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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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Wrong pictures on playlists.

So I have changed my profile picture and it shows in the top right corner. Everything alright, but on my weekly playlist is still the old one. Is this some sort of bug or just a glich in the code ?. Would be nice to now how to change that. I hope you...

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  • So I have changed my profile picture and it shows in the top right corner. Everything alright, but on my weekly playlist is still the old one. Is this some sort of bug or just a glich in the code ?.&...
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Cpu performance

The app runs at 100% cpu utilization on my 200gHz processor with adequate memory-even with the music turned off.Thus slow everything down. Similar experiences? Solutions?

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  • The app runs at 100% cpu utilization on my 200gHz processor with adequate memory-even with the music turned off.Thus slow everything down. Similar experiences? Solutions?
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Version 1.0.69.336.g7edcc575 Cannot Reorignise Playlist

Hi Since update to 1.0.69.336.g7edcc575 you can no longer drag drop to reorg a platlist. There is no White line etc

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  • Hi   Since update to 1.0.69.336.g7edcc575 you can no longer drag drop to reorg a platlist. There is no White line etc    
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Spotify offline while having a wifi connection

Hi! It's the most ridiculous problem you can think of, but my desktop spotify program can't get online. I've removed and re-installed it 8 times by now. But I can''t get it online! I've checked my firewall about idunno preventing spotify for having a...

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  • Hi! It's the most ridiculous problem you can think of, but my desktop spotify program can't get online. I've removed and re-installed it 8 times by now. But I can''t get it online! I've checked my fi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Started a fully, detailed and explained post on a potential problem - got deleted by Spotify.

As topic says, I made a topic about my "Top tracks 2017" list i got on my Spotify Premium Acc. It doesn't reflect at all the songs I've listened to in the year 2017 - Well maybe a few, but mostly not. I made a full, nice and detailed post about it he...

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  • As topic says, I made a topic about my "Top tracks 2017" list i got on my Spotify Premium Acc. It doesn't reflect at all the songs I've listened to in the year 2017 - Well maybe a few, but mostly not...
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Recently Played list shows nothing

I am using Spotify on my windows 10 laptop (version: 1.0.64.403.gb738707f (Windows Store version)) The app mostly works, though I had to turn off hardware acceleration in order to prevent it from crashing my system. In any event, I've been playing mu...

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  • I am using Spotify on my windows 10 laptop (version: 1.0.64.403.gb738707f (Windows Store version))   The app mostly works, though I had to turn off hardware acceleration in order to preve...
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Newest spotify update for windows causing high CPU usage while not minimized

I've been on Spotify for windows version 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1 for a couple days and I've noticed a new problem. I get a consistent CPU usage of 25-40% at any time the client window is open on my desktop, even when not playing any music or loading any...

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  • I've been on Spotify for windows version 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1 for a couple days and I've noticed a new problem.  I get a consistent CPU usage of 25-40% at any time the client window is open on m...
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Can you make a music player widget like phones but for PC

just like there are music player widgets for phones i REALLY need one for my computer because i dont know why but it takes me a long time to stop or change the music by going to my taskbar and also my computer likes to hide the taskbar on its own som...

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  •  just like there are music player widgets for phones i REALLY need one for my computer because i dont know why but it takes me a long time to stop or change the music by going to my taskbar and ...
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Desktop Application Loses Focus

After unlocking my PC, the Spotify window (assuming it was open when the PC was locked) will lose focus and be unable to be interacted with until I double-click it in the taskbar and re-summon it again. Any idea what would cause this? Version: 1.0.68...

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  • After unlocking my PC, the Spotify window (assuming it was open when the PC was locked) will lose focus and be unable to be interacted with until I double-click it in the taskbar and re-summon it aga...
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why there is no download option on the playlist in my Spotify premium

I just bought the license for Spotify Premium, most of the time listening via my Laptop, but there are no download option on my desktop, while in my android, i have it. Can any one help me out on this? Thanks!

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  • I just bought the license for Spotify Premium, most of the time listening via my Laptop, but there are no download option on my desktop, while in my android, i have it. Can any one help me out on thi...
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Add Song to Fav from Win 10 Desktop Overlay

is it possible to have a shortcut to add song to library when adjusting the volume? or at least a keyboard shortcut?

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  • is it possible to have a shortcut to add song to library when adjusting the volume? or at least a keyboard shortcut?
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How to keybind skip song while not in client?

Hi, most of the time when I'm playing videogames I have Spotify running in the background playing music. I know if you CTRL-Right Arrow key it'll skip a song if you're in the Spotify program while it's running, however I was wondering if there was a ...

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  • Hi, most of the time when I'm playing videogames I have Spotify running in the background playing music. I know if you CTRL-Right Arrow key it'll skip a song if you're in the Spotify program while it...
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Spotify Appears Twice in Task Manager (Startup) - SpotifyStartupTask.exe

Hi, As stated in my title, upon opening Task Manager and accessing the 'Startup' tab, Spotify is listed twice for the 'Command Line', "SpotifyStartupTask.exe". I've already tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling, but I was wondering if anyone...

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  • Hi,   As stated in my title, upon opening Task Manager and accessing the 'Startup' tab, Spotify is listed twice for the 'Command Line', "SpotifyStartupTask.exe".     I've al...
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Stop/unlink Local files from being used?

I've done a fresh install of Windows etc and I have no music related local files on my PC. Absolutely none, Spotfiy is literally the only music related program on my PC now and all other HDD's have been re-formatted. I'm trying to unlink local files ...

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  • I've done a fresh install of Windows etc and I have no music related local files on my PC. Absolutely none, Spotfiy is literally the only music related program on my PC now and all other HDD's have b...
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exclude titles on playlist

Hello, I was wondering if it possible to exclude/hide/prevent from playing a titlle of a playslist, specially for suggerted/third parties playslist.Sometimes the playlist amde by Spotify or other profile are pretty good but there is one or two titles...

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  • Hello,   I was wondering if it possible to exclude/hide/prevent from playing a titlle of a playslist, specially for suggerted/third parties playslist.Sometimes the playlist amde by Spotify or ...
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Spotify Plays a Seemly Random Song Whenever I Click a Song

Whenever I click a song to play in my playlist (playlist is on shuffle, but I want to listen to a specific track), Spotify plays a random song. I've found no relation in track time, artist, or placement in the playlist. This happens on all playlists,...

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  • Whenever I click a song to play in my playlist (playlist is on shuffle, but I want to listen to a specific track), Spotify plays a random song. I've found no relation in track time, artist, or p...
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Solved!! Can't run or un/reinstall!

Hey y'all, I updated to the most recent version of Spotify last week, and since then I haven't been able to run it, like, at all. It shows up in Task Manager but doesn't actually open. Whenever I try and uninstall it via the Control Panel, it just tr...

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  • Hey y'all, I updated to the most recent version of Spotify last week, and since then I haven't been able to run it, like, at all. It shows up in Task Manager but doesn't actually open. Whenever I try...
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Sound quality difference?

Hi,Is there any difference in sound qualify if you compare downloading song lists to streaming with the higher quality (premium account)? Before downloading I set "higher quality" in the settings. I guess it will be the same sound quality? Regards ch...

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  • Hi, Is there any difference in sound qualify if you compare downloading song lists to streaming with the higher quality (premium account)? Before downloading I set "higher quality" in the settings. ...
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Audio Popping

Following the Fall Creators update, Spotify is playing back with corrupted audio if another application plays audio (like Edge on YouTube). This corruption is popping and clicking sounds in the audio, a re-install doesn't help and no other audio play...

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  • Following the Fall Creators update, Spotify is playing back with corrupted audio if another application plays audio (like Edge on YouTube). This corruption is popping and clicking sounds in the audio...
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Superuser Contribution Smooth scroll everywhere now but bugged

First you devs should now that not everyone likes it. I am one of those ppl. My operating system Windows never had such feature and I am absolutely used to standard scrolling everywhere. But now you implemented it. There should be option to turn off ...

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  • First you devs should now that not everyone likes it. I am one of those ppl. My operating system Windows never had such feature and I am absolutely used to standard scrolling everywhere. But now you ...
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