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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 the current song error on ANY SONG

Windows 10 literally on every song I have the 'can't play the current song' error. spotify plays like 5 seconds of the songs that I have played before and then it stops and the error will pop up. for the new song it just doesn't even load the cover! ...

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  •   Windows 10   literally on every song I have the 'can't play the current song' error. spotify plays like 5 seconds of the songs that I have played before and then it stops and the error...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play any song

PlanFreeCountryQatarDevice(Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI can't play any songs. When playing songs, it will play and after 6 seconds it will stop playing and say "Can't play the current song". This happens to all the songs....

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  • Plan Free Country Qatar Device (Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I can't play any songs. When playing songs, it will play and after 6 seconds it will stop p...
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Superuser Contribution Strange. When I click play all the songs skip automatically in a row in seconds and I can not liste

Since last week I can not use Spoty on my Pc. Whenever I click play on any playlist I can only see all the songs skipping one after the other in seconds and can not listen to any audio. It works well on my mobile. PlanPremiumCountry: Spain Operating ...

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  • Since last week I can not use Spoty on my Pc. Whenever I click play on any playlist I can only see all the songs skipping one after the other in seconds and can not listen to any audio. It works well...
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Superuser Contribution Problème de lecture avec l'application PC

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBonjour,Depuis hier l'application Spotify ne veux plus lire ma musique et me retourne systématiquement le message suivant :"Spotify ne peut pas lire ce contenu pour le mom...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Bonjour, Depuis hier l'application Spotify ne veux plus lire ma musique et me retourne systéma...
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Superuser Contribution Casting a non repeating playlist to a google home mini

I'm using a windows 10 pc and the spotify free app. On my computer I can play a playlist and turn repeat off so it shuffles but won't play the same thing twice. My computer speakers aren't great so I'd like to play through my google home mini. But I ...

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  • I'm using a windows 10 pc and the spotify free app. On my computer I can play a playlist and turn repeat off so it shuffles but won't play the same thing twice. My computer speakers aren't great so I...
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can I share my local files to my family?

May people from my family account can access my local files? If so, how to do it?

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  • May people from my family account can access my local files? If so, how to do it?
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Superuser Contribution Unable to Create Playlist Xbox

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceXBOX ONEOperating SystemXBOX ONE My Issuecannot create playlist I got to my library there is no such option this is really stupid. I also noticed there is a discography option to look in an artist but, even if I were able to ...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA   Device XBOX ONE Operating System XBOX ONE   My Issue cannot create playlist I got to my library there is no such option this is really stupid. I a...
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Superuser Contribution Artists and Albums removed!

Premium New Zealand HP Spectre, Samsung A51Windows 10, Android Nearly all my artists are missing. Only 5 show in the desktop App and the Android App.Nearly all my albums are missing. Only 6 show in the desktop App.However maybe most but at least over...

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  •   Premium   New Zealand   HP Spectre, Samsung A51 Windows 10, Android   Nearly all my artists are missing. Only 5 show in the desktop App and the Android App. Nearly all ...
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Superuser Contribution Ads not playing

PlanFreeCountryThe NetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've had this 2 times now. I'm listening to music (of course), ads start playing like normal, I wait out 2 ads and then the 3rd ad (always an ad from spotify themsel...

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  • Plan Free Country The Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've had this 2 times now. I'm listening to music (of course), ads start playing like nor...
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Superuser Contribution When I try playing music from my playlist, it doesn't show my saved music. And songs do not load

PlanFreeCountryRomaniaDeviceHP laptop early 2013Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen I try to play songs from my playlist, the songs do not how up, making the playlist empty. And playing songs individually doesn't work either, not loadi...

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  • Plan Free Country Romania Device HP laptop early 2013 Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When I try to play songs from my playlist, the songs do not how up, making the playlist...
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Superuser Contribution Show control bar when application is minimized in the tray

Can you make control bar available when hover mouse over Spotify icon, when the application is minimized in the tray, just like when in minimized in the taskbar?Check the attached file for ideas Thank you,Boris

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  • Can you make control bar available when hover mouse over Spotify icon, when the application is minimized in the tray, just like when in minimized in the taskbar? Check the attached file for ideas �...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't read anysong

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, since 1 month (already god damn) i can't use Desktop version for playing my music, i need to use the browser app or my phone to listen to music, otherwise it's doesn't work.I...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, since 1 month (already god damn) i can't use Desktop version for playing my music, i ne...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashes when searching local files on Windows 10 app

PlanPremiumCountryChile/ formerly NetherlandsDeviceLenovo Ideapad S340 Operating SystemWindows 10 home 64x My Question or IssueI currently changed laptop, and the Windows 10 app keeps crashing after trying to use the search bar in synced my local fil...

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile/ formerly Netherlands Device Lenovo Ideapad S340  Operating System Windows 10 home 64x   My Question or Issue I currently changed laptop, and the Window...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop and mobile are different accounts?????

Im having a problem where my desktop version is acting like its a different account from my mobile version. For example, i can only add new songs on my mobile created playlists from my desktop if the playlist is on collaborative mode, and they show d...

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  • Im having a problem where my desktop version is acting like its a different account from my mobile version. For example, i can only add new songs on my mobile created playlists from my desktop if the...
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Superuser Contribution Radio plays hidden songs

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen playing an artist radio, after hiding a song, eventually Spotify plays the hidden song again. For example, I have a Skrillex artist radio station, and I keep hiding "Nuclear Bass...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When playing an artist radio, after hiding a song, eventually Spotify plays the hidden song again. For example,...
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Superuser Contribution Hide song from playlist radio gets proposed again over and over

PlanPremiumCountryMaltaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I hide a song from my playlist radio, the row gets removed and the music skips to the next song. However, the same song from the same album, gets proposed again a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malta Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I hide a song from my playlist radio, the row gets removed and the music skips to the ...
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Superuser Contribution Does Spotify prioritise downloaded tracks over streaming? Is there a way to change this?

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been using Spotify a lot on my home computer now, and I've noticed that the quality of the songs playing vary greatly when playing music. The best way I can describe...

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  • Plan Premium Country England Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been using Spotify a lot on my home computer now, and I've noticed that the quality of th...
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Superuser Contribution shufle sometimes repeats songs already played

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceLaptopOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueI always have my playlist on shuffle. Ever since last week, I noticed that songs I have already listened to or skipped just a few minutes ago will be brought up by ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I always have my playlist on shuffle. Ever since last week, I noticed tha...
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Superuser Contribution Like/Love button doesn't respond

PlanFreeCountryBosnia and HerzegovinaDeviceLenovo IdeapadOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI wanted to save few playlists, but when I click like/love button nothing happens. It doesn't respond at all. All worked perfectly few days ago.

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  • Plan Free Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Device Lenovo Ideapad Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I wanted to save few playlists, but when I click like/love button noth...
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Superuser Contribution How do you pause downloads on Windows 10?

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHow do I pause downloads on Windows 10 spotify app? I can only connect to my mobile hotspot and it is draining my data from having to download pretty much every day for ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue How do I pause downloads on Windows 10 spotify app? I can only connect to my mobile hotspot and it i...
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