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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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Chromecast Audio & Spotify Premium

I experience that the sound quality playing Spotify on my mobile phone streaming to Chromecast Audio is very poor! Also streaming to Chromecast Audio controlled by Google Home ("... play Avicii Spotify on Chromecast"). I actually think the sound qual...

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  • I experience that the sound quality playing Spotify on my mobile phone streaming to Chromecast Audio is very poor! Also streaming to Chromecast Audio controlled by Google Home ("... play Avicii Spoti...
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Offline Songs Storage setting has no effect

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe "Offline Songs Storage" location setting that specifies where Spotify should cache songs does not seem to work. Spotify does write a few files to the specified location but the bul...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The "Offline Songs Storage" location setting that specifies where Spotify should cache songs does not seem to wo...
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Songs work on Desktop but not in web or mobile.

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceWindows 10 / Android Operating SystemWindows 10 / Android Oreo My Question or Issue I have a playlist of songs that were imported from my local iTunes library playlist. When it imported, understandably, many of ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United States    Device Windows 10 / Android   Operating System Windows 10 / Android Oreo   My Question or Issue  I have a playlist o...
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How can I prevent Spotify from updating automatically?

PlanFreeCountry Spain Operating SystemWindows 10 I do not want to update my version of spotify, but when it starts it updates itself.I have tried:http://listasgeniales.blogspot.com/2013/02/como-impedir-que-spotify-se-actualice.htmlBut it does not wor...

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  • Plan Free Country  Spain   Operating System Windows 10   I do not want to update my version of spotify, but when it starts it updates itself. I have tried: http://listasgenia...
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Desktop overlay showing when turned off in settings

Everytime I launch Spotify I need to enable and re-disable the 'Show desktop overlay when using media keys' option to get it to work. I've done it for months but it's beginning to bother me.

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  • Everytime I launch Spotify I need to enable and re-disable the 'Show desktop overlay when using media keys' option to get it to work. I've done it for months but it's beginning to bother me.
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Spotify can't play this right now.

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysia Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't seem to play ANY music at all on the spotify app on my PC. It works fine with spotify web and on my phone. I tried some solutions online and it didn't work. Not sure if...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia    Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't seem to play ANY music at all on the spotify app on my PC. It works fine with ...
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2018 year statistics e-mail contains link to malicious website?

Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC, Outlook 2010 Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I received an email from Spotify announcing the yearly review of what songs I heard most, etc., in 2018. Klicking the link provided to show these in...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC, Outlook 2010 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I received an email from Spotify announcing the yearly review of what ...
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Radio issues

PlanFreeCountryDenmark DeviceDesktop pcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've been having issues recently with the radio top not working, it just ends being"Error failed to load." please help

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  • Plan Free Country Denmark    Device Desktop pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've been having issues recently with the radio top not working, it j...
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Issues with Release Radar and Discovery Weekly on PC program and Android

I like listening to Release Radar and Discovery Weekly every week. Lately, I've noticed a pattern where if I listen to enough of the playlists on the program and mark the songs I like or I don't like, my program starts playing ONLY the songs I've alr...

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  • I like listening to Release Radar and Discovery Weekly every week. Lately, I've noticed a pattern where if I listen to enough of the playlists on the program and mark the songs I like or I don't like...
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FPS drop while on the Spotify Windows App

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhile the Spotify window is selected, the fps drop significantly. It doesn't happen with any other window selected, only the spotify windows 10 app.

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue While the Spotify window is selected, the fps drop significantly. It doesn't happen with any other window selected, only the spotify window...
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Groundhog Day Glitch

Recently, I've been experiencing a peculiar glitch on Spotify. Despite me repeatedly changing the playlist, it always resets to the same playlist, song and settings each time I close and reopen the app (Ten Minutes by The Get-Up Kids on Punk Essentia...

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  • Recently, I've been experiencing a peculiar glitch on Spotify. Despite me repeatedly changing the playlist, it always resets to the same playlist, song and settings each time I close and reopen the a...
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Win10 - The podcast list keeps on getting clipped and dissapearing when scrolling

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 (Latest build) My Question or IssueThe podcast list keeps on getting clipped and dissapearing when scrolling.On a page, when I go down to view previous/more podcasts or audio entr...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10 (Latest build)   My Question or Issue The podcast list keeps on getting clipped and dissapearing when scro...
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how to get back starred songs (Spotify deleted)

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue I looked up other posts but they were all old posts by people that had deleted their starred songs etc. I didn't delete them, Spotify did because they a...

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  • Plan Free Country  United States Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue  I looked up other posts but they were all old posts by people that...
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Radio won't work

PlanFreeCountryBrazilOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi, so I've trying to access the Radio feature from an especific artist(e.g.: listening to a Joji's album, go to his profile, click on the three dots, select 'go to artist radio'), ...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hi, so I've trying to access the Radio feature from an especific artist(e.g.: listening to a Joji's albu...
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BUG! embedded playlists are linking to albums instead of correct playlists

PlanPremiumDevicedesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi I have just noticed that embedded playlists are not working correctly on desktop. So I have a website in a browser with an embedded playlist. I click to play and then click th...

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  • Plan Premium Device desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hi I have just noticed that embedded playlists are not working correctly on desktop.   So I ha...
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Stutter, lag, flickering and jumps when trying to play music.

PlanPremium DeviceLaptop, Sony VaioOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHi! I'm having mayor troubles when trying to use the desktop app: When pressing play (on any song or podcast) the music plays for about 10-15 sec, then the music starts ...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Laptop, Sony Vaio Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hi! I'm having mayor troubles when trying to use the desktop app:   When pressing p...
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Skips tracks after ads, windows 10, chrome browser

PlanFreeCountry CanadaDeviceWeb Player - Chrome BrowserOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've been trying to listen to a podcast all morning, but each time an ad plays it skips to the next track. Sometimes this takes minutes sometimes l...

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  • Plan Free Country  Canada Device Web Player - Chrome Browser Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've been trying to listen to a podcast all morning, but each...
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My "Your Library" is without Podcasts

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue In my "YOUR LIBRARY", is the menu Podcast missing, how do I get that menu back?

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  In my "YOUR LIBRARY", is the menu Podcast missing, how do I get that menu back?
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Sorting search results

PlanFreeCountry CanadaDeviceHP desktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue A few weeks ago, the function allowing search results to be sorted alphabetically stopped working. It seems this was a Spotify Community issue back in 2015 and the S...

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  • Plan Free Country  Canada Device HP desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue  A few weeks ago, the function allowing search results to be sorted alphabetical...
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