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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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Shuffling Problem with Spotify Windows

I've been having issues with shuffling. Example let's say my first song on my shuffle playlist is Bee Gees Stayin Alive then the second song is Elton John Your song. I figure cool its shuffling then seconds later The Bee Gees song stayin alive plays ...

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  • I've been having issues with shuffling. Example let's say my first song on my shuffle playlist is Bee Gees Stayin Alive then the second song is Elton John Your song. I figure cool its shuffling then ...
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Sound problem

If i change my windows to other apps my spotify will becomes smaller

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  • If i change my windows to other apps my spotify will becomes smaller
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Now Playing queue resets randomly

This has only happened once before (back in January I think) but it happened twice within the past week: the playlist that I'm listening to resets in the Now Playing queue. Meaning, when I open my Spotify app (Windows 10, most recent version) after t...

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  • This has only happened once before (back in January I think) but it happened twice within the past week: the playlist that I'm listening to resets in the Now Playing queue. Meaning, when I open my Sp...
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Superuser Contribution "This song is not available" message for tracks in local files

I'm getting the "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it" message for an album I have just added to my local files (Music for People in Trouble by Susanne Sundfor). If I switch off local files in Preference...

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  • I'm getting the "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it" message for an album I have just added to my local files (Music for People in Trouble by Sus...
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Greyed out songs that are available on Spotify

For some reason, a file I downloaded off Napster almost 2 decades ago, Traci Lords - Fallen Angel (bottom of the image) is not greyed out, however the entire album including that same track which I purchased from iTunes is greyed out. I verified that...

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  • For some reason, a file I downloaded off Napster almost 2 decades ago, Traci Lords - Fallen Angel (bottom of the image) is not greyed out, however the entire album including that same track which I p...
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Solved!! Spotify Won't Open

When I double click on spotify it does not open. I check the task manager and it shows up there, but nothing else happens. Things I've tried: Disabling Firewall and Anitvirus Uninstalling and Reinstalling (complete with combing through the registry) ...

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  • When I double click on spotify it does not open.  I check the task manager and it shows up there, but nothing else happens.    Things I've tried:  Disabling Firewall and A...
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Possible Solution for Blank Screen problem

So for a whole month I was having issues with the Spotify desktop app loading up. It would take me to a blank screen. There were many solutions and threads where some people tried all the fixes suggested and it didn't work out for them. I was one of ...

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  • So for a whole month I was having issues with the Spotify desktop app loading up. It would take me to a blank screen. There were many solutions and threads where some people tried all the fixes sugge...
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Spotify refuses to play tracks that are in my computer's library

Before any confusion arives, I'm trying to play Spotify's version of these albums - not just trying to listen to my copy through the app. This has only come up recently.Yes, I have tried reinstallation. It persists.

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  • Before any confusion arives, I'm trying to play Spotify's version of these albums - not just trying to listen to my copy through the app. This has only come up recently. Yes, I have tried reinstalla...
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local files bug (spotify forgets about local files)

1. add some local files to desktop app2. add song from local files to some playlist3. play song in the playlist4. manualy seek progress playing bar to beggining of the songspotify forgets about this song and says that song is unavailable on this comp...

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  • 1. add some local files to desktop app 2. add song from local files to some playlist 3. play song in the playlist 4. manualy seek  progress playing bar to beggining of the song spotify forge...
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Spotify desktop shortcuts not working. (Win10)

My Spotify shortcuts not working while playing on background. I tried reinstall but it didn't work. I need your help.

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  • My Spotify shortcuts not working while playing on background. I tried reinstall but it didn't work. I need your help.
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Fullscreen is not focusable in the latest version

Spotify cannot be focused when I switch fullscreen applications with the latest version.This happens when I have Spotify on one screen and a fullscreen application on the other - if I alt+tab or mouse over to Spotify on the other screen I can't selec...

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  • Spotify cannot be focused when I switch fullscreen applications with the latest version. This happens when I have Spotify on one screen and a fullscreen application on the other - if I alt+tab or mo...
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playlist gone in sidebar?

i no longer see my 'written' playlist on the left sidebar? it does show 'recently played' stuff, but not all my playlists? hitting "your music" only brings up album thumbnails on the page? help

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  • i no longer see my 'written' playlist on the left sidebar?  it does show 'recently played' stuff, but not all my playlists?   hitting "your music" only brings up album thumbnails on th...
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Solved!! 'This song is not available' Shows for EVERY song I try to play

Hi! I am unable to get spotify on my work PC to play any music. This has been an issue that has come and gone for a few weeks. For any given track I try to play (literally any) I recieve the message 'This song is not available. If you have the file o...

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  • Hi!   I am unable to get spotify on my work PC to play any music. This has been an issue that has come and gone for a few weeks.   For any given track I try to play (literally any) I re...
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Windows 10 Overlay

I've been trying to see other boards, and find nothing related to this in particular. When my overlay is opened up by tweaking volume, I click on the overlay (when Spotify is minimized), and it does not open Spotify. Additionally, when in app, I will...

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  • I've been trying to see other boards, and find nothing related to this in particular. When my overlay is opened up by tweaking volume, I click on the overlay (when Spotify is minimized), and it does ...
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Superuser Contribution No CONCERTS click on the artist page

there are no CONCERTS click on the artist page, therefore I can't follow my followed artist's shows there are no CONCERTS click on the artist page, therefore I can't follow my followed artist's shows

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  • there are no CONCERTS click on the artist page, therefore I can't follow my followed artist's shows     there are no CONCERTS click on the artist page, therefore I can't follow my foll...
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When I open an album on Spotify and try to play songs from within the album it does not play?

I am using Windows 10. Individual songs within the album will not play no matter how many times I click on the track. The only way I can play the song is if i search for it in spotify search or I play the whole album at once by clicking on the large ...

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  • I am using Windows 10.    Individual songs within the album will not play no matter how many times I click on the track. The only way I can play the song is if i search for it in spotify ...
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can not sign in to the application

I moved from Canada to the US, I changed the country in the profile settings, everything was as it should be, but when I log into the application, I still get an error that I'm not in my country and I have to change it in the settings (and I already ...

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  • I moved from Canada to the US, I changed the country in the profile settings, everything was as it should be, but when I log into the application, I still get an error that I'm not in my country and ...
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Superuser Contribution Win 10 Most Recent UI Lazy Updating

I forgot to grab a screenshot, but I've been noticing this bug for quite some time. Basically, if my computer goes to sleep and it wakes up to a change in state (i.e. listening to a different device, listening on this device, new song, etc) which als...

  • Casual Listener
  • I forgot to grab a screenshot, but I've been noticing this bug for quite some time. Basically, if my computer goes to sleep and it wakes up to a change in state (i.e. listening to a different device,...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify no descarga canciones en windows

Spotify no me deja descargar las caciones aun cuando este conectado a internet, me indica que esta "esperando la conexion", cuando ya me encuentro conectado a una red de wifi, ya intente conectandome a otra red wifi porque crei que el problema estaba...

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  • Spotify no me deja descargar las caciones aun cuando este conectado a internet, me indica que esta "esperando la conexion", cuando ya me encuentro conectado a una red de wifi, ya intente conectandome...
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Solved!! Can't play album or playlist if already listening to music

Recently i've encountered this strange bug, that won't let me listen to an album or playlist if something was already playing. Even if it was paused. I found 2 workarrounds (1: playing the album from the artist page (doesn't work for playlists); 2: a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Recently i've encountered this strange bug, that won't let me listen to an album or playlist if something was already playing. Even if it was paused. I found 2 workarrounds (1: playing the album from...
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