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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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[Desktop][Podcasts] Why can't I sort podcasts by newest episodes on the desktop version?

I use Spotify on Android and Windows while I'm at home. I use it for both music and podcasts.In the Android version of Spotify, when I open my podcasts list, it will sort it by the newest episodes of all of my subscribed podcasts. The desktop version...

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  • I use Spotify on Android and Windows while I'm at home. I use it for both music and podcasts. In the Android version of Spotify, when I open my podcasts list, it will sort it by the newest episodes ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Will Spotify download and run on 32 bit Ubuntu?

I have an older 32 bit laptop running Ubuntu and I want to install Spotify. Do we have a 32 bit version of Spotify?

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  • I have an older 32 bit laptop running Ubuntu and I want to install Spotify. Do we have a 32 bit version of Spotify?
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Superuser Contribution bug in new -a version

Hi all, Spotify just updated itself to the new "-a" version on my Windows devices, and I'm sorry to have to report a bug. (full version # is 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60-a ) . You cannot edit playlists to cut and paste songs where you want them, either throu...

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  • Hi all, Spotify just updated itself to the new "-a" version on my Windows devices, and I'm sorry to have to report a bug.  (full version # is 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60-a ) .  You cannot edit pla...
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[Desktop][Developer] Remove Facebook-feed in the new desktop app

in the last desktop app. we have on the right side the Facebook button "connect with Facebook".I really don't like Facebook and I don't wanna see this in my own app. I don't share with any other on Facebook. How can i shut down this sidebar?iTunes is...

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  • in the last desktop app. we have on the right side the Facebook button "connect with Facebook". I really don't like Facebook and I don't wanna see this in my own app. I don't share with any other on...
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My downloaded songs get deleted in offline mode

PlanPremiumCountryIranDeviceHP Elitebook 8570POperating SystemWindows 7My Question or IssueSince about four of five days ago, sometimes whenever I play a song, while being in offline mode (in which is also a problem for me, since the spotify on my co...

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  • Plan Premium Country Iran Device HP Elitebook 8570P Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue Since about four of five days ago, sometimes whenever I play a song, while being in offlin...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to add tracks to any playlist through Spotify Desktop

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueI am unable to add songs to my playlist, or any playlist for that matter through Spotify Dekstop. This issue has started recently and has made adding new tracks to my master playl...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Issue I am unable to add songs to my playlist, or any playlist for that matter through Spotify Dekstop. This ...
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Superuser Contribution Recent Update Issues.

PlanFreeCountry DeviceWindows 10Operating System My Question or IssueI got the new Spotify update recently and I found something that bothers me. I can't private playlists that I've liked from other users and I've been trying to figure out how to pri...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Windows 10 Operating System     My Question or Issue I got the new Spotify update recently and I found something that bothers me. I can't private p...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app lost connected devices

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDeviceVariousOperating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueDesktop app suddenly lost the connected devices (Echo dots). Logoff/logon or reinstall not fixed the issue. However the dekstop app already had issues connecting with one...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device Various Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue Desktop app suddenly lost the connected devices (Echo dots). Logoff/logon or reinstall not fix...
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Superuser Contribution Re: The New Desktop App

Album/Song Title Text Sizing Bug:See screen shot visual: https://imgur.com/a/OUA5U6s When you click maximize, then restore, and then re-maximize the window again: Album/Song TitleThen the text shrinks?!:Album/Song Title Guys roll the damn app back, g...

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  • Album/Song Title Text Sizing Bug: See screen shot visual: https://imgur.com/a/OUA5U6s   When you click maximize, then restore, and then re-maximize the window again:   Album/Song Tit...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Where can we find help to navigate the new UI update

I'm having trouble navigating this sudden new UI update. I'm used to having the feature where when you click an artist that you follow, you would get a playlist of the songs you liked from them, but that seems to have disappeared. It would help if th...

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  • I'm having trouble navigating this sudden new UI update. I'm used to having the feature where when you click an artist that you follow, you would get a playlist of the songs you liked from them, but ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify cannot load my profile, and does not show my playlists on the left sidebar

PlanStudent PremiumCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen opening Spotify, my left sidebar after Your Library is completely blank.When trying to go to my profile, it loads for 15-20 seconds and then displays "Couldn't ...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country United States Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When opening Spotify, my left sidebar after Your Library is completely blank. When trying to go to ...
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A lil' glitch when adding new songs to playlists, with the latest update

Hello everyone, fellow developers, I found out that when I try to add songs to a playlist, some of the playlists fall outside the screen. Now, yes, I am talking about the users who have loads of playlists, I am one of them. A scrollbar fitted there w...

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  • Hello everyone, fellow developers,   I found out that when I try to add songs to a playlist, some of the playlists fall outside the screen. Now, yes, I am talking about the users who have load...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking at a song does nothing on my Win 10 laptop

I have been struggling with this problem for long time now. When I clicked at a song, it doesn't do anything. No album cover nor song title and artist displayed on the player, it's just blank. I'm also having a problem where some of the song doesn't ...

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  • I have been struggling with this problem for long time now. When I clicked at a song, it doesn't do anything. No album cover nor song title and artist displayed on the player, it's just blank. I'm al...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Auto-skipping songs you selected!

Dear Spotify, I was listening to my 'Discover Weekly' playlist, and everytime it renews there are so many good songs in them. But you will likely have 1 or 3 songs that you strongly dislike in there. My idea was to add a feature that allows you to se...

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  • Dear Spotify,   I was listening to my 'Discover Weekly' playlist, and everytime it renews there are so many good songs in them. But you will likely have 1 or 3 songs that you strongly dislike ...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play music on desktop spotify

PlanFreeCountryU.A.E.DeviceHP Pavilion x360Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've performed a clean reinstall, tried switching off hardware acceleration but I'm still unable to play music. I'm constantly provided with the error message "...

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  • Plan Free Country U.A.E. Device HP Pavilion x360 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've performed a clean reinstall, tried switching off hardware acceleration but I'm ...
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Solved!! unable to delete songs from playlists in desktop win 10 premium

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issueunable to delete songs from playlists in desktop premium win 10. option not offered

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue unable ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Bring Back Some Keyboard Shortcuts

PlanPremiumDeviceDESKTOPOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueI recently got the new design UI and I realized that the new desktop version doesn't support removing songs by doing Ctrl - X and it also doesn't support cutting and pasting songs li...

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  • Plan Premium Device DESKTOP Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue I recently got the new design UI and I realized that the new desktop version doesn't support removing songs by...
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Superuser Contribution Artist liked songs list...gone??

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe ability to click on your artists you follow in your library and listen/list your liked songs seems to be gone. I hope it is just buried somewhere in this update and I...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The ability to click on your artists you follow in your library and listen/list your liked son...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify can't load profile or play any non-downloaded song

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSpotify is unable to play any music that isn't downloaded to the PC, nor is it able to load my profile with playlists after my reinstalls.I've tried restarting, logging out and bac...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify is unable to play any music that isn't downloaded to the PC, nor is it able to load my profile with...
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