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[Developers] Intermittent error with email verification process

We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, give us more information about the steps you're taking a...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, ...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 2582 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Spotify for Developers
  • Fixed
  • 2582 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 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
  • 26535 Views
  • 247 comments
  • 318 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 26535 Views
  • 247 comments
  • 318 votes

Users unable to apply Student Discount from the SheerID confirmation email

We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no longer exists."

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no ...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 2485 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 likes
  • Premium Student
  • Fixed
  • 2485 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 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
  • 174896 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 174896 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 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
  • 34176 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 34176 Views
  • 225 comments
  • 504 votes

Issues with offline downloads on Android and Desktop

We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark is displayed (instead of a green check mark ), indicating that the action was unsuccessful.

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark  is displayed (instead of a green check mark  ), indic...
  • majorneptune
  • Casual Listener
  • 2141 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 31 likes
  • Accounts
    Desktop
  • Under investigation
  • 2141 Views
  • 11 comments
  • 31 votes

Spotify keeps playing hidden songs

Since there is no option to delete a song from an album, I hide them and actually I missed that feature from apple music. So there is a lot of hidden songs in my album catalogue and now they just suddenly start to play. Updates and new device didn’t ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Since there is no option to delete a song from an album, I hide them and actually I missed that feature from apple music. So there is a lot of hidden songs in my album catalogue and now they just sud...
  • stefhoff
  • Newbie
  • 18047 Views
  • 117 comments
  • 183 likes
  • Your Library
  • Not Right Now
  • 18047 Views
  • 117 comments
  • 183 votes

Users unable to add songs to a playlist on iOS devices

Hey folks, We've received reports that users are getting the error message "We couldn't open this link" when adding tracks on playlists on iOS. This is being investigated.

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received reports that users are getting the error message "We couldn't open this link" when adding tracks on playlists on iOS.   This is being investigated.&...
  • Spice903
  • Newbie
  • 62167 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 62167 Views
  • 79 comments
  • 232 votes

[iOS] Blend isn’t showing user activity

Users are reporting that when they click on their and the other person's profile pictures on the right side of every song in a Blend, no further info is displayed. The screen just dims. It used to show who listened to which song. This seems to only b...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Users are reporting that when they click on their and the other person's profile pictures on the right side of every song in a Blend, no further info is displayed. The screen just dims. It used ...
  • Ivelina
  • Moderator
  • 634 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 634 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 votes

[Android Auto] Empty Liked Songs playlists

Hey folks!We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.
  • Dietrich_didi
  • Newbie
  • 4123 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 32 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 4123 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 32 votes

Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds on Samsung TVs

We've received reports that the Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds, with multiple mentions of Samsung TVs. The reports note that tracks are playing without audio on the Samsung TV devices, and trouble-shooting has already been tried.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that the Spotify app is skipping after a few seconds, with multiple mentions of Samsung TVs.  The reports note that tracks are playing without audio on the Samsung TV devi...
  • bjmp
  • Newbie
  • 5698 Views
  • 34 comments
  • 72 likes
  • Other
  • Under investigation
  • 5698 Views
  • 34 comments
  • 72 votes

Audiobook chapters playing in disorder

Hey folks! We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder.This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder. This is being looked into.
  • kenethlevine
  • Visitor
  • 7395 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 52 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 7395 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 52 votes

Queue disappears and screen goes blank after closing the app on mobile

We're aware of the following issues on mobile devices, when the app is closed while the Shuffle button is on: - The queued tracks are disappearing - The song screen goes blank - The play button is unresponsive

  • Spotify Legend
  • We're aware of the following issues on mobile devices, when the app is closed while the Shuffle button is on:    - The queued tracks are disappearing  - The song screen goes blan...
  • greis09
  • Visitor
  • 44379 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 44379 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 593 votes

Listen Along/Together feature on Discord not working

Hey folks, We've received some reports that the Listen Along feature on Discord isn't working. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports that the Listen Along feature on Discord isn't working.   This is being investigated.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 7968 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 35 likes
  • Other
  • Won't Fix
  • 7968 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 35 votes

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.   
  • janeydempsey
  • Visitor
  • 153899 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 likes
  • Connect
  • Fixed
  • 153899 Views
  • 489 comments
  • 2215 votes

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
  • 29306 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 521 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 29306 Views
  • 201 comments
  • 521 votes

Repeat One restarting midsong

We've received reports that if a song is on Repeat One it will not restart from the beginning but several seconds or minutes into the song. This occurs on all platforms.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that if a song is on Repeat One it will not restart from the beginning but several seconds or minutes into the song. This occurs on all platforms.
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 10239 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 124 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 10239 Views
  • 57 comments
  • 124 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
  • 103258 Views
  • 472 comments
  • 735 likes
  • Android
  • Not Right Now
  • 103258 Views
  • 472 comments
  • 735 votes

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.
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 70715 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 660 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 70715 Views
  • 407 comments
  • 660 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 ...
  • Xforce80
  • Newbie
  • 47201 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 661 likes
  • Desktop (Windows)
  • Fixed
  • 47201 Views
  • 359 comments
  • 661 votes