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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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Spotify Cant play this right now (Every single song on desktop app)

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(PCOperating System(Windows 10,) My Question or Issue Every single song on desktop app gives "Spotify can't play this right now message". I can play them on all other devices. I have uninstalled, deleted profile and cache,...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (PC Operating System (Windows 10,)   My Question or Issue  Every single song on desktop app gives "Spotify can't play this right now message"...
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Whenever I try to uninstall Spotify it says that the file is missing from the directory

PlanPremiumCountry Greece Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've tried multiple times to unistall Spotify manually and through the control panel but my PC just says that no files linked to it exist in the system and when I find the file...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Greece   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've tried multiple times to unistall Spotify manually and through the control panel bu...
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Cant install a thing aka Spotify vs Local Sybols

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 with all the published (and installed) updates My Question or Issue Hello everybody, So, I'm here to address the issue I've been having recently with Spotify's desktop app, which I've been u...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 8.1 with all the published (and installed) updates   My Question or Issue  Hello everybody,   So, I'm...
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What happened to the "create playlist radio" feature?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows PC)Operating System(Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThis is really quite strange and unusual. One of my most used features, in fact, one of the features that pushed me to sta...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device (Samsung Galaxy 9, Windows PC) Operating System (Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue This is really quite strange and unu...
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Discord won't show what music I am playing?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue How do I fix this error. I want my spotify on pc to sync with discord, meanwhile when I am on ps4 it shows my status on discord.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device   Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  How do I fix this error. I want my spotify on ...
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Spotify can't play this song right now

ould PlanStudentCountryUK Device(iPhone 6, PC and laptop)Operating System(iOS 11, Windows 10) My Question or IssueHave a problem where I can't play a specific artist (While She Sleeps) on any of my devices.My friends can all play them without any pro...

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  • ould Plan Student Country UK  Device (iPhone 6, PC and laptop) Operating System (iOS 11,  Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Have a problem where I can't play a specific arti...
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Local files?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryPortugalDevicePCOperating SystemWindows Since last update the local files tab disappeared from the pc app as a user of those files on some playlists can you tell me how to add local files to a playlist?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Portugal Device PC Operating System Windows   Since last update the local files tab disappeared from the pc app as a user of those files on some playlists can ...
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Spotify for Windows 10 not scrobbling and not displaying current song as Discord status

My device is a laptop, with Windows 10 as the operating system. I've tried reinstalling the Spotify app multiple times and it doesn't fix the issue mentioned on the subject.

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  • My device is a laptop, with Windows 10 as the operating system. I've tried reinstalling the Spotify app multiple times and it doesn't fix the issue mentioned on the subject.
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can't listen one song on Spotify Desktop.

PlanPremiumCountryItaly Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHi, i can't listen one song on spotify, i tried disabling hw accelleration, but nothing. Also, on PC i can't see the song on my library.

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hi, i can't listen one song on spotify, i tried disabling hw accelleration, but noth...
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[Radio] 'Ban' Artist from Radio

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device My Question or Issue my question is why can I ot get the album station to know what songs are playing?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device   My Question or Issue  my question is why can I ot get the album station to know what songs are playing?
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All songs In library come up as "unavailable" and won't play

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceAsus (Microsoft, Windows 10)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Since Christmas everytime I go into my library then click on "Songs" and try to play ANY song in my songs list, it comes up with a message s...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device Asus (Microsoft, Windows 10) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Since Christmas everytime I go into my library then cl...
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Can't Find Friends to follow or new Facebook contacts

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I am unable to add new Facebook friends, even though I have recently added new friends on Facebook they are not coming up on the Spotify app (desktop or android)

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue    I am unable to add new Facebook friends, even though I have rece...
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Problem with Installation

PlanPremiumCountryCzech Rep Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueHey guys, I have problem with installing Spotify. Before when I started app, it said that "SpotifyInstaller has crashed" but I got annoyed so I decided to uninstall and reinsta...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Rep    Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Hey guys, I have problem with installing Spotify. Before when I started app, it said that "...
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Spotify doesn't show any device listed

PlanPremiumCountry USA Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently my "Devices available" doesn't show any devices listed. Before it used to show about 3-4 device listed using my spotify and now there isn't any. I did a unisntall and rein...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently my "Devices available" doesn't show any devices listed. Before it used to show about 3-...
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Connection between Iphone and windows

PlanpremiumCountry USDeviceIphone8 My Question or Issue My IPhone keeps appearing and disappearing from my connections list on Spotify both in the app and on my PC. If I play a song on my pc it will randomly connect and update the play bar on my phon...

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  •   Plan premium Country  US Device Iphone8   My Question or Issue  My IPhone keeps appearing and disappearing from my connections list on Spotify both in the app and on my...
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Radio from Song is not longer infinite

PlanPremium CountryUSA Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Radio from a song is no longer infinite. Before when the visible list would reach the last track, the rest of the tracks would nobe un-fade and it would continue. Now it's finite....

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA     Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Radio from a song is no longer infinite. Before when the visible list would re...
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Solved!! No Sound and rapid skipping - USB sound device

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify skips every song before displaying "Spotify can't play this right now. ...". Every other program works fine. It seems like Spotify is unable to use the USB Soundcard (FiiO K3 U...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify skips every song before displaying "Spotify can't play this right now. ...". Every other program works f...
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Local files can't play

PlanPremium for FamilyCountryNorway Operating SystemW7 My Question or Issue I've tried to play local files before, with no success. (.mp3)Last night i tried again and suddenly it worked. Finaly. (.mp3)But when i tried to play same files today it's no...

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  • Plan Premium for Family Country Norway   Operating System W7   My Question or Issue  I've tried to play local files before, with no success. (.mp3) Last night i tried again a...
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radio can not get album radio

PlanFree/PremiumCountry canada Device lap top(Operating System(, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue album station not working

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country canada   Device lap top ( Operating System (, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue album station not working  
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I can't install Spotify

PlanPremiumCountry TurkeyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8 My Question or Issue I had an error about updating Spotify and I want to reinstall it. I removed all files in my computer about Spotify (especially from Users/Appdata). Then i download the in...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Turkey Device PC Operating System Windows 8   My Question or Issue  I had an error about updating Spotify and I want to reinstall it. I removed all file...
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