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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 Can't play a song from my Liked songs playlist

PlanFree/PremiumCountryMexicoDeviceDELL Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I start Spotify I do not visualize left bar complete (no one playlist is displayed) , but still can see them when I click on Your Library. But when I click an...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Mexico Device DELL  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I start Spotify I do not visualize left bar complete (no one playlist is disp...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Return the dates for songs added/playlists created

Previously, the desktop version of Spotify had the dates for when songs were added to playlists visible. This feature was useful both in tracking when my playlists were created as well as seeing when playlists created by others were last updated. Per...

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  • Previously, the desktop version of Spotify had the dates for when songs were added to playlists visible. This feature was useful both in tracking when my playlists were created as well as seeing when...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI have uninstalled and reinstalled twice the Spotify app on the pc I still get the "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can imp...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I have uninstalled and reinstalled twice the Spotify app on the pc I still get the "Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify wont show local files

PlanPremiumCountryUkraineOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSomeone say me please, where is my local files?

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  • Plan Premium Country Ukraine Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Someone say me please, where is my local files?
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Solved!! Restore old playlist

Hello, is it possible to restore an old playlist or an old state to be exact? I have all the songs I like to listen to saved in a single playlist. One day I decided to clean up the playlist and removed many songs. I would now like to know which songs...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hello,   is it possible to restore an old playlist or an old state to be exact? I have all the songs I like to listen to saved in a single playlist. One day I decided to clean up the playlist ...
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The new playlist design is horrible and hard to read

Is it only me or does anyone else think this was a huge step back? Playlists are now so big and cluttered when they used to be nice and compact and easier to read. Also again all settings for playlist sorting have reseted. I will never understand why...

  • Gig Goer
  • Is it only me or does anyone else think this was a huge step back? Playlists are now so big and cluttered when they used to be nice and compact and easier to read.   Also again all settings fo...
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Superuser Contribution Friend activity not updating properly

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've noticed that the listening activity is not updating properly. I have it on 2 Windows laptops and one of them would show that a friend is currently listening to a song,...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've noticed that the listening activity is not updating properly. I have it on 2 Windows l...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How can I get help from official spotify support?

My Question or IssueIs it only community support? Yersterday I have posted a topic with my issue and it is 0 comments below. How can i message to official spotify support which will 100% answer me?

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  • My Question or Issue Is it only community support? Yersterday I have posted a topic with my issue and it is 0 comments below. How can i message to official spotify support which will 100% answer me?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Problem with mute shortcut key and full volume shortcut key

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceDell InspironOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a problem. I can't use after upda...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Dell Inspiron Operating System Wind...
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Superuser Contribution Error in the "Good morning" section

1. My playlist "Открытия (1)" I deleted 25.04.2021 (shown in the screenshot). 2. Today is 28.04.2021 after the Windows version is launched, I saw the update of the "Good morning" section.2.1 And there a remote playlist appeared "Открытия (1)" (shown ...

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  • 1. My playlist "Открытия (1)" I deleted 25.04.2021 (shown in the screenshot).                   2. Today is 28.04.2021 after the Windows v...
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Solved!! Playlist Double-click is Bugged: Album-Art-click Doesn't Show Current Song / Speaker Icon

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Desktop Version1.1.27.472.gf6574b97 My Question or IssueWhen double-clicking a playlist it correctly shows the small "Now Playing" speaker icon to the right of the playlist's name, but doe...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Desktop Version 1.1.27.472.gf6574b97   My Question or Issue When double-clicking a playlist it correctly shows t...
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Cover art quality decrease

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWith the new desktop update, all album covers are now super-downsampled. They look horrible, like 240x240 quality postage stamps.I like to have the album covers o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop PC  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue With the new desktop update, all album covers are now super-downsampled. They loo...
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[Desktop][Discover] Favorite Song Feature

I think there should be a feature where you can choose a favorite song. The point of this feature is to show the algorithm for finding music you like (such as Discover Weekly) what kind of music you are really looking for at the time. This will be es...

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  • I think there should be a feature where you can choose a favorite song. The point of this feature is to show the algorithm for finding music you like (such as Discover Weekly) what kind of music you ...
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Superuser Contribution No audio after update

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceWindowsOperating SystemWindows 10Version 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a Spotify was updated today, may 2nd, and since there's no audio playback. The progress bar moves, but there's no audio. I checked the mute function in the ap...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Windows Operating System Windows 10 Version  1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a   Spotify was updated today, may 2nd, and since there's no audio pl...
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Everything is broken

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDell PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAt first the only problem was not being able to search or filter inside playlist. I'm not sure why you guys removed that feature but it was completely gone for me on the w...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Dell PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue At first the only problem was not being able to search or filter inside playlist. I'm not ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps pausing

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10, Android MIUI My Question or IssueSpotify keeps pausing sometimes. It doesnt happens everytime but when it happens it keeps pausing too many times. When i switch to offline mode or turn off mobile data/wifi it d...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10, Android MIUI    My Question or Issue Spotify keeps pausing sometimes. It doesnt happens everytime but when it happens it keeps pausin...
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[Desktop] Bring back recently played's own page

Recently played is currently limited to 8 entries. In the previous version, recently played had its dedicated page where you could see the last 25 (?) artists/albums/playlists played and you were able to remove entries from this page.My request is to...

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  • Recently played is currently limited to 8 entries.  In the previous version, recently played had its dedicated page where you could see the last 25 (?) artists/albums/playlists played and you w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "open.spotify" links stopped working entirely

PlanFreeCountryCataloniaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Hello!So some weeks ago I came across an issue that's been driving me crazy since a while ago.I like sharing and receiving songs. The problem is that recently all open.spotify links are not w...

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  • Plan Free Country Catalonia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   Hello! So some weeks ago I came across an issue that's been driving me crazy since a while ago. I like sharing and ...
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Superuser Contribution spotify bugging out after few minutes

PlanPremiumCountryCzech Republic Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, like a month ago I started to have multiple issues with my spotify dekstop apliccation and it has gone to point when I cant handle it no more.Everytime I run spoti...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Czech Republic   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, like a month ago I started to have multiple issues with my spotify dekstop a...
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