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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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Has the option to play songs in a folder removed?

PlanFreeCountry DevicePCOperating System(Windows 10 My Question or Issue I used to be able to play songs in a folder. Well, songs in playlists in a folder. I have a folder wich contains my whole library. Now that I select the folder, the whole sectio...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device PC Operating System (Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I used to be able to play songs in a folder. Well, songs in playlists in a folder. I have a...
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Error code 2,3,7,8 unable to log into desktop Windows

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceWindows Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue So I've been trying to log in to Spotify desktop for months via the "Log in via Facebook button. Although everytime it says different kinds of errors, mostly 3,7 &...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device Windows Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   So I've been trying to log in to Spotify desktop for months via the "Log in via ...
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What happened to my playlist?

My Question or Issue I used to be able to start a radio station from the web & be able to see the upcoming songs. No longer. I also used to be able to shuffle all of the songs from a particular artist, but this changed. I am not sure what has happene...

  • Casual Listener
  •           My Question or Issue  I used to be able to start a radio station from the web & be able to see the upcoming songs. No longer. I also used to be able ...
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Local files not staying in playlists

PlanPremiumCountry USADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When you put a local file in a playlist, does it stay there? Mine, frustratingly, don't seem to.

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When you put a local file in a playlist, does it stay there? Mine, frustratingly, don'...
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Track Times on Discover Weekly?

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceDesktop, Spotify version 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I know this may seem minor, but I noticed track times are not a column in my Discover Weekly. They still appear in other playlist...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Desktop, Spotify version 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1 Operating System Windows 10  My Question or Issue  I know this may seem minor, but I notice...
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Songs wont play

for some reason it wont let me play some songs i've waited a week and still wont play

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  • for some reason it wont let me play some songs i've waited a week and still wont play 😕
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Superuser Contribution A large number of songs simultaneously became unplayable (region locked)

Plan CountryCADevice Operating System My Question or IssueA large number of songs in my library just simultaneously became unplayable in my country (Canada). After asking around, people in other countries are having this problem too but. Was a major ...

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  • Plan   Country CA Device   Operating System   My Question or Issue A large number of songs in my library just simultaneously became unplayable in my country (Canada). After as...
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Friend Activity Failed to Load for about a month straight.

Plan PremiumCountry Canada DeviceASUS LaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or Issue For a month or so my friend activity has "Failed to load" Ive reinstalled spotify multiple times, restart my computer multiple times, and log in/log out occasion...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device ASUS Laptop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue  For a month or so my friend activity has "Failed to load" Ive reins...
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Playlist appears randomly - songs start to play randomly

PlanPremiumCountryDenmark DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueFor some reason I get random playlists added to my spotify (once a day). The genre is always som kind of heavy rap. Sometimes the spotify app just starts playing random ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark  Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue For some reason I get random playlists added to my spotify (once a day). The genre is al...
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List of url's to Spotify playlist

I have a list of Spotify url's (in Excel), e.g. https://open.spotify.com/album/2Lflh9bJHEJaXeTqohNban Now I want to create a playlist with all these albums. Is there a way to do this? So far I have only been able to copy track url's and not album url...

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  • I have a list of Spotify url's (in Excel), e.g. https://open.spotify.com/album/2Lflh9bJHEJaXeTqohNban   Now I want to create a playlist with all these albums. Is there a way to do this? So far...
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Error with greek Character Decoding

PlanPremiumCountryGreeceOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs you see in the screenshots, the desktop application shows the greek characters with a weird font. In other computers, greek and english characters have the same default font. H...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As you see in the screenshots, the desktop application shows the greek characters with a weird font. In oth...
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Weird issue I've been having

Recently I've been having a strange issue. First of all spotify is saying it's offline even though my computer is clearly conected to the internet, and it can still play songs from my non-downloaded playlists but those playlists are not updated with ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Recently I've been having a strange issue. First of all spotify is saying it's offline even though my computer is clearly conected to the internet, and it can still play songs from my non-downloaded ...
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Solved!! Label search removed?

Until recently I could search a label catalogue with label:"opal tapes"orlabel:tectonic but this doesn't work anymore since the last update.Is this option gone?

  • Roadie
  • Until recently I could search a label catalogue with   label:"opal tapes" or label:tectonic   but this doesn't work anymore since the last update. Is this option gone?
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Cannot install on windows 10

PlanPremiumCountryIsrael DeviceHP ENVY laptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have downloaded the installer - https://download.scdn.co/SpotifySetup.exe - as well as http://download.spotify.com/SpotifyFullSetup.exeBoth installers do n...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel  Device HP ENVY laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have downloaded the installer - https://download.scdn.co/Spotify...
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Any improvement in last four years?

I'm still using the fast and problem-free v0.9.15.27 client from 2014. Do the latest clients approach its speed or are they still a dog's breakfast when it comes to performance and handling local files?

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  • I'm still using the fast and problem-free v0.9.15.27 client from 2014. Do the latest clients approach its speed or are they still a dog's breakfast when it comes to performance and handling local fil...
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Superuser Contribution Some of my musics dissapear in my library

Hello, I'm using Spotify premium in France since 2 month and I add some musics in my library.But I realise when I start the playlist "daily mix (1/ 2... whatever)" I can see some music I know are not in my library but I add them before, from 1 week, ...

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  • ...ix", not in the other public/private playlist. This is uncomfortable because I can't remember all the music I add so I loose some music for ever (until I find them and I re-add them).   I s...
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Lost radio stations

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceLaptop w10Operating Systemwindows 10 I can not see my radio stations after upgrade, just fragments of a few. Made a clean intstallation with no success.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device Laptop w10 Operating System windows 10     I can not see my radio stations after upgrade, just fragments of a few. Made a clean intstallati...
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Spotify desktop app won't play any song

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I have an issue with the desktop app for Windows 10. It refuses to play any song regardless wheather the song is online, downloaded or in my local music library.It keep...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I have an issue with the desktop app for Windows 10. It refuses to play any song r...
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Error Code 8 and Error Code 37 - Can't Login Desktop Only

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 I can't login on my desktop app only. When I try to login with facebook it pops error code 8, then when I try to login regularly it pops error code 37.I am not using a proxy. I also tried t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10    I can't login on my desktop app only. When I try to login with facebook it pops error code 8, then wh...
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friends feed doesnt appear

i already activated friends activity but still the friends feed doesnt appear on my spotify. i tried to re-install and still it doesnt work. please help me thankyou

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  •   i already activated friends activity but still the friends feed doesnt appear on my spotify. i tried to re-install and still it doesnt work. please help me thankyou
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