How to Fix Spotify App Not Installing From Microsoft Store

Spotify is a very popular music streaming and audio service platform. It was founded by Two Swedish men, Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon on 23rd April 2006. Yes, it’s been quite a long since it’s been around. Spotify houses more than 82 million songs from various record labels, media companies and individual artists as of today.

Spotify follows a Freemium business model, users can listen to songs for free but they’ll be annoyed with Advertisements until they pay for the subscription. Paid subscription makes it not only ad-free but also enables offline listening. Spotify is available on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, Android and a few more platforms.

Few users are reporting that they aren’t able to install Spotify from Microsoft Store. It sucks, it’s about time Microsoft Store gets better. The issue is that the app just keeps loading on the store page, It might download but the installation never really completes. This not only happens with Spotify but also sometimes with other apps. This is a very common glitch in the Microsoft store. The fix for this is pretty simple, you can follow the below mentioned steps to install Spotify from Microsoft store.

Fix 1 Restart:

To solve this issue, you can try restarting the Microsoft Store, Open Task Manager, Select Microsoft Store and right click, then click End Task. Now open the Store again and try to download Spotify. If that does not help, restart the PC itself. This might fix your issue.

Fix 2 Update your Windows Version:

Windows updates have the latest feature enhancements and security updates, but more importantly, they try to fix most of the bugs and glitches reported by users. So make sure you are running on the latest available version of windows. You can check that by heading into Settings > Windows Update. Check for any latest updates, if any download and install them. Now try installing the Spotify app from Microsoft Store, you most probably should be able to do it.

Fix 3 Troubleshoot Microsoft Store:

Windows has it’s own way of troubleshooting things, it has a program called literally the Troubleshooter. Doing this might not work most of the times, but it might for you. This will let you know what’s wrong and will tell you how to fix the issue. If you’re lucky it might fix the issue automatically for you. To do so, open Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Windows Store Apps . Allow the troubleshooter to do it thing, don’t interrupt it in the middle. Once it’s done, try installing the app again, it might work now.

Fix 4 Clear Microsoft Store Cache:

Due to some glitch or a bug, this issue might be caused. One possible fix can be by deleting the specific temporary files, also known as the cache. To do so, first, open the Microsoft store and sign out of your account. Now Press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialogue box, now input the command wsreset.exe. This will clear the Store’s cache and possibly eliminate bugs and glitches if existed. Once it’s done, try logging back in and installing Spotify, it should work now.

Fix 5 Try using a different Microsoft Account:

In some cases, the problem might not be with the Microsoft store but with the Microsoft Account, you are using. Try logging into a different account and installing Spotify. Or it can be with the Profile you’re using, So also try from a new administrator account or a new local user.


These are some common fixes for the issue Spotify App Not Installing From Microsoft Store. I hope you have found a solution to your issue here. If we weren’t able to help you fix the issue, we’re sorry. You can contacting Microsoft and explain your issue to their support team.

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Yuvraj Pratap Singh

Yuvraj is a writer, metal head, and an RPG Lover. He covers articles on various gaming genres and technical topics for FutureGamingio. Most of the time you will find him browsing through new steam releases, what's new in the tech industry and watching anime.

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