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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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Bug: Searching certain characters breaks Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueSo I happened to be in the settings on the PC version of Spotify, and happened to accidentally press \ into the settings search bar. It then popped up the "Something ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue So I happened to be in the settings on the PC version of Spotify, and happened to accident...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution A bunch of songs got removed from my playlist when moving songs between playlists on windows 7

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueI usually listen to Spotify on my phone or through the Web player on my work computer. Today I wanted to rearrange some songs in a playlist so opened Spotify on my des...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue I usually listen to Spotify on my phone or through the Web player on my work computer. Toda...
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local files won't play, even with local files turned on and locations being correct

PlanPremiumOperating Systemwindows 11My Question or Issuejust redownloaded spotify, all my files are in the right location, but all of them are grey and won't play. I have local files turned in, and all the sources are correct. I can't uninstall and ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System windows 11 My Question or Issue just redownloaded spotify, all my files are in the right location, but all of them are grey and won't play. I have local files turne...
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Superuser Contribution Play button instead of numbered playlist

  First photo is mine, second photo is from another’s Spotify. After speaking with an Agent I was told this (removing the numbers) is a recent change Spotify is trying out, and was told to come here to post about it if I have feedback. I can definite...

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  •     First photo is mine, second photo is from another’s Spotify. After speaking with an Agent I was told this (removing the numbers) is a recent change Spotify is trying out, and was told to co...
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Superuser Contribution Error Code: Auth16

PlanFreeCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or IssueI started getting Error Code: Auth16 for no reason, about 3 weeks ago. I have no idea why. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling, disabling firewall, and I don't use a proxy...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue I started getting Error Code: Auth16 for no reason, about 3 weeks ago. I have no idea why. I've ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Some songs not playing on Windows Application.

I have Windows 10 and after a few hours some songs stop playing then restarting my computer will resolve the issue. When I click on a song, there will be no album cover nor name of the song. One example is the song "Something stupid" by Frank Sinatra...

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  • I have Windows 10 and after a few hours some songs stop playing then restarting my computer will resolve the issue. When I click on a song, there will be no album cover nor name of the song. On...
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Superuser Contribution Questo brano non e' disponibile. Se il file si trova sul tuo computer, puoi importarlo.

Volevo ascoltare "Rockstar" di Sfera Ebbasta ma tutti i brani tranne Serpenti a Sonagli e Tran Tran non sono riproducibili per l'errore sopra riportato, come mai?

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  • Volevo ascoltare "Rockstar" di Sfera Ebbasta ma tutti i brani tranne Serpenti a Sonagli e Tran Tran non sono riproducibili per l'errore sopra riportato, come mai?
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Enable videos of my playlist using Spotify on my laptop?

Plan PremiumCountry: Ivory CoastDevice: LenovoOperating System: Windows 10 E My Question or IssueI am using Spotify on my PC and I want to see the videos associated to the songs of my playlist. I can see videos on my phone, but not on my laptop. How ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country: Ivory Coast Device: Lenovo Operating System: Windows 10 E   My Question or Issue I am using Spotify on my PC and I want to see the videos associated...
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Superuser Contribution Windows 10 Pro/Bootcamp - Spotify never plays and displays 5 songs per second on the bottom

Plan: PremiumCountry: US Device: Macbook Pro late 2017 fully tricked outOperating System: Windows 10 Pro My Question or IssueNever plays any song. I see track/song icons cycle at around 5 songs per seconds on the bottom of the play bar! In addition, ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device: Macbook Pro late 2017 fully tricked out Operating System: Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue Never plays any song. I see track/song icons cycle...
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Superuser Contribution Why did Spotify remove the shuffle feature?

Why can't I use the shuffle button to play a random song and create a new queue anymore? I don't really like the new layout and I really miss that original button. Is there any way to get it back?

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  • Why can't I use the shuffle button to play a random song and create a new queue anymore? I don't really like the new layout and I really miss that original button.    Is there any way to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't log in. I know my e-mail/Username but reset password don't send me a new password.

Can't log in or reset password. PlanPremiumCountryBrazil Device(Desktop, Zenfone Operating System(Windows 10, Android 12) My Question or Issue Can't log in. I know my e-mail/Username but reset password don't send me a new password. Last week I was au...

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  • Can't log in or reset password.   Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device (Desktop, Zenfone 😎 Operating System (Windows 10, Android 12)   My Question or Issue   Can't ...
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Superuser Contribution Sound lower

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceDesktop AppOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIt seems the last update or so (don't know exactly when it started) made the sound of spotify lower than usual. It seems to be the case only on the desktop app t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Desktop App Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue It seems the last update or so (don't know exactly when it started) made the sound of...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution unable to shrink friends activity

 I used to be able to shrink my friends activity to the left only showing my friend's profile picture. But now I can only either close the friends activity completely or just let it be.The first one is b4 and the last one is after

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  •     I used to be able to shrink my friends activity to the left only showing my friend's profile picture. But now I can only either close the friends activity completely or just let it be. ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't fast-forward songs

PlanFree/PremiumCountrychinaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 11 betaMy Question or IssueCan't fast-forward songsvideo

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country china Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 11 beta My Question or Issue Can't fast-forward songs video
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Superuser Contribution Changes to Friend Activity

With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re listening to. As of recently, if you want to continu...

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  • With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re l...
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Spotify is adding k-pop songs to the j-pop mix.

When I want to listen to J-pop I play the J-pop mix made for me by spotify. Now recently it has been adding k-pop songs to the mix. I like k-pop but when I want to listen SPECIFICALLY to J-pop I don't want k-pop songs mixed in. I assume there is no f...

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  • When I want to listen to J-pop I play the J-pop mix made for me by spotify. Now recently it has been adding k-pop songs to the mix. I like k-pop but when I want to listen SPECIFICALLY to J-pop I don'...
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Spotify can't fast-forward songs how to fix it?

PlanFree/PremiumCountrychinaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 11 betaMy Question or IssueCan't fast-forward songs(125) Spotify can't fast-forward songs how to fix it? - YouTube

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country china Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 11 beta My Question or Issue Can't fast-forward songs (125) Spotify can't...
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Solved!! My 2019 "Spotify Wrapped" is not animated

Plan Free Country United Kingdom Operating System (Windows 7) My Question or Issue Hello, currently I can't see my Spotify Wrapped 2019 Statistics in animated form. I click on the link, but instead, Spotify in Browser keeps opening up. Can I still se...

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  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom Operating System (Windows 7)   My Question or Issue Hello, currently I can't see my Spotify Wrapped 2019 Statistics in animated form. I click on ...
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Superuser Contribution Re-arranging "Liked" playlist

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMobile, DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 64-bit My Question or IssueIs there a way to manually re-organize the Liked playlist? I attempted drag-n-drop via the desktop app but despite the cursor changing when I click and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Mobile, Desktop Operating System Windows 10 64-bit   My Question or Issue Is there a way to manually re-organize the Liked playlist? I attempted drag...
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Superuser Contribution I would like to quit a shared mix but android is saying it can't process it

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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