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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 Reorder Genres & Moods

It would be good to be able to reorder the Genres & Mood. Currently my top line is filled with Pop & Pride, which i both dislike a huge lot. Out of the first 3 rows theres only 3 or 4 items in total I have interest in. Considering spotify premium is ...

  • Casual Listener
  • It would be good to be able to reorder the Genres & Mood. Currently my top line is filled with Pop & Pride, which i both dislike a huge lot. Out of the first 3 rows theres only 3 or 4 items i...
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Superuser Contribution App starting a song that I don't want when idle

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or Issue Everytime my app is idle for a couple minutes, it starts playing a song that I never selected and don't wanna hear. I'm used to leave it open when I'm doing another stuff on my pc and this ...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue   Everytime my app is idle for a couple minutes, it starts playing a song that I never selected and don't wan...
  • Peter
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist errors

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceiPhone 8 & PCOperating System(iOS 12.01 &Windows 10) My Question or Issue I have some problems that I were about to update med playlist.1. I'm not able to drag down och move up a track in my playlist. (On my PC)2. I'm no...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device iPhone 8 & PC Operating System (iOS 12.01 &Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  I have some problems that I were about to update med...
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Superuser Contribution Sound stops and Interface becomes unresponsive Help

PlanPremiumCountry USDevicePC Desktop App/Windows StoreOperating SystemLatest Version on Windows 10 as of 10/19/18My Question or IssueSo when I start up Spotify and go to play my few songs in my main playlist it plays fine. Then sometime after the 4t...

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  • Plan Premium Country  US Device PC Desktop App/Windows Store Operating System Latest Version on Windows 10 as of 10/19/18 My Question or Issue So when I start up Spotify and go...
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Superuser Contribution Resizing the UI hides the track names

Hi,I've been a spotify user for years now.I just started using the win 10 application on a laptop. I noticed that on an artist's page with an "artist's selection widget", some window sizes cause the track names to be hidden before anything else. See ...

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  • Hi, I've been a spotify user for years now. I just started using the win 10 application on a laptop. I noticed that on an artist's page with an "artist's selection widget", some window sizes cause ...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle is broken

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I enable shuffle, it will draw the same songs to the playlist queue over and over again. If I delete everything from the queue, it will draw the same songs b...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I enable shuffle, it will draw the same songs to the playlist queue over and over...
  • Peter
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Superuser Contribution Unable to Play Song from Specific Playlists or Albums

PlanPremiumCountry SingaporeDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, I am unable to play songs from a specific album/artist as shown in the screenshot. May I ask is this due to regional restrictions or a error on my spotify app...

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  • Plan Premium Country    Singapore Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hi, I am unable to play songs from a specific album/artist as shown ...
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Superuser Contribution songs removed from favourites still play

PlanFreeCountryCanada DevicepcOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueI play music mostly from my Favourites list, however I have noticed that when I deselect a song, and it no longer appears on the favourites list, it still plays. After some...

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  •   Plan Free Country Canada  Device pc Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue I play music mostly from my Favourites list, however I have noticed that when I des...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Account and Email inconsistencies

So I tried to change my email used on my spotify account to my second email but it says that the email is in use. So, I tried to sign in to the 'account' on the second email using every password I could think of but it doesnt work. I then tried to re...

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  • So I tried to change my email used on my spotify account to my second email but it says that the email is in use. So, I tried to sign in to the 'account' on the second email using every password I co...
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Superuser Contribution Filter full albums saved when browsing Your Library

When I browse Albums (in Your Library) I expect to only see the full albums I've saved, not the albums related to every single song I've saved individually. Having to browse thousands of albums that I don't recognize makes this an impossible task ins...

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  • When I browse Albums (in Your Library) I expect to only see the full albums I've saved, not the albums related to every single song I've saved individually. Having to browse thousands of al...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Feed not updating correctly

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows My Question or Issue My Friend Activity bar is not updating at a regular pace. I have read other posts saying it should be fixed, but mine is not.

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows   My Question or Issue   My Friend Activity bar is not upd...
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Superuser Contribution Updates to saving 'Favorite Songs'

Hello Everyone, So something that i find rather annoying with spotify is that when you save an album to your library all songs go straight into 'favorite songs', this is frustrating as a favorites list should only have a few of your top songs in ther...

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  •   Hello Everyone,   So something that i find rather annoying with spotify is that when you save an album to your library all songs go straight into 'favorite songs', this is frustrating ...
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Sort list of playlists alphabetically

My Question or IssuePlaylists seem to be added in an arbitrary order to the library, meaning once we have more than a dozen or so playlists (quite likely if like me you have been using Spotify for years) it becomes difficult and annoying to locate a ...

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  • My Question or Issue Playlists seem to be added in an arbitrary order to the library, meaning once we have more than a dozen or so playlists (quite likely if like me you have been using Spotify for ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify (Google "Bug")

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows (Chrome)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI found a bit of a strange "bug" when searching "spotify login" on Google.com. After a search for that query, underneath the listing for Spotify.com is t...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Windows (Chrome) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I found a bit of a strange "bug" when searching "spotify login" on Google.com...
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Duplicate Albums appearing and removing functionality.

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(Acer Aspire 5, Oneplus 3T, iPad 4th Gen)Operating System(Windows 10 Home, Android Oxygen OS, IOS 10.3.3) My Question or IssueOver the past year of using Spotify I have encountered the same issue that seems to crop up at lea...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device (Acer Aspire 5, Oneplus 3T, iPad 4th Gen) Operating System (Windows 10 Home, Android Oxygen OS, IOS 10.3.3)   My Question or Issue Over the...
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Album artwork

PlanFree/PremiumCountry U.S.DeviceHP Pavilion LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The album artwork is no longer showing up on the bottom left whenever I listen to a song from a certain album (Be Here Now by Oasis) and it's only thi...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  U.S. Device HP Pavilion Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The album artwork is no longer showing up on the bottom left whe...
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Music not syncing between devices

PlanStudent PremiumCountry United StatesDeviceDell Inspiron LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or Issue I have some local files on my desktop which I uploaded to a Spotify playlist. I got them to upload to my phone no issue. Now I'm try...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country  United States Device Dell Inspiron Laptop Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue  I have some local files on my desktop which I ...
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Lost Songs

PlanPremiumCountryUK DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue So, over 2000 songs have disappeared from my main playlist. My password is secure, I didnt delete them, I only have 1 account and i'm not account sharing. Any ideas how i ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK  Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   So, over 2000 songs have disappeared from my main playlist.  My password is secu...
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