If you are prompted with an error “Spotify Failed to Migrate Some of Your Data” when transferring a playlist or songs from your previous Spotify account to a new one, this article will help you fix this kind problem. This is usually a desktop issue and one of the obvious reasons as to why this error message becomes visible is a faulty installation of the app. This can happen when your internet connection is unstable while downloading and installing the app, or there’s some kind of a power outage that hinders the completion of the app installation. Whatever the causes may be, you can fix this issue in no time by following the solutions mapped out below.
Before anything else, make sure that you already restarted your computer or laptop. This is to ensure that the problem isn’t with the PC’s operating system. Corrupt temporary data should also be eliminated when restarting your computer. If the problem persists, you may on and start troubleshooting your device using the techniques listed below.
How to Fix “Spotify Failed to Migrate Some of Your Data” Error
Uninstall and Reinstall Spotify
- Press Winkey + X and click on ‘Apps and Features’. The Win key (Windows logo) is located in between the Ctrl and alt keys.
- Enter Spotify in the search tab.
- Click Spotify and then click the Uninstall button.
- Then go to the Spotify website again to reinstall the app. Click the Download button.
Reinstalling the Spotify app will also ensure that the app is running on its updated version. Don’t forget to check if Spotify Failed to Migrate Some of Your Data error no longer appears. If uninstalling and reinstalling the app fails to correct the problem, the underlying cause might be with the Spotify’s Registry entry. See the second possible solution.
Delete the Spotify Registry Entry on your Desktop
- Open Task Manager and search for Spotify processes. If available, select Spotify and click the End task button.
- Open the user account folder and delete any Spotify entry found.
- Press Winkey + R to open Run and type in ‘Regedit’. Click OK.
- In the address bar of the Registry editor, copy and paste this address: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
Check the registry and delete all Spotify entries found. Restart your desktop and then reinstall Spotify.
If you have another user account on your computer, make sure that you’ll also remove any Spotify registry entries there. It should rectify the issue. However, if the problem still persists, you may contact Spotify Support for further assistance and recommendations.
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