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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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  • MattSuda
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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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No windows tray icon for Spotify on Windows 21H1

As the title suggests, Spotify is longer longer appearing on the Windows system tray. I also noticed the advanced option for this changed from:"Close button should minimize the Spotify window to tray"to"Close button should minimize the Spotify window...

  • Casual Listener
  • As the title suggests, Spotify is longer longer appearing on the Windows system tray.   I also noticed the advanced option for this changed from: "Close button should minimize the Spotify win...
  • Amayy
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[Desktop][Other] bug in desktop

I can't hear any playlist in my desktop app.Each time I choose one it plays the first song, and than moves to a different 80's playlist!on web and smartphone it's ok..

  • Visitor
  • I can't hear any playlist in my desktop app. Each time I choose one it plays the first song, and than moves to a different 80's playlist! on web and smartphone it's ok..
  • Amayy
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[Desktop] Spotify tasks continune to run in background after quitting (Windows 10)

I have the latest version of Windows 10 installed. I have tried installing the application from both Spotify.com as well as the Windows Store. I've also disabled as many Settings as I could, (i.e. Social, GPU acceleration, minimizing to taskbar on qu...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have the latest version of Windows 10 installed. I have tried installing the application from both Spotify.com as well as the Windows Store. I've also disabled as many Settings as I could, (i.e. So...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution Text greyed out glitch

My IssueI was browsing some pages, suddenly after reload, almost every text-label (from Home button, to the playlists.) in left menu, goes and stays dark gray, but they still function normally, its just a graphical glitch. This glitch occurs very ran...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Issue I was browsing some pages, suddenly after reload, almost every text-label (from Home button, to the playlists.) in left menu, goes and stays dark gray, but they still function normally, its...
  • MafeG
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[HELP] Must Force Close To Search

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueFor at least a month now, whenever I need to search in Spotify it says the feature is unavailable (or something close to that). If I close the program and try to reopen i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue For at least a month now, whenever I need to search in Spotify it says the feature is unavailable (or...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution How am I supposed to remove unavailable tracks from my playlists?

Premium, Windows 10, Latest version. So you all removed the option of showing unavailable tracks in playlists, but the problem is that I had a couple of them that I never removed. How do I remove them now that I can't see them? I keep getting "Spotif...

  • Music Fan
  • Premium, Windows 10, Latest version.   So you all removed the option of showing unavailable tracks in playlists, but the problem is that I had a couple of them that I never removed. How do I r...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Too many grayed tracks on PC, but these tracks available on iPhone

PlanPremium (active, next payment 15.09.2021)CountryRussiaDeviceiPhone, PCOperating SystemiOS 14.3, Windows 10 My Question or IssueA lot of tracks in search results and even in my playlists created for example 2 weeks ago that are greyed. But these t...

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  • Plan Premium (active, next payment 15.09.2021) Country Russia Device iPhone, PC Operating System iOS 14.3, Windows 10   My Question or Issue A lot of tracks in search results and even ...
  • MafeG
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Left-clicking on currently-playing song cover does not jump to song in "Liked Songs"

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify client version1.1.65.643 (according to exe file properties) My Question or IssueIt was pleasant to have it finally working after the big update, but maybe the client got updated in the last few day...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify client version 1.1.65.643 (according to exe file properties)   My Question or Issue It was pleasant to have it finally workin...
  • Novy
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Progress bar no longer working on Windows Desktop app, when listening on iphone

PlanPremium (Family)CountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOn the desktop app, when playing audio through the iphone, the progress bar in the desktop app is not working at all.If I try to drag it, the track restarts.During pl...

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  •   Plan Premium (Family) Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue On the desktop app, when playing audio through the iphone, the progress bar in the...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution How to remove recently played items?

PlanFreeCountryKoreaDeviceLG laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere is no way to remove recently played items for both of playlist and podcast.I attached pictures.  

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  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country Korea Device LG laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There is no way to remove recently played items for both of playlist and podcast. I attache...
  • Ver
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Song Distortion/Robotic vocals

For some reason, desktop spotify makes my songs sound distorted, with the vocals sounding robotic. This only occurs on desktop spotify, with every song I play. I'm currently on a premium plan and using Windows 10. I've already looked on Google for a ...

  • Newbie
  • For some reason, desktop spotify makes my songs sound distorted, with the vocals sounding robotic. This only occurs on desktop spotify, with every song I play. I'm currently on a premium plan and usi...
  • Ver
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Doesn't let windows sleep

The app has a System power request still which doesn't allow windows to sleep when prompted to. I have seen this issue has been ongoing for years

  • Newbie
  • The app has a System power request still which doesn't allow windows to sleep when prompted to. I have seen this issue has been ongoing for years
  • Alex
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot like / remove like for local files

PlanPremiumCountryUS / JapanDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11Spotify for Windows1.1.67.586.gbb5ef64e My Question or IssueLook at the screenshots:1. Not all music in "Liked Songs" playlist has a heart icon.2. If I right click on those files, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US / Japan Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11 Spotify for Windows 1.1.67.586.gbb5ef64e   My Question or Issue Look at the screenshots: 1. Not all mus...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify glitches out every few seconds

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I stream songs on pc, it glitches out every few seconds. I assumed this issue was either due to a slow drive or internet connection but even though all my songs are downl...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I stream songs on pc, it glitches out every few seconds. I assumed this issue was either due t...
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Superuser Contribution Slow list of playlists scrolling speed while holding a playlist

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter one of the updates this year, scrolling through list of all playlists while holding a playlist has been unbearably slow. Before, depending on how close you held...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Poland Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After one of the updates this year, scrolling through list of all playlists while ...
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How to make spotify continue the order of the last queued song?

Is there a way to make spotify continue with the playlist order of the last queued song instead of always going back to the order of the song that played before clearing the queue list?

  • Newbie
  • Is there a way to make spotify continue with the playlist order of the last queued song instead of always going back to the order of the song that played before clearing the queue list?
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Superuser Contribution Change dateformat in playlists

Plan: PremiumCountry: NetherlandsDevice: Dell XPS15Operating System: Windows 10 Home My Question or Issue:I noticed the date format is YYYY-MM-DD and I would like to change it to DD-MM-YY(YY) so it actually makes sense,or maybe it could just use what...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan: Premium Country: Netherlands Device: Dell XPS15 Operating System: Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue: I noticed the date format is YYYY-MM-DD and I would like...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play songs, have tried everything

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to play any song on the Spotify app on my PC it says its unavailable and its all greyed out, I have tried going through my fire wall, logg...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows 10 PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play any song on the Spotify app on my PC it says its unava...
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Superuser Contribution Song timeline is broken since latest update when using Spotify Connect

Hello, I've updated all my desktop apps and mobile app on my Android device to the latest this morning. I'm using Spotify connect all the time, to cast on a laptop plugged in on my sound system. Since the update, the spotify connect works as usual, b...

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  • Hello,  I've updated all my desktop apps and mobile app on my Android device to the latest this morning.   I'm using Spotify connect all the time, to cast on a laptop plugged in on my so...
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Superuser Contribution Premium Subscription Ad Blocked Access to Spotify

Windows 10, Laptop I am using desktop app, Free Plan on my laptop and recently I was logged out. When logging in, the pop up for Premium Subscription greyed out all other areas and there are no options to skip or close the pop up. I cannot access the...

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  • Windows 10, Laptop I am using desktop app, Free Plan on my laptop and recently I was logged out. When logging in, the pop up for Premium Subscription greyed out all other areas and there are no opt...
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