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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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  • pastasås
  • Casual Listener
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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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  • darkyoda1138
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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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  • Mac
    Windows
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New update crashes every 5 minutes

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDell inspiron 13 5378Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueApplication crashes every 5 minutes. When it crashes it becomes an unresponsive black screen.

  • Newbie
  • ...n unresponsive black screen.
  • kaworu_bloodpaw
  • Roadie
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  • Bug Windows
    unresponsive
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop just doesnt work

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDevice(Windwos PC)Operating SystemEdition Windows 10 ProVersion 20H2OS build 19042.985 My Question or IssueSpotify Version: 1.1.60.672.g6ad9c215-a same issue for the past 4/5 months or so, being paying this thing to not use it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device (Windwos PC) Operating System Edition Windows 10 Pro Version 20H2 OS build 19042.985   My Question or Issue Spotify Version: 1.1.60.672.g6ad9c...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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  • Lag
    laggy
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    unresponsive
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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...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device I have an intel i7-6700k, 16gb of ram, and gtx 1080ti Operating System Windows 10   The problem I am having is that I will be listening to Spotif...
  • radbrad1227
  • Casual Listener
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  • broke
    Desktop
    Lag
    laggy
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    unresponsive
    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...

  • Regular
  • ...aggy issues and randomly unresponsive.    
  • bramvera
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  • Lag
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    unresponsive
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Superuser Contribution Local Files take long to load Windows 10

I have about 14,000 songs on my hard drive and everything I add the source in the preferences it takes so long to load it and it stops around 65 songs. After that my Spotify becomes unresponsive and my whole Windows 10 just freezes. I am running the ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ecomes unresponsive and my whole Windows 10 just freezes. I am running the recent version of Spotify I tried uninstalling and reinstalling it and deleted the cache and storage but the same thing s...
  • Peter
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    unresponsive
    Windows 10
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Spotify stops working

After Spotify has been idle for a time it often stops responding. I click somewhere in the Spotify window, but it just minimizes. The only thing Spotify seems to react to is maximize/minimize commands. You maximize again, click somewhere and the prog...

  • Casual Listener
  • After Spotify has been idle for a time it often stops responding. I click somewhere in the Spotify window, but it just minimizes. The only thing Spotify seems to react to is maximize/minimize command...
  • jordyonpc
  • Casual Listener
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  • bug
    Crash
    unresponsive
    Windows 10
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