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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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How to disable Hardware Media Key ?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueHi, I like to use my keyboard hardware media key for other apps such as Discord, Chrome, etc and I would like to know if there is a hidden option to disable Spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Computer Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue Hi, I like to use my keyboard hardware media key for other apps such as Discord, Chro...
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Superuser Contribution Interface on windows shows mac shortcut

When I hover over the home icon I see the mac shortcut for home (shift alt(this on shows mac icon) H) see below: using :Spotify for Windows 1.1.95.893.g6cf4d40c

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  • When I hover over the home icon I see the mac shortcut for home (shift alt(this on shows mac icon) H) see below:     using :Spotify for Windows 1.1.95.893.g6cf4d40c    
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Superuser Contribution Problem with group session + discord integration (PC)

I have a Spotify premium account and I want to listen to music with my friend on PC, so he starts to listen to music, I try to join him through discord, but while he is listening to a track from the first second, I start from the 1 minute. He control...

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  • I have a Spotify premium account and I want to listen to music with my friend on PC, so he starts to listen to music, I try to join him through discord, but while he is listening to a track from the ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify wont load on PC.

Recently, I added some song to my playlist on my phone, but they didn't show up on my computer. (same account, same playlist.) I tried re-installing the app, and when I sign in, it tells me something went wrong and to reload the page.

  • Casual Listener
  • Recently, I added some song to my playlist on my phone, but they didn't show up on my computer. (same account, same playlist.) I tried re-installing the app, and when I sign in, it tells me something...
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[Social] Bring back social listening

I used to adore Spotify for the ability to see what my friends were listening to. I was disappointed that I could only do this on my laptop- but now I can't even do it there! The new update doesn't support this feature, what happened? If anything thi...

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  • I used to adore Spotify for the ability to see what my friends were listening to. I was disappointed that I could only do this on my laptop- but now I can't even do it there! The new update doesn't s...
  • EfremSkopje
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Superuser Contribution Missing the sort function (WEB/ANDROID)

PlanPremiumCountryNLDDeviceWindows 10, Android 12. My Question or IssueRecently I noticed that the sort function, as mentioned here below is not present anymore. Both in the webinterface and on android I`m not able to sort on for example added date. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country NLD Device Windows 10, Android 12.    My Question or Issue Recently I noticed that the sort function, as mentioned here below is not present anymore. Both in th...
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Superuser Contribution How do I search only my own music?

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I search in Spotify it searches the whole wide world and I only want to search my own music. How can I tell Spotify to search only in my own library?

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I search in Spotify it searches the whole wide world and I only want to search my own music.  How can I tell Spotify to search on...
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Superuser Contribution I cant connect Spotify to my iPhone, Bluetooth, or Discord, and wont launch

I have been having this issue for MONTHS now, and went through multiple supports. This is pretty much my last throw in the towel. I have done deleted my cache, un/reinstalled, and done everything that support brought me through.My Windows version of ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have been having this issue for MONTHS now, and went through multiple supports. This is pretty much my last throw in the towel. I have done deleted my cache, un/reinstalled, and done everything tha...
  • MihailY
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Library disapears upon resize in split screen window.

My album list disapears as I scroll down the list. This happens when in a narrow split screen window. I used to be able to have full size now playing album cover and a row of 3 album covers in the list. I can get it to work if I resize to 4 per row a...

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  • My album list disapears as I scroll down the list. This happens when in a narrow split screen window. I used to be able to have full size now playing album cover and a row of 3 album covers in the li...
  • MihailY
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Superuser Contribution "See All" New Release Section by Project & Artist Gone After Last Week

Hello, What happened to the "see all" new releases section of the Spotify app? I am no longer able to see a section that isn't a tailored playlist like "release radar" or genre-based playlists. This really stinks. I hope this is just a bug, removing ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello,    What happened to the "see all" new releases section of the Spotify app? I am no longer able to see a section that isn't a tailored playlist like "release radar" or genre-based p...
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Solved!! Add all songs from queue to a playlist

PlanPremiumCountry UK My Question or Issue I want to add all the songs from my current queue to a playlist.I know there are two ways to add songs to a playlist after selecting them (with 'Ctrl + a): 1) Select the song/s and right click to bring up a ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  UK     My Question or Issue I want to add all the songs from my current queue to a playlist. I know there are two ways to add songs to a playlist after s...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search shortcut no longer focuses search bar

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Desktop PCOperating System: Windows 10 Since the latest Spotify UI refresh, the Ctrl+l shortcut for Search no longer focuses the search box. It used to focus the search box so that you can start typing in yo...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: Desktop PC Operating System: Windows 10   Since the latest Spotify UI refresh, the Ctrl+l shortcut for Search no longer focuses the search box. ...
  • AlejaR
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Superuser Contribution Spotify causes Windows 8.1 to crash

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 64 bit My Question or IssueSpotify causes Windows 8.1 to crash hard with a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD). I easily determined that Spotify was causing the problem because I log all cha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 8.1 64 bit   My Question or Issue Spotify causes Windows 8.1 to crash hard with a Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD). &...
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Superuser Contribution App crashes when I click "go back" at the top left.

I'm not sure if it only happens when I am in certain playlists. Today I thought I saw "close" pop up when I moused over the 'go back' button instead of 'go back' but when I moved the mouse some more I couldn't reproduce it. When I clicked 'go back' i...

  • Visitor
  • I'm not sure if it only happens when I am in certain playlists. Today I thought I saw "close" pop up when I moused over the 'go back' button instead of 'go back' but when I moved the mouse some more ...
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Superuser Contribution How could this have happened?

I listen to Spotify daily on my Android device. It's running version 8.7.70.533 I also listen on my Windows laptop at work using the desktop app running version 1.1.95.893. This morning when I started Spotify on my laptop and hit play, it started pla...

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  • I listen to Spotify daily on my Android device.  It's running version 8.7.70.533   I also listen on my Windows laptop at work using the desktop app running version 1.1.95.893.   Th...
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Superuser Contribution o spotify não consegue tocar isso no momento

não consigo ouvir músicas no aplicativo, diz que: "O Spotify não consegue tocar isso no momento. Se você tiver o arquivo no computador é possível importá-lo.

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  • não consigo ouvir músicas no aplicativo, diz que: "O Spotify não consegue tocar isso no momento. Se você tiver o arquivo no computador é possível importá-lo.
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Superuser Contribution Scroll mode doesn't stay active in See all discography modes

Steps to reproduce1) Open any artist2) Click SEE ALL under discography3) Ensure ALL is enabled on top right & scroll to end for any older albums4) Open the older album and return back5) Returning back doesn't remember the scroll location and is reset...

  • Visitor
  • Steps to reproduce 1) Open any artist 2) Click SEE ALL under discography 3) Ensure ALL is enabled on top right & scroll to end for any older albums 4) Open the older album and return back 5)...
  • Lyubka
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Superuser Contribution Why I can't find songs added on my laptop to favoirites on my smartphone

I liked a few songs while listening spotify on my laptop (same account), a few hours later I couldn't find them in liked songs on my phone.

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  • I liked a few songs while listening spotify on my laptop (same account), a few hours later I couldn't find them in liked songs on my phone.
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Superuser Contribution How can I see my Sonos speaker on Spotify windows?

I installed Spotify on my windows machine as well as have Sonos S2 installed, but cannot play back my music through any of my Sonos speakers at home from it.On the other hand, my iPhone Spotify sees the full list and is able to switch it over using m...

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  • I installed Spotify on my windows machine as well as have Sonos S2 installed, but cannot play back my music through any of my Sonos speakers at home from it. On the other hand, my iPhone Spotify s...
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