After a brief downtime, Spotify is working again in the U.S. and Europe

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Update, 10am ET: Spotify service has resumed and the apps are working normally in the U.S. and Europe.

What you need to know

  • Spotify is down for many people across the U.S. and Europe.
  • The outage appears to have started around 6:30am ET.
  • The issue seems to affect music streaming, logging in, and issues with Spotify's website.

Popular music streaming service Spotify appears to be down for many people across the U.S. and Europe. According to Down Detector, the issue began around 6:30 a.m. ET (via The Mirror).

At the time of publication, 64 percent of people that reported issues have problems with music streaming while 31 percent have issues logging into Spotify. These figures will fluctuate as more reports of issues come in.

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Spotify's support Twitter account states that the company is investigating the issue.

As reported by The Verge, the issues with Spotify could be related to a Facebook login issue. The Facebook issue appears to affect several iOS apps, including Spotify, TikTok, and Pinterest.

Update, 10am ET — Spotify says it has resolved its issues

In a tweet issued at 8:54am ET, Spotify said it has resolved its connectivity problems and everything should be back to normal now. I can vouch for it — been streaming the Tron Legacy soundtrack for the last half an hour.

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Now get back to work!

Sean Endicott
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