Fix: Spotify Web Player Not working in Chrome

Spotify Web Player not working in Chrome? No problem! The blog post has possible ways to fix the issue.

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Spotify is a popular audio streaming service used by people all across the globe. Apart from the desktop, mobile, and tablet app, the company also offer users a web player.

Similar to other platforms, Spotify Web Player also share similar features likes you can search for artists, tracks, albums, and playlists.

Users prefer to use Spotify Web Player on their default web browser. But majority of users access it using Chrome browser.

Normally, the web player from Spotify work flawlessly on the all the modern browser. But users all across the globe regularly reporting about the issue on the internet i.e “Spotify Web Player Not working in Chrome browser.”

How to Fix Spotify Web Player Not Working in Chrome

Finding this to be a serious problem, I decided to write this blog post featuring all the possible ways that users can use to troubleshoot Spotify Web Player not playing in Chrome browser.

So without further delay why don’t you start reading about the first method:

1. Relaunch Spotify Web Player

Close Spotify Web Player and then close Chrome web browser.

After that, visit https://open.spotify.com/browse and web player will start working for sure.

2. Update Chrome Browser to latest Version

Sometimes updating the Chrome browser to latest version fixes various issues including Spotify Web Player not working issue.

Here’s how to check the latest update:

In Chrome address bar copy-paste following address:

"chrome://settings/help"

If there’s latest update available, then it will appear under About Chrome title.

3. Clear Cache and Cookies

According to thesolution shared by one of the users on Spotify Community, clearing cache and cookies on Chrome browser fix Spotify Web Player not playing issue.

To clear cache on Chrome browser, here’s what you need to do:

In the Chrome address bar, copy-paste following address:

chrome://settings/clearBrowserData

A quick clear browsing data dialog will open up, here you need to check the box for “Cookies and other sites data” and “Cached images and files.”

Once done, relaunch the Chrome browser and launch Spotify Web Player. This should fix the issue and web player should work smoothly.

4. Enable Spotify Web Player in Chrome

In case, none of the method fails to fix the issue, then you need to enable Spotify Web Player in Chrome browser.

Normally, when you visit Spotify Web Player for the first time, it automatically enable it. In case, due to any reason if it is not enabled, then here’s what you need to do to enable it:

In the Chrome address bar, you need to copy-paste:

chrome://settings/content

Here, you need to head over to Protected Content section and click on it.

On the next screen, you need to move the slider for “Allow sites to play protected content (recommended)” to ON position.

Relaunch Spotify Web Player. This time it should work for sure.

Related ReadingHow to Clear Browser Cache (All Modern Browser)

That’s it!

I hope the solutions suggested in this blog post will definitely fix Spotify Web Player not working in Chrome browser.

Why don’t you give it a try and let me know if this fixes the issues. If you have any other solution, feel free to share in the comments.

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