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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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Re: Inbox and messages

@Jacob wrote:Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is not going to reconsider re-implementing this feature. I...

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  • @Jacob wrote: Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is n...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Sharing as it exists can only be improved by bringing it back into the software as a native function. Period. End of story. I doubt this discussion is going to shift in the direction of how we can make the most of the **** sandwich Spotify has dealt ...

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  • Sharing as it exists can only be improved by bringing it back into the software as a native function. Period. End of story. I doubt this discussion is going to shift in the direction of how we can ma...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Jacob,Thanks for the info, seems like I'll have to look around for other services and stop my monthly Spotify subscription.I guess Spotify is getting money from social networks like Facebook to force people to use social media. I see no other explana...

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  • Jacob, Thanks for the info, seems like I'll have to look around for other services and stop my monthly Spotify subscription. I guess Spotify is getting money from social networks like Faceboo...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Also... What a smack in the face to your community and paying subscribers.

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  • Also... What a smack in the face to your community and paying subscribers. 
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Re: Inbox and messages

@Jacob wrote:Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is not going to reconsider re-implementing this feature. I...

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  • @Jacob wrote: Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is n...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Well, it's settled then. I will do the same as drowningman. Anyone here with a background in social media marketing? I wouldn't mind pushing this a little further and involving some news platforms / newspapers to at least give Spotify a bit of a hard...

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  • Well, it's settled then. I will do the same as drowningman. Anyone here with a background in social media marketing? I wouldn't mind pushing this a little further and involving some news pl...
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Re: Inbox and messages

But that's just the thing isn't it! - Sharing DOESN'T exist anymore - they killed it !!! It's SO sad! I WILL now be watching closely if any of the other services (with a decent interface) finds out that it would be a good idea to pick this great feat...

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  • But that's just the thing isn't it! - Sharing DOESN'T exist anymore - they killed it !!!   It's SO sad! I WILL now be watching closely if any of the other services (with a decent int...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is not going to reconsider re-implementing this feature. In light of th...

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  • Hey guys, I got word back from my Spotify contacts. In a nutshell, it sounds like the reason the Bring back Inbox/Messaging with notifications idea was closed was because Spotify is not going to reco...
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AndroidStudio cut-paste causes connect to device change from Windows to Android

If the Spotify App happens to running on my Android phone (but it was paused hours earlier), and I have been using Spotify on my Windows 10 laptop. Then in AndroidStudio, I am editting text.... every once in a long while, I will select text, copy and...

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  • If the Spotify App happens to running on my Android phone (but it was paused hours earlier), and I have been using Spotify on my Windows 10 laptop. Then in AndroidStudio, I am editting text.... every...
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This on my desktop "song not available. If you have the Song on your Comp you can import it)

ITS IN MY LOCAL on my Computer how is it unavailible. itsONE album its by Lloyd Banks call Lloyd Banks - Halloween Havoc 3 Four Days Of Fury EVRY SINGLE other song in my local plays except this ive try everything in every other thread it did work and...

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  • ITS IN MY LOCAL on my Computer how is it unavailible. itsONE album its by Lloyd Banks call Lloyd Banks - Halloween Havoc 3  Four Days Of Fury EVRY SINGLE other song in my local plays except this...
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How to get to storage on my computer to get to music i downloaded?

Hello All,I can see where all the music I downloaded on spotify is but when I goto the location the one part of the link I can't get to can anyone help me? Thanks Kevin

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  • Hello All, I can see where all the music I downloaded on spotify is but when I goto the location the one part of the link I can't get to can anyone help me? Thanks Kevin  
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"About" feature missing from Artist pages

I can no longer find the "About" feature on any artist page. It usually appeared next to the "Related Artists" tab and contained information about number of monthly listeners, where listeners were from and, most importantly, playlists that the artist...

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  • I can no longer find the "About" feature on any artist page. It usually appeared next to the "Related Artists" tab and contained information about number of monthly listeners, where listeners were fr...
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"Save" Button Missing on Artist Page?

The "Save" button seems to be missing for albums on artist pages, ever since the last update (as far as I can tell.) Here's an example. I can still right click and use the drop-down menu, but that's a bit inconvenient.

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  • The "Save" button seems to be missing for albums on artist pages, ever since the last update (as far as I can tell.) Here's an example. I can still right click and use the drop-down menu, but th...
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I can't delete a playlist!

I tried deleting one of my playlists, but it won't go away on my Playlists bar. I can still right click the playlist, but I can't actually do anything with it (so besides not being able to delete it, I can't start a radio, edit details, etc.). That a...

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  • I tried deleting one of my playlists, but it won't go away on my Playlists bar. I can still right click the playlist, but I can't actually do anything with it (so besides not being able to delete it,...
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missing starred playlist?

hello, ive noticed that all my friends on spotify have a 'starred' playlist but i dont have 1? is mine missing or where can i find it or recover it please?

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  • hello,   ive noticed that all my friends on spotify have a 'starred' playlist but i dont have 1? is mine missing or where can i find it or recover it please?
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Desktop app will not go online or uninstall

The spotify desktop app will not stay connected to the internet, despite all other internet applications working as normal. Also, Spotify will not uninstall using the windows uninstall feature, making re-installing difficult. I have restarted my syst...

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  • The spotify desktop app will not stay connected to the internet, despite all other internet applications working as normal. Also, Spotify will not uninstall using the windows uninstall feature, makin...
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Why can't I SEARCH FOR MY FRIENDS????!!!!

I can't search for friends to follow. A certain group of friends are all metal heads, like myself, and I can't find them to follow! Why is it that when I type in the search bar only artists come up? That makes perfect sense but it is the only place i...

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  • I can't search for friends to follow.  A certain group of friends are all metal heads, like myself, and I can't find them to follow!   Why is it that when I type in the search bar only ...
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Stop linking up local files to spotify catalog

This is an issue that has been driving me nuts for a while now, and I've still not been able to find a solution. When I try to play some of my local files, I notice that they're in fact NOT the files that I have on my computer, but instead versions t...

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  • This is an issue that has been driving me nuts for a while now, and I've still not been able to find a solution. When I try to play some of my local files, I notice that they're in fact NOT the files...
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Save button?

Didn't there use to be a "Save" button next to every album when browsing artists' overview? I now only see it on the desktop app if I click on an album/single.

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  • Didn't there use to be a "Save" button next to every album when browsing artists' overview? I now only see it on the desktop app if I click on an album/single. 
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