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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 Spotify crashes constantly

PlanFreeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEver since I came back to using Spotify a few days ago, it's been crashing on desktop constantly to the point of being unusable. It happens randomly while I'm scrolling through something in the a...

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  • Plan Free Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Ever since I came back to using Spotify a few days ago, it's been crashing on desktop constantly to the point of being unusable...
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[Desktop] [Following Artists] Following pages, follow function, follows capped at 1000?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFinland Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy do i have different artists at the top when looking at my follows through the profile and at the library artists section.Also there's an issue where i look at a artist ...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country Finland   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Why do i have different artists at the top when looking at my follows through the pro...
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Superuser Contribution Can't hide Recently Played Artists

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited States DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Recently Played Artists are publicly available on my profile, even when I select to hide that part of my profile (Every slider under the "Social" part...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States    Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Recently Played Artists are publicly available on my p...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist not playing in order

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBefore the redesign update, when you clicked the play button on a playlist cover, the playlist would play the songs in whatever order it was chosen by the user. If the p...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Before the redesign update, when you clicked the play button on a playlist cover, the playlis...
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[Desktop][Your Library] The new interface is difficult to use

Hi there, fine folks at Spotify, At first glance, I was rather dismayed to see the new Spotify desktop (PC) interface, but I decided to give it some time to see if it was just a case of not liking change. Well, that time has come and gone, and the an...

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  • Hi there, fine folks at Spotify,   At first glance, I was rather dismayed to see the new Spotify desktop (PC) interface, but I decided to give it some time to see if it was just a case of not ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't expand an artist albums into a long list of song in the new UI

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueCan't expand an artist albums into a long list of song in the new UI.Seriously why was that removed? Why force people to make playlists with all album of an artist when they ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Can't expand an artist albums into a long list of song in the new UI. Seriously why was...
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Superuser Contribution Can no longer navigate songs within playlists when using "search songs in playlist"

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayOperating SystemWindows 10 Before the new update, i was able to search for a song within a playlist, click on that song to mark it, and then clear my searchbar. This would scroll me to the songs location in the playlist, but w...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Operating System Windows 10   Before the new update, i was able to search for a song within a playlist, click on that song to mark it, and then clear my search...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] Search History

One of the nice features of both the desktop app as well as the mobile app, was the ability to see recent search history. Especially the extended search history that was visible on the desktop app. This was very useful for recalling the name of an ar...

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  • One of the nice features of both the desktop app as well as the mobile app, was the ability to see recent search history. Especially the extended search history that was visible on the desktop app. T...
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Desktop UI A/B testing web player UI

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently had to switch to a new account, and when I logged in to the desktop app on this new account, the UI changed. It now looks like the web player UI instead of the tra...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently had to switch to a new account, and when I logged in to the desktop app on this new account...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't login on desktop app after recent update

Recently, the Spotify app updated to a new layout on Windows. But after a day, I was logged out, and haven't been able to log in again. I don't have a dedicated Spotify account, so I cannot log in that way. When I use Facebook, Google or Apple log in...

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  • Recently, the Spotify app updated to a new layout on Windows. But after a day, I was logged out, and haven't been able to log in again.   I don't have a dedicated Spotify account, so I cannot ...
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[Desktop][Developer] Spotify bluetooth bug

There is a bug with Spotify that when I have bluetooth and it disconnects I have to close Spotify and reopen it to listen music

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  • There is a bug with Spotify that when I have bluetooth and it disconnects I have to close Spotify and reopen it to listen music
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Superuser Contribution Make it possible to pin Album view

PlanPremiumCountryGEROperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueThe new Navigation Pane UI does not include the Album View anymore. You must navigate through "Library->Albums". I would like to either pin the Albums view to the navigation pane or t...

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  • Plan Premium Country GER Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The new Navigation Pane UI does not include the Album View anymore. You must navigate through "Library->Albums". I ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Improve performance for video podcasts on windows

Improve performance for video podcasts on windows. While streaming video podcast in full screen, playback stops for no obvious reason (home wifi, intel core i7, 32GB RAM). Either video stops and sound continues, or both are paused for several seconds...

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  • Improve performance for video podcasts on windows. While streaming video podcast in full screen, playback stops for no obvious reason (home wifi, intel core i7, 32GB RAM). Either video stops and soun...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album radio not working

PlanFreeCountryBROperating SystemWindows 10 Until some time ago, there was an option to go to the radio of a certain album, but now that the option is supposedly back, it is bugged, because when we click on it, we are redirected to the radio of the a...

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  • Plan Free Country BR Operating System Windows 10   Until some time ago, there was an option to go to the radio of a certain album, but now that the option is supposedly back, it is bugged...
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[Desktop][Developer] Option to copy URI

with a recent update on desktop (looks and runs well), you removed the ability to copy the uri.For 'normal' users thats 100% reasonable but for developers for example it can be very handy to have quick access to the uri.Maybe you can give us a settin...

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  • with a recent update on desktop (looks and runs well), you removed the ability to copy the uri. For 'normal' users thats 100% reasonable but for developers for example it can be very handy to have q...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Add back listing all tracks by an artist on their page

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 / Linux My Question or IssueAdd back the ability to see all of the tracks from an artist on their main page. The new update on the desktop made it so we have to click on an album to see a sp...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 / Linux   My Question or Issue Add back the ability to see all of the tracks from an artist on their main page. The n...
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Removing Devices from 'Connect to a Device' list.

PlanPremium FamilyCountryCanada Device & Operating SystemHP Laptop running Windows 10 My Question or IssueI want to remove some devices that are from a customers house that I was at MONTHS ago. He had a speaker in his baby's room that showed up on my...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Canada   Device & Operating System HP Laptop running Windows 10   My Question or Issue I want to remove some devices that are from a customers ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Horrible new UI, bugs and missing features

"The UI is like a joke. If you need to explain it, it's not a very good one.."The new UI is terrible. 1. Very hard to find out which song is currently playing, because everything is gray and only the title is green. When scrolling on large lists I ca...

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  • "The UI is like a joke. If you need to explain it, it's not a very good one.." The new UI is terrible.  1. Very hard to find out which song is currently playing, because everything is gray a...
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[Bug Report] Progress bar is inaccurate when entering full-screen mode

When entering fullscreen on Windows Desktop, the music progress bar starts at 0:00, regardless of your actual progress in the song. Pausing or resuming playback resyncs the time.

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  • When entering fullscreen on Windows Desktop, the music progress bar starts at 0:00, regardless of your actual progress in the song. Pausing or resuming playback resyncs the time.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Playlist jumbles itself when I want it to be in custom order

Spotify Desktop VersionFree Account I sorted my playlist in a custom order that I wanted however, after a few hours I see that the same order I put the playlist in has around 1/4th of the songs placed in random positions which I didn't put them in.Ha...

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  • Spotify Desktop Version Free Account   I sorted my playlist in a custom order that I wanted however, after a few hours I see that the same order I put the playlist in has around 1/4th of the ...
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