Fix: Spotify Keeps Pausing & Suddenly Stopped Problem

Spotify has become one of the most used audio streaming apps for listening to music and also podcasts. Sometimes while you are playing a song or playing a playlist, the song will pause automatically without your input and you have to press the play button to play the song again. So this may be frustrating if the pausing of Spotify song keeps happening again and again.

In this tutorial, we will look into why this pausing problem occurs in Spotify and how we can fix it.

Why Spotify Keeps Pausing Automatically?

This happens due to a bug in Spotify that pauses the song after some time automatically. We found the bug is related to multiple devices using the same Spotify account at once.

How to fix Spotify Keeps Pausing Problem

To fix the pausing issue you can do the following.

  1. Clear browser cache and cookies.
  2. Uninstall Spotify and Reinstall Spotify
  3. Logout of Spotify on all your devices

1. Clear browser cache and cookies

Go to your browser cache and cookies settings and clear the caching and cookies stored for Spotify.com website. After clearning check whether the pausing issue is occuring again.

2. Uninstall and Reinstall Spotify

On your Windows Computer uninstall the Spotify app by using the Add or Remove programs feature.

Or if you are using an android or iPhone you can delete the app and reinstall it again from the App Store or Play Store

3. Logout of Spotify on all your devices

This step seems to fix the recurring spotify pausing issue.

  1. Go to https://www.spotify.com/ and login into your account.
  2. Now go to the Account Overview Page by choosing your Profile icon at the top and choosing account or by going to this link directly on your browser.
  3. Now scroll down to the end of the page where you will find the Signout Everywhere option.
  4. Click on the SIGN OUT EVERYWHERE button. Now you will be logged out of your Spotify account on your Mobile devices and also your computer.
  5. Now login again to your Spotify account and start using it again.
  6. Now the songs will no longer pause automatically.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Does Spotify keep pausing on my Android?

It is because of a bug in Spotify that will make it keep pausing even without you doing anything. This can be fixed easily with our tutorial above.

How To Fix Spotify Keeps Pausing on Samsung S10?

If the Spotify android app keeps pausing your Samsung Galaxy S10 device, try restarting your device and then try uninstalling and reinstalling Spotify. Also make sure you log out of all devices before reinstalling Spotify to fix the pausing error.

I hope you were able to fix the song pausing issue on Spotify using our tutorial. Do share it with your friends and also let us know your comments below.

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