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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 can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify is giving the error message "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." whenever I try to play any son...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify is giving the error message "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Audio lags when online

PlanPremiumCountryAustria/GermanyDevice2 Desktop DevicesOperating SystemWindows 10 ProMy Question or IssueToday i decided to get pretty angry:Since 1y or so my spotify on win10 Desktop Client startet to lag/stutter/clutter/clitch sometimes. I thought...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria/Germany Device 2 Desktop Devices Operating System Windows 10 Pro My Question or Issue Today i decided to get pretty angry: Since 1y or so my spotify on win1...
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Spotify on my computer stops playing after 3 seconds into the song

It used to randomly stop on my spotify app on my phone too but it hasn't recently or not that ive been aware of, but my computer hasn't allowed me to play music and it always stops playing after 3 seconds, but it only shows the blue banner saying the...

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  • It used to randomly stop on my spotify app on my phone too but it hasn't recently or not that ive been aware of, but my computer hasn't allowed me to play music and it always stops playing after 3 se...
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Solved!! Cannot report offensive Spotify In Solidarity content

PlanPremium (now free, since I cancelled my premium account over Spotify pushing politics)CountrySouth Africa DevicePC, Windows Desktop ClientOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueUsually, users may report offens...

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  • Plan Premium (now free, since I cancelled my premium account over Spotify pushing politics) Country South Africa   Device PC, Windows Desktop Client Operating System (iOS 10, Android&nbs...
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Superuser Contribution Frequent, sporadic, random pausing. Unable to prevent.

Frequent, sporadic, random pausing. Unable to prevent. PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy Spotify desktop player routinely pauses for seemingly no reason. It may run for minutes up to hours, but a...

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  • Frequent, sporadic, random pausing. Unable to prevent.   Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My Spotify desktop playe...
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Superuser Contribution [Chromebook] Songs stop randomly

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceChromebookOperating SystemChrome OS My Question or IssueEvery time I launch the app on Chromebook, it seems fine for about 2-3 minutes. Then it stops for a few seconds, and continues. Once it stops the first time, it contin...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Chromebook Operating System Chrome OS   My Question or Issue Every time I launch the app on Chromebook, it seems fine for about 2-3 minutes. Then it sto...
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Superuser Contribution Local files stuck at 20000songs.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device Operating SystemWin10 My Question or Issueis there a limit for my local files which only shows 20000 songs?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device   Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue is there a limit for my local files which only shows 20000 songs?
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[Desktop] play and shuffle all songs by an artist

I would be great to select an artist and then be able to listen to and shuffle, all songs by that artist.

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  • I would be great to select an artist and then be able to listen to and shuffle, all songs by that artist.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Artist about section - cant forward photos

PlanPremiumCountry/DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently I noticed whenever I try to forward photos in an artist about section, it goes back a photo. When I press the right-arrow (to go to the next photo), it goes back ...

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  • Plan Premium Country / Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently I noticed whenever I try to forward photos in an artist about section, it goes back a ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't make Spotify work on a PC home computer recently upgraded to Windows-10

My Spotify problem started when I upgraded my home PC from Windows-7 to Windows-10 and finding nothing but frustration with trying to uninstall and reinstall Spotify which apparently has been corrupted and will only show the playlists I constructed o...

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  • My Spotify problem started when I upgraded my home PC from Windows-7 to Windows-10 and finding nothing but frustration with trying to uninstall and reinstall Spotify which apparently has been corrupt...
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"Alt Tabing" wont show the icon

Think that the picture says it all, i want the tab icon back. I have tried to reinstall it and it still wont get fixedI run on update 1.0.75.483.g7ff4a0dc which i think should be the latest update

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  • Think that the picture says it all, i want the tab icon back.  I have tried to reinstall it and it still wont get fixed I run on update 1.0.75.483.g7ff4a0dc which i think should be the latest ...
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Superuser Contribution Can I upload local files and still hear them with a usb pen drive?

My laptop is very full with all the music I have in my local files and I want to put it on a usb drive so I get more space is that possible?

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  • My laptop is very full with all the music I have in my local files and I want to put it on a usb drive so I get more space is that possible?  
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Superuser Contribution Android App and Desktop App not sync liked songs, even after hours

Plan & CountryPremium, Germany Device/Operating SystemDebian Laptop, Samsung Android Phone My Question or IssueOn my way to work I was listening to music on Spotify and liking new songs. About 3 or 4 hours later I opened up my desktop client. I notic...

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  • Plan & Country Premium, Germany   Device/Operating System Debian Laptop, Samsung Android Phone   My Question or Issue On my way to work I was listening to music on Spotify an...
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Superuser Contribution Song duplicates

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceDesktop appOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueWhen I add a song into playlist that already has that song, the add duplicate pop up warning doesn't come up. The song is exactly same than the song (same album) tha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Desktop app Operating System Win 10     My Question or Issue When I add a song into playlist that already has that song, the add duplicate pop...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] Spotify download for windows is broken.

Anytime i download spotify on my laptop the app wont work, on first try the app black screens before failing and closing itself. Then on subsequent attempts to open the app is just says 'spotify is not responding'.I already had various issues with th...

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  • Anytime i download spotify on my laptop the app wont work, on first try the app black screens before failing and closing itself. Then on subsequent attempts to open the app is just says 'spotify is n...
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Superuser Contribution How do I unhide the song banners?

PlanFreeCountryRomaniaDevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have disabled the song banners, on the Spotify app, on windows 10. I am talking about the ones that used to appear in the bottom left corner. I can't find out how to re-ena...

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  •   Plan Free Country Romania Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have disabled the song banners, on the Spotify app, on windows 10. I am talking abo...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 Issue - Cannot pause or go to next song when Spotify app is minimized in Task Bar

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI normally minimize the Spotify app to the Task Bar on my Windows 10 PC. If I want to pause or go to the next song, I just need to mouse over the minimized app and a m...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I normally minimize the Spotify app to the Task Bar on my Windows 10 PC. If I want ...
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[Desktop] Liked Songs not visible

PlanFree/PremiumCountryBrazilDevice(iPhone 6s Plus and HP ENVY dv6)Operating System(iOS 14 and, Windows 10 pro,) My Question or IssueMy liked songs just disappeared on dektop. I can see them in my web player and mobile app. I tried doing a CLEAN rein...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Brazil Device (iPhone 6s Plus and HP ENVY dv6) Operating System (iOS 14 and, Windows 10 pro,)   My Question or Issue My liked songs just disappeared on dektop...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Scroll bug

The Windows desktop application has a bug that causes it to scroll as far down as it can on an artist page. Note: the artist must have a bio/some images for this bug to occur (the scroll position must not be at the top of the About page).How to repro...

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  • The Windows desktop application has a bug that causes it to scroll as far down as it can on an artist page.   Note: the artist must have a bio/some images for this bug to occur (the scroll pos...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Right Button on Band Pictures

on Desktop Windows 10 The issue is that the right button on band pictures slide to the precedent pics, like the left buttonThat make no sense, and it's just a little bug but it's annoyingSteps to recreate :- go to any artist- go on about panel- click...

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  • on Desktop Windows 10   The issue is that the right button on band pictures slide to the precedent pics, like the left button That make no sense, and it's just a little bug but it's annoying ...
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