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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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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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Re: Inbox and messages

@missingrdio wrote: So, in other words, now is a great time to try out other streaming music services? No, because no other music streaming service even offers a direct messaging type of thing. Spotify was the only one that did, until now. Now no mus...

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  • @missingrdio wrote: So, in other words, now is a great time to try out other streaming music services? No, because no other music streaming service even offers a direct messaging type of thi...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot remove Facebook info from account

I was attempting to share a link to a song on the Spotify Windows desktop client, but I've run into a very irritating issue. I didn't use a Facebook account when signing up for Spotify, just an email address. In the share dialog, I entered my Faceboo...

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  • I was attempting to share a link to a song on the Spotify Windows desktop client, but I've run into a very irritating issue.   I didn't use a Facebook account when signing up for Spotify, just...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Then the direct messaging in Spotify DEFFINETLY needs to come back! 

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  • Then the direct messaging in Spotify DEFFINETLY needs to come back! 
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Re: Inbox and messages

You're missing the point... The messaging functionality WITHIN the app allowed you to have access to your shared music across your devices... Again, every other app has direct messaging capability. Spotify isn't going to turn around their bottom line...

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  • You're missing the point... The messaging functionality WITHIN the app allowed you to have access to your shared music across your devices... Again, every other app has direct messaging capability. S...
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Re: Inbox and messages

@Ashthemash wrote: You're right! Then the desktop also needs to incorporate Facebook Messenger! It can't. Facebook doesn't offer the proper hooks for Spotify to implement the required hooks in the desktop app IIRC.

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  • @Ashthemash wrote: You're right! Then the desktop also needs to incorporate Facebook Messenger! It can't. Facebook doesn't offer the proper hooks for Spotify to implement the required hooks ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

You're right! Then the desktop also needs to incorporate Facebook Messenger!

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  • You're right! Then the desktop also needs to incorporate Facebook Messenger!
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Re: Inbox and messages

@Ashthemash wrote: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 m...

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  • @Ashthemash wrote: 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! S...
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Trying to delete my post. **bleep**?

I just made a post but now I'd like to delete it. For some reason the Spotify forums don't let you delete your own posts. What the what?

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  • I just made a post but now I'd like to delete it. For some reason the Spotify forums don't let you delete your own posts. What the what?
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Lags in pausing, playing, skipping, changing tracks

My Spotify for Windows lags in playing, pausing, skipping, changing tracks. Once pause is pressed, there is a lag of around 20 seconds or so before the song will actually pause, and during this period the song progress is still moving forward in the ...

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  • My Spotify for Windows lags in playing, pausing, skipping, changing tracks. Once pause is pressed, there is a lag of around 20 seconds or so before the song will actually pause, and during this perio...
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Superuser Contribution My friends wont display in my friends feed, I just have a button prompting me to "find friends"

When I click the "find friends" button it just prompts me to connect to facebook. I don't have a facebook, however I do have friends on Spotify. In the past I could see these friends in the sidebar but right now the sidebar is occupied with this "fin...

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  • When I click the "find friends" button it just prompts me to connect to facebook. I don't have a facebook, however I do have friends on Spotify. In the past I could see these friends in the sidebar b...
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Superuser Contribution break between songs

I have the Sptify web player and I want to change the break between the songs. Is that possible and can anyone tell me how to do this?

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  • I have the Sptify web player and I want to change the break between the songs. Is that possible and can anyone tell me how to do this?
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Solved!! Message box won't appear

Today, I had to restart my computer, and when I did so the box I click on to check my messages will not appear. I checked my tablet and my laptop and they are having the same problem. Though this is not happening on my mother's IPhone.

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  • Today, I had to restart my computer, and when I did so the box I click on to check my messages will not appear. I checked my tablet and my laptop and they are having the same problem. Though this is ...
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Forced delay when attempting to resume song from Bose Bluetooth headphones

This is extremely repeatable for me, so I'm wondering if I'm the only one having this issue. I have the following bluetooth headphones which have a button on them to allow for pause, resume, skip next, and skip previous.http://worldwide.bose.com/prod...

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  • This is extremely repeatable for me, so I'm wondering if I'm the only one having this issue.   I have the following bluetooth headphones which have a button on them to allow for pause, resume,...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Yeah, how do you access old messages now? We could have been given some kind of notice... I had songs there that I didn't have time to move to playlists. Songs I sent yesterday that for sure were not listented by their recipents yet. And yes, inbox =...

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  • Yeah, how do you access old messages now? We could have been given some kind of notice... I had songs there that I didn't have time to move to playlists. Songs I sent yesterday that for sure were not...
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