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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 Missing the right side bar of information

Premium user from America using Windows 10. I recently had a feature that I enjoyed a lot, but there seems to be ZERO information on the internet regarding it. Contacting multiple friends, they claim to not even have it. On the right hand side of the...

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  • Premium user from America using Windows 10.  I recently had a feature that I enjoyed a lot, but there seems to be ZERO information on the internet regarding it. Contacting multiple friends, t...
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Spotify App on Windows wont sync songs

Plan(sadly) PremiumCountryGermany DeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify App wont sync my liked songs or any playlist i created. This issue is present since at least two years now. I thought waiting a few years and an u...

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  • Plan (sadly) Premium Country Germany   Device Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Spotify App wont sync my liked songs or any playlist i created. ...
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PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDevicePcOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI am unable to download spotify when ever i try its says spotify cant be started (error code 17)

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Pc Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I am unable to download spotify when ever i try its says spotify cant be started (error cod...
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Superuser Contribution Dektop App is quiter then Webplayer

Hey, I´ve got a question. I´ve got spotify premium and recently i´ve been using it through the webplayer due to some technical problems with the desktop App. The technical problems have been solved but nevertheless I mentioned, that the desktop app i...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey,   I´ve got a question. I´ve got spotify premium and recently i´ve been using it through the webplayer due to some technical problems with the desktop App. The technical problems have been...
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Superuser Contribution Volume keys not wokring

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDEll LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10, My Question or IssueMy volume keys don't work when playing music through Spotify. I can toggle the windows volume or press the keys as much as I like with no result - until the volume hi...

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  • PlanPremium Country   Device DEll Laptop Operating System Windows 10,   My Question or Issue My volume keys don't work when playing music through Spotify. I can toggle the windows ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Application on Windows 10 doesnt work properly

So i can open it the albums are getting shown but when i click on one of them the songs are not loading i cant play any songs.What i tried:Clean reinstallHosts data deletedChecked with an other connectionChanged Dns and tried with a vpnStarted Pc in ...

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  • So i can open it the albums are getting shown but when i click on one of them the songs are not loading i cant play any songs. What i tried: Clean reinstall Hosts data deleted Checked with an oth...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify High CPU usage

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10, i5 9600K My Question or IssueSpotify has been using lots of cpu as of recently and I am wondering if anybody else is having this issue. Whenever I change songs, either using media keys or ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10, i5 9600K   My Question or Issue Spotify has been using lots of cpu as of recently and I am wondering if anybody els...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop doesn't work properly after using Mobile app

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDesktop PC, Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 ProOperating SystemAndroid Oreo, Windows 11 My Question or IssueHi, I'm having this particular issue with Spotify Desktop for a couple of weeks now and I was unable to find any post about ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Desktop PC, Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Operating System Android Oreo, Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm having this particular issue with...
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Superuser Contribution Songs won't play on desktop app, and web player says something went wrong

After logging into the web player I get a permanent "something went wrong." I'm on the right version of Chrome and have restarted it and my computer. My desktop app is the same, loading recent activity but not playing anything or letting me access my...

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  • After logging into the web player I get a permanent "something went wrong." I'm on the right version of Chrome and have restarted it and my computer. My desktop app is the same, loading recent activi...
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Superuser Contribution One Tagger

I recently had my account suspended (And later reopened), due to 'fradulent activity', in which i believe my desktop application was detecting that a DJ software was copying the titles of songs from my playlist. After talking to someone for help i ma...

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  • I recently had my account suspended (And later reopened), due to 'fradulent activity', in which i believe my desktop application was detecting that a DJ software was copying the titles of songs from ...
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Superuser Contribution Why wont spotify open

When I click on the spotify app it says Spotify isn't responding and wont open

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  • When I click on the spotify app it says Spotify isn't responding and wont open
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Superuser Contribution Give us an option to permanetly keep square covers

The Spotify client UI is getting worse and worse after every update. Now everything is getting infested with the horrendous rounded corners plague, even covers are getting destroyed by the intrusive and uninspired Spotify UI. Please! Stop destroying ...

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  • The Spotify client UI is getting worse and worse after every update. Now everything is getting infested with the horrendous rounded corners plague, even covers are getting destroyed by the intrusive ...
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Superuser Contribution track info sidebar automatically opens after closing it

Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueThe new track info side bar keep opening every time I change an artist/song/playlist.Please fix this bug so it will keep closed after closing it.

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  • Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue The new track info side bar keep opening every time I change an artist/song/playlist. Please fix this bug so it will keep closed after clo...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Crashing When Trying to Login

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue My Spotify app crashes immediately when trying to login. No error messages or anything. Never had issues before. I have tried a clean install both from the direct downl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   My Spotify app crashes immediately when trying to login.  No error messages or a...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app - buttons frozen and continues playing after closing.

Premium subsriber. After playing for about an hour, buttons freeze - e.g.shuffle on/off or play. When I close the app, it's still playing - it is not minimized and if I try to open it again it won't. When I look at Task Manager several instances of S...

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  • Premium subsriber. After playing for about an hour, buttons freeze - e.g.shuffle on/off or play. When I close the app, it's still playing - it is not minimized and if I try to open it again it won't....
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Solved!! How do I revert the recent playlist/folder changes on the desktop app?

The recent update to the UI messed up all of the folders and playlists that I had organized. I can't even move the folders anymore, I can only pin them. Some of my playlists have been reorganized, and are now out of order. Every band/artist I follow ...

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  • The recent update to the UI messed up all of the folders and playlists that I had organized. I can't even move the folders anymore, I can only pin them. Some of my playlists have been reorganized, an...
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How to get a share link WITHOUT allowing clipboard access?

I'm simply trying to get a URL to share a track, but there only way I can see to do this is "copy to clipboard", which means allowing websites to access my computer's clipboard. As someone who values my privacy, this is not an option to me. Do I want...

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  • I'm simply trying to get a URL to share a track, but there only way I can see to do this is "copy to clipboard", which means allowing websites to access my computer's clipboard. As someone who values...
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Superuser Contribution Plays random song in middle of podcast, plays by itself when paused

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUKDeviceLenovo LaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueSpotify desktop app keeps playing a random song when I am listening to a podcast. After a few mins of listening it just switches to a song I have never heard of a...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country UK Device Lenovo Laptop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Spotify desktop app keeps playing a random song when I am listening to a podca...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Liked Songs" is not functioning properly

I added a certain song to "Liked Songs" three years ago,Now I click to navigate to its album, but the "Liked Songs" icon is not displayed in the album.

  • Casual Listener
  • I added a certain song to "Liked Songs" three years ago, Now I click to navigate to its album, but the "Liked Songs" icon is not displayed in the album.
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