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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
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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
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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
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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 Gapless playback on desktop (2020 update?)

I would really appreciate an update on why / when the gapless playback feature will be (re-) introduced to the desktop version (windows 10). The previous posts on the topic seem to be out of date (~2015). Cross fade with 0 seconds does not allow the ...

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  • I would really appreciate an update on why / when the gapless playback feature will be (re-) introduced to the desktop version (windows 10).    The previous posts on the topic seem to b...
  • CozyCat
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  • Cross Fade
    Desktop
    gapless
    playback
    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Stops Playing Immediately [Desktop]

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince earlier today, Spotify has begun refusing to play songs. I hit play, and it immediately stops playing.I have tried the standard troubleshooting steps in t...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since earlier today, Spotify has begun refusing to play songs. I hit play, and it im...
  • MN22
  • Casual Listener
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    Desktop
    playback
    Playback problems
    Windows 10
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Superuser Contribution Playback/skipping error - 'Spotify can't play this right now'

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home - 10.0.18362 Build 18362Spotify Version1.1.35.458.g891674f3Audio OutputASUS Xonar DX audio My Question or IssuePlayback/skipping error - 'Spotify can't play this right now' I've been using S...

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  • ...ssue Playback/skipping error - 'Spotify can't play this right now'   I've been using Spotify on this PC for several months with no issues, however today I've launched it and on trying to play a...
  • darryngordon
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Superuser Contribution Skipping songs rapidly with no playback. Windows PC

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueUpon hitting a play icon Spotify will rapidly skip through dozens of songs with no playback. I have removed and reinstalled the program but same issue continues. Plays just ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Upon hitting a play icon Spotify will rapidly skip through dozens of songs with no playback....
  • Elena
  • Moderator
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  • PC
    playback
    skipping
    startup
    volume
    Windows
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Playback Stops when switching Domains

Whenever I log in to my desktop (Windows) and use the Spotify app, my music plays correctly. However, if my desktop goes to sleep and another person comes to use my computer and logs in to their own domain, the music stops. It used to be that the mus...

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  • Whenever I log in to my desktop (Windows) and use the Spotify app, my music plays correctly. However, if my desktop goes to sleep and another person comes to use my computer and logs in to their own ...
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Superuser Contribution Playback pausing in Windows Store (UWP) App

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceSurface Pro 3Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Sometimes playback will "freeze" when or after ads are played. Pressing the Play/Pause button a few times will sometimes resume playback but when that does...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Surface Pro 3 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Sometimes playback will "freeze" when or after ads are played. Pressing t...
  • Peter
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    Windows Store
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Can't press play on desktop app on specific playlist.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello,I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating songs over a long period of time.But I can't press play on that playlist, ever...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, I've created a very long playlist (290 hours) for the purpose of not having repeating ...
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    playback
    Playlists
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Spotify stops working after a longer pause

PlanFree/PremiumCountry FinlandDeviceHP EliteBook 850 G3Operating SystemWindows 7 Enterprise, SP1Running Spotify as a desktop application My Question or Issue My spotify app is acting up every time it's paused and left alone for a while.When I boot u...

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  • ...he day, I stop/pause the music, lock my computer for the night and return the next day and try to resume playback but nothing happens. The play-button can be clicked but nothing happens. Sometimes t...
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    playback
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Glitch: Wrong song plays

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey Spotify Community, I'm experiencing a bizzare glitch. Sometimes when I have tracks queued up, when the next song comes on it will actually play the previous...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey Spotify Community,   I'm experiencing a bizzare glitch. Sometimes ...
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    playback
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Frequently "Can't play current song" when going to the next song in an album.

More often than not when I am listening to a Playlist or Album on my PC the next song fails to play. I get the typical blue "Can't play current song" prompt. Hitting Skip or Play resolves the issue but it is VERY frustrating. I have already tried tur...

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  • More often than not when I am listening to a Playlist or Album on my PC the next song fails to play. I get the typical blue "Can't play current song" prompt.  Hitting Skip or Play resolves the i...
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  • playback
    Playback Failed
    Windows
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