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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!! Inactive Page

Hi, I couldn't find anything related to my queries. But I am a premium user and my device is a Dell XPS 15 9570 operating on Windows 10 in Singapore. I noticed lately that whenever I open spotify, the page looks like the screen capture I have include...

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  • Hi, I couldn't find anything related to my queries. But I am a premium user and my device is a Dell XPS 15 9570 operating on Windows 10 in Singapore.    I noticed lately that whenever I o...
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cannot access spotify.com from laptop - all other web sites are fine

Plan PremiumCountry UKDevice Dell XPS 13Operating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueI can no longer access www.spotify.com from my Windows 10 laptop, since doing a Spotify account password reset this morning (same problem from any browser). All o...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can no longer access www.spotify.com from my Windows 10 laptop, since do...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now message

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(Windows PC)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently Spotify wont let me play any songs on the windows app. I have tried logging back in, reinstalling, wiping every bit of Spotify data from my pc, a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device (Windows PC) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently Spotify wont let me play any songs on the windows app. I have...
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Superuser Contribution "Cant Play Current Song" Repeated Error

Plan - I have a premium Plan (family plan). Country - United States Device - MacBook AirOperating System - iOS Catalina My Question or IssueFor about two months now the Spotify MacOS Desktop App has been silencing my music and displaying the error no...

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  • Plan - I have a premium Plan (family plan).  Country - United States   Device - MacBook Air Operating System - iOS Catalina   My Question or Issue For about two months now the S...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working

PlanPremium (Duo)CountryGermanyDeviceHuawei Honor 8, ComputerOperating SystemAndroid Version 7.0 and Windows 10 My Question or IssueThe autoplay feature does not work for me, despite it being activated. Spotify gave me the prompt it would automatical...

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  • Plan Premium (Duo) Country Germany Device Huawei Honor 8, Computer Operating System Android Version 7.0 and Windows 10   My Question or Issue The autoplay feature does not work for me,...
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Friends Feed not working

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've seen this issue going on for 2 years. It's been happening to me for about 3 months or more now. The friends feed doesn't work for me. I have two friends on spotify, and...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've seen this issue going on for 2 years. It's been happening to me for about 3 months or more n...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Disable Local Files

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI want to disable Spotify from accessing my local audio files on the desktop app, but there s...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I want ...
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Superuser Contribution "The Spotify Application Is Not Responding" when starting up PC

PlanFreeCountry Germany Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello!I've been having this issue for a very long time. Whenever I start up my PC Spotify gives me an Error saying "The Spotify Application Is Not Responding" while Spotify actual...

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  •  Plan Free Country  Germany   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello! I've been having this issue for a very long time. Whenever I start up my PC ...
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Superuser Contribution Musicxmatch font size is too big

Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Hi guys, I'm really loving reading the lyrics while I listen to them, but the question is: why is the font so big? How can I resize it? And is it possible to have the full lyrics?

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  • Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue   Hi guys, I'm really loving reading the lyrics while I listen to them, but the question is: why is the font so big? How can I resi...
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Superuser Contribution Connect a Device Reshuffles Playlist

When playing a playlist on the desktop with the shuffle option ON then using the "Connect a Device" to connect to a device (Amazon Echo) or back to the desktop, the playlist reshuffles replaying songs already played. It is not brought back to the beg...

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  • When playing a playlist on the desktop with the shuffle option ON then using the "Connect a Device" to connect to a device (Amazon Echo) or back to the desktop, the playlist reshuffles replaying song...
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Superuser Contribution Keep offline music after reinstalling Windows 10.

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan I backup the offline music folder (or maybe every folder linked to the Spotify app) to a secondary drive so that when I reinstall Windows 10 I just move the fold...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can I backup the offline music folder (or maybe every folder linked to the Spotify app) t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Adding art to local files

I am using Windows 10 Spotify and I added a song to my local files because Spotify doesn't have it but I can't find out how to add art to the song. Does anybody else know what to do?

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  • I am using Windows 10 Spotify and I added a song to my local files because Spotify doesn't have it but I can't find out how to add art to the song. Does anybody else know what to do?
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Superuser Contribution Adding the music within a playlist to my library

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop appOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI recently transferred my music library (nearly 10 000 songs) from Google Play into one big playlist. Is there an easy way for me to add the music therein to...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada Device Desktop app Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I recently transferred my music library (nearly 10 000 songs) from Google Play in...
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Superuser Contribution Foreign language music

I just want to remove the danish music from my Recommended thing because i keep getting flooded with danish songs even though i have NEVER Favorited or saved any danish songs. I mean do i need to buy a VPN to listen to music?And my preferred language...

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  • I just want to remove the danish music from my Recommended thing because i keep getting flooded with danish songs even though i have NEVER Favorited or saved any danish songs. I mean do i need to buy...
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Superuser Contribution auto startup won't turn off

I've tried disabling it via spotify and on task manager, but they both say that auto startup is already disabled. I've also tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it which only temporarily fixed it until the next time I turned my laptop on- spotify l...

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  • I've tried disabling it via spotify and on task manager, but they both say that auto startup is already disabled. I've also tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it which only temporarily fixed it u...
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Superuser Contribution Playback speed for podcast removed

Operating SystemWindows 10Desktop Version1.1.41.634.gc2c73ca7 My Question or IssuePlayback speed is removed for podcast. Please add it back. Every other Podcast app has this feature.

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  • Operating System Windows 10 Desktop Version 1.1.41.634.gc2c73ca7   My Question or Issue Playback speed is removed for podcast. Please add it back. Every other Podcast app has this feature.
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[Desktop][Other] Terrible performance in desktop application

I'm using Spotify since last year, and can't say anything good about desktop app. The performance is terrible on medium PCs (yet with 16GB RAM, i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, Win 10). App loading time is awfull - it takes even 2-3 minutes to load -most- of the s...

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  • I'm using Spotify since last year, and can't say anything good about desktop app. The performance is terrible on medium PCs (yet with 16GB RAM, i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz, Win 10). App loading time is awfull ...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app is skipping tracks, while default output device is working properly

PlanPremiumCountryRussian FederationDeviceHome PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Ver. 2004 Build 19041.450My Question or IssueMy desktop app once started to skip all the tracks, reinstall didn't help. I've found a relevant topic (https://community.spotify...

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  • Plan Premium Country Russian Federation Device Home PC Operating System Windows 10 Ver. 2004 Build 19041.450 My Question or Issue My desktop app once started to skip all the tracks, reinstal...
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Song not playable

- Premium- Windows desktop app I am playing the album "Friends of Mr Cairo" of "Jon and Vangelis". But it does not allow me to play the second track "State of Independence", it is not enabled. Is everybody seeing this or is it just me? And why would ...

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  • - Premium - Windows desktop app   I am playing the album "Friends of Mr Cairo" of "Jon and Vangelis". But it does not allow me to play the second track "State of Independence", it is not enab...
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Lyrics function

PlanPremium CountryArgentina DeviceComputer Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIt's amazing the lyrics function you've added for the computer version. However, I'd like to make a suggestion:When we are watching the lyrics, while we are si...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Argentina   Device Computer   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue It's amazing the lyrics function you've added for the computer...
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