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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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Music played on Spotify keeps crackling

Hi community My Spotify keeps crackling no matter what i do. I know there have been several similar post previously but non of those solution works - at least not more than half an hour. I have tried: - Reinstallation- Roll back the sound driver to t...

  • Newbie
  • Hi community   My Spotify keeps crackling no matter what i do. I know there have been several similar post previously but non of those solution works - at least not more than half an hour. I h...
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Shuffle Not Available

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceSamsung Galaxy S8Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueBeen having issues with the shuffle not being available on certain playlists (like my daily mix). I used to use the shuffle all the time and suddenly now i'...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada  Device Samsung Galaxy S8 Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Been having issues with the shuffle not being available on certain playlist...
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Feed amici

Ciao a tutti, è da una settimana circa che il mio feed amici non si aggiorna più, avendo installato e disinstallato più volte Spotify, uscendo e rientrando anche da Facebook. Mi da "caricamento feed amici non riuscito". Come posso risolvere?

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  • Ciao a tutti, è da una settimana circa che il mio feed amici non si aggiorna più, avendo installato e disinstallato più volte Spotify, uscendo e rientrando anche da Facebook. Mi da "caricamento feed ...
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Where did the "Continue with similar artists" function go?

PlanPremiumCountryNorway DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueThere was a nice function where Spotify would continue playing similar artists after an album ended. Where did that function go? After the last restart (and automat...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue There was a nice function where Spotify would continue playing similar artists af...
  • Loxer
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Web Player Not Workins

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm using the Web Player. It keeps freezing on ads, so the songs won't load. I have already tried restarting the app. Any suggestions?

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  •   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm using the Web Player. It keeps freezing on ads, so the songs won't load. I have already tried restarting the app. Any suggestio...
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High quality streaming not working despite being premium and turning it on in preferences.

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DevicePC LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have premium and have high quality streaming enabled on the desktop app but I'm getting really low bitrate playback. This isn't an issue on the android app where...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada  Device PC Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have premium and have high quality streaming enabled on the desktop app but I'm ...
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Solved!! Daily Mix and radios doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePC AsusOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi everyone!I have downloaded the spotify app on windows store, I can't create radios or simply access to my daily mixes the app says that i'm offline. Please someone...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Asus Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi everyone! I have downloaded the spotify app on windows store, I can't create radios or...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Mini Player

Strange but true, from now when I login into the web player (via Chrome) it disabled my second monitor

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  •   Strange but true, from now when I login into the web player (via Chrome) it disabled my second monitor 😞
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps stopping and resume playing music randomly

Plan PremiumCountry Iceland DeviceDell Latitude Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have been listening to music while working on this computer for about a month now. At first it was no problem. Just recently Spotify decides to pause my...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Iceland   Device Dell Latitude  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have been listening to music while working on...
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Solved!! Facebook Friends Not Appearing

PlanFreeCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows My Question or Issue Every time I try to press the "Find Friends" command in the "Friend Activity" on the desktop app, it is shown that I have 0 friends on Spotify even though only a few days ago, a whole ...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue  Every time I try to press the "Find Friends" command in the "Friend Activity" on the desktop app, it i...
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ROP exploit

Hello Community, do you guys have any idea why playing spotify on a browser makes it an ROP exploit? This causes spotify to halt its playing. Attached is a screenshot report from sophos.

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  • Hello Community, do you guys have any idea why playing spotify on a browser makes it an ROP exploit? This causes spotify to halt its playing. Attached is a screenshot report from sophos.
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Superuser Contribution Artist not showing on Local Files

PlanPremiumCountry United StatesOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have recently downloaded 164 songs from SoundCloud which I intended to put into Spotify as it is much easier for me. All of the songs have imported fine, but they are n...

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  • Plan Premium Country   United States Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue     I have recently downloaded 164 songs from SoundCloud which I intended to put i...
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Playback is in wrong order after sorting "See all songs" in a search

This is for Spotify on Windows 10. Can't sort songs in searches on Android, so not sure if it applies to other platforms. If you search for a song, and click on "See all songs", you can play any of them; if you sort the list and click on the first so...

  • Casual Listener
  • This is for Spotify on Windows 10. Can't sort songs in searches on Android, so not sure if it applies to other platforms.    If you search for a song, and click on "See all songs", you ca...
  • Loxer
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Activity bar problem

Hello guys I have weird problem with activity bar. Since two months friends keep telling me that they don't see what music I listen to, how to change that? I already reinstaled spotify. Ps. My private session is off.

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  • Hello guys I have weird problem with activity bar. Since two months friends keep telling me that they don't see what music I listen to, how to change that? I already reinstaled spotify.  Ps. My...
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Shuffle is disabled when I select a song from the playlist

PlanPremiumCountry NLDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen I click on a song in my playlist, then the shuffle option is canceled. I would like to continue to listen to the rest of the playlist on shuffle,

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  • Plan Premium Country  NL Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When I click on a song in my playlist, then the shuffle option is canceled. I would like to conti...
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plays song not clicked instead of clicked and in different order

1. I search for a song.2. I click see all in the songs div.3. I change the order of the songs clicking on any column header.4. I click in any row and the song played is the one that was on the position before reordering. The order they are played is ...

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  • 1. I search for a song. 2. I click see all in the songs div. 3. I change the order of the songs clicking on any column header. 4. I click in any row and the song played is the ...
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Can't change songs (PREMIUM USER *(since 4-5years lol)*)

Hello, i have a weird issue.It looks like Spotify has a problem with Windows 10 Pro 64bit.I changed a song using my keyboard media buttons (Wooting ONE) and it started skipping all my songs. I mean it went from the top to the bottom skipping songs li...

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  • Hello, i have a weird issue. It looks like Spotify has a problem with Windows 10 Pro 64bit. I changed a song using my keyboard media buttons (Wooting ONE) and it started skipping all my songs. I ...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 sporadic "error code 4"

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceHP DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe Spotify application sporadically (1/3 to 1/2 of the time) comes up with the error "No internet connection detected. Spotify will automatically try to reconnect wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country US  Device HP Desktop Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue The Spotify application sporadically (1/3 to 1/2 of the time) comes up with the...
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One band playing more often than others

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USDevice(iPhone Operating System(iOS 12, Windows 10) My Question or Issue Over the past month or so, I have noticed that Spotify will play one band in particular way more often than any other band on my playlist. I have listen...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  US Device (iPhone 😎 Operating System (iOS 12, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Over the past month or so, I have noticed that Spotify will play...
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