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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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Superuser Contribution Albums are not available offline

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAlbums are not available offline, even while online I had previously downloaded them. This only happens in Windows, on Android the same albums downloaded, at the same time, can be accessed nor...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Albums are not available offline, even while online I had previously downloaded them. This only happens in Windows, on Andro...
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Superuser Contribution How to view amount of streams on Spotify

On spotify, it shows the amount of streams but it doesn't anywhere. Can someone tell me how can I find the amount of streams on spotify for a specific song?

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  • On spotify, it shows the amount of streams but it doesn't anywhere. Can someone tell me how can I find the amount of streams on spotify for a specific song?
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Superuser Contribution Content Not Available, but only for pc

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePC, Mac, iPhoneOperating System(iOS 10, OSX, Windows 10 My Question or Issue All of a sudden, all the music on my pc App is blanked out and it says "This content is not available" when I try to play a song. However if I lo...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device PC, Mac, iPhone Operating System (iOS 10,  OSX, Windows 10       My Question or Issue   All of a sudden, all the music on...
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Superuser Contribution LET ME TURN OFF THE MEDIA KEY OVERLAY

LET ME TURN OFF THE MEDIA KEY OVERLAY Spotify, please, please, stop butchering your already functioning app on windows, and at the same time stop annoying the **bleep** out of us loyal paying customers. You have a couple of weeks, then I'm spending m...

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  • LET ME TURN OFF THE MEDIA KEY OVERLAY   Spotify, please, please, stop butchering your already functioning app on windows, and at the same time stop annoying the **bleep** out of us loyal payin...
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Local Files showing Blank Names

Referring to closed topic from User "Guydude":https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Local-Files-Blank-Names/m-p/1776062 Hello there,I encountered an issue like 2 years ago and got it solved just today. Issue: When using the "Local Files" f...

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  • Referring to closed topic from User "Guydude": https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Local-Files-Blank-Names/m-p/1776062   Hello there, I encountered an issue like 2 years ago and...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Design resets when logging in

I tried getting the new Spotify Design, so I uninstalled the app and reinstalled it. When I was asked to log in I saw the new design but as soon as I did that it changed back to the previous one. Is there an explanation for this? I am running version...

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  • I tried getting the new Spotify Design, so I uninstalled the app and reinstalled it. When I was asked to log in I saw the new design but as soon as I did that it changed back to the previous one. Is ...
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Superuser Contribution Hating the new update April 2020

I HATE the new update!* I can no longer hide played episodes of podcasts* It's not possible to sort by played/unplayed* The automatic play queue is totally random. Podcast episodes are not played in any order! * I no longer have the mini list of what...

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  • I HATE the new update! * I can no longer hide played episodes of podcasts * It's not possible to sort by played/unplayed * The automatic play queue is totally random. Podcast episodes are not play...
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Recently Played

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueWhere has the "Recently Played" feature gone? Used to be on the left side bar. This was my starting point on the desktop app. Any way to get it back?Thanks!

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue Where has the "Recently Played" feature gone? Used to be on the left side bar. This was my starting poin...
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[Windows] Spotify window always stays on top

PlanFreeCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I restarted my computer today and I guess Spotify updated (1.0.83.318.g6c07039d) or something and I noticed that the Spotify window stays on top and has priority over every other...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I restarted my computer today and I guess Spotify updated (1.0.83.318.g6c07039d) or somethin...
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Superuser Contribution Home page not loading "Couldn't find that page" after the update

PlanFreeCountryRomania DeviceASUS A540LJ XX612DOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWell this started happening after the new UI update and I have no clue what caused it. Any ideas?P.S I already did a clean install of the app

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  • Plan Free Country Romania   Device ASUS A540LJ XX612D Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Well this started happening after the new UI update and I have no clue wh...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Glitch

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP Windows 10 laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOne of my friends that I follow on Spotify suddenly appears as "1299660894" and their profile picture is blank. What does this mean?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP Windows 10 laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue One of my friends that I follow on Spotify suddenly appears as "1299660894" and ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play anything

PlanPremiumCountryCzech RepublicDeviceAsus ZenbookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello everybody, Spotify App started writing to me (when I want to play normal music on Spotify) "We can't play this file, please import this file to Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic Device Asus Zenbook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello everybody, Spotify App started writing to me (when I want to play norma...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to navigate with shortcuts Alt+left arrow and ALT+right arrow

Unable to navigate with shortcuts Alt+left arrow and ALT+right arrow after latest desktop app release on W10. I read that this error keeps coming back to Spotify and I've found topics on this from many years back. Obviously something Spotify can't se...

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  • Unable to navigate with shortcuts Alt+left arrow and ALT+right arrow after latest desktop app release on W10. I read that this error keeps coming back to Spotify and I've found topics on this from ma...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Every song is greyed out

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)desktopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows 10My Question or IssueAfter doing the latest update everything is grayed out saying "this content i...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) desktop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 10 My Question o...
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Superuser Contribution Terrible new desktop UI

When I hit the upgrade link today I was shocked at the result. The new desktop UI is terrible! The playlist is now left aligned with a wiiiide horizontal distance between the info sections, so if I wanna do a quick check to see what date I have on a ...

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  • When I hit the upgrade link today I was shocked at the result. The new desktop UI is terrible! The playlist is now left aligned with a wiiiide horizontal distance between the info sections, so if I w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify continues to fail to launch with GIMP open

PlanPremium - FamilyCountryUKDevice- Operating SystemDesktop, Windows 10 Pro, all updates This is a follow up of my previous issue which was closed as fixed, but this behaviour continues to happen - https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Des...

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  • Plan Premium - Family Country UK Device- Operating System Desktop, Windows 10 Pro, all updates   This is a follow up of my previous issue which was closed as fixed, but this behaviour con...
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Superuser Contribution Non-retractable curtain (interferes)

PlanFreeCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIn update 1.1.54.592, a curtain appeared (in the free version) and does not go down, there is no advertising there. We can fix this. And in update 1.1.56.595 there is also a curta...

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  •   Plan Free Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In update 1.1.54.592, a curtain appeared (in the free version) and does not go down, there...
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Superuser Contribution Extremely slow buffering of tracks on desktop app and web player

PlanFree/PremiumCountryPhilippinesOperating SystemWindows 10 1909 My IssueAs stated in the title, streaming tracks is extremely slow. Like every 5 seconds or so, music will suddenly stop and a "can't play current song" error appears. Now, before tell...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Philippines Operating System Windows 10 1909   My Issue As stated in the title, streaming tracks is extremely slow. Like every 5 seconds or so, music will sud...
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Superuser Contribution "Show desktop overlay when using media keys" option missing

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceMSI GF63 8RDOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey,for some reason the option "Show desktop overlay when using media keys" is missing meaning I can't deactivate the overlay anylonger which is really annoying. I...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device MSI GF63 8RD Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey, for some reason the option "Show desktop overlay when using media keys" is missin...
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Superuser Contribution Media overlay reappeared, the option to disable it disappeared

PlanPremium CountryFrance (language=French) DeviceAcer Aspire 5 nitro Operating SystemWindows 10 Spotify version1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7-a My Question or IssueToday the annoying media overlay (name and album pic, possibility to change song) when increasi...

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  • Plan Premium   Country France (language=French)   Device Acer Aspire 5 nitro   Operating System Windows 10   Spotify version 1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7-a   My Questi...
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