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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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Superuser Contribution Equalizer feature not showing up in desktop app - Windows 11

Device/OS: Windows 11Plan: PremiumCountry: Bangladesh I've just started using Spotify on Windows 11; as you can see, in my settings, there is no Equalizer function under Audio Quality OR Playback. Equalizer shows up fine on all my other linked device...

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  • Device/OS: Windows 11 Plan: Premium Country: Bangladesh   I've just started using Spotify on Windows 11; as you can see, in my settings, there is no Equalizer function under Audio Quality O...
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Solved!! Enhanced playlist reloads when clicking "play" on song

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceDesktop and laptop (Windows)Operating SystemWindows 10 & Windows 11 My IssueWhen the Enhance feature is enabled for a playlist and I click play on a any song, it will reload the playlist twice. On the first reload the pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Desktop and laptop (Windows) Operating System Windows 10 & Windows 11   My Issue When the Enhance feature is enabled for a playlist and I click p...
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Superuser Contribution Home page doesn't load/unable to use search

 PlanPremium StudentCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor the past week my Spotify desktop app home page has not been loading.It constantly pops up with an error message saying "something went wrong. search for so...

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  •   Plan Premium Student Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For the past week my Spotify desktop app home page has not been loading. It ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't find my "Top track this month" in Desktop Profile.

It's been more than a month since I subscribed to the premium account, and I have listened to the song in a public session, not private session.But, I can't find my TOP TRACK THIS MONTH even if I press the profile menu on my PC Desktop screen. Help m...

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  • It's been more than a month since I subscribed to the premium account, and I have listened to the song in a public session, not private session. But, I can't find my TOP TRACK THIS MONTH even if I p...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify forcing PC sign out

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueSince about a week or so I've been facing an extremely perplexing issue with my Spotify. I use the spotify desktop version, not the online browser version, for clarif...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Since about a week or so I've been facing an extremely perplexing issue with my Spotify. I...
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Superuser Contribution Daylist won't clear out of queue

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a 3 song playlist i want to play on loop repeat. I cannot get the Daylist I was listening to before that to clear my queue no matter how many times I sel...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a 3 song playlist i want to play on loop repeat. I cannot get the Daylist I w...
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Superuser Contribution Albums and Songs changing to different versions In Playlist

PlanFreeCountryUSADevice(Microsoft Surface Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueIn my already created playlists, the albums of certain songs will be changed. For instance the song will stay the same but the album and album artwork ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device (Microsoft Surface Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue In my already created playlists, the albums of certain songs will be change...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist randomly sorted itself

The browser version of the site randomly decided to sort my playlists by "recently added". I can't click on "title" or "artist" or anything to resort the playlist. I tried Chrome, Opera, I tried removing adblock. Nothing. I'm on Windows 10.

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  • The browser version of the site randomly decided to sort my playlists by "recently added". I can't click on "title" or "artist" or anything to resort the playlist. I tried Chrome, Opera, I tried remo...
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Solved!! Cant play any songs i haven't listened to before

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm always looking for new music to listen to but recently i have come across an extremely annoying problem on my laptop just after buying spotify premium. I can listen to songs that are alre...

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  •   Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm always looking for new music to listen to but recently i have come across an extremely annoying problem ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop App] Empty Gray Bar at the bottom on Spotify Free

PlanFreeCountryTunisiaDeviceAsus X541UV LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueEmpty Gray Bar at the bottom on Spotify Free in playlists, search, and settings. Only disappears in the Home tab.

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  • Plan Free Country Tunisia Device Asus X541UV Laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Empty Gray Bar at the bottom on Spotify Free in playlists, search, and settings. Only dis...
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Superuser Contribution Vertical spacing issues after the update

PlanPremiumCountryGeorgiaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter the update today, I encountered some spacing bugs on the right sidebar and an artist's page. See the screenshots below.

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  • Plan Premium Country Georgia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After the update today, I encountered some spacing bugs on the right sidebar and an artist's page. See the...
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Superuser Contribution Can't search anymore within my playlists on Browser app

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceLatpopOperating SystemWindows 11, Chrome Browser My Question or IssueFor some reason the "Find in Playlist" option is gone. The mobile app still has the feature but it seems that for the web player is gone. It's a criti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device Latpop Operating System Windows 11, Chrome Browser   My Question or Issue For some reason the "Find in Playlist" option is gone. The mobile a...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play any songs, all playlists empty

I've been having this issue fairly recently, it started a week ago when i was simply unable to play songs from directly searching, which was annoying but spotify was still usuable. However after a reinstall every playlist is empty and i cant play ANY...

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  •   I've been having this issue fairly recently, it started a week ago when i was simply unable to play songs from directly searching, which was annoying but spotify was still usuable. However af...
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Superuser Contribution "What's new" on Spotify for PC

Recently Spotify added my favorite feature of all time on spotify for android and iphone(?). The "What's new" section, where you can see daily releases of your favorite artists. However, I frequently use Spotify on Windows as well and I can not find ...

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  • Recently Spotify added my favorite feature of all time on spotify for android and iphone(?). The "What's new" section, where you can see daily releases of your favorite artists. However, I frequently...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution search by year and like

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop (windows) and Android phoneOperating SystemWindows 10 and Android My Question or IssueIs it possible to search by both (production)year and liked songs? I want to add music I already liked to a playlist by p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop (windows) and Android phone Operating System Windows 10 and Android   My Question or Issue Is it possible to search by both (production)...
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Superuser Contribution I cant play any song or podcasts

PlanFreeCountryINDIADeviceAcer Extensa LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuewhenever i am opening spotify and clicking on a song to play it says content not available and whenver i am clicking on the play button of any podcasts my cur...

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  • Plan Free Country INDIA Device Acer Extensa Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue whenever i am opening spotify and clicking on a song to play it says content not a...
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Superuser Contribution When I play a local song, any songs after it have no album art.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I play a local file song with no album cover, every song after will have no album cover until I restart spotify in both the bottom right and "Now Play...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I play a local file song with no album cover, every song after wil...
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Listening On Sync Issues between devices, Random Play, or Playlists

PlanPremium/FamilyCountryUSADeviceSamsung S20Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI'll often switch from my desktop to laptop. If I start a session on my Desktop, when I got to my laptop, it will correctly show listening on (desktop). Howev...

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  • Plan Premium/Family Country USA Device Samsung S20 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I'll often switch from my desktop to laptop.  If I start a session on my Desk...
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Superuser Contribution Appreciation post

God knows how much I can criticize Spotify sometimes, but I just gotta say how much I really love the new UI, with the big Library on the left, our current Playlist in the middle and the Now Playing on the right, with the big album cover art and a li...

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  • God knows how much I can criticize Spotify sometimes, but I just gotta say how much I really love the new UI, with the big Library on the left, our current Playlist in the middle and the Now Playing ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify web player controls are greyed out and my phone is not a "device"

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDellOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSuddenly, when I went into my Spotify web player today, the controls were all greyed out. So I went to my app on my Samsung Galaxy S8 and it doesn't show Web Player being a d...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Dell Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Suddenly, when I went into my Spotify web player today, the controls were all greyed out. So ...
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