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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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  • 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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Spotify download

I got premium so my little boy could download some songs on his mp3 player. Can't figure out how to do it, can you help ?

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  • I got premium so my little boy could download some songs on his mp3 player. Can't figure out how to do it, can you help ?
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Changing tracks without my will

For approximately a week now Spotify has been pausing my songs, skipping songs midway and changing albums to some weird music i've never touched before. It keeps changing album every two minutes.

  • Casual Listener
  • For approximately a week now Spotify has been pausing my songs, skipping songs midway and changing albums to some weird music i've never touched before. It keeps changing album every two minutes.
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Solved!! Spotify as an alarm clock for PC

I'm trying to set up an alarm clock to play some music to wake up to. I came across a thread that had some people using VBScript to do it, however I don't think those methods work anymore since everything I tried it did not work. The script would ope...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm trying to set up an alarm clock to play some music to wake up to. I came across a thread that had some people using VBScript to do it, however I don't think those methods work anymore since every...
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Search Function Broken.

Why is the search function broken for Windows Desktop?

  • Casual Listener
  • Why is the search function broken for Windows Desktop?
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Solved!! Local files won't get updated

Hello, my problem with Spotify is that I add songs to a folder very often, and I want those songs to appear on Spotify's Local Files, but they simply won't update. Neither when I add music or when I delete it. Is there any way to force the applicatio...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, my problem with Spotify is that I add songs to a folder very often, and I want those songs to appear on Spotify's Local Files, but they simply won't update. Neither when I add music or when I ...
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free

i cant launch spotify on my laptop, even thoughits installed. i thought i could play music for free

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  • i cant launch spotify on my laptop, even thoughits installed. i thought i could play music for free  
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Missing playlist made by Spotify, can't remove it from the list

https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWVTiXy8X2RAJ?si=_fidqaJ4T5mpAsYcYfzHZA It doesn't exist anymore. How to remove the suscribtion when it doesn't let me do that?It is just stuck loading forever. When I copy the link, the list is...

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  • https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWVTiXy8X2RAJ?si=_fidqaJ4T5mpAsYcYfzHZA   It doesn't exist anymore. How to remove the suscribtion when it doesn't let me do that? It is...
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Spotify window does not respond to interaction

Generally, this happens when another window has been fullscreen on my primary display, and Spotify always sits on my secondary monitor. Nothing can be clicked on on the Spotify window, though tracks can still be aused/skipped by the Windows controls.

  • Roadie
  • Generally, this happens when another window has been fullscreen on my primary display, and Spotify always sits on my secondary monitor. Nothing can be clicked on on the Spotify window, though tracks ...
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Spotify won't let me log in with Facebook

I'm trying to sign in to Spotify through Facebook on this new laptop I just bought but it keeps on giving me this error:I've tried re-installing the app, but it didn't work Please let me know if you find a solution to this.Thanks!

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  • I'm trying to sign in to Spotify through Facebook on this new laptop I just bought but it keeps on giving me this error: I've tried re-installing the app, but it didn't work 😞 Please let me kn...
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local files

Hi,This is my second post for help. I'm not seeing all my songs in my Local Files. They did not load automatically. How do I load them all?Thanks

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  • Hi, This is my second post for help. I'm not seeing all my songs in my Local Files. They did not load automatically. How do I load them all? Thanks
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Cant login with facebook/standard login

Hi, I'm stucked outside the login page, neither can I login with Facebook or through the Standard 'email' login. What should I do?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm stucked outside the login page, neither can I login with Facebook or through the Standard 'email' login. What should I do?
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Unavaible in my country

Can someone please tell me when is Spotify going to be avalible in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

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  • Can someone please tell me when is Spotify going to be avalible in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
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Some music unavailable via Windows 10

Greetings, I have a Premium Family membership and I'm having problems accessing some of the Spotify catalog through my Windows 10 app. When I attempt to play certain songs on my desktop they simply won't play. The same songs are available and play ju...

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  • Greetings,   I have a Premium Family membership and I'm having problems accessing some of the Spotify catalog through my Windows 10 app. When I attempt to play certain songs on my de...
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Solved!! "This song isn't available. If the file is on the computer, you can import it."

Hello everybody! I try to listen to few songs but I have this error.. what happened? I like so much this singer :C

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  • Hello everybody! I try to listen to few songs but I have this error.. what happened? I like so much this singer :C
  • Souliousery
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Bug - Can't rearrange playlists/playlist folders

I noticed this morning that I'm no longer able to rearrange the playlists and playlist folders in the list on the left side of the screen. I assume it's a bug and a temporary issue. Not a huge deal for me although I do like to keep certain playlists ...

  • Roadie
  • I noticed this morning that I'm no longer able to rearrange the playlists and playlist folders in the list on the left side of the screen. I assume it's a bug and a temporary issue. Not a huge deal f...
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Speaker doesn't work

Hey people!My problem is since one week that spotify doesn't play with my speaker (ISY) any more - with my phone - yes! I have an extern adapter for my headphones jack (USB). Youtube and everthing works with my speakers - without Spotify - and it's r...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey people! My problem is since one week that spotify doesn't play with my speaker (ISY) any more - with my phone - yes! I have an extern adapter for my headphones jack (USB). Youtube and everthing ...
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share song with friend

Please tell me that im stupid and I cant find the button on how to share a song with a friend ON SPOTIFY like how we could when this first came out. Please DO NOT tell me spotify is so looser stupid they took that feature out. There is absolutely no ...

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  • Please tell me that im stupid and I cant find the button on how to share a song with a friend ON SPOTIFY like how we could when this first came out.   Please DO NOT tell me spotify is so loose...
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[Desktop][Search] CTRL + F

Please implement the functionality to "Find in Page." Too often, I'm browsing on a particular artist or album page and want to find a specific song. However, (1) I don't want to leave the page I'm on by typing the song into the search box and (2) I d...

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  • Please implement the functionality to "Find in Page." Too often, I'm browsing on a particular artist or album page and want to find a specific song. However, (1) I don't want to leave the page I'm on...
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Solved!! Can't Login using my credentials.

So I created my account via mobile app and login using facebook. So technically my spotify was linked to my facebook. But when do i try to login my spotify account on desktop(win 7) using the email add of my facebook it's giving me error message. P.S...

  • Newbie
  • So I created my account via mobile app and login using facebook. So technically my spotify was linked to my facebook. But when do i try to login my spotify account on desktop(win 7) using the email a...
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