Desktop (Windows)

Discuss Spotify for Windows

Start a topic

Forum Posts

[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...

  • Community Manager
  • Community Manager
  • 133786 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 133786 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes

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 ...

  • Spotify
  • Spotify
  • 50544 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes
  • Windows
  • 50544 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes

Superuser Contribution Optimize PC Spotify application.

I have downloaded and tried using the Spotify application on my PC. The application tends to freeze, not load or crash on a multiple times on a daily basis. I find it much more appealing to use the problem-free web player as it does not hinder or agg...

  • Visitor
  • I have downloaded and tried using the Spotify application on my PC. The application tends to freeze, not load or crash on a multiple times on a daily basis. I find it much more appealing to use the p...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 142 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 142 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify Web Player: Something went wrong, please reload page (fixed with Ctrl+F5?)

PlanFreeCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10BrowserFirefox I was getting this error that said "Something went wrong, please reload the page" every time I tried to access the web player, so I tried to troubleshoot it myself by checking the hosts file ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country USA Operating System Windows 10 Browser Firefox   I was getting this error that said "Something went wrong, please reload the page" every time I tried to access the we...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 325 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 325 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify web player doesnt react

PremiumGermanyWindows DesktopChrome My Question or IssueWhen I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymore. Sometimes you can skip a song but you cant restart the song or get to th...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Premium Germany Windows Desktop Chrome   My Question or Issue When I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymo...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 228 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 228 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify Codes + Album Cover

DeviceDesktop latest versionOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's only exclusive for the Android and iOS version now?spotifycodes.com is not...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device Desktop latest version Operating System Windows    My Question or Issue Hi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's ...
  • jackazul98
  • Casual Listener
  • 189 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 189 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

cant download a song/playlist on pc

Plan Premium Country Azerbaijan Device HP Operating System Windows 10 Im having trouble with downloading playlists on pc. I can download all playlists on my phone spotify app, but when I try to download playlists on my pc app, it just ignores me, the...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Azerbaijan Device HP Operating System Windows 10   Im having trouble with downloading playlists on pc. I can download all playlists on my phone s...
  • Amayy
  • Rising Star 4
  • 154 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 154 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution [Win 10] Add to queue missing

PlanPremiumCountryUS DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI had two computers update Spotify automatically today and the "add to queue" is missing. I contacted support and got the uninstall reinstall speech, which I did end up doing...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country US   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I had two computers update Spotify automatically today and the "add to queue" is missing. I...
  • Ver
  • Moderator
  • 149 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 149 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution PC app problem

PlanFreeCountry Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueIf I use spotify on my computer, it doesn't count for me and I can't connect the device to my phone. Also, the status is not shown on the discord. (I have it turned on)But whe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue If I use spotify on my computer, it doesn't count for me and I can't connect the device to my ...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 213 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 213 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Song is stuttering at sec 7-10

Okay so since last week, my spotify is acting crazy. Every song i play is like suttering at the beginning for a few seconds and its pissing me off. I usually never need any help when it comes to technical issues because im a tech guy myself, but this...

  • Not applicable
  • Okay so since last week, my spotify is acting crazy. Every song i play is like suttering at the beginning for a few seconds and its pissing me off. I usually never need any help when it comes to tech...
  • oscuro87
  • Newbie
  • 832 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 832 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 2 likes

Superuser Contribution [Connect] Can't play certain songs/playlists on connect devices.

PlanPremiumCountryNLDevice(PC, Android Phones, Connect Devices)Operating System(Windows 11, Android 11) My Question or IssueI can't play certain playlist anymore when using connect to play on other devices like my multiroom setup. When trying to play...

2022-03-22 10_02_22-Adana Twins - Bleeding.png
  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country NL Device (PC, Android Phones, Connect Devices) Operating System (Windows 11, Android 11)   My Question or Issue I can't play certain playlist anymore when using c...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 167 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Android App
    Connect
    Desktop
  • 167 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Win10 Content Not Available 2022

Plan Premium, FamilyCountry CanadaDevice Windows 10 PC, Pixel 6 - both were manually reset and flashed THIS MORNING.Date: For the google search results, March 21 2022Issue: Windows 10, either version of the app, every single song in every playlist, l...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium, Family Country Canada Device Windows 10 PC, Pixel 6 - both were manually reset and flashed THIS MORNING. Date: For the google search results, March 21 2022 Issue: Windows 10, eith...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
  • 208 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 208 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution [Desktop/Webplayer] Shuffle and Back does not work on certain playlists.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWebplayerOperating SystemWindows 10 (Google Chrome) My Question or IssueAfter using Spotify's Webplayer on a work device I have noticed that certain playlists in my library will brick my Webplayer, preventing it f...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Webplayer Operating System Windows 10 (Google Chrome)   My Question or Issue After using Spotify's Webplayer on a work device I have noticed t...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 280 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 280 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes

[Desktop][Other] ads dont close and unable to browse when video is maxed in frame

same thing ads dont close when i press x on them while im watching JRE i hope it not a premium thing if so thats annoying af im not talking about skipping ads im talking about the pop up over the ad it wont let me browse other things/shows during thi...

  • Casual Listener
  • same thing ads dont close when i press x on them while im watching JRE i hope it not a premium thing if so thats annoying af im not talking about skipping ads im talking about the pop up over the ad ...
  • 74 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
    Other
  • 74 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Unable to control spotify when connected to my Google speakers

Today when I connected my spotify to my google speaker, I no longer have the ability to control which song is playing. The previous song button is greyed out and whenever I click to play a song it says it can't do it. Works perfectly fine unconnected...

  • Newbie
  • Today when I connected my spotify to my google speaker, I no longer have the ability to control which song is playing. The previous song button is greyed out and whenever I click to play a song it sa...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 359 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 359 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify is cutting all my audio

PlanFree/PremiumUsing PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Windows PCOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows 10My Question or IssueFor some reason every time I pause Spotify or a playlist fini...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Using Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Windows PC Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 10...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 123 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 123 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution Tracks skips back to start after 2 seconds

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery track I play skips back to start after about 1-2 seconds. This occurs on ALL tracks no matter if its in my playlists or not. Sometimes it skips back 2 seconds twice in a row. After ...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every track I play skips back to start after about 1-2 seconds. This occurs on ALL tracks no matter if its in my pl...
  • Greggy300
  • Music Fan
  • 537 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 3 likes
  • 537 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 3 likes

Superuser Contribution Starting a song, short loop in the beginning (windows desktop)

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceWindows PC, Desktop App (exe)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i launch the program and start a song right away, it will start playing for 2-3 seconds and then i get a loop and second 2-3 are played again...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Free Country Germany Device Windows PC, Desktop App (exe) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i launch the program and start a song right away, it will start p...
  • Sabretooth
  • Casual Listener
  • 44410 Views
  • 315 replies
  • 168 likes
  • 44410 Views
  • 315 replies
  • 168 likes

Superuser Contribution web app launching in firefox when starting spotify on laptop

PlanPremiumCountry Device(toshiba laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuehow can i stop the web app from launching everytime i start spotify on my laptop. it is so annoying. I have deleted and reinstalled spotify have cleaned all cookie...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country   Device (toshiba laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue how can i stop the web app from launching everytime i start spotify on my laptop. ...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 295 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 295 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Bugs in the new desktop app

Country: SwedenDevice: laptopOperating System: Windows 10 The new desktop has been out for almost a year but it still have plenty of bugs to be fixed. Can you please pick up some speed as some bugs are rather bad. All bugs are related to latest deskt...

  • Roadie
  • Country: Sweden Device: laptop Operating System: Windows 10   The new desktop has been out for almost a year but it still have plenty of bugs to be fixed. Can you please pick ...
  • bosi
  • Roadie
  • 493 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 493 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Friend Feed] Missing lots of people I follow

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceAny Windows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 / Windows 11 My Question or Issue:A couple months ago from one day to another, about 95% of the people I follow on Spotify stopped showing up in my friend feed. I didn't chan...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Any Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 / Windows 11   My Question or Issue: A couple months ago from one day to another, about 95% of the pe...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 190 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 190 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution cant control iphone from computer

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceLenovo Thinkpad L390 and iPhone SEOperating SystemWindows 11, iOS 15 My Question or Issuewhen I try to control my phone from my computer it says unavailable to control but it works fine when I control my computer from my...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Lenovo Thinkpad L390 and iPhone SE Operating System Windows 11, iOS 15   My Question or Issue when I try to control my phone from my computer it says...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 177 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 177 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes