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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 Can a Host pause/play for everyone in a Listening Party

PlanPremiumCountryUK DevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueIf a host starts a Listening Party in Discord, is there any way for the "host" to be able to Pause/Play music for all listeners? I know everyone involved has the ability to star...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device PC Operating System Windows    My Question or Issue If a host starts a Listening Party in Discord, is there any way for the "host" to be abl...
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Spotify Bottom Button are not centered

PlanPrenium but it is all the desktop versionCountryFranceDeviceAcer Nitro 5 Operating SystemWindows 10, last version (22h2) My Question or IssueSpotify bottom buttons are not centered ! They are off : in fact they are 8px too far right (on a 1920x10...

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  • Plan Prenium but it is all the desktop version Country France Device Acer Nitro 5  Operating System Windows 10, last version (22h2)   My Question or Issue Spotify bottom buttons a...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify to simply Play while Serato is launched

I DJ. I mix tracks on music I own on Serato... However, I like to take a break and I would like to use my Spotify during my breaks - why can't Spotify simply play while Serato software is launched? Spotify doesn't need to mix in - just simply play an...

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  • I DJ. I mix tracks on music I own on Serato... However, I like to take a break and I would like to use my Spotify during my breaks - why can't Spotify simply play while Serato software is launched? S...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashing on PC

https://youtu.be/rvePBgafn3oI have a video that shows what happens, but to sum it up, I'll be listening to music and then it just crashes after some songs play. I have done everything to try and fix it, whether it's uninstalling, updating, restarting...

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  • https://youtu.be/rvePBgafn3o I have a video that shows what happens, but to sum it up, I'll be listening to music and then it just crashes after some songs play. I have done everything to try and fi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album Charts on Windows Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 I have just noticed that the Album-Charts do not show in the Charts-Genre Section on Desktop, even though I can find them there on my iPad and iPhone. What happened here? Why arent they...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   I have just noticed that the Album-Charts do not show in the Charts-Genre Section on Desktop, even though I can...
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Superuser Contribution Return history for desktop application

less is not more, less is less and takes away control from the user experienceI want to be able to see my play history like I used to in the desktop appI don't know why the desktop now has less functionality and control than the mobile apps, doesn't ...

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  • less is not more, less is less and takes away control from the user experience I want to be able to see my play history like I used to in the desktop app I don't know why the desktop now has less f...
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Superuser Contribution Picture of the playing song stops showing after a local file is played

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueAfter playing a local file, or controlling Spotify trough another device on the same network, pictures of the currently playing song stop showing. They show again if you m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue After playing a local file, or controlling Spotify trough another device on the same network, pictures...
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Album cover too small

Hi everyone !I kinda like the new Spotify look, with the customizable library sidebar on the left, but there's one thing that's really annoying : the album cover that shows on the lower left corner when we play a song, and that we used to be able to ...

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  • Hi everyone ! I kinda like the new Spotify look, with the customizable library sidebar on the left, but there's one thing that's really annoying : the album cover that shows on the lower left corner...
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Superuser Contribution podcast video not working

Hello, the video option for podcasts is missing. I have checked all of my settings in my iPhone app. It is also not working on any other app (Windows PC, smart TV, etc.)

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  • Hello, the video option for podcasts is missing. I have checked all of my settings in my iPhone app. It is also not working on any other app (Windows PC, smart TV, etc.)
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution One playlist not showing up

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOne of my playlists on my desktop app is not showing up... Not sure what the issue is? I didn't notice it till today, but it could be because I only used this playlist again to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue One of my playlists on my desktop app is not showing up... Not sure what the issue is? I didn't notice i...
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Solved!! Spotify connect stop working with Marantz AVR,

PlanFamilly CountryFrance DeviceSpotify Windows, Spotify connect on Marantz CR-612 and Marantz SR8015 Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello,Since a few days, Spotify connect have stop working with my Marantz AVR.When I connect to the A...

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  • Plan Familly   Country France   Device Spotify Windows, Spotify connect on Marantz CR-612 and Marantz SR8015   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hell...
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CPU usage high

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi. When I run Spotify on my Windows 10 laptop, the CPU usage gets very high (30% or more) for an extended period of time. This has the effect of making my fan run loudly and...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi. When I run Spotify on my Windows 10 laptop, the CPU usage gets very high (30% or more) for an ...
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Superuser Contribution can't hear anything

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceLenovo Thinkpad Windows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy audio isn't working

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Lenovo Thinkpad Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My audio isn't working
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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...

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  • 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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