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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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When I unselect downloaded music the space isn't cleared.

Hey Everyone, Actually I already found the solution but I want to share it with you guys/gals... So I have this small desktop with only an SSD so space is an issue. When I unselect 'download' for lists that I previously downloaded (but don't want to ...

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  • Hey Everyone,   Actually I already found the solution but I want to share it with you guys/gals...   So I have this small desktop with only an SSD so space is an issue.   When I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can I sort the playlist by saved songs or not as favorites?

I am a premium user. Sometimes I listen to a playlist with many songs and many of them I already have in my favorite song lists and they have a strong heart, is there any way to sort the playlist for the songs with my heart marked? I mainly use the d...

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  • I am a premium user.  Sometimes I listen to a playlist with many songs and many of them I already have in my favorite song lists and they have a strong heart, is there any way to sort the playl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't update my profile picture

PlanPremiumCountryColombiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueI'm experiencing some issues when uploading or updating my profile picture.When I upload my profile picture everything "works" fine, but when I change sections (so to spe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Colombia Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue I'm experiencing some issues when uploading or updating my profile picture. When I upload my ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Daily mix no longer enless mix, normal playlist instead

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceThinkpad T480s, Thinkpad X260, Intel NUC, Oneplus 2Operating SystemWindows 10, OxygenOS 3.6.1 (Android 6.0.1) My Question or IssueMy daily mixes have over the course of the last few days gone from being endless mixes to ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Thinkpad T480s, Thinkpad X260, Intel NUC, Oneplus 2 Operating System Windows 10, OxygenOS 3.6.1 (Android 6.0.1)   My Question or Issue My daily mixes...
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Certain Songs Will NOT PLAY / Not Recognized in Playlist

I dont know if anyone has a solution to this but so far Sonos support cannot figure this out. I manage my music and create playlists on my desktop (I use a program called MusicBee). When I create a Playlist and then open the Sonos Desktop App and Upd...

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  • I dont know if anyone has a solution to this but so far Sonos support cannot figure this out.   I manage my music and create playlists on my desktop (I use a program called MusicBee).  &...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify randomly skips and starts tracks; out of control

Since a few weeks, Spotify is out of control on both my laptop (Windows) and my iPhone (5s; IOS 8.1). The program randomly skips tracks after about 5-10 seconds (the exact time varies). Also, Spotify automatically starts playing tracks. On the iPhone...

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  • Since a few weeks, Spotify is out of control on both my laptop (Windows) and my iPhone (5s; IOS 8.1). The program randomly skips tracks after about 5-10 seconds (the exact time varies). Also, Spotify...
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Superuser Contribution Unliked several songs by mistake - please help

Plan - PremiumCountry - US My Question or IssueI mistakenly unliked several songs without being able to notice which ones exactly. And they are now gone from my library. Anyone knows a way to know which ones exactly? I've seen idea post for an activi...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - US    My Question or Issue I mistakenly unliked several songs without being able to notice which ones exactly. And they are now gone from my library. ...
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Artists page is blank

Operating SystemWindows 10, Desktop client My Question or IssueMy artists list has been blank for 6 months. I have loads of albums and thousands of songs saved... it used to list all the artists I have saved, but then one day it was empty, never to r...

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  • Operating System Windows 10, Desktop client   My Question or Issue My artists list has been blank for 6 months. I have loads of albums and thousands of songs saved... it used to list all the...
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Pressing play deleting songs

PlanPremiumCountry: EnglandDeviceCustom PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue;Ight so basically on my main playlist I clicked the 'play' icon by the song title to play it and the song disappeared. And then I clicked another and it went. T...

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  • Plan Premium Country: England Device Custom PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue; Ight so basically on my main playlist I clicked the 'play' icon by the song title to p...
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Superuser Contribution My recently played is mixed up

I have recently set up new spotify account, but all my recently played are really mixed up. It's all stuff I've listened to but its in the wrong order and I'm really confused??

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  • I have recently set up  new spotify account, but all my recently played are really mixed up. It's all stuff I've listened to but its in the wrong order and I'm really confused??
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When steaming on Twitch, if I use the mic, the Spotify volume drops. How do I disable this?

I've tested this with other music sources and even youtube videos, the audio dropping is specific to spotify and specifically when I use the mic. Is there a way to disable this "feature" in Spotify? I will have to unsubscribe and choose another sourc...

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  • I've tested this with other music sources and even youtube videos, the audio dropping is specific to spotify and specifically when I use the mic.   Is there a way to disable this "feature" in ...
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Spotify pausing when getting discord notification

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever getting a message/notification from discord(messages where you are tagged in/direct messages) my spotify music pauses for like 1 or 2 seconds untill the notification...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever getting a message/notification from discord(messages where you are tagged in/direct messages)...
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No G-SYNC Fix yet?

So, why has no fix happened with Spotify to fix the annoying flickering when a user is using GSYNC? Only way to keep it from happening is to turn off hardware acceleration which can affect sound quality.

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  • So, why has no fix happened with Spotify to fix the annoying flickering when a user is using GSYNC?  Only way to keep it from happening is to turn off hardware acceleration which can affect soun...
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Spotify Can't Play This Right Now error when opening program

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I open the desktop app, I get an error message in a blue bar across the top of the program that says "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the fil...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I open the desktop app, I get an error message in a blue bar across the top of t...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify freezing after opening fullscreen application?

PlanPremium CountryAustralia DeviceWindows PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter alt tabbing out of a fullscreen application, clicking on spotify pushes it back behind all my other windows and if it is the only window on the monitor...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Australia   Device Windows PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After alt tabbing out of a fullscreen application, clicking ...
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[Closed] System tray icon bug

I'm on desktop premium version on Windows 10 (Surface Book 2). The minimize to tray system option won't work anymore. The spotify icon is always displayed in the botton right corner.I uninstalled and reinstalled spotify and it won't change.Please fix...

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  •   I'm on desktop premium version on Windows 10 (Surface Book 2).   The minimize to tray system option won't work anymore. The spotify icon is always displayed in the botton right corner....
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conan o'brien podcast

PlanPremiumCountryirelandDevicePC Windows 10,etc. My Question or Issueall episodes after zach galifianakis dont play

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  •   Plan Premium Country ireland Device PC Windows 10,etc.   My Question or Issue all episodes after zach galifianakis dont play 😞  
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps skipping songs when i try to play it through monitors

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDell Inspiron 15 5000Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI got a new laptop recently and for a day everything was playing fine through my monitors. All of a sudden anytime I try to play spotify through my monitors...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I got a new laptop recently and for a day everything was playing fine through my...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect

Hello, Currently I am at a college. I keep trying to listen to music over the WiFi, but it keeps connecting to other devices that are not mine that are connected to the same WiFi. This is very annoying. No nobody else is logged into my account. Yes, ...

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  • Hello, Currently I am at a college. I keep trying to listen to music over the WiFi, but it keeps connecting to other devices that are not mine that are connected to the same WiFi. This is very annoyi...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify ne peut pas lire ce contenu pour le moment

Bonjour,Spotify me met cette erreur quand je souhaite lire un titre qui n'est pas dans mes "titres préférés" ou dans les "daily mix" ou autre choses du genre. Quand je souhaite lire une musique directement en tapant son nom ou depuis une playlist, Sp...

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  • Bonjour, Spotify me met cette erreur quand je souhaite lire un titre qui n'est pas dans mes "titres préférés" ou dans les "daily mix" ou autre choses du genre. Quand je souhaite lire une musique dir...
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