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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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  • pat_lafont
  • 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
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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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    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Buffering while playing music (with fast internet connection)

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaOperating SystemWindows 10 (Spotify Web on Google Chrome) My Question or IssueHi there, I have been struggling with issue where music will randomly buffer as if I'm on a slow internet connection meanwhile that is not the...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...andomly buffer as if I'm on a slow internet connection meanwhile that is not the case (see attached image of internet speeds). I use Spotify web on my company PC to listen to music while doing work and I c...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
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  • Buffering
    internet speed
    slow
    spotify web player
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Superuser Contribution crash in app spotify

PlanFreeCountryFrench Device HP laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuewhen I have been using the spotify app for a while then it crashes when you want to change playlist or search for music. Yesterday I reinstalled the spotify app to f...

  • Composer
  • Plan Free Country French  Device  HP laptop Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue when I have been using the spotify app for a while then it crashes when y...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
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Superuser Contribution app desktop spotify is very slow

PlanFreeCountryFranceDevicelaptop HPOperating SystemWindows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844 My Question or IssueI'm tired of spotify being very slow. how come spotify is so slow to:start;Navigate between pagesLiked songs is not displayed to disconnect, spotify ...

  • Composer
  • Plan Free Country France Device laptop HP Operating System Windows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844   My Question or Issue I'm tired of spotify being very slow.   how come spotify is so slow...
  • Jeremy
  • Spotify Legend
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    microsoft edge chromium
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    slow
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Solved!! Lag, Slow, Won't Load, Massive Delay, Program Latency, Laggy

Spotify still has a pestering lag issue that some users still suffer across multiple platforms and it won't go away, nothing in the forums seems to helpBasically even something as simple as adjusting the volume slider on the program can take forever ...

  • Gig Goer
  • ...imple as adjusting the volume slider on the program can take forever to come into effect.   Nearly everything about the software can be unbaringly slow despite having decent enough internet c...
  • mcginter
  • Casual Listener
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    Lag
    laggy
    latency
    slow
    won't load
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Spotify not loading/super slow (Windows 10)

PlanFreeCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueNothing is loading in the spotify program. I can't play any songs or open playlists. I have this issue 3 days now, and I'm starting to get fed up with these p...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country The Netherlands Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Nothing is loading in the spotify program. I can't play any songs or open playlist...
  • darktowertr
  • Casual Listener
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    slow
    Windows 10
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Solved!! Spotify extremely slow to play songs on Windows

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Arab EmiratesDeviceDell Laptop (also an S10)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I play a song/change the spotify volume half of the time it takes quite some time to respond to my actions (upwards oh 20 seconds...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Arab Emirates Device Dell Laptop (also an S10) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I play a song/change the spotify volume half of the t...
  • t_areg
  • Newbie
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    slow
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Spotify is Crazily Slow and I'm Microsoft Windows Whizz Kid...

My Question or Issue The latest version of Spotify is Crazily Slow and I'm Microsoft Windows Whizz Kid... It also often just gives a permanent black screen at start-up too. The Microsoft Store version is also even more buggy than the Windows standalo...

  • Roadie
  • My Question or Issue   The latest version of Spotify is Crazily Slow and I'm Microsoft Windows Whizz Kid...   It also often just gives a permanent black screen at start-up too. &n...
  • OneByBoo
  • Roadie
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    Spotify
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Spotify is unresponsive and using too much of my CPU

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceI have an intel i7-6700k, 16gb of ram, and gtx 1080tiOperating SystemWindows 10 The problem I am having is that I will be listening to Spotify and it will suddenly slow down. I won't be able to search anything, add songs to...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...potify and it will suddenly slow down. I won't be able to search anything, add songs to queau, pause a song, skip the song, etc. After this issue persisted, I checked task manager and Spotify was using m...
  • radbrad1227
  • Casual Listener
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    Desktop
    Lag
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    Using all my CPU
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Superuser Contribution latest update lag and unresponsive

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuelatest spotify update causing an annoying problem, when I clicked play, it will not respond instantly but took 15-20 seconds, sliding volume as well, changing music even...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue latest spotify update causing an annoying problem, when I clicked play, it will not resp...
  • bramvera
  • Regular
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  • Lag
    slow
    unresponsive
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Spotify is so slow and keeps lagging

PlanPremiumCountryThe netherlandsDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince the last update spotify is sooo slow and it just keeps lagging! For example if i search for a song it stays black and if i click on a song it's stuck a...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country The netherlands Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since the last update spotify is sooo slow and it just keeps lagging! For e...
  • Sebasty
  • Community Legend
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  • Lag
    slow
    Update
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Spotify is non-responsive. Plays music but won't pause or change volume.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDell Inspiron 5379Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify takes a minute or two to respond to 'pause' or 'change volume' actions. Similar or longer response time to loading playlists.

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Dell Inspiron 5379 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify takes a minute or two to respond to 'pause' or 'change volume' actions...
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  • Lag
    Lagging
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    slow
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Solved!! Spotify always slow and/or buggy on first startup

Everytime I start up Spotify the first time it is slow and/or buggy. Even after waiting a few minutes.First of all, it doesn't seem to have a proper connection to the internet (even though it doesn't notify me of that). The browse page doesn't load, ...

  • Regular
  • Everytime I start up Spotify the first time it is slow and/or buggy. Even after waiting a few minutes. First of all, it doesn't seem to have a proper connection to the internet (even though it d...
  • iamtheredswan
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    first
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    start desktop app
    start windows 10
    Windows 10
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