How to fix Spotify Keeps Pausing?

Spotify provides to access to a large variety of songs, music albums, singers and genres. But when Spotify keeps pausing every now and then, it annoys the user and spoils the experience.

If you also detect that your Spotify keeps pausing every time your mobile screen locks, then this article is for you. The users who stream via Xbox or PlayStation notice that the music is stopped whenever they navigate away from the app.

When your Spotify keeps pausing again and again, first of all, sign out of every device that is logged in to your Spotify account and clear out your cache. Call Now (+1-866-235-8555)

Spotify Keeps Pausing

Signing out of every device

If your Spotify account is open on many devices, then Spotify keeps pausing randomly. Sign out from other devices using the below steps:

  1. Go to your browser and navigate to
  2. Log in using your username and password.
  3. Go to account overview and scroll down. Look for Sign out everywhere and click on it.
  4. Now take the device you were using and sign in to Spotify.

Your problem should have been solved now.

Check your external speakers

Sometimes Bluetooth or headphones stop your Spotify app whenever the phone screen locks. Use the steps below to solve the issue:

  1. Log in to your Spotify account.
  2. Now go to account and then apps.
  3. Click “Revoke Access” next to your speaker’s name.
  4. Again, try to play music without these speakers.

If Spotify is working fine now, then there may be a connectivity issue. Reconnect the speakers and if it doesn’t work replace your headphones.

Disabling Battery Saver mode

Many times, due to battery saver mode Spotify goes off on your phone or Xbox whenever you leave the app. To disable battery saver mode use below steps:

  1. Go to Settings and then Battery from your device.
  2. Click on Battery optimization.
  3. Go to drop-down menu and select “App apps and choose Spotify”.
  4. Now change the settings to “Don’t Optimize”.

Uninstall and Reinstall the app

Sometimes, corrupted files on your computer pause the Spotify that needs uninstallation of the app. Follow these steps for Windows PC to uninstall Spotify:

  1. Click on Windows button and go to Settings.
  2. Click Apps.
  3. Scroll down and click on Spotify.
  4. Click Uninstall.
  5. Wait to finish the uninstallation.
  6. Now from your browser go to the official Spotify website and download the latest version of app from there.
  7. Now double click to install.

Now open Spotify and try to play music. If the problem is still there, see the below method.

Update the Android app

An outdated version of android causes many problems. To update your android, follow the steps below:

  1. Make sure that your device is connected to the Wi-Fi.
  2. Go to settings and then about the phone.
  3. Now select “Check now for update” under Software update.
  4. Wait for the process to complete and click on “Install now”.

Restart your device or Router

If the above methods do not work for you, restart your router or your Android device. If you are using a router, first disconnect the device from the power source and wait for a minute before reconnecting. Now to restart your device, hold down the power button until your Android device turns off. Now again wait for a minute before restarting.

If you still face the issue then disable any app that clears the cache. And the last solution is to contact Spotify customer support team. They have a professional technical team that will guide you through phone and solves your problem in minutes.

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