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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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connection failure

PlanPremiumCountrySwissOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan't reach Spotify. Opera/Edge/WebPlayer. I've got this message: upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: connection failure, transport failure rea...

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  • Plan Premium Country Swiss Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can't reach Spotify. Opera/Edge/WebPlayer. I've got this message:   upstream connect error or disconn...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now

Hi, Whenever I try to play music in the Windows desktop app (Store) I get the message "Spotify can't play this right now". I have a Premium Family account in the UK. Im on a Dell Alienwarere A13 with Windows 11 and trying to play locally.

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  • Hi,    Whenever I try to play music in the Windows desktop app (Store) I get the message "Spotify can't play this right now". I have a Premium Family account in the UK.   Im o...
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Foreign language ads driving me nuts!!

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceDell laptopOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueFor about two or more months now I've been getting indonesian ads on my spotify account and it's driving me nuts. I've unintsalled and reintalled the app. Used d...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Dell laptop Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue For about two or more months now I've been getting indonesian ads on my spotify ...
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Solved!! Can't go forward or back while playing a song

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceDell G15 5520Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI can't go back or forward while playing a song in my Windows device. I already tried to do a fresh reinstall of Spotify, i rebooted my device and still doesn't...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Dell G15 5520 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I can't go back or forward while playing a song in my Windows device. I already trie...
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Superuser Contribution Weird message pops up and playlist changes!!

My Question or IssueI have been having some issues lately. I am listening to a song, it comes to an end. Song changes to some playlist I don't even have and message pops up saying "spotify can't play this right now. if you have the file on your compu...

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  • My Question or Issue I have been having some issues lately. I am listening to a song, it comes to an end. Song changes to some playlist I don't even have and message pops up saying "spotify can't pl...
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Superuser Contribution Help! web player greyed out

On the web player all the playback controls are greyed out.No song plays from my recents either.It's the same on edge, firefox and chromeI've tried log out from all devices as wellMy app on phone works fine and the mobile web player also works fine. 

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  • On the web player all the playback controls are greyed out. No song plays from my recents either. It's the same on edge, firefox and chrome I've tried log out from all devices as well My app on p...
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Issue with desktop app, it doesn't fit to the screen when i re-open it.

PlanPremium CountryArgentina DeviceDesktop PC on 1920x1080 screenVideo-card: GTX 1050 Ti Operating SystemWindows 10 (x64) My Question or IssueAlways, when i re-open the windows desktop spotify app, the app loses the screen fit, doesn't fit the screen...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Argentina   Device Desktop PC on 1920x1080 screen Video-card: GTX 1050 Ti   Operating System Windows 10 (x64)   My Question or Issue Always, w...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now. Windows 11.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI just got a PC a couple days ago and the first thing I downloaded was Spotify. Went to their website and downloaded the most recent version for Windows. When I tried ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I just got a PC a couple days ago and the first thing I downloaded was Spotify. Wen...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution PC and Android Phone won't sync properly

My Question or IssueI was trying to play music on my PC recently, and I decided to try to control the music with my phone, when I saw that my phone didn't think I was playing any music on any device. This wouldn't really be a problem, until I had tri...

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  • My Question or Issue I was trying to play music on my PC recently, and I decided to try to control the music with my phone, when I saw that my phone didn't think I was playing any music on any devic...
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Superuser Contribution remove recently played list from spotify desktop application

i dont see any option for removing recently played songs from spotify desktop application. there are no three little dots and when i right click, the menu does not have remove from recently played option anywhere.please help.

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  • i dont see any option for removing recently played songs from spotify desktop application. there are no three little dots and when i right click, the menu does not have remove from recently played op...
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Superuser Contribution All tracks fail when app is started with System default audio set to 32bit 384khz

PremiumCountryUSDevicePC - SMSL Sanskrit MKII DAC, XMOS USB audio driver v5.50.0Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When the spotify desktop app is started, and system Default sound format is set higher than 32bit 192khz, all tracks fail ...

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  •   Premium Country US Device PC - SMSL Sanskrit MKII DAC, XMOS USB audio driver v5.50.0 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   When the spotify desktop app is s...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle sucks, avoiding a certain artist

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLenovo Thinkpad, Iphone 6, Roku TVOperating SystemIOS 13, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI have a playlist that consists of all of my favorite artists, I recently added a new bands songs to the playlist. However w...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Lenovo Thinkpad, Iphone 6, Roku TV Operating System IOS 13, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a playlist that consists of all of my fav...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Raspberry Pi with Moode Audio

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevice Operating System Android 12, Windows 11 My Question or IssueI play Spotify on my Raspberry Pi 4 using Moode Audio. I have Spotify Connect integrated in Moode Audio, so I can click "Play on other device" on the bott...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device   Operating System  Android 12, Windows 11   My Question or Issue I play Spotify on my Raspberry Pi 4 using Moode Audio. I have S...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bad image issue

 PlanFree/PremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Pro My Question or IssueCant install Spotify, tried deleting and reinstalling from both app store and as a program but still this issue persists. I need help. Thanks

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 11 Pro   My Question or Issue Cant install Spotify, tried deleting and reinstalling from both app store and as a ...
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Bug: Searching certain characters breaks Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueSo I happened to be in the settings on the PC version of Spotify, and happened to accidentally press \ into the settings search bar. It then popped up the "Something ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue So I happened to be in the settings on the PC version of Spotify, and happened to accident...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution A bunch of songs got removed from my playlist when moving songs between playlists on windows 7

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueI usually listen to Spotify on my phone or through the Web player on my work computer. Today I wanted to rearrange some songs in a playlist so opened Spotify on my des...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue I usually listen to Spotify on my phone or through the Web player on my work computer. Toda...
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local files won't play, even with local files turned on and locations being correct

PlanPremiumOperating Systemwindows 11My Question or Issuejust redownloaded spotify, all my files are in the right location, but all of them are grey and won't play. I have local files turned in, and all the sources are correct. I can't uninstall and ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System windows 11 My Question or Issue just redownloaded spotify, all my files are in the right location, but all of them are grey and won't play. I have local files turne...
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Superuser Contribution Play button instead of numbered playlist

  First photo is mine, second photo is from another’s Spotify. After speaking with an Agent I was told this (removing the numbers) is a recent change Spotify is trying out, and was told to come here to post about it if I have feedback. I can definite...

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  •     First photo is mine, second photo is from another’s Spotify. After speaking with an Agent I was told this (removing the numbers) is a recent change Spotify is trying out, and was told to co...
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Superuser Contribution Error Code: Auth16

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueI started getting Error Code: Auth16 for no reason, about 3 weeks ago. I have no idea why. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling, disabling firewall, and I don't use a proxy...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue I started getting Error Code: Auth16 for no reason, about 3 weeks ago. I have no idea why. I've ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some songs not playing on Windows Application.

I have Windows 10 and after a few hours some songs stop playing then restarting my computer will resolve the issue. When I click on a song, there will be no album cover nor name of the song. One example is the song "Something stupid" by Frank Sinatra...

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  • I have Windows 10 and after a few hours some songs stop playing then restarting my computer will resolve the issue. When I click on a song, there will be no album cover nor name of the song. On...
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