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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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Spotify Windows 10 Freeze System

Hi. Some time ago I am having problems with the Spotify application in Windows 10. Sometimes the program freezes the system and I have to restart the computer.Is there any solution for that? Is very annoying.Thanks.

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  • Hi. Some time ago I am having problems with the Spotify application in Windows 10. Sometimes the program freezes the system and I have to restart the computer. Is there any solution for that? Is ver...
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Solved!! Need to disable local file play

I had spotify installed a couple months ago. Just resubscribed but now when I go into my desktop client and search for something...it pulls up older local files that I synced. I just want it to always use the spotify library and not my local files. I...

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  • I had spotify installed a couple months ago. Just resubscribed but now when I go into my desktop client and search for something...it pulls up older local files that I synced. I just want it to alway...
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Solved!! Spotify won't go online even though I have an internet connection

My spotify will not go online even though I have an internect connection on my desktop and it is not letting me listen to ANY of my music. I have tried logging out and logging back in, exiting the program, restarting my computer, almost everything. I...

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  • My spotify will not go online even though I have an internect connection on my desktop and it is not letting me listen to ANY of my music. I have tried logging out and logging back in, exiting the pr...
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Solved!! Se puede escojer el disco duro donde guardar las canciones offline?

Muy buenas, tengo un pequeño problema, justo hoy me he dado de alta en spotify premium y he puesto mis listas de reproducion en modo offline. El problema es que las canciones se guardan en el disco duro C, que en mi caso es un disco duro solido de ta...

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  • Muy buenas,   tengo un pequeño problema, justo hoy me he dado de alta en spotify premium y he puesto mis listas de reproducion en modo offline. El problema es que las canciones se guardan en e...
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Solved!! Can't find the play queue

Since the latest upgrade a day or two ago, I can't find the Play queue and play history. They used to be in the Main menu. Where are they gone to? I'm using Spotify Premium, the standalone player, on Windows 7.

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  • Since the latest upgrade a day or two ago, I can't find the Play queue and play history.   They used to be in the Main menu.   Where are they gone to?   I'm using Spotify Premium...
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Solved!! Local files don't play

I have a few MP3s on my computer and Spotify automatically detected them. I went to play them on my computer, and it told me the song wasn't available, but I could import it if I have the files on my computer(this is stilll in the local files folder)...

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  • I have a few MP3s on my computer and Spotify automatically detected them. I went to play them on my computer, and it told me the song wasn't available, but I could import it if I have the files ...
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Local Files not showing up in search

Whenever I search the name of an artist that I have in iTunes but is not on spotify their music doesn't show up in the search. I can go to local files and find the songs that way but I can't search my local files through spotify. For example in the p...

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  • Whenever I search the name of an artist that I have in iTunes but is not on spotify their music doesn't show up in the search. I can go to local files and find the songs that way but I can't search m...
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Desktop app can't connect to phone

Hello,i'm running Spotify desktop 1.0.68.407.g6864aaaf, I used to listen through my Samsung J5 (phone is hooked to stereo via Bluetooth), but now my desktop app can't connect to the phone anymore. The phone is there under Devices menu, but greyed out...

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  • Hello, i'm running Spotify desktop 1.0.68.407.g6864aaaf, I used to listen through my Samsung J5 (phone is hooked to stereo via Bluetooth), but now my desktop app can't connect to the phone anym...
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Menu incompleto

Buenas, mi problema es que no tengo todo el menu completo y quiero descargar Tunewiki, no me aparece la opcion descargar aplicaciones y varias opciones mas del menu, alguien sabe que puede estar faltando? Muchas graciasSaludos

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  • Buenas, mi problema es que no tengo todo el menu completo y quiero descargar Tunewiki, no me aparece la opcion descargar aplicaciones y varias opciones mas del menu, alguien sabe que puede estar falt...
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Shuffle option not working as intended?

Hello and im sorry if this was posted already, im new.The issue is that doesn't matter how much times i click on shuffle or from where i click it it 'shuffles' the songs the same every time. Tried restarting/reinstalling, even using it on my both iOS...

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  • Hello and im sorry if this was posted already, im new. The issue is that doesn't matter how much times i click on shuffle or from where i click it it 'shuffles' the songs the same every time. Trie...
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yet another spotifay crashes after startup therad

hi all,what the F#%K is going on with this forum?i had to remove the specs of my machine to be able to post??? plz see attached file.. years, but last week it suddenly could not start spotify. it opens up but shutdowns as soon as the user is logged i...

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  • hi all, what the F#%K is going on with this forum? i had to remove the specs of my machine to be able to post??? plz see attached file..    years, but last week it suddenly could not st...
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why does Spotify keep playing endlessly at the end of a track?

Hi. Sometimes Spotify just keeps playing silence at the end of a track and it never stops. I can't go to the nextsong or a previous song or play a different playlist, it just seems completely stuck and keeps playing that same track endlessly. See the...

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  • Hi.   Sometimes Spotify just keeps playing silence at the end of a track and it never stops. I can't go to the next song or a previous song or play a different playlist, it just seems complet...
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Spotify window moving on startup

This is probably the weirdest problem I've ever had with a piece of software but for some reason whenever the spotify app on my desktop launches it is roughly about 1 inch to the left of where it was when I closed it. I know this sounds insane but I ...

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  • This is probably the weirdest problem I've ever had with a piece of software but for some reason whenever the spotify app on my desktop launches it is roughly about 1 inch to the left of where it was...
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Any Way I can Make Binds to Play Certain Playlists

I play a lot of videogamse and sometimes need to tab out if I want to skip the music, but I don't have enough time. so I was wondering if I could set binds to make a playlist play, or skip a song. Thanks in advance.

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  •      I play a lot of videogamse and sometimes need to tab out if I want to skip the music, but I don't have enough time. so I was wondering if I could set binds to make a playlist...
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Fr- Probleme de connexion a un compte Spotify

Bonjour,(Excusez moi des fautes pour les accents mais je ne pouvais en envoyer.)j'ai actuellement un probleme, je souhaiterais me connecter a un compte qui est apparemment bien existant vu que Spotify est bien "connecter avec Facebook" comme indiquer...

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  • Bonjour, (Excusez moi des fautes pour les accents mais je ne pouvais en envoyer.) j'ai actuellement un probleme, je souhaiterais me connecter a un compte qui est apparemment bien existant vu que Sp...
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hi not sure if this is the right section...

hi was wondering if there was any way i could download and transfer my downloaded songs to my laptop so i can put them on itunes and on my ipod please any ideas would help cause i want the songs i have on my ipod so that i can listen to them with out...

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  • hi was wondering if there was any way i could download and transfer my downloaded songs to my laptop so i can put them on itunes and on my ipod please any ideas would help cause i want the songs i ha...
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Replace missing streamable songs with locals

Hi,I used to listen to some songs that once were on Spotify (for example the French band Tetes Raides or Peter Gabriel) and that are now missing (because of label choices, I assume). I would like to replace these missing songs with local files on my ...

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  • Hi, I used to listen to some songs that once were on Spotify (for example the French band Tetes Raides or Peter Gabriel) and that are now missing (because of label choices, I assume). I would like t...
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Will I know if my follower is playing the song i am currently listening to?

I notice our friend could see our activity through the desktop version of Spotify. However, will I be notified if they click play on my current playing song?

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  • I notice our friend could see our activity through the desktop version of Spotify. However, will I be notified if they click play on my current playing song?
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Discover tab nerfed

Discover-tab (a great feature, might I add) suddenly got cut down - it now only contains New Releases (no problem there) and a selection of localized pop music playlists that I never listen. "Top recommended albums" and "Albums like X artists" have a...

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  • Discover-tab (a great feature, might I add) suddenly got cut down - it now only contains New Releases (no problem there) and a selection of localized pop music playlists that I never listen. "Top rec...
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ID tags missing on some songs

hey hows it going? I have some springsteen tracks i bought from a show i went to this year. I have FINALLY found all the shows by searching 2017 in local files, but SOME of the track listings are wrong. spotify has taken it upon it's self to find me ...

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  • hey hows it going? I have some springsteen tracks i bought from a show i went to this year. I have FINALLY found all the shows by searching 2017 in local files, but SOME of the track listings are wro...
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