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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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  • MattSuda
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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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Whole song is not loaded to Spotify

Hello, I have run into this problem quite a number of times over the last months: Only part of a composition or song is loaded to spotify (say 48 seconds of a 4.5min song). For example, https://open.spotify.com/track/5P8BsKkfaWf8IA4KmtFU0c - only 55 ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello,   I have run into this problem quite a number of times over the last months:  Only part of a composition or song is loaded to spotify (say 48 seconds of a 4.5min song).  For e...
  • isaacpepp
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Local/Global File issue

I've been having this issue on all my PCs for years, but never on Android (where i generally listen to music) so I've never bothered writing about it before. Basically, Spotify is unable to play the majority of tracks from one album in specific. The ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been having this issue on all my PCs for years, but never on Android (where i generally listen to music) so I've never bothered writing about it before.   Basically, Spotify is unable to ...
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LOST SONGS

SPOTIFY.... HELLLLLLLP!!! I posted a couple times earlier today about songs suddenly appearing unchecked/unsaved in various playlists I created on my laptop, and having disappeared entirely from the master SONG folder. I mentioned that were it not fo...

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  • SPOTIFY.... HELLLLLLLP!!!    I posted a couple times earlier today about songs suddenly appearing unchecked/unsaved in various playlists I created on my laptop, and having disappeared ent...
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Privacy - security concerns against Spotify

HiHow can I permanently hide my activity from being broadcasted to the world, on a permanent basis and not for 6 hours periods? Also, if a list is private, will the songs being played from that list be shown on the activity feeds? In the case both pr...

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  • Hi How can I permanently hide my activity from being broadcasted to the world, on a permanent basis and not for 6 hours periods? Also, if a list is private, will the songs being played from that lis...
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Re: Inbox and messages

It is great that is easy to share via mobile app.However, the issue is removing the internal messaging that was available with the desktop app. The existing messages are gone without notice and the same EASE with which you can share via mobile app wa...

  • Casual Listener
  • It is great that is easy to share via mobile app. However, the issue is removing the internal messaging that was available with the desktop app. The existing messages are gone without notice and t...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Yes please bring it back and update the notifications! Or put the inbox in an easier place to find! It was hidden in the app, which is why people probably didn't use it so much! Should have been easily assessable, and maybe better marketing to show e...

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  • Yes please bring it back and update the notifications! Or put the inbox in an easier place to find! It was hidden in the app, which is why people probably didn't use it so much! Should have been easi...
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Buttons not working on login screen and other issues

As per title,on the spotify login screen i can type username and password but i cant click the remember me button to off and cant click loginBoth these buttons have stopped workingOnly way to login is to type in username and password and press enter ...

  • Roadie
  • As per title,on the spotify login screen i can type username and password but i cant click the remember me button to off and cant click login Both these buttons have stopped working Only way to log...
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Spotify won't scrobble to Last.fm

It says I'm connected to last.fm on preferences but it won't scrobble. If I disconnect and try to enter my username and password again the connect button simply does nothing no matter how many times you click it. If I disconnect from last.fm and exit...

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  • It says I'm connected to last.fm on preferences but it won't scrobble. If I disconnect and try to enter my username and password again the connect button simply does nothing no matter how many times ...
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Cant play a selected song on new update

If I select artists and go onto one where all the songs I have saved from that artist is, I can't select a certain song to play if I have it on shuffle. If shuffle is on and I click on a certain song it will just pick a random song. If shuffle is off...

  • Casual Listener
  • If I select artists and go onto one where all the songs I have saved from that artist is, I can't select a certain song to play if I have it on shuffle. If shuffle is on and I click on a certain song...
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Top Artists / Tracks missing

What happened to the top artists and top tracks from my profile i have the setting on to show these but they are no where to be found on my profile?

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  • What happened to the top artists and top tracks from my profile i have the setting on to show these but they are no where to be found on my profile?
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Issue with playing certain music

For the past week or so, everytime I try to play a song from the Divide album by Ed Sheeran, every single song skips around at the beginning and then abruptly skips to the very last words of the song and ends. I have no idea what is happening, but an...

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  • For the past week or so, everytime I try to play a song from the Divide album by Ed Sheeran, every single song skips around at the beginning and then abruptly skips to the very last words of the song...
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Moving playlists not working

I was moving a playlist (A) up to the top of my list for easier access. I accidentally dropped it underneath another playlist (B), and so now it's accidentally a sub-playlist. I tried to move Playlist A out from underneath Playlist B. I cannot. Playl...

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  • I was moving a playlist (A) up to the top of my list for easier access. I accidentally dropped it underneath another playlist (B), and so now it's accidentally a sub-playlist. I tried to move Playlis...
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Spotify crashing

Since update, Spotify is crashing after every 3rd or 4th song. I've uninstalled and reinstalled. Any thoughts on why this might be happening? It started happening Monday. I noticed when I opened Spotify that it 'installed' something (update?) I'm run...

  • Casual Listener
  • Since update, Spotify is crashing after every 3rd or 4th song.  I've uninstalled and reinstalled.  Any thoughts on why this might be happening?  It started happening Monday.  I no...
  • Supersox
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Poor quality playback on In My Life, Beatles

Do other people hear a varying sound quality on this song? It fades in and out during playback for me (HP laptop, Windows 10)

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  • Do other people hear a varying sound quality on this song? It fades in and out during playback for me (HP laptop, Windows 10)
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djay Pro app for Windows - No tracks available

Hello everyone,I have an issue with djay Pro app for Windows. I cannot load tracks on the decks, they are greyed out and the app says that the tracks are unavailable, but if I start the preview I can listen to the songs, so there must be a glitch som...

  • Roadie
  • Hello everyone, I have an issue with djay Pro app for Windows. I cannot load tracks on the decks, they are greyed out and the app says that the tracks are unavailable, but if I start the preview I c...
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[Desktop] [Windows 10] Spotify crashes after 2 songs

HelloI am using Spotify desktop on windows 10 and when I start it, it crashes after few songs, mostly after 2 songs, but it's not always the same. It just plays few songs and at the end of song (mostly its second one), it crashes.I have tried reinsta...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello I am using Spotify desktop on windows 10 and when I start it, it crashes after few songs, mostly after 2 songs, but it's not always the same. It just plays few songs and at the end of son...
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First of followers

This may seem random, but I was just wondering why some followers show up first on your list and others show up later, regardless of how long they have been following me. Thanks!

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  • This may seem random, but I was just wondering why some followers show up first on your list and others show up later, regardless of how long they have been following me. Thanks!
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Re: Inbox and messages

Thank you for this. I started using Deezer today. I imported almost all of my playlists from Spotify to Deezer with Spotizr. It works just fine. Great!

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  • Thank you for this. I started using Deezer today. I imported almost all of my playlists from Spotify to Deezer with Spotizr. It works just fine. Great!
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Re: Inbox and messages

This was one of the few features keeping me faithful with Spotify. Been a longtime subscriber over multiple years. Will be looking for new alternatives.

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  • This was one of the few features keeping me faithful with Spotify. Been a longtime subscriber over multiple years. Will be looking for new alternatives.
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