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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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adng local files freezes computer

PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDevicedesktopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify keeps freezing my computer. I have a rather large collection and the program freezes the whole computer while loading it. I leave the program running in the...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Canada Device desktop Operating Systemwindows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify keeps freezing my computer. I have a rather large collection and the pro...
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Solved!! Playlist's description is reverting

After I change my playlist's description on the computer, the new description is visible as long as Spotify is open. However, it reverts if I restart the program. My phone shows the new description for some reason. I've had this issue several times a...

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  • After I change my playlist's description on the computer, the new description is visible as long as Spotify is open. However, it reverts if I restart the program. My phone shows the new description f...
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Solved!! Interface Looks changed

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince today, my PC interface of Spotify looks changed (I'm talking about the downloadeable program). The bar with the playlists on the left is enlarged towards the right greatly and th...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue Since today, my PC interface of Spotify looks changed (I'm talking about the downloadeable program). The bar with ...
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Restarting filter in playlist doesn't play all the songs of the playlist

CountrySpainDevicePC, MacBook Pro mid-2012Operating SystemWindows 7, macOS MojaveVersion1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d My Question or IssueHello, I've noticed the following issue: I have a very large playlist that I use as a personalized radio (almost 6,000 so...

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  • Country Spain Device PC, MacBook Pro mid-2012 Operating System Windows 7, macOS Mojave Version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d   My Question or Issue Hello, I've noticed the following issue: I ha...
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Songs are queued every time I open Spotify

PlanPremiumCountry United StatesDevice(Desktop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Every time I restart my computer, or phone or macbook, and open up spotify, the same 3 songs are always queued and I have to manually skip them every tim...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United States Device (Desktop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Every time I restart my computer, or phone or macbook, and open up ...
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Solved!! Shuffle won't work casting to device after update in Windows 10

Hello, I am using the Spotify desktop app for Windows 10 and I have a Premium account subscription. I cannot get the shuffle to work anymore after a recent update, about 11/1/2018. I have seen older articles on this is issue that say to clear the pla...

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  • Hello, I am using the Spotify desktop app for Windows 10 and I have a Premium account subscription. I cannot get the shuffle to work anymore after a recent update, about 11/1/2018. I have seen older ...
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Songs not playing when searching and more?

Hi there. As of 2 days ago, I started noticing songs would refuse to play. I'd click the song and it won't show the timer or the album on the corner. Reinstalling spotify seems to solve the issue for just one song and it goes back to messing up. Say ...

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  • Hi there.   As of 2 days ago, I started noticing songs would refuse to play. I'd click the song and it won't show the timer or the album on the corner. Reinstalling spotify seems to solve the ...
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Account Username Concern/Question

PlanFreeCountry United States of AmericaDevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Whenever I pull up my account on Google chrome I see my username as being a bunch of random letters and numbers while my friend's account link contain...

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  • Plan Free Country  United States of America Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Whenever I pull up my account on Google chrome I see my username...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot add song to playlist from Now Playing queue

Sometimes I often queue a bunch of new songs from different playlists and listen to them. If I like the song I'm currently listening to, I want to add it to one of my own playlists. To do so, I try to drag the song from the "Now Playing" section in t...

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  • Sometimes I often queue a bunch of new songs from different playlists and listen to them. If I like the song I'm currently listening to, I want to add it to one of my own playlists. To do so, I try t...
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PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceAcer Swift 3 (also happened on Lenovo WorkPad)Operating SystemWindows 10 (also seen on 7) My Question or Issue Sometimes (I think always after a track in a playlist has played as a video which I've skipped over because vide...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Acer Swift 3 (also happened on Lenovo WorkPad) Operating System Windows 10 (also seen on 7)   My Question or Issue   Sometimes (I think alway...
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Saved songs on iphone wont appear save on dekstop

saved songs wont appear saved on dekstop, ive tried everything.once i fixed by just logging in with facebook but now that doesnt help.

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  • saved songs wont appear saved on dekstop, ive tried everything.once i fixed by just logging in with facebook but now that doesnt help.
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Spotify cannot read this song at the moment.

Hello there ! So I am using Spotify Premium, I am located in france and using Windows 10. It has been a while i've haven't used Spotify on my computer. The thing is, Spotify is working on my phone but ain't working on my computer. I usualy get a mess...

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  • Hello there !  So I am using Spotify Premium, I am located in france and using Windows 10. It has been a while i've haven't used Spotify on my computer.    The thing is, Spotify is ...
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One specific ad crashes the music player

PlanFreeCountry Germany Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere is this one ad (AXA insurance) that makes listening to music almost impossible. Everytime it comes on, the video will stutter - only playing milliseconds at a time with long...

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  •   Plan Free Country  Germany   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There is this one ad (AXA insurance) that makes listening to music almost impossible. E...
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Missing album

I run Spotify as usual and when I wanted to listen to the rapper's album, all the albums I had recorded were gone and now, when I record an album, well it does not appear in the category "Album"

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  •   I run Spotify as usual and when I wanted to listen to the rapper's album, all the albums I had recorded were gone   and now, when I record an album, well it does not appear in the cate...
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Same numbers playing

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDellOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI always play all the numbers I've stored from albums etc., so no specific artist or album. This week I noticed (since last update??) that everytime I start to play my number...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Dell Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I always play all the numbers I've stored from albums etc., so no specific artist or album. T...
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Solved!! [Windows] Interface

PlanFreeCountry FranceDeviceComputerOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue hello, I was listening music on spotify then suddenly I wanted to change music. I changed without problem but without knowing why. I was uncomfortable I began to loo...

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  • Plan Free Country  France Device Computer Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue  hello, I was listening music on spotify then suddenly I wanted to change...
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Help! the audio keeps going up and down as I play music!

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue the audio keeps changing as I play songs, I didn't have the problem before but all of a sudden I do, and it's really annoying! sometimes the music becomes sooo loud and sometimes too...

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  •   Plan Premium Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue  the audio keeps changing as I play songs, I didn't have the problem before but all of a sudd...
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Why is Top Recommendations showing albums I already have Saved

Top Recommendations is showing albums I already have Saved to my library. Why?I don't need recommendations for those. I know them. I want to hear new music based on my library.

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  •   Top Recommendations is showing albums I already have Saved to my library. Why? I don't need recommendations for those. I know them. I want to hear new music based on my library.
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App crashed, downloaded files (offline) get deleted

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceAcer AspireOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor the past few days, the app always crashed and it made my laptop freeze. Once I started the app, allthe downloaded songs (offline) were deleted and I need to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device Acer Aspire Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For the past few days, the app always crashed and it made my laptop freeze. Once I s...
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