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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 Issue: Spotify automatically adding songs to a playlist and messing it up

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo something really weird happened yesterday. I was just listening to some songs from my various playlists as I normally do, and Spotify decided to add every single one o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So something really weird happened yesterday. I was just listening to some songs from my vario...
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Can't open, uninstall, reinstall spotify.

I use Windows 10. I reset my computer and Spotify came installed by the Windows Store. I used that Spotify for a while, but yesterday I realized that Spotify was not opening. I would try to remove it from the control panel and settings, but Spotify w...

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  • I use Windows 10. I reset my computer and Spotify came installed by the Windows Store. I used that Spotify for a while, but yesterday I realized that Spotify was not opening. I would try to remov...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Not able to remove local files from liked song playlist

I am currently trying to remove my local files from my spotify account. I was able to remove the local files on the spotify app, but they still show up on the app on my laptop (Windows 10). I was able to hide my local files so there wasn't a separate...

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  • I am currently trying to remove my local files from my spotify account. I was able to remove the local files on the spotify app, but they still show up on the app on my laptop (Windows 10). I was abl...
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Prevent folder tree from opening on the side panel - Windows 10

Everytime I open a playlist from the folder view, the folder tree is opened on the side panel and I can't see the other folders easily. It doesn't occur on web app, which is the right behavior. It needs fixing.

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  • Everytime I open a playlist from the folder view, the folder tree is opened on the side panel and I can't see the other folders easily. It doesn't occur on web app, which is the right behavior. It ne...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify funktioniert auf meinem W 10 PC nicht mehr

Plan Family/PremiumCountry Germnany Windows 10 Pro Build 2004 Seit 14 Tagen funktioniert Spotify nicht mehr auf meinem Windows 10 Desktop PC. Die Cache zu löschen, Spotify neu zu installieren, ab und wieder anmelden bringt nichts. Ich sehe meine Play...

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  •   Plan  Family/Premium Country Germnany   Windows 10 Pro Build 2004   Seit 14 Tagen funktioniert Spotify nicht mehr auf meinem Windows 10 Desktop PC. Die Cac...
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Local files play fine on mobile but NOT on desktop

I managed to search for local files and add them to playlists on my desktop (Windows 10, app), but they are not playing. They don't show any error message, it's just stuck at 0:00. However, after downloading them on my mobile app (iPhone SE), they pl...

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  • I managed to search for local files and add them to playlists on my desktop (Windows 10, app), but they are not playing. They don't show any error message, it's just stuck at 0:00. However, after dow...
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"a brief message from our sponsors" stops the playlist and nothing happens

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceThoshiba NotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, I always have the same problem, after clean installation, after new account... When in the left lower corner "a brief message from our sponsors" appea...

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  •   Plan Free Country Germany Device Thoshiba Notebook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hello, I always have the same problem, after clean installation, a...
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Recently Played List

PlanFamily Premium CountryU.S.A. DeviceDesktop PC and Android Mobile Device Operating System(Windows 10, Android Oreo) My Question or IssueThe "Recently Played" list on the Home screen has not updated for over half a year. There was a thread opened f...

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  • Plan Family Premium   Country U.S.A.   Device Desktop PC and Android Mobile Device   Operating System (Windows 10, Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue The "Rece...
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Solved!! Spotify unable to play music using Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6bConnectionWIFI (Ethernet)OutputDigital Output using Amanero USB Driver.Output settings2 channel 384kHz, with every filetype and quality winged. Physi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b Connection WIFI (Ethernet) Output Digital Output using Amanero USB Driver. ...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle sucks, avoiding a certain artist

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLenovo Thinkpad, Iphone 6, Roku TVOperating SystemIOS 13, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI have a playlist that consists of all of my favorite artists, I recently added a new bands songs to the playlist. However w...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Lenovo Thinkpad, Iphone 6, Roku TV Operating System IOS 13, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a playlist that consists of all of my fav...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify skips all songs immediately after I connected my Scarlett 2i2

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10, latest version My Question or IssueI've tried everything. YouTube and stuff works perfectly.Reinstalling SpotifyClearing Spotify cacheUpdating JavaRestarting my computerUpdate drivers (...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10, latest version   My Question or Issue I've tried everything. YouTube and stuff works perfectly. Reinstalling S...
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Optimize Spotify's app load times

The Spotify app for Windows (both Microsoft Store and its downloadable counterpart) are extremely slow when starting up, and navigation inside the app is also hindered by slow results for searches and a long load for albums and playlists. I would be ...

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  • The Spotify app for Windows (both Microsoft Store and its downloadable counterpart) are extremely slow when starting up, and navigation inside the app is also hindered by slow results for searches an...
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Desktop App Issues

1-) When I press the album cover to see where I'm listening to the song, it directs me to the default order of the playlist (which is nonsense). 2-) When I used the search bar in my playlist before, it would perceive it as a filter, and when I starte...

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  • 1-) When I press the album cover to see where I'm listening to the song, it directs me to the default order of the playlist (which is nonsense).     2-) When I used the se...
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Some Available Tracks Won't Play (Emmit Fenn)

Some songs, specifically by the artist Emmit Fenn stopped playing on my phone. I also check the online app and they also do not play there. They show as available but just stopped playing last week sometime. I have installed and reinstalled the app. ...

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  • Some songs, specifically by the artist Emmit Fenn stopped playing on my phone. I also check the online app and they also do not play there. They show as available but just stopped playing last week s...
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Spotify pause my song each 10/20 sec for no reasons

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Is there any way to disable podcasts entirely?

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueFrom the searches I've done, there doesn't seem to be a way to prevent evil garbage like Ben Shapiro from being recommended to me. Is there a way to disable pod...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue From the searches I've done, there doesn't seem to be a way to prevent evil garbage ...
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How to access the SPOTIFY Artist & Song Title data from another application ?

I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on SPOTIFY, to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at the bottom-left corner of the SPOTIFY window (horizontal scrolling) from another appl...

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  • I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on SPOTIFY, to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at the bottom-left corner of the ...
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Local files not displaying

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumDeviceASUS Q537FDOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I'm trying to add new songs to my local files that I a...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Device ASUS Q537FD Operating System Windows 10   My Qu...
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Superuser Contribution having issues with BOA bank fraud?

anyone else reported this issue? Apparently Bank of America is being used as the front. The address in the link is a little off-kilter though.

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  • anyone else reported this issue?  Apparently Bank of America is being used as the front.  The address in the link is a little off-kilter though.
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jump to /letter/

guys, I assigned to Spotify bec. it seemed to be a good music streaming service. good content, good usability. goos music -> "smile"Then: U**bleep**edMEup - the standard behavior of any (each and any) file browser has been removed from your service. ...

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  • guys,  I assigned to Spotify bec. it seemed to be a good music streaming service. good content, good usability. goos music ->  "smile" Then: U**bleep**edMEup - the standard behavior ...
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