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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 [Desktop] Keeps repeating same songs when search a keyword in playlists

So, I have Windows 10, connecting from Turkey. After the big update which the template changed this problem occured for me, if it is a problem. Let's say I search for "yellow" in a playlist and it founds 5 songs related to that. When I start playing ...

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  • So, I have Windows 10, connecting from Turkey. After the big update which the template changed this problem occured for me, if it is a problem. Let's say I search for "yellow" in a playlist and it fo...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Reorder doesn't work properly since the update

DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePlaylist Reorder doesn't work properly since the update, im trying to rearrange my playlist on my pc and when i drag a song i cant make it upward only downward which is bs. the rencent updates ha...

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  •   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Playlist Reorder doesn't work properly since the update, im trying to rearrange my playlist on my pc and when i drag a ...
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Superuser Contribution How do I play Local Files on SD card on my phone, using Android Auto?

Plan FreeCountry USA Device Samsung S10+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI have SD card on my phone filled with MP3 music. I also use Android Auto with the Spotify app. How can I configure Spotify app to play and show ONLY my locally store...

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  • Plan Free Country USA   Device Samsung S10+ Operating System Android     My Question or Issue I have SD card on my phone filled with MP3 music. I also use Android Auto with th...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't recognize internet connection.

PlanFamily Plan PremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueApplication does not recognize internet unless I restart entire system....I lose connection due to terrible area I live in, everytime I do spotify no longer works ...

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  • Plan Family Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Application does not recognize internet unless I restart entire system....I lose connec...
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Superuser Contribution [Windows] Control buttons (max, min, close) do not response after waking from Sleep / Hibernate

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDell Latitude 7490Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter I wake my computer from Sleep / Hibernate, the window control buttons (minimize, maximize, close) do not respond or work. Thankfully, I am able to get a...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Dell Latitude 7490 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After I wake my computer from Sleep / Hibernate, the window control buttons (min...
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When i open Spotify my ping goes skyhigh

A couple of days ago i've noticed that when i open Spotify's app my ping goest from 24ms to 6000 for less then a minute, then it goes back to normal. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall the app but witohut fixing it. I've also disabled the ...

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  • A couple of days ago i've noticed that when i open Spotify's app my ping goest from 24ms to 6000 for less then a minute, then it goes back to normal. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall the...
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Anyone else seeing a new playlist size limit on Connect when controlled by desktop app?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have been a premium user for years and I have discovered a new behavior by Spotify Connect,...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I have ...
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Solved!! Spotify won't let me play artist's songs until I've "allowed this artist in the Spotify app"

I have this issue on mobile and on PC, playing the artist's songs on my Xbox works just fine. It's either "We couldn't play this track right now" or "We can't play this until you have allowed this artist on the Spotify app". Picture attached is in sw...

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  • I have this issue on mobile and on PC, playing the artist's songs on my Xbox works just fine. It's either "We couldn't play this track right now" or "We can't play this until you have allowed this ar...
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Doesn't change the resolution when I change desktop

Hi! I have two screens like this:When I maximize in screen 2 and drag the window into the screen 1, Spotify shows like this:

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  • Hi!   I have two screens like this: When I maximize in screen 2 and drag the window into the screen 1, Spotify shows like this:
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Superuser Contribution Memory usage, performance problems and UI refreshes, result of memory leak?

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceRyzen 5 5600X16GB RAMGTX 1070Hardware Acceleration enabledOperating SystemWindows 10 Build 19042.1348 My Question or IssueEver since switching over to React for the desktop UI, I've noticed that when in normal use (goin...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Ryzen 5 5600X 16GB RAM GTX 1070 Hardware Acceleration enabled Operating System Windows 10 Build 19042.1348   My Question or Issue Ever since swit...
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Solved!! Scrolling too fast in new update~

So, when the new update of Spotify rolled out, the scrolling got all wierd. When I scroll through a page, 1 unit of scrolling (one slight turn of the mouse wheel) scrolls an entire page. Is it just me, or is this happening to everyone? This is really...

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  • So, when the new update of Spotify rolled out, the scrolling got all wierd.  When I scroll through a page, 1 unit of scrolling (one slight turn of the mouse wheel) scrolls an entire page.  ...
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"This content is not available" when I click on my liked songs and when i search new

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Samsung Galaxy 20FE, MSI Gaming Laptop late 2019)Operating System(Android 20, Windows 10) My Question or IssueALL DESKTOP CONTENT is unavailable. All of my liked songs and even everything i search for. Spotify essentially ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Samsung Galaxy 20FE, MSI Gaming Laptop late 2019) Operating System (Android 20, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue ALL DESKTOP CONTENT is unavailable. ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Sort Playlist Tracks (especially My Episodes)

I would like to be able to sort the My Episodes podcast playlist by Podcast Name, Date Added, and maybe Date Released. I listen to some podcasts from start to end, but then there are others that come out every day that I want to start my day with. I ...

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  • I would like to be able to sort the My Episodes podcast playlist by Podcast Name, Date Added, and maybe Date Released. I listen to some podcasts from start to end, but then there are others that come...
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Superuser Contribution Column titled # contains wrong value when filtering playlist

When you filter a playlist the value in the column titled # does not match the actual number in the playlist. This makes it hard to navigate to a filtered track later. Another option, to select a track in the filtered list and clear the filter also d...

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  • When you filter a playlist the value in the column titled # does not match the actual number in the playlist. This makes it hard to navigate to a filtered track later.   Another option, to sel...
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Superuser Contribution Window not maximizing fully - a small bar is left on the bottom

Plan: PremiumCountry: NorwayDevice: ASUS Notebook S406UOperating System: Windows 11 Home version 21H2 (installed 28.12.2021) My Issue:When I maximize the Spotify window on my desktop, it is not fully maximized. There is a small bar left between the m...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Norway Device: ASUS Notebook S406U Operating System: Windows 11 Home version 21H2 (installed 28.12.2021)   My Issue: When I maximize the Spotify window on my desktop...
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Superuser Contribution podcast video resolutions

PlanFree/CountryUSDevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueI'm having issues with playback of a video podcast. My internet wont support whatever the default resolution is, and I get a constant buffering because of this. This makes foll...

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  • Plan Free/ Country US Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm having issues with playback of a video podcast. My internet wont support whatever the defau...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lyrics disapeared

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceNotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueUntil last month, I was praticing my japanese using Japanese songs, like SCANDAL - Hon Wo Yomu, etc. And sudently, after the last Update, the app (the one that we downl...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Notebook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Until last month, I was praticing my japanese using Japanese songs, like SCANDAL - Hon Wo Yo...
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Spotify won't play through my laptops HDMI port

PC app on Windows 10 works fine if I'm playing a song through my laptops speakers or the aux port but if I try to use it through my laptops HDMI cable to my reciever I get "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can imp...

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  •  PC app on Windows 10 works fine if I'm playing a song through my laptops speakers or the aux port but if I try to use it through my laptops HDMI cable to my reciever I get "This song is no...
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Solved!! will Spotify 2020 wrapped be available on Desktop in the future?

hi, I noticed that Spotify 2020 wrapped has been released for a lot of people on the mobile app, but I was wondering if there were any plans to also release it to users on Desktop, like previous years. thanks!

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  • hi, I noticed that Spotify 2020 wrapped has been released for a lot of people on the mobile app, but I was wondering if there were any plans to also release it to users on Desktop, like previous year...
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