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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 Add similar songs to my Playlist removed from new update.

On Premium in the US before the latest Desktop version of Spotify, there used to be a feature that would recommend similar songs when scrolling at the very bottom of my playlists. This is no longer possible on the newest version. When scrolling down ...

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  • On Premium in the US before the latest Desktop version of Spotify, there used to be a feature that would recommend similar songs when scrolling at the very bottom of my playlists.   This is no...
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Superuser Contribution TCL Roku TV 50 Spotify App does not show artist photo full screen on background while playing song

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanFree/CountryUSADeviceTCL Roku TV 50 inchOperating SystemTCL roku TV My Question or IssueTCL Roku TV 50 Spotify App does not show...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Free/ Country USA Device TCL Roku TV 50 inch Operating System TCL r...
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Strange interaction with Spotify and my DAC

I'm using the most recent version (1.1.15.448) of the Spotify app for Win 10 which I downloaded directly from Spotify. It plays correctly when using the Realtek sound drivers for my on-board audio. I just purchased a DAC (an RME ADI-2 DAC) which conn...

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  • I'm using the most recent version (1.1.15.448) of the Spotify app for Win 10 which I downloaded directly from Spotify. It plays correctly when using the Realtek sound drivers for my on-board audio. ...
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Superuser Contribution Why does Spotify on PC suck so bad?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI'm just here to complain about Spotify on PC in vain hopes that they might one day make it a...

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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 I'm jus...
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Superuser Contribution Turn OFF Album Art?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs there a way to turn off the album art tiles on the playlists that were just added? Because wow, I absolutely HATE THIS, it takes up too much space, I don't want to see ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is there a way to turn off the album art tiles on the playlists that were just added? Because w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution When family member listens on Echo Dot it stops playing on my device

I have a family plan, and everyone has set up their own accounts which I invited.If I am listening to my account on Windows PC at work or Android phone in car and daughter starts playing music on her account on her Echo Dot it takes control and sound...

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  • I have a family plan, and everyone has set up their own accounts which I invited. If I am listening to my account on Windows PC at work or Android phone in car and daughter starts playing music on h...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps connecting to other devices

PlanPremium Family CountryUnited StatesDeviceexperienced on IOS and Windows.Operating SystemIOS 1.10-∞ and windows everything. My Question or IssueWhen I try to play songs on one of my devices while another device connected to my wifi is playing, it ...

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  • Plan Premium Family  Country United States Device experienced on IOS and Windows. Operating System IOS 1.10-∞ and windows everything.   My Question or Issue When I try to play son...
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Playing from search results of a playlist

On windows while using spotify I was able to ctrl f, filter the playlist and play from the filtered one. But today whenever I try that it keeps playing from the original playlist. If more explanation about this function I was using it to play a speci...

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  • On windows while using spotify I was able to ctrl f, filter the playlist and play from the filtered one. But today whenever I try that it keeps playing from the original playlist. If more explanation...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle takes 3 seconds to turn on

When you press CMD + S on Mac to toggle shuffle it takes upwards of 3 seconds to toggle. Why has this change been implemented?

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  • When you press CMD + S on Mac to toggle shuffle it takes upwards of 3 seconds to toggle.   Why has this change been implemented?
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Superuser Contribution Windows, Android

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy A50, HP Laptop Operating SystemAndroid 11, Windows 11My Question or IssueI am logged into the same account on my smartphone as on my laptop but none of my playlists or my liked songs are shown on my lapto...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy A50, HP Laptop  Operating System Android 11, Windows 11 My Question or Issue I am logged into the same account on my smartphone as on ...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to copy text from new UI

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSometimes it happens that an artist or song is so great that I want to find more information about them/it. As I am mostly using the desktop UI, what I used to do is to simply mark the name of...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Sometimes it happens that an artist or song is so great that I want to find more information about them/it. As I am mostly u...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution While listening on desktop, Google Nest on a different account takes over on Connected Devices

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLaptop; Google Nest MiniOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueMy problem is as follows: I begin listening to Spotify on my laptop's Spotify app. This computer uses my own personal Premium account. My family has a G...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Laptop; Google Nest Mini Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue My problem is as follows: I begin listening to Spotify on my laptop's Spotif...
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HOWTO: Spotify "party-mode" with trippy visuals from iTunes, WinAmp, MilkDrop, etc

This is not a question, I just wanted to share how I got this working so that I can use Spotify to play music on my laptop, while the secondary monitor plays visuals based on the Spotify output. The key is looping the output of Spotify back to the in...

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  • This is not a question, I just wanted to share how I got this working so that I can use Spotify to play music on my laptop, while the secondary monitor plays visuals based on the Spotify output. Th...
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Superuser Contribution Enhance button

Hello.I have a question. I have read about new feature of My playlists, called enhanced button in Spotify for the recordings.I am sorry, where is this button? I would like to find It and find similar songs of My playlists.Thank You.Marco

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  • Hello. I have a question. I have read about new feature of My playlists, called enhanced button in Spotify for the recordings. I am sorry, where is this button? I would like to find It and find sim...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playing 1 song at the time, then stops.

This is happening just to me (from 4 accounts I'm the only one with this problem). Every time I play and playlist, it will play just 1 song and stops. It happens in Desktop, my Ipad and Android version. In the Android version only it will go to somet...

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  • This is happening just to me (from 4 accounts I'm the only one with this problem). Every time I play and playlist, it will play just 1 song and stops. It happens in Desktop, my Ipad and Android versi...
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Superuser Contribution PC App is Essentially Unusable for Me

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Home My Question or IssueEssentially, no selections work when I try to use on PC. The next and restrt/previous track button don't do anything. Selecting a song usually doesn't play it. Doesn't ev...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11 Home   My Question or Issue Essentially, no selections work when I try to use on PC. The next and restrt/previous track bu...
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Superuser Contribution Music Pausing when I click somewhere on another monitor

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 11 Gaming DesktopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI have two monitors and when I am playing music and I click on another monitor the music pauses, how do I stop this?

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 11 Gaming Desktop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have two monitors and when I am playing music and I click on another monit...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify lagging

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and helPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Que...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and hel Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late ...
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how can i import a playlist?

I can't find an answer to what seems to be a simple question: can i import a playlist (from itunes)? i see many Google articles that say "go to File--> playlists --> import playlist" but that option doesn't exist in my desktop Spotify.I use Family Pr...

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  • I can't find an answer to what seems to be a simple question:  can i import a playlist (from itunes)?  i see many Google articles that say "go to File--> playlists --> import playlist...
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WHY DOES THE DOWNLOAD FACILITY TAKE SO LONG ON MY PC LAPTOP?

Why does the DOWNLOAD facility take so long when I sign onto Spotify on my Laptop. It downloads and downloads and never finishes.I thought that DOWNLOADS are stored locally so NO need to wait for a download?Please resolve this issue. SPOTIFY is rated...

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  • Why does the DOWNLOAD facility take so long when I sign onto Spotify on my Laptop. It downloads and downloads and never finishes. I thought that DOWNLOADS are stored locally so NO need to wait for a...
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