.   This is being investigated.
  • lukejohns88
  • Newbie
  • 8349 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 41 likes
  • iOS
  • Under investigation
  • 8349 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 41 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...
  • Dazraz
  • Visitor
  • 50462 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 50462 Views
  • 177 comments
  • 508 votes

Lyrics feature not working - "Could not load lyrics" error message

Hey folks, We've received multiple reports from users that they're unable to use the Lyrics feature and are currently receiving "Could not load lyrics" error in almost every song. Issue seems to affect Android, Desktop and iOS devices. This is being ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks, We've received multiple reports from users that they're unable to use the Lyrics feature and are currently receiving "Could not load lyrics" error in  almost every song. Issu...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 3062 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 32 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
    iOS
  • Fixed
  • 3062 Views
  • 20 comments
  • 32 votes

Home tab shows up as offline on Apple CarPlay

Hey folks, We’re seeing reports that Home tab on Apple CarPlay show no content, but the error message “Spotify is offline - you can play downloads from Your Library" appears. This is now being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We’re seeing reports that Home tab on Apple CarPlay show no content, but the error message “Spotify is offline - you can play downloads from Your Library" appears.  ...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 4362 Views
  • 62 comments
  • 21 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 4362 Views
  • 62 comments
  • 21 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...

  • Spotify Legend
  • 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 ...
  • Louloux
  • Newbie
  • 55085 Views
  • 383 comments
  • 994 likes
  • Mobile
    Your Library
  • Not Right Now
  • 55085 Views
  • 383 comments
  • 994 votes

Albums not loading on Android devices

We've received reports that albums don't load on Android devices. When tapping an album a black screen appears. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that albums don't load on Android devices. When tapping an album a black screen appears.   This is being investigated.
  • The_weird-girl
  • Newbie
  • 9428 Views
  • 106 comments
  • 88 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 9428 Views
  • 106 comments
  • 88 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
  • 33122 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 33122 Views
  • 280 comments
  • 408 votes

Connecting to spotify.... in Android Notification

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDevicePixel 2 XLOperating SystemAndroid Pie My Question or Issue Since the latest update, I get the message in the notification bar "Connecting to spotify" (sorry, living in germany, hopefully I've translated correct) This i...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device Pixel 2 XL Operating System Android Pie   My Question or Issue  Since the latest update, I get the message in the notification bar "Conne...
  • Mellaicious
  • Newbie
  • 121475 Views
  • 540 comments
  • 3677 likes
  • Fixed
  • 121475 Views
  • 540 comments
  • 3677 votes

Spotify BMW ConnectedDrive option not showing in iOS

Hey everyone, We're receiving reports from Spotify users on iOS devices, that the Spotify app is not showing in the BMW ConnectedDrive menu. If you’re experiencing this issue, make sure to add your +VOTE and follow the instructions in the Status Upda...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey everyone,   We're receiving reports from Spotify users on iOS devices, that the Spotify app is not showing in the BMW ConnectedDrive menu.   If you’re experiencing this issue,...
  • expremo
  • Newbie
  • 32328 Views
  • 230 comments
  • 258 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 32328 Views
  • 230 comments
  • 258 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...
  • legendozixtynin
  • Music Fan
  • 14376 Views
  • 110 comments
  • 302 likes
  • Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 14376 Views
  • 110 comments
  • 302 votes

Missing Public playlists

Hey folks, We’re getting reports from users who are unable to see their public playlists on their profiles. Even though currently the number of playlists that can be viewed is 200, users are seeing 20 or fewer. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We’re getting reports from users who are unable to see their public playlists on their profiles. Even though currently the number of playlists that can be viewed is ...
  • katekief
  • Newbie
  • 3273 Views
  • 135 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
  • Under investigation
  • 3273 Views
  • 135 comments
  • 15 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...
  • Scotch50829
  • Newbie
  • 6911 Views
  • 121 comments
  • 98 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 6911 Views
  • 121 comments
  • 98 votes

Downtime March 8th 2022 - General log in issues with the app

Users are currently being logged out of Spotify and unable to log back in. This seems to be affecting mostly the mobile app.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Users are currently being logged out of Spotify and unable to log back in. This seems to be affecting mostly the mobile app.
  • charfutch1
  • Newbie
  • 165243 Views
  • 37 comments
  • 296 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 165243 Views
  • 37 comments
  • 296 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. ...
  • マット
  • Newbie
  • 140711 Views
  • 314 comments
  • 630 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 140711 Views
  • 314 comments
  • 630 votes

[iOS] Error when sharing to Instagram Stories

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone XS MAXOperating SystemiOS 13.1.2Spotify Version 8.5.25Instagram Version112.0 My Question or IssueCan't share anything (playlist, song, album, etc.) to Instagram Stories. Was working yesterday. Not working today. Edit...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone XS MAX Operating System iOS 13.1.2 Spotify Version  8.5.25 Instagram Version 112.0   My Question or Issue Can't share anything ...
  • solb0170
  • Visitor
  • 128685 Views
  • 418 comments
  • 2020 likes
  • Instagram Stories
    iOS 13.1
    share
  • Fixed
  • 128685 Views
  • 418 comments
  • 2020 votes

[Desktop] Right click not working on album cover or title of the song playing

Hey folks, We've received some reports that there's no menu showing up when right clicking on the artwork of the currently playing song in the desktop app. The relevant team is aware of this and they are currently looking into it. If you're experienc...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports that there's no menu showing up when right clicking on the artwork of the currently playing song in the desktop app.   The relevant team...
  • ChemicalBrother
  • Newbie
  • 11625 Views
  • 92 comments
  • 555 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 11625 Views
  • 92 comments
  • 555 votes

Issues with playing tunes outside of Liked Songs or playlists on the desktop app

Hey there, We're aware of issues with playing songs outside of the Liked Songs collection or playlists. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey there,   We're aware of issues with playing songs outside of the Liked Songs collection or playlists.   This is being investigated.
  • pulszero
  • Newbie
  • 11199 Views
  • 366 comments
  • 25 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Under investigation
  • 11199 Views
  • 366 comments
  • 25 votes

[Mobile] Playlists disappear from Your Library after being downloaded

We've had some reports that playlists are disappearing from Your Library after being downloaded for Offline listening on mobile devices. The right teams are aware and looking into this.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've had some reports that playlists are disappearing from Your Library after being downloaded for Offline listening on mobile devices.    The right teams are aware and looking i...
  • isam14
  • Newbie
  • 31350 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 630 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
    offline
    Playlist
  • Fixed
  • 31350 Views
  • 226 comments
  • 630 votes