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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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Not all followed Podcast are shown in win10 desktop app

I'm following 2 podcasts, both of them are show on my android phone under >library > Podcasts. In de Windows 10 desktop App only one is shown in >library > Podcasts (no filters enabled and after multiple restarts of spotify app en pc). When i search ...

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  • I'm following 2 podcasts, both of them are show on my android phone under >library > Podcasts. In de Windows 10 desktop App only one is shown in >library > Podcasts (no filters enabl...
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Cant install spotify on win7 (and compatability tshooter doesn't help)

Got a new work PC running Win7 enterprise Sp1. Downloaded spotify installer - double click and I get the error: Think OK -n need admin to write those files/folders so switch to admin account and get the error: My old work PC had Win 7 enterprise SP1 ...

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  • Got a new work PC running Win7 enterprise Sp1.  Downloaded spotify installer - double click and I get the error:    Think OK -n need admin to write those files/folders so switch ...
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Reinstalling Spotify without needing to redownload songs

So I want to be able to reinstall spotify without having my already downloaded songs deleted and having to redownload them again. How do I go about that? Thanks.

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  • So I want to be able to reinstall spotify without having my already downloaded songs deleted and having to redownload them again. How do I go about that?   Thanks.
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Local files refuse to play/import

I have a fewMP3 files and they're refusing to play on Spotify. I can access them through the "open containing folder" selection, however every time I select them to open with Spotify, it tells me the file is not available and if I have it on my compu...

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  • I have a fewMP3 files and they're refusing to play on Spotify.  I can access them through the "open containing folder" selection, however every time I select them to open with Spotify, it tells ...
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How to report a bug on spotify

What is the proper channel for reporting a bug on the spotify tool on various platforms. Posting an issue in this forum does not seem to be the right way?

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  • What is the proper channel for reporting a bug on the spotify tool on various platforms. Posting an issue in this forum does not seem to be the right way?  
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Downloaded playlists keep deleting

I've been using my Windows version of Spotify for quite a while now, but a reoccuring issue I keep having is that my downloaded playlists keep deleting. Or the download button is turned to off, so it deletes all my music. This is really annoying and ...

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  • I've been using my Windows version of Spotify for quite a while now, but a reoccuring issue I keep having is that my downloaded playlists keep deleting. Or the download button is turned to off, so it...
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Repeat a playlist ?

Hi, Is there a way to have a playlist repeat itself...for instance when last song has finished it wouls start again at the top of the list that just ended?Regards.K.

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  • Hi,           Is there a way to have a playlist repeat itself...for instance when last song has finished it wouls start again at the top of the list that...
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Heavy Disk IO (on version 1.0.60.492)

Hi I've got a problem with Spotify for Windows thrashing my disk I/O. I know from Googling there were problems reported at the end of last year, but I understand they were supposed to have been fixed in version 1.0.42. Is this still a known problem, ...

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  • Hi    I've got a problem with Spotify for Windows thrashing my disk I/O. I know from Googling there were problems reported at the end of last year, but I understand they were supposed to ...
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Cannot find FB friends

For some reason I cannot find any FB friends through Spotify. They can see me however. I am logged in through FB and have tried logging in/out - but no go. I can see people have tried similar but cannot find a solution that works for me??

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  • For some reason I cannot find any FB friends through Spotify. They can see me however. I am logged in through FB and have tried logging in/out - but no go. I can see people have tried similar but can...
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Whats wrong with this particular song on diffrent devices?

Slipknot 10th anniversary is my favorite album ever, but there is one thing that bugs me a little bit.On the mobile app when you play the wait and bleed demo, you actually here the demo, on desktop the demo is just the original song but with slightly...

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  • Slipknot 10th anniversary is my favorite album ever, but there is one thing that bugs me a little bit. On the mobile app when you play the wait and bleed demo, you actually here the demo, on desktop...
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Why does the app install where it does?

C:\Users\ME\AppData\Roaming\SpotifyIt was tricky but I was able to find the Spotify folder. I first had to search for Spotify which found the app I then looked at the destination and was able to find the Spotify folder. Will I run into issues if I we...

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  • C:\Users\ME\AppData\Roaming\Spotify It was tricky but I was able to find the Spotify folder. I first had to search for Spotify which found the app I then looked at the destination and was able to fi...
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Lyrics

Is there a way to get the Lyrics function back at PC. Or did Spotify give up on this?

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  • Is there a way to get the Lyrics function back at PC. Or did Spotify give up on this?
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Interrupted song does not fully stop if I jump to the next song in the play list on Windows 10

when stopping a song in my play list and skipping to the next, the song I stopped continues to play a few beats before switching to the next on I've selected. If I play it on my Windows 10 computer, it works fine but the problem persists if I'm using...

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  • when stopping a song in my play list and skipping to the next, the song I stopped continues to play a few beats before switching to the next on I've selected. If I play it on my Windows 10 computer, ...
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"This Song Cannot Be Played"

Anyone else who (in my case listens to Staind), playlist or just the artist alone, notice that when it goes to another song after playing a Staind song all the way through that it just pauses the music and says it can't play the next song? Yet when y...

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  • Anyone else who (in my case listens to Staind), playlist or just the artist alone, notice that when it goes to another song after playing a Staind song all the way through that it just pauses the mus...
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Did the default playlist sorting change?

For a while the newest added songs were on top. Now it looks as though the default recently changed so that the oldest songs are on top. This affects playlist you are following and playlists where you have followers. When people are checking out play...

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  • For a while the newest added songs were on top. Now it looks as though the default recently changed so that the oldest songs are on top. This affects playlist you are following and playlists where yo...
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Spotify doesn't download saved songs folder on PC

I dont know if it's the update but I cant download the entire Songs folder. There's no download button or whatsoever. The music from downloaded playlists are only the ones that are available offline. Is there any way I can download the Songs folder?

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  • I dont know if it's the update but I cant download the entire Songs folder. There's no download button or whatsoever. The music from downloaded playlists are only the ones that are available off...
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Spotify deletes my downloaded music!

So ive been downloading music onto my pc via mobile tether due to lack of wifi. But every time i try to download and i have a connection issue i end up losing a good chunk of my downloaded music in spotify.It just dissappears and i end up chewing thr...

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  • So ive been downloading music onto my pc via mobile tether due to lack of wifi. But every time i try to download and i have a connection issue i end up losing a good chunk of my downloaded music in s...
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Why can't I download the "Songs"-playlist in my library?

You all know about the function where you "+"-mark a song, and it saves in the "Songs"-playlist in your library. On my previous laptop, I could download this playlist for offline use, but it isn't possible on this one. I'm able to download every othe...

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  • You all know about the function where you "+"-mark a song, and it saves in the "Songs"-playlist in your library. On my previous laptop, I could download this playlist for offline use, but it isn't po...
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Spotify at work

I am able to download Spotify at work but my account is connected through Facebook which is blocked (funny enough). Anyone have an idea how I can log into my Spotify account? (Windows 7)

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  • I am able to download Spotify at work but my account is connected through Facebook which is blocked (funny enough). Anyone have an idea how I can log into my Spotify account? (Windows 7)
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Re: Inbox and messages

can i please have an inbox playlist? i was sent a collaborative playlist and another for me and would like them back please.

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  • can i please have an inbox playlist? i was sent a collaborative playlist and another for me and would like them back please.
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