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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!! Media keys being taken over by chrome tabs

so this problem came up yesterday. I believe this was also the same day I updated chrome. Before yesterday i could use the media keys on my corsair k70 to pause and play songs no matter what i was doing. Now whenever have a tab (like youtube or twitc...

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  • so this problem came up yesterday. I believe this was also the same day I updated chrome. Before yesterday i could use the media keys on my corsair k70 to pause and play songs no matter what i w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to cut / paste below songs.

PlanFree Operating SystemWindows My Question or IssueAs I've stated in the title, I am having trouble understanding why would you remove a feature with the UI update? I was able to cut songs with CTRL + X, then click on a song once with the left clic...

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue As I've stated in the title, I am having trouble understanding why would you remove a feature with the UI update? I was ab...
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Superuser Contribution Not able to sort my playlists!

PlanPremium FamilyCountryItalyDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHi,I can't sort songs in my playlists, when i drag one or more songs to go to the top of the playlist, the app won't let me do that!Version: Spotify per Wind...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Italy Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hi, I can't sort songs in my playlists, when i drag one or more songs to go to t...
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Superuser Contribution A Huge Problem With Blurry Album Art After New Desktop Update

Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have noticed one striking issue that has been bothering me ever since the desktop redesign rolled out. The first big issue is that all the album a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I have noticed one striking issue that has been both...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution CPU usage (+ cant close)

PlanPremium (Family)CountryGermany DeviceDesktop PcCPU - R5 3600Operating SystemWindows 22000.348 64bit Pro My Question or IssueHey, lately Spotify uses ~10% of my cpu constantly. Before it was like 0.2% and spiked maybe to 1% or 2% while browsing.Sp...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Germany   Device Desktop Pc CPU - R5 3600 Operating System Windows 22000.348 64bit Pro   My Question or Issue Hey, lately Spotify uses ~10% of...
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Superuser Contribution Ad results in spotify stopping

PlanFreeCountrySwedenDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLately, an ad "www.pegi.info" results in that the announcement is not played, and spotify does not play anymore music. It halts. Not the first time. Some times, some ads ...

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  • Plan Free Country Sweden Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Lately, an ad "www.pegi.info" results in that the announcement is not played, and spotify does...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Windows App very large queue RAM and crashing

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a really large queue synced between my spotify apps at the moment. This usually isn't a problem on any device, but on the Windows app viewing the queue causes problems. If I don't look at the queu...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a really large queue synced between my spotify apps at the moment. This usually isn't a problem on any device, but on the Windows ap...
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How to remove Facebook / Friend activity?

Plan: PremiumCountry: Finland Device: Any desktop app, all platforms. I can see "Friend activity" even Spotify is NOT connected to Facebook. Screenshot attached as proof. This happens on both Linux and Mac, I assume people who used to be my Facebook ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Finland   Device: Any desktop app, all platforms.   I can see "Friend activity" even Spotify is NOT connected to Facebook. Screenshot attached as proof...
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Superuser Contribution Web app Spotify on Windows 11 increases it's size on desktop from session to session. Annoying.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play through wireless headphones

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi guys, recently got a pair of Sony WH-1000XM3 for my birthday. Tried to connect them to my PC to listen to music however my PC didn't have bluetooth, so I went out ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hi guys, recently got a pair of Sony WH-1000XM3 for my birthday.   ...
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Superuser Contribution Make Playlist Header's Background Blurred Out

PlanFree/PremiumDevicePersonal ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePlaylist header(#,Title,Album,...) is on top of the songs title like this:i think it would be much better if they add blur filter to the header like this: 

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  • Plan Free/Premium Device Personal Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Playlist header(#,Title,Album,...) is on top of the songs title like this: i think it w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Album art for local files + remote playback

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PC, Notebook, Apple iPhone 12Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro & iOS 15 My Question or IssuesI genuinely tried searching as suggested but could not find my exact "issue". MY SCENARIO:I have a desktop PC which I u...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC, Notebook, Apple iPhone 12 Operating System Windows 10 Pro & iOS 15   My Question or Issues I genuinely tried searching as suggeste...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Windows 10 notifications Not Working

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop AppOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI installed the app 2 days ago on my Windows 10 desktop, iPhone and iPad. There is nothing in the Windows 10 settings to enable Desktop Notifications, only in t...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Desktop App Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I installed the app 2 days ago on my Windows 10 desktop, iPhone and iPad. Th...
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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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