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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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Desktop (Windows, Web App) Lacking Basic Features, Horrendous UX

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop, Web ApplicationOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueCan we get on overhaul of the web app? It's not a fun time.There is seemingly no "Play Next" on desktop web-app, there is no Listening History, I cannot ge...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop, Web Application Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue Can we get on overhaul of the web app? It's not a fun time. There is seeming...
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Spotify lyrics not showing

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceCustom-built PC (Ryzen 5 2600X, 16GB RAM, RTX 4060)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, I've been unable to view lyrics on Spotify these past few months. I'm not sure if Spotify is test...

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America Device Custom-built PC (Ryzen 5 2600X, 16GB RAM, RTX 4060) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, I've been unable to v...
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Superuser Contribution Reduced Animations Setting

My Question or IssueIt would be nice to have a reduced animations On/Off setting (some devices have this as an OS setting that the app may be able to default the value to). The recent 2021 desktop UI update introduced an animated equalizer next to th...

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  • My Question or Issue It would be nice to have a reduced animations On/Off setting (some devices have this as an OS setting that the app may be able to default the value to).   The recent 2021...
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Friends who listen to the same artist

I am not able to see which friends listen to a given artist on their artist page. Before, when I clicked on an artist page, I could see which friends listen to that artist. Now, under monthly listeners it lists nothing. Is that feature gone?

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  • I am not able to see which friends listen to a given artist on their artist page. Before, when I clicked on an artist page, I could see which friends listen to that artist. Now, under monthly listene...
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Superuser Contribution my music keeps pausing for no apparent reason

every time i try to put on some music and alt tab to do whatever, the music keeps pausing by itself every few seconds. i thought it was a temporary thing for a little while but it's still the same and i cannot listen to music properly, both from the ...

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  • every time i try to put on some music and alt tab to do whatever, the music keeps pausing by itself every few seconds. i thought it was a temporary thing for a little while but it's still the same an...
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Superuser Contribution How Do I Turn Offline Mode Off?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryEnglandDeviceSony Xperia 1 II and PCOperating SystemAndroid, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI have hit a problem where Spotify says I must turn off offline mode before playing a song. However I can't find where to turn it off, ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country England Device Sony Xperia 1 II and PC Operating System Android, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have hit a problem where Spotify says I must turn off off...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 7 style window borders show up

DeviceWindows Desktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home, version 22H2Spotify versionSpotify for Windows (64-bit) 1.2.24.756.g7a7fc7f0 My Question or IssueOn the latest version of the Spotify Desktop app, I see that the top of the window has some stra...

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  • Device Windows Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Home, version 22H2 Spotify version Spotify for Windows (64-bit) 1.2.24.756.g7a7fc7f0   My Question or Issue On the latest version ...
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Superuser Contribution "Can't play this right now"

PlanPremiumCountryCzech RepublicDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueHello there,I am a premium user, have downloaded Spotify app on two PCs and a cell phone (Android). I am able to play music on one PC (Win10) and my phone (no, not ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic Device PC Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue Hello there, I am a premium user, have downloaded Spotify app on two PCs and a cell phone (A...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Where is the browse all section on windows desktop? It used to appear when you click search?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLenovo Legion 5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhere is the browse all section on windows desktop? The one that lists a ton of genres and the actual made for you section? It used to appear when you click sear...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Lenovo Legion 5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Where is the browse all section on windows desktop? The one that lists a ton of genre...
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Superuser Contribution Stop local files from reenabling after closing app

Fresh install of Windows 11, fresh install of Spotify I have a personal music library with 30,000+ songsWhenever the Spotify app is launched it locks up my media hard drive, opening resource monitor shows it scanning every file in my music folder. I ...

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  • Fresh install of Windows 11, fresh install of Spotify   I have a personal music library with 30,000+ songs Whenever the Spotify app is launched it locks up my media hard drive, opening resour...
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Solved!! Minimized Spotify + Hotkeys

PlanDuoCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or Issue:Hi! I've been wondering how to enable hotkeys while Spotify is minimized? My keyboard has no next/previous/play/pause keys so I'd like to be able to use ctrl+arrow to q...

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  • Plan Duo Country Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue: Hi! I've been wondering how to enable hotkeys while Spotify is minimized? My keyboard has no...
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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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