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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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Certain songs in albums are "not available" when the rest of the album is

Some of my music is "not available" even though its worked previously and other songs in the album will play just fine. Specifically in system of a downs steal this album. I'd really like a way to fix this because all the songs in the album that don'...

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  • Some of my music is "not available" even though its worked previously and other songs in the album will play just fine. Specifically in system of a downs steal this album. I'd really like a way to fi...
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Album art trouble

Hi, I have a trouble with the album art since January 1st. The problem is that the "miniatures" don´t charge or charge too slowly; sometimes they do charge but when I enter into a playlist or album the album art (that was visible before entering into...

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  • Hi, I have a trouble with the album art since January 1st. The problem is that the "miniatures" don´t charge or charge too slowly; sometimes they do charge but when I enter into a playlist or album t...
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Solved!! Error Code 17 | Windows 10

I'm not sure if there is a concrete solution for error code 17, but I've tried everything. I've added exceptions, CCleaned, Switched anti-virus programs, compatibility modes, administrative rights were changed, couldn't uninstall it, it wouldn't so I...

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  • I'm not sure if there is a concrete solution for error code 17, but I've tried everything. I've added exceptions, CCleaned, Switched anti-virus programs, compatibility modes, administrative righ...
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playlist with whole albums wont play it random

I made a playlist whit complete albums of diferent albums but when i activate the random function doesnt work,what is happening?

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  • I made a playlist whit complete albums of diferent albums but when i activate the random function doesnt work,what is happening?
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PC, Notebook, Galaxy can´t finde offline device

hallo i have a problem, i create a new premium account, but i can t find offline device. I have three device and allover I have the same problem. I do some restarts, same problem. Can you help me? and sorry for my bad english

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  • hallo   i have a problem, i create a new premium account, but i can t find offline device.   I have three device and allover I have the same problem.   I do some restarts, same p...
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Am I going crazy or is shuffle reactivating itself all the time?!

I *never* use shuffle intentionally, but somehow it just keeps activating for me. I've got a premium account, and use the windows client. For example I can listen to some album, then check out the the "discover weekly" playlist, then start another al...

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  • I *never* use shuffle intentionally, but somehow it just keeps activating for me. I've got a premium account, and use the windows client. For example I can listen to some album, then check out the th...
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Solved!! Desktop client not saving when not quitted properly

Hey Guys, I'm using Spotify daily on my work laptop and it looks like the "current playing state" is saved upon quitting (when quitting the app) but the thing is when you turn off windows with spotify still running, it loses the current state and goe...

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  • Hey Guys,    I'm using Spotify daily on my work laptop and it looks like the "current playing state" is saved upon quitting (when quitting the app) but the thing is when you turn off wind...
  • Dreadlord
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Error 53 on windows 10

When I try to download spotify, an error 53 message pops up. What is this message for? How do I fix it without going to a different site or something to download it?

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  • When I try to download spotify, an error 53 message pops up. What is this message for? How do I fix it without going to a different site or something to download it?
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Bose SoundTouch 54C1E3 in Spotify connect, but I don't have one!

Does anyone have similar issues? I don't own a soundtouch and I have no unwanted people in my network. Any idea?

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  • Does anyone have similar issues? I don't own a soundtouch and I have no unwanted people in my network. Any idea?
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How do I sync ALL of my playlists from iTunes?

Hi all... I'm new to Spotify, have been working with iTunes and playlists for years. I have 100 playlists that I want to sync in Spotify but not all will come over. I've followed the help tips and directions - still, no go. Any help would be apprecia...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi all... I'm new to Spotify, have been working with iTunes and playlists for years. I have 100 playlists that I want to sync in Spotify but not all will come over. I've followed the help tips and di...
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"Songs" not downloaded for offline use

Hi everyone, I have a question: Why is it that in the Android app my "Songs" are automatically downloaded, but on my Windows 10 laptop my "Songs" are not automatically downloaded and if I want them for offline usage I'd have to manually update a play...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone,   I have a question: Why is it that in the Android app my "Songs" are automatically downloaded, but on my Windows 10 laptop my "Songs" are not automatically downloaded and if I wa...
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Problems with changing the song and random songs.

On Spotify Desktop Windows 10,i'm having some problems, one of them is:I play songs on random when i try to change to another one it starts to shuffle all again and it dont stops then the bug cames, after this i cant change the music by my own choice...

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  • On Spotify Desktop Windows 10,i'm having some problems, one of them is: I play songs on random when i try to change to another one it starts to shuffle all again and it dont stops then the bug cames...
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Organizing playlists into folders

I'm using Spotify 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1 on Windows and cannot, for the life of me, drag existing playlists into playlist folders. I tried dragging playlists onto folder from the side bar (dragging the list items onto the folder items with the arrow dr...

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  • I'm using Spotify 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1 on Windows and cannot, for the life of me, drag existing playlists into playlist folders.   I tried dragging playlists onto folder from the side bar...
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Remove from start up

Feature request - be able to edit some preferences without having to log the app in to an account, for example a technician at a repair centre wants to remove Spotify from start-up. Currently, they must use configuration tools (msconfig, registry for...

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  • Feature request - be able to edit some preferences without having to log the app in to an account, for example a technician at a repair centre wants to remove Spotify from start-up.  Currently, ...
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Solved!! Playlist wont' go away

I wanted to hear one song on the One Hit Wonders list, now not only do I have ALL the songs, I have clicked 'next song' all the way through twice and they keep coming back. How do I stop this?

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  • I wanted to hear one song on the One Hit Wonders list, now not only do I have ALL the songs, I have clicked 'next song' all the way through twice and they keep coming back. How do I stop this?
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Windows 7 PC Download button missing with Premium

Hi. I have a premium account. When using Spotify on my PC, when i view playlists i see a download button that i can download for offline playing. Under Artists, Songs, or Albums, the download button is not there. I can do it on my iphone, but not on ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi.  I have a premium account.  When using Spotify on my PC,  when i view playlists i see a download button that i can download for offline playing.  Under Artists,...
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how can I play local files which I have downloaded from CDs, and how to show Lyrics?

Hi I have local files which I have downloaded from CDs, into iTunes, which seem to be automatically loaded to Spotify, under local files. But when I try to play them in Playlists in Spotify, I cannot hear them. How can I hear them?Also, there is the ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi I have local files which I have downloaded from CDs, into iTunes, which seem to be automatically loaded to Spotify, under local files.  But when I try to play them in Playlists in Spotify, I ...
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Why can't I drag a song down a playlist like before? very irritated.. I can drag up but not down?

I used to be able to re-order my songs by dragging and dropping them up and down the playlist. It seems they have taken that away, which is very frustrating. Any ideas? And where is the Equalizer for the PC? Silly my phone has one but not my laptop.....

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  • I used to be able to re-order my songs by dragging and dropping them up and down the playlist.  It seems they have taken that away, which is very frustrating.  Any ideas?   And where...
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Part of starred tracks disappeared

Hello there, I am using an older desktop version of spotify (v. 0.8.5.1356) on my windows laptop to listen to music and to star tracks which are then added to my favorites. Using that old version, this has worked perfect and very snappy for years. Ho...

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  • Hello there,   I am using an older desktop version of spotify (v. 0.8.5.1356) on my windows laptop to listen to music and to star tracks which are then added to my favorites. Using that old ve...
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Solved!! Recover deleted playlist

Hi GuysI've just accidentally deleted my playlist whilst randomising my tracks. It contains almost 2000 tracks.I've been to the recover playlist section but no playlists are listed that I can recover.Hope someone can help as this is going to take me ...

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  • Hi Guys I've just accidentally deleted my playlist whilst randomising my tracks. It contains almost 2000 tracks. I've been to the recover playlist section but no playlists are listed that I can rec...
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