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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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The friend feed failed to load

I have disconnectd and reconnected to my internet multiple times; however, the friend feed states: "Hmm, the Friend Feed failed to load" It has been doing this for over a week and I want it fixed so I can see what my friends are listening to.I also a...

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  • I have disconnectd and reconnected to my internet multiple times; however, the friend feed states: "Hmm, the Friend Feed failed to load"  It has been doing this for over a week and I want it fi...
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"Adding" playlist of an album from an artist makes it a playlist made by me?

This has been extremely annoying for the entirety of the time I've used spotify. Whenever I save an album by any artist, right click it, and click "add as new playlist" it makes it so the playlist is created by me and isn't displayed on my playlist l...

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  • This has been extremely annoying for the entirety of the time I've used spotify. Whenever I save an album by any artist, right click it, and click "add as new playlist" it makes it so the playlist is...
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Ad Is Fake and Can't Play Music

PlanFreeCountryDelaware DeviceWindows ComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue So, basically, a few days ago I wanted to listen to music while I was writing. When I got on there was an advert for Snickers. When i pressed the play butto...

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  • Plan Free Country Delaware   Device Windows Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  So, basically, a few days ago I wanted to listen to music while I wa...
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Album Column & Artwork Gone from Playlists

As of a few days ago, the 'album' column on the playlists I have created have vanished. I now only have 'title', 'artist' and the date it was added.Additionally, the album artwork in the bottom left corner is gone (I have tried resizing the window wi...

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  • As of a few days ago, the 'album' column on the playlists I have created have vanished. I now only have 'title', 'artist' and the date it was added. Additionally, the album artwork in the bottom l...
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[Desktop] Spotify doesn't work on Desktop Version

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySuisse Device(Dell Desktop computer)Operating SystemSpotify works correctly on all my devices (My Macbook, Iphone, and online version), but on my desktop computer. When I click Play, it switch automatically to the next song of ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Suisse  Device (Dell Desktop computer) Operating System Spotify works correctly on all my devices (My Macbook, Iphone, and online version), but on my desktop com...
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Daily mixes missing and song radio not working

My Question or IssueHi everyone, Since the last update, Daily Mixes are all gone (can't find them ANYWHERE) and my previous song radios all say "this station cannot be started" or "Something went wrong please try again later".Although I could reinsta...

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  • My Question or Issue Hi everyone,   Since the last update, Daily Mixes are all gone (can't find them ANYWHERE) and my previous song radios all say "this station cannot be started" or "Somethi...
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Songs played distorted

PlanPremium CountryNetherlands Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRecently, several songs have been played distorted.Reinstallation of the Spotify app did not help. I am using the app version 1.0.74.380.g1fcff12 on Windows 10.

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  • Plan Premium   Country Netherlands     Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Recently, several songs have been played distorted. Reinstallation of the Spo...
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issue using 5.1 configuration in windows. Needs to be fixed!

Using the desktop program, if I go to my sound settings and set the configuration in my playback devices to 5.1 surround, spotify will simply not play.it will skip song after song and then stop. However if i set my speakers to stereo and restart it; ...

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  •   Using the desktop program,  if I go to my sound settings and set the configuration in my playback devices to 5.1 surround, spotify will simply not play. it will skip song after son...
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Unintentional scrolling after back button

PlanPremium (Student)CountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 10 64 bitVersion1.0.84.344.gfc674f6f My Question or IssueHi there - new poster here! So I had this weird problem where Spotify desktop automatically scrolls down/loads an artist's page ...

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  • Plan Premium (Student) Country United States Operating System Windows 10 64 bit Version 1.0.84.344.gfc674f6f   My Question or Issue Hi there - new poster here! So I had this weird prob...
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Solved!! Make spotify pause automatically?

PlanFreeCountry DeviceHP NotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI was wondering if I could make spotify pause instead of mute when other sounds are played?

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  • Plan Free Country   Device HP Notebook Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue I was wondering if I could make spotify pause instead of mute when other sounds are played?...
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What's new in 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e?

Spotify just updated to 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e. Where's the change log?

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  • Spotify just updated to 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e. Where's the change log?
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Label search not working on Desktop player

The Avanced label search is not working on the Desktop player (win 10 64bit) but is working fine on the web player.

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  • The Avanced label search is not working on the Desktop player (win 10 64bit) but is working fine on the web player.
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Can't play the current song

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP EliteBookOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueEverytime a song ends I get the error "can't play the current song." I need to constantly hit the 'next' button to play songs. Same issue on all playlists. Previousl...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP EliteBook Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Everytime a song ends I get the error "can't play the current song." I need to constantly hit th...
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Library bug - able to add already saved song

PlanPremiumCountry US Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOccasionally I am looking up an artist who has songs which I have added to my library. I notice some of these saved songs do not have the checkmark next to them to indicate that I h...

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  • Plan Premium Country  US   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Occasionally I am looking up an artist who has songs which I have added to my library. I notice s...
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Superuser Contribution Sub standard connection

Edit: The below was posted in error in this topic. Reposted in "Android"Since middle/late May: "no internet connection, please try again later" 2-3 times on a daily basis. This with a close to flawless mobil internet connection. It never occurs when ...

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  • Edit: The below was posted in error in this topic. Reposted in "Android" Since middle/late May: "no internet connection, please try again later" 2-3 times on a daily basis. This with a close to flaw...
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Need sort library playlists by artists

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicen/aOperating SystemWindows 7 desktop, version 1.0.84.344My Question or Issue I have hundreds (maybe 1000?) playlists. I normally sort playlists by artist (and chronologically within an artist). I did that for my vinyl record...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device n/a Operating System Windows 7 desktop, version 1.0.84.344 My Question or Issue   I have hundreds (maybe 1000?) playlists.  I normally sort playlist...
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Radio Down

PlanPremiumCountry USDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueRadio and friends feed has been down for me, for quite some time.I have uninstalled, reinstalled, everything, tried a new account even.It's just not working.

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  • Plan Premium Country  US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Radio and friends feed has been down for me, for quite some time. I have uninstalled, reinst...
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How to add a song from a playlist to a liblary

PlanPremiumCountry PolandDeviceLenovo P2Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 My Question or Issue How to add a song from playlist to liblary , becouse I I had to add a song from an album , becouse It's not a avaible on spotify ( lemonade beyonce ) and I cant ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Poland Device Lenovo P2 Operating System Android 7.0   My Question or Issue  How to add a song from playlist to liblary , becouse I I had to add...
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Can't play some songs from an artist/This song is unavaliable

PlanPremiumCountry EstoniaDevicePC/Android (both same issue)Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop, Windows 10 My Question or IssueThis song is unavaliable. If you have the file on your computer you can import it. I have been experiencing this for a few we...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Estonia Device PC/Android (both same issue) Operating System Android Lollipop, Windows 10   My Question or Issue This song is unavaliable. If you hav...
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Solved!! Radio Error - Failed to Load

My Spotify Windows 10 app won't load the radio anymore. It just randomly stopped. I have tried disabling and enabling Hardware Acceleration like one post suggested, but does not help, I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling, doesn't help. Thinking...

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  •   My Spotify Windows 10 app won't load the radio anymore. It just randomly stopped. I have tried disabling and enabling Hardware Acceleration like one post suggested, but does not help, I have ...
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