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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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Solved!! Differences between Windows 10 Store App and the Windows App

Hello, after two years of absence I plan to come back to Spotify. I saw that there is a version on the Windows 10 Store available.But you also offer a "normal" version at the Spotify website (that also runs on other OS). What are the differences betw...

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  • Hello,   after two years of absence I plan to come back to Spotify.   I saw that there is a version on the Windows 10 Store available. But you also offer a "normal" version at the Spot...
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Spotify Not Letting Me Add a Photo To a Playlist

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDevice?Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueGreetings, I have tried to upload a piciture to a playlist in spotify, and for every piciture is says that it is to small, and that it needs to be at least 300 by 300. ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Australia Device ? Operating System Windows 10       My Question or Issue Greetings,  I have tried to upload a piciture to a playli...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play specific artist

PlanStudent PremiumCountryScotland Device(iPhone 6, iPad Air, Desktop PC and Laptop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue For the past few months, I have been having an issue where I am unable to listen to a specific artist, While She Sle...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country Scotland    Device (iPhone 6, iPad Air, Desktop PC and Laptop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  For the past few month...
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Solved!! faded play button

I wanted to add HEROES by Brian the Sun to my playlist and I searched for it on spotify but when I looked it up on google it showed up but with a faded looking play button and not a normal play button. Any help? I feel as if its a country restriction...

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  • I wanted to add HEROES by Brian the Sun to my playlist and I searched for it on spotify but when I looked it up on google it showed up but with a faded looking play button and not a normal play butto...
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Superuser Contribution Music downloaded on my PC

So i have some music downloaded on my PC (not through spotify) and when i like the 'source' or file location then try to play these songs it says 'This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.' which i have done...

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  •   So i have some music downloaded on my PC (not through spotify) and when i like the 'source' or file location then try to play these songs it says 'This song is not available. If you have the ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play current song - from Local Files

PlanFree CountryUnited States DeviceWindows 10 laptop My Question or IssueSpotify app stops playing songs from my Local Files and announces it "Can't play current song". This often coincides with the laptop disconnecting from my Bluetooth speaker.

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  • Plan Free   Country United States   Device Windows 10 laptop   My Question or Issue Spotify app stops playing songs from my Local Files and announces it "Can't play current s...
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Need a human being to talk to

PlanFree on my iPhone 6Premium on my Desktop w Windows 7 CountryUSA DeviceiPhone6 and Lenovo DesktopOperating SystemiOS11 on iPhoneWindows 7 on Desktop My Question or IssueI upgraded to Premium two days ago on my Desktop Computer. My iPhone6 has Free...

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LET US HIDE OUR "RECENTLY" PLAYED ARTISTS!!!!

I think it's super intrusive to not give us the option anymore, I literally spent hours trying to hide this- as it's not even accurate. Why would Spotify need this to be public to our followers and the public? It's stupid and we pay for this service,...

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  • I think it's super intrusive to not give us the option anymore, I literally spent hours trying to hide this- as it's not even accurate. Why would Spotify need this to be public to our followers and t...
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Specific Songs Skip on Spotify (desktop, phone) and iTunes (desktop, phone)

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceiPhone 5, HP laptopOperating SystemWindows, iOS My Question or Issue Absolutely bizarrely, an album by McCafferty (Yarn) which played fine before has started to skip - on multiple devices and listening platforms, including ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device iPhone 5, HP laptop Operating System Windows, iOS   My Question or Issue  Absolutely bizarrely, an album by McCafferty (Yarn) which played f...
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"Can't play the current song" Error (More details inside)

Hello! as stated in the title I keep getting this error, More details about my specs etc are below.My problem currently is when I start playing a song it'll take a few seconds then it plays about 5-8 seconds of the song then stops with the error "Can...

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  • Hello! as stated in the title I keep getting this error, More details about my specs etc are below. My problem currently is when I start playing a song it'll take a few seconds then it plays about...
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Superuser Contribution I try logging in, but end up training some ML-model

Hi I tried logging in to the browser version of Spotify and when I typed my password, I ended up spending two minutes answering questions about the existense of cars in a wide array of pictures. That's a lot of time spent identifying cars, when all I...

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  • Hi   I tried logging in to the browser version of Spotify and when I typed my password, I ended up spending two minutes answering questions about the existense of cars in a wide array of&...
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REcover Playlist After PC System Recovery?

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Giant artist select page on startup

Hello Everyone.The first time i logged into Spotify on a free account it let me choose my favourite genres and artists within those genres , this made spotify generate unique playlists for me .so i enjoyed it and then decided to delete the account an...

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  • Hello Everyone. The first time i logged into Spotify on a free account it let me choose my favourite genres and artists within those genres , this made spotify generate unique playlists for me ...
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Can't login

Spotify Usernamenicolasreinertc.PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I can't seem to login to my account on Desktop. I type in my correct password, but the login button goes dark when i press it and it just stays that way forev...

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  • Spotify Username nicolasreinertc. Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I can't seem to login to my account on Desktop.  I type in my correc...
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Can't see Shuffle button

PlanFreeCountry USDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can't for the life of me find the shuffle button, either on the Web player or my desktop app. I've searched and found the help article saying its at the bottom of the player, ...

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  • Plan Free Country  US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can't for the life of me find the shuffle button, either on the Web player or my desktop app.&...
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Song not playing

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI've been having issues recently with playing You Know You're Right by Nirvana, I've seen other people having the same issues too. A person I'm talking with in the US is a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I've been having issues recently with playing You Know You're Right by Nirvana, I've se...
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Playing everything in my library

Hey everyone! I was just wondering if there was a simple way to just play everything in my library, or content from every artists I'm following. Searched and couldn't find anything either on the forums or elsewhere. Either there is no features like t...

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  • Hey everyone!  I was just wondering if there was a simple way to just play everything in my library, or content from every artists I'm following. Searched and couldn't find anything either on th...
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Volume Control way down, but actual volume output quite high

Spotify Premium Family, Windows X, PCEver since I connected a SONOS Player the volume control in the Spotify Dektop App does not represent its actual output. What you see in the picture is the "normal" output, if I move it any higher (by VERY careful...

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  • Spotify Premium Family, Windows X, PC Ever since I connected a SONOS Player the volume control in the Spotify Dektop App does not represent its actual output. What you see in the picture is the "n...
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Spotify Desktop Windows 10 - Software does not start anymore

Dear All,Suddenly, Spotify for Windows 10 (both the windows store app and the program) does not stary anymore. If I want to start Spotify, only the icon in the taskbar appears. I try to re-install both several times and also start it as an administra...

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  •   Dear All, Suddenly, Spotify for Windows 10 (both the windows store app and the program) does not stary anymore. If I want to start Spotify, only the icon in the taskbar appears. I try to re-...
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