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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 Problem when connecting to Bluetooth on Spotify

My Question or IssueWhen i'm connecting Bluetooth on Spotify, the "previous" button pressed itself automatically again and again. But using aux cable works fine and no problem at all.PlanFreeOperating SystemWindows 10

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  • My Question or Issue When i'm connecting Bluetooth on Spotify, the "previous" button pressed itself automatically again and again. But using aux cable works fine and no problem at all. Plan Free ...
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Liked songs playlist not showing runtime

Version: 1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a PlanPremium DeviceWindows 10 laptop My Question or IssueThe total runtime of the Liked songs playlist no longer shows up on the windows 10 Spotify app. It is not impacting any others they all show total number of songs...

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  • Version: 1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a   Plan Premium   Device Windows 10 laptop   My Question or Issue The total runtime of the Liked songs playlist no longer shows up on the w...
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Superuser Contribution Notify me option BELL

My Question or IssueSo essentially what Instagram and YouTube has, allowing users to turn on a notification bell for specific artist. Seems like a no brainier but might be a difficult implement.

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  • My Question or Issue So essentially what Instagram and YouTube has, allowing users to turn on a notification bell for specific artist.  Seems like a no brainier but might be a difficult implem...
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Superuser Contribution Same songs in recommended

My Question or IssueUsually happens when I add more small artists to a playlist.

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  • My Question or Issue Usually happens when I add more small artists to a playlist. 
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify not playing music

Plan: Premium, Country: The Netherlands, Device: Surface Laptop 2, Operating System: Windows 10My Question or Issue:I have re-installed Spotify several times, restarted my device, checked other applications such as Youtube which play sounds just fine...

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  • Plan: Premium, Country: The Netherlands, Device: Surface Laptop 2, Operating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue: I have re-installed Spotify several times, r...
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Superuser Contribution The last song of albums/playlist refuses to load up

PlanPremiumDeviceDell Vostro 14 3400Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe last song of albums/playlist refuses to load up

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  •   Plan Premium Device Dell Vostro 14 3400 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The last song of albums/playlist refuses to load up 
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution What Happened to Social Share?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook 12" Early 2015Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueWith the new update, when I click "Share" I only get two options: "Copy Song link" or "Copy embed code" - no more Twitter, Messenger, etc. What gives?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook 12" Early 2015 Operating System MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue With the new update, when I click "Share" I only get two options: "...
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Superuser Contribution Windows XP

I have an old PC with Windows XP on it. The version of Spotify it has is still 1.0.20.101 Lately I've noticed that when I'm playing or displaying a playlist, it immediately switches to the Browse page. Is there a way to fix this via any settings? My ...

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  • I have an old PC with Windows XP on it. The version of Spotify it has is still 1.0.20.101   Lately I've noticed that when I'm playing or displaying a playlist, it immediately switches to the B...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify connection status depends on Windows connection state

PlanPremium (Family)CountryGermanyDeviceCustom Build PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro (2004) My Question or IssueI figured out, that spotify says it's offline even when I have internet connection. I first thought it is a problem with the store app. S...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Germany Device Custom Build PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro (2004)   My Question or Issue I figured out, that spotify says it's offline even when I hav...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] Lyrics desktop presentation

The lyrics on the mobile is great, can we replicate the behavior on the desktop?The things that bother me in the desktop are:- Unsynced songs lyrics;- The horizontal position of the line changing; ## Unsynced songs lyrics; In the first "problem" we c...

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  • The lyrics on the mobile is great, can we replicate the behavior on the desktop? The things that bother me in the desktop are: - Unsynced songs lyrics; - The horizontal position of the line ch...
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Superuser Contribution I do not want to connect to facebook

I do not want to log in with facebook, but there is literally no way to close this tab. How do I get rid of this banner?

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  • I do not want to log in with facebook, but there is literally no way to close this tab. How do I get rid of this banner?
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Superuser Contribution Public playlists page shows private playlists

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, This relates to the desktop app on Windows. Several of the playlists listed on my Public Profile page are private and should not be listed. As you can see from the image be...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi,   This relates to the desktop app on Windows. Several of the playlists listed on my  Public...
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Superuser Contribution Windows desktop Spotify and IOS don't show my Zeppelin Air

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 6s)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue I have just tried to use Spotify on my Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air but neither my iPhone 6s nor my Windows Spotify will show the Zeppelin Air to allow me to send ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 6s) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  I have just tried to use Spotify on my Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air but n...
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[Desktop][Developer] Memory leak and soft-crash of the new desktop app

Below I have documented some steps to reliably reproduce a memory leak and soft-crash of the new desktop app. The Issue does not appear on the old version of the app (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de) when running the old UI via the ui.experience_override="class...

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  • Below I have documented some steps to reliably reproduce a memory leak and soft-crash of the new desktop app.   The Issue does not appear on the old version of the app (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de) w...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify windows 10 app not working

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify on Windows 10 won't play any music at all. It comes up with a message saying "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import ...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify on Windows 10 won't play any music at all.  It comes up with a message saying "Spotify ca...
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Superuser Contribution i don´t have the option Show my recently played artists

PlanFreeCountryargentinaDevice Samsung Galaxy 9Operating System Windows 10 in the app i don´t have the option Show my recently played artists

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  • Plan Free Country argentina Device  Samsung Galaxy 9 Operating System  Windows 10   in the app i don´t have the option Show my recently played artists  
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Superuser Contribution Album and track info from different artists

PlanFreeCountryUkraineDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Sportify version (for desktop):1.1.63.568.gda8cb5ac-a My Question or IssueI've sent my brother two songs:https://open.spotify.com/album/1Gpzu0p68TcaXB8TIe5CDbhttps://open.spotify.com/track/0yhss...

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  • Plan Free Country Ukraine Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Sportify version (for desktop): 1.1.63.568.gda8cb5ac-a   My Question or Issue I've sent my brother two songs: https:/...
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New desktop UI, how do I change it back to the old?

Plan Premium Country US Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I signed out of all accounts and came back to my desktop app looking like the Web Player Version, when right before it was the old interface. I can't stand this new interface an...

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  • Plan Premium Country US  Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue  I signed out of all accounts and came back to my desktop app looking like the Web Player Versi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution switching to the home page automatically 3 times a day

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy is the program switching to the home page automatically 3 times a day? This is something that changed with the last update. This is so annoying, I can be in the middle of...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Why is the program switching to the home page automatically 3 times a day? This is something that ...
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Superuser Contribution I need recently played artists back, It's been removed since the UI update.

Since it's been removed I have to scroll my entire library to find a particular artist I listened recently.

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  • Since it's been removed I have to scroll my entire library to find a particular artist I listened recently.
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