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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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How can I sort the artists page alphabetically WITHOUT following them?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy do I have to follow an artist in order to sort them alphabetically on that page? I have hundreds of artists in my library. I don't want to go through all of them, and I pe...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Why do I have to follow an artist in order to sort them alphabetically on that page? I have hundred...
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Desktop app not remaining on same display when minimized

Description:When the Spotify app is minimized on Windows 10 with taskbars that are not the same across multiple displays, it automatically moves to the main taskbar instead of staying on the taskbar assigned to the display it was previously showing o...

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  • Description: When the Spotify app is minimized on Windows 10 with taskbars that are not the same across multiple displays, it automatically moves to the main taskbar instead of staying on the taskba...
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"Go to Playlist radio" using artists and songs from all my playlists since last update.

I've noticed that since the last couple updates, when I use the "Go to Playlist Radio" function, the generated radio will pick songs from all my playlists, which usually are very genre specific. The worst offender was one of the songs of my Heavy Met...

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  • I've noticed that since the last couple updates, when I use the "Go to Playlist Radio" function, the generated radio will pick songs from all my playlists, which usually are very genre specific. &nb...
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Cortana doesn't work properly after reboot

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceSurface Pro 4Operating SystemWindows 10 Lastest update My Question or IssueHi, I've spent a long time trying to get Cortana to work with Spotify. I've updated my Windows PC to the latest version, changed the lang...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Australia Device Surface Pro 4 Operating System Windows 10 Lastest update   My Question or Issue Hi, I've spent a long time trying to get Cortana to work with...
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Clear full liked songs library

PlanPremiumCountryCzechDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Hello,is possible once remove all liked songs from "Liked songs library"? I have thousands of songs that I didn't add. Thanks.Tom

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   Hello, is possible once remove all liked songs from "Liked songs library"?&n...
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Solved!! Spotify resumes play after 25 seconds after pause when wired headset is connected

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceLenovo laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSee https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Windows-10-App-starts-playing-after-pause/m-p/4795409/highlight/true#M79071@peter says I don't have the same iss...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Lenovo laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue See https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Windows-10-App-starts-playing-a...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 App starts playing after pause

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am having an issue where when i pause my playlist on the Windows App it will start playing again after about 20 seconds, when i press pause again it will do the same...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am having an issue where when i pause my playlist on the Windows App it will start p...
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Superuser Contribution How do I down load music to MP3 player

looking for directions to down laod a playlist to my windows based PC and then copy music to MP3 player

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  • looking for directions to down laod a playlist to my windows based PC and then copy music to MP3 player
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Is there a way to increase the size of the volume slider?

Increasing the size of the volume slider would allow me to be more precise when setting the volume. Thanks

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  • Increasing the size of the volume slider would allow me to be more precise when setting the volume.   Thanks 🙂
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Playback randomly pauses

PlanPremiumCountryCZDeviceYamaha R-N803DOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe very same problem as described in Spotify Connect BrokenAfter few hours, music pauses and can be resumed. Problem then happens more often.Spotify Windows Store...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ Device Yamaha R-N803D Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The very same problem as described in Spotify Connect Broken After few hours, mus...
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Liked song on my phone don't appear on Windows app

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi!After two holiday weeks I arrived home and satarted using my Windows 10 PC again to listen to Spotify. And I've encountered that all the song I liked on my Android phone...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi! After two holiday weeks I arrived home and satarted using my Windows 10 PC again to listen ...
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Transferring local tracks

This may be confusing but: I had a main computer with some offline tracks which I have included on my spotify playlists which have synced to my android phone too. Now that I've bought a new main computer, should I remove all the local tracks from spo...

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  • This may be confusing but:   I had a main computer with some offline tracks which I have included on my spotify playlists which have synced to my android phone too.    Now that I'v...
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Oooops, something went wrong with the playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemChrome/Windows 10 My Question or IssueFlashplayer and Chrome are both updated but spotify will still not play on the web player (I cannot use the app). Any solution will be appreciated!

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  • Plan Premium Country US Operating System Chrome/Windows 10   My Question or Issue Flashplayer and Chrome are both updated but spotify will still not play on the web player (I cannot use ...
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Everything syncs except liked songs

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicesiPhone6s & HP Probook LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have spotify on my phone and on my laptop. Everything syncs correctly EXCEPT liked songs. Deleting playlists, moving the order, adding and removin...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Devices iPhone6s & HP Probook Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have spotify on my phone and on my laptop. Everything syncs correc...
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Why? When listening to any song, after it play continues with some unrelated song?

I stream kids music often for my kids... then other times play my own music. So when I am listening to music myself, I often click on a song to play it... and after it ends, I would expect it to (in order of preference): 1) continue play the same alb...

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  • I stream kids music often for my kids... then other times play my own music.    So when I am listening to music myself, I often click on a song to play it... and after it ends, I would ex...
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[Playlists] "Follow Playlist" changed to "Save to your Library"

Anyone else noticed a drop/stagnation in playlist followers since "Follow Playlist" changed to "Save to your library"? Please consider reverting back, people are clueless

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  • Anyone else noticed a drop/stagnation in playlist followers since "Follow Playlist" changed to "Save to your library"? Please consider reverting back, people are clueless 😭  
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No option to report explicit content

PC/Premium I see how to do it in theory here: https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/system_settings/content-censor/ but the option does not appear, see screenshot.

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  • PC/Premium   I see how to do it in theory here: https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/system_settings/content-censor/   but the option does not appear, see screenshot.
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Everytime I Restart Computer ALL songs need to be downloaded again. About to cancel.

PremiumUnited KingdomLaptopWindows 10 This last few weeks, I've had to re-download over 2600 ofline songs about five times. However, now, EVER TIME I restart my laptop I've lost all of my offline music. It stays downloaded on my phone, the issue is w...

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  • Premium United Kingdom Laptop Windows 10   This last few weeks, I've had to re-download over 2600 ofline songs about five times. However, now, EVER TIME I restart my laptop I've lost all of...
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[Win10] Playing Songs repeats for no reason

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop PC, Win10, latest update as of 31.07.2019 My Question or IssueRecently when i play music from the "My Music" (all the songs i have saved) list, my Spotify app randomly decided to make it loop after a certain son...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop PC, Win10, latest update as of 31.07.2019   My Question or Issue Recently when i play music from the "My Music" (all the songs i have saved) l...
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