Listening to music on Spotify can be one of the most relaxing or exciting experiences. Spotify is experiencing a bug that causes Spotify to pause every time your iPhone or Android screen locks.
To continue the music, tap the play button once more. If you are streaming via Xbox or PlayStation, you will notice that the music stops whenever you navigate away from the app.
Spotify will stop playing music randomly if you don’t sign in to your account. Clear your cache. In some cases, you may have to reinstall Spotify.
This guide will show you how to fix Spotify music that stops playing.
Solution 1: Sign up everywhere
Spotify may continue to stop if you have more than one account open. You will need to close all other instances of Spotify to fix this error. It is simple to do this. These steps will help you sign up for Spotify, wherever it is open.
- Navigate to the destination you want by opening your browserSpotify.com
- Log in with your credentials
- Scroll down to the account overview and click register Everywhere
- Sign in to Spotify using the same device that you used.
Now your music should be playing continuously without pausing. If this doesn’t resolve your problem, you can try the following solutions.
Solution 2: Refuse access to an external speaker
Bluetooth headphones or speakers could be the cause of your Spotify app not starting when your phone screen locks. These are the steps to follow:
- Register to your Spotify account
- Go toApps > Account
- Click next to the name of your speaker. Revoke Access
The next step is to try Spotify music without the speakers. If the music plays fine, poor connectivity may have been the cause. The speakers will need to reconnect. If the problem persists even after reconnecting, you need to replace your headphones.
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Solution 3: Turn off Battery Saver mode
Spotify can turn off battery saver mode when you close the app. These steps will disable Spotify’s battery-saving mode:
- On your device, go to settings > Battery
- ChooseOptimizing the battery
- Select the option from the dropdown menu. Spotify app apps and Spotify
- Modify the settings not optimize
Solution 4: Reinstall your app
Spotify may be causing your computer to stop responding because of corrupted files. You will need to uninstall Spotify and then reinstall it. Follow the steps below if you’re using Windows PC to uninstall Spotify.
- Click on the Windows button to activate settings
- Scroll down and click Spotify
- Wait for the installation process to complete
- Go to the official Spotify WebsiteDownload the most recent version of the app.
- Double-click it to install
Wait for the installation process to complete before you start playing music. If the music stops, go to the next step.
Solution 5: Update your Android app
Spotify can be a problem if you use it on an older version of Android. These steps will help you update Android.
- Make sure your device is connected via Wi-Fi
- OpenSettings>More about Phone
- BelowSoftware UpdateSelectFor the latest update, check out this page
- Wait for the process to be complete before you tap. Get it Now
Solution 6: Restart your device or router
The problem can be solved by restarting your router or Android device. If your router is not working, unplug it from the power supply and wait about a minute before reconnecting.
Hold down the power button to turn off your Android device. Wait for approximately a minute before turning it on again.
If you still haven’t found a solution and Spotify continue to pause, disable any app that clears your cache. Spotify support can be reached if this doesn’t solve your problem.