Are these Spotify cache files?

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Are these Spotify cache files?

Theothistle
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Is anyone getting folders created in their music directory, that have two-character names? For several months now, I keep finding these random folders, and I keep deleting them. Are these created by spotify? How do I stop them from appearing?

 

 

 

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Re: Are these Spotify cache files?

Rising Star 20 Keanu_C
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Hey @Theothistle Welcome to the Spotify Community!

 

Yes those files are caches, what they contain are local music caches. However, you cant really stop them from appearing as they are caches from Spotify about the music you listen to.

 

Even though you cant stop them from appearing, i have seen people actually create a directory that forwards all these files to a different location so then if you need to do a mass clearing of caches its all compiled in one location. 

 

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Re: Are these Spotify cache files?

Rising Star 20 Keanu_C
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Hey @Theothistle Welcome to the Spotify Community!

 

Yes those files are caches, what they contain are local music caches. However, you cant really stop them from appearing as they are caches from Spotify about the music you listen to.

 

Even though you cant stop them from appearing, i have seen people actually create a directory that forwards all these files to a different location so then if you need to do a mass clearing of caches its all compiled in one location. 

 

Happy Listening
Keanu_C

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