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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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Constantly stuttering playback on Desktop App with "Can't play this song right now" notifications

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've problem with Spotify Desktop App. It constantly stuttering songs - situation looks like it could have problem with buffering current song - and from time to time thro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've problem with Spotify Desktop App. It constantly stuttering songs - situation looks like it...
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Solved!! Stopping Auto update

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm wondering how to stop Spotify from auto updating. I got a file to install older version of software since I didn't like the June update, and It auto updated when I restart...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm wondering how to stop Spotify from auto updating. I got a file to install older version of soft...
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Superuser Contribution Why does my computer crash when I open the Spotify web player?

When I try to open the Spotify web player by running open.spotify.com, my computer just turns off immediately. Web browser is Google Chrome and my computer's OS is Windows 11.

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  • When I try to open the Spotify web player by running open.spotify.com, my computer just turns off immediately. Web browser is Google Chrome and my computer's OS is Windows 11.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App won't play, no error code.

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueSince this morning, I've not been able to use the Spotify desktop app. I'm not sure what's happened as it was working just fine last night, and it still works just fine ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue Since this morning, I've not been able to use the Spotify desktop app. I'm not sure what's happ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot play ANY song?! - Windows Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHi there. I use the Spotify desktop app on Windows every day. All of a sudden, I'm unable to play any song! Nothing works. No updates to my PC, no updates to Spotify. Nothin...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Desktop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Hi there. I use the Spotify desktop app on Windows every day. All of a sudden, I'm unable to play...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 Desktop App - Spotify cannot play this right now

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUSADeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.2.14.1149.ga3ae422d My Question or IssueDesktop application will not play any songs, however the web browser and the mobile app work just fine.Troubleshooting ...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country USA Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.2.14.1149.ga3ae422d   My Question or Issue Desktop application will not play any s...
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Solved!! Spotify unable to play music using Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6bConnectionWIFI (Ethernet)OutputDigital Output using Amanero USB Driver.Output settings2 channel 384kHz, with every filetype and quality winged. Physi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b Connection WIFI (Ethernet) Output Digital Output using Amanero USB Driver. ...
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Superuser Contribution "Clean Reinstall" did not fix how insanely slow the desktop app is.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceASUS ROG Flow X16 - 2022Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI have recently been having problems with Spotify for desktop on my laptop. I will click on one of my playlists to view it, and it will take anywhere fro...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device ASUS ROG Flow X16 - 2022 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I have recently been having problems with Spotify for desktop on my l...
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Superuser Contribution Bluetooth speakers and spotify

Hi all, I wanted to just let you know about an error/bug when streaming Spotify to Bluetooth speakers from my laptop. Basically, when spotify is running and I then connect my bluetooth speakers Music wont play at all. The "play" button will indicate ...

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  • Hi all,   I wanted to just let you know about an error/bug when streaming Spotify to Bluetooth speakers from my laptop.    Basically, when spotify is running and I then connect...
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Superuser Contribution Issue with sharing links of Spotify-songs

When I try to link a song to another website the page is either blank (as like in Discord) and you see nothing (cause the whole thing is invisible) or it says "upstream request timeout" instead of showing the song's preview Thats so odd. Please fix i...

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  •   When I try to link a song to another website the page is either blank (as like in Discord) and you see nothing (cause the whole thing is invisible) or it says "upstream request timeout" inste...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How do i see all my artists

Plan 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 How in the **bleep** do I see all my artists? all i see is a few

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Superuser Contribution Spotify not using correct audio output from the start

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePC + S.M.S.L DL200 DAC via USB (but with the same exact problem via coax connection)Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI'm having troubles with Spotify app output device after every launch. My default device ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC + S.M.S.L DL200 DAC via USB (but with the same exact problem via coax connection) Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I'm having tr...
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Superuser Contribution Remove specific podcasts from home screen

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI almost never listen to podcast. That is why a lot of my recommendations for podcasts are ones I'm not interested in. Could there be an option to hide specif...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I almost never listen to podcast. That is why a lot of my recommendations for podc...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Disappearing Local Files in playlist

I currently have my own personal MP3 songs downloaded on both my desktop and my phone so essentially they're both synced as they are not grayed out in the Local Files on both devices as shown here. However, when I add any of these songs to my playlis...

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  • I currently have my own personal MP3 songs downloaded on both my desktop and my phone so essentially they're both synced as they are not grayed out in the Local Files on both devices as shown here.&n...
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Superuser Contribution Remove/Customize "Shows you might like"

I'm not sure the algorithm that comes up with the recommendations in the "Shows you might like", but I'm getting some podcasts recommendations that are disappointing to see. I liked Spotify because it allows me to get away from deplorable propaganda ...

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  • I'm not sure the algorithm that comes up with the recommendations in the "Shows you might like", but I'm getting some podcasts recommendations that are disappointing to see. I liked Spotify because i...
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Superuser Contribution Shortcuts for DELETE, COPY and PASTE don't work

Hi, Since my update earlier today, the shortcuts CTRL + X, CTRL + C, CTRL + V don't work anymore in the desktop app. Please fix this ASAP, I use those shortcuts constantly. Thanks Also, when you right-click an album title in a playlist, the context m...

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  • Hi,   Since my update earlier today, the shortcuts CTRL + X, CTRL + C, CTRL + V don't work anymore in the desktop app. Please fix this ASAP, I use those shortcuts constantly.   Thanks ...
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Superuser Contribution Multiple songs selection doesn't work in Spotify's Top Songs (Charts) Playlists

I'm using Spotify for Windows 1.2.6.863.ge7902f05 For years I've been creating "top hits" playlists, with top songs from countries' charts. Today, when trying to select the top 10 songs for any country chart, the multiple selection didn't work. I tri...

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  • I'm using Spotify for Windows 1.2.6.863.ge7902f05   For years I've been creating "top hits" playlists, with top songs from countries' charts. Today, when trying to select the top 10 songs for ...
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