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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 Windows 10 desktop app's theme became High Contrast

PlanFree/PremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Version1.1.57.443.ga029a6c4 My Question or IssueIn Windows 10, I'm using a High Contrast theme, which kind of gives me a proper dark theme in every application.Spotify desktop client comes with a very...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Version 1.1.57.443.ga029a6c4   My Question or Issue In Windows 10, I'm using a High Contrast theme, which kind of gives me ...
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Superuser Contribution Pin "Local Files" playlist to Start

With the new update (Win10), the local files playlist is one click further away (it is hiding in the "Your Library" tab). Is there a way of pinning this playlist so it appears among the other playlists in the left pane?

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  • With the new update (Win10), the local files playlist is one click further away (it is hiding in the "Your Library" tab).   Is there a way of pinning this playlist so it appears among the othe...
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Superuser Contribution Sharing in Desktop app

Recently I have noticed that when right clicking a song in the desktop app it no longer as a ton of options. Why has this changed? Is there a way to get back the other options? Seems pretty inconvenient to have to copy and paste a link instead of it ...

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  • Recently I have noticed that when right clicking a song in the desktop app it no longer as a ton of options. Why has this changed? Is there a way to get back the other options? Seems pretty inconveni...
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Superuser Contribution How to disable removing tracks dialoge "you'll need to add them again if you change your mind"

Since I got the new update I cannot remove more than one track at a time without getting that pointless dialogue saying "you'll need to add them again if you change your mind". Oh yeah really, what was I thinking when I wanted to remove them in the f...

  • Gig Goer
  • Since I got the new update I cannot remove more than one track at a time without getting that pointless dialogue saying "you'll need to add them again if you change your mind". Oh yeah really, what w...
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Superuser Contribution Local files changing language

PlanPremium FamilyCountryAustraliaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueMy local files keep changing language from English to what looks like Chinese. It has been happening on my account ever since i opened the Premium ...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Australia Device Samsung Galaxy S10+ Operating System Android   My Question or Issue My local files keep changing language from English to what looks like C...
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Superuser Contribution All new music related items gone and queue still only showing 50 songs

PlanPremiumCountryusaDeviceDell TowerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhere did all the new music go? The new music section is completely gone. It is literally missing from the new app update. It's Friday I should have an updated list o...

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  • Plan Premium Country usa Device Dell Tower Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Where did all the new music go?    The new music section is completely gone. I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Downloading playlists broken

EDIT: Found the cause, like right after posting... Apparently Spotify hates VPNs, for downloading songs Never been a problem for me till last update though. PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueSince the re...

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  • EDIT: Found the cause, like right after posting... Apparently Spotify hates VPNs, for downloading songs  🙄 Never been a problem for me till last update though.   Plan Premium Cou...
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Superuser Contribution BACK BUTTON RESETS WHERE YOU WERE

This has only started to happen since the new update and UI but I use my album library in Spotify to make playlists. I will click on an album and chose songs to add to a playlist. I then will press the back button and it brings be all the way up to t...

  • Visitor
  • This has only started to happen since the new update and UI but I use my album library in Spotify to make playlists. I will click on an album and chose songs to add to a playlist. I then will press t...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] When listening to music from an artists page, the app auto scrolls to the top of the page.

I am multi-tasking with Spotify in the background. I like to listen to full albums/discographies so I will often start with the oldest album and move sequentially to newer albums.Once the window is minimized for a short time, or in the background, or...

  • Visitor
  • I am multi-tasking with Spotify in the background.  I like to listen to full albums/discographies so I will often start with the oldest album and move sequentially to newer albums. Once the w...
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Superuser Contribution Windows Desktop Graphics

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceWindows DesktopOperating SystemMicrosoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.928] My Question or IssueSince the latest update the graphics on the new ui become scrambled. I have not noticed what causes it but closing and restart...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Windows Desktop Operating System Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19042.928]   My Question or Issue Since the latest update the graphics on th...
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Put back the date of when a song was added to a playlist

on pc, you used to be able to see the date a song was added to a playlist. this was my favorite thing about the spotify installation, but now it's gone. PLEASE PUT IT BACK.

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  • on pc, you used to be able to see the date a song was added to a playlist. this was my favorite thing about the spotify installation, but now it's gone. PLEASE PUT IT BACK.
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity not updating when friends inactive

Acer Aspire E5-575SEWindows 10Spotify Desktop 1.1.58.820Clean reinstall completedHost files clean After this latest update, my Friend Activity is not updating as it should. I can see my friends and what they are listening to if they are active, but i...

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  • Acer Aspire E5-575SE Windows 10 Spotify Desktop 1.1.58.820 Clean reinstall completed Host files clean   After this latest update, my Friend Activity is not updating as it should.  I c...
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Superuser Contribution Can someone help me?....

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHi guys, i'm tired from bug which don't give you a chance to create a similiar playlist (try to create similiar playlist)Can someone give me link to older version? Like month-two a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Russia Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hi guys, i'm tired from bug which don't give you a chance to create a similiar playlist (try to create similiar pla...
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Daily Mix - Onde estão?

PlanPremium CountryBrazil Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueJá faz algum tempo que me incomodou as playlists de Daily Mix terem saído da janela "início" e ido para uma outra que não me lembro o nome. O Spotify rastreia meus gostos musica...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Brazil   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Já faz algum tempo que me incomodou as playlists de Daily Mix terem saído da janela "início...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Love songs just played on playlist

I love finding new music through playlists but often by the time I get to the playlist to click love it's on the next song. Could you let me love previous songs? Rough guess would be display current position in the playlist instead of previous songs ...

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  • I love finding new music through playlists but often by the time I get to the playlist to click love it's on the next song. Could you let me love previous songs?   Rough guess would be display...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Latest desktop update feedback

The only positive thing I can find in the new update is that the desktop client is finally working fast again, after about an year of it slowing down after you delete a couple of songs in a big playlist (by big I mean over 100 songs). The bad things:...

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  • The only positive thing I can find in the new update is that the desktop client is finally working fast again, after about an year of it slowing down after you delete a couple of songs in a big playl...
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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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