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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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Recommendation - To allow us to permanently remove lists from Home Recommendation

Plan - payingCountry - CanadaPlatform Device - every single one. For some some strange reason, just because I live in Canada my recommended Home shows French playlists - how do we get rid this? Or better question - how do we get rid of stuff I never ...

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  • Plan - paying Country - Canada Platform Device - every single one.   For some some strange reason, just because I live in Canada my recommended Home shows French playlists - how do we get ri...
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Solved!! This playlist is currently empty

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify keeps saying: "This playlist is currently empty" to all playlists, Spotify's and mine. I am not able to play any song.I tried reinstalling 3 times. Installed Quickti...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify keeps saying: "This playlist is currently empty" to all playlists, Spotify's and min...
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Music Not Playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome music does not work. E.g.Keeno - All The Shimmering ThingsAntoine Dufour - Back & Forth None of the songs in either of those two albums play for me. They seem to work ...

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  •  Plan Premium Country USA   Device PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some music does not work. E.g. Keeno - All The Shimmering Things Antoine D...
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Random Pausing of Songs While in a game.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSo recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games, however while I am outside of the game it seems perfectly fine. It's on...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue So recently my Spotify has started to pause songs randomly while I am playing games...
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why is spotify launching on startup?

my spotify keeps launching on startup on windows 10 even though i made sure in settings to select no for auto startup? what the **bleep**

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  • my spotify keeps launching on startup on windows 10 even though i made sure in settings to select no for auto startup? what the **bleep**  
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Desktop app doesn't save current session properly

PlanPremiumCountry The NetherlandsDeviceAsus laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Whenever I (re)open my Spotify app, it should show me what song I was playing when I closed the application after my last session. The problem is, it o...

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  • Plan Premium Country  The Netherlands Device Asus laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Whenever I (re)open my Spotify app, it should show me what song I...
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Spotify not playing ANY songs, UI glitches

############### EDIT ##################Spotify's solution does work https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Playlists-appear-empty-on-desktop-app/idi-p/4680137 BUT BE CAREFUL, there were 2 'hosts' files on my PC, i only looked at one which wa...

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  • ############### EDIT ################## Spotify's solution does work https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Playlists-appear-empty-on-desktop-app/idi-p/4680137   BUT BE CAREFUL,...
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Solved!! Most Songs Won't Play

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueMost songs I try to play won't work.Songs that do work: -Stuff that I have previously saved (but not if I've saved them in the same sessions).-More recent songs from pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Most songs I try to play won't work. Songs that do work:  -Stuff that I have pr...
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Song art for album not showing correctly

PlanFreeCountryU.S.Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueAlbum art is showing at the bottom left when I play a song but it does not show it in the overview of the band. It shows the pictures below kinda like its a broken link. I just insta...

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  • Plan Free Country U.S. Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Album art is showing at the bottom left when I play a song but it does not show it in the overview of the band...
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unable to disable crossfade

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOneplus 3Operating SystemAndroid and Windows 10 pro My Question or IssueRecently i noticed that songs start to fade in and out. I find it annoying since it is verry distracting. I have tried to disable it in the a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device PC Oneplus 3 Operating System Android and Windows 10 pro   My Question or Issue Recently i noticed that songs start to fade in and out....
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Unable to find particular FB friends with search bar

I can search for some FB friends' page through "Find Friends" as well as their Spotify URI but not from just typing their FB names in the Search bar (No spelling errors) - didn't have this problem before and now I get a message that says "No results ...

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  • I can search for some FB friends' page through "Find Friends" as well as their Spotify URI but not from just typing their FB names in the Search bar (No spelling errors) - didn't have this problem be...
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Did spotify recently change their font on the desktop client?

Just wondering if I'm going crazy or not. Has anyone else noticed that the font recently changed on the Desktop client?

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  • Just wondering if I'm going crazy or not. Has anyone else noticed that the font recently changed on the Desktop client?
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I can't listen to songs

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo, i have this issue for a while now, like 3 month at least, and i cant fix it.I already talk to the spotify support on Twitter and to my Internet Company to try to solve it b...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So, i have this issue for a while now, like 3 month at least, and i cant fix it. I already talk to the ...
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Desktop [Playlists] View number of plays and release dates

It's really annoying to have to click on the info to see the number of plays for a given related title that appears under the primary artist being played. Would also be great to see a release date (year). There is plenty of room to show this info in ...

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  • It's really annoying to have to click on the info to see the number of plays for a given related title that appears under the primary artist being played. Would also be great to see a release date (y...
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Spotify Doesn't Show Any Musics in Any Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify doesn't show any musics in any playlists. Things are fine on my iPhone but it's not on the PC. I think it's because i moved the offline storage to D:\ and accid...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify doesn't show any musics in any playlists. Things are fine on my iPhone but it's not ...
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Solved!! Message "Spotify has opened automatically, ..." keeps coming back

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIn the desktop client, a message saying "Spotify has opened automatically, but minimized. If you prefer you can open Spotify automatically without it being minim...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the desktop client, a message saying "Spotify has opened automatically, but minimi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Window shifted down, only every other time I maximize it

Every other time I maximize Spotify (whether that's by double-clicking at the top, using the Maximize button in the upper-right, or pressing Windows key + Up arrow), the entire application is shifted a bit down, going underneath the taskbar (or below...

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  • Every other time I maximize Spotify (whether that's by double-clicking at the top, using the Maximize button in the upper-right, or pressing Windows key + Up arrow), the entire application is shifted...
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Solved!! The Desktop Windows spotify and the web app do not play some songs.

Hello, I have a Premium account and I'm from Switzerland. I have a problem with spotify on desktop windows and on the web app. Some songs can not be played and some do. The picture of the song does not appear either, as you may see in the screenshot....

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  • Hello, I have a Premium account and I'm from Switzerland. I have a problem with spotify on desktop windows and on the web app. Some songs can not be played and some do. The picture of the song does n...
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PWR BTTM radio issues

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceXiaomi Redmi 5 PlusOperating SystemAndroid 8.1 My Question or IssueHi,I know there were legal problems with PWR BTTM and their tracks were disabled for a while, but now I can listen to them on Spotify. However, if I try t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Operating System Android 8.1   My Question or Issue Hi, I know there were legal problems with PWR BTTM and their tracks were disa...
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Spotify does not play any music, in the app and in the web player

Comentario em PT/BR: Meu spotify não reproduz nenhuma musica, e sumiram todas as minhas músicas das minhas playlists, ja tentei reinstalar usar o web player, mas nada disso resolveu, vi alguns tutoriais no youtube e nenhum deles chegou na minha soluç...

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  • Comentario em PT/BR: Meu spotify não reproduz nenhuma musica, e sumiram todas as minhas músicas das minhas playlists, ja tentei reinstalar usar o web player, mas nada disso resolveu, vi alguns tutori...
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