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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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Top Artists and How to Sync with Bumble

Hi, i've seen the dating app, Bumble has allowed Spotify to load in your top artists. I have a free version of Spotify, and I'm using the desktop player. I'm wondering how I can view what my top artists are and where I can edit them? I've looked for ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, i've seen the dating app, Bumble has allowed Spotify to load in your top artists.  I have a free version of Spotify, and I'm using the desktop player.  I'm wondering how I can view what...
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Solved!! I'm Premium, why am I getting ads?

I'm a Premium member and have been getting ads all morning. What's going on? New policies?

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  • I'm a Premium member and have been getting ads all morning.  What's going on?  New policies?
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Solved!! Auto starting even when disabled

Please help.Spotify is opening on startup. I have never had it set to auto start.I am using Windows 10.I have already gone to Edit > Preferences > [Show Advanced Settings] > Startup and Window Behavior > Open Spotify automatically after you log into ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Please help. Spotify is opening on startup. I have never had it set to auto start. I am using Windows 10. I have already gone to Edit > Preferences > [Show Advanced Settings] > Startup an...
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Search results stuck on last search

I downloaded Spotify onto my Windows 7 PC, and I keep getting an error when using the search function. I am able to search once or twice just fine. Then, if I try to search again, no matter what I type in, it will show the search results from the pre...

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  • I downloaded Spotify onto my Windows 7 PC, and I keep getting an error when using the search function. I am able to search once or twice just fine. Then, if I try to search again, no matter what I ty...
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File > Import Playlist > Windows Media Player does nothing

I am running the latest Spotify desktop client on Windows 10, when I choose File > Import Playlist > Windows Media Player, absolutely nothing happens. I don't get an error or anything. I've already tried deleting all the .wmdb files under C:\Users\\A...

  • Visitor
  • I am running the latest Spotify desktop client on Windows 10, when I choose File > Import Playlist > Windows Media Player, absolutely nothing happens.  I don't get an error or anything. &...
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Typing to find song in playlist stops at an exact match

I have a large playlist, so I often type the title of the song when I want to find a specific song in the playlist. However, if am trying to find a song with a title beginning with the exact title of another song in the playlist, everything after the...

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  • I have a large playlist, so I often type the title of the song when I want to find a specific song in the playlist.  However, if am trying to find a song with a title beginning with the ex...
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Local Files Not Showing Up In Library

Hi,I recently got premium and started adding my local files to tSpotify... The files appear in "local files", but the aritst and album names are all grey. They are all .mp3. I can play about half of them; the other half will say I need to locate the ...

  • Visitor
  • Hi, I recently got premium and started adding my local files to tSpotify... The files appear in "local files", but the aritst and album names are all grey. They are all .mp3. I can play about half o...
  • chrisg8p
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Pauses song randomly

This has been going on for awhile. Whenever I am using Spotify it randomly pauses my song for a few seconds and then comes back. This seems to happen mainly when a new ad pops up on the bottom of the screen. I would LOVE a solution to this problem

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  • This has been going on for awhile. Whenever I am using Spotify it randomly pauses my song for a few seconds and then comes back. This seems to happen mainly when a new ad pops up on the bottom of the...
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Solved!! Me aparece pantalla en Negro

Hola, Me aparece la pantalla en negro y no veo nada...Cuando pasa el ratón por la pantalla que está en negro parece se ve que la App esta abierta, pero simplemente no se ve en la pantalla... ALguna solucion? He probado a desinstalar y varias cosas ma...

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  • Hola,    Me aparece la pantalla en negro y no veo nada... Cuando pasa el ratón por la pantalla que está en negro parece se ve que la App esta abierta, pero simplemente no se ve en la pan...
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Songs not available on desktop version...but they are on the mobile app?

This week I noticed there were a lot more grayed out tracks than usual in the New Music Tuesday playlist. When I tried to play those tracks, I would get the message "This track is currently not available in the United States," etc. I would have assum...

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  • This week I noticed there were a lot more grayed out tracks than usual in the New Music Tuesday playlist. When I tried to play those tracks, I would get the message "This track is currently not avail...
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Offline mode not working on PC after changing the storage location from (C): to (D):

Hello there,I changed the storage location for Spotify library in the settings of Spotify program. I changed it from my (C): drive (which is SSD) to (D): (which is HDD). I restarted Spotify. After that I noticed when I looked at folder sizes that not...

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  • Hello there, I changed the storage location for Spotify library in the settings of Spotify program. I changed it from my (C): drive (which is SSD) to (D): (which is HDD). I restarted Spotify. After ...
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Spotify Skipping then Stops

Sometimes I will skip a song then it'll skip everysong for about 5 seconds in the playlist or album until it comes to a stop. I can't play the next song, play previous song, change the time, play a new playlist or album. The same thing happens on mob...

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  • Sometimes I will skip a song then it'll skip everysong for about 5 seconds in the playlist or album until it comes to a stop. I can't play the next song, play previous song, change the time, play a n...
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Solved!! App not working correctly. Coloured blocks obscuring view since Spotlight effect update.

Anyone know when an update to resolve this is happening? Have reinstalled the app. Windows 10. Noticed this has been happening since that visual "spotlight" effect was introduced.

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  •   Anyone know when an update to resolve this is happening? Have reinstalled the app. Windows 10. Noticed this has been happening since that visual "spotlight" effect was introduced. &nbs...
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PLEASE tell me I can custom sort my playlists???

Hi y'all, i am going crazy trying to find a way to sort my playlist. Am using window desktop (was on the online one) now, got it hoping to be albe to have some control over the lists. Not possible?? Seems you can ONLY sort Alpahbetically (huh? who ca...

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  • Hi y'all, i am going crazy trying to find a way to sort my playlist.  Am using window desktop (was on the online one) now, got it hoping to be albe to have some control over the lists.  Not...
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Spotify not playing any track, just keeps jumping around... Help!

When I click play on my playlist, it just jumps around to different tracks, but doesn't play anything at all. The timer doesn't move from 0:00 at all. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Spotify. I have tried to play with Shuffle both on and off. Plea...

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  • When I click play on my playlist, it just jumps around to different tracks, but doesn't play anything at all. The timer doesn't move from 0:00 at all. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Spotify. I ha...
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Once making a play list, what cause some of the songs to fade out and not play?

Guess I'll re-type my question. Once making a play list, and downloading each song, what makes some of the songs kinda fade out, and not play?

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  • Guess I'll re-type my question. Once making a play list, and downloading each song, what makes some of the songs kinda fade out, and not play?
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Graphical issue with maximized window

Maximizing the spotify window on desktop will cause the bottom play bar to align incorrectly under certain circumstances. This only happens when dragging the window to the top of the screen to maximize. I have attached a link to a gif in order to mor...

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  • Maximizing the spotify window on desktop will cause the bottom play bar to align incorrectly under certain circumstances. This only happens when dragging the window to the top of the screen to maximi...
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Option to prevent repeats

The Spotify system is determinedly programmed to always give you the repeats that you do not want-- However there are easy "user programming fixes" that work to prevent the repeats that you do not want. And the resulting Spotify music is worth everyt...

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  • ...rtists-- You can see the resulting 9000 track playlists under my Public playlists. * Then I used some "user programming fix" to play tracks from my Library without repeats-- I suggest the following easy &g...
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Lighter-weight Spotify Desktop App?

Spotify is great, but for whatever reason, it seems to be causing my (Windows 10) computer problems. It's okay if I use it for a short amount of time, but if I forget to close it, I run into problems. It's probably more my computer than the applicati...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify is great, but for whatever reason, it seems to be causing my (Windows 10) computer problems. It's okay if I use it for a short amount of time, but if I forget to close it, I run into pro...
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Local radio stations

So I was in a UPS store today and they were playing fresh 102.7 through the Spotify dektop app. I didn't think spotify played actual local radio stations. I thought it was just genre/artist/song based. Short of going back there and asking them how, d...

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  • So I was in a UPS store today and they were playing fresh 102.7 through the Spotify dektop app. I didn't think spotify played actual local radio stations. I thought it was just genre/artist/song base...
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