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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 Earn Money in Spotify

Hi. In Turkey, how much spotify pays to artists per listening ? None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook P...

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  • Hi. In Turkey, how much spotify pays to artists per listening ?         None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for u...
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Having Spotify on Microsoft laptop synced with same account as iPhone and ?

I have a premium membership and have access via iPhone and laptop but have some cd’s I want to create a playlist for so need to create on laptop.

  • Visitor
  • I have a premium membership and have access via iPhone and laptop but have some cd’s I want to create a playlist for so need to create on laptop.
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Local files covers are the same for all songs of an album

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHi, so I finally finished my "transition" from local library to Spotify. I found 5k songs on Spotify and 1,7k that I didn't, so I have to use those files as local files in ...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hi, so I finally finished my "transition" from local library to Spotify. I found 5k songs on Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist folders operating strangely in Windows app

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 home My Question or IssueI have a lot of playlists as albums in folders and subfolders. This is a little hard to explain but I have 14 main folders and they're divided into subfolders by genre. I...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11 home   My Question or Issue I have a lot of playlists as albums in folders and subfolders. This is a little hard to explai...
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Solved!! Windows Crash

Spotify crashes constantly on my Windows 10 computer. This is my first time installing Spotify on this computer. I have tried both download and MS Store versions and both do the same thing. The log file is showing the same error as in this thread htt...

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  • Spotify crashes constantly on my Windows 10 computer. This is my first time installing Spotify on this computer. I have tried both download and MS Store versions and both do the same thing. The log f...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Windows app crashes repeatedly

For over a week now the Spotify Windows desktop app (both Windows store and downloaded from the website) continue to crash. Sometimes it is on launch of the program, sometimes it is after a few songs. When it does not crash on launch it seems to cras...

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  • For over a week now the Spotify Windows desktop app (both Windows store and downloaded from the website) continue to crash. Sometimes it is on launch of the program, sometimes it is after a few songs...
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spotify listening activity not working or not shared to other websites

My desktop spotify listening activity just stopped working, basically not showing it's status to discord or last.fm anymore. When i try it on my phone or the web everything works just fine. The music player isn't broken or anything, i can still liste...

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  • My desktop spotify listening activity just stopped working, basically not showing it's status to discord or last.fm anymore. When i try it on my phone or the web everything works just fine. The music...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect doesn't work on PC when VPN connected. Works in browser.

The Spotify application cannot connect to any devices (i.e. Google chromecast) when my VPN is up on my Windows 10 laptop. When I disconnect the VPN, I can connect to local devices. I assume the app may be routing Spotify Connect traffic over the VPN ...

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  • The Spotify application cannot connect to any devices (i.e. Google chromecast) when my VPN is up on my Windows 10 laptop.  When I disconnect the VPN, I can connect to local devices.  &nbsp...
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Why are some podcasts not available to listen to on the web app?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am able to listen to Blues Kitchen Radio podcast on my mobile, but when I try to play it on the web app on my laptop, I see a message saying it is not available. Is...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Dell Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am able to listen to Blues Kitchen Radio podcast on my mobile, but when I try to play it...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't listen more than one song from my playlist

PlanFreeCountryFranceOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or Issuebasically I launch my playlist and after having finished playing the first music he stops me from reading my playlist and plays me a random one which is part of my recomandation of mu...

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  • Plan Free Country France Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue basically I launch my playlist and after having finished playing the first music he stops me from reading my playlist ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Change Playback speed on Web Version

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Chrome and EdgeMy Question or IssueSpotify should add the option to change the playback speed for podcasts on the desktop web version and not only on the desktop app. Google Podca...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United Kingdom Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Chrome and Edge My Question or Issue Spotify should add the option to change the playback speed for podcasts o...
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Superuser Contribution items at top of home screen - hasn't changed in months and can't adjust

Plan: Spotify Premium, USA Devices/OS: Multiple (desktop & linux, android 13) - same problem (and same content) across all devices. In the attached screenshot, this post is regarding the section under "Good evening" and above "Discover something new"...

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  • Plan: Spotify Premium, USA   Devices/OS: Multiple (desktop & linux, android 13) - same problem (and same content) across all devices.   In the attached screenshot, this post is rega...
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Superuser Contribution Why can't I create playlists on spotify anymore by clicking the three dots next to the song?

I only can create a playlist on the left menu with a plus sign under Your Library don't know why.

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  • I only can create a playlist on the left menu with a plus sign under Your Library don't know why.  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution cant control iphone from computer

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceLenovo Thinkpad L390 and iPhone SEOperating SystemWindows 11, iOS 15 My Question or Issuewhen I try to control my phone from my computer it says unavailable to control but it works fine when I control my computer from my...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device Lenovo Thinkpad L390 and iPhone SE Operating System Windows 11, iOS 15   My Question or Issue when I try to control my phone from my computer it says...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution My window Spotify app become blanked

PlanPremiumCountryHongKongDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindow10 My Question or IssueMy window Spotify app become blanked which I have posted the image below. I have been downloaded Spotify from here or Window Store but it have the same problem. I hav...

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  •   Plan Premium Country HongKong Device Desktop Operating System Window10   My Question or Issue My window Spotify app become blanked which I have posted the image below. I have b...
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Spotify features found on Mobile that used to also be on Desktop are now missing for me.

PlanFreeCountryPhilippinesDeviceLenovo IdeaPad Slim 3Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome features that are found on the Mobile app that also used to be found in the Desktop have gone missing for me. Firstly, the full-screen mode featu...

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  • Plan Free Country Philippines Device Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some features that are found on the Mobile app that also used to be found ...
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Errors while loading albums and discographies.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDell XPS15Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuestarting today the application no longer loads albums or discographies.. not sure whats wrong but it doesnt load for any artist.. on the artist page itself ev...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Dell XPS15 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue starting today the application no longer loads albums or discographies.. not sure ...
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Superuser Contribution some podcasts don't play (Windows 10, 64-bit)

Hello!When I try to listen to certain podcasts (german) they don't play at all.Examples are: Pandemia, Talk ohne Gast, Feel the newsSpotify is showing the "pause" button for the podcast as if it would be playing, but there is no progress (minute coun...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello! When I try to listen to certain podcasts (german) they don't play at all. Examples are: Pandemia, Talk ohne Gast, Feel the news Spotify is showing the "pause" button for the podcast as if i...
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Superuser Contribution The next song is jumping to the middle part, how to fix it?

I play the playlist, every next song, it will play at the 35 seconds part and onward. I have log out, reinstall, but the issue is remained there.

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  • I play the playlist, every next song, it will play at the 35 seconds part and onward. I have log out, reinstall, but the issue is remained there.
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Full Screen Problem

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceWindows Surface Book 3Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueWhen I resize the app to Full Screen, I see some empty gaps on the bottom line, showing my desktop wallpaper colors. Please open the image on a separat...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Windows Surface Book 3 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue When I resize the app to Full Screen, I see some empty gaps on the bottom l...
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