The streaming service went down for hours on all Apple devices this morning. While the exact reason for the outage was not confirmed, The Independent presumed it was related to a bug from Facebook's developer tools.
The company confirmed it was down on some devices earlier this morning:
We're aware of some issues right now and are checking them out! We'll keep you posted.— SpotifyCares (@SpotifyCares) July 10, 2020
This lead to widespread panic among commuters and other music fans who were looking to dip into some tunes as part of their early morning ritual.
spotify was down for a few minutes so i bought like 35 books in a panic but now i see that it's back up . would anyone like 35 dictionaries— nicole boyce (@nicolewboyce) July 10, 2020
when spotify doesnt work so im forced to talk with my coworkers during lunch break pic.twitter.com/I6YJIWxL9J— 𝘢𝘥𝘳𝘪𝘪 (@adrianatorrr) July 10, 2020
Fortunately for Spotify fans, the app was sorted and all appears to be in working order.
Everything's now back in tune! If you still need help, send us a tweet.— SpotifyCares (@SpotifyCares) July 10, 2020