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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 Can't see MP3s in added sources

On the desktop app I am trying to add some local music by adding a source that points to the directory where the music is located. Basically, following the instructions. Unfortunately, none of the MP3 songs in that directory are showing up under "Loc...

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  • On the desktop app I am trying to add some local music by adding a source that points to the directory where the music is located. Basically, following the instructions. Unfortunately, none of the MP...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play button bug

PlanPremiumCountryCzech RepublicOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHi, after a while of using Windows app it seems that there is a little bug. When Spotify is running on a taskbar, there are pause, skip buttons, but they seems to not work ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, after a while of using Windows app it seems that there is a little bug. When Spotify is running on a ta...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spotify crashes on changing song

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify release: 1.1.5.153.gf614956dMy Question or IssueI am listening to a song (see screenshot).Then when I double click on a track to change song, Spotify crashes (immiedetly shuts dow...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify release: 1.1.5.153.gf614956d My Question or Issue I am listening to a song (see screenshot). The...
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Spotify stop the music after 5 second or doesnt play the song.

PlanFreeCountrySpainDeviceHP elitebook 840 g5 Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify stop after being playing a song for 5 seconds or doesnt play the song.

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  • Plan Free Country Spain Device HP elitebook 840 g5  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify stop after being playing a song for 5 seconds or doesnt play the son...
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upload own songs on Spotify ?

Hello guys today i started with spotify premium and i have one question.is it possible to upload my own songs on spotify ?i mean i know that its possible to choose from local data on the PC and than i can download the songs on my mobile phone or othe...

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  • Hello guys 🙂 today i started with spotify premium and i have one question. is it possible to upload my own songs on spotify ? i mean i know that its possible to choose from local data on the PC a...
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Superuser Contribution [BUG] Application Window does not show song and artist when artist name contains '-'

Usually when a song is playing, the Application Window shows text of format `Artist - Song` Eg. `Backstreet Boys - Chances` and displays `Spotify - Free` otherwise when song paused and nothing playing. So I wondered, what if the Artist name has a hyp...

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  • Usually when a song is playing, the Application Window shows text of format `Artist - Song` Eg. `Backstreet Boys - Chances` and displays `Spotify - Free` otherwise when song paused and nothing playin...
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Advanced search by year

When I search spotify with "year:1952" I get 80 results.When I search "year:2018" I get the same number of results - 80 titels. And I'm quite sure there were a lot more albums in 2018. Advanced search seems to have been restored for a some time now, ...

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  • When I search spotify with "year:1952" I get 80 results. When I search "year:2018" I get the same number of results - 80 titels. And I'm quite sure there were a lot more albums in 2018.   Adv...
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Recently Missing Features

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently very useful features appear to be no longer functional. I used to be able to click the song icon in the bottom left panel and it would take me to it in the playlist . I also used to be...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently very useful features appear to be no longer functional. I used to be able to click the song icon in the bottom l...
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Inicio en Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceCualquier ordenadorOperating SystemWindows 10, Windows 8 My Question or IssueAl iniciar sesión, hay un botón que activa/desactiva la opción de recordar el usuario. Pues bien, yo no quiero que aparezca mi usuario cada ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Cualquier ordenador Operating System Windows 10, Windows 8   My Question or Issue Al iniciar sesión, hay un botón que activa/desactiva la opción d...
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How can I connect my iphone with my Windows 10 Notebook in local wlan without Internet Connection?

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceIphone 7 My Question or Issue Hi, I cannot connect my iphone and Notebook in the same wlan together, I can only connect them with internet connection Did I something wrong?

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Iphone 7   My Question or Issue   Hi, I cannot connect my iphone and Notebook in the same wlan together, I can only connect them with int...
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Solved!! Spotify's Verified Icon

Why is the spotify verified icon not centered, it actually really annoys me lol.Is there a specific reason?https://imgur.com/a/PpaAa2a

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  • Why is the spotify verified icon not centered, it actually really annoys me lol. Is there a specific reason? https://imgur.com/a/PpaAa2a
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Does not remember size or position

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10 1809IssueOn either startup or close and reopen the app refuses to remember the position and sizeI have a 3 monitor setup and I use my left monitor for Discord and Spotify and have them splithttps://i.im...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 10 1809 Issue On either startup or close and reopen the app refuses to remember the position and size I have a 3 monitor setup and I use my l...
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Can't add to play list

PlanFreeCountrySeoulDeviceWindows 10Operating SystemWebsite My Question or IssueWhen i click the 'Add to Playlist'There's no response, like the screen shot.What sould i do?

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  •   Plan Free Country Seoul Device Windows 10 Operating System Website   My Question or Issue When i click the 'Add to Playlist' There's no response, like the screen shot. What s...
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Superuser Contribution music stop after 30 seconds

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHi,This morning spotify worked without a problem, right now it stoped playing after every 30 seconds. I have premium account and I didn't made any update since this morning...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hi, This morning spotify worked without a problem, right now it stoped playing after every...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Song list won't update

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueIn desktop app, I can not see the songs I added recently with my Android device.

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue In desktop app, I can not see the songs I added recently with my Android device. 
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Desktop/web apps won't play, scrolls through track listing, other random things...

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop app and webappOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan't push the play button to play music. Sometimes after a few minutes I'll see it start scrolling through all the songs and then decide to play somethin...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop app and webapp Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can't push the play button to play music. Sometimes after a few minutes I'll s...
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Black screen when trying to add to playlist

PlanPremiumCountrySoainDeviceACER 2018 laptop on Spotify websiteOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When adding to a playlist for the last 24 hours the screen goes black and audio keeps playing. Why?

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  • Plan Premium Country Soain Device ACER 2018 laptop on Spotify website Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   When adding to a playlist for the last 24 hours the scr...
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Spotify cant play this right now. Windows 7

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUSADeviceWindows 7 My Question or Issue:Whenever I try to play music on my Windows 7 desktop app, I get the error message 'Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." I have tr...

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  •   Plan Premium Family Country USA Device Windows 7    My Question or Issue: Whenever I try to play music on my Windows 7 desktop app, I get the error message 'Spotify can't pl...
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Troubleshooting with desktop app

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceIphone, Android, windows & Denon Ceol N10My Question or IssueHy everyone,Since I uptdate desktop app for Win10, I am connected on my account but I cannot use several features: my Denon appears in available devices but co...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Iphone, Android, windows & Denon Ceol N10 My Question or Issue Hy everyone, Since I uptdate desktop app for Win10, I am connected on my account but I ca...
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