"Spotify can't play this right now"

"Spotify can't play this right now"








Operating System

Windows 10


My Question or Issue


Any song I try to play gets the message:

"Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it"


Spotify worked fine last night. I have tried deleting local files. Uninstalling. Reinstalling. Reinstalling from Microsoft Store rather than spotify website. 

No idea what to do now.


1 Reply

Hey @tsundorima


That's odd!


Can you play music through the web player?


You can try assigning the audio output you're using to Spotify: follow this HowToGeek guide on how to assign per-app audio outputs.

Otherwise, ensure that the device you're using is marked as Default, as Spotify will use the default audio device.


Let me know how it goes 🙂

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