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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 Home page not showing up

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64 bits My Question or IssueThe Home page is not appearing for me. It sometimes appears though, but it's very rare and I can only see the Browse and Radio page.

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7 Professional 64 bits   My Question or Issue The Home page is not appearing for me. It sometimes appears though, but i...
  • Ivan
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Superuser Contribution Local files not playing on my phone

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 HiI got a premium account. I have enable spotify local files on my desktop. However I can't ...

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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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fullscreen album art - new issue

PlanFreeCountryUSDevicelenovo thinkpadOperating Systemwindows 10 proMy Question or Issuefound out why i couldnt find the option, it disappears after one song. why is this?

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  • Plan Free Country US Device lenovo thinkpad Operating System windows 10 pro My Question or Issue found out why i couldnt find the option, it disappears after one song. why is this?
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Solved!! fullscreen album art

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceLenovo ThinkpadOperating SystemWindows 10 ProMy Question or Issuesaw feature, used it, went off of it for a bit, now cant find it.

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Lenovo Thinkpad Operating System Windows 10 Pro My Question or Issue saw feature, used it, went off of it for a bit, now cant find it.
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Superuser Contribution Hiding Home, Browse and Radio

PlanPremium It appears intentionally impossible to remove all the adverts from my premium account. I subscribed to Premium to remove advertisements but because I accidentally clicked a pop artist I am now being advertised junk. Is it possible to remo...

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  • Plan Premium   It appears intentionally impossible to remove all the adverts from my premium account. I subscribed to Premium to remove advertisements but because I accidentally clicked a pop...
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Shuffle off when play a new playlist

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Playing ThroughPS4My Question or IssueWhen I'm playing from pc to PS4 using Spotify ConnectAfter the last updates. Every time I start playing a new playlist the shuffle mode turns off. Prov...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Playing Through PS4 My Question or Issue When I'm playing from pc to PS4 using Spotify Connect After the last updates....
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Customize playlist picture problem

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceOneplus 7tOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, I can't change my my playlist cover photos anymore. I don't know if if it's the new update or lag, but I could change them before. I have researched and tr...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Oneplus 7t Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello,  I can't change my my playlist cover photos anymore. I don't know if if ...
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Full screen on the spotify app goes off on music transistions

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceLenovo Ideapad 330Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I put spotify on full screen while playing an album or playlist, the app goes off of fullscreen when it's changing from a song to the next one.

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Lenovo Ideapad 330 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I put spotify on full screen while playing an album or playlist, the app g...
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"Spotify can't play this song right now. If you have the file on your computer, you can impot it"

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 When I try to play two different songs that I found on youtube from spotify, I get an error "Spotify can't play this song right now. If you have the file on your computer, you can impot it". I...

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  • Plan Free Country USA   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   When I try to play two different songs that I found on youtube from spotify, I get an error "Spotify can't play...
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Screw your desktop client test, give us our features back we paid for!

How about a real response not a generic copy and paste that's been spammed for the past month. When can we expect something to done about this? Not sympathy or a link for a vote to consider listening to us... AN ACTUAL FIX TO LOSING HALF OF SPOTIFYS ...

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  • How about a real response not a generic copy and paste that's been spammed for the past month.   When can we expect something to done about this? Not sympathy or a link for a vote to consider ...
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Unable to dislike a song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSurface ProOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhere is the dislike button when listening to a track?

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Surface Pro Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Where is the dislike button when listening to a track?
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2020 and still Autostart problems?

Operating SystemWin 10 Pro 18363.836Spotify: 1.1.33.569.gced9e0f5 My Question or IssueI've been watching this for months!I turned off Autostart in the Spotify Settings... but Spotify still startup automatically sometimes! I already turned off the Win...

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  • Operating System Win 10 Pro 18363.836 Spotify: 1.1.33.569.gced9e0f5   My Question or Issue I've been watching this for months! I turned off Autostart in the Spotify Settings... but Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Volume erratic on Windows while connected to Discord

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceHP Pavilion laptop ca 2014Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am a writer and use music when I'm working. Recently during my writers group sessions (for which I use Discord), the volume has been going up and up ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device HP Pavilion laptop ca 2014 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am a writer and use music when I'm working. Recently during my writers gr...
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[Desktop] No Local Files & Facebook Tab In My Settings

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueDoesn't have the Local Files & Facebook Tab in my settings.I want to add local files to my Spotify but there is no way for me to do so

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  •     Plan Premium Country Singapore Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Doesn't have the Local Files & Facebook Tab in my settings. I want to add local f...
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Superuser Contribution Ads are still too loud - Using Spotify is damaging to hearing

Why are the ads so loud? Can't Spotify do something to correct the obvious difference in volume between streaming music?Everyone reading this has likely noticed that you can have your volume (either on your desktop or the app) set very low and the BA...

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  • Why are the ads so loud? Can't Spotify do something to correct the obvious difference in volume between streaming music? Everyone reading this has likely noticed that you can have your volume (eit...
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The app does not remember it's position on screen

Operating SystemWindows 10, from MS Store My Question or Issue1. Open the app, set it size to be almost full-screen. I have it 20px from top, left and bottom, I have a lot of space on right though.2. Close the app.3. Reopen the app.4. The window will...

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  • Operating System Windows 10, from MS Store   My Question or Issue 1. Open the app, set it size to be almost full-screen. I have it 20px from top, left and bottom, I have a lot of space on ri...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists randomizing even when random off

PremiumWindows 10 I have recently noticed that when I play a Playlist without random on it quite often jumps the order of tracks in the playlists and skips ahead in the playlist.

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  • Premium Windows 10   I have recently noticed that  when I play a Playlist without random on it quite often jumps the order of tracks in the playlists and skips ahead in the playlist.
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Superuser Contribution Desktop client and TMG proxy

PlanPremiumCountryCzech republic DevicePC x86 platformOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueCan you please implement support for TMG proxy, thanks.Best Regards. Marek

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech republic   Device PC x86 platform Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can you please implement support for TMG proxy, thanks. Bes...
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Superuser Contribution spotify wont open on windows

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify won't open. I've tried deleting it and redownloading it and it says "Migrating your Spotify data..." then closes and doesn't open. What do I do?

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify won't open. I've tried deleting it and redownloading it and it says "Migrating y...
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