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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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Song Not Available Windows App/ Android

When attempting to play a few different songs by different artists I am getting the message "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." It won't play at all through my android app.However if I go to Spotify ...

  • Visitor
  • When attempting to play a few different songs by different artists I am getting the message "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." It won't play at all...
  • JiMy360
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Solved!! Spotify won't play "local files" songs!

Hi there! When I want to play files from "local files", some of them won't play. I don't really understand why ?They've been imported from itunes. The bottom bar doesn't show anything and the "point" has disappeared! If any of you got an idea? Cheers...

  • Visitor
  • Hi there!   When I want to play files from "local files", some of them won't play. I don't really understand why ? They've been imported from itunes. The bottom bar doesn't show anything and ...
  • Gabriel_Reis
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some artists are not playing on my devices

hello,i have been listening wiz khalifa for a long time, but for a few days i cant listen him. when i click to any song he has, i get an error says that '' this song is not available''. i asked my homemate to try to listen wiz khalifa and he did not ...

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  • hello, i have been listening wiz khalifa for a long time, but for a few days i cant listen him. when i click to any song he has, i get an error says that '' this song is not available''. i asked my&...
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Can't hear a specific artist

Hey, I can't hear most songs from Eminem, Spotify says that "This song is not available, If you have the file on your computer you can import it." it is only on my pc I can't hear him, I have tried to uninstall the program, I can hear the same playli...

  • Newbie
  • Hey, I can't hear most songs from Eminem, Spotify says that "This song is not available, If you have the file on your computer you can import it." it is only on my pc I can't hear him, I have tr...
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Desktop Player Chromebook

My desktop player looks different from other ones I've seen. Other people have told me that they can see activity from other users they're following, such as the last song they listened to. I want to do this but I can't figure out how, or maybe that ...

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  • My desktop player looks different from other ones I've seen. Other people have told me that they can see activity from other users they're following, such as the last song they listened to. I want to...
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Stop Sync of now listening song?!

Hi,Situation:I have a smartphone on which I'm listening to spotify when I'm on the road. At home, I'm listening with my Windows desktop app. At work also with a windows desktop app. Same premium account everywhere... Problem:While working, I listen t...

  • Visitor
  • Hi, Situation: I have a smartphone on which I'm listening to spotify when I'm on the road. At home, I'm listening with my Windows desktop app. At work also with a windows desktop app. Same premium ...
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Bad Suns album Language & Perspective not working ONLY in desktop client

The album Language & Perspective by Bad Suns located at spotify:album:54bO9jrn1NExmpg6Afsc2A does not work for me on the native Windows client. I'm told "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." whenever I...

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  • The album Language & Perspective by Bad Suns located at spotify:album:54bO9jrn1NExmpg6Afsc2A does not work for me on the native Windows client. I'm told "This song is not available. If you h...
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Solved!! Help! - Some songs won't play.

Hi, I'm getting really frustrated here. For over a week now some songs won't start playing when I click them or when it gets to their turn to be played. Examples: Heinrich Dressel - The black radiant sky Lost years - Breeze Everything's looks as it s...

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  • Hi, I'm getting really frustrated here. For over a week now some songs won't start playing when I click them or when it gets to their turn to be played.   Examples: Heinrich Dressel - Th...
  • Cormpus
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Can´t listen to some albuns

Hi guys! I'm having some problems. I cannot listen to some albuns. When I chosse a song it appears a message saying 'This song is not available. It you have the file on your computer you can import it'. This message appears while trying to play albun...

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  • Hi guys!   I'm having some problems. I cannot listen to some albuns. When I chosse a song it appears a message saying 'This song is not available. It you have the file on your computer you can...
  • brunotaurinho
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Changing playlist photo doesnt work?

Hi guys, Im currently trying to change or add a picture to a playlist I have on my online account but it wont let me do it? I did this previously like 2 months ago but now its not giving me the option when I right click All I get is "Start Radio" "Co...

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  • Hi guys, Im currently trying to change or add a picture to a playlist I have on my online account but it wont let me do it?   I did this previously like 2 months ago but now its not giving me ...
  • IguanaSetup
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Deleting (un-following) Playlist not possible

There is a playlist I used to follow but It cant`be loaded on my android phone. Same thing on Dekstop Version (Windows): The Name of the playlist appears but I can not open or stop following the playlist. (I can right-click but nothing happens) When ...

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  • There is a playlist I used to follow but It cant`be loaded on my android phone. Same thing on Dekstop Version (Windows): The Name of the playlist appears but I can not open or stop following the play...
  • Sebasty
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Solved!! Bug when adding songs to a playlist in a folder

The Issue: I can explain it better in a gif like this. Description: It looks like the scrollbar does not maintain the hover event which expands the panel, so the other panel goes away when you mouse over the scrollbar. This happens when you want to a...

  • Casual Listener
  • The Issue: I can explain it better in a gif like this.    Description:  It looks like the scrollbar does not maintain the hover event which expands the panel, so the other ...
  • marcodaz
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Really high cpu usage

My Spotify has been using up my CPU resources very much today for some reason that I don't know.

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  • My Spotify has been using up my CPU resources very much today for some reason that I don't know.
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Solved!! Spotify for Windows 10 - UI improvments

I think that Spotify should follow the Windows theme color settings.A good idea could be also to simplify the interface, that has too much info and it is too weight on load.You could also develop the app in UWP to make it lighter and more integrate w...

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  • I think that Spotify should follow the Windows theme color settings. A good idea could be also to simplify the interface, that has too much info and it is too weight on load. You could also de...
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Does local files use data?

I use spotify a ton, but im in my holiday house and there is no wifi, so im using my data hotspot so i can use my pc, but i dont know if playing local files while online will use up a costly price of data, or if its just offline! pls help quick!

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  • I use spotify a ton, but im in my holiday house and there is no wifi, so im using my data hotspot so i can use my pc, but i dont know if playing local files while online will use up a costly price of...
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Available songs not playing

Whenever I try to play a song from Two steps from **bleep**, it won't play. All of the songs and albums aren't greyed out or anything, they should be availible to play, and when I add them into my queue, it just skips them. This is happening across a...

  • Visitor
  • Whenever I try to play a song from Two steps from **bleep**, it won't play. All of the songs and albums aren't greyed out or anything, they should be availible to play, and when I add them into my qu...
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Solved!! Can I change the main menu?

Hello,This is my first post, so very sorry if im posting in the wrong place. Here is my problem,Everytime I start Spotify it opens to the browse menu. My question is this, can I change it so that it starts on an artist of my choices main page?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, This is my first post, so very sorry if im posting in the wrong place.    Here is my problem, Everytime I start Spotify it opens to the browse menu. My question is this, can...
  • Gatsby2017
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random unwanted music

or the past 7-8 days (it may have been after a software update, don't quite remember), while I am listening to my PlayList after 10-15th songs , some random vietnamese songs/albums start playing (i .e. You used to love me from: Phuc TT Nguyen or .......

  • Gig Goer
  • or the past 7-8 days (it may have been after a software update, don't quite remember), while I am listening to my PlayList after 10-15th songs ,   some random vietnamese songs/albums start playi...
  • BaliDave
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Solved!! Album won't play

Hello there, I'm a new user and have the free type of account. For some reason the following album won't play. Can someone help me? I'm using spotify on my Windows desktop computer. https://play.spotify.com/album/0zMjeskPxtT8ldEB7cdqkE Thank you!

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello there, I'm a new user and have the free type of account.   For some reason the following album won't play. Can someone help me? I'm using spotify on my Windows desktop computer. &nbs...
  • FedoraMasterB98
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Spotify Computer

Non riesco ad accedere al mio account sull'applicazione del computer (windows 10), in quanto mi viene segnalato che il paese non corrisponde a quello impostato sul profilo personaleControllando sul mio account,il paese impostato sul mio profilo è l'I...

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  • Non riesco ad accedere al mio account sull'applicazione del computer (windows 10), in quanto mi viene segnalato che il paese non corrisponde a quello impostato sul profilo personale Controllando sul...
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