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
  • 133640 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 24 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 133640 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
  • 50445 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes
  • Windows
  • 50445 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 32 likes

Spotify on Desktop gets no longer recognized.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceIphone 5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I never had an issue with this, but today, after snycing some local songs, my Spotify on PC doesn't get picked up on Discord or my phone.I can play Music on my PC,...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Iphone 5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I never had an issue with this, but today, after snycing some local songs, my Sp...
  • user-removed
  • Not applicable
  • 224 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 224 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Desktop application crashes after playback is paused

PlanPremium DeviceDesktop PC Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHi, I'm having a weird problem with the Spotify desktop application on my Windows 7 PC. When I open the app and start playing some music, it runs without any issues. Now if I ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium   Device Desktop PC   Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm having a weird problem with the Spotify desktop application on my Windows 7 PC. W...
  • lynchies_shed
  • Casual Listener
  • 358 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 358 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

How to update (old spotify version)?

PlanFreeCountry BrazilDevicelaptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issue I've been experiencing an issue where I could not update spotify. Today I uninstalled it and downloaded the setup from the website (in order do get the latest version)....

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free Country  Brazil Device laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've been experiencing an issue where I could not update spotify. Today I uninstal...
  • matthewoli98
  • Gig Goer
  • 403 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 403 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Cant play this right now (Every single song on desktop app)

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(PCOperating System(Windows 10,) My Question or Issue Every single song on desktop app gives "Spotify can't play this right now message". I can play them on all other devices. I have uninstalled, deleted profile and cache,...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (PC Operating System (Windows 10,)   My Question or Issue  Every single song on desktop app gives "Spotify can't play this right now message"...
  • tracepete
  • Casual Listener
  • 1777 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 1777 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Deleted song unintentional

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceXiaomi Mi A1, Asus Zenfone 2Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, i think i had unintentionaly deleted an song to be playable how can i listen it again? it's Sally from Hardwell, it wasn't from a playlist or s...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country  Italy Device Xiaomi Mi A1, Asus Zenfone 2 Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue  Hi, i think i had unintentionaly deleted an song to be playable...
  • Scevan
  • Casual Listener
  • 216 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 216 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Whenever I try to uninstall Spotify it says that the file is missing from the directory

PlanPremiumCountry Greece Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've tried multiple times to unistall Spotify manually and through the control panel but my PC just says that no files linked to it exist in the system and when I find the file...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country  Greece   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've tried multiple times to unistall Spotify manually and through the control panel bu...
  • 113 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 113 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes on computer every time I remove my headphone jack.

PlanPremiumCountryNorway DevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or Issue I am having trouble with Spotify crashing EVERY time I unplug my headphones. The program with then repeat a second of sound endlessly. Reinstalling the program doesn't work...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Norway   Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue  I am having trouble with Spotify crashing EVERY time I unplug my headphones.&nb...
  • taivaansusi
  • Newbie
  • 2053 Views
  • 21 replies
  • 5 likes
  • 2053 Views
  • 21 replies
  • 5 likes

Cant install a thing aka Spotify vs Local Sybols

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 with all the published (and installed) updates My Question or Issue Hello everybody, So, I'm here to address the issue I've been having recently with Spotify's desktop app, which I've been u...

  • Newbie
  •   Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 8.1 with all the published (and installed) updates   My Question or Issue  Hello everybody,   So, I'm...
  • 133 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 133 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify won't play song

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceWindows ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify won't play this one specific song for me, and has being doing this for a little over a month. ("Unity" - by the fatrat). I have tried reinstalling s...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Windows Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify won't play this one specific song for me, and has being doing this ...
  • matthewoli98
  • Gig Goer
  • 128 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 128 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

White bar on top of maximized Spotify app on Windows 10 after update

PlanPremiumCountry South AfricaDeviceDell XPS 13 1970Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or Issue Hi, since I updated Spotify on Windows, it now has a white bar on top of the window when the window is maximized. I can see part of the unstyled...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country  South Africa Device Dell XPS 13 1970 Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue  Hi, since I updated Spotify on Windows, it now has a white...
  • oerman
  • Casual Listener
  • 1377 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Desktop
    maximized
    Windows
  • 1377 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 2 likes

spotify error messages

Plan FreeFree/PremiumCountry Italy Device personal computer Operating System Windows 10(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue On my PC I installed for error Spoify Music which did no install itself becouse it was for Android sys...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Free/Premium Country Italy   Device personal computer   Operating System Windows 10 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue On my PC I in...
  • carfox
  • Casual Listener
  • 201 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 201 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Spotify Connect stopped working on some User account(s)

PlanPremium for FamilyCountryHong KongDevicePC, iPad, Android Tablet, Spotify SpeakersOperating SystemWindows 10, iOS 12, Android 7 I found Spotify Connect stoped working on the Desktop App since last Saturday.But after some trial and error troublesh...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium for Family Country Hong Kong Device PC, iPad, Android Tablet, Spotify Speakers Operating System Windows 10, iOS 12, Android 7   I found Spotify Connect stoped working on th...
  • TheTazMan
  • Newbie
  • 2144 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 2144 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

What happened to the "create playlist radio" feature?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows PC)Operating System(Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThis is really quite strange and unusual. One of my most used features, in fact, one of the features that pushed me to sta...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device (Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows PC) Operating System (Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue This is really quite strange and unu...
  • ARFrostByte
  • Newbie
  • 1183 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes
  • 1183 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes

Spotify on Desktop not connecting to other devices

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceDell XPS 15, Galaxy S8Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Recently Spotify on my laptop stopped connecting to my other devices, meaning I can't control music from my phone. It also stopped showing up as a...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device Dell XPS 15, Galaxy S8 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Recently Spotify on my laptop stopped connecting to my other...
  • Neonis
  • Casual Listener
  • 681 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 681 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Runtime error

PlanPremiumCountryMéxico DeviceLaptop HP Operating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueHello! Please help! I´m trying to install Spotify to my PC with windows 8.1 but when I download the program of the official site, this message appears: "This app...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country México    Device Laptop HP    Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue Hello! Please help! I´m trying to install Spotify to m...
  • tonylocu
  • Casual Listener
  • 510 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 510 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Uploaded songs from local files won’t show up/play on mobile

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceiPhone XS MaxOperating SystemiOS 12 My Question or Issue I have previously downloaded songs to Spotify from my local files on a desktop and have been able to listen to them on the mobile app. One day the songs I had downloa...

  • Newbie
  •   Plan Premium Country  US Device iPhone XS Max Operating System iOS 12   My Question or Issue  I have previously downloaded songs to Spotify from my local files on a d...
  • Jemi
  • Spotify Legend
  • 2713 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 2713 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify can't connect through Chromecast (via browser)

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevicePersonal Computer through Chrome BrowserOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello.I'm getting a lot of problems when I try to use Spotify through chromecast. Every time I try to stream it from my computer to ...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Personal Computer through Chrome Browser Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue   Hello. I'm getting a lot of problems when ...
  • lottware
  • Regular
  • 3942 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 3942 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 2 likes

PC version won't connect to phone or scrobble to Last.fm

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMedion Razer Laptop, Google Pixel PhoneOperating SystemWindows 10, Android 9 My Question or IssueThe version of Spotify on my laptop has suddenly become disconnected from my phone via Connect, and Last.fm. Spotify on my lapt...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Medion Razer Laptop, Google Pixel Phone Operating System Windows 10, Android 9   My Question or Issue The version of Spotify on my laptop has suddenly be...
  • rpenn
  • Gig Goer
  • 612 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes
  • 612 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 2 likes

Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware on my PC

Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware only to edit playlist name.Every other music service allows to edit playlist name from any browser.Only Spotify forces its users to install useless applications.When my 1$ premium ends in 3 months I am ...

  • Newbie
  •   Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware only to edit playlist name. Every other music service allows to edit playlist name from any browser. Only Spotify forces its users to install...
  • matthewoli98
  • Gig Goer
  • 315 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 315 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify can't play this song right now

ould PlanStudentCountryUK Device(iPhone 6, PC and laptop)Operating System(iOS 11, Windows 10) My Question or IssueHave a problem where I can't play a specific artist (While She Sleeps) on any of my devices.My friends can all play them without any pro...

  • Not applicable
  • ould Plan Student Country UK  Device (iPhone 6, PC and laptop) Operating System (iOS 11,  Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Have a problem where I can't play a specific arti...
  • htzo
  • Composer
  • 298 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 298 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 1 likes