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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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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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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how to display tracks shared to newsfeed/facebook

i regularly share tracks to my newsfeed and to my linked facebook account. is there any way of showing the history of tracks i have shared over the past week/month/year etc? i would find this very useful to review what i have been sharing and for usi...

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  • i regularly share tracks to my newsfeed and to my linked facebook account.   is there any way of showing the history of tracks i have shared over the past week/month/year etc?   i w...
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Spotify Crashing, CPU High

I've been having this issue for a while now. Probably about 2 months or something (I can't exactly remember). But Spotify has been really pissing me off lately. All I want to do is to listen to music, I don't mind the ads but sometimes my Spotify jus...

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  • I've been having this issue for a while now. Probably about 2 months or something (I can't exactly remember). But Spotify has been really pissing me off lately. All I want to do is to listen to music...
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Discover tab not working

So after one of the recent updates my disover tab wont display and music anymore. The tab only shows a picture of a man on a train with a woman listening to music is asleep on his arm. I have posted a screen shot below. ANYONE ELSE HAVING THIS ISSUE?...

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  • So after one of the recent updates my disover tab wont display and music anymore. The tab only shows a picture of a man on a train with a woman listening to music is asleep on his arm. I have posted ...
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Logitech Gaming Software and Spotify Don't Like Each Other

Hi- Whenever my headset is being used with Spotify (Premium, if it helps), the desktop app crashes often (Windows). I have to restart Spotify several times to get it to work, and then it doesn't work with any media keys or volume controls. I have a L...

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  • Hi- Whenever my headset is being used with Spotify (Premium, if it helps), the desktop app crashes often (Windows). I have to restart Spotify several times to get it to work, and then it doesn't wo...
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Band had Related Artists, and suddenly the tab and info has disappeared

My band The Silence Kit has had a Related Artists page for the last 2 years or so, although the artists weren't terribly similar until recently. 2 weeks ago I checked it and was excited to see many of our influences were now in the Related Artists se...

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  • My band The Silence Kit has had a Related Artists page for the last 2 years or so, although the artists weren't terribly similar until recently. 2 weeks ago I checked it and was excite...
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