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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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Recent update

PlanFreeCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRevert update. In last week i havent seen worse so called "updates" than in my entire life. Why update removes good features? First artists got sorted on followed and not, I would...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Revert update. In last week i havent seen worse so called "updates" than in my entire life. Why up...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to connect iPhone to windows anymore

PlanFreeCountryUSADevice(iPhone XR, Windows 10My Question or IssueAs the title says, I can’t connect my phone to my computer anymore. I used to use my computer to play music through speakers, and would relax in my bed and use my phone as a remote. I ...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device (iPhone XR, Windows 10 My Question or Issue As the title says, I can’t connect my phone to my computer anymore. I used to use my computer to play music thr...
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Superuser Contribution Songs are being auto-added to my playlist?

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason, spotify is automatically adding songs to one of my playlists. If I listen to my playlist "Retrowave", spotify will "re-add" the song and put it to the top of the lis...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason, spotify is automatically adding songs to one of my playlists. If I listen to my playlist "Ret...
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Change Album Cover Art

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello everyone, I wanted to change the cover of my single, my distributor confirms that it ha...

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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 Hello e...
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People can't see what I'm listening to

people who follow me cant see my activity. "publish my activity" setting is on, im not on private session. i reinstalled but still same. my activity only gets updated in like every 20 hours, not live on feed. can't find the solution anywhere on forum...

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  •   people who follow me cant see my activity. "publish my activity" setting is on, im not on private session. i reinstalled but still same. my activity only gets updated in like every 20 hours, ...
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Solved!! Desktop looks like web client??

Premium Windows 10 Canada Since a few weks ago, my desktop spotify looks like the web client. I wouldnt mind this because it is visually appealing, but i cannot upload local files, change playlist covers and edit playlists like i normally would. Is t...

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  •   Premium   Windows 10   Canada   Since a few weks ago, my desktop spotify looks like the web client. I wouldnt mind this because it is visually appealing, but i cannot upl...
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Desktop App shows password in profil at the top

Hello, my Spotify App (Windwos 10) show next to my symbol of my profil my password for Spotify. How can I get rid of this? Thanks

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  • Hello,   my Spotify App (Windwos 10) show next to my symbol of my profil my password for Spotify.   How can I get rid of this?   Thanks 
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Track volume is too low to hear now, same track was fine last night

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceLenovo laptop + iPhone 6S+Operating SystemWindows 10, iOS 13.4 My Question or IssueI was listening to a podcast track last night and the volume was normal. Today I resumed playing the track and the volume was really low...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device Lenovo laptop + iPhone 6S+ Operating System Windows 10, iOS 13.4   My Question or Issue I was listening to a podcast track last night and the volume...
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Please Return the Ability to X Out Songs and Artists in Daily Mixes

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePlease return this ability. I do like how I have more Daily Mixes, I would just like the option to control what shows up in them more, like previously, or even tell a song to...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Please return this ability. I do like how I have more Daily Mixes, I would just like the option to...
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Superuser Contribution No option to import local files in desktop app.

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 HomeMy Question or IssueI can't any option in the settings to import local files. I have a very weird version of Spotify... Help me please. Screenshots attached.

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 Home My Question or Issue I can't any option in the settings to import local files. I have a very weird version of S...
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Spotify is the single worst PC app I have ever used.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceEvery PC, doesn't matterOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy issue is that I pay $10 a month for this app and it completely sucks **bleep**. It is such a pain to use. The amount of times I have to clo...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Every PC, doesn't matter Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My issue is that I pay $10 a month for this app and it com...
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PC refuses to play Local files

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows PCOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueOk so this is a weird one; as of yesterday, my PC refuses to play spotify Local Files. Some are greyed out while others are not and when you try play a file it wont ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows PC Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Ok so this is a weird one; as of yesterday, my PC refuses to play spotify Local Files. So...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify App Desktop Windows 10 Doesn't Work

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevice(Pc)Operating System(iWindows 10) My Question or IssueAfter the login in the spotify desktop the app show me that all playlist are empty.It work with web player and on smartphone app.

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  •   Plan Premium Country Italy Device (Pc) Operating System (iWindows 10)   My Question or Issue After the login in the spotify desktop the app show me that all playlist are empty....
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Superuser Contribution Spotify App Won't Load

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 I've been having an issue with the Spotify Windows app for the last few weeks. When I open it, most times the app will open and just sit there blank and not load anything at all. I then have ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   I've been having an issue with the Spotify Windows app for the last few weeks. When I open it, most times the app wil...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop app unusable

Can't change playlist coverCan't change playlist descriptionCan't sort music in any wayCan't select / move / delete multiple songsNo Local Files So, basically, the desktop app got replaced with the web version for no apparent reason. This is very sad...

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  • Can't change playlist cover Can't change playlist description Can't sort music in any way Can't select / move / delete multiple songs No Local Files   So, basically, the desktop app got re...
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Superuser Contribution Não consigo ouvir as musicas.

Nenhuma das informações abaixo é necessária. No entanto, quanto mais você fornecer, mais fácil será a tentativa de ajudar.PlanoPrêmioPaísBrasilSistema operacionalWindows 10 Minha pergunta ou problemaO Spotify não consegue tocar isso no momento. Se vo...

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  • Nenhuma das informações abaixo é necessária. No entanto, quanto mais você fornecer, mais fácil será a tentativa de ajudar. Plano Prêmio País Brasil Sistema operacional Windows 10   Minha...
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Superuser Contribution All Artists no longer displayed under "Artists"

I wonder if someone knows the answer to this very simple but also very frustrating new quirk that Spotify seem to have introduced. Only artists that I follow now show up under the "Artists" tab. Whereas last week it was showing all the artists that I...

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  • I wonder if someone knows the answer to this very simple but also very frustrating new quirk that Spotify seem to have introduced.  Only artists that I follow now show up under the "Artists" ...
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No Way to Select all Songs in a Playlist

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I use Ctrl+A, shift + left click, or the "select all" button under "edit," it doesn't select any songs. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the app. Is this a premium-...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I use Ctrl+A, shift + left click, or the "select all" button under "edit," it doesn't select a...
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Superuser Contribution Despues de 2 segundos canción pierde instrumentos y se escucha prácticamente solo la voz. Windos 10

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Superuser Contribution Dislike Function

I have Spotify Premium in the UK. I use it on my phone (Android) and my Desktop App (Windows 10). The desktop app does not have the 'dislike' function for when the 'made for you' daily playlist selects a song that you don't like, and do not want to h...

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  • I have Spotify Premium in the UK. I use it on my phone (Android) and my Desktop App (Windows 10). The desktop app does not have the 'dislike' function for when the 'made for you' daily playlist selec...
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