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Having problems with Spotify? Here we tell you how to solve them | Digital Trends Spanish


Nothing more frustrating than a sudden problem that pauses your music. Although Spotify is a apps consolidated, from time to time it also has problems, which can mean a sudden loss of audio or songs. If this is happening to you, here we show you the main problems with Spotify and their solutions.

Spotify has no sound

Start with the basics! Check the volume on both Spotify and your device to make sure it’s not muted. Check your speaker or headphone connections. If there’s nothing wrong, check the app again to see if it didn’t crash. try to get out of the apps and log in again to check if this fixes the problem.

Songs on Spotify sound distorted

The first step is to check if your internet connection has problems, for example, areas with a weak signal could create intermittent playback.

If your internet is fine, go to the apps Spotify. Choose More > Viewthen check that acceleration of Hardware is on.

Finally, try restarting the device you’re using to see if that fixes the problem. If Hardware Acceleration is turned on, try turning it off (this can cause problems on computers that don’t need it).

A play list from Spotify was accidentally deleted

Do not worry play list not easy to erase. Go to the Spotify website and sign in to your account. In Account summary select the menu option that says Playlist Recovery. Here you can choose your play list deleted and recover it. This problem happens very frequently and Spotify is ready to fix it.

Playlist recovery

Can’t download songs

Spotify typically has a Premium option that allows you to download songs to listen to later, even if you’re not online. If you can’t download songs anymore, first try restarting your device and see if that fixes the issue. If you have an Android device, go to Settings > Apps > Spotify. There, select options to Clear Cache and Clear Data.

if you have any apps monitoring or housework running in the background, these could also be preventing the download process. Disable them before downloading anything to make sure everything goes smoothly.

Finally, try deleting Spotify completely and reinstall it on your device. This can act as a reset that can fix issues, including download issues.

Spotify Mobile

You can’t convert local playlists to Spotify playlists

In previous versions, you could drag and drop playlist from your local computer’s hard drive into Spotify to create a copy on the apps that you could hear from anywhere. The current version still allows you to do that, but the old drag and drop method doesn’t work anymore. Instead, go to Menu while you are in the app and then to preferences (you can find it under the main Spotify bar on Mac and under the Edit bar on Windows). Choose Local Files. You will then be able to browse your music files and add playlist. This is crude, but it’s the only way to do it for now.

Spotify features like Daily Mixes not appearing

The functions like Daily Mixes they’re great for finding new recommendations or playing a variety of music, but they don’t always show up the way they’re supposed to. If you don’t see them, sign out of your Spotify account and sign in again. Normally this fixes the problem. If they still don’t show up, try deleting the apps and reinstalling it.

Windows reports an Error Code 17

This was an infamous error code for Windows users a few years ago, accompanied by a message saying that Spotify could not be started. The problem is not that common anymore these days, but it still happens, especially for those who still have older versions of Windows. If it’s a new computer, people have had good results deleting their current login account and starting over with another Windows account, and then reinstalling Spotify. if you have any apps disk cleanup, use it and fall back to Windows’ own cleanup method to see if it helps. Also check the installers to see if they need updates. Also, you can use the web version of Spotify, which will not suffer from the same problem.

Spotify error code

Windows reports an Error Code 18

This is another common Windows error that users come across. It means that you cannot use Spotify because it is working as a apps in the background (or at least Windows thinks it is). First, if you can open Spotify, go to Settings > Advanced Settings and then locate the option that says Startup and Window Behavior. Make sure Spotify is turned off as apps boot on select Nope. You can also manage the Startup/Background apps in the section apps of Settings in Windows 10.

Now, delete the Spotify app, restart your computer and install it again.

Spotify keeps crashing on mobile devices

Try logging out of the app first, then logging back in, as this might fix the problem. Make sure your operating system and Spotify are up to date. If you have an Android device, go to Settings > Apps > Storage and Cache. There you can select Clear Cachewhich can fix a variety of issues on this platform.

I can’t mute commercials on Spotify

Spotify doesn’t really want you to mute their commercials. If you try it in apps on desktop, it will simply pause the ad until you turn the volume up again. If the commercials are driving you crazy and you don’t want to pay for a Premium account, you have two options: one is to use the web application, which allows you to manually mute the ad without pausing it; another option is to try the SpotMute extension (it doesn’t work in all cases, but some people have found it to be an effective way to mute ads regardless of the apps they are using).

Spotify for Windows

Spotify kicks you out of the app while playing songs

If Spotify seems to be working but stops playing your music or kicks you out of apps Suddenly, a common cause is a shared account. Have you shared your login information so someone else can listen to your songs? It’s an understandable practice, but individual Spotify accounts are designed to be used by just one person.

This means that if you’re listening to music and the person you shared your account with starts using Spotify on their device, the apps will take you out and vice versa. The application does not allow streaming simultaneous.

There are a couple of options to work around this: you could follow someone else’s profile on Spotify, which would allow you to listen to their playlist without getting into trouble with accounts, or hire the Family Plan, which allows several people to listen to Spotify at the same time. you can also share playlist Individuals with other people whenever you want.

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