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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 Back button from lyrics screen is gone

Premium, New Zealand, Microsoft Windows 11, System Model Aspire A315-23 I rarely post to forums like this, but this has turned out to be the most frustrating issue I've ever had with Spotify. When I click onto the lyrics screen there's now no 'back' ...

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  • Premium, New Zealand, Microsoft Windows 11, System Model Aspire A315-23   I rarely post to forums like this, but this has turned out to be the most frustrating issue I've ever had wi...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 11 Spotify in offline mode but still won't play downloaded playlists

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLenovo laptopOperating SystemWindows 11 I have Spotify in offline mode, but it won't play downloaded playlists.

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  • PlanPremium Country USA Device Lenovo laptop Operating System Windows 11     I have Spotify in offline mode, but it won't play downloaded playlists.  
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Superuser Contribution Desktop: Can't Decrease Window Size

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceHP Spectre x360Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI'm using the Spotify Desktop application on my HP Spectre laptop, and I'm not able to resize the window to be smaller than a certain size. I tend to ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device HP Spectre x360 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I'm using the Spotify Desktop application on my HP Spectre laptop, ...
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Superuser Contribution Mix shuffles songs on windows, but I don't want it to?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMotorola z4Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI can play mixes easily through the app on my android and it won't shuffle the list unless I ask it to. But on my computer, when I play spotify through its web playe...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Motorola z4 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I can play mixes easily through the app on my android and it won't shuffle the list unles...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakia DeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI search for everything ..... but it doesnt work .... I just now rebuild my pc with new mother board cpu an rams And after i started pc i wanted to listen to spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia   Device Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I search for everything ..... but it doesnt work ....  I just now rebuild...
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Mp3 format

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceOtherOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have a premium plan. I'd like to download music in mp3 format to use it on my running device. Is it possible? How can I do it?

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Other Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I have a premium plan. I'd like to download music in mp3 format to use it on my running device. ...
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search bar not working.

PlanFree.CountryKenya.DeviceDellOperating SystemWindows 11Question or IssueWhen I type an artist's name or song, nothing loads it's only a black page being displayed and when I try to go back home it tells me" We couldn't find what you are searching ...

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  •   Plan Free. Country Kenya. Device Dell Operating System Windows 11 Question or Issue When I type an artist's name or song, nothing loads it's only a black page being displayed and whe...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I cant put a photo on my spotify playlist

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueI cant put a photo on my spotify playlist, seems to be no solution online.Hey guys, I've been trying to add a photo of my spotify playlist but it doesn't seem to work at a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue I cant put a photo on my spotify playlist, seems to be no solution online. Hey guys, I'...
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Superuser Contribution Not auto playing similar songs when music ends.

Usually when after the last song in a playlist is done playing it will autoplay similar songs. Well its not doing that it automatically go's back to the first song in the playlist and stops playing altogether. Also when i try and change where my offl...

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  • Usually when after the last song in a playlist is done playing it will autoplay similar songs. Well its not doing that it automatically go's back to the first song in the playlist and stops playing a...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see any of my Spotify settings

On the desktop app, I click settings and the only category shown is language. I don't have playback or any other setting to choose.

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  • On the desktop app, I click settings and the only category shown is language. I don't have playback or any other setting to choose.
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Superuser Contribution Desktop App lagging and crashing consistently

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceIssue only occurs on Windows 10 desktop computer.Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe Desktop App on my Windows 10 computer has not worked in months. No matter what it is on the app it see...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States of America Device Issue only occurs on Windows 10 desktop computer. Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The Desktop App on my Windows ...
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Superuser Contribution Sorting by Duration on Windows/Mac/Linux plays in the wrong order

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceMacbook Air M2, DesktopOperating SystemWindows 11, MacOS Sonoma 14.3 My Question or IssueIf the songs are ordered by length in the playlist, And shuffle is off. And you have multiple songs under the same duration. ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country South Africa Device Macbook Air M2, Desktop Operating System Windows 11, MacOS Sonoma 14.3   My Question or Issue If the songs are ordered by length in the...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics Icon not showing up on PC

PlanFree Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueStarting from a while ago I noticed that the small microphone icon on the bottom right of the screen (Lyrics Icon) has gone missing. This issue only accurse on the Desktop App and not on the Web...

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Starting from a while ago I noticed that the small microphone icon on the bottom right of the screen (Lyrics Icon) has ...
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Superuser Contribution Aidez-moi svp.

Le défilement automatique de l'écran de paroles est désactivé donc on ne voit que les premières paroles puis l'écran ne défile pas tout seul donc c'est dommage il faut que je le fasse défiler moi-même, ce qui n'est pas pratique du tout.

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  • Le défilement automatique de l'écran de paroles est désactivé donc on ne voit que les premières paroles puis l'écran ne défile pas tout seul donc c'est dommage il faut que je le fasse défiler moi-mêm...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded songs are not in audio format

Plan - PremiumCountry - CanadaDevice - laptopOperating System - Windows 10 My Question or IssueThe songs I download from Spotify to my folder on my Windows laptop have filetype "file". They are not "wav", "mp3" or "flac". e.g. 02ea62cae96aa6586e8c025...

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  •   Plan - Premium Country - Canada Device - laptop Operating System - Windows 10   My Question or Issue The songs I download from Spotify to my folder on my Window...
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Superuser Contribution My spotify keeps on stopping randomly

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndonesiaDevice(Personal computer and hp laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueIt's seems like I'm the only one that have this problem right now? but the thing is my spotify keeps on stopping randomly, pausing...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Indonesia Device (Personal computer and hp laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue It's seems like I'm the only one that have this proble...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify suddenly crashes internet connection

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueI'm not sure how to phrase the title of this post. But this is as accurate as I can describe it.But I wanted to see if anyone but me has experienced this? And if yes,...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue I'm not sure how to phrase the title of this post. But this is as accurate as I can describe it...
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Superuser Contribution Search and central window stop if Spotify unused for 5-10mins

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceAMD DesktopOperating System Windows 11 My Question or IssueWith Spotify open but not used for say 5-10mins the search bar fails (can type but no action) and central 'playing' window goes blank. Re-start needed.

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device AMD Desktop Operating System   Windows 11   My Question or Issue With Spotify open but not used for say 5-10mins the search bar fails (can type but...
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Any way to "Refresh" Local files?

I'm looking for an easy solution to this irritating issue. I'm wanting to add local files to my Spotify playlists after a long time of not doing so, and despite unlinking folders that I don't need access to in the app anymore, I have a huge list of o...

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  • I'm looking for an easy solution to this irritating issue. I'm wanting to add local files to my Spotify playlists after a long time of not doing so, and despite unlinking folders that I don't need ac...
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