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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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Superuser Contribution Can I NOT download saved tracks?

Since the web player has been virtually destroyed by Spotify, I may be forced to download the Spotify application to use on my laptop. If I do, am I forced to download all my saved tracks to my hardrive? I want the saved tracks download for my iPhone...

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  • Since the web player has been virtually destroyed by Spotify, I may be forced to download the Spotify application to use on my laptop.  If I do, am I forced to download all my saved tracks to my...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist says I have 255 songs, only about 25% play, songs don't appear on mobile, help!

All the playlist songs appear on the desktop version but most do not play in shuffle mode or when selected.directly. Mobile version of the playlist only shows about 20% of the songs on the playlist. I have about 5-10 playlists with this issue. Many o...

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  • All the playlist songs appear on the desktop version but most do not play in shuffle mode or when selected.directly. Mobile version of the playlist only shows about 20% of the songs on the playl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Artists pay per stream

Hellou Community. I have few questions. How much is Spotify paying Artists per stream. And if i have on my songs for example 1000 streams made by 500 users, will spotify pay me for all of those streams or just for 500?Thanks for all answears!

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  • Hellou Community. I have few questions. How much is Spotify paying Artists per stream. And if i have on my songs for example 1000 streams made by 500 users, will spotify pay me for all of those strea...
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Superuser Contribution Pick up songs where i left

Hi,1 month ago i restore my PC desktop with windows 10.Before restoring it, when i switch on my PC and start spotify, The application start with the playback queue that i leave when i switch off it.Now, After the recovery, when i switch on PC and Spo...

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  • Hi, 1 month ago i restore my PC desktop with windows 10. Before restoring it, when i switch on my PC and start spotify, The application start with the playback queue that i leave when i switch off ...
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Superuser Contribution Memory leak in Windows 10 client when using Local Files

I have a library of 10,000+ MP3s, and Spotify fails to index it. When I add the folder with my music, Spotify slowly starts using more and more memory and slows to a crawl, making it completely unusable until I kill the process in Task Manager. Once ...

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  • I have a library of 10,000+ MP3s, and Spotify fails to index it. When I add the folder with my music, Spotify slowly starts using more and more memory and slows to a crawl, making it completely unusa...
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Recent Artists Not Refreshing

Come on Spotify, it's 2018 and your recently played artists are still messed up. Anyone know a fix? Uninstalled but it doesn't work on both Android and laptop,

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  • Come on Spotify, it's 2018 and your recently played artists are still messed up. Anyone know a fix? Uninstalled but it doesn't work on both Android and laptop, 
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Superuser Contribution Cannot UNINSTALL Spotify. HELP!

Hey All, I'm losing my mind trying to get spotify off of my computer. I've tried many of the suggestions for Windows to no avail. I've tried: -Going to programs and clicking uninstall...after clicking uninstall, nothing happens -Checked under Library...

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  • Hey All,   I'm losing my mind trying to get spotify off of my computer. I've tried many of the suggestions for Windows to no avail. I've tried:   -Going to programs and clicking uninsta...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist keeps playing the first song after every song I listen to

I have to manually select the next song in the playlist, because the first song keeps automatically playing.

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  • I have to manually select the next song in the playlist, because the first song keeps automatically playing. 
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Desktop/webplayer playing incorrect song

I've only found one instance of this so far.Trying to play "One More Light" by Linkin Park. When I play it on my tablet, it plays the correct track. But on the webplayer AND/OR desktop app(using the "old" client) on my PC (Win10), it shows "One More ...

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  • I've only found one instance of this so far. Trying to play "One More Light" by Linkin Park. When I play it on my tablet, it plays the correct track. But on the webplayer AND/OR desktop app(using th...
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Surface Pro 4 Desktop App Quits Playing 4 Seconds Into Song

Can be restarted by touching back arrow on app. Consistent and very irritating Network doesn't matter, albums, playlists, radio -- doesn't matter...downloaded songs--doesn't matter. No other service does this. In spite of it's other great features, t...

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  • Can be restarted by touching back arrow on app.   Consistent and very irritating   Network doesn't matter, albums, playlists, radio -- doesn't matter...downloaded songs--doesn't matter....
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Moving album art/ videos

Lord Huron's new album Vide Noir has a feature that when you listen to it on mobile if you are viewing the current song playing it has a video or animation that goes with that song. I was hoping to have this functionality when I put my desktop app in...

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  • Lord Huron's new album Vide Noir has a feature that when you listen to it on mobile if you are viewing the current song playing it has a video or animation that goes with that song. I was hoping to h...
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Song stops after a few seconds then random Latin music starts playing...

Is anyone else having this problem? I'll be listening to a song on one of my playlists or albums, then suddenly the song will just stop after playing for about 10 seconds, then some random Latin music comes on. I have nothing against Latin music, but...

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  • Is anyone else having this problem? I'll be listening to a song on one of my playlists or albums, then suddenly the song will just stop after playing for about 10 seconds, then some random Latin musi...
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Lokale Musikdateien verschwinden nicht

Hallo Zusammen,ich habe folgendes Problem: Ich hatte ein paar Alben lokal auf einer eigenen Festplatte liegen (Laufwerk E). Aufgrund von umstrukturierungen, meiner Festplatten wurde kurzzeitig aus Laufwerk E, Laufwerk F. In dieser Zeit war Spotify ak...

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  • Hallo Zusammen, ich habe folgendes Problem: Ich hatte ein paar Alben lokal auf einer eigenen Festplatte liegen (Laufwerk E). Aufgrund von umstrukturierungen, meiner Festplatten wurde kurzzeitig aus ...
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Random connections

So I'll play spotify from my computer. Now the issue I have is when my phone is nearby, it'll randomly connect to my phone, (When I play from my phone, it says the device ID, so I know that that's the correct device) without me asking to, it's even d...

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  • So I'll play spotify from my computer.  Now the issue I have is when my phone is nearby, it'll randomly connect to my phone, (When I play from my phone, it says the device ID, so I know that tha...
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Spotify isn't showing recent activity of the people I follow

All of my followers and people I am following show up on my account but their recent activity isnt showing up at all. I miss seeing what my friends are listening to! I checked my settings, I logged out and then in again, I even closed the app, but it...

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  • All of my followers and people I am following show up on my account but their recent activity isnt showing up at all. I miss seeing what my friends are listening to! I checked my settings, I logged o...
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Solved!! Give us YOUR feedback - Spotify

I have been starting to visit this forum since the awful release of 0.8.8 when things started spiraling downwards for this service. There's a lot of threads with people unsatisfied with the changes and updates(?) you have done recently. They just add...

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  • I have been starting to visit this forum since the awful release of 0.8.8 when things started spiraling downwards for this service. There's a lot of threads with people unsatisfied with the changes a...
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My filter keeps messing up my queue

So i was on my computer useing spotify and every time i pull it up it automatically is at a spacific song on my list and has a set queue there and when ever i use the filter to go to a spacific song and continue rom tha point in the list it auto rese...

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  • So i was on my computer useing spotify and every time i pull it up it automatically is at a spacific song on my list and has a set queue there and when ever i use the filter to go to a spacific song ...
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Odd recommendations...

My [Discover > Top Recommendations for You] list today is bizarre in that it seems to have mistaken me for a Colombian gaucho. I'm flattered but musically it's a big miss with nothing relevant to anything I've ever listend to. Very curious...

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  • My [Discover  > Top Recommendations for You] list today is bizarre in that it seems to have mistaken me for a Colombian gaucho. I'm flattered but musically it's a big miss with nothing releva...
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Daily mix and last song played bugs.

Hello, I am encountering weird bugs since few months.Firstly, when i turn on my PC and Spotify, the current song is not what i have listened to last. For example, I have not listened to any of my daily mixes for 4 days, (but was listening to my libra...

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  • Hello,  I am encountering weird bugs since few months. Firstly, when i turn on my PC and Spotify, the current song is not what i have listened to last. For example, I have not listened to any ...
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Bad sound/compression artifacts, Spotify only?

When I listen to 'Susanne Sundfør - The Brothel', there seems to be some compression artifacts when theres high notes, especially at 4.00 - 6.16 (end). These compression artifacts isnt there on CD's or youtube versions of this track. It's only on the...

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  • When I listen to 'Susanne Sundfør - The Brothel', there seems to be some compression artifacts when theres high notes, especially at 4.00 - 6.16 (end).   These compression artifacts isnt there...
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