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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 Spotify not playing any songs want to import all songs

PlanPremiumCountry EnglandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When ever i try to play anything that isnt downloaded or anything downloaded im asked to import it, it was playing fine a few minutes ago

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  • Plan Premium Country  England Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When ever i try to play anything that isnt downloaded or anything downloaded im as...
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Connect won't let me play in browser

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceWindows Desktop (work) and Google home mini (home) My Question or IssueStarted spotify at work and the music never came on. I check the volume and see it says I'm playing to my "bedroom speaker". Call my wife and sure enough,...

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device Windows Desktop (work) and Google home mini (home)     My Question or Issue Started spotify at work and the music never came on.  I che...
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Change offline songs folder bug

PlanPremiumCountry France DeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 October 2018 update My Question or IssueI am using the Windows store version of Spotify. Right after I installed Spotify and logged, I went to advanced settings to change the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  France   Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 10 October 2018 update   My Question or Issue I am using the Windows store version of Spotify...
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Superuser Contribution Unstable Windows Desktop Connection to Amazon Alexa devices

Picking up from the last post (in June) for this forum topic - playback using Spotify Connect is still randomly stopping when connected to Amazon Alexa devices like Dot and Echo and has been doing so since (at least) the beginning of 2017. During pla...

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  • Picking up from the last post (in June) for this forum topic - playback using Spotify Connect is still randomly stopping when connected to Amazon Alexa devices like Dot and Echo and has been doi...
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Superuser Contribution Queue resets after restarting spotify

Almost every time I restart spotify or my computer, the queue resets to something from a while ago. It can be a queue from earlier that day, but I've had it reset to the same queue for like a week straight (starting with the exact same song every tim...

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  • Almost every time I restart spotify or my computer, the queue resets to something from a while ago. It can be a queue from earlier that day, but I've had it reset to the same queue for like a week st...
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Superuser Contribution date for added songs is ahead

I recently made a new playlist and all of the songs added apear as if they've been added "in 63 years". I'm not sure why it's showing this, but it could be due to the fact that my laptop's time/date settings got all crazy earlier and i had to set it ...

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  •     I recently made a new playlist and all of the songs added apear as if they've been added "in 63 years". I'm not sure why it's showing this, but it could be due to the fact that my lap...
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Superuser Contribution Songs disappearing from playlist

PlanPremiumCountry Poland Operating Systemwindows, android, ios. My Question or Issue Hello. some songs disappeared from my playlist (i.e. Come down by Andersoon Paak, Passin' me by by The Pharcyde and many more). They are still avialable on spotify,...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Poland  Operating System windows,  android,  ios.    My Question or Issue  Hello.  some songs disappeared from my playlist (i.e. ...
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Unusable app after upgrading GPU

I recently upgraded to an RTX 2080 Ti in my desktop and the Spotify app has become unusable. It's extremely sluggish scrolling and clicking anything - it's barely usable. I disable hardware acceleration and after the app restarts, it's better for jus...

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  • I recently upgraded to an RTX 2080 Ti in my desktop and the Spotify app has become unusable. It's extremely sluggish scrolling and clicking anything - it's barely usable.   I disable hardware ...
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HIGH CPU Usage on Windows Desktop

This issue happens on all my computers (Mac & PC) , since 2 years or more. The problem occurs when I play a playlist folder (even on pause), my CPU usage go to 30-40%. Thats a lot for a music player is not it ? I tried evrything, changed computers an...

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  • This issue happens on all my computers (Mac & PC) , since 2 years or more.  The problem occurs when I play a playlist folder (even on pause), my CPU usage go to 30-40%. Thats a lo...
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Windows Store App: High CPU Usage and Memory Leak

Hi all: before I start, there's an older, very similar topic on the same issue, but the website suggested I start a new topic. Link: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/High-CPU-Usage-amp-Memory-Leak/m-p/4441639 PlanPremiumCountryUS Devi...

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  • Hi all: before I start, there's an older, very similar topic on the same issue, but the website suggested I start a new topic. Link: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/High-CPU-Usage-am...
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Connect Causing Issues

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceDesktopOperating SystemW10 My Question or Issue Spotify is randomly pausing music, changing songs, adding weird playlists. How the **bleep** do I turn off connect? It's the**bleep** ever and makes Spotify unusuable. How can...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  UK Device Desktop Operating System W10   My Question or Issue  Spotify is randomly pausing music, changing songs, adding weird playlists.  ...
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Flac support

Hi, I read so many years ago, someone raise about flac support but i see is like still not yet implemented in spotify? What a disappointment.

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  • Hi,   I read so many years ago, someone raise about flac support but i see is like still not yet implemented in spotify?   What a disappointment.  
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Windows 10 Black Screen

Country UKDeviceASUS LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Everytime I open the spotify app, it either doesn't load anything or it loads a black screen. I can't use the app at all as nothing shows up. This has been happening to me for...

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  •   Country  UK Device ASUS Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Everytime I open the spotify app, it either doesn't load anything or it loads a black...
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Solved!! Spotify maximized window issue on Windows 10 April update Build 17134.1!

Hello, When using Spotify on Windows 10 April 2018 update build 17134.1 or even Redstone 5 builds every second time you click the maximize middle button on spotify it is not completely going into a maximized window! And you can actually see that the ...

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  • Hello,   When using Spotify on Windows 10 April 2018 update build 17134.1 or even Redstone 5 builds every second time you click the maximize middle button on spotify it is not completely going...
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Superuser Contribution Local files wont play

PlanPremium - FamilyCountry USADeviceDesktop - Windows 10 Pro I had previously added an albulm to local files, it worked fine. Now if I try to listen to any song from that album on spotify it scrolls through each song, attempting to play it for a spl...

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  • Plan Premium - Family Country  USA Device Desktop - Windows 10 Pro    I had previously added an albulm to local files, it worked fine. Now if I try to listen to any song from th...
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I can not play any songs by a certain artist

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceLenovo PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify won't let me play any song by Hollywood Undead. This started randomly one day and I have no clue what to do, I've tried reinstalling Spotify through windows and...

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device Lenovo PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify won't let me play any song by Hollywood Undead. This started randomly one ...
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Solved!! Change date added/preserve date added when adding to library

I like to organize my music by date added and sometimes a song gets deleted by mistake or removed for other reasons and then gets decided to be brought back. Therefore an alternative to change the 'date added' would be much appreciated with helping i...

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  •   I like to organize my music by date added and sometimes a song gets deleted by mistake or removed for other reasons and then gets decided to be brought back. Therefore an alternative to chang...
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Solved!! [WINDOWS + ANDROID] No notifications at all

PlanPremiumCountry ItalyDeviceDell Desktop + Huawei P9 plusOperating SystemWindows 10 + Android7.0 My Question or IssueHi everybody,I have no notifications icon in Windows (plese see attachment) although I have activated all the "PUSH notifications" ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Italy Device Dell Desktop + Huawei P9 plus Operating System Windows 10 + Android7.0   My Question or Issue Hi everybody, I have no notifications icon in Win...
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Email

PlanPremiumCountry Denmark My Question or IssueThe email attached to my account have been locked by my workplace, how do i change the email without accessing the actual email?

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  • Plan Premium Country  Denmark     My Question or Issue The email attached to my account have been locked by my workplace, how do i change the email without accessing the actual ...
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