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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug: Podcast played status not syncing to desktop

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDevice(iPhone 11, iMac, Windows laptop)Operating System(iOS 16, Mac OS 10.15, Windows 11) My Question or IssueWith the release of the new Spotify mobile app (the one with tiktok feed stuff), the played status of podcasts ...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device (iPhone 11, iMac, Windows laptop) Operating System (iOS 16, Mac OS 10.15, Windows 11)   My Question or Issue With the release of the new Spotify...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution What's new broken on Desktop

Hello,I am writing to report an issue with the Desktop What's New Feed on Spotify. For more than a week now, I have been unable to access the feed on the Desktop app. This is what I see when I try to open it (pic 1). However, the feed works fine on t...

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  • Hello, I am writing to report an issue with the Desktop What's New Feed on Spotify. For more than a week now, I have been unable to access the feed on the Desktop app. This is what I see when I tr...
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Superuser Contribution songs will not play

PlanfreeCountryunited kingdomDevicewindows desktopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or Issuei try to play a song and it says spotify can't play this right now but when i try and play it on the web player it plays the song

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  •   Plan free Country united kingdom Device windows desktop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue i try to play a song and it says spotify can't play this right now bu...
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Browsing albums using new sidebar

I have lots of albums saved for future listening, but the new sidebar makes it very difficult scrolling through them. I use compact mode, so all albums are listed as text. I tried disabling compact mode, but it's difficult scrolling through album thu...

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  • I have lots of albums saved for future listening, but the new sidebar makes it very difficult scrolling through them. I use compact mode, so all albums are listed as text.   I tried disabling ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes when trying to play local files

PlanPremiumDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuewhenever i try to play ANY local file that i have dragged on to a playlist, spotify will crash/close immediately. this does not happen with regular tracks on the same playlist, ...

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  • Plan Premium Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue whenever i try to play ANY local file that i have dragged on to a playlist, spotify will crash/close imme...
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Superuser Contribution Crackle / stutter Windows 10 app only

PlanPaidCountryUK Devicemedia editing PC (bespoke): Intel i7 - 4790K, 4Ghz, 32gb RAM, SB x-fi titanium sound cardOperating SystemWin 10 64 bit My Question or IssueSpotify desktop app plays with an intermittent crackle. No other devices are affected. ...

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  • Plan Paid Country UK   Device media editing PC (bespoke): Intel i7 - 4790K, 4Ghz, 32gb RAM, SB x-fi titanium sound card Operating System Win 10 64 bit   My Question or Issue Spot...
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Superuser Contribution I need to restart spotify often to be able to play songs

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Often spotify does not play songs.When i click on PLAY button nothing happens ( the button does not react: any green play buytton, or the white play button at the bottom).It is ...

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  • Plan Premium Country France  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue     Often spotify does not play songs. When i click on PLAY button nothing happens ( the...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes immediatly

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I open the Spotify app on my laptop it crashes. It shows that its open in the taskbar and the icon shows up for a split second in the tray. If I hover over it in the task...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I open the Spotify app on my laptop it crashes. It shows that its open in the taskbar and the icon...
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Superuser Contribution Songs don't play on the Windows app

Hi. I downloaded the app for Windows and song's don't play. When I click play the song starts for less than one second (I don't hear anything) and then it stops and I see the message "it is not possible to play the content. if you downloaded it pleas...

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  • Hi.   I downloaded the app for Windows and song's don't play. When I click play the song starts for less than one second (I don't hear anything) and then it stops and I see the message "it is ...
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Superuser Contribution desktop app

The spotify app on my laptop logged me out and won't log me back in? I've logged in on my browser but that won't register to the app. I've also redownloaded the app and it's having the same problems.

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  • The spotify app on my laptop logged me out and won't log me back in? I've logged in on my browser but that won't register to the app. I've also redownloaded the app and it's having the same problems....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug Report - Incorrect Time

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceWindows 11My Question or IssueThe "Played" time is in the future, the current time on the device is synchronized/correct. I've tried restarting Spotify but the issue still happens.

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Windows 11 My Question or Issue The "Played" time is in the future, the current time on the device is synchronized/correct. I've tried restarting Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop lyrics sometime only show the current line and not the whole song

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceHP EnvyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I open the lyrics to a song on desktop, I am only seeing the current line and a couple upcoming lines. I have previously been able to see and scroll through the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device HP Envy Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I open the lyrics to a song on desktop, I am only seeing the current line and...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists aren't downloading on pc

My Question or IssueNone of my playlists will download anymore and I don't know why. I tried disabling my firewall, changing the offline storage folder, uninstalling and reinstalling and clearing the cache and nothing is working. I also can't play an...

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  • My Question or Issue None of my playlists will download anymore and I don't know why. I tried disabling my firewall, changing the offline storage folder, uninstalling and reinstalling and clearing t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sidebar with album and artist information

My Question or IssueHi, I don't know why the sidebar with the album cover and the artist information on the desktop app (Windows 10) suddenly disappear. I can't find the button to reactivate it anymore.For me, it was really helpful.

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  • My Question or Issue Hi, I don't know why the sidebar with the album cover and the artist information on the desktop app (Windows 10) suddenly disappear. I can't find the button to reactivate it any...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Huge empty space in "add to playlist" dropdown

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMultiple Computers (Desktops & Laptops)Operating SystemWindows 10 & Windows 11 My Question or IssueI have this issue where i have a huge empty space in the dropdown menu when adding a song to playlist.I attached a scree...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Multiple Computers (Desktops & Laptops) Operating System Windows 10 & Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have this issue where i have a hug...
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Superuser Contribution Access Denied on Windows 10 Desktop App

PlanFree/PremiumCountryItalyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 21h2 My Question or IssueI get this string when i access on spotify: AccessDeniedAccess DeniedTZ1A4TJN23DJH9BD6f3b75dAIMKXgTzzZOZ06p3YsT/GGYNEgusUkgWZnFMqLT2BnTkOL5g5cxX/VqVMwW6svJfq...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Italy Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 21h2   My Question or Issue I get this string when i access on spotify:   AccessDeniedAccess DeniedTZ1...
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Superuser Contribution Minor bug in "About Spotify" pop-up window

If you open "About Spotify" from top left menu - pop-up window appears with text "Spotify () for Windows". I do not know what should be in "()", apparently some additional app identifier. The app is installed directly from the Spotify website and not...

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  • If you open "About Spotify" from top left menu - pop-up window appears with text "Spotify () for Windows". I do not know what should be in "()", apparently some additional app identifier. &nbsp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Podcasts will not play

Having issue playing Podcasts, but all my music is fine whether my personal playlist or a Spotify playlist. Tried accessing old episodes of my current Podcast binge, and episodes of my older binges, and nothing! Even tried one that I had never listen...

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  • Having issue playing Podcasts, but all my music is fine whether my personal playlist or a Spotify playlist.  Tried accessing old episodes of my current Podcast binge, and episodes of my older bi...
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Is it possible to revert the latest UI update?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice/Operating SystemWindows 10 Desktop My Question or IssueIs there an option to revert the UI to how it before the current update? The desktop app now looks the same as the webplayer. I can no longer scroll through all of an ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device/Operating System Windows 10 Desktop   My Question or Issue Is there an option to revert the UI to how it before the current update? The desktop app now lo...
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