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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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Superuser Contribution Playlist Picture doesn't change

PlanPremiumCountry SwedenDeviceComputer (Home built)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When i change my playlists picture it doesn't change, And when i restart spotify it just resets my picture. Anyone know the answer?

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  • Plan Premium Country  Sweden Device Computer (Home built) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When i change my playlists picture it doesn't change, And when i...
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Superuser Contribution i cant install spotify anymore

Hi, i uninstalled spotify, because i wasn't able to open it anymore (i thought it helps) ,but it wasn't really helpful. since i've uninstalled, i can't download it anymore.Everytime I try to download it in the Windows Store, it says there is a mistak...

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  •   Hi,  i uninstalled spotify, because i wasn't able to open it anymore (i thought it helps) , but it wasn't really helpful. since i've uninstalled, i can't download it anymore. Everytime...
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Mini Player

PlanPremiumCountry IsraelDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIn the most prominent mini player idea, the staff answered: "Windows 10 users can use a smaller mini player with play controls (but no play queue)."How do I do that? I ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Israel Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the most prominent mini player idea, the staff answered: " Windows 10 users can use a ...
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Song count

My Question or Issue:Hi everyone I am having an issue with my song count.As I am using both my phone and laptop for spotify I have noticed for my most used play list on my pc it will say I have 9,381 but on my phone it says I have 9,454 Can some plea...

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  •    My Question or Issue:Hi everyone I am having an issue with my song count.As I am using both my phone and laptop for spotify I have noticed for my most used play list on my pc it will sa...
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Videos only sometimes available

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceCustom PCOperating SystemWindows 10 pro My Question or Issue I'm having an issue with my account not playing videos, i'm getting the error message, "We're not able to play this video in your current location." This ...

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  • Plan Free Country  United States Device Custom PC Operating System Windows 10 pro   My Question or Issue   I'm having an issue with my account not playing videos, i'm gettin...
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Solved!! failure to import songs

PlanFreeCountryHonduras Operating SystemWindows 10 My Issue: I have a problem about importing music to my playlists. Over time artists hide their albums being denied their reproduction, the songs I could recover them by importing them with the discs ...

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  • Plan Free Country Honduras   Operating System Windows 10   My Issue:   I have a problem about importing music to my playlists. Over time artists hide their albums being denie...
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Song dissapear from album.

Hi there, the song "Sing About Me, Im dying of Thrist" from album good kid m.a.a.d city is not available, when yesterday i can play the song like ever. Im from Argentina and use spotify in Windows10. thanks ! PS: attached screen from the album and so...

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  •   Hi there, the song "Sing About Me, Im dying of Thrist" from album good kid m.a.a.d city is not available, when yesterday i can play the song like ever. Im from Argentina and use spotify in Wi...
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Local Files no Longer Syncing With Unplayable Albums on Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP Omen Gaming PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, I began to notice that none of my local files that I have on my computer are playable in my playlists (I included a screenshot of what I am seeing). ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP Omen Gaming PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, I began to notice that none of my local files that I have on my computer ...
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Solved!! Friend Activity and Daily Mix

PlanPremiumCountry United StatesDeviceHomebuilt Windows 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The daily mix and friend activity tabs don't work or display on my desktop client; however, when I force the desktop client to play my daily ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United States Device Homebuilt Windows 10 PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The daily mix and friend activity tabs don't work or di...
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UI display issues

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The track duration is not displaying correctly. This is especially apparent when viewing track over an hour long such as podcasts. Doing things sesizing the window and hiding the friends panel does not ...

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  •     Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The track duration is not displaying correctly. This is especially apparent when viewing track over an hour long such...
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Solved!! Selecting sorted search results bug

Hi, while searching for songs I came across the following bug I'm experiencing:1) Search for any song and then click on "Songs". Now a lists of songs shows up. For demonstration purposes, play the top song.2) Sort the search results by any criteria o...

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  • Hi, while searching for songs I came across the following bug I'm experiencing: 1) Search for any song and then click on "Songs". Now a lists of songs shows up. For demonstration purposes, play...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Playlist

PlanPremiumCountry United KingdomDeviceWindows DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've just check my playlist and the playing playlist and despite the actual playlist being approx 500 songs the played playlist is only about 60, wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United Kingdom Device Windows Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I've just check my playlist and the playing playlist and desp...
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SD Card_Transferring Spoty

My 5 year and 5 month old HTC Facebook First phone passed away in the early hours of Sunday, October 21; and, I had to buy a new Moto g6 play phone today. So, I am currently downloading all of the songs that I saved in my spotify lists since 2017 unt...

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  • My 5 year and 5 month old HTC Facebook First phone passed away in the early hours of Sunday, October 21; and, I had to buy a new Moto g6 play phone today.   So, I am currently downloading all ...
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Local files added to playlist but greyed out

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(Windows 10 Laptop - 12GB RAM, SSD)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue I have music arrangement software (Finale) and created an arrangement of a classical piece. I exported it out to an MP3 file (this is NOT...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (Windows 10 Laptop - 12GB RAM, SSD) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  I have music arrangement software (Finale) and crea...
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Previously saved songs 'disappearing' from saved list

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceAll platformsOperating SystemAll operating systems My Question or Issuehttps://community.spotify.com/t5/Content-Questions/SONGS-SUDDENLY-INEXPLICABLY-UNSAVED-UNCHECKED/m-p/1748626https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Win...

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Spotify kills my wifi connection

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceDell Inspiron 7559Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, I've discovered that whenever I try to use Spotify on my laptop, my WiFi connection stops working, only connecting again every couple minutes wh...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Dell Inspiron 7559 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello,   I've discovered that whenever I try to use Spotify on my la...
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How moving with my private library to another computer?

I have a lot of own music on my computer. Approx. 10% of it is not available in Spotify catalogue. So I created a special playlist for these songs to download and hear these songs on my android devices.Now I have a new Laptop and I thought I only hav...

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  • I have a lot of own music on my computer. Approx. 10% of it is not available in Spotify catalogue. So I created a special playlist for these songs to download and hear these songs on my android devic...
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local files not working at all

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceMSI Gaming laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue My local files don't seem to work. I have added a source and I have restarted my laptop and nothing seems to work! If you could help me then big thanks

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  •   Plan Premium Country  UK Device MSI Gaming laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  My local files don't seem to work. I have added a source and I&n...
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Ghost Web Player

PlanPremiumCountry USA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue For the last week or so, when I've opened Spotify on my phone or PC, there's been music playing already—according to the 'devices' menu, it's playing on a 'Web Player (Chr...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   For the last week or so, when I've opened Spotify on my phone or PC, there'...
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Is there a way I can see when I first listened to a song?

*Desktop is unrelated, just wasn't sure about what topic to put this in.Is there a way I can see when I first listened to a song? Or added it (since deleted the song) to a playlist?PlanPremiumCountry United KingdomDeviceAcer Aspire My Question or II ...

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  • *Desktop is unrelated, just wasn't sure about what topic to put this in. Is there a way I can see when I first listened to a song? Or added it (since deleted the song) to a playlist? Plan Premium ...
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