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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 Spotify web keep skipping songs and play only first 10 seconds then stops

I'm having an annoying issue with Spotyfy web, as title, Spotify web keeps skipping first five songs when press play. Furthermore, it plays only first 10 seconds of a song and then stops. It's really annoying. I'm using is at work and I'm not allowed...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm having an annoying issue with Spotyfy web,   as title, Spotify web keeps skipping first five songs when press play. Furthermore, it plays only first 10 seconds of a song and then stops. &...
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Superuser Contribution Some local files can't be played anymore

PlanPremiumCountryJapanDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome local files that were perfectly playable yesterday can't be played anymore on the desktop app. They're greyed out in my "liked songs" and the message I get is ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Japan Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some local files that were perfectly playable yesterday can't be played anymore on the d...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot play podcast, Ads continuously play

I cannot play any podcast, whenever I click on a podcast episode, an ad begins to play and afterwards it is just ad after ad and never plays the podcast episode. I left it running and it was just nonstop ads for 15 minutes... restarted my browser and...

  • Visitor
  • I cannot play any podcast, whenever I click on a podcast episode, an ad begins to play and afterwards it is just ad after ad and never plays the podcast episode. I left it running and it was just non...
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Download the details of a playlist

How do you download the songs, artists, dates, etc. of an entire playlist as a csv file? Not the music itself, just the meta data.

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  • How do you download the songs, artists, dates, etc. of an entire playlist as a csv file? Not the music itself, just the meta data.
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Superuser Contribution Noise Levels Jumps to 100% When I Open the App

PlanStudentCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLately, I have come across a really weird issue. When I wear headphones I keep the volume at 60% however, just the other day when I opened spotify it raised the volume to 100...

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  • Plan Student Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Lately, I have come across a really weird issue. When I wear headphones I keep the volume at 60% h...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify going through Downloads, causing lag.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop pcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi! I tried googling around but I couldn't find an answer, so here goes! When I boot my pc, everything starts to lag up once I get into windows. This takes a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hi! I tried googling around but I couldn't find an answer, so here goes! ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify lyrics cropped

PlanFreeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue:In the new Spotify update, I've noticed that most of the lyrics in song are cropped and are not fully showing. There is also a grey bar below for the ads but no ads ever show up and it ends up h...

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  • Plan Free Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue: In the new Spotify update, I've noticed that most of the lyrics in song are cropped and are not fully showing. There is a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution error code auth:15

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello,about 2 weeks ago Spotify didn't work anymore as I tried to open it. There is only this button where it says something went wrong and you should try to refresh but ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, about 2 weeks ago Spotify didn't work anymore as I tried to open it. There is only thi...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop AND Web Player do not work on any browser

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicei've a gaming computer so hardware is not the problem.Operating SystemWindows 8.1My Question or IssueHello.I've got the following problem for like one year now. (Sorry for my bad english).Whenever i want to listen to Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device i've a gaming computer so hardware is not the problem. Operating System Windows 8.1 My Question or Issue Hello. I've got the following problem for like on...
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Solved!! How do I make of suggest an edit to a song credit?

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Superuser Contribution Your Episodes playlist seems useless on desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone X, PCOperating SystemiOS 14.6, Windows 10 My Question or IssueSo I have moved to using Spotify as my only podcast app. I like it for the most part and things are getting better with the UI, but here is one thing I ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone X, PC Operating System iOS 14.6, Windows 10   My Question or Issue So I have moved to using Spotify as my only podcast app. I like it for the mos...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics feature preview bug when friends list is displayed

hi, I believe I found a bug. In the desktop application, when the friends list is turned on, the song lyrics box is flattened to the left, but when a long verse is "sung" in the sync, the text doesn't fit and doesn't display completely: At least I di...

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  • hi, I believe I found a bug.   In the desktop application, when the friends list is turned on, the song lyrics box is flattened to the left, but when a long verse is "sung" in the sync, the te...
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Superuser Contribution Full Discography Not Showing When Zoomed Out

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueDesktop version has the option to "zoom out" I have mine zoomed out 3 steps (max I believe), clicking the discography of an artist will only show 25 albums, if you're using the regular view sc...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Desktop version has the option to "zoom out" I have mine zoomed out 3 steps (max I believe), clicking the discography of an ...
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Superuser Contribution pause button on all singles/EPs in discography view

Hello!Not sure what kind of loophole I made to Spotify but I managed to get this weird bug. (same image added in attachments)I was listening to Dubvision songs in this view and wanted to add one song to queue from different artist. I clicked to play ...

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  • Hello! Not sure what kind of loophole I made to Spotify but I managed to get this weird bug. (same image added in attachments) I was listening to Dubvision songs in this view and wanted to add ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify closes on its own

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(Desktop PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueSpotify closes on its own without error messagethe error occurs sporadically there is no information in the windows log events

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany Device (Desktop PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Spotify closes on its own without error message the error occurs sporadic...
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Superuser Contribution First song starts at random time

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen ever I start my Spotify app, I connect to my Sonos device at first. Then I pick a song or album to play. When starting playing this first song, the song ALWAYS resum...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When ever I start my Spotify app, I connect to my Sonos device at first. Then I pick a song or...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Friend activity gone for one person

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy is one of my friend activity not showing? I tried following and unfollowing the person, but it still wouldn't show. Have tried clean reinstalls and restarting my laptop, st...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue Why is one of my friend activity not showing? I tried following and unfollowing the person, but it...
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Superuser Contribution Home, Search, Playlist navigation greyed out (desktop)

Plan: PremiumCountry: USDevice: Dell XPS 13Operating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue First noticed this over the weekend. Various menu elements of the navigation menu are greyed out. I've restarted my computer and closed and restarted the des...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US Device: Dell XPS 13 Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue  First noticed this over the weekend. Various menu elements of the navigation me...
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Superuser Contribution Chrome Web player redirects to home page

Using Windows 10, when I click a link or go to an open.spotify URL the web player opens, then redirects me to Spotify home. None of the troubleshooting tips I've found help.- Protected content is allowed (upon request)- It works fine in Firefox- Ad B...

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  • Using Windows 10, when I click a link or go to an open.spotify URL the web player opens, then redirects me to Spotify home. None of the troubleshooting tips I've found help. - Protected content is a...
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Superuser Contribution Search giving no results

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands Operating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueExact same issue as this one from 2020: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spotify-Search-Engine-always-brings-up-quot-No-Results-quot/idi-p/4886459 And this one fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue Exact same issue as this one from 2020: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spoti...
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