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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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Installer failed (may Solved)

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceSony Vaio SVE 1713, 16 GB Ram, Core i5Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueIn case of all the Problems happens in the last few days i tried to reinstall Spotify at last (uninstall an new installation)Now Spoti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany  Device Sony Vaio SVE 1713, 16 GB Ram, Core i5 Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue In case of all the Problems happens in the last few...
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[Desktop] Link & Unlink Local Files

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceMacbook Air early 2015Operating SystemmacOS 10.13.5 My Question or Issue I have been trying to unlink my local files. Nothing I do will work- I have tried unclicking the boxes under local files in my preferences, and I am u...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  US Device Macbook Air early 2015 Operating System macOS 10.13.5   My Question or Issue  I have been trying to unlink my local files. Nothing I d...
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Glitch in app when laptop screen turns off

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceAcer Aspire V NitroOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhenever my laptop display turns off (not going to sleep), the spotify app plays up and stops playing music and starts bouncing from song to song eve...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Acer Aspire V Nitro Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Whenever my laptop display turns off (not going to sleep), the spotify ap...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist glitching

Premium SpotifyAustralia Windows, iPhone My Question or Issue My playlist titled "Birds4Thirds" on spotify had "reset" about 2 days ago, with alot of songs added date changed to "added 2 days ago" when untrue, as I add to my playlist everyday. Althou...

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  • Premium Spotify Australia   Windows, iPhone     My Question or Issue  My playlist titled "Birds4Thirds" on spotify had "reset" about 2 days ago, with alot of songs added da...
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Superuser Contribution pausing and unpausing across multiple devices

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceSurface running windows 10, desktop running windows 10, Samsung galaxy running android My Question or IssueFor the whole time I've had spotify, across multiple devices, it sometimes just pauses a song with no instruction t...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Surface running windows 10, desktop running windows 10, Samsung galaxy running android   My Question or Issue For the whole time I've had spoti...
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Solved!! Local Files - Not all of my files appear in Spotify

Like many, I'm having issues with my local files in Spotify on my Windows laptop. I have over 30,000 local files that I would like to be able to listen to along with music I stream on Spotify. I understand that this is a fairly large number of songs,...

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  • Like many, I'm having issues with my local files in Spotify on my Windows laptop.  I have over 30,000 local files that I would like to be able to listen to along with music I stream on Spotify. ...
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desktop installation migrates to windows store version

Hi all,I'm trying to install the desktop version of Spotify (not the windows store version), however every time I uninstall and install the software it migrates to the windows store version automatically. I've never seen this before. How do I stop th...

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  • Hi all, I'm trying to install the desktop version of Spotify (not the windows store version), however every time I uninstall and install the software it migrates to the windows store version automat...
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Superuser Contribution Issue with progression and volume bar

Hello Recently I have noticed that I'm not able to change volume by clicking on volume bar. It looks like it's somehow disabled. Only mouse scroll works. The same issue is with song progression bar. I'm able to click 'play' button and it works but ba...

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  • Hello   Recently I have noticed that I'm not able to change volume by clicking on volume bar. It looks like it's somehow disabled. Only mouse scroll works. The same issue is with song progress...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Windows]Where do I find the download bar in Spotify Windows 10 App

I am on a premium plan and am downloading some songs straight away to listen offline, but I cannot seem to find the songs download bar like a sort of iTunes download bar is what I am looking for, but cannot seem to find it, I am using the spotify app...

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  • I am on a premium plan and am downloading some songs straight away to listen offline, but I cannot seem to find the songs download bar like a sort of iTunes download bar is what I am looking for, but...
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List of Problems (Part 2)

PlanPremiumCountry GermanyDeviceDesktop (Sony Vaio SVE 1713, Core i5, 16 GB RAM)Operating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueSometimes Sometimes crackling Noises, all other Audio works perfect (YouTube, MediaPlayer and so on), sometimes playing stuc...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany Device Desktop (Sony Vaio SVE 1713, Core i5, 16 GB RAM) Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue Sometimes  Sometimes crackling Nois...
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App and Window freezing

PlanFreeCountry United StatesDevice LaptopOperating System, Windows 10 My Question or Issue As of a week ago, The spotify window (Spotify.com) and the Spotify app from the Microsoft Store (Windows 10) has been freezing up. I can normally listen to 1-...

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  • Plan Free Country  United States Device Laptop Operating System, Windows 10   My Question or Issue  As of a week ago, The spotify window (Spotify.com) and the Spotify app from ...
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View followers

Hi! Is there any way for me to see all my followers of any specific playlist? All I can see is the number of followers, not the actual names. Would appreciate if anyone knows if it is possible at all? Thanks!

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  • Hi! Is there any way for me to see all my followers of any specific playlist? All I can see is the number of followers, not the actual names. Would appreciate if anyone knows if it is possible at all...
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Music Skipping

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue When I open some games, my music either stops completely, or skips through multiple songs in an infinite loop, never playing any.

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  • Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue  When I open some games, my music either stops completely, or skips through multiple songs in an infinite loop, never playing any.
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Musics won't download

PlanPremiumCountry(US)Device(windows device)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or Issue hi there!i heve spotify windows app and i dont use it about a year. today when i open it , All things work correctly but when I want to download a Playlist ...

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  • Plan Premium Country (US) Device (windows device) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue  hi there! i heve spotify windows app and i dont use it about a year. today...
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The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022) on shutdown of windows.

PlanFreeCountry BelgiumDeviceHP laptop (model unknown)Operating SystemWindows 7 64bit My Question or Issue Whenever I shutdown my computer, I get an error message from windows stating that: "The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)....

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  • Plan Free Country  Belgium Device HP laptop (model unknown) Operating System Windows 7 64bit   My Question or Issue  Whenever I shutdown my computer, I get an error message f...
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Top Tracks of the year

Adoring real sound I still hope for the renewal of the TOP TRACKS OF THE YEAR option - if it costs 2 much datawork I would buy it for € 5,- max.

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  • Adoring real sound I still hope for the renewal of the TOP TRACKS OF THE YEAR option - if it costs 2 much datawork I would buy it for € 5,- max.
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All sound stops when pausing music in the Desktop App

Plan - PremiumCountry - New Zealand Device - PCOperating System - Windows 10 My Question or Issue I am using an external PCE card so can i can connect my bluetooth headphones to my PC. Basically what i said in the title happens. E.g ~ Watching youtub...

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  • Plan  - Premium Country  - New Zealand   Device  - PC Operating System  - Windows 10   My Question or Issue  I am using an external PCE card so can i can...
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Can't share playlist links

Hello, I tried to share a playlist via the function Share -> Copy Playlist link. If I send a mail with the link to a user with a mobile device, the link tries to open in a browser, then tries to switch to the app store (neither Microsoft or Apple Sto...

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  • Hello,   I tried to share a playlist via the function Share -> Copy Playlist link. If I send a mail with the link to a user with a mobile device, the link tries to open in a browser, then t...
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"Hey Cortana" won't play my local files from Spotify

Hi. I frequently use the "Hey Cortana" feature to play my music on Spotify, it works well and I love it.I store some of my songs that aren't available on Spotify on my computer, then I can manually access them from Spotify, in "Local Files". The prob...

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  • Hi. I frequently use the "Hey Cortana" feature to play my music on Spotify, it works well and I love it. I store some of my songs that aren't available on Spotify on my computer, then I can manually...
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can access web player but not 'my music'

Hi - I can access the web player no problem but when I try to play music from my library I just get a pop-up saying 'this song is not available'. This happens if I 'search' and from 'playlists' too. I have tried logging out then in again but no luck....

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  • Hi - I can access the web player no problem but when I try to play music from my library I just get a pop-up saying 'this song is not available'. This happens if I 'search' and from 'playlists' too.&...
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