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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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How to see songs that were removed from spotify

There are a few songs on my playlists that got removed from spotify and I'm wondering if there was a way to see a list of the songs I added that no longer are on spotify. I did find a thread from 5 years ago (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Content-...

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  • There are a few songs on my playlists that got removed from spotify and I'm wondering if there was a way to see a list of the songs I added that no longer are on spotify. I did find a thread from 5 y...
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Superuser Contribution windows app plays only mono (web app play stereo in the same computer)

re-installed the appweb version plays stereo in te same computermono toggle is not ONit's been happening since a cuple of versions ago

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  • re-installed the app web version plays stereo in te same computer mono toggle is not ON it's been happening since a cuple of versions ago
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify app crashing my games

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktop pc, Intel i7 137000, and a 4070 super gpuOperating Systemwindows 11 My Question or Issuewhenever i use spotify, around every 20-30 minutes my spotify will play a repeating 2 seconds on whatever it got glitched on, com...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop pc, Intel i7 137000, and a 4070 super gpu Operating System windows 11   My Question or Issue whenever i use spotify, around every 20-...
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Superuser Contribution How to manage "liked songs" playlist?

Trying to sort my "liked songs" by artist/song so I can identify duplicates and possibly remove them. If they are the same song by a different artist, I may want to keep them both.

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  • Trying to sort my "liked songs" by artist/song so I can identify duplicates and possibly remove them. If they are the same song by a different artist, I may want to keep them both.
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Superuser Contribution Full Screen: Read Along

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWin11 My Question or IssueEnjoying Read along (beta) for podcasts on desktop - wondering how I can make this full screen or enlarged as at the moment it only takes up a small corner of the scree...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop Operating System Win11   My Question or Issue Enjoying Read along (beta) for podcasts on desktop - wondering how I can make this full scre...
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Superuser Contribution Problem Bluetooth and Spotify on Windows.

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceHP laptopWindows 11 My Question or Issue).In the past I could select my VAGNER 940DAB stereo in Spotify (Bluetooth).Now VAGNER is not present in Spotify.Still I can play music on my VAGNER by selecting "This computer" an...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device HP laptop Windows 11   My Question or Issue). In the past I could select my VAGNER 940DAB stereo in Spotify (Bluetooth). Now VAGNER is not present in...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play Windows 11 browser

I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I cannot play anything. When i click on a song or playlist it won't even say that I clicked on it. It doesnt read that i clicked play at all. I can add songs to the queue, make a new playlist etc. and it...

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  • I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I cannot play anything. When i click on a song or playlist it won't even say that I clicked on it. It doesnt read that i clicked play at all. I can add ...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working

My Spotify autoplay is not working even after reinstalling it multiple times. It always ends up a the first song of playlist

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  • My Spotify autoplay is not working even after reinstalling it multiple times. It always ends up a the first song of playlist
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Pause Media Key pauses Youtube instead of Spotfy

I have owned my Dell XPS 15 for 2 years. Today when I turn my laptop on and launch spotfy whilst watching a youtube video, my pause media key starts pausing youtube instead of spotfy (I have never been able to pause youtube before with media keys so ...

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  • I have owned my Dell XPS 15 for 2 years. Today when I turn my laptop on and launch spotfy whilst watching a youtube video, my pause media key starts pausing youtube instead of spotfy (I have never be...
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Superuser Contribution Pausing Spotify Playback Mutes ALL Audio Playback On My Computer

PlanPremiumCountryLithuaniaDeviceDellOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuehttps://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Pausing-spotify-mutes-audio-on-entire-computer-when-using/m-p/4535280#M533820https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Win...

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  • Plan Premium Country Lithuania Device Dell Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Pausing-spotify-mutes-audio-on-entire-compute...
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Superuser Contribution Slow Windows 10 app.

Hello,My Spotify app has been extremely slow lately, songs won't play for seconds after I click them and music doesn't play/pause for long pauses after I click on the button, artists won' t load either, nothing at all. This started from nowhere, real...

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  • Hello, My Spotify app has been extremely slow lately, songs won't play for seconds after I click them and music doesn't play/pause for long pauses after I click on the button, artists won' t lo...
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Superuser Contribution Playing/pausing a song laggy (10+ seconds), slow app load times, only works after a clean reinstall.

PlanPremiumCountrySingapore DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen playing or pausing a song, it usually takes 10 seconds or more for the button to register no matter how many times I click on it. It's just plain unresponsive. Ne...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When playing or pausing a song, it usually takes 10 seconds or more for the button t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How do I make the web version default behaviour be random order like the mobile app is?

First things first: this forum is confusing. It took me way too long to figure out how to create a new post... So, how can I make the playlist order be random by default in the web version? I like that it is like that by default on mobile, but on web...

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  • First things first: this forum is confusing. It took me way too long to figure out how to create a new post...   So, how can I make the playlist order be random by default in the web version? ...
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Windows 10 Spotify Grey/black screen

It's just recently started to happen but when my Spotify opens, nothing shows up just a grey/black screen. ( see attachment )I've looked on other support threads and nothing has helped and yes I have reinstalled multiple times.please help

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  • It's just recently started to happen but when my Spotify opens, nothing shows up just a grey/black screen. ( see attachment ) I've looked on other support threads and nothing has helped and yes...
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Superuser Contribution Song restarting when pausing during Jam

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceXPS 15 9510Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueWhen I invite to a jam and another user joins the songs restarts whenever something is done like pausing or jumping to a specific segment of the song, for the ot...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device XPS 15 9510 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue When I invite to a jam and another user joins the songs restarts whenever some...
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Superuser Contribution Web browser is playing random content, Says its playing what you click on

Been having random issues where when you click on specific content and it will play other random things you follow. IE; on my home page in the top section for new episodes it will say it's playing "life Kit" but on the play bar it is something comple...

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  • Been having random issues where when you click on specific content and it will play other random things you follow. IE; on my home page in the top section for new episodes it will say it's playing "...
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Superuser Contribution Clear queue button

Looked at the FAQ.  Can't see it in my Windows desktop app.

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  • Looked at the FAQ.  Can't see it in my Windows desktop app.
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Superuser Contribution Musicxmatch font size is too big

Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Hi guys, I'm really loving reading the lyrics while I listen to them, but the question is: why is the font so big? How can I resize it? And is it possible to have the full lyrics?

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  • Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue   Hi guys, I'm really loving reading the lyrics while I listen to them, but the question is: why is the font so big? How can I resi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Disable automatic playing on bluetooth

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceLenovo T16Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or Issue1. How do I make Spotify stop automatically playing when I connect my bluetooth speakers? Note, I've disabled every autoplay function. 2. The fact that there isn't a s...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Lenovo T16 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue 1. How do I make Spotify stop automatically playing when I connect my bluetooth speakers? N...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Taskbar Says 'No internet' and spotify stops working until ethernet is unplugged and replugged

Anyone ever seen this?This is at work, so I have no ability to adjust any gear without going through IT. The internet actually does work for all other apps. It's only Spotify that goes all gray.When I unplug the ethernet a couple times, the Taskbar i...

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  • Anyone ever seen this? This is at work, so I have no ability to adjust any gear without going through IT. The internet actually does work for all other apps. It's only Spotify that goes all gray. ...
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