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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 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?
  • Dian
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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Not Working since I updated to Windows 11

I updated to Windows 11 and the Spotify app doesn't work. I don't know why this happens. The web player works and I have tried every fix on the internet to try and fix the app but it just doesn't want to work.

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  • I updated to Windows 11 and the Spotify app doesn't work. I don't know why this happens. The web player works and I have tried every fix on the internet to try and fix the app but it just doesn't wan...
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Superuser Contribution "connect to speaker" popup on every start

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify für Windows1.2.5.1006.g22820f93 (this issue has persisted for the past months, the version only reflects the currently installed version)My Question or IssueOn (nearly) every Spotify start on my wi...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify für Windows 1.2.5.1006.g22820f93 (this issue has persisted for the past months, the version only reflects the currently installed ver...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify has no audio

OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeSystem Model Blade 15 Base Model (Early 2020) - RZ09-0328I've tried reinstalling, clearing cache, updating windows, and everything else recommended in posts, but my Spotify will not play audio on my laptop. It will, h...

  • Casual Listener
  • OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home System Model Blade 15 Base Model (Early 2020) - RZ09-0328 I've tried reinstalling, clearing cache, updating windows, and everything else recommended in posts, but ...
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Superuser Contribution Volume slider won't slide with touch

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceAsus zenbook flip 14Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSince the big desktop redesign in March the volume slider in the lower right corner won't slide anymore when trying to slide it using the touchscreen on m...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Asus zenbook flip 14 Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Since the big desktop redesign in March the volume slider in the lower right corner w...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist folder view

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceDell Latitude 5501Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, the desktop interface (both web and app) of spotify has changed. Since then, my playlist subfolders are not displayed anymore, but directly the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Dell Latitude 5501 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, the desktop interface (both web and app) of spotify has changed. Sin...
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Superuser Contribution I turn off hardware acceleration but it keeps turning back on

I click View on the top right and turn off hardware acceleration. It asks me to restart so I do so and when it opens back up it just turns it on again. So I go to the settings page and turn off hardware acceleration and close and reopen Spotify. It t...

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  • I click View on the top right and turn off hardware acceleration. It asks me to restart so I do so and when it opens back up it just turns it on again. So I go to the settings page and turn off hardw...
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Superuser Contribution Add to Queue not working when adding from Desktop but playing on Android

PlanPremiumCountryCroatiaDevicePC and Xiaomi Mi 9 LiteOperating SystemPC: Windows 10Phone: Android PieMy Question or IssueI am playing the music via my phone and adding the songs to my queue via my PC. The songs that I add to my queue are not visible...

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  • Plan Premium Country Croatia Device PC and Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite Operating System PC: Windows 10 Phone: Android Pie My Question or Issue I am playing the music via my phone and adding the songs ...
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Superuser Contribution remove the speaker selection prompt

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuea few weeks ago, my desktop client hs started to recognize I also own a smart tv. And so it is showing a prompt "select your speakers" everytime I start the client. I do not wish to use the smart tv spea...

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  •   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue a few weeks ago, my desktop client hs started to recognize I also own a smart tv. And so it is showing a prompt "select your speake...
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Superuser Contribution Song sharing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueWhen i'm listening along with someone to music on Spotify (through Discord) the song bugs out and goes back a few seconds. It's not the person doing this, just Spotify a...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue When i'm listening along with someone to music on Spotify (through Discord) the song bugs out...
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Superuser Contribution log in to premium duo on laptop

I am logged in to my account on my phone (android) and laptop (windows).My partenr, with whom i have a premium duo account, is connected to his account on this phone (android) but does not know how to connected on the laptop (windows).If he uses my c...

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  • I am logged in to my account on my phone (android) and laptop (windows). My partenr, with whom i have a premium duo account, is connected to his account on this phone (android) but does not know how...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify changes Windows volume when changing between app focus.

Example: I set windows volume to 20. I then click on Spotify app and the volume set in windows goes down to 10. Clicking away from Spotify, the volume goes back up to 20. It does this with and without music playing. NOT volume normalization - affects...

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  • Example: I set windows volume to 20. I then click on Spotify app and the volume set in windows goes down to 10. Clicking away from Spotify, the volume goes back up to 20. It does this with and withou...
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Superuser Contribution app can't play music

Whenever I try to play music on the pc app I get the "Spotify can't play this right now" error. I have restarted the app, my computer, and reinstalled the app and it still doesn't work. It does however work on the browser version but I do not want to...

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  • Whenever I try to play music on the pc app I get the "Spotify can't play this right now" error. I have restarted the app, my computer, and reinstalled the app and it still doesn't work. It does howev...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 7: A popup must be dismissed every time Spotify starts

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceDesktop Gaming PC Operating SystemWin7x64 My Question or IssueA popup is shown every time Spotify starts. The popup must be dismissed manually before being able to search for the song I want to play in my music player, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device Desktop Gaming PC   Operating System Win7x64   My Question or Issue A popup is shown every time Spotify starts.   The popup must...
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Superuser Contribution Embeds still don't show up

No mather if I send them to someone or they send them to me, all I see is the links without the embed and it annoys me cause without the embeds I simply don't see what the people sended to me or if I actually sended the right links to them Pls fix th...

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  • No mather if I send them to someone or they send them to me, all I see is the links without the embed and it annoys me cause without the embeds I simply don't see what the people sended to me or if I...
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Solved!! Spotify does not seem to work well with some DisplayPort setup

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMicrosoft Surface Book Operating SystemWindows 10 version 2022H2 (up to date) My Question or IssueThe setup that I have outputs audio to my display (ASUS TUF Gaming VG34VQL1B) that is connected to my Surface Book via a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Microsoft Surface Book  Operating System Windows 10 version 2022H2 (up to date)   My Question or Issue The setup that I have outputs au...
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Support Website opens repeatedly while holding F1

Plan:PremiumCountry:GermanyDevice:PCOperating System:Windows 11 Home Issue:If you hold the F1 key while mini/maximizing the app, it will open new tabs with the Spotify Support Page for as long as you hold the F1 key repeatedly.The browser has to be a...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Germany Device: PC Operating System: Windows 11 Home   Issue: If you hold the F1 key while mini/maximizing the app, it will open new tabs with the Spotify Suppor...
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