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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 I can't find Spotify in the Windows Volume Mixer

I want to change my Spotify's output device on my Windows Volume Mixer, but Spotify doesn't show up in the Mixer (I am on Windows 11 and I'm using the Microsoft Store version).Can you help me to solve this issue please?Edit: Spotify appeared without ...

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  • I want to change my Spotify's output device on my Windows Volume Mixer, but Spotify doesn't show up in the Mixer (I am on Windows 11 and I'm using the Microsoft Store version). Can you help me to so...
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Superuser Contribution New episodes are not viewed in My library

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 IssueIt is a long issues. Both on Spotify's w...

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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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Can't play podcast on computer

I can play music on computer but no podcast

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  • I can play music on computer but no podcast
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No sound going to usb digital analog converter, all of a sudden.

For years I've been using an Audioengine USB DAC. Suddenly, Spotify sound only comes out of my bad laptop speakers. Windows Media Player, JRiver Media Center, etc all can be heard through the DAC. There is no "Spotify" showing in my Volume Mixer. If ...

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  • For years I've been using an Audioengine USB DAC. Suddenly, Spotify sound only comes out of my bad laptop speakers. Windows Media Player, JRiver Media Center, etc all can be heard through the DAC. ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Version not showing updates available

PlanFree/PremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceDesktopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country New Zealand Device Desktop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution How to see music video?

In the spotify desktop app i see a little video icon and text under the title of certain songs. What does this mean? Can i see the music video? I can't see it now if that's the case.

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  • In the spotify desktop app i see a little video icon and text under the title of certain songs. What does this mean? Can i see the music video? I can't see it now if that's the case.
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Issue with Spotify and Mouse Scroll Wheel

Plan: PremiumCountry: USAOperating System: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit My Question or Issue: Starting today (7/1/2021), when using the scroll wheel on my mouse, instead of it either scrolling a page up/down or - in my weather app - it zooms the radar map...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country:  USA Operating System:  Windows 10 Home, 64-bit   My Question or Issue:  Starting today (7/1/2021), when using the scroll wheel on my mo...
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Superuser Contribution Smart Shuffle turning itself on on Desktop

PlanPremium CountryUSA Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI just want to use normal shuffle but every time I change tabs to something else or look away, it switches from normal shuffle over to smart shuffle and I have to turn it off again...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I just want to use normal shuffle but every time I change tabs to something else or look away,...
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Superuser Contribution Fix the desktop app

When you click on an artists bio, the monthly listeners doesnt have an s on the end and reads monthly listtener.

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  • When you click on an artists bio, the monthly listeners doesnt have an s on the end and reads monthly listtener.  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] Show time remaining in the currently playing track by clicking or tapping

On the Now Playing screen or the bottom of the desktop app, on the left you see how far into a song you are, then a song progress bar, then the total time for the track being played. In the past, you could click or tap on that right-hand number (whic...

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  • On the Now Playing screen or the bottom of the desktop app, on the left you see how far into a song you are, then a song progress bar, then the total time for the track being played.   In the ...
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Superuser Contribution Bug: "What's New" does not remember the choice "Music"

PlanI am a paying customer.CountrySwedenDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueClick on what's new (the bell up/right)Click on "Music".Click on an album in the listBackupThe choice "Music" is now wrongly restored to music and podc...

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  •   Plan I am a paying customer. Country Sweden Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Click on what's new (the bell up/right) Click on "Music". Click ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Stops Playing Immediately [Desktop]

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince earlier today, Spotify has begun refusing to play songs. I hit play, and it immediately stops playing.I have tried the standard troubleshooting steps in t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since earlier today, Spotify has begun refusing to play songs. I hit play, and it im...
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Superuser Contribution Xbox Spotify App Stereo / 5.1 toggle

Recently Spotify on my Xbox has stopped playing 5.1 surround audio. I've got an optical cable out of the console to my surround receiver. Before, Spotify would output 5.1. Now it only plays out of the front speakers. I've played with every setting, b...

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  • Recently Spotify on my Xbox has stopped playing 5.1 surround audio. I've got an optical cable out of the console to my surround receiver. Before, Spotify would output 5.1. Now it only plays out of th...
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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...

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  • 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 14...
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Solved!! Spotify Sound Won't Transfer Through HDMI Cable

So I'm connecting my laptop to my TV, and I cannot get the sound from Spotify to play through the TV and just comes out of my laptop speakers as though the HDMI cable isn't plugged in at all. Youtube, DVD's, everything else plays the sound through th...

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  • So I'm connecting my laptop to my TV, and I cannot get the sound from Spotify to play through the TV and just comes out of my laptop speakers as though the HDMI cable isn't plugged in at all. Youtube...
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Superuser Contribution "Your version of Windows is out of date" Banner needs to stop.

I am well aware that my version of windows is old. What I don't need is a constant reminder every time I open Spotify. Not to mention that this banner takes about 5-10 seconds to even load and I can't do anything until it does.Can this be disabled?An...

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  • I am well aware that my version of windows is old. What I don't need is a constant reminder every time I open Spotify. Not to mention that this banner takes about 5-10 seconds to even load and I can'...
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Superuser Contribution Can my friend in my private collaborative playlist as a collaborator see that playlist on their....

Can my friend in my private collaborative playlist as a collaborator see that playlist on their library as you can see on the screenshot?

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  • Can my friend in my private collaborative playlist as a collaborator see that playlist on their library as you can see on the screenshot?
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Superuser Contribution Slack is distorting Spotify Sound

Frequently throughout the day, Spotify sound will distort and get quiet. The songs are random but once it does it to a song, it's consistent at the same place even if I go back to that time or relisten later. So I assume it corrupts the cache but tha...

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  • Frequently throughout the day, Spotify sound will distort and get quiet. The songs are random but once it does it to a song, it's consistent at the same place even if I go back to that time or relist...
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