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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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can't play album tracks unless from the beginning

when i choose an album and press "play" on, for example, the third song, it jumps to the first one. it completely ignores my trying to play any other song.

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  • when i choose an album and press "play" on, for example, the third song, it jumps to the first one. it completely ignores my trying to play any other song.
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Windows client dropping connection every few minutes

Hello all, I am experiencing this very frustrating issue:Every few minutes my desktop client's connection drops out and I get blue bars preventing me from doing searches and starting new albums (error code 4). This does not cause discontinuity of pla...

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  • Hello all,   I am experiencing this very frustrating issue: Every few minutes my desktop client's connection drops out and I get blue bars preventing me from doing searches and starting new a...
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Solved!! Ability to copy Spotify URI removed again

I just noticed today that I can no longer copy a Spotify URI for tracks in a playlist. This capability was removed once before, and a lot of people complained. Why is this happening again? Can we please have this restored?

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  • I just noticed today that I can no longer copy a Spotify URI for tracks in a playlist.  This capability was removed once before, and a lot of people complained.  Why is this happening again...
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Silent album

Tried to listen to Sundancer by The Fumes and all the tracks, bar one, are silent. Not a hardware or software issue as everything else plays fine...

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  • Tried to listen to Sundancer by The Fumes and all the tracks, bar one, are silent. Not a hardware or software issue as everything else plays fine...
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Local files partially not being recognised or ignored

Over time I have made playlists with music from other sources than spotify multiple times, and I started to notice that in these playlists certain songs seem to dissapear. In addition to that, some songs that I have locally are being replaced by thei...

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  • Over time I have made playlists with music from other sources than spotify multiple times, and I started to notice that in these playlists certain songs seem to dissapear. In addition to that, some s...
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Can the background swishing noises be reduced? - very annoying!

Continual swishing noises - probably water marking copy protection?Can these be reduced? - they are quite intrusive on some music.

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  • Continual swishing noises - probably water marking copy protection? Can these be reduced? - they are quite intrusive on some music.
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volume level

I use two screens, and whever I pause a song and play it again when using the desktop app it makes the volume lower. Any help?

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  • I use two screens, and whever I pause a song and play it again when using the desktop app it makes the volume lower. Any help?
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Spotify won't play the song I select, instead a different one.

Recently, I've started experiencing a recurring issue with Spotify on Windows where I go to select a specific song from an album, and it selects the first track, or a random one if I have shuffle turned on. Restarting the client doesn't help. It does...

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  • Recently, I've started experiencing a recurring issue with Spotify on Windows where I go to select a specific song from an album, and it selects the first track, or a random one if I have shuffle tur...
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Shuffle is not really random

I posted about this problem earlier but nothing was working so im trying again with a different angle Yesterday i added 10-12 new songs to my playlist, and ever since, i havent heard any of the new songs on my shuffle play.. I even downloaded the son...

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  • I posted about this problem earlier but nothing was working so im trying again with a different angle 😉  Yesterday i added 10-12 new songs to my playlist, and ever since, i havent heard any of...
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Solved!! Opened Spotify and it installed even though Spotify has been installed for a while

I've had Spotify installed on my computer for a while, but haven't opened it in about a month. I opened it today, and it had an installing popup (not "Installing Update", it was Installing like I'd opened the installer, even though Spotify has been i...

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  • I've had Spotify installed on my computer for a while, but haven't opened it in about a month. I opened it today, and it had an installing popup (not "Installing Update", it was Installing like ...
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Spotify Doesn't play songs that also have local content

I'm having a problem with my desktop Spotify where it won't play certain artists or songs. They work on the web player at home and at work. I think the problem may be that I have the files locally on my home PC in a file type that Spotify may not rec...

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  • I'm having a problem with my desktop Spotify where it won't play certain artists or songs. They work on the web player at home and at work. I think the problem may be that I have the files locally on...
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Spotify plays top song in list of songs when playing any song

So I go to for example Drake and click a song 4 songs down from the top. Well it gets highlighted in a grey tab but plays the top song in the list. It does this for any list of songs including playlists. In order to switch songs you need to play the ...

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  • So I go to for example Drake and click a song 4 songs down from the top. Well it gets highlighted in a grey tab but plays the top song in the list. It does this for any list of songs including playli...
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Inability to select a song on a saved album

Is this problem ever going to be fixed? I realize its only been a week or so, but I pay for this service and would appreciate it working properly. I know the topic has already been posted, but the only answers are "i have this problem too" or "they'r...

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  • Is this problem ever going to be fixed? I realize its only been a week or so, but I pay for this service and would appreciate it working properly. I know the topic has already been posted, but the on...
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Album shuffles when trying to play a specific song

I'm running Spotify on Windows 10. Whenever I try and play a specific song from a saved album it acts like I shuffled the album, with shuffle disabled, it plays the first song like pressing "PLAY" near the album art. I've already tried rebooting and ...

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  • I'm running Spotify on Windows 10. Whenever I try and play a specific song from a saved album it acts like I shuffled the album, with shuffle disabled, it plays the first song like pressing "PLAY" ne...
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Music playing while playing on another device

I have two windows machines that both have the desktop version installed (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6). I have the player open on both machines. I have the player open on machine a (work laptop) to contol the music which is connected (via the connet to devi...

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  • I have two windows machines that both have the desktop version installed (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6). I have the player open on both machines. I have the player open on machine a (work laptop)&n...
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Solved!! Spotify Premium won't work properly on laptop

Hi...I have had premium for a while now, but I am not able to choose which song I want on my laptop's download of spotify. If I try to pick a track from an album or list, the first and uppermost track will start playing no matter where I click. It wo...

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  • Hi...I have had premium for a while now, but I am not able to choose which song I want on my laptop's download of spotify. If I try to pick a track from an album or list, the first and uppermost trac...
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Spotify doesnt work with DNS 4.4.2.1/4.4.2.2/4.2.2.1/4.2.2.2

Spotify doesnt work with DNS 4.4.2.1/4.4.2.2/4.2.2.1/4.2.2.2 ??Now i need to use DHCP to use spotify, and i cant open reddit because of this. FYI my ISP also blocked 8.8.8.8/8.8.4.4 to open some restricted site on my country.Any work around?

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  • Spotify doesnt work with DNS 4.4.2.1/4.4.2.2/4.2.2.1/4.2.2.2 ?? Now i need to use DHCP to use spotify, and i cant open reddit because of this. FYI my ISP also blocked 8.8.8.8/8.8.4.4 to open some re...
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Spotify Premium Question

Hi, I am thinking about upgrading from my free account to the Premium account.I read where it says download to listen offline. Does this give me the ability to download music and burn it to a cd or add it to my mp3 player? Or does anything I download...

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  • Hi, I am thinking about upgrading from my free account to the Premium account. I read where it says download to listen offline.   Does this give me the ability to download music and burn it t...
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Changing the picture (avatar) of playlist DOESN'T WORK

Hey!I tried to change the picture of my playlist and it doesn't work. It loads the picture, everything seems fine, then i click 'save' and nothing happens. I use windows 10 and of course it is a premium account.Thx for help

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  • Hey! I tried to change the picture of my playlist and it doesn't work. It loads the picture, everything seems fine, then i click 'save' and nothing happens. I use windows 10 and of course it is a pr...
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