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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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Solved!! Do not install Spotify on Windows

Installed Spotify on Windows 7. Cannot stop it starting at logon and cannot uninstall it. Support can't help. Installing Spotify has broken my pc, it's basically malware. Am posting this message everywhere to warn as many people as possible.

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  • Installed Spotify on Windows 7. Cannot stop it starting at logon and cannot uninstall it. Support can't help. Installing Spotify has broken my pc, it's basically malware. Am posting this message ever...
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Search hasn't worked well for weeks

I'm running desktop Spotify (version 1.0.57.474.gca9c9538) on a laptop running Windows 10, and about 80% of the time when I type something into the search bar it just shows me the "searching" circle forever and never actually searches. I have left it...

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  • I'm running desktop Spotify (version 1.0.57.474.gca9c9538) on a laptop running Windows 10, and about 80% of the time when I type something into the search bar it just shows me the "searching" circle ...
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Bose soundtouch is not connected with spotify premium

Hello All, yesterday Bose software suggested an update for the speaker. I ran the update and after a wile I coundn't get Spotify premium connect with the box. It is not visible under the device list. This is on my windows computer and on my android p...

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  • Hello All, yesterday Bose software suggested an update for the speaker. I ran the update and after a wile I coundn't get Spotify premium connect with the box. It is not visible under the device list....
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Spotify using almost half of my processor? How so?

I was playing my Rainbow Six when I felt a huge lag, so I went to look for the cause and guess who was using 50% of the Processor? Yes Spotify. I have no idea what caused this in my spotify being that my pc is not bad or with little Hardware.Specific...

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  • I was playing my Rainbow Six when I felt a huge lag, so I went to look for the cause and guess who was using 50% of the Processor? Yes Spotify. I have no idea what caused this in my spotify being tha...
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This song is not available

So I go to Spotify free and put up songs which I have played before, and get a message saying ' this song is not available. If you have the song on your computer you can import it'. What am I doing wrong, has anyone a fix for this. I see some people ...

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  • So I go to Spotify free and put up songs which I have played before, and get a message saying ' this song is not available. If you have the song on your computer you can import it'. What am I doing w...
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Downloading

I only see things like a1, b3, c4 when I download the songs. What am I doing wrong ??

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  • I only see things like a1, b3, c4 when I download the songs. What am I doing wrong ??
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Music saved on phone not syncing

Albums, Songs and playlists from my phone are not showing up on the Desktop app

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  • Albums, Songs and playlists from my phone are not showing up on the Desktop app
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Spotify Desktop Windows CRASH

I try so hard to find out which is your support telephone number, couldnt find it.I thought i was checking in to a Mexico Community, so i guess not.I thought that i was going to find a solution quickly, i am going to need to wait to someone see this ...

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  • I try so hard to find out which is your support telephone number, couldnt find it. I thought i was checking in to a Mexico Community, so i guess not. I thought that i was going to find a solution q...
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Spotify Launches non-Minimized When Windows Starts

Although, in Settings, I have selected Spotify to launch minimized when Windows starts, it always launches non-minimized. Reinstalling Spotify did not resolve the issue.

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  • Although, in Settings, I have selected Spotify to launch minimized when Windows starts, it always launches non-minimized.  Reinstalling Spotify did not resolve the issue.
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Superuser Contribution Unable to play music

Hello guys, first of all sorry, english is not my native language :). I am experiencing a very strang behavior (for the last 3 months or so) and I have tried almost everything to resolve it, but couldn't find a solution. My Pc is a custom build gamin...

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  • Hello guys,   first of all sorry, english is not my native language :).   I am experiencing a very strang behavior (for the last 3 months or so) and I have tried almost everything to re...
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Spotify ignoring start automatically option

Windows 10 machine. On two different machines, I have set the option "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" to "No". Spotify continues to open automatically when the system is rebooted.

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  • Windows 10 machine. On two different machines, I have set the option "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" to "No". Spotify continues to open automatically when the system is r...
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Spotify streaming problems on web player

When I play tracks they keep skipping and stopping on the web player. I'd stopped using the app itself because of this problem despite me uninstalling and reinstalling Spotify several times. Now it happens on the web player too. Is there a solution t...

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  • When I play tracks they keep skipping and stopping on the web player.  I'd stopped using the app itself because of this problem despite me uninstalling and reinstalling Spotify several time...
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Solved!! Spotify unexpectedly starts up at logon

I recently updated to Spotify version 1.0.58.573 and since downloading this version, I have noticed that Spotify takes it upon itself to automatically startup after I login to my computer even though, in the Spotify settings I do not have it set to s...

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  • I recently updated to Spotify version 1.0.58.573 and since downloading this version, I have noticed that Spotify takes it upon itself to automatically startup after I login to my computer even though...
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Spotify crashes when another app uses internet bandwidth

[Windows 10 latest, 12bpm down, 1bpm up, ADSL2+ connection] I have done 2 fresh re-installs and this still happens. At first it appeared to be random, but now I think I've narrowed it down to times when another app is making a call on the internet ba...

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  • [Windows 10 latest, 12bpm down, 1bpm up, ADSL2+ connection]   I have done 2 fresh re-installs and this still happens.  At first it appeared to be random, but now I think I've narrowed it ...
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Can't find Podcasts on Windows Desktop in Germany

Hey Spotify, as of https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Desktop-Shows-Podcasts-and-Videos-on-Desktop/idi-p/1282315 there should be a podcast section in the desktop client but I cannot find it on my Windows Computer Desktop client versio...

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  • Hey Spotify, as of https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Desktop-Shows-Podcasts-and-Videos-on-Desktop/idi-p/1282315 there should be a podcast section in the desktop client but I can...
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Playlist won't let me rearrange songs

It doesn't allow me to put/drag a song above another. I want to arrange my playlist on what song comes first. Why is this?

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  • It doesn't allow me to put/drag a song above another. I want to arrange my playlist on what song comes first. Why is this?
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Getting help from Spotify

Does anyone else paying £60 or £120 a year for Spotify service object to the fact that there is no proper assistance for subscribers struggling with service failures. I don't want to join a "community": I am (or was) a customer, not a citizen of some...

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  • Does anyone else paying £60 or £120 a year for Spotify service object to the fact that there is no proper assistance for subscribers struggling with service failures. I don't want to join a "communit...
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Option to make Daily Mix only look at "Your Library"?

I am wondering if I can have the daily mix only look at songs I've saved in my library, and not songs I have streamed but not saved. If not, I would like to make a feature request.

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  • I am wondering if I can have the daily mix only look at songs I've saved in my library, and not songs I have streamed but not saved. If not, I would like to make a feature request.
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Solved!! Hay opcion de saber las canciones en que playlist estan?

Hola,Quisiera saber la manera para averiguar en cual playlist está una canción, porque creo que tengo canciones que he añadido en más de una playlist, y no me gustaría tenerlas repetidas. No encuentro ninguna opción que me indique en cuantas playlist...

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  • Hola, Quisiera saber la manera para averiguar en cual playlist está una canción, porque creo que tengo canciones que he añadido en más de una playlist, y no me gustaría tenerlas repetidas.   ...
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