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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!! Spotify crashes when I change my single display to two displays

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 7My Question or IssueHello there. I have a single display in use for my computer.My TV is also plugged in to my computer but not every time in use.If I change the display settings from 1 display to 2 displays my sp...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue Hello there. I have a single display in use for my computer. My TV is also plugged in to my computer but not every time in u...
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Superuser Contribution remove playlist

There are a few singers/music/songs that I want to remove, and I have tried without success.

  • Visitor
  • There are a few singers/music/songs that I want to remove, and I have tried without success.
  • MihailY
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Solved!! Can't sync local files from Mac to Windows

So, I have the following setup: - MacBook- Desktop with Windows- Android phone I've put some local songs on the MacBook in Spotify which I want to sync with the other 2 devices and the Android phone seems to be syncing them without any issue, however...

  • Casual Listener
  • So, I have the following setup:   - MacBook - Desktop with Windows - Android phone   I've put some local songs on the MacBook in Spotify which I want to sync with the other 2 devices ...
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Superuser Contribution Volume changes during songs when normalization is off [fixed]

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice / Operating SystemDesktop player and web player on Windows 11 My Question or IssueNormalization is occurring when I listen to music both in the desktop client and the web client whether normalization is off or not. My s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device / Operating System Desktop player and web player on Windows 11   My Question or Issue Normalization is occurring when I listen to music both in th...
  • AlejaR
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[Windows] Likes not showing up

The currently playing song is already liked but when I click on the title and it shows the album view, no songs are liked there.

  • Roadie
  • The currently playing song is already liked but when I click on the title and it shows the album view, no songs are liked there.
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there is no new UI on spotify

It's been a long time and I haven't gotten a new UI, what can I do to get one?

  • Casual Listener
  • It's been a long time and I haven't gotten a new UI, what can I do to get one?
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Superuser Contribution The report buttons opens to a link that is not found

The report button goes to this page: https://support.spotify.com/ph-en/abuse/ The text reads as "404s and heartbreaks. We couldn’t find the page you were looking for. Maybe our FAQ or Community can help?"

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  • The report button goes to this page: https://support.spotify.com/ph-en/abuse/ The text reads as "404s and heartbreaks. We couldn’t find the page you were looking for. Maybe our FAQ or Community can...
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Superuser Contribution ~1 min Distorted Songs?

Hi everyone. About a few months ago I noticed some weird, odd-placed songs in my weekly discover playlist. I noted these songs' names, artists, and links to the music. I wanted to report to Spotify to learn what are they all about. Then I forget and ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone. About a few months ago I noticed some weird, odd-placed songs in my weekly discover playlist. I noted these songs' names, artists, and links to the music. I wanted to report to Spotify t...
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Superuser Contribution "Something went wrong - Try reloading the page" pop-up loop

Whenever I login to my account on the Spotify Web Browser specifically, I get stuck in a never-ending loop of a white pop-up that says "Something went wrong, try reloading the page." When you hit "Reload," the cycle repeats. I can't access my account...

  • Casual Listener
  • Whenever I login to my account on the Spotify Web Browser specifically, I get stuck in a never-ending loop of a white pop-up that says "Something went wrong, try reloading the page." When you hit "Re...
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I cannot use webplayer or app on pc

Whenever I try to open spotify on my app it tells me that there is that there is something wrong and to please try again

  • Visitor
  • Whenever I try to open spotify on my app it tells me that there is that there is something wrong and to please try again
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why does Spotify not work on my PC but works perfectly fine on my phone?

I'm able to log in and use Spotify on my iphone 13 but not on my PC. So my Spotify out of the blue stopped working. I looked up why and how to fix it and all the results just consists of clearing the Spotify folder in %appdata% but it prompts up an e...

  • Visitor
  • I'm able to log in and use Spotify on my iphone 13 but not on my PC. So my Spotify out of the blue stopped working. I looked up why and how to fix it and all the results just consists of clearing the...
  • Loxer
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Windows 10 latest app keeps crashing after 20-30 minutes

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop PCAMD Ryzen 7 380064GB RAMNvidia GTX 970Operating SystemWindows 10 64bit My Question or IssueThe app will play and operate fine for about 20 minutes or so and then will just crash. This happens every time I use it, a...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop PC AMD Ryzen 7 3800 64GB RAM Nvidia GTX 970 Operating System Windows 10 64bit   My Question or Issue The app will play and operate fine for ab...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify PC keeps crashing.

Spotify on desktop mode keeps crahsing and stops working. The only solution is to restart it from task manager. When it crashes no action can be performed and it stays on the same screen whatever I do.

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  • Spotify on desktop mode keeps crahsing and stops working. The only solution is to restart it from task manager. When it crashes no action can be performed and it stays on the same screen whatever I d...
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Superuser Contribution Does not start session of the SPOTIFY application in windows 7 SP1 x32bits

What's up, I have the problem that I can't log in with my account in the Spotify application on my Windows 7 SP1 X32 Bits operating system.I get the following error: "This app restricted to premium user only. Error code: 409"I tried on WINDOWS 7 SP1 ...

  • Visitor
  • What's up, I have the problem that I can't log in with my account in the Spotify application on my Windows 7 SP1 X32 Bits operating system. I get the following error: "This app restricted to premi...
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Superuser Contribution I can't find "scroll to manage your family accounts"

I would like to add my daughter to my family premium spotify.I have found advice that says go into account overview then "scroll to manage your family accounts" but I can't see this anywhere and so i cna't get to "select option to add members". I am ...

  • Visitor
  • I would like to add my daughter to my family premium spotify. I have found advice that says go into account overview then "scroll to manage your family accounts" but I can't see this anywhere and so...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "We can't play this until you allow this track in the Spotify phone app" issue.

PlanFreeCountryAmericaDeviceInspiron 15 7000 GamingOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo, I click play on the song, it doesn't play and that message shows up at the top in a blue box. Before, the song was greyed out. Now I get this messag...

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  • Plan Free Country America Device Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So, I click play on the song, it doesn't play and that message shows up at t...
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