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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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Friend activity going crazy

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10) After the latest update a few days agoSpotify Friend activity is going crazy again. It behaves the same way it did a year ago. Not showing some friends, showing what my friends played 3 days ago, ev...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10)   After the latest update a few days ago Spotify Friend activity is going crazy again. It behaves the same way it did a year ag...
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Web browser stuck in offline mode

Hello, I'm trying to use the web browser, not the app, and I'm stuck in offline mode without ever changing anything in my settings. The app works fine on my phone, it's just the web browser. I've tried incognito, a new browser, clearing my cache, eve...

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  • Hello,    I'm trying to use the web browser, not the app, and I'm stuck in offline mode without ever changing anything in my settings. The app works fine on my phone, it's just the web br...
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spotify doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryswedenDevice(iPhone Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueWhen I try to play a song on spotify it doesn't work. Nothing happens and nothing plays. I have uninstalled spotify several times and reinstalled it and restarted ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country sweden Device (iPhone 😎 Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue When I try to play a song on spotify it doesn't work. Nothing happens and not...
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Solved!! Spotify Overlay

Im on a windows 10 pc, and i realise that i don't get the immage on the "mini player" i don't know the name of that. See creen below. Thx for any help!If you get the name of what circle in red, it will be appriciated. (because i don't know the name i...

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  • Im on a windows 10 pc, and i realise that i don't get the immage on the "mini player" i don't know the name of that. See creen below. Thx for any help! If you get the name of what circle in red, i...
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Open Desktop App on second Screen

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10, Version 1809 My Question or IssueIf I open my Spotify Desktop Software on the second Monitor, the icon/shortcut in the Taskbar isn't shown. I have to move the Window to the first scree...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10, Version 1809   My Question or Issue If I open my Spotify Desktop Software on the second Monitor, the icon/short...
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When i save songs on my phone, they dont sync on my pc.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMoto g5 plus, Custom PC)Operating SystemAndroid Oreo, Windows 10 My Question or IssueWhen i save a song on my phone, to my songs, the song does not appear in songs on my pc. When i go search for the song on my pc, i cant pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Moto g5 plus, Custom PC) Operating System Android Oreo, Windows 10   My Question or Issue When i save a song on my phone, to my songs, the song doe...
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Song browser doesent work

im on the spotify app on windows 10, when i type something in the song browser it just doesent search the song image: https://gyazo.com/71c66d0e665ff8979c358ef724657a3a

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  • im on the spotify app on windows 10, when i type something in the song browser it just doesent search the song    image: https://gyazo.com/71c66d0e665ff8979c358ef724657a3a
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Cant play songs in windows client "until allowed in Spotify phone app"

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakiaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI get the message "We cant play this until you allow this artist in the Spotify phone app". I had Spotify installed on Android and never blocked any artist. Now i dont even have...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I get the message "We cant play this until you allow this artist in the Spotify phone app". I had Spotify...
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Solved!! why?

why did you turn your once promising, unique streaming service into a huge, frustraing pile of cash grab **bleep**

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  • why did you turn your once promising, unique streaming service into a huge, frustraing pile of cash grab **bleep**
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scrobbles to last fm

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and hePlan UnlimitedCountry UKUKDevicedesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue No scrobbles to last Fm since last update, other...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and he Plan Unlimited Country UK UK Device desktop Operating System Windows 10 &...
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Explicit songs blocked only on desktop app?

PlanFree/Country (Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueSo currently explicit songs are blocked only on the desktop app, the web version and mobile app both do playback of explicit songs just fine but then they are grayed out in the deskto...

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  • Plan Free/ Country   (Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue So currently explicit songs are blocked only on the desktop app, the web version and mobile app both do pl...
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Solved!! Can't play music on my pc and my playlists are al empty

PlanPremiumCountryDominican RepublicDeviceHP laptopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI can listen to my music normaly on my android phone but i can't in my computer, when i go to one of my playlists all of them appear empty (on my phone i...

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  • Plan Premium Country Dominican Republic Device HP laptop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I can listen to my music normaly on my android phone but i can't in my computer, whe...
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Desktop Sync not working

Device(MacBook, Windows PC, Android Phone)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI have a laptop that I use to listen to music on when I'm not home, I listened and added several songs to my library, then used my phone to listen to the same ...

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  • Device (MacBook, Windows PC, Android Phone) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I have a laptop that I use to listen to music on when I'm not home, I listened and added se...
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Spotify can't play this right now - Desktop Windows

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 professional(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueNothing plays on my desktop app! I am about to cancel Spotify. No matter what I have tried it does not want to play an...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7 professional (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Nothing plays on my desktop app! I ...
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Solved!! Send phone's local files to computer

I have an S9 and am running Windows 10. I had to reinstall Windows and the only thing I forgot to backup is my local music- so now there are no local files for me to download. However the files are still "synced" and playing on my S9, but are greyed ...

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  • I have an S9 and am running Windows 10. I had to reinstall Windows and the only thing I forgot to backup is my local music- so now there are no local files for me to download. However the files are s...
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How can i disable Spotify from auto updating?

I installed an older version of Spotify on by PC because the new Spotify doesnt has the features from the past. But after a few times there is this blue point at the right corner and says that an Update is ready. How can i disable this? I dont want t...

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  • I installed an older version of Spotify on by PC because the new Spotify doesnt has the features from the past. But after a few times there is this blue point at the right corner and says that an Upd...
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Cannot find Spotify App for Samsung s3

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceSamsung s3 frontier/huawei p20 My Question or IssueI cannot seem to find the spotify app for samsung s3, either on the watches built in app store or on the samsung app store on the phone. Has the app been removed?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Samsung s3 frontier/huawei p20   My Question or Issue I cannot seem to find the spotify app for samsung s3, either on the watches built in app...
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Solved!! Remove Spotify Playlist

Hello, i would like to remove two playlists created by Spotify:"Your Top Songs 2018" and "Your Top Songs 2017".Both playlists are located in the "Made for you" section inside "Your Library". Is there any way to remove those playlists?Here is an scree...

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  • Hello, i would like to remove two playlists created by Spotify: "Your Top Songs 2018" and "Your Top Songs 2017". Both playlists are located in the "Made for you" section inside "Your Library"....
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Solved!! "Spotify can't play this right now..."

Hi Spotify community! So there's a Brian May album on Spotify called Back to the Light, but when i try to play it, it says "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."This album isn't showing up anywhe...

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  • Hi Spotify community!   So there's a Brian May album on Spotify called Back to the Light, but when i try to play it, it says "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your co...
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Folders within Album

Hi, there, i wanted to know how can i create folders with the "Album" folder. This is because i only hear full albums and not single musics, so the "Playlist" folder is useless to me.Thanks,Leporello

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  • Hi, there, i wanted to know how can i create folders with the "Album" folder. This is because i only hear full albums and not single musics, so the "Playlist" folder is useless to me. Thanks, Lepor...
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