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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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Choppy Play on Windows desktop

Ive downloaded all the tracks in spotify on my Windows desktop but during playback it is very choppy. What should i do? I dont get this issue with other music players.

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  • Ive downloaded all the tracks in spotify on my Windows desktop but during playback it is very choppy. What should i do? I dont get this issue with other music players.
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Picture and text size in full screen mode

I dont understand the behaviour of the zoom function in full screen mode. I use separate monitor for Spotify and I look at it from some distance, so I need bigger font size, so I can read the artist and song name. When I zoom in, the text is bigger, ...

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  • I dont understand the behaviour of the zoom function in full screen mode. I use separate monitor for Spotify and I look at it from some distance, so I need bigger font size, so I can r...
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Solved!! minimize shortcut alt + space + n doesnt work

Hi team, windows uses the combination alt + space + n to minimize the window, unfortunately this doesnt work on spotify application for windows 7. (i am getting what you see in the attachment instead of minimizing the window instantly)is there any ot...

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  • Hi team, windows uses the combination alt + space + n to minimize the window, unfortunately this doesnt work on spotify application for windows 7. (i am getting what you see in the attachment instead...
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Random switching of playback device

Hello, I recently started getting an issue with my songs stopping on my desktop and then starting to play on my phone which is charging right next to my computer. This happens a couple times a day and it's very annoying. Possibly worth mentioning it ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I recently started getting an issue with my songs stopping on my desktop and then starting to play on my phone which is charging right next to my computer. This happens a couple times a day an...
  • Sebasty
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Release Notes - Spotify for Desktop (0.9.0.133)

What's new in this version (0.9.0.133): Fixed internal issues that were causing interruptions these last couple of days More information The last couple of days our service has seen some unexpected interruptions. This release should alleviate most of...

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  • What's new in this version (0.9.0.133): Fixed internal issues that were causing interruptions these last couple of days More information The last couple of days our service has seen some un...
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Constantly skipping songs

All of a sudden today on my windows desktop, my Spotify app won't work. It won't play any song it just constantly skips through songs... Please help.

  • Casual Listener
  • All of a sudden today on my windows desktop, my Spotify app won't work. It won't play any song it just constantly skips through songs... Please help.
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Fast Forward problem - doesnt skip to actual spot

When is fast forward on the timeline it actually doesnt forward to the sport where it should be. For example I fast forward to second 20 (displayed) but the song starts playing at like the 15s. Or when I skip fast to multiple spots on the timeline(So...

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  •  When is fast forward on the timeline it actually doesnt forward to the sport where it should be. For example I fast forward to second 20 (displayed) but the song starts playing at like the 15s....
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Cant Download Spotify again. Error code 17

Hi hope you are well, please could you help me with an Error i have had for sometime on this laptop i have. I habe a Hp windows 7 laptop by the way. I used to have Spotify installed when it was windows xp or what ever earlier version it was. Spotify ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi hope you are well, please could you help me with an Error i have had for sometime on this laptop i have. I habe a Hp windows 7 laptop by the way. I used to have Spotify installed when it was windo...
  • courtylad
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Cant's play the current song error (new update)

Hello, I have Spotify Premium and one of my main uses is at work, yesterday my app updated and now everytime a song its about to end it gives me the error "Cant' play the current song"is not very practical to have to change song every 2 minutes when ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello,   I have Spotify Premium and one of my main uses is at work, yesterday my app updated and now everytime a song its about to end it gives me the error "Cant' play the current s...
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Windows PC - Public Wifi network access

I downloaded spotify onto my windows PC yesterday and when asked to choose my wifi preferences, i hastily selected the recommended option (private wifi access only) and now I can't connect spotify to my work wifi network (or probably any other public...

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  • ...o my work wifi network (or probably any other public network). Is there a way to change my preferences so that i can connect to any wifi network?
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Spotify randomly plays on other device

Hi, since one or two days Spotify randomly starts playing on my phone when I'm on the same network for both. What happens is this:1. Start playing song on windows 10 Spotify application.2. After a random amount the song also starts playing on my phon...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, since one or two days Spotify randomly starts playing on my phone when I'm on the same network for both.    What happens is this: 1. Start playing song on windows 10 Spotify applicat...
  • Chrissi2812
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Discover tab not displaying, Just overview tab again

When I booted up spotify this morning my discover tab (which is where I tend to find most of the music I listen to during the day) has been replaced with the overview tab again. Look I get that a lot of people like Drake. Just because I don't doesn't...

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  • When I booted up spotify this morning my discover tab (which is where I tend to find most of the music I listen to during the day) has been replaced with the overview tab again. Look I get that a lot...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Very disappointing. It was a great feature. People would have used it more if you had enabled a notification system for new messages, as many times requested in the community. Now youre forcing people to use or sign up for other social media... What ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Very disappointing. It was a great feature. People would have used it more if you had enabled a notification system for new messages, as many times requested in the community.   Now youre forc...
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[Windows 10] First Track on Albums does not play the first track but shuffles

Version 1.0.53.758.gde3fc4b2Attempting to play the first track on an album shuffles instead playing the first track. This is only the case for my Windows device, only when the album is set to shuffle (not if it is off shuffle already), and only on al...

  • Casual Listener
  • Version 1.0.53.758.gde3fc4b2 Attempting to play the first track on an album shuffles instead playing the first track. This is only the case for my Windows device, only when the album is set to shu...
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Chansons disparues...

Bonjour, je viens de m'apercevoir que de nombreuses chansons que j'avais sauvegardé dans mes titres en ont disparu. Pourtant, lorsque je vais les chercher sur l'album correspondant, elles sont cochées comme sauvegardées, mais elles n'apparaissent pas...

  • Casual Listener
  • Bonjour, je viens de m'apercevoir que de nombreuses chansons que j'avais sauvegardé dans mes titres en ont disparu. Pourtant, lorsque je vais les chercher sur l'album correspondant, elles sont cochée...
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Found a weird glitch

Hey guys! I was just looking at my community profile and apparently I have 61 badges (when I actually have 6) I have refreshed and it is still there! I find it really funny if I'm honest, does it happen to anyone else? Best,Jordan.

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  • Hey guys!   I was just looking at my community profile and apparently I have 61 badges (when I actually have 6) I have refreshed and it is still there! I find it really funny if I'm honest, do...
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(Chrome) Can't view saved songs by artist or sort songs by artist

I am listening to Spotify in Chrome. I can't download the webplayer at work. My problem is that I can't go to My Music > Songs and sort by artist. At the same time, I can't go to My Music > Artists and see my saved songs by artists. My only option is...

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  • I am listening to Spotify in Chrome. I can't download the webplayer at work. My problem is that I can't go to My Music > Songs and sort by artist. At the same time, I can't go to My Music &gt...
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Solved!! Ontdekken / Discover

How do I remove a category from 'discover'? I listened to JC Superstar on Easter and now I have an "Andrew Lloyd Webber" line of possible albums based upon this! How do I remove this?

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  • How do I remove a category from 'discover'? I listened to JC Superstar on Easter and now I have an "Andrew Lloyd Webber" line of possible albums based upon this! How do I remove this?
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Playing songs I don't have in any playlist

This happens regularly after a few last updates (can't say which one of them) - while listening to my playlist I get a song, which I don't have in it (which I never even heard), I even scroll all the playlist to check it and find a sign marking the s...

  • Regular
  • This happens regularly after a few last updates (can't say which one of them) - while listening to my playlist I get a song, which I don't have in it (which I never even heard), I even scroll all the...
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