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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 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...

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  • 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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Superuser Contribution "Sponsored by" view shows example buttons "test button message 0" "test tagline 0"

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLaptop (Spotify for Windows 1.1.73.517.gbef50fdb)Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (Version 1909) My Question or IssueHey,I navigated to the "Sponsored by" view and found out that this view does not seem to be ready to sho...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Laptop (Spotify for Windows 1.1.73.517.gbef50fdb) Operating System Windows 10 Pro (Version 1909)   My Question or Issue Hey, I navigated to the "Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Win 11/Spotify does not load local files in Dropbox folder

Hi, I tried various ways to load local files into my Win 11 Spotify desktop.I recently migrated to Win11.I have a dedicated 2TB Dropbox SSD in which I have also stored my local music filesI tried removing the local-files.bnk like suggested but no suc...

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  • Hi,   I tried various ways to load local files into my Win 11 Spotify desktop. I recently migrated to Win11. I have a dedicated 2TB Dropbox SSD in which I have also stored my local music fil...
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Superuser Contribution Duration and title of track are wrong

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSee attached. The track duration is listed as 4:45. However, when you play the track, the player says it is 8:17 long (which is correct). Also, the title says "Single Version"...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue See attached. The track duration is listed as 4:45. However, when you play the track, the player sa...
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Superuser Contribution Cut "feature" not working still in 2022

I know the Spotify team is aware that the cut option is no longer working, but come on guys, this issue has been around since June 2021. Why won't you just let the already working "feature" be there? It's such a small thing, I don't understand why yo...

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  • I know the Spotify team is aware that the cut option is no longer working, but come on guys, this issue has been around since June 2021.   Why won't you just let the already working "feature" ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify API Documentation Website Bug

Hello,First: I didn't know where to post this as there is no section for website bug reports. I have two issues.1. In the documentation of the Spotify API, I found a misleading link. On this site: "https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/...

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  • Hello, First: I didn't know where to post this as there is no section for website bug reports. I have two issues. 1. In the documentation of the Spotify API, I found a misleading link. On this site...
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Superuser Contribution Crackling, shuttering, distortion noises are back

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueOn the windows/PC version, the old crackling or shuttering or distortion noises are back. Every couple of seconds, the sound pauses, crackles, and then continues, making...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue On the windows/PC version, the old crackling or shuttering or distortion noises are back. Every coup...
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Solved!! Media keys being taken over by chrome tabs

so this problem came up yesterday. I believe this was also the same day I updated chrome. Before yesterday i could use the media keys on my corsair k70 to pause and play songs no matter what i was doing. Now whenever have a tab (like youtube or twitc...

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  • so this problem came up yesterday. I believe this was also the same day I updated chrome. Before yesterday i could use the media keys on my corsair k70 to pause and play songs no matter what i w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to cut / paste below songs.

PlanFree Operating SystemWindows My Question or IssueAs I've stated in the title, I am having trouble understanding why would you remove a feature with the UI update? I was able to cut songs with CTRL + X, then click on a song once with the left clic...

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue As I've stated in the title, I am having trouble understanding why would you remove a feature with the UI update? I was ab...
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Superuser Contribution Not able to sort my playlists!

PlanPremium FamilyCountryItalyDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHi,I can't sort songs in my playlists, when i drag one or more songs to go to the top of the playlist, the app won't let me do that!Version: Spotify per Wind...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Italy Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hi, I can't sort songs in my playlists, when i drag one or more songs to go to t...
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Superuser Contribution A Huge Problem With Blurry Album Art After New Desktop Update

Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have noticed one striking issue that has been bothering me ever since the desktop redesign rolled out. The first big issue is that all the album a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I have noticed one striking issue that has been both...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution CPU usage (+ cant close)

PlanPremium (Family)CountryGermany DeviceDesktop PcCPU - R5 3600Operating SystemWindows 22000.348 64bit Pro My Question or IssueHey, lately Spotify uses ~10% of my cpu constantly. Before it was like 0.2% and spiked maybe to 1% or 2% while browsing.Sp...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Germany   Device Desktop Pc CPU - R5 3600 Operating System Windows 22000.348 64bit Pro   My Question or Issue Hey, lately Spotify uses ~10% of...
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