Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

Media keys no longer work

Solved!

Media keys no longer work

Description

My media keys used to work to play, pause, skip forward/backward, etc. in Spotify, and other applications when Spotify is running. Suddenly, my media keys have no effect.

 

A more detailed description, using numbered steps

1. Open Spotify

2. Start playing music

3. Click my "Play/Pause" media key

 

  

What I expected to happen

Music pauses, and resumes upon another click

 

What actually happened

Nothing

 

My Operating System

Windows 7 (64 bit) AND Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

 

Do you have a Service Pack installed?

Windows 7 is Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1 has no Service Pack

 

My Spotify version

0.9.10.14.g578d350b

 

My internet provider and country

Service Electric, USA

 

Did you do a clean install of your current Windows version or did you upgrade from a previous version?

Clean installs on both

 

My username

snyderxc

 

Do you have any screenshots you can attach to more clearly explain your issue?

No

Reply
88 Replies

This is the best solution. Thanks!

I am having this same issue, except I have a Macbook Air 13inch. Any solutions? 

Thanks! Worked in 2018!

Holy cow thank you! I know this thread is old but I've had this problem with not only Spotify but other platforms including VLC Media Player, Youtube, etc. God bless and have a good day 😃

Only my play button and left skip track button work 

i don't have google music etc installed 

can someone help?

doesnt work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh my god, all these havent worked and then urs did you are a genius.

You've saved my life.

Thank you very much, it worked perfectly after that.

Suggested posts