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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 Spotify takes ages to pause, skip, change song ect.

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Using latest spotify downloaded off of the website. Spotify takes around 10 seconds, sometimes considerably longer, to respond to things like pausing or changing song. Navigating the menus also s...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Windows 10   Using latest spotify downloaded off of the website.   Spotify takes around 10 seconds, sometimes considerably long...
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Superuser Contribution Copy-Paste Playlist Problem

Plan: FREEFree/PremiumCountry: Bulgaria Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHello. i have issue. when i try to copy any playlist link i copy something like this:3eb46242aad791aefa762d89a01f631aa5c09f1c73c3bae55df33bcaaa769c33ca...

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  • Plan: FREE Free/Premium Country: Bulgaria   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hello. i have issue. when i try to copy any playlist link i copy s...
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Superuser Contribution When I hit next song while listening to an album, it skips to an old album.

I queued a reggae album earlier today, and ever since I hit the "next song" button on any album, it goes back to the reggae album.

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  • I queued a reggae album earlier today, and ever since I hit the "next song" button on any album, it goes back to the reggae album.
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Superuser Contribution My lyrics won't follow the current lyrics as they play

I am on a windows laptop and sometimes, when i go into the lyrics, it doesn't automatically scroll to the lyric currently playing

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  • I am on a windows laptop and sometimes, when i go into the lyrics, it doesn't automatically scroll to the lyric currently playing
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Superuser Contribution error code: http://8; program do'esnt start

having an account and trie to listen my favorite music on your most beautiful site, but sorry since yesterday it seems to be a fire wall problem, code: http.8. how can J resolve that disagreement.

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  • having an account and trie to listen my favorite music on your most beautiful site, but sorry since yesterday it seems to be a fire wall problem, code: http.8. how can J resolve that disagreement.
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Solved!! Like button on an album won't save all songs to liked songs playlist

PlanPremiumCountryPanamaDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHad to select all the songs on an album, right click and select "save to your liked songs", because clicking "save to your library" directly from the album wouldn't...

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  • Plan Premium Country Panama Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Had to select all the songs on an album, right click and select "save to your liked song...
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Superuser Contribution pausing a song on spotify mutes all other pc audio

pausing a song on spotify mutes all audio on my pc, but when i unpause and pause again it fixes the problem until it eventually happens again.

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  • pausing a song on spotify mutes all audio on my pc, but when i unpause and pause again it fixes the problem until it eventually happens again.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify closing on its own

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueRecently my spotify closes on it's on after some time, doesn't matter if it's playing a song or just opened, it just closes it self. I'm on the latest version and I alrea...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Recently my spotify closes on it's on after some time, doesn't matter if it's playing a song o...
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Superuser Contribution Playing/pausing a song laggy (10+ seconds), slow app load times, only works after a clean reinstall.

PlanPremiumCountrySingapore DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen playing or pausing a song, it usually takes 10 seconds or more for the button to register no matter how many times I click on it. It's just plain unresponsive. Ne...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When playing or pausing a song, it usually takes 10 seconds or more for the button t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't play a certain artist

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceAcer Spin 1 + Samsung Galaxy Note 4Operating SystemWindows 10, Android 6 My Question or IssueI've been trying to play songs by a certain artist on my laptop. No matter what song I click, I get an error message along the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Acer Spin 1 + Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Operating System Windows 10, Android 6   My Question or Issue I've been trying to play songs by a certain artist...
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Superuser Contribution How do I dislike songs/artists so they don't come up in play lists

I have a very clear 'like' button next to the song. How do I dislike a song or an artist? I don't mind it coming up once on the rotation, but why should I keep on having to listen to something that I dislike? I guess I could always create my own play...

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  • I have a very clear 'like' button next to the song.  How do I dislike a song or an artist?  I don't mind it coming up once on the rotation, but why should I keep on having to listen to some...
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Superuser Contribution Can't remove songs from daily mix playlists

For some reason, users are unable to remove songs from daily mixes, or from playlists created from them. As far as I can tell this is by design, and not a bug. I'm honestly not sure what the thought process was here - if the point of a daily mix is t...

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  • For some reason, users are unable to remove songs from daily mixes, or from playlists created from them. As far as I can tell this is by design, and not a bug. I'm honestly not sure what the thought ...
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Superuser Contribution Genre filtered songs on Mobile Android do not play on Desktop Windows

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDevicesHuawei P30 / HP LaptopOperating System(Android Oreo &Windows 10) My Question or IssueThe connect device functionality allows me to control Spotify on my windows laptop from my android mobile device. However, if I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Devices Huawei P30 / HP Laptop Operating System (Android Oreo &Windows 10)   My Question or Issue The connect device functionality allows me ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Freezees whenever I swap windows

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor the past 3 months or so whenever I swap windows or minimize Spotify there is a chance that the UI will completely freeze when I swap back to it. It will continue to play ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For the past 3 months or so whenever I swap windows or minimize Spotify there is a chance that the...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Web Player keeps playing silent ads, then gets stuck on ads.

I will be listening to a song as normal and then when an ad plays, the ad will be silent, and the 30 full seconds will play, but at the end, it doesn't switch to another ad. It just freezes, and neither another ad , nor music, will play next. Refresh...

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  • I will be listening to a song as normal and then when an ad plays, the ad will be silent, and the 30 full seconds will play, but at the end, it doesn't switch to another ad. It just freezes, and neit...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop App Not Playing

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueSo this started this morning, but my spotify desktop app won't play anything. I can search music just fine, and if I hit play it will show progress on the song, but no audio ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue So this started this morning, but my spotify desktop app won't play anything.  I can search m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Win 10 Black Screen

PlanPremiumDevicePcOperating SystemLatest Win 10 64Bits After Updating the spotify App via Microsoft StoreSpotify appear with black screen (As you can see in the photo attached)What i have tried with no luck:compatibility mode with Win 7/XP pack 3 - ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Pc Operating System Latest Win 10 64Bits   After Updating the spotify App via Microsoft Store Spotify appear with black screen (As you can see in the photo attached) ...
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