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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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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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[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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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My Discord spotify listen along and play now on spotify not working

Using Spotify desktop application. I'm not able to listen along to multiple people. Worked fine yesterday. They can listen along with me though. I've reinstalled discord, spotify, resynced it to discord, logged in and out, restarted computer, resynce...

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  • Using Spotify desktop application. I'm not able to listen along to multiple people. Worked fine yesterday. They can listen along with me though. I've reinstalled discord, spotify, resynced it to disc...
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Song Queue

Why is Spotify doing another and another downgrade of Windows app since few years. now you can see ONLY queue OR ONLY album cover OR ONLY friends its very very annoying and pretty unusable

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  • Why is Spotify doing another and another downgrade of Windows app since few years. now you can see ONLY queue OR ONLY album cover OR ONLY friends its very very annoying and pretty unusable 😞
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Superuser Contribution Favorite song icons not showing in my playlists

I run the Windows desktop application of Spotify. It looks like today the small green icon has changed that shows that you have added a song to your favorite songs. In this playlist and in all my others though, those icons do not show anymore: This i...

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  • I run the Windows desktop application of Spotify. It looks like today the small green icon has changed that shows that you have added a song to your favorite songs. In this playlist and in all my oth...
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Superuser Contribution 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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  • 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 customiz...
  • cosmicbunny
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app will be unable to fulfill any network requests after hours of inactivity

Spotify for Windows (64 bit)1.2.26.1187.g36b715a1 About once a day I have to restart Spotify because I'm unable to search or select any album, artist, or playlist that isn't cached. The app will act like it's loading but every request always ends up ...

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  • Spotify for Windows (64 bit) 1.2.26.1187.g36b715a1   About once a day I have to restart Spotify because I'm unable to search or select any album, artist, or playlist that isn't cached. The ap...
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Superuser Contribution i get error desktop_login_accounts:3

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI just reinstall spotify and want login but the app have error desktop_login_accounts:3 and idk where to find help

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I just reinstall spotify and want login but the app have error desktop_login_accounts:3 ...
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Why was the queue moved to the right instead of the center?

My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?

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  • My playlist queue used to be in the center column on the desktop app. Now it has moved to the right column and I really hate it there. How do I move it back to the center?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution volume fluctuating

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueRecently when playing from the desktop app the volume will abruptly go up or down. Sometimes it will happen every few minutes and then stay stable for a long while, but in th...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Recently when playing from the desktop app the volume will abruptly go up or down.  Sometimes...
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Superuser Contribution Can't join my friend's listen along spotify on Discord

I found out today that I can't listen along with my friend's spotify on Discord, I tried everything like reconnect spotify to discord, reinstall both spotify and discord, and it still doesn't work. PlanStudent PremiumCountryAmerica/United StatesDevic...

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  • I found out today that I can't listen along with my friend's spotify on Discord, I tried everything like reconnect spotify to discord, reinstall both spotify and discord, and it still doesn't work.&n...
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Superuser Contribution No sound from Nvidia Shield to TV; tracks appear to be playing

Although tracks appear to be playing, I get no sound from Nvidia Shield to TV. Have uninstalled and reinstalled but no change. All other apps work

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  • Although tracks appear to be playing, I get no sound from Nvidia Shield to TV. Have uninstalled and reinstalled but no change. All other apps work
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Superuser Contribution Spotify restarts out as an another unpinned tab once the computer is boot up

Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueThis isn't really a major issue, but recently I have encountered something. If the Spotify app is pinned on the taskbar and then the PC is restarted (shut down also counts), it just pops the unpinned one...

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  • Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue This isn't really a major issue, but recently I have encountered something. If the Spotify app is pinned on the taskbar and then the PC is ...
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Superuser Contribution Songs "Play" but no sound

So, I've been experiencing some problems with Spotify on my iPhone (not my iPhone being broken, stupid problem of the Spotify app itself) and now on my Windows 10, too!The app will say a song is playing, but I have no sound. I tried plugging in and o...

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  • So, I've been experiencing some problems with Spotify on my iPhone (not my iPhone being broken, stupid problem of the Spotify app itself) and now on my Windows 10, too! The app will say a song ...
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Superuser Contribution Can connect to Wifi device with phone but not with Notebook

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DevicePixel 4aLenovo IdeaPad 5Operating SystemAndroid 13Windows 10 My Question or IssueHey, everything worked fine for years, but since i couple month I cant finde my wifi device with my Notebook App anymore. On my phone it ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Pixel 4a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Operating System Android 13 Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey, everything worked fine for years, but since i...
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Superuser Contribution [Web Player][Playlists] Add option to remove songs from Discover Weekly (etc) playlists

I love my discover weekly playlist, but occasionally there will be a song on that playlist that I absolutely hate. It would be great to have the option to remove songs from the discovery weekly/release radar/daily mix playlists

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  • I love my discover weekly playlist, but occasionally there will be a song on that playlist that I absolutely hate. It would be great to have the option to remove songs from the discovery weekly/relea...
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Solved!! Minimized Spotify + Hotkeys

PlanDuoCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or Issue:Hi! I've been wondering how to enable hotkeys while Spotify is minimized? My keyboard has no next/previous/play/pause keys so I'd like to be able to use ctrl+arrow to q...

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  • Plan Duo Country Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue: Hi! I've been wondering how to enable hotkeys while Spotify is minimized? My keyboard has no...
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Superuser Contribution Lyrics not matching on a specific song

PlanPremiumDevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have noticed, that when listening to ''Time'' by Pink Floyd on Spotify, that the lyrics and the song, are not matching in speed. As in, when you are listening to the song, and you p...

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  •   Plan Premium Device PC  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have noticed, that when listening to ''Time'' by Pink Floyd on Spotify, that the lyrics and the ...
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Superuser Contribution How to stop smart shuffle from randomly turning on

I have a Windows 10 Laptop and every time I minimise and then maximise my Spotify window smart shuffle turns back on, this is really annoying as I open and close Spotify a lot and I don't even want it on shuffle never mind smart shuffle

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  • I have a Windows 10 Laptop and every time I minimise and then maximise my Spotify window smart shuffle turns back on, this is really annoying as I open and close Spotify a lot and I don't even want i...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows App lagging

PlanPremium DeviceWindows 10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy spotify still lags on the windows app when viewing a podcast video. Yes I have tried the following:1. Closing my internet browser and reopen spotify app still keeping brows...

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  •   Plan Premium     Device Windows 10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My spotify still lags on the windows app when viewing a podcast video.  Ye...
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