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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 [Windows 10][Desktop] Songs Removed and Popularity Chart Removed?

PlanPremiumCountryUKOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue: Following the latest release (1.1.60.672.g6ad9c215-1) it looks like I can no longer scroll a full list of an artists songs and the popularity chart has gone? I use this heavily for ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue:   Following the latest release (1.1.60.672.g6ad9c215-1) it looks like I can no longer scroll a full list...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify won't load first page

PlanDuo PremiumCountryUSADevicePC (ASUS laptop)Operating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueFor two days Spotify displays an error message when I start it. This occurred on both the desktop app and the web player. I see my home page, then an error dialo...

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  • Plan Duo Premium Country USA Device PC (ASUS laptop) Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue For two days Spotify displays an error message when I start it. This occurred on both...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [LOCAL FILES] Disabling "Show Local Files" does NOT prevent Spotify from accessing sources

If the sub-options for local file sources are NOT disabled, the Spotify desktop app will still attempt to access local files present. To wit, I had some FLACs from Bandcamp in my Downloads folder. "Show Local Files" unchecked. Went to rewrite the tag...

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  • If the sub-options for local file sources are NOT disabled, the Spotify desktop app will still attempt to access local files present.   To wit, I had some FLACs from Bandcamp in my Downloads f...
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Superuser Contribution [Windows 10][Desktop] Full screen exceeds boundaries when switching from 2k to full HD monitor

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNote: below, full screen refers to the app full screen, not the player full screen.I have two monitors, one 2K (main, external monitor) and one Full HD (laptop, seconda...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Note: below, full screen refers to the app full screen, not the player full screen. I h...
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Superuser Contribution [Windows 10][Desktop] Player full screen shows wrong song progress

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I decide to switch to player full screen (meaning, I use the toggle on bottom right to see only the song that is playing in full screen) while playing a song, the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I decide to switch to player full screen (meaning, I use the toggle on bottom right to ...
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Superuser Contribution Recently Played under Your Library empty

Plan: PremiumCountry: USDevice: Windows 10 PC Hello, I've had a problem with my recently played tab under the your library section for the past couple of weeks where it shows up as nothing here yet, even though I've been using spotify daily. Searchin...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US Device: Windows 10 PC    Hello, I've had a problem with my recently played tab under the your library section for the past couple of weeks where it shows ...
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Superuser Contribution i do not want to see 'whats trending' on my home page

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue'What's Trending' is the first thing that shows up when I open spotify every day. It is showing me a bunch of podcasts made by bigots and other people I'm generally not interes...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue 'What's Trending' is the first thing that shows up when I open spotify every day. It is showing me a bun...
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Superuser Contribution Recently Played section doesn't have a "See All" option

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDell 5410Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThrough the last two updates, the "See All" option has disappeared from the Recently Played section. It's only on my PC and still shows on my iPhone.

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Dell 5410 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Through the last two updates, the "See All" option has disappeared from the Recently Pl...
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Solved!! local files on the new update

PlanPremiumCountry Device Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI enabled local files, but I don't see any option for them in the sidebar. Where do I go to access my local files in the new update?

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I enabled local files, but I don't see any option for them in the sidebar. Where do I go to...
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Superuser Contribution followers can't see my activity

Hi, I have the "Share my listening activity on Spotify" option on but none of my followers can see what I'm listening to. I tried reinstalling the Spotify application, turning the option on and off, and also tried logging off and on again but nothing...

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  • Hi, I have the "Share my listening activity on Spotify" option on but none of my followers can see what I'm listening to. I tried reinstalling the Spotify application, turning the option on and ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files messed up my spotify app

I was trying to load some local files on my pc and once they loaded in I tried to listen to one of the songs and after that Spotify kept asking for me to reload the page and every time I try it just kept asking me to reload the page please help.

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  • I was trying to load some local files on my pc and once they loaded in I tried to listen to one of the songs and after that Spotify kept asking for me to reload the page and every time I try it just ...
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Superuser Contribution Moving app between monitors with different scaling

PlanPremiumDeviceLaptop with 4K monitorOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWith an external monitor, the app will behave strange when I move it between the monitors. I run the 4K monitor in 175% scaling and the external monitor on 100% scal...

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  • Plan Premium Device Laptop with 4K monitor Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue With an external monitor, the app will behave strange when I move it between the monitors. I run the...
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Superuser Contribution Black screen

Operating SystemWindows 10 ProMy Question or IssueSo when I start Spotify I get a Black screen for already like 1 Month. It worked for a day when I started a installer on my Desktop and it worked once I think after I started it more than 20 times and...

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  • Operating System Windows 10 Pro My Question or Issue So when I start Spotify I get a Black screen for already like 1 Month. It worked for a day when I started a installer on my Desktop and it work...
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Superuser Contribution Multiple issues

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDesktop Computer Intel i9, 32GB Ram, 1080ti GPUOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version@latestMy Question or Issue(s)1: Text and icons are not smooth: Previous UI for comparison: 2: Double copyright notices on bottom of alb...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Desktop Computer Intel i9, 32GB Ram, 1080ti GPU Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version @latest My Question or Issue(s) 1: Text and icons are not...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop just doesnt work

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDevice(Windwos PC)Operating SystemEdition Windows 10 ProVersion 20H2OS build 19042.985 My Question or IssueSpotify Version: 1.1.60.672.g6ad9c215-a same issue for the past 4/5 months or so, being paying this thing to not use it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device (Windwos PC) Operating System Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 20H2 OS build 19042.985   My Question or Issue Spotify Version: 1.1.60.672.g6ad9c...
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Superuser Contribution Blacked out playlists and buttons

Sometimes my home, search button and playlists are blacked out. Making it hard to see with combination of the dark application. PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10

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  • Sometimes my home, search button and playlists are blacked out. Making it hard to see with combination of the dark application.    Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device PC Operati...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps crashing after 5 minutes

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceHP Envy laptop 13-ad0xxOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've posted this question before, for my laptop and phone.I open the app, my music plays for 5 minutes or so and then my app crashes and closes.The p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device HP Envy laptop 13-ad0xx Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've posted this question before, for my laptop and phone. I open the ap...
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Superuser Contribution Why does the new desktop update absolutely suck? So many features GONE.

Spotify updated about a week ago on my laptop, and it's absolute trash now. I can no longer edit playlist photos or descriptions. When I click on my profile, I can't view my account the way others do anymore. I can't change the order of playlists any...

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  • Spotify updated about a week ago on my laptop, and it's absolute trash now. I can no longer edit playlist photos or descriptions. When I click on my profile, I can't view my account the way others do...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Browse] Get back to the orginal position in the album library

Hi! The new update of the desktop app looks very nice and the overall user experience has improved in my opinion. I figured there is something that was better implemented before though: as an album listener I have a big album library which I tend to ...

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  • Hi! The new update of the desktop app looks very nice and the overall user experience has improved in my opinion. I figured there is something that was better implemented before though: as an album l...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Add the recently added feature from Android

a recent update taht redesinged the UI seems to have removed then option to sort playlists by recently added. Personaly i only listen to my playlists. The feature still exist on Android so it seems like it accidentaly got dropped...

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  • a recent update taht redesinged the UI seems to have removed then option to sort playlists by recently added. Personaly i only listen to my playlists. The feature still exist on Android so it seems l...
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