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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 Type to filter or search playlists when adding a song to a playlist

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 1.1.59.712.g54f36e5d-a My Question or IssueAfter the recent UI update, I am no longer able to start typing the name of a playlist to filter for a specific list wen adding a son...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10   1.1.59.712.g54f36e5d-a   My Question or Issue After the recent UI update, I am no longer able ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Feedback on new UI on desktop client

Since the last update, the "Recently played" section seems to be gone in the desktop client. Since this was the feature I was using the most, I really have a hard time using your software now. It makes using spotify uncomfortable. If this change not ...

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  • Since the last update, the "Recently played" section seems to be gone in the desktop client.   Since this was the feature I was using the most, I really have a hard time using your software no...
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Superuser Contribution Error in aplication

PlanPremiumCountryRomania DeviceDell Optiplex 990Operating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello! Why do I get this error when I log on the app?So does the browser.I've tried reinstaling the app, erasing old data without any results.The phone's...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania  Device Dell Optiplex 990 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello! Why do I get this error when I log on the app? So does the brows...
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Superuser Contribution New version. Sort by date.

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceDekstopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello. Previously, in the old version on a personal computer, it was possible to sort by date, as it is now, but after the update it became inconvenient to sort the m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device Dekstop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello. Previously, in the old version on a personal computer, it was possible...
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Superuser Contribution Local files unavailable after reinstall

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEverytime I reinstall Spotify, about 50% of the local files I've added to some playlists become unavailable (grayed out) for no reason. The files haven't changed name or location....

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Everytime I reinstall Spotify, about 50% of the local files I've added to some playlists become unavailable...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New design doesn't size properly

DeviceASUS Transformer T101Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy laptop has a pretty small screen (10.1 inch , 1280x800 resolution) and the new update made it so that it cannot even fullscreen properly (see picture, lower half). There is ...

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  • Device ASUS Transformer T101 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My laptop has a pretty small screen (10.1 inch , 1280x800 resolution) and the new update made it so that it ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Friend Feed] UI issue: Friends list on right covering the scroll bar

title says it all, I'm probably not the only one to notice. Trying to scroll through anything is a nightmare now, thanks to the friends list popping up over the scroll bar on the right. Please fix this. Also, if I'm paying for premium, why am I seein...

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  • title says it all, I'm probably not the only one to notice. Trying to scroll through anything is a nightmare now, thanks to the friends list popping up over the scroll bar on the right. Please fix th...
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Superuser Contribution Recently Played section doesn't have a "See All" option

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDell 5410Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThrough the last two updates, the "See All" option has disappeared from the Recently Played section. It's only on my PC and still shows on my iPhone.

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Dell 5410 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Through the last two updates, the "See All" option has disappeared from the Recently Pl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How can I display songs that are not available?

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceNotebookOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or Issue Hello, it was or maybe still is possible on Spotify to display songs in a playlist that are (currently) not available. These songs are grayed out and are not disp...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Notebook Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue   Hello,   it was or maybe still is possible on Spotify to display songs i...
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[Desktop] Cannot opent open spotify

Hi, I created an empty playlist. Then (i think) i tried to queue it while listening and my spotify crashed. Now if I try to open spotify, spotify keeps saying (in vietnamese, because my UI is in vietnamese) " Something went wrongTry reloading the pag...

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  • Hi,   I created an empty playlist. Then (i think) i tried to queue it while listening and my spotify crashed. Now if I try to open spotify, spotify keeps saying (in vietnamese, because my UI i...
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Superuser Contribution Music stop playing after 10 seconds

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueMusic stop after playing for a few seconds. I’ve have tried restarting the application, logging ou...

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High ram usage

Why spotify app uses 700-800 MB of ram ? Is that ok? If thats ok may be I should buy a separate computer just for spotify so I can work comfortably

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  • Why spotify app uses 700-800 MB of ram ? Is that ok? If thats ok may be I should buy a separate computer just for spotify so I can work comfortably
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Superuser Contribution Local files always dissapear

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows My Question or IssueYesterday I deleted Spotify, and made a new installation, because the local files di...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows   My Question or I...
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Superuser Contribution Recommended songs based on playlist missing

PlanFreeCountryTurkeyDeviceLenovo G710 LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueThe recommended songs bar at the bottom of my playlist has disappeared, but is still present on all my other playlists. I uninstalled & re-installed the app on...

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  • Plan Free Country Turkey Device Lenovo G710 Laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The recommended songs bar at the bottom of my playlist has disappeared, but is still pres...
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Superuser Contribution Changes to UI needed immediately

Please make the following modifications to the UI for Windows. Give us the ability to turn off album art for each song in playlist Give us the ability to have a separate artist column rather than include artist info under song titlePlanFree/PremiumCo...

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  • Please make the following modifications to the UI for Windows. Give us the ability to turn off album art for each song in playlist   Give us the ability to have a separate artist column rather...
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Superuser Contribution Last item of context action menu playlist list is hidden when opened from current track on bottom

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DevicePC, fully maximized (non-fullscreen) window on 1080p display Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I right click the current track at the bottom left of the Spotify Desktop interface and attempt to ...

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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Make offline listening of podcasts run smoother

Sometimes I will save podcasts onto my laptop so I can listen to them while not being connected to WiFi, but I have not been able to start any podcast while in offline mode. I can start listening to my podcasts in online mode then switch to offline a...

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  • Sometimes I will save podcasts onto my laptop so I can listen to them while not being connected to WiFi, but I have not been able to start any podcast while in offline mode. I can start listening to ...
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Superuser Contribution User's public profile only show 6 public playlists if it has exactly 7 (one goes missing)

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis is a bug report regarding the latest desktop version (1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a). If you have exactly 7 public playlists the "SEE ALL" button is missing in the user'...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This is a bug report regarding the latest desktop version (1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a).  I...
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Superuser Contribution Can't move, rename or delete Windows folders while Spotify is running

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceDell NotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 I use Spotify on my Notebook, and since the last update, I can't rename, move or delete Windows folders while Spotify is running. I mean, not Spotify folders but Windows folders...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Dell Notebook Operating System Windows 10   I use Spotify on my Notebook, and since the last update, I can't rename, move or delete Windows folders...
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Superuser Contribution A Huge Problem With Blurry Album Art After New Desktop Update

Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have noticed one striking issue that has been bothering me ever since the desktop redesign rolled out. The first big issue is that all the album a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I have noticed one striking issue that has been both...
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