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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 Win11] Spotify keeps crashing my computer

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceIntel® Core™**bleep**NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro My Question or Issue[Very lengthy post but the subject is basically the TLDR] 02/28/2022For a couple of months now, Spotify has been freezing...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Intel® Core™**bleep** NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER   Operating System Windows 11 Pro   My Question or Issue [Very lengthy post but the subject i...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop client refuses to use default audio output device

Hey,since the last update my Spotify has been steadily refusing to use my default audio output device. First I put my default output as specific default for Spotify in the sound mixer, then I started disabling the devices Spotify was using instead of...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey, since the last update my Spotify has been steadily refusing to use my default audio output device. First I put my default output as specific default for Spotify in the sound mixer, then I start...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution No sound in spotify for Windows

Hello, problem with my Spotify for Windows. No sound is produced by the software, while in other applications of the PC in question, the sound works normally. Acer Laptop Windows 10 Pro x64. If anyone would have solutions to this problem? Good day to...

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  • Hello, problem with my Spotify for Windows. No sound is produced by the software, while in other applications of the PC in question, the sound works normally. Acer Laptop Windows 10 Pro x64.   ...
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I can't play a specific song

I'm on the website, I tried to play a song from a album that came out today, the first 5 songs worked, the 6th song somehow is not starting. I tried everything, skipping seconds inside the song to see if Spotify may starts in the middle, nope. Refres...

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  • I'm on the website, I tried to play a song from a album that came out today, the first 5 songs worked, the 6th song somehow is not starting. I tried everything, skipping seconds inside the song to se...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop app starts playing with a Teams Incoming Call

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDell Latitude 9420Operating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueSpotify Desktop app is open but not playing. I receive an incoming phone call on my Teams app and Spotify starts playing music! This is the wrong time for music...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Dell Latitude 9420 Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue Spotify Desktop app is open but not playing.  I receive an incoming phone call on my T...
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Superuser Contribution Doubleclicking on a playlist in the menu for adding songs makes the current song play from the start

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceIdeaPad Gaming 2 15ACH6Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueWhen clicking on the new menu for adding songs more easily (screenshot below) and accidentality double-clicking on one of the playlists where t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device IdeaPad Gaming 2 15ACH6 Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue When clicking on the new menu for adding songs more easily (screens...
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Superuser Contribution Album Cover Art super blurry/low quality

This has been an issue for a while and it seems many others are having the same issue, yet it isn't being fixed. This happens when you large out the album cover on Spotify Windows. This happens with *every* album art, not just some. Internet connecti...

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  • This has been an issue for a while and it seems many others are having the same issue, yet it isn't being fixed. This happens when you large out the album cover on Spotify Windows. This happens with ...
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spotify does not play over audio interface

hi there, i have a Focusrite 2i4 USB audio interface, which i use to work with programs like sibelius and ableton. Problem is that whenever it's connected, spotify wont play. this is of course very annoying. Any one experienced problems like this? be...

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  • hi there,   i have a Focusrite 2i4 USB audio interface, which i use to work with programs like sibelius and ableton. Problem is that whenever it's connected, spotify wont play. this is of co...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Doesn't work PC

PlanFreeCountry GermanyDevicePCOperating System WindowsMy Question or Issue My Spotify Hasn't been working for one or two months and when i try to reinstall it, its still the same problem also web player doesn't work. All of the songs are gone, i can...

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  •   Plan Free Country  Germany Device PC Operating System  Windows My Question or Issue  My Spotify Hasn't been working for one or two months and when i try to reinstall i...
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profile changes to facebook 'default' profile picture

when i delete my profile on dekstop, it changes to facebook 'default' profile. i remove the spotify connections from my facebook account and it work on mobile. but when i tried it on yhe dekstop version is still the facebook default one even when i r...

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  • when i delete my profile on dekstop, it changes to facebook 'default' profile. i remove the spotify connections from my facebook account and it work on mobile. but when i tried it on yhe dekstop vers...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Progress of podcast episodes switches to "heard" instantly

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueWhenever I start to listen a podcast episode, it instantly switches the progress of that episode to "heard".Before like a week ago or something it would show a progress...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Laptop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Whenever I start to listen a podcast episode, it instantly switches the progress of t...
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Superuser Contribution How can I set up Spotify to not stop playing?

Is there a way to set up Spotify to run independently from other devices, or change settings so that it does not stop playing no matter what might happen with other apps, screen locks, etc? For example, I will be listening to Spotify on my desktop co...

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  • Is there a way to set up Spotify to run independently from other devices, or change settings so that it does not stop playing no matter what might happen with other apps, screen locks, etc? For examp...
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Superuser Contribution merge playlists

Add a feartue that allows user to merge mulitiple playlists together because it is annoying to have to add each song one by one. can be playlists that user has personally made and ones they have liked from other users, however, when merged the merged...

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  • Add a feartue that allows user to merge mulitiple playlists together because it is annoying to have to add each song one by one. can be playlists that user has personally made and ones they have like...
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Logitech Options - can't set up mouse buttons for Spotify Microsoft Store version

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello.I was wondering to whom write with this problem (Logitech or Spotify), but I think that is something wrong with Spotify Windows software, not Logitech software. To the point: the problem is that in...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello. I was wondering to whom write with this problem (Logitech or Spotify), but I think that is something wrong with Spotify Windows sof...
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Superuser Contribution How do I browse English podcasts when my country is the Netherlands?

I live in the Netherlands. However, I prefer listening to English music and podcasts. When I try to find podcasts the explore page shows mostly Dutch podcasts. Is there a way to browse the English podcast?

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  • I live in the Netherlands. However, I prefer listening to English music and podcasts. When I try to find podcasts the explore page shows mostly Dutch podcasts. Is there a way to browse the English po...
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Superuser Contribution Discord staus shows only when i listen on web player but not in Spotify app

PlanFree/Premium DevicePCOperating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueOk so i connected discord to my spotify account and when i listen to music on spotify app , discord doesnt show my status , but when i open spotify web player it works and discord sho...

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  • Plan Free/Premium   Device PC Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue Ok so i connected discord to my spotify account and when i listen to music on spotify app , discord does...
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Superuser Contribution How to reach support when community can't help (app bug) and you don't have a social media account?

Dear Spotify.I am a paid subscriber and encounter what looks like a bug with the window application, where I can't play anything (the play button on search results, library, or suggestions is inactive). Only the web browser works. I rebooted many tim...

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  • Dear Spotify. I am a paid subscriber and encounter what looks like a bug with the window application, where I can't play anything (the play button on search results, library, or suggestions is inact...
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