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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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Can't edit playlists/playlists don't update on desktpop

My family uses two accounts on Spotify (free version) on the computer. One in the desktop app, the other in the desktop website. When we access the playlists on another account, everything is fine. However, if I log in with my account (the one I use ...

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  • My family uses two accounts on Spotify (free version) on the computer. One in the desktop app, the other in the desktop website. When we access the playlists on another account, everything is fine. H...
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Memory leak on importing local files

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceA PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs the title says, I'm getting memory leaks and eventual crashes (around 3.5GB of memory usage) when importing my local music directory that's 168 Gigs. Just started happen...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device A PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As the title says, I'm getting memory leaks and eventual crashes (around 3.5GB of memory usage) ...
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Spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevice(LENONO )Operating System(Window 10 Pro) My Question or IssueSpotify connect ne fonctionne pas complètement... en effet, l'ordinateur est le seul qui n'est pas reconnu / affiché par mes autres appareils... Et l'ordinateu...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device (LENONO ) Operating System (Window 10 Pro)   My Question or Issue Spotify connect ne fonctionne pas complètement... en effet, l'ordinateur est le seu...
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Liked Songs Does not appear in Desktop app

PlanPremiumCountryGreece (Ελλάδα)DeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter performing the latest update on the Spotify app for windows desktop, I noticed that the "Songs you like" playlist is empty, but everything is workin...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece (Ελλάδα) Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After performing the latest update on the Spotify app for windows desktop, I n...
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Superuser Contribution High CPU usage on some album pages

DeviceDell XPS 15 9750Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've found on some album pages that I'm encountering sky high CPU and GPU usage when scrolled right down and having suggested albums in view. I've browsed through my library and fou...

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  • Device Dell XPS 15 9750 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've found on some album pages that I'm encountering sky high CPU and GPU usage when scrolled right down and havi...
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all liked songs are gone

PlanPremiumCountryTurkey DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64 bit My Question or IssueI tried to play my liked songs but spotify said my go to browse. And then i reinstalled the spotify to my pc, all my liked songs are gone

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro 64 bit   My Question or Issue I tried to play my liked songs but spotify said my go to browse. And then i ...
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Can't see my liked songs

PlanFreeDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10, Desktop app My Question or IssueI haven't been able to access my liked songs from my pc. If I open the liked songs tab it says "your liked songs will appear here" an then there is a button "go to browse". A...

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  • Plan Free Device PC Operating System Windows 10, Desktop app   My Question or Issue I haven't been able to access my liked songs from my pc. If I open the liked songs tab it says "your l...
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Solved!! Ugly Username

I understand that the username and display name are two different things and i have no control over what my username is. What I wanted to make this post about is the ugly looking username that sits in the top right of my desktop window at all times. ...

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  • I understand that the username and display name are two different things and i have no control over what my username is. What I wanted to make this post about is the ugly looking username that sits i...
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Some songs are greyed out and can't play!!

Can't play greyed out songs on Spotify! But yet if I go to WMP, You tube, Real Player, iTunes or Amazon Music and look up the same song it usually can be played in ai least 2 or more of them! So the bs of it has issues being played in "your" country ...

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  •      Can't play greyed out songs on Spotify! But yet if I go to WMP, You tube, Real Player, iTunes or Amazon Music and look up the same song it usually can be played in ai least 2...
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Spotify will skip songs immediately when Scarlett 2i4 is connected

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceOrigin EON-17Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I connect my Scarlett 2i4 to my laptop, it will either 1.) only play songs through the left stereo channel in my headphones or; 2.) make no attempt ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Origin EON-17 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I connect my Scarlett 2i4 to my laptop, it will either 1.) only play son...
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Moods & Genre Comedy genre replaced by Podcast Comedy section

PlanPremiumCountryPuerto RicoDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I used to visit the Comedy section quite a bit but as of late go to Browse > Genres & Moods > Comedy and I get only podcasts. Then I go to Browse > Podcasts > C...

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  • Plan Premium Country Puerto Rico Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I used to visit the Comedy section quite a bit but as of late go to Browse &g...
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miniatures in playlists

Why does in the playlist doesn`t have miniatures like in the Artists profiles.This really annoy me because it have in IOS but not in the desktop mode Hope Spotify change this some day

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  • Why does in the playlist doesn`t have miniatures like in the Artists profiles. This really annoy me because it have in IOS but not in the desktop mode   Hope Spotify change this some day 🙂
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Problem with editing playlist

PlanPremium FamilyCountry Czech RepublicDevice Dell Vostro 5490Operating SystemWindows 10 1909 x64 I can not move songs in my playlist in the desktop application. On another device with the same version of operating system, works everything fine. App...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country  Czech Republic Device  Dell Vostro 5490 Operating System Windows 10 1909 x64   I can not move songs in my playlist in the desktop application. On ...
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Weird connection issue

CountryUSADeviceHP notebookOperating SystemWindows 10 2004 My Question or IssueAfter the typical involuntary full version update of windows, my computer says it's not connected even though it is. I can browse, I can download, I can upload videos to Y...

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  •   Country USA Device HP notebook Operating System Windows 10 2004   My Question or Issue After the typical involuntary full version update of windows, my computer says it's not con...
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Storage

Plan PremiumCountry UK Device Lenovo Laptop/iphone 5s Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I for some reason decided to change the storage location for offline use while not really knowing how (stupid I know) Now the location that was use...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Lenovo Laptop/iphone 5s   Operating System Windows 10     My Question or Issue  I for some reason decided to change the storage loca...
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Desktop app stops responding

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 PC My Question or IssueDownloaded the desktop app yesterday. Every time I open it I'm able to browse and listen to music for about 2 minutes, after which the app stops responding: I can't pause or play any song,...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10 PC   My Question or Issue Downloaded the desktop app yesterday. Every time I open it I'm able to browse  and listen to music for about...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How can I remove unwanted greyed out songs in favorite songs list?

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceWindows 10 Computer 64bitOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello,as you can see because of the screenshot, I can not remove any greyed out songs in my favorite songs list. These songs are added to the list...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Windows 10 Computer 64bit Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello, as you can see because of the screenshot, I can not rem...
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Local files unable to find japanese titles anymore

The issue is with the search function of japanese language. It stopped working for me as. The files only show up now if any of the name or artist/album metadata contain english which they can be searched by but japanese language results in 0 results....

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  • The issue is with the search function of japanese language. It stopped working for me as. The files only show up now if any of the name or artist/album metadata contain english which they can be sear...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see specific local files on Spotify

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Every other local file on my computer shows on Spotify, but for some reason only the files from this one specific album do not show, no matter what I do. (the album is "Walk...

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  •   Plan Free Country Brazil Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Every other local file on my computer shows on Spotify, but for some reason only the...
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