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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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Genre Radio Stations (Rock, Decades, Etc).

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Operating SystemAndroid Oreo, Windows 10) What happend to the Genre Radio Stations like the decades and rock? They still show up in my stations because I follow them, but are they going away totally? Is there going to be some ki...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Operating System Android Oreo, Windows 10)   What happend to the Genre Radio Stations like the decades and rock?  They still show up in my stati...
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Will not stay paused

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLenovo X1 carbon (6th gen)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some strange reason, Spotify will not remain paused unless I am playing a video. I will pause directly from the desktop application and within 15 ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Lenovo X1 carbon (6th gen) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some strange reason, Spotify will not remain paused unless I...
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Recommendation - To allow us to permanently remove lists from Home Recommendation

Plan - payingCountry - CanadaPlatform Device - every single one. For some some strange reason, just because I live in Canada my recommended Home shows French playlists - how do we get rid this? Or better question - how do we get rid of stuff I never ...

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  • Plan - paying Country - Canada Platform Device - every single one.   For some some strange reason, just because I live in Canada my recommended Home shows French playlists - how do we get ri...
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Can't disable crossfade (2 minutes of each song lost)

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWin 8.1 My Question or IssueHi I have crossfade disabled, yeat each song I play this week starts about 1 minute into the song, then drops about a minute from the end, then does the same on the next song. I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Win 8.1   My Question or Issue Hi   I have crossfade disabled, yeat each song I play this week starts about 1 minute  int...
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Random Pausing of Songs While in a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSo recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games, however while I am outside of the game it seems perfectly fine. It's on...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue So recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing game...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Large playlist keeps restarting

PlanPaid standardCountryUKDevice/Operating SystemSamsung Galaxy 9 (Android Pie), Toshiba Portege laptop. (Windows 10 64 bit), Dell Optiplex (Linux mint), Dell Optiplex (Windows 7 64 bit) My Question or IssueWhen playing this playlist it will keep goi...

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  • Plan Paid standard Country UK Device/Operating System Samsung Galaxy 9 (Android Pie), Toshiba Portege laptop. (Windows 10 64 bit), Dell Optiplex (Linux mint), Dell Optiplex (Windows 7 64 bit) &...
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Image hosts

Hi, I use the windows app (not store app) win windows 10. Although the app works relatively well, it can't show some images (in browse and most profiles pics). It is behind corporate firewall and uses proxy. I would like to mention which hosters/cdns...

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  • Hi, I use the windows app (not store app) win windows 10. Although the app works relatively well, it can't show some images (in browse and most profiles pics). It is behind corporate firewall and use...
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spotify automatic launch on android when i am starting it on window

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDevicelaptop with windows and androidOperating System(Android Nougat, Windows 10) My Question or IssueHeyy i am using spotify from 2 days today i noticed whenever i am playing song in my desktop app it automatically launch and sta...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device laptop with windows and android Operating System (Android Nougat, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Heyy i  am using spotify from 2 days today i no...
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why is spotify launching on startup?

my spotify keeps launching on startup on windows 10 even though i made sure in settings to select no for auto startup? what the **bleep**

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  • my spotify keeps launching on startup on windows 10 even though i made sure in settings to select no for auto startup? what the **bleep**  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Friend Activity" is updated with one song delay

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue"Friend Activity" always shows the previous song that they listened. Assume that there are 3 songs; A, B, and C and I'm listening them respectively. Let's say I st...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue "Friend Activity" always shows the previous song that they listened.    Ass...
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No Spotify on Galaxy Store - [Galaxy Active Watch]

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12.2 My Question or IssueI bought a new Galaxy Active Watch and after that, I installed all the needed updates for the smartwatch and the phone. I still can't find a Spotify app in the galaxy ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12.2   My Question or Issue I bought a new Galaxy Active Watch and after that, I installed all the needed updates for t...
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Spotify Premium freezes on desktop

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify freez/get very slow after 1 minutWhen i recently used my spotify on my desktop, and play a song then efter about 1 minut i cant search for new music and when...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify freez/get very slow after 1 minut When i recently used my spotify on my deskto...
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Missing songs in list or greyed out...

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDeviceLenovo LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 up-to-date My Question or IssueI often find songs that are black or just greyed out. What could be the problem?

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device Lenovo Laptop Operating System Windows 10 up-to-date   My Question or Issue I often find songs that are black or just greyed out. What could be the ...
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Minimize restore animations Windows 10

Plan PremiumCountry USADevice PCOperating System Windows 10 Pro 1809 My Question or Issue I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though it may seem trivial at most, I think in terms of consistency and flow it would be ni...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 1809   My Question or Issue   I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though...
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Solved!! Most Songs Won't Play

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueMost songs I try to play won't work.Songs that do work: -Stuff that I have previously saved (but not if I've saved them in the same sessions).-More recent songs from pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Most songs I try to play won't work. Songs that do work:  -Stuff that I have pr...
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Can't add new songs to playlists or queue

PlanFreeCountryU.S.DeviceASUSOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen I try to add new songs to my playlists on my Windows computer, they cannot be added to the playlist. However, they show up on my playlists when I open the playlists on my...

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  • Plan Free Country U.S. Device ASUS Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When I try to add new songs to my playlists on my Windows computer, they cannot be added to the playlist. ...
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Solved!! Most Songs Won't Play

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueMost songs I try to play won't work.Songs that do work: -Stuff that I have previously saved (but not if I've saved them in the same sessions).-More recent songs from pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Most songs I try to play won't work. Songs that do work:  -Stuff that I have pr...
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I can't listen to songs

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo, i have this issue for a while now, like 3 month at least, and i cant fix it.I already talk to the spotify support on Twitter and to my Internet Company to try to solve it b...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So, i have this issue for a while now, like 3 month at least, and i cant fix it. I already talk to the ...
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Desktop [Playlists] View number of plays and release dates

It's really annoying to have to click on the info to see the number of plays for a given related title that appears under the primary artist being played. Would also be great to see a release date (year). There is plenty of room to show this info in ...

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  • It's really annoying to have to click on the info to see the number of plays for a given related title that appears under the primary artist being played. Would also be great to see a release date (y...
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Song art for album not showing correctly

PlanFreeCountryU.S.Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueAlbum art is showing at the bottom left when I play a song but it does not show it in the overview of the band. It shows the pictures below kinda like its a broken link. I just insta...

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  • Plan Free Country U.S. Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Album art is showing at the bottom left when I play a song but it does not show it in the overview of the band...
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