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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!! Play iTunes songs with spotify quality

Hey guys, I'm new with spotify and I have a question: Since my music in iTunes does not always have the best quality and correct covers and so on I would like to play the tracks from iTunes via Spotify. Like I want Spotify to look up the tracks and s...

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  • Hey guys,     I'm new with spotify and I have a question:   Since my music in iTunes does not always have the best quality and correct covers and so on I would like to play t...
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Added Date missing year

So I noticed that the Added Date no longer shows the year which is makes figuring out which songs were added last in a playlist that isn't yours. For example: Click ADDED once, last date "Wed Dec 3", click it again "Fri Dec 19"... lol. Is there a way...

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  • So I noticed that the Added Date no longer shows the year which is makes figuring out which songs were added last in a playlist that isn't yours. For example: Click ADDED once, last date "Wed Dec...
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Solved!! Black screen when searchin an artist etc

When I search for an artist etc I only get a black (and sometimes white) screen where the result usually is shown (i.e. the main field of the screen). The same happens for the choices Start, Activity and Radio.... Most often the screen is only black,...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I search for an artist etc I only get a black (and sometimes white) screen where the result usually is shown (i.e. the main field of the screen).   The same happens for the choices Star...
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Desktop to Desktop Connect

I'm sitting here with my laptop in one corner of the room, and my PC is in the other corner connected to my speakers. Is it possible to use the Connect feature from the desktop client on my laptop to start playing songs on the desktop client of my PC...

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  • I'm sitting here with my laptop in one corner of the room, and my PC is in the other corner connected to my speakers.   Is it possible to use the Connect feature from the desktop client on m...
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Song won't play depending on how it is referenced

Hi, I just wanted to share some odd behaviour I just noticed on my Windows Spotify client. Some time ago I had liked a song from a spotify radio stream, so Spotify added this song to my Liked from Radio playlist. So far all was normal, but while play...

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  • Hi,   I just wanted to share some odd behaviour I just noticed on my Windows Spotify client. Some time ago I had liked a song from a spotify radio stream, so Spotify added this song to my Li...
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Messages and not seeing them

I don't know why it does this, but I have had people send me songs and I can only see the very most resent song that was sent. I can not go back and look at any of the history. Also if they sent more then one song, I don't get the others only the las...

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  • I don't know why it does this, but I have had people send me songs and I can only see the very most resent song that was sent.  I can not go back and look at any of the history.  Also if th...
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False Number of Following Poeple (Profile)

Hello this problem is on every of my devices here we go Description a false number of poeple im following is displayed in my profile on every device. I unfollowed about 60 poeple a longer time ago but it didn't updated the number of poeple following....

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  • Hello 🙂   this problem is on every of my devices 😉   here we go   Description a false number of poeple im following is displayed in my profile on every device. I unfoll...
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Finding a playlist shown in Browse

The search for playlists seems broken to me. If I browse I can find the following playlist: Top 100 tracks of 2014 - Netherlands https://play.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/6c0DwvgydrTQBLTi4FQYt0 However if I put "top 100 tracks of 2014" in Search...

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  • The search for playlists seems broken to me.  If I browse I can find the following playlist:   Top 100 tracks of 2014 - Netherlands https://play.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/6c0D...
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Advertisements in foreign language

I have just re-installed spotify. It's working just fine, but my advertisments are all in some foreign language - Swedish or Norweigan maybe? My language settings are set to English. Can anyone shed some light on this?

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  • I have just re-installed spotify. It's working just fine, but my advertisments are all in some foreign language - Swedish or Norweigan maybe? My language settings are set to English. Can an...
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Playlists from Web Player Not Syncing with Desktop

I have songs I added to playlists/starred track list via the web player and they are not syncing with my desktop client so I can then connect my phone to the wifi and sync it from there. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Spotify twice and it still isn...

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  • I have songs I added to playlists/starred track list via the web player and they are not syncing with my desktop client so I can then connect my phone to the wifi and sync it from there. I've uninsta...
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Windows Mobile - Unable to find / download saved albums

This maybe an unbelievable stupid question but how in hell do you find your saved albums and download for offline playback? Surely there must be a way?

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  • This maybe an unbelievable stupid question but how in hell do you find your saved albums and download for offline playback? Surely there must be a way?
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Songs periodically post on my Facebook with sharing settings off!

Once in a while, I check my Recent Activiy on Facebook. and it says I played a certain track. My Preferences for Sharing my activity and what I listen to on Facebook is also off. What's the deal? I listen to music half of my waking hours everyday.

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  • Once in a while, I check my Recent Activiy on Facebook. and it says I played a certain track. My Preferences for Sharing my activity and what I listen to on Facebook is also off. What's the deal? I l...
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Solved!! How to save artists

After the new update I have a slot for songs, albums and artists. I have found how to save a song (the plus sign) how to save albums (go to the album page and click save) but how on earth do you save artists?

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  • After the new update I have a slot for songs, albums and artists. I have found how to save a song (the plus sign) how to save albums (go to the album page and click save) but how on earth do you save...
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How do you sort playlists in the windows desktop application?

I know you can sort songs within a playlist, but I am trying to sort the playlists themselves in the Windows Desktop app. Can you do this? You can do it within the Android app, but it would be nice to be able to do this in the desktop app.

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  • I know you can sort songs within a playlist, but I am trying to sort the playlists themselves in the Windows Desktop app. Can you do this? You can do it within the Android app, but it would be nice t...
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Local Files Will Only Go Into a Playlist or Starred - Not Music

Wondering if you could help me out. I was able to import an mp3 of my own through local files. I want to integrate it in my Music. However, Spotify will only give me the option to star it or at it to a playlist. It is only doing this for one song, no...

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  • Wondering if you could help me out. I was able to import an mp3 of my own through local files. I want to integrate it in my Music. However, Spotify will only give me the option to star it or at it to...
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Spotify crashes display adapter driver

Hi, if i turn on "use hardware acceleration" it usually at some random point first freezes the software and then the whole desktop, then display goes black. when image returns i finally able to see any error messages is see this message: "display ada...

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  • Hi,   if i turn on "use hardware acceleration" it usually at some random point first freezes the software and then the whole desktop, then display goes black. when image returns i finally ab...
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Solved!! Do i have to pay after 30 days trials???

guys please help me with this.can't i stream music after trials?

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  • guys please help me with this.can't i stream music after trials?
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I can see my desktop through Spotify-How do I solve?

Hi Guys, I'm using Windows 7 on my laptop and I can see my desktop through my Spotify screen. I've tried to uninstall and reinstall two, three times but it has not resolved the problem. This is what I'm seeing and it does not allow me to search for a...

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  • Hi Guys,   I'm using Windows 7 on my laptop and I can see my desktop through my Spotify screen.  I've tried to uninstall and reinstall two, three times but it has not resolved the probl...
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How to permamently fix the blank screen problem for the desktop client?

I have found some posts that have a similar problem. When Spotify's desktop client is started normally, it cannot acces the internet. Instead, there is just a blank screen whenever I browse for songs and artists. In one thread, someone provided a tem...

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  • I have found some posts that have a similar problem. When Spotify's desktop client is started normally, it cannot acces the internet. Instead, there is just a blank screen whenever I browse for songs...
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Solved!! Major stuttering and Spotify radio doesn't remember likes/dislikes

I have two problems, one is that Spotify songs will constantly stutter, even when loading nothing, and when loading a web page the stuttering gets 10x worse. I was talking to comcast last night for about 2 hours and nothing is wrong with my internet ...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have two problems, one is that Spotify songs will constantly stutter, even when loading nothing, and when loading a web page the stuttering gets 10x worse. I was talking to comcast last night for a...
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