How to Fix Alexa Not Playing Spotify Music

  • To fix alexa not playing spotify music you need to clear cache and data and also unlink and link spotify account again with alexa will help fixing spotify music not playing on alexa.
  • Other steps you can perform -> set spotify as default music player on alexa, turn off alexa and wait for a few minutes and turn on alexa.

Hello here I’m  gonna go through issues with Alexa on Spotify. So sometimes Alexa won’t play play Spotify and here I just found the best solution to this. When you are using your Alexa to play Spotify music and it works later all of sudden it stopped working then this could be the reason for this or alexa not connected to wifi, it might be due to the arrangement of the Spotify connection to Alexa that doesn’t allow you to use Alex as a voice controller so the problem is basically with voice control and spy fights.  So here’s the solution.

How to fix Alexa Not Playing Spotify

Step 1: Open the Alexa app on your PC, select your Echo and go to settings.

Step 2: Scroll down to About and click on the De -reregister for your echo then you re register  again. Now  it starts working and then you can use your voice control again and it will work again with Spotify so that was a solution for this kind of problem.

Set Spotify as Default on Amazon Alexa

Step 1: Open Alexa app -> Go to settings

Step 2: Tap on Music and Podcast 

Step 3: Now, Select Default Music Service and change default music app

Step 4: Now, tap on Spotify and make spotify as default on amazon alexa.

Note: You need to link the spotify account with alexa and to do that you need to login to the spotify account on your amazon alexa app when prompted.

Once you change settings, go ahead and ask alexa to play music from spotify it will play your favourite music from spotify.

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Turn off and turn on Alexa if Spotify Not playing Music

Step 1: Go ahead and pull the power plug from wall

Step 2: Now disconnect all power cables and wait for 30 or 60 seconds.

Step 3: Plug Back power cables and try playing music on spotify.

Sometimes, there may be technical glitch which needs to restart your alexa devices. 

Clear App Data and Cache

Step 1: Launch Settings app on your Mobile -> App settings -> find Spotify App and navigate to storage settings or storage and cache.

Step 2: Tap on storage and cache -> Tap on clear cache and clear data of spotfy app.

That’s it this is how you clear cache and app data if spotify not playing music on alexa, once you clear cache you need to link spotify again with alexa and clearing cache and app data will help fixing issue when alexa cant play music from spotify.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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