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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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Can't play songs

I'm using Windows 10. I have created a playlist which I can see whether I'm using the webplayer or the app. I put some somgs into it but I can only see them when I use the webplayer. The playlist is empty in the app. But nothing happens when when I c...

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  • I'm using Windows 10. I have created a playlist which I can see whether I'm using the webplayer or the app. I put some somgs into it but I can only see them when I use the webplayer. The playlist is ...
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vergelijken afspeellijsten/compare playlists

hoi. kan je me vertellen hoe ik twee afspeellijsten kan vergelijken? Twee jaar geleden had je nog het hartje waarmee in een nummer kon aanvinken en zo kon zien of deze ook in andere afspeellijsten voorkwam. Hoor graag. groet, Robert Hi. can you tell ...

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  • hoi. kan je me vertellen hoe ik twee afspeellijsten kan vergelijken? Twee jaar geleden had je nog het hartje waarmee in een nummer kon aanvinken en zo kon zien of deze ook in andere afspeellijsten vo...
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Superuser Contribution Unfamiliar playlists appear in Spotify

I've noticed random playlists appearing for a couple weeks now in my Spotify account. First, all of my playlists were gone and replaced by ones in a foreign language. I restored my playlists but I still keep getting odd playlists appearing every time...

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  • ...laylists but I still keep getting odd playlists appearing every time I open the Spotify Windows client.   Some are public playlists that I'm now following even though I never listened to anything in t...
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spotify app will not open (error code 18)

I uninstalled spotify through the control panel on my windows computer because it was having problems running. Then I tried to reinstall spotify, and it will not install because there is a file that is still open and I can't find it. PLEASE HELP!!!!!...

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  • I uninstalled spotify through the control panel on my windows computer because it was having problems running. Then I tried to reinstall spotify, and it will not install because there is a file that ...
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I can't play any songs

I am using Windows 10. I have downlodad the app and I have created a playlist. I have added an album to my playlist and when I am in the webplayer, they appear there but not when I use the app. The playlist appears in both but not the songs. I have t...

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  • I am using Windows 10. I have downlodad the app and I have created a playlist. I have added an album to my playlist and when I am in the webplayer, they appear there but not when I use the app. The p...
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Windows Spotify app does not find Vizio Chromecast speaker

I have a Vizio Crave 360 Chromecast speaker. With the Android and iOS phone Spotify apps they find and connect to the speaker and work well. However the Windows app on my PC does not list it as a device under "speakers" - my other devices such as Ama...

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  • I have a Vizio Crave 360 Chromecast speaker.  With the Android and iOS phone Spotify apps they find and connect to the speaker and work well.  However the Windows app on my PC does not list...
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Solved!! Playlist sorting

I still cannot sort or rearrange my playlist (or song collection). When I click on the column headings nothing happens. When I try to drag songs, I get a little circle with a line across it - the universal symbal for "no." The list is NOT sorted.I ha...

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  • I still cannot sort or rearrange my playlist (or song collection).  When I click on the column headings nothing happens.  When I try to drag songs, I get a little circle with a line across ...
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Collaborative Playlist and Sharing Songs

Spotify, I hope you can share a solution to this problem before there is a mass Exodus from your service. Me and a whole cluster of my DJ friends have used Spotify to collaborate on music. Now that you have removed the messaging feature to share song...

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  • Spotify, I hope you can share a solution to this problem before there is a mass Exodus from your service.  Me and a whole cluster of my DJ friends have used Spotify to collaborate on music....
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Solved!! Can only "Post to Followers"

When I try to send a song to someone on my friendslist, it only gives me the option to "Post to Followers" and nothing else. The dialogue box seems to glitch out for half a second and I can see all the other options like "Send To" but it just default...

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  • When I try to send a song to someone on my friendslist, it only gives me the option to "Post to Followers" and nothing else. The dialogue box seems to glitch out for half a second and I can see all t...
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Re: Inbox and messages

I have some good friends long-distance and spotify is the only way to stay in touch with them. Im really disappointed about this. I dont think removing private messages altogether is a good idea. More people would use it if you would have made improv...

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  • I have some good friends long-distance and spotify is the only way to stay in touch with them. Im really disappointed about this. I dont think removing private messages altogether is a good idea. Mor...
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tracks not continuous in playlist

In spotify connect any device I connect to has a bug.If I make a playlist and play it all is OK every song plays.But if I add songs while the playlist is playing a song then no songs will play after the current one. It's the same for all my devices. ...

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  • In spotify connect any device I connect to has  a bug. If I make a playlist and play it all is OK every song plays. But if I add songs while the playlist is playing a song then no songs will p...
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I can't see Top 50 charts anymore!

Hello everyone. I've got a problem with charts and I don't know how to solve it. When I open any type of chart (the top 50, the viral) the only thing I can see is a message that says like "there is a problem in this ... something" (sorry, I don't kno...

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  • Hello everyone. I've got a problem with charts and I don't know how to solve it. When I open any type of chart (the top 50, the viral) the only thing I can see is a message that says like "there is a...
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Other option different of spotify?

Any other option different of SPOTIFY ? I'm paying to just have my playlist in the cellphone and in my computer it is not present, INCREDIBLE, I need help I need to ask to the community just TO SEE IFFFF they could know. Paying for bad service!!!!

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  • Any other option different of SPOTIFY ? I'm paying to just have my playlist in the cellphone and in my computer it is not present, INCREDIBLE, I need help I need to ask to the community just TO SEE I...
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Mailbox...?

Hi. Kinda new to spotify. I could have sworn there was a mailbox of some kind on both my phone and desktop. Last night there was a #1 in the upper right hand corner while I was playing a song. I tapped it but nothing happened. And now today, no mailb...

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  • Hi. Kinda new to spotify.    I could have sworn there was a mailbox of some kind on both my phone and desktop. Last night there was a #1 in the upper right hand corner while I was playing...
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Solved!! HOW do I import from iTunes?

The Spotify help page isnt very useful - https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/playlists/import-playlists-from-itunes/I don't have a menu bar on my desk top. Also the example picture on this page is a Mac drop down menu. I run Windows. thanks

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  • The Spotify help page isnt very useful - https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/playlists/import-playlists-from-itunes/ I don't have a menu bar on my desk top. Also the example picture on this...
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controlling a remote device

hello!I have spotify playing on a computer which powers speakers in my office.I can control my premium account from my separate desktop (which is in another room).However when the computer powering my speakers goes dormant i lose the remote connect f...

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  • hello! I have spotify playing on a computer which powers speakers in my office. I can control my premium account from my separate desktop (which is in another room). However when the computer powe...
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Re: Inbox and messages

So right. When they removed the notification feature, also without letting people know, the usage naturally went down because people didn't KNOW they had messages! Bring it back, Spotify and turn notifications back on. If only a little green flag in ...

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  • So right.  When they removed the notification feature, also without letting people know, the usage naturally went down because people didn't KNOW they had messages!  Bring it back, Spotify ...
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I cannot log in with FaceBook

Heey,I wanted to log in with my FaceBook account on my Spotify desktop player. As soon as I click the button a browser screen pops up and closes almost immidiately after saying 'logging in to Spotify' and that's it. It does not actually log me in and...

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  • Heey, I wanted to log in with my FaceBook account on my Spotify desktop player. As soon as I click the button a browser screen pops up and closes almost immidiately after saying 'logging in to Spo...
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Song I use to have in a playlist is now gone.

So like the title says, there was a song I had in one of my playlists that is gone. I can't remember the title of said song, nor do I remember what I searched up to find the song. What i wana know is if theres a way that I can see some list of the so...

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  • So like the title says, there was a song I had in one of my playlists that is gone. I can't remember the title of said song, nor do I remember what I searched up to find the song.  What i wana ...
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