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How to fix Spotify error code?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Spotify error code is a code that is returned when an error occurs while using the Spotify application. This error code can occur for a variety of reasons, such as when the Spotify application is not installed correctly, when the user's account is not authorized to use Spotify, or when the user's device is not compatible with Spotify. When this error code occurs, it is important to first check that the Spotify application is installed correctly and that the user's account is authorized to use Spotify. If the Spotify application is installed correctly and the user's account is authorized to use Spotify, but the user's device is not compatible with Spotify, the user may need to update their device's operating system or firmware in order to use Spotify.

1. Check if Spotify is down

Open Spotify and sign in. If you are signed in to a Spotify account, click the three lines in the top left corner of the screen. If you are not signed in, click the sign in button in the top left corner of the screen. On the main screen, click the three lines in the top left corner of the screen. In the "Account" section, click the "Settings" button. On the "Settings" screen, under "Connections," click the "Playback" tab. In the "Playback" tab, under "Status," click the "Playback" button. If the "Spotify is down" message is not blue, Spotify is down. If the "Spotify is down" message is blue, click the "Restart Spotify" button.

2. Reinstall Spotify

  1. Launch the Spotify app on your device.
  2. If you are prompted to sign in, enter your Spotify account credentials.
  3. If you are not prompted to sign in, click the Login button.
  4. On the main screen, click the Music tab.
  5. If you are prompted to sign in again, enter your credentials.
  6. On the Music tab, under Account, click Settings.
  7. Under Account Settings, click Reset Account.
  8. Enter your Spotify account details and click Reset Account again.
  9. After resetting your account, click the Music tab.
  10. Under Account, click Reinstall.
  11. On the Reinstall Spotify screen, select your language and device.
  12. Select the Install button.
  13. After the installation is complete, click the Music tab.
  14. Under Accounts, click your name.
  15. Under Playlists, click your name.
  16. Click the Library tab.
  17. If you see an error message, click the Play button to try the playlist again.

3. Reset your modem/router

To reset your modem/router, you will need to remove the power cord from the modem/router, wait 10 seconds, and plug the power cord back in. Next, you will need to reset the modem/router by pressing the reset button. After resetting the modem/router, you will need to reconnect the cable to the modem/router and to the internet service.

4. Check for updates for your operating system

  1. Open your computer’s Windows Update or Control Panel.
  2. Under “Windows Update,” click “Check for updates.”
  3. If there are any updates available, Windows Update will show you a list of them.
  4. Click “Install updates” to install the updates.
  5. If there are any updates that require a restart, Windows Update will tell you so.
  6. After the updates are installed, Windows Update will show you a list of updates that were installed.
  7. If there are any updates that you don’t want to install, click “Remove updates.”
  8. You can also click “Change settings” to change the settings used to check for updates.
  9. Click “OK” to close Windows Update.

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

  1. Check your internet connection
  2. Restart your computer
  3. Check for updates for Spotify