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...

  • Community Manager
  • Community Manager
  • 133801 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 133801 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
  • 50551 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes
  • Windows
  • 50551 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes

Browse / Discover not updating

PlanPremiumCountry ItalyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Since many days now all the section Browse/Discover does not update. Top recommendations for you and all suggestions are the same since more than one week. My current Spotify Pre...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan Premium Country  Italy Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Since many days now all the section Browse/Discover does not update. Top recommendations for you...
  • Headover
  • Music Fan
  • 1038 Views
  • 18 replies
  • 8 likes
  • 1038 Views
  • 18 replies
  • 8 likes

Solved!! Desktop App and Web Player playing no music

PlanPremiumCountry United States DeviceDesktop App and Web PlayerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor a couple of months now, I have not been able to play any music from Spotify on my desktop. It started with only a couple of songs skip...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country  United States  Device Desktop App and Web Player Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For a couple of months now, I have not been able to ...
  • JNoworyta97
  • Regular
  • 3574 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop
    Web Player
  • 3574 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 1 likes

Multiple ads are playing directly behind one another

PlanFreeCountry South AfricaDeviceWindows LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueAfter a few songs, usually 3 or 4, I am served multiple ads directly behind one another, which is incredibly frustrating. It's usually only 2 ads, but I've ...

  • Not applicable
  • Plan Free Country  South Africa Device Windows Laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue After a few songs, usually 3 or 4, I am served multiple ads directly beh...
  • 196 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 196 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Spotify PC can't play or show songs that are not saved

DeviceGigabyte Aero 14 Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueIf I try and go to any playlist that has music I don't have saved, it won't show up. Even if I go to an album that I want to save to my library, it'll allow me to press the bu...

download.png
  • Casual Listener
  • Device Gigabyte Aero 14   Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue If I try and go to any playlist that has music I don't have saved, it won't show up. Even if I...
  • Bittencourt
  • Spotify Star
  • 944 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 944 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Seeing What Friend Plays

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 - Listening through the Spotify App My Question or Issue I used to be able to see what my friends were playing in real time. As of today I can no longer see them. The right hand section just...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country  US Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10 - Listening through the Spotify App   My Question or Issue  I used to be able to see what my friends were p...
  • katiek_
  • Composer
  • 406 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 406 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify app state overrided my dektop spotify previous state when i change from one to the other

Each time that I change from spotify phone to spotify desktop, the desktop previous "state" (song/list/random option/etc...) is overriden by the spotfy phone "state" so i lost the list/song/queue or random config I was playing on my desktop before......

  • Roadie
  • Each time that I change from spotify phone to spotify desktop, the desktop previous "state" (song/list/random option/etc...) is overriden by the spotfy phone "state" 😞 so i lost the list/song...
  • cookiematt
  • Casual Listener
  • 265 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • App
    Desktop
  • 265 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Can't play anything

Some time ago, i couldn't play new songs anymore, i had to do a clean reinstall if i wanted my playlists to update. So, i did it again today, but this time after doing it, i can't play anything on my pc. All my playlists are seen as empty, and if i t...

  • Casual Listener
  • Some time ago, i couldn't play new songs anymore, i had to do a clean reinstall if i wanted my playlists to update. So, i did it again today, but this time after doing it, i can't play anything on my...
  • Fractal3
  • Casual Listener
  • 577 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 577 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

Songbar greyed out ! Can't play songs

I'm having a wierd issue. I can play songs in my playlist but if i search for a new song. The song bar is greyed out but I can see the timer of the song???? I have attached an image. I have tried re-installing but I still can't play any searched song...

Capture.JPG
  • Newbie
  •    I'm having a wierd issue. I can play songs in my playlist but if i search for a new song. The song bar is greyed out but I can see the timer of the song???? I have attached an image. I ...
  • Bittencourt
  • Spotify Star
  • 301 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 301 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Can only play my playlists

PlanFreeCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Question or Issue I can't get anything but my playlists to play. No new music or anything.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Question or Issue  I can't get anything but my playlists to play. No new music or anything.
  • Robm60
  • Casual Listener
  • 127 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 127 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Friend Feed does not work

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Everything was perfectly fine before today when my friends feed stopped working. Instead of displaying the few friends I follow, it simply asks me to " Find Friends". ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Everything was perfectly fine before today when my friends feed stopped working. ...
  • smurfmama1
  • Casual Listener
  • 627 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 8 likes
  • 627 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 8 likes

Im scaring my wife at home

When I play spotify from work, I scare my wife since spotify automaticly plays from my livingroom device. Shes pregnant, so I dont want the birth to start early because of the loud sudden noises from the livingroom scaring the water out of her. Is th...

  • Casual Listener
  • When  I  play spotify from work, I scare my wife since spotify automaticly plays from my livingroom device. Shes pregnant, so I dont want the birth to start early because o...
  • twode
  • Casual Listener
  • 240 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Connect
    Desktop
  • 240 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Can't log-in desktop

Hi, I created an account in the US and I am currently in the Korea.I can't log-in desktop and got the 408 error but can log-in to website. I tried change location but no exist Korea. What can I do?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I created an account in the US and I am currently in the Korea. I can't log-in desktop and got the 408 error but can log-in to website.  I tried change location but no exist Kore...
  • KSBGAMING
  • Music Fan
  • 126 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 126 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! No Music Available

Hey so im on my computer and trying to listen to spotify as i game. problem is no music is showing up. i can search for songs but i cant listen to saved playlists cause apparently there is no such thing as music. anyway to fix this?

  • Casual Listener
  •   Hey so im on my computer and trying to listen to spotify as i game. problem is no music is showing up. i can search for songs but i cant listen to saved playlists cause apparently there ...
  • HeyItsNoki
  • Casual Listener
  • 2299 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 2299 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!! Black record symbol when trying to play songs

Many songs refuse to play for me over the past few weeks. It seems to be songs that I haven't added my my library and songs that I haven't played before or haven't played in a while. When I click play song all that happens is where the picture of cov...

  • Casual Listener
  • Many songs refuse to play for me over the past few weeks. It seems to be songs that I haven't added my my library and songs that I haven't played before or haven't played in a while.   When I ...
  • logthelad
  • Casual Listener
  • 947 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 4 likes
  • 947 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 4 likes

All Psotify songs aree gone, not just from my saved folder but every songs on spofity are gone.

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssuesI opened my Spotify application on my desktop today and I found that all of my saved songs were gone. Not only that, but all the songs from official Spotify...

  • Newbie
  •   Plan Free Country  United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issues I opened my Spotify application on my desktop today and I found tha...
  • Mantisentil
  • Community Legend
  • 177 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 177 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Spotify stopped working

So my spotify was working (30 minutes ago) then suddenly stopped. i have done a complete reinstall, but it still wont play anything it just shows up like this? Can anybody please help me fix this. Thanks-Elaina

screenshot.png
  • Casual Listener
  • So my spotify was working (30 minutes ago) then suddenly stopped. i have done a complete reinstall, but it still wont play anything it just shows up like this?  Can anybody please help me fix t...
  • 98 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 98 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Spotify can't play this right now, if you have the file on your computer you can impot it

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DenmarkDevice(iPhone 6s)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue HiI've in the past week been unable to play any song on spotify on PC, however i can play all songs on my phone...I have tried a few things to fix it bu...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free/Premium Country  Denmark Device (iPhone 6s) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Hi I've in the past week been unable to play any song on spotify ...
  • Jemi
  • Spotify Legend
  • 765 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 765 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Some songs are bugged

Alright, so i've been using spotify for the past 1/2 years just fine, on pc and mobile. But recently on the spotify desktop app, Some songs are kinda bugged.Whenever i play a song thats "bugged" It wont play. At all. It doesn't get highlighted, The p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Alright, so i've been using spotify for the past 1/2 years just fine, on pc and mobile. But recently on the spotify desktop app, Some songs are kinda bugged. Whenever i play a song thats "bugged" It...
  • 185 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 185 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Can't find any song on PC Spotify

PlanFreeCountry PolandDeviceCustom Build PCOperating SystemWindows 10 64-bit My Question or Issue I have really big issue with Spotify on PC, can't find/see any song, even in playlists made by spotify, i don't know what's happened but on phone everyt...

image.png image.png
  • Newbie
  •   Plan Free Country  Poland Device Custom Build PC Operating System Windows 10 64-bit  My Question or Issue  I have really big issue with Spotify on PC, can't find/see a...
  • Lepek5
  • Newbie
  • 366 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 366 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes