How to Fix Spotify Group Session not working?

Spotify premium subscribers get the advantage of group sessions. They can organise a virtual musical party to which they invite their friends to enjoy non-stop and high-quality music together.

But what will you do when either you or your friend is not able to onboard the musical party on Spotify?

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How will you fix up this issue?Hence, read this article to know how to fix Spotify Group Session not working.

You will find the shared solutions very useful whenever this problem occurs.

What is Spotify Group Session?

Spotify Group Session is an exclusive feature of Spotify Premium. If you are a Spotify premium subscriber, you can get the advantage of this group session limitlessly at any time.

No matter where your friend lives in can be invited for the musical group session. He/she can control what plays on Spotify without any ado.

When you start the remote group session, you will have to tap on invite friends. Then, you will get an invitation link to share with your friends. You can copy it and share it via any mode.

The best thing is that more friends can be added in between the group session by sending an invitation link.

Reasons – why is Spotify group session not working?

There can be many possible reasons behind the Spotify group session not working. Check out the following reasons and find out what causes your Spotify group session not working:

  1. Expired Premium Membership: It may be possible that your premium subscription to the Spotify app has expired. Therefore, you are not getting the feature of group session in active mode.
  2. Slow Internet: Owing to the slow connectivity of the internet, you are not able to access the group session of Spotify.
  3. Technical glitches: Sometimes, apps face technical glitches without any reason. These issues are not of your software but of the company. In this case, group session will not work.
  4. Cache error: Many times, cache of the Spotify is identified as a major factor of group session default.
  5. Outdated Version: Check whether your Spotify app has been outdated. The outdated versions create problems.

How to Fix Spotify Group Session not working?

Spotify group session lovers can’t wait for more when they are unable to use it. Here, we have discussed the solutions to fix the Spotify group session not working. Check out the following ways:

1. Make sure Spotify Premium is active

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You should ensure that you are an active member of the premium plan of the Spotify app.

This plan enables you to use the feature of the group session limitlessly.

If it is not active, you will neither host nor participate in the group session.

2. Make sure to update spotify

tap on update option to update your spotify app on android
tap on update option to update your spotify app on iphone

If you are a premium plan subscriber of the Spotify app but are unable to enjoy the group session. You should update Spotify without no more delay.

This will help you get the feature of the group session once again. You can do this in the following way:

Update Spotify on Android

  • Go to the Google Play Store.
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  • Search Spotify in the search bar.
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  • Open Spotify and then Tap on the option of the Update.
tap on update option to update your spotify app on android

Note: You will get the option of the update if it is available. No option for the update means that you are using the latest version of the Spotify app.

Update spotify on Iphone

  • Open the App Store.
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  • Tap on the search icon.
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  • Search the Spotify in the search bar
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  • Tap on the option of Update.
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3. Clear the cache of Spotify app

Clearing the cache of any app can resolve many issues. You can clear the cache of the Spotify app and fix the problem of group session.

Let’s see how you can do it.

But the special thing about the spotify app is that you can clear cache from spotify app on your both android and iphone.

Follow the below steps to Clear spotify Cache on Android & Iphone:

  • Open your spotify app on your android or iphone device.
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  • Tap the setting (gear icon).
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  • Find the ‘Clear cache’ option below by scrolling down and tap on it.
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  • Finally, confirm by tapping on Clear cache option for clearing cache of your spotify app.
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4. Force stop to the Spotify app

You can enable the not working group session by forcing stop to the Spotify app. This will help in removing bugs and errors. Let’s see how to do it.

Force stop on Android

  • Hold the spotify app.
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  • Go to the app info option.
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  • Tap the force stop option.

Force stop on iPhone

Since, there is no any direct option for force stop on iphone as android. But the force stop means to stop running process of app or quitting & Restart.

Follow the below steps for quitting and restart the spotify app on iphone:-

  • Open the app switcher (Recent app) by double-tapping the home screen button of your iphone.
  • Find the spotify app and swipe up the spotify app.
  • Now, open the spotify app for restarting.

Now, your iphone force stop proces done as the above steps will stop running process of spotify app and will restart.

5. Reinstall your spotify app

You can reinstall the Spotify app and fix the issue of not working the group session.

Let’s understand how to do it.

Reinstallation spotify on Android

1. Uninstall the Spotify app. Follow the below steps for it : –

  • Hold the spotify app.
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  • Tap uninstall option for uninstalling your spotify app.
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2. Install the Spotify app. Follow the below steps for it :-

  • Go to the Google Play Store.
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  • Search the spotify app.
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  • Open Spotify and tap install for downloading and installing spotify app on your android phone.
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Reinstallation spotify on Iphone

1. Uninstall the Spotify app Follow the below steps for it:-

  • Keep pressing the Spotify app.
  • Tap the delete app option for uninstalling Spotify app from iPhone.

2. Install the Spotify app. Follow below steps for it:-

  • Open the App Store.
  • Tap on the search icon.
  • Search the Spotify in the search bar
  • Tap on the option of Install.

6. Restart your phone

You can get back your Spotify if it is frozen unexpectedly by restarting your phone. This is very easy to do. Just hold on to the power button of your device for a couple of seconds and choose the option of reboot or restart. Tap on the option. Your phone will be started in no time.

7. Make sure a stable internet connection

You should ensure that the Internet connection that you are having for operating your Spotify app is of high speed. If it is not there, switch to any other Wi-Fi network and enjoy the amazing music group session on Spotify with your friend in the evening.

8. Wait for some times

It may be possible that there is a technical glitch that is not in your control to resolve. Wait for some time. The problem will be resolved within a few hours by the Spotify team.

9. Raise issues to Spotify support team

You can write this to the Spotify support team if the above-mentioned ways are failed. The team will help you within a short time. Follow the points given below:

  • Launch the Spotify app.
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  • Tap on the Settings given in the right corner of the screen.
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  • Scroll down the screen and tap on the support.
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  • Then, wait for a few seconds.
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  • Then, tap on ‘Visit Our Community.’
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  • You will get three options i.e. Home, Help, and FAQs. Tap on the Home.
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  • Choose the option of chat to write your complaint.
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FAQs

Why does Spotify group session keep disconnecting?

There can be many reasons behind the Spotify group session keeps disconnecting. But if it happens again and again, it can be due to the poor connectivity of the internet.

Why Group Session Link Not Working ?

If you are not an active member of the Spotify premium plan, the group session link will not work. Furthermore, a poor internet connection will also create a failure in opening the link.

Why Spotify is asking to join a Group session?

Spotify is asking you to join a group session because your friend has sent you an invitation to join the group session.

Do you need Spotify Premium for group sessions?

Yes, you need Spotify Premium for group sessions. This feature is gifted to only those who are subscribed to the premium plan. They can host and invite their friends for a musical evening on the Spotify.

Can anyone join my Spotify group session?

No, anyone can’t join your Spotify group session. Only your friends to whom you have sent an invitation link can join. Furthermore, they should be premium plan subscribers.

Wrapping Up

Hope that now, you are able to enjoy the group session on Spotify without any ado by fixing the issue that was occurring.

The solutions that are suggested here are tested ones. Therefore, they can’t be failed.

Please share how you have solved the issue in the comment section below. We always appreciate your useful suggestions.

If still, the problem persists, do write to us. We will reach you shortly to resolve the issue.

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