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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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Why I can't change my profile picture anymore?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryMXDevice(Spotify app for desk)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI can't change my profile picture since a week ago.My spotify account is separated from Facebook, but not too long ago it was linked to Facebook to ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country MX Device (Spotify app for desk) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I can't change my profile picture since a week ago. My spotify account ...
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Missing songs in Liked Songs, but only on desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindowsMy Question or IssueThe Liked Songs playlist on the Desktop application has not updated to show the additional songs I've added to it using the app on my Android phone over the past 14 days. Navi...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Laptop Operating System Windows My Question or Issue The Liked Songs playlist on the Desktop application has not updated to show the additional songs I've adde...
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Superuser Contribution Daily Mix Updating and Other Playlist Question

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows, iPhone 7, MacBook ProMy Question or IssueA few days ago I realized that I had the ability to download and/or save my Daily Mixes to my Library. I did so without thinking, and am now noticing that they are not live ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows, iPhone 7, MacBook Pro My Question or Issue A few days ago I realized that I had the ability to download and/or save my Daily Mixes to my Library. I did...
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Internal Updater causes bugs

Operating SystemWindows 10 Version 10.0.18362 Build 18362 IssueThe updater that asks the user to restart the app to apply the new version causes bugs. I noticed after reinstalling Spotify, which cleared all the issues I had with the app, the updater ...

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  • Operating System Windows 10 Version 10.0.18362 Build 18362   Issue The updater that asks the user to restart the app to apply the new version causes bugs. I noticed after reinstalling S...
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Can't change icon

I've never had a problem with this before but now I can't change my icon. I'm not really liking my icon and I'd like to change it however when I hover over my icon nothing comes up, I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling but nothing has worked yet ...

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  • I've never had a problem with this before but now I can't change my icon. I'm not really liking my icon and I'd like to change it however when I hover over my icon nothing comes up, I've tried uninst...
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Playlist link, song's order and different lenght

Family Premium Subscription - Italy - Windows 10Hi everybody, I share my playlists, all of them are done by spotify, with my girlfriend, but, as we share the same link, they are not the same, there's always a difference in the song's order (major pro...

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  • Family Premium Subscription - Italy - Windows 10 Hi everybody, I share my playlists, all of them are done by spotify, with my girlfriend, but, as we share the same link, they are not the same, the...
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Shitty release radar

Does anyone else experience releases in the realease radar playlist that are very unrelevant? I keep seeing releases from artists that I don't even like or listen and music that doesn't match with the music that I actually listen. I am disliking arti...

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  • Does anyone else experience releases in the realease radar playlist that are very unrelevant? I keep seeing releases from artists that I don't even like or listen and music that doesn't match with th...
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Poor sound quality

Premium familyUSAHP PCWin 101.1.16.522.g55a4b852 (Microsoft Store version) In the past three days the sound quality has gotten odd. Most of the mix is okay except the lead. Lead being either the vocals or an instrumental lead. It sounds like a very b...

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  • Premium family USA HP PC Win 10 1.1.16.522.g55a4b852 (Microsoft Store version)   In the past three days the sound quality has gotten odd. Most of the mix is okay except the lead. Lead bein...
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BandCamp Downloads not syncing to phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceWindows 10 LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueBandCamp downloads will not sync to phone

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Windows 10 Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue BandCamp downloads will not sync to phone
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Solved!! Some songs don't work.

Hey, my Spotify does not allow me to play some songs. If it was the problem with only one song it would be alright but it's the whole album except for like 2 or 3 songs. Others work properly.

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  • Hey, my Spotify does not allow me to play some songs. If it was the problem with only one song it would be alright but it's the whole album except for like 2 or 3 songs. Others work properly. 
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Solved!! Implemented artist page feature not working

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.1.16.522.g55a4b852My Question or IssueHi,a month ago (2019-09-03) spotify implemented a new feature mentioned in these ideas here & here.Selecting an artist you are following takes y...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.1.16.522.g55a4b852 My Question or Issue Hi, a month ago (2019-09-03) spotify implemented a new feature mentioned i...
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Windows 10 Touchpad gestures not supported anymore

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been using the windows 10 touchpad gestures (for play/pause and skip and go back). Somewhat recently I noticed that these gestures stopped working for the spotify wi...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been using the windows 10 touchpad gestures (for play/pause and skip and go back)...
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Stand alone player skipping

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueEvery song skips like a scratched cd or vinyl. Brand new pc and install of spotify player. How can I fix this?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Every song skips like a scratched cd or vinyl.  Brand new pc and install of spotify playe...
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I'm having troubles with the music.

Hello Spotify, I need help with your app.Everytime I play music on your app, the music gets mixed up (because I have it in alphabetical order) so if I play a song for example "4U" by Aero Chord and I transition to the next song, It will play "B.O.B" ...

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  • Hello Spotify, I need help with your app. Everytime I play music on your app, the music gets mixed up (because I have it in alphabetical order) so if I play a song for example "4U" by Aero Chord and...
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SHIFT+arrow behaviour change

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 64-bit My Question or IssueHi, From the last update or two, the behaviour of SHIFT+left/right arrow has changed. It used to skip 5/6 seconds backwards or forwards, but now it is 15 seconds...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 64-bit       My Question or Issue Hi,   From the last update or two, the behaviour of SHIFT+left...
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Podcast not working on desktop and only works on phone app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 Professional My Question or IssueFor the past few months I have been listening to a podcast on spotify on my desktop. I started to notice that the podcast would take a few minutes to load be...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7 Professional   My Question or Issue For the past few months I have been listening to a podcast on spotify on my deskt...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists/Liked Songs/Radio Do Not Work On Windows 10

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueNo songs appear in any playlist I open. All it says is "This playlist is currently empty." My phone does not have this issue, it only occurs on my laptop. This...

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America Device Dell Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Issue No songs appear in any playlist I open. All it says is "This playlist is currently ...
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Title sorting is ignored

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDevicePC DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was listening to music in the default Liked Songs playlist and my songs were sorted in ascending order by title. So the natural flow would be that if I listen t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device PC Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I was listening to music in the default Liked Songs playlist and my songs were sorted ...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to upload profile picture

I am using the Spotify desktop app and I am unable to upload a picture for my profile. Spotify says there is a "change" button that appears on my avatar when I click on my account on the top right, however that button does not appear on mine. It just...

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  • I am using the Spotify desktop app and I am unable to upload a picture for my profile. Spotify says there is a "change" button that appears on my avatar when I click on my account on the top right, h...
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Spotify for windows wakes pc from sleep

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesPlatformPCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy pc routinely wakes itself from sleep when I put it to sleep with Spotify opened, and I used the last wake command to check and found a Spotify wake timer ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Platform PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My pc routinely wakes itself from sleep when I put it to sleep with Spotify opene...
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