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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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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Solved!! Playlist subscribers / followers count not updating

I am wondering why my playlists follower count does not grow up though I get messages all the time that someone is now following your playlist? The lists have had the same follower count now for weeks and weeks and I know there is dozens or hundreds ...

  • Roadie
  • I am wondering why my playlists follower count does not grow up though I get messages all the time that someone is now following your playlist? The lists have had the same follower count now for week...
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One of my favorite songs became messed up? Not sure if corrupt or what has happened,

Hi! Since quite a while back now one of my favorite songs, Ready, Steady, Go by Paul Oakenfold has somehow been messed up in spotify, It used to be correct but now it has turned into something strange instead Paul Oakenfold – Ready, Steady, Go This i...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi!   Since quite a while back now one of my favorite songs, Ready, Steady, Go by Paul Oakenfold has somehow been messed up in spotify,   It used to be correct but now it has turned...
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Spotify Not Working after update

After the last update, my spotify stopped working. It did work previously without problems but this morning it no longer opened at all. I'm using a Windows 8 system. I attempted to open spotify and there was no response whatsoever. No error message w...

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  • After the last update, my spotify stopped working. It did work previously without problems but this morning it no longer opened at all.   I'm using a Windows 8 system. I attempted to open sp...
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Solved!! Error 117 since update

Hello, Since i updated Spotify windows client, i get an error message at every attempt of connexion, altought the software is not blocked by any firewall. Thaks for your help

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  • Hello,   Since i updated Spotify windows client, i get an error message at every attempt of connexion, altought the software is not blocked by any firewall.   Thaks for your help
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Solved: Spotify doesn't play

I have solved this issue but wanted to post to help people who may be experience a similar issue. The Problem: I suddenly was unable to play songs on Spotify. I tried local and streamed tracks - nothing played. The Spotify UI brought up the album inf...

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  • I have solved this issue but wanted to post to help people who may be experience a similar issue.   The Problem: I suddenly was unable to play songs on Spotify. I tried local and streamed ...
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Solved!! Songs restarting after first second of play.

After the latest Spotify update (09.10.14.g578d350b) songs sometimes play the first second of the song and then start over and play normally. I'm using Windows 8.1 (with all current updates).

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  • After the latest Spotify update (09.10.14.g578d350b) songs sometimes play the first second of the song and then start over and play normally. I'm using Windows 8.1 (with all current updates).
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Solved!! Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

Windows 8 - Is the option gone to hide Spotify on the taskbar when minimized?

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  • Windows 8 - Is the option gone to hide Spotify on the taskbar when minimized? 
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People can't see what I listen to, but I can see them

For some reason my followers cannot see what I've been listening to, even with the option "Share my activity and what I listen to with my followers on Spotify" enabled and Private session disabled. I can always see what the people I'm following are l...

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  • For some reason my followers cannot see what I've been listening to, even with the option "Share my activity and what I listen to with my followers on Spotify" enabled and Private session disabled. I...
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Solved!! Spotify behind a https proxy

Hi, At work I am using Spotify connected by a https proxy. It seems Spotify does not like this kind of connection as the following is broken: Browse (only the loading gif shows here) Discover (no images shown) Artist overview page (no images in album...

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  • Hi,   At work I am using Spotify connected by a https proxy. It seems Spotify does not like this kind of connection as the following is broken:   Browse (only the loading gif show...
  • daaim0
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Solved!! HELP - Can't Open/Install Apps With Spotify

Hi there. My computer is running on Windows 7 x64. My problem: I want to install the musiXmatch or TuneWiki App for my spotify desktop player. So I got to this page. Now when I click on "Open In Spotify" my sporitfy player pops up and shows me the fo...

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  • Hi there.  My computer is running on Windows 7 x64.   My problem: I want to install the musiXmatch or TuneWiki App for my spotify desktop player. So I got to this page. Now when I cl...
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Solved!! How To Change Destination Folder For Saved Music?

Hi there! Well, at first I'd like to know where spotify stores those songs I made I saved / chose to be available in offline mode. Well, I might have overdone it a bit with saving music. So now my hard disk is full. So now I deleted all songs from th...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hi there!   Well, at first I'd like to know where spotify stores those songs I made I saved / chose to be available in offline mode. Well, I might have overdone it a bit with saving music. S...
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Always on top

When I use the Spotify client on Windows 7 Ultimate x64, it seems to be stuck in an 'always on top' mode. I can't Alt-Tab to other applications, or click on them in the taskbar. I have to minimize Spotify first, and then I can do everything else norm...

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  • When I use the Spotify client on Windows 7 Ultimate x64, it seems to be stuck in an 'always on top' mode. I can't Alt-Tab to other applications, or click on them in the taskbar. I have to minimize Sp...
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Playlist Description?

Hej Ladies, it seems to me that soem Playlist have fancy descriptions - i have just that "with artist a b c d". Where can i change that? Greetings!

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  • Hej Ladies,   it seems to me that soem Playlist have fancy descriptions - i have just that "with artist a b c d". Where can i change that?   Greetings!
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Friends not showing up in Following

I have a non-Facebook account and I follow a number of friends. I see their activity in my feed (on the right hand side), but when I go to Follow then they are not there. And when I go to Activity, it says: It feels lonely here.

  • Roadie
  • I have a non-Facebook account and I follow a number of friends. I see their activity in my feed (on the right hand side), but when I go to Follow then they are not there. And when I go to Activity, i...
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Solved!! HELP! Screen blank on main pages, can't search!

Help! I am horribly frustrated and have done everything I can. My spotify just doesnt work. It will not display any image or anything on the search or discover or home pages. That means I have my playlists as they are, and cannot add music to them be...

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  • Help!   I am horribly frustrated and have done everything I can. My spotify just doesnt work. It will not display any image or anything on the search or discover or home pages. That means I ...
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Radio selection totally blows

Started a Techno radio station and spent the next hour thumbs-downing all the indie/alternative, hobbit soundtrack, lil' john and one republic track that it produced before giving up and re-subbing to pandora.

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  • Started a Techno radio station and spent the next hour thumbs-downing all the indie/alternative, hobbit soundtrack, lil' john and one republic track that it produced before giving up and re-subbing t...
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Solved!! No Apps / plugins after Update to latest version 1.0.1.805.gd2412973

After updating to the latest version all my plugins are gone, e.g. musicmatch etc. They are just not visible any more. I downloaded the official installer and they were all back again. However the installer is obviously NOT the latest version, becaus...

  • Roadie
  • After updating to the latest version all my plugins are gone, e.g. musicmatch etc. They are just not visible any more. I downloaded the official installer and they were all back again. However the ...
  • hcmc
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Gapless on google chrome

I can't find anywhere to set up gapless when I use chrome. It works on my other computers tablets and iPhone.

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  • I can't find anywhere to set up gapless when I use chrome. It works on my other computers tablets and iPhone.
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tracks not working

okay so i was listening to spotify free on my pc with my playlist going while doing homework when it stopped playing music so i clicked into the program and it was paused. i pressed play then when it stopped a few seconds into the song again i notice...

  • Casual Listener
  • okay so i was listening to spotify free on my pc with my playlist going while doing homework when it stopped playing music so i clicked into the program and it was paused. i pressed play then when it...
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Solved!! Spotify Windows player Discovery screen frozen display

Hello! After the recent update, the discovery screen appears to freeze up graphically on my computer. I can still click links that are 'invisible' and even scroll down and things seem to move by (although I don't see any change except that my mouse p...

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  • Hello!   After the recent update, the discovery screen appears to freeze up graphically on my computer. I can still click links that are 'invisible' and even scroll down and things seem to m...
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