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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 Report - Incorrect Date Added

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom - LondonDevice(Windows 11 - Home)My Question or IssueWhen viewing a playlist that has been enhanced by Spotify, the "Date Added" time is incorrect and is showing as "in 0 seconds".

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom - London Device (Windows 11 - Home) My Question or Issue When viewing a playlist that has been enhanced by Spotify, the "Date Added" time is incorrect and i...
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Superuser Contribution Ability to install to the Program Files folder on Windows

Operating SystemWindows My Question or IssuePlease add ability to the installer to install to the Program Files folder.

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  •   Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Please add ability to the installer to install to the Program Files folder.
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music stops almost as soon as it starts

I just got a premium account and went to my favorite artist. As soon as I clicked on one of his songs, it started playing a random song from his album and for only 11 seconds. I cannot get spotify to play for longer.

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  • I just got a premium account and went to my favorite artist. As soon as I clicked on one of his songs, it started playing a random song from his album and for only 11 seconds. I cannot get spotify to...
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Superuser Contribution Connect to Sonos Keeps Failing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows PC; Pixel 5aOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify VersionWindows 1.2.5.1006.g22820f93 and Android 8.8.12.545 My Question or IssueConnect to devices (in my case, a Sonos) doesn't work. I try to connect to a Sonos, and (a...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows PC; Pixel 5a Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version Windows 1.2.5.1006.g22820f93 and Android 8.8.12.545   My Question or Issue Connect to...
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Solved!! Press play and nothing happens. Only works after pressing heart button.

Spotify for Windows1.2.0.1165.gabf054abWhen I search for an album and press play, nothing happens. After I press the heart button to "Save to your Library" it will start playing normally.

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  • Spotify for Windows 1.2.0.1165.gabf054ab When I search for an album and press play, nothing happens. After I press the heart button to "Save to your Library" it will start playing normally.
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Superuser Contribution Metadata broken for local music files FLAC

On windows and to some extent on android. I rip my Cds to FLAC and download other files from bandcamp in FLAC, It's even worse with WAV. Unlike other music players, spotify completely breaks the metadata. Album covers do not display at all and album ...

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  • On windows and to some extent on android.  I rip my Cds to FLAC and download other files from bandcamp in FLAC, It's even worse with WAV.  Unlike other music players, spotify completely breaks ...
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Podcast Not Playing

Hi, I uploaded a new episode of my podcast:https://open.spotify.com/episode/01Amy6aCJVnf8YV3RlO0gs?si=cd5422f037734bfcAnd it will not play. I've tried on Desktop (Windows) and mobile (Android). It's playing fine on other services such as Apple Podcas...

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  • Hi, I uploaded a new episode of my podcast: https://open.spotify.com/episode/01Amy6aCJVnf8YV3RlO0gs?si=cd5422f037734bfc And it will not play. I've tried on Desktop (Windows) and mobile (Android). I...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Battery life impacts on Win10

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSDevice(Notebook win Win10 and above OS) Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue:I am using Spotify to play music only mode, the battery life is almost equal to view Netflix video streaming online. I am expecting a l...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country US Device (Notebook win Win10 and above OS)  Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue: I am using Spotify to play music only mode, the batter...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics sometimes show [OBJ] character at end of line.

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLenovo laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSeems to be very rare (only time I encountered it was in the track Dsco by Sweet Trip at 1:50) but sometimes at the end of the line there is an [OBJ] character.Screensh...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Lenovo laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Seems to be very rare (only time I encountered it was in the track Dsco by Sweet Trip a...
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Solved!! Do I need to Update and if so how?

I am currently using version 1.1.53.608.g7ed9c03a-a on Windows 10. I received an email saying the app is out of date and needs to be updated by May 12, 2023. The Spotify App doesn't list an update and when I download it from the spotify site it tells...

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  • I am currently using version 1.1.53.608.g7ed9c03a-a on Windows 10. I received an email saying the app is out of date and needs to be updated by May 12, 2023.   The Spotify App doesn't list an ...
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Wrong plays counter

PlanPremiumCountryROOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueWhen I enter the album screen, the application shows some information and when I return from the lyrics screen, other information. See the photos

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  •   Plan Premium Country RO Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue When I enter the album screen, the application shows some information and when I return from the lyrics...
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[Desktop][Other] Poor sound quality on WIndows 10

I am new to Spotify and giving it a try with the basic service. My Windows 10 workstation has a better than decent audio system as evidenced by its delivery of expected quality on U-Tube, Pandora, and other sources. I just tried a few different album...

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  • I am new to Spotify and giving it a try with the basic service. My Windows 10 workstation has a better than decent audio system as evidenced by its delivery of expected quality on U-Tube, Pandora, an...
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Superuser Contribution Songs not playing on PC

PlanPremium DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueYesterday i wanted to test my headset that apperantly broke too,and i couldnt play any songs on my PC,i checked on my phone and everything was fine,but appeares a blue cloud when i pr...

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  •   Plan Premium   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Yesterday i wanted to test my headset that apperantly broke too,and i couldnt play any songs on ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app does not respond multiple times a day

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDell Latitude 5411Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm listening to music during work. And it happens many times per day, that the desktop app does not respond anymore. The music keeps playing, but the app...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Dell Latitude 5411 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm listening to music during work. And it happens many times per day, that th...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts/artists/albums won't load

Iv'e had this issue for a week now on my browser. I have tried to relog, clear cache and restart nothing helps.

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  • Iv'e had this issue for a week now on my browser. I have tried to relog, clear cache and restart nothing helps.
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Superuser Contribution Deleted playlists still showing up under 'good morning'

I created a playlist, deleted it but it's still showing up under 'good morning' when I start the app. Is there a cache or something that needs clearing?

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  • I created a playlist, deleted it but it's still showing up under 'good morning' when I start the app. Is there a cache or something that needs clearing?
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify wont update to the new layout.

It's been the same default layout and all my friends have the new layout. How do I get the new layout?

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  • It's been the same default layout and all my friends have the new layout. How do I get the new layout?
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Superuser Contribution cannot drag songs into playlist in desktop

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the desktop app but I am unable to drag new songs into a playlist to add. I am also unable to drag songs to reorganize the order of a playlist.

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  • I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the desktop app but I am unable to drag new songs into a playlist to add. I am also unable to drag songs to reorganize the order of a playlist.
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Superuser Contribution Can't log in on web version via chrome

A few days ago, I was suddenly automatically logged out of my long time spotify account I have connected to my Google account on the web version, via Chrome. Every time I try to log back in via Google it tells me I have no account linked with my goog...

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  • A few days ago, I was suddenly automatically logged out of my long time spotify account I have connected to my Google account on the web version, via Chrome. Every time I try to log back in via Googl...
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