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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 Spotify Connect ne fonctionne pas sur l'application desktop windows !

Je suis sous l'application windows, et depuis quelques temps, spotify Connect ne détecte plus aucun appareils, et aucun appareil ne détecte mon ordinateur. J'ai lu des forums sur lesquels il y avait marqué que ce serai résolu dans la version 1.1.94.8...

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  • Je suis sous l'application windows, et depuis quelques temps, spotify Connect ne détecte plus aucun appareils, et aucun appareil ne détecte mon ordinateur. J'ai lu des forums sur lesquels il y avait ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play Bruce Springsteens latest, Only the strong survive, on windows?

It works fine on the web, but not on the windows app!Some songs may work but not the album!It has happend before om some Bob Dyland tunes

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  • It works fine on the web, but not on the windows app! Some songs may work but not the album! It has happend before om some Bob Dyland tunes
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Superuser Contribution "Spotify can't play this right now"

I am getting this error on my work pc. It was working before and it still works fine on my personal pc or phone.I tried everything under here and a bunch of othershttps://community.spotify.com/t5/FAQs/How-do-I-fix-the-quot-Can-t-play-the-current-trac...

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  • I am getting this error on my work pc. It was working before and it still works fine on my personal pc or phone. I tried everything under here and a bunch of others https://community.spotify.com/...
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最後の1秒が切れます

プレイリストを再生しているとき、現在の曲が1秒切れます。秒数のカウントを見ていると、曲の2秒前(9:14の曲なら9:12)でカウントが0:00になり、その状態で約1秒だけ聞こえてきます。しかし、最後の1秒が聞こえません。 設定では「曲をクロスフェードする」はオフにしています。念のため、この設定をオンにして0秒にしてみました。しかし、結果は同じでした。 一度ログアウトして再ログインをしましたが同じ問題が起きています。全ての曲で常に1秒間消えるて困っています。 どうすれば解決できますか? Premi...

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  • プレイリストを再生しているとき、現在の曲が1秒切れます。 秒数のカウントを見ていると、曲の2秒前(9:14の曲なら9:12)でカウントが0:00になり、その状態で約1秒だけ聞こえてきます。しかし、最後の1秒が聞こえません。   設定では「曲をクロスフェードする」はオフにしています。念のため、この設定をオンにして0秒にしてみました。しかし、結果は同じでした。   一度...
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connot find my downloads

do not which folder they are sent to.

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  • do not which folder they are sent to.
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Superuser Contribution Why can't I share a song with a friend within Spotify?

I do enjoy using Spotify except for one thing… In the good old days, one would hear a song and tell a friend about it. That person liked it too and told someone else, who told someone else… Now, you'd think a music streaming platform would be the per...

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  • I do enjoy using Spotify except for one thing…   In the good old days, one would hear a song and tell a friend about it. That person liked it too and told someone else, who told someone else… ...
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Pixel Gap on Windows 11

As other posts on this forum have stated there exists a pixel wide gap, while using the Spotify app on Windows 11. It appears in fullscreen mode or if the app is next to the taskbar. I know you acknowledged this issue but about 5 months have passed s...

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  • As other posts on this forum have stated there exists a pixel wide gap, while using the Spotify app on Windows 11. It appears in fullscreen mode or if the app is next to the taskbar. I know you ackno...
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify app on PC is stuttering every one to three seconds.

Music stutters constantly. I have tested on other speakers, audio from my gpu and motherboard and also on my bluetooth headset, and the stutter still happens. It only happens from the app. I've tried windows media player and the web player and those ...

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  • Music stutters constantly. I have tested on other speakers, audio from my gpu and motherboard and also on my bluetooth headset, and the stutter still happens. It only happens from the app. I've tri...
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Superuser Contribution artist info

Is there a way either on the PC Desktop app or the iPhone app to see more information about an artist?

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  • Is there a way either on the PC Desktop app or the iPhone app to see more information about an artist?
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Superuser Contribution Desktop client jumping focus view after clicking on a track in a playlist

Sometimes when clicking on a track in a playlist, the view will jump into focus on that track and change the scrolling position. This also means the track under the mouse cursor changes.This is a problem because double-clicking would then start the w...

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  • ...problem because double-clicking would then start the wrong track. I have a video-recording of the problem, but I don't want to share it publicly as it shows my private personal info. Is there a...
  • Lyubka
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stop the music and crash when i launch Chrome or Opera

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello , when i play a track and i launch Chrome after the sound stop 5 sec after and i can't push play or pause the time continue but not with the sound sometimes my Spoti...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello , when i play a track and i launch Chrome after the sound stop 5 sec after and i can't pu...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to open Spotify.

A pop-up just says "Unable to Open Spotify." When I tried to delete and restart Spotify, it just does it to me again.

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  • A pop-up just says "Unable to Open Spotify." When I tried to delete and restart Spotify, it just does it to me again.
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Superuser Contribution [Windows] Local Files won't refresh/load

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Like the title says, after last update the Local Files will not update or even show up anymore. I have tried deleting "index.dat", "local-files.bnk" and clearing cache....

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Like the title says, after last update the Local Files will not update or even show u...
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Superuser Contribution Changing the Cache location

PlanPremiumCountryUnited statesDeviceDesktop (pc)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently I've been looking through my D drive and I see a bunch of 2 digit folders some containing nothing others containing a file that is named gibberis...

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  • Plan Premium Country United states Device Desktop (pc) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently I've been looking through my D drive and I see a bunch of 2 digit fol...
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Superuser Contribution Change Titel Bar Buttons UI

When the UI for watching what friends is minimized, and all you see is their picture, the Title Bar Buttons Overlap with your drop-down Profile button. The idea is to make a change to the UI-layout in this specific case.

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  • When the UI for watching what friends is minimized, and all you see is their picture, the Title Bar Buttons Overlap with your drop-down Profile button. The idea is to make a change to the UI-layout i...
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Superuser Contribution Alexa Drop Outs & Robotic Sound

PlanPremiumUK DeviceEcho 3rd Generation X 4Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I play music on all my 4 devices together, each one will randomly dropout sound crackly or hiss with a sometimes robotic sound. This is random and on any...

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  • Plan Premium UK   Device Echo 3rd Generation X 4 Operating System (Windows 10)         My Question or Issue When I play music on all my 4 devices together, each ...
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Superuser Contribution desktop takes over playback

When I have the desktop program open and am playing on my phone, the desktop will randomly take over playback. It could be a few minutes, it could be a few seconds.

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  • When I have the desktop program open and am playing on my phone, the desktop will randomly take over playback. It could be a few minutes, it could be a few seconds.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Audio peaking and distorting on only Spotify Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows Lenovo laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI use Spotify Desktop, the installed software, not the Windows Stores one. All music would peak and distort if it's louder, and I already have the audio qua...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows Lenovo laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I use Spotify Desktop, the installed software, not the Windows Stores one. All m...
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