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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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Solved!! i cannot play any nirvana song on spotify and songs are not grayed out.

when i try to play a nirvana song by pressing play button on the left side the play button turns itself to pause button again and app says "this song is not available". the media bar just looks like in the attachment. as i said in the title songs are...

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  • Casual Listener
  • when i try to play a nirvana song by pressing play button on the left side the play button turns itself to pause button again and app says "this song is not available". the media bar just looks like ...
  • bougy
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Solved!! Can I play my riped CD's?

I am changing over from Groove Tunes, Windows 10. My ripped CD's do not show on my locals on Spotify. Also, the local songs are listed in song order. Can I get them back to album order?

  • Casual Listener
  • I am changing over from Groove Tunes, Windows 10. My ripped CD's do not show on my locals on Spotify. Also, the local songs are listed in song order. Can I get them back to album order?
  • Eirik3
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DRM Enabling

Trying to use Spotify. Following the instructions: If you do not see the yellow bar, you may enable the DRM with these steps:Enter the following into your browser address bar: about:preferences#content.Under DRM content, make sure Play DRM content is...

  • Newbie
  • Trying to use Spotify. Following the instructions:   If you do not see the yellow bar, you may enable the DRM with these steps: Enter the following into your browser address bar: about:prefe...
  • Sebasty
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Bottom of Daily Mix hidden by gradient, play issues

I'm having 3 issues with the Daily Mix lists on my desktop:1. The gradient background from color to black scrolls with the list...which means I can't even read the songs at the bottom because they're on a black background.2. 70% of the songs on the l...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm having 3 issues with the Daily Mix lists on my desktop: 1. The gradient background from color to black scrolls with the list...which means I can't even read the songs at the bottom because they'...
  • Sebasty
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Keyboard media keys do not work

I have Windows 10 (15063) on HP Spectre X360 and Spotify 1.0.65. Spotify does not respond to any of the media keys on the laptop keyboard. It used to work before but it stopped (I do not remember when exactly). Any idea what it could be?

  • Newbie
  • I have Windows 10 (15063) on HP Spectre X360 and Spotify 1.0.65. Spotify does not respond to any of the media keys on the laptop keyboard. It used to work before but it stopped (I do not remember whe...
  • julianowick
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Polish playlists?

Hi,there was a news telling us (in PL), thare are couple of new polish content playlists made by Spotify. How to browse them all, see in one place? For now I see just 2-3 of them showing in the main Spotify window (both windows and android).br/Domini...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, there was a news telling us (in PL), thare are couple of new polish content playlists made by Spotify. How to browse them all, see in one place? For now I see just 2-3 of them showing in the mai...
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Cant see the activity of people I am following

I can't the activity of people I am following on my Spotify Premium account. It used to work perfectly well, but about few months ago, probably due to a new upgrade, all that I can see at the friend's activity window is the option to 'find friends' w...

  • Newbie
  • I can't the activity of people I am following on my Spotify Premium account. It used to work perfectly well, but about few months ago, probably due to a new upgrade, all that I can see at the friend'...
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Off line downloaded playlists, sync between devices.

Hello, despite searches I can't find an answer to this, going either way.Playlist syncing works Fine, as long as we're talking about the playlists themselves, the metadata.Local files work, between and android device and my desktop, putting songs in ...

  • Regular
  • Hello, despite searches I can't find an answer to this, going either way. Playlist syncing works Fine, as long as we're talking about the playlists themselves, the metadata. Local files work, betwe...
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passaggio a Premium non funziona più riproduzione

dopo essere passato alla versione premium non funziona più in nessun modo la riproduzione da PC con windowsrilascia sempre la dicitura: questo brano non è disponibile.Se il file si trova sul computer puoi importarlo. come si fa?

  • Casual Listener
  • dopo essere passato alla versione premium non funziona più in nessun modo la riproduzione da PC con windows rilascia sempre la dicitura: questo brano non è disponibile.Se il file si trova sul comput...
  • alessandralai
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Searching only in followed music

Hi, is there any way, to search by using "tag:new" but only in Artists that i am following? Thanks in advence.

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   is there any way, to search by using "tag:new" but only in Artists that i am following?   Thanks in advence. 
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Spotify starts playing after boot from sleepmode (client/Windows 10)

Whenever I need to close my laptop, I pause my music and close the lid. Whenever I open the lid (reboot from sleepmode) Spotify automatically starts playing the song again. Is there an option to disable this? Thanks in advance!

  • Casual Listener
  • Whenever I need to close my laptop, I pause my music and close the lid. Whenever I open the lid (reboot from sleepmode) Spotify automatically starts playing the song again.   Is there an optio...
  • JeroenBourne
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Spotify flashes dialog box then crashes following update

Hi. The following is occuring for me: Spotify tells me if I restart, it will update.I choose to restart and updateThe next time I try to open Spotify, a dialog box (looks to be a command prompt) flashes up, and immediately closes (before I get a chan...

  • Newbie
  • Hi.   The following is occuring for me:   Spotify tells me if I restart, it will update. I choose to restart and update The next time I try to open Spotify, a dialog box (looks to be...
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Spotify stops randomly when I open another Windows app in Windows 10

I have two problems that I think is linked. 1. Spotify is fiddeling with the voulme, not much but eough to drive me insane. I have tried everything, from reinstalling the driver to turn of all the audio enhancements.Still the same issue. If I use Win...

  • Gig Goer
  • I have two problems that I think is linked.   1. Spotify is fiddeling with the voulme, not much but eough to drive me insane. I have tried everything, from reinstalling the driver to turn of a...
  • RutgerManger
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Amount of songs in a playlist?

I know you can see how many total songs are in a playlist at the top. Is there a way to highlight a chunk of them and Spotify tell you how many are highlighted? Or, is there a way to see how many songs a single user has added to a colloborative playl...

  • Newbie
  • I know you can see how many total songs are in a playlist at the top. Is there a way to highlight a chunk of them and Spotify tell you how many are highlighted? Or, is there a way to see how many son...
  • rednblu
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Re: Inbox and messages

Hello, Could you please restore my inbox playlist too please? Thank you(jarrydfoster@hotmail.com)

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  • Hello,   Could you please restore my inbox playlist too please? Thank you (jarrydfoster@hotmail.com)
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Can't uninstall Spotify on Windows 7 PC

Hi! On my Windows 7 PC when I go into the Programs and Features to try to uninstall Spotify upon clicking it and pressing uninstall it shows a loading cursor and does nothing. I am not sure why it does this but it is really annoying as I am trying to...

  • Casual Listener
  •  Hi! On my Windows 7 PC when I go into the Programs and Features to try to uninstall Spotify upon clicking it and pressing uninstall it shows a loading cursor and does nothing. I am not sure why...
  • IguanaSetup
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Solved!! Public/Private Playlists & Playlist Cover Images/Descriptions

Only get prompted for cover/descriptions under New Playlist, once set the option is never seen again, not even to change or edit what was set.On my spotify (windows 10) desktop app I no longer have the option to make my playlists private or public wh...

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  • Roadie
  • Only get prompted for cover/descriptions under New Playlist, once set the option is never seen again, not even to change or edit what was set. On my spotify (windows 10) desktop app I no longer have...
  • mollyroxyy
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Solved!! "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

As you may guess by the subject, I'm getting the blue notification bar at the top of my program window reading, "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." I recently built a new desktop PC running Windows 1...

  • Newbie
  • As you may guess by the subject, I'm getting the blue notification bar at the top of my program window reading, "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."&...
  • jr-mojo
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Spotify won't run or uninstall or do anything

I've tried to be patient with this, i've tried many different options posted here to resolve this issue and nothing has worked so far.Everytime I attempt to uninstall spotify from my control panel it tells me spotify has stopped workingI've tried it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've tried to be patient with this, i've tried many different options posted here to resolve this issue and nothing has worked so far. Everytime I attempt to uninstall spotify from my control panel ...
  • Sebasty
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Solved!! Spotiamb 0.2.1 Connected Device

I'm experiencing a connected device that is not a device that I own. Music plays at random after it being paused for a bit. I've already done the following: Logged out of all devices, and reset me password. This worked for a few moments it seemed, an...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm experiencing a connected device that is not a device that I own. Music plays at random after it being paused for a bit.    I've already done the following:   Logged out of all ...
  • ironfuturist
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