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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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Can't play anything on dekstop/smartphone

PlanFreeCountryFranceDeviceAsus ROG laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSooo, yesterday my spotify suddenly stopped working on BOTH my laptop and my phone. I thought it was my account, so I tried with another one but it didn't work e...

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  •   Plan Free Country France Device Asus ROG laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Sooo, yesterday my spotify suddenly stopped working on BOTH my laptop an...
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Superuser Contribution Volume Slider Glitch

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIn the Desktop app for Spotify, when I slide the volume adjuster with my mouse, the slider wi...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue In the ...
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Spotify local files not linked

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDevice(PC (1.0.85.257.g0f8531bd (Windows Store version)))Operating System(Windows 10 x64 1803) My Question or IssueHi. I have problems with Spotify not linking local files to Spotify database (all artist and albums are greyed ...

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device (PC (1.0.85.257.g0f8531bd (Windows Store version))) Operating System (Windows 10 x64 1803)   My Question or Issue Hi. I have problems with Spotify no...
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Solved!! adjust the playlist recommendations songs

I have done a playlist containing many genres and sub genres . unfortunately only a few genres are showing in the list Is the any option to completely restart the songs recommendations? , meaning refresh the base of the recommendations so songs from ...

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  • I have done a playlist containing many  genres  and sub genres  . unfortunately only a few genres are showing in the list      Is the any option to completely res...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some of the local files can't be downloaded nor played

PlanPremiumCountryCzech republic My Question or IssueHi, yesterday I decided that I want to share my local files from my Windows 10 laptop to my Android 10 phone. So I did everything the tutorial on this page wanted me to do and after a while, the do...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech republic   My Question or Issue Hi, yesterday I decided that I want to share my local files from my Windows 10 laptop to my Android 10 phone. So I did everything...
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Can't install spotify after diabling windows app store

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI installed spotify with the installer. Some windows update installed the windows app store v...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I insta...
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Bad scaling with two different resolution monitors

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently upgraded my monitor to a 1440p 27' display and I am running a 1080p monitor as a secondary. When it's on my secondary display it looks fine, like it i...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently upgraded my monitor to a 1440p 27' display and I am running a 1080p monito...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for desktop has a mind of its own :(

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi there! Just had this issue come up yesterday where the Spotify app on my desktop wouldn't let me play or select any music. It will randomly start playing mus...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi there! Just had this issue come up yesterday where the Spotify app on my desktop ...
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Spotify won't open

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI ran the Spotify Installer and everything seemed to be going fine, until the installer would just close without the app opening. I've tried to open the app through the AppData folder as administrator, n...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I ran the Spotify Installer and everything seemed to be going fine, until the installer would just close without the app opening. I've trie...
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Solved!! Google Home refuses to play local file playlists

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceSamsung S7, Google Home MiniOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have all my local files in playlists. I ask it to play the playlist that is 100% local files. It says "Ok, playing xxx playlist." but nothing ac...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Samsung S7, Google Home Mini Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have all my local files in playlists. I ask it to play the...
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Spotify Installer does not open Windows Vista

PlanUnlimitedCountrySpainDevicePCOperating System(Windows vista) My Question or IssueI have accidentally unistalled spotify on my laptop. I have tried to download again the installer (also the offline version) but it doesn't open when double click on...

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  • Plan Unlimited Country Spain Device PC Operating System (Windows vista)   My Question or Issue I have accidentally unistalled spotify on my laptop. I have tried to download again the i...
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Spotify App on Windows doesn't play songs

PlanPremiumCountryBulgariaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro, version 1909, OS build 18363.1016 My Question or IssueThe Spotify App cycles through songs in a playlist and doesn't actually play anything. If you want to hear a specific song...

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  • Plan Premium Country Bulgaria Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro, version 1909, OS build 18363.1016   My Question or Issue The Spotify App cycles through songs in a play...
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Solved!! Is it possible to use v0.8.4?

So.. I can't stand those flat/minimalistic design trends everyone into nowadays and my eyes hurt every time I open my browser and it just makes me wanna cry and everything - that's the reason.Now, I managed to dig out v0.8.4 on Wayback Machine but ev...

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  • So.. I can't stand those flat/minimalistic design trends everyone into nowadays and my eyes hurt every time I open my browser and it just makes me wanna cry and everything - that's the reason. Now...
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Change the tile icon to match the new windows start menu design.

I am using Windows 10 Insider Preview build which brings new start menu design, looks pretty great. But, the spotify app icon doesn't match with the design which kinda looks weird. For live tile turned on, it will be completely fine. But, for turned ...

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  • I am using Windows 10 Insider Preview build which brings new start menu design, looks pretty great. But, the spotify app icon doesn't match with the design which kinda looks weird. For live tile turn...
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error code 4 because win 10 network status notification bug

PlanFamilyCountryIndonesiaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter update to windows 10 ver 2004, the network notification is buggy. it is because it can't always connect to telemetry.microsoft.com (DNS problem) behind my offi...

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  • Plan Family Country Indonesia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After update to windows 10 ver 2004, the network notification is buggy. it is because it ...
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Stuck on random mode

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop, Windows 10 My Spotify app is stuck on random mode for Liked Songs. (Yes, I know there's a button for that)--even if I click the button to turn random mode on or off, it still will only play my Liked Songs on ran...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop, Windows 10   My Spotify app is stuck on random mode for Liked Songs. (Yes, I know there's a button for that)--even if I click the button to tur...
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Spotify will not stay paused when connected to bluetooth speaker

My desktop spotify app wont stay paused when it is connected to my bluetooth speaker which is the Echo Dot. It seems to stay paused for 10-15 seconds at a time before returning to Play. I've also tried pausing from my phone app and it still then resu...

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  • My desktop spotify app wont stay paused when it is connected to my bluetooth speaker which is the Echo Dot. It seems to stay paused for 10-15 seconds at a time before returning to Play. I've also tri...
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Can't see my Blu-Ray player in the Connect tray. Why?

I am using Spotify on my computer, Windows 10. I have a BDP that works just fine and has always worked with Connect. The thing is, occasionally I won't find it in my Connect tray on my computer, no matter what I try. Why? I am a programmer, and I kno...

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  • I am using Spotify on my computer, Windows 10. I have a BDP that works just fine and has always worked with Connect. The thing is, occasionally I won't find it in my Connect tray on my computer, no m...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 PC Recently played not updating

PlanPremiumCountryusaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueOn my PC there are 3 possible “recently played”Home Page: This has not updated in monthsIn my library: This one updates sometimes once per day OR a day later and not everythin...

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  • Plan Premium Country usa Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue On my PC there are 3 possible “recently played” Home Page: This has not updated in months In my library...
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[Desktop] Error code: auth:2

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy issue is that I can login in to spotify through the my browser but I can't login in the desktop app which I downloaded from the site and not microsoft store. I've seen ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My issue is that I can login in to spotify through the my browser but I can't login in the desk...
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