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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 I have Premium but hear adds?

PlanFamily PremiumCountryUSADevice Macbook Pro Running WIndows Operating System(iOS 10, My Question or IssueI have family premium, why do I hear adds when I listen to a podcast on Spotify?

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  • Plan Family Premium Country USA Device  Macbook Pro Running WIndows  Operating System (iOS 10,   My Question or Issue I have family premium, why do I hear adds when I listen ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Sorting: Date Added descending

When I use spotify I like to sort my "To Check" playlist by Date Added descending, so that the most recently added music will always be at the top of the playlist. The new Windows app update has meant that it is no longer possible to sort playlists t...

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  • When I use spotify I like to sort my "To Check" playlist by Date Added descending, so that the most recently added music will always be at the top of the playlist. The new Windows app update has mean...
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Superuser Contribution Mini Player missing and can't skip songs when Spotify is minimized

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: PC, Win 10 My Question or IssueMy mini player has been gone for weeks. This allowed me to skip songs with hot keys while Spotify was minimized. There's no option in settings to restore the mini player, and now I can o...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: PC, Win 10   My Question or Issue My mini player has been gone for weeks. This allowed me to skip songs with hot keys while Spotify was minimized. The...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Remove from Playlist Delay

The remove from playlist option is amazing. The problem is there is a delay. I'll explain. Start playing a song in a playlist.Hit the ... to the right of the song.Notice how all the menu options pop up right away, but "Remove from Playlist" takes an ...

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  • The remove from playlist option is amazing.  The problem is there is a delay.  I'll explain.   Start playing a song in a playlist. Hit the ... to the right of the song. Notice how ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution A firewall may be blocking. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. (Error code: auth:15)

PlanFreeCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue My issue is that I cannot log in to my Spotify, I tried everything to checking my country, delete Spotify, and all of Spotify's files (cache, etc...) Restart my computer and update my c...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue  My issue is that I cannot log in to my Spotify, I tried everything to checking my country, delete Spotify, and all o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some items in the Browse menu are broken

PlanPremiumCountryBulgaria Why do these 3 items in the Browse menu appear like this and also do not work? They look and act the same way on the web player and the desktop app (Windows 7) As you see, they don't show a playlist cover in the box like th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Bulgaria   Why do these 3 items in the Browse menu appear like this and also do not work?     They look and act the same way on the web player and the ...
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Superuser Contribution Minimize, restore/maximize, and close buttons unresponsive

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10, Spotify for Windows 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367 My Question or IssueEvery now and then, the minimize, restore/maximize, and close buttons become unresponsive. I move my mouse over them and they don't ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10, Spotify for Windows 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367   My Question or Issue Every now and then, the minimize, restore/maximize, and ...
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error "Spotify can’t play this right now if you have the file on your computer you can import it."

PlanPremium familyCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently had an issue on my win10 desktop.Every time i tried to play anything, any and all artists, playlists, songs and podcasts of many different sorts i ...

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  • Plan Premium family Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently had an issue on my win10 desktop. Every time i tried to play anything,...
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    Spotify can’t play this right now if you have the file on your computer you can import it
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Superuser Contribution Sharing a playlist with one person

Is it possible to share a playlist with one person via a link or something, and let them follow it so that they are the only person who can listen to it?

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  •   Is it possible to share a playlist with one person via a link or something, and let them follow it so that they are the only person who can listen to it?
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Superuser Contribution Is it possible to check if Spotify has the license to display specific lyrics in my region?

PlanPremiumCountryNODeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey, I was wondering if it is possible to check somewhere if lyrics are prevented from being displayed on Spotify in my region due to lack of license to display it even th...

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  •   Plan Premium Country NO Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10       My Question or Issue Hey, I was wondering if it is possible to check somewhere if lyrics are...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] "Add to Playlist" issues based on window size

Operating SystemWindows 10When using "Add to playlist" to add a song to one of your playlists if the desktop app is a certain size it will not show the last playlist in the list of playlists.Steps to Recreate:Attempt to add a song to a playlist using...

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  • Operating System Windows 10 When using "Add to playlist" to add a song to one of your playlists if the desktop app is a certain size it will not show the last playlist in the list of playlists. ...
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Superuser Contribution App becomes unresponsive, can't end task in task manager -- have to restart

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 Ultimate SP1 My Question or Issue I have been using the app for years with zero issues (on the same build/install of W7) up until two weeks ago or so. The desktop app stops responding....

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device PC Operating System Windows 7 Ultimate SP1   My Question or Issue  I have been using the app for years with zero issues (on the s...
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Desktop App not playing, but IOS, and Web player work fine

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy IOS, and Web Player versions of spotify...

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  •  None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Computer Operating System ...
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Solved!! Spotify offline (error code 4)

I've been unable to use spotify on my PC since upgrading to windows 10 about a week ago. Sometimes I get an error code 4, other times I get no error, just no connection. This is very frustrating, as I've tried ALL solutions described on the forums to...

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  • I've been unable to use spotify on my PC since upgrading to windows 10 about a week ago. Sometimes I get an error code 4, other times I get no error, just no connection. This is very frustrating, as ...
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Superuser Contribution Local File Playlists Won't Download onto PC

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 I tried to download my local files on the desktop app but they won't download. Everything is fine transferring the files into Spotify but when I try to download the playlists to transfer to my phone, the download...

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  •   Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   I tried to download my local files on the desktop app but they won't download. Everything is fine transferring the files into Spotify but ...
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Superuser Contribution Daily mixes are gone (again)

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceWindowsOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueYesterday I had 6 Daily mixes under 'Made for [Name]'. Now this is gone and replaced by pretty dumb other items I don't want to listen to (not even lists or mixes). Second ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Windows Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue Yesterday I had 6 Daily mixes under 'Made for [Name]'. Now this is gone and replaced by pretty dum...
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Superuser Contribution Cut & jump to selected track from filter after closing filter not working

PlanPremiumCountryNODeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy current version of Spotify displays that it is version 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad . I have two issues which started with the introduction of the new UI, aproximately 8 months...

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  • Plan Premium Country NO Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My current version of Spotify displays that it is version 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad . I have two iss...
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Superuser Contribution Offline storage setting is ignored, how do I stop Spotify from filling up C drive?

PlanPremiumCountryNZDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 (upgraded from Windows 10 with Spotify already installed)My Question or IssueI have set the offline storage to a directory on E drive, but Spotify continues to update appdata on C drive. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country NZ Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11 (upgraded from Windows 10 with Spotify already installed) My Question or Issue I have set the offline storage to a direc...
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Superuser Contribution Made for [me] section is incomplete

Plan: PremiumCountry: Romania Device: Android, Windows, SmartTVOperating System: Android 11, Windows 10, Tizen My Question or IssueFor a while, the "Made for [me]" section is incomplete.I.e.: On Windows 10 app and browser, when the window is maximize...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Romania   Device: Android, Windows, SmartTV Operating System: Android 11, Windows 10, Tizen   My Question or Issue For a while, the "Made for [me]" section is ...
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Superuser Contribution Queue functionality.

Premium, Sweden, latest version. Since several versions I cannot move a single track (or selection of tracks) up the queue to place it where I want it, only down. It can only be moved up in the space of the queue that is visible, but not longer. Obvi...

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  • Premium, Sweden, latest version.    Since several versions I cannot move a single track (or selection of tracks) up the queue to place it where I want it, only down. It can only be moved ...
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