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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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Can't add songs to playlists!

I have just about 1.000 songs in total in "Songs", however, I can't drag anything else to any of my playlists... And it's been a couple of months like this... What to do? Thanks!!!

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  • I have just about 1.000 songs in total in "Songs", however, I can't drag anything else to any of my playlists... And it's been a couple of months like this... What to do? Thanks!!!
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Troubles in uploading local files from computer to cell-phone

Hi everybody ! I've looked around on internet and on this forum but so far I haven't found anything that helps me, so I'm posting here. I try to upload my local files from my computer to my cell-phone. The problem is that once on my phone I can actua...

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  • Hi everybody !   I've looked around on internet and on this forum but so far I haven't found anything that helps me, so I'm posting here.   I try to upload my local files from my comput...
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Solved!! Spotify prevent use of mouse in VMware 14.0

Hi,I noticed that when i open the Spotify app on Windows 10, it "shortcuts" the mouse and it become impossible to click in virtual machines.The only way to prevent this problem is to close Spotify.

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  • Hi, I noticed that when i open the Spotify app on Windows 10, it "shortcuts" the mouse and it become impossible to click in virtual machines. The only way to prevent this problem is to close Spotif...
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I'm premium user - can't play music from OneDrive

Hi,I can't see or play music from d:\onedrive\music\ If I copy a file to c: I can see and play it. Please help me...

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  • Hi, I can't see or play music from d:\onedrive\music\   If I copy a file to c: I can see and play it.   Please help me...
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"local file" symbol

I have a premium account on windows 10. I created a playlist and via ... "Edit > Preferences > Local Files > Add A Source" added several hundred mp3 music files from the drive on the same computer.Displaying the playlist in spotify shows some files h...

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  • I have a premium account on windows 10.  I created a playlist and via ... "Edit > Preferences > Local Files > Add A Source" added several hundred mp3 music files from the 😧 drive...
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Local Files played instead of Spotify Catalogue

Hello, I been having a problem the last few days: the thing is I have a live version of Ariana Grande "Dangerous Woman" in my local files but everytime I try and play the studio version, every song that´s in my local files folder get played instead. ...

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  • Hello, I been having a problem the last few days: the thing is I have a live version of Ariana Grande "Dangerous Woman" in my local files but everytime I try and play the studio version, every song t...
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Download option not appearing on Spotify for Windows 10

Hello, Recently I subscribed to Spotify Premium and I downloaded the app for Windows 10.Everything was running fine excepting that the Download option is not appearing for any album, song nor playlist and I would like to have that option because I pl...

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  • Hello,   Recently I subscribed to Spotify Premium and I downloaded the app for Windows 10. Everything was running fine excepting that the Download option is not appearing for any album, song ...
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Cant play a new album

Right now the artist Aether released a new EP (about two hours ago) but I cant play it.Help please.Btw im from Colombia just so you know if its something with the location.https://open.spotify.com/album/3TJsPqAC5UnImF0o568jQA

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  • Right now the artist Aether released a new EP (about two hours ago) but I cant play it. Help please. Btw im from Colombia just so you know if its something with the location. https://open.spo...
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Clicking a track does not load the track into the play bar

This is not an audio issue. I can use Spotify Web Player connected to my Spotify Desktop and it plays just fine. The problem is that when I click the play button on a track, it does not load it into the "play bar" (or whatever that bottom part of the...

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  • This is not an audio issue. I can use Spotify Web Player connected to my Spotify Desktop and it plays just fine. The problem is that when I click the play button on a track, it does not load it into ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution error code 18 - can't reinstall Spotify!

I'm running Windows XP and I've recently uninstalled Spotify to get a clean install... Grabbed the latest downloader and tried to install and am getting an Error 18: "The installer is unable to install Spotify because the files to write are in use by...

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  • I'm running Windows XP and I've recently uninstalled Spotify to get a clean install...  Grabbed the latest downloader and tried to install and am getting an Error 18:   "The installer is ...
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All my songs, playlists and friends have gone after I updated Spotify

So after I updated Spotify I loaded it up and everything (my songs, playlists and friends) had gone. I don't understand what happened someone help.

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  • So after I updated Spotify I loaded it up and everything (my songs, playlists and friends) had gone. I don't understand what happened someone help.
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Shuffle doesn't shuffle

When I use shuffle on any playlist, Spotify will always end up playing the same 40 songs over and over, regardless of which song I play first. How hard can it be to probably shuffle a playlist? It has been terrible for years.

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  • When I use shuffle on any playlist, Spotify will always end up playing the same 40 songs over and over, regardless of which song I play first. How hard can it be to probably shuffle a playlist? It ha...
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I can't delete a playlist.

I wanted to add some music to a playlist and chose "New Playlist". The playlist was added. However, when I clicked on "Details", nothing comes up allowing me to do so. Plus, no new music shows up in the right window. On top of that, when I go to the ...

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  • I wanted to add some music to a playlist and chose "New Playlist". The playlist was added. However, when I clicked on "Details", nothing comes up allowing me to do so. Plus, no new music shows up in ...
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Playlist not showing first 4 album covers

Hi, I tried to set a playlistpicture, but I didn't like it, so i removed the picture. Now there is no album cover showing at all (normally the first 4 album covers should be shown)This is only in my playlist (phone and desktop). When I visit my profi...

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  • Hi, I tried to set a playlistpicture, but I didn't like it, so i removed the picture. Now there is no album cover showing at all (normally the first 4 album covers should be shown) This is only in m...
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Solved!! Error code 7 & 2

Hi guys, Yesterday I was having a problem with spotity, it was telling me there was no internet and was stuck in offline mode... I stupidly decided to logout, and now im stuck with error code 7 (when trying to login with facebook) and error code 2 (w...

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  • Hi guys,   Yesterday I was having a problem with spotity, it was telling me there was no internet and was stuck in offline mode... I stupidly decided to logout, and now im stuck with error cod...
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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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