Announcements

Desktop (Windows)

Discuss Spotify for Windows

Start a topic

Forum Posts

[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...

  • Spotify Legend
  • 136315 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 136315 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes

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 ...

  • Spotify
  • Spotify
  • 52689 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 33 likes
  • Windows
  • 52689 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 33 likes

Superuser Contribution Local songs on PC not showing up on iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePC and iPhone XROperating SystemWindows 10/Whatever the latest IOS is My Question or IssueFor a month or two now I can't seem to sync the local files from my PC to my phone. I've tried pretty much every single thing short ge...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC and iPhone XR Operating System Windows 10/Whatever the latest IOS is   My Question or Issue For a month or two now I can't seem to sync the local file...
  • Nochocheez
  • Casual Listener
  • 607 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 607 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Randomly Skipping on PC - Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueGetting really aggravated, sometimes i skip a song on PC and then in randomly skips through songs until i exit the program. When I restart the program, it will resume pla...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Getting really aggravated, sometimes i skip a song on PC and then in randomly skips thr...
  • 268 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 268 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Sound Keeps Fluctuating, Getting Louder and Quieter

For a while now, the Spotify program's volume frequently fluctuates from loud to soft throughout all of the songs I try to play. It's gotten to the point where I am unable to listen to music without constantly adjusting my sound.

  • Newbie
  • For a while now, the Spotify program's volume frequently fluctuates from loud to soft throughout all of the songs I try to play. It's gotten to the point where I am unable to listen to music without ...
  • ShaggyDoo_
  • Newbie
  • 2253 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 2253 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes

Volume resets in app between reboots

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10App version1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa (Microsoft Store version) My Question or IssueEach time I reboot my computer, Spotify's in-app volume resets to 50% instead of staying where I left ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 10 App version 1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa (Microsoft Store version)   My Question or Issue Each time I reb...
  • 460 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • bug
  • 460 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

Offline Mode on Windows

Plan- PremiumCountry- USA Operating System Windows 10,etc My Question or IssueI cannot get my Spotify desktop app off online mode. I have re-installed and tried everything and it is not working. I can easily use the web launcher so why won't the desk...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan- Premium Country- USA   Operating System  Windows 10,etc   My Question or Issue I cannot get my Spotify desktop app off online mode. I have re-installed and tried ever...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 1293 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Offline Access
    offline mode
    Spotify App
    Windows 10
  • 1293 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

[playlists or radio] Not Playing.

Plan FreeCountry USADeviceHP SPECTRE LAPTOPOperating SystemWindows 10 ProVersion1.120.510.0My Question or IssueI've been using Spotify on new computer for 1 1/2 years. Suddenly 2 wks ago when I opened Spotify, chose a playlist, hit PLAY : Instead of ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan    Free Country   USA Device HP SPECTRE LAPTOP Operating System Windows 10 Pro Version 1.120.510.0 My Question or Issue I've been using Spotify on new computer for 1 1/...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 310 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 310 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Browse all playlists on Desktop

PlanPremiumWindows 10Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueOn my Iphone I can see a complete list of all the playlists that I have created in alphabetical order. I don't see anyway this can be done on the desktop...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Windows 10 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue On my Iphone I can see a complete list of all the playlists that I have create...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 392 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 392 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Playlist play order

PlanPremium DevicePCOperating SystemWindowsApplication Version1.1.19.480.g7d17e3ce My Question or IssueA playlist's default play order is the order in which songs were added to it. Currently we only have two options when it comes to re-ordering the p...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium   Device PC Operating System Windows Application Version 1.1.19.480.g7d17e3ce   My Question or Issue A playlist's default play order is the order in which songs were...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 6842 Views
  • 20 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Play queue
    playback order
  • 6842 Views
  • 20 replies
  • 2 likes

organizing music offline in windows so they are easily playable and searchable / filterable

PlanPREMIUMCountryUNITED STATESDeviceHP LAPTOP Operating SystemWINDOWS 10 64 BIT I3 PROCESSOR, 8GB RAM My Question or Issuehello guys, see the attached image for what i'm talking about. spotify is not as good as apple music when it comes to being abl...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan PREMIUM Country UNITED STATES Device HP LAPTOP  Operating System WINDOWS 10 64 BIT I3 PROCESSOR, 8GB RAM   My Question or Issue hello guys,   see the attached image fo...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 385 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 385 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

I am unable to use the search function on spotify web.

PlanPremiumCountryLatviaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHow the **bleep** do fix this,incognito mode doesn't work also clearing cache doesn't help I've also tried re-logging but had no success .

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Latvia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue How the **bleep** do fix this,incognito mode doesn't work also clearing cache doesn't help I've als...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 328 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 328 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

There aren't any songs,even in playlists made by spotify.

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere aren't any songs,even in playlists made by spotify.I was trying to do something a while back ended up with me messing up spotify files and even after a fresh reinstall I can't find any s...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There aren't any songs,even in playlists made by spotify.I was trying to do something a while back ended up with me ...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 287 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 287 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Bugged on my desktop speakers (auto-skips songs, and right channel audio muted)

My Question or IssueEverything works fine when i listen on my connected headphones, however, if i start the desktop app with my desktop speakers as the default output, pressing play will make spotify skip every song in playlist then close my playlist...

  • Visitor
  • My Question or Issue Everything works fine when i listen on my connected headphones, however, if i start the desktop app with my desktop speakers as the default output, pressing play will make spoti...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 1211 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Audio Channels
    Auto-skip
    bug
    muted
    Speakers
  • 1211 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution My username is a bunch of random numbers!

Hi. So, I've been a spotify member for six months now and have had no problems until now. I just took a look at my profile and noticed that spotify displays not my name, but 1214123792 as my "username", which I do not like. When I signed up for spoti...

  • Newbie
  • Hi. So, I've been a spotify member for six months now and have had no problems until now. I just took a look at my profile and noticed that spotify displays not my name, but  1214123792 as my "u...
  • Mario
  • Spotify Legend
  • 116683 Views
  • 162 replies
  • 4 likes
  • Windows
  • 116683 Views
  • 162 replies
  • 4 likes

Shuffling

PlanPremiumCountryUK - EnglandDevice(iPhone 7, computer)Operating System(Windows 10)My Question or IssueI try to shuffle my playlist but the same order of the shuffled song keeps repeating, so it's shuffled from the alphabetical order but the same sh...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country UK - England Device (iPhone 7, computer) Operating System (Windows 10) My Question or Issue I try to shuffle my playlist but the same order of the shuffled song keeps re...
  • 241 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • shufle
  • 241 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Unlike button missing from Daily Mixes

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceHP PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can no longer give the Daily Mixes feedback by disliking a song (or artist) the button is simply not there anymore. They are still available for Discover Weekly an...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device HP PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can no longer give the Daily Mixes feedback by disliking a song (or artist) the button ...
  • efbrazil
  • Regular
  • 367 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 367 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!! Jump to currently playing song is broken

PlanPremium CountryFinland Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueJump to currently playing song trough album art is working only when playlist is sorted out by adding date and even then it is jumping few song above currently playing song. I ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium   Country Finland   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Jump to currently playing song trough album art is working only when playlist is sorted ou...
  • Emilia_8
  • Spotify Star
  • 402 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
    Playlist
  • 402 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

[TROUBLESHOOTING] Spotify app doesn't work

Hi, I'm using free Spotify with Windows 10 and my app doesn't work anymore (but used to work for the past few years)I didn't change any settings in the app or on my computer.I tried everything : change connection, restart computer, clean unistall ......

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm using free Spotify with Windows 10 and my app doesn't work anymore (but used to work for the past few years) I didn't change any settings in the app or on my computer. I tried everything : ...
  • Luc_Pr
  • Casual Listener
  • 238 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 238 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution filtered playback of liked songs not working properly

Hey, Normally when you enter like a certain word or artist name into the filter on the liked songs page, and then click a song from the results, after that song finishes, it'll play one of the other results. i.e. if I search for "love", then select "...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey,   Normally when you enter like a certain word or artist name into the filter on the liked songs page, and then click a song from the results, after that song finishes, it'll play one of t...
  • Katerina
  • Spotify Legend
  • 672 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 672 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes

Windows 10 destop app shows password where username should be.

We have spotify family. I just downloaded and installed the windows 10 installer and installed the programme. After logging in with the family account of my daughter her password is shown in the right upper corner where the useraccount should be. Tri...

  • Newbie
  • We have spotify family. I just downloaded and installed the windows 10 installer and installed the programme.    After logging in with the family account of my daughter her password is sh...
  • user-removed
  • Not applicable
  • 789 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 789 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes