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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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Starred list won't update between devices

I'm a premium subscriber. I have Spotify installed on three devices: my home computer (Running Windows 8.1 64-bit), my laptop (Running Windows 8.1 32-bit) and my iPhone 4S. I recently cleaned up some of the playlists on my home computer, deleting a f...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm a premium subscriber. I have Spotify installed on three devices: my home computer (Running Windows 8.1 64-bit), my laptop (Running Windows 8.1 32-bit) and my iPhone 4S. I recently cleaned up some...
  • dinomight
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Solved!! installation of version 0.9.12 crashes

Hi everybody, This morning my spotify desktop player asked to be restarted to apply the update 0.9.12. The PC froze and had to hard-reset it. Also after the restart, Spotify could not apply the update, so I've unistalled it, but now, I cannot install...

  • Newbie
  • Hi everybody, This morning my spotify desktop player asked to be restarted to apply the update 0.9.12. The PC froze and had to hard-reset it. Also after the restart, Spotify could not apply the upd...
  • Dirge
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Search is broken

It should be possible to search for querys that are not perfectly correct but, in a sense, still are. Example (in swedish): Search: "inatt jag drömde" -> top hit: "Partiet - Inatt jag drömde" (well ofc, this is a perfect match but with less than 100k...

  • Newbie
  • It should be possible to search for querys that are not perfectly correct but, in a sense, still are. Example (in swedish):   Search: "inatt jag drömde"   -> top hit: "Par...
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Solved!! Radio based on playlist

I've built up playlists according to genres, and when I click on 'start radio' I expect Spotify to play music from that genre but it doesn't; what it does instead is play music from random genres. Is this a bug?

  • Visitor
  • I've built up playlists according to genres, and when I click on 'start radio' I expect Spotify to play music from that genre but it doesn't; what it does instead is play music from random genres. Is...
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Solved!! Where is Discover tab?

Hello, Today, when I've typed premium code, I've seen that "Discover" option disappeared. Why?

  • Newbie
  • Hello,    Today, when I've typed premium code, I've seen that "Discover" option disappeared.   Why?
  • dinomight
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Solved!! list by topic is greyed out on this forum

What it says: If I log out each topic is listed as it should be, but if I log in I get every individual post listed without the option of changing to anything more digestible.

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  • What it says:   If I log out each topic is listed as it should be, but if I log in I get every individual post listed without the option of changing to anything more digestible.   &...
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update 0.9.12.10 - embedded button half repaired

Just got the update 0.9.12.10 - the embedded button is working back BUT if it plays endividual track, it doesn't open in the desktop the album or the playlist where the track comes from. http://www.soundofus.com

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  • Just got the update 0.9.12.10 - the embedded button is working back BUT if it plays endividual track, it doesn't open in the desktop the album or the playlist where the track comes from.   h...
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Solved!! Missing Activity Bar

For several months now I have been unable to see what any of the people I am following are listening to. I have tried a number of things - reinstalling, looking through the forums, looking through settings, waiting for update after update in blind fa...

  • Casual Listener
  • For several months now I have been unable to see what any of the people I am following are listening to. I have tried a number of things - reinstalling, looking through the forums, looking through se...
  • dinomight
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Problem with an ad (sorry if I spammed this message.. something went wrong with my PC)

Sooo... I opened my spotify and the ad for Ariana Grande's new album was obstructing half of my screen.. I know that there are this kind of ads that are like "over spotify" floating... (the ones that darken the background). It wasn't one of them. It ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Sooo... I opened my spotify and the ad for Ariana Grande's new album was obstructing half of my screen.. I know that there are this kind of ads that are like "over spotify" floating... (the ones that...
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The profile page is MINE and not yours, Spotify

Well, as you know Spotify introduced the terrible idea of taking control of our profile pages. Before the intrusion: 1. Your playlists were listed on your profile page in the order you listed them in the playlist left hand navigation. 2. All your pub...

  • Roadie
  • ...isted them in the playlist left hand navigation. 2. All your public playlists were listed.   After the intrusion: 1. Your playlists are listed on your profile public playlist page i...
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My Friends Spotify is attached to my facebook? My Playlists are gone!

Whenever I log into my spotify, my playlists do not show up, but a friend of mine's who had logged onto the device after I did. It shows up under my name, and my profile picture associated with facebook. However, if I log onto this site, my name show...

  • Newbie
  • Whenever I log into my spotify, my playlists do not show up, but a friend of mine's who had logged onto the device after I did.    It shows up under my name, and my profile picture asso...
  • kbrooksc
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How to avoid Welcome Screen from popping up

Hi! I am a Spotify Unlimited user on Windows. I would like to permanently disable the annoying Welcome Screen from popping up every time you log in. Is this possible? Cant find any settings for it in Edit > Preferences in Spotify. Your help would be ...

  • Visitor
  • Hi! I am a Spotify Unlimited user on Windows.   I would like to permanently disable the annoying Welcome Screen from popping up every time you log in.   Is this possible?  ...
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Desktop player crashes every time I try to play any song

I am running Win7 Pro with service pack 1 and just reinstalled Spotify, which according the the about screen, is version 0.9.12.10.g89b2a4fc. Prior to reinstalling Spotify, every time I would try to play any song the program would crash. I uninstalle...

  • Visitor
  • I am running Win7 Pro with service pack 1 and just reinstalled Spotify, which according the the about screen, is version 0.9.12.10.g89b2a4fc. Prior to reinstalling Spotify, every time I would try to ...
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Solved!! Soptify doesn't play local files

Hi everyone, i have a problem with spotify: everything works great but when I try to play any local file trough Spotify i get an error message: "There is a problem with the sound decoder. Spotify can't play music." Every file is mp3 and they work wit...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone, i have a problem with spotify: everything works great but when I try to play any local file trough Spotify i get an error message:   "There is a problem with the sound de...
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I am reaching the end of my limit

I have a spotify account that I signed up with through Facebook. I was ready to go Premium but it wouldnt let me dissconnect it from my Facebook. So I made a new one via my email address. The account signed up via Facebook has a user name of 12152603...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a spotify account that I signed up with through Facebook. I was ready to go Premium but it wouldnt let me dissconnect it from my Facebook. So I made a new one via my email address.   ...
  • Peter__
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Public playlist not showing an image in search

Is there a reason why my playlists are not showing the usual image (first 4 tracks) when searched?

  • Casual Listener
  • Is there a reason why my playlists are not showing the usual image (first 4 tracks) when searched? 
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help me!

I accidently deleted my playlist 'its a very very mad world' can someone please help me?

  • Newbie
  • I accidently deleted my playlist 'its a very very mad world' can someone please help me?
  • Peter__
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Spotify won't play in offline mode

I can't play any offline songs. I thought they were supposed to be saved in the hard drive, but when I'm offline, I get a message saying that it's not possible in offline mode. Help?

  • Casual Listener
  • I can't play any offline songs. I thought they were supposed to be saved in the hard drive, but when I'm offline, I get a message saying that it's not possible in offline mode. Help?
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deleting track changes scroll position

Did anyone else notice that in the latest version of Spotify deleting a track from a playlist completely changes the scroll position? Spotify 0.9.12.10.g89b2a4fc

  • Roadie
  • Did anyone else notice that in the latest version of Spotify deleting a track from a playlist completely changes the scroll position?   Spotify 0.9.12.10.g89b2a4fc
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