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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 10/PC] Spotify window doesn't fit on the screen (latest version, Premium)

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe window is distorted in a way that hides the track progress bar. It's still possible to scroll down to see it, but it's very annoying. I've tried disabling the Hardware acceleration...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The window is distorted in a way that hides the track progress bar. It's still possible to scroll down to see it...
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Can i see my friend's activity

Though 'Share my listening activity on Spotify ' is open I can't see my friends' activity in my Desktop. What can i do about that?

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  • Though 'Share my listening activity on Spotify ' is open I can't see my friends' activity in my Desktop. What can i do about that?
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Can't play songs on pc.

Only the Liked songs from the album can be played. I need to like a song to be able to listen to it. All other playlists can't be played.Also, I can listen in both my phone and pc using the same account at the same time when both are online.I re-inst...

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  • Only the Liked songs from the album can be played. I need to like a song to be able to listen to it. All other playlists can't be played. Also, I can listen in both my phone and pc using the same ac...
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Superuser Contribution Nur in der PC-APP werden nicht alle Künstler der Bibliothek angezeigt.

Seit ein paar Wochen wird nur in der PC-App, nicht mehr alle mit "Folgen" gewählte Künstler in der Bibliothek angezeigt. Im Chrome, Handy, Pad, iMac klappt es.Was stimmt mir der App nicht?Kann man den Buck beheben.

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  • Seit ein paar Wochen wird nur in der PC-App, nicht mehr alle mit "Folgen" gewählte Künstler in der Bibliothek angezeigt. Im Chrome, Handy, Pad, iMac klappt es. Was stimmt mir der App nicht? Kann ma...
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Why is spotify keep pausing?

When i try to play music it keeps pausing even though no one else is using my account.

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  • When i try to play music it keeps pausing even though no one else is using my account.
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Superuser Contribution A problem with spotify desktop app not showing me my friendly activity

I have hade the app on two different computers and a laptop but still! It tells me to turn on "share my listening activity on spotify" to see others... even though it is already on! What should I do?I have already tried reinstalling and restarting mu...

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  • I have hade the app on two different computers and a laptop but still! It tells me to turn on "share my listening activity on spotify" to see others... even though it is already on! What should I do?...
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Superuser Contribution Webplayer problems

Hello! I’m not a paying customer, I only use what’s for free. So I don’t want any service from you, I just want to help and point out some something.The web interface has some problems, partially very essential. Let’s show this on the example of Abov...

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  • Hello!   I’m not a paying customer, I only use what’s for free. So I don’t want any service from you, I just want to help and point out some something. The web interface has some problems, pa...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution My window Spotify app become blanked

PlanPremiumCountryHongKongDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindow10 My Question or IssueMy window Spotify app become blanked which I have posted the image below. I have been downloaded Spotify from here or Window Store but it have the same problem. I hav...

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  •   Plan Premium Country HongKong Device Desktop Operating System Window10   My Question or Issue My window Spotify app become blanked which I have posted the image below. I have b...
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Solved!! Error 30 on LOG IN (Hosts file is OK)

PlanFree CountryIsrael DeviceDesktop Dell Precision Mini Tower T3620 Operating SystemWindows 10 v1909 My IssueError 30 on Login (See attached picture for Client Version)*** Hosts file is OK; Original untouched; No entries of Spotify. ***

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  •   Plan Free   Country Israel   Device Desktop Dell Precision Mini Tower T3620   Operating System Windows 10 v1909   My Issue Error 30 on Login (S...
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Superuser Contribution playlists play mostly things not on playlist

my playlists notably my favorites with ovefr 1000 entries keep playing songs that arent on it, ore specifically the same few songs on loop with someties a song that is supposed to play inbetween incorrect onesthis happens on all platforms inluding my...

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  • my playlists notably my favorites with ovefr 1000 entries keep playing songs that arent on it, ore specifically the same few songs on loop with someties a song that is supposed to play inbetween inc...
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Superuser Contribution Re: Shuffle simply does not work, nor does the queue

I also find the issues and inconsistencies with playlist shuffle ridiculous. Clearly there is a bug in the shuffle functionality, or it was architected by an incompetent programmer. Try this: start playing a playlist (50 songs or so) in shuffle... th...

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  • I also find the issues and inconsistencies with playlist shuffle ridiculous. Clearly there is a bug in the shuffle functionality, or it was architected by an incompetent programmer.   Try this...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify sound quality and volume goes down when I tab into a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 It doesn't seem to matter what game, nor does it matter whether the game is fullscreen/borderless/windowed. It doesn't happen with chrome or anything. I've already updated windows, restarted...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   It doesn't seem to matter what game, nor does it matter whether the game is fullscreen/borderless/windowed. It do...
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Recommended songs never change

This is about the recommended songs based on my own playlist. Maybe half my playlist contains music from New Zealand and Australian artists. The other half from US/UK. Yet NEARLY ALL of recommended songs are from NZ/AUS artists. Not only that, but th...

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  • This is about the recommended songs based on my  own playlist.  Maybe half my playlist contains music from New Zealand and Australian artists. The other half from US/UK.  Yet NEARL...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect doesn't work on PC when VPN connected. Works in browser.

The Spotify application cannot connect to any devices (i.e. Google chromecast) when my VPN is up on my Windows 10 laptop. When I disconnect the VPN, I can connect to local devices. I assume the app may be routing Spotify Connect traffic over the VPN ...

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  • The Spotify application cannot connect to any devices (i.e. Google chromecast) when my VPN is up on my Windows 10 laptop.  When I disconnect the VPN, I can connect to local devices.  &nbsp...
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Superuser Contribution The swedish version of website loads when i try to go to my account

The swedish version of website loads when i try to go to my account or change my family settings. Even though i connected to the us version of the website.

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  • The swedish version of website loads when i try to go to my account or change my family settings. Even though i connected to the us version of the website.
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Can't play songs from albums, specifically.

I can play a given song off of any playlist. I can play a given song off of a search. I can play all of my liked songs, "radio" stations, etc. Everything works, EXCEPT:If I go directly to a specific album and play it, or try to play any song individu...

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  • I can play a given song off of any playlist. I can play a given song off of a search. I can play all of my liked songs, "radio" stations, etc. Everything works, EXCEPT: If I go directly to a speci...
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i cannot move all my liked songs into a playlist

i am on desktop and i want to create a playlist of all my liked songs so my friends can listen to them. when i select all my liked songs (using the command ctrl+a) and put them into a playlist i would get sent to the playlist but once i'd go to share...

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  • i am on desktop and i want to create a playlist of all my liked songs so my friends can listen to them. when i select all my liked songs (using the command ctrl+a) and put them into a playlist i woul...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play the Morbid podcast on phone or desktop.

I've uninstalled/re-installed the app on both my phone (Android Galaxy S22) and both of my computers (Dell & Macbook). I still can't get the Morbid podcast to play. I've also tried downloading the episodes but get nothing. No other artists or podcast...

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  • I've uninstalled/re-installed the app on both my phone (Android Galaxy S22) and both of my computers (Dell & Macbook). I still can't get the Morbid podcast to play. I've also tried downloading th...
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Superuser Contribution Remove specific podcasts from home screen

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI almost never listen to podcast. That is why a lot of my recommendations for podcasts are ones I'm not interested in. Could there be an option to hide specif...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I almost never listen to podcast. That is why a lot of my recommendations for podc...
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