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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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Solved!! Song Not Displaying Properly...

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs of the past few days, I've noticed that in my Daily Mix, there is one spot in the playlist, which is randomly generated - I assume, that doesn't pop up with a song...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As of the past few days, I've noticed that in my Daily Mix, there is one spot in the pla...
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Solved!! Spotify doesn't play anything.

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Each day Spotify doesn't play anything. I have to uninstall and reinstall the client each and every day. This happens across multiple PC's running different versions...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Each day Spotify doesn't play anything. I have to uninstall and reinstall the c...
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Now playing artwork?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUK Operating System(iOS Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Just recently after resyncing offline playlists my Desktop player doesn't show any artwork at all? Not just the odd song missing art but all of them?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country UK   Operating System (iOS Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  Just recently after resyncing offline playlists my Desktop player doesn't show an...
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Spotify issues (read below)

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUS My Question or IssueOk so I really love spotify and I have some serious issues with it rn so let me explain it.My problem - I can't get onto the spotify web player anymore. It always says "error connection refused" so I trie...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country US     My Question or Issue Ok so I really love spotify and I have some serious issues with it rn so let me explain it. My problem - I can't get onto...
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Popping Noises when playing downloaded/streaming songs

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or Issue Popping noises or suttle crackle noises Re-installed spotify on desktop & played spotify off web browserIssue still evident on both players.Streaming high qu...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue  Popping noises or suttle crackle noises   Re-installed spotify o...
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Solved!! Unable to play certain songs from artist's page

I'm unable to play any songs/albums from an artist that is unfavorited. If the song/album is favorited, it'll play perfectly. I've reinstalled twice but it didn't work either time. There's no error message, just an empty box. See attached image.

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  • I'm unable to play any songs/albums from an artist that is unfavorited. If the song/album is favorited, it'll play perfectly. I've reinstalled twice but it didn't work either time. There's no error m...
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[Windows 10] Cannot Shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAsus LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis just started today: I open one of my playlists, and press the big green play button. The shuffle play button doesn't seem to exist anymore. When I play the play...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Asus Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This just started today: I open one of my playlists, and press the big green play button....
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Local files don't display on Discord or last.fm

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceASUS desktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs of early January, playing local files on Spotify do not display on Discord or scrobble to last.fm anymore. I've never had an issue with either until re...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device ASUS desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As of early January, playing local files on Spotify do not display on Discord ...
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Digster, this is not fresh...

 Song was released over seven months ago. That ain't fresh to me. 

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  •   Song was released over seven months ago. That ain't fresh to me. 
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Spotify: Stop answering questions with 3rd party solutions (or not answering at all)

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceAllOperating SystemAll My Question or Issue Spotify support's standard answer for too many user questions/suggestions is to use a 3rd party app - all of which want your current users to agree to share all their information...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device All Operating System All   My Question or Issue  Spotify support's standard answer for too many user questions/suggestions is to use a 3rd pa...
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the playlists spotify h[made for me dont show on my laptop

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUAE Devicelenovo yoga 520 and iphone 6 Operating Systemwindows 10 and ios 11.3.1 My Question or Issue when i open my spotify on my phone i have 6 daily playlists, release radar and a weekly mixtape and then when i open up my la...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country UAE   Device lenovo yoga 520 and iphone 6  Operating System windows 10 and ios 11.3.1    My Question or Issue  when i open my spotify on ...
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Solved!! Playlists don't load fully on Windows 10

PlanPremium CountryDenmark Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue A lot of playlists only show a few of the songs on the playlist. This happens both to official Spotify playlists and community created ones. It works fine on my OnePlus 5. I'v...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Denmark   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   A lot of playlists only show a few of the songs on the playlist. This happens both...
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Solved!! Can't find podcast tab in desktop app

PlanPremiumCountry MoroccoOperating SystemWindows 7 Professional My Question or IssueI used to have access to the podcast tab on my Spotify desktop app, and suddenly it's just disappeared and I need help to restore it. Also, when I use the web player...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Morocco Operating System Windows 7 Professional   My Question or Issue I used to have access to the podcast tab on my Spotify desktop app, and suddenly...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't load anymore after restarting laptop

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceWindows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Windows Spotify failed to open since a Windows update a few weeks ago, I would reinstall Spotify and then it'd launch, but after restarting/switching off computer, S...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Windows Spotify failed to open since a Windows update a few weeks ago, I would ...
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[Windows] Weird border around maximized window after latest update

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter the most recent update (as of the date on this post), my desktop client displays a weird border when the window is maximized (see attached photo). There's a wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After the most recent update (as of the date on this post), my desktop client displa...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some songs won't play

PlanFree/PremiumCountry FranceOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've had this problem for a long time now, when I browse the Spotify app and play a song, there's a chance that the song play or won't play at all..In the first case, the s...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  France Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've had this problem for a long time now, when I browse the Spotify app and play a song, ...
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Window is completely clear, can't interact with anything

PlanPremiumCountry USA Operating System(Windows 7) My Question or IssueMy window is completely transparent and I can't interact with anything, I can still play songs by hitting the play button under the window in the taskbar but that's about it I can...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA   Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue My window is completely transparent and I can't interact with anything, I can still pla...
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Solved!! Win10 Storage Location

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: PCOperating System: Windows 10 I've got a new PC, with a C: Drive SSD, and three 4 GB harddrives. Naturally, I have Zero interest in filling up the SSD with a bunch of unnecessary low priority storage. I was able to i...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country:  USA Device:  PC Operating System:  Windows 10   I've got a new PC, with a C: Drive SSD, and three 4 GB harddrives. Naturally, I h...
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Listen japan music

Hello ! Thank you for reading. PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceXiaomi MI8 / Asus ROGOperating SystemMIIUI / Windows 10 My Question or IssueI'd like to know why i can't listen japan music on spotify.Some people say that i have to be in japan to listen ...

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  • Hello ! Thank you for reading.     Plan Premium Country France  Device Xiaomi MI8 / Asus ROG Operating System MIIUI / Windows 10  My Question or Issue I'd like to know...
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Solved!! well all the songs under artist named : amalee are really different than the original...

PlanPremiumCountry IsraelDevice(Samsung Galaxy Operating System( Android 8, ) My Question or Issuewell all the songs under artist named : amalee are really different than the original... the original is on Japanese language and in spotify they on eng...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Israel Device (Samsung Galaxy 😎 Operating System ( Android 8, )   My Question or Issue well all the songs under artist named : amalee are really different t...
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