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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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Dropdown menu not scrollable - cropped

PlanPremiumCountryCzechiaDeviceLenovo ThinkPad T490Operating SystemWindows 10 21H1 My Question or IssueI have stumbled upon an issue with the dropdown menu in the desktop app when I try to share a song. Have to close it, scroll the inner section and ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czechia Device Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Operating System Windows 10 21H1   My Question or Issue I have stumbled upon an issue with the dropdown menu in the desktop app...
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Lyrics display on PC very unpleasant, only 3 lines that jump halfway.

Plan: PremiumCountry: NetherlandsDevice: PCOperating System: Win11 My Question or Issue:The new Lyrics option does not work good on pc...it works great on android as there it shows the lyrics as a whole and in some cases even highlights (approximatel...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Netherlands Device: PC Operating System: Win11   My Question or Issue: The new Lyrics option does not work good on pc ...it works great on android as...
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Superuser Contribution Inability to change Offline Storage Location

PlanPremium CountryMalaysia DeviceInspiron 5570 Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI am unable to change the offline storage location. After attempting to change it, it shows the default location after restarting the application. I have p...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Malaysia   Device Inspiron 5570   Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I am unable to change the offline storage location. After ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Friend Feed] remove facebook tab on pc Version

Why can we not remove the big black bar thats just taking away space!?I dont have facebook and dont want to look att friends tab when i have spotify open... add more social media and make it possible to hide it!!!!

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  • Why can we not remove the big black bar thats just taking away space!? I dont have facebook and dont want to look att friends tab when i have spotify open...  add more social media and make it...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Fix shift select

Using shift to select multiple tracks in a playlist or album has been absolutely broken on the desktop PC for months if not years at this point. How is this viewed as acceptable?

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  • Using shift to select multiple tracks in a playlist or album has been absolutely broken on the desktop PC for months if not years at this point. How is this viewed as acceptable?
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Solved!! I Followed a Tutorial to block ads on spotify. Now it wont work on my device.

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 So a while back i was getting tired of spotify ads, so i decided to follow a guide on how to block them. After a while where i didn't use spotify, I came back and now my device cant connect. It can...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   So a while back i was getting tired of spotify ads, so i decided to follow a guide on how to block them. After a while wher...
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Superuser Contribution Everytime I try to log in on my Desktop, I get auth:16 or client_token:101

So when I try to log in using my email, I have the error code auth:16 and when I try with my Facebook account, I get the error code client_token:101 I don't have this problem with the web player. Here are the steps I already did:-Restarting PC-Restar...

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  • So when I try to log in using my email, I have the error code auth:16 and when I try with my Facebook account, I get the error code client_token:101 I don't have this problem with the web player. ...
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"Spotify can't play this right now." and none of the existing solutions work.

Plan: PremiumCountry: CanadaOperating System: Windows 10, Version 20H2, OS build 19042.1415Version: Spotify for Windows 1.1.76.447.g11f432d8My Question or Issue:No songs or anything else can be played from my desktop version of spotify. The error mes...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Canada Operating System: Windows 10, Version 20H2, OS build 19042.1415 Version: Spotify for Windows 1.1.76.447.g11f432d8 My Question or Issue: No songs or anything else ...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 11 app very buggy

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSamsung LaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueMy Spotify app that I have downloaded from the Microsoft Store on my laptop is being very buggy. Like for example a lot of features are not syncing correctly. Like...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Samsung Laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue My Spotify app that I have downloaded from the Microsoft Store on my laptop is being ve...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Developer] Screen resizes incorrectly when using dynamic scaling

Applies to: When running the desktop Spotify app, on a PC with multiple monitors in use, where there are multiple DPI profiles in use. Issue: When resuming focus of the desktop app (opening from task bar), the app seems to resize itself to conform to...

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  • Applies to: When running the desktop Spotify app, on a PC with multiple monitors in use, where there are multiple DPI profiles in use.   Issue: When resuming focus of the desktop app (opening ...
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Superuser Contribution Volume up and down keys actually mute spotify

Hello, I'm running Spotify under windows 11 on a new Asus Vivobook. Whenever Spotify if playing in the background, pressing the volume up key (f3) or vol down (f2) actually mutes Spotify, and the song keeps playing. This has only recently started hap...

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  • Hello,   I'm running Spotify under windows 11 on a new Asus Vivobook.   Whenever Spotify if playing in the background, pressing the volume up key (f3) or vol down (f2) actually mutes Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Strange behavior of Spotify in My computer

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 - 64 bit My Question or IssueHello.I have noticed a followin...

  • 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 Wind...
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Spotify resets cache folder to C:\Users\MYUSER\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage since last update

DescriptionSpotify resets cache to C:\Users\USER\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage every time I log in since last update A more detailed description, using numbered steps1. I've upgraded to last version (0.9.0.128.g3134f863)2. App restarted and I logged ...

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  • Description Spotify resets cache to C:\Users\USER\AppData\Local\Spotify\Storage every time I log in since last update   A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. I've upgraded to ...
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Superuser Contribution Subfolders in playlists

A larger playlist with smaller playlists inside of each folder, possibly separating different genres by their mood, subgenre, etc. Abilities would include playing the entire playlist as one, or shuffling all of the songs only inside of one playlist d...

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  • A larger playlist with smaller playlists inside of each folder, possibly separating different genres by their mood, subgenre, etc. Abilities would include playing the entire playlist as one, or shuff...
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Unhappy with how radio/playlist radio has changed.

Allright, I have been holding this back for a while now, but now I'm really wondering what you are doing. First you removed the ability to delete a playlist radio. Then you removed playlist radio or custom radio channels from radio tab. Now playlist ...

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  • Allright, I have been holding this back for a while now, but now I'm really wondering what you are doing.   First you removed the ability to delete a playlist radio. Then you removed playlist ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Repeating four first songs in Spotify station

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 IssueHello.I have noticed another bug on Spot...

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  • 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 Wind...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for Vista will not play on device

Up until a few days ago, Spotify for Vista (spotify.com/download/other) would still play music on the local computer. However, in the last few days, the app has become completely nonfunctional. This is very frustrating because I still use this Vista ...

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  • Up until a few days ago, Spotify for Vista (spotify.com/download/other) would still play music on the local computer. However, in the last few days, the app has become completely nonfunctional. This ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't make my collaborative playlist public

I have a playlist that I want to make public and collaborative at the same time. I have several playlists and 4 of the at least is collaborative and public, so it shows on my profile but this one is not. I've read that collaborative playlists cannot ...

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  • I have a playlist that I want to make public and collaborative at the same time. I have several playlists and 4 of the at least is collaborative and public, so it shows on my profile but this one i...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify randomly freezes and won’t reopen

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 64-Bit My Question or IssueI am having this issue where Spotify randomly freezes, it plays until the end of the song but then I can’t change the song. When I go onto task manager to ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 64-Bit   My Question or Issue I am having this issue where Spotify randomly freezes, it play...
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Superuser Contribution After turning off autoplay several times, it turns itself on again after a while

The autoplay similar songs after finishing a playlist/album feature is not what I want, so it's good that I can turn it off. However, after a while the feature turns itself on again and has done so multiple times. Does anybody experience the same? Ho...

  • Casual Listener
  • The autoplay similar songs after finishing a playlist/album feature is not what I want, so it's good that I can turn it off. However, after a while the feature turns itself on again and has done so m...
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