Spotify is a great app for listening to music, but the app can sometimes run into issues, and these problems can be pretty annoying to deal with. Some of these issues may include Spotify songs not downloading, playlists not loading, and even the app itself not opening.
Thankfully, there are some quick fixes that you can try to solve these Spotify app issues. Some of these fixes are simple while others may require you to reinstall the app.
One of the most common problems with Spotify is that it won’t open at all on your Windows 11 computer. This can happen for a variety of reasons, from the Spotify app being corrupted to Windows security settings blocking the application. There are a few things you can try to fix the problem, including reinstalling the app, disabling hardware acceleration, and more.
The first thing you should do if the Spotify app won’t open on your Windows 11 is to try restarting your PC. This will clear out any temporary files and restart the app. This should solve the issue, but if it doesn’t, you can try resetting your PC by using a tool like Fortect that will scan and replace any corrupted system files with fresh ones from the Microsoft repository.
Another common reason why the Spotify app won’t open on your PC is because it’s not signed into the account that you’re using to log in. This can often happen when the app is updated, and it’s important to make sure you’re signed in to the correct account before trying to use it again.
Lastly, you should also check to see if the software is running in compatibility mode on your PC. This is a great way to troubleshoot problems with apps that don’t seem to be working properly on your computer. Simply open the Start menu and type “compatibility,” and then select the option that matches your computer’s operating system.
A cool new feature is coming to the desktop version of Windows 11. Chief Product Officer Panos Panay teased a video this week showing off Focus Sessions, a Pomodoro-style timer that’s built into the Clock app on the OS. The feature will integrate with Spotify to let you listen to productivity-focused playlists while you work.
The feature isn’t available yet in the public builds of Windows 11, but it will be when the final version of the OS is released later this year. It’s a great way for Microsoft to compete with other time-management features, including macOS Mojave’s Focus Mode and apps like Pomodoro. This is a good sign that the company is focused on making its products better. We’ll keep you updated as more details about the feature are released.