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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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  • cour10e22
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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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  • MattSuda
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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 2 Account: 1 Account plays OK; 2nd Account red circle with line 🚫

How come my account cannot play any episode from the Joe Rogan show, meanwhile another account can play just fine. What I've done: Tried the Windows app with the primary account: Didn't work - Shows a red circle with a red line through it --> Tried a...

  • Visitor
  • How come my account cannot play any episode from the Joe Rogan show, meanwhile another account can play just fine. What I've done: Tried the Windows app with the primary account: Didn't work - Sh...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution sound cutting out

Plan PremiumCountryUnited States DeviceDell laptopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI start a playlist then after 10 seconds the sound cuts out but the song is still running

  • Visitor
  • Plan  Premium Country United States   Device Dell laptop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I start a playlist then after 1...
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different device had different number of liked songs

PlanPremiumCountry Deviceiphone 12mini legion laptopOperating Systemwin10 and ios15 My Question or Issuein pc i had 1680 liked songs but in iphone i only had 1676 liked songs

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device iphone 12mini legion laptop Operating System win10 and ios15   My Question or Issue in pc i had 1680 liked songs but in iphone i only had 1676 liked ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Radio stopping after first 55 songs

PlanPremiumOperating System Windows 10,etcMy Question or IssueOk, I updated Spotify a week or so ago, and after that, the playlist radio is only 55 songs long, and it stops, and it never changes any of the songs. Only way I found to solve this, is pl...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Operating System  Windows 10,etc My Question or Issue Ok, I updated Spotify a week or so ago, and after that, the playlist radio is only 55 songs long, and it stops, and it nev...
  • OscarDC
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Superuser Contribution Daily Drive playing ENTIRELY WRONG music

PlanPremium CountryUSA DevicePC and Pixel 3XL Operating SystemWindows 10 and Android My Question or IssueToday as usual I started my daily drive playlist. The entire playlist is country. I have never listened to any of these songs or any country at a...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device PC and Pixel 3XL   Operating System Windows 10 and Android   My Question or Issue Today as usual I started my daily drive playlist...
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Windows 10 Spotify scaling issues

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceAcer Nitro 5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey, so, I've got fairly bad eyesight and have to increase the scaling of text on my Acer Nitro laptop via the Accessibility menu in the Computer Settings panel ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Acer Nitro 5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey, so, I've got fairly bad eyesight and have to increase the scaling of text on my ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album "Everything Was Forever" by Sea Power cutting to silence mid-track(s)

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceHP OMENOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueExtremely strange issue here; I was listening to Sea Power's album "Everything Was Forever" when the sound suddenly cut out in the middle of the track. At fir...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device HP OMEN Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Extremely strange issue here; I was listening to Sea Power's album "Everyth...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Post flooding detection algorithm is flaky

I've had this happen to me several times now: I'll try to start a post in Community. I'll write the post and attempt to submit it. Sometimes, there will be some sort of validation error. I will fix that error, and re-submit it. Suppose there is anoth...

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  • I've had this happen to me several times now:   I'll try to start a post in Community. I'll write the post and attempt to submit it. Sometimes, there will be some sort of validation error. I w...
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Spotify Connect Gremlins for a Couple of Weeks?

PlanPremium CountryUnited Kingdom DeviceControlling devices: Windows 10, AndroidReceiving devices: Facebook Portal, Arylic receiver My Question or IssueI switched back to Spotify a year or so ago after being forcibly migrated from Google Play Music t...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country United Kingdom   Device Controlling devices: Windows 10, Android Receiving devices: Facebook Portal, Arylic receiver   My Question or Issue I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Mobile][Developer] Implement mp3 Files to Spotify Playlist Queue

Im sorry for my bad english, hope the idea is understandable. There are some remix or other tracks i Like to listen too. But the Problem is that Spotify doesnt Cover every song/remix/whatever because of Copyright Issues. My idea is to let Spotify Imp...

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  • Im sorry for my bad english, hope the idea is understandable.   There are some remix or other tracks i Like to listen too. But the Problem is that Spotify doesnt Cover every song/remix/whateve...
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Superuser Contribution Can't see some of my friends

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceASUS laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello!I've been having problems with friend activities for quite a long time, but now I'm absolutely fed up. Some people disappeared again, yesterday night out of ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device ASUS laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello! I've been having problems with friend activities for quite a long time, but now...
  • Jeremy
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Friend Feed] Missing lots of people I follow

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceAny Windows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 / Windows 11 My Question or Issue:A couple months ago from one day to another, about 95% of the people I follow on Spotify stopped showing up in my friend feed. I didn't chan...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Any Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 / Windows 11   My Question or Issue: A couple months ago from one day to another, about 95% of the pe...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution web app launching in firefox when starting spotify on laptop

PlanPremiumCountry Device(toshiba laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuehow can i stop the web app from launching everytime i start spotify on my laptop. it is so annoying. I have deleted and reinstalled spotify have cleaned all cookie...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country   Device (toshiba laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue how can i stop the web app from launching everytime i start spotify on my laptop. ...
  • OscarDC
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Superuser Contribution Tracks skips back to start after 2 seconds

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery track I play skips back to start after about 1-2 seconds. This occurs on ALL tracks no matter if its in my playlists or not. Sometimes it skips back 2 seconds twice in a row. After ...

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  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every track I play skips back to start after about 1-2 seconds. This occurs on ALL tracks no matter if its in my pl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Possible Defect: "See Discography" Link Navigates to First Listed Album from Artist Rather than List

I've noticed in the past couple of days that the "See Discography" link on artists' pages no longer navigates to a listing of their albums. Instead, that link has been bringing me to first album listed for that particular artist. Repro StepsIn either...

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  • I've noticed in the past couple of days that the "See Discography" link on artists' pages no longer navigates to a listing of their albums. Instead, that link has been bringing me to first album list...
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Superuser Contribution Optimize PC Spotify application.

I have downloaded and tried using the Spotify application on my PC. The application tends to freeze, not load or crash on a multiple times on a daily basis. I find it much more appealing to use the problem-free web player as it does not hinder or agg...

  • Visitor
  • I have downloaded and tried using the Spotify application on my PC. The application tends to freeze, not load or crash on a multiple times on a daily basis. I find it much more appealing to use the p...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't play on PC, online/offline

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceHP ZbookOperating SystemW10 Spotify doesn't play on my PC when I'm on my home network at all, neither online nor offline. Everything. everything, else works just fine. Netflix, spotify on iphone. Spotify works on the PC...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device HP Zbook Operating System W10   Spotify doesn't play on my PC when I'm on my home network at all, neither online nor offline. Everything. ever...
  • Alex
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Hacker deleted saved songs

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Windows Desktop, OnePlus 3)Operating System(Android Oreo, Windows My Question or Issue My account got hacked a few days ago and the Hacker deleted all of my saved Songs in the Library (not Playlist). Is it possible to recove...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Windows Desktop, OnePlus 3) Operating System (Android Oreo, Windows 😎   My Question or Issue  My account got hacked a few days ago and th...
  • Bluew_Music
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Superuser Contribution Spotify web player doesnt react

PremiumGermanyWindows DesktopChrome My Question or IssueWhen I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymore. Sometimes you can skip a song but you cant restart the song or get to th...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Premium Germany Windows Desktop Chrome   My Question or Issue When I enter the web player, I can click on a song to start listening, after that the player doesnt really react anymo...
  • OscarDC
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Codes + Album Cover

DeviceDesktop latest versionOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's only exclusive for the Android and iOS version now?spotifycodes.com is not...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device Desktop latest version Operating System Windows    My Question or Issue Hi, does anyone know if the desktop app still shows the album cover + the spotify code below, or that's ...
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