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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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New Now Playing -- Annoying and Unnecessary

I really just want to know what is currently playing. I really don't need to know more information about most artists and I most certainly don't want to buy their merch. The Now Playing now takes up a third of the screen if I want to size it to hide ...

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  • I really just want to know what is currently playing. I really don't need to know more information about most artists and I most certainly don't want to buy their merch. The Now Playing now takes up ...
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Superuser Contribution Weird skip loop thing Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy app just randomly skips to other songs mid song without me clicking skip. Sometimes it pauses or plays randomly. When it's in this skip thing it doesn't allo...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My app just randomly skips to other songs mid song without me clicking skip. Sometim...
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Superuser Contribution Sort Followed Artists and Playlists into folders

My Spotify has become rather cluttered lately and I think it's because I can't sort all of my followed playlists and artists into folders so they just hang out there in the root of my library. I wish I could sort everything in my library into a folde...

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  • My Spotify has become rather cluttered lately and I think it's because I can't sort all of my followed playlists and artists into folders so they just hang out there in the root of my library. I wish...
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Superuser Contribution Can't install Spotify on my laptop

I can't understand the problem!Plan You need to solve that puzzle from Spotify with me because he don't want to instal on my laptop FreeCountryUkraineDevice(Lenovo B570e)Operating System(Windows 10 Pro(1607)) My Question or IssueSo, the story started...

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  • I can't understand the problem! Plan  You need to solve that puzzle from Spotify with me because he don't want to instal on my laptop 😞 Free Country Ukraine Device (Lenovo B570e) Operating S...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Starts Playing on Windows Sign-in After Sleeping

Plan: PremiumCountry: Canada/MexicoDevice: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Strix 15 GL503GE 1.0Operating System: WIndows 10 ungraded to the latest Win 11 with updates currentMy Question or Issue: I listen to Spotify sometimes and then stop the playback for som...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Canada/Mexico Device: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Strix 15 GL503GE 1.0 Operating System: WIndows 10 ungraded to the latest Win 11 with updates current My Question or Issue:&...
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Superuser Contribution Error 409

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution why cant i expand the album cover in the bottom left corner?

i cant expand the album cover in the bottom left corner anymore - instead when i click expand it opens up the "now playing" section. i dont want to see it in the now playing section i want to see the album cover in the bottom left corner. is there a ...

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  • i cant expand the album cover in the bottom left corner anymore - instead when i click expand it opens up the "now playing" section. i dont want to see it in the now playing section i want to see the...
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Superuser Contribution Windows App stops responding

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDell G7 7700Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuei've installed the Spotify app, but it stops working within minutes of using it. Some of the options still respond when i click on them, but their functionality does...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Dell G7 7700 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue i've installed the Spotify app, but it stops working within minutes of using it. Some of ...
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Superuser Contribution Randomly got logged off

I have an random issue I wanted to log in today, but it did not work even tho my password was correct, so I had to make a new password. Spotify worked for 2 hours after I got the new password, however I was gone to the kitchen to grab food and when I...

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  • I have an random issue   I wanted to log in today, but it did not work even tho my password was correct, so I had to make a new password. Spotify worked for 2 hours after I got the new passwor...
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Solved!! Spotify Windows app not playing at all

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueToday my Spotify app on my PC gave me Error 409 so I tried redownloading it. Now I cannot play anything at all, see the video I attached. I have reinstalled many times I don't know what t...

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  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Today my Spotify app on my PC gave me Error 409 so I tried redownloading it. Now I cannot play anything at all, see...
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Superuser Contribution Muffled Playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows 10 Desktop My Question or IssueAll of a sudden, the playback on my desktop is muffled and with heavy bass. I have made no changes to the desktop or Spotify and have the latest Spotify update. Playback on my iPhone i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows 10 Desktop   My Question or Issue All of a sudden, the playback on my desktop is muffled and with heavy bass.  I have made no changes to the ...
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Playlists in Friend Activity?

Does friend activity show the public playlist you are listening to? 

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  • Does friend activity show the public playlist you are listening to?  
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Superuser Contribution I can’t no longer download liked songs

At the start of the year I was capable listen my favourite song offline, but like a month ago when I was offline a wasn’t able to play any liked song and the download button for liked songs also disappeared. There is no other problem download anythin...

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  • At the start of the year I was capable listen my favourite song offline, but like a month ago when I was offline a wasn’t able to play any liked song and the download button for liked songs also disa...
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The hideous new interface...

- "friends activity" button VANISHED;- album cover "expand" option is covering the playlists;- everything is obnoxiously large, a very bad use of space (this ruined the "expand" option for album covers);- it's just plain UGLY. The reason this makes m...

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  • - "friends activity" button VANISHED; - album cover "expand" option is covering the playlists; - everything is obnoxiously large, a very bad use of space (this ruined the "expand" option for album ...
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Playing music uses significant resources - suspicous behaviour

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceSurface Book 2Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe applications hovers between 15-25% through out the session when used. I have restarted the machine and have no downloads happening. This is what it takes t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Surface Book 2 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The applications hovers between 15-25% through out the session when used. I hav...
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Resolving Spotify App Compatibility Issues on Gaming Desktop

Hello fellow forum members,I'm writing to share my experience and seek guidance regarding compatibility issues I've been facing with the Spotify app on my gaming desktop [https://www.lenovo.com/ca/en/d/gaming-desktops/]. As an avid music lover, havin...

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  • Hello fellow forum members, I'm writing to share my experience and seek guidance regarding compatibility issues I've been facing with the Spotify app on my gaming desktop [https://www.lenovo.com/ca/...
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Superuser Contribution Upload someone else's music

I want to upload some music by an artist which is not available on Spotify. It was not officially released. However almost all his albums are already there. I do not want to make money by uploading the music. I want all the revenue generated to go to...

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  • I want to upload some music by an artist which is not available on Spotify. It was not officially released. However almost all his albums are already there. I do not want to make money by uploading t...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app and website not working on Chromebook

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceChromebook Operating SystemAndroid I think My Question or IssueOkay so, I have tried both the website and app on this Chromebook I just got from my bf's sister. It keeps skipping songs, like it'll play for maybe 2 seconds a...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Chromebook  Operating System Android I think    My Question or Issue Okay so, I have tried both the website and app on this Chromebook I just ...
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Superuser Contribution App Not Loading music

When i open Spotify on my computer it loads but when i click on my playlist or any other playlist it just keeps loading until it say error loading up playlist

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  • When i open Spotify on my computer it loads but when i click on my playlist or any other playlist it just keeps loading until it say error loading up playlist
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