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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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only plays one track from a playlist

My Spotify will only play one track from a chosen playlist, then it defaults to a 1990s playlist and will play that list with no problem. I use Windows 10 on my laptop. This has never happened before and was fine yesterday.

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  • My Spotify will only play one track from a chosen playlist, then it defaults to a 1990s playlist and will play that list with no problem. I use Windows 10 on my laptop. This has never happened before...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [PC] [WINDOWS] Every song shows "Spotify can't play this right now"

For about 10 days, I am unable to play any song or podcast on my PC, I get an error messege with "Spotify can't play this right now". I tried the downloadable app and Microsoft Store one, disabled acceleration, reinstalled, checked AppData folder and...

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  • For about 10 days, I am unable to play any song or podcast on my PC, I get an error messege with "Spotify can't play this right now". I tried the downloadable app and Microsoft Store one, disabled ac...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Organization / Editing / Features....

I remember there used to be a feature...if you clicked on the menu (3 dots) for a song...one of the choices in the pop-up menu...I think it was something like "show in playlists"...you could see all the playlists that you had added that song to...the...

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  • I remember there used to be a feature...if you clicked on the menu (3 dots) for a song...one of the choices in the pop-up menu...I think it was something like "show in playlists"...you could see all ...
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Superuser Contribution I have made two playlists on the WIndows app and I can't play them on my tablet or phone

So I have made two different playlists that I would love to play on my phone or tablet but whenever I try to find the, they don't exist. I have tried going offline to re-sync but I can't even do that since all of the different versions of the damn ap...

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  • So I have made two different playlists that I would love to play on my phone or tablet but whenever I try to find the, they don't exist.  I have tried going offline to re-sync but I can't even d...
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Playlist wont sort by artist and then by title correctly

On the "Liked" list I can sort by artist followed by title without a problem, but on a playlist I cannot. On a playlist I can sort by artist/album no sweat, but the only way to sort artist/title is by using "Custom Order." When I do that, 430+ songs,...

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  • On the "Liked" list I can sort by artist followed by title without a problem, but on a playlist I cannot. On a playlist I can sort by artist/album no sweat, but the only way to sort artist/title is b...
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Superuser Contribution can only play songs if they're in a playlist

I cannot play any song I find via searching or browsing albums, UNLESS it is in one of my playlists. I can add any song I want to a playlist and it's immediately able to be played. Once I remove it, it cannot be played.I'm using the spotify desktop a...

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  • I cannot play any song I find via searching or browsing albums, UNLESS it is in one of my playlists. I can add any song I want to a playlist and it's immediately able to be played. Once I remove it, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app crashing

Windows OS suddenly stops the Spotify App on desktop. No issue occurred before, already updated all audio drivers

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  • Windows OS suddenly stops the Spotify App on desktop. No issue occurred before, already updated all audio drivers
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Superuser Contribution Why is the toggle shuffle on/off button disabled?

For some reason the toggle shuffle button in both the spotify web player and app on my computer is disabled. When I click on it, it doesn't turn on. I dont' understand what happened.

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  • For some reason the toggle shuffle button in both the spotify web player and app on my computer is disabled. When I click on it, it doesn't turn on. I dont' understand what happened.
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Superuser Contribution Bonjour , savez vous pourquoi je peux écouter que des playlist ? merci

je ne peux ecouter uniquement des playlist , pour pouvoir lire des titres qui ne font pas partie d'une playlist je dois en crer une juste pour la musique

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  • je ne peux ecouter uniquement des playlist , pour pouvoir lire des titres qui ne font pas partie d'une playlist je dois en crer une juste pour la musique
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for Windows 1.1.87.612.gf8d110e2 stop working randomly

PlanPremiumCountryGreece DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLast 10-15 days Spotify for Windows 1.1.87.612.gf8d110e2 is stopping randomly leaving a ghost of Spotify in notification area.1.1.87.612.gf8d110e2 I've tried everything I...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Last 10-15 days Spotify for Windows 1.1.87.612.gf8d110e2 is stopping randomly leaving a...
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PlanFree/PremiumCountryOzaukee County, Wisconsin, USAplease send help and get me the **bleep** out of here.Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am a mus...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA please send help and get me the **bleep** out of here. Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iO...
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Superuser Contribution discord not showing spotify status only shows on mobile/alexa

Discord only shows my spotify listening status when i use my iphone at home or use alexa but doesnt wanna work when i use the app on desktop.Yes i redownloaded spotify/discord cleaned appdata folders and so onI have tried everything im not dumb when ...

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  • Discord only shows my spotify listening status when i use my iphone at home or use alexa but doesnt wanna work when i use the app on desktop. Yes i redownloaded spotify/discord cleaned appdata fol...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app won't synch.

https://prnt.sc/OF3MilbDXSkLim using spotify on my desktop and phone. spotify wep syncs but desktop never syncs. I checked the settings, uninstalled and reinstalled. The problem still persists

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  • https://prnt.sc/OF3MilbDXSkL im using spotify on my desktop and phone. spotify wep syncs but desktop never syncs. I checked the settings, uninstalled and reinstalled. The problem still persists
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app fullscreen leaving few pixels behind...

IDK where bug reporting is on this site. Not very intuitive design.Anyway when fullscreen on Windows 11 (latest) and on a 2560x1440 pixels there are still a line of pixels left between app and windows taskbar at the bottom. Not sure if app bug or win...

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  • IDK where bug reporting is on this site. Not very intuitive design. Anyway when fullscreen on Windows 11 (latest) and on a 2560x1440 pixels there are still a line of pixels left between app and wind...
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Solved!! spotify cant play this right now

I keep getting "Spotify cant play this right now" and I have tried reinstalling, resetting the cache, and turning off hardware acceleration.

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  • I keep getting "Spotify cant play this right now" and I have tried reinstalling, resetting the cache, and turning off hardware acceleration.
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Superuser Contribution Windows app not playing.

App opens and stays open, no crash. But when i hit play, it doesn't do anything. I have repaired the files, reset the app, and reinstalled.

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  • App opens and stays open, no crash. But when i hit play, it doesn't do anything. I have repaired the files, reset the app, and reinstalled.
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Superuser Contribution Is this an issue for liked music, or just how it is?

Whenever I will like a collaborative song, for example River by Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran, the song is not under either artists' liked songs. If the song I liked is only by one artist, then yeah, it will show.This is on both Windows (non MS Store, ...

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  • Whenever I will like a collaborative song, for example River by Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran, the song is not under either artists' liked songs. If the song I liked is only by one artist, then yeah, i...
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Superuser Contribution ¿Cómo hago que una lista de reproducción se reproduzca en bucle?

Quiero escuchar mis listas de reproducción en modo bucle; o sea, que se reproduzca una canción tras otra y, al terminar la última, se reproduzca de nuevo la primera de la lista. Quiero poder hacer esto en la aplicación de Windows 11, en mi portátil, ...

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  • Quiero escuchar mis listas de reproducción en modo bucle; o sea, que se reproduzca una canción tras otra y, al terminar la última, se reproduzca de nuevo la primera de la lista. Quiero poder hacer es...
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