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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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Minimize restore animations Windows 10

Plan PremiumCountry USADevice PCOperating System Windows 10 Pro 1809 My Question or Issue I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though it may seem trivial at most, I think in terms of consistency and flow it would be ni...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 1809   My Question or Issue   I have searched and search and found only ONE bite at this issue and though...
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Superuser Contribution Something Went Wrong PC Windows 10

its been months since this happening, i tried everything in the community suggested but nothing works but only on this Device i can't actually login both in app and websites, but when i tried using different device, i can listen to spotify like usual...

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  • its been months since this happening, i tried everything in the community suggested but nothing works but only on this Device i can't actually login both in app and websites, but when i tried using d...
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Superuser Contribution Sharing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell 15-7000 series (7586)Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro My Question or IssueWhy can't I share to social media apps such as Facebook directly through the share option in the hamburger menu like on my Android app?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell 15-7000 series (7586) Operating System Windows 11 Pro   My Question or Issue Why can't I share to social media apps such as Facebook direct...
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Superuser Contribution Deleted playlists

I couldn't figure out how to update this issue, so I created this one. I play Spotify on my TV (sound is much better than my PC speakers) and the deleted playlists are still available and actually play. Is there a way to recover/save them from the TV...

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  • I couldn't figure out how to update this issue, so I created this one.  I play Spotify on my TV (sound is much better than my PC speakers) and the deleted playlists are still available and actua...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution I just wanna listen to music..

PlanPremiumCountrySWE Device(Samsung Galaxy, PC, RPI)Operating Systemwin10/ubuntu/android/debian/etc My Question or IssueThe UI is annoyingly childish, ugly and ineffective.Is there anyway you can mod/hack spotify to your liking?Spotify Clones? Anyth...

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  • Plan Premium Country SWE   Device (Samsung Galaxy, PC, RPI) Operating System win10/ubuntu/android/debian/etc   My Question or Issue The UI is annoyingly childish, ugly and ineffe...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify kann diesen song nicht abspielen . Wenn sich die Datei auf deinem Computer befindet , kannst

du sie importieren . Ich weiß einfach nicht was ich machen soll , ich kann einfache keine songs hören .Wenn ich auf play drücke kommt immer wieder die gleiche nachricht"spotify kann diesen song nicht abspielen . Wenn sich die Datei auf deinem Compute...

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  • du sie importieren .   Ich weiß einfach nicht was ich machen soll , ich kann einfache keine songs hören . Wenn ich auf play drücke kommt immer wieder die gleiche nachricht "spotify kann dies...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to link account via Game bar

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue I am unable to link my Spotify account via Game bar on Windows 10. When I press link account a new pop-up appears which loads for a moment and then stays blank white.I ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue   I am unable to link my Spotify account via Game bar on Windows 10. When I press link account a...
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Superuser Contribution Sync issue on Windows 10/11 Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceDesktop PC & Galaxy Note 8Operating SystemWindows 11 & Android 9 My Question or IssueI use the Spotify app on both Windows and Android, and I noticed a perpetual bug where my liked songs do not correctly sync between the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device Desktop PC & Galaxy Note 8 Operating System Windows 11 & Android 9   My Question or Issue I use the Spotify app on both Windows and Android, ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files disappeared in search section

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevice(iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook 2019)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIn the seach section the local files disappeared in the new spotify version. In the search secti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device (iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook 2019) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue In the seach se...
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Superuser Contribution Removed Essential Features

Why would spotify remove essential features from their desktop app UI? to try and make it sleeker? It looks like garbage now! You cant change the playlist picture, or sort and filter playlists. Those are EXTREMELY basic features for a music app that ...

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  • Why would spotify remove essential features from their desktop app UI?  to try and make it sleeker? It looks like garbage now!  You cant change the playlist picture, or sort and filter play...
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Superuser Contribution LOCAL FILES NOT SHOWING-Have tried everything

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI want to cry. I have been at this for 2 hours.My local files won't show. I have done 3 clean reinstalls of the spotify app (deleted out of the local app data etc..) my file...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I want to cry. I have been at this for 2 hours. My local files won't show. I have done 3 cl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify no longer working on Windows 10 after latest update

Hi, Spotify stopped working right after installing the latest Windows 10 update (January 11, 2022—KB5009543 (OS Builds 19042.1466, 19043.1466, and 19044.1466)) "Cumulative update for Win10 V 20H2 " I've done multiple clean installs both from the Spot...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   Spotify stopped working right after installing the latest Windows  10 update (January 11, 2022—KB5009543 (OS Builds 19042.1466, 19043.1466, and 19044.1466)) "Cumulative update for W...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify muted in Volume Mixer and cannot unmute

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice(Windows Laptop (Lenovo)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueFor some reason, Spotify decides to mute itself in the volume mixer and I cannot unmute it. It has done this a few times but all I had to do was restar...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device (Windows Laptop (Lenovo) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue For some reason, Spotify decides to mute itself in the volume mixer and I c...
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Superuser Contribution Full Screen Mode

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThe recent updates to the app available from Spotify (not windows store) have slowly been ironing out problems that first occurre...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue The recent updates to the app available from S...
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Superuser Contribution Video not working on Windows app or in browser (works fine on Android)

PlanPremiumCountrySlovenia DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueVideos won't load in Windows app or in any browser, it starts loading but never loads and after a second or two it just stops. Music works fine. I've tried different br...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovenia   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Videos won't load in Windows app or in any browser, it starts loading but never loads...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Google Home Mini not appearing in Desktop Client for Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHere's a strange one.I've been using Spotify desktop client on Windows 10 playing on Google Home Mini for many months. No issues. Then recently, maybe couple weeks ago, it stopped...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Here's a strange one. I've been using Spotify desktop client on Windows 10 playing on Google Home Mini for...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not working

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDevice(Samsung Galaxy A10, Windows)Operating System(Android 12) My Question or IssueI have noticed that the lyrics feature does not function with the Premium feature, I have compared it with two different accounts, one wi...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Philippines Device (Samsung Galaxy A10, Windows) Operating System (Android 12)   My Question or Issue I have noticed that the lyrics feature does not funct...
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Superuser Contribution problemi attività amici

Piano:PremiumNazioneItalia Dispositivo HP pavilion x360Sistema operativowindows 11 La mia domanda o problemanon riesco più a vedere l'attività dei miei amici, ho provato a disinstallare l'applicazione, a ricollegarmi e ho controllato tutte le svariat...

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  • Piano: Premium Nazione Italia   Dispositivo  HP pavilion x360 Sistema operativo windows 11   La mia domanda o problema non riesco più a vedere l'attività dei miei amici, ho ...
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Opening a link (from browser or search box) automatically plays the song

Hello, the issue has been reported previously and marked as fixed: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/When-opening-a-link-to-a-song-the-app-starts-playing-the-next/idi-p/5246755 I have to say, that sadly it's still happening, the song st...

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  • Hello,   the issue has been reported previously and marked as fixed: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/When-opening-a-link-to-a-song-the-app-starts-playing-the-next/idi-p/5246755...
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Superuser Contribution I have to trick Spotify into playing music?

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI get the "Spotify can't play this right now"-error whenever I attempt to play a song with my RME ADI-2 DAC is connected as the primary audio device.However, if I turn it off, cau...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I get the "Spotify can't play this right now"-error whenever I attempt to play a song with my RME ADI-2 DAC...
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