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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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Devices

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDevice(HP EliteBook)Operating System(Windows 7) My Question or IssueI'm listening to music on my laptop, and I've seen another device join on my Spotify account. I don't know how, but he/she can listen to music on my account ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Hungary Device (HP EliteBook) Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue I'm listening to music on my laptop, and I've seen another device join on...
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Cant play grayed out songs?

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueJust wondering if there was a reason I cant play a grayed out song

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Just wondering if there was a reason I cant play a grayed out song
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Missing Albums

There's like no where to open this thread about missing albums.I know that sometimes Spotify removes albums for stuff like permissions , licenses**bleep** like that , but why does 2Pac Resurrection Explicit is missing?There is the clean version , the...

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  • There's like no where to open this thread about missing albums. I know that sometimes Spotify removes albums for stuff like permissions , licenses**bleep** like that , but why does 2Pac Resurrection...
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Spotify doesnt stop playing after i pull out earplugs

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceHuawei Matebook DOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue So recently my app has not been pausing my music every time i unplugged my earplugs from the aux in connection on my pc. It started recently and i found o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Huawei Matebook D Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   So recently my app has not been pausing my music every time i unplugged...
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Spotify Radio channel is just a cripled playlist

Just wanted to ask about how is "Radio" list called radio ?When it is just a normal playlist with crippled scrolling functionality!!!Anythime i visit radio - there is just the same list ...and it starts playing from the top as well..Can you make it t...

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  • Just wanted to ask about how is "Radio" list called radio ? When it is just a normal playlist with crippled scrolling functionality!!! Anythime i visit radio - there is just the same list ...and it...
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Superuser Contribution Song Lists Won't Load

Plan: PremiumCountry: U.S. Device: HP Envy & HP ElitebookOperating System: Windows 8 & Windows 10, respectively My Question or Issue Whenever I go to a playlist on the webplayer, it will stop loading the songs after a certain point and only displays ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: U.S.   Device: HP Envy & HP Elitebook Operating System: Windows 8 & Windows 10, respectively   My Question or Issue   Whenever I go to a play...
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Cannot Play Podcast | Crime Junkie

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueI am using Windows 10 Spotify App and I cannot get Crime Junkie to play. I click on the play button and nothing. I also cannot play My favorite Murder. I have tried to pl...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country   Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using Windows 10 Spotify App and I cannot get Crime Junkie to play. I c...
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Spotify windows desktop always stopped at 6 second

song always stopped at 6 second,1. i have been clearing cache(before i clearing cache, i always stopped at 4 second).2. install, re install done.3. trying spotify from microsoft store and download from official website, done.4. changing cache locatio...

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  • song always stopped at 6 second, 1. i have been clearing cache(before i clearing cache, i always stopped at 4 second). 2. install, re install done. 3. trying spotify from microsoft store and downl...
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All my self created playlists are missing!

I use the free version of Spotify and just noticed that all the Playlists I've created for myself over the years are missing! We're talking 30 or more. Some of the other music I've saved seems to be gone as well.I tried Googling the problem and also ...

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  • I use the free version of Spotify and just noticed that all the Playlists I've created for myself over the years are missing! We're talking 30 or more.  Some of the other music I've saved seems ...
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Superuser Contribution So trying to find a way to change username from numbers to something i can remember

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone seOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueSo i deleted my facebook a few years back and my spotify account was linked to it and after it got deleted my username for spotify just became a barfed up number and it has...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone se Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue So i deleted my facebook a few years back and my spotify account was linked to it and after it g...
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Playlist cover not updating

PlanFamily PremiumCountryBulgariaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10, PCOperating SystemAndroid Pie, Windows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I upload a cover for a playlist it loads and the If I close the app and open it again the cover is gone.

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  • Plan Family Premium Country Bulgaria Device Samsung Galaxy S10, PC Operating System Android Pie, Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I upload a cover for a playlist it loads an...
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Solved!! Hear a new song while playlist is running

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs it possible when running a playlist on a party and someone wants to hear a special song, to hear it over headphone without stopping the normal music?

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is it possible when running a playlist on a party and someone wants to hear a special song...
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Spotify wont start

I am using spotify on windows 7 and in the last few days when I click the icon whether it is via the start menu or the desktop shotcut, the little circle appears as if starting up but then goes and nothing happens, nothing ever comes up, spotify itse...

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  • I am using spotify on windows 7 and in the last few days when I click the icon whether it is via the start menu or the desktop shotcut, the little circle appears as if starting up but then goes and n...
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Spotify not working properly

PlanFreeCountryUK DeviceWindows 10 My Question or IssueI use free spotify from the web page (not the app) on a Windows 10 pc. It has worked brilliantly for years. A few days ago I started having problems. My daily mixes are no longer endless and ofte...

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  • Plan Free Country UK   Device Windows 10   My Question or Issue I use free spotify from the web page (not the app) on a Windows 10 pc. It has worked brilliantly for years. A few da...
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Weird/Wrong alphabetical order

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, I'm sorry if this is in the wrong place. I am new to the community and always find it hard to put questions in the right place. A couple of weeks ago the alphabetical...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue  Hi,   I'm sorry if this is in the wrong place. I am new to the community and...
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Add support for Vivaldi 2.5

It worked just fine with Vivaldi 2.4! Thank you.

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  • It worked just fine with Vivaldi 2.4!   Thank you.
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How-To download playlists as fx text-files?

Hi! Do any of you guys have a solution for how to quickly download fx .txt-files of your playlists? I *WILL* suffer from an immense existential crisis, should it befall to me, that somehow my playlists are gone one day. I will not be able to take it....

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  • Hi! Do any of you guys have a solution for how to quickly download fx .txt-files of your playlists? I *WILL* suffer from an immense existential crisis, should it befall to me, that somehow my playlis...
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New Songs Arent Playing

I've had this happen a couple of times now and I don't know what else to do to try and fix it. Basically, when I try and play a newer release, for example, Logic's new album Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, the songs just don't play. The album cover ...

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  • I've had this happen a couple of times now and I don't know what else to do to try and fix it. Basically, when I try and play a newer release, for example, Logic's new album Confessions of a Dangerou...
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Spotify on PC being slow and sluggish

DevicePCOperating SystemWin 10My Question or IssueSo my spotify started being sluggish and unresponsive yesterday. Its as if there's an added delay on all the actions that I try to make and it just gets worse the more actions I do. I have tried reins...

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  • Device PC Operating System Win 10 My Question or Issue So my spotify started being sluggish and unresponsive yesterday. Its as if there's an added delay on all the actions that I try to make and...
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music doesn't appear in spotify app for windows 10

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I add a song in a playlist through Spoti...

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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 Premium Country Brazil Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 1...
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