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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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Playlist suddenly switched how they alphabatize. Spotify now uses "The" to alphabatize.

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell PCOperating SystemWindows 8Spotify ver.1.1.4.197.g92d52c4f A couple days ago (4/23/19) Spotify began alphabatizing using "The". Was this switch intentional? It is not a proper method of alphabatizing.The delete and re...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell PC Operating System Windows 8 Spotify ver. 1.1.4.197.g92d52c4f   A couple days ago (4/23/19) Spotify began alphabatizing using "Th...
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Spotify stops plaing after seconds

Spoiler (Highlight to read)Hello,Spotify stops Playing Songs after 3-6s or wont play a song at all. It occurs with all songs (Playlists, Search, my songs,....)I have this issue since 2 months and have tried everything. (Reinstall Spotify, Reinstall W...

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  • Hello, Spotify stops Playing Songs after 3-6s or wont play a song at all. It occurs with all songs (Playlists, Search, my songs,....) I have this issue since 2 months and have tried everything. (Re...
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Friend Feed Not Updating, AGAIN!

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe friends feed stopped updating again about 1:30 am ET. I have uninstalled and reinstalled. I have checked the hosts file. My friend is sharing their activity feed and they h...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The friends feed stopped updating again about 1:30 am ET. I have uninstalled and reinstalled. I...
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Will Only Play Local Files - "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your com..

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceDesktop AppOperating SystemWindows My Question or Issue Spotify Desktop App suddenly will not stream.Error message: "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it" I t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States   Device Desktop App Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue   Spotify Desktop App suddenly will not stream. Error messa...
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Spotify Desktop Client disconnected from the rest of the clients

PlanPremiumCountryBulgariaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueThe windows desktop client on one of the devices I am using often disconnects from the rest of the players - when it does that, I can not see that it is playing from the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Bulgaria Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The windows desktop client on one of the devices I am using often disconnects from the rest of the pl...
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Spotify installer error code 24

I was offered an update to Spotify so after clicking on the link the installer started but after a while there was a message about an unknown problem and quoting error code 24. Every time I started my laptop this same problem occurred. I eventually f...

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  • I was offered an update to Spotify so after clicking on the link the installer started but after a while there was a message about an unknown problem and quoting error code 24. Every time I started m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution When is a Spotify light theme coming?

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI see in the Spotify community over the years that a lot of people have requested the ability to choose a light theme for Spotify. I was wondering if Spotify has been listening ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I see in the Spotify community over the years that a lot of people have requested the ability to choose a light ...
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Spotify APP doesn't start anymore

PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceHP EliteBook 840 G3Operating SystemWindows 7 Pro. My Question or IssueFor a weeks, Spotify APP doesn't open anymore. I tried to desinstall it, but I can't do it trhought the classic control Pannel (when clickin on Desin...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France    Device HP EliteBook 840 G3 Operating System Windows 7 Pro.    My Question or Issue For a weeks, Spotify APP doesn't open anymore....
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Sound problems

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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bloquer les mise a jour

Bonjour,y a t'il un moyen de bloquer les mise a jour automatique sur windows 7 ? pour rester sur une version plus ancienne. Merci

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  • Bonjour, y a t'il un moyen de bloquer les mise a jour automatique sur windows 7 ? pour rester sur une version plus ancienne.   Merci
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How do I transfer local data to a new folder

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I reinstalled Spotify, which deleted 7GB of local data gained from streaming. I backed up this data, and everytime I try and copy it back into the empty Data folder in Appdata/Local/Spotify, it gets wip...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I reinstalled Spotify, which deleted 7GB of local data gained from streaming. I backed up this data, and everytime I try and copy i...
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Superuser Contribution No song playing

This is what I see when trying to play some songs, no error message, no song, no album cover, no music....(Windows 10)

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  • This is what I see when trying to play some songs, no error message, no song, no album cover, no music.... (Windows 10)  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Huge drop on playlist follower count

I have a playlist that I started three years ago that was up to near 520 followers now it has lost it half followers in less than 24 hours ! I've seen followers come and go, but not like this. Is there any explaination for this other than all of thes...

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  • I have a playlist that I started three years ago that was up to near 520 followers now it has lost it half followers in less than 24 hours !  I've seen followers come and go, but not like this. ...
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cant play the current song

PlanFreeCountryusaDevicedell laptopOperating System windows 10 My Question or Issueevery time I try to play a song via the app on my computer or the web player it plays for a couple of seconds then stops and says "can't play the current song"so far t...

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  • Plan Free Country usa Device dell laptop Operating System   windows 10   My Question or Issue every time I try to play a song via the app on my computer or the web player it play...
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Freezes when I log in.

So I just logged in minutes ago and as time went, it started to freeze and i had to force shut down my laptop and i hate it. it's happened several times in the past so i tried reinstalling it but it didn't freeze anymore until recently.PlanPremiumCou...

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  • So I just logged in minutes ago and as time went, it started to freeze and i had to force shut down my laptop and i hate it. it's happened several times in the past so i tried reinstalling it but it ...
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Superuser Contribution "Can't play the current song"

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceAcer Nitro 5 laptop w/ Windows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I try playing any song from my playlist, after a few seconds it stops and says "can't play the current song" or just stops abruptly...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Acer Nitro 5 laptop w/ Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I try playing any song from my playlist, after a few se...
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Spotify Won't work/uninstall

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7My Question or Issue For the past two weeks, Spotify won't open on my desktop. When I try to uninstall it, it won't uninstall. When I hover over the shortcut, it it gives me the option to quit spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue   For the past two weeks, Spotify won't open on my desktop. When I try to uninstall it, it won't uni...
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Multimedia Keys Do Not Work ?

PlanFreeCountryTurkeyDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueMulti Medya Tuşları Çalışmıyor ? Şarkıları Geçemiyorum, Durduramıyorum, Sesi Açıp Kısamıyorum ? Birkaç Güncelleme Öncesinde Ça...

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Won't play part of playlist in shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 10 (exact same issue on Android with the same songs in the playlist) My Question or IssueI have had a playlist for a while now and recently added another album to it, but noticed that none of the songs from the album...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 10 (exact same issue on Android with the same songs in the playlist)   My Question or Issue I have had a playlist for a while now and recently adde...
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Desktop App wants to update/reinstall DAILY

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify is CONSTANTLY asking to update and reinstall. I have tried every suggestion I can find, ranging from a total uninstall and fresh install all the way through the nucle...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify is CONSTANTLY asking to update and reinstall.  I have tried every suggestion I can fi...
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