Denon AVR-X2100W - No Spotify Connect

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Denon AVR-X2100W - No Spotify Connect

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Just purchased a new Denon receiver and everything is working OK except Spotify connect, it doesn't show as a device on the connect page. I can stream everything via AirPlay OK, but connect doesn't show. They are both running on the same network, but I wonder if there are any settings I need to consider for spotify specifically. I have tried searching the forums but haven't come up with anything so far. If anyone could point me in the direction of some help it would be much appreciated!

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Re: Denon AVR-X2100W - No Spotify Connect

Music Fan
Hi, I had the same issue. I fixed it by switching to static ip (DHCP off). Spotify connect is working like before now!
If you're not sure what the settings are, have a look at network - > settings before and write everything down. Now switch DHCP of and enter the same settings as you've written down. This should so the trick!

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Just got a Spotify update this morning on my phone Version 3.5.0.963. AVR X2100W working this morning

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I did a network reset and set Denon receiver back on factory sdettings. It works fine now!

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I have found the problem (at least mine) and the solution. Let me explain :

 

Spotify connect doesn't work when you don't use the DHCP function on the device. I had set my Denon AVR-X2100W with a static IP address (192.168.0.50 in my case), because it was easier to connect to the web interface with a static IP.

 

The Solution :

 

I found on the internet that there was a problem with the Spotify connect server once, but the problem was solved. If you have this problem a long time ago, it might be a good thing to retry before performing everything after.

 

By default, Denon AVR use DHCP function, that's why it works for everyone who performed a factory reset. If you don't know how to configure the network settings, you can do a reset too (here is the link : http://manuals.denon.com/AVRX2100W/EU/EN/GFNFSYvyalrwrt.php ).

Otherwise, you can modify this setting on your amplifier in Setup->Network->Settings->[DHCP : On] with the web interface or the remote.

 

If you still want to get a static IP for your amplifier, you can set an IP with your router. In many cases, your router is the ADSL modem from your internet provider. If you have a good internet provider (like mine, thanks Free from France), there is a way to set a static IP to a device, but the procedure is different for each router. If you have your own router, I think you know how to configure it. 

 

 

Hope it helps ^^

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1) Go into settings>network>turn off DCHP

 

2) Assign an IP address in your virtual network:

a. IP: 192.168.1.10->192.168.1.199 (just pick an IP)

b. Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

c. Gateway: 192.168.1.1

d. Google DNS is fine: Primary: 8.8.8.8,  Secondary: 8.8.4.4

e. Proxy: Off

f. Click Save.

 

3) Go into router settings>DCHP Server>Static IP> assign that same IP to the Denon receiver MAC address.

 

4) reboot router, unplug, plug in receiver.

 

5) On receiver go back to settings>network>diagnostic.  You should get 3 "OK"s.

 

6) go to "My computer" in widows and "network" (where you see all other computers/media servers on your network)

 

7) double click denon avr icon.

 

😎 click INPUTS>HIDE SOURCES

 

9) Enable : Internet Radio, Pandora, Media Server> Click "Set Network Contents"

 

10) Wait 60 seconds.

 

11) Go ahead and play via Spotify.

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Music Fan

Support told me to:

- Power On
- Switch to Online Music source
- Press & hold TUNER PRESET CH + and TUNE - until "Initialization..." displays on FL Display
 
However, after doing that, I tried again and I can see on the LCD: "Connecting..." then "Assining..." and then back to Favorites, in other words, still didn't work. Then I tried again and nothing. No more messages, only the app says "Connecting..." then goes back paying on the iphone. I can however play on my other receiver and my PC. Just not the Denon PC.
 
Maybe someone else has better luck.

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This worked for me. Thank you!

 

Support told me to:

- Power On
- Switch to Online Music source
- Press & hold TUNER PRESET CH + and TUNE - until "Initialization..." displays on FL Display

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Re: Denon AVR-X2100W - No Spotify Connect

Music Fan

Looks now its working again. I had to use a different method for my x2100w


1. Switch the device to the source ONLINE MUSIC.

2. AVR X1100W / X2100W / X3100W: Hold down the "ZONE2 SOURCE" and "DIMMER" buttons simultaneously for at least 3 seconds.

AVR X1200W / X2200W / X3200W: Hold down the "TUNER PRESET CH -" and "TUNER PRESET CH +" buttons simultaneously for at least 3 seconds.

AVR X4100W / X5200W / X7200W: Hold down the "DIMMER" and " CURSOR > " buttons ( under the front flap ) buttons simultaneously for at least 3 seconds.

AVR X4200W / X6200W / X7200WA: Hold down the "DIMMER" and "SETUP" buttons ( under the front flap ) buttons simultaneously for at least 3 seconds.

There is something in the air... must be sound waves.

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Music Fan

Got to do with Google devices, Android, Chromecast and HOME.

MDNS packets they sent are every 1 ms (milisecond). compared to for example iOS only every 3 seconds.

Causes disruptions. also other brands affected.

possible work-around:

Create a guest network with disabled intranet access on your router and assign your Marantz/Denon to that guest network along with a reserved DHCP IP.

 

Connect to the guest network with PC/Laptop and find the Marantz/Denon in within Spotify. Then move your PC/laptop back to the normal network as Spotify remembers Spotify Connect units. U can now play music to you Marantz/Denon from both your PCs and android phone without issues.

 

Remember this is a temp solution and may not work or be ideal for everyone.

 

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I think the only definitive solution is downgrade to the penultimate firmware version and not upgrade to the current version. Done on my X1200W and spotify working again correctly.

 

http://firmware.denon.eu/index.php

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I should add I have read https://support.spotify.com/us/learn-more/faq/#!/article/Denon - however,

 

To login on your Denon, follow the steps here.

 

Just links back to the main help page, which takes you back to the first page and so isn't really much help at all 😞

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Re: Denon AVR-X2100W - No Spotify Connect

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Are they both connected to the network wirelessly?

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Yup, both on the same wireless network. 

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Just to confirm (I forgot to ask) you have Spotify Premium?

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Sorry for the late response! Was out of the country and didn't have a chance to...

 

Yes am on Spotify Premium 

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Casual Listener

I've got exactly the same issue with the X4100, same wireless network and does not show as an option.

 

Can you please assist?

 

Tried with iPad and Android (HTC one M8). Premium user latest versions.

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I registered the 30 day premium trial yesterday. For the first few hours my Denon AVR-X1100W functioned all rightish with Spotify. (The connection was cut off a few times.) After a while, the Denon disappeared from the connect list and hasn't returned since. Two android phones and one PC show up just fine and the Denon works perfectly in every other respect and claims the network is up and running. The fact that internet radio and media server inputs work perfectly supports the Denon diagnostics' claim.

 

I'd really like to have a solution. Otherwise Spotify is rather pointless for me.

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Same as mine, apart from mine has never worked. Definitely a Denon/Spotify issue, and suprise suprise absolutely zero response from Spotify here.

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Gig Goer

I just contacted Denon Finland via e-mail. It will be interesting to see what they have to say about the issue.

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