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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 problem

Hello therePlease excuse my bad english, I am from Germany.I've got a problem with local files: Everytime I add them to a playlist, some of them don't get displayed as a local file but as an online file. But I want to listen to it, when I am offline,...

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  • Hello there Please excuse my bad english, I am from Germany. I've got a problem with local files: Everytime I add them to a playlist, some of them don't get displayed as a local file but as an...
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Question about Radio feature

So I have some questions about the spotify future to create playlists based on song, playlist, or artist. * Does the radio update each time I add some songs to the playlist the radio is based on ? or when artists the song is based on added new track ...

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  • So I have some questions about the spotify future to create playlists based on song, playlist, or artist.    * Does the radio update each time I add some songs to the playlist the radio i...
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spotify sur window's

spotify ne réussit pas à lire les titres sélectionnés et les fait défiler sans interruption

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Spotify Closes immediately after being opened- Windows 10

When I open spotify on my computer, it opens and immediately closes. I have tried troubleshooting for a while and cannot get it to work.I have:Restarted computerUninstalled and resinstalled spotifyUninstalled Spotify, ensured C:\Users\\AppData\Local\...

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  • When I open spotify on my computer, it opens and immediately closes. I have tried troubleshooting for a while and cannot get it to work. I have: Restarted computer Uninstalled and resinstalled s...
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PC app video ads in banner space

One of the banner ads on the PC app started playing a video mid song, it auto muted itself about 3 seconds after it started playing so I can't really give a discription of the ad, it was one of those square ads so it was mostly cut off since it was i...

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  • One of the banner ads on the PC app started playing a video mid song, it auto muted itself about 3 seconds after it started playing so I can't really give a discription of the ad, it was one of those...
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Spotify playing up

Hey guys, My Spotify seems to be playing up the last few days. My songs were all playing fine, all the same volume everything, now they all seems to be at different levels. No settings were changed on my end. The "Set the same volume level for all so...

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  • Hey guys,   My Spotify seems to be playing up the last few days. My songs were all playing fine, all the same volume everything, now they all seems to be at different levels. No settings were ...
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Cant see friends Playlist

Hey. So i wanted to look at a playlist of a friend, but i cant see it. we both have spotify premium but only mine is connected with facebook. It was already hard to find him on spotify and when i eventually figured it out I still couldnt see his play...

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  • Hey.    So i wanted to look at a playlist of a friend, but i cant see it. we both have spotify premium but only mine is connected with facebook. It was already hard to find him on spotify...
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Add "notes" to the title of a track

I teach indoor cycling. When I use my mobile device to play my tracks through playlists I've built, I like to have notes that queue me as to what we're doing within the song. Is there a way I can add my notes next to the title? This is a function tha...

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  • I teach indoor cycling. When I use my mobile device to play my tracks through playlists I've built, I like to have notes that queue me as to what we're doing within the song. Is there a way I can add...
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Auto crossfade problem

Even though I made my preferences 12s, the next song starts automatically just before the the song on the play ends.. I made 12s both on my cell and desktop and I turned of my gapless play option..

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  • Even though I made my preferences 12s, the next song starts automatically just before the the song on the play ends.. I made 12s both on my cell and desktop and I turned of my gapless play option..&n...
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Volume leveling not working since last update?

Since the last update, it seems like the volume normalization is not working anymore. It used to be that I rarely had to fiddle with the volume, but now every song is either very loud or very quiet. "Set the same level for all songs" is still on, so ...

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  • Since the last update, it seems like the volume normalization is not working anymore. It used to be that I rarely had to fiddle with the volume, but now every song is either very loud or very quiet. ...
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Asking to insert a disk into drive H:

Recently recieved pop up on Windows 10 - Spotify.exe - No disk There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive H:. With the response - Cancel, Try again and continue. The popup will not disappear unless I terminated Spotify. Been a use...

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  • Recently recieved pop up on Windows 10 - Spotify.exe - No disk    There is no disk in the drive.  Please insert a disk into drive H:.   With the response - Cancel, Try again an...
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Superuser Contribution PC freezes when adding own files

Hi everyone,The question is in the subject. It happens every single time I try. I have to shutdown my computer.. . I'm using the latest release of the desktop software (Windows 10).Any idea ?

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  • Hi everyone, The question is in the subject. It happens every single time I try. I have to shutdown my computer.. . I'm using the latest release of the desktop software (Windows 10). Any idea ?
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Cant install spotify: Error 13

Im running Windows 10 64bit. With the latest update I got an error code 13. Installer cannot create necessary file. I've tried everything I've found on the community help website including:- deleting all Spotify files in the AppData folder- installin...

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  • Im running Windows 10 64bit. With the latest update I got an error code 13. Installer cannot create necessary file. I've tried everything I've found on the community help website including: - deleti...
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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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