Reinstall Spotify

Reinstalling the app fixes many common issues and makes sure it’s fully up-to-date.

Note: You need to re-download any downloaded music and podcasts after reinstalling the app.

  1. Tap and hold the Spotify app icon.
  2. Tap Delete App, then Delete.
  3. Go to the App Store and install the Spotify app.

Android 6.0+  

  1. Go to your phone’s Settings.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Find Spotify in your list of apps, tap it.
  4. For a clean reinstall, tap Storage, then Clear Data.
  5. Tap Uninstall.
  6. Go to Google Play and install the Spotify app.

Older Android devices

  1. Go to your phone’s Settings.
  2. Select Applications, then Manage applications.
  3. Find Spotify in your list of apps, tap it.
  4. Tap Clear Data.
  5. For a clean reinstall, go to Storage > Android > Data and delete a folder called com.spotify.music.
  6. Go to Google Play and install the Spotify app.

Last updated: 15 April, 2021

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