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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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Spotify Downloaded player not playing songs

.PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows Desktop PcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have uninstalled and reinstalled spotify on my pc a number of times now and the issue , where songs wont play and it wont always connect to my p...

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  • . Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows Desktop Pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have uninstalled and reinstalled spotify on my pc a number of time...
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Can't find Your Daily Mixes on the desktop add

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceAsus LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSometime in the last two or three weeks the "Your Daily Mix" function was removed from the desktop app (or I can just not find it anymore). It is still on my...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device Asus Laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Sometime in the last two or three weeks the "Your Daily Mix" function was removed from...
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Windows Fullscreen Mode

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen going full screen if you leave your mouse still on the screen it becomes the more minimal version, with just the album art and artist/song name visible. However, with mu...

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  •   Plan Premium Country New Zealand Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When going full screen if you leave your mouse still on the screen it becomes the more minimal...
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Spotify-Name wurde ohne Berechtigung geändert auf meinen privaten Namen - Facebook

Guten Tag zusammen, nachdem ich mich mit Facebook verbunden habe um meinen Freunden zu folgen, wurde auf einmal mein Name von Facebook auf Spotify übertragen.Davon wusste ich nichts und dem habe ich auch so nicht zugestimmt, da ich nicht möchte, dass...

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  • Guten Tag zusammen,   nachdem ich mich mit Facebook verbunden habe um meinen Freunden zu folgen, wurde auf einmal mein Name von Facebook auf Spotify übertragen. Davon wusste ich nichts und ...
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Podcasts not playing

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having an issue when trying to play podcasts that I follow. I can click on the image to play, or click on the title to go to the episode list, and I get a blank screen,...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having an issue when trying to play podcasts that I follow. I can click on the image...
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Spotify on computer doesn't play songs any more

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDeviceOnePlus 7 ProOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueIf i just want to start one song, a pop-up comes up with the message "Spotify currently cannot play this. If the file is on the computer, you can import i...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Austria Device OnePlus 7 Pro Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue If i just want to start one song, a pop-up comes up with the message "...
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wont connect my account on 2 devices

PlanFreeCountryUKDeviceiPhone 7 plus and hp laptopOperating SystemIOS 13 and windows 10 My Question or Issuei recently reset my laptop and have downloaded spotify again onto my desktop. the mobile app is linked to my Facebook account so i tried loggi...

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  • Plan Free Country UK Device iPhone 7 plus and hp laptop Operating System IOS 13 and windows 10   My Question or Issue i recently reset my laptop and have downloaded spotify again onto ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify home page not loading and here is what I see instead

When I try to get to spotify.com, here is what I get ... screen shot attached. I am located near Houston, TX. I use Windstream for ISP and Windows 10 Home OS. I have tried using Firefox, Edge, and Chrome on different devices attached to my home netwo...

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  • When I try to get to spotify.com, here is what I get ... screen shot attached.   I am located near Houston, TX. I use Windstream for ISP and Windows 10 Home OS. I have tried using Firefox, Edg...
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Same Ads

Free VersionUnited StatesPCWindows 10----------------------------------------I finally found how to submit a problem... so here goes... (I would like to clarify, since I use an ad blocker I am not getting the normal ads you click on, just the sound o...

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  • Free Version United States PC Windows 10 ---------------------------------------- I finally found how to submit a problem... so here goes...      (I would like to clarify, s...
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Can´t play this song\Error Code 17 Firewall Blocking

Plan: PremiumCountry: Dominican Republic DeviceHP Laptop PavillionOperating SystemWindows 10 Hi,All was working fine, but one day my spotify stopped working. it was showing me an error after 5 sec playing a song. "this song can not be played". Also s...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Dominican Republic   Device HP Laptop Pavillion Operating System Windows 10   Hi, All was working fine, but one day my spotify stopped working. it was s...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify started once and never started again !

Spotify started once after i installed it, and it doesn't starts again, i tried re-installing it again and same problem appears.i've tried everything from the other topics and nothing changed... PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 ( 1903 )

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  • Spotify started once after i installed it, and it doesn't starts again, i tried re-installing it again and same problem appears. i've tried everything from the other topics and nothing changed... &...
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Clicking on song in windows 10 app player results in the different songs shown in my playlist.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I play a song in one of my playlist and click on the picture shown while playing the song, it shows me the wrong song in my playlist. This happens when the playl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I play a song in one of my playlist and click on the picture shown while playing the ...
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Superuser Contribution Não é possível tocar a música atual

PlanPremiumCountryBrasilOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSempre que tento executar uma música no spotfy instalado em meu computador a música executa por 5-7 segundos e para e logo após aparece o seguinte erro: "Não é possível tocar a mú...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brasil Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Sempre que tento executar uma música no spotfy instalado em meu computador a música executa por 5-7...
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have to keep reinstalling app to be able to play music

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't play any music for more than a few seconds. When I reinstall the spotify app it works perfectly until I shut down my computer. When I re-start it and log back into...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't play any music for more than a few seconds. When I reinstall the spotify app it works p...
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Solved!! Low Frame Rate with Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently I've done a clean uninstall of Spotify because it was taking up a large amount of space on my drive and then reinstalled it. Since then, I've been getting lo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently I've done a clean uninstall of Spotify because it was taking up a large amount of...
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Spotify stops responding when I try to play a song

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDevicePOSITIVO MASTER D10Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional My Question or IssueWhen I open the Spotify Desktop application, it works normally and I can browse through playlists and menus, but once I try to play a song, the s...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device POSITIVO MASTER D10 Operating System Windows 7 Professional   My Question or Issue When I open the Spotify Desktop application, it works normally and I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot reinstall Spotify - Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDell DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was having problems with speakers disappearing from Spotify, so following the advice I read here, I decided to uninstall the Spotify app from my compute...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Dell Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I was having problems with speakers disappearing from Spotify, so following th...
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Spotify won't open - Windows 10 - App or exe version

PlanPremiumCountryU.K.DeviceDell Latitude 5580Operating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise v1909 (OS Build 18363.592) My Question or IssueSpotify won't open on my laptop regardless of whether it is the app version via Microsoft Store or the downloadable Win...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.K. Device Dell Latitude 5580 Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise v1909 (OS Build 18363.592)   My Question or Issue Spotify won't open on my laptop regardless ...
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Windows 10 app crashes upon launch

Since a few weeks Windows 10 app crashes upon launch; I uninstall it, restart the pc, reinstall it and it works for a few days. Then it starts crashing again, I repeat the procedure, it works and then it crashes again and so on. Is there a fix for it...

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  • Since a few weeks Windows 10 app crashes upon launch; I uninstall it, restart the pc, reinstall it and it works for a few days. Then it starts crashing again, I repeat the procedure, it works and the...
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Some (not all) local files are missing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi all. I've noticed recently that some (but not all) of my local files are missing from my playlists. They're not available in the list of local files either, despit...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi all. I've noticed recently that some (but not all) of my local files are missing from m...
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