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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 Download button not showing on some playlists

Im a premium user and Im trying to download a playlist but the download switch doesn't appear for all playlists.I noticed that playlists I search for dont have the download switch but playlists showing in the left bar bellow my library do have the sw...

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  • Im a premium user and Im trying to download a playlist but the download switch doesn't appear for all playlists. I noticed that playlists I search for dont have the download switch but playlists s...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not appearing

PlanPremiumCountrySpain DeviceDesktop and mobile Operating SystemAndroid and Windows 11 My Question or IssueHi, since a few days, I'm not longer able to see the lyrics on the songs that I'm reproducing. Can you help me to get it back? Kind RegardsKas

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain   Device Desktop and mobile   Operating System Android and Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hi, since a few days, I'm not longer able to see the...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps on crashing

Sometimes it opens for a second then crahses multiple times but then other time it opens play stays open for a couple of minutes then crashes. I've tried many solutions and I checked debug and it gave me the message saying [0424/004703.811:WARNING:ta...

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  • Sometimes it opens for a second then crahses multiple times but then other time it opens play stays open for a couple of minutes then crashes. I've tried many solutions and I checked debug and it gav...
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Superuser Contribution lyrics dissapears

hi community..since few days ago, cant see the lyrics of the songs, any help? thanks

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  • hi community..since few days ago, cant see the lyrics of the songs, any help? thanks
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Solved!! Lossless CD Audio Quality

Spotify is brilliant. The overall sound v versatility is well thought through and works for most users. Using it at home, away, in the car or on foot I love the way it works. However I'm not most users. For mid to high end audio the sound quality is ...

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  • Spotify is brilliant. The overall sound v versatility is well thought through and works for most users. Using it at home, away, in the car or on foot I love the way it works.     ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows 10 song will stop but the seekbar continues

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10VersionSpotify for Windows1.1.91.824.g07f1e963 My Question or IssueSometimes, randomly, the song I'm listening to will stop playing, but the seekbar continues playing. The only way I can fi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Version Spotify for Windows 1.1.91.824.g07f1e963   My Question or Issue Sometimes, randomly, the song I'm listen...
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Superuser Contribution Incorrect date added on songs in playlist/playlist readding songs

So I spent hours trying to find a solution for this issue to no avail. I came across 2 other posts that mention a similar issue, but still can't find a way to fix it.https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Wrong-quot-Date-Added-quot-on-songs...

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  • So I spent hours trying to find a solution for this issue to no avail. I came across 2 other posts that mention a similar issue, but still can't find a way to fix it. https://community.spotify.com/t...
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Spotify + Discord = No Bueno

So, Spotify usually runs no problems. However, as soon as I join a call on Discord, the sound mutes itself. It shows the song is playing, but it doesn't broadcast the sound. I've fully uninstalled and reinstalled both apps, I've checked my volume mix...

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  • So, Spotify usually runs no problems. However, as soon as I join a call on Discord, the sound mutes itself. It shows the song is playing, but it doesn't broadcast the sound. I've fully uninstalled an...
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Mute music by pressing a button

I suggest adding an option to the PC version in the settings-mute music when you click the button and turn it on when you click it again. It often happens that when you play, communicate with friends or do something else, you listen to music, but som...

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  • I suggest adding an option to the PC version in the settings-mute music when you click the button and turn it on when you click it again. It often happens that when you play, communicate with friends...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify plays other songs when i didnt tell it to

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceChrome Version 95.0.4638.**bleep** (Official Build) (64-bit)Operating SystemWindows 10 Thinkpad P51 My Question or IssueWhen i play an album and i dont set it to repeat i only want to listen to it once. BUT lately,i) S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device Chrome Version 95.0.4638.**bleep** (Official Build) (64-bit) Operating System Windows 10 Thinkpad P51    My Question or Issue When i...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution fonts after 1.1.91.824.g07f1e963 update

PlanFreeCountryTurkeyDeviceAn 2012 before asus something laptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI just updated to 1.1.91.824.g07f1e963 update and fonts look so odd i mean theyre nice but they have so much space between song name-artist ...

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  • Plan Free Country Turkey Device An 2012 before asus something laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I just updated to 1.1.91.824.g07f1e963 update and fonts loo...
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Solved!! Country flag emoji's don't display on Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNone of the country flag emoji's display taken from https://emojipedia.org/flags/ Note that the regular flags (white flag, black flag, pirate flag etc.) do work, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue None of the country flag emoji's display taken from https://emojipedia.org/flags/ &nb...
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Searching in the Web player

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows10 My Question or IssueIn the Web player I can't search any song. Idk if my computer just doesn't like Spotify, because this is another thing that doesn't work, or what. I used to use the app but...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows10   My Question or Issue In the Web player I can't search any song. Idk if my computer just doesn't like Spotify, because...
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Collaborative playlists are instantly private and Spotify took away messaging how can I collaborate?

Yo, so I just tried to start a collaborative playlist with one of my dear friends. After a while I figured out that somehow collab playlists are made intantly private which is good and fixes the trolls editing these playlists. However, since the mess...

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  • Yo, so I just tried to start a collaborative playlist with one of my dear friends. After a while I figured out that somehow collab playlists are made intantly private which is good and fixes the trol...
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Verbindung zur Stereoanlage geht nicht mehr

PlanPremiumCountryDeutschlandDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Pioneer Anlage / PCOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)WIN 10 My Question or IssueIch kann plötzlich über LAN keine Verbindung mehr vom PC zur An...

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  • Plan Premium Country Deutschland Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Pioneer Anlage / PC Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) WIN 10   ...
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Poor Sound Quality on Windows PC

Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device (HP Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10) IssueWhen listening to music on my laptop, the sound quality is terrible on the Spotify app when listeing through headphones. It sounds perfectly fine with the same hea...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device (HP Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   Issue When listening to music on my laptop, the sound quality is terribl...
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Solved!! Error message pops up when clicking on an artist's album or scrolling through their Discography

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo, this is a new issue for me and probably for other people. Even though I can search stuff and play/like songs, when I go to an artist's page and click on one of their albums,...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So, this is a new issue for me and probably for other people. Even though I can search stuff ...
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[FIXED] can't enable/disable anything under Settings > Display

PlanPremium CountryAustria DeviceLenovo Laptop Operating SystemWindows 11 Hello, I have a problem with enabling/disabling anything under Settings > Display (friend activity, desktop overlay when using media keys and show announcements about new relea...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Austria   Device Lenovo Laptop   Operating System Windows 11   Hello, I have a problem with enabling/disabling anything under Settings > Disp...
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Please add 32bit/384kHz device support! Creative Soundblaster AE-9

PlanFamily Premium CountrySweden DevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueGuys please, please please please add 32bit/384kHz device support. To be 100% clear, I am not asking for higher music bitrate quality. I am asking for you to sup...

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  • Plan Family Premium   Country Sweden   Device PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Guys please, please please please add 32bit/384kHz device suppor...
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Superuser Contribution Why does Spotify block Cloudflare WARP?

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Whenever I have enabled Cloudflare WARP, Spotify stops working and all songs are greyed out. This started recently, maybe 2 weeks ago.When I click to play song, it shows "This content is not available".

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Whenever I have enabled Cloudflare WARP, Spotify stops working and all songs are greyed out. This started recently, maybe 2 weeks a...
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