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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 Spotify connect doesnt work with mixed network(2.4 and 5ghz)?

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceWindows Laptop, Android phone, Onkyo Android receiverOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueMy internet provider installed a new router in my home, with mixed bandwidth: 2,4 ghz...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Windows Laptop, Android phone, Onkyo Android receiver Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issu...
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Superuser Contribution My daily mixes keep changing

While I was playing one of my Daily Mixes, for some reason, the lineup keeps changing, making it more confusing

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  • While I was playing one of my Daily Mixes, for some reason, the lineup keeps changing, making it more confusing  
  • denxyz
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Superuser Contribution CPU/GPU Usage Spikes

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceHP Omen 16-a0xxx (i5-10300H, 1660ti)Operating SystemWindows 11, 21H2 My Question or IssueWhen lyrics screen is open, CPU and/or GPU usage spikes occasionally, causing interruptions to certain activities, such as g...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device HP Omen 16-a0xxx (i5-10300H, 1660ti) Operating System Windows 11, 21H2   My Question or Issue When lyrics screen is open, CPU and/or GPU usage...
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Superuser Contribution Web player keeps muting randomly for no reason

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceHP laptopOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Its all in the title

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  •   Plan Premium Country Belgium Device HP laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Its all in the title  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution App opens on the wrong screen EVERY TIME [dual monitors]

PlanFreeCountryRomania DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I launch Spotify, it always launches on my primary monitor, instead of the second one. Please read this through, this isn't the issue with the desktop icon, simply the...

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  • Plan Free Country Romania   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I launch Spotify, it always launches on my primary monitor, instead of the second on...
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huge echo when playing songs

PlanpremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)laptop(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuei have had a big issue with having a lot of echo while my songs are playing and ive gone through all my lapt...

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  • Plan premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) laptop (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue i have had a big issue...
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search results have been limited

Until recently if I searched for a song by title I would get many results, which is what I want since I'm interested in studying variations in interpretation and arrangement. Now I only seem to get a handful even when I know there are dozens. Why is ...

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  • Until recently if I searched for a song by title I would get many results, which is what I want since I'm interested in studying variations in interpretation and arrangement. Now I only seem to get a...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop App not updating liked songs

DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I have seen this issue before already, but wonder if there is an easier solution to it, as I don't want to deinstall and reinstall my desktop app every other week.I can add liked songs on ...

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  • Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So I have seen this issue before already, but wonder if there is an easier solution to it, as I don't want to deinstall and...
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Superuser Contribution Daily Podcast Empty

Every time I play an episode in my "Daily Podcast" playlist, the list purges and starts with "Try a New Show" and play a recording that states I do not have enough listening to recommend a podcast. I've tried restarting my computer and uninstalling a...

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  • Every time I play an episode in my "Daily Podcast" playlist, the list purges and starts with "Try a New Show" and play a recording that states I do not have enough listening to recommend a podcast. ...
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Solved!! Spotify will not work no matter what on desktop (SOLVED)

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWin 7 My Question or IssueA few weeks ago i reinstalled spotify, can't remember the issue i was having at the time, anyway when i reinstalled it all my playlists are empty and i can't play any song...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Desktop Operating System Win 7   My Question or Issue A few weeks ago i reinstalled spotify, can't remember the issue i was having at the time, anywa...
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Solved!! Connecting to Minx XI recently started failing when auth is needed

Plan: PremiumCountry: United states Spotify Connect Device:Cambridge Audio Minx XIFirmware:v270-a-012Spotify clients:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8cSpotify for Android 8.7.16.1354Spotify for Windows 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c My Ques...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United states   Spotify Connect Device: Cambridge Audio Minx XI Firmware: v270-a-012 Spotify clients: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.81.604.gcca...
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Superuser Contribution My user overview is empty to myself and friends

PlanFreeCountry PortugalDeviceDesktop (Toshiba)Operating SystemWindows 7, 64 bits My Question or Issue My "user overview" is empty, both to me and to my friends. It just displays "no recent activity" when the user profile is opened. My friends also s...

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  • Plan Free Country  Portugal Device Desktop (Toshiba) Operating System Windows 7, 64 bits   My Question or Issue  My "user overview" is empty, both to me and to my friends. It...
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Widget windows responsive if pinned and other bugs about it

PlanIndividualCountryItalyDeviceWindows LaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueOn the widget windows (on the game tab) ) if you click on the button "▼" the widget is resized to show a list of songs and artists. Bug 1: if I have the widget ...

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  • Plan Individual Country Italy Device Windows Laptop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue On the widget windows (on the game tab) ) if you click on the button "▼" t...
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No Spotify on Galaxy Store - [Galaxy Active Watch]

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12.2 My Question or IssueI bought a new Galaxy Active Watch and after that, I installed all the needed updates for the smartwatch and the phone. I still can't find a Spotify app in the galaxy ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12.2   My Question or Issue I bought a new Galaxy Active Watch and after that, I installed all the needed updates for t...
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Superuser Contribution Volume balance

PlanPremiumGermany Laptop / Windows 10 My Question or Issue: I have set the automatic volume control / balance so that all songs have the same 'loudness' - however, it doesnt work and consequently have to adjust the volume all the time... I have down...

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  • Plan Premium Germany   Laptop / Windows 10   My Question or Issue:  I have set the automatic volume control / balance so that all songs have the same 'loudness' - however, it do...
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Superuser Contribution SPOTIFY SAYS OFFLINE

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSAMSUNG GALAXY BOOK2 PRO 360Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueSpotify is saying I'm Offline, but I'm not. I checked settings, firewall, restarted, re-downloaded the app. Nothing seems to work. I check it on my ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device SAMSUNG GALAXY BOOK2 PRO 360 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Spotify is saying I'm Offline, but I'm not. I checked settings, firewall...
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VirusTotal said "SpotifySetup.exe" had 3 viruses.

Windows 10 and 11 Pro PCsSpotify free version On 8/18/2023, I downloaded the Windows Spotify app ("SpotifySetup.exe").https://www.spotify.com/us/download/windows/https://download.scdn.co/SpotifySetup.exe VirusTotal said "SpotifySetup.exe" had 3 virus...

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  • Windows 10 and 11 Pro PCs Spotify free version   On 8/18/2023, I downloaded the Windows Spotify app ("SpotifySetup.exe"). https://www.spotify.com/us/download/windows/ https://download.scdn....
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Superuser Contribution wie sehe ich bei einem Podcast eine Abstimmung?

hallo,wie sehe ich bei dem Podcast "Die drei Rabauken" die Abstimmungen die sie bei Spotify immer veröffentlichen?Danke für die antworten

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  • hallo, wie sehe ich bei dem Podcast "Die drei Rabauken" die Abstimmungen die sie bei Spotify immer veröffentlichen? Danke für die antworten
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Local songs without album art breaks album art preview

PlanPremium DeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Playing a locally stored song that doesn't have a cover art will cause all subsequent songs to have the default/missing album graphic in the bottom left preview until the app is restarted.

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  • Plan Premium   Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   Playing a locally stored song that doesn't have a cover art will cause all subsequent songs to have the default/missin...
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Superuser Contribution Music will stop playing and freeze on an ad

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows DesktopsOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueFor the past two months, when I play music on my HP desktop the music will stop and freeze on an ad. This happens every 3 songs and it is becoming very anno...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Windows Desktops Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue For the past two months, when I play music on my HP desktop the music will stop and fre...
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