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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 Can't share songs on any social media

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceDesktop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey! I spotted yesterday that, when trying to share a song on Spotify, all the social media options have disappeared and now I can only copy the song link or the embe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Desktop  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey! I spotted yesterday that, when trying to share a song on Spotify, all the social...
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Superuser Contribution Sort lists of playlist

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(Samsung Galaxy 9)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOn the Spotify desktop application (Windows 10) I would like to sort my playlists, e.g. alphabetically.Not the tracks within a playlist, but the playlists...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device (Samsung Galaxy 9) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue On the Spotify desktop application (Windows 10) I would like to sort my playli...
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Possibility to start up Spotify as a tray icon in windows

I think it would be great to have the possibility to make Spotify start up as a tray icon in windows, like any other software does.Right now there is the possibility to start it up minimized, but each time I start up my PC I have to close it and redu...

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  • I think it would be great to have the possibility to make Spotify start up as a tray icon in windows, like any other software does. Right now there is the possibility to start it up minimized, but e...
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Superuser Contribution [Windows 10] cannot make other accounts' playlists secret or public

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter the latest big update I cannot make other accounts' playlists secret or public for my account via desktop. It works on Android but I couldn't find any way to do that on Wind...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After the latest big update I cannot make other accounts' playlists secret or public for my account via d...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Who added a song on a collaborative playlist

PlanFreeCountryPhilippinesDeviceLenovo IdeapadOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can no longer see who added a song on a collaborative playlist. Is the feature hidden somewhere or was it removed on the new interface?

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  • Plan Free Country Philippines Device Lenovo Ideapad Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can no longer see who added a song on a collaborative playlist. Is the feature ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify hangs/stops/freezes on Windows 10 after playing for a few minutes

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter after playing for a few minutes, Spotify becomes unresponsive - ie. I cannot forward/stop/search. The current track playing continues but then stops. I have to ki...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After after playing for a few minutes, Spotify becomes unresponsive - ie. I cannot forward/s...
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Superuser Contribution Calendar button to sort songs by recently added (missing sort function)

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe calendar button that allows me to sort my playlist by "recently added" is missing and it's really annoying me because this is how I listen to my music...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The calendar button that allows me to sort my playlist by "recently added" is ...
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Superuser Contribution Jumps back to top of page after clicking back button

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueSince the latest update, using either the Windows desktop app or the web player in Chrome, every time I click the back button to go to the previous page I was on it jumps back t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Since the latest update, using either the Windows desktop app or the web player in Chrome, every time I c...
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Local Files tab will not show in new version of Desktop Application

Whenever I enable local tracks nothing changes in the sidebar, I really wish I had not/had the choice to update. Now I will not be able to listen to music I had ready to go before I opened Spotify. I have seen a few other members report this but I wa...

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  • Whenever I enable local tracks nothing changes in the sidebar, I really wish I had not/had the choice to update.  Now I will not be able to listen to music I had ready to go before I opened Spot...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files folder ceases to exist

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery once in a while, my local files folder simply disappears and I have no choice other than to reinstall the entire app. I have tried on numerous occasions to reselect...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every once in a while, my local files folder simply disappears and I have no choice other than...
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Superuser Contribution Can't submit an idea on Spotify Community

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice(LaptopOperating Windows 10 My Question or IssueWhen trying to post a suggestion, I get blocked because my content "was last auto-saved at xx.xx PM", the represented time being completely out of place. When trying to po...

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  • PlanPremium Country Germany Device (Laptop Operating Windows 10   My Question or Issue When trying to post a suggestion, I get blocked because my content "was last auto-saved at xx.xx PM...
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What happened to Radio Stations?

Every artist's 'radio' (in the Windows 10 App) is now a simple playlist that a couple of people subscribed to - so it's not even personalised anymore...and no: I don't want to use/switch on-off the 'Autoplay'-option every time I like to keep the musi...

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  • Every artist's 'radio' (in the Windows 10 App) is now a simple playlist that a couple of people subscribed to - so it's not even personalised anymore...and no: I don't want to use/switch on-off the '...
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Blank Local files locations on Windows 10

I'm on the latest version of Spotify on Windows 10 and I've been having problems with the local files option. In Spotify settings under Local Files, the location that all of my music is in has no name. I know what the file is, but I don't know why th...

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  • I'm on the latest version of Spotify on Windows 10 and I've been having problems with the local files option. In Spotify settings under Local Files, the location that all of my music is in has no nam...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Recommended songs at the bottom of a playlist

Everytime I try to use the recommended songs at the bottom of playlists to try to find new songs, it just shows songs that are already on my playlist. I want to find new songs to listen to, not listen to the songs I already have on there.

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  • Everytime I try to use the recommended songs at the bottom of playlists to try to find new songs, it just shows songs that are already on my playlist. I want to find new songs to listen to, not liste...
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Solved!! Download an albume

hi guys, I wonder that can we download an albume on windows desktop to listen offline? I can download just playlists. Thanks for help

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  • hi guys, I wonder that can we download an albume on windows desktop to listen offline? I can download just playlists. Thanks  for help
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Edits to playlists not registering properly since update

Operating SystemWindows 10 Ever since the recent update on the Desktop App there's been this constant bug where changes made to playlists across different platforms will not register properly on the Desktop App. For example I will re-order a bunch of...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   Ever since the recent update on the Desktop App there's been this constant bug where changes made to playlists across different platforms will not register prope...
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Superuser Contribution Permanent fix to "the spotify application is not responding"?

I've been having the same problem outlined in this post. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/the-Spotify-application-is-not-responding/td-p/1051125#:~:text=Re%3A%20the%20Spotify%20application%20is%20not%20responding,-Mark%20as%20New&text...

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  • I've been having the same problem outlined in this post.    https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/the-Spotify-application-is-not-responding/td-p/1051125#:~:text=Re%3A%20the%20S...
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Superuser Contribution Keyboard search

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceAll PC's, laptops & Macs.Operating SystemWindows Vista/7/8/10. MacOS My Question or IssueSo, the reason I use spotify instead of Soundcloud or Youtube or any other application like that is the accessibility, functionalit...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device All PC's, laptops & Macs. Operating System Windows Vista/7/8/10. MacOS   My Question or Issue So, the reason I use spotify instead of Soundcloud ...
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Superuser Contribution Yes! Today's update returned old client! (v1.1.57.443)

As of yesterday, both my computers received a new Spotify update to v1.1.57.443 - and the old client is BACK! I'm haven't seen Spotify officially acknowledging this anywhere. Is the change for good? Or is maybe just a delay till the new client has re...

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  • As of yesterday, both my computers received a new Spotify update to v1.1.57.443 - and the old client is BACK!   I'm haven't seen Spotify officially acknowledging this anywhere. Is the change f...
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Superuser Contribution Information about muscians missing

Hi There used to be an 'about' where you can find information about the musician/band. Am I missing something or was that removed?thanksclem

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  • Hi   There used to be an 'about' where you can find information about the musician/band.  Am I missing something or was that removed? thanks clem
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