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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist suggestions (Add)

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueYesterday (18 Jan 2021), I was listening to a playlist I created a while back and to my surprise, there was a new section at the bottom of the playlist with suggestions of similar artists and ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Yesterday (18 Jan 2021), I was listening to a playlist I created a while back and to my surprise, there was a new section at...
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Superuser Contribution Stalling

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSpotify for WindowsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen playing the app in Windows 10 (Both on Desktop and on my Surface Tablet) it plays fine til it hits commercials then every couple days when a comm...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Spotify for Windows Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When playing the app in Windows 10 (Both on Desktop and on my Surface Tabl...
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Superuser Contribution Not all local files showing

PlanPremium DuoCountryUK DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi there, Not all of my local files show in spotify.I have attatched screenshots showing the problem.I have tried:- removing and re-adding the local folder- removing the ...

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  •   Plan Premium Duo Country UK   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi there,   Not all of my local files show in spotify. I have attatched...
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Superuser Contribution Drop down menu dissapears when you disable show friend activity in the windows app.

Hello, I've encountered a very simple and annoying problem with Spotify windows app. When show friends activity is enabled the arrow with the drop-down menu is accessible, but when you disable friend activity it automatically disappears. This does no...

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  • Hello, I've encountered a very simple and annoying problem with Spotify windows app. When show friends activity is enabled the arrow with the drop-down menu is accessible, but when you disable friend...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Doesn‘t Show Lyrics!!! (VER:1.1.48.625)

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLenovo 730 Operating SystemWindows 10 64bithttps://support.spotify.com/us/article/view-lyrics/I have tried getting lyric to work on both desktop and phone but neither work!Absolute debacle!Below, I have attached s...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Lenovo 730  Operating System Windows 10 64bit https://support.spotify.com/us/article/view-lyrics/ I have tried getting lyric to work on both de...
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Superuser Contribution High CPU usage Podcast Videos

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have noted a very high CPU usage from watching podcast videos on the Spotify desktop app. When listening to music the CPU usage is around 1%, while watching a video ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have noted a very high CPU usage from watching podcast videos on the Spotify desktop app....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Where is the option to change the folder downloads?

I can't find the option for change the folder of the downloads playlist. PlanPremiumCountrySpain Device Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHow Can I Change and locate the folder of the downloads?

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  • I can't find the option for change the folder of the downloads playlist.  Plan Premium Country Spain   Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue How ...
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Please add an equalizer to pc/desktop spotify.

I don't understand why there isn't one. Really.. the app on my phone has it? but not my pc?

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  • I don't understand why there isn't one. Really.. the app on my phone has it? but not my pc?
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 Desktop App Command Prompt Commands

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueDoes anyone know any command prompt commands for the Windows 10 desktop app? I'm writing a python script to control spotify through command prompt, but the only co...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Does anyone know any command prompt commands for the Windows 10 desktop app? I'm writin...
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Superuser Contribution very slow

everytime i open up spotify on my pc it is very slow to open it took me over 5mins.. after 5 mins i can allowed to play some music about 7 time then it frezzing up i have to closed it every time... so annoying.....

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  • everytime i open up spotify on my pc it is very slow to open it took me over 5mins.. after 5 mins i can allowed  to play some music about 7 time then it frezzing up i have to closed it every tim...
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Superuser Contribution Rewinding staying in playlist while skipping changes the playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSkipping songs changes the playlist to another even with repeat on while rewinding keeps playing songs from that playlist i had originally selectedhttps://youtu.be/mPeWNmlLNac...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Skipping songs changes the playlist to another even with repeat on while rewinding keeps pl...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play playlist folder

I am no longer able to use the play button on my playlist folders. The button is present but pressing it does nothing. Playing from an individual playlist within the folder works fine though. Is this normal? I recall being able to play the folder its...

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  • I am no longer able to use the play button on my playlist folders. The button is present but pressing it does nothing. Playing from an individual playlist within the folder works fine though. Is this...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify starts automatically at Windows startup

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issue If I check "don't start spotify at Windows start" , spotify will most of the time start automatically anyway, it's random, this is clearly an issue, very annoying.

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue   If I check "don't start spotify at Windows start" , spotify will most of the time start...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some songs radio don't load

PlanPremiumCountryRussian FederationDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome songs radio won't load (when I use song -> go to song radio option). Loading screen appears and sits there infinitely. The feature works for most songs/ar...

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  • Plan Premium Country Russian Federation Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some songs radio won't load (when I use song -> go to song radio option). Loadin...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity

PlanPremiumCountryAmericaDeviceWindows DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBefore the update, I could see friend activity just by following them but now it says I have to make a Facebook account in order to do that. Is it possible t...

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  • Plan Premium Country America Device Windows Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Before the update, I could see friend activity just by following them but now it ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] Up accessibility for search, annoying new user experience.

used spotify for a while and one thing that is annoying is that its like 3 steps to search for a song/artist, which more or less is the base principle for you application introduce a short hand to get to the search quick. i know you need test new thi...

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  • used spotify for a while and one thing that is annoying is that its like 3 steps to search for a song/artist, which more or less is the base principle for you application introduce a short hand to ge...
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When using a vertical dual monitor Spotify doesn't correctly fullscreen on 2nd monitor.

DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I run dual monitors in a Vertical layout so my main one is at the bottom and the 2nd one is above. I like to put Spotify on my 2nd monitor (Top) while working on my 1st monitor (Bottom). If I dr...

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  • Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I run dual monitors in a Vertical layout so my main one is at the bottom and the 2nd one is above. I like to put Spotif...
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Superuser Contribution Full Screen button missing but using premium

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceThinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe full screen button beside the volume slider is missing. I had it a while ago but recently it has disappeared. I have already tried reinstalli...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue The full screen button beside the volume slider is missing. I h...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect Help

How do i remove my sound bar from spotify connect https://epic-gamer.life/sDRoHQKkYRq Screenshot ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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  • How do i remove my sound bar from spotify connect   https://epic-gamer.life/sDRoHQKkYRq   Screenshot ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Superuser Contribution Playlist sorting

Is it possible to automatically sort the playlists in alphabetical order.

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  • Is it possible to automatically sort the playlists in alphabetical order.
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