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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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Show albums and songs

Hey, There used to be an option to display all artist's albums and also see all songs under those albums. Now the only option is to display albums but not with songs. Any reason why this feature was removed? It was quite convenient to search for song...

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  • Hey,   There used to be an option to display all artist's albums and also see all songs under those albums. Now the only option is to display albums but not with songs. Any reason why this fea...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Skips every song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop + topping MX3 DAC/AMPOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery song get skipped from the desktop application with the error "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop + topping MX3 DAC/AMP Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every song get skipped from the desktop application with the error "...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Names not Showing

PlanPremiumDeviceHP Omen LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueStarting today there are some playlist names not showing. In particular one folder called Flava Flavas has several playlists in it, and the second, third and fourth playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Device HP Omen Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Starting today there are some playlist names not showing. In particular one folder called Flava Flav...
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hide a song

When I hide a song in the Android app. Why is the song not hidden in the Windows 10 app. It needs to be synced.

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  •   When I hide a song in the Android app. Why is the song not hidden in the Windows 10 app. It needs to be synced.
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded songs are glitchy and wont play properly offline

Hey guys, So I’m a premium user on desktop and my school has a system that blocks Spotify from accessing the internet. So, I downloaded my songs and I was all happy with myself but when I went to listen to my music on my computer while doing some sch...

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  • Hey guys,  So I’m a premium user on desktop and my school has a system that blocks Spotify from accessing the internet. So, I downloaded my songs and I was all happy with myself but when I went...
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Superuser Contribution app desktop spotify is very slow

PlanFreeCountryFranceDevicelaptop HPOperating SystemWindows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844 My Question or IssueI'm tired of spotify being very slow. how come spotify is so slow to:start;Navigate between pagesLiked songs is not displayed to disconnect, spotify ...

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  • Plan Free Country France Device laptop HP Operating System Windows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844   My Question or Issue I'm tired of spotify being very slow.   how come spotify is so slo...
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Songs liking score

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (20H2) My Question or IssueOne of the features I liked about the spotify desktop app was the ability to see the liking score for each song.In which version this killer feature was removed?? I 'd like to d...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 (20H2)   My Question or Issue One of the features I liked about the spotify desktop app was the ability to see the liking score for eac...
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Superuser Contribution all other music says "content not available" after selecting a playlist

PlanIt's a free plan but I created my account back in the invite-only days so I have the ability to freely pick songs and playlists un-shuffled but have commercials. DeviceFirefox on PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been having ...

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  • Plan It's a free plan but I created my account back in the invite-only days so I have the ability to freely pick songs and playlists un-shuffled but have commercials.   Device Firefox on PC ...
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Superuser Contribution Start stream to Chromecast Audio from Windows Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceWindows 10 PC running spotify V1.1.53.608. ChomeCast Audio running 1.42.172094 (updated 3.3.21) My Question or IssueI want to start a stream from the Windows desktop app to my Chromecast Audio. It does not appear in ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia   Device Windows 10 PC running spotify V1.1.53.608.  ChomeCast Audio running 1.42.172094  (updated 3.3.21)     My Questi...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Monthly listeners scroll bug

Hello everyone,I noticed this bug some months ago on Desktop Spotify (Windows 10). 1. Go to an artist page2. Click on Monthly Listeners3. Scroll down to the end of the page4. Click on the previous button next to the research bar5. End up at the end o...

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  • Hello everyone, I noticed this bug some months ago on Desktop Spotify (Windows 10).   1. Go to an artist page 2. Click on Monthly Listeners 3. Scroll down to the end of the page 4. Click o...
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Superuser Contribution UI Glitches badly when hardware acceleration is on.

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceCustom built gaming PCIntel i5-4690KAMD RX580 GPU16GB DDR3 RAM Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen resizing or moving the application, the UI glitches like crazy, it's unusable. I turned off hardware accel...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device Custom built gaming PC Intel i5-4690K AMD RX580 GPU 16GB DDR3 RAM   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When res...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify UI is slow

PlanPremiumCountryEgyptDeviceDesktop PC - i7 8700K - RTX 2080 - 16 GB ramOperating SystemWindows 10 20H2 My Question or IssueThe UI very slow when responding to the user input for example hitting play will take couple of seconds for the music to play...

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  • Plan Premium Country Egypt Device Desktop PC - i7 8700K - RTX 2080 - 16 GB ram Operating System Windows 10 20H2   My Question or Issue The UI very slow when responding to the user inpu...
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[Desktop][Connect] Streaming Spotify to my TV, with Chromecast

Hello, Since some time, I can't stream Spotify from my laptop to my TV (via Google's Chromecast). Normally, I can choose via "Connect with a device" my Chromecast. But the Chromecast I normally use, can't be selected. I can't see it in that list. I t...

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  • Hello,   Since some time, I can't stream Spotify from my laptop to my TV (via Google's Chromecast).   Normally, I can choose via "Connect with a device" my Chromecast. But the Chromecas...
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Superuser Contribution Je n'entend plus le son

Aucune des informations ci-dessous n'est requise. Cependant, plus vous fournissez, plus il nous sera facile d'essayer de vous aider.PlanGratuitPaysFranceDispositifOrdinateur PortableSystème opérateurWindows 10 Ma question ou mon problèmeBonjour,sur l...

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  • Aucune des informations ci-dessous n'est requise. Cependant, plus vous fournissez, plus il nous sera facile d'essayer de vous aider. Plan Gratuit Pays France Dispositif Ordinateur Portable Sys...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps resuming songs after I pause

PlanPremium CountryUK DeviceAlphaSync RTX 3070 Ryzen 7 16GB RAM 1TB HDD 480GB SSD Gaming Desktop PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello. My spotify keeps resuming songs after I pause them. It takes about 10-15 seconds and it just sta...

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  • Plan Premium   Country UK   Device AlphaSync RTX 3070 Ryzen 7 16GB RAM 1TB HDD 480GB SSD Gaming Desktop PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello....
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 UWP app vs web

How to make the album cover appear like in a web player in windows 10 uwp app? the playlist design looks like 10 years ago(

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  • How to make the album cover appear like in a web player in windows 10 uwp app?  the playlist design looks like 10 years ago(   
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Superuser Contribution Desktop App Keeps Refreshing Randomly to Main Menu

Operating SystemWindows 7 and XP My Question or IssueWhile using the desktop app player, what ever I am doing, like navigating into my playlists, searching music or whatnot, the app refreshes or reloads into the main menu. Its kind of annoying specia...

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  • Operating System Windows 7 and XP   My Question or Issue While using the desktop app player, what ever I am doing, like navigating into my playlists, searching music or whatnot, the app refr...
  • Alex
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[Desktop] Autoplay doesn't work

My autoplay function is activated, however my music keeps ending when the playlist is over. Please help!

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  • My autoplay function is activated, however my music keeps ending when the playlist is over. Please help!
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Windows 10] White bar at top when Maximised

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home Version 10.0.18363 Build 18363 My Question or IssueI have had this issue for a long time now, and nothing on the older topics seems to have helped me. I have a white bat at the top when my w...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Home Version 10.0.18363 Build 18363   My Question or Issue I have had this issue for a long time now, and nothing o...
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Solved!! Media Keys Using Youtube and Not Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueStarting 2 days ago my Spotify hasn't actually been using my pause/play media key, instead it just pauses/plays youtube in chrome. I looked up solutions and nothing so far has...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Starting 2 days ago my Spotify hasn't actually been using my pause/play media key, instea...
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