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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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  • SaylorDustin
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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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  • giovlms
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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 Meaning of Blue Dots in Podcast-Lists

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhat the **bleep** do the blue dot's stand for? They make no sense. I have full blue dots for Podcasts I haven't started, for some I started and for some I finished. How hard can...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue What the **bleep** do the blue dot's stand for? They make no sense. I have full blue dots for Podcasts I h...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts unplayable

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDell laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuepodcasts are unplayable. this problem has occurred in the past but is marked as resolved (which it currently is not) I am unable to play podcasts on mobile and deskt...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Dell laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue podcasts are unplayable. this problem has occurred in the past but is marked as r...
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Superuser Contribution Buffering while playing podcasts (my internet speed is not the problem)

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - buffering... About every 30-60 seconds the audio will stop, buffer for 5-10 seconds...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having an issue with playing podcasts that took me back to the early 2000's - b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I can't hide played podcasts

PlanSpotify Premium DuoCountryBulgariaDeviceLaptop Dell Inspiron 7786Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWith the latest update (Apr. 2021), I can sort podcasts only by date and length (interested feature!). But I miss/can't find how to hi...

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  • Plan Spotify Premium Duo Country Bulgaria Device Laptop Dell Inspiron 7786 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue With the latest update (Apr. 2021), I can sort podcasts...
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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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[Desktop][Podcasts] Track fade will leave Podcast episodes "un-finished"

fading tracks (on by default for me), will leave podcast episodes unfinished, because it wasnt playing the last couple of seconds... i think. look into it. See if you can "finish" a track if you reach the last 20 seconds. or mark it when fading away ...

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  • fading tracks (on by default for me), will leave podcast episodes unfinished, because it wasnt playing the last couple of seconds... i think.    look into it. See if you can "finish" a tr...
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Superuser Contribution New Episodes Missing "See All"

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueAfter waiting so long for Spotify to add the new 'feature' of showing me the new episodes of podcasts I follow, it finally happened via a randomly placed category on my hom...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue After waiting so long for Spotify to add the new 'feature' of showing me the new episodes of podcasts...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Sort Playlist Tracks (especially My Episodes)

I would like to be able to sort the My Episodes podcast playlist by Podcast Name, Date Added, and maybe Date Released. I listen to some podcasts from start to end, but then there are others that come out every day that I want to start my day with. I ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I would like to be able to sort the My Episodes podcast playlist by Podcast Name, Date Added, and maybe Date Released. I listen to some podcasts from start to end, but then there are others that c...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Spotify desktop app is really frustrating and unreponsive

When I try to listen to podcasts in the PC desktop app I am unable to scroll down to view the different podcasts in my collection. Nor am I able to choose the different episodes available. It gets stuck on the top section and I can't move down from t...

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  • When I try to listen to podcasts in the PC desktop app I am unable to scroll down to view the different podcasts in my collection. Nor am I able to choose the different episodes available. It gets s...
  • Kiril
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Played/Unplayed Filter Missing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueI'm assuming this is a result of the recent UI update for the Desktop app, but appears that the played/unplayed filter on Podcasts has disappeared.

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  • ...hat the played/unplayed filter on Podcasts has disappeared.
  • krispysam
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Podcast episode sorting does not work

Sorting the episodes of a specific podcast by date has been requested and implemented - but the feature does not work properly on the desktop application. When opening the page for a podcast show, the default episode sorting seems to be by data ('New...

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  • Sorting the episodes of a specific podcast by date has been requested and implemented - but the feature does not work properly on the desktop application. When opening the page for a podcast show, th...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Improve performance for video podcasts on windows

Improve performance for video podcasts on windows. While streaming video podcast in full screen, playback stops for no obvious reason (home wifi, intel core i7, 32GB RAM). Either video stops and sound continues, or both are paused for several seconds...

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  • Improve performance for video podcasts on windows. While streaming video podcast in full screen, playback stops for no obvious reason (home wifi, intel core i7, 32GB RAM). Either video stops and s...
  • mikestoko
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Superuser Contribution Podcast progress bar missing

Windows 10 - Desktop AppThe new UI removed podcast progress bars, except when they are being played. This makes finding the episode that comes next unnecessarily difficult. The way podcasts are handled was already bad enough, unfortunately this is no...

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  • Windows 10 - Desktop App The new UI removed podcast progress bars, except when they are being played. This makes finding the episode that comes next unnecessarily difficult. The way podcasts are h...
  • Eni
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[Desktop][Podcasts] Why can't I sort podcasts by newest episodes on the desktop version?

I use Spotify on Android and Windows while I'm at home. I use it for both music and podcasts.In the Android version of Spotify, when I open my podcasts list, it will sort it by the newest episodes of all of my subscribed podcasts. The desktop version...

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  • I use Spotify on Android and Windows while I'm at home. I use it for both music and podcasts. In the Android version of Spotify, when I open my podcasts list, it will sort it by the newest e...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot Mark Podcast Episodes as Played

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have the Windows 10 client for Spotify and I listen to podcasts while working on the computer. I know in the past I was able to mark specific episodes as played o...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have the Windows 10 client for Spotify and I listen to podcasts while working on the c...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution Certain Podcasts will not play on Desktop, no issue on phone.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(iPhone 8 works without issue, Dell Laptop with google chrome only plays select) Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue A handful of Podcasts are not playing on desktop, despite having no issues playing from a phone...

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  • ...andful of Podcasts are not playing on desktop, despite having no issues playing from a phone. "The Dave Ramsey Show", and "Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw" are two of the ones that appear to be f...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Cant play JRE video or audio whilst using a VPN

Using windows laptop app, can't play JRE videos or audio on SPOTIFY PREMIUM whilst VPN is connected. Which will make my subscription redundant. Any ideas how to fix or if SPOTIFY will update the settings so I can listen by my own volition.

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  • Using windows laptop app, can't play JRE videos or audio on SPOTIFY PREMIUM whilst VPN is connected.  Which will make my subscription redundant. Any ideas how to fix or if SPOTIFY will update th...
  • Eni
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[Podcasts] It isn't possible to rewind and fast forward 15 seconds on Joe Rogan's Videos on desktop

I posted something similar a few weeks ago and received a response from a moderator that I didn't notice so the case was closed. I still have the problem though. The moderator said there should be a fast forward 15 seconds button on desktop and mobil...

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  • I posted something similar a few weeks ago and received a response from a moderator that I didn't notice so the case was closed. I still have the problem though. The moderator said there should be a ...
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[Desktop][Podcasts] Podcast video and ads are blocking the view of the episode list

What I am noticing on the desktop app is that when watching video podcast, the video is at the top of the screen and ads are at the bottom. I don't see a way to resize the video and between the ads and video, there is no way to see the episode list t...

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  • What I am noticing on the desktop app is that when watching video podcast, the video is at the top of the screen and ads are at the bottom. I don't see a way to resize the video and between the ads a...
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