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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 Sync Playlist order from Phone to Computer

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDevice(iPhone 10, Asus)Operating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueI made my Spotify playlist on my phone. When I first opened the playlist on the computer it was in the same order as it is arranged in my phone version. On...

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  • Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device (iPhone 10, Asus) Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue I made my Spotify playlist on my phone. When I first opened the playlist o...
  • Elena
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify for Windows Updates forgets play settings

It's most bothersome. For all my music I have random order of songs and continuous play and with each update it's reset. Can Spotify remember those settings?

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  • It's most bothersome.   For all my music I have random order of songs and continuous play and with each update it's reset.   Can Spotify remember those settings?
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spotify sorting stuck on album order

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify version1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (latest version as of now, 9/16/20) My Question or Issuetried to fix my issue of local file songs not playing in order (some would play but then skip over...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (latest version as of now, 9/16/20)   My Question or Issue tried to fix my is...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify non riproduce più la musica

PlanFreeCountryItaliaDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSalve, spotify da qualche giorno non riproduce più nessun brano riportando il seguente errore: "Ora spotify non può riprodurre questo contenuto. Se il file si trova sul ...

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  •   Plan Free Country Italia Device Computer Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Salve, spotify da qualche giorno non riproduce più nessun brano riportando il seguente error...
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Superuser Contribution Bug for sorting on track title

Operating System(Android and Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen sorting a playlist alphabetically on track name, there seems to be a strange bug when it comes to classical music where different movements of a piece are designated Roman numerals (I,...

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  • Operating System (Android and Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When sorting a playlist alphabetically on track name, there seems to be a strange bug when it comes to classical music where ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify crashing on startup

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10, Build 17134 My Question or IssueI cannot use the last version of Spotify. Whenever I start the program, It crashes after 5 seconds or so. I already attempted a clean install. Please, advise. ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Device PC Operating System Windows 10, Build 17134   My Question or Issue I cannot use the last version of Spotify. Whenever I start the program, It ...
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Superuser Contribution Search Filter not working properly

For about a week now, I've been having an issue in which I try to search for a song + an artist, and it acts as though it's not saved into my likes - it doesn't show any songs. However, I know for a fact that these songs are saved, as I saved them fo...

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  • For about a week now, I've been having an issue in which I try to search for a song + an artist, and it acts as though it's not saved into my likes - it doesn't show any songs. However, I know for a ...
  • Elena
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[Desktop][Other] Ad skipping bug

I don't know if its an idea or not, but I think, that I found a very useful bug, that can help people without premium subscriptions skip advertisment. When ads starts playing, you can just quickly close the app and open it again . Voila , ad is skipp...

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  • I don't know if its an idea or not, but I think, that I found a very useful bug, that can help people without premium subscriptions skip advertisment. When ads starts playing, you can just quickly cl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spotify is skipping all the songs

PlanPremiumCountryPOLANDDevicePCOperating SystemWin10 64bit My Question or IssueSpotify is skipping all of the songs. On the top bar there is blue message saying that The song cannot be played right now. Situation has been the same for about a month ...

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  • Plan Premium Country POLAND Device PC Operating System Win10 64bit   My Question or Issue Spotify is skipping all of the songs. On the top bar there is blue message saying that The son...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Stream ONE stream to multiple Sonos Speakers?

Hey Dear Lovers of Good Music :), I installed Sonos Connect today and can't find a way to stream the same stream to multiple Sonos Speakers. There was an update on this feature idea about 2 years ago over herehttps://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ide...

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  • Hey Dear Lovers of Good Music :),   I installed Sonos Connect today and can't find a way to stream the same stream to multiple Sonos Speakers.   There was an update on this feature idea...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to select multiple or all songs in playlist

Plan: Premium DeviceWindows LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify1.1.30.658.gf13cde74 My Question or IssueI am trying to Ctrl + A (It did not work)I am trying to Ctrl + Left Click multiple songs (It did not work)I am trying to Shift + Left Click a ...

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  • Plan: Premium   Device Windows Laptop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify 1.1.30.658.gf13cde74   My Question or Issue I am trying to Ctrl + A (It did not work) I am trying t...
  • Elena
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Superuser Contribution Playlist description update problem

Hi folks,For a few months, I have been trying to edit my playlists description section but every time I try to save an update, it reverts back to previous condition. After the editing, jumping another playlist then coming back to it, closing the app ...

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  • Hi folks, For a few months, I have been trying to edit my playlists description section but  every time I try to save an update, it reverts back to previous condition. After the editing...
  • Elena
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Superuser Contribution How to clear play queue?

Is there a way to clear the play queue? I've read a couple articles which say that there's a Clear button on the queue screen. However, I've looked at both the desktop and web app and there is no Clear button. Did Spotify remove the button? Is there ...

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  • Is there a way to clear the play queue?  I've read a couple articles which say that there's a Clear button on the queue screen.   However, I've looked at both the desktop and web app a...
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Really unusual issue with Spotify not playing any music.

PlanPremiumCountryThe U.S.A.DevicePCOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueI have been having issues with Spotify for the past month however it seemingly has gotten worse recently. Initially, when I put playlists on shuffle, there was about a 50 ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country The U.S.A. Device PC Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue I have been having issues with Spotify for the past month however it seemingly has gott...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lost all artists

PlanFreeCountryItalyDeviceWeb Player Operating System(Windows 10, Chrome 84) My Question or IssueHello, About 2 days ago all my artists followed are disappeared.I'm following the specific artist (the button is "Following") but my artists list is empt...

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  •   Plan Free Country Italy Device Web Player  Operating System (Windows 10, Chrome 84)   My Question or Issue Hello,   About 2 days ago all my artists followed are dis...
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Spotify Desktop for Windows 8.1 won't play to external USB sound card

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceASUS laptopOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueI use an external sound card, connected via USB, for all of my audio routing. It works for every program running on my computer--internal sounds, Internet media, vari...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device ASUS laptop Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue I use an external sound card, connected via USB, for all of my audio routing. It work...
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error al mostrar los slides del inicio

PlanPremiumArgentina Devicenotebook intelOperating Systemwindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueLas listas de reproducción quedan ocultas al llegar al fondo del slide, adjunto un video

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  • Plan Premium Argentina   Device notebook intel Operating System windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue Las listas de reproducción quedan ocultas al llegar al fondo del slide, adjun...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Clicking on album art highlights wrong song in sorted playlists

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceWindows Desktop My Question or IssueLooking to see why the functionality of clicking on the album art of the current playing song is no longer taking us to the song but to a seemingly random one. There was a thread I saw...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Windows Desktop     My Question or Issue Looking to see why the functionality of clicking on the album art of the current playing song is no long...
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Superuser Contribution No puedo ver "Mis Canciones".

PlanPremiumCountryPerúOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBuenas a todos. Tengo un problema hace dias solo en la App de la PC. Soy User Premium y no puedo ver ni reproducir mi playlist "Mis Canciones" teniendo casi 4500 músicas guardadas. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Perú Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Buenas a todos. Tengo un problema hace dias solo en la App de la PC. Soy User Premium y no puedo ver ni repro...
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