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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 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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Full screen mode operation with display-off schedule in Win10

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify app1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf My Question or IssueHello everybody!So, here's the thing. On my PC I've got display-off schedule (not a sleep mode) engaged which is set to 15 minutes, and when...

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Spotify app 1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf   My Question or Issue Hello everybody! So, here's the thing. On my PC I've got di...
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No option to like all from an album

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify version 1.1.9.383.g9f48828eMy Question or IssueWhen on an album there is no option to like all songs in the album According to the update the following should be available:To save all ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify version 1.1.9.383.g9f48828e My Question or Issue When on an album there is no option to like all songs in the ...
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songs labeled explicit are still playing as censored

I've done the whole looking for the album dropdown and going to the explicit version, but it's still playing as sensored songs.it's not censoring every song, but i got my friend to play sweatpants by gambino from the same playlist on her phone and it...

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  • I've done the whole looking for the album dropdown and going to the explicit version, but it's still playing as sensored songs. it's not censoring every song, but i got my friend to play sweatpants ...
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Superuser Contribution can't shuffle my queue (new or existing)

I have a problem with the Shuffle function. Spotify 1.0.28.87 on Windows 10. My problem is that I have a queue that I want to shuffle, eg. I'm adding some random albums to my queue that I would like to listen to today. Then I hit the shuffle button, ...

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  • I have a problem with the Shuffle function.  Spotify 1.0.28.87 on Windows 10.    My problem is that I have a queue that I want to shuffle, eg. I'm adding some random albums to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify is agonisingly slow on desktop (windows 11)

Windows 11I've never had issues with spotify until recently, not even on Windows 11.Recently I pulled all my liked songs into a playlist, and also added my local songs to the playlist. After a lot of troubleshooting to get my local songs to work, thi...

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  • Windows 11 I've never had issues with spotify until recently, not even on Windows 11. Recently I pulled all my liked songs into a playlist, and also added my local songs to the playlist. After a ...
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Superuser Contribution Why do songs disappear from queue after being played once?

Why can't I press previous track and listen to something I added to a queue? Why can't I start a new playlist and override the existing queue like I could 5 years ago? The queue system behaves differently from any other music player I've used.Is ther...

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  • Why can't I press previous track and listen to something I added to a queue?  Why can't I start a new playlist and override the existing queue like I could 5 years ago? The queue system behaves...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Not Syncing Profile Data

PlanPremium StudentCountryUnited StatesDeviceHP Envy x360Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueI'm having issues using Spotify on my laptop. I reinstalled the app yesterday and to my surprise, none of my data had synced. (I think there's mul...

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  • Plan Premium Student Country United States Device HP Envy x360 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue I'm having issues using Spotify on my laptop. I reinstalled the app ye...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Looping Podcast Episodes

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssuePlaying a podcast episode in the Windows desktop app adds the same episode to the queue so the episode just starts again once it finishes.

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Playing a podcast episode in the Windows desktop app adds the same episode to t...
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Stray Kids Rock Star songs suddenly not playing when connect via the web

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceLaptop: Samsung Galaxy BookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am connected to my Spotify Premium account via the web. Stray Kids songs from the new ROCK STAR album are suddenly not playing.

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Laptop: Samsung Galaxy Book Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am connected to my Spotify Premium account via the web. Stray Kids s...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Buffering while playing music (with fast internet connection)

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaOperating SystemWindows 10 (Spotify Web on Google Chrome) My Question or IssueHi there, I have been struggling with issue where music will randomly buffer as if I'm on a slow internet connection meanwhile that is not the...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Operating System Windows 10 (Spotify Web on Google Chrome)   My Question or Issue Hi there, I have been struggling with issue where music will randomly ...
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Superuser Contribution 32-bit windows

So. I have old laptop, and it has a 32-bit operating system (windows xp). I want to install spotify to it, but when i go to download site, it automatically start to download 64-bit spotify installer. Where can i download 32-bit? I want to use this co...

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  • So. I have old laptop, and it has a 32-bit operating system (windows xp). I want to install spotify to it, but when i go to download site, it automatically start to download 64-bit spotify installer....
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How do I download music to my computer music file

I can't get a song I want onto the music file on my computer. I have Windows and have a premium plan

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  • I can't get a song I want onto the music file on my computer. I have Windows and have a premium plan
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