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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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Not opening at all

So I have a Macbook Pro with 10.9.2, and usually I don't close my spotify unless I turn my computer off. When my browse wouldn't work, I tried to shut it down and turn it back on to see if it would work then. When I tried to open it, it would make th...

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  • So I have a Macbook Pro with 10.9.2, and usually I don't close my spotify unless I turn my computer off. When my browse wouldn't work, I tried to shut it down and turn it back on to see if it would w...
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Spotify has stopped working.Windows error. If I start it, deinstall or reinstall it.

So today my Spotify broke, and every time I booted my PC Windows said 'Spotify has stopped working'. So I tried reinstalling, but that didnt help. After the download it shows the exact same message and it's gone. Deinstalling with the control panel r...

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  • So today my Spotify broke, and every time I booted my PC Windows said 'Spotify has stopped working'. So I tried reinstalling, but that didnt help. After the download it shows the exact same message a...
  • kbrooksc
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Starred playlist won't update

I wanted to clean up my Starred playlist. I attempted to delete all the songs off of it in the Windows desktop client, but the changes wouldn't take. Finally after deleting the tracks a bunch of times the list now shows up as empty on the desktop cli...

  • Gig Goer
  • I wanted to clean up my Starred playlist. I attempted to delete all the songs off of it in the Windows desktop client, but the changes wouldn't take. Finally after deleting the tracks a bunch of time...
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Can't Play Music

Since the last two updates on spotify, it says I can't this music that I have downloaded on my computer. There is nothing wrong with the tracks (check by playing tracks on windows media player). I have about 12 playlists that can't be played. I am on...

  • Music Fan
  • Since the last two updates on spotify, it says I can't this music that I have downloaded on my computer. There is nothing wrong with the tracks (check by playing tracks on windows media player). I ha...
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Volume slider lag

For about 4 months now whenever I use my main playlist the volume slider lags. Things I know and tried: Reinstalling. This only happens with large playlists (currently 1,124 tracks). Using different OS's (Win 7, Win 8 and Win 8.1) and all have the sa...

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  • For about 4 months now whenever I use my main playlist the volume slider lags.   Things I know and tried: Reinstalling. This only happens with large playlists (currently 1,124 tracks)....
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New Spotify 0.8.8 interface.

Hello Under windows on the main screen I don't understand the meaning of the check mark or plus sign st thr first colum. Also I have some music that have the artist or album or date added grayed. Also before the added colum the are icons ( chain and ...

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  • Hello Under windows on the main screen I don't understand the meaning of the check mark or plus sign st thr first colum. Also I have some music that have the artist or album or date added gray...
  • Tmartins
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Spotify slowing down/freezing my computer

Everytime a song changes, or I pause a song, it freezes my desktop. Anytime a new update is installed, this happens. I can't update firewalls or anything because this is a work computer. How can I fix this?

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  • Everytime a song changes, or I pause a song, it freezes my desktop.  Anytime a new update is installed, this happens.   I can't update firewalls or anything because this is a work compu...
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Error Code: 53 upon install attempt

I have been using spotify for years, but today it seems to have uninstalled itself from my computer and I can not reinstall. I download the installer and it gives me the attached error message (Error Code 53) Please advise. Thank you.

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  • I have been using spotify for years, but today it seems to have uninstalled itself from my computer and I can not reinstall.  I download the installer and it gives me the attached error message ...
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Local files that interfere with playback

I have a local file on my computer from one of the artists I've been listening to. Unfortunately for this artist whatever format the file is it Spotify says not supported. However the album is hosted on spotify but the player keeps trying to force pl...

  • Visitor
  • I have a local file on my computer from one of the artists I've been listening to. Unfortunately for this artist whatever format the file is it Spotify says not supported. However the album is h...
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Missing Playlists and starred songs

Hi I am in need of some help. I tried loggin in with my facebook account today (as usual) but for some reason all of my playlists and starred songs have all gone missing. Even people i follow and my followers were all gone. Its like my accounts just ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi I am in need of some help. I tried loggin in with my facebook account today (as usual) but for some reason all of my playlists and starred songs have all gone missing. Even people i follow and my ...
  • Taylor
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Problems with Messages

I have an HP Windows 8 laptop and a Spotify Premium account. My friend and I have been sending songs back and forth for about a year using Private Messaging, but recently the songs he sends me still have "You haven't played this yet" under them even ...

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  • I have an HP Windows 8 laptop and a Spotify Premium account. My friend and I have been sending songs back and forth for about a year using Private Messaging, but recently the songs he sends me stil...
  • kbrooksc
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Solved!! One of my playlists isn't loading.

Hey I've got a playlist with all of my music on it, around about 550 songs, which won't load and I don't understand why. I've had this problem with previous playlists that I've made that have all of my music on them so I've deleted them and made a ne...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey I've got a playlist with all of my music on it, around about 550 songs, which won't load and I don't understand why. I've had this problem with previous playlists that I've made that have all o...
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Starred list won't update between devices

I'm a premium subscriber. I have Spotify installed on three devices: my home computer (Running Windows 8.1 64-bit), my laptop (Running Windows 8.1 32-bit) and my iPhone 4S. I recently cleaned up some of the playlists on my home computer, deleting a f...

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  • I'm a premium subscriber. I have Spotify installed on three devices: my home computer (Running Windows 8.1 64-bit), my laptop (Running Windows 8.1 32-bit) and my iPhone 4S. I recently cleaned up some...
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Solved!! installation of version 0.9.12 crashes

Hi everybody, This morning my spotify desktop player asked to be restarted to apply the update 0.9.12. The PC froze and had to hard-reset it. Also after the restart, Spotify could not apply the update, so I've unistalled it, but now, I cannot install...

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  • Hi everybody, This morning my spotify desktop player asked to be restarted to apply the update 0.9.12. The PC froze and had to hard-reset it. Also after the restart, Spotify could not apply the upd...
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Search is broken

It should be possible to search for querys that are not perfectly correct but, in a sense, still are. Example (in swedish): Search: "inatt jag drömde" -> top hit: "Partiet - Inatt jag drömde" (well ofc, this is a perfect match but with less than 100k...

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  • It should be possible to search for querys that are not perfectly correct but, in a sense, still are. Example (in swedish):   Search: "inatt jag drömde"   -> top hit: "Par...
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Solved!! Radio based on playlist

I've built up playlists according to genres, and when I click on 'start radio' I expect Spotify to play music from that genre but it doesn't; what it does instead is play music from random genres. Is this a bug?

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  • I've built up playlists according to genres, and when I click on 'start radio' I expect Spotify to play music from that genre but it doesn't; what it does instead is play music from random genres. Is...
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Solved!! Where is Discover tab?

Hello, Today, when I've typed premium code, I've seen that "Discover" option disappeared. Why?

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  • Hello,    Today, when I've typed premium code, I've seen that "Discover" option disappeared.   Why?
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Solved!! list by topic is greyed out on this forum

What it says: If I log out each topic is listed as it should be, but if I log in I get every individual post listed without the option of changing to anything more digestible.

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  • What it says:   If I log out each topic is listed as it should be, but if I log in I get every individual post listed without the option of changing to anything more digestible.   &...
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update 0.9.12.10 - embedded button half repaired

Just got the update 0.9.12.10 - the embedded button is working back BUT if it plays endividual track, it doesn't open in the desktop the album or the playlist where the track comes from. http://www.soundofus.com

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  • Just got the update 0.9.12.10 - the embedded button is working back BUT if it plays endividual track, it doesn't open in the desktop the album or the playlist where the track comes from.   h...
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