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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 Mobile phone random play when using my PC.

A new issue has arose today and that is that while listening to a song on my computer on the application, my phone will randomly start playing a random song. I was listening to Flume and then my phone started playing Kasabian. Thus stopping the PC ap...

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  • A new issue has arose today and that is that while listening to a song on my computer on the application, my phone will randomly start playing a random song. I was listening to Flume and then my phon...
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Solved!! Shuffle not working at all

Hello there!When I try to shuffle a playlist (any playlist) on the Spotify Desktop client (Windows 7, Version 1.0.52.725.g943b26a8) it plays in the exact order of the original playlist, no matter if shuffle is enabled or not. Also this happens with t...

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  • Hello there! When I try to shuffle a playlist (any playlist) on the Spotify Desktop client (Windows 7, Version 1.0.52.725.g943b26a8) it plays in the exact order of the original playlist, no mat...
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Solved!! When I shuffle a playlist, it wont get shuffled.

When I choose a playlist in my library and press play, it play all the songs in order. When I press shuffle, every song still gets played in order. When i've choosen a song to begin with and then skip it with shuffle on it starts from the begining bu...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I choose a playlist in my library and press play, it play all the songs in order. When I press shuffle, every song still gets played in order. When i've choosen a song to begin with and then ski...
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Remove button in daily mix being ignored

Recently (within the past week), my daily mixes have begun to ignore my removes. I'll click Remove, then 'Don't play this song', and once a new set of songs load, it'll be there. I know Deep Purple is good, but I don't want them in multiple mixes.

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  • Recently (within the past week), my daily mixes have begun to ignore my removes. I'll click Remove, then 'Don't play this song', and once a new set of songs load, it'll be there.   I know Deep...
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Particular playlist hardly shuffles

Hey, I have a playlist that is almost 50/50 'Five Finger Death Punch' and 'Lamb of God' (I'm not after judgement about my music choices). Ive noticed that when I shuffle this playlist the shuffle is ALL FFDP songs (in a seemingly random order) and th...

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  • Hey,    I have a playlist that is almost 50/50 'Five Finger Death Punch' and 'Lamb of God' (I'm not after judgement about my music choices). Ive noticed that when I shuffle this playlist ...
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getting error code 408

hi i am live in iran and love to use spotify but when i was trying to connect spotify getting error code 408that means my country whitch i choose in spotify accounts doesnt match with my ipwell i went to the account and searching for iran there isnt ...

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  • hi i am live in iran and love to use spotify  but when i was trying to connect spotify getting error code 408 that means my country whitch i choose in spotify accounts doesnt match with my ip ...
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HTF do I add a song from my computer???

I want to add a song to one of my Spotify playlists from the music folder in my computer. How do I do this? I downloaded Clip Grab to get the song off YouTube and put in my Music file. Then I followed the directions about Spotify and Local Files. I s...

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  • I want to add a song to one of my Spotify playlists from the music folder in my computer. How do I do this?  I downloaded Clip Grab to get the song off YouTube and put in my Music file. Then I f...
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Selected music interrupted constantly by deplorable Vietnamese (?) pop music

I use Spotify on my PC. I have been having this issue for about a month. At seemingly random intervals the music on my queue will stop and music that I have never heard of will begin playing. I have to close out of Spotify and begin again. Sometimes ...

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  • I use Spotify on my PC. I have been having this issue for about a month. At seemingly random intervals the music on my queue will stop and music that I have never heard of will begin playing. I have ...
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History Tab

The History Tab still isn't displaying the previous played songs!

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  • The History Tab still isn't displaying the previous played songs!
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when I try to play ANY song, it says its "not available"

Spotify is saying "song not available" when I try to play anything from my library

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  • Spotify is saying "song not available"  when I try to play anything from my library
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Unable to clear search field

This has been broken over the last 2 or 3 updates. I can no longer clear text entered into the search field by pressing the "X". The X is visible when there is text in the field, but you can't click it. Is this a known issue?

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  • This has been broken over the last 2 or 3 updates.  I can no longer clear text entered into the search field by pressing the "X".   The X is visible when there is text in the field, but y...
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Not access with Windows 10

Hi, I'm using Windows 10 from few days. I downloaded Spotify but, after I put my username and password, I can not click above "access". So, I can not use Spotify.Why? Can you help me please?Thanks so muchBye!Lorenzo

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  • Hi, I'm using Windows 10 from few days. I downloaded Spotify but, after I put my username and password, I can not click above "access". So, I can not use Spotify. Why? Can you help me please? ...
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Sharing Feature changed?

Did you spotify recently discontinue the feature for letting us send private messages and music on the spotify platform? It seems like now we can only share things on to our facebook page

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  • Did you spotify recently discontinue the feature for letting us send private messages and music on  the spotify platform? It seems like now we can only share things on to our facebook page
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Spotify can't play first song in saved songs, it pauses playback instead

So, this issue is simple. I can't select first song in "saved songs". Spotify, instead of starting to play first song, pauses playback. I can select with "play" button all songs but first one.

  • Casual Listener
  • So, this issue is simple. I can't select first song in "saved songs". Spotify, instead of starting to play first song, pauses playback. I can select with "play" button all songs but first one.
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laptop help

i im trying to figure out why i cant download to my laptop for offline listening,,but i can on my phone,,,,help

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  • i im trying to figure out why i cant download to my laptop for offline listening,,but i can on my phone,,,,help
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Spotify In-App Chat Missing

So, I noticed recently that I couldn't seem to find a way to access my old Spotify messages. How can I do this? Is it still possible? I had a lot of songs registered through my message log, and it would be a real shame to lose them.

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  • So, I noticed recently that I couldn't seem to find a way to access my old Spotify messages. How can I do this? Is it still possible? I had a lot of songs registered through my message log, and it wo...
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Spotify STILL slow

Spotify team. Your desktop app SUCKS. I've read possibly all of the posts in the forms about why is it so slow and how to make it better, but they do not work, and if they do, then only for a short time. And it is not my laptop's fault, I have a very...

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  • Spotify team. Your desktop app SUCKS. I've read possibly all of the posts in the forms about why is it so slow and how to make it better, but they do not work, and if they do, then only for a short t...
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Sharing music

Sharing a song (with the SpoFi app) on twitter has changed. I only see a link (to the song) and #nowplaying. Before you could also see the artist and name of song. Please fix this

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  • Sharing a song (with the SpoFi app) on twitter has changed.   I only see a link (to the song) and #nowplaying. Before you could also see the artist and name of song. Please fix this 🙂
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Volume Fluctuates while facebook scrolling

I have spotify playing (premium) most times I'm online and while I am scrolling through Facebook the volume of the music I am listening to will drop drastically sporadically. I can find no setting that controls this. Anyone else having this issue or ...

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  • I have spotify playing (premium) most times I'm online and while I am scrolling through Facebook the volume of the music I am listening to will drop drastically sporadically. I can find no setting th...
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