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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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Songs/Album tabs

PlanPremiumCountry United Kingdom (England)DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue It seems like the new update has created a serious issue in both my Albums and Songs tab in my Spotify Library. Previously I saved songs from the radio,...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United Kingdom (England) Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue   It seems like the new update has created a serious issue in both...
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Daily Mix Not Playing or Stops Playing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceWindows 10, Operating SystemWindows 10 I am listening to spotify on my windows 10 desktop. I can play songs from my playlist or radio stations. I click to start songs from my Daily Mix 1, and it played 3 or 4 songs then it...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device Windows 10,  Operating System Windows 10  I am listening to spotify on my windows 10 desktop.  I can play songs from my playlist or radio ...
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Installer crash BEX

Hi ! I've a disturbing problem...PlanPremiumCountryBeligumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueWhen I want to install Spotify on my PC, it's crashed ! Im sorry for my approximate englishHelp me >-< Thanks u in advenceClement

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  • Hi ! I've a disturbing problem... Plan Premium Country Beligum Device PC Operating System Windows 8.1    My Question or Issue When I want to install Spotify on my PC, it's crashe...
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Spotify stops playing songs

Spotify on Windows 7. Desktop. After a reinstall and cache delete It works for a few tracks. Music stops and I get the black disk issue. I have: Reinstalled Uninstalled and Installed Hosts File edited and its all fine and in-line. Deleted cache Delet...

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  • Spotify on Windows 7. Desktop. After a reinstall and cache delete It works for a few tracks. Music stops and I get the black disk issue. I have: Reinstalled Uninstalled and Installed Hosts File edite...
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only 160 kbps with premium subscripton

Plan PremiumCountry NetherlandsDevice pc desktop and web appOperating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue On 1 February I signed up for a premium Spotify subscription.According to the info on the Spotify website I should be able to stream in 320 k...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device pc desktop and web app Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   On 1 February I signed up for a premium Spotify subscription. A...
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Clean reinstall solves issue but it keep happenning again after a while

PlanPremium CountryMalaysia DeviceDesktop Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHaving issue with some song that I searched not playing. Also the playlist that I follow will not get updated when the issue happens (I know because I can see ne...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Malaysia   Device Desktop   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Having issue with some song that I searched not playing. Also th...
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Spotify App on Windows 10 lagged when played in background.

PlanPremiumCountryThailand DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro (1809 Build 17763.316) My Question or IssueSpotify App on Windows 10 had sound issued when played in background. See in the video for more detials.https://youtu.be/57MTrq_2GTQ

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  • Plan Premium Country Thailand   Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro (1809 Build 17763.316)   My Question or Issue Spotify App on Windows 10 had sound issued when played i...
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Volume Slider Does Not Work After Clicking it During Ads

Hello, When you click on the volume slider while an ad is playing, the volume slider disables itself. I know that this is so we have to listen to the ads. HOWEVER, the slider stays disabled even after the ads are finished playing and the music starts...

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  • Hello,   When you click on the volume slider while an ad is playing, the volume slider disables itself.  I know that this is so we have to listen to the ads.  HOWEVER, the slider sta...
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Spotify won't play certain songs

PlanSpotify premiumCountry FinlandDeviceCustom built PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue My spotify won't play certain songs. I have internet connection working properly and I've tried disabling firewall and proxy. Songs that won't play...

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  • Plan Spotify premium Country  Finland Device Custom built PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  My spotify won't play certain songs. I have internet con...
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Solved!! Can't play on PC, but iphone is normal

PlanFreeCountry JapanDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 12 / Windows 10 My Question or Issue Now, so many song can play on my phone, but it can't play on windows.

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  • Plan Free Country  Japan Device iPhone 7 Operating System iOS 12 / Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Now, so many song can play on my phone, but it can't play on window...
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Convertine local files to Spotify

Credit goes todvs5552 This is not my idea, I'm just expanding on it. This would be great. I have many local files on my externeal hdd, I would love the ability to have Spotify, scan through them all and add the Spoitfy versions. Some way to convert a...

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  • Credit goes to dvs5552   This is not my idea, I'm just expanding on it.    This would be great. I have many local files on my externeal hdd, I would love the ability to have Spot...
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Spotify only shows Albums tab by Saved Albums Only

I have Spotify Premium, running on Windows 7. I always used the albums tab to listen to my saved music, however it has been completely ruined as of lately. I believe Spotify has just recently made album saving and song saving two different things, wh...

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  • I have Spotify Premium, running on Windows 7. I always used the albums tab to listen to my saved music, however it has been completely ruined as of lately. I believe Spotify has just recently made al...
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Solved!! Can't play at all a song on desktop app or web browser

PlanFree/PremiumCountry FranceDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 I've recently encountered the problem that I can't play at all songs on the deskop app or the web player, it shows me a blank cover when I try to play a song. I still can play the songs...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  France Device PC Operating System Windows 10  I've recently encountered the problem that I can't play at all songs on the deskop app or the web player, it...
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Can't create radio stations on win10

PlanPremium CountryCanada Operating SystemWindows 10 When I goto an artist and select go to Artist Radio it just goes to a playlist

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  • Plan Premium   Country Canada   Operating System Windows 10     When I goto an artist and select go to Artist Radio it just goes to a playlist  
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"Some Songs Won't Play" - The 3+yr Issue?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemW10 My Question or Issue Here's what's hopefully a familiar-looking issue with maybe a little more detail than you usually get:On the desktop app, after a while of use, which is what I guess to be ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System W10   My Question or Issue  Here's what's hopefully a familiar-looking issue with maybe a little more detail than you...
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Column sort in search gone?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen searching for a song, artist, etc, the search results used to be sortable by column. For example, if I search for a song, many non-exact results show up, but it used to...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA  Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When searching for a song, artist, etc, the search results used to be sortable by co...
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Can't play any songs by Fool's Garden

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceAsus Laptop and Galaxy S6Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Since a while back I haven't been able to play any song made by the artist Fool's Garden.

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Asus Laptop and Galaxy S6 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Since a while back I haven't been able to play any song made by th...
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Queue does not load full playlist

I have a playlist of about 250 songs. Queue does not load full playlist when I play a song in the playlist it just loads about 80 to 90 songs then stops playing when reaching the last song in the queue instead of adding the rest of the songs from the...

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  • I have a playlist of about 250 songs. Queue does not load full playlist when I play a song in the playlist it just loads about 80 to 90 songs then stops playing when reaching the last song in the que...
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