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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 When i try to buy the 3 months free premium it says invalid address

i typoe in all right info and it does not go through casue it says invalid adress i can show proof if needed to show its relly my account and my card

  • Visitor
  • i typoe in all right info and it does not go through casue it says invalid adress i can show proof if needed to show its relly my account and my card
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution virus setup

downloaded the spotify installation on windows and checked it for viruses and found a trojan there

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  • downloaded the spotify installation on windows and checked it for viruses and found a trojan there
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[Desktop] Songs not playing

PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been having ongoing issues with my account. In the web broswer version of Spotify, music will not play at all on any pc.And in the app version, a large number of son...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Canada Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been having ongoing issues with my account. In the web broswer version of Spotify, m...
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Superuser Contribution error Auth:2.

All of a sudden Im getting a auth:2 error. I was authed before. Does anyone know how to fix this???

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  • All of a sudden Im getting a auth:2 error. I was authed before. Does anyone know how to fix this???
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Spotify will not keep the playlist queue, after I close it. This has only started happening after the latest update. I don't know if its just me, but a I asked my friend...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Spotify will not keep the playlist queue, after I close it. This has only started hap...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot select multiple songs from the search results

If I click any song from the results list, it will take me directly to the album in question. I cannot select multiple songs from the search results any longer. However, I don't want to do that. Instead, I want to copy all the results to a playlist. ...

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  • If I click any song from the results list, it will take me directly to the album in question. I cannot select multiple songs from the search results any longer.   However, I don't want to...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution rolling stones not playing

hi, i haven't posted here before so i hope i'm not asking this in the wrong place, but for some reason nothing by the rolling stones seems to be playing for me. it just says "this track is not available" for all of them. i live in new york, in the un...

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  • hi, i haven't posted here before so i hope i'm not asking this in the wrong place, but for some reason nothing by the rolling stones seems to be playing for me. it just says "this track is not availa...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts Not Playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWeb Player (Chrome, Windows 7) My Question or IssuePodcasts aren't playing on the web player. I click the play button and nothing happens. I have tried several of my podcasts and none of them are working. Music and Music pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Web Player (Chrome, Windows 7)   My Question or Issue Podcasts aren't playing on the web player. I click the play button and nothing happens. I have tried...
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Superuser Contribution Search UI broke?

Whenever i used the search function in the past, the layout when looking at albums or playlists was more similar to my library or my home, with a grid like layout with several results per row. See the image attached with the search for "darktide" (pr...

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  • Whenever i used the search function in the past, the layout when looking at albums or playlists was more similar to my library or my home, with a grid like layout with several results per row. See th...
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Superuser Contribution Rapid Song Skipping

Desktop (Windows/Chrome) and Android app. Issue started within the last day or so.When listening Discover Weekly, the player rapidly jumps through the list without playing the songs.When trying to play a song outside of a list, it randomly stops play...

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  • Desktop (Windows/Chrome) and Android app.  Issue started within the last day or so. When listening Discover Weekly, the player rapidly jumps through the list without playing the songs. Whe...
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add language translator on pc

please add language translator on desktop apps like windows, mac, and linux

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  • please add language translator on desktop apps like windows, mac, and linux
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Superuser Contribution Ao adiantar uma musica spotify troca a faixa.

Ao clicar para adiantar uma faixa, o app simplesmente vai para uma nova faixa. Isso é extremamente inconveniente.

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  • Ao clicar para adiantar uma faixa, o app simplesmente vai para uma nova faixa. Isso é extremamente inconveniente.
  • Joan
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i cant click anything and everything turns grey when i click home

so like when i search some songs, i listen to a few of them, and then when i wanna go back by clicking home, it all turns grey and i cant press anything.

  • Casual Listener
  • so like when i search some songs, i listen to a few of them, and then when i wanna go back by clicking home, it all turns grey and i cant press anything.
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Superuser Contribution Can't login on windows app : auth2 error

PlanPremium DuoCountryFrance DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueUnable to login in windows app even after resetting password I'm able to login on web and ios appI've tried to change the proxy setting but no change, the firewall is...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country France  Device PC Operating System Windows 11    My Question or Issue Unable to login in windows app even after resetting password    I'm...
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Superuser Contribution Alexa Devices Suddenly Not Connecting

PlanPremium Device(All) My Question or IssueAs of today, all of my devices suddenly can no longer connect to my Alexa devices. I have attempted on my HP laptop, my Macbook Pro and my iPhone 13. I can connect to other devices but Alexa is not working....

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  • Plan Premium   Device (All)   My Question or Issue As of today, all of my devices suddenly can no longer connect to my Alexa devices. I have attempted on my HP laptop, my Macbook Pro...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle does not shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePC App 1.2.0.1165.gabf054abOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe Shuffle Button has no function.No matter, whether the button is green with a dot under it or gray/white. The playlist is neither shuffled nor...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC App 1.2.0.1165.gabf054ab Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The Shuffle Button has no function. No matter, whether the butto...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Settings menu and Explicit Content option removed in new web player

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10,web playerMy Question or IssueThe new web player has removed the Settings menu and it now appears there is no way to control the Explicit content option. How do I do this now?

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10,web player My Question or Issue The new web player has removed the Settings menu and it now appears there is no way to control the Explicit content optio...
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Superuser Contribution Skipping songs when i try to fast foward them

I don't know why this happens, but in my PC when i try to fast forward to let's say second 0:35 it automatically skips the song to the next one. Its really annoying because it doesnt happen on my iphone. I tried to uninstall spotify and log out but t...

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  • I don't know why this happens, but in my PC when i try to fast forward to let's say second 0:35 it automatically skips the song to the next one. Its really annoying because it doesnt happen on my iph...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Cannot skip (forward or backward) and cannot choose a song to play.

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue As the title says, when I click the "next" or "previous" buttons nothing occurs and I cannot choose what song I want to play by selecting a song on any page. This nearly rend...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   As the title says, when I click the "next" or "previous" buttons nothing occurs and...
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