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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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  • SaylorDustin
  • Casual Listener
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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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  • cour10e22
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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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  • MattSuda
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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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Long songs cause the queue to stop/disappear

Hello, I don't know if this has been mentioned already, but recently I've found that longer songs (>10 minutes) are now causing spotify to stop playing . It stays at the end of the song ("bug1") and when you skip to the next track it deletes your que...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello,   I don't know if this has been mentioned already, but recently I've found that longer songs (>10 minutes) are now causing spotify to stop playing . It stays at the end of the song (...
  • TheFrye
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify desktop has stopped loading

I've just installed some updates on my laptop (Dell XPS 13) and now Spotify isn't loading. The programme launches, but it's then stuck on a blank, black screen (attached) but task manager doesn't say it's crashed. I've reinstalled it and nothing has ...

  • Regular
  • I've just installed some updates on my laptop (Dell XPS 13) and now Spotify isn't loading. The programme launches, but it's then stuck on a blank, black screen (attached) but task manager doesn't say...
  • h_bell25
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Solved!! Certain "Hopsin" songs keep crashing my Spotify client - Please advise

"Hopsin - Crown Me" is just one example. The song ends at 4:39, but around 4:32 the progress bar jumps back to around 4:25 and the audio just stops. This usually results in my Spotify client crashing/freezing and I have to reopen it manually. (A dail...

  • Regular
  • "Hopsin - Crown Me" is just one example. The song ends at 4:39, but around 4:32 the progress bar jumps back to around 4:25 and the audio just stops. This usually results in my Spotify client crashing...
  • user-removed
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Randomly changing discover weekly playlist

I have had this problem a few times now. But only today i am 100% sure that it was happening. so i was listening to my discover weekly playlist from monday till today in the afternoon. Now in the evening i decide to listen again and i realize that i ...

  • Newbie
  • I have had this problem a few times now. But only today i am 100% sure that it was happening. so i was listening to my discover weekly playlist from monday till today in the afternoon. Now in the eve...
  • HotlineMemeami
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Solved!! Web Player not working

So this just started today for me and it's been a huge problem, everytime I go on the web player on the PC it starts up normally with the home page but then a few seconds later it just completely blacks out. I've tried restarting the computer, reload...

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  • So this just started today for me and it's been a huge problem, everytime I go on the web player on the PC it starts up normally with the home page but then a few seconds later it just completely bla...
  • Alanfry
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Discover Weekly and Release Radar double update

I have a weird problem with my Discover Weekly and Release Radar: they both regularly updated respectively on monday and friday, but, on tuesday and saturday, they received another update, changing a big way, expecially the Discover Weekly. I hope th...

  • Roadie
  • I have a weird problem with my Discover Weekly and Release Radar: they both regularly updated respectively on monday and friday, but, on tuesday and saturday, they received another update, changing a...
  • klin1991
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Superuser Contribution Failed to upload image, please try again

I'm trying to change my playlist cover and even though the images are the correct width and size, etc. It keeps on saying "Failed to upload image, please try again"

  • Newbie
  • I'm trying to change my playlist cover and even though the images are the correct width and size, etc. It keeps on saying "Failed to upload image, please try again"
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Can't import itunes playlist

Hi,I've finally taken the jump to try to migrate my music from iTunes to Spotify. I can't, however, import any of my iTunes playlists. When I click File-> Import playlists -> Itunes absolutely nothing happens (I have made sure playlist sharing is ena...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I've finally taken the jump to try to migrate my music from iTunes to Spotify. I can't, however, import any of my iTunes playlists. When I click File-> Import playlists -> Itunes absolutel...
  • nvrdemo
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Need to undo "Forget this device"

I have a few Echo Dots scattered around the house. My daughter decided to stop Spotify from playing on a particular device, and chose the "Forget this device" option. Now I can't select it anymore and I can't find out how to add it back. Please help ...

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  • I have a few Echo Dots scattered around the house. My daughter decided to stop Spotify from playing on a particular device, and chose the "Forget this device" option.  Now I can't select it...
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Friends do not show on Friend activity unless I unfollow and re-follow them.

Every time I open the desktop version (either win store or standalone), my friends activity is empty, even though I have a few friends that I follow. If I unfollow them and follow them again, they appear on the feed. But when I close and reopen Spoti...

  • Newbie
  • Every time I open the desktop version (either win store or standalone), my friends activity is empty, even though I have a few friends that I follow. If I unfollow them and follow them again, they ap...
  • Jerome_Barnes
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Solved!! Audio Stutter

I use the desktop app on windows 10 and recently the audio would stutter every couple seconds while playing songs, this has been happening for at least a week now. The issue isn't as bad but still is there in the webplayer.

  • Casual Listener
  • I use the desktop app on windows 10 and recently the audio would stutter every couple seconds while playing songs, this has been happening for at least a week now. The issue isn't as bad but still is...
  • _lwkggnxu-ow
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Organising Playlists??

I've had Spotify Premium for a few years now, and used Albums as Playlists so that they appear like an Album list at the side for easy access. I now have hundreds of albums, sometimes dupilcate or triplicate! and wanted to know the best way of organi...

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  • I've had Spotify Premium for a few years now, and used Albums as Playlists so that they appear like an Album list at the side for easy access.   I now have hundreds of albums, sometimes dupilc...
  • Sebasty
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Playback

After each album I have to close Spotify down and reopen to play the next album. Been like this all day (21/05/18).

  • Newbie
  • After each album I have to close Spotify down and reopen to play the next album. Been like this all day (21/05/18).
  • Sebasty
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Solved!! Cannot delete Local appdata folder on Windows 10

Hey, Spotify is not launching for me in Windows 10. I've uninstalled/reinstalled to no avail. After reading some other posts on here, I'm attempting to delete the Local appdata folder, but there is one folder within the subfolders of this Spotify fol...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey, Spotify is not launching for me in Windows 10. I've uninstalled/reinstalled to no avail. After reading some other posts on here, I'm attempting to delete the Local appdata folder, but there is o...
  • Sebasty
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Can't change playlist cover

Hey!When I try to change a playlist cover I go to "edit image" -> "replace image" and choose the file, after that I save it but when I close the desktop app and reopen it the playlist cover isn't saved...I use windows 10 app with the latest updates

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey! When I try to change a playlist cover I go to "edit image" -> "replace image" and choose the file, after that I save it but when I close the desktop app and reopen it the playlist cover isn'...
  • Soundofus
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Solved!! Export a list of all the songs i've "liked"

I've liked over 2000 songs on spotify and would like a way to export a list of those songs. They are not in a playlist, just a bunch of songs i've checkmarked over 2 years that i would like a list of.

  • Casual Listener
  • I've liked over 2000 songs on spotify and would like a way to export a list of those songs. They are not in a playlist, just a bunch of songs i've checkmarked over 2 years that i would like a list of...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution New songs on a playlist don't show up on the "Shuffle" queue

I put this under the PC Client related stuff because it doesn't appear to be an issue on my Android cellphone. I added about 60 songs to a playlist and when I shuffle play the playlist on the computer those songs are never played. That's pretty annoy...

  • Casual Listener
  • I put this under the PC Client related stuff because it doesn't appear to be an issue on my Android cellphone. I added about 60 songs to a playlist and when I shuffle play the playlist on the compute...
  • Pequeno_Macaco
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Solved!! Multiple Spotify entries in Start Up

My laptop started to slow down a bit so i went into MSConfig to find out what was firing on start up. I noticed under Spotify there are 5 entries, 4 of which are identical ie "Spotify Ltd". Does anyone know if this is normal and why?

  • Roadie
  • My laptop started to slow down a bit so i went into MSConfig to find out what was firing on start up. I noticed under Spotify there are 5 entries, 4 of which are identical ie "Spotify Ltd". Does anyo...
  • Loxer
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution View followers

How do I see who follows my Spotify playlist? In the later versions, I just clicked the "X followers" text and everyone showed up on a list. Isn't that possible anymore?

  • Casual Listener
  • How do I see who follows my Spotify playlist? In the later versions, I just clicked the "X followers" text and everyone showed up on a list. Isn't that possible anymore?
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Warum werden meine mp3 Dateinen NICHT in den Lokalen Dateien angezeigt?

Warum werden mir meine Lieder, die ich auf dem PC gespeichert habe (alles mp3-Dateien), nicht angezeigt obwohl ich alle Standorte hinzugefügt und aktiviert habe?

  • Casual Listener
  • Warum werden mir meine Lieder, die ich auf dem PC gespeichert habe (alles mp3-Dateien), nicht angezeigt obwohl ich alle Standorte hinzugefügt und aktiviert habe?
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