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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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  • SaylorDustin
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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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  • cour10e22
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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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Sound quality issue

I continue to have an issue with Spotifys audio quality and I think I found the source of the problem in Spotifys mastering process. It would be greatly appreciated if an employee that actually knows the details could give a bit more insight. About a...

  • Casual Listener
  • I continue to have an issue with Spotifys audio quality and I think I found the source of the problem in Spotifys mastering process. It would be greatly appreciated if an employee that actually knows...
  • CHandler22
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! [BUG] Artist Image Gallery Navigation Arrows

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOn any Artists "About"-tab, the image gallery navigation arrows (both left and right) lead to the previous image. No UI element is available to navigate to the next image.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue On any Artists "About"-tab, the image gallery navigation arrows (both left and right) lead to t...
  • AdamDam
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Connect to a device (almost) never works

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter searching this forum I'm seeing lots of users with the same issue but I haven't found an answer yet. When I run the Spotify application on my Windows 10 laptop it (almost) never finds my Sonos spea...

  • Regular
  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After searching this forum I'm seeing lots of users with the same issue but I haven't found an answer yet.   When I run the Spotify ...
  • Ver
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album cover gone, no way to get it back?

I just accidentally removed the album cover from the bottom left corner. This has happened before but the option to get it back is not there anymore, nor is there any option related to it in Account Preferences.Any way to get it back?

  • Casual Listener
  • I just accidentally removed the album cover from the bottom left corner. This has happened before but the option to get it back is not there anymore, nor is there any option related to it in Account ...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Scrolling issues

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen you go into an artist's profile, click "About", scroll all the way down, and then click the back button to go back to the "Overview", Spotify automatically scrolls all t...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When you go into an artist's profile, click "About", scroll all the way down, and then click the b...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution Spotify skips all the songs

Plan - PremiumCountry - NorwayDevice - PCOperating System - Windows 10My Question or IssueHappend a few days ago that whenever I want to play a song, it is just skipped.i've tried to turn off and on hardware accellerator, reinstall Spotify, delete th...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Norway Device - PC Operating System - Windows 10 My Question or Issue Happend a few days ago that whenever I want to play a song, it is just skipped....
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Issues playing local files offline (Desktop Version)

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (PC) My Question or IssueSome of my local files aren't playable and grayed out in my playlists as soon as Spotify is in offline mode or my PC has lost its connection.If I go to library and ther...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Operating System Windows 10 Pro (PC)   My Question or Issue Some of my local files aren't playable and grayed out in my playlists as soon as Spotify ...
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Solved!! Lag, Slow, Won't Load, Massive Delay, Program Latency, Laggy

Spotify still has a pestering lag issue that some users still suffer across multiple platforms and it won't go away, nothing in the forums seems to helpBasically even something as simple as adjusting the volume slider on the program can take forever ...

  • Gig Goer
  •   Spotify still has a pestering lag issue that some users still suffer across multiple platforms and it won't go away, nothing in the forums seems to help Basically even something as simple ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't Get Fullscreen Option

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason the two arrows at the bottom right for fullscreen are not visisble on the Windows Desktop app for me. Is there a way to access the apps fullscreen ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason the two arrows at the bottom right for fullscreen are not visisble on t...
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Superuser Contribution Lost features and different appearence

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo one day the entire appearance of my spotify changed. And a lot of features on the tab to the left are gone. For example I don't have the "recently added" tab. I only ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So one day the entire appearance of my spotify changed. And a lot of features on the tab to the...
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Superuser Contribution Allow Duplicate Followed-List References Into Multiple Folders

Can't duplicated followed-list into multiple folders. In other words, say that I liked a RockOUT list, I heart it, and now it's in my general library. So now I can move that reference into any folder or subfolder. But, once that is done, I can't add ...

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  • Can't duplicated followed-list into multiple folders. In other words, say that I liked a RockOUT list, I heart it, and now it's in my general library. So now I can move that reference into any folder...
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Superuser Contribution Artist names not showing up in local files

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have downloaded music on my computer that I listen to through Spotify. Some of the artist names show up in local files, but some of the artist names do no...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have downloaded music on my computer that I listen to through Spotify. Some of...
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Desktop design reverted back to old

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueDesign revert out of nowhere. I have had the new design for the longest time and all of the sudden I get reverted back to the old design. Why is there no option for users to o...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Design revert out of nowhere. I have had the new design for the longest time and all of the sudden I get r...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Friend feed still not updating for Windows 10

PlanPremium (Family)CountryWales, United Kingdom DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (x64) Spotify Version1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc (Microsoft Store version) My Question or IssueHey, I've looked around the help boards but I haven't found a solution that ha...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Wales, United Kingdom   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 (x64)   Spotify Version 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc (Microsoft Store version)   My Que...
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Superuser Contribution todas las veces que inico spotify en mi windows 10 aparece el programa en **bleep**

hola tengo este problema desde el año pasado ya y hasta ahora nunca e encontrado una solución, todas las veces que prendo el pc e inicio el spotify me sale en **bleep** y o tengo que esperar 1 hora para que se muestre todo o tengo que abrir y cerrar ...

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  • hola tengo este problema desde el año pasado ya y hasta ahora nunca e encontrado una solución, todas las veces que prendo el pc e inicio el spotify me sale en **bleep** y o tengo que esperar 1 hora p...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop has a weird gap in the bottom

PlanPremiumCountryIndia DeviceLenovo G50Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLook at the gap below, the app is maximized

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  • Plan Premium Country India   Device Lenovo G50 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Look at the gap below, the app is maximized  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't See Liked Songs / "Epic collection" Message

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceLenovo LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a seriously weird situation with my Liked Songs. I've had this issue for several months now; I believe it began sometime in April/May of 2020. Whenever I attemp...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Lenovo Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a seriously weird situation with my Liked Songs. I've had this issue for several mon...
  • Jeremy
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Playlists not working

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue:Spotify playlists wouldn't update on my computer so I deleted spotify and I reinstalled it. Once I logged in all my playlists, and everything is empty saying, "This pla...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue: Spotify playlists wouldn't update on my computer so I deleted spotify and I reinstal...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Spotify says it's connected to a different device

Today I was listening to music on my laptop and I wanted to switch to my phone. I clicked "connect to a device" and it connected to my phone.I was listening to music on my phone when I looked at my laptop screen where it said "listening on Galaxy Tab...

  • Visitor
  • Today I was listening to music on my laptop and I wanted to switch to my phone. I clicked "connect to a device" and it connected to my phone. I was listening to music on my phone when I looked at my...
  • Ivan
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Superuser Contribution Spotify takes 5 minutes to open in Windows 10

Spotify takes 5 minutes to open up on my computer. I am running Windows 10 on a desktop computer, I'm a US premium customer, and I already re-installed Spotify but it didn't fix the problem. This is totally unacceptable. I just want to listen to MUSI...

  • Visitor
  • Spotify takes 5 minutes to open up on my computer. I am running Windows 10 on a desktop computer, I'm a US premium customer, and I already re-installed Spotify but it didn't fix the problem. This is ...
  • Ivan
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