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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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This track is not available on some albums.

A lot of the music I listen to on spotify seems to suddenly be saying "this track in not available". To give some specific examples some of these albums are. Ben Howard "I forget where we were". Aphex twin, loads of stuff, but "druqks" isn't there. R...

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  • A lot of the music I listen to on spotify seems to suddenly be saying "this track in not available". To give some specific examples some of these albums are. Ben Howard "I forget where we were". Aphe...
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Skipping every song.

Spotify just keeps skipping every song without stoping for some reason. I have tried reinstalling the app, reinstailling my sound drivers, updating java. I have seen alot of threads with the same problem but from like months/years ago, and nothing in...

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  • Spotify just keeps skipping every song without stoping for some reason. I have tried reinstalling the app, reinstailling my sound drivers, updating java. I have seen alot of threads with the same pro...
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"Esta canción no está disponible"

Hola. Hace unos días, cambié el país de mi cuenta de Spotify, y resulta ser que desde entonces no sólo varias canciones que sé que sí están disponibles en el nuevo país me aparecen como si no lo estuvieran, sino que también al intentar reproducir alg...

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  • Hola. Hace unos días, cambié el país de mi cuenta de Spotify, y resulta ser que desde entonces no sólo varias canciones que sé que sí están disponibles en el nuevo país me aparecen como si no lo estu...
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Solved!! can people following a public playlist still listen after it's made private?

hey there! i have a couple of playlists on my spotify that used to be public, but since i gained a few followers i decided to make them private. one of my close friends is following these playlists and i don't mind her seeing or listening to them, bu...

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  • hey there! i have a couple of playlists on my spotify that used to be public, but since i gained a few followers i decided to make them private. one of my close friends is following these playlists a...
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My songs library doesn't show all of my saved songs

After the last update I noticed a ton of songs went missing in my library even though I didn't unsave them. This really sucks because I like to shuffle my library which usually has 5000+ songs in it, but after adding them all to a playlist it only sh...

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  • After the last update I noticed a ton of songs went missing in my library even though I didn't unsave them. This really sucks because I like to shuffle my library which usually has 5000+ songs in it,...
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My Songs Problem

Usually when I click on 'Songs' under the 'Your Music' tab, it shows all of my saved songs, now when I click on it I get redirected to 'Browse'. Problem only appears on desktop.

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  • Usually when I click on 'Songs' under the 'Your Music' tab, it shows all of my saved songs, now when I click on it I get redirected to 'Browse'. Problem only appears on desktop. 
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Song Bar on PC / Win 8.1

Hello,when i switch between Spotiy and a game (or the browser, Word or whatever), the Song Bar (left: cover, middle: skip, shuffle, play/pause etc, right hand side: volume control) freezes in the current state. This means that it freezes in the state...

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  • Hello, when i switch between Spotiy and a game (or the browser, Word or whatever), the Song Bar (left: cover, middle: skip, shuffle, play/pause etc, right hand side: volume control) freezes in the c...
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Solved!! Pornographic banners on Spotify free for pc desktop windows 8.1

Hi, I have Spotify free and in the lower part of my spotify always appear pornographic banners, does not respect my privacy, please how can I prevent it?Thanks to everybody

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  • Hi, I have Spotify free and in the lower part of my spotify always appear  pornographic banners, does not respect my privacy, please how can I prevent it? Thanks to everybody
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Spotify stops playing after 1 second

Hey everybody,I have a big problem. Every time i choose a song it only plays 1 second and than I don't hear sound anymore. What can I do? I tried re-installing spotify and I tried something with the cache but it didn't work. And everytime I changed t...

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  • Hey everybody, I have a big problem. Every time i choose a song it only plays 1 second and than I don't hear sound anymore. What can I do? I tried re-installing spotify and I tried something with th...
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Spotify skips the songs and stops playing after 2 seconds

hi!from this evening on my spotify player skips most of the songs and the few songs that start playing, stop again in 2 seconds... actually a reinstalled, cleared the cache, etc.... but nothing helped.i tried spotify on my iphone too and the problem ...

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  • hi! from this evening on my spotify player skips most of the songs and the few songs that start playing, stop again in 2 seconds... actually a reinstalled, cleared the cache, etc.... but nothing hel...
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Spotify keeps crashing over and over again, has ceased to be usable

I have been using Spotify premium on a desktop computer (Windows 7 64-bit) for years, with no major issues. However, in the past 2 days, every time I log into the program and play a song, within about 5-10 seconds of the song starting to play, it sto...

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  • I have been using Spotify premium on a desktop computer (Windows 7 64-bit) for years, with no major issues. However, in the past 2 days, every time I log into the program and play a song, within abou...
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"Can't play current song" when gaming

I'm playing games and I get this issue ( Overwatch mostly) where after I leave a match, the song suddenly stops and I can hear a 'pop' as though the headset has disconnected. All other audio still works (game volume, youtube etc.). I get the impressi...

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  • I'm playing games and I get this issue ( Overwatch mostly) where after I leave a match, the song suddenly stops and I can hear a 'pop' as though the headset has disconnected. All other audio still wo...
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"This song is not available", Spotify seems to think I'm offline

I get the error message "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." when I try playing any song. I'm not in offline mode, and able to browse the whole catalogue. I have narrowed the problem down a bit:- I ha...

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  • I get the error message "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." when I try playing any song. I'm not in offline mode, and able to browse the whole catal...
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Lyrics and missing songs

To whom it may concern, I already saw your post about the lyrics comming back, but that is 6 months old and we still doesn't got the lyrics back. What is so difficult adding lyrics to the songs? I had an addon for winamp that did this in the 90s, why...

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  • To whom it may concern,     I already saw your post about the lyrics comming back, but that is 6 months old and we still doesn't got the lyrics back. What is so difficult adding lyrics to...
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What's playing area freezes after ads

This has been happening for a while and it's pretty frustrating. After an ad plays, the bottom left section freezes at what I was listening to before the ad - you can even see the name of the ad at the bottom. In the attachment, you can see I'm liste...

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  • This has been happening for a while and it's pretty frustrating. After an ad plays, the bottom left section freezes at what I was listening to before the ad - you can even see the name of the ad at t...
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Stuttering sound & mouse when using Spotify Desktopapp & Chrome

Hello everyone, i´m currently running Windows 10 64-bit (Anniversary Update) with up to date drivers. Im using the Spotify-desktopapp and Chrome. Since the second last update of the Spotify-desktopapp i´m experiencing a weird issue. While listening t...

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  • Hello everyone,   i´m currently running Windows 10 64-bit (Anniversary Update) with up to date drivers. Im using the Spotify-desktopapp and Chrome. Since the second last update of the Spotify-...
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Interface gets stuck on ad and doesn't show song or time anymore

Since some time now, I have this stupid issue that Spotify would bug out after playing an ad and get stuck on the ad image as well as the ad time.So when my music plays again I don't see what is being played or the time progress bar.Only restarting S...

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  • Since some time now, I have this stupid issue that Spotify would bug out after playing an ad and get stuck on the ad image as well as the ad time. So when my music plays again I don't see what is be...
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this song is not avaliable ...

**bleep** you spotify and **bleep** your system . ı have one year premium membership but ı cant play lots of songs. ı have reinstalled this **bleep** but ıt doesnt work. give my money back bastards

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  • **bleep** you spotify and **bleep** your system . ı have one year premium membership but ı cant play lots of songs. ı have reinstalled this **bleep** but ıt doesnt work. give my money back bastards
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Issues Logging with desktop application

Hi I am having issues logging into my spotify account on my desktop app only.The problem originally started when I accidentally keyed in ctrl+shift+w in spotify instead of in my web browser, which logged me out. I tried to login with facebook like I ...

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  • Hi I am having issues logging into my spotify account on my desktop app only. The problem originally started when I accidentally keyed in ctrl+shift+w in spotify instead of in my web browser, whic...
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spotify shuts down when I unplug the adapter

Hi there, my spotify player always shuts down when I unplug adapter from my notebook. When I restart it, it will even have old playlist loaded up. As I have to unplug the notebook quite often I would really like it to stay as it is. Is there any solu...

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  • Hi there, my spotify player always shuts down when I unplug adapter from my notebook. When I restart it, it will even have old playlist loaded up. As I have to unplug the notebook quite often I would...
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