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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 I can't change the order of the queue anymore!

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLaptop - using Spotify Desktop versionOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSomehow Spotify was updated and I have lost a TON of features, many of which have been mentioned in other threads. One thing that I haven'...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Laptop - using Spotify Desktop version Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Somehow Spotify was updated and I have lost a TON of f...
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Solved!! Spotify wont use speaker or headphones even when told to.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify will only use my laptops speakers and not my earbuds or speaker even when I set it spifically to use my earbuds or speaker. I have gone and disabled my laptop speaker...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify will only use my laptops speakers and not my earbuds or speaker even when I set it spifica...
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Superuser Contribution friends activity

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueAt the first time I login I can see my friends activiy but after I close the app and open it ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue At the ...
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Superuser Contribution downloaded the app but it's just the same as web player

downloaded pc version but it looks like browser version and doesn’t have all functions (edit playlist covers, find friends etc)

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  • d ownloaded pc version but it looks like browser version and doesn’t have all functions (edit playlist covers, find friends etc)  
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I'm no longer able to change my playlists images for cover

So I noticed that Spotify has been through an update recently, but now I can´t change my playlists covers images as I used to and I don´t know if they just cut that tool out or if they changed the way or the path to do it. Can anyone help me?

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  • So I noticed that Spotify has been through an update recently, but now I can´t change my playlists covers images as I used to and I don´t know if they just cut that tool out or if they changed the wa...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot add songs to a Collab playlist

PlanFreeCountryCA, USADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Can't seem to add songs to a collaborative playlist that my friend made. In fact, I don't even see an option to make a collaborative playlist of my own anymore. Whenever I try to add a ...

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  • Plan Free Country CA, USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   Can't seem to add songs to a collaborative playlist that my friend made. In fact, I don't even see an option to...
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i can't change my playlists

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceAsus x550vxOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueMy Desktop Version got updated all of a sudden and now i got a completely different look. I don't have the friend activity bar on the right side, i can't change my...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Asus x550vx Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue My Desktop Version got updated all of a sudden and now i got a completely different look. I do...
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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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Superuser Contribution How to "Find" Liked Songs on Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey all, on mobile there's an option called "Find in Liked Songs" when in your liked songs list. The way it works is for example if I type the words "killer...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey all, on mobile there's an option called "Find in Liked Songs" when in your l...
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Solved!! Music available on mobile app but not on desktop version.

I noticed on my phone and iPad that an album is available through the mobile app but not through the Windows desktop version. I even added songs to a playlist while on the mobile version, and when I went to listen to them on the desktop one, it doesn...

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  • I noticed on my phone and iPad that an album is available through the mobile app but not through the Windows desktop version. I even added songs to a playlist while on the mobile version, and when I ...
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs are sorted alphabetically when sorting by artist

PlanFreeOperating System(Android Oreo, Windows 10) My Question or IssueI have it sorted alphabetically by artists but it's now sorting the songs alphabetically too. This also happens on mobile.

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  • Plan Free Operating System (Android Oreo, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I have it sorted alphabetically by artists but it's now sorting the songs alphabetically too. This also ha...
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Superuser Contribution Play a specific song every X minute

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceAndroid Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs there a way to set a specific song to be played at every X minute? When working from home it would have been great to have a "get up and move"-reminder. I underst...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Android  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is there a way to set a specific song to be played at every X minute? When working f...
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Superuser Contribution Queue keeps disappearing

PlanFreeCountryUSA Device Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter an ad plays, all the songs in queue keep getting erased. Very annoying bug

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  • Plan Free Country USA   Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After an ad plays, all the songs in queue keep getting erased. Very annoying bug
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Music is not heard when changing user in Windows 10 Home

None of the information below is required. However, the more you provide, the easier it will be for us to try to help you.PlanPremiumcountrySpainDevicePCOperating system(Windows 10 Home) My question or problemI have a PC with Windows Home 10 and 3 di...

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  • None of the information below is required. However, the more you provide, the easier it will be for us to try to help you. Plan Premium country Spain Device PC Operating system (Windows 10 Ho...
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Superuser Contribution Bizarre Frustrating Audio Routing Error Made Worse by Zero Logging/Info from Spotify App

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 v1909 My Question or IssueI'm sure this will go nowhere and probably get deleted/locked as you guys don't seem to care much about user experience when it comes to the desktop app (perfec...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 v1909   My Question or Issue I'm sure this will go nowhere and probably get deleted/locked as you guys don't seem...
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Discord wont show songs that are playing in spotify

PlanFreeCountryHungaryDevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueHi so i have an issue the songs didn't show in Discord status but i checked everything literally everything but nothings worked please help thankyou

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  •   Plan Free Country Hungary Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi so i have an issue the songs didn't show in Discord status but i checked everyth...
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Albums under "Appears On" on Artist page are no longer sorted after realese date

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i go into an Artist page and go down to "Appears On" the VA-Albums are no longer sorted after realese date. The Albums seem to be "sorted" in a random order.This make...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i go into an Artist page and go down to "Appears On" the VA-Albums are no longer sorted af...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify closes on it's own

PlanFreeCountryEgyptOperating SystemWindows 7 Spotify closes on it's own (windows app) and sometimes pauses music and plays it on my phone instead, this issue has going on for a while, there is nothing other than the Spotify app working, and i tried ...

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  •   Plan Free Country Egypt Operating System Windows 7     Spotify closes on it's own (windows app) and sometimes pauses music and plays it on my phone instead, this issue has g...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to edit playlist cover

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAsus LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWithin the last week my Spotify changed it's look, I'm now unable to edit playlists. I've tried uninstalling, and even followed the steps for a thorough uninstall, b...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Asus Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Within the last week my Spotify changed it's look, I'm now unable to edit playlists.&nbsp...
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Superuser Contribution Can't sort & filter songs in my playlist with the latest Update

Plan: Premiun Country: Germany DeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemMacOS Catalina My Question or IssueWith the new update, there are no options to sort & filter the songs in playlists, I have almost 3000 songs and I can't sort it to recently added first...

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  • Plan: Premiun   Country: Germany   Device Macbook Pro Operating System MacOS Catalina   My Question or Issue With the new update, there are no options to sort & filter th...
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