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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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advertisements in my own music

I'm getting spammed by ads in the music I bought and added to Spotify, to my own playlists. I don't like streaming music because of the ads. Spotify has a lot of the artists I usually can't find the CDs of in Denmark, back when you let people buy dow...

  • Newbie
  • I'm getting spammed by ads in the music I bought and added to Spotify, to my own playlists. I don't like streaming music because of the ads. Spotify has a lot of the artists I usually can't find the ...
  • Peter__
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Can't add local files to "your music"

Realizing that neither of these scenarios work... 1)I go to "local files" then try to click and drag songs into "your music->songs" 2)I go to a playlist that has local files and click the "plus" sign next to any local files (the plus sign just stays ...

  • Music Fan
  • Realizing that neither of these scenarios work...   1)I go to "local files" then try to click and drag songs into "your music->songs" 2)I go to a playlist that has local files and click...
  • luk99
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Only sidebars load with newest update

Since the newest changes to the UI, spotify has been practically unusable for me. The sidebars are the only windows that load. Everything else results in a blank white screen. I went ahead and attached a screenshot to more clearly illustrate what is ...

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  • Since the newest changes to the UI, spotify has been practically unusable for me. The sidebars are the only windows that load.  Everything else results in a blank white screen.  I went ahea...
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Solved!! Spotify keeps closing/crashing randomly?

Hi Spotify forums, Just today i've been having problems with spotify, I start to listen to some music and a minute or so in the program decides to close randomly.... as a result I have started using spotify in my web browser. As far as I am aware im ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi Spotify forums,   Just today i've been having problems with spotify, I start to listen to some music and a minute or so in the program decides to close randomly.... as a result I have sta...
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Solved!! Playlist subscribers / followers count not updating

I am wondering why my playlists follower count does not grow up though I get messages all the time that someone is now following your playlist? The lists have had the same follower count now for weeks and weeks and I know there is dozens or hundreds ...

  • Roadie
  • I am wondering why my playlists follower count does not grow up though I get messages all the time that someone is now following your playlist? The lists have had the same follower count now for week...
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Spotify team, please give an official Statement - when can we expect an new version?

Dear Spotify team, a lot of users have complained about the new user interface. Main points are: - Huge waste of space - Colors far too dark - Stars have gone - No possibilty to customize the design Please give an official statement: Will there be an...

  • Music Fan
  • Dear Spotify team,   a lot of users have complained about the new user interface. Main points are:   - Huge waste of space - Colors far too dark - Stars have gone - No possibi...
  • Peter__
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Spotify Radio Station Population

I decided to give Spotify radio a try and transitioning off of Pandora. I can see that I can start a radio station based on a playlist of songs. My question is, if you add songs to that playlist does the new songs help add to the radio selection, or ...

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  • I decided to give Spotify radio a try and transitioning off of Pandora. I can see that I can start a radio station based on a playlist of songs. My question is, if you add songs to that playlist does...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution yo I need to sort songs after popularity

In the "old" version of spotify I could search for songs and then sort them after popularity - why can't I do that anymore? It was the way I heard music all day - searching for artist and just listen to the top songs (and not the top songs on their "...

  • Casual Listener
  • In the "old" version of spotify I could search for songs and then sort them after popularity - why can't I do that anymore? It was the way I heard music all day - searching for artist and just listen...
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Suddenly change playlist

Hi, I often use my Spotify Premium account on my work computer running Win 8.1 latestes update etc. Spotify version 0.9.8.... (why don't you take the step and make a version 1??) Today I have at least 4 times experinced that the playlist I was listni...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hi,   I often use my Spotify Premium account on my work computer running Win 8.1 latestes update etc. Spotify version 0.9.8.... (why don't you take the step and make a version 1??)   ...
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Spotify plays the wrong track

Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart Both play "Would I lie to you?" by some early 90ies one hit wonder instead of the correct song.

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  • Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart   Both play "Would I lie to you?" by some early 90ie...
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Local Files not showing up in search

Whenever I search the name of an artist that I have in iTunes but is not on spotify their music doesn't show up in the search. I can go to local files and find the songs that way but I can't search my local files through spotify. For example in the p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Whenever I search the name of an artist that I have in iTunes but is not on spotify their music doesn't show up in the search. I can go to local files and find the songs that way but I can't search m...
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Starred list gone on PC

My starred song list is gone on my PC but is still there on my mobile versions. What happened? how do i get it back? Very annoying

  • Newbie
  • My starred song list is gone on my PC but is still there on my mobile versions. What happened? how do i get it back? Very annoying
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Solved!! All of my playlists completely gone after 0.9.8.296g update - Resolved!

What's going on? I have Windows 8.1 running on my desktop and I was right in the middle of a song when Spotify kicked me out and updated without asking. Very disappointed! I read a bit, and went to recover deleted playlists in case they would be ther...

  • Casual Listener
  • What's going on? I have Windows 8.1 running on my desktop and I was right in the middle of a song when Spotify kicked me out and updated without asking. Very disappointed!   I read a bit, an...
  • Peter__
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Want your Starred interface back? Here's how.

I wrote a guide a while back, here's the link. Re: To divide my tracks in albums - is that possib... - Page 2 - The Spotify Community Note that Spotify has the ability to kill this fix any time they feel like it. And has once in the past.

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  • I wrote a guide a while back, here's the link.   Re: To divide my tracks in albums - is that possib... - Page 2 - The Spotify Community   Note that Spotify has the ability to kill t...
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Spotify desktop randomly starts playing when paused for a while

Hi ive got a very anoying problem I leave my computer on a lot and when going to sleep or out I will pause spotify, but after a while it will randamly start playing this can be when im out or in the mdiidle of the night. if i cant fix this problem im...

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  • Hi ive got a very anoying problem I leave my computer on a lot and when going to sleep or out I will pause  spotify, but after a while it will randamly start playing this can be when im out or i...
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Library!

Where do i find the library in the new release?The library was the only feature where i could see all my new added songs (of 20 different playlists) in one overview.

  • Newbie
  • Where do i find the library in the new release? The library was the only feature where i could see all my new added songs (of 20 different playlists) in one overview. 
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Spotify crashes, is it worth persisting?

Hi, I'm on a month's free trial of Premium. For the first couple of days I struggled with the common iOS issues on my phone, losing playlists, random connection problems and crashes even using wi-fi. Now my PC version has crashed, can't play any song...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm on a month's free trial of Premium. For the first couple of days I struggled with the common iOS issues on my phone, losing playlists, random connection problems and crashes even using wi-fi....
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Public collaborative playlist

I understand we can't make our collaborative playlist into public. But I think it would be a good idea if we can.Perhaps user permissions can be added so no one can just hi-jack the playlist.Anyway, is there a possibility that a feature like this is ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I understand we can't make our collaborative playlist into public. But I think it would be a good idea if we can. Perhaps user permissions can be added so no one can just hi-jack the playlist. An...
  • Peter__
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