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Desktop: Jam now available

Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 拾 ️ Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in addition to the mobile app. Although you can listen on your own, Jam in...

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Desktop: New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. Together, the individually customizable design of these new views provides a richer experience, m...

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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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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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Superuser Contribution Desktop client becomes very slow after using Search filter within a huge playlist

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceWindows 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-bit, latest update (2004) My Question or IssueHi, Lately, in the Windows desktop client, I have had massive issues with the performance after using the search Filter within...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Windows 10 PC Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit, latest update (2004)   My Question or Issue Hi,   Lately, in the Windows desktop client...
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Spotify connect not synchronize time of played song

PlanPremiumCountryCZDevicePC/LaptopOperating System/SpotifyWindows 10 (microsoft store) - playing device - Spotify pro Windows (64bitová verze)1.2.40.599.g606b7f29Windows 11 (microsoft store) - connected device - Spotify pro Windows (64bitová verze)1...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ Device PC/Laptop Operating System/Spotify Windows 10 (microsoft store) - playing device - Spotify pro Windows (64bitová verze) 1.2.40.599.g606b7f29 Windows 11 (micros...
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Playback speed is no longer working on desktop after newest update

My playback speed is stuck on 2x and I cannot change it. It will give me the option to change the speed but the speed itself continues to stay the same. I have even tried to cast on my mobile phone and been able to change speed with no issues but as ...

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  • My playback speed is stuck on 2x and I cannot change it. It will give me the option to change the speed but the speed itself continues to stay the same. I have even tried to cast on my mobile phone a...
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Superuser Contribution spotify says 'offline' on windows 11

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemWindows 11 spotify says not availible while you're offline. i am connected to the internet and can still play my liked songs and liked playlists. here is what i have tried:restarting my PCreinstalling spotifyuninst...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Operating System Windows 11   spotify says not availible while you're offline. i am connected to the internet and can still play my liked songs and liked p...
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Deskop app doesn't sync with other devices - possible Spotify Connect issue.

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevice Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello, I've noticed that when I play a song from the Spotify app on Android or iOS through Spotify Connect, it doesn't synchronize with the deskop app. I installed the prev...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello,  I've noticed that when I play a song from the Spotify app on Android or iOS...
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Problem with Spotify on Desktop

There is a problem with the app on my laptop. 1. Playlist not syncing after adding album songs to playlist on my phoneI added album songs to playlist on my phone, but on the desktop, it did not update.Here is my screenshot:And this is what the screen...

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  • There is a problem with the app on my laptop.  1. Playlist not syncing after adding album songs to playlist on my phone I added album songs to playlist on my phone, but on the desktop, it did ...
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Can't login using email and password on Windows

I have tried to login to my Spotify account on Windows for the past few days using the email and password that always usually works however this time I get an error message saying:"Oops! Something went wrong, please try again or take a look at our he...

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  • I have tried to login to my Spotify account on Windows for the past few days using the email and password that always usually works however this time I get an error message saying: "Oops! Something ...
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Shuffled folder resets after restarting application

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceLenovo Legion S7Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I shuffle a folder on my computer and restart the application while playing the resulting shuffled playlist, the playlist resets to the first song tha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Lenovo Legion S7 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I shuffle a folder on my computer and restart the application while playin...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay stopped working

After todays Windows 11 update autoplay stopped working. PlanPremiumCountryPolandOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueAnyone else experiencing this?

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  • After todays Windows 11 update autoplay stopped working.   Plan Premium Country Poland Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Anyone else experiencing this?
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Superuser Contribution Can't play folders using the desktop app

It looks like they finally removed the ability to play a folder of playlists from the desktop version. They removed the ability from mobile back in 2017. I think I'm going to revert my current version to the previous one and stop updating. I'd love t...

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  • It looks like they finally removed the ability to play a folder of playlists from the desktop version. They removed the ability from mobile back in 2017. I think I'm going to revert my current versio...
  • Vasil
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It’s not letting me log in even though i’m putting in the right password

I reset my password a few times and made sure to put it in perfectly when it didn’t work at first, but it still won’t let me log in. I’m logged in on other devices but this just isn’t working, It keeps saying the password is wrong, and if i try to lo...

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  • I reset my password a few times and made sure to put it in perfectly when it didn’t work at first, but it still won’t let me log in. I’m logged in on other devices but this just isn’t working, It kee...
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Superuser Contribution Right-clicking multiple songs selects just one

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceLenovo Legion S7Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSometimes when I select multiple songs and right-click them the drop-down menu changes after a second and starts behaving as if I'd only selected one song....

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Lenovo Legion S7 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Sometimes when I select multiple songs and right-click them the drop-down menu ...
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Superuser Contribution Glitching while playing

Hi,There are periodical glitches while I am playing Spotify on Windows 11. Does anyone know what may be causing it?thx! My Question or Issue

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  • Hi, There are periodical glitches while I am playing Spotify on Windows 11.  Does anyone know what may be causing it? thx!     My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution Glitching playback

Windows 11, Dell Precision 555oI experience playback glitches (irregular intervals but constant) and performed some device test (results are attached). The issue is present on the windows app as well as on the web version of Spotify. Any suggestions ...

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  •   Windows 11, Dell Precision 555o I experience playback glitches (irregular intervals but constant) and performed some device test (results are attached). The issue is present on the windows a...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle mode playing the same songs all the time

I have a playlist with 10,000 songs and use shuffle to listen to them. What I realized the past weeks is that the same songs are played over and over again - and not because I listen to this playlist 24/7 but because the shuffle mode seems to not pic...

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  • I have a playlist with 10,000 songs and use shuffle to listen to them. What I realized the past weeks is that the same songs are played over and over again - and not because I listen to this playlist...
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Superuser Contribution how do i block an artist on pc

I have an premium account on Spotify, and i want to block some artists on spotify, but i dont find where i can do it in desktop

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  • I have an premium account on Spotify, and i want to block some artists on spotify, but i dont find where i can do it in desktop  
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Solved!! Suddenly NO AUDIO using PC app!

PlanFree/PremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueYesterday I was listening via the PC app on my Windows 10 machine, when all of a sudden the songs looked like they were playing, but there was no audio. I decided to wait and see if it fi...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Yesterday I was listening via the PC app on my Windows 10 machine, when all of a sudden the songs looked like t...
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Superuser Contribution Why was the queue moved to the right instead of the center?

My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?

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  • My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?
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Superuser Contribution Add volume controller on Spotify player that's embeded on my website

My Question or Issue:I have added a Spotify player onto my Wix website to play music along with my exercise videos. But the music plays too loudly and drowns out my voice in the video.The player does not have a volume control.I have adjusted my voice...

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  • My Question or Issue: I have added a Spotify player onto my Wix website to play music along with my exercise videos. But the music plays too loudly and drowns out my voice in the video. The player ...
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Superuser Contribution Song skipping and 10 seconds of audio before going silent

Plan: PremiumCountry UK DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Spotify app not browser window. My Question or Issue When I choose a song to play it skips several songs then plays a random one, then I get 9 or 10 seconds of audio before it goes silent. if...

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  • Plan: Premium Country UK   Device PC Operating System Windows 11   Spotify app not browser window.   My Question or Issue   When I choose a song to play it skips sever...
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