How to Fix – Lyrics could not load on spotify?

Lyrics is a feature on Spotify that shows the word in the text form (just like subtitle on YouTube) of a song or podcast.

If you are not able to see the lyrics on Spotify then you should try updating Spotify app, Relogin, try playing another song or podcast, Clear cache spotify, Make sure to disable offline mode, Contact customer support etc.

How to see lyrics on spotify mobile

Go through the following quick and simple steps to see lyrics on your Spotify mobile app:

  • Tap on the search bar icon at the lower part of the home page screen of the Spotify app.
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  • Enter the song keywords that you want to tune on.
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  • Tune in to your favorite song.
play the song
  • Tap on the Now Playing View on a song.
  • Then, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
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  • Enjoy the lyrics that appear in real-time as the song is tuning in.

How to see lyrics on spotify desktop

Yes, Spotify lyrics appear on the Spotify desktop too. If you have still not found them, the following pointers will help you through it:

  • Tune in to your favorite song on Spotify.
song on Spotify desktop
  • Go to the Now Playing View on a song.
  • Then, you will see the track of the lyrics in real-time in Now Playing View.

How to Fix the issue ‘I Can’t see lyrics on spotify

1. Update the app

To fix the issue of temporary glitches and bugs, you should update the Spotify app. This will certainly fix the issue if the problem has occurred due to the outdated Spotify app.

Read the following details to update the Spotify app:

For Android

  • Head over to the Google Play Store.
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  • Enter the Spotify app in the search bar.
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  • Press the button Update to update the Spotify app.
tap on update option to update your spotify app on android

For iPhone

  • Head over to the App Store.
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  • Enter the Spotify app in the search bar to search for it.
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  • Press the button Update.
tap on update option to update your spotify app on iphone

2. Make sure to disable offline mode

You should disable the offline mode if it is turned on. This will establish the internet connection on your Spotify app and you will be able to listen to songs with lyrics on Spotify.

Follow the following steps to disable the offline mode:

  • Go to the Spotify app.
  • Tap on the gear icon of Settings.
Open Spotify Settings.
  • Search for the option of offline mode in the resulting menu.
  • Swipe the toggle bar to disable the offline mode.
offline mode

3. Log in and log out of the app

You can try to refresh the Spotify app by logging in and logging out of the Spotify app. This will certainly solve the issue that you are facing on your Spotify app. Try the following steps to log out of the Spotify app:

  • Head over to the Spotify app.
  • Tap on the gear icon of Spotify.
Open Spotify Settings.
  • Then, look for the option of log out.
tap on logout option to logout your account on spotify app
  • Press the option and log out.

Next, try the following steps to log in to your Spotify app:

  • Enter your email ID or phone number.
  • Then, enter your password.
  • Then, log in.

4. Clear Spotify cache

Maybe the reason for not getting lyrics is Spotify cache. It is creating the issue of bugs and glitches. You need to rectify it.

Follow the following pointers to clear the Spotify cache:

  • Launch your Spotify app.
  • Go to the Settings (gear icon).
Open Spotify Settings.
  • Scroll down the screen to search for the option of Clear Cache.
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  • Tap on the option.
screenshot for confirmation of clear cache of spotify app

5. Play another song

It may be possible that the Musicxmatch app has not added the lyrics to the song that you are searching for. In this case, you should try to play another song. If you can track the lyrics of that song now, it means that the lyrics of that song are unavailable on Spotify.

6. Customer Support Center

You should contact the customer support center of the Spotify app to enable the feature of lyrics if you are a subscriber to the family premium plan. Learn here how to contact the customer support center:

  • Open your Spotify app.
  • Tap on the gear icon (Settings).
Open Spotify Settings.
  • Scroll down the screen to search for the option of Support given at the bottom.
  • Tap on the option Support.
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  • Then, press the option of Go to Community.
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  • Tap on the option of Chat.
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  • Select your topic Music Discussion.
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  • Then, post your message in the given form.
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Why can’t I see lyrics on Spotify?

1. Offline mode

Maybe you are listening to your downloaded playlist on Spotify in offline mode. Therefore, the lyrics option is not enabled on your Spotify app. The lyrics only appear when the Spotify app is in online mode and connected to a high-speed internet connection.

2. Temporary glitches

Maybe your Spotify app has been encountering issues like temporary glitches and bugs. These temporary issues won’t let you enjoy songs with lyrics on Spotify. Therefore, you need to find out how to fix the problem of temporary glitches.

3. Outdated app

One more possible cause behind the problem of lyrics is your outdated Spotify app. The Spotify app should be updated from time to time. In case you forget to update the app, you won’t be able to see lyrics on Spotify.

4. Server is down

Maybe the server of your Spotify is down. Therefore, it is not working efficiently. You can check it at the downdetector. Here, you will come to know about the server of the Spotify app.

FAQs

1. Are Spotify lyrics only for Premium?

No, the Spotify lyrics are not only for Premium. Spotify has rolled out this feature for both free plan users and premium plan subscribers.

2. How to enable lyrics on Spotify?

To enable lyrics on Spotify, you should tap on the Now Playing View on a song. Then, you should swipe up from the bottom of the screen. There, you will be able to track the lyrics with your Spotify sog.

Emily Johnson is a talented audio engineer and podcast producer. She has been using Spotify for the last 7 years as a creator and listener.

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