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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 Songs Play out of order when playlist is sorted by Artist

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 101.1.53.608.g7ed9c03a-a My Question or IssueWhenever I sort a playlist by Artist, which is how I almost always keep them sorted, the songs play out of order. How do I get it to play the songs in...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Operating System Windows 10 1.1.53.608.g7ed9c03a-a   My Question or Issue Whenever I sort a playlist by Artist, which is how I almost always keep them...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to stream podcasts to hifi

Plan - PremiumCountry - UKDeviceDesktop PCOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI can stream artist albums to my hifi just fine, but not podcasts. My list of available devices shows hifi unavailable.Switch back to artist albums, streams to...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - UK Device Desktop PC Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I can stream artist albums to my hifi just fine, but not podcasts. My list of availab...
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Superuser Contribution Songs no showing on other devices

Hello, I am a new Premium Subscriber and new to Spotify.I downloaded the Spotify Windows app and imported my iTunes playlists. The playlists and their corresponding songs appear ok in the windows app. I can play the songs no problem.I bought a Tesla ...

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  • Hello, I am a new Premium Subscriber and new to Spotify. I downloaded the Spotify Windows app and imported my iTunes playlists. The playlists and their corresponding songs appear ok in the windows...
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Teams mutes spotify

PlanPremium CountryNetherlands DeviceASUS ROG G15 Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIssue (since solved): whenever I am in a teams meeting, my Spotify (and some other audio) gets muted. As soon as I leave the meeting, the issue is solved...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Netherlands   Device ASUS ROG G15   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Issue (since solved): whenever I am in a teams meeting, ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I would like to report 3 bugs

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating System(Windows 10)My Question or IssueHello Spotify Team,1º Bug: When app starts, shows "NaN" on times of the music below 2º Bug: The link redirect from menu, goes to 404 page (Página não encontrada - Spotify)( 3 dot...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System (Windows 10) My Question or Issue Hello Spotify Team, 1º Bug: When app starts, shows "NaN" on times of the music below   2º Bug: The li...
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Superuser Contribution RE: New Desktop Experience, reverted to old?

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was very much enjoying the new desktop experience although it has been reverted back suddenly to the old experience when I logged out into a new account? Now I can...

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  •   Plan Premium Country England Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I was very much enjoying the new desktop experience although it has been reverted...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stop playing after about 30 seconds

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanadaDevice Z390 AORUS ELITE Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed.[01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 10 Genuine Intel ~3696 MHZBIOS Version: American Megatrends Inc. F6Total Physical Memory: 32,700 MBAvailable Physica...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada Device  Z390 AORUS ELITE  Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed. [01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 10 Genuine Intel ~3696 MHZ BIOS Version:...
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Superuser Contribution Popping/Static Sound When Streaming to Receiver Over WiFi

I have the premium plan and normally stream Spotify to my Denon AVR-S710W receiver over my WiFi through my iPhone. Never had any issues before, but recently every song is now playing with static and pops in it (I’ve tried playing from my Wife’s iPhon...

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  • I have the premium plan and normally stream Spotify to my Denon AVR-S710W receiver over my WiFi through my iPhone. Never had any issues before, but recently every song is now playing with static and ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Okay tell me what to do about the slow start up issue

I have to delete the cache every month, because the app starts slower and slower every time. Don't tell me to reinstall (btw I just posted a working solution here and it got deleted in a few minutes, so please tell me another solution.)

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  • I have to delete the cache every month, because the app starts slower and slower every time. Don't tell me to reinstall 😡 (btw I just posted a working solution here and it got deleted in a few...
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Superuser Contribution Most Daniel Johnston songs removed: shifting to new label, glitch, or gone for now?

Some songs are randomly greyed out and the ones that aren't greyed out get skipped in a glitchy way. If Spotify removed this guy 4 days after I started listening to him I'm going to be upset. It only appears to be Daniel Johnston as of now. Edit: son...

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  • Some songs are randomly greyed out and the ones that aren't greyed out get skipped in a glitchy way. If Spotify removed this guy 4 days after I started listening to him I'm going to be upset. It only...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution different sort by date added on premium and free account

PlanFree/PremiumDevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) if I sort my playlist so that the last added tracks are on top, then they are sorted differently from the tracks in the album, if I try to do the same on a free account, then the tracks are sorte...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   if I sort my playlist so that the last added tracks are on top, then they are sorted differently from the tracks in the album...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution local files public for new songs

Plan/PremiumCountrynetherlandsDevice SamsungOperating Systemimac windows My Question or IssueIf I put my local files music in my public playlists, can they be listen by others? It's be really nice if that happens.

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  • Plan/Premium Country netherlands Device  Samsung Operating System imac windows   My Question or Issue If I put my local files music in my public playlists, can they be l...
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Show albums and songs

Hey, There used to be an option to display all artist's albums and also see all songs under those albums. Now the only option is to display albums but not with songs. Any reason why this feature was removed? It was quite convenient to search for song...

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  • Hey,   There used to be an option to display all artist's albums and also see all songs under those albums. Now the only option is to display albums but not with songs. Any reason why this fea...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Skips every song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop + topping MX3 DAC/AMPOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueEvery song get skipped from the desktop application with the error "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop + topping MX3 DAC/AMP Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Every song get skipped from the desktop application with the error "...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Names not Showing

PlanPremiumDeviceHP Omen LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueStarting today there are some playlist names not showing. In particular one folder called Flava Flavas has several playlists in it, and the second, third and fourth playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Device HP Omen Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Starting today there are some playlist names not showing. In particular one folder called Flava Flav...
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hide a song

When I hide a song in the Android app. Why is the song not hidden in the Windows 10 app. It needs to be synced.

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  •   When I hide a song in the Android app. Why is the song not hidden in the Windows 10 app. It needs to be synced.
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Superuser Contribution Downloaded songs are glitchy and wont play properly offline

Hey guys, So I’m a premium user on desktop and my school has a system that blocks Spotify from accessing the internet. So, I downloaded my songs and I was all happy with myself but when I went to listen to my music on my computer while doing some sch...

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  • Hey guys,  So I’m a premium user on desktop and my school has a system that blocks Spotify from accessing the internet. So, I downloaded my songs and I was all happy with myself but when I went...
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Superuser Contribution app desktop spotify is very slow

PlanFreeCountryFranceDevicelaptop HPOperating SystemWindows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844 My Question or IssueI'm tired of spotify being very slow. how come spotify is so slow to:start;Navigate between pagesLiked songs is not displayed to disconnect, spotify ...

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  • Plan Free Country France Device laptop HP Operating System Windows 10 20h2 OS 19042.844   My Question or Issue I'm tired of spotify being very slow.   how come spotify is so slo...
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Songs liking score

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 (20H2) My Question or IssueOne of the features I liked about the spotify desktop app was the ability to see the liking score for each song.In which version this killer feature was removed?? I 'd like to d...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 (20H2)   My Question or Issue One of the features I liked about the spotify desktop app was the ability to see the liking score for eac...
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