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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 to clear play queue?

Is there a way to clear the play queue? I've read a couple articles which say that there's a Clear button on the queue screen. However, I've looked at both the desktop and web app and there is no Clear button. Did Spotify remove the button? Is there ...

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  • Is there a way to clear the play queue?  I've read a couple articles which say that there's a Clear button on the queue screen.   However, I've looked at both the desktop and web app a...
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Really unusual issue with Spotify not playing any music.

PlanPremiumCountryThe U.S.A.DevicePCOperating SystemWin 10 My Question or IssueI have been having issues with Spotify for the past month however it seemingly has gotten worse recently. Initially, when I put playlists on shuffle, there was about a 50 ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country The U.S.A. Device PC Operating System Win 10   My Question or Issue I have been having issues with Spotify for the past month however it seemingly has gott...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Lost all artists

PlanFreeCountryItalyDeviceWeb Player Operating System(Windows 10, Chrome 84) My Question or IssueHello, About 2 days ago all my artists followed are disappeared.I'm following the specific artist (the button is "Following") but my artists list is empt...

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  •   Plan Free Country Italy Device Web Player  Operating System (Windows 10, Chrome 84)   My Question or Issue Hello,   About 2 days ago all my artists followed are dis...
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Spotify Desktop for Windows 8.1 won't play to external USB sound card

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceASUS laptopOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueI use an external sound card, connected via USB, for all of my audio routing. It works for every program running on my computer--internal sounds, Internet media, vari...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device ASUS laptop Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue I use an external sound card, connected via USB, for all of my audio routing. It work...
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error al mostrar los slides del inicio

PlanPremiumArgentina Devicenotebook intelOperating Systemwindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueLas listas de reproducción quedan ocultas al llegar al fondo del slide, adjunto un video

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  • Plan Premium Argentina   Device notebook intel Operating System windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue Las listas de reproducción quedan ocultas al llegar al fondo del slide, adjun...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Clicking on album art highlights wrong song in sorted playlists

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceWindows Desktop My Question or IssueLooking to see why the functionality of clicking on the album art of the current playing song is no longer taking us to the song but to a seemingly random one. There was a thread I saw...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Windows Desktop     My Question or Issue Looking to see why the functionality of clicking on the album art of the current playing song is no long...
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Superuser Contribution No puedo ver "Mis Canciones".

PlanPremiumCountryPerúOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBuenas a todos. Tengo un problema hace dias solo en la App de la PC. Soy User Premium y no puedo ver ni reproducir mi playlist "Mis Canciones" teniendo casi 4500 músicas guardadas. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Perú Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Buenas a todos. Tengo un problema hace dias solo en la App de la PC. Soy User Premium y no puedo ver ni repro...
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[Firefox] Black screen when opening https://open.spotify.com/ as logged in user

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I go to https://open.spotify.com/ as logged user I see only black screen and nothing else. Its works fine if I log out or in chrome browser.

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I go to https://open.spotify.com/ as logged user I see only black screen and nothing ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't play any music

PlanFreeCountryPoland Operating SystemWin 10 I have problem with spotify app on Pc with win 10. After click any music on playlis,t playlist goes from top to bottom and music is not playing. I have had such a problem for a long time. Reinstalling the ...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland   Operating System Win 10   I have problem with spotify app on Pc with win 10. After click any music on playlis,t playlist goes from top to bottom...
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Superuser Contribution how to fix black screen

PlanfreeCountry czech republicDevicedesktop pcOperating Systemwindows 7 ultimate My Question or Issue i keep getting a black screen, the only thing i can do is log out

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  •   Plan free Country  czech republic Device desktop pc Operating System windows 7 ultimate   My Question or Issue  i keep getting a black screen, the only thing i can do...
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Error Code 04 making Desktop use impossible

PlanPremiumCountryScotlandDeviceDesktop ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueSpotify application in windows 10 constantly disconnects giving error code 04. It starts up and shows blank pages then spits out "this page is not ava...

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  • Plan Premium Country Scotland Device Desktop Computer Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue Spotify application in windows 10 constantly disconnects giving error code...
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Favorite songs pop up window

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueA few days ago i got a pop up window that let me select a few favorite songs, i clicked that i wanted to do it later but now i cant seem to find it, is there anyone that c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue A few days ago i got a pop up window that let me select a few favorite songs, i clicked that i ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify skipping all songs

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify is skipping all songs in playlists. If I try to play one song I have an "Spotify can't play that now" error. I've tried to restart app/pc. I've reinstalled my audi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify is skipping all songs in playlists. If I try to play one song I have an "Spotify can't ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play music; skips around in playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePC (custom)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify will no longer play music through my Logitech speakers. Everything worked fine until a few days ago. When I try to play a song in a playlist, the songs skip a...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC (custom) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify will no longer play music through my Logitech speakers. Everything worked fine unt...
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Superuser Contribution Error code: 4

PlanFreeCountryItalyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify seems to rely on the connection status provided by Windows to check for connectivity.When Windows shows a "No Internet access", Spotify will refuse to connect with err...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify seems to rely on the connection status provided by Windows to check for connectivity. When...
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[UI Bug] related to playlist sort

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSurface Book 2Operating SystemWindows 10 x64 My Question or IssueI'm also a UI developer and this is definitely the kind of mistake I'd make, lol. Open a playlist and sort it so the most recently added songs are at the top. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Surface Book 2 Operating System Windows 10 x64   My Question or Issue I'm also a UI developer and this is definitely the kind of mistake I'd make, lol. ...
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Solved!! Unable to download spotify desktop client Windows 7

I am trying to install Spotify on my computer after it stoppped working by saying "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL' please, reinstall this application." After trying to reinstall it i get a message saying "Unable to download sp...

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  • I am trying to install Spotify on my computer after it stoppped working by saying "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL'  please, reinstall this application."  After...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows 10 - Repeated "Installation"

Every time I launch spotify on Windows (or almost every time) I get an "installing Spotify" dialog which disappears after a few moments. This completely screws the user experience by adding unnecessary friction and I've seen it happening for years, o...

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  • Every time I launch spotify on Windows (or almost every time) I get an "installing Spotify" dialog which disappears after a few moments.   This completely screws the user experience by adding ...
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Superuser Contribution Adding an album into my Albums library will be increase HD space?

PlanPremiumCountryTaiwanDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIf I add an album into my library, does it means that the Spotify App will download cache in my HD? Thank for your help on this question.

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  • Plan Premium Country Taiwan Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue If I add an album into my library, does it means that the Spotify App will download cache ...
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Web Player pausing after 9 seconds on every song for a few seconds.

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktop PC, ChromebookOperating SystemWindows 10, Chrome OS, Ubuntu My Question or IssueEvery song that plays stops at 9 seconds, for a few seconds, then resumes playing. This is very annoying, and I cant find a fix. I have looked at...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop PC, Chromebook Operating System Windows 10, Chrome OS, Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Every song that plays stops at 9 seconds, for a few seconds, then resumes...
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