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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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[Your Music] Make 'Your Music' offline on Desktop

PlanPremiumCountry: usa DeviceWindows 10 desktopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Is there a way to make a playlist offline on the spotify windows 10 desktop client? I was able to download a playlist on the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country: usa   Device Windows 10 desktop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  Is there a way to make a playlist ...
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A Firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify...

Hi! I tried logging in to Spotify today but I'm getting this error: "A Firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. Additionally, you could try changing the currently used proxy settings[Error Code:17]" I'm not usin...

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  • Hi! I tried logging in to Spotify today but I'm getting this error: "A Firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. Additionally, you could try changing the current...
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Window invisible/bugging

Ive tried reinstalling, but whenever I open spotify (as admin or normally) its invisible and bugs completely.I dont know how to fix this, and I honestly cant find any threads about this topic either. Operating SystemWindows 10

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  •   Ive tried reinstalling, but whenever I open spotify (as admin or normally) its invisible and bugs completely. I dont know how to fix this, and I honestly cant find any threads about this top...
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Solved!! Is it possible to keep using the version that supports XP?

My laptop is ancient: still running 32-bit XP. I just started using Spotify again after years of not using it (I'd forgotten I even had an account), and I get a message on the screen saying that support for XP will soon be ending. But I don't have th...

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  • My laptop is ancient: still running 32-bit XP.  I just started using Spotify again after years of not using it (I'd forgotten I even had an account), and I get a message on the screen sayin...
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unable to play playlist

i have used this playlist for years without ssue and suddenly it has stopped letting me play it https://open.spotify.com/user/nichobe/playlist/2Wc5tYEAsxNhDXmMCNwJKE please advise as this is happening on desktop, android, google home it just does not...

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  • i have used this playlist for years without ssue and suddenly it has stopped letting me play it   https://open.spotify.com/user/nichobe/playlist/2Wc5tYEAsxNhDXmMCNwJKE   please advise a...
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Error when starting Spotify on PC.

PlanPremium DeviceCustom PCOperating System(Windows 10 Home) My Question or Issue Every time I try to launch Spotify on my desktop I get this error messageI've tried uninstalling, reinstalling (through the windows store and the traditional way from t...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Custom PC Operating System (Windows 10 Home)   My Question or Issue  Every time I try to launch Spotify on my desktop I get this error message I've tr...
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Solved!! Anomaly web player chrome

PlanPremiumCountry ItalyDeviceIpod, PC Windows 7 My Question or Issue Sometime when I open spotify on my PC or Ipod it appears a green light that tell me that I listening on web player chrome (that I didn't use) with songs or playlists that I never l...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Italy Device Ipod, PC Windows 7     My Question or Issue   Sometime when I open spotify on my PC or Ipod it appears a green light that tell me that...
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Desktop App keeps going back to Local Files

PlanFreeCountry USDevicePCOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue The app keeps going back to my local files. Which is very frustrating. I keep trying to listen to a relaxing music playlist, it plays one song, then it jumps to a random song ...

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  •   Plan Free Country  US Device PC Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The app keeps going back to my local files. Which is very frustrating. I kee...
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Spotify wont play an ad so I can lissen to music.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry North Korea Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue Spotify won't play the ad so I can listen to music. I have turned it off and back on again, it just won't play.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  North Korea  Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  Spotify won't play the ad so I can listen to music. I have turn...
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Spotify is insanely slow to open, taking 30+ minutes sometimes.

PremiumUSA Desktop, windows 7. Spotify is VERY slow to open. I click the desktop app and it can take more than 30 minutes to use spotify, the app opens but i cant see anything but friends on the side for a long period of time and am unable to click a...

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  •   Premium USA     Desktop, windows 7.      Spotify is VERY slow to open. I click the desktop app and it can take more than 30 minutes to use spotify, the app ope...
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Solved!! Spotify App doesn't start up Win 10

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDeviceAcer LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 64bit Version 1803 (Build 17134.228) My Question or Issue I have tried to install spotify on my laptop with windows 10 before. However, I always get the same error where the spotif...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device Acer Laptop Operating System Windows 10 64bit Version 1803 (Build 17134.228)   My Question or Issue  I have tried to install spotify on m...
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Spotify Slows then Crashes

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceHP and ASUS laptopsOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Alright, so this is absolutely getting ridiculous. For the past two years that I've used Spotify (starting with using premium), I've NEVER STOPPED experien...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device HP and ASUS laptops Operating System Windows 10     My Question or Issue   Alright, so this is absolutely getting ridiculous. For the ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Audio not playing

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindowsMy Question or Issue Spotify audio is not playing. I have:reinstalled Spotify.made sure it is not the headphones or windows sound.restarted the computer.What else can I do?

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows My Question or Issue  Spotify audio is not playing. I have: reinstalled Spotify. made sure it is not the headphones...
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Spotify will not nunmute

PlanFree/PremiumCountry US Device Web Browser Operating System Win 10 My Question or Issue Spotify will not unmute. Yes checked win sliders / sound - it is unmutes and all the way up. No problem with any other program on my computer.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country US   Device Web Browser   Operating System Win 10     My Question or Issue  Spotify will not unmute.  Yes checked win sliders / sound ...
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Albums no longer displayed in alphabetical order

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceWindows computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, I'm a spotify free user, I'm listening music via the web browser.A couple of days ago, Spotify stopped showing me albums in my library in alphabetical o...

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  • Plan Free Country  Italy Device Windows computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hello,   I'm a spotify free user, I'm listening music via the web ...
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Solved!! Nothing works on Spotify besides Discover Weekly

My Question or IssueNothing works on Spotify that has to do with connecting to the internet. Friend Activity won't load on the side bar, attempting to make radios from playlists wont work, radios in general wont work, nothing works that has to do wit...

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  • My Question or Issue Nothing works on Spotify that has to do with connecting to the internet. Friend Activity won't load on the side bar, attempting to make radios from playlists wont work, radios i...
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Artists not playing from "Recently Played"

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows10 My Question or Issue I've been having an issue on PC where some artists will refuse to play from the Recently Played list. If I go into the artist's page and play from there it works fine....

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  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device PC Operating System Windows10   My Question or Issue  I've been having an issue on PC where some artists will refuse to play from the R...
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[Desktop] Error code 17

PlanFreeCountry Is this really needed hugh?DevicedesktopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueIm getting an error code 17 it says that my firewall is making it stop but i when i turned it off i opened it and it said the same thing could anyo...

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  • Plan Free Country  Is this really needed hugh? Device desktop Operating System windows 10    My Question or Issue Im getting an error code 17 it says that my firewall is ...
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Solved!! Malware Windows 10 Desktop Version

PlanFree Operating SystemWindows 10 64-bit My Question or IssueMalwarebytes has detected malware in Spotify. It should be in appdata or roaming folders called Trojan.malpack. I thought there was something wrong with Malwarebytes, so I uninstalled Spo...

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Windows 10 64-bit   My Question or Issue Malwarebytes has detected malware in Spotify. It should be in appdata or roaming folders called Trojan.malpack. ...
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Windows and Mac Queue problem

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceWindows and MacOperating SystemWindows 10 unknown iOS My Question or Issue So a bit of background information. I am working in an office and we have a shared spotify account so that we can queue music up throughout the day...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Windows and Mac Operating System Windows 10 unknown iOS   My Question or Issue   So a bit of background information. I am working in an of...
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