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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 How do I install the standalone version of the app in windows 10?

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLaptop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI would like to install spotify as a traditional program and not as a windows store app. When i ran the installer downloaded from spotify.com, it just converted itse...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Laptop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I would like to install spotify as a traditional program and not as a windows store app. ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Trasferring account and Premium subscription to a brand new desktop PC

PlanFree/PremiumCountryHungaryDevicedesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 7 now but the new PC will be Windows 10. My Question or IssueI am buying a new desktop PC. How can I transfer my Premium subscription and account?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Hungary Device desktop PC Operating System Windows 7 now but the new PC will be Windows 10.   My Question or Issue I am buying a new desktop PC. How can I tra...
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[Desktop] Download individual song or songs?

Hello Spotify community.I am a premium member and I wish to download individual songs, so that I can play around with them and sync them on my dj software. I am a beginner! If this is possible on spotify, how does one do it? And if not, what service ...

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  • Hello Spotify community. I am a premium member and I wish to download individual songs, so that I can play around with them and sync them on my dj software.  I am a beginner!  If this is p...
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Superuser Contribution Search/filter in all playlists

Hello, Is it possible to search/filter for songs and artists in all playlists at once. It is a very useful feature that I would use often. I know this was posible to do in previous desktop application for Windows. Using the library that summarized al...

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  • Hello,   Is it possible to search/filter for songs and artists in all playlists at once. It is a very useful feature that I would use often.    I know this was posible to do in pre...
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Artist Picture Arrows Broken!

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows 10 desktop1080p monitorSpotify Version1.1.44.538.g8057de92 (Microsoft Store version)My Question or IssueGood evening, I noticed the when I was in the About page of an artist and tried to view their pictures, the lef...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows 10 desktop 1080p monitor Spotify Version 1.1.44.538.g8057de92 (Microsoft Store version) My Question or Issue Good evening, I noticed the when I was i...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop not syncing properly with current activity on Android Devices

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDesktop App, (current version), Android App on multiple devices (also current version) - Samsung Galaxy S10 and Vankyo Matrixpad S7 Operating SystemWindows 10, various Android OSMy Question or IssueI've been experiencing pro...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Desktop App, (current version), Android App on multiple devices (also current version) - Samsung Galaxy S10 and Vankyo Matrixpad S7  Operating System Window...
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Superuser Contribution Fullscreen closes when song changes

PlanFreeCountryFinlandDeviceWindows pcOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen I start Spotify It allows me to go fullscreen mode, but when the song changes it goes away.

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  • Plan Free Country Finland Device Windows pc Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When I start Spotify It allows me to go fullscreen mode, but when the song changes it goes away.
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution [BUG] Search in playlists

PlanPremiumCountryPoland DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue1. Go to some playlist2. Search in playlist (ctrl+f)3. Play one result4. [ISSUE] When song ends (or cliecked "next"), next song is next stong of playlist, not from search...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue 1. Go to some playlist 2. Search in playlist (ctrl+f) 3. Play one result 4. [ISSUE] ...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Every attempt to open Spotify web URL from browser to app causes screen to blink or turn off

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceLenovo T480Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (2004). OS build: 19041.58 My Question or IssueClicking on the Spotify icon on an embedded Spotify album found on web page to transfer to the desktop app always causes my screen to b...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Lenovo T480 Operating System Windows 10 Pro (2004). OS build: 19041.58   My Question or Issue Clicking on the Spotify icon on an embedded Spotify album f...
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Superuser Contribution Overlay not appearing when playing games

i dont know what happened but i was able to see the overlay and what song was playing and everything and now all of a sudden the overlay just dissappeared, the button to toggle the overlay on and off is on and i dont understand why it isnt showing, i...

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  • i dont know what happened but i was able to see the overlay and what song was playing and everything and now all of a sudden the overlay just dissappeared, the button to toggle the overlay on and off...
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Superuser Contribution Search returns wrong results

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10,etc My Question or IssueI'm using the latest desktop version of Spotify, 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f. I just had a most annoying session of trying to search for songs to create a playlist. About 1 in 1...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10,etc   My Question or Issue I'm using the latest desktop version of Spotify, 1.1.43.700.g20acee0f.  I just had a most...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Windows crashes after a few seconds.

Whenever I open Spotify on my Windows device, it crashes after a few seconds. I have tried restarting my computer and deleting/redownloading the app. Help would be much appreciated.

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  • Whenever I open Spotify on my Windows device, it crashes after a few seconds. I have tried restarting my computer and deleting/redownloading the app. Help would be much appreciated.
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Superuser Contribution The app keeps crushing

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My IssueThe app crushes after couple seconds it starts running. It never goes beyond couple seconds. I tried clean reinstall but nothing changed, my system and all the drivers are up-to-date.

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Issue The app crushes after couple seconds it starts running. It never goes beyond couple seconds. I tried clean reinstall but nothing...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Why does Spotify hides the Windows volume icon from the tray?

Why does the Windows volume icon immediately disappears from the tray while Spotify is running?This happens even with the desktop overlay option disabled. What is the point of that?The volume icon is an easy way to adjust the volume with the mouse.

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  • Why does the Windows volume icon immediately disappears from the tray while Spotify is running? This happens even with the desktop overlay option disabled. What is the point of that? The volume ico...
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Connection error 04

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop PC with LAN connectionOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueDear Spotify Support and Community,since a few days my Spotify got some connection issues. It shows the errorcode 04 and states "No connection...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop PC with LAN connection Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Dear Spotify Support and Community, since a few days my Spotify g...
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windows offline bug - do something or I will go to competition / easy fix

Spotify is not checking internet connection but rely on windows internal and bugged mechanism. It causes error code: 4 even if there is connection, and it is even more annoying when there is specific virtual switches configuration, making spotify unu...

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  • Spotify is not checking internet connection but rely on windows internal and bugged mechanism. It causes error code: 4 even if there is connection, and it is even more annoying when there is specific...
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Superuser Contribution Favourite songs are playing in reverse order

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDesktop (Windows)Operating SystemWindows 10 home My Question or IssueSince a few days I am experiencing an issue while playing my favourite songs.I sorted the playlist by DATE I added the songs.The oldest added first, the ne...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Desktop (Windows) Operating System Windows 10 home   My Question or Issue Since a few days I am experiencing an issue while playing my favourite songs. ...
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Superuser Contribution reconnect issue

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueafter losing internet connection, spotify displays an information about going offline and that the application will try to connect automatically when an internet conn...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue after losing internet connection, spotify displays an information about going offline and ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Connect] My Songs Are Auto Skipping, Which Means I can't enjoy my Subscription.

This is not an idea, but Spotify sucks and I can't post as an issue so... can someone help with playback? Video

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  • This is not an idea, but Spotify sucks and I can't post as an issue so... can someone help with playback?   Video
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Superuser Contribution Search Results Limited

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe most recent Spotify Desktop update (1.1.43.700) seems to have severely limited the amount of search results that appear. When choosing "see all" while searc...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The most recent Spotify Desktop update (1.1.43.700) seems to have severely limited t...
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