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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
  • 172845 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 722 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 172845 Views
  • 327 comments
  • 722 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
  • 118066 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 likes
  • Android
    Mobile
  • Case Closed
  • 118066 Views
  • 585 comments
  • 1471 votes

Can't change from Premium to Basic via GBP

Hey folks!Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different payment method.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different p...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 968 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 likes
  • Accounts
    Subscriptions
  • Fixed
  • 968 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 votes

Connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing

Hey folks, We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing.   This is being investigated.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 11355 Views
  • 116 comments
  • 56 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 11355 Views
  • 116 comments
  • 56 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
  • 54566 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 54566 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 votes

Apple watch Series 3 users unable to use the app.

Hey folks, We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upcoming update. We'd recommend keeping the app up to date so you ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upco...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 2197 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2197 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 votes

Podcasts won't remain paused

Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after. This is under investigation.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after.   This is under investigation.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3978 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3978 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 votes

Volume level can't be adjusted to Quiet on Desktop

Hey folks, We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine.&...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
  • 2293 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 2293 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 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
  • 41122 Views
  • 145 comments
  • 904 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 41122 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
  • 60992 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 821 likes
  • Connect
  • Not Right Now
  • 60992 Views
  • 341 comments
  • 821 votes

[MacOS] Desktop app crashing, Home page not loading

We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead.   This is being investiga...
  • odi
  • Regular
  • 7772 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 53 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
  • Fixed
  • 7772 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 53 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
  • 83102 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 642 likes
  • Not Right Now
  • 83102 Views
  • 87 comments
  • 642 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
  • 836 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 836 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 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...
  • Kriley412
  • Newbie
  • 21090 Views
  • 160 comments
  • 178 likes
  • Other
  • Not Right Now
  • 21090 Views
  • 160 comments
  • 178 votes

Devices are not syncing

Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different devices, but users can't control what they're listenin...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different dev...
  • Not applicable
  • 3191 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 20 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 3191 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 20 votes

Audiobooks Discography only shows the latest release on Android

Hey folks, We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist profile, all of the Audiobooks can be seen. This is being inve...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 436 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 436 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 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
  • 108245 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 459 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
  • Won't Fix
  • 108245 Views
  • 193 comments
  • 459 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
  • 158548 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 158548 Views
  • 256 comments
  • 501 votes

Connection issues with car stereo receivers

Hi everyone, We've received reports about car receivers (mainly Pioneer) having connectivity issues. Bluetooth connection usually works fine, but when trying to use Connect it fails. The team in charge is already looking into this, so we've merged a ...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hi everyone,   We've received reports about car receivers (mainly Pioneer) having connectivity issues. Bluetooth connection usually works fine, but when trying to use Connect it fails. ...
  • Elena
  • Moderator
  • 165227 Views
  • 357 comments
  • 223 likes
  • Other
  • Case Closed
  • 165227 Views
  • 357 comments
  • 223 votes

Downtime February 23rd: Account page error "Something went wrong. Try again later"

Hey folks! We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into 🙂
  • Maxim
  • Spotify Star
  • 1671 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1671 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 votes