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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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Is Spotify made by amateurs?

This is a question I seriously had to ask myself today after trying to recover a hacked account. I recently launched my spotify app and found that I was logged out. I tried to log back in and it woudn't let me so I thought maybe I will recover my acc...

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  • This is a question I seriously had to ask myself today after trying to recover a hacked account. I recently launched my spotify app and found that I was logged out. I tried to log back in and it woud...
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Spotify works on every other device except for desktop, including connecting to website

As of late Spotify has been offline on my desktop app.I attempted to reinstall but when I went to spotify.com it said connection timeout. I checked my Windows Firewall, nothing blocked, even made another inbound and outbound rule to allow connections...

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  • As of late Spotify has been offline on my desktop app. I attempted to reinstall but when I went to spotify.com it said connection timeout. I checked my Windows Firewall, nothing blocked, even made a...
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play.spotify.com link doesn't open in the desktop app

If you press on a play.spotify.com link, it doens't open inside the spotify app, it opens in your web browser (e.g. google chrome).There's no way to change the setting. This fix doesn't work anymore: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac-old/C...

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  • If you press on a play.spotify.com link, it doens't open inside the spotify app, it opens in your web browser (e.g. google chrome). There's no way to change the setting.   This fix doesn...
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Installation Path randomness?

So I had this issue for a while now and figured i'd aks here if any other folks have the same problems. After I installed Spotify I just Cut the Spotify Folder from C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming and paste it on to my Data Drive D:\ . At this point Sp...

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  • So I had this issue for a while now and figured i'd aks here if any other folks have the same problems.   After I installed Spotify I just Cut the Spotify Folder from C:\Users\User\AppDat...
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why do i have to open spotify twice on pc

Does anyone know why I have to open Spotify twice to get it to work?I'm running Windows 10 and Spotify premium.Each time I load up Spotify it brings up the screen but the menu, search, friends pane only come up when I shut it down and open again.

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  • Does anyone know why I have to open Spotify twice to get it to work? I'm running Windows 10 and Spotify premium. Each time I load up Spotify it brings up the screen but the menu, search, friends pa...
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Windows 10 installation NOT from store

I would like to install spotify as a traditional program and NOT from the store. But it just converted himself to a store installation and if I download the installer from the spotify website I still get a store installation. How do I get the origina...

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  • I would like to install spotify as a traditional program and NOT from the store. But it just converted himself to a store installation and if I download the installer from the spotify website I still...
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Songs Screen just links to browse

Hy, when I click on Songs in the Windows client it doesn't show my songs, but just a message that I can find playlists with the 'Browse' Link.The image below shows how my 'Songs' page looks like.I am running the newest version. What can I do?

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  • Hy, when I click on Songs in the Windows client it doesn't show my songs, but just a message that I can find playlists with the 'Browse' Link. The image below shows how my 'Songs' page looks like. ...
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Issues With Local Files

I recently was rearranging my music in my local files and it appears to have messed it up completely. I have one song that I cannot remove from my library even though the song no longer exists at all on my computer, and I have one album that I do hav...

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  • I recently was rearranging my music in my local files and it appears to have messed it up completely. I have one song that I cannot remove from my library even though the song no longer exists at all...
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spotify stops resizing properly once zoomed out

After zooming out to the last 2 stages it stops resizing properly. I can force it if i change my zoom mode but . as soon as i go beyond zoom lvl 2 it starts this. I tried to disable hardware acc no change.have a Nvidia 970gtx and 378.66 but it happen...

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  • After zooming out to the last 2 stages it stops resizing properly. I can force it if i change my zoom mode but . as soon as i go beyond zoom lvl 2 it starts this.  I tried to disable hardware a...
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CUT THE COOOOOORD

Please, please lower the volume on the Shinedown ad. I usually keep my music at a moderate volume, so it is unpleasant that every few minutes I get to hear an ear-piercing CUT THE COOOOOOOOORDDDD!!!!No one needs an advertisement that loud. Even the F...

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  • Please, please lower the volume on the Shinedown ad. I usually keep my music at a moderate volume, so it is unpleasant that every few minutes I get to hear an ear-piercing    CUT THE COOO...
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Severe sound issues

Dear Sir/Madam, I hope you can help, I’m at my wits end! If I am playing Spotify desktop it distorts playback audio crackling, it buzzes and distorts, stutters playback. I have updated all drivers and updated Spotify and even applied a new sound card...

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  • Dear Sir/Madam,   I hope you can help, I’m at my wits end! If I am playing Spotify desktop it distorts playback audio crackling, it buzzes and distorts, stutters playback. I have updated ...
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spotify keeps pauzing itself

hey can someone help?when i play a song wichever song it just keeps pauzing itself after a few secondstried to change password and everything just in case someone is using my accbut it keeps on doing this..

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  • hey can someone help? when i play a song wichever song it just keeps pauzing itself after a few seconds tried to change password and everything just in case someone is using my acc but it keeps on...
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download to mp3

Hi everyone , i'm not allowed to have a phone in my workplace but i can have an mp3 . How do I go about downloading my playlists to an mp3 if i'm a premium member. thanks for any help

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  • Hi everyone , i'm not allowed to have a phone in my workplace but i can have an mp3 . How do I go about downloading my playlists to an mp3 if i'm a premium member. thanks for any help
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settings are gone

So I just joined Spotify today, and I found my favorite songs, but they are a different version. I wanted my favorite version and could not find it.Everyone is talking about a settings area to import 'local files' but I cant find these settings. Afte...

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  • So I just joined Spotify today, and I found my favorite songs, but they are a different version. I wanted my favorite version and could not find it. Everyone is talking about a settings area to impo...
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Full screen cropped

I use windows 10, with 2 monitors, one vertical and one horizontalwhen using spotify on the vertical monitor, sometimes it does full screen, other times it's cropped verticallyI tried to set the veritcal one and the horizontal one as my primary scree...

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  • I use windows 10, with 2 monitors, one vertical and one horizontal when using spotify on the vertical monitor, sometimes it does full screen, other times it's cropped vertically I tried to set ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not working unless I have the computer hooked to my secondary monitor.

Hello,Having a weird issue with Spotify not playing songs. I have premium and I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and nothing helps. When my laptop is NOT connected to anything, I press play on any song and I get the error: "This song is unava...

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  • Hello, Having a weird issue with Spotify not playing songs. I have premium and I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and nothing helps. When my laptop is NOT connected to anything, I press play...
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Solved!! Como controlar Spotify con las teclas multimedia del teclado

Buenas; Tengo Windows 10, uso la app de escritorio de toda la vida y, además, tengo Spotify Premium. Hace tiempo podía controlar Spotify con las teclas multimedia de mi teclado sin tener que abrir la aplicación, pero desde hace tiempo que ya no puedo...

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  • Buenas;   Tengo Windows 10, uso la app de escritorio de toda la vida y, además, tengo Spotify Premium.    Hace tiempo podía controlar Spotify con las teclas multimedia de mi teclad...
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Solved!! Problem with songs search engine

Hi,Sorry for my english, I can't do searches in spotify with my laptor. When I want to find any song, the searcher don't do anything... The autocomplete does not work either. I don't know what I can do. Thanks!

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  • Hi, Sorry for my english, I can't do searches in spotify with my laptor. When I want to find any song, the searcher don't do anything... The autocomplete does not work either. I don't know what I ca...
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Is it possible to create a playlist from a list of song url's?

Hi,I have a text file with 1500 song urls. Like this:https://open.spotify.com/track/5kMKx1ohvu9tuRjVjoVPxXhttps://open.spotify.com/track/06zh28PcYIFvNOAz5Wq2Xb...is there an easy way to make a playlist out of it?

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  • Hi, I have a text file with 1500 song urls. Like this: https://open.spotify.com/track/5kMKx1ohvu9tuRjVjoVPxX https://open.spotify.com/track/06zh28PcYIFvNOAz5Wq2Xb ... is there an easy way to mak...
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spotify for windows 10 error

After a windows 10 update, Spotify wont work. Error comes up: "the application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b) ...". Tried re-install. Not a techy person!Please help.Hilda.

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  • After a windows 10 update, Spotify wont work. Error comes up: "the application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b) ...".  Tried re-install.  Not a techy person! Please help. Hild...
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