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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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saved albums dissapeared

hi ; I'm using premium windows desktop app. My all saved albums section dissapeared. It's not nice. can you help me pls? I have tried all the solutions that this site suggested. thank you.

  • Casual Listener
  • hi ;  I'm using premium windows desktop app. My all saved albums section dissapeared. It's not nice. can you help me pls?  I have tried all the solutions that this site suggested. thank...
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Why do Spotify recommend me Finish songs when i live in Sweden??

The spotify mathcing system are adding tons of Finish songs to my matching discover section. Around 40% of all my songs "recomended" by Spotify are some odd finish songs. And i dont even know the Finish language, nor do i live there (i live in Sweden...

  • Visitor
  • The spotify mathcing system are adding tons of Finish songs to my matching discover section. Around 40% of all my songs "recomended" by Spotify are some odd finish songs. And i dont even know th...
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Solved!! The interface mass

Once I minimized the window and bring it back my window looks like the attached file.

  • Newbie
  • Once I minimized the window and bring it back my window looks like the attached file.
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Spotify app for Windows 10 - Popping / Crackling

I'm getting popping / crackling on my Lenovo Carbon X1 laptop. Wired earbuds. Have tried re-installing Spotify, updating drivers, turning off firewalls. Still getting popping / crackling, UGH!!!!!

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm getting popping / crackling on my Lenovo Carbon X1 laptop.   Wired earbuds.   Have tried re-installing Spotify, updating drivers, turning off firewalls.   Still gett...
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My Local mp3 files wont play on Spotify

My local mp3 files wont play, they show up the local files with artwork and everything but they wont play, and when i click on it spotify says "This song is not available. If you can the file on your computer you can import it." But ive already done ...

  • Newbie
  • My local mp3 files wont play, they show up the local files with artwork and everything but they wont play, and when i click on it spotify says "This song is not available. If you can the file on your...
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Solved!! Spotify plays whats its wants....

Hi, I have premium account for few days.Today when I start Spotify music I played was stopped after few to 30 seconds and Spotify starts play some music that I never heard before....I tried to restart computer/router -> doesn't helpTried to reinstall...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I have premium account for few days. Today when I start Spotify music I played was stopped after few to 30 seconds and Spotify starts play some music that I never heard before.... I tr...
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Solved!! Problem playlist

Hi everybody, I have a problem with a playlist that I joined. From yesterday I can't add/delete songs anymore and I can't even see who added a song, on every device.. How can I solve this?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everybody, I have a problem with a playlist that I joined. From yesterday I can't  add/delete songs anymore and I can't even see who added a song, on every device.. How can I solve this?
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Purchased music on iTunes - not all songs appear in Local Files on desktop or iPhone

Hello,I purchased some music on iTunes that isn't available in Spotify and I want to import the music to Spotify. I have the Local Files turned on for iTunes. Some of the songs will play in Spotify, but a hanful are greyed out. I can play them on my ...

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  • Hello, I purchased some music on iTunes that isn't available in Spotify and I want to import the music to Spotify. I have the Local Files turned on for iTunes. Some of the songs will play in Spotify...
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Spotify constantly buffering/lagging

i use the free version of spotify at work every day on windows 7 and have been using it for a good 6 months now. loved every minute of it until the last week! the songs are taking forever to load now instead of instantly playing like they used to and...

  • Casual Listener
  • i use the free version of spotify at work every day on windows 7 and have been using it for a good 6 months now. loved every minute of it until the last week!   the songs are taking forever ...
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How to bookmark a song in an album or playlist

Since I sometimes go through long playlists or anthology albums while exercising, it is important to me to pick up where I left off the next time I exercise. I used to rely on checking my history for this, but now that my history is limited in size, ...

  • Roadie
  • Since I sometimes go through long playlists or anthology albums while exercising, it is important to me to pick up where I left off the next time I exercise. I used to rely on checking my history for...
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Add songs to multiple playlists (desktop + mobile)

Hi I would love to add songs and albums quickly with a thumb click (mobile) to multiple playlists. A bit of smart programming would auto suggest me the most recent folders and playlists. And then quickly ad them to e.g. custom playlists/folders like ...

  • Music Fan
  • Hi   I would love to add songs and albums quickly with a thumb click (mobile) to multiple playlists. A bit of smart programming would auto suggest me the most recent folders and playlists. And...
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Solved!! Collaborative playlist not showing all tracks

I have a collaborative playlist that I have shared with a friend. They have added tracks to it but I can't see the tracks they have added. This problem occurs both on the desktop app and the iphone app. Why and how do I fix it? Thanks.

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a collaborative playlist that I have shared with a friend.  They have added tracks to it but I can't see the tracks they have added.  This problem occurs both on the desktop app and ...
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Turn on desktop overlay [Windows 10]

Hi, after reinstalling my Win10 I have no more option "show desktop overlay...".I know, a lot of people iritates this feature, but I like it a lot.How can I turn it on again?Thanks

  • Regular
  • Hi, after reinstalling my Win10 I have no more option "show desktop overlay...". I know, a lot of people iritates this feature, but I like it a lot. How can I turn it on again? Thanks
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Spotify + Blizzard app don't like each other

So i noticed when playing Destiny 2 and listening to Spotify that there would be a high pitch blob sound every few seconds, like a elecktrical ripple of some sorts i thought first. I checked all my hardware, cables, overclock you name it. But what it...

  • Newbie
  • So i noticed when playing Destiny 2 and listening to Spotify that there would be a  high pitch blob sound every few seconds, like a elecktrical ripple of some sorts i thought first. I checked al...
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Devices Available button on Windows 10 app is greyed out

So I have no issue connecting to my speaker or ps4 with my iPhone, but on my laptop the Devices Available button is greyed out and unclickable. My bluetooth is on and the wifi for my ps4 is shared with the laptop. I'm not sure what the issue is.

  • Newbie
  • So I have no issue connecting to my speaker or ps4 with my iPhone, but on my laptop the Devices Available button is greyed out and unclickable. My bluetooth is on and the wifi for my ps4 is shared wi...
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Limited Options for Sorting Local Files......but why?

Hi, I've searched through the threads regarding this topic but I've yet to find a solution. Why do we have limited ways to sort our local files. Other services give you so many different options to add for ease of keeping your files organized. Genre,...

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  • Hi,   I've searched through the threads regarding this topic but I've yet to find a solution.   Why do we have limited ways to sort our local files.  Other services give you so man...
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Solved!! Can't remove old local files

So for some reason there is no drag and drop for local files anymore.Spotify requires you to have a designated folder selected in spotify.Me just wanting to listen to my music, went ahead and did that. But it turns out I can't delete the old tracks f...

  • Casual Listener
  • So for some reason there is no drag and drop for local files anymore. Spotify requires you to have a designated folder selected in spotify. Me just wanting to listen to my music, went ahead and did...
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Spotify won't open - Windows 7 - solved.... possibly

Hi, Just thought I'd post this as this issue seems to affect quite a few people and finding a solution on here can be pretty difficult. This solution worked for me on a standard Windows 7 PC. So here goes.... The Problem You launch Spotify in the nor...

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  • Hi,   Just thought I'd post this as this issue seems to affect quite a few people and finding a solution on here can be pretty difficult. This solution worked for me on a standard Windows 7 ...
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Desktop Client Windows 8.1 Enterprise not working

Hi everyone, When I try and open the desktop client on my Windows 8.1 machine, it partially loads the program but stops at this point (see attached), the mouse pointer has the loading circle and it makes the Windows "ding" noise rapidly and repeated ...

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  • Hi everyone,   When I try and open the desktop client on my Windows 8.1 machine, it partially loads the program but stops at this point (see attached), the mouse pointer has the loading c...
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Premium service cancellation > access to downloaded songs

When i cancel my premium service are my downloaded songs still available offline?Thanks

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  • When i cancel my premium service are my downloaded songs still available offline? Thanks
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