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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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Solved!! Podcasts no longer showing in library

I'm not able to see my saved podcasts in my library anymore - I haven't tried to access it in a while but I think this was due to the last update, or one of the last few. I can still search up podcasts and listen to them, and the heart that indicates...

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  • I'm not able to see my saved podcasts in my library anymore - I haven't tried to access it in a while but I think this was due to the last update, or one of the last few. I can still search up podcas...
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open.spotify refused to connect and radio doesn't work

I'm on Windows 10 Desktop. I cannot connect to open.spotify.com in Chrome and Firefox (and Internet Explorer) and cannot use the radio in the desktop program (it says This radio station cannot be started) and cannot use the Friend Activity feature. I...

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  •   I'm on Windows 10 Desktop.   I cannot connect to open.spotify.com in Chrome and Firefox (and Internet Explorer) and cannot use the radio in the desktop program (it ...
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Solved!! Cant log in, error code 17 on Windows 10

Hi, out of the blue Spotify wouldnt let me log in today. I would be so grateful for any help on how to fix this! When i try to log in the error message says (translated) "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Change its settings to allow Spotify throug...

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  •   Hi, out of the blue Spotify wouldnt let me log in today. I would be so grateful for any help on how to fix this!   When i try to log in the error message says (translated) "A firewall ...
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Only a few friends appearing in the list.

If I unfollow all and then follow all, they all appear again, but when I restart Spotify, most of them are absent from the activity list again (always the same). PlanPremiumCountry BrazilDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue

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  • If I unfollow all and then follow all, they all appear again, but when I restart Spotify, most of them are absent from the activity list again (always the same).  Plan Premium Country  ...
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Edits to playlist Details are not updating (when link is copied to social media)

Greetings, I have a playlist of holiday music I created in 2017. I recently added more to it, and also updated the Playlist Details. On Spotify it looks fine. When I copy the link to share on social media, the old playlist details come in the URL.Ple...

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  •   Greetings,  I have a playlist of holiday music I created in 2017.  I recently added more to it, and also updated the Playlist Details.   On Spotify it looks fine. ...
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Web Player Not Working

Plan: Free Country: USA Device: ASUS PC Operating System: Windows1 0 My Question or Issue:The web player will not play anything on ALL web browsers installed.I do not have any personal firewalls installed. I use Avast free which is not blockingit bec...

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  • Plan: Free   Country: USA   Device: ASUS PC   Operating System: Windows1 0      My Question or Issue: The web player will not play anything on ALL web bro...
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Spotify in offline mode, great internet connection

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 7 professional My Question or Issue Windows 7 Prof desktop, suddenly Spotify is telling me I'm in offline mode. Checked the board here and tried all the "fixes" I could find. (restarted ro...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 7 professional   My Question or Issue  Windows 7 Prof desktop, suddenly Spotify is telling me I'm in offl...
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No True Description of Repeat Icons Found Anywhere. Please Provide

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USADevicedesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have searched extensively and can find no accurate description (on 12/8/2018) of the Spotify Player Repeat icon meanings. The icon with a DOT under it ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  USA Device desktop computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have searched extensively and can find no accurate description (o...
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music wont play while surface go is off

Plam:FreeCountry United StatesDevice: Surface goOperating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue I don't know if this is my fault but i saw a similar problem that was solved for the surface 3 were they just needed to download the latest software and...

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  • Plam:Free Country  United States Device: Surface go Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I don't know if this is my fault but i saw a similar problem that was so...
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My Playlist Restarting

PlanPremiumCountry United KingdomDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When I connect my Spotify to my computer every time I try to use my phone to change the song on a playlist it will play out the whole of that so...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United Kingdom Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When I connect my Spotify to my computer ev...
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Spotify doesn't play any album

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDELL Inspiron 15 (N5050)Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium (x64) My Question or IssueSince yesterday Spotify (1.0.95.289.g342899da) doesn't play any albums. First, I've received a message: 'The Spotify application is...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device DELL Inspiron 15 (N5050) Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)   My Question or Issue Since yesterday Spotify (1.0.95.289.g342899da) doesn't ...
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Search for Song shows Artists and Albums with the search phrase

PlanPremiumCountry South AfricaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIn the Windows 10 App, if I search for a Song, it shows Artists and Albums with the search phrase and the Song titles for these results don't have the search phrase...

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  • Plan Premium Country  South Africa Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the Windows 10 App, if I search for a Song, it shows Artists and Albums with t...
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Spotify App stops playing randomly [1809]

So ever since I updated to Windows 1809, i've noticed that my Spotify randomly just stops playing. Sometimes it cuts audio, and the counter for the current track will keep counting until the song is finished. Other times the counter stops. I can stil...

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  •   So ever since I updated to Windows 1809, i've noticed that my Spotify randomly just stops playing.    Sometimes it cuts audio, and the counter for the current track will keep coun...
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Solved!! Windows desktop overlay when using media keys

PlanFreeCountry FinlandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The desktop overlay when using media keys is still showing up even after i disabled it from the settings. I noticed that after restart it starts showing up again.

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  • Plan Free Country  Finland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The desktop overlay when using media keys is still showing up even after i disabled i...
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When did GAPLESS come in?

Premium CountryUKOperating System(Windows etc.) My Question or Issue I have the newest build my Vista machine will take and although Crossfade is there Gapless isn't? So when did Gapless come in?

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  • Premium   Country UK Operating System (Windows etc.)   My Question or Issue   I have the newest build my Vista machine will take and although Crossfade is there Gapless isn't?...
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Cant play music after ads

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen im listening to music on spotify and then ads play, after the ads i cant play music again. When i click on a song to play it says the selected song will be p...

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  •   Plan Free Country  United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When im listening to music on spotify and then ads play, after the ads i cant pl...
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No recent activities

PlanPremiumCountry FranceDevicePC+Iphone5sOperating SystemiOS 10, Windows My Question or Issue My profile keeps showing "no recent activities"; (toggling the option to publish my activity does not change anything either). It legitly disappeared

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  •   Plan Premium Country  France Device PC+Iphone5s Operating System iOS 10, Windows    My Question or Issue  My profile keeps showing "no recent activities"; (toggl...
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Spotify... Microsoft version

So see heres tthe thing i dont want Spotify microsoft version, but when i download it from the website it says "migrating data" and moves all the files to the microsoft version. Please help. Ty alot.

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  •     So see heres tthe thing i dont want Spotify microsoft version, but when i download it from the website it says "migrating data" and moves all the files to the microsoft vers...
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When I listen to a song on pc, I actually listen to another song.

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 & ASUS ROG STRIX GL753VEOperating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 & Windows 10My Question or Issue Hi Community!My problem is about listening to my music. When I listen to Afterparty (https://open.spotify.com/tra...

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  • Plan Free Country  Italy Device Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 & ASUS ROG STRIX GL753VE Operating System Android 8.1.0 & Windows 10 My Question or Issue  Hi Community! My problem ...
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error code 13 for Windows 7, again

I've been running Free Spotify on my 64-bit Windows 7 Dell (in the UK) without a problem for some time. (Occasionally when I've run it, it first tells me that it's installing Spotify: I presume it was downloading updates.) Earlier this week, that pro...

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  • I've been running Free Spotify on my 64-bit Windows 7 Dell (in the UK) without a problem for some time.  (Occasionally when I've run it, it first tells me that it's installing Spotify: I pr...
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