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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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Randomly pausing and skipping

Whenever I play spotify on my windows computer (work computer), it either skips 5 songs or doesn't play music entirely. Refreshing the page doesn't work and I've logged out and logged back in. I don't have any issues on my iphone.

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  • Whenever I play spotify on my windows computer (work computer), it either skips 5 songs or doesn't play music entirely. Refreshing the page doesn't work and I've logged out and logged back in. I don'...
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Able to add music from "Songs" to its own playlist

I would love to see a feature where I can add all my music from "Songs" to its own playlist.

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  • I would love to see a feature where I can add all my music from "Songs"  to its own playlist.
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Like/Dislike column

Hi!I have seen a column on my friend's desktop, where he can tell spotify he likes or dislikes certain songs. This is a feature I know is not accross all accounts, but I would really like to have it on mine.Since the last couple weeks, some type of m...

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  • Hi! I have seen a column on my friend's desktop, where he can tell spotify he likes or dislikes certain songs. This is a feature I know is not accross all accounts, but I would really like to have...
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Weird bug with Foo Fighters songs

Hey, this is literally the weirdest bug I have ever come across. When I play a Foo Fighters song on my PC (Premium by the way), for example Walk from the album Wasting Light, it plays normally for 40 seconds. But then, it skips a couple of times and ...

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  • Hey, this is literally the weirdest bug I have ever come across. When I play a Foo Fighters song on my PC (Premium by the way), for example Walk from the album Wasting Light, it plays normally for 40...
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Turn off the spotlight

How do I turn off the highly annoying, blinking spotlight and who thought this was a good idea?

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  • How do I turn off the highly annoying, blinking spotlight and who thought this was a good idea?
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Weird white overlays?

I've been having some weird white overlays on buttons among other things in the spotify client and don't know how to fix it.(see attached)

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been having some weird white overlays on buttons among other things in the spotify client and don't know how to fix it. (see attached)
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Problem with Spotify taking over audio controls

When Spotify (the installed version) is running on my laptop and I change the volume settings on the computer (a Dell Latitude 5289), a Spotify volume control window pops up. So, for instance, if I try to play iTunes, there is no audio at all. It is ...

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  •   When Spotify (the installed version) is running on my laptop and I change the volume settings on the computer (a Dell Latitude 5289), a Spotify volume control window pops up. So, for instance...
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Playlist not showing up

Please help! My playlist has been public for a while & not had this problem up until a couple of days ago.. I was trying to find my playlist from my partners spotify but it wasn't showing up on my profiles public playlists? i have also asked another ...

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  • Please help! My playlist has been public for a while & not had this problem up until a couple of days ago.. I was trying to find my playlist from my partners spotify but it wasn't showing up on m...
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Music doing weird noises

When playing music it makes weird noises not like stuttering but like you re connecting your headphones while listening. No its not my speakers problem cause it doesnt make this noise in youtube, spotify, crunchyroll whatever. Yes i tried disabling h...

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  • When playing music it makes weird noises not like stuttering but like you re connecting your headphones while listening.    No its not my speakers problem cause it doesnt make this noise ...
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Solved!! Upgraded to Premium-not hearing sound quality difference

Hi, I upgraded to the Spotify Premium Account in large part for the improved audio quality. When I go to the preferences panel and toggle the "High quality streaming" button on and off, I can't hear any difference at all in the sound quality. Should ...

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  • Hi,  I upgraded to the Spotify Premium Account in large part for the improved audio quality. When I go to the preferences panel and toggle the "High quality streaming" button on and off, I can'...
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No se pueden eliminar canciones de otras fuentes

Hola, tengo un problema relacionado a las canciones que sincronicé de archivos de iTunes. Quiero eliminar todo las canciones (Descargadas de Spotify y de archivos locales), para fines de organizar desde cero mi cuenta. Actualmente ya descativé todas ...

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  • Hola, tengo un problema relacionado a las canciones que sincronicé de archivos de iTunes. Quiero eliminar todo las canciones (Descargadas de Spotify y de archivos locales), para fines de organizar de...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle mode stuck on certain range of letters

I have been shuffling on my "Songs" section which currently contains around 1,200 songs. sometimes when listening to them on shuffle it gets stuck only playing songs starting in a range of letters.First it was songs starting with A - D but after remo...

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  • I have been shuffling on my "Songs" section which currently contains around 1,200 songs. sometimes when listening to them on shuffle it gets stuck only playing songs starting in a range of letters. ...
  • Wombcombo7
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dooesnt work volume control

my phone connect pc but dooesnt work volume control in 3 days ! (im premium user)

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  • my phone connect pc but dooesnt work volume control in 3 days ! (im premium user)
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How does spotify know who my facebook friends are?

I've never connected my facebook profile with my spotify account (I signed up before it was mandatory) yet today I noticed that my facebook friends were listed on the right in the activity log. How did you get access to this info if I've never connec...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've never connected my facebook profile with my spotify account (I signed up before it was mandatory) yet today I noticed that my facebook friends were listed on the right in the activity log. How d...
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Logging in

I have several problems, first my spotify appeared offline for days, then I logged out, and when I tried to log in with facebook, it apeears a white window with nothing to do (photo), then I putted my email and my password and it says I have a proble...

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  • I have several problems, first my spotify appeared offline for days, then I logged out, and when I tried to log in with facebook, it apeears a white window with nothing to do (photo), then I putted m...
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Windows Store app crash immediately after login

The windows store app crashes immediately after a login. I removed and reinstalled the app. Initially, app starts. Login using facebook account and then the app crashes. Any attempt to launch the app again: direct crash.Also tried the "reset" functio...

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  • The windows store app crashes immediately after a login. I removed and reinstalled the app. Initially, app starts. Login using facebook account and then the app crashes. Any attempt to launch the app...
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Desktop Display

Just purchased a new PC with Windows 10 and want to have the Spotify icon permanently shown on my desktop display. I managed to somehow do that with my old PC but don't recall how I accomplished it. Any suggestions?

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  • Just purchased a new PC with Windows 10 and want to have the Spotify icon permanently shown on my desktop display. I managed to somehow do that with my old PC but don't recall how I accomplished it. ...
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Play just one song and stop?

For a paid-for facility from an industry leader, the Spotify player for Windows is almost shockingly basic. What sort of music player is incapable of playing one song only???When will this advanced (joke!) feature become available, or am I missing so...

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  • For a paid-for facility from an industry leader, the Spotify player for Windows is almost shockingly basic. What sort of music player is incapable of playing one song only??? When will this advanced...
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Spotify using wrong meta-data

Using windows 10 I was playing around with the details of my local files, I added titles to them before realizing that Spotify used that as a substitute for the name, so I deleted the titles and it continued to ignore the name and left me with a bunc...

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  • Using windows 10   I was playing around with the details of my local files, I added titles to them before realizing that Spotify used that as a substitute for the name, so I deleted the titles...
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems

I'm experiencing some difficulties after the most recent Windows update.... All carried out using an Administrator account. After un/reinstalling the desktop app, I get the opportunity to log in, at which point it simply hangs and does nothing. I can...

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  • I'm experiencing some difficulties after the most recent Windows update....   All carried out using an Administrator account.   After un/reinstalling the desktop app, I get the opportun...
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