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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 Spotify Windows 10 desktop app recently starting crashing.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHomebuilt Desktop ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThis whole week (today is 5/14 and I first noticed the issue on 5/10) Spotify will start playing a song and then just go away. (it crashes) nothing el...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Homebuilt Desktop Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue This whole week (today is 5/14 and I first noticed the issue on 5/10) Spot...
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Superuser Contribution syncing local files

Hey everyone, So I've seen this problem before, and I've tried the solutions and it hasn't worked. I add my local files to a playlist and then download it. Then I go on my phone (iOS) and download the playlist, yet the songs do not show up. I tried t...

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  • Hey everyone,   So I've seen this problem before, and I've tried the solutions and it hasn't worked.   I add my local files to a playlist and then download it. Then I go on my phone (iO...
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Superuser Contribution Scroll wheel no longer adjusts volume

>Windows 10Used to be able to hover over the volume bar and scroll to adjust volume. new update has taken this away

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  • >Windows 10 Used to be able to hover over the volume bar and scroll to adjust volume. new update has taken this away
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Superuser Contribution How to view all followed artists (only 400 displayed) ?

PlanPremiumCountryNODeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I click on "My library" and click on "Artists", the list of artists displayed seemed to be limited to a random selection of 400 1000artists, but I follow around 2600-...

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  • Plan Premium Country NO Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I click on "My library" and click on "Artists", the list of artists displayed seemed to be...
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Solved!! Can't find URI after Spotify desktop update

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter the Spotify Desktop update I can't find the playlist URI option? It isn't under the "share" option like it used to be.

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After the Spotify Desktop update I can't find the playlist URI option? It isn't under the "share" option like it used to be....
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Superuser Contribution Meaning of Blue Dots in Podcast-Lists

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhat the **bleep** do the blue dot's stand for? They make no sense. I have full blue dots for Podcasts I haven't started, for some I started and for some I finished. How hard can...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue What the **bleep** do the blue dot's stand for? They make no sense. I have full blue dots for Podcasts I h...
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Superuser Contribution Horrible new desktop update

Looks like the desktop application changed drastically, and not only it all looks bad, with smaller covers and worst quality, but it also became pathetic for navigation. Before this horrendous update I was able to access everything I wanted on a band...

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  • Looks like the desktop application changed drastically, and not only it all looks bad, with smaller covers and worst quality, but it also became pathetic for navigation. Before this horrendous update...
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[Desktop] A Switch on and off button for explicit on computer

I know on phone there is a button for turning on and off explicit content, but i do not see one for computer. I think that here should be a on and off for desktop also so you can control it from anywhere on your computer, and if something ever happen...

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  • I know on phone there is a button for turning on and off explicit content, but i do not see one for computer. I think that here should be a on and off for desktop also so you can control it from anyw...
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'Can't play this right now'

PlanPremiumCountryukDevicepcOperating SystemWindows 10 and Google Chrome My Question or Issue'Can't play this right now'It continually stop the music and gives a warning 'Can't play this right now' Making the entire service unusable it works fine on ...

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  • Plan Premium Country uk Device pc Operating System Windows 10 and Google Chrome   My Question or Issue 'Can't play this right now' It continually stop the music and gives a warni...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Making emojis visible as name of playlist

Playlists that were named on mobile devices often include or only consist of emojis. It would be nice i fthey could also appear on desktop playlists!Much obliged,

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  • Playlists that were named on mobile devices often include or only consist of emojis. It would be nice i fthey could also appear on desktop playlists! Much obliged,
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Superuser Contribution Songs in Playlist Displaying Oddly

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDell laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueFor the last week or two, my playlists have been displaying like this. Is there any way to change it back to the view I had before with each song in a narrower ro...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Dell laptop Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue For the last week or two, my playlists have been displaying like this.  Is there ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Close Button on Spotify Window is on Wrong Display when Dragged to Another Display

DeviceWindows 10 - Using Twomon App to have an Extended Display on my Android tablet.Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I drag my Spotify window from my main display to my virtual extended display, the close button remains on my main...

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  • Device Windows 10 - Using Twomon App to have an Extended Display on my Android tablet. Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I drag my Spotify window from my main display...
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Superuser Contribution Over three months without desktop app support for South Korea - What is going on?

PlanPremium Duo CountrySouth Korea DevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLast February has seen the official release of Spotify in South Korea. We were offered three months of free trial (since Korea doesn't get free plan for corpor...

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  • Plan Premium Duo   Country South Korea   Device PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Last February has seen the official release of Spotify in Sout...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Not working Desktop Player

PlanPremiumCountrySouth KoreaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue(The grammar may be incorrect using a translator. I ask for your understanding)As Spotify entered Korea, it made a premium payment immediately, logged out of the desk...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Korea Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue (The grammar may be incorrect using a translator. I ask for your understanding) As Spot...
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Superuser Contribution I can't solve "Error code: accesspoint:19"

PlanFreeCountrySouth KoreaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI think my recent change in country settings caused this error. I can't log into my desktop app while I can in my browser and my phone. I have tried reinstalling spo...

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  • Plan Free Country South Korea Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I think my recent change in country settings caused this error. I can't log into my deskt...
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Superuser Contribution auth 5 error code - tried everyrthing on here still cant log in

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDell core i5 laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuecant log on, re installed cause wouldn't show the music as online though was online on personal hotspot through phone with full signal.tried deleting host fil...

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  • ...hough was online on personal hotspot through phone with full signal. tried deleting host files, rewriting a NO EXTENSIONS file, making spotify private and publically cool with the firewall.... r...
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Superuser Contribution How do I remove a podcast from the Top Shows list?

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceLenovo laptop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI would like to remove two podcasts from the Top Shows section that appears on the home screen. Is this possible?

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Lenovo laptop   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I would like to remove two podcasts from the Top Shows section that appears ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop Windows] Sort order when sorting by Albums incorrect

When sorting a playlist by Album, tracks are currently sorted by Album Name, Track Number. This is fine in most cases, but in cases where there may be multiple albums with the same name, i.e. Greatest Hits, you end up with a sort order that looks lik...

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  • When sorting a playlist by Album, tracks are currently sorted by Album Name, Track Number. This is fine in most cases, but in cases where there may be multiple albums with the same name, i.e. Greates...
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[Desktop][Connect] Connection to device

I purchased a new ThinkPad, and installed Spotify. I get no sound. When going to Connect to a Device icon and select "Listening on this Computer", still no sound. I've updated Windows on new device and uninstalled and installed Spotify. It sill plays...

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  • I purchased a new ThinkPad, and installed Spotify. I get no sound. When going to Connect to a Device icon and select "Listening on this Computer", still no sound. I've updated Windows on new device a...
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