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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Recover downloaded playlists after formatting laptop

PlanPremiumCountry BrazilDeviceSurface Pro4Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI formatted my laptop and when I entered my account, the playlists were all correct, but my playlists that I had downloaded did not appear with the arrow inside...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Brazil Device Surface Pro4 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I formatted my laptop and when I entered my account, the playlists were all cor...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play local files UNLESS they are also on my phone

PlanPremiumCountry SwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play local files on my computer I get the error message "Spotify can'tr play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it"Obv...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue  Whenever I try to play local files on my computer  I get the error mess...
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does your past activity stay on friends feed if you start a private session?

If you use spotify normally your activity will show up in friends' feeds. If you start a private session does that past activity go away and you disappear from the feed?

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  • If you use spotify normally your activity will show up in friends' feeds. If you start a private session does that past activity go away and you disappear from the feed?
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Solved!! Cannot make music available offline on desktop

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHP Notebook Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason I cannot make music/playlists available for offline use on my desktop app. When I activate the download button nothing happens... I do have a go...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device HP Notebook  Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason I cannot make music/playlists available for offline use on my d...
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Playlist Issues Between Desktop and iPhone

Hello. I have about 50 playlists. When I make them public on my Windows desktop, they go private on my iPhone App, and vice versa. What's up with that? I've tried logging in and out, uninstalling and reinstalling Spotify in both places, deleting and ...

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  •     Hello.  I have about 50 playlists.  When I make them public on my Windows desktop, they go private on my iPhone App, and vice versa.  What's up with that?  I've t...
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Can't get online(home page on Spotify)

I am having 2 issues with Spotify, first I get a message saying "Home is not availabale while you are offline" and 2nd issue :there is a message in red (banner)across the top of my Spotify screen on my iphone saying : "Update your payment details ASA...

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  • I am having 2 issues with Spotify, first I get a message saying "Home is not availabale while you are offline" and 2nd issue :there is a message in red (banner)across the top of my Spotify screen on ...
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Friend Activity...again

Hello everyone,I'm experiencing friend activity problems once again.I have 17 followers, and am following 23 people, (nothing to brag about but they're my friends) and only 4 of them are showing up in the "friend activity" bar. I know for a fact that...

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  •     Hello everyone, I'm experiencing friend activity problems once again. I have 17 followers, and am following 23 people, (nothing to brag about but they're my friends) and only 4 of t...
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Superuser Contribution Bottom Recommended Songs Bar is missing? Create similar playlist also empty?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Canada Operating System(iOS 10, Windows 10, etc.) My Question or IssueFor some reason today all my playlist no longer have any recommended songs bar.Creating a "similar playlist" also comes up as empty.I've tried reinstall, no...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  Canada    Operating System (iOS 10, Windows 10, etc.)   My Question or Issue For some reason today all my playlist no longer have any recommend...
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Spotify won't play any songs on Desktop, but is fine on iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceWindows 10 laptopOperating System Windows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify's worked fine for years, and continues to be okay on my phone. The only issue seems to be on computer. It isn't a network issue, and both the browser ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Windows 10 laptop Operating System   Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify's worked fine for years, and continues to be okay on my phone. The ...
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Superuser Contribution problème de lecture

Je suis sous windows 10 désinstaller et réinstaller 3 fois et rien ne change toujours le même message. aidez moi svp je devient fou là.la photo de l'écran est en pièce jointe. merci merci

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  • Je suis sous windows 10 désinstaller et réinstaller 3 fois et rien ne change toujours le même message. aidez moi svp je devient fou là. la photo de l'écran est en pièce jointe. merci merci
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URGENT - [Windows 10] firewall or proxy problem, impossible to log in)

PlanFree (for now, want to go to Premium but need to solve my problem first)Country FranceDevice(Lenovo)Operating System(Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hi everyone, So, since today, for the first time in 3 years I use Spotify on my desktop, I had a ...

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  • Plan Free (for now, want to go to Premium but need to solve my problem first) Country  France Device (Lenovo) Operating System (Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hi everyone...
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Superuser Contribution Windows store app shows empty main window again

I've reported exact issue with Dell business laptop. And now same happened with ThinkPad. In short windows app store version inits the program completely wrong, it starts multiple instances to the background etc. Just to let you know, unfortunately I...

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  • I've reported exact issue with Dell business laptop. And now same happened with ThinkPad.   In short windows app store version inits the program completely wrong, it starts multiple instances ...
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Can't do OGG/VORBIS and the smartphone app isn't even 320Kbps.

I made some screenshot for the staffs who are not aware of current Spotify quality these days. I tested with a 96Khz audio interface.This is Desktop App as of now. just plain old 320Kbps MP3The smartphone app is even worse 20Khz/20KhzThe 3rd one when...

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  • I made some screenshot for the staffs who are not aware of current Spotify quality these days.   I tested with a 96Khz audio interface. This is Desktop App as of now. just plain old 320K...
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Solved!! Wont Play Explicit Songs

PlanFreeCountry USDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I try to play a song that is marked explicit in either browser or the PC application, nothing happens and I receive the message "Spotify can't play this right now. If you h...

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  • Plan Free Country  US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I try to play a song that is marked explicit in either browser or the PC application, nothi...
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Solved!! SpotifyMigrator error when opening the Windows 10 app.

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I get an error everytime i try to open Spotify. I even tried with a reinstall of windows wich made spotify start once but efter a reboot it came back, it just shows...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Computer Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I get an error everytime i try to open Spotify. I even tried with a reinstall of wi...
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Abysmal performance when scrolling playlists

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceRyzen 2700X, Geforce GTX 1080Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue All recent versions of Spotify show such horrible performance when scrolling in longer playlists, that the Windows desktop app has become ann...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Ryzen 2700X, Geforce GTX 1080 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   All recent versions of Spotify show such horrible p...
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Does anyone get "The Spotify application is not responding" error message after relaunching it the s

Every time I close Spotify, and wanting to re-open it again I keep getting this message. The only solution for me to re-use the program again, it is to reboot my computer. And it's not like I can just uninstall the program and try to install a new ve...

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  • Every time I close Spotify, and wanting to re-open it again I keep getting this message. The only solution for me to re-use the program again, it is to reboot my computer. And it's not like I can jus...
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Sound issue with Spotify on My PC

PlanFreeCountryItaly DeviceDell LapTopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hi there, I've a very strange problem with Spotify on my local PC.If I try to play any song, the song seems start fine but no audio for me. It's not a driver issueo...

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  •   Plan Free Country Italy   Device Dell LapTop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  Hi there,  I've a very strange problem with Spotify on my loca...
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Album art not loading for local files

PlanFree DeviceDesktop/Laptop Operating SystemWindows 8.1 My Question or IssueMy Spotify is not loading the album artwork of my local files. The album art shows perfectly on the music program of my phone and in other desktop programs (e.g. VLC media ...

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  • Plan Free   Device Desktop/Laptop   Operating System Windows 8.1   My Question or Issue My Spotify is not loading the album artwork of my local files. The album art shows per...
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cant log in and use

PlanFreeCountry USDevicecomputerOperating Systemwindows xp My Question or Issue when i log in xp desktop app it cant login ,and i am in US my profile also is US .use webplayer also cant log in .

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  • Plan Free Country  US Device computer Operating System windows xp    My Question or Issue  when i log in xp desktop app it cant login ,and i am in US my profile also is ...
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