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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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The Friend Feed issue

Hello! For the past 2 years or so I've been a premium user, who hasn't been able to use his Friend Feed as intented (or rather at all), expect for a very short period of time in the very beginning. Well, hoping for an update to fix it doesn't seem ve...

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  • Hello!   For the past 2 years or so I've been a premium user, who hasn't been able to use his Friend Feed as intented (or rather at all), expect for a very short period of time in the very beg...
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Spotify plays music by itself

I just came home and was shocked to hear my speakers blaring. Spotify was playing music and judging by the logs it has been doing so for the last four hours. It's been six hours since I left, so the playback has started due to reasons unknown. What c...

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  • I just came home and was shocked to hear my speakers blaring. Spotify was playing music and judging by the logs it has been doing so for the last four hours. It's been six hours since I lef...
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Change Date Added?

I was adding songs to a playlist when i accidentally hit the remove from library button and now one song out of a whole album i had saved is separated by months of other songs. I like to keep my music organized by date added and I like to keep the or...

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  • I was adding songs to a playlist when i accidentally hit the remove from library button and now one song out of a whole album i had saved is separated by months of other songs. I like to keep my musi...
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(Technical question) Spotify Connect disconnects when screen shuts off on a laptop

Hello!Just today, I repurposed an old laptop into a dedicated Spotify Connect machine, but I have ran into a problem.My goal is to make the system run completely "headless", which means that it does processing work and all that, with no screen or int...

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  • Hello! Just today, I repurposed an old laptop into a dedicated Spotify Connect machine, but I have ran into a problem. My goal is to make the system run completely "headless", which means that ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Totally agree.Lets start a comparision of prices and services to ease peoples transition.

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  • Totally agree. Lets start a comparision of prices and services to ease peoples transition.  
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Playlists wont load - stuck on loading

Recently started up spotify after being on a month long trip - custom made playlists are stuck on "Loading..." and do not appear. Playlist shows up on mobile (iOS). Running newest update to spotify 0.9.0.133.gd18ed589. Any ideas? Wait it out? Seems l...

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  • Recently started up spotify after being on a month long trip - custom made playlists are stuck on "Loading..." and do not appear.    Playlist shows up on mobile (iOS).    ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

First Spotify removed the ability to use third party plugins, and now they are removing the ability to share music with our friends without requiring a third party service??Yeah. Spotify is getting less and less appealing.

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  • First Spotify removed the ability to use third party plugins, and now they are removing the ability to share music with our friends without requiring a third party service?? Yeah. Spotify is getting...
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Re: Inbox and messages

I agree. I wish we would've have a chance to recover or forward our messages someplace. That is a feature that I used and that set Spotify apart from the other music services. I am so sad that the messages I've sent or been sent have been lost. Spoti...

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  • I agree.  I wish we would've have a chance to recover or forward our messages someplace.  That is a feature that I used and that set Spotify apart from the other music services.  I am ...
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Re: Inbox and messages

Thanks to the user who gave us a way to retrieve our old messages, at least. Why did Spotify not tell us about this???

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  • Thanks to the user who gave us a way to retrieve our old messages, at least. Why did Spotify not tell us about this???
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Plan an album

Why can't i play my album wihout it shuffing into my library of music? 

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Spotify PC Desktop App no longer scrobbling to last.fm

I've noticed in the last couple of weeks my spotify PC desktop app no longer scrobbles to last.fm. I am connect to Last.fm in the settings - it shows "connected to last.fm as xxxxx". My android app and iPad spotiffy app's both scrobble fine using the...

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  • I've noticed in the last couple of weeks my spotify PC desktop app no longer scrobbles to last.fm. I am connect to Last.fm in the settings - it shows "connected to last.fm as xxxxx". My android app a...
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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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