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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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[Windows] Spotify jump from one song to the next song

PlanPremium Family CountrySwitzerland Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueif i click on play, Spotify jump from one song to the next and to the next, till the playlist or Radio is finished, after a few seconds i reinstalled Spotify and cle...

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  • Plan Premium Family   Country Switzerland   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue if i click on play, Spotify jump from one song to the next and to the next, til...
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Superuser Contribution Why does the new desktop update absolutely suck? So many features GONE.

Spotify updated about a week ago on my laptop, and it's absolute trash now. I can no longer edit playlist photos or descriptions. When I click on my profile, I can't view my account the way others do anymore. I can't change the order of playlists any...

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  • Spotify updated about a week ago on my laptop, and it's absolute trash now. I can no longer edit playlist photos or descriptions. When I click on my profile, I can't view my account the way others do...
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Display name not showing in desktop app

a month or two ago, I noticed that on the Windows 10 desktop app, it was showing my given username instead of my chosen display name. It used to show my display name until recently so I don't know what's going on. It still shows my display name on my...

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  • a month or two ago, I noticed that on the Windows 10 desktop app, it was showing my given username instead of my chosen display name. It used to show my display name until recently so I don't know wh...
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Superuser Contribution Ich kann keine Quellen hinzufügen.

LandÖsterreichGerätDesktop-PCBestehtWindows 10 Meine Frage lautet: Warum sind bei mir so viele Einstellungen weck?Ich habe meine Einstellungen auch mit einem Freund verglichen und wir haben gesehen, dass bei mir verlorenen Einstellungen bei ihm vorha...

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  •   Land Österreich Gerät Desktop-PC Besteht Windows 10    Meine Frage lautet: Warum sind bei mir so viele Einstellungen weck? Ich habe meine Einstellungen auch mit einem Freu...
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"Offline" Unless Connected to VPN

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI connected to the US via VPN for privacy reasons, but I am from the US and my account is linked to the US. I have never signed in from another country, VPN or not....

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I connected to the US via VPN for privacy reasons, but I am from the US and my account i...
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Windows 10 Widget to Allow Adding Current Played Song to Playlist

When I use Spotify on a Windows machine, the two actions I use heavily are:1. FF, Pause, Play, Go back 12. Add track to playlist.Since I usually have 3394723 windows open, I don't want to constantly call upon the minimized app to appear top-most and ...

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  • When I use Spotify on a Windows machine, the two actions I use heavily are: 1. FF, Pause, Play, Go back 1 2. Add track to playlist. Since I usually have 3394723 windows open, I don't want to c...
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How do I disable auto-update on desktop?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHow do I disable auto-update on desktop? I've been seeing the A/B testing update they're rolling out and if I get it, I'm going to quit using Spotify and switch to another se...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue How do I disable auto-update on desktop? I've been seeing the A/B testing update they're rolling o...
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Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue: Hello, im having problems to import local files for my playlists because some days ago the local files options simply disappeared from my Spotify, can't find it in ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue: Hello, im having problems to import local files for my playlists because some days ago the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Select All on Liked Songs on Desktop only selects some songs, possibly linked to shuffle issues

Premium, UK, Windows 10 Pro Education version 1903.Spotify version 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6Problem has existed since at least 24th December 2019 When I go into Liked Songs on Spotify Desktop for Windows, then hit Ctrl + A, it only selects the top 100 son...

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  • Premium, UK, Windows 10 Pro Education version 1903. Spotify version 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6 Problem has existed since at least 24th December 2019     When I go into Liked Songs o...
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Unable to dislike a song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSurface ProOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhere is the dislike button when listening to a track?

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Surface Pro Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Where is the dislike button when listening to a track?
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Local files are grayed out and local files in settings gone

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLocal files are grayed out and local files in settings gone. I heard that this is updated version issue. Want to roll back to previous version to use this feature. I real...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Local files are grayed out and local files in settings gone. I heard that this is updated vers...
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Spotify won't work on desktop

I had Spotify Premium installed and working fine on my desktop computeruntil last Thursday when it crashed. I took the machine into my usual tech and he fixed it *but* Spotify isn't working now. It said the path wasn't valid. So after a bit of diffic...

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  • I had Spotify Premium installed and working fine on my desktop computeruntil last Thursday when it crashed. I took the machine into my usual tech and he fixed it *but* Spotify isn't working now. It s...
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Solved!! Music Recommendation

Hello , I 'd like to know , does my playlist songs get recommended to my friends ? and if yes , if I make my playlist secret will songs from it still get recommended to my friends ? (there are some bands wich have no more than 500 listeners and after...

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  • Hello , I 'd like to know , does my playlist songs get recommended to my friends ?  and if yes , if I make my playlist secret will songs from it still get recommended to my friends ? &nbsp...
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Solved!! PLEASE PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO CHANGE MY REGISTERED EMAIL ADDRESS!!!!!!!

I have been seeking help on this previously and have tried all the recommended solutions. I am being pushed ever closer to dumping Spotify. Too many problems and it's just not worth it. I really don't want to, but I am just so p***ed off. God forbid ...

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  • I have been seeking help on this previously and have tried all the recommended solutions. I am being pushed ever closer to dumping Spotify. Too many problems and it's just not worth it. I really don'...
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"Remove from this Playlist" is greyed out

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I want to remove a song from a playlist, I right click on the song and want to choose the "Remove from this Playlist" option, but it's GREYED OUT.WHY? HOW DO I SIMPLY REMOVE ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I want to remove a song from a playlist, I right click on the song and want to choose the "Remove from...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist stops after a few songs...

often in the middle of a song as well... i tried the sign everyone out "solution" but it didn't make the least bit of difference.... setup - pc (windows 10), spotify desktop, pc connected to avr... how do i fix this?

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  • often in the middle of a song as well... i tried the sign everyone out "solution" but it didn't make the least bit of difference....   setup - pc (windows 10), spotify desktop, pc connected to...
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Superuser Contribution May 2020 update can not add or delete multiple tracks among other features gone

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceHP ElitebookOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue Starting Monday May 11 2020 and new version appeared in windows 10 desktop app and it is missing the following:1) can not multiple select tracks to either add to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device HP Elitebook Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue   Starting Monday May 11 2020 and new version appeared in windows 10 desktop app and it...
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Superuser Contribution How do I sort playlists in the updated Spotify 2020?

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHow do I sort my playlists in the UPDATED Spotify desktop windows? The sort feature that used to be on top of the playlists are no longer there. I've searched everywhere for t...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue How do I sort my playlists in the UPDATED Spotify desktop windows? The sort feature that used to be...
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"Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

PlanPremiumCountryswedenDevicedesktop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue"Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." When i try to play a song "Spotify can't play this right now. If you ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country sweden Device desktop  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can i...
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May 2020 version not allowing multiple select tracks and other features are gone

PlanFree/PremiumCountryMexicoDeviceHP laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueStarting Monday May 11 2020 and new version updated it is missing1) multiple select of tracks to eaither add to or delete from a playlist2) if I add a repeated...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Mexico Device HP laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Starting Monday May 11 2020 and new version updated it is missing 1) multiple sele...
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