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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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Solved!! Can't Add Songs to Playlist

Using the Spotify app on a Windows 10 laptop. The ability to add songs to a playlist stopped working whether I drag the song to an existing playlist or click on the 3 dots and scroll to "Add to Playlist." I've shut down and reopened Spotify.I've shut...

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  • Using the Spotify app on a Windows 10 laptop. The ability to add songs to a playlist stopped working whether I drag the song to an existing playlist or click on the 3 dots and scroll to "Add to Playl...
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Spotify pauses on its own

Hi everyone !So I use Spotify on windows 7, i'm using the last version. (My brother's pc is on windows 10, he have the same problem). I use it when I play video games.In the case of listening music and playing at the same time, after ~5 songs, the mu...

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  • Hi everyone ! So I use Spotify on windows 7, i'm using the last version. (My brother's pc is on windows 10, he have the same problem). I use it when I play video games. In the case of listening mus...
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Can't drag songs to playlist, can't arrange songs in playlist, can't move playlists.

For some reason I can't drag songs to playlist, can't arrange songs in a playlist, can't move playlists. This makes it almost impossible to listen to music on spotify. I'm using Windows 10, have uninstalled and reinstalled, it's not because i clicked...

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  • For some reason I can't drag songs to playlist, can't arrange songs in a playlist, can't move playlists. This makes it almost impossible to listen to music on spotify. I'm using Windows 10, have...
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cant play songs on win desktop

songs only playing on mobile phone, cant get them to play on desktop win 10, it comes up with this song is not available, premium

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  • songs only playing on mobile phone, cant get them to play on desktop win 10, it comes up with this song is not available, premium
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desktop spotify connect change volume for my phone

my iphone connect pc but dooesnt work change volume in 1 days. (another phone samsung glaxy s4 working good change volume)

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Spotify no sound with razer kraken 7.1

Hello I can't hear spotify sound with my headphone and there is no post about it.Please help me ( I try to restart my pc I update everything , my headphone razer surround other... ) I'm in USB ( not in jack )

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  • Hello I can't hear spotify sound with my headphone and there is no post about it. Please help me ( I try to restart my pc I update everything , my headphone razer surround other... ) I'm in USB ( no...
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Songs are not playing properly

So Im on my PC and for some reason the songs are playing af if their is a filter that turns the volume low and high really fast and i hear cracking, ive tried to restart my computer but no help, I also have premium, im not sure if thats the reason

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  • So Im on my PC and for some reason the songs are playing af if their is a filter that turns the volume low and high really fast and i hear cracking, ive tried to restart my computer but no help, I al...
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Can't Reinstall/Launch Spotify

I deleted Spotify a day ago, but now I can't seem to reinstall it. Whenever I try to launch the setup.exe, a prompt appears saying "A Windows Store installation of Spotify was found in your system. Please uninstall that version first, or update throu...

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  • I deleted Spotify a day ago, but now I can't seem to reinstall it.    Whenever I try to launch the setup.exe, a prompt appears saying "A Windows Store installation of Spotify was found in...
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Login Error: There is an error in logging you into this application. Please try again later.

Premium subscriberHave just written in another thing but can't find it again after I submitted it.I get this error when logging in with facebook, not a computer wizz so any help needs to be easy to understand.many thanks.Dean.

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  • Premium subscriber Have just written in another thing but can't find it again after I submitted it. I get this error when logging in with facebook, not a computer wizz so any help needs to be easy ...
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Solved!! Spotify is not working at all

Description of the Problem - Hi! I’ve been using Spotify since the beginning of June, I believe, with no problem. But today, when I started to use Spotify, it wouldn’t work. I downloaded the recent update on 7/23/2012. I did do a search of the Window...

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  • Description of the Problem - Hi!  I’ve been using Spotify since the beginning of June, I believe, with no problem.  But today, when I started to use Spotify, it wouldn’t work.  I down...
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Spotify Connect Being Greedy With Two Computers

So this is a small annoyance, but I have two computers that I regularly listen to music to using Spotify on (home and work). Both have the full client installed. Spotify connect is nice because it keeps both synced to what I was listening to so when ...

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  • So this is a small annoyance, but I have two computers that I regularly listen to music to using Spotify on (home and work). Both have the full client installed. Spotify connect is nice because it ke...
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Playlist won't disappear

So ages ago there was some Summer Hits UK playlist (I think) maintained by Spotify, I had it followed, they removed it, now it shows up in my sidebar as "Loading.... by Spotify". Unfollowing won't make it go away, clicking it opens a blank page. I kn...

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  • So ages ago there was some Summer Hits UK playlist (I think) maintained by Spotify, I had it followed, they removed it, now it shows up in my sidebar as "Loading.... by Spotify". Unfollowing won't ma...
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Solved!! Stops playing after 30 seconds...

Hi!Having huge issues with Spotify on the desktop.Every song stops playing after 30seconds... I have tried reinstalling, log in and out...NOTHING works!

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  • Hi! Having huge issues with Spotify on the desktop. Every song stops playing after 30seconds...  I have tried reinstalling, log in and out... NOTHING works!
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Banner ads playing over music

When in Desktop mode, the rolling banner ads that have sound play over the music. I don't see any way to mute or alter the ads. Pretty much destroys the experience.

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  • When in Desktop mode, the rolling banner ads that have sound play over the music. I don't see any way to mute or alter the ads. Pretty much destroys the experience.
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Clicking on Album Art

I, at times, am able to click on the album art and it will direct me to the song in my playlist. This doesn't happen all the time, but when I click on a song right now it takes me to some random song in my playlist.

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  • I, at times, am able to click on the album art and it will direct me to the song in my playlist. This doesn't happen all the time, but when I click on a song right now it takes me to some random song...
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Error Code 1005: Facebook and Spotify Linked login

I can only login to my account on the web player if each time before I login I delete the app on Facebook to add it again later.But, I just downloaded the Desktop app because it looks and seems to function better. My memory must be wrong because I ca...

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  • I can only login to my account on the web player if each time before I login I delete the app on Facebook to add it again later. But, I just downloaded the Desktop app because it looks and...
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Can't listen to music because Spotify freezes playback on ads

Everytime an ad comes up there is no sound and nothing plays. Everytime this happens I have to close Spotify and open it again in order to continue listening to music. It is very annoying.

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  • Everytime an ad comes up there is no sound and nothing plays. Everytime this happens I have to close Spotify and open it again in order to continue listening to music. It is very annoying.
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Spotify web stops playing after 30 seconds, every 30 sec

-This is across all platforms-It's connected to my facebook-I don't have premium-It's.... wildly annoying -I have tried clearing cache and logging out across all platforms

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  • -This is across all platforms -It's connected to my facebook -I don't have premium -It's.... wildly annoying 😞  -I have tried clearing cache and logging out across all platforms
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playlist appearing that I did not make

So this playlist is in my list of playlists and I 100% did not make it, half the artists/songs Ive never even heard of before. The playlist has a name - jj(2) so it cant be accidental and says it was created by me. It is also from only a few months a...

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  • So this playlist is in my list of playlists and I 100% did not make it, half the artists/songs Ive never even heard of before. The playlist has a name - jj(2) so it cant be accidental and says i...
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Spotify Background

CHANGE THE SPOTIFY BACKGROUND!!OR make it an option so we can personalise it ourselves. The black background is so dim & creates no backlight.

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  • CHANGE THE SPOTIFY BACKGROUND!! OR make it an option so we can personalise it ourselves.    The black background is so dim & creates no backlight.  
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