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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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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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Sorry, there's nothing here

Windows Phone does not work Browse. Showing "Sorry, there's nothing here". Why is it?It is a mistake or Windows phones will no longer Spotify?

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  • Windows Phone does not work Browse. Showing "Sorry, there's nothing here". Why is it? It is a mistake or Windows phones will no longer Spotify?
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All log ins won't work!

My spotify desktop was working fine but now when I lick log in via Facebook nothing happens. When I try to log in with email and password it freezes with a red cirlce with a slash. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling and the same issue. This is ...

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  • My spotify desktop was working fine but now when I lick log in via Facebook nothing happens. When I try to log in with email and password it freezes with a red cirlce with a slash.   I've trie...
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Solved!! changing language to english on desktop /web player?

Hi! How do I change the language to english on desktop /web player? I'm located in Hungary...

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  • Hi! How do I change the language to english on desktop /web player? I'm located in Hungary...
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Spotify will not login through Facebook

Just earlier this morning i was listening to music on my spotify premium account whilst logged in through facebook. Lo and behold this afternoon, and i can no longer use spotify because it will not log in through facebook. It says I never had a faceb...

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  • Just earlier this morning i was listening to music on my spotify premium account whilst logged in through facebook. Lo and behold this afternoon, and i can no longer use spotify because it will not l...
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Download spotify for windows 7

Hi, can anybody help. I'm trying to download spotify on windows 7. I've tried some of the suggestions on this forum (compatibility, using the full setup) but nothing works. Any suggestons?

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  • Hi, can anybody help. I'm trying to download spotify on windows 7. I've tried some of the suggestions on this forum (compatibility, using the full setup) but nothing works. Any suggestons?
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Spotify Overlay doesn't working when my Apps (Games) are in Fullscreen Mode

Basically, the Overlay, the one that shows up when I use media keys, doesn't show when I'm playing my games in Fullscreen Mode, but, when I change to Windowed Fullscreen or just Windowed, works perfectly. I'm just wondering why it happens to me while...

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  • Basically, the Overlay, the one that shows up when I use media keys, doesn't show when I'm playing my games in Fullscreen Mode, but, when I change to Windowed Fullscreen or just Windowed, works perfe...
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Specific albums not playing (Local Files)

I want to import the soundtrack for a game I recently bought, we were here too. Upon setting up the local files so the songs appear, the tracks won't play. I reinstall Spotify and try again. Still nothing. Other local files and other game OSTs still ...

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  • I want to import the soundtrack for a game I recently bought, we were here too. Upon setting up the local files so the songs appear, the tracks won't play. I reinstall Spotify and try ...
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Sort local files with "organize your music"

Hello. I am trying to sort my music into playlist and just discovered the "Organize Your Music" tool from Spotify which is great for my needs.My issue is that my local files aren't shown, only the music I added to my librairy from Spotify. It is an i...

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  • Hello.   I am trying to sort my music into playlist and just discovered the "Organize Your Music" tool from Spotify which is great for my needs. My issue is that my local files aren't shown, ...
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Albums and Artists not in Your Music

Hi all, I have about 4,000 songs saved in MY Music Songs but there is only a few albums and artists in the Albums and Artists. I would have thought that by adding a song to your library that it would add the Artist and Album for that song into the ap...

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  • Hi all, I have about 4,000 songs saved in MY Music Songs but there is only a few albums and artists in the Albums and Artists. I would have thought that by adding a song to your library that it would...
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Solved!! Why does spotify re-install every time I open it for the past 40 days?

Why does spotify re-install every time I open it for the past 40 days? This is getting really annoying!

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  • Why does spotify re-install every time I open it for the past 40 days?  This is getting really annoying!    
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Solved!! Why is Spotify telling me the disk is full when the Cache is only 1GB (Limit set to 100GB)?

I have over 400GB of free space on my laptops HDD, far more on my desktop if move some files around. So, to me, having a 100GB limit is absurd. If I am allowed to have more than 100GB of cache on my own computers I would very much like to know how th...

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  • I have over 400GB of free space on my laptops HDD, far more on my desktop if move some files around. So, to me, having a 100GB limit is absurd. If I am allowed to have more than 100GB of cache on my ...
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Solved!! Friend Feed Desktop

Has anyone experienced the Friend Feed disappearing? If so any solutions to bring it back? Many thanks

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  • Has anyone experienced the Friend Feed disappearing? If so any solutions to bring it back?   Many thanks 🙂
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