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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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O Spotfy não consegue tocar isso no momento

PlanPremiumCountryBrasilDeviceazus zenphone 5 / windows 10 My Question or Issue Certas Musicas após eu ter comprado o plano premium simplesmente não tocam, nem no celular nem no desktop, isso está se tornando muito chato, pois boa parte do meu acervo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brasil Device azus zenphone 5 / windows 10     My Question or Issue  Certas Musicas após eu ter comprado o plano premium simplesmente não tocam, nem no ce...
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Spotify connectivity doesn't survive non-proxy/http-proxy transitions

When moving my computer from the office back home, or vice versa, the connectivity is dropped and I need to restart spotify to re-connect to the services. Restarting spotify is not a satisfactory solution, spotify needs to be able to handle the trans...

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  • When moving my computer from the office back home, or vice versa, the connectivity is dropped and I need to restart spotify to re-connect to the services.   Restarting spotify is not a satisfa...
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Solved!! Offline Songs Storage

i changed the path of the Offline Songs Storage but i want it changed back to the default path.what is the default path of Offline Songs Storage?thanks in advance!

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  • i changed the path of the Offline Songs Storage but i want it changed back to the default path. what is the default path of Offline Songs Storage? thanks in advance!
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Solved!! Spotify Freezes my Whole Computer After 5-10 minutes of play when using S/PDIF Optical Out.

PlanPremiumCountry USAOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I just got some new speakers that use optical out. They work just fine with the Spotify web player and every other program. However, when I use the spotify desktop app, my whole co...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I just got some new speakers that use optical out. They work just fine with the Spotify we...
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Song searched listing cannot be played properly

PlanFreeCountryHong Kong DeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Just happened since yesterday. After searching a song, a list come out, then I can sort the list by artist, length etc. Now, when I click a song, that song doesn't p...

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  • Plan Free Country Hong Kong   Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Just happened since yesterday. After searching a song, a list come out, then ...
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Searching for new songs: Can't pick song after sorting columns

PlanPremium DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've noticed a pretty messed up thing today.I'm on desktop currently, and I'm looking up new songs now in any playlists I have, so I search and find results, just like usual.I ge...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've noticed a pretty messed up thing today. I'm on desktop currently, and I'm looking up new song...
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Cannot listen to BBC podcasts

PlanFreeCountry UKDeviceDesktopOperating SystemOnline account My Question or Issue I cannot play any podcasts from the BBC yet in the past I could. In the last week I can see new podcasts being added, but I cannot listen to them or older ones. When I...

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  • Plan Free Country  UK Device Desktop Operating System Online account   My Question or Issue  I cannot play any podcasts from the BBC yet in the past I could. In the last week...
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Fix Bug: Adding Songs after Ordering by Artist

If one searches for certain Songs and then orders the result by the Artist [or other criteria maybe?], it just gets visually updated. When one tries to drag selected songs it into a playlist or just plays them, Spotify picks the wrong songs. I think ...

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  • If one searches for certain Songs and then orders the result by the Artist [or other criteria maybe?], it just gets visually updated. When one tries to drag selected songs it into a playlist or just ...
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using phone as remote for windows 10 desktop that's always on.

PlanFree/PremiumCountryuk Deviceoneplus 3 T and HP microserverOperating System Android and Windows 10 My Question or Issue:I have a little server at home which runs as a plex server and a couple of other bits of software including spotfiy connect and...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country uk   Device oneplus 3 T and HP microserver Operating System  Android and Windows 10   My Question or Issue: I have a little server at home which ru...
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MP4 files not showing in Spotify

PlanPremiumCountry PolandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I can not add mp4 files to my Spotify playlists (they do not appear in local files).I have installed QuickTime already and it does not help.Hope you can help me, also I'...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Poland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I can not add mp4 files to my Spotify playlists (they do not appear in local files)...
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Solved!! Custom Playlist User Image?

PlanPremium Operating System(Windows) My Question or Issue I believe we can change a playlist image to one of our choosing? If so what is the best size to use? Jpeg I presume?

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System (Windows)   My Question or Issue   I believe we can change a playlist image to one of our choosing? If so what is the best size to use?  Jp...
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Superuser Contribution Connecting to chromecast only on phone

USAPremiumSamsung Galaxy 8 and Windows 10 x64 Ok this is not big issue, but can only connect and adjust volume from phone appOnce that is done can see computer (even if I am sitting at computer connecting by phone)Computer App can skip songs, pause, ...

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  • USA Premium Samsung Galaxy 8 and Windows 10 x64   Ok this is not big issue, but can only connect and adjust volume from phone app Once that is done can see computer (even if I am sitting at...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution AUTOPLAY Please

Plan PremiumCountry Czech Republic Operating System Win10 My Question or IssueWhy would you remove such a nice feature out of the blue? Me and many other users really appreciated how it offered new music of the similar particular taste seamlessly jus...

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  • Plan    Premium Country    Czech Republic   Operating System    Win10    My Question or Issue Why would you remove such a nice feature out of the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Autoplay setting is gone

I want to disable autoplay, but when I scroll down in settings, the option isn't there.I re-installed it, twice, and it's still gone. Help?

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  • I want to disable autoplay, but when I scroll down in settings, the option isn't there. I re-installed it, twice, and it's still gone.   Help?
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[Desktop] Spotify is becoming worse and worse every update.

PlanFreeCountry EgyptDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Spotify, a company that's designed for music, has become worse and worse every **bleep** year. first off starting with the error code 17 where it can't be fixed, uninstalled...

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  •   Plan Free Country  Egypt Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Spotify, a company that's designed for music, has become worse and worse every ...
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Solved!! Windows 10 October 2018 Update - neither spotify desktop or windows app displays.

PlanPremiumDevicehttp://nimb.ws/ETjmQw Operating Systemhttp://nimb.ws/ApDqZ8 My Question or IssueHi, spotify just shows an empty window after the update. see http://nimb.ws/gCBwPh have uninstalled and installed and no luck.

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  • Plan Premium Device http://nimb.ws/ETjmQw   Operating System http://nimb.ws/ApDqZ8   My Question or Issue Hi, spotify just shows an empty window after the update.  see ht...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay doesn't show up on desktop version

For some reason autoplay has simply disappeared from my desktop version of Spotify (I'm running Windows 7). It's still there on my iphone App, but it simply isn't listed under playback in the settings. And given that there is way to get support from ...

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  •   For some reason autoplay has simply disappeared from my desktop version of Spotify (I'm running Windows 7). It's still there on my iphone App, but it simply isn't listed under playback in the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Did autoplay got removed ?

Hi all,so the past few days I noticed that autoplay wasnt working since one of the reasons I got my spotify is to discover new music so does anybody know if this is a problem or just an updated that killed this feature thanks,Thanos

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  • Hi all, so the past few days I noticed that autoplay wasnt working since one of the reasons I got my spotify is to discover new music so does anybody know if this is a problem or just an updated tha...
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Spotify Shows No Artist or CD Pictures

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device Operating SystemWindows XP SP3 My Question or Issue I never had this problem before. I cannot see the artist pictures or cd pictures. I only see music notes, a mic or a grey cd as pictures. I have installed the latest a...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country   Device   Operating System Windows XP SP3   My Question or Issue  I never had this problem before. I cannot see the artist pictures or...
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