Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

Desktop (Windows)

Discuss Spotify for Windows

Start a topic

Forum Posts

Desktop: Jam now available

Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 拾 ️ Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in addition to the mobile app. Although you can listen on your own, Jam in...

Start Jam Menu - Desktop App.png Queue Right Sidebar.png
  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • Don_D
  • Music Fan
  • 33364 Views
  • 72 replies
  • 24 likes
  • 33364 Views
  • 72 replies
  • 24 likes

Desktop: New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. Together, the individually customizable design of these new views provides a richer experience, m...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • pat_lafont
  • Casual Listener
  • 63132 Views
  • 263 replies
  • 21 likes
  • 63132 Views
  • 263 replies
  • 21 likes

New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

Sidebar Tips.png Desktop Sidebar Compact View.png Compact Layout.png
  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 3962 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes
  • 3962 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 6 likes

[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...

  • Spotify Legend
  • 143809 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 26 likes
  • Mac
    Windows
  • 143809 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 26 likes

Bug with the playlist radio

Sometimes when i skip a song with my media buttons Spotify starts the Playlist radio and plays the songs from the radio and not from my playlist.

  • Casual Listener
  • Sometimes when i skip a song with my media buttons Spotify starts the Playlist radio and plays the songs from the radio and not from my playlist.
  • 283 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 283 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Export Songs

Hi to all who are reading this I create this post to only ask if there is a way to export some song of Spotify to copy in a usb-key to listen in the car. The song i want is 78min-long so it's a big file. Thanks for helping me.

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi to all who are reading this   I create this post to only ask if there is a way to export some song of Spotify to copy in a usb-key to listen in the car. The song i want is 78min-long so it'...
  • andy_vanderstee
  • Casual Listener
  • 1154 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 1154 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Radio and Daily mix like buttons are on opposite sides

Why are the like/upvote buttons opposite for the radio and daily mixes? Daily mix like is on the left and radio upvote is on the right. It results in a lot accidental liked/disliked songs. Please fix.

  • Newbie
  • Why are the like/upvote buttons opposite for the radio and daily mixes? Daily mix like is on the left and radio upvote is on the right. It results in a lot accidental liked/disliked songs. Please fix.
  • MartinStoichkov
  • Community Legend
  • 234 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 234 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Play on same device you pressed play on?

I clicked to start music playing on the desktop client, and the music started playing on my phone, very loudly, at work. How can I prevent this from happening? It's ridiculous for my phone to start playing music because i clicked play on the desktop ...

  • Visitor
  • I clicked to start music playing on the desktop client, and the music started playing on my phone, very loudly, at work. How can I prevent this from happening? It's ridiculous for my phone to start p...
  • 157 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 157 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Can't see what my friends are listening to for months now

Hi, I have spotify premium but I still cannot see what my friends are listening. I have been having this problem for months now. Can you please let me know when you will release a fix for this problem?

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   I have spotify premium but I still cannot see what my friends are listening. I have been having this problem for months now.   Can you please let me know when you will release a f...
  • 188 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 188 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

HELPPPPPP!!!!!!!! Black screen of death (windows 10)!!!!!!!!!!

HELP!!!!!!! Since installing spotify on my laptop i keep getting the black screen of death. I've turned off hardwear accerlation and still getting it constantly. I even got it after uninstalling spotify!!! Help!!!!!!!!!! This is making it impossible ...

  • Casual Listener
  • HELP!!!!!!! Since installing spotify on my laptop i keep getting the black screen of death. I've turned off hardwear accerlation and still getting it constantly. I even got it after uninstalling spot...
  • kirashi
  • Community Legend
  • 1731 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 1731 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Spotify isn't fitting screen correctly.

As you can see in the photo, when Spotify is maximized it overlaps into the taskbar, as seen by the darker part on top of the taskbar.

  • Casual Listener
  • As you can see in the photo, when Spotify is maximized it overlaps into the taskbar, as seen by the darker part on top of the taskbar. 
  • MartinStoichkov
  • Community Legend
  • 1758 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 1758 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Delete radio station

HiI accidentally added a radio station for someone I really didn't want to but can't find a way to delete them from my listCan anyone please help and tell me how to?

  • Regular
  • Hi I accidentally added a radio station for someone I really didn't want to but can't find a way to delete them from my list Can anyone please help and tell me how to?
  • sephrinx
  • Regular
  • 78644 Views
  • 253 replies
  • 40 likes
  • Windows
  • 78644 Views
  • 253 replies
  • 40 likes

Library won't show all my saved songs (Windows)

I have a saved library of a couple hundred songs. When I browse my library on Spotify desktop, only about 15 of those songs appear, the rest do not show up. On my phone it works fine and I can see all my songs.

  • Newbie
  • I have a saved library of a couple hundred songs. When I browse my library on Spotify desktop, only about 15 of those songs appear, the rest do not show up. On my phone it works fine and I can see al...
  • MartinStoichkov
  • Community Legend
  • 3050 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Windows
  • 3050 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes

Spotify opens, black screen, then send me to error.app.spotify.com, which sends me to an ISP error

No idea why. Just started yesterday, along with a few other issues. What may have happened is Spotify files became corrupted, just like most of my other files, not sure though. Thanks for any help in advance.

  • Casual Listener
  • No idea why. Just started yesterday, along with a few other issues. What may have happened is Spotify files became corrupted, just like most of my other files, not sure though. Thanks for any help in...
  • DartwaffIe
  • Casual Listener
  • 840 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 840 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Do any spotify developers visit this site? Help with missing preferences menu - Windows 7

Greetings - i truly need some assistance from a spotify windows developer I have been having provlems with Spotify Menus on my windows 7 64bit SP1 and I believe that if a developer was reviewing it would be an easy fix. Specifically, my edit menu onl...

  • Regular
  • Greetings - i truly need some assistance from a spotify windows developer 🙂   I have been having provlems with Spotify Menus on my windows 7 64bit SP1 and I believe that if a developer was re...
  • drosenth
  • Regular
  • 251 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 251 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Spotify doesn't open up its window and won't uninstall

Hey there, since two weeks, everytime I try to start the Spotify desktop version, the window does not appear. I'm able to find a task in my taskmanager indicating that Spotify should be running. However, it doesn't actually show me the player. I want...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey there,   since two weeks, everytime I try to start the Spotify desktop version, the window does not appear. I'm able to find a task in my taskmanager indicating that Spotify should be runn...
  • Cr3x0
  • Casual Listener
  • 1733 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 1733 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Music stops at random every few seconds

After the visual design update today I now cannot play any song without it stopping every few seconds and then starting as if i paused it. Even if I dont have anythign else open this problem still occurs. Restarting my pc does help for a few songs, t...

  • Casual Listener
  • After the visual design update today I now cannot play any song without it stopping every few seconds and then starting as if i paused it. Even if I dont have anythign else open this problem still oc...
  • Xaalis
  • Casual Listener
  • 5580 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 5580 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Don't have Show Desktop Overlay as an option

I don't have the option to turn off and or enable the option to show the song in my top left? Any way to turn it on?

  • Casual Listener
  • I don't have the option to turn off and or enable the option to show the song in my top left? Any way to turn it on?
  • MCHugoP
  • Casual Listener
  • 365 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Windows
  • 365 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Wann werden lokale Lieder durch Spotify-Songs ersetzt?

Ich dachte, dass meine lokalen Dateien 1:1 in Spotify übernommen werden und ich diese dann z. B. am Handy downloaden kann.Ich habe aber das Problem, dass die lokalen Dateinen teilweise auf Songs bei Sportify umgeleitet werden.Ein Beispiel: Ich habe e...

  • Newbie
  • Ich dachte, dass meine lokalen Dateien 1:1 in Spotify übernommen werden und ich diese dann z. B. am Handy downloaden kann. Ich habe aber das Problem, dass die lokalen Dateinen teilweise auf Songs be...
  • 318 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 318 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Premium on smartphone but not on desktop

I have an account premium on smartphone but when i log in with desktop, still with the same id, i'm free version.

  • Newbie
  • I have an account premium on smartphone but when i log in with desktop, still with the same id, i'm free version.
  • Maxim
  • Spotify Star
  • 263 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 263 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Daily Mixes sometimes aren't endless

So, sometimes daily mixes behave as they should. Wonderful non-stop playlists that let me start my music and not have to worry about it. But sometimes it won't actually load more songs and keep playing. This usually happens if I'm doing other things ...

  • Casual Listener
  • So, sometimes daily mixes behave as they should. Wonderful non-stop playlists that let me start my music and not have to worry about it. But sometimes  it won't actually load more songs and keep...
  • Diziara
  • Casual Listener
  • 1045 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 3 likes
  • Windows
  • 1045 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 3 likes

Can't repeat single track

there's no chance to repeat a single track, when spotify sounds on external tools. It doesn't matter if i use spotify on android device or windows-computer. when i play music only on the device by itself there i can use repeat single track. but when ...

  • Newbie
  • there's no chance to repeat a single track, when spotify sounds on external tools. It doesn't matter if i use spotify on android device or windows-computer.   when i play music only on the dev...
  • 564 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Windows
  • 564 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

crossfade not working & no gapless option to turn off on win 10 desktop

I've tried different crossfade settings. Closed and re-opened many times. Crossfade isn't working at all for me and I see no option anymore for Gapless Playback on Spotify for Win 10 Desktop. Any help is greatly appreciated as I'd LOVE to enjoy some ...

  • Newbie
  • I've tried different crossfade settings. Closed and re-opened many times. Crossfade isn't working at all for me and I see no option anymore for Gapless Playback on Spotify for Win 10 Desktop.  ...
  • idlewood
  • Newbie
  • 680 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Windows
  • 680 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes