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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 play songs from laptop.

Tonight I attempted to play spotify and it just started skipping through playlists without starting any of the songs. I occationally get the error message "Spotify can't play this right now, if you have the song on your computer you can import it."I ...

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  • Tonight I attempted to play spotify and it just started skipping through playlists without starting any of the songs. I occationally get the error message  "Spotify can't play this right now, i...
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Playlists Double-Playing Artists While on Shuffle

Recently something odd has been happening with all of my playlists. Even though I keep them all on shuffle, if I have 2 or more of an artist's songs in the playlist, they always play back-to-back songs from that atist before moving on to the next son...

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  • Recently something odd has been happening with all of my playlists. Even though I keep them all on shuffle, if I have 2 or more of an artist's songs in the playlist, they always play back-to-back son...
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Memory Leak adding Local Files on Windows 10

Hello! I just installed Spotify for the first time. One of the reasons I'm interested in it is the support for Local Files. But I tried to add a large number of .mp3 (23K) and within after a few minutes it had eaten all available memory and the app w...

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  •   Hello!  I just installed Spotify for the first time.  One of the reasons I'm interested in it is the support for Local Files.  But I tried to add a large number of .mp3 (23K) a...
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Spotify prevent laptop from sleeping when i close the lid

When i close my laptop and Spotify is running on the foreground, the music keep playing, it juts lock the PC without sleeping. If i play a video on Chrome or use the Netflix app and close the lid, the laptop goes on stand by correctly.Windows 10 - As...

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  • When i close my laptop and Spotify is running on the foreground, the music keep playing, it juts lock the PC without sleeping. If i play a video on Chrome or use the Netflix app and close the lid, th...
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Songs don't play in correct order when ordering them

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I order my liked songs and I play one of them, the next song is wrong, because the app is playing the next song like there is no order.I tried reinstalling the app, an...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Italy Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I order my liked songs and I play one of them, the next song is wrong, because the ...
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Songs Wrongly Marked As explicit but explicit ones are not marked

PlanFreeCountryNew ZealandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueQuite a few songs are either wrongly marked or not marked. for reference, I've had to modify host file in hosts/etc/drivers/system32/windows or something to even use Spotify. I'...

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  •   Plan Free Country New Zealand Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Quite a few songs are either wrongly marked or not marked. for reference, I've had to modify host...
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Control and Shift Keys

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueI need to remove an entire album from a playlist and it contains about 30+ tracks. I tried using the Control and Shift keys to do this but it does not work. Is there another...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue I need to remove an entire album from a playlist and it contains about 30+ tracks. I tried using ...
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Won't Stay in Playlist

Hello All, New Spotify user here and I've searched for an answer to this problem but can't find it. When I play a playlist, one song plays from the playlist then it plays songs outside the playlist, specifically modern pop songs. I'll try to explain ...

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  • Hello All,    New Spotify user here and I've searched for an answer to this problem but can't find it.    When I play a playlist, one song plays from the playlist then it play...
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Download quality on desktop

Hello, on the desktop spotify client there seems to be only an option called streaming quality. I have that set to normal. However on my phone I do have the downloading quality set to very high. As far as downloading on the desktop client since there...

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  • Hello, on the desktop spotify client there seems to be only an option called streaming quality. I have that set to normal. However on my phone I do have the downloading quality set to very high. As f...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to view friend activity on Windows 10 laptop after switching from MacBook?

I used to be able to view friend activity on my Macbook, but after having the fully updated version on my Windows 10 laptop, am unable to see it (even with it turned on in settings).

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  • I used to be able to view friend activity on my Macbook, but after having the fully updated version on my Windows 10 laptop, am unable to see it (even with it turned on in settings).    &...
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Spotify immediately shuts down

Spotfiy keeps crashing, just after I launch the program. Operating system: windows 8.1, 64-bits spotifuggle version: 0.9.7.16.g4b197456 I already did a clean reinstallation of Spotify and then rebooted my computer.

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  • Spotfiy keeps crashing, just after I launch the program. Operating system: windows 8.1, 64-bits spotifuggle version: 0.9.7.16.g4b197456 I already did a clean reinstallation of Spotify and then ...
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Stop recommending me this one song.

Operating System(Android, Windows 10) My Question or IssueSo I'm quite fond of the normal songs that Spotify recommends to me. HOWEVER! within this lists there are 2 or 3 songs that I absolutely hate and have to skip past every time. Which is especia...

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  • Operating System (Android, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue So I'm quite fond of the normal songs that Spotify recommends to me. HOWEVER! within this lists there are 2 or 3 songs that I ab...
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Re: Playlists appear empty on desktop app

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLaptop (HP)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI just noticed today that my entire Spotify on my computer has empty library and playlists! Even playlists from other people are empty! I had the Windows 10 app, and...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Laptop (HP) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I just noticed today that my entire Spotify on my computer has empty library and playlist...
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Friend Feed Not Updating

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy friends feed isn't updating. It was working yesterday, but today when I log on, my friend feed has reverted back to what everyone was listening to 3 days ago even though I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My friends feed isn't updating. It was working yesterday, but today when I log on, my friend f...
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Let me configure media keys in spotify settings to control volume/play pause/etc

I've been trying to post this suggestion in these forums and I got directed here. I still do not know if this is the correct place to post it, these forums are really confusing. Anyway Spotify has a major inconvenience explained below: A very importa...

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  • I've been trying to post this suggestion in these forums and I got directed here. I still do not know if this is the correct place to post it, these forums are really confusing.   Anyway Spoti...
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[Desktop] "Something went wrong, try again later" error when disliking songs/artists

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueWhen I try to dislike songs or artists in my Discover Weekly or Release Radar, I always get the error "something went wrong, try again later" and the same songs/arti...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue When I try to dislike songs or artists in my Discover Weekly or Release...
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Cant sort some playlists

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10, installed app, not web app.My Question or IssueI like sorting playlists by recently added. I am able to do that on all of my own and other users playlits. But I have narrowed it down to Spotifys own...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10, installed app, not web app. My Question or Issue I like sorting playlists by recently added. I am able to do that on all of my own and ...
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Windows 7 Blue Screen When Song Ends

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium My Question or IssueSpotify causes my computer to crash with a BSOD at the end of a song. This problem is intermittent, but when it occurs, it will continue to occur. As far ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium   My Question or Issue Spotify causes my computer to crash with a BSOD at the end of a song. This pro...
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Streaming to Echo Stereo Pair

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Note 10+Operating SystemAndroid 9 My Question or IssueSo I have 3 amazon echo devices and one iLive Concierge which is like a cheap echo. I also have a tv and AV receiver that can be streamed to and 2 of my echos ar...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Note 10+ Operating System Android 9   My Question or Issue So I have 3 amazon echo devices and one iLive Concierge which is like a cheap echo....
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Release Radar - Wrong Artist

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceWindows 101.1.15.448.g00fba0e3Really all devices (the problem appears to be in release radar/spotify backend) My Question or IssueFrom time to time, some artists with the same name as another artist are wrongfull...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Windows 10 1.1.15.448.g00fba0e3 Really all devices (the problem appears to be in release radar/spotify backend)   My Question or Issue ...
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