Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

Desktop (Windows)

Discuss Spotify for Windows

Start a topic

Forum Posts

Desktop: Jam now available

Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 拾 ️ Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in addition to the mobile app. Although you can listen on your own, Jam in...

Start Jam Menu - Desktop App.png Queue Right Sidebar.png
  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • pastasås
  • Casual Listener
  • 22309 Views
  • 66 replies
  • 23 likes
  • 22309 Views
  • 66 replies
  • 23 likes

Desktop: New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. Together, the individually customizable design of these new views provides a richer experience, m...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • removeallpodcasts
  • Regular
  • 57769 Views
  • 250 replies
  • 21 likes
  • 57769 Views
  • 250 replies
  • 21 likes

New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

Sidebar Tips.png Desktop Sidebar Compact View.png Compact Layout.png
  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 3645 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes
  • 3645 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes

[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...

  • Spotify Legend
  • 143361 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 26 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 143361 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 26 likes

Categories - Windows

First of all, I don't think this community is clarifying. And also not intuïtive. And I guess too many Apple users are working on Spotify. Here is what I am missing in the genres section. (I would wanna choose between genres and moods). If I have cho...

  • Regular
  • ...big list. So I need some filtering options. Get me the list please.    Filter on: Genre Publication date Rating Many times listened to etc. etc.    So come on S...
  • 436 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 436 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify 0.9.7.16 has just stopped working!

I've been using the vastly superior (but much older) v0.9.7.16 of Spotify without any issues until recently when the search facility seems to have stopped giving any results! It's the colour scheme & general superior usability of this older version c...

  • Music Fan
  • I've been using the vastly superior (but much older) v0.9.7.16 of Spotify without any issues until recently when the search facility seems to have stopped giving any results!   It's the colour...
  • Loxer
  • Community Legend
  • 1676 Views
  • 9 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 1676 Views
  • 9 replies
  • 0 likes

spotify refuses to let me use a different music folder location

the 'add a location for spotify to look for your music' feature does NOT permit me to add a location where my music is stored. spotify ONLY looks in 'default' locations which i do not use to store my files. i keep trying but 'add location' does nothi...

  • Regular
  • ...ccepts, and for good reason. Spotify MUST NOT refuse service to its p[aying customers merely because some have zero desire to publicize their life and lose their privacy. PLEASE, spotify, just p...
  • Jollof
  • Composer
  • 1233 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 1233 Views
  • 8 replies
  • 0 likes

Windows 7 Spotify app doesn't run

Spotify Usernamemartin.truhlarPlanPremiumCountryCzech Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 7, SP1, latest updates) My Question or IssueI have a Windows domain network behind a firewall. I have tried to install the latest version of Spotify windows clie...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify Username martin.truhlar Plan Premium Country Czech  Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 7, SP1, latest updates)   My Question or Issue I have a Windows domain network ...
  • martin778
  • Casual Listener
  • 933 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 933 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes

Rest in peace sweet prince

Last week the "Peak Spotify Client™", version 0.8.5 if you don't remember, stopped breathing. Many features had stopped working over the years, a slow death. Most crucially "search" broke some months ago where you couldn't find an artist if it didn't...

2018-05-25_09-20-27.png
  • Gig Goer
  • ...ommunity.spotify.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/desktop_windows/page/1/thread-id/12263
  • 500 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 3 likes
  • eulogy
  • 500 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 3 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is there a 64-bit version of Spotify for Windows??

I could not find an option to select the platform during download/install, and the Spotify download page feeds up only 1 install package, which loads a 32-bit version. Am I correct that a 64-bit version of Spotify for Windows does not presently exist...

  • Casual Listener
  • I could not find an option to select the platform during download/install, and the Spotify download page feeds up only 1 install package, which loads a 32-bit version.  Am I correct that a 64-bi...
  • Coletta707
  • Casual Listener
  • 155228 Views
  • 16 replies
  • 21 likes
  • Windows
  • 155228 Views
  • 16 replies
  • 21 likes

Solved!! esta cancion no esta disponible si tienes el archivo en el ordenador puedes importarlo

Cordial saludo. Cuando iba a usar spotify esta mañana no me reproducía nada por eso desintalé e instalé nuevamente, me reprodujo las caciones que tengo guardadas pero ahora ni eso. El error o mensaje es el siguiente: " esta cancion no esta disponible...

  • Casual Listener
  • Cordial saludo.   Cuando iba a usar spotify esta mañana no me reproducía nada por eso desintalé e instalé nuevamente, me reprodujo las caciones que tengo guardadas pero ahora ni eso.   ...
  • y77_84sxv-8cc
  • Newbie
  • 44968 Views
  • 28 replies
  • 3 likes
  • Windows
  • 44968 Views
  • 28 replies
  • 3 likes

hereditary ad at 1 am

PlanFreeCountry CanadaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIts 1 am, im trying to study for a test, i keep getting the hereditary ad, please stop trying to make me more sleep deprived than i already am spotify.

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free Country  Canada Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Its 1 am, im trying to study for a test, i keep getting the hereditary ad, please stop ...
  • 289 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 289 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Discover Weekly not updating

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceSamsung Galaxy A5 2016Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHi, it's 1:07 AM and my Discover Weekly hasn't updatet yet. Sometimes it happened that instead at midnight, it updates at 1 AM, but this time, nothing. Can...

  • Roadie
  • Plan Free Country  Italy Device Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hi, it's 1:07 AM and my Discover Weekly hasn't updatet yet. Sometimes it h...
  • 261 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 261 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Error message: Diskette missing (!)

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueAfter the last received upgrade to Spotify, I get a persistent error message saying "There is no diskette in the drive. Enter a diskette in the drive \Device\Harddi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue After the last received upgrade to Spotify, I get a persistent error message saying "The...
  • johnbreak
  • Casual Listener
  • 507 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 507 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Unable to relink or remove local files

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Recently moved my songs from my main hard drive to secondary hard drive on my PC. I wanted to re-link the files to their proper locations, but when I was unable to do that, I tried...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA    Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Recently moved my songs from my main hard drive to secondary hard drive on my PC. I wanted...
  • Loxer
  • Community Legend
  • 1238 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 1238 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

Stuck on ads

PlanFreeCountry Indonesia Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 10My Question or Issue Whenever the apps start playing ads , the ads stuck on 00:00 and need manually pause-play to play the ads , any idea how to fix this? Alr...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free Country  Indonesia   Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)  Windows 10 My Question or Issue  Whenever the apps start playing ads , the a...
  • 405 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 405 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Creepy song image - PC music played via Spotify

I wanted to play music on my PC through Spotify so I went to the "Local files" setting and turned it on, and it all worked I could now play anything on my PC through Spotify... The only thing was though, whenever I played any music of my PC on Spotif...

IMG_20180527_150528.jpg
  • Newbie
  • I wanted to play music on my PC through Spotify so I went to the "Local files" setting and turned it on, and it all worked I could now play anything on my PC through Spotify... The only thing was tho...
  • Loxer
  • Community Legend
  • 709 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 709 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Scaricare canzoni su desktop

Buongiorno,non riesco a scaricare canzoni su Desktopo o mp3. Grazie ciao

  • Newbie
  • Buongiorno, non riesco a scaricare canzoni su Desktopo o mp3.   Grazie ciao    
  • 305 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 305 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution REPEAT icon is disabled on YOUR DAILY MIX playlists!

Spotify Username marcolopesptPlan FreeDevice (Windows 8 PC) My Question or IssueWindows desktop APP has REPEAT ICON disabled (can't turn on/off, etc). Started few days ago. Restart won't fix. CLEAN INSTALL won't FIX. Also, when using ANDROID app (ORE...

  • Roadie
  • Spotify Username marcolopespt Plan Free Device (Windows 8 PC)   My Question or Issue Windows desktop APP has REPEAT ICON disabled (can't turn on/off, etc). Started few days a...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 1721 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 1721 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution why multiple songs are added when i add one song from discovery

Spotify UsernameempleatPlanFree/PremiumCountryCzech republic Operating SystemWindows 7 64 bit My Question or IssueHello,why multiple songs are added when i add one song from discovery ?

  • Regular
  • Spotify Username empleat Plan Free/Premium Country Czech republic     Operating System Windows 7 64 bit   My Question or Issue Hello, why multiple songs are added when i a...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 311 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 311 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution How to change color to white from black cant see anything outdoor?

Spotify Username1198105528PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceWindows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHow to change color to white from black cant see anything outdoor?

  • Newbie
  • Spotify Username 1198105528 Plan Free/Premium Country   Device Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue How to change color to white from black cant see any...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 8612 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 12 likes
  • 8612 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 12 likes

Superuser Contribution friends feed don't work

Spotify Username 1172724414 Plan Free/Premium Country Device windows Operating System windows 10 My Question or Issue when im on spotify i can see what all my friends hear but, my friends feed doesn't work for my friends, it says that the last song i...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify Username 1172724414 Plan Free/Premium Country   Device windows Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue  when im on spotify i can see what all...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 334 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 334 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Can't login with Facebook or Username/PW

Spotify Username11149184500PlanFree/Premium PremiumCountry UKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 7 Enterprise My Question or Issue Originally I had an error 4 problem whereby when i opened Spotify I was always offline. So i couldn't search, acccess s...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify Username 11149184500 Plan Free/Premium Premium Country  UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows 7 Enterprise   My Question or Issue  Originally I had an error 4 p...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 408 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 408 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Musique qui se lance pas

Bon ça fait plusieurs semaine que j'ai se problème , plusieurs musique ne se lance pas ni de mon portable ni de mon pc, j'ai tout essayé et rien ne fonctionne je comprend vraiment pas alors que il marchait parfaitement juste avant je n'ai rien changé...

  • Newbie
  • Bon ça fait plusieurs semaine que j'ai se problème , plusieurs musique ne se lance pas ni de mon portable ni de mon pc, j'ai tout essayé et rien ne fonctionne je comprend vraiment pas alors que il ma...
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 2804 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 2804 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes