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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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Widget - Windows 10 - Dont appear.

DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue English:When Spotify was running background, if i pressed a multimedia control key, the overlay widget appeared and the song stop, but now, if i dont deactivate the overlay widget in the prefere...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   English: When Spotify was running background, if i pressed a multimedia control key, the overlay widget appeared and t...
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Error 17 & Spotify play bug

I've had this issue recently where whenever I would play a song it would play for only a few seconds and immediately stops. This would keep happening every time I open Spotify and try to play a song. I tried to close out of the program and reopen it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've had this issue recently where whenever I would play a song it would play for only a few seconds and immediately stops. This would keep happening every time I open Spotify and try to play a song....
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Superuser Contribution View list of Artists/Friends that I'm following?

How can I see a list of Artists/Friends that I am following? Also, how can I see a list of friends that are following me?I am using Desktop app in Windows 10. I tried looking up these questions at the Spotify help site (under "Follow friends and arti...

  • Casual Listener
  • How can I see a list of Artists/Friends that I am following?  Also, how can I see a list of friends that are following me? I am using Desktop app in Windows 10.  I tried looking up these...
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Radio gives error all the time. it does not work!

I can not play the radio neither on PC and mobile phone. Why is this so?

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  • I can not play the radio neither on PC and mobile phone. Why is this so?
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Superuser Contribution La musica se para a los 3-5 segundos de iniciarla.

Buenos dias.Ayes estaba escuchando musica, bueno, intentando escucharla y veo que se me para la cancion entre los 3-5 de iniciarla. Esto me pasa con todas las canciones.He probado a reinstalar la aplicacion, a borrar la cache, a borrar archivos resid...

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  • Buenos dias. Ayes estaba escuchando musica, bueno, intentando escucharla y veo que se me para la cancion entre los 3-5 de iniciarla. Esto me pasa con todas las canciones. He probado a reinstalar la...
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Superuser Contribution Skips Every Song

PlanPremiumCountryUIKDeviceMicrosoft Surface ProOperating SystemWindows 10 Since a few days ago spotify just skips through every track. It works on my phone and the web player but noth the desktop version. I have already been through the forums and t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UIK Device Microsoft Surface Pro Operating System Windows 10   Since a few days ago spotify just skips through every track. It works on my phone and the web...
  • Jemi
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Superuser Contribution Lied kann zur Zeit nicht abgespielt werden PC Windows

Hi,habe seid neuesten das Problem, dass auf meinem Dektop PC die Lieder nicht mehr abgespielt werden können. War schon auf diversen Internetseiten unterwegs um das Problem zu lösen, hat auch schon öfters für kurze Zeit funktioniert (durch Programm ne...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, habe seid neuesten das Problem, dass auf meinem Dektop PC die Lieder nicht mehr abgespielt werden können. War schon auf diversen Internetseiten unterwegs um das Problem zu lösen, hat auch schon ...
  • Jemi
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Superuser Contribution No puedo abrir spotify

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceDekstopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBuenas. En el ordenador de la oficina, no podemos abrir spotify. Tenemos cuenta premium y siempre ha funcionado sin problema. Desde el sábado, no ejecuta. Clickeo en e...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Dekstop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Buenas. En el ordenador de la oficina, no podemos abrir spotify. Tenemos cuenta premium y s...
  • Jemi
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Superuser Contribution Mein Spotify wechselt automatisch die Lieder.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
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Superuser Contribution Music stops by itself constantly

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceHP PavilionOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueSpotify just stops playing music randomly, but constantly Have tried, restarting computer, reinstalling spotify, logging out of all accounts. Help me please, i hav...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device HP Pavilion Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Spotify just stops playing music randomly, but constantly   Have tried, restarti...
  • Jemi
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Solved!! Music stops playing on spotify

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceAsus TUF Gaming FX504Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I play a song, it plays for 5 secons aproximately and then it stops playing (look at the video I send you). On other occasions, songs simply don't p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Asus TUF Gaming FX504 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I play a song, it plays for 5 secons aproximately and then it stops play...
  • Draniik
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Songs stop playing

When I play songs on the computer app it stops playing about five songs later. I never used to have a problem with this so maybe it's my computer. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  • When I play songs on the computer app it stops playing about five songs later. I never used to have a problem with this so maybe it's my computer. Does anyone know how to fix this?  
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daily mix changed while listening

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDevicewindow PC/samsung A5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy saved daily mix change while i was listening, artists and genres, it keep the same name "Daily Mix 2" and highlighted artists who are no longer in the pl...

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  •   Plan Free Country Canada Device window PC/samsung A5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My saved daily mix change while i was listening, artists and genres, it ...
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Can't un-save Local File

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDeviceAcer Aspire 7Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI downloaded an .mp3 file and wanted to add it to 'Songs'. However, it only appeared in Local Files, so I went on my phone and was able to save it there, and i...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device Acer Aspire 7 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I downloaded an .mp3 file and wanted to add it to 'Songs'. However, it only appeare...
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retrieving on windows songs hidden on android

PlanFreeCountry Devicen/aOperating SystemAndroid & Windows 10 My Question or IssueHi,I create playlists with over 3000 items in them, sometimes close to 8000. When I listen to them on my mobile and I run into a track I don't like or that is not relev...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device n/a Operating System Android & Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi, I create playlists with  over 3000 items in them, sometimes close to...
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Superuser Contribution My username is a bunch of random numbers

Plan: PremiumCountryIreland DeviceMacbook Pro 15 inch 2018Operating SystemiOS High Sierra My Question or Issue My username just changed from my name to a bunch of random numbers and my profile photo disappeared. I've tried to connect it with Facebook...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country Ireland   Device Macbook Pro 15 inch 2018 Operating System iOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue   My username just changed from my name to a b...
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Local Files turn off everytime I turn on Spotify

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueEverytime I turn on Spotify, I have to set my source folder for my Local Files. If I open Spotify without internet connection, the setting doesn't turn off.

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Issue Everytime I turn on Spotify, I have to set my source folder for my Local Files. If I open Spotify with...
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'Your Mixtape' playlists don't show up at all

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Issue I loved the 'Your Mixtape/Daily Mix' feature (I'm guessing at the translation here, it's "Dein Mixtape' in German) and used it all the time. Now it doesn't show up anymore in Librar...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Issue   I loved the 'Your Mixtape/Daily Mix' feature (I'm guessing at the translation here, it's "Dein Mix...
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Showing unavailable songs

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone 8, Windows DesktopOperating SystemiOS 12.2, Windows 10My Question or IssueThere appear to be numerous topics around this but none of which provide a satisfactory answer. There is a setting on Spotify "Show unav...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone 8, Windows Desktop Operating System iOS 12.2, Windows 10 My Question or Issue There appear to be numerous topics around this but none of which pr...
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Loud settings is -6dB (too quiet) on Premium

PlanPremiumCountryCzechia & Vietnam (travelling)DeviceHP Spectre (top line) + Motu 828x connected via optical to Bose HiFi speakersOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have setting of streaming: Very High. Loudness profile: Loud. Yesterda...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czechia & Vietnam (travelling) Device HP Spectre (top line) + Motu 828x connected via optical to Bose HiFi speakers Operating System Windows 10   My Question or...
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