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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 Squelching While Playing Music

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue When logged in and playing music on Spotify I get a periodic squelch sound. It happens rando...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)     My Question or Issue&...
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Superuser Contribution Title bar buttons bogus when moving between different DPI screens

PlanPremium FamilyCountrySwedenDeviceLaptop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a laptop that I often move between a couple of different external monitors, having different Windows zoom levels (100 %, 125 %) and also the laptop's ...

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  •   Plan Premium Family Country Sweden Device Laptop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a laptop that I often move between a couple of different external ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for windows not working

PlanFreeCountryUnited KingdomDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy spotify has been consistently not working for the last 2 days and it always comes up with the error message 'something went wrong, try reloading the page'. Obvious...

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  •   Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My spotify has been consistently not working for the last 2 days and it always com...
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Superuser Contribution Discover Weekly album cover picture

Hello Spotify, i have just opened up spotify tonight and have noticed that my discover weekly album cover picture is a private picture that I did NOT give spotify permission to use, even for me.. how the **bleep** did they get it ? Im **bleep** at th...

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  • Hello Spotify, i have just opened up spotify tonight and have noticed that my discover weekly album cover picture is a private picture that I did NOT give spotify permission to use, even for me.. how...
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Superuser Contribution only some local files are downloading

I have done all of the required steps to transfer my local files to my phone, but it just isn't working. Ive turned off my fire fall and this and that, ect. it just will Not work. I feel like the reason is the fact not all of my local files are even ...

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  • I have done all of the required steps to transfer my local files to my phone, but it just isn't working. Ive turned off my fire fall and this and that, ect. it just will Not work. I feel like the rea...
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Superuser Contribution HORRIBLE new UI re selecting tracks and layout - Apr 2021

DeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueThe new desktop UI experience is very degraded. I often multi-select tracks to copy or move to another playlist. In prior version, the tracks stayed selected so I could do more actions on ...

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  •     Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The new desktop UI experience is very degraded.  I often multi-select tracks to copy or move to another p...
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Superuser Contribution Does Spotify support the ability to have 3rd party UIs and are there any out there?

Does the Spotify API support any ability to log in from a third party app and search/play music. I recently moved from Google Music, but am now actively looking to switch away from Spotify because of its terrible UI.I understand this is purely subjec...

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  • Does the Spotify API support any ability to log in from a third party app and search/play music. I recently moved from Google Music, but am now actively looking to switch away from Spotify because of...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Not all my playlists are visible on my android device

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands Samsung Galaxy s10 plus Operating System(Android (newest version)My Question or IssueI recently updated the spotify app true the official play store, and now I am not seeing all my playlists on my android device. I have ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands  Samsung Galaxy s10 plus  Operating System (Android (newest version) My Question or Issue I recently updated the spotify app true the official play ...
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Superuser Contribution Appears On page for artsists limits the number of albums they appear on

This has been a problem for a long time, Spotify removed the appears on tab a little while ago last year for windows desktop, thankfully though, you could still use the web player to find the appears on tab and then brought it back to the windows des...

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  • This has been a problem for a long time, Spotify removed the appears on tab a little while ago last year for windows desktop, thankfully though, you could still use the web player to find the appears...
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Superuser Contribution "Following" Disappeared

I no longer am able to access/see the 3,000+ artists/users I'm following. On Mac, "Following" is gone entirely. On iOS, when I click on "Following" in my user profile, I get "Something went wrong" error message. PremiumUSMac & iOS app

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  • I no longer am able to access/see the 3,000+ artists/users I'm following.  On Mac, "Following" is gone entirely.  On iOS, when I click on "Following" in my user profile, I get "Something we...
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R.I.P old interface

Desktop now removes ui.experience_override="classic" if you add it to the prefs file. Seems we are stuck with this awful UI and no recognition from Spotify of the overwhelming amount of complaints raised against it. Time to look at what the competiti...

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  • Desktop now removes ui.experience_override="classic" if you add it to the prefs file. Seems we are stuck with this awful UI and no recognition from Spotify of the overwhelming amount of complain...
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Superuser Contribution artist discography/playlists gone?

My Question or IssueI noticed that now when you search an artist the results show as album covers that you have to choose. Once you do that you get the track listing. Whereas before, when you selected the artist, it lists all albums in order that you...

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  • My Question or Issue I noticed that now when you search an artist the results show as album covers that you have to choose. Once you do that you get the track listing. Whereas before, when you selec...
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Superuser Contribution Error 34 after Offline

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDell Inspiron Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSeemingly for no reason, the Spotify program on Windows 10 was saying OFFLINE which was wrong as everything else was working normally on my computer. My intern...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Dell Inspiron  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Seemingly for no reason, the Spotify program on Windows 10 was saying OFFLINE ...
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Superuser Contribution Nothing happens when I press play

New to Spotify, and using the Web Player (I'm on my work desktop computer, and I can't download apps). When I click a playlist to play, there is no music - clicking play does absolutely nothing. I've tried clearing cache/cookies, and no change. Any i...

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  • New to Spotify, and using the Web Player (I'm on my work desktop computer, and I can't download apps). When I click a playlist to play, there is no music - clicking play does absolutely nothing....
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Superuser Contribution pc app does NOT forget the playlists i had deleted months ago

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDevicehp laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueas the title says, the playlists I deleted months before are again appearing on my pc Spotify for I don't know what reason and no, I have not ever tried to restore them...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device hp laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue as the title says, the playlists I deleted months before are again appearing on my pc Spotif...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Home page: Recently played wrong displayed

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDevice(PC - Spotify version 1.1.29.592.gf0779179)Operating System(Windows 10 - latest update March 24, 2020—KB4541335) My Question or IssueAt the Home page of Spotify app, on the first line is displayed "Recently played" fiel...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device (PC - Spotify version 1.1.29.592.gf0779179) Operating System (Windows 10 - latest update March 24, 2020—KB4541335)   My Question or Issue At the H...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] Date song was added to list removed

My laptop app just updated and I can no longer see the date a song was added to my playlist. You can still sort the songs in a list by date added, but the date is not visible and I don't see it as a tab or column you can add in the view. Is there a w...

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  • My laptop app just updated and I can no longer see the date a song was added to my playlist. You can still sort the songs in a list by date added, but the date is not visible and I don't see it as a ...
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Are the previous features back ?

Hey everyone ! I found a way to prevent Spotify from auto-updating (which I won't share here as the devs are lurking these forums to see if we dare not love their new half-broken beta version, then push some updates just to force it even more on us),...

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  • Hey everyone !   I found a way to prevent Spotify from auto-updating (which I won't share here as the devs are lurking these forums to see if we dare not love their new half-broken beta versio...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify unresponsive and FREEZES OTHER APPS

Device3700x, 32GB RAM, 5700XTOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I have noticed that on my device, the Spotify application (not the one from Windows store) freezes often when it's not used. This has the side effect of freezing other app...

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  • Device 3700x, 32GB RAM, 5700XT Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So I have noticed that on my device, the Spotify application (not the one from Windows store) freezes ofte...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Blend doesn't show Playlist cover

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Laptop np530u4b, and a Desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 (Samsung Laptop), and Windows 7 (Desktop PC) My Question or Issue I've been having problems with this new spotify blend feature, because it doesn't ...

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