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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 Hissing on SONGS

Premium User - Win11USA Why is it suddenly I'm getting a terrible hissing sound on songs! I.E. - A Horse With No Name - America, Black Dog - Led Zeppelin Year of The Cat - Al Stewart This is very annoying since I like to stream music. If this continu...

  • Roadie
  • Premium User - Win11 USA   Why is it suddenly I'm getting a terrible hissing sound on songs!   I.E. - A Horse With No Name - America,   Black Dog - Led Zeppelin   ...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Different album and album cover in playing now (bottom left) and playlist

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSometimes when playing songs from a playlist the actual song playing is the same song, but from a different album. Also showing album cover for another album.Why is this ha...

  • Roadie
  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Sometimes when playing songs from a playlist the actual song playing is the same song, but from a diffe...
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The desktop app should have the same podcast feed as mobile

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFinding new episodes of podcasts with the desktop app is an absolute pain. I believe a similar feed as the mobile app (android) would be great and make finding podcast episodes much easier on ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Finding new episodes of podcasts with the desktop app is an absolute pain. I believe a similar feed as the mobile app (andro...
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Superuser Contribution All songs grayed out while online, but playlists can still be played

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been having this problem since yesterday, for some reason on desktop specifically (not on mobile) every single individual song is grayed out, but when I click ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been having this problem since yesterday, for some reason on desktop specifically (...
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Superuser Contribution Xbox Game Bar Spotify Glitch

PlanFreeDeviceCustom PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have enjoyed using Xbox game bar Spotify feature. It has been good to use except one issue. The playlists on my recently played are things I haven't listened to recently. I have ...

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  • Plan Free Device Custom PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have enjoyed using Xbox game bar Spotify feature. It has been good to use except one issue. The playlists ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Changing the Music volume INGAME

Sometimes you need to hear staps of the enemy ingame... but dont like to altways pause your musik. The should be the possibility to change the SPOTIFY VOLUMEN with a Hotkey. But only the volumen of spotify.

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  • Sometimes you need to hear staps of the enemy ingame... but dont like to altways pause your musik.  The should be the possibility to change the SPOTIFY VOLUMEN with a Hotkey. But only the vo...
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Minimize restore animations Windows 10

Plan PremiumCountry USADevice PCOperating System Windows 10 Pro 1809 My Question or Issue I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though it may seem trivial at most, I think in terms of consistency and flow it would be ni...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 1809   My Question or Issue   I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though...
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Superuser Contribution Something Went Wrong PC Windows 10

its been months since this happening, i tried everything in the community suggested but nothing works but only on this Device i can't actually login both in app and websites, but when i tried using different device, i can listen to spotify like usual...

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  • its been months since this happening, i tried everything in the community suggested but nothing works but only on this Device i can't actually login both in app and websites, but when i tried using d...
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Superuser Contribution Sharing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell 15-7000 series (7586)Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro My Question or IssueWhy can't I share to social media apps such as Facebook directly through the share option in the hamburger menu like on my Android app?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell 15-7000 series (7586) Operating System Windows 11 Pro   My Question or Issue Why can't I share to social media apps such as Facebook direct...
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Superuser Contribution Deleted playlists

I couldn't figure out how to update this issue, so I created this one. I play Spotify on my TV (sound is much better than my PC speakers) and the deleted playlists are still available and actually play. Is there a way to recover/save them from the TV...

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  • I couldn't figure out how to update this issue, so I created this one.  I play Spotify on my TV (sound is much better than my PC speakers) and the deleted playlists are still available and actua...
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Superuser Contribution Can't change playlist cover, rename my playlists, edit my playlists, or see my friends tab.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't change my playlist cover, rename the playlists, edit them, or see my friends tab. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the app multiple times, and even trying t...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't change my playlist cover, rename the playlists, edit them, or see my friends tab. I've tried...
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Superuser Contribution I just wanna listen to music..

PlanPremiumCountrySWE Device(Samsung Galaxy, PC, RPI)Operating Systemwin10/ubuntu/android/debian/etc My Question or IssueThe UI is annoyingly childish, ugly and ineffective.Is there anyway you can mod/hack spotify to your liking?Spotify Clones? Anyth...

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  • Plan Premium Country SWE   Device (Samsung Galaxy, PC, RPI) Operating System win10/ubuntu/android/debian/etc   My Question or Issue The UI is annoyingly childish, ugly and ineffe...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify kann diesen song nicht abspielen . Wenn sich die Datei auf deinem Computer befindet , kannst

du sie importieren . Ich weiß einfach nicht was ich machen soll , ich kann einfache keine songs hören .Wenn ich auf play drücke kommt immer wieder die gleiche nachricht"spotify kann diesen song nicht abspielen . Wenn sich die Datei auf deinem Compute...

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  • du sie importieren .   Ich weiß einfach nicht was ich machen soll , ich kann einfache keine songs hören . Wenn ich auf play drücke kommt immer wieder die gleiche nachricht "spotify kann dies...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to link account via Game bar

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue I am unable to link my Spotify account via Game bar on Windows 10. When I press link account a new pop-up appears which loads for a moment and then stays blank white.I ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue   I am unable to link my Spotify account via Game bar on Windows 10. When I press link account a...
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Superuser Contribution Sync issue on Windows 10/11 Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceDesktop PC & Galaxy Note 8Operating SystemWindows 11 & Android 9 My Question or IssueI use the Spotify app on both Windows and Android, and I noticed a perpetual bug where my liked songs do not correctly sync between the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device Desktop PC & Galaxy Note 8 Operating System Windows 11 & Android 9   My Question or Issue I use the Spotify app on both Windows and Android, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files disappeared in search section

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevice(iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook 2019)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIn the seach section the local files disappeared in the new spotify version. In the search secti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device (iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook 2019) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue In the seach se...
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Superuser Contribution Removed Essential Features

Why would spotify remove essential features from their desktop app UI? to try and make it sleeker? It looks like garbage now! You cant change the playlist picture, or sort and filter playlists. Those are EXTREMELY basic features for a music app that ...

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  • Why would spotify remove essential features from their desktop app UI?  to try and make it sleeker? It looks like garbage now!  You cant change the playlist picture, or sort and filter play...
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Superuser Contribution LOCAL FILES NOT SHOWING-Have tried everything

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI want to cry. I have been at this for 2 hours.My local files won't show. I have done 3 clean reinstalls of the spotify app (deleted out of the local app data etc..) my file...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I want to cry. I have been at this for 2 hours. My local files won't show. I have done 3 cl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify no longer working on Windows 10 after latest update

Hi, Spotify stopped working right after installing the latest Windows 10 update (January 11, 2022—KB5009543 (OS Builds 19042.1466, 19043.1466, and 19044.1466)) "Cumulative update for Win10 V 20H2 " I've done multiple clean installs both from the Spot...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   Spotify stopped working right after installing the latest Windows  10 update (January 11, 2022—KB5009543 (OS Builds 19042.1466, 19043.1466, and 19044.1466)) "Cumulative update for W...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify muted in Volume Mixer and cannot unmute

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(Windows Laptop (Lenovo)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueFor some reason, Spotify decides to mute itself in the volume mixer and I cannot unmute it. It has done this a few times but all I had to do was restar...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device (Windows Laptop (Lenovo) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue For some reason, Spotify decides to mute itself in the volume mixer and I c...
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