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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 [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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[Firefox] Black screen when opening https://open.spotify.com/ as logged in user

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I go to https://open.spotify.com/ as logged user I see only black screen and nothing else. Its works fine if I log out or in chrome browser.

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I go to https://open.spotify.com/ as logged user I see only black screen and nothing ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't play any music

PlanFreeCountryPoland Operating SystemWin 10 I have problem with spotify app on Pc with win 10. After click any music on playlis,t playlist goes from top to bottom and music is not playing. I have had such a problem for a long time. Reinstalling the ...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland   Operating System Win 10   I have problem with spotify app on Pc with win 10. After click any music on playlis,t playlist goes from top to bottom...
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Superuser Contribution how to fix black screen

PlanfreeCountry czech republicDevicedesktop pcOperating Systemwindows 7 ultimate My Question or Issue i keep getting a black screen, the only thing i can do is log out

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  •   Plan free Country  czech republic Device desktop pc Operating System windows 7 ultimate   My Question or Issue  i keep getting a black screen, the only thing i can do...
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Error Code 04 making Desktop use impossible

PlanPremiumCountryScotlandDeviceDesktop ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueSpotify application in windows 10 constantly disconnects giving error code 04. It starts up and shows blank pages then spits out "this page is not ava...

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  • Plan Premium Country Scotland Device Desktop Computer Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue Spotify application in windows 10 constantly disconnects giving error code...
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Favorite songs pop up window

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueA few days ago i got a pop up window that let me select a few favorite songs, i clicked that i wanted to do it later but now i cant seem to find it, is there anyone that c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue A few days ago i got a pop up window that let me select a few favorite songs, i clicked that i ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify skipping all songs

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify is skipping all songs in playlists. If I try to play one song I have an "Spotify can't play that now" error. I've tried to restart app/pc. I've reinstalled my audi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify is skipping all songs in playlists. If I try to play one song I have an "Spotify can't ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play music; skips around in playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePC (custom)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify will no longer play music through my Logitech speakers. Everything worked fine until a few days ago. When I try to play a song in a playlist, the songs skip a...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC (custom) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify will no longer play music through my Logitech speakers. Everything worked fine unt...
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Superuser Contribution Error code: 4

PlanFreeCountryItalyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify seems to rely on the connection status provided by Windows to check for connectivity.When Windows shows a "No Internet access", Spotify will refuse to connect with err...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify seems to rely on the connection status provided by Windows to check for connectivity. When...
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[UI Bug] related to playlist sort

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSurface Book 2Operating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueI'm also a UI developer and this is definitely the kind of mistake I'd make, lol. Open a playlist and sort it so the most recently added songs are at the top. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Surface Book 2 Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue I'm also a UI developer and this is definitely the kind of mistake I'd make, lol. ...
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Solved!! Unable to download spotify desktop client Windows 7

I am trying to install Spotify on my computer after it stoppped working by saying "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL' please, reinstall this application." After trying to reinstall it i get a message saying "Unable to download sp...

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  • I am trying to install Spotify on my computer after it stoppped working by saying "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL'  please, reinstall this application."  After...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows 10 - Repeated "Installation"

Every time I launch spotify on Windows (or almost every time) I get an "installing Spotify" dialog which disappears after a few moments. This completely screws the user experience by adding unnecessary friction and I've seen it happening for years, o...

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  • Every time I launch spotify on Windows (or almost every time) I get an "installing Spotify" dialog which disappears after a few moments.   This completely screws the user experience by adding ...
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Superuser Contribution Adding an album into my Albums library will be increase HD space?

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIf I add an album into my library, does it means that the Spotify App will download cache in my HD? Thank for your help on this question.

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  • Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue If I add an album into my library, does it means that the Spotify App will download cache ...
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Web Player pausing after 9 seconds on every song for a few seconds.

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktop PC, ChromebookOperating SystemWindows 10, Chrome OS, Ubuntu My Question or IssueEvery song that plays stops at 9 seconds, for a few seconds, then resumes playing. This is very annoying, and I cant find a fix. I have looked at...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop PC, Chromebook Operating System Windows 10, Chrome OS, Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Every song that plays stops at 9 seconds, for a few seconds, then resumes...
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Superuser Contribution Issues with Podcasts within the last week

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice Operating System My Question or IssueOn my work computer, I can listen to music fine but I’ve been having issues this week with podcasts. They’ll work fine on my phone but my work computer will play podcasts with no voices...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device   Operating System     My Question or Issue On my work computer, I can listen to music fine but I’ve been having issues this week with podcast...
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Spotify failed to migrate some of your data - more complete solution

This is to address the solution found in this thread:https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/quot-Spotify-cannot-migrate-some-of-your-data-quot-annoying/m-p/4486157#M59206This is currently the top Google result for the bug some people have e...

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  • This is to address the solution found in this thread: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/quot-Spotify-cannot-migrate-some-of-your-data-quot-annoying/m-p/4486157#M59206 This is c...
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Solved!! Will I still have my custom songs after i delete it from my computer?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Song playing

For some reason, songs that are in the software "Spotify" can't be reading. I've already tried to reinstall the software, but didn't work. And for some other reason, in the web player, my song work. Every playlist are now full and no more bug, but I ...

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  • For some reason, songs that are in the software "Spotify" can't be reading. I've already tried to reinstall the software, but didn't work. And for some other reason, in the web player, my song work. ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist playing wrong songs

Windows 10 PremiumI have recently noted that my playlists sometimes play the wrong song.For example, I had some Gorillas tracks and Fun Lovin Crims tracks in the same playlist. I deleted the Gorillas tracks and started playing the Fun Lovin Crims tra...

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  • Windows 10  Premium I have recently noted that my playlists sometimes play the wrong song. For example, I had some Gorillas tracks and Fun Lovin Crims tracks in the same playlist. I deleted t...
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