How to Enable Spotify New UI for Windows 10 App (Right now)

Spotify’s new and updated graphical interface is being released for all users starting today. The release is gradual and due to this reason, it might take several weeks before all users have the new UI on the desktop app. You can learn more about what’s new in Spotify New UI.

Enable (New UI) Spotify app for Windows 10

However, with this simple guide, you can enable a new Spotify UI for Windows 10 desktop app that you have downloaded from Microsoft Store. Here’s what you need to do:

Launch File Explorer in Windows 10

Next, you need to head over to C:\Users\viney\AppData\Local\Packages. Here in this location, viney is my username, so you have to open your device username folder.

In the Package folder, you need to scroll down until you find the Spotify app package “SpotifyAB.SpotifyMusic_zpdnekdrzrea0“, open it.

Enable (New UI) Spotify app for Windows 10

After that, navigate to LocalState > Spotify and locate the file called “prefs.”

Enable (New UI) Spotify app for Windows 10

Open prefs file in Notepad or any text editor. For that, right-click and select Open with, select Notepad from the menu, click OK.

Go to the end of the file code and paste the following string: ui.experience_override=”xpui”.

Enable (New UI) Spotify app for Windows 10

At last, click File and select Save from menu.

After following this workaround the next time you open the Spotify app, you’ll notice the new active graphical interface on your PC or tablet running Windows 10. 

Spotify current UI
Spotify UI (Current)
Spotify UI Refresh 2021
Spotify UI (Refresh)

You can download the latest version of Spotify for Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store by clicking on this link.

Doe the workaround suggested in this blog post, let you enable new user interface for Spotify app for Windows 10. What are your thoughts about Spotify new UI? Let us know in the comments.

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