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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't save albums/new songs to my library

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceLaptop, PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue For the past several days, I've been unable to save any new music to my Albums library. I can click on the button that favorites albums and songs, but it does...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Laptop, PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  For the past several days, I've been unable to save any new music to my Album...
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Superuser Contribution Small Song Banner left down corner disappeared

Hi Spotify team. I have a problem with the little song banner in the upper left corner disappearing on version 1.1.84.716 when I play a truck game called Euro Truck simulator 2 on PC. I play on Windows 10. When I'm out of the game, the song banner ap...

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  • Hi Spotify team. I have a problem with the little song banner in the upper left corner disappearing on version 1.1.84.716 when I play a truck game called Euro Truck simulator 2 on PC. I play on Windo...
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Solved!! [Win10] Spotify not closing and taking up huge amounts of CPU power

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi there,whenever I close Spotify it does not close properly. No matter whether I close it via clicking the X, using the menu or the icon in my system tray, it ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hi there, whenever I close Spotify it does not close properly. No mat...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Voice Control forWindows 10 Desktop PC Not Available?

Plan--PremiumCountry--USADevice--Windows PC Desktop with Windows 10 with latest updatesOperating System--Windows 10 Voice Control for Windows 10 Desktop PC doesn't seem to be available as I never see the microphone icon in the Spotify app. I tried al...

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  • Plan--Premium Country--USA Device--Windows PC Desktop with Windows 10 with latest updates Operating System--Windows 10   Voice Control for Windows 10 Desktop PC doesn't seem to be available...
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Superuser Contribution My playlists Bug

PlanFree Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or Issue:There some to be an issue that whenever I scroll down then field my playlist on the desktop app some of my top playlists disapear. For they to apear again I must close and open the app again.

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue: There some to be an issue that whenever I scroll down then field my playlist on the desktop app some of my top playlis...
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Collaborative Playlist

I have a collaborative playlist with my previous lover. How do I know he is also playing a song on our playlist at the same time as me? I don't follow him anymore.

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  • I have a collaborative playlist with my previous lover. How do I know he is also playing a song on our playlist at the same time as me? I don't follow him anymore.
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Superuser Contribution Change in the design of Spotify for PC

Hello, I would like you to change the design of Spotify for PC, in this case for Windows, and if there is such a need to use Facebook to share what you are listening to, do it in a small tab or a small button, but in the current design that It has a ...

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  • Hello, I would like you to change the design of Spotify for PC, in this case for Windows, and if there is such a need to use Facebook to share what you are listening to, do it in a small tab or a sma...
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Playlist song count doesn't match

I have this issue on two of my playlists. While looking at it on my laptop, the preview says there are 508 songs when scrolling to the bottom says it is 506. On the other, it says I have 717 songs on the top while scrolling to the bottom says there a...

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  • I have this issue on two of my playlists. While looking at it on my laptop, the preview says there are 508 songs when scrolling to the bottom says it is 506. On the other, it says I have 717 songs on...
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Superuser Contribution Nissan ad pops up but does not play, unable to resume listening to music.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceHP Envy laptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueEvery time the Nissan ad tries to play it freezes and then I can't resume listening to music. I can restart the app and get it to play one or two songs before ...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country   Device HP Envy laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Every time the Nissan ad tries to play it freezes and then I can't res...
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Superuser Contribution Many, Many Bugs (White boxes on hover, wont play songs, doesn't detect devices)

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceHome-built Windows Desktop PC (MSI Motherboard, Ryzen 5 CPU/GPU), but the issues also show up on my HP laptop (I don't use it enough to test all of them). Mobile (iOS) apps work great.Operating SystemWindows 11My IssueEv...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Home-built Windows Desktop PC (MSI Motherboard, Ryzen 5 CPU/GPU), but the issues also show up on my HP laptop (I don't use it enough to test all of them). Mobi...
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Album release date removed

With the latest update i can only see the year, month and day of the release have been removed, why?

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  • With the latest update i can only see the year, month and day of the release have been removed, why? 😞
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Superuser Contribution Add release date to album page

Windows 10 I dont see why the iOS app has this but not the desktop. would be pretty simple so add this at the bottom along with other metadata

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  • Windows 10     I dont see why the iOS app has this but not the desktop. would be pretty simple so add this at the bottom along with other metadata
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Release Date of Albums

In previous Spotify versions, the exact release date was shown next to the album cover. Now, only the release year is displayed. Is there a way to get the release date back?

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  • In previous Spotify versions, the exact release date was shown next to the album cover. Now, only the release year is displayed. Is there a way to get the release date back? 
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Album/Song's full release date

Hi,I've noticed that the latest update for the desktop app (Windows) removed the full release date of an album, and now just presents the year. On version: 1.0.65.320.gac7a8e02 on the PC where i haven't updated I still see it, while on the newest ver...

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  • Hi, I've noticed that the latest update for the desktop app (Windows) removed the full release date of an album, and now just presents the year.   On version: 1.0.65.320.gac7a8e02 on the PC w...
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Superuser Contribution Multiple unwanted devices on desktop app, but not android

PlanPremium planCountryU.S. DevicePC desktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My desktop Spotify shows a few Alexa devices under Connect that I want to remove. They belong to family members in other states, one of whom I don't speak to and REALLY don't want...

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  • Plan Premium plan Country U.S.  Device PC desktop Operating System Windows 10   My desktop Spotify shows a few Alexa devices under Connect that I want to remove. They belong to fam...
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Superuser Contribution offline mode stuck. And it doesn't block any apps..

Hi, friendly peopleMy Spoti offline mode stuck. And it doesn't block any apps.. I'm an IT Professional..A few days ago when playing my list, sudenly stoped and never play again.. I look at the all settings after so have not any problem. Internet also...

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  • Hi,  friendly people My Spoti offline mode stuck. And it doesn't block any apps.. I'm an IT Professional.. A few days ago when playing my list, sudenly stoped and never play again.. I loo...
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Solved!! Multiple Xbox one errors

Xbox one app keeps giving me error codes all different and a long, I'm using the old fat Xbox one. I can play my last songs from side bar but, cannot load app fully.I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, resetting and hard resetting but nothing se...

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  • Xbox one app keeps giving me error codes all different and a long, I'm using the old fat Xbox one. I can play my last songs from side bar but, cannot load app fully. I've tried uninstalling and rein...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 11: Spotify window getting stuck below taskbar and cut off

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicesurface pro and DesktopOperating Systemwin 11 My Question or IssueOn my laptop and my PC when Spotify first loads up and quite randomly, the bottom quarter of the window for Spotify gets stuck under the taskbar and cuts off ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device surface pro and Desktop Operating System win 11   My Question or Issue On my laptop and my PC when Spotify first loads up and quite randomly, the bottom ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't delete playlist fully

I have tried on my phone, on my computer, on my wife's laptop, the playlist KEEPS popping up on "Home" on my computer, and it's annoying me. No matter the playlists I make and play after deleting it, it still shows in there! And it's not a dead link ...

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  • I have tried on my phone, on my computer, on my wife's laptop, the playlist KEEPS popping up on "Home" on my computer, and it's annoying me. No matter the playlists I make and play after deleting it,...
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