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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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Superuser Contribution Songs cutting in and out briefly; HP PC; Premium; Both webpage & app

Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the computer. Cleared data. Have also uninstalled and rei...

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  • Even if I download the playlist it still cuts in and out. Cannot play one song through because it cuts in and out every 2-3 seconds. Not an internet issue, the connection is good and restarted the co...
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Superuser Contribution I can't use web player after premium.

I play music but song other music which I don't choose that. And music song 5-6 second and than I can't hear but music still song.

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  • I play music but song other music which I don't choose that. And music song 5-6 second and than I can't hear but music still song.
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Superuser Contribution [Your Library] Liked songs from collaborative albums are not listed and organized appropriately

This is more a bug, so I don't know if I'm supposed to submit it differently than an idea/feature request.When albums are made by two different artists with their names equally listed as the album artist, it sometimes adds liked songs from the album ...

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  • This is more a bug, so I don't know if I'm supposed to submit it differently than an idea/feature request. When albums are made by two different artists with their names equally listed as the album ...
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Superuser Contribution Only 249 local files seem to load. Is that a normal limitation? Library Win

So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All from iTunes, Google Music (previous life), and now mos...

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  • So, I have found out how to check mark the local files as well as turning it off and back on while restarting the app to rescan; however, my issue is that I have some 3000+ local music files. All fro...
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Superuser Contribution Não consigo ver as atividades dos meus amigos.

Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei que resolvesse e nada. Sigo 13 pessoas e só duas apar...

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  • Faz uns meses que bugou a minha barra de "atividades dos amigos", antes apareciam as atividades de todos que eu seguia, agora com o bug ficaram apenas 2 pessoas. Isso tem cerca de 6 meses. Esperei qu...
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Superuser Contribution Songs glitching mid song.

My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.

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  • My Spotify songs keep repeating during certain parts of a song. It's always the same parts and always on the same songs. It only happens on my Windows 10 desktop app.
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Superuser Contribution spotify blend ruining friend activity

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC )Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, the friend activity on the desktop only shows each other, and other people in other blend...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 11,Windows 11 PC ) Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I joined a Spotify blend with a friend and after we joined it, ...
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Superuser Contribution I'm using Spotify app will it count as a stream if I lower the volume from sound settings

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume from the "app volume and device preferences" in sound settings of the laptop and ...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using the Spotify app on windows 10. Will it not count as a stream if I lower the volume ...
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Superuser Contribution All of my account's playlists have vanished from library.

None of the below information is required. However, the more you providIe the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLITERALLY ALL OF THEMOperating SystemEVERY ONE WE HAVE TRIED My Question or IssueAll of my account's pla...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you providIe the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country USA Device LITERALLY ALL OF THEM Operating System ...
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Superuser Contribution video black screen

After 5 mins of play video goes black. Audio unaffected.Tried logging out and uninstalling all devices then reinstalling on 1 and logging back in. Tried restart. Tried playback settings to normal. Tried downloading the content. Tried playing other co...

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  • After 5 mins of play video goes black. Audio unaffected. Tried logging out and uninstalling all devices then reinstalling on 1 and logging back in. Tried restart. Tried playback settings to normal. ...
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Superuser Contribution spotify.com redirecting to Brazil site

When I go to https://www.spotify.com/ it automatically redirects me to https://www.spotify.com/br/ even tho the location in my account is set to India and I'm not using any proxy or vpn

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  • When I go to https://www.spotify.com/ it automatically redirects me to https://www.spotify.com/br/ even tho the location in my account is set to India and I'm not using any proxy or vpn
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Superuser Contribution Sometimes the song playing in playlist doesn't match song actually playing

Noticed this on a Spotify official playlist: https://imgur.com/XkiS2qbNotice the song in green on the main browser window doesn't match the song in "Now Playing".I think this has to do with playlists updating; I must be playing a previous version of ...

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  • Noticed this on a Spotify official playlist: https://imgur.com/XkiS2qb Notice the song in green on the main browser window doesn't match the song in "Now Playing". I think this has to do with pla...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop overlay not appearing even after reinstalling

Recently the desktop overlay has not been popping up when I press pause/play or the skip buttons, I reinstalled the Spotify app and made sure the option for it to be displayed was turned on but it still does not work, what should I do?

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  • Recently the desktop overlay has not been popping up when I press pause/play or the skip buttons, I reinstalled the Spotify app and made sure the option for it to be displayed was turned on but it st...
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Superuser Contribution try to play music and says can't play right now

been like this for over a week i have tried uninstalling and reinstall restart computer then download and everything please help

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  • been like this for over a week i have tried uninstalling and reinstall restart computer then download and everything please help
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Superuser Contribution warum bginnt das abspielen immer fehlerhaft?

zu beginn einer musikdatei springt dieser laufbutton nicht mit dem richtigen tempo mit. dadurch beginnt ein lied manchmal zwei bis dreimal....

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  • zu beginn einer musikdatei springt dieser laufbutton nicht mit dem richtigen tempo mit. dadurch beginnt ein lied manchmal zwei bis dreimal....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Podcasts are not playing in sorted order - Desktop

I have my podcasts sorted oldest to newest, but when an episode ends it will automatically go to the previous episode in stead of the next. i.e. I want them to play 48, 49,50 ... but it will play 50, 49, 48.I have searched for answers and done a comp...

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  • I have my podcasts sorted oldest to newest, but when an episode ends it will automatically go to the previous episode in stead of the next. i.e. I want them to play 48, 49,50 ... but it will play 5...
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How do I fix "Post flooding detected"? 2

Regarding https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/How-do-I-fix-quot-Post-flooding-detected-quot/m-p/5370534, TS reports a problem with posting, I report a problem with posting sometimes, and you answer clearly states that we are in fact spam...

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  • Regarding https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/How-do-I-fix-quot-Post-flooding-detected-quot/m-p/5370534, TS reports a problem with posting, I report a problem with posting sometimes...
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