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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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Web Player Not Working

Plan: Free Country: USA Device: ASUS PC Operating System: Windows1 0 My Question or Issue:The web player will not play anything on ALL web browsers installed.I do not have any personal firewalls installed. I use Avast free which is not blockingit bec...

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  • Plan: Free   Country: USA   Device: ASUS PC   Operating System: Windows1 0      My Question or Issue: The web player will not play anything on ALL web bro...
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Spotify in offline mode, great internet connection

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 7 professional My Question or Issue Windows 7 Prof desktop, suddenly Spotify is telling me I'm in offline mode. Checked the board here and tried all the "fixes" I could find. (restarted ro...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 7 professional   My Question or Issue  Windows 7 Prof desktop, suddenly Spotify is telling me I'm in offl...
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No True Description of Repeat Icons Found Anywhere. Please Provide

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USADevicedesktop computerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have searched extensively and can find no accurate description (on 12/8/2018) of the Spotify Player Repeat icon meanings. The icon with a DOT under it ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  USA Device desktop computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have searched extensively and can find no accurate description (o...
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music wont play while surface go is off

Plam:FreeCountry United StatesDevice: Surface goOperating System: Windows 10 My Question or Issue I don't know if this is my fault but i saw a similar problem that was solved for the surface 3 were they just needed to download the latest software and...

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  • Plam:Free Country  United States Device: Surface go Operating System: Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I don't know if this is my fault but i saw a similar problem that was so...
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My Playlist Restarting

PlanPremiumCountry United KingdomDeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 5Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When I connect my Spotify to my computer every time I try to use my phone to change the song on a playlist it will play out the whole of that so...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United Kingdom Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When I connect my Spotify to my computer ev...
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Spotify doesn't play any album

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceDELL Inspiron 15 (N5050)Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium (x64) My Question or IssueSince yesterday Spotify (1.0.95.289.g342899da) doesn't play any albums. First, I've received a message: 'The Spotify application is...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device DELL Inspiron 15 (N5050) Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)   My Question or Issue Since yesterday Spotify (1.0.95.289.g342899da) doesn't ...
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Search for Song shows Artists and Albums with the search phrase

PlanPremiumCountry South AfricaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIn the Windows 10 App, if I search for a Song, it shows Artists and Albums with the search phrase and the Song titles for these results don't have the search phrase...

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  • Plan Premium Country  South Africa Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue In the Windows 10 App, if I search for a Song, it shows Artists and Albums with t...
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Spotify App stops playing randomly [1809]

So ever since I updated to Windows 1809, i've noticed that my Spotify randomly just stops playing. Sometimes it cuts audio, and the counter for the current track will keep counting until the song is finished. Other times the counter stops. I can stil...

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  •   So ever since I updated to Windows 1809, i've noticed that my Spotify randomly just stops playing.    Sometimes it cuts audio, and the counter for the current track will keep coun...
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Solved!! Windows desktop overlay when using media keys

PlanFreeCountry FinlandDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue The desktop overlay when using media keys is still showing up even after i disabled it from the settings. I noticed that after restart it starts showing up again.

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  • Plan Free Country  Finland Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  The desktop overlay when using media keys is still showing up even after i disabled i...
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When did GAPLESS come in?

Premium CountryUKOperating System(Windows etc.) My Question or Issue I have the newest build my Vista machine will take and although Crossfade is there Gapless isn't? So when did Gapless come in?

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  • Premium   Country UK Operating System (Windows etc.)   My Question or Issue   I have the newest build my Vista machine will take and although Crossfade is there Gapless isn't?...
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Cant play music after ads

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen im listening to music on spotify and then ads play, after the ads i cant play music again. When i click on a song to play it says the selected song will be p...

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  •   Plan Free Country  United States Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When im listening to music on spotify and then ads play, after the ads i cant pl...
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No recent activities

PlanPremiumCountry FranceDevicePC+Iphone5sOperating SystemiOS 10, Windows My Question or Issue My profile keeps showing "no recent activities"; (toggling the option to publish my activity does not change anything either). It legitly disappeared

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  •   Plan Premium Country  France Device PC+Iphone5s Operating System iOS 10, Windows    My Question or Issue  My profile keeps showing "no recent activities"; (toggl...
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Spotify... Microsoft version

So see heres tthe thing i dont want Spotify microsoft version, but when i download it from the website it says "migrating data" and moves all the files to the microsoft version. Please help. Ty alot.

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  •     So see heres tthe thing i dont want Spotify microsoft version, but when i download it from the website it says "migrating data" and moves all the files to the microsoft vers...
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When I listen to a song on pc, I actually listen to another song.

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDeviceSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 & ASUS ROG STRIX GL753VEOperating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 & Windows 10My Question or Issue Hi Community!My problem is about listening to my music. When I listen to Afterparty (https://open.spotify.com/tra...

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error code 13 for Windows 7, again

I've been running Free Spotify on my 64-bit Windows 7 Dell (in the UK) without a problem for some time. (Occasionally when I've run it, it first tells me that it's installing Spotify: I presume it was downloading updates.) Earlier this week, that pro...

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  • I've been running Free Spotify on my 64-bit Windows 7 Dell (in the UK) without a problem for some time.  (Occasionally when I've run it, it first tells me that it's installing Spotify: I pr...
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iPhone Spotify Pauses When I Open Spotify on Windows PC

PlanPremiumCountry United StatesDeviceiPhone XOperating SystemiOS 12 My Question or Issue Everytime I open spotify on my computer while listening to music on my iphone, the iphone pauses the music. When I attempt to press play on my phone, it begins ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United States Device iPhone X Operating System iOS 12   My Question or Issue  Everytime I open spotify on my computer while listening to music on my iph...
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Duda playlists órden alfabético.

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemWindows7 My Question or Issue Al guardar albums en carpetas de playlists, algunos aparecen con autor primero y otros con título primero, lo cuál es un problema para ordenarlos por orden alfabético. Es esto m...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Windows7   My Question or Issue  Al guardar albums en carpetas de playlists, algunos aparecen con autor primero y otros con ...
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Please unlink my Facebook Account

Hi, I am a Premium member living in the US. When I first created this Spotify account, I used my Facebook account to create it. I have since deactivated my Facebook, and wish to keep it that way. However, I can only seem to login to my Spotify by rea...

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  •   Hi, I am a Premium member living in the US.    When I first created this Spotify account, I used my Facebook account to create it. I have since deactivated my Facebook, and wish t...
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Spotify wrapped sorting

My Question or Issue On the phone, when sorting a playlist we have multiple options to sort e.g. By song name, artist, length of song, custom, etc.On the desktop you can only sort by the cateogies of the columns, meaning there is no option to sort by...

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  •   My Question or Issue  On the phone, when sorting a playlist we have multiple options to sort e.g. By song name, artist, length of song, custom, etc. On the desktop you can only sor...
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[Troubleshooting] Spotify keeps muting itself during skype screen and sound share

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceLenovo Ideapad 320Operating SystemWindows 10 Home My Question or Issue I am playing spotify but after I pause a song, it may decide to mute itself, but when I try to unmute it in volume mixer, it doesn't unmute, I restart ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Lenovo Ideapad 320 Operating System Windows 10 Home   My Question or Issue  I am playing spotify but after I pause a song, it may decide to m...
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