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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 Desktop App and Web player don't work

Device(Desktop PC)Operating System(Windows 10 Pro) My Question or IssueHey, my problem with Spotify is that the desktop app and the webplayer don't work. The desktop app start very slowly and after time spotify is started but don't play the songs. Th...

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  •   Device (Desktop PC) Operating System (Windows 10 Pro)   My Question or Issue Hey, my problem with Spotify is that the desktop app and the webplayer don't work. The desktop app star...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App Crashing with no errors in logfile

Spotify app just closes after a few minutes. I have tried everything I know to try at this point and I am a systems admin by day so thats no small amount of troubleshooting. I went as far as manually terminating all other apps in user space, as well ...

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  • Spotify app just closes after a few minutes. I have tried everything I know to try at this point and I am a systems admin by day so thats no small amount of troubleshooting. I went as far as manually...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play/Pause and Stop buttons (media keys) not working.

My play/pause and stop media buttons are not working in Spotify.Spotify for Windows, 1.2.0.1165.gabf054abWindows 11 Home, Version 22H2, Experience pack 1000.22636.1000.0My other media keys work with Spotify. All my media keys work with other apps. Th...

  • Casual Listener
  • My play/pause and stop media buttons are not working in Spotify. Spotify for Windows, 1.2.0.1165.gabf054ab Windows 11 Home, Version 22H2, Experience pack 1000.22636.1000.0 My other media keys ...
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Solved!! Lyrics button not at the bottom anymore.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States Operating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueIs this supposed to be the only way for me to open the lyrics tab?

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue Is this supposed to be the only way for me to open the lyrics tab?
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Superuser Contribution Smart Shuffle working incorrectly

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(Acer Aspire)Operating System(Windows 10 Home) My Question or IssueI sometimes like using Smart Shuffle to discover new songs, however recently Smart Shuffle hides all recommendations and shuffles the playlist anew afte...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device (Acer Aspire) Operating System (Windows 10 Home)   My Question or Issue I sometimes like using Smart Shuffle to discover new songs, however ...
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Superuser Contribution Problem with sound. Windows desktop app.

Since the last update my desktop app is not working properly on PC. When I select my speakers as the output device, no sound is coming out. If I select my headphones as output, they work. There is no problem with the speakers since if I play anything...

  • Casual Listener
  • Since the last update my desktop app is not working properly on PC. When I select my speakers as the output device, no sound is coming out. If I select my headphones as output, they work. There is no...
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Solved!! Spotify muting swears in explicit songs all of the sudden

I was wondering if anyone else is having this issue and if so please help because half the lyrics are missing from of these songs and i pay money every month so i can listen to the music....

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  • I was wondering if anyone else is having this issue and if so please help because half the lyrics are missing from of these songs and i pay money every month so i can listen to the music....
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Superuser Contribution Is spotify acting heavier than usual for anyone else?

PlanFree DeviceLenovo LegionOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI often work or game with spotify in the background, I have it to open at startup so I can press play whenever I feel like. This has never been an issue, until recently where ...

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  • Plan Free   Device Lenovo Legion Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I often work or game with spotify in the background, I have it to open at startup so I can press...
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Superuser Contribution High CPU usage on Desktop Windows client when "Now playing view" is visible

I have noticed high CPU usage when the "Now playing view" sidebar is visible, even when no music is actively playing. It is 100% reproducible. Closing the "Now playing view" makes CPU usage go down to 0% while idle.It uses 10% of my CPU (Intel i7-985...

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  • I have noticed high CPU usage when the "Now playing view" sidebar is visible, even when no music is actively playing. It is 100% reproducible. Closing the "Now playing view" makes CPU usage go down t...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play next song

When I'm listening to a album or a playlist, I have to press the play button or need to choose the song multiple times to start. It randomly stops playing the next song also when the current song is over.PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10

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  • When I'm listening to a album or a playlist, I have to press the play button or need to choose the song multiple times to start. It randomly stops playing the next song also when the current song is ...
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Browsing saved albums in main window

I don't know how to add this as a suggestion, if it is indeed possible, but please add an 'Albums' folder in the new sidebar, and when clicked on, opens saved albums in the main window. Just like it used to. I can't speak for everyone, but I would im...

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  • I don't know how to add this as a suggestion, if it is indeed possible, but please add an 'Albums' folder in the new sidebar, and when clicked on, opens saved albums in the main window. Just like it ...
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Superuser Contribution spotify plays blocked artist.

I blocked an artist from my mobile device but while listening to music on my pc spotify still played that artist.

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  • I blocked an artist from my mobile device but while listening to music on my pc spotify still played that artist.
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I want to browse albums NOT playlists.

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I click on browse I then a genre I expected to view ablums within that genre. All I see is other people's playlists and recent alblems. I want to see a list of artists...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I click on browse I then a genre I expected to view ablums within that genre. All I se...
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Superuser Contribution Getting the regular Spotify, not the Windows 10 Store version

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice - Windows Laptop w/ Fulla2 DAC/AMP2016)Operating System - Windows 10 Pro x64 My Question or Issue - I run an addon for Spotify that requires the actual software, not the Windows 10 Store version. I have tried several...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device - Windows Laptop w/ Fulla2 DAC/AMP2016) Operating System - Windows 10 Pro x64   My Question or Issue - I run an addon for Spotify that requires the act...
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Superuser Contribution Possibility to organize albums in folders?

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceDesktop / Android (mobile)Operating SystemWindows 10 proMy Question or Issue Is there a possibility to organize albums in folders, just like you can do with playlists? On my desktop, I cannot create a folder for albums....

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Desktop / Android (mobile) Operating System Windows 10 pro My Question or Issue   Is there a possibility to organize albums in folders, just like yo...
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Superuser Contribution how do I remove an entire album from a playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI can't remove an album from one of my playlists

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I can't remove an album from one of my playlists
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop Mini Player] Minor Bug

Plan: Premium Family PlanCountry: CanadaDevice: (Desktop)Operating System: (Windows 10) My Question or Issue:To clarify, this bug is very minor and does not bother me in anyway, just something small I noticed as I was coding and thought it best to re...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Plan Country: Canada Device: (Desktop) Operating System: (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue: To clarify, this bug is very minor and does not bot...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics too fast due to crossfade not being accounted for

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 10 DesktopOperating Systemabove My Question or IssueI have noticed this on the desktop app, as the title says, but it's happening on ios as well. As the song changes, the lyrics are going too fast, I believe this is ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 10 Desktop Operating System above   My Question or Issue I have noticed this on the desktop app, as the title says, but it's happening on ios as ...
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Superuser Contribution Jam Won't Open To Desktop App

PlanPremium (Solo)CountryUSADeviceDesktop (Ryzen 5 5600G w/ NVIDIA RTX 3060) / Motorola Edge+ (2022)Operating SystemWindows 11 / Android My Question or IssueAs the subject infers, I can't join Jams via desktop. When I click a link to join a jam, it o...

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  • Plan Premium (Solo) Country USA Device Desktop (Ryzen 5 5600G w/ NVIDIA RTX 3060) / Motorola Edge+ (2022) Operating System Windows 11 / Android   My Question or Issue As the subject in...
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ui is better on free on desktop than premium

PlanFree/PremiumCountryusDeviceDesktopOperating Systemwindows 11/10 My Question or Issueui is better on free on desktop than premium

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country us Device Desktop Operating System windows 11/10   My Question or Issue ui is better on free on desktop than premium  
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