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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 not showing as status in Discord.

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceDesktop & MobileOperating SystemWindows 10, Android 9 My Question or IssueSpotify stopped showing as status in Discord. I've tried the following:Disconnecting Discord and Spotify accounts and reconnectingDisconnecting accou...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Desktop & Mobile Operating System Windows 10,  Android 9   My Question or Issue Spotify stopped showing as status in Discord.   I...
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Play random all artists

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, I have a lot of artists added to my library and I can't see a way to play songs from all artists randomly. If I create a playlist, I have to select the songs myself and I can't add them al...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, I have a lot of artists added to my library and I can't see a way to play songs from all artists randomly. If I create a...
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Spotify on Windows 11 screen not filling

PlanPremiumDeviceLenovo ideapad3iOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or Issue Spotify on Windows doesn't take up the whole screen when expanded, it only happens with Spotify.

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  • Plan Premium Device Lenovo ideapad3i Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue   Spotify on Windows doesn't take up the whole screen when expanded, it only happens with ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Ctrl + L shortcut for search broken after latest update (1.1.94.870)

So after the update which has revamped the UI quite a bit, the Ctrl + L shortcut to put the search box into focus and type queries is broken. Steps to reproduce:1. Go to "Home" by clicking on the Home icon that is next to the search bar.2. Press Ctrl...

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  • So after the update which has revamped the UI quite a bit, the Ctrl + L shortcut to put the search box into focus and type queries is broken.   Steps to reproduce: 1. Go to "Home" by clicking...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on laptop

I have Spotify on my phone and now I'd like to put the app on my laptop, Spotify want me to sign up again

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  • I have Spotify on my phone and now I'd like to put the app on my laptop, Spotify want me to sign up again
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How do I change the size of the interface? (and multiple other things)

PlanPremium Operating SystemAndroid/Windows (but surely ios is concerned too) My Question or IssueOn the windows app everything is bigger...way too big now I can't see much. I can't find the way to set font and everything smaller Every big update Spo...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Android/Windows (but surely ios is concerned too)   My Question or Issue On the windows app everything is bigger...way too big now I can't see much. I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Webplayer: cannot switch from English to Dutch

For some time now, the Spotify web player has been presenting itself in English only. (Firefox). When I open the web player in SRWare Iron it is in Dutch, but it does not work in SRWare Iron. (Every song stops after 3 seconds). In Firefox I can open ...

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  • For some time now, the Spotify web player has been presenting itself in English only. (Firefox).   When I open the web player in SRWare Iron it is in Dutch, but it does not work in SRWare Iron...
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[Web Player][Other] Eliminate delays in displaying lyrics in the Web Player

I post lyrics on Musixmatch so that they show up on Spotify.However, I've found there is a delay of about 500 milliseconds before the lines change color in the lyrics display in the Web Player and Windows version.I think there is some problem with th...

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  • I post lyrics on Musixmatch so that they show up on Spotify. However, I've found there is a delay of about 500 milliseconds before the lines change color in the lyrics display in the Web Player and ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify automatically shuts down when I click the play button

PlanFreeCountryMainland ChinaDeviceMacbook Pro mid 2015Operating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.1.93.896.g3ae3b4f3 My Question or IssueThe app automatically closes when I try to play music.I've tried clean reinstall and restarting my laptop but non...

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  • Plan Free Country Mainland China Device Macbook Pro mid 2015 Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.1.93.896.g3ae3b4f3   My Question or Issue The app automatically closes when...
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Superuser Contribution Uneditable Queue

Plan: PremiumCountry: US DeviceiPhone 11, iPhone 9, Samsung Galaxy S21, Dell LaptopOperating SystemiOS, android, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI keep having a problem(s) with the queue, the most frequent of which is that when I queue a second song o...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device iPhone 11, iPhone 9, Samsung Galaxy S21, Dell Laptop Operating System iOS, android, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I keep having a problem(s...
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Superuser Contribution The album cover arts, friend profile pictures, podcast cover arts do not show up. Ever

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePC (Both desktop app and Website)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAll of the album covers, podcast covers, artist profile pictures do not show up. I've tried turning hardware acceleration on and off, restar...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC (Both desktop app and Website) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue All of the album covers, podcast covers, artist profile pictures...
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Superuser Contribution Can only play single song from playlist.

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 Desktop Player Spotify for Windows1.1.91.824.g07f1e963 IssueIssue is only on this device, when I play any playlist, Spotify will play a single song and then stop. On further review, it looks like playlist are on...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10 Desktop Player   Spotify for Windows 1.1.91.824.g07f1e963   Issue Issue is only on this device, when I play any playlist, Spotify w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Immediately Crashes

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery time I Try to launch Spotify it immediately closes without launching.I have tried a variety of things including:-Restarting PC-Reinstalling Spotify-Updating Drivers-Updati...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every time I Try to launch Spotify it immediately closes without launching. I have tried a variety o...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app crashes opening any artist and no liked songs showing on mobile

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDeviceHTC U10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, while my Spotify works just fine on my Windows 10 laptop, the app recently has been crashing whenever I open up any artist page. That said, I can still play the s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device HTC U10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, while my Spotify works just fine on my Windows 10 laptop, the app recently has been cr...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify App closes when minimised

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 Pro 21H2 My Question or IssueI have the Spotify App installed from the Windows Store.If I minimise the app using the '_' button in the app title bar, then the playing music will stop a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11 Pro 21H2   My Question or Issue I have the Spotify App installed from the Windows Store. If I minimise the app...
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Superuser Contribution Error Code: Auth:16

PlanPremiumCountryUKOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy account was working fine until my girlfriend logged out on my PC to use her account. She wasn't able to log in and now I'm not either. Its advising;"A firewall may be blocking Spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My account was working fine until my girlfriend logged out on my PC to use her account.  She wasn't able ...
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Superuser Contribution "Add to playlist" dropdown length

The scaled length of the "Add to playlist" dropdown seem to be flawed when using several layers of nested playlists.PlanPremium CountryNorway DeviceMultiple devices; work and home desktop. Operating SystemWindows 10

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  • The scaled length of the "Add to playlist" dropdown seem to be flawed when using several layers of nested playlists. Plan Premium   Country Norway   Device Multiple devices; work ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify URI time codes not working anymore

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows / MacMy Question or IssueHi there!I'm using Spotify Desktop for a music research project where we have to play music at very specific positions. E.g. Track 15, minute 1, second 23. With the Spotify API...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Windows / Mac My Question or Issue Hi there! I'm using Spotify Desktop for a music research project where we have to play music at very specific ...
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Superuser Contribution [Community] Allow the app to scroll-up while dragging a song in a playlist

Please allow the app to scroll-up while dragging a song in a playlist to make it easier for us to arrange the queue.

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  • Please allow the app to scroll-up while dragging a song in a playlist to make it easier for us to arrange the queue.
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Spotify won't open if Inkscape is open

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis has been an ongoing issue for years and there is still is no definitive answer. Why does the Spotify desktop app refuse to open (with no error message or other indicatio...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This has been an ongoing issue for years and there is still is no definitive answer. Why does the ...
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