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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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spotify won't play after removing headset

After I remove my USB headset spotify won't play music until I restart it. For example, I play a song over my speakers and plug in my headset. The music automaticaly will start playing on the headset. However after I remove the headset the musics sto...

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  • After I remove my USB headset spotify won't play music until I restart it.   For example, I play a song over my speakers and plug in my headset. The music automaticaly will start playing on ...
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Veröffentlichung einer Playlist nicht möglich

Hi,folgendes Problem:Ich kann eine bestimmte Playlist nicht veröffentlichen. Das "Veröffentlichen" ist einfach ausgegraut. Das ist allerdings meine wichtigste Playlist... Mir ist noch aufgefallen, dass das Offline-Verfügbar-Symbol da irgendwie anders...

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  • Hi, folgendes Problem: Ich kann eine bestimmte Playlist nicht veröffentlichen. Das "Veröffentlichen" ist einfach ausgegraut. Das ist allerdings meine wichtigste Playlist... Mir ist noch aufg...
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the wood brothers smoke ring halo

Some of the tracks off this album skip around and click and im pretty sure there's other albums/songs with the Skippy problem as well . Also there's another band on the wood brothers page also (the wood brothers) that should be on a different page . ...

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  • Some of the tracks off this album skip around and click and im pretty sure there's other albums/songs with the Skippy problem  as well  . Also there's another band on the wood brothers pa...
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Facebook problems/ Billing twice

Hi, I recently synced my Spotify account with my Facebook account, but instead of simply connecting the two it seems as though it's created an entirely new Spotify account for me, so what I now have is one account which is the original, is on my phon...

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  • Hi,   I recently synced my Spotify account with my Facebook account, but instead of simply connecting the two it seems as though it's created an entirely new Spotify account for me, so what ...
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Solved!! Corsair K70 Multimedia Keys

I have a Corsair Vengeance K70 with dedicated multimedia keys that I can't seem to figure out how to use with the Spotify app, not the web player. The only media key that works is the stop button, but all of the other ones work in every other program...

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  • I have a Corsair Vengeance K70 with dedicated multimedia keys that I can't seem  to figure out how to use with the Spotify app, not the web player. The only media key that works is the stop butt...
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Songs not appearing in 'Your Music'

Hi, I spent a long time today, adding all my old playlists of albums to 'Your Music' so my Spotify wouldn't be as cluttered. I finished this, and was listening to the playlist all day. However, I've got home and logged into Spotify on a different com...

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  • Hi,   I spent a long time today, adding all my old playlists of albums to 'Your Music' so my Spotify wouldn't be as cluttered.   I finished this, and was listening to the playlist a...
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How To Recreate a Library!

Are you someone who has 50,000 songs scattered across maybe hundreds of playlists? You can recreate your library and even be able to search within it for just that special single song you are looking for. How To: 1. Click on the word FILE in the uppe...

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  • Are you someone who has 50,000 songs scattered across maybe hundreds of playlists? You can recreate your library and even be able to search within it for just that special single song you are looking...
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A strange occurence of music linking to different tracks.

O.K I just had something strange and unusual happen. I was organizing my playlists setting them up under a folder tree structure to get a Library feature of sorts of all the music I have in all my playlists. I was going through the playlists checking...

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  • O.K I just had something strange and unusual happen. I was organizing my playlists setting them up under a folder tree structure to get a Library feature of sorts of all the music I have in all my pl...
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Creating a deep playlist

First of all, I *hate* cross-posting and so I won't post this again anywhere else. However, there doesn't appear to be any place where you can discuss "general" Spotify issues/help but only for specific devices, and while I posted this in "other" I r...

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  • First of all, I *hate* cross-posting and so I won't post this again anywhere else.  However, there doesn't appear to be any place where you can discuss "general" Spotify issues/help but only for...
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Solved!! Search and browse options

For about week ago I have a problem with search ,radio and browse, I do not know what to do, I have tried everything I could.Those problems started after last update. I'm using windows 8.1. Help please...

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  • For about week ago I have a problem with search ,radio and browse, I do not know what to do, I have tried everything I could.Those problems started after last update. I'm using windows 8.1. Help plea...
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New Design is just awful. "My Music" is simply a mess. There is no rhyme or reason for anything.

After a few years of using the mobile and desktop app. I LOVED how I could save certain songs on the fly. I could shuffle an entire artist's library and fade away.. Not even touching the UI for literally DAYS. Now, I have to micro manage everything. ...

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  • After a few years of using the mobile and desktop app. I LOVED how I could save certain songs on the fly. I could shuffle an entire artist's library and fade away.. Not even touching the UI for liter...
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Solved!! one song stutters

Electron Love Theory – With or Without You I don't have an issue with any other song, just this one and for as long as it's been available on Spotify. All other songs play correctly. I have tried changing my power options to "High Performance" but th...

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  • Electron Love Theory – With or Without You   I don't have an issue with any other song, just this one and for as long as it's been available on Spotify. All other songs play correctly. I hav...
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Desktop UI uses very low contrast colors, sliders/controllers impossible to see

I've been complaining about their UI on the desktop (Win/Mac): Can't see the sliders because everything is like Grey 15 vs. Grey 16, which is impossible to see that kind of low contrast distinction. I wish the developers tested the app in various lig...

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  • I've been complaining about their UI on the desktop (Win/Mac): Can't see the sliders because everything is like Grey 15 vs. Grey 16, which is impossible to see that kind of low contrast distinction. ...
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Songs will stop and then it plays the next song.

Whenever I start a song it will play for a few seconds then stop and start to play the next song. Please help it's getting annoying.

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  • Whenever I start a song it will play for a few seconds then stop and start to play the next song. Please help it's getting annoying.
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Solved!! Is there "Follow Artist" limit?

I'm wondering if there is limit to following artists in Your Music? I'm painfully, butthurtingly aware of the 10,000 track limit. As a work around I was thinking of just following the remaining artists I can't fit. It's a few extra steps, but I reall...

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  • I'm wondering if there is limit to following artists in Your Music? I'm painfully, butthurtingly aware of the 10,000 track limit. As a work around I was thinking of just following the remaining artis...
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Selection of tracks from playlist for offline mode

Hi Guys, I am quite new here and hope that someone can help me. Is it possible to select only a few tracks from my playlist for offline mode (android)? Thanks upfront Regards, Paul

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  • Hi Guys,   I am quite new here and hope that someone can help me. Is it possible to select only a few tracks from my playlist for offline mode (android)?   Thanks upfront  ...
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I can no longer see what my friends are listening to, on the right hand side of the client.

I can no longer see what my friends are listening to, on the right hand side of the client, like even the bar is gone, and it is annoying, because I often discuss music choices with them, and I find this lack of feature after the most recent update i...

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  • I can no longer see what my friends are listening to, on the right hand side of the client, like even the bar is gone, and it is annoying, because I often discuss music choices with them, and I find ...
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Solved!! Pause / Play Not working broken

Within the last few days my pause/play buttons have stopped working. I used to be able to ues the media buttons on my Logitech Keybard as well as my Logitech Headset (which is wireless bluetooth). These include pause/play, stop, volume, and Next / Pr...

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  • Within the last few days my pause/play buttons have stopped working.     I used to be able to ues the media buttons on my Logitech Keybard as well as my Logitech Headset (which is wirel...
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Playlists, radio and duplicates

Hi, I have a question to team/users: I play radio based on playlist. Lets say that I like some song and want to add it to my playlist. I click Add to -> playlist, and yes, its there. Nice. But very often Spotify radio keeps looping around the same se...

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  • Hi,    I have a question to team/users:    I play radio based on playlist. Lets say that I like some song and want to add it to my playlist. I click Add to -> playlist,...
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Solved!! uh...huh?

I just updated my Spoitfy to Version 0.9.10.14.g578d350b and I'm confused. The little +'s...are we not 'star'ing anythng anymore?

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  • I just updated my Spoitfy to Version 0.9.10.14.g578d350b and I'm confused.  The little +'s...are we not 'star'ing anythng anymore?
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