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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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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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Block a specific Band

Want to block Content of a specifc Band i once heard.The Windows App does not give me that Option. Or its really hard to find.

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  • Want to block Content of a specifc Band i once heard. The Windows App does not give me that Option. Or its really hard to find.
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Why is my spotify playlist sharing link not working?

I am trying to send my playlist to a friend, so i click the "share playlist" button, then i copy the playlist link and when you try to search it, it just goes to a spotify page that says "This page cannot be found". Does anyone have a solution?

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  • I am trying to send my playlist to a friend, so i click the "share playlist" button, then i copy the playlist link and when you try to search it, it just goes to a spotify page that says "This page c...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I want to delete an unwanted daily mix.

There are no options to dislike or delete the recurring daily mixes and 'made for you' playlists. I have searched old comments but cannot find a solution. I would be happy if I could just hide the suggestions altogether so they do not automatically d...

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  • There are no options to dislike or delete the recurring daily mixes and 'made for you' playlists. I have searched old comments but cannot find a solution. I would be happy if I could just hide the s...
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Superuser Contribution Can't change order of songs on my playlist?

So for some reason most of my playlists won't let me change the order of the songs on them now, I can still add and remove tracks and can still do it on a couple of others but it just wont work on this select few and it's getting really annoying. Any...

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  • So for some reason most of my playlists won't let me change the order of the songs on them now, I can still add and remove tracks and can still do it on a couple of others but it just wont work on th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify not letting me loop one song

PlanFreeCountryBelgiumDeviceOpera GX PlayerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo. I like to listen to the exact same song, on repeat, for hours on end while I do stuff. Sometimes a certain song just really scratches that mental itch ya kn...

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  • Plan Free Country Belgium Device Opera GX Player Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So. I like to listen to the exact same song, on repeat, for hours on end while I do ...
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Solved!! How do you see the list I'm currently playing?

On desktop, when I click on another artist or playlist to take a look at it, I can't go back to the list I was playing, like a playlist or a radio. Sometimes, I can use the back buttons, but that does not always work. In the past, I could just click ...

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  • On desktop, when I click on another artist or playlist to take a look at it, I can't go back to the list I was playing, like a playlist or a radio. Sometimes, I can use the back buttons, but that doe...
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Quick way to queue song

How come Spotify still hasn't a quick way to add a song in the queue? Clicking the song title with the right button, highlighting the "add to queue" and then clicking again looks simple but in fact becomes a lot tedious and not practical at all when ...

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  • How come Spotify still hasn't a quick way to add a song in the queue? Clicking the song title with the right button, highlighting the "add to queue" and then clicking again looks simple but in fact b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Multi-Platform Problems After Windows Jam

PlanStudentCountryUSADevicePC, Pixel 7, Chrome (Windows)Operating SystemWindows 11, Android 14My Question or IssueI am having problems on many platforms, but it started on Windows. After listening to a jam with my friend, my Spotify app would only pl...

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  • Plan Student Country USA Device PC, Pixel 7, Chrome (Windows) Operating System Windows 11, Android 14 My Question or Issue I am having problems on many platforms, but it started on Windows. ...
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Superuser Contribution Does push in settings also send notifications to desktop app?

Does the push notification mentioned in the screenshot also apply to the desktop application? So if I check it, can I also receive notifications from the desktop application or is the option only available for the mobile app?Screenshot:https://i.imgu...

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  • Does the push notification mentioned in the screenshot also apply to the desktop application? So if I check it, can I also receive notifications from the desktop application or is the option only ava...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App not redirecting on login, error code desktop_login_accounts:3

PlanFreeCountryPakistanDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo the desktop app just updated and im logged out of my account. As soon as I press log in, the error code pops up AND THEN im redirected to my browser. The login is...

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  • Plan Free Country Pakistan Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So the desktop app just updated and im logged out of my account. As soon as I press log i...
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Superuser Contribution Music keeps 'jittering' and it nearly crashed my computer

I was playing a game like normal on my computer, listening to my music on the desktop app until my music began jittering (repeating the same segment of the song continuously) and normally I could pause it with my keyboard (gaming keyboard) but this t...

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  • I was playing a game like normal on my computer, listening to my music on the desktop app until my music began jittering (repeating the same segment of the song continuously) and normally I could pau...
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Solved!! Spotify official download link for Windows XP

Does anyone have the official download link for spotify for windows xp? I remember that the link was similar to this: please, if anyone finds out the official link I will be very grateful

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  • Does anyone have the official download link for spotify for windows xp?   I remember that the link was similar to this:   please, if anyone finds out the official link I will be ver...
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify DJ is not showing up on the "made for you" category

Im from Lithuania, so it should be available. I have read somewhere that you should make your playlists public, that didnt work out. Could somebody help?

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  • Im from Lithuania, so it should be available. I have read somewhere that you should make your playlists public, that didnt work out. Could somebody help?
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Superuser Contribution Spotify pausing automatically even though I am not transmitting audio.

Feature is designed to prevent me from streaming to users without a subscription - but this week it has started doing it even if I just have Discord open and am *NOT* streaming. Very annoying. Hate it.

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  • Feature is designed to prevent me from streaming to users without a subscription - but this week it has started doing it even if I just have Discord open and am *NOT* streaming. Very annoying. Hate i...
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Superuser Contribution Why doesn't the playlist pick up where it left off when the app is reopened

Why doesn't the playlist pick up where it left off when the app is reopened? When we open the app again, the previous playlist does not continue

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  • Why doesn't the playlist pick up where it left off when the app is reopened? When we open the app again, the previous playlist does not continue
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Superuser Contribution Spotify unable to play music after headphones switch

When I disconnect my wired headphones and use my bluetooth headphone instead Spotify cannot play music anymore. Pressing play does nothing. I have to quit Spotify and restart it again to play music.

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  • When I disconnect my wired headphones and use my bluetooth headphone instead Spotify cannot play music anymore. Pressing play does nothing. I have to quit Spotify and restart it again to play music.
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Superuser Contribution Re: Add whole playlists to “Liked Songs” at once

Found same issue from windows 11, solutions here did not work. no option to add playlist to liked songs, just other playlists

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  • Found same issue from windows 11, solutions here did not work. no option to add playlist to liked songs, just other playlists
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