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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working

My Spotify autoplay is not working even after reinstalling it multiple times. It always ends up a the first song of playlist

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  • My Spotify autoplay is not working even after reinstalling it multiple times. It always ends up a the first song of playlist
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Stop Auto-Updating

Attention Spotify Administrators –Not that anyone at Spotify cares what I have to say (that’s obvious) as I have noted this here before. You have no idea how upset I am. You did it again. You updated Spotify and ceased usage of older versions. Why st...

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  • Attention Spotify Administrators – Not that anyone at Spotify cares what I have to say (that’s obvious) as I have noted this here before.   You have no idea how upset I am.  You did it a...
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Superuser Contribution what happened to play counts?

They have disappeared completely from PC and Mac desktop versions. Is there a way to turn the feature back on?

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  • They have disappeared completely from PC and Mac desktop versions. Is there a way to turn the feature back on?
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DEMAND: Return the "queue" view to center

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 I want this for yesterday. Yes, I am **bleep** - The queue has to go back to the middle section of the app. This is no longer a request, but a demand. For stuff like that, you NEED to have a ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device PC Operating System Windows 10   I want this for yesterday. Yes, I am **bleep** - The queue has to go back to the middle section of the app. This is n...
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Superuser Contribution Why was the queue moved to the right instead of the center?

My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?

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  • My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?
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Recently Played button mising when in using the DJ

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueA recent update to Spotify (today it seems) has removed the queue/recently played button from the interface. I use this feature often to go back and re-queue past songs or lik...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue A recent update to Spotify (today it seems) has removed the queue/recently played button fr...
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Superuser Contribution Playing a song after a search is playing current one wich was paused

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceDesktop, FirefoxOperating System windows 10 or 11 My Question or IssueI have a song paused.I do a researchI press the play button from one of the search resultsThe song paused is strating... (not the song I want to liste...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Desktop, Firefox Operating System  windows 10 or 11   My Question or Issue I have a song paused. I do a research I press the play button from ...
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Superuser Contribution 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...

Start Jam Menu - Desktop App.png Queue Right Sidebar.png
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  • Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 🥳 🖥️ 💻 Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play Windows 11 browser

I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I cannot play anything. When i click on a song or playlist it won't even say that I clicked on it. It doesnt read that i clicked play at all. I can add songs to the queue, make a new playlist etc. and it...

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  • I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I cannot play anything. When i click on a song or playlist it won't even say that I clicked on it. It doesnt read that i clicked play at all. I can add ...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution [Troubleshooting] App keeps crashing till this morning - W11

PlanPremium DeviceDesktop-PC Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello.Yesterday the Spotify Desktop App worked fine. Since I started the computer this morning the app keeps crashing. First it crashed directly at startupRestarting did not ...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Desktop-PC   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello. Yesterday the Spotify Desktop App worked fine. Since I started the computer this...
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Superuser Contribution Buffering while playing podcasts (my internet speed is not the problem)

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - buffering... About every 30-60 seconds the audio will stop, buffer for 5-10 seconds...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - bufferi...
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Random Pausing of Songs While in a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSo recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games, however while I am outside of the game it seems perfectly fine. It's on...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue So recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games...
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Pause Media Key pauses Youtube instead of Spotfy

I have owned my Dell XPS 15 for 2 years. Today when I turn my laptop on and launch spotfy whilst watching a youtube video, my pause media key starts pausing youtube instead of spotfy (I have never been able to pause youtube before with media keys so ...

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  • I have owned my Dell XPS 15 for 2 years. Today when I turn my laptop on and launch spotfy whilst watching a youtube video, my pause media key starts pausing youtube instead of spotfy (I have never be...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify loses connection after waking computer from sleep

Looks like there is a bug in version 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78. Frequently, Spotify fails to reconnect with the internet after I wake my computer from sleep (Windows 10). Repro steps:Open Spotify and play musicShut or "lock" laptopOpen and/or log back int...

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  • Looks like there is a bug in version 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78. Frequently, Spotify fails to reconnect with the internet after I wake my computer from sleep (Windows 10).   Repro steps: Open...
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Superuser Contribution Songs pause every 3 seconds on all devices (Periodic Issue)

Listening to songs all day on Windows and/or Android, and suddenly playback pauses. I can resume playback, but will only play for about 3 seconds before pausing again. Every time this issue happens, it always plays for about 3 seconds and pauses agai...

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  • Listening to songs all day on Windows and/or Android, and suddenly playback pauses. I can resume playback, but will only play for about 3 seconds before pausing again. Every time this issue happens, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Running EXTREMELY Slowly

PlanPremiumCountryU.S.A.DeviceLaptop & Samsung S24 UltraOperating SystemWindows 10, Android 14 My Question or IssueI have the same issue with spotify on both devices. On my computer, Spotify runs EXTREMELY slowly, to the point that opening the softwa...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S.A. Device Laptop & Samsung S24 Ultra Operating System Windows 10, Android 14   My Question or Issue I have the same issue with spotify on both devices. &n...
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I don't have the crossfade option in my settings

I would like to to shorten the amount of time between songs on my playlist, so I know I need to adjust my crossfade. The problem is when I go to my profile and choose settings, playback is not offered as an adjustable option. I have Spotify Premium a...

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  • I would like to to shorten the amount of time between songs on my playlist, so I know I need to adjust my crossfade. The problem is when I go to my profile and choose settings, playback is not offere...
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Superuser Contribution How to fix Spotify when it keeps saying 'error-dialog.generic.body'?

Windows 10 Spotify appBasically, after I download Spotify and log in, it will say 'error-dialog.generic.header', with 'error-dialog.generic.body' under it. There is also a green box saying 'fatal-error.generic-label' which I can click, but when I do ...

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  • Windows 10 Spotify app Basically, after I download Spotify and log in, it will say 'error-dialog.generic.header', with 'error-dialog.generic.body' under it. There is also a green box saying 'fatal...
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mon spotify sature

peu importe quoi faire, mais sur mon pc spotify sature

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  • peu importe quoi faire, mais sur mon pc spotify sature
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