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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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Solved!! Spotify cannot find api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-2.dll problem

Spotify does not open and gives water problems : Spotify cannot find api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-2.dll . Please re- install this application . Still this error is coming when I tried to delete .

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  • Spotify does not open and gives water problems : Spotify cannot find api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-2.dll . Please re- install this application . Still this error is coming when I trie...
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Cant sign in to windows desktop app

signed up to spotify 3 weeks ago. im unable to access the app on my pc. i put my username and email in and then it just sits there and nothing happens. any help would be appreciated.

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  • signed up to spotify 3 weeks ago.  im unable to access the app on my pc.  i put my username and email in and then it just sits there and nothing happens.   any help would be apprecia...
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I can't find my saved songs

Hi,I have saved a bunch of songs and albums, but now when I go to my "Songs" or "Albums" page they do not show up there. If I go to one of my playlists or an artist profile, songs that I have saved still show the checkmark, but then they aren't there...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I have saved a bunch of songs and albums, but now when I go to my "Songs" or "Albums" page they do not show up there. If I go to one of my playlists or an artist profile, songs that I have saved...
  • MusicalAesthete
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can't rearrange tracks on a playlist

i'm able to rearrange all of my other playlists, and everything else works fine, it's just this one playlist i'm not able to alter.

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  • i'm able to rearrange all of my other playlists, and everything else works fine, it's just this one playlist i'm not able to alter.
  • lolarosales
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I Can't See All of My Playlists???

So, I have a lot of playlists. At least 20. And recently, whenever I try to add a song to a playlist, I can only ever see the first few playlists I have. As you can see, "Sunday Morning" is the last playlist that shows up in the menu, but it isn't th...

  • Casual Listener
  • So, I have a lot of playlists. At least 20. And recently, whenever I try to add a song to a playlist, I can only ever see the first few playlists I have. As you can see, "Sunday Morning" is the last ...
  • Nico
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Solved!! Spotify on laptop claims NO song is available. Works fine on other devices on same wifi.

I have a laptop with win10, legal and updated version.My spotify premium started claiming that any song "is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can upload it."It just jumps to next song and the next and the next....with the same ...

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  • I have a laptop with win10, legal and updated version. My spotify premium started claiming that any song "is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can upload it." It just jumps t...
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Spotify never stops playing

I would like to have spotify stop playing music after my the album I selected is over. Instead it starts with the same playlist again, only repeats the last song, continues with an album I had as a playlist last week or fills the playlist with random...

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  • I would like to have spotify stop playing music after my the album I selected is over.    Instead it starts with the same playlist again, only repeats the last song, continues with an alb...
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Pumping Desktop Player (Win)

We adressed an issue with the Windows player: Audio is "pumping" - like a misconfigured limiter or compressor in a professional environment does. any idea, how to solve this?we are using the latest version of the win software.

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  • We adressed an issue with the Windows player: Audio is "pumping" - like a misconfigured limiter or compressor in a professional environment does.   any idea, how to solve this? we are using...
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Offline Withdrawn, Premium, 1 Device (PC)

Only have 1 device (pc), downloaded about 700 songs that we've been listening offline. But this morning we got a msg saying that our "offline was withdrawn". We're signed up with the Premium service.What can we do to get our offline service again? Wi...

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  • Only have 1 device (pc), downloaded about 700 songs that we've been listening offline. But this morning we got a msg saying that our "offline was withdrawn". We're signed up with the Premium service....
  • Nico
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all songs option

All songs option available on Android app but not on squeezebox touch with spotty

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  • All songs option available on Android app but not on squeezebox touch with spotty
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Windows Player Stuck offline

The latestest version just totally screwed my machine up. For some reason it would go offline after taking forever to load, and somehow would reset my connection to the internet on my machine. My remote desktop (work) would disconnect and then spotif...

  • Casual Listener
  • The latestest version just totally screwed my machine up. For some reason it would go offline after taking forever to load, and somehow would reset my connection to the internet on my machine. My rem...
  • steveOGallagher
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Ads for no premium

im listening to a playlist trying to focus and all of a sudden i hear this retarded ad for the movie insiduous, like **bleep**? btw its a stupid ad and just cringe. ive already handled with the cringey spotify ads and everything else for the past yea...

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  • im listening to a playlist trying to focus and all of a sudden i hear this retarded ad for the movie insiduous, like **bleep**? btw its a stupid ad and just cringe. ive already handled with the cring...
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Drag and drop playlist to library won’t work (to songs section)

I’m trying to drag and drop an iTunes imported playlist to the Spotify library. Within Spotify, I drag and drop the playlist onto the songs section and it won’t work.. there’s this little icone saying impossible to add? Anyone has any clue? Doing it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I’m trying to drag and drop an iTunes imported playlist to the Spotify library. Within Spotify, I drag and drop the playlist onto the songs section and it won’t work.. there’s this little icone sayin...
  • katgongora
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I'm sorry but the Windows 10 app's UX just sucks.

8/10 times I make a search, the app just refuses to show ANYTHING. It takes an average of 5 minutes to load on startup. It is so slow once it's loaded I might as well be using the web version on a 2G network. No, my pc isn't low tier. At all. My inte...

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  • 8/10 times I make a search, the app just refuses to show ANYTHING.  It takes an average of 5 minutes to load on startup.  It is so slow once it's loaded I might as well be using the web v...
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Solved!! Not receiving 'Your Top 100 songs 2017 Playlist'

At the end of 2016, I got an email from Spotify showing me from 100-1 what songs I played the most. This year of 2017, however, I got no email from spotify for that playlist. I was dissapointed as I wanted to review my top 100.Upon further investigat...

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  • At the end of 2016, I got an email from Spotify showing me from 100-1 what songs I played the most. This year of 2017, however, I got no email from spotify for that playlist. I was dissapointed as I ...
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Superuser Contribution Les touches multimédia du clavier ne fonctionne plus

Bonjour, Depuis la mise à jour 1.0.49.xxx de spotify j'ai remarqué que les touches multimédia du clavier ne fonctionnent plus ( pour mettre en pause ou passer à la musique suivante par exemple ). J'ai testé sur deux ordinateurs différents et le probl...

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  • Bonjour,   Depuis la mise à jour 1.0.49.xxx de spotify j'ai remarqué que les touches multimédia du clavier ne fonctionnent plus ( pour mettre en pause ou passer à la musique suivante par ...
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App not working after ALT-Tab out of a fullscreen Application

I was playing some video games and wanted to change music during this. I got the app open on a 2nd screen, but when I ALT-TAB out and try to click it, it doesn't work. It seems as if the window isn't there at all, because if I try to close it and the...

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  • I was playing some video games and wanted to change music during this. I got the app open on a 2nd screen, but when I ALT-TAB out and try to click it, it doesn't work. It seems as if the window isn't...
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Bug in adding suggested songs to playlist and playing next suggestion

When I am in a playlistand play a song from "Recommended Songs"and add the playing song to the list by pressing "Add"and I click play at the location where the just added song wasthen the play button is still for the playing (and added) song I would ...

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  • When I am in a playlist and play a song from "Recommended Songs" and add the playing song to the list by pressing "Add" and I click play at the location where the just added song was then th...
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"Repeat One" changes to "Repeat Playlist" on manual track change

A while ago the windows desktop player as well as the andoid player changed behaviour:Old: If "Repeat One" was selected it sayed even if a new track was manually selected. It was changed to "Repeat Playlist" if the "Next" button was clicked.New: "Rep...

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  • A while ago the windows desktop player as well as the andoid player changed behaviour: Old: If "Repeat One" was selected it sayed even if a new track was manually selected. It was changed to "Repeat...
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Same volume play songs (advanced) goes back to off

Hello, The setting in advanced "Same volume for all songs"..goes back to OFF after shutting down. Anyone knows why isnt this working?

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  • Hello,  The setting in advanced "Same volume for all songs"..goes back to OFF after shutting down. Anyone knows why isnt this working?
  • MattSuda
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