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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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No messages & can't move around playlists/songs

I'm curious.. just a couple days ago the messages option on my Spotify account disappeared. And I can no longer move songs to anywhere I want in a playlist, or move around/sort the playlists on my account from my laptop. My brother's account is fine ...

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  • I'm curious.. just a couple days ago the messages option on my Spotify account disappeared. And I can no longer move songs to anywhere I want in a playlist, or move around/sort the playlists on my ac...
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Superuser Contribution All albums previously saved gone from Artist tab

Listened Friday, today I go to my artist tab and all of the albums are gone from under each artist, only popular (like 4 songs) appear under the artist. Windows 10 Desktop.

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  • Listened Friday, today I go to my artist tab and all of the albums are gone from under each artist, only popular (like 4 songs) appear under the artist.  Windows 10 Desktop.
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Can't log into my Spotify. need help ASAP

I've been recently using spotify for around two months using VPN since i live in aboard and suddenly for past 2 days i've been getting this error "Your Country does not match with the one set on your profile" . I've tried several methods but everythi...

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  • I've been recently using spotify for around two months using VPN since i live in aboard and suddenly for past 2 days i've been getting this error "Your Country does not match with the one set on your...
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Friend Feed

Hey,I have a problem where I can see the Activity from other people in my Feed, but not of a certain person. We are connected on facebook and he can see me, but if I want to know what he recently played I only see his name in the under "more Friends"...

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  • Hey, I have a problem where I can see the Activity from other people in my Feed, but not of a certain person. We are connected on facebook and he can see me, but if I want to know what he recently p...
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Spotify say "installing spotify" when i start Spotify shortcut?

On my different Windows machines i often get "installing spotify" when i try to start already installed Spotify.Why?(is an badley "announced" update or just some weird glitch?

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  • On my different Windows machines i often get "installing spotify" when i try to start already installed Spotify. Why? (is an badley "announced" update or just some weird glitch?  
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Album won't play on desktop but will on mobile devices

Anyone else have this issue? The album is NOT in my iTunes or anyone else in my desktop, but it just won't play on the desktop. It plays fine on my mobile device...any ideas on this?

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  • Anyone else have this issue? The album is NOT in my iTunes or anyone else in my desktop, but it just won't play on the desktop. It plays fine on my mobile device...any ideas on this?
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Re: Inbox and messages

This is exactly the problem. Music can be something that is quite intimate, and spotify has just killed the possibility for that by requiring that we not only engage in social media but share our feelings with all of our followers.

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  • This is exactly the problem. Music can be something that is quite intimate, and spotify has just killed the possibility for that by requiring that we not only engage in social media but share our fee...
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Just play original album, avoiding 'bonus tracks'

To my disappointment some of my favorite albums have extra tracks on spotify, which I cannot easily skip. As an example I love the 'Born Sandy Devotional' album of The Triffids, which stops with the lovely song 'tender is the night'.But on spotify th...

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  • To my disappointment some of my favorite albums have extra tracks on spotify, which I cannot easily skip. As an example I love the 'Born Sandy Devotional' album of The Triffids, which stops with the ...
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No Bluetooth support

Spotify! Please please please add Bluetooth support. Life would be soooo much better if you did! Thanks for staying with me through that long message. Just needed to get that out of my system

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  • Spotify! Please please please add Bluetooth support. Life would be soooo much better if you did! Thanks for staying with me through that long message. Just needed to get that out of my system
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Certain local files not showing

Yesterday I was having some trouble with local files, so I fiddled with the local files settings in the Preferences menu a bit. I reset the options a second later, and all my local files came back, but the only ones that weren't showing were the ones...

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  • Yesterday I was having some trouble with local files, so I fiddled with the local files settings in the Preferences menu a bit. I reset the options a second later, and all my local files came back, b...
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Superuser Contribution Sort playlists by most followed

Hi,I have a question that I can't seem to find a definitive answer to (not by Googling and searching this community). I'm a new Spotify Premium member (and I have never used Spotify as a non Premium member so basically I'm a newbie all around). I'm j...

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  • Hi, I have a question that I can't seem to find a definitive answer to (not by Googling and searching this community). I'm a new Spotify Premium member (and I have never used Spotify as a non Premiu...
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Offline music on desktop delete

Hola, estoy teniendo problemas con mi Spotify PC, descargue hace una semana varias playlist y en el dia de hoy ingrese al modo offline para escucharlas y no estaban. ¿Puede ser que se esten borrando? ¿O no estoy encontrandolas? gracias!Hi!, I'm havin...

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  • Hola, estoy teniendo problemas con mi Spotify PC, descargue hace una semana varias playlist y en el dia de hoy ingrese al modo offline para escucharlas y no estaban. ¿Puede ser que se esten borrando?...
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Re: Inbox and messages

@formulaic666 wrote: So, because you didn't use it, you're going to keep dumping all over this thread trying to get people to accept that there's been a solution, even though there's been no official response and none of the concerns of dozens of use...

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  • @formulaic666 wrote: So, because you didn't use it, you're going to keep dumping all over this thread trying to get people to accept that there's been a solution, even though there's been no ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

So, because you didn't use it, you're going to keep dumping all over this thread trying to get people to accept that there's been a solution, even though there's been no official response and none of the concerns of dozens of users who feel pretty st...

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  • So, because you didn't use it, you're going to keep dumping all over this thread trying to get people to accept that there's been a solution, even though there's been no official response and no...
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Re: Inbox and messages

@nfoster14 wrote: Wrong - Soundcloud has direct messaging within the app. On the free version, no less. Also, we get you are a Spotify "Rock Star" but it's okay to not agree with every move they make blindly just to protect whatever false community s...

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  • @nfoster14 wrote: Wrong - Soundcloud has direct messaging within the app. On the free version, no less.   Also, we get you are a Spotify "Rock Star" but it's okay to not agree with every ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Wrong - Soundcloud has direct messaging within the app. On the free version, no less. Also, we get you are a Spotify "Rock Star" but it's okay to not agree with every move they make blindly just to protect whatever false community status you cherish....

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  • Wrong - Soundcloud has direct messaging within the app. On the free version, no less.   Also, we get you are a Spotify "Rock Star" but it's okay to not agree with every move they make blindly ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

There are pros/cons to each. Tidal's mobile app is pretty ridiculous, but it's the only service that has a queue that works the way I think a queue should work. That's a huge benefit to me. Also, it's the only one (I think) that has metadata for many...

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  • There are pros/cons to each. Tidal's mobile app is pretty ridiculous, but it's the only service that has a queue that works the way I think a queue should work. That's a huge benefit to me. Also, it'...
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Re: Inbox and messages

@missingrdio wrote: Exactly, so it no longer differentiates itself from other services in this regard... one less reason to remain loyal. To be fair, all other music services have AWFUL applications compared to Spotify, Google Play Music has a disgus...

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  • @missingrdio wrote: Exactly, so it no longer differentiates itself from other services in this regard... one less reason to remain loyal. To be fair, all other music services have AWFUL appl...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Exactly, so it no longer differentiates itself from other services in this regard... one less reason to remain loyal.

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  • Exactly, so it no longer differentiates itself from other services in this regard... one less reason to remain loyal.
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