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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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help me my spotify keep pausing

My Spotify on all devices keep pausing every 30 seconds can someone help me fix this problem

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  • My Spotify on all devices keep pausing every 30 seconds can someone help me fix this problem 
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occasionally get "cannot play current song" note, and the song doesn't play

On my windows 7 computer, I get the notification "huidige nummer kan niet worden afgespeeld" which means "current song cannot be played" occasionally. When I get the notification, the song seems to play if you just look at Spotify, but there is no so...

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  •     On my windows 7 computer, I get the notification "huidige nummer kan niet worden afgespeeld" which means "current song cannot be played" occasionally. When I get the notification, the...
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Incomplete local files import

I have: 285 songs all in local music library Spotify has imported: 163 songs My local ones, I can access all perfectly fine using windows media player and I really wouldn't be whining about it if there hadn't been 100+ songs missed in the tranfer 0.o...

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  • I have: 285 songs all in local music library  Spotify has imported: 163 songs   My local ones, I can access all perfectly fine using windows media player and I really...
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Fixing your Media Player Keyboard Function Button to Open Spotify.

Hello, Just would like to add a solution I stumbled upon to making the Media Player Keyboard function button open up spotify (even without your default media player being Spotify) Heres how to do it: 1) Open regedit. 2) Navigate to the following: Com...

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  • Hello,   Just would like to add a solution I stumbled upon to making the Media Player Keyboard function button open up spotify (even without your default media player being Spotify)   H...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution 'Now Playing' showing on Windows 10 lock-screen

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceMoto G5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue In the past month I've had more issues with Spotify than ever before, the latest one is that I come into work and the song I've been listening to on my phone during the...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Moto G5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  In the past month I've had more issues with Spotify than ever before, the latest...
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Songs skipping constantly with no keys being pressed

.PlanFreeCountryUKDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 64 Bit Home I recently upgraded my pc with a new motherboard, ram and a cpu. But since then my spotofy app skips songs within less than seconds of starting and blitzes through playlist of 2...

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  • .Plan Free Country UK Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 64 Bit Home    I recently upgraded my pc with a new motherboard, ram and a cpu. But since then my spotofy app sk...
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Open Spotify on Windows start.

Plan- PremiumCountry- GermanyDevice- Desktop computerOperating System- Windows 10 Pro 64bit My Question or IssueHello,I don't want to open spotify on windows start.I set it to "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" - (Minimalize...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Germany Device - Desktop computer Operating System - Windows 10 Pro 64bit  My Question or Issue Hello, I don't want to open spotify on windows start. I set it...
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Local Files

Plan PremiumCountry Canda DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The tab on the side that allowed me to access my Local Files has disappeared and I am not sure how to access it again.

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  • Plan Premium Country Canda   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The tab on the side that allowed me to access my Local Files has disappeared an...
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Invisible Window

PlanFreeCountry New ZealandDeviceWindows DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Every time I open Spotify it opens up and it's invisible. I tried to reinstall it several times and it still doesn't work. It's the same issue for both th...

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  •   Plan Free Country  New Zealand Device Windows Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Every time I open Spotify it opens up and it's invisible. I ...
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Solved!! Not possible to download Spotify app desktop W7 Chrome

PlanPremium DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 7I can download spotify.exe, but it will not install the app. Chrome.

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  • Plan Premium  Device Desktop Operating System Windows 7 I can download spotify.exe, but it will not install the app. Chrome.    
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Spotify does not update

PlanPremiumCountry TurkeyOperating SystemWin10 My Question or Issue Spotify alerts me that there is an update and a restart is required, however when I run it, I get an error saying spotfiy update couldn't start.

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  • Plan Premium Country  Turkey Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue  Spotify alerts me that there is an update and a restart is required, however when I run it, I get an...
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Windows installer doesn't open

Windows 10 Pro. I'm trying to install the Spotify app after I format my PC and the installer doesn't even open, I don't have any Spotify folder in the system.

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  • Windows 10 Pro.   I'm trying  to install the Spotify app after I format my PC and the installer doesn't even open, I don't have any Spotify folder in the system.  
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Download Spotify app

PlanPremiumCountry Sweden DevicedesktopOperating SystemWindows 7 I want the Spotify app, but SpotifySetup.exe does not function on my desktop W7, Chrome.

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden     Device desktop Operating System Windows 7   I want the Spotify app, but SpotifySetup.exe does not function on my desktop W7, Chrome.  
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Resetting how spotify suggests and plays in radio.

My Question or Issue:I have been using spotify for years now, and I feel like the radio doesnt really work for me any more. It keeps giving me the same 10-15 bands, with mostly the same songs. This is more or less exactly the function you wouldnt wan...

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  •   My Question or Issue: I have been using spotify for years now, and I feel like the radio doesnt really work for me any more. It keeps giving me the same 10-15 bands, with mostly the same son...
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Chromecast Spotify Connect on Windows app

Hi there! When opening Spotify on my Android phone I can go to the Spotify Connect tab on the bottom and select a range of Sonos, Google Chromecast, Chromecast Audio and Google Home Hubs in my house to connect to. However in the Windows 10 applicatio...

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  • Hi there! When opening Spotify on my Android phone I can go to the Spotify Connect tab on the bottom and select a range of Sonos, Google Chromecast, Chromecast Audio and Google Home Hubs in my house ...
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Transfer streams from record label to new account without loosing plays

PlanFree/PremiumCountry AustraliaDevicepc / android Operating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueHi thanks for your time i was on a contract with a record label and my contracted ended and im wondering if i can transfer my acoount with the label t...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  Australia Device pc / android  Operating System  Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi thanks for your time i was on a contract with a record l...
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Design flaw

Sorry in advance for my english,I 'm new to spotiffy none the less , in my point of view on the "Albums" menu should only show the albums that I liked on the artist page, and not all the songs plus albuns that I like.On the "Artists" should have a op...

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  • Sorry in advance for my english, I 'm new to spotiffy none the less , in my point of view on the "Albums" menu should only show the albums that I liked on the artist page, and not all the songs plus...
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Media Keys Not Working

I recently had this problem where whenever I try to press the F5 button (to play my music because it has the play/pause button) It doesn't do anything. I have had it working for over a year, but for some reason over the last week it hasn't been worki...

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  • I recently had this problem where whenever I try to press the F5 button (to play my music because it has the play/pause button) It doesn't do anything. I have had it working for over a year, but for ...
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Why tf can't I download albums on Windows 10?

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Why can't I download albums on the windows 10 version of Spotify Premium? Am I the only one who finds this ridiculous, especially since there is no explanation? Why can't I download albums on...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Why can't I download albums on the windows 10 version of Spotify Premium? Am I the only one who finds this ridiculous,...
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Glitch: Wrong song plays

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey Spotify Community, I'm experiencing a bizzare glitch. Sometimes when I have tracks queued up, when the next song comes on it will actually play the previous...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Desktop computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey Spotify Community,   I'm experiencing a bizzare glitch. Sometimes ...
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