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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 Spotify App Glitching

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaOperating SystemWindows 10 So a few days ago, I was using spotify and noticed that I could not see my alexa on my spotify connect nor could I join my friends spotify party via discord (my premium subscription is/was active), La...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Operating System Windows 10   So a few days ago, I was using spotify and noticed that I could not see my alexa on my spotify connect nor could I join my friend...
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Superuser Contribution playlist not queuing properly

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP Envy Desktop 750-116Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a playlist made of episodes from various podcasts following a particular theme, so that I can listen to them all in the same place without episode...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP Envy Desktop 750-116 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a playlist made of episodes from various podcasts following a particul...
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Superuser Contribution When i change output device in windows, Spotify app does not switch

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI use Headset and Monitor speakers to listen to music. When i work or just being unproductive i play Spotify through Monitor speakers. But when i want to game i switch output to Headset ( Razer Kraken ) ...

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  •   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I use Headset and Monitor speakers to listen to music. When i work or just being unproductive i play Spotify through Monitor speake...
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Bugs. But I found a fix

I'm on desktop, windows 10. I updated my Spotify a moment ago, but after the update the Spotify app stopped outputting sound. The songs were showing that they were playing, but the sound was not coming through anywhere. If I double-clicked on my play...

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  • I'm on desktop, windows 10. I updated my Spotify a moment ago, but after the update the Spotify app stopped outputting sound. The songs were showing that they were playing, but the sound was not comi...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Put Liked Songs Back (AGAIN) Under The Artist Page For The Desktop App

I don't know why this even happened given the results of the following threads should have prevented it...https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Desktop-Put-the-Liked-Songs-back-under-each-band-s-artist-s-page/idc-p/5364463#M75523https://...

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  • I don't know why this even happened given the results of the following threads should have prevented it... https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Desktop-Put-the-Liked-Songs-back-under...
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Solved!! Can't play songs since today it's update

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueNothing plays just getting the can't play song message.I reinstalled the app 4 times now without avail.App version was:1.1.87.612.gf8d110e2After reinstall it ...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue Nothing plays just getting the can't play song message. I reinstalled the app 4 t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop App Not Playing

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueSo this started this morning, but my spotify desktop app won't play anything. I can search music just fine, and if I hit play it will show progress on the song, but no audio ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue So this started this morning, but my spotify desktop app won't play anything.  I can search m...
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Superuser Contribution Wrong "Date Added" on songs in playlist

Hey! My name is Andreas SellforsSince January 1, 2022, have I daily added 1 song to my playlist The World's 1500 Greatest Female Artists [In Progress] which has 11 songs. And after I posted a song 1 hour ago, I then saw that the dates for when the so...

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  • Hey! My name is Andreas Sellfors Since January 1, 2022, have I daily added 1 song to my playlist The World's 1500 Greatest Female Artists [In Progress] which has 11 songs. And after I posted a song ...
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs by a artist not playing on liked songs playlist????

PlanFreeCountryAusOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI liked an artist (NF) discography and continued listening to liked songs playlist on random, a couple of days later he played a few times. And then nothing for like 3-4 weeks, he doesn'...

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  • Plan Free Country Aus Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I liked an artist (NF) discography and continued listening to liked songs playlist on random, a couple of days later he p...
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Superuser Contribution How to disable downloads on PC

I have limited space on my hard disk and spotify songs take up 10GB. Since I have a good internet connection, I'd rather just stream the songs instead of downloading them when adding to library.Is there a way to disable song downloading on my PC, but...

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  • I have limited space on my hard disk and spotify songs take up 10GB. Since I have a good internet connection, I'd rather just stream the songs instead of downloading them when adding to library. Is ...
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Selecting "Everywhere" device stops music on PC

I have multiple Echo devices that work well playing simultaniously using the "Everywhere" device. I want to include my PC in the everywhere group. How can I manage which devices are in my everywhere group? Can I create another group and select device...

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  • I have multiple Echo devices that work well playing simultaniously using the "Everywhere" device.  I want to include my PC in the everywhere group.  How can I manage which devices are in my...
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Desktop Window Focus

Can you please just follow some basic UI design practices and make it so that there is some indication that the Spotify Desktop Application has focus? I am on Windows 11 and you can't tell in any way that Spotify is the current window with focus. The...

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  • Can you please just follow some basic UI design practices and make it so that there is some indication that the Spotify Desktop Application has focus?  I am on Windows 11 and you can't tell in a...
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Spotify going silent when Powerpoint slideshow runs

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've been playing Spotify bin the background while having a Powerpoint slideshow running for many weeks now but today it has decided that as soon as I run the slideshow,...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've been playing Spotify bin the background while having a Powerpoint slideshow ru...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows 10 app stuck on black screen

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10(language:中文 (台灣)) My Question or Issue(Because my English not very good , I will try my best to explan.)I have this problem when installed spotify from SpotifySetup.exe and Microsoft Store. W...

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  • Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device PC Operating System Windows 10(language: 中文 (台灣) )   My Question or Issue (Because my English not very good , I will try my best to explan.) I have ...
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Superuser Contribution Too many lyrics showing

Ever since I connected my phone on spotify connect, the lyrics are shown full in the whole song and you scroll through them. It won't even autoscroll for you once you need to. I hate this and I want it to go back to when 2-3 lines are shown at a time...

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  • Ever since I connected my phone on spotify connect, the lyrics are shown full in the whole song and you scroll through them. It won't even autoscroll for you once you need to. I hate this and I want ...
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Solved!! Home Screen Glitches

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePC and MobileOperating SystemWindows and Android My Question or IssueOn the home screen the first 4 items are randomly chosen months ago and semi-permanent for some reason, one of which is an album I listened to 1 song on 4...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC and Mobile Operating System Windows and Android   My Question or Issue On the home screen the first 4 items are randomly chosen months ago and semi-p...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play one song

I can't play 'Something In The Way' by Nirvana and haven't been able to for the last two weeks. It's really driving me crazy. https://open.spotify.com/track/4gHnSNHs8RyVukKoWdS99f?si=0551dd79ba1146acPlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLenovo IdeaPad 5Operating...

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  • I can't play 'Something In The Way' by Nirvana and haven't been able to for the last two weeks. It's really driving me crazy.   https://open.spotify.com/track/4gHnSNHs8RyVukKoWdS99f?si=0551dd7...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Songs not downloading on PC (Windows)

Firstly, no this is not a syncing problem. My local songs refuse to download whenever I click the download button. Contacted support and they didn't know what was wrong either. All other songs that are originally on Spotify can be downloaded and it i...

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  • Firstly, no this is not a syncing problem.  My local songs refuse to download whenever I click the download button. Contacted support and they didn't know what was wrong either. All other songs...
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how do I block liberal content on Spotify

I just joined Spotify not too long ago and I see a lot of ridiculous liberal/sjw content that I'm completely not interested in... so I don't want it showing up on my account... is it a way I can block this content if not you all seriously need to add...

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  • I just joined Spotify not too long ago and I see a lot of ridiculous liberal/sjw content that I'm completely not interested in...  so I don't want it showing up on my account... is it a way I ca...
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Superuser Contribution Current playing music doesn't sync between devices

PlanPremiumDevicesHP TouchSmart300 with an AMD Athlon II X3 400e, iPhone Xs and iPad Pro 12.9 5th genOperating SystemsWindows 7 Professional and iOS 15.4.1 Lately I've noticed that while I'm playing music on my phone and also have the desktop version...

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  • Plan Premium Devices HP TouchSmart300 with an AMD Athlon II X3 400e, iPhone Xs and iPad Pro 12.9 5th gen Operating Systems Windows 7 Professional and iOS 15.4.1   Lately I've noticed that...
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