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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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Scanning for chromecasts dont work.

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceGaming rig.Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI noticed that the windows desktop client can't find the Audio renderers on the network properly. But using something like VLC works perfectly same with Chrome br...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Gaming rig. Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I noticed that the windows desktop client can't find the Audio renderers on the networ...
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Google Home / Chromecast not visible from Windows Store App

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10, full updates My Question or IssueI run several Google Home Minis in my house. I can stream to them from Spotify for Android with no problems. From my laptop, I only see the Amazon Fire ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10, full updates   My Question or Issue I run several Google Home Minis in my house. I can stream to them from Spoti...
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Windows store spotify doesn't see local google home speakers

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows 10 Laptop - Spotify 1.1.16.522.g55a4b852 (Microsoft Store Version)Operating SystemWindows 10 Home Version 1903My Question or IssueI have 2 google home minis and a chromecast on my local network, they don'...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows 10 Laptop - Spotify 1.1.16.522.g55a4b852 (Microsoft Store Version) Operating System Windows 10 Home Version 1903 My Question or Issue I hav...
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Superuser Contribution Casting to Chromecast stops every 60min

PlanFreeCountryItalyDevicePC desktopOperating SystemWin7 My Question or IssueSince I moved to a new office, casting form Win7 to Chromecast had encountered several issues.1 - First and more annoing is that casting stops every 60 minutes. Precisely. H...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy Device PC desktop Operating System Win7   My Question or Issue Since I moved to a new office, casting form Win7 to Chromecast had encountered several issues. 1...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop + Chromecast Audio NO CAST!!!

Tried ALL the obvious suggeste by Spotify assistance (?) but still it is IMPOSSIBLE to cast Spotify to a TV via Chromecast audio FROM a desktop pcThe set up is this:1 - Win desktop PC connected to the office network via ethernet (not via wifi)2 - Chr...

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  • Tried ALL the obvious suggeste by Spotify assistance (?) but still it is IMPOSSIBLE to cast Spotify to a TV via Chromecast audio FROM a desktop pc The set up is this: 1 - Win desktop PC connected t...
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Solved!! Chromecast Audio for Win 10 Desktop Spot App

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceDell DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Is there any way to cast to a Chromecast Audio dongle (connected to my hifi amp on an AUX input) when using the Spotify App (outside of the Chrome browser) on Wind...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK  Device Dell Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Is there any way to cast to a Chromecast Audio dongle (connected to my hifi a...
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Solved!! Connecting to Chromecast from Windows Desktop Client

When I want to use spotify connect to connect to my chromecast, I need to use my android phone/tablet versionn of spotify to connect first, then take over that connect session from my desktop client. It's imposible to directly connect to the chromeca...

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  • When I want to use spotify connect to connect to my chromecast, I need to use my android phone/tablet versionn of spotify to connect first, then take over that connect session from my desktop client....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Don't see Chromecast Audio in my device list on Spotify for PC

Are Spotify users able to cast music from Spotify software (Windows 8/10 PC), but I don't see my Chromecast Audio on my available device list. I only see my 2 PC. I tried on both my PC. Could someone help me with this issue ? Thanks. P.S.:I see Chrom...

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  • Are Spotify users able to cast music from Spotify software (Windows 8/10 PC), but I don't see my Chromecast Audio on my available device list.   I only see my 2 PC.   I...
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No Output Available

Spotify was working fine, then suddenly stopped. I try to play a song, and it skips through a bunch of songs until it displays "Spotfiy can't play this song.." . I've been through all the troubleshooting with that issue, and I've figured out that Spo...

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  • Spotify was working fine, then suddenly stopped. I try to play a song, and it skips through a bunch of songs until it displays "Spotfiy can't play this song.." . I've been through all the troubleshoo...
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(Desktop] App only wants to play my most recent liked songs.

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10. My Question or IssueSo for the last few weeks, the desktop version of Spotify has only been playing the most recently liked songs when I listen to my liked songs. This doesn't happen when I use the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Windows 10.   My Question or Issue So for the last few weeks, the desktop version of Spotify has only been playing the most recently liked so...
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Superuser Contribution Overslept/missed meeting because of Podcast outplay

Plan PremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceGalaxy S10 / LaptopOperating SystemAndroid / W64 My Question or IssueI usually play a podcast on my Windows laptop when I go to bed and midway through the episode I will fall asleep. There seems to be no way to...

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  • Plan  Premium Country The Netherlands Device Galaxy S10 / Laptop Operating System Android / W64   My Question or Issue I usually play a podcast on my Windows laptop when I go to b...
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Superuser Contribution Fix Windows Application

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaOperating System(Windows 10 x64) When will the Windows application be fixed? Build: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc don't work!Build: 1.1.34.694.gac68a2b3 works! Ty!

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Operating System (Windows 10 x64)   When will the Windows application be fixed?   Build: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc don't work! Build: 1.1.3...
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Superuser Contribution Meu Spotify Desktop não exibe minha musicas salvas

Plan: PremiumCountry: Brazil Device: DesktopOperating System :Windows 10 My Question or Issue: Estou com problemas de execução das minhas musicas curtidas no meu aplicativo do computador. Já reinstalei o aplicativo e restaurei suas configurações mas ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Brazil   Device: Desktop Operating System :Windows 10   My Question or Issue: Estou com problemas de execução das minhas musicas curtidas no meu aplicativo...
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Superuser Contribution I cannot hide or unhide songs. (The icon doesn't even appear)

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI cannot hide or unhide any songs. The icon doesn't even appear. I accidentally hid a song I liked and I cannot find out to unhide it. I went into display options and checked ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I cannot hide or unhide any songs. The icon doesn't even appear. I accidentally hid a song I l...
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Superuser Contribution Error Message

Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Hi there, I am getting this error message even though I paid. Can someone please tell me why I am getting this?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC Operating System Windows 10   Hi there, I am getting this error message even though I paid. Can someone please tell me why I am g...
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Solved!! Cache setting still going to OS drive

With the latest release the ability to change the cache direcroy is in but it doesn't work. I have it pointing to a backup hardrive but the app data directory is still growing close to gig now with just switching it and deleting the old content.

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  • With the latest release the ability to change the cache direcroy is in but it doesn't work.  I have it pointing to a backup hardrive but the app data directory is still growing close to gig...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashing on startup (even on web player)

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DevicepcOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason every time I try to open Spotify it uses 100% disk space and then crashes. I tried uninstalling, restarting and downloading a different version but nothin...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device pc Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason every time I try to open Spotify it uses 100% disk space and then cr...
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Solved!! Holding down space

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issueholding down space while listening to a song causes it to freak out when you stop.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue holding down space while listening to a song causes it to freak out when you stop.
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Solved!! social listening

So I am on a windows desktop my wife has an IPhone XR we can do a listening party sometimes from IPhone to Iphone RARELY but when we try to get it to where i can use spotify on my pc and listen to music together whilst i am gaming it is a no go. I do...

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  • So I am on a windows desktop my wife has an IPhone XR we can do a listening party sometimes from IPhone to Iphone RARELY but when we try to get it to where i can use spotify on my pc and listen to mu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now on every song

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 2004 My Question or IssueSpotify was working for some time but then stopped and throws error on every track. What tried: clearing cache at roaming/local, reinstalling app to latest, disabling...

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 2004   My Question or Issue Spotify was working for some time but then stopped and throws error on every track. What t...
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