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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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Deskop app doesn't sync with other devices - possible Spotify Connect issue.

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevice Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello, I've noticed that when I play a song from the Spotify app on Android or iOS through Spotify Connect, it doesn't synchronize with the deskop app. I installed the prev...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello,  I've noticed that when I play a song from the Spotify app on Android or iOS...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay stopped working

After todays Windows 11 update autoplay stopped working. PlanPremiumCountryPolandOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueAnyone else experiencing this?

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  • After todays Windows 11 update autoplay stopped working.   Plan Premium Country Poland Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Anyone else experiencing this?
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Superuser Contribution Right-clicking multiple songs selects just one

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceLenovo Legion S7Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSometimes when I select multiple songs and right-click them the drop-down menu changes after a second and starts behaving as if I'd only selected one song....

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Lenovo Legion S7 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Sometimes when I select multiple songs and right-click them the drop-down menu ...
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Superuser Contribution Glitching while playing

Hi,There are periodical glitches while I am playing Spotify on Windows 11. Does anyone know what may be causing it?thx! My Question or Issue

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  • Hi, There are periodical glitches while I am playing Spotify on Windows 11.  Does anyone know what may be causing it? thx!     My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution Glitching playback

Windows 11, Dell Precision 555oI experience playback glitches (irregular intervals but constant) and performed some device test (results are attached). The issue is present on the windows app as well as on the web version of Spotify. Any suggestions ...

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  •   Windows 11, Dell Precision 555o I experience playback glitches (irregular intervals but constant) and performed some device test (results are attached). The issue is present on the windows a...
  • SparklesTheNightPony
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Solved!! Suddenly NO AUDIO using PC app!

PlanFree/PremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueYesterday I was listening via the PC app on my Windows 10 machine, when all of a sudden the songs looked like they were playing, but there was no audio. I decided to wait and see if it fi...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Yesterday I was listening via the PC app on my Windows 10 machine, when all of a sudden the songs looked like t...
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Superuser Contribution Add volume controller on Spotify player that's embeded on my website

My Question or Issue:I have added a Spotify player onto my Wix website to play music along with my exercise videos. But the music plays too loudly and drowns out my voice in the video.The player does not have a volume control.I have adjusted my voice...

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  • My Question or Issue: I have added a Spotify player onto my Wix website to play music along with my exercise videos. But the music plays too loudly and drowns out my voice in the video. The player ...
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Superuser Contribution Song skipping and 10 seconds of audio before going silent

Plan: PremiumCountry UK DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Spotify app not browser window. My Question or Issue When I choose a song to play it skips several songs then plays a random one, then I get 9 or 10 seconds of audio before it goes silent. if...

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  • Plan: Premium Country UK   Device PC Operating System Windows 11   Spotify app not browser window.   My Question or Issue   When I choose a song to play it skips sever...
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Search history is not synced accross devices (Desktop, Mobile)

Search history is not synced accross devices which makes it hard to find a previous research on Desktop on mobile, and vice versa.

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  • Search history is not synced accross devices which makes it hard to find a previous research on Desktop on mobile, and vice versa.
  • dinomight
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Desktop App (Windows) will not display home or any searched music/artist

When I open the App, the Home page fails to open.If I search for a song/album/artist - again an error is displayed ("Something went wrong") or remains blank. Nothing in Error logs.However I can view my Liked songs and any playlists I created (and lis...

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  • When I open the App, the Home page fails to open. If I search for a song/album/artist - again an error is displayed ("Something went wrong") or remains blank. Nothing in Error logs. However I can...
  • MateusM
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Superuser Contribution 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...

Start Jam Menu - Desktop App.png Queue Right Sidebar.png
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  • Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 🥳 🖥️ 💻 Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop App Lag/Delay Windows 11

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 Pro 21H2 22000.527Spotify1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf IssueWhen I interact with the player, every action comes with a delay. Video attached. Web version works fine.Few days ago I reinstalled Windows 11 and update...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 11 Pro 21H2 22000.527 Spotify 1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf     Issue When I interact with the player, every action comes with a ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Samsung TV does not proceed to next song, playlist plays fine on Windows PC and Android phone

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice/Operating System[fail] - Samsung TV Neo QLED Model code: QN75QN85DAFXZA - Spotify version 2.1.51 (latest version - updated in Dec 2023) - Spotify playlist plays current song to end, but does NOT proceed to next song ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device/Operating System [fail]  - Samsung TV Neo QLED Model code: QN75QN85DAFXZA - Spotify version 2.1.51 (latest version - updated in Dec 2023) - Spoti...
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Superuser Contribution Web Player hotkeys (some) not working on Windows 8 & 10

A couple months ago few hotkey combo's stopped working in WEB PLAYER. Any advice of troubleshooting would be greatly appreciated! Specifically not working: SHIFT+Left/Right Arrow: seek within song; ALT +Up/Down: vol stopped working.Verified not worki...

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  • A couple months ago few hotkey combo's stopped working in WEB PLAYER. Any advice of troubleshooting would be greatly appreciated! Specifically not working: SHIFT+Left/Right Arrow: seek within song...
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Superuser Contribution spotify jam is not working between two desktop apps

My girlfriend and i want to listen to spotify while we work, we do not live together, we both have spotify premium. when we connect and start a jam on the desktop apps, spotify does not play the same song for each of us, but instead continues to play...

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  • My girlfriend and i want to listen to spotify while we work, we do not live together, we both have spotify premium. when we connect and start a jam on the desktop apps, spotify does not play the same...
  • Elena
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why can't I log into my account on my laptop?

It wont let me login to my account on the app on my laptop. Every time I enter my username and password (I've also attempted using the email in place of the username,) there is a pop up that reads "This app is restricted to Premium users only. Error ...

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  • It wont let me login to my account on the app on my laptop. Every time I enter my username and password (I've also attempted using the email in place of the username,) there is a pop up that reads "T...
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Superuser Contribution how do I setup Spotify to ALWAYS play on the current device?

Currently I use Spotify on Alexa to play sleep music over night, but when I go to my PC and play music on Spotify it blasts the music over to the Alexa device, not my PC. How do I set Spotify to ALWAYS play from the current device, instead of default...

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  • Currently I use Spotify on Alexa to play sleep music over night, but when I go to my PC and play music on Spotify it blasts the music over to the Alexa device, not my PC. How do I set Spotify to ALWA...
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Windows app very slow

I find the windows desktop client to be very slow since a while back, to the point of almost being unusable.Everything I do in the GUI takes forever. It can take 30-60 seconds to do anything, like going to preferences through the menu, or opening up ...

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  • I find the windows desktop client to be very slow since a while back, to the point of almost being unusable. Everything I do in the GUI takes forever. It can take 30-60 seconds to do anything, like ...
  • MateusM
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