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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 black screen when starting spotify

PlanPremiumCountry Devicesamsung 360 bookWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i start spotify i get a black screen. I tried everything. Uninstall, clean uninstall i searched the faq and tried everything and i still get a black screen. Can anyone help ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device samsung 360 book Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i start spotify i get a black screen. I tried everything. Uninstall, clean uninstall i searche...
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Superuser Contribution unable to see Yamaha receiver from Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePC & Yamaha RVX 473Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Receiver is designed with airplay and i often stream from my iphone to it.I recently tried connecting from my Windows 10 PC and Spotify can no longe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC & Yamaha RVX 473 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Receiver is designed with airplay and i often stream from my iphone ...
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Superuser Contribution Commercials too loud: Recurring issue and possibly illegal FIX this Spotify!

If you look back through posts there's hundreds of people who have complained about ads being too loud, going back for years. Spotify's solution is to suggest you upgrade to paid service and you'll never hear an add again. Well, that's a MISERABLE an...

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  • If you look back through posts there's hundreds of people who have complained about ads being too loud, going back for years.  Spotify's solution is to suggest you upgrade to paid service and yo...
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Superuser Contribution Play ALL songs in a FOLDER with PLAYLISTS

It is possible on the desktop app and I believe it was once there... why has it gone and will it be brought back?

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  • It is possible on the desktop app and I believe it was once there... why has it gone and will it be brought back?
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Superuser Contribution Swipe and next previous song are broken on iOS

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceIphone XOperating Systemios My Question or IssueWhen I'm listening to spotify on another device, but want to use my iphone to control, it's massively broken. For example: I start playing the second song in my liked songs pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Iphone X Operating System ios   My Question or Issue When I'm listening to spotify on another device, but want to use my iphone to control, it's massive...
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Superuser Contribution Can you combine two playlists but keep original date added?

I would like to combine two of my playlists but I like to organize them from when I added them so I can see how my music preferance has changed. Is it possible to combine both my playlists into one and have the orignal dates for both?

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  • I would like to combine two of my playlists but I like to organize them from when I added them so I can see how my music preferance has changed. Is it possible to combine both my playlists into one a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify APP PC crash within 30 minutes listening

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceMSIOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, Spotify consumes a lot of RAM when I change playlists and crashes after 30 or even 40 minutes of listening.

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device MSI Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, Spotify consumes a lot of RAM when I change playlists and crashes after 30 or even...
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Superuser Contribution Can't select multiple songs/albums from one artists at a time

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicedell g3 laptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI noticed that I am no longer able to use shift, or ctrl, to select multiple songs from an artist unless they are in one album. ctrl+a also only selects songs on o...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device dell g3 laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I noticed that I am no longer able to use shift, or ctrl, to select multiple songs from...
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Superuser Contribution 'Appears on' section now jumbled

Plan -PremiumCountry - U.K DeviceIPhone & PCOperating SystemIOS and Windows 10 My Question or IssueThe 'appears on' section on an artist page used to be a good way to find the latest tracks an artist has appeared on, or guest featured in. The dates u...

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  • Plan -Premium Country - U.K   Device IPhone & PC Operating System IOS and Windows 10   My Question or Issue The 'appears on' section on an artist page used to be a good way to ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot view my profile after turning off data processing from facebook

PlanFreeCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI cannot view my spotify profile on desktop app or web browser when logged in. I can view my profile as unregistered user via link in web browser. This error started after I ...

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  •   Plan Free Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I cannot view my spotify profile on desktop app or web browser when logged in. I can view ...
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[Windows] Consistent deterioration of functionality until Spotify crashes and then won't restart

PlanPremium CountryDenmark DeviceDell XPS - Intel(R) Core(TM)**bleep** 2.90 GHzOperating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise My Question or Issue1. Spotify opens when the machine boots up2. Functionality slowly deteriorates (e.g. when selecting a playlist no...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Denmark   Device Dell XPS - Intel(R) Core(TM)**bleep** 2.90 GHz Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise   My Question or Issue 1. Spotify opens w...
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Superuser Contribution Queue won’t show up offline

PlanFree/PremiumCountryI am have a issue with my queue offline, I can put songs into queue and they will play offline but All I can see in my queue is grey blocks, no word and I can’t do anything with them like switch songs, I run windows 10 on a lap...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country I am have a issue with my queue offline, I can put songs into queue and they will play offline but All I can see in my queue is grey blocks, no word and I can’t do anyth...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Your Library] Improve performance when loading playlists

PlanPremiumCountrySweden Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI realized I probably posted this issue in the wrong place as an "idea", please remove it if necessary; https://community.spotify.com/t5/Idea-Submissions/Desktop-Your-Library-Loa...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I realized I probably posted this issue in the wrong place as an "idea", please remove it if necess...
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PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have been trying to long into my spotify account and it works on my xbox but when I try to use it on my PC and Web Browser it doesn't work. I've tried a Fresh i...

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  •   Plan Free Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have been trying to long into my spotify account and it works on my xbox but...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Windows: Playlist limited to 50 tracks

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't add more than 50 tracks to a playlist on Windows. This works fine on Android.Take, for example, this album that contains 58 tracks: https://open.spotify.com/...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't add more than 50 tracks to a playlist on Windows. This works fine on Android. Ta...
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Solved!! Spotify instantly closes automatically on application startup

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDell Laptop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAlright so it's been a while since I've had a big issue with Spotify, things have seemed to generally run well. I've had problems in the past with it be...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Dell Laptop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Alright so it's been a while since I've had a big issue with Spotify, things...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify stops working after some idle time.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Hey guys, i've got the following problem for some time now. After Spotify went into a kind of sleep state after not being used for about an hour, it doesnt come back alive, i cant start new ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   Hey guys,   i've got the following problem for some time now. After Spotify went into a kind of sleep state a...
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Superuser Contribution New .mp3 files won't sync to desktop app Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have around 200 local files currently synced with my Spotify desktop app. I have around 10 more I'm now wanting to add, however they are just not syncing at ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia   Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have around 200 local files currently synced with my Spotify desktop app...
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Superuser Contribution Discord Listening Party

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8 I've been having issues with listening parties and discord. When I try to join, it says that I'm already listening along but the song itself doesn't play. The songs updates with the other person ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 8   I've been having issues with listening parties and discord. When I try to join, it says that I'm already listening along ...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle play stacking duplicates together every time.

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen Shuffling multiple playlists together by use of folders, i am getting duplicate songs stacked together one after the other. I know that the song should be there multiple times i...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When Shuffling multiple playlists together by use of folders, i am getting duplicate songs stacked tog...
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