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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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Search for Albums

Being old, I still like albums. So, when I do a search such as "year:1989-1993 genre:indie" I'd like the results to show me albums that meet those criteria. How do I acheive this?I use the Windows and Android clients, both show results for "artists" ...

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  •   Being old, I still like albums. So, when I do a search such as "year:1989-1993 genre:indie" I'd like the results to show me albums that meet those criteria.   How do I acheive this? I...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't see Google Home Mini in connected devices

PlanPremiumCountry USADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI have Google home Mini connected to the samу Wi-Fi network at home. But spotify doesn't see it as a connected device. While my Pixel3 phone can play music via spotify at the...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have Google home Mini connected to the samу Wi-Fi network at home. But spotify doesn't see it...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect & Google Home

Hi, I am using Spotify on two Windows 10 machines which are running on the same wifi network as my Google Home device. But the Google Home device does not show up on Spotify Connect on Windows. How can I add it? Thanks.

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  • Hi,   I am using Spotify on two Windows 10 machines which are running on the same wifi network as my Google Home device. But the Google Home device does not show up on Spotify Connect on Windo...
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[Connect] Can't connect between Pc and Mobile phone

I can't connect my windows desktop to my Mobile device (Huawei P10Plus). I open them at the same time. These devices logged in to the same account and also same internet connection. It looks there is nothing wrong with it.

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  • I can't connect my windows desktop to my Mobile device (Huawei P10Plus). I open them at the same time. These devices logged in to the same account and also same internet connection. It looks there is...
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Google Home plays alternate versions

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceGoogle MaxOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Hi,When I ask Google Home to play Lady Double Dealer by Deep Purple, it plays a few seconds of a live version, then cuts to another son...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Google Max Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   Hi, When I ask Google Home to play Lady D...
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Daily Mix playlists are not updating on PC

My daily mixes on PC are few months old. They are NOT updated as I listen to music. None of the songs I've been listening to in the past months have appeared in any of the mixes. (I've already seen topics on this forum with answers that I just need t...

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  • My daily mixes on PC are few months old. They are NOT updated as I listen to music. None of the songs I've been listening to in the past months have appeared in any of the mixes. (I've already seen t...
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Solved!! Desktop overlay keeps coming back

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDell XPS 13 9360Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 1803 My Question or Issue There was a problem earlier this year, where the option failed to disable the desktop overlay showing track/artist info with volume, which was fixed. D...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Dell XPS 13 9360 Operating System Windows 10 Pro 1803   My Question or Issue  There was a problem earlier this year, where the option failed to disa...
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Unlink volume control from desktop app and remote device

PlanPremiumCountryU.S. DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10, Android My Question or IssueI recently bought new speakers and A/V receiver and decided to try the Spotify Connect thing. All was fine and dandy until I noticed that the volume slider in the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S.   Device PC Operating System Windows 10, Android   My Question or Issue I recently bought new speakers and A/V receiver and decided to try the Spotify C...
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Deleted song unintentional

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceXiaomi Mi A1, Asus Zenfone 2Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, i think i had unintentionaly deleted an song to be playable how can i listen it again? it's Sally from Hardwell, it wasn't from a playlist or s...

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  • Plan Free Country  Italy Device Xiaomi Mi A1, Asus Zenfone 2 Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue  Hi, i think i had unintentionaly deleted an song to be playable...
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Solved!! Podcasts disappearing from "Your Library" menu

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceASUS VivoBook Pro17Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I enjoy listening to a wide range of podcasts and enjoy using Spotify as my primary podcast platform, due to the ease of using Spotify Connect to str...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device ASUS VivoBook Pro17 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I enjoy listening to a wide range of podcasts and enjoy using S...
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Windows App changes volume on iOS device when transferring playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceiPhone X iOS 12.1.2App version 8.4.79.933 Operating SystemWindows 10 build 18091.0.96.181.gf6bc1b6b (Windows Store version) My Question or IssueWhen transferring playback from my phone to my desktop, Spotify will change th...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device iPhone X iOS 12.1.2 App version 8.4.79.933   Operating System Windows 10 build 1809 1.0.96.181.gf6bc1b6b (Windows Store version)   My Que...
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Spotify won't open, tried to delete but now I can't even do that

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify randomly stopped working. It wouldn't open so I tried to delete everything but I can't delete spotify.exe, I don't know why. A photo is attached with the message I get.

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify randomly stopped working. It wouldn't open so I tried to delete everything but I can't delete spotify.exe, I d...
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Disconnected External HD cause redownloading

PlanPremiumCountry TRDevice(Dell Latitude)Operating System(Windows 7) My Question or Issue I have a premium account for a long time,I use my external WD HDD for offline storage but sometimes it disconnects and even though directory still exists it is...

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  • Plan Premium Country  TR Device (Dell Latitude) Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue  I  have a premium account for a long time, I use my external WD HDD...
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PC version won't connect to phone or scrobble to Last.fm

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMedion Razer Laptop, Google Pixel PhoneOperating SystemWindows 10, Android 9 My Question or IssueThe version of Spotify on my laptop has suddenly become disconnected from my phone via Connect, and Last.fm. Spotify on my lapt...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Medion Razer Laptop, Google Pixel Phone Operating System Windows 10, Android 9   My Question or Issue The version of Spotify on my laptop has suddenly be...
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Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware on my PC

Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware only to edit playlist name.Every other music service allows to edit playlist name from any browser.Only Spotify forces its users to install useless applications.When my 1$ premium ends in 3 months I am ...

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  •   Thanks for forcing me to install your bloatware only to edit playlist name. Every other music service allows to edit playlist name from any browser. Only Spotify forces its users to install...
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nothing works

PlanFreeCountry polandDevicepcOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issuespotify just doesn't work. i cannot download it, register a new account, or do anything related to the site, because my access is denied. i cannot play music, because spotif...

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  • Plan Free Country  poland Device pc Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue spotify just doesn't work. i cannot download it, register a new account, or do anything rela...
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Spotify won't play song

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceWindows ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify won't play this one specific song for me, and has being doing this for a little over a month. ("Unity" - by the fatrat). I have tried reinstalling s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Windows Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify won't play this one specific song for me, and has being doing this ...
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How to update (old spotify version)?

PlanFreeCountry BrazilDevicelaptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issue I've been experiencing an issue where I could not update spotify. Today I uninstalled it and downloaded the setup from the website (in order do get the latest version)....

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  • Plan Free Country  Brazil Device laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've been experiencing an issue where I could not update spotify. Today I uninstal...
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Enable Explicit Songs by disabling 'Hardware acceleration"?!

Spotify premium on Windows 7I had a weird problem with Spotify doesn't playing any songs with explicit content, and there was nowhere in the settings where I could turn it on/off.Then I read on another thread that people who had problems with Spotify...

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  • Spotify premium on Windows 7 I had a weird problem with Spotify doesn't playing any songs with explicit content, and there was nowhere in the settings where I could turn it on/off. Then I read on...
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White bar on top of maximized Spotify app on Windows 10 after update

PlanPremiumCountry South AfricaDeviceDell XPS 13 1970Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or Issue Hi, since I updated Spotify on Windows, it now has a white bar on top of the window when the window is maximized. I can see part of the unstyled...

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  • Plan Premium Country  South Africa Device Dell XPS 13 1970 Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue  Hi, since I updated Spotify on Windows, it now has a white...
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