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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 Playlist synchronisiert nicht

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueImmer, wenn ich meinen Playlisten neue Songs hinzufüge, werden die in der Spotify App am PC nicht angezeigt. Im Spotify Web Player sind diese dann allerdings hinzugefügt. (B...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Immer, wenn ich meinen Playlisten neue Songs hinzufüge, werden die in der Spotify App am PC nicht...
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Can not change data folder - only the storage folder will be moved (big folders on C:)

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWIN10 (no stupid admin user in general work/use), all updates, lastest spotify-version My Question or IssueThe background is, that my C: is permanently going to be crowded with data fromC:\Users\userna...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System WIN10 (no stupid admin user in general work/use), all updates, lastest spotify-version   My Question or Issue The background is,...
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Superuser Contribution Canciones agregadas a playlists no aparecen

Hola! Soy de Colombia. Tengo un PC con Windows 7. Tengo una cuenta gratis y utilizo la versión 1.1.1.348.g9064793a (según la información de Acerca de Spotify). Mi problema es que tengo algunas playlists con ciertas canciones en ellas. Últimamente agr...

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  • Hola!   Soy de Colombia. Tengo un PC con Windows 7. Tengo una cuenta gratis y utilizo la versión 1.1.1.348.g9064793a (según la información de Acerca de Spotify).   Mi problema es q...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Selecting multiple song at once

I just got the new update on desktop and I was wondering: how do you select multiple songs in a playlist at once? I know that you could do it before by holding shift but it doesn't work in the new update.

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  • I just got the new update on desktop and I was wondering: how do you select multiple songs in a playlist at once? I know that you could do it before by holding shift but it doesn't work in the new up...
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Possible to change country, to get different ads?

Hey, I'm getting really sick of these Norwegian ads on spotify, playing horrible music that I have to listen to every time there's an ad (there's only like 3 different ads in Norwegian, and it's usually the one ad that keeps playing every time), but ...

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  • Hey, I'm getting really sick of these Norwegian ads on spotify, playing horrible music that I have to listen to every time there's an ad (there's only like 3 different ads in Norwegian, and it's usua...
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How do I remove the song that is playing from playlist

I have constructed a HUGE playlist. I want to know how to remove the currently playing song from the current playlist. I am using the Spotify app on Windows 10 computer with a premium subscription.

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  • I have constructed a HUGE playlist. I want to know how to remove the currently playing song from the current playlist.  I am using the Spotify app on Windows 10 computer with a premium subscript...
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Superuser Contribution Offine mode?

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI had an Issue where i was getting a little blue notification on the top of my spotify saying "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I had an Issue where i was getting a little blue notification on the top of my spotify saying "...
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My desktop spotify downloads updates every day

Greetings, for a week my spotify desktop application has been downloading updates daily, sometimes it downloads many updates in a single day, having finished updating it. I would like to know if there is any way to fix this error. Thank you

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  •   Greetings, for a week my spotify desktop application has been downloading updates daily, sometimes it downloads many updates in a single day, having finished updating it. I would like to know...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify's shuffle function is too 'smart'

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevice and Operating SystemIrrelevant. My IssueI didn't actually know in which board I should've posted this, since it's an issue with Spotify's shuffle algorithm and not with the version of Spotify installed on my device...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device and Operating System Irrelevant.   My Issue I didn't actually know in which board I should've posted this, since it's an issue with Spotify's shuf...
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Superuser Contribution Why does my Spotify keep crashing after 20-30 seconds? (Windows)

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy does my spotify crash?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Why does my spotify crash?
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Superuser Contribution Album keeps duplicating as I scroll down my album list.

DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueThe album "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" by Drake keeps duplicating as I scroll down my album list in "Albums" under "Your Libraries", with the "Artist" option selected in the "Sorted b...

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  •   Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue The album "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" by Drake keeps duplicating as I scroll down my album list in "Albums...
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Spotify mutes itself while playing songs

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceHP Omen 15 2018Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue My Spotify would mute itself while playing songs. Often middle of songs. I've restarted Spotify a few times, closed off Skype, etc tried the recommendation...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device HP Omen 15 2018 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   My Spotify would mute itself while playing songs. Often middle of songs....
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copying playlist text to a doc

I am looking for a way to copy the text of my playlists -- artist name, song name, album -- to a Google or other doc. I'm in Windows. I've tried the usual control-A, control-C. All that gets highlighted and copied in the web version are the name of t...

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  • I am looking for a way to copy the text of my playlists -- artist name, song name, album -- to a Google or other doc. I'm in Windows. I've tried the usual control-A, control-C. All that gets highligh...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify est inutilisable

Bonjour,j'ai un problème avec l'application Spotify Windows. Lorsque je la lance elle démarre normalement mais dès que je veux écouter de la musique un disque gris apparaît comme lorsque qu'il n'y a pas de connexion (or mon wifi fonctionne, ou alors ...

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  • Bonjour, j'ai un problème avec l'application Spotify Windows. Lorsque je la lance elle démarre normalement mais dès que je veux écouter de la musique un disque gris apparaît comme lorsque qu'il n'y ...
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Superuser Contribution Problem with "view all" on Chrome

I have spotify premium and live in ItalyI've been trying to see all the playlists that spotify made under the category "Le migliori playlist anime" but when I click the 'view all' button after a dozen or so playlists I keep scrolling but the same pla...

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  • I have spotify premium and live in Italy I've been trying to see all the playlists that spotify made under the category "Le migliori playlist anime" but when I click the 'view all' button after a do...
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PlanPremiumCountryThailandDeviceCustom DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10ApplicationGoogle Chrome (Version 84.0.4147.135 (Official Build) (64-bit)), Discord (Version Stable 66346 (e5c35d3)), Spotify (1.1.40.508.gd5bc2931 (Microsoft Store version)) My ...

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Superuser Contribution Desktop Spotify library has no music

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently was having issues with desktop Spotify for PC where no song would play for more than 3 seconds before saying it could not play the current song. ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently was having issues with desktop Spotify for PC where no song w...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to install real DESKTOP version

PlanFreeCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 I am unable to download the real DESKTOP version, even when i download the DESKTOP app setup it downloads the MICROSOFT STORE version which i do NOT want, please help me download the REAL D...

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  • Plan Free Country Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10   I am unable to download the real DESKTOP version, even when i download the DESKTOP app setup it downloads the MICRO...
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Superuser Contribution songs disappear when sorted by title, album or artist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueWhen I sort Liked Songs by date added, all of them appear in the list. But when I sort them by Title, Artist, or Album, almost all of the tracks disappear from the list. The one...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue When I sort Liked Songs by date added, all of them appear in the list. But when I sort them by Title,...
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