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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 Playlist not loading

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevice(Asus Rog Zephyrus G14)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI am constantly editing playlists, when i go back and forth between viewing albums and then back to my playlist I find that the playlist refuses ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device (Asus Rog Zephyrus G14) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I am constantly editing playlists, when i go back and forth b...
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Spotify wont play on my laptop

Spotify has stopped playing on my laptop. The elapsed time shows its moving through the song but remaining time doesnt change. No sound comes out of speakers yet Windows Media Player functions perfectly as do Teams meetings etc. Spotify will work on ...

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  • Spotify has stopped playing on my laptop.  The elapsed time shows its moving through the song but remaining time doesnt change.  No sound comes out of speakers yet Windows Media Player func...
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Superuser Contribution How to change location of cache data?!

I'm using spotify app on Windows 7 and after few days Spotify folder in AppData grows up to 8 GB. How to change it's location or move to another drive?

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  • I'm using spotify app on Windows 7 and after few days Spotify folder in AppData grows up to 8 GB. How to change it's location or move to another drive?
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Spotify window management some time not work correctly on Windows 11

I had a problem that might long time ago since Windows 10 until now, it not resolved yet. Such as: minimize, maximize, or close. Some time, window management not work correctly, it little bit annoying. I try enabled or disable hardware acceleration, ...

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  • I had a problem that might long time ago since Windows 10 until now, it not resolved yet.  Such as: minimize, maximize, or close.  Some time, window management not work correctly, it littl...
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Superuser Contribution Name the Playlist when creating it not after.

When I want to create a new playlist, the system always automatically creates the that list with the default name of 'New Playlist.' I then have to manually edit it to give it the intended name. I think it would be helpful, similar to when editing a ...

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  • When I want to create a new playlist, the system always automatically creates the that list with the default name of 'New Playlist.' I then have to manually edit it to give it the intended name. I th...
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Superuser Contribution Can't drag currently playing song to currently viewing Collaborative playlist

If I'm looking at list Collaborative list X, and trying to drag a currently playing song to it, it does not work. However if I'm looking at list any list Y, and then drag the currently playing song to the Collaborative list X on the left list-of-list...

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  • If I'm looking at list Collaborative list X, and trying to drag a currently playing song to it, it does not work. However if I'm looking at list any list Y, and then drag the currently playing song t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Playlist images disappear randomly when in folders

DeviceWindows 11 PC app (but the same is for windows 10 PC and Linux too) with tons of playlists (I have >2500) and the Desktop app from the Windows Store. IssueWhen using the Desktop app playlist covers just disappear randomly (this does not happen ...

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  • Device Windows 11 PC app (but the same is for windows 10 PC and Linux too) with tons of playlists (I have >2500) and the Desktop app from the Windows Store.   Issue When using the Desktop...
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Superuser Contribution Black bar obscuring web player, occuring on firefox and edge, regardless of extensions

PlanFreeCountryBelgiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueA black bar obscures the bottom part of the web player. This is there when I'm on the homepage, listening to an album,... . It's approximately the size of one song in an album. Disa...

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  • Plan Free Country Belgium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue A black bar obscures the bottom part of the web player. This is there when I'm on the homepage, listening to ...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Create a Blend - bring back capability!

Please bring back the ability to Create a Blend with a Spotify friend/follower. I tried to follow the instructions provided in the Blend article, but there's no "+" available in the Made for You section of my account that would allow me to do this to...

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  • Please bring back the ability to Create a Blend with a Spotify friend/follower.  I tried to follow the instructions provided in the Blend article, but there's no "+" available in the Made for Yo...
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Superuser Contribution Play playlist from a specific song by searching

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a playlist of about 1000 songs. I'd like the ability to search for a song in the playlist and play the playlist in order from that song onward. This used to be...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a playlist of about 1000 songs.  I'd like the ability to search for a song in ...
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Superuser Contribution Song won't appear in playlist if I add it. I have to do it twice

PlanPremiumCountryDenmark DevicePixel 4a 5g My Question or Issue When I add a song to the playlist, I check the playlist and it's not there even though I got a toast message that it was added. However, when I do it on second time, it's added. This is...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark   Device Pixel 4a 5g     My Question or Issue   When I add a song to the playlist, I check the playlist and it's not there even though I go...
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Superuser Contribution Fullscreen now shows the artist's photo, not the album art?

Fullscreen doesn't show the album art big, just the artist's image? How do I fill a screen with the album art in fullscreen like I used to do?And you can't adjust the volume in full screen?

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  • Fullscreen doesn't show the album art big, just the artist's image? How do I fill a screen with the album art in fullscreen like I used to do? And you can't adjust the volume in full screen?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Fullscreen mode

On the Windows desktop application when I have a full screen, i see the "three dots" and "minimize maximize close buttons" in the corners after some upgrades.is it a general problem or a problem I have?are there any settings so that they do not exist...

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  • On the  Windows desktop application when I have a full screen, i see the "three dots" and "minimize maximize close buttons" in the corners after some upgrades. is it a general problem...
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Solved!! When streaming to Sonos through Spotify App Autoplay seems to default

This is just started happening recently but when I'm streaming to my Sonos system, regardless of the speaker or device, if I play an album it automatically adds other songs to the end of the queue after the album tracks. It doesn't do this if I play ...

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  • This is just started happening recently but when I'm streaming to my Sonos system, regardless of the speaker or device, if I play an album it automatically adds other songs to the end of the queue af...
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Solved!! Auto play on web app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWeb app in Google ChromeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently when I listen to albums through the web app, it acts like Auto Play is enabled. I listen to an album, then when the album ends it keeps playing...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Web app in Google Chrome Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently when I listen to albums through the web app, it acts like Auto Play...
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How do I enable chrome to auto open spotify links?

Accidently disable this and now the web player only loads. Any help appreciated!I'm using Windows 10.

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  • Accidently disable this and now the web player only loads. Any help appreciated! I'm using Windows 10.
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LImited playlist Share options

Hi,I'm using the Windows 10 Desktop app. I have a Premium subscription.When I go to share one of my playlists I only get two options:a) Copy link to playlistb) Embed playlist.What happened to all the others e.g. sharing to social media platforms?? (I...

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  • Hi, I'm using the Windows 10 Desktop app.  I have a Premium subscription. When I go to share one of my playlists I only get two options: a) Copy link to playlist b) Embed playlist. What hap...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity list missing several followed friends

PlanPremiumCountryAUOperating SystemWindows 11Spotify for Windows 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367 My Question or IssueMy Friend Activity list is missing several of my friends that I follow. Anyone else? Or just me? I've tried logging out and back in, restarting...

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  • Plan Premium Country AU Operating System Windows 11 Spotify for Windows 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367   My Question or Issue My Friend Activity list is missing several of my friends that I follo...
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[Desktop][Search] Found a new bug with the search facility

This bug refers to version 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-aWhen I search for a name and select profiles and proceed to scroll down the list of profiles, after only a short distance down the list the whole search list just disappears. This never used to happen ...

  • Casual Listener
  • This bug refers to version 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-a When I search for a name and select profiles and proceed to scroll down the list of profiles, after only a short distance down the list the who...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics go out of sync when Alt tabbed

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceWindows 10 (not Windows Store App)Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueLyrics are always out of sync with the music and the progress bar finishes before the song is actually over (just a visual bug), like many s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Windows 10 (not Windows Store App) Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Lyrics are always out of sync with the music and the progress bar f...
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