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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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YOUR LIBRARY's Albums includes singles

DeviceMotorola G5 Plus, Samsung s9 laptopOperating SystemAndroid nougat, Windows 10 My Question or Issue On pc singles show up in YOUR LIBRARY's Albums, even when I click 'Saved Albums Only'. I don't want to see them. This is not so in android app. P...

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  • Device Motorola G5 Plus, Samsung s9 laptop Operating System Android nougat, Windows 10   My Question or Issue  On pc singles show up in YOUR LIBRARY's Albums, even when I click 'Saved...
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Superuser Contribution This year, why must I log in each time i start spotify?

Recently, as in some time in the last 4 months, Spotify requests me to login each time i start the program. This is no good, as i move from place to place and dont have internet access. Im in the remote jungle. It wasnt always like this, is this an i...

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  • Recently, as in some time in the last 4 months, Spotify requests me to login each time i start the program. This is no good, as i move from place to place and dont have internet access. Im in the rem...
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Superuser Contribution Wrong song playing on Windows 10 Spotify

I noticed yesterday one song in my library when played on Windows desktop Spotify ends up playing another song from my library. This happens in any of my playlists for this song and even if I search for the song and play it from the artists page. I h...

  • Casual Listener
  • I noticed yesterday one song in my library when played on Windows desktop Spotify ends up playing another song from my library. This happens in any of my playlists for this song and even if I search ...
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Superuser Contribution Songs appearing greyed out, but are playable.

PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDevice(Desktop) Operating System (Windows 10) My Question or IssueI've noticed that on my desktop random songs are greyed out in offline mode like that cannot be played in Canada. However, whenever I go online they play fine....

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  • Plan Premium Country  Canada Device (Desktop)  Operating System  (Windows 10)    My Question or Issue I've noticed that on my desktop random songs are greyed out in...
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Not Available

On the Spotify desktop app, it doesn't show the Daily Mix, Recommended or Discover Weekly playlist. It also says ''Daily Mix not available offline.'' What does that mean?

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  • On the Spotify desktop app, it doesn't show the Daily Mix, Recommended or Discover Weekly playlist. It also says ''Daily Mix not available offline.'' What does that mean?
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I want to open spotify, but it stays in that circle and does not open the program

PlanPremiumCountry BolviaDevice(Lenovo 80KY)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Recently I downloaded the program spotify for PC, it turns out that it does not open, try other versions and nothing does not want to open the program, my o...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Bolvia Device (Lenovo 80KY) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Recently I downloaded the program spotify for PC, it turns out that it...
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Playlists missing from Windows app, but show in Android

PlanPremium FamilyCountry USA DeviceDell PC ~2016 vintageOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a lot of playlists. I organize them into folders, and subfolders, and sub-sub-folders, alphabetically. e.g. "ABC" --> "A" --> "AC/DC" --> "...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country  USA  Device Dell PC ~2016 vintage Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a lot of playlists.  I organize them into folder...
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Scrollbar problem

Hi, when i listen an track in browser on Spotify, the scrollbar appears and disappears, it can be seen in video https://streamable.com/rzwf2 does anyone know how to fix it?

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  • Hi, when i listen an track in browser on Spotify, the scrollbar appears and disappears, it can be seen in video https://streamable.com/rzwf2 does anyone know how to fix it?
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Spotify Stops Randomly

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceSamsung Galaxy Note 8Operating SystemAndroid Oreo Windows Operating SystemWindows 10 (Version 1709, OS build 16299.665)My Question or IssueI listen to Spotify on my PC at work. I have noticed that when I place my Note 8 on...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Operating System Android Oreo  Windows Operating System Windows 10 (Version 1709, OS build 16299.665) My Question or Is...
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Plays song even when it's been removed from the playlist

Hi, I have created a playlist that me and my colleagues play at the office, list list get added to and also a few removals since everyone need to like the music. The problem is that it keeps playing songs even after they have been removed from the pl...

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  • Hi, I have created a playlist that me and my colleagues play at the office, list list get added to and also a few removals since everyone need to like the music. The problem is that it keeps playing ...
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Daily Mix present on mobile, present but empty on web, not present at all on desktop

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceDell XPS 15 9560, moto x4Operating SystemWindows 10 (running from installed application, not UWP/Windows store app), Android 8.1.0 My Question or IssueDaily Mixes have appeared on my phone ever since I got my account, even befo...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Dell XPS 15 9560, moto x4 Operating System Windows 10 (running from installed application, not UWP/Windows store app), Android 8.1.0   My Question or Issue ...
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Can't play local files they're "unavailable"

PlanFree/PremiumCountry New ZealandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue My local files suddenly can't be played anymore. It keeps telling me to import it when I already have. and the location hasn't been changed.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  New Zealand Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  My local files suddenly can't be played anymore. It keeps telling me...
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Can't download spotify - Can't connec to windows store

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMIcrosoft SurfaceOperating SystemWindows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I go to download the spotify app, the website sends me to the windows store and it pops up saying "The address wasn’t understoodFirefox doesn’t know how...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MIcrosoft Surface Operating System Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When I go to download the spotify app, the website sends me to the windows...
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Skins for the player

I'm using the latest player (1.0391.183). Just wanted to ask if there are any light skins available for this player. Looking at that black screen with the white letters is killing my eyes. I've actually gone so far as to cancel my premium service bec...

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  •     I'm using the latest player (1.0391.183).  Just wanted to ask if there are any light skins available for this player.  Looking at that black screen with the white letters ...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Daily Mixes not available

Plan - PremiumCountry - GermanyDevice - Windows 10 Laptop My Question or IssueSince a while, my daily mixes disappeared from my spotify desktop player. They are still available on my android app and in the web player. The complete Tab "Featured" is m...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Germany Device - Windows 10 Laptop   My Question or Issue Since a while, my daily mixes disappeared from my spotify desktop player. They are still available on my a...
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Disliked Songs from Previous Week Display for Current Week for Release Radar

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMicrosoft Surface Pro 4Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI love that you guys added the like/dislike option for Release Radar and Discover Weekly but there is an issue with it. I'm not sure if this issue is ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I love that you guys added the like/dislike option for Release Radar and D...
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can't turn off publishing my activity in spotify

PlanPremiumCountry HungaryOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue Spotify keeps turning on the "publishing my activity on Spotify" feature in the most recent version of Spotify on Windows 10, on PC and and on notebook. If I turn it off, next t...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Hungary Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue  Spotify keeps turning on the "publishing my activity on Spotify" feature in the most recent version of...
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Superuser Contribution Can't listen to locally uploaded music

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 I'm trying to listen to my own music in spotify, this is something I've done before a few months ago with the Local Files options to listen to some games' OST's and it worked. However now, it appears that I'm un...

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  • Plan Premium     Operating System Windows 10   I'm trying to listen to my own music in spotify, this is something I've done before a few months ago with the Local Files opt...
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Local files won't play on Android or Desktop, but plays fine on iOS

(Mirroring my thread in the Android section, because it applies to this subforum as well: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Local-files-won-t-play-on-Android-or-Desktop-but-plays-fine-on/m-p/4584750) PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceGalaxy S9+ (8.0,...

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Wrong songs being played - list of searched songs play in strange order when not in default order.

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceDesktop PC Operating Systemwin 7 My Question or Issue After searching for any song, when I sort the results (by title, artist or time), the song i click doesnt play, another song in the list is chosen, this also happens whe...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  UK Device Desktop PC  Operating System win 7   My Question or Issue  After searching for any song, when I sort the results (by title, artis...
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