How do fix Spotify error code 3?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

There are a few reasons why you might be seeing the Spotify error code 3 Facebook. One reason could be that you're not logged in to your Facebook account on the Spotify app. Another reason could be that you don't have a Facebook account linked to your Spotify account.

If you're seeing this error code, it means that you need to login to your Facebook account on the Spotify app or link a Facebook account to your Spotify account. Once you do this, the error code should go away and you'll be able to listen to music on Spotify again.

1. Check your internet connection

  1. Open your web browser and type "www.facebook.com" into the address bar.
  2. If you are using a desktop computer, click on the Facebook logo that appears in the top left corner of the screen.
  3. If you are using a mobile device, open the Facebook app and log in.
  4. On the main page of Facebook, click on the down arrow next to the "Settings" button.
  5. Click on the "Network" tab.
  6. Under the "Connection" heading, click on the "Check" button.
  7. If the "Check" button is blue, your internet connection is working. If it is red, there is a problem with your internet connection and you will need to fix it.
  8. If the "Check" button is red, please see the instructions below for fixing the problem.

2. Try restarting your device

-Press and hold down the power button on your device for at least 10 seconds -Plug your device into a power source and wait until it turns on -When your device starts up, hold down the home button and the power button at the same time for about 10 seconds -Release the power button and the home button -Select "Settings" from the menu that pops up -Select "General" -Select "Restart" -Select "Yes" -Your device should restart and you will now be able to sign in to your account -If the problem persists, please contact support

3. Update Spotify

  1. Navigate to the Spotify website and sign in.
  2. On the left-hand side of the screen, select the "Account" tab.
  3. On the "Account" tab, select the "Software" tab.
  4. On the "Software" tab, select the "Update" button.
  5. On the "Update" button, select the "Check for updates" button.
  6. On the "Check for updates" button, Spotify will check for any new updates. If there are any updates, Spotify will prompt you to install the updates.
  7. If there are no updates, Spotify will show you the latest version of the software.
  8. If you have any questions or problems updating Spotify, please contact Spotify customer service.

4. Uninstall and reinstall Spotify

  1. Click on the three lines in the top left corner of the screen
  2. Click on "Settings"
  3. Click on "General"
  4. Click on "Uninstall Spotify"
  5. Click on "Yes" to confirm
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall Spotify
  7. Once uninstallation is complete, reinstall Spotify by following the steps in Step 5 above

5. Check for updates for your operating system

  1. Open the Windows Update utility.
  2. In the left pane, under "System and Security," click on "Windows Update."
  3. In the right pane, under "Available updates," click on "Check for updates."
  4. If there are updates available, the Windows Update utility will list them and ask if you want to install them. Click on "Install updates."
  5. If the updates require a restart, the Windows Update utility will restart your computer.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Check for updates for your audio drivers
  2. Reset your audio device
  3. Log out of Facebook and log back in
  4. Try using a different device
  5. Contact Spotify support