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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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Regression in 1.1.18.611: Window title doesn't show currently playing track

This has been an issue before: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Bring-back-artist-song-info-in-the-title-bar-Desktop/idi-p/1038937Please fix this ASAP, the Windows client is unusable for me right now.

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  • This has been an issue before: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Bring-back-artist-song-info-in-the-title-bar-Desktop/idi-p/1038937 Please fix this ASAP, the Windows client is ...
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Liked Songs playing in shuffled order even when shuffle is off

PlanPremium For StudentsCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm a guy who likes to go through his songs artist by artist. The problem I'm having at the moment is that sometimes after one song plays, Spotify...

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  • Plan Premium For Students Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm a guy who likes to go through his songs artist by artist. The prob...
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Solved!! "Spotify can't play this right ow. If you have the file on your computer you can import it"

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI found a cool song that I whould like to add to my playlist, but when I try to play it spotify gives me the message "Spotify can't play this right ow. If you have the fil...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I found a cool song that I whould like to add to my playlist, but when I try to play it spotify...
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Volume randomly going back up after being aadjusted

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10Randomly while im playing a game or browsing the internet, my spotify volume bar will adjust itself to the volume it was at when it first opened (which is the max volume).

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Randomly while im playing a game or browsing the internet, my spotify volume bar will adjust itself to the volume i...
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Local Album Cover Not Showing

My Question or IssueHey I use local files for Spotify all the time without issue, but for some reason I can't get one album's art (Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper) to show up on Spotify. I've tried (on MP3Tag) different sizes ranging from 250x250-1600x1...

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  • My Question or Issue Hey I use local files for Spotify all the time without issue, but for some reason I can't get one album's art (Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper) to show up on Spotify. I've tried (o...
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i can't share

so im trying to post in playlist exchange and from some reason its telling me that the link is unvaild. But when im replaying to people the link is alright and i dont have any problem.Planso my spotifay plan is premium but my blog is for free cause i...

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  • so im trying to post in playlist exchange and from some reason its telling me that the link is unvaild. But when im replaying to people the link is alright and i dont have any problem. Plan so...
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Very slow UI

PlanPremiumCountryDEDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 1903 My Question or IssueMy UI, especially when switching songs are too slow. I am literally waiting 3-4 or more seconds for new song name to show up properly. This behaviour began 2-3 weeks ago....

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  • Plan Premium Country DE Device PC Operating System Windows 10 1903   My Question or Issue My UI, especially when switching songs are too slow. I am literally waiting 3-4 or more second...
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Media keys not working (it's not Chrome)

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy media keys aren't working, Chrome is not causing the issue because it still happens when I uninstalled Chrome

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My media keys aren't working, Chrome is not causing the issue because it still happens when I uninstalled C...
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Error Code: 4 PLEASE HELP

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Spotify was working just the other day, but yesterday I tried to open it and it kept giving me the error code. I have tried all the recommended wor...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Spotify was working just the other day, but yesterday I tried to open i...
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Local Files and Spotify tracks not syncing

Spotify isn't linking my local files with their library correctly (or at all, for that matter). Below you can see a playlist made through spotify directly. Searching for music, adding it to the playlist:And here you can see the same music from my loc...

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  • Spotify isn't linking my local files with their library correctly (or at all, for that matter). Below you can see a playlist made through spotify directly. Searching for music, adding it to the playl...
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Spotify Overlay wont work

Plan PremiumCountry Canada Device PCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue: I often like to use the spotify overlay but for some reason it partially stopped working, the image of the album/song stopped showing and it didn't look good and th...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada   Device PC Operating System Windows 10     My Question or Issue: I often like to use the spotify overlay but for some reason it pa...
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Spotify on PC doesn't update

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy Note 10+, Desktop PCOperating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie, Windows 10 My Question or IssueThis has been happening for almost a year now. I don't know what changed, but I will like/save a song on my phone and it wont...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, Desktop PC Operating System Android 9.0 Pie, Windows 10   My Question or Issue This has been happening for almost a year now. I ...
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Deleting music downloaded to spotify from my computer without losing it on the computer

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Connect error multiple devices

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 7Windows 10 DesktopOperating SystemMIUI Global 10 My Question or IssueHello everyone.I've being facing this problem for a while. Before that time everything worked great on all my devices.The problem oc...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Windows 10 Desktop Operating System MIUI Global 10   My Question or Issue Hello everyone. I've being facing this problem for a ...
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No playback and only skips tracks

PlanFreeDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Hi everyone. I have used spotify for years and never encountered this. For some reason whenever I hit play, I get no audio and the tracks continue skipping one track to the next immediately one after...

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  • Plan Free Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   Hi everyone. I have used spotify for years and never encountered this. For some reason whenever I hit play, I get no audio and th...
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Superuser Contribution Synchronisation Problems - issue known since 7 years!

I have a Premium Account based in Switzerland, i use my Android Phone as well as a PC (Win 10) My problem ist, that my Desktop Version never synchronizes with my mobile Version. I know you can go to settings and go offline for 10 min and then it shou...

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  • I have a Premium Account based in Switzerland, i use my Android Phone as well as a PC (Win 10)     My problem ist, that my Desktop Version never synchronizes with my mobile Version. I kn...
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Deleting local file from playlist deletes it everywhere

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I remove a local file song from a playlist, it deletes it from my Spotify library completely. The only way I can get it back is by "resetting" my local files by deleting the...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I remove a local file song from a playlist, it deletes it from my Spotify library completely. The onl...
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Despite Spotify Premium via the app only Shuffle

I recently purchased Spotify Premium, but can still only use shuffle mode on an artist's site and cannot access individual albums or songs via the android app. I have already uninstalled and reinstalled the app. I also deleted the cache and all memor...

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  • I recently purchased Spotify Premium, but can still only use shuffle mode on an artist's site and cannot access individual albums or songs via the android app.   I have already uninstalled and...
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Unexpected change of device to unknown one

For about 3 weeks I'm experiencing strange behavior. I happened 3 times, Spotify out of itself changed selected device on my laptop with Win10. I have 4 devices I could connect but this unexpected change is into some, randomly sounded, like "Jaida". ...

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  • For about 3 weeks I'm experiencing strange behavior. I happened 3 times, Spotify out of itself changed selected device on my laptop with Win10. I have 4 devices I could connect but this unexpected ch...
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Why is the dislike/remove this song/hide this song button gone?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Windows 7 desktop app) My Question or Issue Why have you removed the ability to hide/remove/dislike songs in Spotify created mixes. You used to be able to remove a song and choose whether you don't want to hear the song an...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Windows 7 desktop app)     My Question or Issue   Why have you removed the ability to hide/remove/dislike songs in Spotify created mixes.&nbs...
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