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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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Spotify via Link starten

Hallo, ich bin gerdade dabei den Clan-Teamspeak zu desingen etc. Da würde mir der Wunsch zugetragen, dass ich bitte einfache Links einfügen soll, über die man dann direkt bei Spotify (Das Programm, nicht die Webseite) zu einer Playlist geleitet wird....

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  • Hallo, ich bin gerdade dabei den Clan-Teamspeak zu desingen etc. Da würde mir der Wunsch zugetragen, dass ich bitte einfache Links einfügen soll, über die man dann direkt bei Spotify (Das Programm,...
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Error 802 every time a Rolling Rock Commercial Comes on

Every time a Rolling Rock Commercial comes on, it freezes up Spotify and I have to exit and re-open it to be able to listen to music. I'm really surprised that there is no "repport problem" button. This seems like a simple glitch that they should fix...

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  • Every time a Rolling Rock Commercial comes on, it freezes up Spotify and I have to exit and re-open it to be able to listen to music. I'm really surprised that there is no "repport problem" button. T...
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Playlists differ

Hi, I've had a "temporary" playlist for years that I constently updates by adding I need to listen to and it constantly growing even though I constantly delete songs. But I have just discovered that it dosn't work as before. I use Spotify daily on my...

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  • Hi,   I've had a "temporary" playlist for years that I constently updates by adding I need to listen to and it constantly growing even though I constantly delete songs. But I have ...
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Release Notes - Spotify for Desktop 0.9.12

What's new in this version (0.9.12) Moved Discover from the side menu into Browse Fictitious: All backend changes were done by Mr. Schrödinger, and they weren't. Important to note -

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  •   What's new in this version (0.9.12)   Moved Discover from the side menu into Browse Fictitious: All backend changes were done by Mr. Schrödinger, and they weren't. &nbsp...
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Need help with Ports behind a firewall

Hi, I'm a uni student and the dorms have a firewall which is very annoying. I can log in to the desktop client but I can only play the music that is saved for offline playing. To make a request to open ports for something, I need to send my Network A...

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  • Hi, I'm a uni student and the dorms have a firewall which is very annoying. I can log in to the desktop client but I can only play the music that is saved for offline playing.   To make a re...
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Inaccurate results when searching by genre

Hello, I`m not sure if this has been flagged already. It happens on both client and web players. When searching by genre some obvious strings don`t give any results. Example genre:"Heavy Metal" even thou it is present in the genre list. Contrary genr...

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  • Hello,   I`m not sure if this has been flagged already.   It happens on both client and web players.   When searching by genre some obvious strings don`t give any results. ...
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How can I set up my keyboard hotkeys?

Hi all, so I tried looking around to see if anybody had the same problem but I couldn't find anything. I use Spotify everywhere... but when I listen to music in my desktop (iTunes, for example), I use my keyboard's hotkeys to go to the next song. I h...

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  • Hi all,   so I tried looking around to see if anybody had the same problem but I couldn't find anything. I use Spotify everywhere... but when I listen to music in my desktop (iTunes, for exa...
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Help, Unsupported file not playing

Looked up an Album (specifically Artist 3, Album The End has Begun) on spotify. Had no issues locating the music, however, no matter what song I request to play, it keeps giving me an error message saying "File is Unsupported" and sends me to the Spo...

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  • Looked up an Album (specifically Artist 3, Album The End has Begun) on spotify. Had no issues locating the music, however, no matter what song I request to play, it keeps giving me an error message s...
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Getting a 408 error even though I have the Canada code...

Hi everybody, I got my code to get Spotify in Canada about a month ago. I've been using it a lot and it's great. However just today, in my desktop spotify app it's showing a 408 (out of country) error. I just noticed on my profile it says I'm in the ...

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  • Hi everybody, I got my code to get Spotify in Canada about a month ago. I've been using it a lot and it's great. However just today, in my desktop spotify app it's showing a 408 (out of country) er...
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Playlist created on desktop not syncing

I have this same issue....added a new playlist name to the desktop application and it propogated fine to the web and other devices. However, when I added a bunch of songs to that playlist on the desktop application, none of them propogated to anywher...

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  • I have this same issue....added a new playlist name to the desktop application and it propogated fine to the web and other devices.  However, when I added a bunch of songs to that playlist on th...
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Playlist won't go away! AGAIN!

Well, since my last post seems to have disappeared, I'll try again. I have a repeating playlist that won't go away. ANY playlist I choose becomes 'default' and will always tag itself to the end of whatever i'm playing and will constantly repeat. We u...

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  • Well, since my last post seems to have disappeared, I'll try again.   I have a repeating playlist that won't go away. ANY playlist I choose becomes 'default' and will always tag itself to th...
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Solved!! spotify automatic startup

I do not want spotify to start up automatically when I go to desktop in Windows 8. How can I stop this from happening?

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  • I do not want spotify to start up automatically when I go to desktop in Windows 8. How can I stop this from happening?
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Windows 7 Can't see my custom radio stations

I use to be able to see my custom radio stations on my desktop, but they are no longer showing up. I can see them just fine on my android phone. I also checked the web player and I don't see my stations there either. Please help, I miss my stations.

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  • I use to be able to see my custom radio stations on my desktop, but they are no longer showing up.  I can see them just fine on my android phone.  I also checked the web player and I don't ...
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Bug: Advertisement Connection Fail, unable to continue playing music.

Hi Spotify Team! This has happened twice today while listening to Spotify using the Windows Desktop Client, on Windows 8.1 64-bit, I was playing music just fine, and when the track ended spotify wanted to play an advertisement. At the top of the scre...

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  • Hi Spotify Team!   This has happened twice today while listening to Spotify using the Windows Desktop Client, on Windows 8.1 64-bit,   I was playing music just fine, and when the tr...
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Everything disappeared

I was trying to unlink my spotify account with my facebook account and somehow I lost everything that I had: my playlists, my followers, my preferences, apps, etc. The strange thing is that my personal playlist still exists and I can access it, but I...

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  • I was trying to unlink my spotify account with my facebook account and somehow I lost everything that I had: my playlists, my followers, my preferences, apps, etc. The strange thing is that my person...
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Cant open Spotify

Hello, i use spotify everyday, and it is very annoying that is has suddenly stopped working. It works perfectly on my phone but not my laptop. i try open it but it gives me a messagin saying i am not allowed Thanks

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  • Hello, i use spotify everyday, and it is very annoying that is has suddenly stopped working. It works perfectly on my phone but not my laptop. i try open it but it gives me a messagin saying i ...
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clicks and underwater singing with 0.9.12.10

I stupidly allowed an upgrade to proceed for Spotify from version 0.9.10.14 to 0.9.12.0. Now I get annoying loud clicks every few seconds and singing voices sound like they're in an underwater cathedral. How can I go back to the older version which w...

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  • I stupidly allowed an upgrade to proceed for Spotify from version 0.9.10.14 to 0.9.12.0. Now I get annoying loud clicks every few seconds and singing voices sound like they're in an underwater cathed...
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Discover -- previewing a track

Right clicking and holding the button down over the play icon for a selection used to preview the track, and releasing the button returned you to what you were listening. That function no longer works for me, and I miss it. What can I do to bring it ...

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  • Right clicking and holding the button down over the play icon for a selection used to preview the track, and releasing the button returned you to what you were listening.  That function no longe...
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playlist download offline

whene i have a playlist downloaded the name and the albumart of the playlist it doesnt show, instead it search on the internet to try find the name of the playlist. This happens when is offline.

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  • whene i have a playlist downloaded  the name and the albumart of the playlist it doesnt show, instead it search on the internet to try find the name of the playlist. This happens when is of...
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Cant add any song to my playlists

When i right click on song and try to add it to my list , it is not showing my lists. There are only "starred" and "windows media player" lists showing.

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  • When i right click on song and try to add it to my list , it is not showing my lists. There are only "starred" and "windows media player" lists showing. 
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