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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!! Spotify Beta version 1.2.28.581.gd0e8a92c for Windows is unable to play any Liked Song

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceCustom buildSpecifications:AMD Ryzen 7 2700X16GB RAM 3200MhZASUS PRIME B450M-ANVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPEROperating SystemWindows 10 22H2Spotify Version:Spotify for Windows (64 bit)1.2.28.581.gd0e8a92c My Question or IssueMy...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Custom build Specifications: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 16GB RAM 3200MhZ ASUS PRIME B450M-A NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Operating System Windows 10 22H2 Spoti...
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can't find the favourites section

can't find the favourites section on android or ios or pc.

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  • can't find the favourites section on android or ios or pc.
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Superuser Contribution automatically closing in 5 seconds after opening

Spotify automatically closing after ~5-6 seconds after I open it. But if I logout of account it's not closing. Tried clean reinstall, checked firewalls and internet connection.

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  • Spotify automatically closing after ~5-6 seconds after I open it. But if I logout of account it's not closing. Tried clean reinstall, checked firewalls and internet connection.
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Why am I getting ads on Spotify Premium?

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePC desktopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueAt the start of some podcasts, I am getting targeted ads in a completely different language than the podcast is in. The ads are completely random and unrelated to ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC desktop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue At the start of some podcasts, I am getting targeted ads in a completely differ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Your Library : Albums not showing

Premium: Family PlanWindows 7Version: 1.1.9.383.g9f48828e The below problem started happening with the last update. When Songs are saved to "Your Library", I can see Songs, but when I go to Albums ... nothing. It just says "Your favorite albums will ...

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  • Premium: Family Plan Windows 7 Version: 1.1.9.383.g9f48828e   The below problem started happening with the last update.   When Songs are saved to "Your Library", I can see Songs, but ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Liked albums don't appear until unliked and liked again

Liked albums sometimes just disappear in my library. If I search for the album on the main search, it will still show that I liked it. I always have to unlike and like it again.Happens on all my devices.

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  • Liked albums sometimes just disappear in my library. If I search for the album on the main search, it will still show that I liked it. I always have to unlike and like it again. Happens on all my de...
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The context menu when right-clicking a song should be customizable.

Spotify has changed the order of the context menu. Now Add to Playlist is on top instead of Add to Queue. They should revert this change and put Add to Queue back on top, or make the context menu customizable so that each user can fix it to their pre...

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  • Spotify has changed the order of the context menu. Now Add to Playlist is on top instead of Add to Queue. They should revert this change and put Add to Queue back on top, or make the context menu cus...
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Superuser Contribution Repeat One button stops repeating after a couple of times

PlanFreeCountryUKDevicedesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuefor the last day or so, when I put a song on repeat one, after the song repeats maybe four or five times, the playlist automatically moves on to the next song, even though I...

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  • Plan Free Country UK Device desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue for the last day or so, when I put a song on repeat one, after the song repeats maybe four or fiv...
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Solved!! There's no sounds and i cannot reinstall it

A week ago spotify stopped making sounds for me. Time's moving on and everything but there's no sound. I've tried updating drivers, using different headsets. Wanted to reinstall it but have no idea how to since there's no spotify for me in microsoft ...

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  • A week ago spotify stopped making sounds for me. Time's moving on and everything but there's no sound. I've tried updating drivers, using different headsets. Wanted to reinstall it but have no idea h...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps playing songs from a different playlist

I have two Playlists in this scenario: Playlist A and Playlist B. If I start playing Playlist A, and then start playing Playlist B after, Playlist B starts playing songs from Playlist A. These playlists do not share any songs. This is happening to me...

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  • I have two Playlists in this scenario: Playlist A and Playlist B. If I start playing Playlist A, and then start playing Playlist B after, Playlist B starts playing songs from Playlist A. These playli...
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Superuser Contribution MY search bar and home screen on spotify is not working

MY search bar and home screen on spotify is not working, it looks like it is without internet but my internet connection is great, the newest playlist and etc is just not showing

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  • MY search bar and home screen on spotify is not working, it looks like it is without internet but my internet connection is great, the newest playlist and etc is just not showing
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Superuser Contribution Cursor Pointer Doesn't Change on Some Control Bar Buttons

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueOn the Desktop app, the back button, play/pause, next track button, loop button, connect-to-device button, and volume control slider all use a standard text cursor i...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue On the Desktop app, the back button, play/pause, next track button, loop button, connect-...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Ads not playing at all

PlanFreeCountryPoland DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI noticed my free version of Spotify on PC isn't playing ads. Last time I got an ad must've been like 2 months ago. I didn't mind the ads and i want to support the app that l...

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  •   Plan Free Country Poland   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I noticed my free version of Spotify on PC isn't playing ads. Last time I got an ad must'v...
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No cover art for local Music library files on windows, iOS works fine.

- I add a track to Apple Music on Windows and add a cover by going to the track's properties or using a program like MP3tag (makes no difference).- When I open Apple Music on my iPhone, the cover shows up fine.- Spotify on all my devices is configure...

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  • - I add a track to Apple Music on Windows and add a cover by going to the track's properties or using a program like MP3tag (makes no difference). - When I open Apple Music on my iPhone, the cover s...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Date Added (computer mode)

Now that you've updated computer mode, it's hard to make sure that you can flip the date added column. There used to be a specific column with the date it was added on computer mode, and now that's completely gone. So when you put it to sort by date ...

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  • Now that you've updated computer mode, it's hard to make sure that you can flip the date added column. There used to be a specific column with the date it was added on computer mode, and now that's c...
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I don't see browse all section on my desktop app

When I click search normally there used to be a browse all section under the recent searches section. But for 2 weeks mine browse all section just dissappeared. When I log into the web app I can see the browse all section but I cannot see it in the d...

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  • When I click search normally there used to be a browse all section under the recent searches section. But for 2 weeks mine browse all section just dissappeared. When I log into the web app I can see ...
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Superuser Contribution "Something went wrong while loading the artist'"

PlanPremium FamilyCountryNorwayDevice(Windows Desktop)Operating System(Windows 11) My Question or IssueTrying to load any artist profile times out after a while with the "Something went wrong" message. I have no idea what went wrong. The same can hap...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Norway Device (Windows Desktop) Operating System (Windows 11)   My Question or Issue Trying to load any artist profile times out after a while with the "Som...
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Superuser Contribution Mark all as played - status synchronisation between mobile and dekstop

Hi everyone, I seem to be facing a peculiar problem. I marked most old episodes on a podcast as 'played' on the movile app. But the status does not sync with Desktop client. Its frustrating because that would seems like a logical thing that should ha...

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  • Hi everyone, I seem to be facing a peculiar problem. I marked most old episodes on a podcast as 'played' on the movile app. But the status does not sync with Desktop client. Its frustrating because...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify lagging and making games lag, only when playing games!

My old crappy computer used to play spotify fine when playing full-screen online games. Upgraded my rig last week and now a few days ago I noticed it starts stuttering when I start playing a game and now it not only stutters but also makes the game l...

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  • My old crappy computer used to play spotify fine when playing full-screen online games. Upgraded my rig last week and now a few days ago I noticed it starts stuttering when I start playing a game and...
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