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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 [Desktop][Playlists] Add the function to sort by "recently added" in the drop down filter.

Everybody sees the drop down filter but finding the function to sort your playlist by recently added is not intuitive at all and should be at the same place as the other options.

  • Visitor
  • Everybody sees the drop down filter but finding the function to sort your playlist by recently added is not intuitive at all and should be at the same place as the other options.
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Shuffle Algorithm is not great at all is not great at all

Hi I got three times the same song in less than a couple of hours on an over 7h playlist. It's not limited to web player, it's also Android and iOS. it's the shuffle than need a review. thanks

  • Visitor
  • Hi   I got three times the same song in less than a couple of hours on an over 7h playlist. It's not limited to web player, it's also Android and iOS. it's the shuffle than need a review. &nb...
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Superuser Contribution Over three months without desktop app support for South Korea - What is going on?

PlanPremium Duo CountrySouth Korea DevicePC Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLast February has seen the official release of Spotify in South Korea. We were offered three months of free trial (since Korea doesn't get free plan for corpor...

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  • Plan Premium Duo   Country South Korea   Device PC   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Last February has seen the official release of Spotify in Sout...
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Solved!! Hide friends activity right bar

PlanPremiumCountrySpain DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Is there anyway to hide friends's activity right bar?I haven't connected spotify to facebook and I don`t have prevision to do this, I haven`t FB account in fact...So... t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Is there anyway to hide friends's activity right bar? I haven't connected ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Redesign is broken in ultrawide monitors

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceCustom Built PC: Intel Core i7 6770k, 32 GB Ram, 2 TB storage (HDD+SDD), GTX 1070Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWith the previous design of the desktop app, the middle section was aligned to the center. W...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Custom Built PC: Intel Core i7 6770k, 32 GB Ram, 2 TB storage (HDD+SDD), GTX 1070 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue With the previou...
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Superuser Contribution this new Spotify update is flat-out ridiculous

why did you remove the ability to hide tracks? why did you remove Hide track feature? I'm starting to see a whole lot of unavailable tracks in my playlist. I don't see any way to remove it whatsoever. also why did you remove scan local disk feature

  • Gig Goer
  • why did you remove the ability to hide tracks?  why did you remove Hide track feature?  I'm starting to see a whole lot of unavailable tracks in my playlist. I don't see any way t...
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Superuser Contribution Poor performance in general

I tried today to continue to update and maintain my playlists. Unfortunately, the display of the playlists since the update takes quite a long time, after deleting a playlist, the whole application jumps back to "Libary / Bibilothek", which also mean...

  • Music Fan
  • I tried today to continue to update and maintain my playlists. Unfortunately, the display of the playlists since the update takes quite a long time, after deleting a playlist, the whole application j...
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Superuser Contribution Default playlist name in new desktop UI

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWith the new desktop UI (Windows 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a) when creating a playlist from an album, the playlist name is set to the "Album" name. The old UI set it to "Artist - Album...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue With the new desktop UI (Windows 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a) when creating a playlist from an album, the playli...
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Superuser Contribution [Queue] Adding multiple songs to playlist not working

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceWindowsOperating SystemWindows 10Version1.1.57.443.ga029a6c4-a My Question or IssueI can't add multiple songs to the queue. When I drag and drop only get the first one is added. If I try to drag and drop to the button ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Windows Operating System Windows 10 Version 1.1.57.443.ga029a6c4-a   My Question or Issue I can't add multiple songs to the queue. When I drag an...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Your Library] Improve performance when loading playlists

PlanPremiumCountrySweden Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI realized I probably posted this issue in the wrong place as an "idea", please remove it if necessary; https://community.spotify.com/t5/Idea-Submissions/Desktop-Your-Library-Loa...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I realized I probably posted this issue in the wrong place as an "idea", please remove it if necess...
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Superuser Contribution Horrible new desktop update

Looks like the desktop application changed drastically, and not only it all looks bad, with smaller covers and worst quality, but it also became pathetic for navigation. Before this horrendous update I was able to access everything I wanted on a band...

  • Roadie
  • Looks like the desktop application changed drastically, and not only it all looks bad, with smaller covers and worst quality, but it also became pathetic for navigation. Before this horrendous update...
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Is it possible to jump to a specific song in a playlist with the new update?

I don't particularly hate the new update but it did remove one feature I use constantly. You used to be able to search within a playlist for a track, click on that track, and then exit search mode to jump to that track's position in the playlist. Thi...

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  • I don't particularly hate the new update but it did remove one feature I use constantly. You used to be able to search within a playlist for a track, click on that track, and then exit search mode to...
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Superuser Contribution Bug while searching for songs to add to a playlist.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen in a playlist if I use the "find more" button, which lets me search for songs, when I try to play a song that pops up, it will stop playing whatever is already p...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When in a playlist if I use the "find more" button, which lets me search for songs, when I...
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Superuser Contribution Installing the previous version (March / April 2021)

I'm now in my ninth year of using Spotify, but the GUI on the desktop version is getting more and more harrowing.Is there any way to go back to the old version (until about April)?Everything runs even slower than before (sometimes very, very extreme)...

  • Music Fan
  • I'm now in my ninth year of using Spotify, but the GUI on the desktop version is getting more and more harrowing. Is there any way to go back to the old version (until about April)? Everyth...
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Superuser Contribution Downgrade or switching back UI

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi! I would like to ask whether I could downgrade the Windows desktop app, or switch back to the previous UI somehow?P.S.: Am I the only one who thinks it was pe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hi! I would like to ask whether I could downgrade the Windows desktop ap...
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[Desktop] Bring back the indicator of much of a podcast episode I listened.

I turn off the app once because it doesn't really matter, and I'm welcomed with the new layout, I hate it, please bring the old one back? But if you want to keep it so bad, at least add back that little bar that shows how much of you've listened to s...

  • Casual Listener
  • I turn off the app once because it doesn't really matter, and I'm welcomed with the new layout, I hate it, please bring the old one back? But if you want to keep it so bad, at least add back that lit...
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[Desktop] idea - fix recently played

my recently played has been broken for months. it is inaccurate. i have never listened to my recently played songs/playlists. it always resets to the same songs/playlist when I exit the app or update it. my idea is to fix this bug. thanks

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  • my recently played has been broken for months. it is inaccurate. i have never listened to my recently played songs/playlists. it always resets to the same songs/playlist when I exit the app or update...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] Playlist Images Don't Load and Folders Don't Appear on New Windows UI

I have a lot of playlists that I use a lot of folders to keep sorted; without folders my library would be a practically unusable mess. I always used to use the big icons in the center to navigate, but with the new UI, that is very difficult. Folders ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a lot of playlists that I use a lot of folders to keep sorted; without folders my library would be a practically unusable mess. I always used to use the big icons in the center to na...
  • Mihail
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Add the recently added feature from Android

a recent update taht redesinged the UI seems to have removed then option to sort playlists by recently added. Personaly i only listen to my playlists. The feature still exist on Android so it seems like it accidentaly got dropped...

  • Visitor
  • a recent update taht redesinged the UI seems to have removed then option to sort playlists by recently added. Personaly i only listen to my playlists. The feature still exist on Android so it seems l...
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[Desktop] Couple ideas about the new ID

It sucks. I have a dream. I dream about a UI that is useful, well-arranged, don't require endless mouse scrolling, has search bar always ready, shows songs inside the albums without the need to click through them one by one... should I continue? Just...

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  • It sucks.   I have a dream. I dream about a UI that is useful, well-arranged, don't require endless mouse scrolling, has search bar always ready, shows songs inside the albums without the ne...
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