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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 How to access another user's playlist in the Desktop App

I am using Spotify desktop in Windows 7 (Yeah, I know... I'm upgrading to Windows 10 soon). How can I find another person's playlist? They've e-mailed me a link, but I don't know what to do with it in the desktop app... Also, is the desktop app free ...

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  • I am using Spotify desktop in Windows 7 (Yeah, I know... I'm upgrading to Windows 10 soon).   How can I find another person's playlist? They've e-mailed me a link, but I don't know what to do ...
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Superuser Contribution [bug] Spotify Desktop crashes when the screen is back on (after off in battersaving mode)

Hi all, does anyone familiar with the bug that when spotify is running on the background of the laptop playing music while the screen is off (when the laptop is unplugged), and when the screen is back on (if moving the mouse or something) spotify cra...

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  • Hi all,   does anyone familiar with the bug that when spotify is running on the background of the laptop playing music while the screen is off (when the laptop is unplugged), and when the scre...
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Superuser Contribution Upload local playlists

premium plantrying to get local music & playlists on my phonei can get local music (but not playlists) from shared drive on my windows desktop spotify appi cannot get playlists uploaded to spotify - how to do that?i don't see my local music (that i s...

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  • premium plan trying to get local music & playlists on my phone i can get local music (but not playlists) from shared drive on my windows desktop spotify app i cannot get playlists uploaded to ...
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Superuser Contribution artist page not working on win 10 (bug)

Premiumusawin 10 64 bitlong time user, LONG time problem i have been having this problem for a long time.i have restated 100s of times.(both) Reinstalled spodfy.exe and spodfy.uwp apps. i have cleared all sopdfy data (app data, user data, local and r...

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  •       Premium usa win 10 64 bit long time user, LONG time problem      i have been having this problem for a long time. i have restated 100s of ti...
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Superuser Contribution Freezes up during commercials

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicelaptopOperating systemWindows 8 My Question or IssueSpotify freezes only during commercials. Is there a fix?

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device laptop Operating system Windows 8   My Question or Issue Spotify freezes only during commercials. Is there a fix?
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Superuser Contribution Spotify offline despite working wifi connection

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceAsus NotebookOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue Hello, after the update to version 1.1.18.611.g9cc9bdc9, Spotify is stuck to offline (the offline mode is disabled from the settings menu) and doesn't connect to the...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Asus Notebook Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue   Hello, after the update to version 1.1.18.611.g9cc9bdc9, Spotify is s...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Play Music In 2 Locations On My Echo Dot

I have a Echo Dot (3rd Gen) at work and at home. I have noticed the last few days while my wife has been at home she has been trying to listen to music and it will turn off my Dot and likewise when I start mine it kicks her off. Is there a way we can...

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  • I have a Echo Dot (3rd Gen) at work and at home. I have noticed the last few days while my wife has been at home she has been trying to listen to music and it will turn off my Dot and likewise when I...
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Spotify will not play on desktop computer

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDell PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am unable to play music in the spotify app or the web player. It works fine on my android phone. I press play and nothing happens. I have tried restarting with the same...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Dell PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am unable to play music in the spotify app or the web player. It works fine on my an...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Won't Change Profile Picture

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have been trying to change my profile picture on Spotify and it will not change or update. When I "change" my profile picture it shows the image at first, but then imme...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have been trying to change my profile picture on Spotify and it will not change or update. W...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Profile Picture

Hello. I was have been trying to change my profile pictue on my spotify account but it refuses to change. It goes back to spotify's standard one. Why is that and how can I fix it?PlanPremium DevicePC, Windows

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  • Hello. I was have been trying to change my profile pictue on my spotify account but it refuses to change. It goes back to spotify's standard one. Why is that and how can I fix it? Plan Premium &nb...
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Solved!! Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

PlanPremiumCountryBelgium DeviceHP PavilionOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Spotify all of the sudden refuses to play anything. it doesn't play any song, podcasts, downloaded songs, local files, nothing. It cycles through a few songs...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium   Device HP Pavilion Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Spotify all of the sudden refuses to play anything. it doesn't play any so...
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Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceHuawei P20 Pro CLT-L09Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueSo essentially, I have tried to get local files on my phone. It used to work perfectly fine, around 400 songs, they all imported and I could add...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Huawei P20 Pro CLT-L09 Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue So essentially, I have tried to get local files on my phone. It used...
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Playlist Desynchronization

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop PC // Macbook Pro, Samsung Galaxy A70Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy playlist, which is currently about 1500 songs long, is desynched. This is only on my desktop PC. It's only 1 song behind...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop PC // Macbook Pro, Samsung Galaxy A70 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My playlist, which is currently about 1500 song...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Uninstall Spotify Windows 10

I can't bare this shitty app on windows I can't even uninstall it via the settings, after I uninstall it pops back up. And yes its the shitty windows store version for some reason even tho I downloaded it from their website.

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  • I can't bare this shitty app on windows I can't even uninstall it via the settings, after I uninstall it pops back up. And yes its the shitty windows store version for some reason even tho I download...
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Superuser Contribution My music don't play, windows 7

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemWindows 7My Question or IssueMy Spotify does not work AT ALL, it doesnt even play the song, I already tried reinstall but nothing works, what can I do?

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue My Spotify does not work AT ALL, it doesnt even play the song, I already tried reinstall but nothing works, what can...
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Superuser Contribution after update desktop app for windows 7 DOES NOT WORK AT ALL

PlanPREMIUMCountryBRAZILDeviceDESKTOP COMPUTER Operating SystemWINDOWS7 My Question or IssueAfter update desktop app for Windows 7 the software does not work at all - completely out of order / MALFUNCTION. I tried to reinstall the desktop app softwar...

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  •   Plan PREMIUM Country BRAZIL Device DESKTOP COMPUTER   Operating System WINDOWS7   My Question or Issue After update desktop app for Windows 7 the software does not work a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Back" button (mouse shortcut) no longer works on desktop version

Up until recently I could use the back button from my mouse to go one page back in the Spotify desktop program, just like I can go one page back in my internet browser. This has stopped working for 1-2 weeks now.

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  • Up until recently I could use the back button from my mouse to go one page back in the Spotify desktop program, just like I can go one page back in my internet browser. This has stopped working for 1...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle is still useless

After all this years, the shuffle function is still not working properly.Does this look like a good playlist?First Screenshot is with four artists. It doesn't matter how often i hit the shuffle button, the result is always the same. The same two arti...

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  • After all this years, the shuffle function is still not working properly. Does this look like a good playlist? First Screenshot is with four artists. It doesn't matter how often i hit the shuff...
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Superuser Contribution I can't play song except from recent search

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 8.1) My Question or IssueI can't play song except from recent search

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 8.1)   My Question or Issue I can't play song except from recent search
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Not Active on this device

PlanPremiumCountry UK DeviceWindows 10, Samsung S9, Alexa devicesOperating SystemWindows 10, plus android and Alexa My Question or IssueThis applies to all my platforms (i.e. Windows/Android/Alexa The last few days, all of my devices are greyed out s...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Windows 10, Samsung S9, Alexa devices Operating System Windows 10, plus android and Alexa   My Question or Issue This applies to all my platforms ...
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