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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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  • cour10e22
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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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Tiles not shown correctly

Hi everyone, I'm having an issue with the Spotify App on Windows 10. In the section "made for you", some the tiles are not shown correctly. They are cut vertically. I attached some Screenshots.On this page, I also can't scroll to the side. So in the ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone,   I'm having an issue with the Spotify App on Windows 10. In the section "made for you", some the tiles are not shown correctly. They are cut vertically. I attached some Screensho...
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Superuser Contribution Issue: Spotify automatically adding songs to a playlist and messing it up

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo something really weird happened yesterday. I was just listening to some songs from my various playlists as I normally do, and Spotify decided to add every single one o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So something really weird happened yesterday. I was just listening to some songs from my vario...
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Can't open, uninstall, reinstall spotify.

I use Windows 10. I reset my computer and Spotify came installed by the Windows Store. I used that Spotify for a while, but yesterday I realized that Spotify was not opening. I would try to remove it from the control panel and settings, but Spotify w...

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  • I use Windows 10. I reset my computer and Spotify came installed by the Windows Store. I used that Spotify for a while, but yesterday I realized that Spotify was not opening. I would try to remove it...
  • Felir0n
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Prevent folder tree from opening on the side panel - Windows 10

Everytime I open a playlist from the folder view, the folder tree is opened on the side panel and I can't see the other folders easily. It doesn't occur on web app, which is the right behavior. It needs fixing.

  • Casual Listener
  • Everytime I open a playlist from the folder view, the folder tree is opened on the side panel and I can't see the other folders easily. It doesn't occur on web app, which is the right behavior. It ne...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify funktioniert auf meinem W 10 PC nicht mehr

Plan Family/PremiumCountry Germnany Windows 10 Pro Build 2004 Seit 14 Tagen funktioniert Spotify nicht mehr auf meinem Windows 10 Desktop PC. Die Cache zu löschen, Spotify neu zu installieren, ab und wieder anmelden bringt nichts. Ich sehe meine Play...

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  •   Plan  Family/Premium Country Germnany   Windows 10 Pro Build 2004   Seit 14 Tagen funktioniert Spotify nicht mehr auf meinem Windows 10 Desktop PC. Die Cac...
  • Ivan
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Local files play fine on mobile but NOT on desktop

I managed to search for local files and add them to playlists on my desktop (Windows 10, app), but they are not playing. They don't show any error message, it's just stuck at 0:00. However, after downloading them on my mobile app (iPhone SE), they pl...

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  • I managed to search for local files and add them to playlists on my desktop (Windows 10, app), but they are not playing. They don't show any error message, it's just stuck at 0:00. However, after dow...
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"a brief message from our sponsors" stops the playlist and nothing happens

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceThoshiba NotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, I always have the same problem, after clean installation, after new account... When in the left lower corner "a brief message from our sponsors" appea...

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  •   Plan Free Country Germany Device Thoshiba Notebook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hello, I always have the same problem, after clean installation, a...
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Recently Played List

PlanFamily Premium CountryU.S.A. DeviceDesktop PC and Android Mobile Device Operating System(Windows 10, Android Oreo) My Question or IssueThe "Recently Played" list on the Home screen has not updated for over half a year. There was a thread opened f...

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  • Plan Family Premium   Country U.S.A.   Device Desktop PC and Android Mobile Device   Operating System (Windows 10, Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue The "Rece...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify skips all songs immediately after I connected my Scarlett 2i2

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10, latest version My Question or IssueI've tried everything. YouTube and stuff works perfectly.Reinstalling SpotifyClearing Spotify cacheUpdating JavaRestarting my computerUpdate drivers (...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10, latest version   My Question or Issue I've tried everything. YouTube and stuff works perfectly. Reinstalling S...
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Optimize Spotify's app load times

The Spotify app for Windows (both Microsoft Store and its downloadable counterpart) are extremely slow when starting up, and navigation inside the app is also hindered by slow results for searches and a long load for albums and playlists. I would be ...

  • Casual Listener
  • The Spotify app for Windows (both Microsoft Store and its downloadable counterpart) are extremely slow when starting up, and navigation inside the app is also hindered by slow results for searches an...
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Desktop App Issues

1-) When I press the album cover to see where I'm listening to the song, it directs me to the default order of the playlist (which is nonsense). 2-) When I used the search bar in my playlist before, it would perceive it as a filter, and when I starte...

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  • 1-) When I press the album cover to see where I'm listening to the song, it directs me to the default order of the playlist (which is nonsense).     2-) When I used the sear...
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Some Available Tracks Won't Play (Emmit Fenn)

Some songs, specifically by the artist Emmit Fenn stopped playing on my phone. I also check the online app and they also do not play there. They show as available but just stopped playing last week sometime. I have installed and reinstalled the app. ...

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  • Some songs, specifically by the artist Emmit Fenn stopped playing on my phone. I also check the online app and they also do not play there. They show as available but just stopped playing last week s...
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Spotify pause my song each 10/20 sec for no reasons

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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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   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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Is there any way to disable podcasts entirely?

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueFrom the searches I've done, there doesn't seem to be a way to prevent evil garbage like Ben Shapiro from being recommended to me. Is there a way to disable pod...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue From the searches I've done, there doesn't seem to be a way to prevent evil garbage ...
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How to access the SPOTIFY Artist & Song Title data from another application ?

I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on SPOTIFY, to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at the bottom-left corner of the SPOTIFY window (horizontal scrolling) from another appl...

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  • I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on SPOTIFY, to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at the bottom-left corner of the ...
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Local files not displaying

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumDeviceASUS Q537FDOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I'm trying to add new songs to my local files that I a...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Device ASUS Q537FD Operating System Windows 10   My Qu...
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Superuser Contribution having issues with BOA bank fraud?

anyone else reported this issue? Apparently Bank of America is being used as the front. The address in the link is a little off-kilter though.

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  • anyone else reported this issue?  Apparently Bank of America is being used as the front.  The address in the link is a little off-kilter though.
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jump to /letter/

guys, I assigned to Spotify bec. it seemed to be a good music streaming service. good content, good usability. goos music -> "smile"Then: U**bleep**edMEup - the standard behavior of any (each and any) file browser has been removed from your service. ...

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  • guys,  I assigned to Spotify bec. it seemed to be a good music streaming service. good content, good usability. goos music ->  "smile" Then: U**bleep**edMEup - the standard behavior ...
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Spotify desktop app opens web page on startup

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 1909Spotify version1.1.35.458.g891674f3My Question or IssueSpotify desktop app sometimes automatically opens https://www.spotify.com/ee/ on startup. How to prevent this from happening?

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10 1909 Spotify version 1.1.35.458.g891674f3 My Question or Issue Spotify desktop app sometimes automatically opens https://www.spotify.com...
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Superuser Contribution First 30 seconds of each track gets skipped when any list is played

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevice & OSWindows 10 PCMy Question or IssueAs stated in the title, as of this morning, any time I play music, Spotify automatically skips the first 30 seconds of the next track and appears to try and crossfade both tracks (despit...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device & OS Windows 10 PC My Question or Issue As stated in the title, as of this morning, any time I play music, Spotify automatically skips the first 30 seconds o...
  • Ivan
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