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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 How am I supposed to remove unavailable tracks from my playlists?

Premium, Windows 10, Latest version. So you all removed the option of showing unavailable tracks in playlists, but the problem is that I had a couple of them that I never removed. How do I remove them now that I can't see them? I keep getting "Spotif...

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  • Premium, Windows 10, Latest version.   So you all removed the option of showing unavailable tracks in playlists, but the problem is that I had a couple of them that I never removed. How do I r...
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Superuser Contribution Too many grayed tracks on PC, but these tracks available on iPhone

PlanPremium (active, next payment 15.09.2021)CountryRussiaDeviceiPhone, PCOperating SystemiOS 14.3, Windows 10 My Question or IssueA lot of tracks in search results and even in my playlists created for example 2 weeks ago that are greyed. But these t...

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  • Plan Premium (active, next payment 15.09.2021) Country Russia Device iPhone, PC Operating System iOS 14.3, Windows 10   My Question or Issue A lot of tracks in search results and even ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Left-clicking on currently-playing song cover does not jump to song in "Liked Songs"

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify client version1.1.65.643 (according to exe file properties) My Question or IssueIt was pleasant to have it finally working after the big update, but maybe the client got updated in the last few day...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify client version 1.1.65.643 (according to exe file properties)   My Question or Issue It was pleasant to have it finally workin...
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Progress bar no longer working on Windows Desktop app, when listening on iphone

PlanPremium (Family)CountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOn the desktop app, when playing audio through the iphone, the progress bar in the desktop app is not working at all.If I try to drag it, the track restarts.During pl...

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  •   Plan Premium (Family) Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue On the desktop app, when playing audio through the iphone, the progress bar in the...
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Superuser Contribution How to remove recently played items?

PlanFreeCountryKoreaDeviceLG laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere is no way to remove recently played items for both of playlist and podcast.I attached pictures.  

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  • Plan Free Country Korea Device LG laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There is no way to remove recently played items for both of playlist and podcast. I attache...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Song Distortion/Robotic vocals

For some reason, desktop spotify makes my songs sound distorted, with the vocals sounding robotic. This only occurs on desktop spotify, with every song I play. I'm currently on a premium plan and using Windows 10. I've already looked on Google for a ...

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  • For some reason, desktop spotify makes my songs sound distorted, with the vocals sounding robotic. This only occurs on desktop spotify, with every song I play. I'm currently on a premium plan and usi...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Doesn't let windows sleep

The app has a System power request still which doesn't allow windows to sleep when prompted to. I have seen this issue has been ongoing for years

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  • The app has a System power request still which doesn't allow windows to sleep when prompted to. I have seen this issue has been ongoing for years
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cannot like / remove like for local files

PlanPremiumCountryUS / JapanDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11Spotify for Windows1.1.67.586.gbb5ef64e My Question or IssueLook at the screenshots:1. Not all music in "Liked Songs" playlist has a heart icon.2. If I right click on those files, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US / Japan Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11 Spotify for Windows 1.1.67.586.gbb5ef64e   My Question or Issue Look at the screenshots: 1. Not all mus...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify glitches out every few seconds

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I stream songs on pc, it glitches out every few seconds. I assumed this issue was either due to a slow drive or internet connection but even though all my songs are downl...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I stream songs on pc, it glitches out every few seconds. I assumed this issue was either due t...
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Superuser Contribution Slow list of playlists scrolling speed while holding a playlist

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter one of the updates this year, scrolling through list of all playlists while holding a playlist has been unbearably slow. Before, depending on how close you held...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Poland Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After one of the updates this year, scrolling through list of all playlists while ...
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How to make spotify continue the order of the last queued song?

Is there a way to make spotify continue with the playlist order of the last queued song instead of always going back to the order of the song that played before clearing the queue list?

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  • Is there a way to make spotify continue with the playlist order of the last queued song instead of always going back to the order of the song that played before clearing the queue list?
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Superuser Contribution Change dateformat in playlists

Plan: PremiumCountry: NetherlandsDevice: Dell XPS15Operating System: Windows 10 Home My Question or Issue:I noticed the date format is YYYY-MM-DD and I would like to change it to DD-MM-YY(YY) so it actually makes sense,or maybe it could just use what...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Netherlands Device: Dell XPS15 Operating System: Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue: I noticed the date format is YYYY-MM-DD and I would like...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play songs, have tried everything

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to play any song on the Spotify app on my PC it says its unavailable and its all greyed out, I have tried going through my fire wall, logg...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Windows 10 PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play any song on the Spotify app on my PC it says its unava...
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Superuser Contribution Song timeline is broken since latest update when using Spotify Connect

Hello, I've updated all my desktop apps and mobile app on my Android device to the latest this morning. I'm using Spotify connect all the time, to cast on a laptop plugged in on my sound system. Since the update, the spotify connect works as usual, b...

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  • Hello,  I've updated all my desktop apps and mobile app on my Android device to the latest this morning.   I'm using Spotify connect all the time, to cast on a laptop plugged in on my so...
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Superuser Contribution Premium Subscription Ad Blocked Access to Spotify

Windows 10, Laptop I am using desktop app, Free Plan on my laptop and recently I was logged out. When logging in, the pop up for Premium Subscription greyed out all other areas and there are no options to skip or close the pop up. I cannot access the...

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  • Windows 10, Laptop I am using desktop app, Free Plan on my laptop and recently I was logged out. When logging in, the pop up for Premium Subscription greyed out all other areas and there are no opt...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Make the Green Heart Icon stay SOLID GREEN when liking songs.

The green 'like' heart icons used to remain a solid green after you clicked them. Now they flash green and then disappear. This means you have no way of knowing at a glance if you've already liked a song or not. I have always used it to 'like' tracks...

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  • The green 'like' heart icons used to remain a solid green after you clicked them. Now they flash green and then disappear.   This means you have no way of knowing at a glance if you've already...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug: Sort order not honored

Application: Spotify Windows 1.1.65.643.g2d707698-a Issue: When you set a sort order for a podcast (say oldest to newest rather than the default newest to oldest), it sorts as expected. When you exit the application and relaunch it, going to that pod...

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  • Application:  Spotify Windows 1.1.65.643.g2d707698-a   Issue:  When you set a sort order for a podcast (say oldest to newest rather than the default newest to oldest), it sorts as ex...
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Superuser Contribution Networking and Spotify Connect

PlanPremiumCountryEurope DeviceDesktop PC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo I have one modem/router, and then a Google Wifi system. Now with phones and tablets Spotify Connect is no problem. But with my PC using cable to the modem/rou...

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  • Plan Premium Country Europe   Device Desktop PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So I have one modem/router, and then a Google Wifi system. Now with pho...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] Creating folders or more organization for music

As a crazy playlist maker, I have no way to organize the things I am creating. When you have so many of them, it makes it really hard to navigate and it just feels so messy. I feel like if I could organize it better for myself, then I would be happie...

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  • As a crazy playlist maker, I have no way to organize the things I am creating. When you have so many of them, it makes it really hard to navigate and it just feels so messy. I feel like if I could or...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Your Library][Artist] Slow loading time when scrolling

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 Since the last UX update scrolling down in the your library-> artists view is slow and get stuck when I reach the end of the latest batch of artists loaded.Before the update I could scroll down with no problem to...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   Since the last UX update scrolling down in the your library-> artists view is slow and get stuck when I reach the end of the latest batch of ar...
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