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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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Solved!! Accidentally deleted starred items

Hi folks.
I just accidentally deleted all of my starred items! I was writing a comment on a website and must've accidentally clicked spotify because when I hit CTRL+A then Delete, it nuked all of my starred items.

Is there any way I can get this back?

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  • Hi folks.<br>I just accidentally deleted all of my starred items! I was writing a comment on a website and must've accidentally clicked spotify because when I hit CTRL+A then Delete, it nuked a...
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Spotify wont't start and won't be removed

Hi here, i have the problem, that spotify will not start on my Win 7 64bit Desktop. Even deinstalling is not possible. I can see the process in the Tastmanager (even twice, if i try to start spotify again, but no GUI) Any solutions? Regards HH

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  • Hi here,   i have the problem, that spotify will not start on my Win 7 64bit Desktop. Even deinstalling is not possible. I can see the process in the Tastmanager (even twice, if i try to sta...
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Spotify randomizes media origins of registered local files

Hi, I mostly listen to local media (iTunes library) when I'm using spotify. This library is very well organized, with all origins specifications registered in the metadata. Because of this I find it very infuriating that Spotify seemingly randomly pi...

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  • Hi, I mostly listen to local media (iTunes library) when I'm using spotify. This library is very well organized, with all origins specifications registered in the metadata. Because of this I find i...
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Music in playlist lost

Hi Spotify I tried copying copying my stared list, since i've started a new premium account that isn't linked to Facebook, but when i wanted to copy my stared list, i missclicked ctrl + x, and ended up removing all tracks in the stared list, and now ...

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  • Hi Spotify   I tried copying copying my stared list, since i've started a new premium account that isn't linked to Facebook, but when i wanted to copy my stared list, i missclicked ctrl + x,...
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Spotify Connect fail

hi, for about a week now spotify has become incresingly more unstable. i keep getting a "cant play track the connection to spotify is lost" then it jumps to the next song, plays a few seconds or minutes then stops. the problem are the same on all dev...

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  • hi,   for about a week now spotify has become incresingly more unstable. i keep getting a "cant play track the connection to spotify is lost" then it jumps to the next song, plays a few seco...
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SpotifyHelper.exe CPU usage on Windows

I opened a ticket with Spotify support a couple of weeks back to troubleshoot the fact that the SpotifyHelper.exe processes seemed to be using constant CPU of around 8% to 10% no matter what I was doing in Spotify, even if I wasn't playing music. I p...

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  • I opened a ticket with Spotify support a couple of weeks back to troubleshoot the fact that the SpotifyHelper.exe processes seemed to be using constant CPU of around 8% to 10% no matter what I was do...
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UX bug in search box (desktop for windows)

The search input breaks standard behaviour. When we click a text field with pre-existing content, the content should be selected and we can start writing new input. Spotify initially do this, but when we focus in the search box it loads the search re...

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  • The search input breaks standard behaviour. When we click a text field with pre-existing content, the content should be selected and we can start writing new input. Spotify initially do this, but whe...
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Proxyproblems

I have Windows 8.1 on my laptop and downloaded the app, but in boarding school I need to use the proxy for internet, the problem is that I can't even change the settings or anything because Spotify says that I am offline and doesn't even consider tha...

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  • I have Windows 8.1 on my laptop and downloaded the app, but in boarding school I need to use the proxy for internet, the problem is that I can't even change the settings or anything because Spotify s...
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"Show only complete albums" not working (Windows)

In my version of Spotify on my PC the filter function "Show only complete albums" in the album section isn't working. All albums, complete or not, are shown everytime.

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  • In my version of Spotify on my PC the filter function "Show only complete albums" in the album section isn't working. All albums, complete or not, are shown everytime.
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Radio station all of a sudden playing German music?

I don't know what happened, but I have a radio station based off Janus, an American Alternaive Metal band, and it's been working flawlessly till last weekend. It's only played songs in English up until then. Now all of a sudden, about 50-75% of the s...

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  • I don't know what happened, but I have a radio station based off Janus, an American Alternaive Metal band, and it's been working flawlessly till last weekend. It's only played songs in English up unt...
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Solved!! Sharing to Feed

Hi! Should be a quick answer for somone, but when does the current song share to your spotify activity feed? Is it when the song starts playing or when the song ends. Cheers!

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  • Hi!   Should be a quick answer for somone, but when does the current song share to your spotify activity feed? Is it when the song starts playing or when the song ends.   Cheers! ...
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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,...

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  • 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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