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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 Spotify window too wide

PlanPremiumSpotify VersionSpotify for Windows1.1.74.631.g0b24d9adDevicePC - AMD R9 5900X, GTX 1650, 32GB DDR4Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro - 21H1 - Build 19043.1415 - WFEP Version 120.2212.3920.0My IssueSpotify on second monitor will create a 1px wi...

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Superuser Contribution Cannot open Spotify from any shortcuts if minimized to system tray

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceCustom built desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.2.28.581.gd0e8a92cMy Question or IssueIf I enable "Close button should minimize the Spotify window", then close it, I cannot reopen it from any shortcut (either...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Custom built desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.2.28.581.gd0e8a92c My Question or Issue If I enable "Close button should minimize the Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Keyboard shortcut ctrl+alt+F (Search in Your Library) not working with colemak layout

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 EnterpriseSpotify App VersionSpotify for Windows (64 bit)1.2.30.1135.g02fef27a My IssueThe keyboard shortcut for "Search in Your Library" ctrl-alt-F is not working. I figured that some keyboard layout/lan...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise Spotify App Version Spotify for Windows (64 bit) 1.2.30.1135.g02fef27a   My Issue The keyboard shortcut for "Search in Yo...
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Superuser Contribution Fully Disable Announcements

Premium | Windows 10 and Fresh install of Windows 10 | 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53bI keep getting announcements & new releases popping up in the Spotify client once a day when I first start it. I have the option switched off in preferences. I don't want to s...

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  • Premium | Windows 10 and Fresh install of Windows 10 | 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b I keep getting announcements & new releases popping up in the Spotify client once a day when I first start it. I hav...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app not filling screen / small gap on Windows 11

Device PC Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue When I maximize Spotify there's a thin gap left over at the bottom which is slightly annoying. You can see it just slightly above the Windows taskbar.

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  • Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue When I maximize Spotify there's a thin gap left over at the bottom which is slightly annoying. You can see it just s...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App Closes When Opening GTA 5 on Intel Evo Laptop

Hey everyone,I hope you're all doing well. I'm facing an interesting issue on my Intel Evo laptop [ https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/intel-evo ] and I'm hoping someone might have some insights or suggestions to help me out.Here's the problem I'm experien...

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  • Hey everyone, I hope you're all doing well. I'm facing an interesting issue on my Intel Evo laptop [ https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/intel-evo ] and I'm hoping someone might have some insights...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify should support hardware yubikes

HI I was wanting to now something does spotify support Hardware keys. I am on a free spotify plan. The reason I am asking is because I will have a hardware key through a legit company named:yubico.comWindows 11 home64 bit operating system Spotify sho...

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  • HI I was wanting to now something does spotify support Hardware keys.  I am on a free spotify plan.  The reason I am asking is because I will have a hardware key through a legit company nam...
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The "Lyrics" feature no longer has a "go back" button

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 (64 bits)Spotify version1.2.30.1135.g02fef27a My Question or IssueHi, When I click the "lyrics" button to see the lyrics of the song I'm listening to, there is no way of going back to the page I was visiting befo...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10 (64 bits) Spotify version 1.2.30.1135.g02fef27a   My Question or Issue Hi,   When I click the "lyrics" button to see the lyrics of the son...
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Superuser Contribution Lost feature: URI link with timestamp

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10, Spotify desktop app version 1.1.59.714.g7e040462-a My Question or IssuePrior to this most recent version update, I used to be able to copy a song's URI link and add a # timestamp (e.g., spotify:track:7iqS4pS1eV...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10, Spotify desktop app version 1.1.59.714.g7e040462-a   My Question or Issue Prior to this most recent version update, I used to be able to c...
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Superuser Contribution Whenever I download a podcast episode, the video won't play anymore.

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceAsusOperating SystemWindows10 My Question or IssueWhenever I play a podcast episode, the video plays fine. Then when I "download" it and try to continue watching later (no matter whether I'm offline or online), the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Asus Operating System Windows10   My Question or Issue Whenever I play a podcast episode, the video plays fine. Then when I "download" it and tr...
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Superuser Contribution So there's no Smart Shuffle option for My Liked Songs in pc, right?

I really enjoy this feature and it works well on my Android and IOS apps. I usually turn this on for My Liked Songs, but it seems disappear on PC. However it could be found in other list I created except My Liked Songs. So it's still not worked on th...

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  • I really enjoy this feature and it works well on my Android and IOS apps. I usually turn this on for My Liked Songs, but it seems disappear on PC. However it could be found in other list I created ex...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see related videos on the main page

on the main page, both from browser and from the app, I can't see "related videos" when I play a song. My friends, by opening the same song can also view the related music video. Why? I have a premium account

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  • on the main page, both from browser and from the app, I can't see "related videos" when I play a song. My friends, by opening the same song can also view the related music video. Why? I have a premiu...
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Superuser Contribution Whenever I close Spotify, a bunch of random files appear in my downloads (including index.dat)?

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHow do I resolve the issue of all these random folders each containing a .FILE file from downloading in my downloads everytime I close Spotify (downloaded version)? They all seem to be con...

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  •   Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue How do I resolve the issue of all these random folders each containing a .FILE file from downloading in my download...
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Superuser Contribution Embeds stoped dissplaying themself

They link looks like this now: https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/6EJDyT2T7pEeLLhNRR416r?si=6dbfd334681546c4 Before this, the link for a song was without the part that says "intel-de" and since the "intel-de" part is in the copied links I can't s...

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  • They link looks like this now:   https://open.spotify.com/intl-de/track/6EJDyT2T7pEeLLhNRR416r?si=6dbfd334681546c4   Before this, the link for a song was without the part that says "int...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app on windows (10) malfnctions

Ongoing issues happen only on windows app. Reinstalled a few times, but got tired of it.Problems:1) Search doesn't work- sidebars appear and work fine, but where would be results is nothing, sometimes written that "no results were found", also unable...

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  • Ongoing issues happen only on windows app. Reinstalled a few times, but got tired of it. Problems:1) Search doesn't work- sidebars appear and work fine, but where would be results is nothing, someti...
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Superuser Contribution Re: Search does not work on my desktop app

It is an ongoing issue, not the only one and happens only on windows app (windows 10). After it happened the first time I reinstalled which worked for some time, but problems keep showing up.Problems:1) Search- sidebars appear and work fine, but wher...

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  • It is an ongoing issue, not the only one and happens only on windows app (windows 10). After it happened the first time I reinstalled which worked for some time, but problems keep showing up. Proble...
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Superuser Contribution my friends activity isn't showing

I click on the icon on the top right corner whhere its supposed to show the friends activity but when i click it nothing pops up when a week ago i was able to see and im going crzyyPlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceASUS LaptopOperating System(iOS 10, And...

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  • I click on the icon on the top right corner whhere its supposed to show the friends activity but when i click it nothing pops up when a week ago i was able to see and im going crzyy Plan Premium C...
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Superuser Contribution Artist Page black line

There is a black line between the header and contest in the Artist profile/page

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  • There is a black line between the header and contest in the Artist profile/page
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Superuser Contribution Spotify starts playing randomly on my Windows 11 laptop.

I use Spotify on my Android Phone and on my Windows 11 laptop. For a long time now, I find that at random times of the day or night (even when I am sleeping) Spotify will start playing on my Windows 11 Laptop. Obviously this is not a major problem du...

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  • I use Spotify on my Android Phone and on my Windows 11 laptop. For a long time now, I find that at random times of the day or night (even when I am sleeping) Spotify will start playing on my Windows ...
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