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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 Spotify web player doesnt react

PremiumGermanyWindows DesktopChrome My Question or IssueWhen I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymore. Sometimes you can skip a song but you cant restart the song or get to th...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Premium Germany Windows Desktop Chrome   My Question or Issue When I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymo...
  • OscarDC
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Codes + Album Cover

DeviceDesktop latest versionOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's only exclusive for the Android and iOS version now?spotifycodes.com is not...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device Desktop latest version Operating System Windows    My Question or Issue Hi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's ...
  • jackazul98
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Superuser Contribution PC app problem

PlanFreeCountry Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueIf I use spotify on my computer, it doesn't count for me and I can't connect the device to my phone. Also, the status is not shown on the discord. (I have it turned on)But whe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue If I use spotify on my computer, it doesn't count for me and I can't connect the device to my ...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Unable to control spotify when connected to my Google speakers

Today when I connected my spotify to my google speaker, I no longer have the ability to control which song is playing. The previous song button is greyed out and whenever I click to play a song it says it can't do it. Works perfectly fine unconnected...

  • Newbie
  • Today when I connected my spotify to my google speaker, I no longer have the ability to control which song is playing. The previous song button is greyed out and whenever I click to play a song it sa...
  • OscarDC
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Won't Unmute in Volume Mixer

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceIdeaPad FlexOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueAs you can see in the screen shot attached, Spotify will not unmute. I have relaunched the app, closed other applications, and changed the volume. No matter what I do...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device IdeaPad Flex Operating System Windows 10   My Issue As you can see in the screen shot attached, Spotify will not unmute. I have relaunched the...
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Superuser Contribution [Win 10] Add to queue missing

PlanPremiumCountryUS DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI had two computers update Spotify automatically today and the "add to queue" is missing. I contacted support and got the uninstall reinstall speech, which I did end up doing...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I had two computers update Spotify automatically today and the "add to queue" is missing. I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Clicking play on the song from the top result plays the last song played.

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceWindows laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter the latest update earlier today (1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf), there's a bug in the desktop version for Windows. Steps to replicate it: 1. Start Spotify...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Australia Device Windows laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After the latest update earlier today (1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf), there's a bug...
  • Elena
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cant download a song/playlist on pc

Plan Premium Country Azerbaijan Device HP Operating System Windows 10 Im having trouble with downloading playlists on pc. I can download all playlists on my phone spotify app, but when I try to download playlists on my pc app, it just ignores me, the...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Azerbaijan Device HP Operating System Windows 10   Im having trouble with downloading playlists on pc. I can download all playlists on my phone s...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution How do you like a podcast?

Plan: Student PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Laptop (Acer Nitro 5)OS: Windows 10 My Question or IssueI seem to be experiencing some difficulties with liking podcast episodes. Unlike songs that I can open and click the Heart/Like button for when...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Student Premium Country: United States Device: Laptop (Acer Nitro 5) OS: Windows 10   My Question or Issue I seem to be experiencing some difficulties with liking podcast episodes. U...
  • Yordan
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Update Caused Harmless Visual Glitch

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DeviceHP Laptop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince the latest update, where the layout has changed, I have several visual glitches on screen. It happens when I do anything, really: Skipping a song/a ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   Device HP Laptop  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since the latest update, where the layout has changed, I have seve...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Win10 Content Not Available 2022

Plan Premium, FamilyCountry CanadaDevice Windows 10 PC, Pixel 6 - both were manually reset and flashed THIS MORNING.Date: For the google search results, March 21 2022Issue: Windows 10, either version of the app, every single song in every playlist, l...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium, Family Country Canada Device Windows 10 PC, Pixel 6 - both were manually reset and flashed THIS MORNING. Date: For the google search results, March 21 2022 Issue: Windows 10, eith...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop/Webplayer] Shuffle and Back does not work on certain playlists.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWebplayerOperating SystemWindows 10 (Google Chrome) My Question or IssueAfter using Spotify's Webplayer on a work device I have noticed that certain playlists in my library will brick my Webplayer, preventing it f...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Webplayer Operating System Windows 10 (Google Chrome)   My Question or Issue After using Spotify's Webplayer on a work device I have noticed t...
  • Eni
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Solved!! Song is stuttering at sec 7-10

Okay so since last week, my spotify is acting crazy. Every song i play is like suttering at the beginning for a few seconds and its pissing me off. I usually never need any help when it comes to technical issues because im a tech guy myself, but this...

  • Visitor
  • Okay so since last week, my spotify is acting crazy. Every song i play is like suttering at the beginning for a few seconds and its pissing me off. I usually never need any help when it comes to tech...
  • oscuro87
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files automatically link to Spotify Database

Another issue that Spotify is REALLY grinding my gears with... First of all, the album that I wanted to listen to was not on Spotify. So me being me, I gather up the album and artwork and change all of the settings on iTunes to make it proper. Then I...

  • Visitor
  • Another issue that Spotify is REALLY grinding my gears with... First of all, the album that I wanted to listen to was not on Spotify. So me being me, I gather up the album and artwork and change ...
  • Elena
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[Desktop][Your Library] Bring back song progress bar

In the latest desktop application, there is no longer a lower time bar/progress bar that shows the duration of the individual track and the progress through the song. This is an extremely useful feature and it should be brought back!

  • Casual Listener
  • In the latest desktop application, there is no longer a lower time bar/progress bar that shows the duration of the individual track and the progress through the song. This is an extremely useful feat...
  • Amayy
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[Desktop][Connect] BUG: Cannot Spotify Connect when playing Playlist Folder

When playing a Playlist Folder (in order to shuffle multiple playlists) Spotify Connect will not work. Works only if "This Computer" is selected as playback device. Attempt to select other device through Spotify Connect results in following error mes...

  • Newbie
  • When playing a Playlist Folder (in order to shuffle multiple playlists) Spotify Connect will not work.   Works only if "This Computer" is selected as playback device.   Attempt to selec...
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[Desktop][Other] ads dont close and unable to browse when video is maxed in frame

same thing ads dont close when i press x on them while im watching JRE i hope it not a premium thing if so thats annoying af im not talking about skipping ads im talking about the pop up over the ad it wont let me browse other things/shows during thi...

  • Casual Listener
  • same thing ads dont close when i press x on them while im watching JRE i hope it not a premium thing if so thats annoying af im not talking about skipping ads im talking about the pop up over the ad ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is cutting all my audio

PlanFree/PremiumUsing PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Windows PCOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows 10My Question or IssueFor some reason every time I pause Spotify or a playlist fini...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Using Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Windows PC Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 10...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Can't receive email or cellphone notifications

I use both the desktop and mobile(IOS) Spotify app,and I've turned on all the notification settings in my account,but when my favorite artist released an new album,there wasn't any notifications to let me know.How does this function work?I thought it...

  • Music Fan
  • I use both the desktop and mobile(IOS) Spotify app, and I've turned on all the notification settings in my account, but when my favorite artist released an new album, there wasn't any notification...
  • jc3113
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issue with searching

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceDell InspironOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello.When I have typed on search box, n...

  • Roadie
  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Dell Inspiron Operating System Wind...
  • Jeremy
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    Search
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