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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 Win7 Pro 64bit, NOT WORKING W T F!

Windows desktop app on Win 7 Pro 64 bit machine, quad core, 8 gigs RAM, checked no driver issues for sound/video. Did the app update recently and now its crapped out. Tried fresh install, multiple times, still nada. Just opens up, spinning wheel of d...

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  • Windows desktop app on Win 7 Pro 64 bit machine, quad core, 8 gigs RAM, checked no driver issues for sound/video. Did the app update recently and now its crapped out. Tried fresh install, multiple ti...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify replaces certain local files with similarly titled spotify songs.

WHY would you guys create such a feature but not include the ability to turn it off? This is horrible!!! FIX IT NOW!

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  • WHY would you guys create such a feature but not include the ability to turn it off? This is horrible!!! FIX IT NOW!
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Error code 18 on windows 8.1 HELP ME

Hi, I uninstalled Spotify and tried to download it again for my windows 8.1. I went to the website and got the installer and when the installer is installing the app, it stops and gives error code 18. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  •  Hi, I uninstalled Spotify and tried to download it again for my windows 8.1. I went to the website and got the installer and when the installer is installing the app, it stops and gives error c...
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Solved!! a deinstall not possible and error code 17!

After i updated Spotify 26.01.2017 I couldn't start it anymore. Then i tried to deinstall it, but that wasn't possible. It gets only stuck in the "deinstall process"! I have tried the safe mode thing, but it didn't work too. Can someone please help m...

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  • After i updated Spotify 26.01.2017 I couldn't start it anymore. Then i tried to deinstall it, but that wasn't possible. It gets only stuck in the "deinstall process"! I have tried the safe mode thing...
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Not remembering history

Spotify Windows is not remembering my history. Instead, everytime I open it in Windows, the same song keeps appearing as the last song that I played. This is some kind of bug

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  • Spotify Windows is not remembering my history. Instead, everytime I open it in Windows, the same song keeps appearing as the last song that I played. This is some kind of bug
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Consistently documenting keyboard shortcuts, Ctrl+Shift+C copy Spotify URI

There's a hint popup about using Ctrl+Shift+C to copy a Spotify URI to the keyboard, but this isn't mentioned anywhere else in the UI (eg. the obvious choice of it being a window menu selection). Help "keyboard shortcuts" gives a list (https://suppor...

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  • There's a hint popup about using Ctrl+Shift+C to copy a Spotify URI to the keyboard, but this isn't mentioned anywhere else in the UI (eg. the obvious choice of it being a window menu selection). &n...
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Superuser Contribution Problem Local Files

Hi, everyone I'm having a problem with the music that I have in my local files.I have like 1000 songs in my local sources (sources that I specified in Spotify app) but my local files view only shows like 700.I checked that my files were mp3 (the most...

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  • Hi, everyone 🙂 I'm having a problem with the music that I have in my local files. I have like 1000 songs in my local sources (sources that I specified in Spotify app)  but my local files...
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Superuser Contribution sound quality

do you apreciate any change of sound quality enabling and disabling the switch of streaming in high quality in preferences?

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  • do you apreciate any change of sound quality enabling and disabling the switch of streaming in high quality in preferences?
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Superuser Contribution Desktop player says offline, won't play. (but I'm connected)

Hello... I use premium... the player on my desktop is saying it's offline and will not play. But I'm connected and the internet is working fine. I'm listening now on the web player. Any help/reasons would be great! Already restarted and reinstalled.....

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  • Hello...   I use premium... the player on my desktop is saying it's offline and will not play. But I'm connected and the internet is working fine. I'm listening now on the web player. 😞 ...
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[desktop] reducing the size of the thumbnails while making a search?

Hi !When i run a search of playlists or albums in the windows desktop app, the thumbnails are displayed very large despite the fact I zoomed out 2 times :Previously, they were displayed smaller and the browsing between a list of 10 or 20 playlists/al...

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  • Hi ! When i run a search of playlists or albums in the windows desktop app, the thumbnails are displayed very large despite the fact I zoomed out 2 times : Previously, they were displayed small...
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keine songs am PC verfügbar

Ich habe mir die app am PC heruntergeladen und es sind leider keine songs verfügbar warum?

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  • Ich habe mir die app am PC heruntergeladen und es sind leider keine songs verfügbar  warum?
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PC playlist songs not ALL available on mobile

Howdy, I have checked the download box for one of my playlists filled with my local files, I believe that worked fine.The issue i am having is that not all of those local file songs downloaded are available for streaming on my mobile app, most of the...

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  • Howdy,   I have checked the download box for one of my playlists filled with my local files, I believe that worked fine. The issue i am having is that not all of those local file songs downlo...
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Solved!! Sharing to Facebook

I seem to not be able to share to Facebook what I am playing. I used to be very easy: just click on Share in the "..." area and there it goes. Recenlty it seems Spotify has changed the interface and when you click on Share, up pops a social media pic...

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  • I seem to not be able to share to Facebook what I am playing. I used to be very easy: just click on Share in the "..." area and there it goes.  Recenlty it seems Spotify has changed the interfac...
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Solved!! Can't share

I was until now able to share an idividual song to facebook by right clicking on the song which opened a box from which I selected facebook and it was shared, wonderful. Now when I right click the song It opens up a box that says share link to clipbo...

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  •  I was until now able to share an idividual song to facebook by right clicking on the song which opened a box from which I selected facebook and it was shared, wonderful. Now when I right click ...
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Does not play new song if song is removed after start

Basically:Start/restart Spotify. It has song A selected from last playlist (top song in my case). I listen to A and decide to remove it. B is now top song on it's place. A is still playing. I try to play B instead but pressing play/stop only affects ...

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  • Basically: Start/restart Spotify. It has song A selected from last playlist (top song in my case). I listen to A and decide to remove it. B is now top song on it's place. A is still playing. I try t...
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Friend feed not showing my friends

I previously had a problem where my Friend Feed didn't load at all and today Spotify Support helped me to change to account where Friend Feed was working just fine at the start. I'm using Facebook linked profile and I think this new problem started a...

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  • I previously had a problem where my Friend Feed didn't load at all and today Spotify Support helped me to change to account where Friend Feed was working just fine at the start. I'm using Facebook li...
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Start playing music on desktop app, then randomly will play from phone instead.

As the lengthy title states, the Spotify player is behaving strangely. I start playing music on my desktop computer (Windows 7). Then, randomly, it'll start playing the music on my android phone (Nougat)! Sometimes it'll play from both computer and p...

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  • As the lengthy title states, the Spotify player is behaving strangely. I start playing music on my desktop computer (Windows 7). Then, randomly, it'll start playing the music on my android phone (Nou...
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2 issues

First issue is that nobody can find my account on spotify or any of my playlists. Second issue is that when I close out of Spotify the border remains. sometimes when I click on things in the app nothing happens i have to click on them multiple times....

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  • First issue is that nobody can find my account on spotify or any of my playlists.  Second issue is that when I close out of Spotify the border remains. sometimes when I click on things in the a...
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Superuser Contribution Danish s*x toy ad on Spotify!?

Dear Spotify, Don't distribute s*x toy ads, not even if the account's age is 18+. I don't need to explain why. Just remove them.(The specific ad I'm talking about is from "Orion-erotik") Thanks in advance.Simon.

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  • Dear Spotify,   Don't distribute s*x toy ads, not even if the account's age is 18+.  I don't need to explain why. Just remove them. (The specific ad I'm talking about is from "Orion-ero...
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deleting & hiding local files

how do you delete local files from a source you opened and can you hide songs from local files while showing others from another source

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  • how do you delete local files from a source you opened and can you hide songs from local files while showing others from another source
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