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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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No se reproducen mis canciones

PlanFree/PremiumCountryMéxicoDeviceLaptop Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueDesde hace un tiempo, cuando intento reproducir alguna canción se va saltando de canción en canción, no la reproduce, tan solo se salta de una a otra canción.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country México Device Laptop  Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Desde hace un tiempo, cuando intento reproducir alguna canción se va saltando de canción...
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Ads freezing

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueAds sometimes freeze. Have to pause then play to fix, if that doesn't work, I have to restart the application.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Ads sometimes freeze. Have to pause then play to fix, if that doesn't work, I have to res...
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Superuser Contribution Dislike Button not working in Playlist Radio

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe dislike button in the playlist radio doesn't work at all. I click it and nothing happens. The like button and the menu buttons work just fine. I tried a fresh install and...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The dislike button in the playlist radio doesn't work at all. I click it and nothing happe...
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Desktop App Skipping every song

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDeviceTowerOperating SystemWin10 My IssueI cleaned my hardware, switched my motherboard, cpu and ram, and now the Spotify Desktop App is just skipping every single song i want to play.I already tried some Community Answers li...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device Tower Operating System Win10   My Issue I cleaned my hardware, switched my motherboard, cpu and ram, and now the Spotify Desktop App is just skippin...
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Playlist autoplay from command line

Hello, I have a software that can start another application on Windows 10 and I'd like to know how can I make Spotify start and autoplay a specified playlist from the command line. I've copied the playlist URI from Spotify but I miss a way to make th...

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  • Hello, I have a software that can start another application on Windows 10 and I'd like to know how can I make Spotify start and autoplay a specified playlist from the command line.   I've copi...
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Clicking album cover goes to wrong song

 This issue is still not fixed! It's been almost a year!https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Clicking-album-cover-goes-to-wrong-song/m-p/4452782#M56910Stop ignoring everyone here and fix your app!

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  •   This issue is still not fixed! It's been almost a year! https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Clicking-album-cover-goes-to-wrong-song/m-p/4452782#M56910 Stop ignoring everyone her...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify cannot play this file right now. If the file exist on the computer you can import it

Ive tried different kind of solutions... Turning off hardware acceleration, delete local files bla bla but im fed of this. Spotify cost money per month meaning im paying that money, in return i want the stuff to work. If i am to dig deep in the web t...

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  • Ive tried different kind of solutions... Turning off hardware acceleration, delete local files bla bla but im fed of this. Spotify cost money per month meaning im paying that money, in return i want ...
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Unsort "Your Top Songs" playlist

Plan - PremiumCountry -UKDevice - PCOperating System -Windows 10 (Windows Store) My Question or Issue Hi everyone,I sorted my "Your Yop Songs 2019" playlist by title, now I can't unsort the playlist and see what my top song order is. On other playlis...

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  • Plan - Premium Country -UK Device - PC Operating System -Windows 10 (Windows Store)   My Question or Issue   Hi everyone, I sorted my "Your Yop Songs 2019" playlist by title, now I ...
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Finding a specific playlist from past listenings

Plan: PremiumDesktop version on Windows 10 I'm going nuts attempting to figure out where the playlists have gone, or where it is period, as I didn't like it like an ignoramus.I was going through a Kingdom Hearts Character playlist binge and I found t...

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  •   Plan: Premium Desktop version on Windows 10   I'm going nuts attempting to figure out where the playlists have gone, or where it is period, as I didn't like it like an ignoramus. I w...
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Dislike buttom disappeared

PlanPremiumCountryPolandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe dislike buttom in daily mixes just disappeared!In release radar and discover weekly it still exists.I've already tried to update- and I have the latest version.How do I solve ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Poland Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The dislike buttom in daily mixes just disappeared! In release radar and discover weekly it still ...
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I have to keep redownloading my songs

I use Spotify Premium on my Windows 10 desktop and whenever I restart my computer and open Spotify I have to download all of the songs over and over again. I tried a clean reinstall but it didn't work. This issue has been going on for a couple of mon...

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  • I use Spotify Premium on my Windows 10 desktop and whenever I restart my computer and open Spotify I have to download all of the songs over and over again.   I tried a clean reinstall but it d...
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Spotify randomly addig songs to my playlist.

PlanPremiumDevice(iPhone 6S, Desktop PC)Operating System(Windows 10,IOS13.3) My Question or IssueHey!I used to have 1 big playlist and it would happen all the time that songs that I DO listen to, but I dont want to add to my playlist would suddenly a...

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  • Plan Premium Device (iPhone 6S, Desktop PC) Operating System (Windows 10,IOS13.3)   My Question or Issue Hey! I used to have 1 big playlist and it would happen all the time that songs t...
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songs playing in reverse order for no reason

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 6 bi hi guys, this just started happening the other day and I have no idea why. the songs play in reverse. so if I have it sorted by song title and play the song "in da club", the next so...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP laptop Operating System Windows 10 6 bi   hi guys,   this just started happening the other day and I have no idea why.  the songs play in ...
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Bug - When no sound device is connect app hogs bandwitdth

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app will cycle through songs as fast as it can load them burning through data. Scenario, li...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app...
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Bluetooth connection cuts out

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice Samsung Galaxy 9+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or Issuewhen the home screen locks on my handset it causes the connection to cut out. But not all the time, just enough to drive me mad. I was convinced it was a UE speak...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device  Samsung Galaxy 9+ Operating System Android    My Question or Issue when the home screen locks on my handset it causes the connection to cut ou...
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Can't press play on desktop app on specific playlist.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello,I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating songs over a long period of time.But I can't press play on that playlist, ever...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating ...
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Windows Podcasts Refresh

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows Desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNew podcasts do not appear automatically in the Windows app. If I look on my phone, I see new podcasts, however they are not visible on my PC. If I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue New podcasts do not appear automatically in the Windows app. If I l...
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Can't see liked songs on desktop

PlanPremiumDeviceDell Operating System Windows My Question or IssueFor some reason since last week when I press "liked songs" on the desktop app it seems empty and all I see is "your liked songs will appear here" without the list. on my phone (Androi...

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  • Plan Premium Device Dell  Operating System  Windows  My Question or Issue For some reason since last week when I press "liked songs"  on the desktop app it seems empty and ...
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Solved!! Can't uninstall Microsoft Store version manually or with tools

I have a Windows 10 with the Microsoft Store version of Spotify installed, and I can't uninstall it. It appears in the Windows' "Add and remove programs" list, but clicking Uninstall only makes it disappear from the list, and when you click the Deskt...

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  • I have a Windows 10 with the Microsoft Store version of Spotify installed, and I can't uninstall it. It appears in the Windows' "Add and remove programs" list, but clicking Uninstall only makes it di...
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Error Message Upon Boot Up: "Spotify program file has become damaged..."

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StateDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueI had started up my computer and I had received an odd error message. I had never seen this before. I know I don't have a virus so there must be some kind of bug o...

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  • Plan Premium Country United State Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue I had started up my computer and I had received an odd error message. I had never seen ...
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