Is Spotify down, not working or undergoing an outage today in 2023? [Cont. updated]

Spotify occasionally experiences temporary problems and outagesthat leave millions without access to their favorite music and podcasts whenever the platform is down and not working.

Although not our wish, it still remains highly likely this will be true in 2023. Granted, we will be monitoring the outage status of Spotify and update this article any time the service is down or not working throughout the year.


Following are some instructions that’ll help you go through this tracker easily:

  • This is a text-only tracker that focuses on highlighting the incidents of outage and/ the service in question going down or becoming temporarily dysfunctional for some reason.
  • The outage reports highlighted in this tracker are based on user reports on social media platforms like Twitter and Reddit, along with Downdetector – a platform that monitors real-time problems and outages in popular services.
  • The time of the update is mentioned in IST and is in 24-hour format. Also note, the text updates will show up in ascending order with the latest coming at the bottom.
  • That’s all for the instructions.

    Note: Our team is trying hard to keep this tracker updated with all the latest info. However, if and when you feel something is missing, wrong, or should be added, do not hesitate to tip us in the comments or through email.

    Incidents of service outage

    Update 14 [October 27; 16:27]: Spotify servers are currently down or not working, users are getting ‘upsteam request timeout’. The Spotify is already aware and are investigating the issue.

    a. [18:56]: The recent outage appears to have been fixed, as there are no new reports.

    Update 13 [October 06; 10:04]: Spotify web service reportedly down or not working for some users.

    a. [15:06]: The lack of fresh reports indicates that the issue has been resolved.

    Update 12 [September 15; 16:40]: Lack of fresh reports indicate that the search functionality is working again.

    Update 11 [September 14; 17:21]: It seems that the search functionality is not working on the app.

    Update 10 [September 13; 17:19]: Albums and playlists covers not loading or showing for several in Spotify app.

    Update 9 [September 8; 05:54]: New service outage reported.

    a. [18:58]: Recent outage resolved.

    Update 8 [August 7; 03:14]: Service reportedly down or not working for some.

    a. [18:38]: Recent outage has been resolved.

    Update 7 [June 8; 09:26]: Service currently down or not working for some.

    a. [16:00] Spotify is working correctly again.

    Update 6 [May 3; 15:50]: Spotify is currently down for certain users.

    a. [18:50] Outage has been resolved.

    Update 5 [April 28; 13:29]: The recent Spotify outage has now been resolved.

    Update 4 [April 27; 17:43]: New service outage reported in Downdetector.

    Update 3 [April 20; 16:40]: The lack of fresh reports suggests that the issue has been resolved.

    Update 2 [April 19; 17:35]: Users report a new service outage.

    a. [18:56]: Reports indicate that the service is still down, contrary to what the company says.

    Update 1 [January 14; 07:47]: Spotify is currently down and not working.

    a. [12:30]: The lack of fresh reports indicates that the issue has been resolved.

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