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Spotify error code access point 22: Quick Fix

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Spotify has become one of the most popular music platforms globally, attracting millions of users globally because of its extensive song collection and easy-to-use interface. However, even the most well-established platforms can occasionally encounter technical problems, and Spotify is no exception. One of these issues that users might encounter is Spotify Error Code Access Point 22.

This error occurs when attempting to sign in to Spotify’s desktop app. It doesn’t impact the Spotify app on iOS and Android devices. Even if users have Spotify Premium, they can’t sign in to the desktop app.

In this article, we have discussed the cause of Spotify error code access point 22 and the fix to help you resolve the problem.

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What causes the Spotify error code access point 22?

The Access Point 22 error code on Spotify happens because they’ve stopped supporting older versions of the Spotify desktop app. If you’re using a desktop app version older than 1.1.59, you won’t be able to log in.

Here’s the official clarification provided by Lyubka, a moderator on the official Spotify forum.

Click here to access the Spotify community forum for Spotify error code access point 22.

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How to fix the Access Point 22 error?

If you wish to fix the Spotify error code access point 22, your only option is to get the latest version of the Spotify desktop app. However, it has become impossible to update the desktop app versions older than 1.1.59 because Spotify has stopped supporting the older versions of the desktop app.

Deleting the support for the app won’t affect your playlist or premium subscription; your account is still active, and all your preferences and playlists will not be changed.

So, to fix this issue, you have to uninstall the older version of the Spotify desktop app and then reinstall the latest version.

Click here to get the Spotify desktop app for Mac
Click here to get the Spotify desktop app for Windows

You can also download the app from the Microsoft App Store for Windows.

Also read: How to get Spotify on Macbook?


Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: [email protected]