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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 Sidebar is greyed out

Couldn't find any info on this in the forum so I thought I'd post about it. The desktop app seems to sometimes grey out various buttons, specifically the left sidebar buttons. It's so far happened a couple times since the update. It doesn't break any...

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  • Couldn't find any info on this in the forum so I thought I'd post about it.    The desktop app seems to sometimes grey out various buttons, specifically the left sidebar buttons. It's so ...
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Superuser Contribution fullscreen video bug after ad

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows 10 App (1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a) Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When I am watching a video podcast (JRE) in full-screen, an ad-break is non-video, when the video resumes, the play area covers the ent...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows 10 App (1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a)  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   When I am watching a video podcast (JRE) in ful...
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Desktop not using Trusted Root CA Store

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceCorporate Domain Joined Lenovo DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10I have the desktop application installed, and we recently deployed an HTTP/S Proxy in my network. In the past, Spotify was functioning fine with the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Corporate Domain Joined Lenovo Desktop Operating System Windows 10 I have the desktop application installed, and we recently deployed an HTTP/S Pro...
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Superuser Contribution windows 10 - after playing a album spotify opened automaticly webpages (bruteforcing)

PlanFree DeviceProcessor Intel(R) Xeon(R)**bleep** 2.10 GHz (2 processors)Installed RAM 32/0 GBSystem type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processorOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuehelloI was working and I was listening to music when...

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  •   Plan Free   Device Processor Intel(R) Xeon(R)**bleep** 2.10 GHz (2 processors) Installed RAM 32/0 GB System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Operating System ...
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[Desktop][Other] Don't fall back to laptop audio when external active paired device is turned off.

Hello, At work, I have a bluetooth capable Yamaha receiver (R-S202). When I'm playing music through Spotify and I turn off the receiver, Spotify instantly falls back to laptop audio and continues where it left off. This is an undesirable experience 1...

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  • Hello,   At work, I have a bluetooth capable Yamaha receiver (R-S202). When I'm playing music through Spotify and I turn off the receiver, Spotify instantly falls back to laptop audio and cont...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution there is only a black screen

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDevicePCok Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy spotify application in win10 opened, there is only a black screen, nothing can be displayed. Reinstallation several times also did not work, where exac...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device PC ok Pro late 2016)Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My spotify application in win10 opened, there is only a black screen, ...
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Superuser Contribution Problem with time slider button

Note: This is topic about Spotify webplayer. I don't know, where to post It. I have decided to post It here, because I use Spotify in Windows.I have noticed, that in web player version of Spotify I can't slide to specific time. Let me explain It more...

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  • Note: This is topic about Spotify webplayer. I don't know, where to post It. I have decided to post It here, because I use Spotify in Windows. I have noticed, that in web player version of Spotify I...
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Superuser Contribution Searching within a Playlist is not working as intended

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Search Option in my Spotify App is not working as it is intended(?). I am having an issue with adding playing a song when searching.Here's what happened.Let's s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Search Option in my Spotify App is not working as it is intended(?). I am having an ...
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Superuser Contribution [BUG] win 10 64 close button shifted to other screen on maximize

Plan:PremiumCountry:LTDevice:Lenovo T490Operating System:Windows 10 64My Question or Issue:In expanded window, button group of 3 (minimize, close, and middle one) are shifted by one button to right and appears on other screen.STEPS TO RECREATE:1. pre...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: LT Device: Lenovo T490 Operating System: Windows 10 64 My Question or Issue: In expanded window, button group of 3 (minimize, close, and middle one) are shif...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "I don't like this song" no longer working

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueClicking on "I don't like this song" in my Discover Weekly playlist no longer works. It skips to the next song but the selected track is not greyed out and will end up bein...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Clicking on "I don't like this song" in my Discover Weekly playlist no longer works. It skips to...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Full Screen Issue When Controlling Remotely

When Spotify windows client is in full screen mode playing music, if i play a new album or song from a different device via spotify connect, the full screen cover art does not update. It stays on the last songs cover art until spotify is closed and r...

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  • When Spotify windows client is in full screen mode playing music, if i play a new album or song from a different device via spotify connect, the full screen cover art does not update. It stays on the...
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Superuser Contribution does not close online contact form

PlanPremiumCountryLTDevicestationary computerOperating SystemWindows 10 64 My Question or Issue does not close online contact formSTEPS TO RECREATE:1. Go to the online contact form.2. click on the button to close the form3. confirm closing by clickin...

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  • Plan Premium Country LT Device stationary computer Operating System Windows 10 64   My Question or Issue   does not close online contact form STEPS TO RECREATE: 1. Go to the on...
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why did i have to Google how to ask a question?

Had to google "how to ask a question in Spotify community" in order to get a link to page. It's the most unhelpful 'help' I've seen!

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  • Had to google "how to ask a question in Spotify community" in order to get a link to page.  It's the most unhelpful 'help' I've seen!        
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Superuser Contribution "Re;ated artosts" has completely disappeared

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issu WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO RELATED ARTISTS???? I've tried searching the web, but all I can find is ...

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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 Issu &nbs...
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Superuser Contribution Local files detected but can't download

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have a couple local files on my desktop that I'd like to be able to play on spotify with the end goal of being able to play them on my phone. I've immediately run into an issue ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have a couple local files on my desktop that I'd like to be able to play on spotify with the end goal of ...
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No gapless playback?

When listening to an album on desktop, there's an annoying half second skip - this doesn't seem to affect mobile. This is really jarring on some albums that are designed for one song to lead into another. A quick google suggests that Spotify supports...

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  • When listening to an album on desktop, there's an annoying half second skip - this doesn't seem to affect mobile.   This is really jarring on some albums that are designed for one song to lead...
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Superuser Contribution Error code : auth 15

PlanFreeCountry DevicePc with WindowsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy brother disconnected me from spotify, and now when I try to connect, it says there is a fire wall who can block spotify. I already tried to disable my Fire wall, a...

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  •   Plan Free Country   Device Pc with Windows Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My brother disconnected me from spotify, and now when I try to connect, it sa...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot add to queue

PlanDuo PremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 64-bit My Question or IssueFor month of May Spotify intermittently will not add to the queue. I can play music, but when I click the 3-dot menu and select "Add to queue" for an album/song, I...

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  • Plan Duo Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 64-bit   My Question or Issue For month of May Spotify intermittently will not add to the queue. I can play music, bu...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Podcasts] Podcast episode sorting does not work

Sorting the episodes of a specific podcast by date has been requested and implemented - but the feature does not work properly on the desktop application. When opening the page for a podcast show, the default episode sorting seems to be by data ('New...

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  • Sorting the episodes of a specific podcast by date has been requested and implemented - but the feature does not work properly on the desktop application. When opening the page for a podcast show, th...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Application becomes unplayable after every Android mobile update release

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceLaptop: HPMobile: Sony Xperia iiOperating SystemMobile: Android 11Laptop: Windows 10 Enterprise My Question or IssueSpotify desktop application is unplayable after every mobile update release. Upon clicking the icon...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Laptop: HP Mobile: Sony Xperia ii Operating System Mobile: Android 11 Laptop: Windows 10 Enterprise   My Question or Issue Spotify desktop app...
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