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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 Liked songs sync issues across devices

PlanPremiumCountryLithuaniaDeviceAsus Zenbook, Lenovo T460Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHello everybody, So I've been using my Spotify account both on my personal laptop and my work laptop for a few months already, but recently I've n...

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  • Plan Premium Country Lithuania Device Asus Zenbook, Lenovo T460 Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hello everybody,   So I've been using my Spotify account both on my ...
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Superuser Contribution no way to shuffle albums from album library?

theres no way to autoplay everything i have saved in my album library? i have to manually save every song from the album and then add every song to a playlist?

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  • theres no way to autoplay everything i have saved in my album library? i have to manually save every song from the album and then add every song to a playlist?
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Superuser Contribution cant add songs from album to liked songs

no option to add songs from album to liked songs on desktop how do you add songs from album to liked songs on desktop i dont want to have to do 100000000 clicks to have this done

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  • no option to add songs from album to liked songs on desktop   how do you add songs from album to liked songs on desktop   i dont want to have to do 100000000 clicks to have this done
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Superuser Contribution Syncing offline playlists to your mobile devices from a windows computer.

So I was trying to find solutions to fix the issue with syncing local files to your mobile devices. I saw one solution that said to change the inbound rules on the windows firewall. So I did it, is this safe to do?If anyone has an answer to this plea...

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  • So I was trying to find solutions to fix the issue with syncing local files to your mobile devices. I saw one solution that said to change the inbound rules on the windows firewall. So I did it, is t...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows app autoplays already completed podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryCZDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe cavalcade of absolutely horrible spotify podcasting experience continues:Spotify Windows app will autoplays already completed podcasts once currently listened to episode f...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The cavalcade of absolutely horrible spotify podcasting experience continues: Spotify Windows app ...
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Superuser Contribution The Spotify app makes my game (RL) crash ?

PremiumCountry : FranceOS : Windows 10 Basically what's in the title. When I run the Spotify app on my secondary monitor (the game, Rocket League, being on the primary one), it makes my game randomly "not respond", and I have to force stop it. It doe...

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  • Premium Country : France OS : Windows 10   Basically what's in the title. When I run the Spotify app on my secondary monitor (the game, Rocket League, being on the primary one), it makes m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Can't Play this right now if you have the file you can import it

I have so far done all troubleshooting found online from reinstalling spotify, restarting and deleting the local-files.bnk and disabling hardware acceleration but none of them have worked and I am still getting the same issue any help would be apprec...

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  • I have so far done all troubleshooting found online from reinstalling spotify, restarting and deleting the local-files.bnk and disabling hardware acceleration but none of them have worked and I am st...
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Superuser Contribution All button delays. Seems like its server side problem

PlanFreeCountryKazakhstanDevice(Xiaomi Redmi Note 5)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I try to start any track on my list, I immediately get a 5-7 seconds delay. And it works for everything, all sliders and all buttons delayed.I h...

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  • Plan Free Country Kazakhstan Device (Xiaomi Redmi Note 5) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When I try to start any track on my list, I immediately get a 5-7 seconds...
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Superuser Contribution SPOTIFY SU WIN7

 PlanFree/PremiumCountryITALYDevice Operating SystemWIN7 e MACOS MOJAVE My Question or IssueVorrei sapere come mai in WIN7 e in MacOs MOJAV nell'app Spotify:1) non ci sono i 4 campi cliccabili PANORAMICA - AI FAN PIACE ANCHE - INFORMAZIONI - CONCERTI...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country ITALY Device   Operating System WIN7 e MACOS MOJAVE         My Question or Issue Vorrei sapere come mai in WIN7 e in MacOs MOJAV nel...
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Installation takes forever !!

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceIntel Xeon , very recent, 64 gigs of RamOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or Issue The installation of th desktop app is really long. Aborting the process takes even longer. This is really bad and makes me feel like ne...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada  Device Intel Xeon , very recent, 64 gigs of Ram Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue  The installation of th desktop app is rea...
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Superuser Contribution Listening to local files on one desktop different from the source

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.ADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs it possible to listen to local files on a desktop that isn't the source of the download? Example, can I listen to a mixtape on my desktop PC when I have the file...

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  •   Plan Premium Country U.S.A Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is it possible to listen to local files on a desktop that isn't the source of th...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see the year in Podcasts

Self explanatory. Screen resolution (laptop default) 1366 x 768. As advice, delete the word "de" in the date could do the job. Also shorten the year to 2 digits format.

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  • Self explanatory. Screen resolution (laptop default) 1366 x 768.   As advice, delete the word "de" in the date could do the job. Also shorten the year to 2 digits format.    
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Superuser Contribution "Appears On" section is missing on the Beatles' profile

I can see the band's discography, playlists, and other similar artists, but not an "Appears On" section On the PC and iOS apps, I never see a section where the band's music appears on other albums. open.spotify.com/artist/3WrFJ7ztbogyGnTHbHJFl2

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  • I can see the band's discography, playlists, and other similar artists, but not an "Appears On" section   On the PC and iOS apps, I never see a section where the band's music appears on other ...
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Superuser Contribution Song suddenly playing or changes

Device(Lenovo Ideapad 330)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHello, i wanna to ask if there is someone who have a same case or know whats going on and what to do. When i'm playing some songs, in the middle or maybe a few second suddenly...

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  • Device (Lenovo Ideapad 330) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hello, i wanna to ask if there is someone who have a same case or know whats going on and what to do. &nbs...
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Superuser Contribution My Followers Don't See What I Listen

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevice(Huawei Mate 20 Lite, Toshiba Satellite L755)Operating System(Androd, Windows 10 Pro) My Question or Issue:I enabled Friend Activity option on laptop and phone but it doesn't work. I asked to my friends and they said it'...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device (Huawei Mate 20 Lite, Toshiba Satellite L755) Operating System (Androd, Windows 10 Pro)   My Question or Issue: I enabled Friend Activity option on l...
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Superuser Contribution PC - Local Files greyed out and skipped during playback, but still playable manually

First, the basics. Spotify App, Windows 10.I have a number of mp3s purchased through Amazon that aren't on Spotify, and I keep them on a local NAS. I've added them to the local file sources, and set them into playlists, and they start off playable. H...

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  • First, the basics.  Spotify App, Windows 10. I have a number of mp3s purchased through Amazon that aren't on Spotify, and I keep them on a local NAS.  I've added them to the local file sou...
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How do I keep my PC and my mobile sessions seperate?

PlanPremiumCountryScotlandDeviceSamsung S20 / PCOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Android 11 / Windows 10My Question or IssueI have playlists that I use in my car from my mobile phone when driving/working. I have other playlists ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Scotland Device Samsung S20 / PC Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Android 11 / Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have playlists that I use ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Cant play JRE video or audio whilst using a VPN

Using windows laptop app, can't play JRE videos or audio on SPOTIFY PREMIUM whilst VPN is connected. Which will make my subscription redundant. Any ideas how to fix or if SPOTIFY will update the settings so I can listen by my own volition.

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  • Using windows laptop app, can't play JRE videos or audio on SPOTIFY PREMIUM whilst VPN is connected.  Which will make my subscription redundant. Any ideas how to fix or if SPOTIFY will update th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution There's not all my songs in liked songs

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicepcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm asking for help because when I liked an album and all songs on my phone, I can't find my new liked songs in "liked" playlist on my computer.

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm asking for help because when I liked an album and all songs on my phone, I can't find my ne...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle Probability

Spotify Shuffle is neither a shuffle nor a randomizer.Like carlcanyon explains in his post on the matter, a randomizer picks out of a set list, giving each item the same probability every time, and does not discriminate based on any facts/statistics....

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  • Spotify Shuffle is neither a shuffle nor a randomizer. Like carlcanyon explains in his post on the matter, a randomizer picks out of a set list, giving each item the same probability every time, and...
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