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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 Mute button not working properly

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am having a problem with the mute button as every time I click on it, the volumes goes to 0% and then I have to click it again for the icon to show t...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am having a problem with the mute button as every time I click on it, the...
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Local Files on a network location not retained

I am using the Spotify Desktop App, and while I can scan a mapped network location for local files, when I restart spotify it forgets the files and I have to rescan again. What am I doing wrong ?

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  • I am using the Spotify Desktop App, and while I can scan a mapped network location for local files, when I restart spotify it forgets the files and I have to rescan again.   What am I doing wr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Re-download playlists... Again and again...

Why you don't fix the problem of re-downloading playlists? The problem occurs all the time in both the application on Windows and on Android. Everything seems to be fine after a clean install, but after each upgrade an application, the problem return...

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  • Why you don't fix the problem of re-downloading playlists? The problem occurs all the time in both the application on Windows and on Android. Everything seems to be fine after a clean install, b...
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Solved!! No way to play all the albums in my library at random and uselessness of Album-tab

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue:Is there any way to play all the songs from all the albums in my library at random? In the "Albums" tab there is no option to play anything - you can only jump to the album page....

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue: Is there any way to play all the songs from all the albums in my library at random? In the "Albums" tab th...
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Superuser Contribution Constantly Crashing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify constantly crashes on my computer, sometimes it'll last a few days, sometimes a few seconds, but at some point, it always just closes itself out. I've tried...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify constantly crashes on my computer, sometimes it'll last a few day...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Volume Slider Jumping Around

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePc Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhile moving the volume slider it like jumps around and is pretty buggy, here a video of the issue

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Pc Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue While moving the volume slider it like jumps around and is pretty buggy, here a video of ...
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Superuser Contribution Playback Problem Windows 10

Hi, Since today I suddenly have a Problem with my Playback in Windows 10.I did not change anything. Yesterday it worked - not today...I turned on of the PC and reinstalled spotify - no change.I can can choose to play it from Windows via spotify conne...

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  • Hi,   Since today I suddenly have a Problem with my Playback in Windows 10. I did not change anything. Yesterday it worked - not today... I turned on of the PC and reinstalled spotify - no c...
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Desktop Overlay just says spotify.exe

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueWhen using the Spotify Desktop Overlay, the overlay just displays 'Spotify.exe' instead of the song/artist as it used to. This started happening recently, and...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows 10 PC Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue When using the Spotify Desktop Overlay, the overlay just displays 'Spotify.exe' in...
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[desktop] Graphic bug with the modal "duplicate song" with the german language

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I try to add a song that is already in my playlist, a modal comes out, and this modal, when the interface language is germ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I try to add a song that is already in my...
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Keep getting an error message when changing playlist cover

I have been trying to change my playlist covers for awhile, I have completely uninstalled the app on my laptop and redownloaded, logged out and logged back in but it still keeps saying my image size is too small (even though it definitely isn't). How...

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  • I have been trying to change my playlist covers for awhile, I have completely uninstalled the app on my laptop and redownloaded, logged out and logged back in but it still keeps saying my image size ...
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play disc1 of 2 on an album

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome bands release an album with multiple discs.For instance Long Distance Calling - Satellite Bay has 2 discs.On the 1st disc is the original recordings, on the 2nd disc is a remastered version of some ...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some bands release an album with multiple discs. For instance Long Distance Calling - Satellite Bay has 2 discs. On the 1st disc is the o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Skips All Tracks

Spotify plays fine on my phone and has on my computer til today. I try to play a playlist and it skips to the next song then the next and the next and so on until the end and it says "spotify cant play this right now".I've reinstalled a few times, up...

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  • Spotify plays fine on my phone and has on my computer til today. I try to play a playlist and it skips to the next song then the next and the next and so on until the end and it says "spotify ca...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop mouse issues

On my end the mouse sometimes behaves very erratically whenever I try to edit a playlist or queue. Sometimes when I try to drag and drop a song it stops halfway through and I have to do the dragging and dropping again till it works. Sometimes it acts...

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  • On my end the mouse sometimes behaves very erratically whenever I try to edit a playlist or queue. Sometimes when I try to drag and drop a song it stops halfway through and I have to do the dragging ...
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Node.js

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuei was wondering if I could monitor the audio output on my computer even while I’m listening on a different device. I want to use this to be able to make an aud...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue i was wondering if I could monitor the audio output on my computer even whi...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify forgets album after closing app

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever I am listening to an album and close the app, if I open it again, Spotify has cleared the queue of the remaining album songs. It still remembers where it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever I am listening to an album and close the app, if I open it again, Spotify has...
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Why ı can't see Cover image of the part

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 can see the cover art of the piece on the site, but it does not appear in the application.

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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 can s...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Song instantly skips.

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceWindows 10 Gaming LaptopMy Question or IssueSo my songs keep randomly skipping, for instance:I'll play my song, listen to it, but at the end when it plays the next song on the playlist it'll instantly skip.I'll listen to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Windows 10 Gaming Laptop My Question or Issue So my songs keep randomly skipping, for instance: I'll play my song, listen to it, but at the end when it play...
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Superuser Contribution Music Refuses to Play

PlanPremiumCountryUnitedStatesDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen opening spotify earlier today i noticed i couldnt download a certain song. I removed the song from my playlist and re added it, didnt work. i tried rein...

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  • ...oth private and public networks. ive tried adding a rule both inbound and outbound, didnt work. the only option i have is to disable firewall but i dont exactly feel comfortable doing that. everything o...
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Discord Not Displaying Spotify Song As Status

Plan: Premium StudentCountry: USA Device2017 Macbook ProOperating SystemNewest iOS. My Question or IssueI've linked my Spotify account to Discord to display my current listening as my Discord status. However, I have had no success. It worked in the p...

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  • Plan: Premium Student Country: USA   Device 2017 Macbook Pro Operating System Newest iOS.   My Question or Issue I've linked my Spotify account to Discord to display my curren...
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adding a song to a collaborative playlist doesn't work in the desktop app

The desktop app doesn't let me add songs to a collaborative playlist (CD Baby Mixtape). I click on the playlist icon to add a song and nothing happens. But adding to my own playlist works. And adding a song to the collaborative playlist with the ipho...

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  • The desktop app doesn't let me add songs to a collaborative playlist (CD Baby Mixtape). I click on the playlist icon to add a song and nothing happens. But adding to my own playlist works. And adding...
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