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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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  • Don_D
  • Music Fan
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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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  • Ytse
  • Casual Listener
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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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  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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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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  • Mac
    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Not auto playing similar songs when music ends.

Usually when after the last song in a playlist is done playing it will autoplay similar songs. Well its not doing that it automatically go's back to the first song in the playlist and stops playing altogether. Also when i try and change where my offl...

  • Visitor
  • Usually when after the last song in a playlist is done playing it will autoplay similar songs. Well its not doing that it automatically go's back to the first song in the playlist and stops playing a...
  • Eithonlol
  • Visitor
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  • bugged
    Desktop
    desktop app
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't play current song on desktop app and webplayer

PlanPremiumCountryukDeviceDesktop pcOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNo idea why the previous time posting this is got marked as fixed Link , its not its now worse.Music will play for anywhere from 5 seconds to 20 or not at all and just...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country uk Device Desktop pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue No idea why the previous time posting this is got marked as fixed Link , its not its n...
  • Tellmental
  • Casual Listener
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  • can't play current song
    desktop app
    WebPlayer
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issues with Desktop app on Windows 10

My Question or IssueHi, everyoneI've been having some issues with the Desktop app and the Web player. None of them let me play my liked songs. The only way I can listen to music is by clicking on my playlist, radios, etc (but just on the Web Player, ...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue Hi, everyone I've been having some issues with the Desktop app and the Web player. None of them let me play my liked songs. The only way I can listen to music is by clicking on...
  • borboletableue
  • Casual Listener
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  • desktop app
    empty
    liked songs
    Web Player
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Superuser Contribution [Win10] Desktop App crashing when uploading image to playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs of 10/03/22 I'm completely up to date on updates for Windows 10 and Spotify desktop app. Every time I try to upload an image to my playlist cover image, the whole app cras...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As of 10/03/22 I'm completely up to date on updates for Windows 10 and Spotify desktop app. Every ...
  • derpfam
  • Casual Listener
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  • Desktop
    Desktop (Windows)
    desktop app
    Desktop Windows 10
    Playlist Photo
    Win10
    Windows 10
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Google Cast Speakers Missing in Desktop App's Device List

DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueIn the "connect to a device" list, the (android) mobile app will show a google home speaker group along with the individual speakers it comprises. (So that you can play on e.g., either "Be...

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  • Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue In the "connect to a device" list, the (android) mobile app will show a google home speaker group along with the individual spe...
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  • Desktop
    desktop app
    device list
    devices list
    devices missing
    google cast
    Google Home
    group
    Groups
    Nest
    not showing
    select another device
    Speaker group
    speaker groups
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Playlist images disappear randomly when in folders

DeviceWindows 11 PC app (but the same is for windows 10 PC and Linux too) with tons of playlists (I have >2500) and the Desktop app from the Windows Store. IssueWhen using the Desktop app playlist covers just disappear randomly (this does not happen ...

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  • Music Fan
  • Device Windows 11 PC app (but the same is for windows 10 PC and Linux too) with tons of playlists (I have >2500) and the Desktop app from the Windows Store.   Issue When using the Desktop...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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  • desktop app
    folders
    Playlists
    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Inconsistency with rounded icons

PlanPremium (Family)CountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe icons for Liked Songs and Create Playlist are not rounded, while the Your Episodes icon is rounded.

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  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium (Family) Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The icons for Liked Songs and Create Playlist are not rounded, while the Your Episod...
  • Alex
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  • desktop app
    Windows 10
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Superuser Contribution Scrolling throught misfits podcast make the titles dissapear

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueTitle dissapear when scrolling too far

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Title dissapear when scrolling too far
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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Superuser Contribution Using desktop app but it changes to web player even with no tabs open

DeviceSurface BookOperating SystemWindows 10,etc. My Question or IssueI start a playlist in the desktop app, but after a short period it stops playing there, and tells me it's playing in the web app instead even though it is not open or available. It...

  • Newbie
  •   Device Surface Book Operating System Windows 10,etc.   My Question or Issue I start a playlist in the desktop app, but after a short period it stops playing there, and tells me it'...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
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  • desktop app
    web app
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Superuser Contribution Crashing when logged in, multiple accounts, multiple devices windows 10 and andriod.

Hi all, Web spotify works. one of my andriod devices still logs into the spotify app. however it doesn't on a laptop, a desktop pc and it had the same type of problem on a tablet once, but that resolved its self spontaneously after 2 tries. PlanPremi...

  • Visitor
  • Hi all,  Web spotify works. one of my andriod devices still logs into the spotify app.  however it doesn't on a laptop, a desktop pc and it had the same type of problem on a tablet once, ...
  • Alex
  • Spotify Legend
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  • Crash
    desktop app
    login crash
    multiple accounts
    multiple devices
    online crash
    tried everything
    Windows 10
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PC Windows Desktop is Glitchy

I'm on Premium and have the desktop app on my PC using Windows 10.The desktop app feels particularly glitchy for podcasts.1) When I hit pause, the audio/video continues to play for 5-10 seconds. Similarly when I hit play, it can take 5-10 seconds to ...

  • Visitor
  • I'm on Premium and have the desktop app on my PC using Windows 10. The desktop app feels particularly glitchy for podcasts. 1)  When I hit pause, the audio/video continues to play for 5-10 s...
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  • desktop app
    Glitch
    podcast
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app for W10 out of service

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceASUS F550L core i7, 8GB RAMOperating Systemwindows 10 version 1903 x64 My Question or IssueThe App does not start! I cannot use it!

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device ASUS F550L core i7, 8GB RAM Operating System windows 10 version 1903 x64   My Question or Issue The App does not start! I cannot use it!
  • Alex
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Bug - When no sound device is connect app hogs bandwitdth

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app will cycle through songs as fast as it can load them burning through data. Scenario, li...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When there is no sound device connected or enabled via Windows, Spotify app...
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    desktop app
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Solved!! Windows 10 Desktop App Not Working

Plan: PremiumCountry: US Device: Dell XPS 9560 Operating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue:My Spotify Windows 10 Desktop app will not play any music. It either displays an error message saying that "Spotify can't play this right now. If you hav...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device: Dell XPS 9560  Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue: My Spotify Windows 10 Desktop app will not play any music. It e...
  • OneByBoo
  • Roadie
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Podcasts category disappeared from My Lybrary Tab

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Since the last update of the Spotify Desktop App, v1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c, the podcast category has disappeared from the "Your Lybrary" tab. Please fix this.

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Since the last update of the Spotify Desktop App, v1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c, the podcas...
  • Discoxjunkie
  • Casual Listener
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  • desktop app
    Podcasts
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Solved!! Music does not play on Windows 10 desktop app

PlanPremiumCountrythe NetherlandsDeviceLenovo IdeaPad 710SOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMusic does not play on the windows app. I can listen to it on the web player and my android app on my phone, but not on the desktop app for Windo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country the Netherlands Device Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Music does not play on the windows app. I can listen to it on th...
  • agnee
  • Casual Listener
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  • desktop app
    music doesn't play
    Windows 10
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small Desktop Notification / Overlay what song is played & change song

I changed to spotify a while ago and a few days ago I startet using the desktop app for windows as wellI am used to multitask a lot so I have various tabs and apps open at the same time and switch between those permanentlyand simultaneously listen to...

  • Newbie
  • I changed to spotify a while ago and a few days ago I startet using the desktop app for windows as well I am used to multitask a lot so I have various tabs and apps open at the same time and switch ...
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  • deskop
    desktop app
    Desktop notification
    notifcation
    overlay
    played song
    skip songs
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"This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

I'm a Premium user, and in the desktop app, this is the message I receive when I try to play any song; regardless of whether it is in my Library.I can play anything I want through Alexa, or on my Android phone.This began two days ago...what's going o...

  • Newbie
  • I'm a Premium user, and in the desktop app, this is the message I receive when I try to play any song; regardless of whether it is in my Library. I can play anything I want through Alexa, or on my A...
  • krigon
  • Casual Listener
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  • desktop app
    Song not available
    Windows 10
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