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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 It doesn't show what I'm listening to right now

I wanted to be able to see what I'm listening to on the discord. But it doesn't even show that I'm online. All the necessary checkboxes are in both Discord and Spotify. The problem is something else. I selected allowing access in privacy settings, bu...

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  • I wanted to be able to see what I'm listening to on the discord. But it doesn't even show that I'm online. All the necessary checkboxes are in both Discord and Spotify. The problem is something else....
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Superuser Contribution liked song list wont play

I have 10,576 songs in my liked song list, I think which is what is responsible for this.

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  • I have 10,576 songs in my liked song list, I think which is what is responsible for this.
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Superuser Contribution I can't see what my friends are listening to on desktop app.

I can only see the "let friends and followers see what you are listening to" with a redirect to settings. I've set this up for myself already. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the app with no luck.

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  • I can only see the "let friends and followers see what you are listening to" with a redirect to settings. I've set this up for myself already. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the app with no luck.
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Superuser Contribution How do I fix "Post flooding detected"?

I am trying to make an idea request and it is impossible for me to make a report because I had some errors in my initial post. I fixed them but now I am getting "Post flooding detected" How exactly do I go about fixing this? I just wanted to make an ...

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  • I am trying to make an idea request and it is impossible for me to make a report because I had some errors in my initial post. I fixed them but now I am getting "Post flooding detected" How exactly d...
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Superuser Contribution Certain music doesn't play

PremiumFinlandPremiumPCWin 10 HomeSpotify app.Certain songs won't play with the app.; e.g. none of the albums of the band "The Pretty Reckless". Quite random; most of the music will play, but there always are some albums not playing as they should. W...

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  •       Premium Finland Premium PC Win 10 Home Spotify app. Certain songs won't play with the app.; e.g. none of the albums of the band "The Pretty Reckless".  Quite random...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App Keeps Un-Downloading Songs Without My consent

I am using a premium account for the Spotify app for Windows 10 due to the need to download songs to be able to listen offline (long story, but I need to turn off the internet nightly). The problem is that Spotify will un-download songs without my co...

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  • I am using a premium account for the Spotify app for Windows 10 due to the need to download songs to be able to listen offline (long story, but I need to turn off the internet nightly). The problem i...
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Superuser Contribution Play/Pause, Skip, and Shuffle Controls Gone

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceHP Stream 14"Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, the bottom bar (that contains the play/pause, shuffle, skip, etc buttons) has disappeared. I figured out that zooming into the max allows it to...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device HP Stream 14" Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, the bottom bar (that contains the play/pause, shuffle, skip, etc bu...
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Random Stopping with CloudFlare DNS (1.1.1.1)

CountryUKDeviceDevice AgnosticOperating SystemWindows, Linux My Question or IssueWhen using cloudflare DNS (1.1.1.1) playback stops and starts randomly (about every 10-50 seconds) with the message "Can't play the current song."This issue only affects...

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  • Country UK Device Device Agnostic Operating System Windows, Linux   My Question or Issue When using cloudflare DNS (1.1.1.1) playback stops and starts randomly (about every 10-50 seconds...
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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.

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceLegion 5 ProOperating SystemWin 11 Home My Question or IssueToday, when i try any track I get the message: "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."I've done many clean...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device Legion 5 Pro Operating System Win 11 Home   My Question or Issue Today, when i try any track I get the message: "Spotify can't play this right now. I...
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Superuser Contribution spotify on pc stops my songs after 3 seconds and wont let me listen to them

Some songs in my playlist will play however recently I've run into a recurring problem where after between 0-6 seconds spotify will stop playing the song and will no longer let me listen to it on pc until i reset spotify and then it does it with othe...

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  • Some songs in my playlist will play however recently I've run into a recurring problem where after between 0-6 seconds spotify will stop playing the song and will no longer let me listen to it on pc ...
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Superuser Contribution "I don't like *ARTIST*" button doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePC, iPhone 13 Pro Max, MacBook Pro 2020Operating SystemWindows 10, Windows 11, iOS 15.4.1, macOS Big Sur 11.6.5 My Question or IssueI've been clicking on "I don't like *artist name*" on the Release Radar playlist ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC, iPhone 13 Pro Max, MacBook Pro 2020 Operating System Windows 10, Windows 11, iOS 15.4.1, macOS Big Sur 11.6.5   My Question or Issue I've ...
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Pornographic Podcast Episode/Song Art

I was searching for a song whose first two letters are "Se" and, upon putting in only these letters, the featured recommendation fed to me by the autosearch is here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3xGk63rkzqVIa95kOqN7pQ?si=fe1f5726b5f34c7e and, it ...

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  • I was searching for a song whose first two letters are "Se" and, upon putting in only these letters, the featured recommendation fed to me by the autosearch is here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/...
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Superuser Contribution does installing windows 11 effect spotify i dont want to lose my playlists

right now i have windows 10 . I want to upgrade to windows 11 but iam concerned that i will lose all of my music when i make the change. one other thing i do not down load any music .

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  • right now i have windows 10 . I want to upgrade to windows 11 but iam concerned that i will lose all of my music when i make the change. one other thing i do not down load any music .
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Superuser Contribution i cant clear recently played list

i cant clear recently played list, i can see they in my home screen but they arent in my library, i need help

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  • i cant clear recently played list, i can see they in my home screen but they arent in my library, i need help
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Superuser Contribution Couldn't play a song . It is 'spotify can't play this right now......'

it is playing the song at all. It throwing a popup message like 'spotify can not play this right now .If you have the file on your computer you can import it'.

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  • it is playing the song at all. It throwing a popup message like 'spotify can not play this right now .If you have the file on your computer you can import it'.
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Superuser Contribution Home page not loading, cannot search for music.

My home page on my PC is not loading. When I search for music the screen remains black. Have uninstalled/reinstalled. Have gone through the"hosts". Everything is correct. Will not work on web browser either. Seems to work fine on my phone.

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  • My home page on my PC is not loading. When I search for music the screen remains black. Have uninstalled/reinstalled. Have gone through the"hosts". Everything is correct. Will not work on web bro...
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Superuser Contribution Why is an episode I listened to staying in my not listened to playlist?

While listening to a podcast show, I keep getting episodes I already listened to, they just start over like I've never heard it before. Even when I listened to it today, in the same sitting. Even putting it as listened to, it won't actually remember ...

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  • While listening to a podcast show, I keep getting episodes I already listened to, they just start over like I've never heard it before. Even when I listened to it today, in the same sitting. Even put...
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Solved!! Why are songs stuttering at the same time each time when played?

Every time I play a song, it will stutter at some time within the first 12 seconds of the song (while the time it happens depends on what song it is, it will always happen at the same time for each song), playing the same note over again for about 6 ...

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  • Every time I play a song, it will stutter at some time within the first 12 seconds of the song (while the time it happens depends on what song it is, it will always happen at the same time for each s...
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PC Spotify app collects all your regular files in "Downloads" directory !!! Why is it so ?

Hi,I'm using PC desktop Spotify version 1.1.1.348.g9064793a.I was investigating the issue related to constant high CPU usage and memory leak of Spotify app, and accidentally has noticed the strange thing:If you try to monitor the Spotify process via ...

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  • Hi, I'm using PC desktop Spotify version 1.1.1.348.g9064793a. I was investigating the issue related to constant high CPU usage and memory leak of Spotify app, and accidentally has noticed the stran...
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