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Why are my AirPods not working with Spotify?

If your AirPods are not working with Spotify, this post will show you likely reasons why and what you can do about it.

Likely reasons why your AirPods are not working with Spotify are that your AirPods are not connected to your device, your AirPods are muted, you need to forget and reconnect your AirPods to your device or you need to reset and reconnect your AirPods to your device.

There are a number of possible reasons why your AirPods are not working with Spotify, but there are also a number of things you can do about it.

Why are my AirPods not working with Spotify?

Below are likely reasons why your AirPods are not working with Spotify.

AirPods are not connected

The reason why your AirPods are not connecting to Spotify might be that the AirPods are not properly connected to your device.

It would help to make sure that your AirPods are connected to your device. It would also help to make sure that your AirPods are not connected to another nearby device instead.

Need to update Spotify

It might also be the case that you need to update Spotify. It would help to make sure that Spotify is up to date for you.

Volume turned down or out of range

Also, it might be the case that your AirPods are out of charge or that the volume is turned down on Spotify.

It would help to make sure that your AirPods are charged and that the volume is turned up on Spotify. It could also be the case that your AirPods are muted on your device.

Forget and reconnect

It would also help to try forgetting your AirPods from your device and then to reconnect your AirPods to your device. To do this do the following:

  1. Forget your AirPods on the Bluetooth settings of your device
  2. Put your AirPods in the case
  3. Open the lid
  4. Press the button until the white light shows
  5. Reconnect your AirPods to the device by clicking on them on your device’s Bluetooth list

Reset and reconnect

If none of that works, try resetting and reconnecting your AirPods to your device by doing the following:

Forget your AirPods from your device
Put your AirPods in the case
Open the lid
Hold the button for 15 seconds until the light flashes orange then white
Pair your AirPods with your device again

Reinstall Spotify

It could also help to try reinstalling Spotify.

Read more: Can I put AirPods in rice?

How to get my AirPods to work on Spotify?

To get your AirPods to work with Spotify, try the following:

  • Make sure the volume is turned up
  • Disconnect your AirPods from other devices
  • Forget and reconnect your AirPods to your device
  • Reset and reconnect your AirPods
  • Reinstall the Spotify app

Do AirPods work with Spotify?

AirPods and AirPods pro do work with Spotify. To use them with Spotify, all that is necessary is to connect your AirPods to your phone or laptop like normal then to use Spotify like you normally would.

The music should just automatically play through the AirPods.

Read more: Can you connect AirPods without the case?

Why do my AirPods cut out on Spotify?

Your AirPods might be cutting out on Spotify for any of the same reasons why AirPods might not be working with Spotify as mentioned above.

It would help to forget and reconnect your AirPods to your device and to make sure that your AirPods are not connecting to any other devices.