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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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Is there a way to control the pc spotify client with my Gear S3

PlanPremiumCountryUnited statesOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Is there a way to control the pc spotify client with my Gear S3

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  • Plan Premium Country United states Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Is there a way to control the pc spotify client with my Gear S3
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Spotify update error 2

PlanPremiumCountryCzech Republic Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I've got problem with my updater. I've seen Spotify update error topic, where is suggested to change path to Update folder, but this won't work for me.In my C:\...\AppDa...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Czech Republic  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I've got problem with my updater. I've seen Spotify update error topic, where i...
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spotify program opens automaticly

hello!the app for some reason opens up automatically every time on turning on my computer. couldn't find any option on the win desktop program to change it.how can I stop the auto open?

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  • hello! the app for some reason opens up automatically every time on turning on my computer. couldn't find any option on the win desktop program to change it. how can I stop the auto open?
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Wont Run

PlanPremiumCountryCaandaDeviceASUS LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueCan not run Spotify music using Windows 10 OS. Says C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\SpotifyMusic_1.96.181.0_x86__zpdnekdrz...\SpotifyMigrator.exe The specified user ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Caanda Device ASUS Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Can not run Spotify music using Windows 10 OS.  Says C:\Program Files\WindowsApps...
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[Desktop] Problem when connection lost to bluetooth headphone

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemWindows 8 My Question or IssueWhen listening with a bluetooth headphone, if connection is lost at some point, track pauses, pause button becomes unresponsive. After this point, if I close the app...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device HP Laptop Operating System Windows 8   My Question or Issue When listening with a bluetooth headphone, if connection is lost at some point, t...
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Display settings - background and font colour

PlanFree/PremiumCountry SpainDeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux Mint My Question or Issue I find the black background with grey font difficult to read in some cases.Is there any way of changing the theme/colour to black or dark font on a white backgr...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  Spain Device Desktop Operating System Linux Mint       My Question or Issue   I find the black background with grey font difficult to ...
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Sonos (as a Spotify device)

PlanPremiumCountry USADevice(PC)Operating System(Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI can play Spotify from the Sonos APPS, however, I used to see all 3 of my house's Sonos Zone players within the Spotify Desktop Application. I can see all my other...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I can play Spotify from the Sonos APPS, however, I used to see all 3 of my house's ...
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Solved!! when i open a spotify internet player , it told me that i open too much pages .

when i open a spotify internet player , it told me that i open too much pages .but i only open one page . how should i do .

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  • when i open a spotify internet player , it told me that i open too much pages .but i only open one page . how should i do .
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Daily Mix not showing, but on phone it shows 2 daily mixes.

PlanFreeCountry BulgariaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSo whenever i try to play my daily mixes from my pc. They don't show, but on android they do! I have to like them from my phone, so i can play them on my pc! I tried to so...

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  •   Plan Free Country  Bulgaria Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue So whenever i try to play my daily mixes from my pc. They don't show, but on andro...
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App crash after change a output source

DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7My Question or IssueI start playing a song and change output source from USB headset to jack. Player just loop a 1 second of song and can't stop normal. Re-install don't help.My steps:1. Play song2. Choose JACK output...

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  •   Device PC Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue I start playing a song and change output source from USB headset to jack. Player just loop a 1 second of song and can't sto...
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Payment and Premium for Family Issues

PlanPremiumCountry Mexico My Question or Issue I have a suscription to a Familar Plan on Spotify which charges monthly to a credit card. This month, the payment was authorized on the card and the money has been charged, but Spotify says that the paym...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Mexico  My Question or Issue  I have a suscription to a Familar Plan on Spotify which charges monthly to a credit card. This month, the payment was a...
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Black screen when opening Spotify

PlanFreeCountry UKDeviceHP EnvyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI turn on my laptop and open Spotify -> works fine. However, if I then open Spotify again (either with/without closing the first instance of Spotify) then it hangs on a bla...

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  • Plan Free Country  UK Device HP Envy Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I turn on my laptop and open Spotify -> works fine.  However, if I then open Spoti...
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Settings Don't Affect the Desktop App

Free, Windows 10 My Question or Issue I have changed the setting on my desktop app to not show the desktop overlay when adjusting volume about 8 times, and even though it saves in settings, and when I go back to settings to check it's off, I still ge...

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  • Free, Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have changed the setting on my desktop app to not show the desktop overlay when adjusting volume about 8 times, and even though it saves i...
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Local Files Not there (Windows)

I'm trying to acsess my local files but it literally is not showing up for me to select. How can I fix this?

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Explicit songs blocked on desktop app

I can't seem to listen to any content marked as explicit on the Desktop version of spotify. Even if it is allowed on the same account on the mobile version, the moment I try to listen to something explicit on destop it just gives me the error message...

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  • I can't seem to listen to any content marked as explicit on the Desktop version of spotify. Even if it is allowed on the same account on the mobile version, the moment I try to listen to something ex...
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Computer monitor going to sleep stops playback

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When the monitor goes to sleep the playback stops. This was supposedly addressed over a year ago here in an update, but either it didnt work or has broken since then...

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  • Plan Premium Country  US Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When the monitor goes to sleep the playback stops.  This was supposedly ad...
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Album Organizing

Plan PremiumCountry USADevice PC DesktopOperating System Windows 7My Question or IssueI would like to organize my albums just as you would organize iPhone apps. That is to be able to click on album cover and with the cursor drag and drop the album to...

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  • Plan  Premium Country  USA Device PC Desktop Operating System  Windows 7 My Question or Issue I would like to organize my albums just as you would organize iPhone apps. That ...
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Can't play an entire artists discography?

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceMy own custom PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello. Today I was trying to play some C418 on Spotify and it wouldn't play. It keeps telling me "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on y...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device My own custom PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hello. Today I was trying to play some C418 on Spotify and it wo...
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Local files will sometimes not play on Spotify desktop on shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryU.S. DeviceiPhone XSOperating SystemiOS 12, Windows 10My Question or IssueLocal files play fine on my iPhone Spotify app because it's downloaded so it has a direct file reference, but I have a playlist full of local files that I lik...

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  • Plan Premium Country U.S.  Device iPhone XS Operating System iOS 12, Windows 10 My Question or Issue Local files play fine on my iPhone Spotify app because it's downloaded so it has a d...
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How to correct output 2.1 not 5.1

PlanFreeCountry AustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi I am playing Spotify on my desktop, outputting over HDMI to a Yamaha Rx-A3080 AV reciever.Audio comes out all 5 speakers not just the two front left and right (an...

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  • Plan Free Country  Australia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10     My Question or Issue Hi   I am playing Spotify on my desktop, outputting over HDMI to a Ya...
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