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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 External music

Hello,I want to add extarnal music from my laptop to my playlist in Spotify.But i can't find in my settings to do that.I can't find local files in my settings.There is nowhere a button to press on to add the music from a source from my laptop.Can som...

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  • Hello, I want to add extarnal music from my laptop to my playlist in Spotify. But i can't find in my settings to do that. I can't find local files in my settings. There is nowhere a button to pre...
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Superuser Contribution New loss of features and unnecessary over the top streamlining

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently got an automatic update for Spotify, And immediately I discovered changes I didn't like. For example, every time I want to look at a friend's activity I ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently got an automatic update for Spotify, And immediately I discovered changes I did...
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Solved!! Kaleidoscope album attributed to wrong Kaleidoscope

Dive Into Yesterday – Kaleidoscope is supposed to be by this band: Kaleidoscope(UK) right but it's in the Kaleidoscope(American) page? Also, this album Kaleidoscope – Kaleidoscope on Kaleidoscope(UK) page is I think supposed to be attributed to anoth...

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  • Dive Into Yesterday – Kaleidoscope is supposed to be by this band: Kaleidoscope(UK) right but it's in the Kaleidoscope(American) page?   Also, this album Kaleidoscope – Kaleidoscope on ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast "Fest & Flauschig" lässt sich nicht mehr abspielen

Premium AccountCountry: Germany Device + Operating SystemSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge (Android 7.0)Desktop (Windows 10) My Question or IssueIch kann den Podcast "Fest & Flauschig" nicht mehr mit der Spotify-App (egal, ob am PC oder am Handy) abspielen, die...

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  • Premium Account Country: Germany   Device + Operating System Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (Android 7.0) Desktop (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Ich kann den Podcast "Fest & F...
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Superuser Contribution The new interface is a huge regression

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceWorkstationOperating SystemWindows 7 / Windows 10 My Issue[French] La nouvelle interface est une énorme régression avec de nombreux bugs.Je ne vais pas développer, la liste serait trop longue et je ne maitrise pas l...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device Workstation Operating System Windows 7 / Windows 10   My Issue [French] La nouvelle interface est une énorme régression avec de nombreux bugs. ...
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Spotify Playlist Cover Photo

So I'm on spotify desktop and I'm trying to change the cover art to a playlist but it won't let me, I've watched about 20 videos and read about 10 articles, and nothing has worked. Any advice?

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  • So I'm on spotify desktop and I'm trying to change the cover art to a playlist but it won't let me, I've watched about 20 videos and read about 10 articles, and nothing has worked. Any advice?
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Spotify Desktop Overlay showing Incorrect Song

Just what the title says, the media overlay occasionally displays the wrong song. Seems to happen if you skip a few songs using the media keys. Currently on version 1.0.42.151.g19de0aa6.

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  • Just what the title says, the media overlay occasionally displays the wrong song. Seems to happen if you skip a few songs using the media keys. Currently on version 1.0.42.151.g19de0aa6.
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cannot delete multiple songs in a playlist

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceHP Laptop Operating SystemWin 10 My Question or Issuemake the function of deleting multiple songs in a playlist better. It's pathetic how difficult it is. I accidentally removed almost every song in the playlist somehow and t...

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  • Plan Free Country USA   Device HP Laptop   Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue make the function of deleting multiple songs in a playlist better.  It's path...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Change Order Of Songs On Playlists

I'm using the desktop app. Up until recently, I was able to sort my playlists by title, artist, or album, now I can't do anything to sort it. I can't even drag them into place, and there is no sorting option at all. This is my playlist, I am the crea...

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  • I'm using the desktop app. Up until recently, I was able to sort my playlists by title, artist, or album, now I can't do anything to sort it. I can't even drag them into place, and there is no sortin...
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Solved!! Idea: selecting multiple songs at once (in general)

I know this has been posted before, but I really need this option: I want to select multiple songs to either delete them or add them to a playlist. So weird this option isn't available....

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  • I know this has been posted before, but I really need this option: I want to select multiple songs to either delete them or add them to a playlist. So weird this option isn't available....
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Minimized album art on accident, don't know how to get it back.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceWindows Desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was listening to one of my favorite artists, I saw on the small album art in the lower left corner album art I haven't seen before. so I tried clicking on it...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Windows Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I was listening to one of my favorite artists, I saw on the small album art in the ...
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No sound when using Audioquest Dragonfly Red

PlanFreeCountry UK Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Windows PCOperating System Windows10(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I have no sound when using the Audioquest Dragonfly Red DAC and Spotify. All...

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  • Plan Free Country UK   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Windows PC Operating System Windows10 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Questi...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking the album art of the current song jumps to the wrong spot in a playlist

I generally always sort my playlist in reverse chronological order, with the newest added songs at the very top. It's nice considering I usually find myself more interested in hearing my newest songs. However, since it's a very large and old playlist...

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  • I generally always sort my playlist in reverse chronological order, with the newest added songs at the very top. It's nice considering I usually find myself more interested in hearing my newest songs...
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UX is terrible these days. Windows 10 especially.

Why make the artists' page only top 5 songs? Why remove the top 10? Why not make it even longer? I don't want to sift through 1000 Mozart albums to find a popular song that isn't in the top 5. Taking usability away is just tiresome with these UX deci...

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  • Why make the artists' page only top 5 songs?  Why remove the top 10?  Why not make it even longer?  I don't want to sift through 1000 Mozart albums to find a popular song that isn't in...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Problem with my Spotify Favorite Songs

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceWIndows 10 and iPhone My Question or IssueMy Issue is everytime I play my favorits songs not in shuffle its playin like 5-6 songs then advertisments come and then the playlist starts at the begin everytime but when i play ...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device WIndows 10 and iPhone   My Question or Issue My Issue is everytime I play my favorits songs not in shuffle its playin like 5-6 songs then advertisments c...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to remove a playlist from the "Recently Played" section of Home

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceCustom Built PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Win32 (not Windows Store version) My Question or IssueI am unable to remove a playlist that someone suggested me to play during a stream, it has been stuck on the "Recently p...

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  •   Plan Free Country United States Device Custom Built PC Operating System Windows 10 Win32 (not Windows Store version)   My Question or Issue I am unable to remove a playlist tha...
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Superuser Contribution Audiobook Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePC & MobileOperating SystemLatest IOS & Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello there, I have uploaded some audiobooks from my local storage and use them within Spotify. I have these synced to my IOS device as well. I was wonde...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC & Mobile Operating System Latest IOS & Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello there,   I have uploaded some audiobooks from my local s...
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Superuser Contribution Can't log in cod error http:8

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue Everytime i try to log in with facebook i get this message " A firewall may blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. Additionaly you could try chang...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue   Everytime i try to log in with facebook i get this message " A firewall may blocking Spotify. P...
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Unable to edit image/description of my own playlists

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello.Since the latest Windows update, I am unable to edit any cover image or description of my own playlists.Is this a bug and have I been banned for some reason?Thank...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello. Since the latest Windows update, I am unable to edit any cover image or description ...
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spotify bug when I listen to music with my friends through discord

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I hear music from spotify through discord the music does not start, and always starts in 1 minute and 54 seconds, what do I do?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I hear music from spotify through discord the music does not start, and always starts in 1 min...
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