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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 Can't connect to speakers while connected to VPN

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDell Latitude 7310Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen using the Spotify Desktop app on my work laptop I am unable to connect to my Alexa speakers while on my home Wi-Fi. My work laptop uses a VPN and I suspe...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Dell Latitude 7310 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When using the Spotify Desktop app on my work laptop I am unable to connect to my ...
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Superuser Contribution Incorrect hitbox for minimise, maximise, & close buttons on displays with different scalings

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceZephyrus G14 (Ryzen 9 4900HS, RTX 2060)Operating SystemWindows 11 22H2Spotify VersionSpotify for Windows1.1.96.785.g464c973axpui_2022-10-12_1665572918637_464c973cef_105.3.38+g2a6a54b+chromium-105.0.5195.102 My Question...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device Zephyrus G14 (Ryzen 9 4900HS, RTX 2060) Operating System Windows 11 22H2 Spotify Version Spotify for Windows 1.1.96.785.g464c973a xpui_2022-10-12_16655...
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Superuser Contribution Can only play songs that are in a playlist using the app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePC desktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs the title states, I can only play songs that are in a playlist. If I go directly to an album and hit play, everything is greyed out. If I put that album into a pla...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device PC desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As the title states, I can only play songs that are in a playlist. If I go directl...
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Superuser Contribution web player picture in picture disables media control.

On Windows you can assign gestures on the touch pad to do different actions and on mine i have 4 finger swipe left and right to change song and 4 finger up and down to change volume. This typically works with the web player however today i decided to...

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  • On Windows you can assign gestures on the touch pad to do different actions and on mine i have 4 finger swipe left and right to change song and 4 finger up and down to change volume. This typically&n...
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Superuser Contribution windows client completely nonfunctional

what did they do to the windows client? i haven't made any major changes to my PC or anything and all the sudden a couple of days ago it just will not run at all with a "something went wrong" error i've been trying to solve it and spotify's support i...

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  • what did they do to the windows client? i haven't made any major changes to my PC or anything and all the sudden a couple of days ago it just will not run at all with a "something went wrong" error ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify connect not working and queue won't clear

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceWindows PC (and pixel 5)Operating SystemWindows 10,etc My Question or IssueFor the last 3 or 4 days my Spotify connect will not connect to anything in my house, I've tried to connect from my PC to an audio pro speake...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia  Device Windows PC (and pixel 5) Operating System Windows 10,etc   My Question or Issue For the last 3 or 4 days my Spotify connect will not connect...
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download songs

So, I'm stupid.  But how do I download songs to my pc?

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  • So, I'm stupid.  But how do I download songs to my pc?
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Superuser Contribution How can my kid use spotify kid ?

PlanFamily AboCountryGermanyDevicelaptopOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueI took the family abo so that all members of my family can profit from spotify.My children under 12 cannot use the normal spotify app so I wanted to download spotify k...

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  • Plan Family Abo Country Germany Device laptop Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue I took the family abo so that all members of my family can profit from spotify. My childre...
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Superuser Contribution Win 11 taskbar icon accesses music but will not expand to show full window

When I click the Spotify (free) icon on the taskbar, it pops a very small, live window of what's playing. I can't expand it or change it. Music playing is only my previous choice.

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  • When I click the Spotify (free) icon on the taskbar, it pops a very small, live window of what's playing. I can't expand it or change it. Music playing is only my previous choice.
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How to disable Hardware Media Key ?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueHi, I like to use my keyboard hardware media key for other apps such as Discord, Chrome, etc and I would like to know if there is a hidden option to disable Spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Computer Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue Hi, I like to use my keyboard hardware media key for other apps such as Discord, Chro...
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Superuser Contribution Interface on windows shows mac shortcut

When I hover over the home icon I see the mac shortcut for home (shift alt(this on shows mac icon) H) see below: using :Spotify for Windows 1.1.95.893.g6cf4d40c

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  • When I hover over the home icon I see the mac shortcut for home (shift alt(this on shows mac icon) H) see below:     using :Spotify for Windows 1.1.95.893.g6cf4d40c    
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Superuser Contribution Problem with group session + discord integration (PC)

I have a Spotify premium account and I want to listen to music with my friend on PC, so he starts to listen to music, I try to join him through discord, but while he is listening to a track from the first second, I start from the 1 minute. He control...

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  • I have a Spotify premium account and I want to listen to music with my friend on PC, so he starts to listen to music, I try to join him through discord, but while he is listening to a track from the ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify wont load on PC.

Recently, I added some song to my playlist on my phone, but they didn't show up on my computer. (same account, same playlist.) I tried re-installing the app, and when I sign in, it tells me something went wrong and to reload the page.

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  • Recently, I added some song to my playlist on my phone, but they didn't show up on my computer. (same account, same playlist.) I tried re-installing the app, and when I sign in, it tells me something...
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[Social] Bring back social listening

I used to adore Spotify for the ability to see what my friends were listening to. I was disappointed that I could only do this on my laptop- but now I can't even do it there! The new update doesn't support this feature, what happened? If anything thi...

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  • I used to adore Spotify for the ability to see what my friends were listening to. I was disappointed that I could only do this on my laptop- but now I can't even do it there! The new update doesn't s...
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Superuser Contribution Missing the sort function (WEB/ANDROID)

PlanPremiumCountryNLDDeviceWindows 10, Android 12. My Question or IssueRecently I noticed that the sort function, as mentioned here below is not present anymore. Both in the webinterface and on android I`m not able to sort on for example added date. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country NLD Device Windows 10, Android 12.    My Question or Issue Recently I noticed that the sort function, as mentioned here below is not present anymore. Both in th...
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Superuser Contribution How do I search only my own music?

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I search in Spotify it searches the whole wide world and I only want to search my own music. How can I tell Spotify to search only in my own library?

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I search in Spotify it searches the whole wide world and I only want to search my own music.  How can I tell Spotify to search on...
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Superuser Contribution I cant connect Spotify to my iPhone, Bluetooth, or Discord, and wont launch

I have been having this issue for MONTHS now, and went through multiple supports. This is pretty much my last throw in the towel. I have done deleted my cache, un/reinstalled, and done everything that support brought me through.My Windows version of ...

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  • I have been having this issue for MONTHS now, and went through multiple supports. This is pretty much my last throw in the towel. I have done deleted my cache, un/reinstalled, and done everything tha...
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Superuser Contribution "See All" New Release Section by Project & Artist Gone After Last Week

Hello, What happened to the "see all" new releases section of the Spotify app? I am no longer able to see a section that isn't a tailored playlist like "release radar" or genre-based playlists. This really stinks. I hope this is just a bug, removing ...

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  • Hello,    What happened to the "see all" new releases section of the Spotify app? I am no longer able to see a section that isn't a tailored playlist like "release radar" or genre-based p...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search shortcut no longer focuses search bar

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Desktop PCOperating System: Windows 10 Since the latest Spotify UI refresh, the Ctrl+l shortcut for Search no longer focuses the search box. It used to focus the search box so that you can start typing in yo...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: Desktop PC Operating System: Windows 10   Since the latest Spotify UI refresh, the Ctrl+l shortcut for Search no longer focuses the search box. ...
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