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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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  • MattSuda
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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 Clicking album art to jump to song in playlist

PlanFamilyCountryIrelandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently (maybe 6 weeks) a feature I used a lot seems to have broken. I listen to music from a large playlist (~3,000 songs) which is sorted by Recently Added. I used to be able t...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan Family Country Ireland Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently (maybe 6 weeks) a feature I used a lot seems to have broken. I listen to music from a large playli...
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Solved!! (Desktop/Windows) Won't play sound on Airpods

So I recently got a used pair of 1st gen Airpods and they've worked on my phone perfectly (iPhone SE) but when I'm using my Windows laptop (ASUS Zenbook) and connect them to my laptop through Bluetooth, Spotify won't play through the Airpods. The sou...

  • Casual Listener
  • So I recently got a used pair of 1st gen Airpods and they've worked on my phone perfectly (iPhone SE) but when I'm using my Windows laptop (ASUS Zenbook) and connect them to my laptop through Bluetoo...
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Superuser Contribution Cant create folder and immediately disappear

PlanFamily PremiumCountrySingaporeDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIt's 2024 and the problem still hasn't resolved. Whenever I create a folder in my p...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Family Premium Country Singapore Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or I...
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Superuser Contribution COMO PASAR MUSICA A UN AURICULAR PARA CUANDO NADO EN LA PISCINA

EL AURICULAR ES DE MARCA TAYOGO.Y NO VEO MANERA DE PASAR LA MUSICA QUE TENGOYO TENGO CON USTEDES PREMIUM INDIVIDUAL

  • Visitor
  • EL AURICULAR ES DE MARCA TAYOGO. Y NO VEO MANERA DE PASAR LA MUSICA QUE TENGO YO TENGO CON USTEDES PREMIUM INDIVIDUAL
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Superuser Contribution Error 17 after re-installing

Hello, so I've been trying to listen to my favorite podcast on Windows 11 using the Spotify app. However, now it doesn't play the podcast anymore. The app worked fine when listening to songs, only with podcasts it doesn't play the episodes anymore. S...

  • Visitor
  • Hello, so I've been trying to listen to my favorite podcast on Windows 11 using the Spotify app. However, now it doesn't play the podcast anymore. The app worked fine when listening to songs, only wi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Fullscreen feature removed

So I noticed recently that the album art fullscreen feature was removed on the desktop app. I spoke to a rep and they told me the feature had been removed from the app. Really hoping they bring this back because I used this a lot, it was one of my fa...

  • Casual Listener
  • So I noticed recently that the album art fullscreen feature was removed on the desktop app. I spoke to a rep and they told me the feature had been removed from the app. Really hoping they bring this ...
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Superuser Contribution Fonts in other languages are not standardized

DeviceLenovo Ideapad 3Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or Issue : The fonts for Chinese simplified and Japanese characters are not properly rendered, and only seems okay when I change the Application's language itself. This wasn't a problem bef...

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  • Device Lenovo Ideapad 3 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue :  The fonts for Chinese simplified and Japanese characters are not properly rendered, and only seems okay w...
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Superuser Contribution Local File album title font size slightly larger than normal

My Question or IssueWhile not necessarily an important issue, it really irks me to see the font size difference in my playlists. It feels really out of place and although not very obvious at first, once you notice it, it really starts to get on your ...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue While not necessarily an important issue, it really irks me to see the font size difference in my playlists. It feels really out of place and although not very obvious at first,...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify sound quality and volume goes down when I tab into a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 It doesn't seem to matter what game, nor does it matter whether the game is fullscreen/borderless/windowed. It doesn't happen with chrome or anything. I've already updated windows, restarted...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   It doesn't seem to matter what game, nor does it matter whether the game is fullscreen/borderless/windowed. It doe...
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Superuser Contribution wrong audio keeps playing

i have been listening to the daylist. first song on that list was hoziers empire now. i listened to it, but then it started playing again even though spotify was showing a completly different song playing. had to listen to another list and then come ...

  • Casual Listener
  • i have been listening to the daylist. first song on that list was hoziers empire now. i listened to it, but then it started playing again even though spotify was showing a completly different song pl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify application is completely black

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe Spotify application is just a completely black screen, the only thing I can do to make it visible again is to re-install the entire program, and then it only works th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The Spotify application is just a completely black screen, the only thing I can do to m...
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Desktop Wallpaper

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceToshiba Portege Z20T-COperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, when I have been playing certain songs from Spotify on my laptop, my desktop background and my lockscreen background have been changing their...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Toshiba Portege Z20T-C Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, when I have been playing certain songs from Spotify on my laptop,...
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Solved!! Spotify can't play this right now

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceWindows DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey there^^ Everytime i try to play anything on the spotify desktop app (Windows) it tells me the following: Spotify can't play this right now. If you ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Windows Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey there^^  Everytime i try to play anything on the spotify desktop ...
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Superuser Contribution Device limit Reached but can't fix.

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceCustom Built PCOperating SystemWindows 10 22H2 My Question or IssueSo I have Spotify Premium and I just hit the Device Limit. There is a slight problem though, I am a guy who likes to keep his system clean, so I res...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Custom Built PC Operating System Windows 10 22H2     My Question or Issue So I have Spotify Premium and I just hit the Device Limit. There...
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Superuser Contribution [Not urgent] Discord Local Files

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of America DeviceDesktop Operating SystemWindows 10 Problem/QuestionThis isn't super important (hence the non urgent in the title) but whenever I play local files on Spotify the cover doesn't show up in my Discord status....

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America   Device Desktop   Operating System Windows 10   Problem/Question This isn't super important (hence the non urgent in the title) ...
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when adding a lot of songs to the queue at once only a limited ammount is added

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDevicelenovo legion pro 5Operating Systemwindows 11 My Question or Issuewhen adding a lot of songs (in this case 200) to the queue at once, only a limited ammount is added (70 in this case)

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device lenovo legion pro 5 Operating System windows 11   My Question or Issue when adding a lot of songs (in this case 200) to the queue at once, only a li...
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Superuser Contribution PREMIUM NOT WORKING ON MY ACCOUNT

PlanFree/PremiumCountryINDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, MacBook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.) My Question or IssueI have purchased sportify premium, but it is not reflecting/showing in my account.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Country IN Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, MacBook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.)   My Question or Issue I have pur...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps scanning my local files even with local files turned off

PlanFree/PremiumCountry US Device Windows 10 computer(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System Windows 10(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have the "local files" option turned offEvery time I star...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Country US   Device  Windows 10 computer (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 10 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc....
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Solved!! Mini View for Windows 10 app

If you have ever used Groove (Windows 10 media player), the have a feature called "mini view" where it turns into a small windows that stays on top of all other windows. It would be great if Spotify could adopt this feature which is available on late...

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  • If you have ever used Groove (Windows 10 media player), the have a feature called "mini view" where it turns into a small windows that stays on top of all other windows. It would be great if Spotify ...
  • MattSuda
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