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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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[DESKTOP] No possibility to make playlist "Public" or "Secret" any longer

Keine der folgenden Informationen ist erforderlich. Je mehr Sie uns jedoch zur Verfügung stellen, desto einfacher wird es für uns, Ihnen zu helfen.PlanenGratisprämieLandGermanyGerätPCBetriebssystemWindows 10 Meine Frage oder ProblemSince a few days, ...

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  • ...etriebssystem Windows 10   Meine Frage oder Problem Since a few days, Spotify Desktop Version (latest Version) for WINDOWS 10 doesn't show the option to make my playlist public in the drop d...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify application not responding

Edit: Sadly this again proved to be a shitty temporary fixhttps://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/The-Spotify-application-is-not-responding/m-p/5201726As before, spotify needs to be shut down 6 times in task manager. Hello, I got the common ...

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  • Edit: Sadly this again proved to be a shitty temporary fix https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/The-Spotify-application-is-not-responding/m-p/5201726 As before, spotify needs to be shut...
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Superuser Contribution Artist's album page not loading all albums

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueArtist's album page (in grid view) doesn't load all albums, only the first 25. Toggling to list view and back to grid view loads the remaining albums.Only occurs when window is...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Artist's album page (in grid view) doesn't load all albums, only the first 25. Toggling to list view and...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify profile won't load properly

PlanPremiumCanada DeviceAsus ZenbookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, I am also experiencing a problem: whenever myself or others try to click on the "see all" button on my Spotify profile, it wouldn't load and just show a blank p...

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  • ...rofile to see all my "followers", "followings", and "public playlists", it wouldn't load and pull up a blank page.   I would really appreciate if you could help or fix this issue!   T...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Doesn't play, song progress bar not advancing

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 - Up to date My Question or IssueSpotify won't play songs directly on my PC. I can choose songs as usual. When double-clicking or clicking play, the button on the bottom part of spotify chan...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10 - Up to date   My Question or Issue Spotify won't play songs directly on my PC. I can choose songs as usual. When dou...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop Won't Load Pages

PlanPremium DeviceWindows PC DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueJust as the title says, just recently Spotify won't load some pages that aren't about me. As in it won't load my homepage, album pages, artist pages, my own profile or...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Windows PC Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Just as the title says, just recently Spotify won't load some pages that aren't about me...
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Superuser Contribution i can't sign up using facebook login

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceInspiron 15 3000 seriesOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't sign up using facebook I don't know why this is happening to me. First I tried to sign up using my gmail it said this gmail account has a account ...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Inspiron 15 3000 series Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't sign up using facebook I don't know why this is happening to me. First...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify No Longer Showing Unavailable songs

I uninstalled Spotify, and downloaded and re-installed spotify to fix the issue of my local files metadata not showing up correctly. That resolved that issue but I can no longer see unavailable files, and I no longer see the option to turn that back ...

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  • I uninstalled Spotify, and downloaded and re-installed spotify to fix the issue of my local files metadata not showing up correctly.  That resolved that issue but I can no longer see unavailable...
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Superuser Contribution Disliking a song skips next song

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify App Version1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a My Question or IssueBest explained with an example:Let's say we have Song #1, Song #2 and Song #3, and there is going to be an ad break between Song #1 and Song #2.If...

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  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify App Version 1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a   My Question or Issue Best explained with an example: Let's say we have Song #1, Song #2 an...
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Superuser Contribution black screen when starting spotify

PlanPremiumCountry Devicesamsung 360 bookWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i start spotify i get a black screen. I tried everything. Uninstall, clean uninstall i searched the faq and tried everything and i still get a black screen. Can anyone help ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device samsung 360 book Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i start spotify i get a black screen. I tried everything. Uninstall, clean uninstall i searche...
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Superuser Contribution unable to see Yamaha receiver from Windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePC & Yamaha RVX 473Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Receiver is designed with airplay and i often stream from my iphone to it.I recently tried connecting from my Windows 10 PC and Spotify can no longe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC & Yamaha RVX 473 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Receiver is designed with airplay and i often stream from my iphone ...
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Superuser Contribution Commercials too loud: Recurring issue and possibly illegal FIX this Spotify!

If you look back through posts there's hundreds of people who have complained about ads being too loud, going back for years. Spotify's solution is to suggest you upgrade to paid service and you'll never hear an add again. Well, that's a MISERABLE an...

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  • If you look back through posts there's hundreds of people who have complained about ads being too loud, going back for years.  Spotify's solution is to suggest you upgrade to paid service and yo...
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Superuser Contribution Play ALL songs in a FOLDER with PLAYLISTS

It is possible on the desktop app and I believe it was once there... why has it gone and will it be brought back?

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  • It is possible on the desktop app and I believe it was once there... why has it gone and will it be brought back?
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Superuser Contribution Swipe and next previous song are broken on iOS

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceIphone XOperating Systemios My Question or IssueWhen I'm listening to spotify on another device, but want to use my iphone to control, it's massively broken. For example: I start playing the second song in my liked songs pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Iphone X Operating System ios   My Question or Issue When I'm listening to spotify on another device, but want to use my iphone to control, it's massive...
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Superuser Contribution Can you combine two playlists but keep original date added?

I would like to combine two of my playlists but I like to organize them from when I added them so I can see how my music preferance has changed. Is it possible to combine both my playlists into one and have the orignal dates for both?

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  • I would like to combine two of my playlists but I like to organize them from when I added them so I can see how my music preferance has changed. Is it possible to combine both my playlists into one a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify APP PC crash within 30 minutes listening

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceMSIOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello, Spotify consumes a lot of RAM when I change playlists and crashes after 30 or even 40 minutes of listening.

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device MSI Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, Spotify consumes a lot of RAM when I change playlists and crashes after 30 or even...
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Superuser Contribution Can't select multiple songs/albums from one artists at a time

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicedell g3 laptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI noticed that I am no longer able to use shift, or ctrl, to select multiple songs from an artist unless they are in one album. ctrl+a also only selects songs on o...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device dell g3 laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I noticed that I am no longer able to use shift, or ctrl, to select multiple songs from...
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Superuser Contribution 'Appears on' section now jumbled

Plan -PremiumCountry - U.K DeviceIPhone & PCOperating SystemIOS and Windows 10 My Question or IssueThe 'appears on' section on an artist page used to be a good way to find the latest tracks an artist has appeared on, or guest featured in. The dates u...

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  • Plan -Premium Country - U.K   Device IPhone & PC Operating System IOS and Windows 10   My Question or Issue The 'appears on' section on an artist page used to be a good way to ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot view my profile after turning off data processing from facebook

PlanFreeCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI cannot view my spotify profile on desktop app or web browser when logged in. I can view my profile as unregistered user via link in web browser. This error started after I ...

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  •   Plan Free Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I cannot view my spotify profile on desktop app or web browser when logged in. I can view ...
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[Windows] Consistent deterioration of functionality until Spotify crashes and then won't restart

PlanPremium CountryDenmark DeviceDell XPS - Intel(R) Core(TM)**bleep** 2.90 GHzOperating SystemWindows 10 Enterprise My Question or Issue1. Spotify opens when the machine boots up2. Functionality slowly deteriorates (e.g. when selecting a playlist no...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Denmark   Device Dell XPS - Intel(R) Core(TM)**bleep** 2.90 GHz Operating System Windows 10 Enterprise   My Question or Issue 1. Spotify opens w...
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