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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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Shuffling is simply terrible

The shuffle function barely even attempts to shuffle my music. I have a large chunk of one artist, followed by a chunk of another, and so on. This is not shuffling. Is there some setting I'm missing here?

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  • The shuffle function barely even attempts to shuffle my music. I have a large chunk of one artist, followed by a chunk of another, and so on. This is not shuffling. Is there some setting I'm missing ...
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Cannot play some old playlists at all

Some of my oldest playlists (2013) just won't play at all. The songs will play if I goto album and play them from there but they won't play in the playlist at all. Pressing "play" at the top of that playlist or on the left side of each song will only...

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  • Some of my oldest playlists (2013) just won't play at all. The songs will play if I goto album and play them from there but they won't play in the playlist at all. Pressing "play" at the to...
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Can't add songs to Playlists i haven't downloaded

Hello, since the last Spotify Update i've been having some issues i haven't had before. First a minor one, but normally if you play a song in a playlist its text changes from white to green, this still works, except for the song that is displayed at ...

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  • Hello, since the last Spotify Update i've been having some issues i haven't had before. First a minor one, but normally if you play a song in a playlist its text changes from white to green, this sti...
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Solved!! How to find friends without facebook in Spotify

HeyI have a little problem, there is no find option for new friends.My father starts using Spotify but he dont have facebook- so i can't add him to watchers.Can you solve that problem ? Or tell me how to find him because there is no option for it Gre...

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  • Hey I have a little problem, there is no find option for new friends. My father starts using Spotify but he dont have facebook- so i can't add him to watchers. Can you solve that problem ? Or tell...
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Media Keys not working

The media keys on my Logitech g910 will not with spirit unless I focus on spotify. The media keys work for everything else I am using windows 10 pro Insider build 17063 x64 I have tried everything I have found on the internet. Chrome extenctions, msc...

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  • The media keys on my Logitech g910 will not with spirit unless I focus on spotify. The media keys work for everything else   I am using windows 10 pro Insider build 17063 x64   I have t...
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Spotify 1.0.62.508 Desktop Client update won't load

I've done a full reinstall of the current client mulitple times and the Spotify window comes up black with only File, Edit and View tabs and the ability to minimize or exit.I've installed previous versions that work fine.Fix your update, it's terribl...

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  • I've done a full reinstall of the current client mulitple times and the Spotify window comes up black with only File, Edit and View tabs and the ability to minimize or exit. I've installed previous ...
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I can't listen to my music.

When I want to listen to a playlist on my computer, the music automatically scrolls without what is read, can you help me?

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  • When I want to listen to a playlist on my computer, the music automatically scrolls without what is read, can you help me?
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Mucis keeps buffering/ glitching

I have had spotify for a couple of months and downloaded practically all my music onto it and it worked perfectly fine. Now it's started to buffer and glitch whenever a song gets to around a minuet. I made sure it was nothing to do with my device by ...

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  • I have had spotify for a couple of months and downloaded practically all my music onto it and it worked perfectly fine. Now it's started to buffer and glitch whenever a song gets to around a minuet. ...
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Recovering Music

When updating my computer, I accidentally formated my hard drive basically wiping out my music collection.I have spotify on my Phone with the songs downloaded, so is it possible to transfer the songs from my phone to the PC?

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  • When updating my computer, I accidentally formated my hard drive basically wiping out my music collection. I have spotify on my Phone with the songs downloaded, so is it possible to transfer the son...
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Is it possible to lock a volume roll to only change Spotify's volume

I have a gaming keyboard which has media controls and one of them is a roll that changes windows volume, and I was wondering if it was possible to lock it to only change spotifys volume, because it's annyoing that I have to alt+tab from fullscreen ap...

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  • I have a gaming keyboard which has media controls and one of them is a roll that changes windows volume, and I was wondering if it was possible to lock it to only change spotifys volume, because it's...
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I can't change the playlist image

After choosing the image I want and saving it, it doesn't change from my playlist.

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  • After choosing the image I want and saving it, it doesn't change from my playlist.
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App crashes straight after launched?

Hi, this problem has been bugging me for the past day or so. My Spotify app launches but crashes immediately so I cannot use the app. I have tried both the desktop and app versions on my Windows 10 PC yet both have the same problem. This persisted ev...

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  • Hi, this problem has been bugging me for the past day or so. My Spotify app launches but crashes immediately so I cannot use the app. I have tried both the desktop and app versions on my Windows 10 P...
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Local Files - missing name glitches

I cannot figure out why these files are doing this. I only have this problem with the Acid Rap album from Chance the Rapper. I have them saved to my computer (Windows 7) with the proper title, artist, album, track number, and year, but when I try to ...

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  • I cannot figure out why these files are doing this.  I only have this problem with the Acid Rap album from Chance the Rapper. I have them saved to my computer (Windows 7) with the proper title,...
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"open containing folder" option no longer available

I am Premium user. After re-installing Spotify recently I notice that the option to "open containing folder" no longer appears on the menu when right clicking on a Local File song. The song does play as before, but what happened to the option to find...

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  • I am  Premium user.  After re-installing Spotify recently I notice that the option to "open containing folder" no longer appears on the menu when right clicking on a Local File song.  ...
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Blank window - Win7 clean install

Hi all, I'm having issues with a completely blank content area on first start, as shown in this screenshot: https://imgur.com/rIxOdyy I'm on Win7, and this is a new install of Spotify on this machine. I've read through a number of other support threa...

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  • Hi all,   I'm having issues with a  completely blank content area on first start, as shown in this screenshot: https://imgur.com/rIxOdyy   I'm on Win7, and this is a new insta...
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Downloads issue.

My downloads disapeared after loggin out from my account on my Windows PC.

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  • My downloads disapeared after loggin out from my account on my Windows PC.
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Spotify Randomly Skipping

I dont know why but songs are randomly skipping for me and its so frustrating, i cant even finish one song. I tried logging off everywhere and reinstalling but nothings working. Anyone have a similar issue and they fixed it?

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  • I dont know why but songs are randomly skipping for me and its so frustrating, i cant even finish one song. I tried logging off everywhere and reinstalling but nothings working. Anyone have a similar...
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Embed Size & Coding?

I'm able to embed a track/album/playlist into my Wordpress site - not that the Share > 'copy embed code' ever works for me - I have to copy the Twitter version of the code! See... http://alternativefriday.com/2017/12/18/evolving-2017/ But for single ...

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  • I'm able to embed a track/album/playlist into my Wordpress site - not that the Share > 'copy embed code' ever works for me - I have to copy the Twitter version of the code!   See... ht...
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Streaming from desktop app to TV?

Is there a way to stream from the spotify app on a windows desktop to a smart tv that does NOT support the spotify app? I have a model of samsung smart tv that does not support the spotify app. From what I’ve read it sounds like I need both a chromec...

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  • Is there a way to stream from the spotify app on a windows desktop to a smart tv that does NOT support the spotify app?   I have a model of samsung smart tv that does not support the spotify a...
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Set the same volume for all songs - INCORRECT STATUS

Dear Spotify I've noticed that if I enable the 'set the same volume for all songs' option in the advanced settings section, then restart the application and revisit that section, the 'set the same volume for all songs' option appears to be deactivate...

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  • Dear Spotify   I've noticed that if I enable the 'set the same volume for all songs' option in the advanced settings section, then restart the application and revisit that section, the 's...
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