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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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Quick question, what does this symbol mean?

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'd like to know what does this symbol mean, is it that the person shared it with me? Because I can also edit the playlist, by removing songs or adding

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'd like to know what does this symbol mean, is it that the person shared it with me? Because I ...
  • TreyAnastasio
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Superuser Contribution Error code: Desktop_login_accounts5

PlanPremiumCountryEstoniaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have problem for login in on my PC app. It works as a web player and on my Mac and iPhone. I tried every possible solution found on the internet, restarted, reinstalled...

  • Newbie
  •   Plan Premium Country Estonia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have problem for login in on my PC app. It works as a web player and on my Mac and i...
  • Eni
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New design doesn't size properly

DeviceASUS Transformer T101Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy laptop has a pretty small screen (10.1 inch , 1280x800 resolution) and the new update made it so that it cannot even fullscreen properly (see picture, lower half). There is ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device ASUS Transformer T101 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My laptop has a pretty small screen (10.1 inch , 1280x800 resolution) and the new update made it so that it ...
  • CarlosE
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Daily Mix is completely ruined

Hey! I wonder if anyone experienced the same problem and maybe has a solution for it (browsing the forums nobody posted about it recently); I had 6 great Daily Mixes from 6 different genres, containing the right amount of both new and already known m...

  • Visitor
  • Hey!   I wonder if anyone experienced the same problem and maybe has a solution for it (browsing the forums nobody posted about it recently);   I had 6 great Daily Mixes...
  • dark_banana
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Superuser Contribution Desktop visual bug

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemW10 Hello,It's already been like several months since I've encountered this visual bug(or however you'd like to call it) but now I'm getting more more annoyed because of that. Basically the top right ic...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System W10   Hello, It's already been like several months since I've encountered this visual bug(or however you'd like to call it) but n...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Remove from recently played

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueSince the recent update, it seems the option to remove items from the 'recently played' list ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Since t...
  • gklucas
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Superuser Contribution Gapless playback on desktop (2020 update?)

I would really appreciate an update on why / when the gapless playback feature will be (re-) introduced to the desktop version (windows 10). The previous posts on the topic seem to be out of date (~2015). Cross fade with 0 seconds does not allow the ...

  • Visitor
  • I would really appreciate an update on why / when the gapless playback feature will be (re-) introduced to the desktop version (windows 10).    The previous posts on the topic seem to be ...
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[Desktop] Reinstate Artists Bio

Gone, ceased to be, expired and gone to see his maker like a dead parrot!!Seriously?If this IDEA SUBMISSION sounds like a rant is because, well, it is.I cannot start to think who and why would even consider doing that.Updates are often annoying, you ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Gone, ceased to be, expired and gone to see his maker like a dead parrot!! Seriously? If this IDEA SUBMISSION sounds like a rant is because, well, it is. I cannot start to think who and why would ...
  • rockstarcadavers
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Downloaded songs to pc are scrambled

Hello;I have a premium plan in the US. I'm using Windows 10.Problem: I downloaded 60 songs to my desktop. What was downloaded were meaningless numbers and letters. How can I download MP4 files to listen to them off line? Below is an example.

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  • Casual Listener
  • Hello; I have a premium plan in the US. I'm using Windows 10. Problem: I downloaded 60 songs to my desktop. What was downloaded were meaningless numbers and letters. How can I download MP4 files to...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Developer] Improve the ads from your sponsors

I understand the need for Advertisements, and I have no problem with them, except when they don't work and interrupt the listening experience on Spotify. You are currently running ads for one of you sponsors, Big Lots. Each time the ad comes on, the ...

  • Visitor
  • I understand the need for Advertisements, and I have no problem with them, except when they don't work and interrupt the listening experience on Spotify. You are currently running ads for one of you ...
  • CarlosE
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Solved!! Super high CPU usage

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceCompaq LaptopOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueHello. For some reason since i last updated my spotify, the cpu usage has been way too high. Even when the app is minimised to my taskbar. Im not sure why this has...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Compaq Laptop Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue Hello. For some reason since i last updated my spotify, the cpu usage has been way too ...
  • Daniel231294
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! Lyrics feature *still* unavailable

2 years, 3 months, 4 days ago, Rorey said, "the Lyrics feature on desktop is currently unavailable as we're 'making some big improvements' to the feature. We'll share more updates soon." Its been a really really long time since this was announced and...

  • Casual Listener
  •     2 years, 3 months, 4 days ago, Rorey said, "the Lyrics feature on desktop is currently unavailable as we're 'making some big improvements' to the feature. We'll share mor...
  • MattSuda
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Lyrics Musixmatch on Desktop

My Question or IssueHelloI live in one of the countries where the lyrics system (Musixmatch) has been launchedI can access the lyrics in the iOS app, but not on the desktop. Does that feature exist on the desktop? If so, how do I access it? PlanPremi...

  • Regular
  • My Question or Issue Hello I live in one of the countries where the lyrics system (Musixmatch) has been launched I can access the lyrics in the iOS app, but not on the desktop. Does that feature e...
  • MattSuda
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics feature unavailable

Hey Community! Just a heads up that our Lyrics feature on desktop is currently unavailable as we're making some big improvements to the feature. We'll share more updates soon. We can also confirm our partnership with Musixmatch is ending. It was a gr...

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  • Hey Community!   Just a heads up that our Lyrics feature on desktop is currently unavailable as we're making some big improvements to the feature. We'll share more updates ...
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Spotify is muted in sound mixer, and cant unmute.

PlanPremium DeviceLenovo Ideapad S340 Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueThe spotify app mutes after sometime. The song continues to play, but nothing is heard. Other apps can be heard with no issues. In the volume mixer, spotify is muted...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Lenovo Ideapad S340   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue The spotify app mutes after sometime. The song continues to play, but nothing i...
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Solved!! Spotify keeps Crashing on Iphone

Hey, Spotify keeps crashing on my iPhone 12 for some unknown reason!? I've tried everything to fix it and nothing works! I've reset the app, update the app, reset my phone, and even reset settings but nothing works. I thought it was because I was con...

  • Newbie
  • Hey, Spotify keeps crashing on my iPhone 12 for some unknown reason!? I've tried everything to fix it and nothing works! I've reset the app, update the app, reset my phone, and even reset settings bu...
  • TreyAnastasio
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug: offline mode starts with black window

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen Spotify has not been used for about a day, and the player is started in offline mode, the window is black and will not show any information.It is possible to start the l...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When Spotify has not been used for about a day, and the player is started in offline mode, the window ...
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Superuser Contribution BROKEN: Cannot sync playlists across devices [Premium]

I have Spotify on several devices, including Windows 10 laptop and iOS iPhone.. both are on the latest updates. Sometime in the last few days, sync across these devices has broken: Playlists I update (add songs, rename, etc.) on one device don't alwa...

  • Roadie
  • I have Spotify on several devices, including Windows 10 laptop and iOS iPhone.. both are on the latest updates.   Sometime in the last few days, sync across these devices has broken:   ...
  • MafeG
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Superuser Contribution Songs will not sync across mobile and desktop

PlanPremiumCountry-Scotland, United Kingdom DeviceiPhone Xr (iOS 15.0.2) and Windows 10 x64 Home Edition (10.0.19043) My Question or IssueHello everyone, this is an issue i have been experiencing for about a week or so now. The subject itself sounds ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country- Scotland, United Kingdom   Device iPhone Xr (iOS 15.0.2) and Windows 10 x64 Home Edition (10.0.19043)   My Question or Issue Hello everyone, this is an issue ...
  • MafeG
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Superuser Contribution Play [Song] tooltip appears when not hovering over song

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMultiple PCsOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.1.72.439 If I double-click a song to play it, the song begins to play, but the as long as that track is selected (even without my cursor over the track), a to...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Multiple PCs Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.1.72.439   If I double-click a song to play it, the song begins to play, but the a...
  • MafeG
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