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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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Local Files from a network drive?

Hi Chums, Before spotify we probably had a lot of music on our computers. I did for sure, and I still have it, on a QNAP NAS. I was wondering if theres any way to detect my music stored on my NAS through spotify?

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  • Hi Chums,    Before spotify we probably had a lot of music on our computers. I did for sure, and I still have it, on a QNAP NAS. I was wondering if theres any way to detect my music ...
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Solved!! How do I stop Spotify automatically opening when I switch on my PC? (Windows 10)

I have looked through the settings options and do not seem to be able to find a way of stopping Spotify automatically loading and opening on start up?Could someone point me in the right direction. I only want it to open up when i click on the icon/ap...

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  • I have looked through the settings options and do not seem to be able to find a way of stopping Spotify automatically loading and opening on start up? Could someone point me in the right direction. ...
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Audio from this program is at half volume when using a bluetooth speaker with my computer

When i use Spotify on my Windows 10 computer and connect my Bluetooth speaker, the volume is at half volume or less. When i use an aux cable in the headphone slot, the volume is at full volume. So this issue is only when using Bluetooth speakers. I'v...

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  • When i use Spotify on my Windows 10 computer and connect my Bluetooth speaker, the volume is at half volume or less. When i use an aux cable in the headphone slot, the volume is at full volume. So th...
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Spotify Skipping on Startup, Won't Play afterward sometimes

For the last few days, Spotify Desktop will launch and skip through a lot of songs (10/sec or so) until it decides to play one randomly. This song then cannot be skipped and I cannot play any others. When I pause it, the timer continues but music sto...

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  • For the last few days, Spotify Desktop will launch and skip through a lot of songs (10/sec or so) until it decides to play one randomly. This song then cannot be skipped and I cannot play any others....
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Where People Listen feature gone?

I own a music store and use this feature a lot to help figure out if a new artist is popular in my area and if their music is worth stocking in my store. I noticed today that the feature is gone on the Windows version but not on my Mac. Does anyone k...

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  • I own a music store and use this feature a lot to help figure out if a new artist is popular in my area and if their music is worth stocking in my store. I noticed today that the feature is gone on t...
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Retrieve total play count beyond Artist top 10

I am a Wedding DJ and use Spotify to create playlists for my couples to sample and decide what they want to select. In some instances, I would like to order the playlist by historic popularity. I have been able to gain this when the song appears on a...

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  • I am a Wedding DJ and use Spotify to create playlists for my couples to sample and decide what they want to select.   In some instances, I would like to order the playlist by historic populari...
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prevent Spotify start up with Windows start up

in advanced settings the option is selected that Spotify will not start with Windows start up, and repeatedly disabled Spotifyusing start up options in msconfig. But Spotify continues to start up with Windows start up. Please advise

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  • in advanced settings the option is selected that Spotify will not start with Windows start up, and repeatedly disabled Spotifyusing start up options in msconfig. But Spotify continues to start u...
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Restore Spotify Downloaded Offline Playlists to avoid Redownloading

Feeling quite P'd off at the moment as I am a very big Spotify fan. My account payment bounced so I was reduced from premium to regular/unpaid for a day. Fixed up the bank issue and restored Premium access within 24 hours. My WIndows 7 Spotify player...

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  • Feeling quite P'd off at the moment as I am a very big Spotify fan.   My account payment bounced so I was reduced from premium to regular/unpaid for a day. Fixed up the bank issue and restor...
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Playlist text and image revert to old version after restarting client

Hi there, Since about a week any changes I make to my existing playlists (both image and text) keep reverting back to the same old version afer restarting my Spotify client. The only way to maintain the changes is to change them, close the client, un...

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  • Hi there,   Since about a week any changes I make to my existing playlists (both image and text) keep reverting back to the same old version afer restarting my Spotify client. The only wa...
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Missing content

A song that is offered by Spotify "Drowning" by Clams Casino, fails to play and advises me to play it from my PC instead. I was able to play it up until about a week ago.

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  • A song that is offered by Spotify "Drowning" by Clams Casino, fails to play and advises me to play it from my PC instead. I was able to play it up until about a week ago. 
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Is 'Genre Listing' for public playlists absolutely necessary?

I'm interested in seeing if Spotify has an option to map a playlist that you're looking to make public with all of the genre information in the background. I'm not sure if it is necessary to have it in the playlist description that I'm writing.

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  • I'm interested in seeing if Spotify has an option to map a playlist that you're looking to make public with all of the genre information in the background. I'm not sure if it is necessary to have i...
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[Win 10 App] Media keys no longer work

Switched over to the app on the Windows 10 store. After the switch the app doesn't recognize my media key inputs while the app is minimized/in the system tray while the desktop version did.

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  • Switched over to the app on the Windows 10 store. After the switch the app doesn't recognize my media key inputs while the app is minimized/in the system tray while the desktop version did.
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playlist stay in waiting status

Hi, i've DL a lot of playlist on my computer but one stay in waiting status indefinitely, is there a quota for DL content ? i've tried to delete some donwloaded playlist to check if the incomplete playlist restart to DL but this action produce same r...

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  • Hi,  i've DL a lot of playlist on my computer but one stay in waiting status indefinitely, is there a quota for DL content ?   i've tried to delete some donwloaded playlist to check...
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[Bug] Spotify moves when taskbar is docked on left

Windows 10 I have my taskbar docked on the left side of the screen. Every time I open Spotify, it moves exactly the distance of the taskbar to the left of Spotify's last known position, as if the top left of the screen is used instead of the top left...

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  • Windows 10   I have my taskbar docked on the left side of the screen. Every time I open Spotify, it moves exactly the distance of the taskbar to the left of Spotify's last known position, as i...
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Playlists and Music won't download

So I'm trying to download some music on my laptop (windows and I currently have no device synchronised, spotify is allowed by my firewall and I executed it as administrator. But still, when I click on a playlist and click the button to make it availa...

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  • So I'm trying to download some music on my laptop (windows 😎 and I currently have no device synchronised, spotify is allowed by my firewall and I executed it as administrator. But still, when I clic...
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I download the desktop app but it won't open

I'm trying to download Spotify for my desktop (Windows Vista). I go to the download page and it automatically starts downloading. Then I see an icon that says "SpotifyFullVista" on my desktop screen. I then click on that icon to open the app but noth...

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  • I'm trying to download Spotify for my desktop (Windows Vista).  I go to the download page and it automatically starts downloading. Then I see an icon that says "SpotifyFullVista" on my desktop s...
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Loading on start-up even when lod not to.

In my settings I have to option: start on log-in, set to no. yet it still does. (running windows 7).

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  • In my settings I have to option: start on log-in, set to no. yet it still does. (running windows 7).
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Spotify starts with Windows despite having automatic startup turned off

As the title says, I went into Advanced Settings and under Startup and Window Behavior where it says "Open Spotify automatically after you log into computer" it says "No," but I just turned my computer on and Spotify went ahead and opened up. Really ...

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  • As the title says, I went into Advanced Settings and under Startup and Window Behavior where it says "Open Spotify automatically after you log into computer" it says "No," but I just turned my comput...
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Solved!! Spotify Windows10 startet seit heute immer neu

Wenn Spitify aufgerufen wird, startet die Anwendung sauber, beendet dann selbstständig, startet von selbst neu - endlos.Das gleiche Verhalten zeigt sind, wenn Spotify mittels Taskmanager beendet wird, oder wenn der Rechner neu gestartet wird. Sobald ...

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  • Wenn Spitify aufgerufen wird, startet die Anwendung sauber, beendet dann selbstständig, startet von selbst neu - endlos. Das gleiche Verhalten zeigt sind, wenn Spotify mittels Taskmanager beendet wi...
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Not playing certain music on desktop only

I was wanting to play Dio's album Holy Diver and i can play the the remastered version on my pc and on my phone and i can play the original on my phone but if i try to play some of the songs that i have on my playlist from the remastered is cant play...

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  • I was wanting to play Dio's album Holy Diver and i can play the the remastered version on my pc and on my phone and i can play the original on my phone but if i try to play some of the songs that i h...
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