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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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Superuser Contribution Playing with spotify connect doesn't change song along with connected device

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDesktop to Sony STR-DN1080 via connectOperating SystemWindows 10 2004, Spotify 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f My Question or IssueAfter the latest update I noticed that when playing with connect to my AVR, the the song doesn't ch...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Desktop to Sony STR-DN1080 via connect Operating System Windows  10 2004, Spotify 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f   My Question or Issue After the l...
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Superuser Contribution [Connect] Can't play certain songs/playlists on connect devices.

PlanPremiumCountryNLDevice(PC, Android Phones, Connect Devices)Operating System(Windows 11, Android 11) My Question or IssueI can't play certain playlist anymore when using connect to play on other devices like my multiroom setup. When trying to play...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device (PC, Android Phones, Connect Devices) Operating System (Windows 11, Android 11)   My Question or Issue I can't play certain playlist anymore when using connect...
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[Desktop][Connect] BUG: Cannot Spotify Connect when playing Playlist Folder

When playing a Playlist Folder (in order to shuffle multiple playlists) Spotify Connect will not work. Works only if "This Computer" is selected as playback device. Attempt to select other device through Spotify Connect results in following error mes...

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  • When playing a Playlist Folder (in order to shuffle multiple playlists) Spotify Connect will not work.   Works only if "This Computer" is selected as playback device.   Attempt to s...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] Add Refresh Option for Desktop Version

When I add more songs to the "My Liked" playlist it doesn't auto-update on my desktop. I would like the option to refresh my playlist so it can stay synced with what's on my mobile device.

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  • When I add more songs to the "My Liked" playlist it doesn't auto-update on my desktop. I would like the option to refresh my playlist so it can stay synced with what's on my mobile device.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] Remove the facebook panel

This is now mandatory for people who aren't interested in using it. Clicking the button opens a facebook login page which facebook uses to track, even if you are not a facebook member.My idea is to remove this forced feature from spotify. At the bare...

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  • ...o remove this forced feature from spotify. At the bare minimum make it opt-in only. When we first open the app, ask if we want to connect to Facebook in the pane, then have the pane go away if we d...
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Superuser Contribution Connect not finding wifi speakers

I have several wifi , spotify enabled speakers at homeSonosBoseGoogle All of them work without issues from the Mobile Spotify App from Android and IOS devices, i can use spotify connect and play music just fine.But i also have two Windows 10 laptops ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...potify connect and play music just fine. But i also have two Windows 10 laptops (connected to the same wifi network and router as the mobile devices so that rules out that as the culprit here) that run t...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] Stop taking up screen real estate on desktop with Connect with Facebook

The latest update now has a side panel on desktop with "Connect to Facebook". There is no way to dismiss/remove this panel. I don't have a facebook account. I don't want a facebook account. I'll never have a facebook account. I'm not paying a subscri...

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  • The latest update now has a side panel on desktop with "Connect to Facebook".  There is no way to dismiss/remove this panel.  I don't have a facebook account.  I don't want a f...
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[Desktop][Connect] Samsung galaxy book pro 360 crash

The app downloaded from samsung galaxy book pro 360 doesn't work. It's a black window without anything when opened. The same goes to both Microsoft Shop or web download. Anyone experiencing the same?

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  • The app downloaded from samsung galaxy book pro 360 doesn't work.  It's a black window without anything when opened.  The same goes to both Microsoft Shop or web download.  Anyone expe...
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[Desktop][Connect] Connection to device

I purchased a new ThinkPad, and installed Spotify. I get no sound. When going to Connect to a Device icon and select "Listening on this Computer", still no sound. I've updated Windows on new device and uninstalled and installed Spotify. It sill plays...

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  • I purchased a new ThinkPad, and installed Spotify. I get no sound. When going to Connect to a Device icon and select "Listening on this Computer", still no sound. I've updated Windows on new device a...
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Bitrate quality when streaming to "another device"

Sadly, Spotify on the web tops at 256kbps, but in the desktop app it can do 320kbps.If I control everything in the web app, but I make it so it reproduces in the desktop app, will the bitrate quality be the one from the web app or the desktop app?

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  • Sadly, Spotify on the web tops at 256kbps, but in the desktop app it can do 320kbps. If I control everything in the web app, but I make it so it reproduces in the desktop app, will the bitrate quali...
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[Desktop][Connect] Streaming Spotify to my TV, with Chromecast

Hello, Since some time, I can't stream Spotify from my laptop to my TV (via Google's Chromecast). Normally, I can choose via "Connect with a device" my Chromecast. But the Chromecast I normally use, can't be selected. I can't see it in that list. I t...

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  • Hello,   Since some time, I can't stream Spotify from my laptop to my TV (via Google's Chromecast).   Normally, I can choose via "Connect with a device" my Chromecast. But the C...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect Help

How do i remove my sound bar from spotify connect https://epic-gamer.life/sDRoHQKkYRq Screenshot ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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  • How do i remove my sound bar from spotify connect   https://epic-gamer.life/sDRoHQKkYRq   Screenshot ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Solved!! [Desktop][Connect] Be honest 2

How about to easy how to take out Spotify from Windows initialization process?I´ve tried and didn't find a way to do that...I do not want Spotify automatically starting !!!

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  • How about to easy how to take out Spotify from Windows initialization process? I´ve tried and didn't find a way to do that... I do not want Spotify automatically  starting !!!
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[Desktop][Connect] Do not remote pause when sleeping

Often I'll play music on my smartphone and remote control it from the Spotify client on my laptop. Then sometimes I want to close my laptop (putting it in sleep) and continue playback on my mobile. Problem is that the Spotify desktop client sends a p...

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  • Often I'll play music on my smartphone and remote control it from the Spotify client on my laptop. Then sometimes I want to close my laptop (putting it in sleep) and continue playback on my mobile. P...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] My Songs Are Auto Skipping, Which Means I can't enjoy my Subscription.

This is not an idea, but Spotify sucks and I can't post as an issue so... can someone help with playback? Video

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  • This is not an idea, but Spotify sucks and I can't post as an issue so... can someone help with playback?   Video
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Spotify connect through PC only works when initiated on phone

PlanPremiumDeviceEssential Phone / Windows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen trying to play music on my speaker through spotify connect on my PC. I cannot find any devices. But when i open spotify on my phone and click devices, i ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Essential Phone / Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When trying to play music on my speaker through spotify connect on my PC. I cannot f...
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Can't view Facebook friends when I click 'Find Friends'- error screen

When I open the desktop app, I can view my Facebook friend's activity on the right side of the app. When I scroll down to the bottom, it gives me the option to 'find friends' so I can find and follow my other Facebook friends. I receive the attached ...

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  • When I open the desktop app, I can view my Facebook friend's activity on the right side of the app. When I scroll down to the bottom, it gives me the option to 'find friends' so I can find and follow...
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Desktop App - BT not fully supported

Hello Support Team, The Spotify App on my desktop doesn't fully support Bluetooth. When Spotify App isn't on top of other windows, software, browser, etc. on my laptop (when it's reduced to task bar), my headset BT controls don't work... I cannot hav...

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  • Hello Support Team,   The Spotify App on my desktop doesn't fully support Bluetooth. When Spotify App isn't on top of other windows, software, browser, etc. on my laptop (when it's reduced t...
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[Desktop][Connect] Error code while logging in to my desktop app (error code 5)

Hi community!After turning on my PC today I found out that my app on Windows 10 was in "Offline mode" but my internet was okay and everything else ran smoothly. So I've decided to try to re-log into my account. I've logged out but when I've tried to ...

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  • ...our firewall to allow Spotify. Additionally you could try changing the currently used proxy server (Error code: auth:5)". I can connect to the Spotifys website and play music just fine from the same P...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] Easy solution to error 4

After looking on google and the community forum to solve the famous error 4, the easiest way in my case, was just to disable the firewall of windows, just go to settings- update and security- windows security- virus protection- firewall and network p...

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  • After looking on google and the community forum to solve the famous error 4, the easiest way in my case, was just to disable the firewall of windows, just go to settings- update and security- windows...
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