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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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Spotify opens during start-up

Spotify opens during the start up of my computer even though I have disabled this option. How can I solve this issue? Thanks in advance

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  • Spotify opens during the start up of my computer even though I have disabled this option. How can I solve this issue? Thanks in advance  
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Playback Issues

Is anyone having trouble with Hurt by Johnny Cash? Everytime I try to listen to that song, it cuts off at 1:52. Any help or suggestions would be greatly apprieciated.

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  • Is anyone having trouble with Hurt by Johnny Cash? Everytime I try to listen to that song, it cuts off at 1:52. Any help or suggestions would be greatly apprieciated.
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Unavailable Song Made Available After Purchase From Amazon

This isn't really a complaint or issue, I just want to know what happened. After an artists took one of their albums off spotify, I went to Amazon to buy a couple singles off of it. I downloaded the singles to my downloads folder, and now only those ...

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  • This isn't really a complaint or issue, I just want to know what happened. After an artists took one of their albums off spotify, I went to Amazon to buy a couple singles off of it. I downloaded the ...
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Autostart

Although Autostart settings are deactivated and displayed, Spotify will be started more frequently after a reboot of the (Windows) PC. In the registry, the "Spotify Web Helper" is entered with autostart under "HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft...

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  • Although Autostart settings are deactivated and displayed, Spotify will be started more frequently after a reboot of the (Windows) PC. In the registry, the "Spotify Web Helper" is entered with autost...
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"Open Spotify automatically after you log in to the computer" option not working

Hi Everyone First post here. Thought I'd report that the option Open Spotify automatically after you log in to the computer doesn't seem to work at all in the latest Windows version 1.0.58.573.g57c9cd87: I had to deactivate the Spotify client in Wind...

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  • Hi Everyone   First post here. Thought I'd report that the option Open Spotify automatically after you log in to the computer doesn't seem to work at all in the latest Windows version 1.0.58.5...
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BGR Monitors not supported by Spotify

Spotify is not currently supporting BGR monitors and is ignoring the ClearType setting in Windows. This turns the font in Spotify barely readable.

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  • Spotify is not currently supporting BGR monitors and is ignoring the ClearType setting in Windows. This turns the font in Spotify barely readable.
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Spotify will not load

All of the sudden my Spotify will not load properly. On startup a dialog box opens that says-"There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive J" I have tried uninstalling spotify and reinstalling it with no luck. I also tried deleting ...

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  • All of the sudden my Spotify will not load properly.  On startup  a dialog box opens that says- "There is no disk in the drive.  Please insert a disk into drive J"   I have tri...
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Let us CHANGE THE CACHE LOCATION

Spotify simply takes up too much space on the default Windows C: Drive via the AppData\Local\Spotify\Data folder.This NEEDS to be changed--especially for those users who have Windows installed on a small SSD.This idea has been presented on NUMEROUS o...

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  • Spotify simply takes up too much space on the default Windows C: Drive via the AppData\Local\Spotify\Data folder. This NEEDS to be changed--especially for those users who have Windows installed on a...
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Make volume slider bigger?

Im using Spotify on my new Surface book, which has a high resolution screen. I am struggling with controlling the volume of my speaker with this tiny little slider thats no longer than my thumbnail. Quite bothersome when you have a powerful speaker c...

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  • Im using Spotify on my new Surface book, which has a high resolution screen.   I am struggling with controlling the volume of my speaker with this tiny little slider thats no longer than my th...
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Can't read the **bleep** screen

I don't know .. is it me? Do the people running Spotify just not give a monkey's? I have read other complaints about the seriously stupid black background, grey text that means the screen is very hard to read. I am a software developer. I use my comp...

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  • I don't know .. is it me? Do the people running Spotify just not give a monkey's? I have read other complaints about the seriously stupid black background, grey text that means the screen is very har...
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Spotify starts automatically after logging into the computer

I have set the option "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" to "No". However it still opens automatically. This is really slowing down my computer startup.

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  • I have set the option "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" to "No". However it still opens automatically. This is really slowing down my computer startup.
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Solved!! Spotify opening automatically when I log in

My spotify updated last week and it now opens automatically when I log into Windows. When I open my preferences, the box for "Open Spotify Automatically..." is check for "No" but it does it anyways. Seems to be a glitch in the update.

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  • My spotify updated last week and it now opens automatically when I log into Windows.  When I open my preferences, the box for "Open Spotify Automatically..." is check for "No" but it does it any...
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Spotify Windows 10 App is starting by itself

Hello everybody! I just installed the newest update for Spotify and disable Spotify to run as Windows service, however is still running everytime I log into Windows. Can you please share a solution for this? Thank you.

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  • Hello everybody!   I just installed the newest update for Spotify and disable Spotify to run as Windows service, however is still running everytime I log into Windows. Can you please share a s...
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Frequent updates of Spotify

Hi guys, Can we get an official answer from Spotify why it is not possible to disable/postpone automatic updates in Spotify? I'm getting annoyed when once or twice a week my spotify stops playing musing, dispalying message saying that it can't play c...

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  • Hi guys,    Can we get an official answer from Spotify why it is not possible to disable/postpone automatic updates in Spotify?   I'm getting annoyed when once or twice a week my s...
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Media Keys do not function when Spotify is not in Focus (App & Program)

This just happened Last night at some point to me...The Media Keys on my keyboard (Razr BlackWidow 2014 Ultimate Edition) will not function when Spotify is not in focus (which is really annoying for a StarCraft Player as you can imagine) Now, Ive don...

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  • This just happened Last night at some point to me... The Media Keys on my keyboard (Razr BlackWidow 2014 Ultimate Edition) will not function when Spotify is not in focus (which is really annoying ...
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Autoplay enabled, but music stops after album anyway. (Windows PC)

In settings, I have the autoplay enabled (see image). Still, for the last week or so, the music stops when an album from my library has played through. The autoplay function works fine after playlists, but it does not work with albums anymore. Is it ...

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  • In settings, I have the autoplay enabled (see image). Still, for the last week or so, the music stops when an album from my library has played through. The autoplay function works fine after playlist...
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Spotify program freezes, as well as my PC on startup

Hello, I'd like to ask for some help. Whenever I try opening Spotify on my Dell laptop (Windows 10, 4G RAM), the program freezes. My laptop also freezes, causing me to force a reboot by pressing the power button. Any idea on how to resolve this? Than...

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  • Hello, I'd like to ask for some help.   Whenever I try opening Spotify on my Dell laptop (Windows 10, 4G RAM), the program freezes. My laptop also freezes, causing me to force a reboot by pres...
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Adding a song to my songs that's playing on discover weekly switches the now playing

On the windows desktop app. Adding a song that's playing on Discover Weekly switches out of Discover Weekly playlist, so once the song is over, it continues playing from my songs rather than from the Discover Weekly playlist.

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  • On the windows desktop app.   Adding a song that's playing on Discover Weekly switches out of Discover Weekly playlist, so once the song is over, it continues playing from my songs rather than...
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No song plays, only says that "this song is unavaiable"

When I click on any song in either the windows 10 app or the desktop version no songwill play and then a blue bar across the top of the screen reads "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer please import it." I am however ab...

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  • When I click on any song in either the windows 10 app or the desktop version no songwill play and then a blue bar across the top of the screen reads "This song is not available. If you have the file ...
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