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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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Solved!! Multiple Xbox one errors

Xbox one app keeps giving me error codes all different and a long, I'm using the old fat Xbox one. I can play my last songs from side bar but, cannot load app fully.I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, resetting and hard resetting but nothing se...

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  • Xbox one app keeps giving me error codes all different and a long, I'm using the old fat Xbox one. I can play my last songs from side bar but, cannot load app fully. I've tried uninstalling and rein...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 11: Spotify window getting stuck below taskbar and cut off

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicesurface pro and DesktopOperating Systemwin 11 My Question or IssueOn my laptop and my PC when Spotify first loads up and quite randomly, the bottom quarter of the window for Spotify gets stuck under the taskbar and cuts off ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device surface pro and Desktop Operating System win 11   My Question or Issue On my laptop and my PC when Spotify first loads up and quite randomly, the bottom ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't delete playlist fully

I have tried on my phone, on my computer, on my wife's laptop, the playlist KEEPS popping up on "Home" on my computer, and it's annoying me. No matter the playlists I make and play after deleting it, it still shows in there! And it's not a dead link ...

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  • I have tried on my phone, on my computer, on my wife's laptop, the playlist KEEPS popping up on "Home" on my computer, and it's annoying me. No matter the playlists I make and play after deleting it,...
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Superuser Contribution Songs won't play in App until I change audio device

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 10 Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I try to play songs after startup spotify just flicks through the songs rapidly and says song can't be played. I have searched the forums and found a fix that wo...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 10  Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue When I try to play songs after startup spotify just flicks through the songs ra...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Spotify playlist song recommendations are inaccurate, prefers Hebrew over English

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDevicePC, Galaxy A50Operating SystemWindows 10, Android My Question or IssueThis problem is for both PC and Android, but since I use my PC more frequently I'll post it here.The Spotify playlist recommendation algoritm seems to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device PC, Galaxy A50 Operating System Windows 10, Android   My Question or Issue This problem is for both PC and Android, but since I use my PC more freque...
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Superuser Contribution Playback Bar gets reset or pushed back when pausing.

For the past like 3 days or so I've noticed that whenever I pause a song it would push the progress bar back like 5 seconds or whatever or it would just reset it to 0 seconds and start the progress bar from there when the song is unpaused. This happe...

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  • For the past like 3 days or so I've noticed that whenever I pause a song it would push the progress bar back like 5 seconds or whatever or it would just reset it to 0 seconds and start the progress b...
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution windows spotify can´t connect with android

I noticed that discord stopped showing me the songs that I was listening to on spotify, I tried to fix it with everything, uninstalling and installing it, unlinking and linking discord with spotify, but it didn't work, then I tried to connect my andr...

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  • I noticed that discord stopped showing me the songs that I was listening to on spotify, I tried to fix it with everything, uninstalling and installing it, unlinking and linking discord with spotify, ...
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Superuser Contribution Starting a song, short loop in the beginning (windows desktop)

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceWindows PC, Desktop App (exe)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i launch the program and start a song right away, it will start playing for 2-3 seconds and then i get a loop and second 2-3 are played again...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device Windows PC, Desktop App (exe) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i launch the program and start a song right away, it will start p...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop/Android - When I press rewind, the song "thinks" it rewound, but continues to play

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop/Pixel 6/Android AutoOperating SystemWindows 10/Android My Question or IssueFor the last couple of months, I've had this issue on both mobile (Pixel 6 on Android) and desktop (a custom PC running Windows 10...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop/Pixel 6/Android Auto Operating System Windows 10/Android   My Question or Issue For the last couple of months, I've had this issue on ...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files missing on desktop

I recently reorganized my hard drive as well as renamed folders. When I opened Spotify and added the new local file source my playlists are broken/blank. Is there a way to fix this?

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  • I recently reorganized my hard drive as well as renamed folders. When I opened Spotify and added the new local file source my playlists are broken/blank. Is there a way to fix this?
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How can I turn AutoPlay off on Mozilla Firefox? I don't find settings button anywhere

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue How can I turn AutoPlay off on Mozilla Firefox? I don't find settings button anywhere.

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  •   Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   How can I turn AutoPlay off on Mozilla Firefox? I don't find settings button anywhere.
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Superuser Contribution Re: Spotify keeps downloading my "already downloaded" music

Hi I have a similar issue, but different. I have a notebook sized PC (an HP Stream) with a relatively small SSD, so I have a 2T external hard drive to store my downloaded songs. I have set the location for spotify downloads to the external drive, but...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hi I have a similar issue, but different.  I have a notebook sized PC (an HP Stream) with a relatively small SSD, so I have a 2T external hard drive to store my downloaded songs. I have set ...
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Superuser Contribution Re: Please remove left Menu options

REMOVE THESE we don't want them, we don't need them. Search could be fine, but in years, i have never clicked on home or library. Just give me My playlists and search, that's it!!!! I tried to post this earlier but i get an error without knowing why ...

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  • REMOVE THESE  we don't want them, we don't need them. Search could be fine, but in years, i have never clicked on home or library. Just give me My playlists and search, that's it!!!! ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify playing random songs not in playlist

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PC and iPhone 13Operating SystemWindows 10, IOS 15 My Question or IssueWhen playing a song in my playlist, the next songs to play after are not in the playlist nor in the recommended. I have turned off autopla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC and iPhone 13 Operating System Windows 10, IOS 15   My Question or Issue When playing a song in my playlist, the next songs to play aft...
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Superuser Contribution "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs stated in the title I cannot play any music and get an error saying Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it. I have del...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As stated in the title I cannot play any music and get an error saying Spotify can...
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution Still Unable to Dislike Songs

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWin11 It's been over two years since I had first seen this issue addressed. It has been at least that long since I had last brought it up. And yet, there has been no change in this disparity between the mo...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Win11   It's been over two years since I had first seen this issue addressed. It has been at least that long since I had last brought...
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Superuser Contribution the year 2022 still playing random song

The WorldOperating SystemWindows 10 I think I've never had this issue before but now my spotify is playing random song totally out of nowhere, its not from the bottom list with recommandations. As I have written to youtube, google, facebook- sorry me...

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  • The World Operating System Windows 10 I think   I've never had this issue before but now my spotify is playing random song totally out of nowhere, its not from the bottom list with recommand...
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution can not remove song from i liked

PlanPremium Operating Systemwin10My Question or Issuei have some local songs,now i deteled these local songs from my pc,and i want to remove it from i liked songs.but when i do that.is says something went wronghow i fix that?i dont have same problem ...

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  •   Plan Premium     Operating System win10 My Question or Issue i have some local songs,now i deteled these local songs from my pc,and i want to remove it from i liked songs.but...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play local songs from Android on PC if they have bitrate below 192kb/s

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was adding my local songs to favourites on my phone with Android when I realised that I can't play some songs. Both PC and Android have the exactly same audio file in local files.After chec...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I was adding my local songs to favourites on my phone with Android when I realised that I can't play some songs. Bot...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Discover weekly] - marking don't like song does not unqueue song

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHi. I mainly use the discover weekly playlist to play songs. lately a lot of recommendations have been wrong for some reason. so I have to use the "I don't like this song" "I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hi. I mainly use the discover weekly playlist to play songs. lately a lot of recommendations have been ...
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