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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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How to automatically play on current device?

Super simple: I go from home computer to work computer. When I press Play - it starts playing on the last device that was playing. This is stupid for me. I want it to always start playing on the device I am using.I don't see a setting for this anywhe...

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  • Super simple: I go from home computer to work computer. When I press Play - it starts playing on the last device that was playing. This is stupid for me. I want it to always start playing on the devi...
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Re: Sharing playlists with other Spotify users

Also, bringing back this function is the NUMBER 1 ranked idea submitted on your Ideas board and by twice as many votes as your number 2 ranked idea. So..... Let's keep proposing this "IDEA" and voting on it. Even if they try to shut out our voices by...

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  • Also, bringing back this function is the NUMBER 1 ranked idea submitted on your Ideas board and by twice as many votes as your number 2 ranked idea. So.....   Let's keep proposing this "IDEA" ...
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Re: Sharing playlists with other Spotify users

Deej59, there is no way to share anything anymore using a user interface. In fact, there is no longer any user interface whatsoever, aside from collaborating on a playlist with someone.You can't even see who is following your playlists now. What you ...

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  • Deej59, there is no way to share anything anymore using a user interface. In fact, there is no longer any user interface whatsoever, aside from collaborating on a playlist with someone.You can't even...
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Can't play a folder of playlists

I can no longer play a folder of playlists on the Windows client. There is a Play button which changes to Pause when I click it, but nothing ever plays. This used to work on the Desktop client. It can be done on the iOS client using the All Song opti...

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  • I can no longer play a folder of playlists on the Windows client. There is a Play button which changes to Pause when I click it, but nothing ever plays. This used to work on the Desktop client. It ca...
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Spotify has to be restarted every few days.

Spotify stops being connected to the other computers every couple days and needs to be restarted on all computers to fix it. This is running on 4 machines and 1 account to control 1 music output. 1 user at a time will switch to their pc and then chan...

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  • Spotify stops being connected to the other computers every couple days and needs to be restarted on all computers to fix it.   This is running on 4 machines and 1 account to control 1 m...
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MY Spotify Windows app is not responding!!!

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate and when I turn on my computer, the Spotify app automatically opens. But if I close the app and reopen it, it gives me an error that it's not responding. Is something wrong with the app or isn't it compatible with Windows...

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  • I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate and when I turn on my computer, the Spotify app automatically opens. But if I close the app and reopen it, it gives me an error that it's not responding. Is something wro...
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Solved!! Some tracks report as unavailable when spotify is not run as admin

When using the Spotify PC application some songs will report as not available if the application is not started using the administrator account. Full message: "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it". The ...

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  • When using the Spotify PC application some songs will report as not available if the application is not started using the administrator account. Full message: "This song is not available. If you...
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Error en canción

Esta canción parece acabarse abruptamente:https://open.spotify.com/track/4pjcPUn5v9udDHFAxqknb7

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  • Esta canción parece acabarse abruptamente: https://open.spotify.com/track/4pjcPUn5v9udDHFAxqknb7
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ABOUT Random

Recently, when i am using Spotify to play my playlists randomly but it would only play the songs i added long time ago. it seldom play the recent songs which i had added to the playlist. is there any way that this situation could be fixed? because i ...

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  • Recently, when i am using Spotify to play my playlists randomly but it would only play the songs i added long time ago. it seldom play the recent songs which i had added to the playlist. is there any...
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[Your Music] A track with multiple artists is only saved to the first listed artist

I struggled a bit with the Subject for this topic, but my issue is that when there are multiple artists listed for a specific track and when I save that track to "Your Music" and then go to "Artists" the track is only listed under the first listed ar...

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  • I struggled a bit with the Subject for this topic, but my issue is that when there are multiple artists listed for a specific track and when I save that track to "Your Music" and then go to...
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Local Files not showing up (Only 2 of them)

Hey, for some time now i can't update my Local Files or they are not getting updated. I even deactivated my sources and it still showed me 2 Songs. Nothing changes whatever i do. PLS HELP ME!!!

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  • Hey,   for some time now i can't update my Local Files or they are not getting updated. I even deactivated my sources and it still showed me 2 Songs. Nothing changes whatever i do. PLS HELP ME...
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Playback switches to phone by itself

I would be listening to Spotify through the desktop app on my computer, and all of a sudden, the music would stop playing from my computer speakers and continue playing from my phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) instead. The switch occurs automatically, witho...

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  • I would be listening to Spotify through the desktop app on my computer, and all of a sudden, the music would stop playing from my computer speakers and continue playing from my phone (Samsung Galaxy ...
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Doesn't detect local archives (each time less)

Tittle says all, doesn't detect local archives, each time i open it again, it detects less. GGWP.

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  • Tittle says all, doesn't detect local archives, each time i open it again, it detects less. GGWP.
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unable to uninstall desktop application

I've tried to uninstall the spotify desktop application for win10 via the control panel and via preferences>system>apps. In both instances there was no visible reaction of the system to the command. So no error message or prompt. I've installed the p...

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  • I've tried to uninstall the spotify desktop application for win10 via the control panel and via preferences>system>apps. In both instances there was no visible reaction of the system to the com...
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Solved!! rearranging playlists

I can't rearrange songs in my playlist on my PC. I cannot drag and drop, I cannot sort by clicking the headers. The songs are NOT sorted, they are in the order I added them to the playlist. I've tried left clicking, right clicking, everything. When I...

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  • I can't rearrange songs in my playlist on my PC.  I cannot drag and drop, I cannot sort by clicking the headers.  The songs are NOT sorted, they are in the order I added them to the playlis...
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Personal Playlist Image

So I just recently noticed I can make the image on a personal play list my own rather than the songs covers. Now when I tried this, it said that the image has to be at 300 x 300 the thing is, the image was bigger than 300 x 300. It's not a deal break...

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  •     So I just recently noticed I can make the image on a personal play list my own rather than the songs covers. Now when I tried this, it said that the image has to be at 300 x 300 the thi...
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Imported music cant be played or removed from "my songs"

Hi everyone, a few days ago I added a song on my spotify(recieved via WhatsApp) and when I saw, the song cant be played and I cant remove it from the list, everytime the shuffle "plays" this song, my spotify app crashes, anybody knows how to remove t...

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  • Hi everyone, a few days ago I added a song on my spotify(recieved via WhatsApp) and when I saw, the song cant be played and I cant remove it from the list, everytime the shuffle "plays" this song, my...
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open.spotify.com refused to connect

So a couple of days ago I downloaded the Spotify Desktop App. It works completly fine but when I try to open anything on Spotify Web it acts like there's no Internet Connection and the message "open.spotify.com refused to connect." appears. I uninsta...

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  • So a couple of days ago I downloaded the Spotify Desktop App. It works completly fine but when I try to open anything on Spotify Web it acts like there's no Internet Connection and the message "open....
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Volume inconsistent

I am on a desktop running Windows 7 and I am having an issue with the volume going up and down seemingly for different albums. I noticed this listening to my playlists at work and most songs play at a certain level but other songs(and generally the e...

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  • I am on a desktop running Windows 7 and I am having an issue with the volume going up and down seemingly for different albums. I noticed this listening to my playlists at work and most songs play at ...
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Error 112 / Firewall / Proxy Settings???

This morning Spotify would not go online (I am obviously online), so I uninstalled/reinstalled, and now I cant get on at all. At Login, I get a red box which states: "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. A...

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  • This morning Spotify would not go online (I am obviously online), so I uninstalled/reinstalled, and now I cant get on at all. At Login, I get a red box which states: "A firewall may be blocking Spoti...
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