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
  • 135245 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 135245 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
  • 51867 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes
  • Windows
  • 51867 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes

Solved!! rapidly skips songs, BUT only when i do this...

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-bit My Question or IssueSo, it's a bit strange in the way it works out, i'll further explain:I have a sound card, the Sound BlasterX G6 from Creative. And it only rapidl...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 64-bit   My Question or Issue So, it's a bit strange in the way it works out, i'll further explain:...
  • Sebasty
  • Spotify Star
  • 989 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 989 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Connect Issues

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Microsoft Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHi,When I open Spotify on my phone, under connect, I can see my phone and my amazon alexa. If I am playing a song on my phone and press the alexa, it plays fr...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Microsoft Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hi, When I open Spotify on my phone, under connect, I can see my phone and m...
  • 218 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 218 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

[SOLVED] SERIOUS problems with the Spotify Windows desktop app

SOLUTION: I fixed my issue by removing Spotify-related entries from my hosts file. I'm assuming they were added there to bypass ad servers -- no idea how they got there, though. PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 (version 18...

  • Regular
  • SOLUTION: I fixed my issue by removing Spotify-related entries from my hosts file. I'm assuming they were added there to bypass ad servers -- no idea how they got there, though.   Plan Free ...
  • jacoblivianu
  • Casual Listener
  • 6325 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 5 likes
  • 6325 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 5 likes

Solved!! Music stopping after few hours

PlanFreeCountryAustriaDeviceAcerAspireOperating SystemWindows10 My Question or IssueHey there,I wanted to play some music on my laptop (AcerAspire/Windows10).First, I tried playing it in the normal Spotify App I downloaded from the WindowsStore. But ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country Austria Device AcerAspire Operating System Windows10   My Question or Issue Hey there, I wanted to play some music on my laptop (AcerAspire/Windows10). First, I tri...
  • musicgigo
  • Casual Listener
  • 366 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 366 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Bug: Songs appear in playlist twice when adding them from queue

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueIn Windows I'm creating a playlist containing random songs from My Music. Resulting playlist contains every selected song twice. Steps:Click "Songs" - I see a list of songs.Click "Shu...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue In Windows I'm creating a playlist containing random songs from My Music. Resulting playlist contains every sel...
  • 409 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 409 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

App Won't Open

PlanPremium Operating System(Windows 7) My Question or IssueHello, recently I closed everything off of my computer, as to allow an update. Everything opened back uo normally except for Spotify. At first I got a notification that the launcher was unab...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium   Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue Hello, recently I closed everything off of my computer, as to allow an update. Everything opened back uo normally e...
  • q3_g8-t83hgmo
  • Newbie
  • 4458 Views
  • 10 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 4458 Views
  • 10 replies
  • 0 likes

show desktop overlay when using media key option

how do you get show desktop overlay when using media key option in the preferences display option

  • Newbie
  • how do you get show desktop overlay when using media key option in the preferences display option
  • 105 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 105 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify can't play this right now

PlanPremiumCountrynorwayDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 IssueWhenever i try to play a song on spotify i just get the meesage "Spotify can't play thi right now. If you have the file on your computer you can imoprt it."I can play my songs on my...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country norway Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   Issue Whenever i try to play a song on spotify i just get the meesage "Spotify can't play thi right now. If you...
  • 204 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Spotify can't play this right now
  • 204 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Desktop Cant Play Current Song

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 6sOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently updated to Spotify Preium and I was able to play songs just like normal and be able to listen on my PC then pickup where I left off on my phone when I went ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 6s Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently updated to Spotify Preium and I was able to play songs just like normal and be a...
  • 116 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 116 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Autoplay is missing 2019

PlanPremiumCountryJordanDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueAutoplay option is missing, reinstalled several times and it's still not there

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Jordan Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Autoplay option is missing, reinstalled several times and it's still not there  
  • LainP
  • Casual Listener
  • 238 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 238 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 0 likes

Playlist not showing up on 'Playlists' sidebar

PlanFreeCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueOn Spotify, the playlist I listen to most has dissapeared from my 'Playlists' sidebar. In order to find it, I have to go into my Recently Played.How do I get it to show up again?

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country Canada Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue On Spotify, the playlist I listen to most has dissapeared from my 'Playlists' sidebar. In order to find it, I have to ...
  • 173 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 173 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Desktop doesn't launch

Plan: Premium; Country: France; Operating System: W7 x64; My Question or IssueAfter patching my Spotify Desktop App for Windows Yesterday, my app didn't launch again. I tried to uninstall and reinstall but nothing change. And there is nothing about s...

  • Newbie
  • Plan: Premium; Country: France; Operating System: W7 x64;   My Question or Issue After patching my Spotify Desktop App for Windows Yesterday, my app didn't launch aga...
  • cocobuggy1
  • Newbie
  • 224 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 224 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

'Waiting for connection' when connection is fine

I am trying to download songs on my Spotify and is stuch at 'Waiting for Connection', despite the fact that my connection is absolutely fine. It is not on offline mode, I have the latest version, I've tried logging off & back on, I have uninstalled &...

  • Newbie
  • I am trying to download songs on my Spotify and is stuch at 'Waiting for Connection', despite the fact that my connection is absolutely fine. It is not on offline mode, I have the latest version, I'v...
  • 96 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 96 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify's taskbar icon on the wrong monitor every

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 latest My Question or IssueCan you please fix task bar icon problem on second monitor. spotify icon doesn't move to the taskbar on the secon monitor. is it really hard? I am paying money for this ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 latest   My Question or Issue Can you please fix task bar icon problem on second monitor. spotify icon doesn't move to...
  • erdemece
  • Casual Listener
  • 326 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 326 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes

Solved!! Spotify Music not playing, cannot see Radio.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 Home v1809 My Question or IssueWhenever I play a song on Spotify, it does not play at all, the song duration stays at 0:00 and nothing plays.I have re-installed Spotify probably 5...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Home v1809   My Question or Issue Whenever I play a song on Spotify, it does not play at all, the song dur...
  • benbike502
  • Casual Listener
  • 625 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 625 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 0 likes

Large playlist only playing 25 songs

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHuawei P20 Pro(Have had no issues(For months) and no updates to the phone besides spotify updating) Windows 10 Premium, activated, PC I have used spotify on for yearsOperating SystemWindows 10 and Android(Whatever newest wi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Huawei P20 Pro(Have had no issues(For months) and no updates to the phone besides spotify updating) Windows 10 Premium, activated, PC I have used spotify on for y...
  • 115 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 115 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes

Solved!! minimize instead of close

hello, I use windows 10, with spotify premium on 2 PC. on one of the PCs when I click on the cross, spotify gets minimized, on the second pc spotify closes. I would like spotify to be minimized on both PCs. impossible to find a setting. could someone...

  • Casual Listener
  • hello, I use windows 10, with spotify premium on 2 PC. on one of the PCs when I click on the cross, spotify gets minimized, on the second pc spotify closes. I would like spotify to be minimized on bo...
  • epso62
  • Casual Listener
  • 6340 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 3 likes
  • 6340 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 3 likes

please bring back playlist import ... again..

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceWindows 10 Desktop 1.1.4.197.g92d52c4fOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueThere is no option under 'File' anymore to import a playlist - please bring it back?

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country   Device Windows 10 Desktop 1.1.4.197.g92d52c4f Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue There is no option under 'File' anymore to import a p...
  • 179 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 179 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Music stops after few secpnds

Hi, I've had spotify for a few yesrs now and never had this issue up until recently...Songs only play for a few seconds (3-10) until they stop and a message saying "The current song cannot be played" pops up and I cant skip to any part to the song to...

  • Regular
  • Hi, I've had spotify for a few yesrs now and never had this issue up until recently... Songs only play for a few seconds (3-10) until they stop and a message saying "The current song cannot be playe...
  • mxjaa
  • Regular
  • 10284 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 3 likes
  • 10284 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 3 likes

Can I add preferences to Discover Weekly?

Does anyone know how the Discover Weekly algorithm works? I think the concept is great, and for the most part I'm happy with the selection, but there are two things the really bugs me: 1. Why do I get so much Swedish music? I almost never listen to t...

  • Regular
  • Does anyone know how the Discover Weekly algorithm works? I think the concept is great, and for the most part I'm happy with the selection, but there are two things the really bugs me:   1. Wh...
  • FKnoph
  • Regular
  • 1749 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 1749 Views
  • 7 replies
  • 1 likes