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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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  • cour10e22
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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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  • MattSuda
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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 download songs from a cd

I would like to download songs from cd's I have. I setup my download to the source where the files are located and nothing gets downloaded.

  • Visitor
  • I would like to download songs from cd's I have. I setup my download to the source where the files are located and nothing gets downloaded.
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Most images won't load, either on desktop app or website

For a few months now, Spotify randomly won't load images: album art, artist profile pictures, video thumbnails, playlist covers. There is apparently no pattern, sometimes a playlist will have every image loaded, but I can close and restart the app an...

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  • For a few months now, Spotify randomly won't load images: album art, artist profile pictures, video thumbnails, playlist covers.     There is apparently no pattern, sometimes a playl...
  • Amayy
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Superuser Contribution How do I save my playlist to my music file?

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

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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 windows 11; resize window doesn't work properly

Plan;PremiumOperating SystemWindows 11 HomeApp VersionSpotify for Windows (64 bit)1.2.35.663.gb699649eIssueWindow refuses to resize smaller past a certain point. No other program on my computer does this, and it breaks the "Snap to" window behavior f...

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  • Plan; Premium Operating System Windows 11 Home App Version Spotify for Windows (64 bit) 1.2.35.663.gb699649e Issue Window refuses to resize smaller past a certain point. No other program on m...
  • Joan
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't see my liked songs

PlanFreeCountryItalyDeviceSurface Book 2Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince a few days ago I haven't been able to access my liked songs from my pc. If I open the liked songs tab it says "your liked songs will appear here" an then the...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy Device Surface Book 2 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since a few days ago I haven't been able to access my liked songs from my pc. If I open...
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Superuser Contribution disabling keyboard shortcuts?

PlanPremiumCountryusDevicepcOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issueeverytime i hit control or shift, it skips the song im currently on to shuffle the playlist. is there a way to disable the keyboard shortvuts on desktop

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  •   Plan Premium Country us Device pc Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue everytime i hit control or shift, it skips the song im currently on to shuffle the playlist...
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No sound and never-ending ads ("soundless interruptions")

Plan :FreeCountry :FranceDevice :Lenovo ideapad 3Operating System :Windows 11 My Question or Issue :Recently, I always have an ad who doesn't play any sound and just let me stuck (I can't pass it or even replace it with any music...). And now I alway...

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  •   Plan : Free Country : France Device : Lenovo ideapad 3 Operating System : Windows 11   My Question or Issue : Recently, I always have an ad who doesn't play any sound...
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What is "<> embed"?, what does it do?

When I right-click on the picture of the album playing, I get to the drop-down list, in it at the final downlink that says: Share. the second downlink says: <> Embed album. What does it do? please.

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  • When I right-click on the picture of the album playing, I get to the drop-down list, in it at the final downlink that says: Share. the second downlink says: <> Embed album. What does it do? ple...
  • Luke
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Stop Auto-Updating

Attention Spotify Administrators –Not that anyone at Spotify cares what I have to say (that’s obvious) as I have noted this here before. You have no idea how upset I am. You did it again. You updated Spotify and ceased usage of older versions. Why st...

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  • Attention Spotify Administrators – Not that anyone at Spotify cares what I have to say (that’s obvious) as I have noted this here before.   You have no idea how upset I am.  You did it a...
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Superuser Contribution what happened to play counts?

They have disappeared completely from PC and Mac desktop versions. Is there a way to turn the feature back on?

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  • They have disappeared completely from PC and Mac desktop versions. Is there a way to turn the feature back on?
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Recently Played button mising when in using the DJ

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueA recent update to Spotify (today it seems) has removed the queue/recently played button from the interface. I use this feature often to go back and re-queue past songs or lik...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue A recent update to Spotify (today it seems) has removed the queue/recently played button fr...
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Superuser Contribution Playing a song after a search is playing current one wich was paused

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceDesktop, FirefoxOperating System windows 10 or 11 My Question or IssueI have a song paused.I do a researchI press the play button from one of the search resultsThe song paused is strating... (not the song I want to liste...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Desktop, Firefox Operating System  windows 10 or 11   My Question or Issue I have a song paused. I do a research I press the play button from ...
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Superuser Contribution [Troubleshooting] App keeps crashing till this morning - W11

PlanPremium DeviceDesktop-PC Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello.Yesterday the Spotify Desktop App worked fine. Since I started the computer this morning the app keeps crashing. First it crashed directly at startupRestarting did not ...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Desktop-PC   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello. Yesterday the Spotify Desktop App worked fine. Since I started the computer this...
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Superuser Contribution play not works after disconnecting audio card

Do something, I cathed this problem not first year, after disabling audio device, spotify not play songs untill Spotify restart.

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  • Do something, I cathed this problem not first year, after disabling audio device, spotify not play songs untill Spotify restart.
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Superuser Contribution Buffering while playing podcasts (my internet speed is not the problem)

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - buffering... About every 30-60 seconds the audio will stop, buffer for 5-10 seconds...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - bufferi...
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Random Pausing of Songs While in a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSo recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games, however while I am outside of the game it seems perfectly fine. It's on...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue So recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify loses connection after waking computer from sleep

Looks like there is a bug in version 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78. Frequently, Spotify fails to reconnect with the internet after I wake my computer from sleep (Windows 10). Repro steps:Open Spotify and play musicShut or "lock" laptopOpen and/or log back int...

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  • Looks like there is a bug in version 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78. Frequently, Spotify fails to reconnect with the internet after I wake my computer from sleep (Windows 10).   Repro steps: Open...
  • Zimmund
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I don't have the crossfade option in my settings

I would like to to shorten the amount of time between songs on my playlist, so I know I need to adjust my crossfade. The problem is when I go to my profile and choose settings, playback is not offered as an adjustable option. I have Spotify Premium a...

  • Casual Listener
  • I would like to to shorten the amount of time between songs on my playlist, so I know I need to adjust my crossfade. The problem is when I go to my profile and choose settings, playback is not offere...
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Superuser Contribution How to fix Spotify when it keeps saying 'error-dialog.generic.body'?

Windows 10 Spotify appBasically, after I download Spotify and log in, it will say 'error-dialog.generic.header', with 'error-dialog.generic.body' under it. There is also a green box saying 'fatal-error.generic-label' which I can click, but when I do ...

  • Visitor
  • Windows 10 Spotify app Basically, after I download Spotify and log in, it will say 'error-dialog.generic.header', with 'error-dialog.generic.body' under it. There is also a green box saying 'fatal...
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mon spotify sature

peu importe quoi faire, mais sur mon pc spotify sature

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  • peu importe quoi faire, mais sur mon pc spotify sature
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