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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 Is the Picture In Picture (PIP) mode available on the desktop application?

I don't even want to watch videos, just have tiny audio control.In the web player, there is a little button by the album art and play controls that changes you to "PIP Mode" that makes a little floating album art square window that is borderless and ...

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  • I don't even want to watch videos, just have tiny audio control. In the web player, there is a little button by the album art and play controls that changes you to "PIP Mode" that makes a little f...
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Superuser Contribution spotify keeps pausing, and playing by itself in the PC

On windows the spotify app out of the microsoftstore, and the downloaded version from the spotify website keeps doing the same. Cache has been cleared, hardware acceleration is off, computer is restarted, and the app has been reinstalled multiple tim...

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  • On windows the spotify app out of the microsoftstore, and the downloaded version from the spotify website keeps doing the same. Cache has been cleared, hardware acceleration is off, computer is resta...
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Superuser Contribution Blocked content

Hi, I have a playlist full of songs from a Czech rapper (Řezník) but one day I saw that like a half of the songs were blocked.

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  • Hi, I have a playlist full of songs from a Czech rapper (Řezník) but one day I saw that like a half of the songs were blocked.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Windows app can't play when using 3.1 surround setup.

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceAcer Nitro 7Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueSpotify Windows app both UWP and non-UWP version can't play if the output is set on 3.1 surround sound. Video/How to reproduce: https://youtu.be/RBhchYa0tVkSp...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Acer Nitro 7 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Spotify Windows app both UWP and non-UWP version can't play if the output is set o...
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Superuser Contribution cannot seek in spotify windows (both MS store and direct exe install)

PlanPremiumCountryARGDevicePC. Windows 11Operating SystemW11 My Question or Issuecan't seek songs, as soon as I try to seek (even using the lyrics) it skips song. Tried reinstalling, and tried installing the other version (instead of store version, f...

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  • Plan Premium Country ARG Device PC. Windows 11 Operating System W11   My Question or Issue can't seek songs, as soon as I try to seek (even using the lyrics) it skips song. Tried reins...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Playlists] I can't see the track numbers in my playlist

PlanPremiumCountryPolandOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOn one playlist instead of number of song i can see only note, but on others normally i can see the song numbers. Also i can see "release date" under which nothing is written, whe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue On one playlist instead of number of song i can see only note, but on others normally i can see the song nu...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] White Boxes after update

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating System(Windows 11) My Question or IssueWhite boxes have started showing up around my Spotify player. This has only started after the update. Does anyone know a fix?you can see one in the top right corner, but they come ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System (Windows 11)   My Question or Issue White boxes have started showing up around my Spotify player. This has only started after the update. Does a...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 Error - "Spotify can not play this right now. If you have files on your..."

I have recently clean installed Windows 10 home edition on my computer. Since the re-install I have not been able to use the desktop app for spotify to play songs. I am able to use the spotify desktop app to control my phone and the browser songs wit...

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  • I have recently clean installed Windows 10 home edition on my computer. Since the re-install I have not been able to use the desktop app for spotify to play songs.   I am able to use the spoti...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] Listening while gaming

Ok so the Dev's might want to take a look at all the major gaming ports that are used out there so that there isn't port hogging going on between Major Games, their Launcher and Spotify. My and quit a but of my friends and gaming community have stopp...

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  • Ok so the Dev's might want to take a look at all the major gaming ports that are used out there so that there isn't port hogging going on between Major Games, their Launcher and Spotify. My and quit ...
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Superuser Contribution Windows10 Desktop App does not see the speaker set-up that Android app sees

BACKGROUNDI use Spotify FamilyI use Windows10 Sonos Desktop version 1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7I use Android Version version 8.5.94.839I wirelessly connect both units to the same WiFi (2,4Ghz) Router. The router ALSO has a Sonos Boost wired directly. Our ho...

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  • BACKGROUND I use Spotify Family I use Windows10 Sonos Desktop version 1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7 I use Android Version version 8.5.94.839 I wirelessly connect both units to the same WiFi (2,4Ghz) Route...
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Question about local file quality

So recently I bought a vinyl of Purity Ring's begin again on vinyl. The album came with a download to some high quality mp3's, which sound incredibly nice. However when I imported them through the local files section of Spotify, I noticed that the so...

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  • So recently I bought a vinyl of Purity Ring's begin again on vinyl. The album came with a download to some high quality mp3's, which sound incredibly nice. However when I imported them thro...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issue when dragging song from "Next in queue" to "Next up" section

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDell Inspiron 16 Plus 7620Operating SystemWindows 11Spotify VersionSpotify for Windows (MS Store)1.1.99.878.g1e4ccc6eMy Question or IssueI like to drag songs from my manually created queue ("Next in queue") to the auto-generat...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Dell Inspiron 16 Plus 7620 Operating System Windows 11 Spotify Version Spotify for Windows (MS Store) 1.1.99.878.g1e4ccc6e My Question or Issue I like to drag...
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Superuser Contribution My spotify app keeps changing song

Hi,My spotify app on my laptop (Windows 11) keeps changing song whenever i click on the progress bar, i already reinstalled the app multiple times but it keeps happening. But when i use spotify web, it doesn't happen. does anyone know what happen to ...

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  • Hi, My spotify app on my laptop (Windows 11) keeps changing song whenever i click on the progress bar, i already reinstalled the app multiple times but it keeps happening.   But when i use sp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play any new songs

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor the past couple of months, no new song releases have played on my Spotify app. I can listen to new releases through my browser and my phone, yet my Spotif...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For the past couple of months, no new song releases have played on my Spotify...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Web App not working, VPN is connected

I was working on my App development, and I needed to use VPN access for some API integration once the VPN was connected, the Spotify Web app started giving me a 403 status code error. I might be wrong here, but it is just feedback if this can be reso...

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  • I was working on my App development, and I needed to use VPN access for some API integration once the VPN was connected, the Spotify Web app started giving me a 403 status code error.    ...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists disappear from profile if in folders

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceiPhone XR My Question or IssueHi all,I've noticed the playlists I've created inside folders (by clicking on the folder and then the + sign) are not showing when me or someone else goes to my profile, even if they're publ...

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  • ...ot showing when me or someone else goes to my profile, even if they're public. I've got a lot of playlists and I don't wanna have to re-do them all lol anyone has a solution? I've tried moving them i...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Keeps Pausing Every 30 Seconds

PlanPremium Family PlanCountryUnited StatesDeviceAndroid, PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have been having my Spotify paused every 30 seconds, randomly. Here's the catch though.. IT IS NOT ATTACHED TO MY DISCORD. PLEASE DO NOT GIVE...

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  • Plan Premium Family Plan Country United States Device Android, PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have been having my Spotify paused every 30 seconds, randomly.&...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Song skipping

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 11My Question or IssueEvery time I try to change the tempo of the song in the player it skips to the next track

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Desktop Operating System Windows 11 My Question or Issue Every time I try to change the tempo of the song in the player it skips to the next track
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Why does the song close or skip to another song when I rewind or fast forward a song?

PlanFreeCountryAzerbaijanDeviceHuawei Matebook 14Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueWhy does the song close or skip to another song when I rewind or fast forward a song?

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  • Plan Free Country Azerbaijan Device Huawei Matebook 14 Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Why does the song close or skip to another song when I rewind or fast forward ...
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