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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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Solved!! Clipboard

I made a collabrative playlist that i would like to share with my friends, unfortunately, there is only one way i can share it with them, and that way being "Copy URL". For some reason, it keeps telling me that the URL got copied to the "ClipBoard". ...

  • Newbie
  • I made a collabrative playlist that i would like to share with my friends, unfortunately, there is only one way i can share it with them, and that way being "Copy URL". For some reason, it keeps tell...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Interesting how it's the users paying for the Premium who get to suffer from their money raising efforts. So...If you're all with Facebook now, why not make Spotify completely free? I'm not going to pay to use Facebook, this is worse than extortion. ...

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  • Interesting how it's the users paying for the Premium who get to suffer from their money raising efforts.   So... If you're all with Facebook now, why not make Spotify completely free? I'm no...
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Solved!! cant log in new W10 laptop

Setting up new laptop and using old one for this post. Have downloaded and installed windows programme which opens at the log in page. Allows me to enter username and password but the screen seems locked as cant change the remember me button which is...

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  • Setting up new laptop and using old one for this post. Have downloaded and installed windows programme which opens at the log in page. Allows me to enter username and password but the screen see...
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Re: Inbox and messages

That's what I call selling your soul to the devil.

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  • That's what I call selling your soul to the devil.
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Re: Inbox and messages

Figured something like this was most likely the real reason. Sucks for those of us that don't use facebook.

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  • Figured something like this was most likely the real reason. Sucks for those of us that don't use facebook. 
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Re: Inbox and messages

So...Finally see why Spotify has been completely silent on this issue, even with 133 pages of comments of despair about losing the Inbox/messaging feature:Check this out - https://venturebeat.com/2017/04/18/spotify-launches-facebook-messenger-bot-and...

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  • So... Finally see why Spotify has been completely silent on this issue, even with 133 pages of comments of despair about losing the Inbox/messaging feature: Check this out -  https://ventureb...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Another post mentioning a smaller competitior has been deleted. Why? Not having social features is an improvement, right? So you would expect users of rivals that include sharing and messsaging to flock to Spotify now that it's been improved - not th...

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  • Another post mentioning a smaller competitior has been deleted. Why? Not having social features is an improvement, right? So you would expect users of rivals that include sharing and messsaging to&nb...
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Spotify is removing offline playlist windows 10

Hey guys.. I'm having a lot of issues with spotify premium on my windows 10 pc. A have noticed that even if a playlist is fully downloaded, it will be noted as "not downloaded" a few days later. Its random which playlist that is getting removed, but ...

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  • Hey guys..   I'm having a lot of issues with spotify premium on my windows 10 pc.   A have noticed that even if a playlist is fully downloaded, it will be noted as "not downloaded" a fe...
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Spotify 1.0.52.725.g943b26a8 for Windows keeps crashing & is very slow

Software-Setup:- Win 10 Pro x64 Creators Update- Spotify 1.0.52.725.g943b26a8 - Premium Account- lots of local files ~ 60.000 files I have a clean Windows 10 installation and I also reinstalled the newest version of Spotify but when adding my local m...

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  • Software-Setup: - Win 10 Pro x64 Creators Update - Spotify 1.0.52.725.g943b26a8 - Premium Account - lots of local files ~ 60.000 files   I have a clean Windows 10 installation and I al...
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Windows 7 - spotifu is uninstaling themself after few minutes...

Hi guys.First of all i wanna say that i'm spotify premium user for couple of years and i love it!But unfortunetly after this sweet time bad time comes.My spotify - desktop version is disapearing...no errors, no messages, spotify just stop playing and...

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  • Hi guys. First of all i wanna say that i'm spotify premium user for couple of years and i love it! But unfortunetly after this sweet time bad time comes. My spotify - desktop version is disapearin...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Several minutes to load content when opening the program.

Since last couple of weeks or so when i start spotify it stays showing the loading icon for about 5 minutes before showing the content.I have tried disabeling the local files paths but problem persist. I don't remember if this started with an actuali...

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  • Since last couple of weeks or so when i start spotify it stays showing the loading icon for about 5 minutes before showing the content. I have tried disabeling the local files paths but problem...
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Solved!! Daily mix isn't showing up on Desktop

I enjoy my Daily mix on my phone. And I've recently been told that it is available on the Desktop now. But it is not showing up on mine.

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  • I enjoy my Daily mix on my phone. And I've recently been told that it is available on the Desktop now. But it is not showing up on mine. 
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Can't log in on premium, please help!

So my origonal problem was posted here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux-Windows-Web-Player/Desktop-player-says-offline-won-t-play-but-I-m-connected/m-p/1643763#M184933 I found another thread saying they changed something in fb and then...

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  • So my origonal problem was posted here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux-Windows-Web-Player/Desktop-player-says-offline-won-t-play-but-I-m-connected/m-p/1643763#M184933   I ...
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Music sharing change

Music sharing seems to have been changed, and I can't seem to figure out how to share a song with someone I follow anymore. When I click share, all I see are a bunch of stupid social media logos.

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  • Music sharing seems to have been changed, and I can't seem to figure out how to share a song with someone I follow anymore. When I click share, all I see are a bunch of stupid social media logos.
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Superuser Contribution Storage probleme / Local Files

Hello everyone, I would like to know where the "downloaded" playlists are stored on PC? And is it possible to modify the installation folder of spotify? Thank you in advance.

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  • Hello everyone,   I would like to know where the "downloaded" playlists are stored on PC?   And is it possible to modify the installation folder of spotify?   Thank you in adva...
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Spotify Radio

Is there a way to delete a radio station and make it again? I have one I enjoy but have accidentally "thumbs down" some songs I like. Or maybe there is a way to get them back? Sorry if this is in the wrong section.

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  • Is there a way to delete a radio station and make it again? I have one I enjoy but have accidentally "thumbs down" some songs I like. Or maybe there is a way to get them back? Sorry if this is in the...
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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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