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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 Songs no long downloading

Plan:PremiumDevice:PCOperating System:Windows 10 Issue:I have a 3.7k song playlist and songs have stopped downloading for no apparent reason. It is the only playlist marked to download on my PC.

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  • Plan: Premium Device: PC Operating System: Windows 10   Issue: I have a 3.7k song playlist and songs have stopped downloading for no apparent reason. It is the only playlist marked to do...
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Superuser Contribution Where is the miniplayer button?

I already posted about this, but it got removed because there's apparently a solution. Only problem is that the solution is on Linux. I am on windows. I can't just switch which branch I downloaded on windows. I also can't install the linux version on...

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  • I already posted about this, but it got removed because there's apparently a solution. Only problem is that the solution is on Linux. I am on windows. I can't just switch which branch I downloaded on...
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Superuser Contribution Disable updates completely

Hey guys, TLDR: Is it possible to completely disable updates in Spotify? Dear developers, please try to put yourself in the position of an average user. What do you think (s)he wants to do when opening spotify?A) Listening to music or podcastsB) upda...

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  • Hey guys,   TLDR: Is it possible to completely disable updates in Spotify?   Dear developers, please try to put yourself in the position of an average user. What do you think (s)he want...
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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 kann dies zurzeit nicht abspielen. wenn sich die datei auf deinem computer befindet, kannst

hi,ich hab nun schon länger diese Fehlermedlung. Am Handy klappt Spotify bestens, am PC hingegen garnicht. Habe auch schon gelesen, dass das Problem schon öfter aufgetreten ist, jedoch hat mir das bis jetzt nichts gebracht. Habe Spotify schon mehrmal...

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  • hi, ich hab nun schon länger diese Fehlermedlung. Am Handy klappt Spotify bestens, am PC hingegen garnicht. Habe auch schon gelesen, dass das Problem schon öfter aufgetreten ist, jedoch hat mir das ...
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Superuser Contribution ícones do spotify pc

Alguém sabe como faz para os ícones voltarem para a barra do lado esquerdo, eles foram para a barra de cima e saíram do lado esquerdo

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  • Alguém sabe como faz para os ícones voltarem para a barra do lado esquerdo, eles foram para a barra de cima e saíram do lado esquerdo
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Superuser Contribution Daily mixes inconsistent on different devices

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDevicePhone 8 PlusChromebook/Web connectionOperating SystemiOS/ChromeOS Chrome Browser My Question or IssueDaily mixes are not showing the same songs on different devices.This has been reported before:https://community.spotif...

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  •   Plan Premium Country England Device Phone 8 Plus Chromebook/Web connection Operating System iOS/ChromeOS Chrome Browser   My Question or Issue Daily mixes are not showing the ...
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Superuser Contribution Sudden Static When Playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSurface Laptop 2Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueThis has been occurring on and off for some time. I have contacted Twitter support before, but this might be better. I have again begun experiencing playing for...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Surface Laptop 2 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue This has been occurring on and off for some time. I have contacted Twitter support b...
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Superuser Contribution Escritorio y android app no sincronizan

PlanPremiumCountryChile DeviceSamsung Galaxy S7 EdgeOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueSpotify instalado en el escritorio de mi computador no "sincroniza" con Spotify en mi app y no puedo conectarlo a ningún otro dispositivo en mi hog...

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile   Device Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue Spotify instalado en el escritorio de mi computador no "sincroni...
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Superuser Contribution I not able to see canvas on my laptop

so at first, I could see the canvas on my Spotify app on my laptop and suddenly the app crashed and when I opened it again I couldn't see it again. Please provide me with some solution PlanFreeCountryIndiaOperating SystemWindows 1

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  • so at first, I could see the canvas on my Spotify app on my laptop and suddenly the app crashed and when I opened it again I couldn't see it again. Please provide me with some solution  Plan F...
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Frame Rate capped at 60hz

PlanPremium DuoCountryFranceDevicePC, Desktop AppOperating SystemWindows 10 64-Bits My Question or Issue Hello, since the last interface update it seems that the desktop app has been capped at 60hz.Animations and scrolling are slow and seem a bit spl...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country France Device PC, Desktop App Operating System Windows 10 64-Bits   My Question or Issue  Hello, since the last interface update it seems that the desktop...
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Superuser Contribution No sync between desktop and mobile app

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, I've been experiencing an annoying issue for the last few days. It seems like the desktop app and the mobile app are not synced, when I play something from the desktop, my phone doesn'...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, I've been experiencing an annoying issue for the last few days. It seems like the desktop app and the mobile ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast plays in reverse order

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere are already a lot of threads about this. But this bug is still not fixed yet. Podcasts always play in reverse order. (new to old)But i want to hear them from old to ne...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There are already a lot of threads about this. But this bug is still not fixed yet.  Podcas...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify (Windows Desktop) Forces Login Through Browser

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueWhen I open the Spotify (Windows Desktop application), I no longer receive the login prompt (it had stopped working maybe 2-3 days ago); instead, I receive the pro...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue When I open the Spotify (Windows Desktop application), I no longer receive the login pr...
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Superuser Contribution why does spotify pause playing on laptop when plugging in power?

I have a persistent issue on windows. When changing powersource from battery to plug in (charging), spotify on windows installed on a laptop stops playing. Whether the window is open or closed, the music will pause. The window remains open, and play ...

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  • I have a persistent issue on windows. When changing powersource from battery to plug in (charging), spotify on windows installed on a laptop stops playing. Whether the window is open or closed, the m...
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Superuser Contribution Canvas feature disappeared

Did anyone having a problem with canvas in pc version Spotify. In my pc canvas not working

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  • Did anyone having a problem with canvas in pc version Spotify. In my pc canvas not working
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't add new songs of local file to existing playlist

PlanPremiumCountryHong Kong DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have 2 playlist of songs from local files (Playlist added from Local Files, not the "Local Files" playlist) I cannot add any of the song from said playlists to anoth...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hong Kong   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have 2 playlist of songs from local files (Playlist added from Local Files, not th...
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Superuser Contribution 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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  • 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 customiz...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect not working desktop

HiMy desktop app (Windows) isn't synchronizing the playing music by Spotify Connect. In phone app and the browser works fine, but in the desktop version not works.I already tried to reinstall (Microsoft Store and Spotify Website) and not fix.Version ...

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  • Hi My desktop app (Windows) isn't synchronizing the playing music by Spotify Connect. In phone app and the browser works fine, but in the desktop version not works. I already tried to reinstall...
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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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