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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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  • 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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Inconsistent artist imagery?

So I have around 70 different artists in my library, and all is nearly well!All the artists have their artwork displayed... except two. I'd just like to know if there's a particular work-around for this?The two bands in question are: Tool and AdemaTh...

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  • So I have around 70 different artists in my library, and all is nearly well! All the artists have their artwork displayed... except two. I'd just like to know if there's a particular work-around for...
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Musica esta tocando ha horas, nao reproduz o som e nao consigo selecionar outra para tocar

A musica "A Different Way" esta no play ha 1360 minuto. Ontem coloquei para tocar, nao saiu o som desde entao, nao consigo selecionar outra musica e nem pausar essa. Como fazer para tocar outra musica?

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  • A musica "A Different Way" esta no play ha 1360 minuto. Ontem coloquei para tocar, nao saiu o som desde entao, nao consigo selecionar outra musica e nem pausar essa. Como fazer para tocar outra music...
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Rock Genre Disappeared

Hello In the genre overview I cannot find rock genre anymore. Does anyone else has the same problem?

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  • Hello   In the genre overview I cannot find rock genre anymore. Does anyone else has the same problem?
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Static and crackling when I listen to Spotify on my desktop

Since the beginning of this week I've been hearing static and crackling when listening to Spotify. I've been using Spotify for ages and this has never happened before. It also does not happen to any other audio when using my browser (with apps like Y...

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  • Since the beginning of this week I've been hearing static and crackling when listening to Spotify. I've been using Spotify for ages and this has never happened before. It also does not happen to any ...
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Solved!! Cannot use local files

I have a folder on my desktop for music i would like to add to spotify. Now when i have it selected in my preferences it still won't show up. I downloaded it from google, disabled the security on it and it still won't work

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  • I have a folder on my desktop for music i would like to add to spotify. Now when i have it selected in my preferences it still won't show up. I downloaded it from google, disabled the security on it ...
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Can´t delete / refresh local files

Local files are still in place / in list although i deleted the link in the options... can't play them because they are deleted (says spotify)... or in other words:the playlist wikt the local files dosn't refresh automatically (about 11.000 files whe...

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  • Local files are still in place / in list although i deleted the link in the options... can't play them because they are deleted (says spotify)...   or in other words: the playlist wikt the lo...
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Today, when I try to open the windows 7 Spotify desktop player, I get this message: "Cannot find 'AP

Today, when I try to open the windows 7 Spotify desktop player, I get this message: "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL' please, reinstall this application." This message also appears when trying to uninstall Spotify. Finally unin...

  • Newbie
  • Today, when I try to open the windows 7 Spotify desktop player, I get this message: "Cannot find 'API-MS-WIN-CORE-PROCESSTHREADS-L1-1-2.DLL' please, reinstall this application." This message also app...
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Customer Service Help fo Miccrosoft Office

Online Microsoft Customer Service specialized backing of our organization provides an optimum solution to the clients facing complex issues related to Microsoft. Our experts find out the problems and fix different kinds of issues in hassle-free manne...

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  • Online Microsoft Customer Service specialized backing of our organization provides an optimum solution to the clients facing complex issues related to Microsoft. Our experts find out the problems and...
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Error cod. 17 Windows 10

I can't have Spotify because of the terrible and non solvable error cod. 17 on my Wondows 10.Is there a solution? Which one, please?

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  • I can't have Spotify because of the terrible and non solvable error cod. 17 on my Wondows 10. Is there a solution? Which one, please?
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Spotify Running in Background

I just updated to the newest version of the desktop Spotify, but when I try to close it, instead of running in the background like it previously did, it stops playing and closes like a normal window. Is there a way I can make it run in the background...

  • Casual Listener
  • I just updated to the newest version of the desktop Spotify, but when I try to close it, instead of running in the background like it previously did, it stops playing and closes like a normal window....
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Volume is fluctuating since Win10 Fall Update

I have a problem with thevolume on my pc client.I didn't change anything but after the Win10 update this fall I cannot enjoy Spotify anymore.The volume is changing non stop, from loud to silent and back. The volume controller is untouched of course a...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a problem with thevolume on my pc client. I didn't change anything but after the Win10 update this fall I cannot enjoy Spotify anymore. The volume is changing non stop, from loud to silent a...
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Windows to Marshall speaker?

Hi, can someone please help me with info about how I can connect Spotify from my Windows computer to my Marshall (Kilburn) via bluetooth? I don't manage to do that and don't seem to find info about it.Kind regards,Ann-Sofie

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  • Hi, can someone please help me with info about how I can connect Spotify from my Windows computer to my Marshall (Kilburn) via bluetooth? I don't manage to do that and don't seem to find info about i...
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Superuser Contribution How do I open links in DESKTOP APP ONLY?

I never, ever want to listen in the web player. It looks like the only methods I'm seeing are going to web player settings, but they don't exist anymore. How else now?

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  • I never, ever want to listen in the web player.    It looks like the only methods I'm seeing are going to web player settings, but they don't exist anymore. How else now?
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Re: Inbox and messages

Any way you can make a playlist of such songs for me too? A specific special friend has shared many songs and artists for me and I'm saddened to find that i'm no longer able to access these messages. Obviously it would be the best if i could get a re...

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  • Any way you can make a playlist of such songs for me too? A specific special friend has shared many songs and artists for me and I'm saddened to find that i'm no longer able to access these messages....
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Re: Inbox and messages

Hello everyone, We’ve been following the feedback in this thread closely. We’ve put together answers to the most common questions we’ve seen here. How can I get my songs from Inbox back? We understand your frustration. As a result of the feedback, we...

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  • Hello everyone,   We’ve been following the feedback in this thread closely. We’ve put together answers to the most common questions we’ve seen here.   How can I get my songs...
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Continuous playing... not!

I call up a list of songs, start to play them but after the first song plays, Spotify stops. I have to click on the next song to get it going again. Then at the end of that song, I have to restart it again. Very frustrating. Anyone else have this pro...

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  • I call up a list of songs, start to play them but after the first song plays, Spotify stops. I have to click on the next song to get it going again. Then at the end of that song, I have to restart it...
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Cant log in via desktop for Windows 10

Hi, I have downloaded and installed the desktop player on my machine, however can't log in. It either freezes at log in stage after entering my correct email and password, or returns an Error message (code 2)Please can you advise how I get this opera...

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  • Hi,   I have downloaded and installed the desktop player on my machine, however can't log in. It either freezes at log in stage after entering my correct email and password, or returns an Erro...
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Can't open spotify

Need help please. Spotify was working fine but it was asking for an update...did the update and now I can not open spotify. I keep getting the following msg. Cannot find 'api-ms-win-core-processthreads l1-1-2.dll'. Please, re-install this application...

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  • Need help please. Spotify was working fine but it was asking for an update...did the update and now I can not open spotify. I keep getting the following msg.   Cannot find 'api-ms-win-core-pro...
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Solved!! "Report" and/or "Report abuse" button

Hi, Why is it that the "report" button (located by pressing the ellipses (...) button under a user profile) is grayed out on some user accounts but not others? Thanks

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  • Hi,  Why is it that the "report" button (located by pressing the ellipses (...) button under a user profile) is grayed out on some user accounts but not others?  Thanks
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Cannot play any local songs.

Seen this here too often now. Got the problem after a windows update.I tried reinstalling spotify, deleting local files and almost every different option. Nothing seems to change. I am using Xonar D-1 Soundcard with its own drivers that might interfe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Seen this here too often now. Got the problem after a windows update. I tried reinstalling spotify, deleting local files and almost every different option. Nothing seems to change. I am using Xonar ...
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