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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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  • Don_D
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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 Media keys hijacked by iTunes

I'm on Windows 10, and when I have iTunes running, it hijacks my media keys. How can I lock them to Spotify? Thanks

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  •   I'm on Windows 10, and when I have iTunes running, it hijacks my media keys. How can I lock them to Spotify?   Thanks
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Superuser Contribution Como deletar pasta?

PlanPremiumCountryBrasilDevice(iPhone 7)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueCriei uma pasta no Spotify, agora quero apagar e não consigo. Como resolver?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brasil Device (iPhone 7) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Criei uma pasta no Spotify, agora quero apagar e não consigo. Como resolver? ...
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Superuser Contribution Why Spotify Windows desktop app is accessing my device camera?

PlanPremiumCountry IndiaDeviceWindows 10 LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I open Spotify desktop app it is accessing my laptop camera without asking for any permission? Why does a music app needs background access to my lapto...

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  • Plan Premium Country  India Device Windows 10 Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I open Spotify desktop app it is accessing my laptop camera without as...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop : Spotify says "'something went wrong''

PlanFreeCountrypoland Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issuewhen i log in on browser it says something went wrong when i login on desktop app it just loads last things i have listened to but i cnanot play anything and there are n...

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  •   Plan Free Country poland   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue when i log in on browser it says something went wrong when i login on desktop ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify offline installer not working on Windows Vista

Operating SystemWindows Vista Question or IssueI've download ed a bunch of old spotify offline installer s and no one work.All of them tell: The procedure entry point TryAcquireSRWLockExclusive could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL3...

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  • Operating System Windows Vista   Question or Issue I've download ed a bunch of old spotify offline installer s and no one work. All of them tell: The procedure entry point TryAcquireSRWLock...
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Superuser Contribution Disable Video on desktop app

I'm using the desktop app on a Windows 11 PC. Every time a video starts playing my monitor that is plugged in via USB-c hub goes black and locks up my computer until I unplug it then plug it back in. It happens every time. I can't seem to find a way ...

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  • I'm using the desktop app on a Windows 11 PC.    Every time a video starts playing my monitor that is plugged in via USB-c hub goes black and locks up my computer until I unplug it then p...
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Superuser Contribution Musik fehler

Wenn ich musik abspiele stoppt es die musik automatisch nach 20 sekunden das die ganze zeit was muss ich tun?

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  • Wenn ich musik abspiele stoppt es die musik automatisch nach 20 sekunden das die ganze zeit was muss ich tun?    
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't let me play my friend's Chill Mix playlist

Plan: PremiumCountry: UKDevice: PCOperating System: Windows 10 My Question or IssueHere's a strange issue. A friend sent me a link via WhatsApp to their playlist called "Chill Mix" which they compiled themselves. When I click on that link in the What...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK Device: PC Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue Here's a strange issue. A friend sent me a link via WhatsApp to their playlist called "Chill Mix"...
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Superuser Contribution Embeds arn't working anymore on different websites

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue So it literally started a few hours ago. I was on a website who allows you to show embeds of...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   ...
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Auto starting even when disabled

Spotify is opening on startup. I have never had it set to auto start and auto-start is set to "No". I am using Windows 10.I have already gone to Edit > Preferences > [Show Advanced Settings] > Startup and Window Behavior > Open Spotify automatically ...

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  • Spotify is opening on startup. I have never had it set to auto start and auto-start is set to "No". I am using Windows 10. I have already gone to Edit > Preferences > ...
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Superuser Contribution One track starts, then it plays for 10 seconds and then the sound disappears

Plan: FreeCountry: UA Device: PCOperating System: Windows 7/10/11 My Question or IssueSomehow it works on a PC in a strange way ... One track starts, then it plays for 10 seconds and then the sound disappears, then it jumps between tracks to others, ...

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  • Plan: Free Country: UA   Device: PC Operating System: Windows 7/10/11   My Question or Issue Somehow it works on a PC in a strange way ... One track starts, then it plays f...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + S) no longer toggles shuffle

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceWindows desktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy current version is:Spotify for Windows (64 bit)1.2.16.947.gcfbaa410Since the previous update, I have not been able to use Ctrl + S to toggle shuffle. I'm h...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Windows desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My current version is: Spotify for Windows (64 bit) 1.2.16.947.gcfbaa410 Since ...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop App not working, can't update

I have been having problems with the Spotify desktop app for the past few weeks. Whenever I click on the shortcut to launch it, the window appears for several seconds and then it crashes and disappears. I thought it was a bug and that if I downloaded...

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  • I have been having problems with the Spotify desktop app for the past few weeks. Whenever I click on the shortcut to launch it, the window appears for several seconds and then it crashes and disappea...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stopping working partially the longer it is launched

PlanFree+PremiumCountryCzech Republic DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, I am experiencing an issue for several weeks (just decided to try some investigation with you). When I am using my desktop, Spotify launches automat...

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  •   Plan Free+Premium Country Czech Republic   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi,   I am experiencing an issue for several weeks (ju...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify refuses to play certain songs

PlanFreeCountryNorth AmericaDeviceMicrosoft Surface ProOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy spotify skips over my recently added songs and will not play them no matter what I do, I uninstalled the app, restarted my device, logged out. It...

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  • Plan Free Country North America Device Microsoft Surface Pro Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My spotify skips over my recently added songs and will not play them no ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't watch podcasts in video format in Spotify in both browser and desktop app.

I made a clean reinstall and still, nothing changed. the video play button doesn't even exist. in the browser when I press the play video button a black screen appears when I hit play the screen dissapears and the podcast continues to play in audio f...

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  • I made a clean reinstall and still, nothing changed. the video play button doesn't even exist. in the browser when I press the play video button a black screen appears when I hit play the screen diss...
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Random Drill Beats

When I have the Spotify program open, the artist Drill beats randomly starts playing. Sometimes it plays when I'm browsing the web, playing video games, or listening to music. This is really annoying

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  • When I have the Spotify program open, the artist Drill beats randomly starts playing. Sometimes it plays when I'm browsing the web, playing video games, or listening to music. This is really annoying
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Superuser Contribution BUG: cpu usage of Spotify desktop UI is stuck at 50% when idling

With version 1.2.13.661 The CPU usage of the chrome thread for the UI is using around 50% CPU usage even when idling in the background. I can kill the relevant Spotify process/thread, and it will cause the UI to reload. I tested downgrading, and it s...

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  • With version 1.2.13.661 The CPU usage of the chrome thread for the UI is using around 50% CPU usage even when idling in the background.  I can kill the relevant Spotify process/thread, and it wi...
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Superuser Contribution Annoying new features

Plan PremiumCountry PolandOperating System Windows 11 My Question or IssueHey guys!After some of the latest updates, when I start the spotify app, the left side menu panel shows up very wide even when I sized it down to the minimum before, so I have ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hey guys! After some of the latest updates, when I start the spotify app, the left side menu p...
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