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Why does my Spotify keeps pausing ? Here’s the solution | 5 Different Methods

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If you enjoy listening to music then you have probably heard of Spotify. If you haven’t then Spotify is the best music streaming platform where you can listen to almost every songs.  Though you can listen almost every songs sometimes Spotify becomes annoying by giving some weird errors, Like when you are listening to your favourite artist and them Spotify keeps pausing.

You can relate the frustration  right? You are reading this article means you are also suffering from the problem and wondering why does my Spotify keeps pausing? But don’t worry today we will share you the method to solve the Spotify keeps pausing problem along with its causes so that you can make what not-to-do list.

Why does my Spotify keeps pausing?

There are several reasons for Spotify to keep pausing, some may be because simple device error or because of cache. Below are the list of all the causes for Spotify keeps pausing.

  1. Problem with the Spotify server
  2. Poor Internet Connection
  3. Accounts used in multiple device
  4. Out-dated Application
  5. Unwanted Caches
  6. Power Saving mode

Solutions for Spotify keeps pausing

Above we have mentioned all of the possible cause for your Spotify to pause randomly. Now, lets’ discuss about the solutions. As you can see there may be different reasons for Spotify keeps pausing, so we will share solutions for each problems so that you don’t have to search different websites to get the solution.

Solution 1: Check for Spotify Server

Sometimes Spotify servers gets overloaded or there arise some technical issues which cause your Spotify account to pause and cause other problems. So before trying anything in your computer make sure that there is no issue with the Spotify server. If you are wondering how the heck will we check whether there is any issue with Spotify or not. Then just open any of the linked below.

  1. Spotify twitter page @SpotifyStatus
  2. Spotify  Ongoing Issues board

If there is any issue with Spotify then you can see that in those website.

Spotify keeps pausing
Spotify keeps pausing – Spotify Twitter page

Spotify keeps pausing

Above are some of the errors from the Spotify server. If you are facing the Spotify pausing because of the server error then you have to wait for Spotify team to resolve the problem. Once they fixed the problem then check your Spotify it should be working.

If the problem is not from server and you are stilling facing  Spotify to pause randomly then its time to move to second solution.

Solution 2: Sign Out of everywhere

You have probably heard of Netflix device limitation, if you are using Netflix. They have put the limitation so that there ,wont be any overload in the account. But there is no such limitation in your Spotify account. You can login to as much device as you want and use Spotify. Because of this there may come some overload in your account which cause your account to acts strangely. To check either this is causing the problem or not simple sign out your account from everywhere. Below we mentioned the steps to do so.

  1. Login to your Spotify account from browser..
  2. Once you have logged on to your account scroll down and you will see something like “Sign our of everywhere

    Sign our of everywhere
    Sign our of everywhere

  3. Login to your Spotify account and check.

This method has proved to work for most of the readers. So we hope this method has worked for you. If this method didn’t worked for you then we have to do some basic and common troubleshoot methods. Below we will mention the step by step method of basic troubleshooting.

Solution 3: Restart your device

If you haven’t tried  restarting your device then you must do that. Restarting the device has proved to solved most of the problems. If you ever encounter some silly problem in your deice then the first option for you to is restart the device and check either it solve the problem or not.

If you are still seeing the issue then check for another solution.

Solution 4: Disable Data and Power Saving Mode

The devices are getting smarter day by day. For example the chargers of mobile phones which stops charging once the device hit 100% to prevent mobile batteries from being damaged. Like that they may cause Spotify keeps pausing problem to prevent you from excessive use of data or power. So you have to disable them in your device if they are enable. You can disable them from notification bar in android and iPhone and solve Spotify keeps pausing problem.

Spotify keeps pausing
Spotify keeps pausing

Solution 5: Update your Software

As we keep mentioning, out dated software may cause different errors so you have to make sure that every thing is updated. You have to update your system software as well as your Spotify app.

Final Words

Your problem should be fixed by the solutions mentioned above. If you are still facing the problem then you can try restarting your router or shifting from  mobile data to wifi or wifi to mobile data.

the authorABHIYAN
Abhiyan Chhetri is a cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Abhiyan is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.

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