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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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Album art/covert art doesn't display in browse/discover mode when behind HTTPS proxy

Hi, When browsing behind a HTTPS proxy, the album/cover art doesn't appear, but when clicking into an album/playlist for example, it then shows. Why doesn't it show when browsing? Not showing in browse/discover mode etc Showing after clicking into it...

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  • Hi,   When browsing behind a HTTPS proxy, the album/cover art doesn't appear, but when clicking into an album/playlist for example, it then shows. Why doesn't it show when browsing?   N...
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The shuffle function - problems, imrpovements, suggestions

I love spotify. My only problem is the shuffle function. It's not REALLY random.If you haven't noticed this, you're probably new to Spotify.Current issues with the shuffle function: - When I restart my computer, the same queue restores from a certain...

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  • I love spotify. My only problem is the shuffle function. It's not REALLY random. If you haven't noticed this, you're probably new to Spotify. Current issues with the shuffle function:  - When...
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How do I get Spotify to play in 5.1 Audio?

I bought new 5.1 speakers for my system which is Genius GX SW-G5.1 and I bought a sound card Creative Blaster Audigy Fx 5.1 but I can't get Spotify to play in 5.1. It is setup correctly and I have configured it in windows and all the speakers work an...

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  • I bought new 5.1 speakers for my system which is Genius GX SW-G5.1 and I bought a sound card Creative Blaster Audigy Fx 5.1 but I can't get Spotify to play in 5.1. It is setup correctly and I ha...
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Scroll bar in the way when moving mouse cursor to subfolder

I attached a video clip to show what this "bug" looks like. The problem is when I go to a subfolder in a popup list that has so many items that the scroll bar apperas. The scroll bar will be in the way between the list and the subfolder popup and whe...

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  • I attached a video clip to show what this "bug" looks like.   The problem is when I go to a subfolder in a popup list that has so many items that the scroll bar apperas. The scroll b...
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Search results decreases or lessen when using the sorting options

So I don't know if anybody else has ran into this issue. I've only ran into it a moment ago myself but it would seem that when using the search bar on Spotify, if you try sorting the results it actually removes some of them. In my case its a lot of t...

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  • So I don't know if anybody else has ran into this issue. I've only ran into it a moment ago myself but it would seem that when using the search bar on Spotify, if you try sorting the result...
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Spotify Changing the Artist in My Local Files

So I've purchased Beyonce's Lemonade and I've burned it onto my computer, put it into my local files so that way I can add the songs to other playlists while on mobile. Everything is working how it should but two of the song's information is wrong in...

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  • So I've purchased Beyonce's Lemonade and I've burned it onto my computer, put it into my local files so that way I can add the songs to other playlists while on mobile. Everything is working how it s...
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Solved!! rearrange order of tracks in a playlist

I have a playlist that I've added songs to, and rearranged by dragging the tracks into different orders. At some point I clicked one of the column titles (Track, Artist, Album..) and it was reorganized by that label. I can no longer drag tracks into ...

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  • I have a playlist that I've added songs to, and rearranged by dragging the tracks into different orders. At some point I clicked one of the column titles (Track, Artist, Album..) and it was reorganiz...
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How can I delete the following error?

The message above translates to "This song is not available. If you have the file in the computer you can import it."I have music downloads in a portable hard drive, and I once decided to import it to Spotify, but now I've lost the hard drive and the...

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  • The message above translates to "This song is not available. If you have the file in the computer you can import it." I have music downloads in a portable hard drive, and I once decided to import it...
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LCD soundsystem displays "can't play the current song" for radio stations

this has been driving me nuts the last few months. i haven't noticed it in the android app.. every time i hit an LCD Soundsystem song on the desktop app while im in any kind of radio, the song stops at the beginning and the blue banner up top says "c...

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  • this has been driving me nuts the last few months.  i haven't noticed it in the android app..   every time i hit an LCD Soundsystem song on the desktop app while im in any kind of radio, th...
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Desktop app is bugged out, can't uninstall

Whenever I press play on a playlist, Spotify doesn't play any sound and just skips rapidly through the songs instead. If I try to play any specific song, I get "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it". If ...

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  • Whenever I press play on a playlist, Spotify doesn't play any sound and just skips rapidly through the songs instead.  If I try to play any specific song, I get "This song is not available. If y...
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Discover weekly and release radar lists haven't been updated since a year ago

Hi, My Discover weekly and release radar playlists haven't been updated since 2016-07-11. I'm using Spotify premium on Windows 10. any suggestions?

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  • Hi,  My Discover weekly and release radar playlists haven't been updated since 2016-07-11.   I'm using Spotify premium on Windows 10.  any suggestions?     
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desktop app updates

can anybody tell me what the desktop app updates mean I have updated them a few updates but I don't know what changed does it mean new music being updated or added or what

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  • can anybody tell me what the desktop app updates mean I have updated them a few updates but I don't know what changed does it mean new music being updated or added or what
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Why I don't have Kpop genre?

My friend told me that he have a Kpop genre on spotify so I looked at my spotify on pc and also on my phone and I don't have it. I think thats because I'm from Poland and he's from Ireland. Can I do something to have that genre? I know that I can use...

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  • My friend told me that he have a Kpop genre on spotify so I looked at my spotify on pc and also on my phone and I don't have it. I think thats because I'm from Poland and he's from Ireland. Can I do ...
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local files not downloading

hi everyoneI'm currently trying to download some local files from itunes to spotify in a playlist so i can then use them on my iphone. the only problem is that the playlist theyre in as the download thing ticked but the songs stay with a grey arrow n...

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  • hi everyone I'm currently trying to download some local files from itunes to spotify in a playlist so i can then use them on my iphone. the only problem is that the playlist theyre in as the downloa...
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Delete button next to Play = bad UI

When you're in you song list the delete button is next to the play button. It's very easy to accidentally click the wrong button and once a song has been deleted (removed) from you song list it's impossible to find out what was deleted. My suggestion...

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  • When you're in you song list the delete button is next to the play button. It's very easy to accidentally click the wrong button and once a song has been deleted (removed) from you song list it's imp...
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Offline Music Will Only Sync From One Desktop

So I've been using Spotify for a couple years now and have been using the same laptop to manage all my songs...Well recently I bought a new desktopr except offline music will not sync from this computer. I would have to go back to my old laptop to sy...

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  • So I've been using Spotify for a couple years now and have been using the same laptop to manage all my songs...Well recently I bought a new desktopr except offline music will not sync from this compu...
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Solved!! Greyed out icon

Just curious, what is the grayed out icon between the playlist icon and the volume icon, and how do I make it active?

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  • Just curious, what is the grayed out icon between the playlist icon and the volume icon, and how do I make it active?
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Solved!! Avoid a song you don't want to hear

Ok I don't understand why I can't just choose to not play any given songs for an album. For example, oftentimes there will be many songs I like on an album, but a few that I cannot stand. Yet I am forced to manually switch and or listen to these song...

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  • Ok I don't understand why I can't just choose to not play any given songs for an album. For example, oftentimes there will be many songs I like on an album, but a few that I cannot stand. Yet I am fo...
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Spotify not opening

Been having this issue for about a week now. I click spotify on my computer (Lenovo Yoga 720 on Windows i5 &th Gen) and it just does not open at all. No brief glimpse of the log in or anything just nothing. Then when I try to go to taskbar and proces...

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  • Been having this issue for about a week now.  I click spotify on my computer (Lenovo Yoga 720 on Windows i5 &th Gen) and it just does not open at all. No brief glimpse of the log in or anyth...
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Spotify Firewall Settings & IP Address Range

I am the system administrator for a high school that wishes to allow students to use Spotify on our network. I've discovered that I need to allow for port TCP 4070, but I still need to know Spotify's public IP Address(es) that correspond to these por...

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  • ...potify's public IP Address(es) that correspond to these ports. I am not willing to open up this port for all inbound / outbound traffic since students will abuse it. Please note that I found a post f...
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