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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 Desktop app won't play, can't add to queue.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can play spotify just fine with the web player, but when I open the Windows App, then I can't play music on the Windows App or the Web Player.On the Windows app, if I try t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can play spotify just fine with the web player, but when I open the Windows App, then I can't pl...
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Spotify Overlay not Working in Windows 11 fix.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,Windows 11 etc.) My Question or IssueHello, I have been having a problem with the spotify overlay on windows 11 and I h...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,Windows 11 etc.)   My Question or Iss...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Premium] Queue Interrupts Playlist, Can't Be Cleared

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(HP Pavilion 2020)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I start a Playlist, it plays one song and then reverts to the Queue, which has been (astoundingly) filled with a single artist whom I've only listened...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (HP Pavilion 2020) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When I start a Playlist, it plays one song and then reverts to the Queue...
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Solved!! Next song button exit the current playlist

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I click the "next song" (while playing screen1.png) button, it leave the current playlist even if the random next song in unselected (see screen2.png).

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I click the "next song" (while playing screen1.png) button, it leave the current playl...
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Superuser Contribution Opening browser context menu instead of Spotify context menu in Spotify Web

PlanFreeCountrySerbiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (Web)My Question or IssueFirst of all, why isn't there a section for Web version of Spotify in the community forums?Is there a way to open browser context menu by right click instead of the one ...

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  • Plan Free Country Serbia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 (Web) My Question or Issue First of all, why isn't there a section for Web version of Spotify in the community forums? Is ther...
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Friend Activity Not Updating

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of America DeviceDell Inpsirion 5410 Operating SystemWindows 10 Spotify Version"Spotify for Windows1.1.70.610.g4585142b" My Question or IssueNormally when I click on a different playlist for Spotify my friend's activit...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States of America   Device Dell Inpsirion 5410   Operating System Windows 10   Spotify Version "Spotify for Windows 1.1.70.610.g4585142b" &nbs...
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Superuser Contribution Why can't I remove or exclude an artist in the Windows 10 app or web browser versions?

Plan: PremiumCountry: AustraliaDevice: (Android phone, iPad 4, PCx2, laptop )Operating System: (Android 9.1, iOS, Windows 10 Pro x64 (x3)) My Question or IssueI mostly work from home these days (thanks to COVID) and as I live alone I generally have S...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Australia Device: (Android phone, iPad 4, PCx2, laptop ) Operating System: (Android 9.1, iOS, Windows 10 Pro x64 (x3))   My Question or Issue I mostly work from home...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Why I can't see a list of All Songs on each artist Artist page?

I want to see the list of all available tracks from an artist and not just the "most popular songs" on their albums. I recently return to Premium and I remember seeing the whole list of songs. Has this changed? Is there any way to see a list of all t...

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  • I want to see the list of all available tracks from an artist and not just the "most popular songs" on their albums. I recently return to Premium and I remember seeing the whole list of songs. Has th...
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Downloading Spotify.exe on PC won't work

I have used Spotify on my PC for around 2 years now and for some reason one day it just decided to stop working properly. Whenever I tried to open it it says that I already had a Windows Store version running. I knew that I never downloaded the Windo...

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  • I have used Spotify on my PC for around 2 years now and for some reason one day it just decided to stop working properly. Whenever I tried to open it it says that I already had a Windows Store versio...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] can not play right now

I get often the message "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it".And the Spotify Connect plays it after all without any issue then

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  • I get often the message "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it". And the Spotify Connect plays it after all without any issue then
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Superuser Contribution repeat and shuffle

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI have noticed that since I upgraded to Win 11 the repeat and shuffle buttons are greyed out. Since they are "active" its no big deal for the moment. I almost always ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Desktop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have noticed that since I upgraded to Win 11 the repeat and shuffle buttons are greyed o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Recent Windows 10 Update, now Spotify App won't play music

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecent update 2021-7 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 20H2 for x64 base system(7-16-2021), has affected my ability to use the Spotify App on my PC. It worked right bef...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recent update 2021-7 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 20H2 for x64 base system(7-16-2021), ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Browse] Application interface breakdown (windows 10)

Hello ! Everytime the ad shows up, the application is completely frozen ! I can't do anything for 1 minute until i close the ad. I don't bother having a discreet ad, but it's really annoying when the application is breaking down because of it. The so...

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  • Hello ! Everytime the ad shows up, the application is completely frozen ! I can't do anything for 1 minute until i close the ad. I don't bother having a discreet ad, but it's really annoying when the...
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Superuser Contribution What is wrong with my spotify app for windows?

Plan CountryPremiumDeviceRyzen 5 3600, GTX 1660 Super, 16GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, 1TB SSD.Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor the past two months, my Spotify has not been working at all. When I load up the app, my "Liked Songs" and all of my ...

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  •   Plan   Country Premium Device Ryzen 5 3600, GTX 1660 Super, 16GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, 1TB SSD. Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue For the past two months, ...
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Superuser Contribution windows app black screen

PlanPremiumCountryhong kongDevicePC Operating Systemwindows10 pro ver.20H2 My Question or Issuemy account got hack this morning , so i log-out all driver which using my account and change my passwordstart spotify again balck screen like picture attac...

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  • Plan Premium Country hong kong Device PC  Operating System windows10 pro ver.20H2   My Question or Issue my account got hack this morning , so i log-out all driver which using my ...
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"spotify not responding"

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuespotify keeps crashing with an "application not responding" message every month or so, I delete and reinstall the app every

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue spotify keeps crashing with an "application not responding" message every month or so, I...
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Superuser Contribution Can't see all songs by an artist

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been having trouble seeing all songs by an artist on their artist page. I know I used to be able to but I can't find where the option is anymore. I looked around and it looks li...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been having trouble seeing all songs by an artist on their artist page. I know I used to be able to but I...
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Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer, you can import it

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm posting this to ask about the playback just stopping all together and giving this error message, "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm posting this to ask about the playback just stopping all together and giving t...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] able to skip songs but not ads??

not sure if this is just me, but when an ad comes on, i'm usually able to skip it after 5 seconds or something like that, but now if i try to do that it comes up with "please try again after the ad"??? but i'm still able to skip songs...does anyone k...

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  • not sure if this is just me, but when an ad comes on, i'm usually able to skip it after 5 seconds or something like that, but now if i try to do that it comes up with "please try again after the ad"?...
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Superuser Contribution Some keyboard shortcuts not working

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceWindowsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAlt-Left and Alt-Right doesn't work for me anymore. Other keyboard shortcuts, like Ctrl-Right and Shift-Right work fine. When deleting several tracks from a playlist,...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Windows Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Alt-Left and Alt-Right doesn't work for me anymore. Other keyboard shortcuts, like Ctrl-Ri...
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