Why is Spotify on Xbox not working? How to fix

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Spotify on Xbox is an essential experience for many gamers who want to add music to their gaming routine. Experiencing any disruptions of the Spotify app can be pretty annoying and make players wonder if there is any way to fix this.

Why is Spotify on Xbox not working?

There are a few reasons why your Spotify Xbox app may not be working, though the main one is sadly out of your hands. The most likely reason that Spotify is not working on your gaming console is that Spotify is experiencing an outage. It is possible that it is an Xbox issue, but if you can use other Xbox services, it is likely an issue with Spotify.

There is a small chance that your Spotify app or Xbox console could be out of date and causing issues. If this is the case, you might be able to restore the ability to use your Spotify app after completing a few steps.

How to troubleshoot Spotify issues on Xbox

First, you'll want to establish that Spotify is not down. Use Google, Twitter, and other searches to see if others are experiencing issues or if Spotify has released an official statement. You can also just check the Spotify Status Twitter account. If Spotify is experiencing issues, you'll simply have to wait to be able to use the app again. Often, these sorts of problems sort themselves out in a few hours and rarely last longer than a day.

If you have determined Spotify is not experiencing issues, you should check for updates. First, check the app itself to determine if it is up to date. If it is, you can then check if your Xbox itself needs any software updates. If this still does not help, you may try uninstalling and then downloading the app back onto your console.

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Bethany has been a writer at Pro Game Guides for two years, but she has been into both gaming and writing for countless years. When not writing helpful guides for fellow gamers, she can be found playing on her PC or Switch, writing short stories, and watching horror movies.
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