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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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Can't play the current ..

Spotify keeps giving me the error "Can't play the current song" starts and stops. My downloaded playlist work fine. Also have been unable to download any new songs. Have tried all potentail fixed in the community with hardware acceleration, cross fad...

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  • Spotify keeps giving me the error "Can't play the current song" starts and stops. My downloaded playlist work fine. Also have been unable to download any new songs. Have tried all potentail fixed in ...
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How to disable the Tray Icon notification each time a new song starts?

Each time a new song starts in the Windows version, the tray icon shows a notification, which remains for a considerable time and frequently disturbs the use of other softwares (since it covers a large part of the corner of the screen ...).How can I ...

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  • Each time a new song starts in the Windows version, the tray icon shows a notification, which remains for a considerable time and frequently disturbs the use of other softwares (since it covers a lar...
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Shuffle = "This is: ___"

Hello! I've recently experienced a really annoying thing when i try to shuffle play an artist. Whenever i hit shuffle, spotify will play things like related artists or other bands consisting of similar members. Seems to be playing from a "This is: "A...

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  • Hello! I've recently experienced a really annoying thing when i try to shuffle play an artist. Whenever i hit shuffle, spotify will play things like related artists or other bands consisting of simil...
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Can't get local files from computer to laptop

I have spotify premium, on my pc, iphone and laptopWhen i put local files into a playlist (from pc), it automatically loads the local files into my mobile playlist, however this is not the case when im on my laptop.My question is: why??

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  • I have spotify premium, on my pc, iphone and laptop When i put local files into a playlist (from pc), it automatically loads the local files into my mobile playlist, however this is not the case whe...
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Solved!! How to login when Facebook is banned at work.

My account is linked to Facebook, I'd like to keep it that way.I'd like to start using my work laptop to listen to Spotify, instead of my phone but work blocks all social media including Facebook and my credentials are through Facebook. Is there a wa...

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  • My account is linked to Facebook, I'd like to keep it that way. I'd like to start using my work laptop to listen to Spotify, instead of my phone but work blocks all social media including Facebook...
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Solved!! using Spotify in Thailand

hello, does anyone out there know if I can access my spotify playlists when I am in Thailand? Thanks, Rob

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  • hello, does anyone out there know if I can access my spotify playlists when I am in Thailand? Thanks,  Rob
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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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