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[Troubleshooting] Windows

Having trouble with the Spotify desktop app? Here’s a step-by-step guide to help get things working again. What to try first Perform a soft reset (generally rebooting the device will suffice). If that doesn’t help, try a clean reinstall. Be sure to l...

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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Superuser Contribution Songs cutting in and out briefly; HP PC; Premium; Both webpage & app

Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the computer. Cleared data. Have also uninstalled and rei...

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  • Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the co...
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Superuser Contribution I can't use web player after premium.

I play music but song other music which I don't choose that. And music song 5-6 second and than I can't hear but music still song.

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  • I play music but song other music which I don't choose that. And music song 5-6 second and than I can't hear but music still song.
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Superuser Contribution Only 249 local files seem to load. Is that a normal limitation? Library Win

So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All from iTunes, Google Music (previous life), and now mos...

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  • So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All fro...
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Superuser Contribution Não consigo ver as atividades dos meus amigos.

Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei que resolvesse e nada. Sigo 13 pessoas e só duas apar...

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  • Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei qu...
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Superuser Contribution remove recently played list from spotify desktop application

i dont see any option for removing recently played songs from spotify desktop application. there are no three little dots and when i right click, the menu does not have remove from recently played option anywhere.please help.

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  • i dont see any option for removing recently played songs from spotify desktop application. there are no three little dots and when i right click, the menu does not have remove from recently played op...
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Superuser Contribution Songs glitching mid song.

My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.

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  • My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.
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Superuser Contribution max volume on startup

Everytime it starts up on my desktop it resets to full volume. Tried doing clean reinstall, did not work

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  • Everytime it starts up on my desktop it resets to full volume. Tried doing clean reinstall, did not work
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Superuser Contribution Why are most of my friends missing on the Friend's Activity tab?

I've had the issue for a few months now, but most of my friends do not show up under this tab despite my knowing they are active. Only four out of fifteen of my friends are listed.

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  • I've had the issue for a few months now, but most of my friends do not show up under this tab despite my knowing they are active. Only four out of fifteen of my friends are listed.
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How do I fix "Post flooding detected"? 2

Regarding https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/How-do-I-fix-quot-Post-flooding-detected-quot/m-p/5370534, TS reports a problem with posting, I report a problem with posting sometimes, and you answer clearly states that we are in fact spam...

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  • Regarding https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/How-do-I-fix-quot-Post-flooding-detected-quot/m-p/5370534, TS reports a problem with posting, I report a problem with posting sometimes...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album Charts on Windows Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 I have just noticed that the Album-Charts do not show in the Charts-Genre Section on Desktop, even though I can find them there on my iPad and iPhone. What happened here? Why arent they...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   I have just noticed that the Album-Charts do not show in the Charts-Genre Section on Desktop, even though I can...
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Superuser Contribution I'm using Spotify app will it count as a stream if I lower the volume from sound settings

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume from the "app volume and device preferences" in sound settings of the laptop and ...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume ...
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Superuser Contribution spotify blend ruining friend activity

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC )Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, the friend activity on the desktop only shows each other, and other people in other blend...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC ) Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps on crashing

Sometimes it opens for a second then crahses multiple times but then other time it opens play stays open for a couple of minutes then crashes. I've tried many solutions and I checked debug and it gave me the message saying [0424/004703.811:WARNING:ta...

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  • Sometimes it opens for a second then crahses multiple times but then other time it opens play stays open for a couple of minutes then crashes. I've tried many solutions and I checked debug and it gav...
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Superuser Contribution Why are playlists I've set to private showing up in my public playlist tab?

I right clicked and it says "make private" so I click that and supposedly the playlist is private but when I go to my profile I see it under my public playlists section. I did something similar the other month and that playlist isn't showing up. What...

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  • I right clicked and it says "make private" so I click that and supposedly the playlist is private but when I go to my profile I see it under my public playlists section. I did something similar the o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't delete playlist

It's like a glitched folder, I logged on to my account yesterday and there's a ton of playlists so I clean it but for whatever reason, I can't delete a playlist, it's like a glitched playlist. doesn't appear in my library so I can't add songs when de...

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  • It's like a glitched folder, I logged on to my account yesterday and there's a ton of playlists so I clean it but for whatever reason, I can't delete a playlist, it's like a glitched playlist. doesn'...
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Superuser Contribution A playlist will play just one second per song

I received a shared playlist from Linkedin https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6xx2bsAB85N4ovGFAOET2O?si=2cd707e70acd4f24&nd=1 and it plays just a second from every song and stops. I don't have a Spotify Premium membership. Any ideas? Do I need to have...

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  • I received a shared playlist from Linkedin https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6xx2bsAB85N4ovGFAOET2O?si=2cd707e70acd4f24&nd=1 and it plays just a second from every song and stops. I don't have a S...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop app Doesn't see my phone

PlanPremium Device(Pixel 6, PC)Operating System(Windows 10, Android 12) My Question or IssueOne day I wanted to switch the track in desktop app from the phone and find out that phone doesn't see the desktop app and desktop app doesn't see my phone th...

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  • Plan Premium   Device (Pixel 6, PC) Operating System (Windows 10, Android 12)   My Question or Issue One day I wanted to switch the track in desktop app from the phone and find o...
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