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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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New releases tab

Where is the New Releases tab updated? 

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Superuser Contribution [Help] some local files are only found when moving them

DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi, i've discovered following: 3 of my local music files which previously where found by the spotify desktop app just fine suddenly are only found by the app when i move them to a differe...

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  • Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi,   i've discovered following: 3 of my local music files which previously where found by the spotify desktop a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local songs with non-latin file names are not found

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceCustom PCOperating SystemWindows 10 (Windows Store version) My IssueI have a handful of songs that have cyrillic or japanese characters in their file names (example: 01. アンハッピーリフレイン.mp3). These songs will not appear in t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France Device Custom PC Operating System Windows 10 (Windows Store version)   My Issue I have a handful of songs that have cyrillic or japanese characters ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes after logging in

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceMSI GL63 8RE LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 Hello.So, the issue started about 2 days ago, when I was just on my pc and suddenly the Spotify app closed. Didn’t really think any of it and just tried to start it up again...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device MSI GL63 8RE Laptop Operating System Windows 10   Hello. So, the issue started about 2 days ago, when I was just on my pc and suddenly the Spotify...
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Spotify is glitchy

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceLaptop (Dell)Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueSpotify is so glitchy and it’s so infuriating. It keeps pausing, randomly changing volume, and in my two months of using Spotify it gave me a “Whoops” error when I log...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device Laptop (Dell) Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify is so glitchy and it’s so infuriating. It keeps pausing, randomly changing volume,...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Liked songs playlist empty

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceDell desktop PCOperating System Windows 10My Question or Issuethe playlist says it's empty, but can still play the songs I have there

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  •   Plan FreeCountry Brazil Device Dell desktop PC Operating System  Windows 10 My Question or Issue the playlist says it's empty, but can still play the songs I have there
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Sorting on Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueI am aware there are sorting options in the mobile app. This suggestion I have is NOT for the mobile app, but the Desktop PC version (NOT MOBILE). (I am also aw...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue I am aware there are sorting options in the mobile app. This suggestion I have is NO...
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Superuser Contribution Songs added to playlist end up automatically in top of playlist

PlanPremiumCountryNorway DeviceHP ProBook 450 G4Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueHey!Spotify on my computer updated yesterday. Before, when I add songs to playlists, they end up in the bottom of the playlist - but now they end up a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway   Device HP ProBook 450 G4 Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue Hey! Spotify on my computer updated yesterday. Before, when I add ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files not playable after update

After the newest update, some of my local files became unplayable. I've tried 8 or so of these methods and nothing works. I'll move a file somewhere else, and it'll appear again for less than 1 minute before it becomes unplayable again and disappears...

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  • After the newest update, some of my local files became unplayable. I've tried 8 or so of these methods and nothing works. I'll move a file somewhere else, and it'll appear again for less than 1 minut...
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Superuser Contribution fonts are very bright.

i have hard to focusing on the names of the songs, there is no problem in the playlist section next to it. windows 10 app. huawei matebook ips panel.

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  • i have hard to focusing on the names of the songs, there is no problem in the playlist section next to it. windows 10 app. huawei matebook ips panel.
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Superuser Contribution Some local files skipped from being sync in the Spotify Desktop App.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.1.46.916.g416cacf1 I have a problem about local files in Spotify, I was able formerly to sync all local files there, but now, I noticed some songs imported from my lapt...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.1.46.916.g416cacf1   I have a problem about local files in Spotify, I was able formerly to s...
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Superuser Contribution Go forward: Command + ] on windows Alt + ], how to disable it ?

Hi, I would like to disable this " ALT + ] " shortcut in spotify on a windows to use a simple "]" without next the music. And furthermore it would be realy good to custom our own shortcut on spotify ! If it's not possible I'll going on Deezer to try ...

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  • Hi,  I would like to disable this " ALT + ] " shortcut in spotify on a windows to use a simple  "]" without next the music.  And furthermore it would be realy good to custom our...
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[Desktop][Playlists][Bug] Adding song to playlist adds it to the beginning of the playlist

Hi!As of 2020-11-23, w ith the new Spotify Desktop app on Windows 10 adding a song to a playlist adds the song to the beginning of the playlist, which is unexpected behaviour. Previously songs were added to the end of the playlist, which is the usual...

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  • Hi! As of 2020-11-23, w ith the new Spotify Desktop app on Windows 10 adding a song to a playlist adds the song to the beginning of the playlist, which is unexpected behaviour. Previously songs were...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists now defaults to recently added at the top instead of at the bottom

Give us an option to choose which order we want instead of letting users be forced to be accustomed to recently added at the end and then changing default sort behavior. Also if i proceed to manually sort of date, the sort state is not kept in betwee...

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  • Give us an option to choose which order we want instead of letting users be forced to be accustomed to recently added at the end and then changing default sort behavior.   Also if i p...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spotify broken

So a day, i started my Spotify and wanted to play music. First of all it says that all my playlists are empty and after that also the search bar was broken. Or if it did worked and i clicked on a song the song will not be played.I reinstalled spotify...

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  • So a day, i started my Spotify and wanted to play music. First of all it says that all my playlists are empty and after that also the search bar was broken. Or if it did worked and i clicked on a son...
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Solved!! [Windows 8.1] No results found for ...

PlanFreeCountryMacedoniaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueWhenever i search something, this comes up. I got the problem this morning. I tried logging in and out and its the same. Any solutions?

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  • Plan Free Country Macedonia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue Whenever i search something, this comes up. I got the problem this morning. I tried logg...
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Superuser Contribution Local files work until app is closed

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 10 (Non-Microsoft Store version)My Question or IssueWhen I open the app local files in a playlist are all greyed out. I have the correct location set under settings for local files. I go to the l...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Operating System Windows 10 (Non-Microsoft Store version) My Question or Issue When I open the app local files in a playlist are all greyed out. I have the c...
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Superuser Contribution Where are the stats that show from what country and city people listen to the artist?

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWidnows 10 My Question or IssueI can't find the stats that show listeners' cities and countries

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Widnows 10   My Question or Issue I can't find the stats that show listeners' ci...
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Superuser Contribution Major bug in remote listening.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone XR / Windows DesktopOperating SystemiOS 14.2.1 / Windows 10 Version 10.0.19042 Build 19042My Question or Issue Remote listening has always been buggy since it's introduction, but now it straight up doesn't work anymo...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone XR / Windows Desktop Operating System iOS 14.2.1 / Windows 10 Version 10.0.19042 Build 19042 My Question or Issue   Remote listening has always b...
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