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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 Cannot Mark Podcast Episodes as Played

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have the Windows 10 client for Spotify and I listen to podcasts while working on the computer. I know in the past I was able to mark specific episodes as played o...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have the Windows 10 client for Spotify and I listen to podcasts while working on the c...
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Superuser Contribution Media Keys no longer working if Spotify isn't the active window.

I have been using my media keys with Spotify in the background flawlessly for quite a while but suddenly they've stopped working. They only work with Spotify if I have Spotify as my active window (in the foreground). I have Google Chrome installed bu...

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  • I have been using my media keys with Spotify in the background flawlessly for quite a while but suddenly they've stopped working. They only work with Spotify if I have Spotify as my active window (in...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Startup

Windows Laptop.When I turn on my laptop, Spotify turns on.I made everything that I could to turn off startup, but it didn't help.Please help me to solve it :C

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  • Windows Laptop. When I turn on my laptop, Spotify turns on. I made everything that I could to turn off startup, but it didn't help. Please help me to solve it :C
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Superuser Contribution Spotiamp help

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDeviceWindows / Samsung S10eOperating SystemWindows / Android (latest) My Question or IssueI just love Spotiamp and can't ditch it for anything in the world right now. The fact that it is so sleek and light makes it incredibl...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Romania Device Windows / Samsung S10e Operating System Windows / Android (latest)   My Question or Issue I just love Spotiamp and can't ditch it for anythi...
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Superuser Contribution No sound via HDMI anymore

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceHP Elitebook x360 / Dell U2410 LCD monitor (with speakers) via HDMI connectedOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue:Since a few days (after one of the recent app updates?), Spotify does not play sound anymo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device HP Elitebook x360 / Dell U2410 LCD monitor (with speakers) via HDMI connected Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue: Since a few da...
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Superuser Contribution USA Spotify Premium using Windows 10 on Dell tower won't play folders on Sonos speaker.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Superuser Contribution Annoying scrolling problem (Windows Version)

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue:When using backbutton/backspace on my mouse, the previous page loads but scrolls automatic all the way to the bottom for no reason. This problem has been going on fo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue: When using backbutton/backspace on my mouse, the previous page loads but scrolls automati...
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Superuser Contribution Duo Mix Playlist Bug

Spoiler (Highlight to read)PlanPremium DuoCountryTurkey DevicePC, iOS, AndroidOperating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise EditionPlanPremium DuoCountryTurkey DevicePC, iOS, AndroidOperating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise EditionMy Question or IssueSo as you k...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Turkey  Device PC, iOS, Android Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise Edition My Question or Issue So as you know, Duo Mix has three different playlists as se...
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Superuser Contribution None of the Songs will play

PlanPremium FamilyCountryGermanyDevice(in Attachments)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueAlright so I think my Spotify is completely useless at the moment. It won't play any songs besides local ones that I have installed on my pc. I alr...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Germany Device (in Attachments) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Alright so I think my Spotify is completely useless at the moment. It w...
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded song appears in local files and playlists, but the song does not actually play

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Windows Desktop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I download a song, it appears on my local files, and looks playable. When I select the song, it does not play and simply remains at 0:00. I can move aro...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Windows Desktop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When I download a song, it appears on my local files, and looks playable. When I ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast episode-lists bugging out/can't scroll

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceDell and HP laptopsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery time I go to a podcast's episode list and try to scroll through it, the scroll bar bugs out and starts vibrating back and forth and flashing, so I...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Dell and HP laptops Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every time I go to a podcast's episode list and try to scroll through it, th...
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Superuser Contribution local files dont sync new songs but recognize deleted files. Also local files playlist is gone now

premium, US, windows 10 (installed AGAIN today), android (samsung galaxy s9)My Question or IssueI'm adding a labeled screenshot that shows exactly how this looks. Every time I add a new mp3 (they're all mp3's) to the folder linked to my local files, ...

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  • premium, US, windows 10 (installed AGAIN today), android (samsung galaxy s9) My Question or Issue I'm adding a labeled screenshot that shows exactly how this looks. Every time I add a new mp3 (they...
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Superuser Contribution cant play spotify while not using premium plan.

PlanFreeCountrysouthkorea Devicelg gram 15 maybe 2018 versionOperating Systemwin 10 My Question or IssueJust few days ago, I could listen to spotify with free plan. But, when I log in today, I could not play any song. Just after I log in, spotify sho...

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  • Plan Free Country southkorea  Device lg gram 15 maybe 2018 version Operating System win 10   My Question or Issue Just few days ago, I could listen to spotify with free plan....
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Superuser Contribution Unlink songs!!

I've had 30,000 songs from my local library added to my home Win 10 desktop Spotify for ages.. Sometimes I use this library for select songs that I sync to my Android phone over the same wireless network. Today at work, on the web client and where I ...

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  • I've had 30,000 songs from my local library added to my home Win 10 desktop Spotify for ages.. Sometimes I use this library for select songs that I sync to my Android phone over the same wireless net...
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify Client always wants to remember password

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI newly have a Password manager and for security reasons i want to have to enter my password everytime i open spotify (In other words close it and open it aga...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I newly have a Password manager and for security reasons i want to have to enter m...
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[Desktop] Go to top of page when you search with filter (Ctrl+F)

If the scroll bar isn't already on the top of the list when you search for something in a playlist using Ctrl+F, you can't see the results unless you scroll back up. Just add a "home" function before the search activates so you can actually see resul...

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  • If the scroll bar isn't already on the top of the list when you search for something in a playlist using Ctrl+F, you can't see the results unless you scroll back up. Just add a "home" function before...
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Superuser Contribution Certain Podcasts will not play on Desktop, no issue on phone.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhone 8 works without issue, Dell Laptop with google chrome only plays select) Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue A handful of Podcasts are not playing on desktop, despite having no issues playing from a phone...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device (iPhone 8 works without issue, Dell Laptop with google chrome only plays select)  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   A handf...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking album art to reveal song in playlist focuses on wrong song

If you have the album art view expanded up to the larger size on the lower left of the app, when you click on the image, it will bring the currently playing song into view in the playlist (or if not in a playlist, maybe on the artist's page). However...

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  • If you have the album art view expanded up to the larger size on the lower left of the app, when you click on the image, it will bring the currently playing song into view in the playlist (or if not ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast play order

When I listen to podcasts I listen to the oldest unplayed episode.When I'm done Spotify comes up with this brilliant idea, "How about i play and older episode that he has already heard, instead of the next episode of the podcast" Can someone explain ...

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  • When I listen to podcasts I listen to the oldest unplayed episode. When I'm done Spotify comes up with this brilliant idea, "How about i play and older episode that he has already heard, instead of ...
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Superuser Contribution Release radar not updating

My release radar hasnt updated since jan 15th 2021. i have tried to do a clean install as recommended but it didnt help. i use spotify regular, i add new bands and new songs regular and i use my release radar weekly, or at least i did until 15th jan ...

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  • My release radar hasnt updated since jan 15th 2021. i have tried to do a clean install as recommended but it didnt help. i use spotify regular, i add new bands and new songs regular and i use my rele...
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