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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 Major Spotify defect/bug in new Windows version - playlists can be permanently broken, UNUSABLE

In the new version of Windows Spotify app, there is a major playlist issue that makes playlists extremely broken if you care about organizing them. If you select two or more files and re-order them, it doesn't actually re-order those files and then p...

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  • In the new version of Windows Spotify app, there is a major playlist issue that makes playlists extremely broken if you care about organizing them. If you select two or more files and re-order them, ...
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My Local Files Duration is Saying Wrong Time?

This is really bothering me. Today I added a new Album to my local files- not only did I have a lot of problems getting all the songs on there (There were 3 songs missing, and i retried at least 4 times, deleting and ripping the disc again etc. I als...

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  • This is really bothering me. Today I added a new Album to my local files- not only did I have a lot of problems getting all the songs on there (There were 3 songs missing, and i retried at least 4 ti...
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Superuser Contribution Some issues of new update

PlanFree Country : No Matter Device(PC) Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue I have an issue with new features of updated Spotify.First, this is an option that was previously only available for Spotify Premium users, I previously used it...

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  • Plan Free   Country : No Matter   Device (PC)   Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue   I have an issue with new features of updated Spotify. ...
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How to move songs to the top!!!!!!!!! New update.

It now takes me so long to move one song to the top of my playlist. The track list order management is bugged. When I select every track above the track I'm trying to move up, it doesn't select everything. Updates should increase Functionality. What ...

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  • It now takes me so long to move one song to the top of my playlist. The track list order management is bugged. When I select every track above the track I'm trying to move up, it doesn't select every...
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How do I change the size of the interface? (and multiple other things)

PlanPremium Operating SystemAndroid/Windows (but surely ios is concerned too) My Question or IssueOn the windows app everything is bigger...way too big now I can't see much. I can't find the way to set font and everything smaller Every big update Spo...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Android/Windows (but surely ios is concerned too)   My Question or Issue On the windows app everything is bigger...way too big now I can't see much. I...
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Superuser Contribution Multiple problems with latest update: no guard against multiple songs in playlists and more

PlanFree/PremiumDeviceHP ElitebookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueJust got the latest auto-update on PC desktop app. Major changes in how things are displayed. I don't like it and it causes me some problems: 1) There is no warning agai...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Device HP Elitebook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Just got the latest auto-update on PC desktop app. Major changes in how things are displayed. I d...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps pausing randomly every couple of minutes

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo this afternoon, Spotify started randomly pausing on its own after a couple of minutes. Never been an issue before and now can't even get through a whole song with...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So this afternoon, Spotify started randomly pausing on its own after a cou...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Allow USB adapters to play songs on PC

Ok so I recently bought a pair of JBL Quantum headphones and the normal aux cord and the USB adapter works just fine on my PC. However when I went to use Spotify using the USB adapter it would not play. I did some fiddling around and googled some pos...

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  • Ok so I recently bought a pair of JBL Quantum headphones and the normal aux cord and the USB adapter works just fine on my PC. However when I went to use Spotify using the USB adapter it would not pl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify drops connection on and off, Mac and PC.

PlanPremiumCountry SwedenDevice(iPhone 12, Windows desktop, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro 2012)Operating System(Windows 10, OSX Big Sur) My Question or IssueI don't know if this problem occurs regularly with others, but every time I listen to Spotify for ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device (iPhone 12, Windows desktop, Macbook Air, Macbook Pro 2012) Operating System (Windows 10, OSX Big Sur)   My Question or Issue I don't know if this pro...
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Superuser Contribution Stop adding me on playlists

PlanFreeCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, Spotify is keeping adding me to playlists I don't care about.It make me have dificulty finding the playlists that I followed by choice.

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, Spotify is keeping adding me to playlists I don't care about.It make me have dificulty finding the playlis...
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Superuser Contribution No se ha podido encontrar esta pagina

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCada vez que abro spotify me dice "No se ha podido encontrar esta pagina", como si no tuviese conexión, pero en cuanto entro en una carpeta o recargo ya vuelve a ir bien. Solo da el problema al inicio. N...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Cada vez que abro spotify me dice "No se ha podido encontrar esta pagina", como si no tuviese conexión, pero en cuanto entro en una carpeta...
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Superuser Contribution Authentication code is not received to mobile when "REMEMBER ME" is checked while login

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueUnable to select Remember me while login using Mobile number.When I click on "REMEMBER ME" checkbox while login using Mobile number, I am not receiving the 6-digit co...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Dell Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Unable to select Remember me while login using Mobile number. When I click on "REMEMBER M...
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Local Files Area Not Clear on Latest Update

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi there; I may be an **bleep** and just not seeing where local files are on the latest Spotify update, but when I updated, the new UI just doesn't show local files on t...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi there; I may be an **bleep** and just not seeing where local files are on the latest Spoti...
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Superuser Contribution Can't access saved songs based on artist since update.

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince the update I am no longer able to access my saved songs from one particular artist. I DO NOT want to go to my liked songs and search for the artist name, that is a totally unnecessary ex...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since the update I am no longer able to access my saved songs from one particular artist. I DO NOT want to go to my liked so...
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Superuser Contribution Recently Played missing from Home page

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows desktop app, Mac OS desktop app, web interfaceOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueThe "Recently played" section is missing under the Home page. It's been confirmed to me that is should still be there: https...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows desktop app, Mac OS desktop app, web interface Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The "Recently played" section is missing under the Home...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Deleting large numbers of songs fails to delete all of them

If you: Select more than about 200 songs in a playlistDelete them (via right-click)Only the first approximately 100-200 of the songs actually delete. The remainder of them are still there, but no longer selected. I am not sure of the exact numbers, b...

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  • If you:   Select more than about 200 songs in a playlist Delete them (via right-click) Only the first approximately 100-200 of the songs actually delete. The remainder of them are still th...
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Solved!! New Update difficulties

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDell laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI made my Spotify accound around a year ago on my phone and when I got a new laptop last summer I installed the app there as well and everything worked fine. However, I...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Dell laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I made my Spotify accound around a year ago on my phone and when I got a new laptop last sum...
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Superuser Contribution Search function gone haywire

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePC and AndroidOperating System My Question or IssueFor the last 18 hours or so the search engine has become markedly less useful. It throws up all kinds of content I didn't ask for and that doesn't fit with my search terms.E...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC and Android Operating System     My Question or Issue For the last 18 hours or so the search engine has become markedly less useful. It throws up...
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Superuser Contribution New design

Hi,The new Spotify design popped up yesterday with no warning whatsoever. 'Suppose it has to OK. That said, navigating is now very shaky and slow, and quite frustrating to be honest. Really hope it is being addressed and fixed.

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  • Hi, The new Spotify design popped up yesterday with no warning whatsoever. 'Suppose it has to OK. That said, navigating is now very shaky and slow, and quite frustrating to be honest. Really hope it...
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Search Bar is no longer visible at top

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePC 2560x1440Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I can no longer see the search bar at the top of the screen. Instead, I have to click search to display it. Surely this isn't intentional? That would seriously degra...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC 2560x1440 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I can no longer see the search bar at the top of the screen. Instead, I have ...
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