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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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Spotify doesn't play any track

I was having some issues playing tracks, so I decided to uninstall Spotify but when I logged in after restarting it I realized that all the tracks in the playlist were gone, even the ones in other account's playlists. But the real problem is that now...

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  • I was having some issues playing tracks, so I decided to uninstall Spotify but when I logged in after restarting it I realized that all the tracks in the playlist were gone, even the ones in other ac...
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Can't play songs, playlists gone

Hello, I opened up my spotify to see that none of my songs in my playlists are there anymore. If I try to search a song to play, it won't play. Web browser player won't work. All my songs appear on my iPhone and play just fine. I've tried the followi...

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  •   Hello,  I opened up my spotify to see that none of my songs in my playlists are there anymore. If I try to search a song to play, it won't play. Web browser player won't work. All my so...
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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?

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  • 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...
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Spotify can play cached/local songs, but not streamed audio

PlanPremiumCountry United Kingdom Operating SystemWindows 10, Pro Edition The IssueRecently I have been having issue which results in spotify not being able to play songs which require audio streaming. When clicking on songs I have not previously lis...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United Kingdom   Operating System Windows 10, Pro Edition   The Issue Recently I have been having issue which results in spotify not being able to play s...
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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...

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  • 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...
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Solved!! Only one shows up in friend activity

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceLenovo N23Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue So, this is very odd. only one person shows up in friend activity despite the fact that I have 5. already tried restarting and all that.

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  • Plan Free Country  United States Device Lenovo N23 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  So, this is very odd. only one person shows up in friend activity despi...
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Solved!! Playlists empty and some songs not playables

PlanPremiumCountryItaly DeviceAsus ROG Strix LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIt's been some days now that on my pc songs on my playlists are not shown anymore but when I log in the same profile on my smartphone the songs are ther...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy  Device Asus ROG Strix Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue It's been some days now that on my pc songs on my playlists are not sho...
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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 ...

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  • 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...
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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...

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  • 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 g...
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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...

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  •    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 ...
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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". ...

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  • 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. ...
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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...

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  • 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...
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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...

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  •   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...
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Solved!! Spotify doesn't play random songs outside of playlists

PlanFree CountryGermany Operating SystemWindows 10 For some reason when I use the app, Spotify randomly started to simply not play some songs. It used to also not show half of the content of random playlists or telling me they were empty all together...

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  • Plan Free   Country Germany   Operating System Windows 10   For some reason when I use the app, Spotify randomly started to simply not play some songs. It used to also not s...
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How do I follow artists?

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue Can't find the follow button on an artist's page. It used to be there a year or so ago, but haven't seen it since.

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  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue  Can't find the follow button on an artist's page.  It used to be there a year or so ago, but haven't seen...
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Hay canciones que no puedo escuchar en mi pc

Desde la semana pasada presento el inconveniente que pongo un artista y solo puedo escuchar algunas de sus canciones, las demas se pone en color **bleep** la caratula de el album, por otro lado trate de buscar al mismo artista en otro pc y si lograba...

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  • Desde la semana pasada presento el inconveniente que pongo un artista y solo puedo escuchar algunas de sus canciones, las demas se pone en color **bleep** la caratula de el album, por otro lado trate...
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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...

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  •   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...
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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

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  • 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...
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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...

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  • 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...
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