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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
  • 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 lagging and making games lag, only when playing games!

My old crappy computer used to play spotify fine when playing full-screen online games. Upgraded my rig last week and now a few days ago I noticed it starts stuttering when I start playing a game and now it not only stutters but also makes the game l...

  • Newbie
  • My old crappy computer used to play spotify fine when playing full-screen online games. Upgraded my rig last week and now a few days ago I noticed it starts stuttering when I start playing a game and...
  • _PhaZ_
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Superuser Contribution Hide song not working

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I today was accessing the radio of one of my playlists consisting of exclusively Mongolian artists, I quickly noticed that pretty much every song in there that was s...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I today was accessing the radio of one of my playlists consisting of exclusively M...
  • Billy_Shears
  • Casual Listener
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  • Desktop
    Radio
    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle Probability

Spotify Shuffle is neither a shuffle nor a randomizer.Like carlcanyon explains in his post on the matter, a randomizer picks out of a set list, giving each item the same probability every time, and does not discriminate based on any facts/statistics....

  • Newbie
  • Spotify Shuffle is neither a shuffle nor a randomizer. Like carlcanyon explains in his post on the matter, a randomizer picks out of a set list, giving each item the same probability every time, and...
  • clemmok
  • Casual Listener
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How to see songs that were removed from spotify

There are a few songs on my playlists that got removed from spotify and I'm wondering if there was a way to see a list of the songs I added that no longer are on spotify. I did find a thread from 5 years ago (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Content-...

  • Regular
  • There are a few songs on my playlists that got removed from spotify and I'm wondering if there was a way to see a list of the songs I added that no longer are on spotify. I did find a thread from 5 y...
  • justtaguyy
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Windows 10 Spotify Grey/black screen

It's just recently started to happen but when my Spotify opens, nothing shows up just a grey/black screen. ( see attachment )I've looked on other support threads and nothing has helped and yes I have reinstalled multiple times.please help

  • Casual Listener
  • It's just recently started to happen but when my Spotify opens, nothing shows up just a grey/black screen. ( see attachment ) I've looked on other support threads and nothing has helped and yes...
  • Woohoojin
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Crossfade playing not working with some songs?

I found a weird bug when crossfade is not working with this album https://open.spotify.com/album/3kaQUt8Mp906u1fI0LDqO6

  • Roadie
  • I found a weird bug when crossfade is not working with this album  https://open.spotify.com/album/3kaQUt8Mp906u1fI0LDqO6
  • TheNubiS
  • Newbie
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  • Windows
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Superuser Contribution Local File album title font size slightly larger than normal

My Question or IssueWhile not necessarily an important issue, it really irks me to see the font size difference in my playlists. It feels really out of place and although not very obvious at first, once you notice it, it really starts to get on your ...

  • Casual Listener
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  • Yordan
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    font size
    local files
    Windows
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Superuser Contribution Spotify installs every time I open the app.

I want to start this off with the fact that I did read this post and attempted to use the fix that was stated there. However, I ran into an issue with it. My Issue:Every time I open the Spotify app, it "re-installs" and then loads up with no problem....

  • Newbie
  • ...ystem Windows 10 Pro
  • jb370
  • Newbie
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  • Install
    launcher
    open
    reinstall
    Windows
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spotify does not play over audio interface

hi there, i have a Focusrite 2i4 USB audio interface, which i use to work with programs like sibelius and ableton. Problem is that whenever it's connected, spotify wont play. this is of course very annoying. Any one experienced problems like this? be...

  • Casual Listener
  • hi there,   i have a Focusrite 2i4 USB audio interface, which i use to work with programs like sibelius and ableton. Problem is that whenever it's connected, spotify wont play. this is of co...
  • hwnobles
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Disable media keys for Spotify

I'm using Spotify on my media center, and controlling it with my ipad and android.However, every time I pause my movies with my remote, Spotify reacts to the pause /play button and starts playing music. Even if it's minimized to the task bar. How do ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm using Spotify on my media center, and controlling it with my ipad and android. However, every time I pause my movies with my remote, Spotify reacts to the pause /play button and starts playing m...
  • therealmccarthy
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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 ...

  • Visitor
  • 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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Solved!! Why is Spotify scanning my media library

Hello, I've noticed that while listening to music via the Spotify app - it scans my other hard drives contents. 1) Why is the application doing that?2) How and where is the application using/sending this data?

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  • Hello, I've noticed that while listening to music via the Spotify app - it scans my other hard drives contents.    1) Why is the application doing that? 2) How and where is the appli...
  • djahren
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Superuser Contribution White bar when full screen - windows - bug

I use downloaded Spotify Premium, not the pre-installed Spotify with Windows 10. I have Spotify on a portrait mode 1080p monitor and sometimes when it is full-screen a white bar appears on my main 1440p landscape monitor. If I unmaximize the window a...

  • Newbie
  • I use downloaded Spotify Premium, not the pre-installed Spotify with Windows 10. I have Spotify on a portrait mode 1080p monitor and sometimes when it is full-screen a white bar appears on my main 1...
  • Joan
  • Moderator
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    bug
    Windows
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Can't share/send track to firends

In the past I was able to send tracks/playlist to a specifc friend/follower. In the curent Windows Desktop version, I'm only be able to share songs/tracks/playlists throug thrid party messangers like Facebook Messanger, Telegramm... or at last but no...

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  • In the past I was able to send tracks/playlist to a specifc friend/follower. In the curent Windows Desktop version, I'm only be able to share songs/tracks/playlists throug thrid party messangers l...
  • Scotty2Hotty9
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HOWTO: Spotify "party-mode" with trippy visuals from iTunes, WinAmp, MilkDrop, etc

This is not a question, I just wanted to share how I got this working so that I can use Spotify to play music on my laptop, while the secondary monitor plays visuals based on the Spotify output. The key is looping the output of Spotify back to the in...

  • Music Fan
  • ...ot, or if you've got the feedback, you now need to tweak your sound recording settings. On Windows right-click the volume icon on your start bar and choose "Recording Devices" and make sure t...
  • aussieaubs
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    Windows
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Transferring Spotify library to another account...is it possible?

I've seen this post and everything, but I'm just in the dark about transferring my entire library to a new account, which I'm now considering since I never use my Facebook (plus Facebook is now the most lowest-common denominator piece of social media...

  • Roadie
  • I've seen this post and everything, but I'm just in the dark about transferring my entire library to a new account, which I'm now considering since I never use my Facebook (plus Facebook is now the m...
  • michaelblack1
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Superuser Contribution can't shuffle my queue (new or existing)

I have a problem with the Shuffle function. Spotify 1.0.28.87 on Windows 10. My problem is that I have a queue that I want to shuffle, eg. I'm adding some random albums to my queue that I would like to listen to today. Then I hit the shuffle button, ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a problem with the Shuffle function.  Spotify 1.0.28.87 on Windows 10.    My problem is that I have a queue that I want to shuffle, eg. I'm adding some random albums t...
  • djbeight
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move multiple playlists in a folder

I recently found out the folder method for organization of playlists. How can I select multiple playlists of mine and then drag and drop in their respective folders? Currently I have to drag and drop one by one.

  • Roadie
  • I recently found out the folder method for organization of playlists. How can I select multiple playlists of mine and then drag and drop in their respective folders? Currently I have to drag and drop...
  • emily11luna
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Smart shuffle behaves strange on some playlists

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaDeviceDell InspironOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have encountered a strange behavior in...

  • Roadie
  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country Slovakia Device Dell Inspiron Operating System Windows...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Device not showing on laptop

I have spotify Premium.Playing from my Android phone, I can select all my devices, and all my Chromecasts.Playing from my PC running the Spotify app, and win 10, none of my Chromecasts show. I have a chromecast in every room, and its a little anoying...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have spotify Premium. Playing from my Android phone, I can select all my devices, and all my Chromecasts. Playing from my PC running the Spotify app, and win 10, none of my Chromecasts show. I ha...
  • Hu2s3y
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