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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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Stop playing the selected song in Spotify?

Is there a way to stop the music in Spotify so that the "Now Playing" banner at the bottom dissapears? In iTunes, you can do this with the shortcut "CTRL-Period" (or "CMD-Period" if you're on Mac). Is there a similar function on Spotify?

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  • Is there a way to stop the music in Spotify so that the "Now Playing" banner at the bottom dissapears? In iTunes, you can do this with the shortcut "CTRL-Period" (or "CMD-Period" if you're on Mac). I...
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Is there a way to recover a specific version of a playlist?

Is there a way to recover a specific version of a playlist? I accidentaly deleted all the songs on a playlist but not the playlist itself. I've been working on this playlist for the nearly two years I've had Spotify, so I'm really hoping there's a so...

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  • Is there a way to recover a specific version of a playlist? I accidentaly deleted all the songs on a playlist but not the playlist itself. I've been working on this playlist for the nearly two years ...
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"All Songs" won't load

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I am attempting to view "all songs" but when I scroll down they won't load. The wheel keeps turning but the songs won't load up. This used to work and I used it from...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I am attempting to view "all songs" but when I scroll down they won't load...
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Problemas con una playlist en la aplicacion

PlanPremiumPaisChileDispositivoComputadorSistema OperativoWindows 10 My Question or IssueTengo un problema que en mi aplicacion de celular tengo mi playlist y me aparecen todas mis canciones, en el sitio web tambien tengo mi playlist con todas mis ca...

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  • Plan Premium Pais Chile Dispositivo Computador Sistema Operativo Windows 10   My Question or Issue Tengo un problema que en mi aplicacion de celular tengo mi playlist y me aparecen t...
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Stuck at Migrating your spotify data.

I've been dealing with this problem, when I accidently installed a virus, but I got it removed. I even tried reinstalling and it still doesn't works, even after days go by i'm still stuck at it, I'm also been waiting for hours for that to be done.I a...

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  • I've been dealing with this problem, when I accidently installed a virus, but I got it removed. I even tried reinstalling and it still doesn't works, even after days go by i'm still stuck at it, I'm ...
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Video Ad loading freezes screen and mouse (Windows 10)

PlanFree/PremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueVideo ads seem to take up so much processing power that the screen freezes for multiple seconds. The sound continues, but the video and my mouse are stuck until it finishes buffering. Is ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Video ads seem to take up so much processing power that the screen freezes for multiple seconds. The sound continues, b...
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Superuser Contribution [WINDOWS] Spotify opens automatically even after turning startup settings off.

PlanFree.CountryIndia.DeviceLenovo Ideapad 530s. (i7 8th Gen, 16 gigs.)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo in a nutshell I want a experience like Discord has for the startup behaviour of their application. Even after switching it to NO....

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  • Plan Free. Country India. Device Lenovo Ideapad 530s. (i7 8th Gen, 16 gigs.) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So in a nutshell I want a experience like Discord has fo...
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Superuser Contribution Lost Music

I have recently logged into Spotify using my User Name which is [snip - Community Moderator edit for privacy reasons]. Tried to log in and failed, so I used the reset password option and did as instructed and had email back and to use User Name [snip...

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  • I have recently logged into Spotify using my User Name which is [snip - Community Moderator edit for privacy reasons]. Tried to log in and failed, so I used the reset password option and did as instr...
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Windows 10 app mouse problem

PlanFree/PremiumCountryukDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Windows app has started acting funny. When clicking on most things, like the Home icon, playback controls, foward/back arrows, nothing happens. The scroll bar works, a...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country uk Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Windows app has started acting funny. When clicking on most things, like the Home icon, pla...
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Spotify is non-responsive. Plays music but won't pause or change volume.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDell Inspiron 5379Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify takes a minute or two to respond to 'pause' or 'change volume' actions. Similar or longer response time to loading playlists.

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Dell Inspiron 5379 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify takes a minute or two to respond to 'pause' or 'change volume' actions...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Songs from albums don't automatically save to My Library when I save an album to My Albums

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen I save an album the songs are not saved in the Songs section of My Library. I have notic...

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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 When I ...
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Superuser Contribution Bands with "The" in title being sorted with "T" alphabetically

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePrior to this month, when I sorted a playlist alphabetically by Artist, bands with "The" at the beginning of the band name would be sorted with the first letter of the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Prior to this month, when I sorted a playlist alphabetically by Artist, bands with "T...
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Superuser Contribution Found a fix to when Spotify is not working, that i found nowhere on the internet.

I contacted Spotify because my Spotify application was not working on windows 10. I tried literally everything anyone said in this forum and other websites but that did not work for me. This is the fix they gave me and it worked for me: 1. Open Notep...

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  • I contacted Spotify because my Spotify application was not working on windows 10. I tried literally everything anyone said in this forum and other websites but that did not work for me.   This...
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Auto play and looping the same song error

PlanPremiumCountryVietnamDeviceAsus Laptop Operating SystemWin 10My Question or IssueI have a problem and it is playing the same song over and over times, even when i pause the song it still keep playing back and when i change to another song its wil...

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  • Plan Premium Country Vietnam Device Asus Laptop  Operating System Win 10 My Question or Issue I have a problem and it is playing the same song over and over times, even when i pause the...
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Random Play?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows Lapatop and iPhoneOperating SystemWindows (most recent) and Apple iPhone or something My Question or IssueMy spotify is randomly playing music that I've never heard of from artists I've also never heard of. From wha...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows Lapatop and iPhone Operating System Windows (most recent) and Apple iPhone or something   My Question or Issue My spotify is randomly playing mu...
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I am not able to play a single song.

PlanFree CountryU.S.A DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor months now, i have had an issue where the weekly and daily mixes have 90% of the songs just not available, not visible. So the weekly/daily playlist would end up with an...

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  • Plan Free   Country U.S.A   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For months now, i have had an issue where the weekly and daily mixes have 90% of th...
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cant download spotify

PlanpremiumCountrySGPDevicehp pavilionOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issuei had the app installed on my pc at first, but it kept saying it was offline. i logged out of it, toggled with the firewall setting as it says that i cant login due ...

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  • Plan premium Country SGP Device hp pavilion Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue i had the app installed on my pc at first, but it kept saying it was offline. i logged ou...
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Infinite Loading Cycle

I have the premium plan, operating in the US on a Windows 10 HP laptop I've searched for my issue and the result on this site was a thread which described something about a host file. I found the correct folder, opened the file, and it's a text file ...

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  • I have the premium plan, operating in the US on a Windows 10 HP laptop   I've searched for my issue and the result on this site was a thread which described something about a host file. I foun...
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Solved!! Can't here voice track !

Hi all, Since this morning, on the windows desktop app, I can't hear anymore voice track for almost each music.I only hear the instrumental track and chorus track.It seems that's the main voice track has a very low sound. Is there a way to correct th...

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  • Hi all,   Since this morning, on the windows desktop app, I can't hear anymore voice track for almost each music. I only hear the instrumental track and chorus track. It seems that's the mai...
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Lost all the songs in my playlists

Plan FreeCountry SpainDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis morning when I opened Spotify to listen to some music, all my songs where gone both form my playlists and from the saved/favourite songs (around 3000). The playlist are...

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  • Plan  Free Country  Spain Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This morning when I opened Spotify to listen to some music, all my songs where gone bot...
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