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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 Playback delayed on Windows

I'm in the US using Spotify premium, on Windows 11, but also had this issue on Windows 10. When I hit the play button directly on the app, on the windows thumbnail or on my BT headphones, the song begins to show playback, but audio doesn't come throu...

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  • I'm in the US using Spotify premium, on Windows 11, but also had this issue on Windows 10.    When I hit the play button directly on the app, on the windows thumbnail or on my BT headphon...
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Superuser Contribution Weird lyrics placement

CountryBrazilDevice(Spotify Desktop App)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHello! As you can see in the image below, sometimes the lyrics for the song I'm listening to starts showing in the bottom of the screen, cutting the latter parts...

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  • Country Brazil Device (Spotify Desktop App) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hello! As you can see in the image below, sometimes the lyrics for the song I'm listening...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify automatically switch playback to phone sometimes

Hi, I face rather odd issue, and its happening since today, maybe it's some last update.Basically, without any relation to what I play on spotify, it seems to sometimes, after for example 10 minutes, or a hour, randomly, switch to phone and really pl...

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  • Hi,   I face rather odd issue, and its happening since today, maybe it's some last update. Basically, without any relation to what I play on spotify, it seems to sometimes, after for example ...
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Superuser Contribution Your country does not match the one set in your profile.

PlanFree Country DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, I'm having issue "Your country does not match the one set in your profile" while logging into Spotify desktop app. I'm using vpn for a reason and I have been using it si...

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  • Plan Free  Country   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm having issue "Your country does not match the one set in your profile" while lo...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Desktop doesn't Sync

The Spotify-App on my Desktop doesn't Sync my Playlists and everything else anymore. I choose a Playlist i created on my Phone and it's empty. If i change the Name, it changes everywhere, but on the Desktop the Playlist is still empty.I also can't se...

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  • The Spotify-App on my Desktop doesn't Sync my Playlists and everything else anymore. I choose a Playlist i created on my Phone and it's empty. If i change the Name, it changes everywhere, but on the ...
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Superuser Contribution Copy/paste local tracks into playlist

PlanFree/PremiumUSA DeviceWindows 10 desktopOperating SystemWindows 10 desktop My Question or IssueSweet baby Jesus! One year after the introduction of the new desktop app the developers fixed the bug that prevented users from copying and pasting loc...

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  • Plan Free/Premium USA   Device Windows 10 desktop Operating System Windows 10 desktop   My Question or Issue Sweet baby Jesus!  One year after the introduction of the new des...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify does not sync podcast time between Android and Windows correctly

PlanPremiumCountryCZ DevicePC/Nokia 7 PlusOperating SystemWindows 10/Android 10 My Question or IssueHi, the podcasting experience on Spotify is horrifyingly bad. There's just way too many borderline idiotic issues to list, but here's the latest one I...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ   Device PC/Nokia 7 Plus Operating System Windows 10/Android 10   My Question or Issue Hi,   the podcasting experience on Spotify is horrifyingly b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution i earned the 5 topics badge but i have 3 topics (not including this one)

i just got an mail said that i have the 5 topics badge but i only have 3 (with this one it will be 4) its a problem with community page please can you take the badge back al least?

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  • i just got an mail said that i have the 5 topics badge but i only have 3 (with this one it will be 4) its a problem with community page please can you take the badge back al least?
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is trying to play

PlanFreeCountryPakistanDevice(Infinix zero x pro) My Question or IssueMy question is that when i start music it only shows "Spotify is trying to play". Then no other notifications pops up or i should say there is no notification on above panel. Its a...

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  • Plan Free Country Pakistan Device (Infinix zero x pro)   My Question or Issue My question is that when i start music it only shows "Spotify is trying to play". Then no other notification...
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Superuser Contribution Release Radar add ALL songs to new playlist

The WorldAvid daily user DeviceiPhone, PC and ipadsOperating SystemiOS 10, Windows 10m or so So I recently discovered Release RadarWhich shows nice songs - and instantly I'd like to make an entire new playlist of it all, so I can sort later since it ...

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  • The World Avid daily user   Device iPhone, PC and ipads Operating System iOS 10, Windows 10m or so   So I recently discovered Release Radar Which shows nice songs - and instant...
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Please Add Fullscreen Album Art on Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemmacOS MonteryMy Question or Issue When you press fullscreen you get an image of the artist and tiny album art in the bottom left. Can there please be a feature to make the ablum art full screen. Ap...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Macbook Pro Operating System macOS Montery My Question or Issue     When you press fullscreen you get an image of the artist and tiny album art i...
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Superuser Contribution Content not available

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop Ap from Spotify SiteOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi today i Start the Ap and would Play my playlist and i cant Play all titles, i got Content not available and Titles are greyd out and cant Liste...

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  •   Plan Free Country Germany Device Desktop Ap from Spotify Site Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hi today i Start the Ap and would Play my playlist an...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Delete Songs from Playlist on Web Player

Ever since the new upgrade I've been unable to delete songs from my playlists when using the web player. I've tried in both Firefox and Chrome but the same thing happens, I click the three dots, the menu pops up, I click on "remove from this playlist...

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  • Ever since the new upgrade I've been unable to delete songs from my playlists when using the web player. I've tried in both Firefox and Chrome but the same thing happens, I click the three dots, the ...
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Superuser Contribution Volume lowers shortly when switching window

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWin 11 My Question or IssueSince a rescent update Spotify is driving me insane, when ever I focus another window (which happens A LOT) The volume lowers and raises right after. Its the most an...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Desktop PC Operating System Win 11   My Question or Issue Since a rescent update Spotify is driving me insane, when ever I focus another win...
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Superuser Contribution Tray setting missing from Settings

Plan: PremiumCountry: UK Device: Custom build (AMD)Operating System: Windows 10 21H2Spotify version: 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 My IssueThe option (toggle) to minimise Spotify to the tray is missing from the settings menu. The settings menu with "tray" sea...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Device: Custom build (AMD) Operating System: Windows 10 21H2 Spotify version: 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819   My Issue The option (toggle...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Static Screen when playing Video Problem

Video Link Showing Problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_x5M5Uk_jwPlanPremiumCountryEnglandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueDuel Monitor setup. Main is 144hz, 2nd is 60hz. Whenever a video is played on Spotify, the 144hz goe...

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  • Video Link Showing Problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_x5M5Uk_jw Plan Premium Country England Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Duel Monitor setup. Main...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app on Windows is unstable

The spotify app keeps being unresponsive about once per day. I open it and it's frozen, so I close it and then can't open it again, it says "The spotify application is not responding" no matter how many times I try.The only solution to this problem i...

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  • The spotify app keeps being unresponsive about once per day. I open it and it's frozen, so I close it and then can't open it again, it says "The spotify application is not responding" no matter how m...
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Superuser Contribution When I open another app, I get Content Unavailable and all songs grey out, but song keeps playing.

PlanPremium (it's not with this account, but the account drop down menu on community.spotify.com is broken, so I can't log out of this account to log in to the premium account...)CountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (everything is up-to-date)...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Re-arranging songs in a playlist

I've been seraching for a function to be able to re-arrange songs in a playlist. I've read posts which say you should be able to drag each song with the left mouse button but it doesn't work. It's extremely frustrating as I need to create playlists f...

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  • I've been seraching for a function to be able to re-arrange songs in a playlist. I've read posts which say you should be able to drag each song with the left mouse button but it doesn't work. It's ex...
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Superuser Contribution song added automatically to liked list

Every time I log in Spotify app on Windows 10 (all pc not one in particular), If Martin Garrix posted a new song on Spotify, it's automatically added to my liked list.I already checked the connected App and nothing seems to interfere with that, also ...

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  • Every time I log in Spotify app on Windows 10 (all pc not one in particular), If Martin Garrix posted a new song on Spotify, it's automatically added to my liked list. I already checked the connec...
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