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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 Podcasts not played in order

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceDell LattitudeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePlaying podcast episodes hides the shuffle button, but does not stop the functionality - therefore while listening to 'Great Expectations' I have now s...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Dell Lattitude Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Playing podcast episodes hides the shuffle button, but does not stop the fu...
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Superuser Contribution Remove from Queue Missing

PlanPremiumCountryNZVersionSpotify for Windows1.1.76.447.g11f432d8Operating SystemWindows 10 ProblemThe Spotify Queue "Next in queue" does not allow me to remove an item from the queue whilst the "Next from:" allows me to remove an item. Looking at t...

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  • Plan Premium Country NZ Version Spotify for Windows 1.1.76.447.g11f432d8 Operating System Windows 10   Problem The Spotify Queue "Next in queue" does not allow me to remove an item fr...
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Superuser Contribution Playing with spotify connect doesn't change song along with connected device

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDesktop to Sony STR-DN1080 via connectOperating SystemWindows 10 2004, Spotify 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f My Question or IssueAfter the latest update I noticed that when playing with connect to my AVR, the the song doesn't ch...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Desktop to Sony STR-DN1080 via connect Operating System Windows  10 2004, Spotify 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f   My Question or Issue After the la...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is not accessible in Bulgaria

I cannot log in to Spotify from two different Windows PCs in Bulgaria. The website is loading extremely slow and I am not able to log in.

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  • I cannot log in to Spotify from two different Windows PCs in Bulgaria. The website is loading extremely slow and I am not able to log in.
  • Elena
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Superuser Contribution "Spotify Cant play this right now..."

For 2 weeks whenever I try to play anything. A playlist, a podcast, stream anything it wont play. I get the same error " Spotify cant play this right now, if you have it on your computer you can import it". I dont have any songs to import it, it wont...

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  • For 2 weeks whenever I try to play anything. A playlist, a podcast, stream anything it wont play. I get the same error " Spotify cant play this right now, if you have it on your computer you can impo...
  • Elena
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Superuser Contribution A playlist will play just one second per song

I received a shared playlist from Linkedin https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6xx2bsAB85N4ovGFAOET2O?si=2cd707e70acd4f24&nd=1 and it plays just a second from every song and stops. I don't have a Spotify Premium membership. Any ideas? Do I need to have...

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  • I received a shared playlist from Linkedin https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6xx2bsAB85N4ovGFAOET2O?si=2cd707e70acd4f24&nd=1 and it plays just a second from every song and stops. I don't have a S...
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Superuser Contribution After 1 song plays in my playlist, another song plays from a different list

When I choose to hear playlist, it gives one song from the list but after it uses a song not from the list. I've been looking up how to fix it but they say to disable a auto play setting but it wont work. Please help.

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  • When I choose to hear playlist, it gives one song from the list but after it uses a song not from the list. I've been looking up how to fix it but they say to disable a auto play setting but it wont ...
  • Jeremy
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Lost all songs in playlist after reinstalling Spotify on Desktop x2

Plan:PremiumCountry:England / United KingdomDevice:(iPhone SE)Operating System:(Windows 10) My Question or Issue:I had a syncing issue with my Spotify in where the desktop wasn’t matching up to my iPhone when I would add new songs into my already exi...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: England / United Kingdom Device: (iPhone SE) Operating System: (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue: I had a syncing issue with my Spotify in where the desktop wa...
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Superuser Contribution Any way to minimize or remove items on the sidebar?

I never use anything in "Your Library"--just use the Playlists--and I have to scroll down every time I want to access anything that I use.

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  • I never use anything in "Your Library"--just use the Playlists--and I have to scroll down every time I want to access anything that I use.
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on song plays a different song

I am on Spotify Premium. When I click a song to play in my liked songs list, Spotify plays a different song. And I have to click again to force it to play the song I want.

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  • I am on Spotify Premium. When I click a song to play in my liked songs list, Spotify plays a different song. And I have to click again to force it to play the song I want.
  • Elena
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[Desktop][Podcasts] Track fade will leave Podcast episodes "un-finished"

fading tracks (on by default for me), will leave podcast episodes unfinished, because it wasnt playing the last couple of seconds... i think. look into it. See if you can "finish" a track if you reach the last 20 seconds. or mark it when fading away ...

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  • fading tracks (on by default for me), will leave podcast episodes unfinished, because it wasnt playing the last couple of seconds... i think.    look into it. See if you can "finish" a tr...
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Superuser Contribution Songs cutting in and out briefly; HP PC; Premium; Both webpage & app

Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the computer. Cleared data. Have also uninstalled and rei...

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  • Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the co...
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Superuser Contribution [Your Library] Liked songs from collaborative albums are not listed and organized appropriately

This is more a bug, so I don't know if I'm supposed to submit it differently than an idea/feature request.When albums are made by two different artists with their names equally listed as the album artist, it sometimes adds liked songs from the album ...

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  • This is more a bug, so I don't know if I'm supposed to submit it differently than an idea/feature request. When albums are made by two different artists with their names equally listed as the album ...
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Superuser Contribution Only 249 local files seem to load. Is that a normal limitation? Library Win

So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All from iTunes, Google Music (previous life), and now mos...

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  • So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All fro...
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Superuser Contribution Não consigo ver as atividades dos meus amigos.

Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei que resolvesse e nada. Sigo 13 pessoas e só duas apar...

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  • Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei qu...
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Superuser Contribution Songs glitching mid song.

My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.

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  • My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.
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Superuser Contribution spotify blend ruining friend activity

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC )Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, the friend activity on the desktop only shows each other, and other people in other blend...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC ) Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, ...
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Superuser Contribution I'm using Spotify app will it count as a stream if I lower the volume from sound settings

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume from the "app volume and device preferences" in sound settings of the laptop and ...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume ...
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Superuser Contribution All of my account's playlists have vanished from library.

None of the below information is required. However, the more you providIe the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLITERALLY ALL OF THEMOperating SystemEVERY ONE WE HAVE TRIED My Question or IssueAll of my account's pla...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you providIe the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country USA Device LITERALLY ALL OF THEM Operating System ...
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