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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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Spotify wont play new songs until reinstall

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe music plays normally from my playlists when i boot up my computer, but if i were to look for any new music the player just gives me this (https://gyazo.com/a17e660171...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The music plays normally from my playlists when i boot up my computer, but if i were to look f...
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Solved!! Can't play the current song

PlanFreeCountry CanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueEverytime I play a song it freezes and says "Can't play the current song"

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  • Plan Free Country  Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Everytime I play a song it freezes and says "Can't play the current song"  
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Discover Weekly always starts from the beginning.

Discover Weekly, Release Radar and other playlists start from the beginning. For example, I was listening Discover Weekly, and I have listened 10 songs, then I switch to another playlist, or close Spotify. And then, when I again open Discover Weekly,...

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  • Discover Weekly, Release Radar and other playlists start from the beginning. For example, I was listening Discover Weekly, and I have listened 10 songs, then I switch to another playlist, or close Sp...
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i don't found no song

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Spotify Shuffle on Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo, on desktop, the spotify application has recently changed how it shuffles songs in the past week. It used to shuffle every single one of my 2000 songs, but now i...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So, on desktop, the spotify application has recently changed how it shuffles songs in th...
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Solved!! rapidly skips songs, BUT only when i do this...

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-bit My Question or IssueSo, it's a bit strange in the way it works out, i'll further explain:I have a sound card, the Sound BlasterX G6 from Creative. And it only rapidl...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 64-bit   My Question or Issue So, it's a bit strange in the way it works out, i'll further explain:...
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Spotify Connect Issues

PlanPremiumCountry Device(Microsoft Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHi,When I open Spotify on my phone, under connect, I can see my phone and my amazon alexa. If I am playing a song on my phone and press the alexa, it plays fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (Microsoft Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hi, When I open Spotify on my phone, under connect, I can see my phone and m...
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[SOLVED] SERIOUS problems with the Spotify Windows desktop app

SOLUTION: I fixed my issue by removing Spotify-related entries from my hosts file. I'm assuming they were added there to bypass ad servers -- no idea how they got there, though. PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 (version 18...

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  • SOLUTION: I fixed my issue by removing Spotify-related entries from my hosts file. I'm assuming they were added there to bypass ad servers -- no idea how they got there, though.   Plan Free ...
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Solved!! Music stopping after few hours

PlanFreeCountryAustriaDeviceAcerAspireOperating SystemWindows10 My Question or IssueHey there,I wanted to play some music on my laptop (AcerAspire/Windows10).First, I tried playing it in the normal Spotify App I downloaded from the WindowsStore. But ...

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  • Plan Free Country Austria Device AcerAspire Operating System Windows10   My Question or Issue Hey there, I wanted to play some music on my laptop (AcerAspire/Windows10). First, I tri...
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Bug: Songs appear in playlist twice when adding them from queue

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueIn Windows I'm creating a playlist containing random songs from My Music. Resulting playlist contains every selected song twice. Steps:Click "Songs" - I see a list of songs.Click "Shu...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue In Windows I'm creating a playlist containing random songs from My Music. Resulting playlist contains every sel...
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App Won't Open

PlanPremium Operating System(Windows 7) My Question or IssueHello, recently I closed everything off of my computer, as to allow an update. Everything opened back uo normally except for Spotify. At first I got a notification that the launcher was unab...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue Hello, recently I closed everything off of my computer, as to allow an update. Everything opened back uo normally e...
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show desktop overlay when using media key option

how do you get show desktop overlay when using media key option in the preferences display option

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Spotify can't play this right now

PlanPremiumCountrynorwayDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 IssueWhenever i try to play a song on spotify i just get the meesage "Spotify can't play thi right now. If you have the file on your computer you can imoprt it."I can play my songs on my...

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  • Plan Premium Country norway Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   Issue Whenever i try to play a song on spotify i just get the meesage "Spotify can't play thi right now. If you...
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Spotify Desktop Cant Play Current Song

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 6sOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently updated to Spotify Preium and I was able to play songs just like normal and be able to listen on my PC then pickup where I left off on my phone when I went ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 6s Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently updated to Spotify Preium and I was able to play songs just like normal and be a...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay is missing 2019

PlanPremiumCountryJordanDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueAutoplay option is missing, reinstalled several times and it's still not there

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  • Plan Premium Country Jordan Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Autoplay option is missing, reinstalled several times and it's still not there  
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Playlist not showing up on 'Playlists' sidebar

PlanFreeCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueOn Spotify, the playlist I listen to most has dissapeared from my 'Playlists' sidebar. In order to find it, I have to go into my Recently Played.How do I get it to show up again?

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue On Spotify, the playlist I listen to most has dissapeared from my 'Playlists' sidebar. In order to find it, I have to ...
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Desktop doesn't launch

Plan: Premium; Country: France; Operating System: W7 x64; My Question or IssueAfter patching my Spotify Desktop App for Windows Yesterday, my app didn't launch again. I tried to uninstall and reinstall but nothing change. And there is nothing about s...

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  • Plan: Premium; Country: France; Operating System: W7 x64;   My Question or Issue After patching my Spotify Desktop App for Windows Yesterday, my app didn't launch aga...
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'Waiting for connection' when connection is fine

I am trying to download songs on my Spotify and is stuch at 'Waiting for Connection', despite the fact that my connection is absolutely fine. It is not on offline mode, I have the latest version, I've tried logging off & back on, I have uninstalled &...

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  • I am trying to download songs on my Spotify and is stuch at 'Waiting for Connection', despite the fact that my connection is absolutely fine. It is not on offline mode, I have the latest version, I'v...
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Spotify's taskbar icon on the wrong monitor every

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 latest My Question or IssueCan you please fix task bar icon problem on second monitor. spotify icon doesn't move to the taskbar on the secon monitor. is it really hard? I am paying money for this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 latest   My Question or Issue Can you please fix task bar icon problem on second monitor. spotify icon doesn't move to...
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Solved!! Spotify Music not playing, cannot see Radio.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 Home v1809 My Question or IssueWhenever I play a song on Spotify, it does not play at all, the song duration stays at 0:00 and nothing plays.I have re-installed Spotify probably 5...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 Home v1809   My Question or Issue Whenever I play a song on Spotify, it does not play at all, the song dur...
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