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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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Don't have offline available button on my pc app

i got my songs saved on my music but i can't download them to listen online on my computer(because i dont have a offline available button anywhere) but I can do it on my phonewhat can i do?

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  • i got my songs saved on my music but i can't download them to listen online on my computer(because i dont have a offline available button anywhere) but I can do it on my phone what can i do?
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Bugged songs (normal to 8 bit)

Since last week, the songs on my pc have been exchanged for 8 bit versions, this for now only happens in the songs of Linkin Park. Anyone know what's going on?

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  • Since last week, the songs on my pc have been exchanged for 8 bit versions, this for now only happens in the songs of Linkin Park. Anyone know what's going on?
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[BUG] Can't drag songs around on WIndows 10

Hi guys! I need some help, already talked to Spotify via Twitter a lot but it didn't help me in anything, so, here it is: i simply cannot drag songs around on the Windows 10 desktop app! By this i mean, drag a song (or songs) up or down on any playli...

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  • ...pp! By this i mean, drag a song (or songs) up or down on any playlist (made by me, public, non-shared, with no filter), drag a song to another playlist, move a playlist to a folder and move songs on t...
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Spotify is not responding to dynamic Windows display scaling

Hello, I have a problem using Spotify in my two-screen environment (which is basically always). Due to Windows display scaling, Spotify desktop app is always adjusted to main display. If I don't have external monitor connected, it renders correctly. ...

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  • Hello,   I have a problem using Spotify in my two-screen environment (which is basically always). Due to Windows display scaling, Spotify desktop app is always adjusted to main displ...
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Block Followers

Ok so this kid who made my life **bleep** in secondary school who kept taking pictures of me and setting up fake acounts and bla bla bla all that stuff is still following me on here and i wanna remove him from my life by blocking him on EVERYTHING do...

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  • Ok so this kid who made my life **bleep** in secondary school who kept taking pictures of me and setting up fake acounts and bla bla bla all that stuff is still following me on here and i wanna remov...
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Friend Activity Suddenly Stopped

Hi, my Friend Activity feed on the right hand side of Spotify recently stopped working. All that's there now is the button to find friends. When I do click it, it shows me the list of my friends who use spotify with buttons to follow them, and also t...

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  • Hi, my Friend Activity feed on the right hand side of Spotify recently stopped working. All that's there now is the button to find friends. When I do click it, it shows me the list of my friends who ...
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Strange issues with playback in the last few days

Hi there Sorry for the vague topic line, but hey. My spotify (i'm on the subscription that lets you play freely on both desktop and mobile apps) has been playing up - I've had four main problems, and they occur on all of my devices (windows pc, andro...

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  • Hi there   Sorry for the vague topic line, but hey. My spotify (i'm on the subscription that lets you play freely on both desktop and mobile apps) has been playing up - I've had four main prob...
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following, online offline

I am so about ready to cancel my subscription. I've wrote about this before, Spotify is following bands that I have never hit follow. This happens at least once a month for me now. If I follow like 25 bands, one day it will say I'm following 55 bands...

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  • I am so about ready to cancel my subscription. I've wrote about this before, Spotify is following bands that I have never hit follow. This happens at least once a month for me now. If I follow like 2...
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3 minute survey about improving spotify

Hello, we are Zwierd and Niek and we are from the Netherlands. We are currently working on our personal project in order to finish our last year at high school. Our personal project is about the music streaming service Spotify and its usability. In o...

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  • Hello, we are Zwierd and Niek and we are from the Netherlands. We are currently working on our personal project in order to finish our last year at high school. Our personal project is about the musi...
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Song titles switched

I was listening to the album "Unicornography" by The Falcon and noticed the songs "Little Triggers" and "The Celebutard Chronicles" have their titles swapped.

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  • I was listening to the album "Unicornography" by The Falcon and noticed the songs "Little Triggers" and "The Celebutard Chronicles" have their titles swapped.
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Solved!! Blue "Devices Available" bar disable?

Why can't you disable this bar from popping up EVERY time I open spotiy somewhere. Please, let me disable it from popping up. Sure, I can remove temporarily by clicking the X, but jesus christ. I use spotify on multiple computers and I switch between...

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  • Why can't you disable this bar from popping up EVERY time I open spotiy somewhere. Please, let me disable it from popping up. Sure, I can remove temporarily by clicking the X, but jesus christ. I use...
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I tried to remove one song but instead it removes N songs

Hi,I'm getting strange behavior in desktop app (Windows 10), when I tried to remove just one song of my Starred list (right click -> "Remove From This Playlist") instead, Spotify removes N songs. I think that I created a bug when yesterday I added MA...

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  • Hi, I'm getting strange behavior in desktop app (Windows 10), when I tried to remove just one song of my Starred list (right click -> "Remove From This Playlist") instead, Spotify removes N son...
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Can't play the current song.

Songs in a playlist just stop playing at the end of a song, usually when it involves a local file and pressing pause and play does nothing. The next song only plays if you skip or manually select a song, however I shouldn't have to do this on a playl...

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  • Songs in a playlist just stop playing at the end of a song, usually when it involves a local file and pressing pause and play does nothing. The next song only plays if you skip or manually select a s...
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Spoftify jump to an other album

When I start listening an album, Spotify plays first song ok. But when that song is finished it starts playing an totally different random album (and keeps on playing that) instead continuing from the second song on the first selected album. A help w...

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  • When I start listening an album, Spotify plays first song ok. But when that song is finished it starts playing an totally different random album (and keeps on playing that) instead continuing from th...
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Spotify stops playing when screen turns off Windows 10

The downloaded Spotify program for Windows 10 does not allow Spotify to play once the screen turns off (not in sleep, just screen off). It is very frustrating having to keep the screen on (battery drain!) or continually keep waking the screen up. Doe...

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  • The downloaded Spotify program for Windows 10 does not allow Spotify to play once the screen turns off (not in sleep, just screen off). It is very frustrating having to keep the screen on (battery dr...
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"Can't play the curent song" message

I have started to get this blue message randomly "Can't play the current song", and when it's there I can't play any songs, not just the current one. I am an unlimited customer using a Windows 10 laptop. any ideas please ?

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  • I have started to get this blue message randomly "Can't play the current song", and when it's there I can't play any songs, not just the current one.  I am an unlimited customer using a Win...
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Two Ads Playing Simultaneously

During each ad break, one of the ads will have another play on top of it and it is making me feel absolutely insane. Sometimes it will play an ad on top of a song. I have tried a few times to completely restart Spotify. The only thing I haven't tried...

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  • During each ad break, one of the ads will have another play on top of it and it is making me feel absolutely insane. Sometimes it will play an ad on top of a song. I have tried a few times to complet...
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Spotify downloads

Is there a way to make my spotify not download songs on my pc but continue to do so for my android?

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  • Is there a way to make my spotify not download songs on my pc but continue to do so for my android?
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Superuser Contribution Playlist not playing all songs

Hello! I have a large playlist (around 800 songs) that I like to listen to when gaming. However, whenever I press shuffle, it only will select about 20-30 songs and play those on loop, instead of playing the whole playlist shuffled. How can I fix thi...

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  • Hello! I have a large playlist (around 800 songs) that I like to listen to when gaming. However, whenever I press shuffle, it only will select about 20-30 songs and play those on loop, instead of pla...
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