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Desktop: Jam now available

Spotify is bringing Jam to the desktop app! 拾 ️ Now you can start or join a listening party with your friends, family, colleagues, and classmates, with the Spotify desktop app in addition to the mobile app. Although you can listen on your own, Jam in...

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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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Spotify installer error code 24

I was offered an update to Spotify so after clicking on the link the installer started but after a while there was a message about an unknown problem and quoting error code 24. Every time I started my laptop this same problem occurred. I eventually f...

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  • I was offered an update to Spotify so after clicking on the link the installer started but after a while there was a message about an unknown problem and quoting error code 24. Every time I started m...
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Spotify APP doesn't start anymore

PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceHP EliteBook 840 G3Operating SystemWindows 7 Pro. My Question or IssueFor a weeks, Spotify APP doesn't open anymore. I tried to desinstall it, but I can't do it trhought the classic control Pannel (when clickin on Desin...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France    Device HP EliteBook 840 G3 Operating System Windows 7 Pro.    My Question or Issue For a weeks, Spotify APP doesn't open anymore....
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Sound problems

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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bloquer les mise a jour

Bonjour,y a t'il un moyen de bloquer les mise a jour automatique sur windows 7 ? pour rester sur une version plus ancienne. Merci

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  • Bonjour, y a t'il un moyen de bloquer les mise a jour automatique sur windows 7 ? pour rester sur une version plus ancienne.   Merci
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How do I transfer local data to a new folder

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I reinstalled Spotify, which deleted 7GB of local data gained from streaming. I backed up this data, and everytime I try and copy it back into the empty Data folder in Appdata/Local/Spotify, it gets wip...

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I reinstalled Spotify, which deleted 7GB of local data gained from streaming. I backed up this data, and everytime I try and copy i...
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Superuser Contribution No song playing

This is what I see when trying to play some songs, no error message, no song, no album cover, no music....(Windows 10)

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  • This is what I see when trying to play some songs, no error message, no song, no album cover, no music.... (Windows 10)  
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cant play the current song

PlanFreeCountryusaDevicedell laptopOperating System windows 10 My Question or Issueevery time I try to play a song via the app on my computer or the web player it plays for a couple of seconds then stops and says "can't play the current song"so far t...

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  • Plan Free Country usa Device dell laptop Operating System   windows 10   My Question or Issue every time I try to play a song via the app on my computer or the web player it play...
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Spotify Won't work/uninstall

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7My Question or Issue For the past two weeks, Spotify won't open on my desktop. When I try to uninstall it, it won't uninstall. When I hover over the shortcut, it it gives me the option to quit spot...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 7 My Question or Issue   For the past two weeks, Spotify won't open on my desktop. When I try to uninstall it, it won't unins...
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Freezes when I log in.

So I just logged in minutes ago and as time went, it started to freeze and i had to force shut down my laptop and i hate it. it's happened several times in the past so i tried reinstalling it but it didn't freeze anymore until recently.PlanPremiumCou...

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  • So I just logged in minutes ago and as time went, it started to freeze and i had to force shut down my laptop and i hate it. it's happened several times in the past so i tried reinstalling it but it ...
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Multimedia Keys Do Not Work ?

PlanFreeCountryTurkeyDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueMulti Medya Tuşları Çalışmıyor ? Şarkıları Geçemiyorum, Durduramıyorum, Sesi Açıp Kısamıyorum ? Birkaç Güncelleme Öncesinde Ça...

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  • Plan Free Country Turkey Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Multi Medya Tuşları Çalışmıyor ? Şarkıları Geçemiy...
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Won't play part of playlist in shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows 10 (exact same issue on Android with the same songs in the playlist) My Question or IssueI have had a playlist for a while now and recently added another album to it, but noticed that none of the songs from the album...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows 10 (exact same issue on Android with the same songs in the playlist)   My Question or Issue I have had a playlist for a while now and recently adde...
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Desktop App wants to update/reinstall DAILY

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify is CONSTANTLY asking to update and reinstall. I have tried every suggestion I can find, ranging from a total uninstall and fresh install all the way through the nucle...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify is CONSTANTLY asking to update and reinstall.  I have tried every suggestion I can fi...
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Solved!! Sincronization between devices

I have Spotify Premium installed in 1 PC, 1 notebook (both Windows 10) and 1 cell phone (Android), and it's been more than a month that these devices are not sincronizing themselves when I add songs to my account. There are songs that are saved to th...

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  • I have Spotify Premium installed in 1 PC, 1 notebook (both Windows 10) and 1 cell phone (Android), and it's been more than a month that these devices are not sincronizing themselves when I add songs ...
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Remove 'Find Friends' Panel

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe 'Find Friends' panel on the right side of the desktop application should have a way of closing it completely. It's just taking up space while not being utilized.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The 'Find Friends' panel on the right side of the desktop application should have a way of cl...
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The public playlist I created only shows up on my profile after someone follows me

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceDell laptop & iPod Touch 5th GenerationOperating SystemWindows 10 & iOS 9 My Question or IssueI have a public playlist with a lot of my favorite songs in it. I recently attempted to find my playlist using a family member's Spot...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device Dell laptop & iPod Touch 5th Generation Operating System Windows 10 & iOS 9   My Question or Issue I have a public playlist with a lot of my f...
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Unable to Play this Song Right Now FIX...

PlanPremiumCountry Device(PC)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueI was having SO MANY issues getting any music to play on my Spotify Desktop App. I was able to play music on my phone and through the Web App, but not on the desktop.I trie...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device (PC) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I was having SO MANY issues getting any music to play on my Spotify Desktop App. I was able...
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ALBUM: Vory - Say EP (ZIP)

1. Vory - Save Me Now2. Vory - Stay3. Vory - Worst ft. Smokepurpp4. Vory - Selfish5. Vory - You Got It6. Vory - MisunderstoodDOWNLOAD ALBUM: Vory - Say EP (ZIP) FILE

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  • 1. Vory - Save Me Now 2. Vory - Stay 3. Vory - Worst ft. Smokepurpp 4. Vory - Selfish 5. Vory - You Got It 6. Vory - Misunderstood DOWNLOAD ALBUM: Vory - Say EP (ZIP) FILE
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Some songs don't play. Reinstall only works for a day or two.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP EliteBook 840 G1Operating SystemWindows 7 Enterprise, SP1 My Question or IssueAll songs that are in Spotify-curated lists or my playlists play fine. Songs found by searching often don't play. After pressing the 'play' bu...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device HP EliteBook 840 G1 Operating System Windows 7 Enterprise, SP1   My Question or Issue All songs that are in Spotify-curated lists or my playlists play f...
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language settings - spotify doesn't restart automatically

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceWin 10 PCOperating SystemWindows 10 64bit education edition My Issue/BugOn switching language a bar opens that tells you to restart Spotify to apply the change.If I click on the link, Spotify doesn't restart but just sh...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Win 10 PC Operating System Windows 10 64bit education edition   My Issue/Bug On switching language a bar opens that tells you to restart Spotify to ...
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Solved!! Spotify application won't load. Windows 7

I've Ctrl-Alt-Del and there is no spotify service running. I've uninstalled (deleted the dir as the 'uninstall' option did nothing) reinstalled the program to no effect drivers are up to date and network is working properly

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  • I've Ctrl-Alt-Del and there is no spotify service running.   I've uninstalled (deleted the dir as the 'uninstall' option did nothing)   reinstalled the program to no effect   dri...
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