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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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I have to keep redownloading my songs

I use Spotify Premium on my Windows 10 desktop and whenever I restart my computer and open Spotify I have to download all of the songs over and over again. I tried a clean reinstall but it didn't work. This issue has been going on for a couple of mon...

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  • I use Spotify Premium on my Windows 10 desktop and whenever I restart my computer and open Spotify I have to download all of the songs over and over again.   I tried a clean reinstall but it d...
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Superuser Contribution alarm devices

PlanPremium Hi everyone,i am looking for an alarm working with spotify but doesn't have to be connected to a phone or computer to launch spotify, if somebody have any idea ? Thanks

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  • Plan Premium   Hi everyone, i am looking for an alarm working with spotify but doesn't have to be connected to a phone or computer to launch spotify, if somebody have any idea ? Thanks &nbs...
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Spotify randomly addig songs to my playlist.

PlanPremiumDevice(iPhone 6S, Desktop PC)Operating System(Windows 10,IOS13.3) My Question or IssueHey!I used to have 1 big playlist and it would happen all the time that songs that I DO listen to, but I dont want to add to my playlist would suddenly a...

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  • Plan Premium Device (iPhone 6S, Desktop PC) Operating System (Windows 10,IOS13.3)   My Question or Issue Hey! I used to have 1 big playlist and it would happen all the time that songs t...
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Superuser Contribution Expanding Sidebar

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePC LaptopOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueI'm trying to find out why the left sidebar can only expand when Spotify is fully open? It used to be that I could keep Spotify to only taking up half the screen and still...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Laptop Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue I'm trying to find out why the left sidebar can only expand when Spotify is fully open?...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Wrapped

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue Whenever I try to do Spotify Wrapped it always says "Hmm something is not working so sorry about that..." and I've tried on other devices but its the same thing. Could...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA   Device Dell Laptop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue  Whenever I try to do Spotify Wrapped it always says "Hmm something is n...
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I want to see the 2019 story you made for me on my computer.

I went out today and my phone had some 2019 year wrap story you made for me. I want to be able to see this on my desktop computer please.PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android...

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  • I went out today and my phone had some 2019 year wrap story you made for me.  I want to be able to see this on my desktop computer please. Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone ...
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Spotify free in Japan. 15 hours limit reached after 8?

Hi Spotify folks. I'm on the free plan in Japan, which gives me a time limited 15 hours of music per month on my windows desktop. For the last few months I've been getting a warning that I'm up to the 15 hour limit when I've only listened to it for l...

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  • Hi Spotify folks.   I'm on the free plan in Japan, which gives me a time limited 15 hours of music per month on my windows desktop. For the last few months I've been getting a warning that I'm...
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Spotify videos not working on windows

PlanFreeCountryUS DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi.I try to watch the videos by the Browse option. It doesn't work. All other options (podcasts, playlists etc) work. I tried to reinstall the app, log in and out, reconnecting ...

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  • Plan Free Country US   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi. I try to watch the videos by the Browse option. It doesn't work. All other options (podca...
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Bug - When no sound device is connect app hogs bandwitdth

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app will cycle through songs as fast as it can load them burning through data. Scenario, li...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app...
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Can't press play on desktop app on specific playlist.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello,I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating songs over a long period of time.But I can't press play on that playlist, ever...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating ...
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Windows Podcasts Refresh

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows Desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNew podcasts do not appear automatically in the Windows app. If I look on my phone, I see new podcasts, however they are not visible on my PC. If I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue New podcasts do not appear automatically in the Windows app. If I l...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop software not connected to anything

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis has happened a few times before, but now for several days it seems like my spotify on my desktop is not connected to anything. I can play some songs, bu...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This has happened a few times before, but now for several days it seems l...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] "Listening on ...(e.g. Sylvia's iPhone)" interrupts my music

PlanPremiumCountryBulgaria Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhile I'm listening everything is interrupted by "Listening on (e.g. Sylvia's iPhone)" See attached image. This appears and interrupts my music. It also fills my "Recently play...

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  • Plan Premium Country Bulgaria   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue While I'm listening everything is interrupted by "Listening on (e.g. Sylvia's iPhone)"  See ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify connects to random devices without any interaction

I'm listening to Spotify on Windows 10, and in the middle of the song it randomly connects other people's iPhones and computers. It changes the devices in like every 3 minutes. I already tried to change my password just in case, it didn't help. Pleas...

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  • I'm listening to Spotify on Windows 10, and in the middle of the song it randomly connects other people's iPhones and computers. It changes the devices in like every 3 minutes. I already tried to cha...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle Broke Queue

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice(note 9, aspire acer laptop, ps4 pro)Operating System(Android pie, Windows 10, Playstation) My Question or Issueokay so i have noticed that if you put a playlist on shuffle then add songs to a queue it really mes...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device (note 9, aspire acer laptop, ps4 pro) Operating System (Android pie, Windows 10, Playstation)   My Question or Issue okay so i have noti...
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Superuser Contribution desktop client automatically opens browser

PlanFreeDevicehp laptopOperating SystemWindows 7desktop client version 1.1.19.480.g7d17e3ce Hi. please tell me if anybody knows how to figure that annoying issueSpotify desktop upgrades to version 1.1.19.480.g7d17e3ce (win 7) and since that every tim...

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  •   Plan Free Device hp laptop Operating System Windows 7 desktop client version 1.1.19.480.g7d17e3ce   Hi. please tell me if anybody knows how to figure that annoying issue Sp...
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Error code 4 Tried 5 different solutions

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 64 bit My Question or IssueGetting error code:4 ; no internet connection detected when online. -Tried changing the DNS - Spotify is not on any of my firewall lists. It is on the unrestricted list....

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 64 bit   My Question or Issue Getting error code:4 ; no internet connection detected when online.  -Tried changi...
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Solved!! Can't uninstall Microsoft Store version manually or with tools

I have a Windows 10 with the Microsoft Store version of Spotify installed, and I can't uninstall it. It appears in the Windows' "Add and remove programs" list, but clicking Uninstall only makes it disappear from the list, and when you click the Deskt...

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  • I have a Windows 10 with the Microsoft Store version of Spotify installed, and I can't uninstall it. It appears in the Windows' "Add and remove programs" list, but clicking Uninstall only makes it di...
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Error Message Upon Boot Up: "Spotify program file has become damaged..."

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StateDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueI had started up my computer and I had received an odd error message. I had never seen this before. I know I don't have a virus so there must be some kind of bug o...

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  • Plan Premium Country United State Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue I had started up my computer and I had received an odd error message. I had never seen ...
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Can't change profle picture

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue cant change the profile picture on spotfy, it doesn't update when i try and when i log out it disappears. i've tried on other computers and i can't update, always dissa...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue cant change the profile picture on spotfy, it doesn't update when i try and when i log out i...
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