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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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Possibility to help correct the release dates of albums

hey there, i noticed especially in the hip-hop/rap genre that many many release dates of albums are insanely incorrect. Is there any way to inform spotify about the correct ones and thus helping them to correct their database? I think many users woul...

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  • hey there,   i noticed especially in the hip-hop/rap genre that many many release dates of albums are insanely incorrect. Is there any way to inform spotify about the correct ones and thus...
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Not playing songs

ok i noticed this maybe a week ago. In my playlists i have a collection of songs (some from personal collection, others from subscribed artists) recently i noticed that random songs have stopped playing. I mean ill play a song then it goes through a ...

  • Newbie
  • ok i noticed this maybe a week ago. In my playlists i have a collection of songs (some from personal collection, others from subscribed artists) recently i noticed that random songs have stopped play...
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Spotify Windows 7 perma hourglass

Hi, after i started spotify and began playing radio, the application performs fine for the first 3-4 songs. Then the trouble begins.. The cursor in the application is permanent the hourglass (spinning circle) and i am not able to like a song, skip a ...

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  • Hi,   after i started spotify and began playing radio, the application performs fine for the first 3-4 songs. Then the trouble begins.. The cursor in the application is permanent the hourgla...
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Solved!! spotify cuts off all other audio on the computer?

This may not be a problem caused by spotify, but it happens when I have been using spotify a lot that all other audio stops working entirely except spotify (which is what makes me first think it may be the cause). When I stop spotify, exit it entirel...

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  • This may not be a problem caused by spotify, but it happens when I have been using spotify a lot that all other audio stops working entirely except spotify (which is what makes me first think it may ...
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Album Art Not Showing in Discover (Windows XP)

For some time now the album art in Discover in the main pane has been missing on my home desktop running windows XP ( yes I know it's a bit old hat) Album art does show in left hand pane - track currently playing and also avatars in right hand Activi...

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  • For some time now the album art in Discover in the main pane has been missing on my  home desktop running windows XP ( yes I know it's a bit old hat) Album art does show in left hand pane - trac...
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Password

A message just received by email from Spotifi starts "Hi" and then my password instead of my name??? Also, at the top left of the "Help" page (and other pages such as this one) is my password instead of my name. Is this correct? Can others see that p...

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  • A message just received by email from Spotifi starts "Hi" and then my password instead of my name??? Also, at the top left of the "Help" page (and other pages such as this one) is my password in...
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Only first 184 tracks are shown with HTTP URL

If I open the HTTP URL then I only see the first 184 tracks of a playlist. I used the latest version of the Spotify desktop for Windows application. I copied the HTTP URL from a playlist that contains 700+ tracks. The very same problem applies for al...

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  • If I open the HTTP URL then I only see the first 184 tracks of a playlist.   I used the latest version of the Spotify desktop for Windows application. I copied the HTTP URL from a playlist t...
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Browse available in free account, but not in premium account

I have a premium account and a free account, when I log out of my premimum account in the windows desktop app version 0.9.6 and log into my free account i have the browse tab. But in my premium account I do not. What is going on? How come I pay for s...

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  • I have a premium account and a free account, when I log out of my premimum account in the windows desktop app version 0.9.6 and log into my free account i have the browse tab. But in my premium accou...
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Overwritten account

My first account was created with facebook and only facebook. I had not put any additional info, like new password or other account name. Few weeks ago I received and account from a friend of mine with a Spotify Premium on it, so I figured out I coul...

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  • My first account was created with facebook and only facebook. I had not put any additional info, like new password or other account name. Few weeks ago I received and account from a friend of mine wi...
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What happened to 'artists' button?

When I use Spotify I like to click on the artists button and browse artists I like until I see one I want to listen to and then browse their discography. It's great, the tile setup of each artist gives me a good visual interface that makes it easy to...

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  • When I use Spotify I like to click on the artists button and browse artists I like until I see one I want to listen to and then browse their discography. It's great, the tile setup of each artist giv...
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Custom Thumbnail

I am hoping someone knows how to create a custom thumbnail on a playlist I have the fastest growing Grunge playlist: Seattle Grunge if you're interested. A quick search of grunge on spotify puts this playlist at the top. The next 4 playlists have cus...

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  • I am hoping someone knows how to create a custom thumbnail on a playlist   I have the fastest growing Grunge playlist:   Seattle Grunge if you're interested.   A quick...
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Solved!! Won't shuffle albums

Good Morning, I'm having an issue where i have shuffle selected and it shuffles just fine the playlists i've created. But everytime i go to ANY album. Playing Biffy Clyro's Opposoties right now and it only plays that album from top to bottom, doesn't...

  • Casual Listener
  • Good Morning,    I'm having an issue where i have shuffle selected and it shuffles just fine the playlists i've created.    But everytime i go to ANY album. Playing Biffy Clyr...
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Mediabuttons on keyboard stopped working

Hi, Couple days ago my mediabuttons on my keyboard stopped working with spotify, I've tried to reinstall my keyboard and reinstalled spotify. Still doesn't work. The buttons DO work in Windows Media Player but not in Spotify, what can the problem be?...

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  • Hi,   Couple days ago my mediabuttons on my keyboard stopped working with spotify, I've tried to reinstall my keyboard and reinstalled spotify. Still doesn't work.   The buttons DO ...
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Better guidelines and contracts with artists and publishers

I've complained about this before (see: http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Strange-things-going-on-with-the-Spotify-database/m-p/487240#M56046 ) and I'm seriously getting irritated with songs or artists suddenly changing in de...

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  • I've complained about this before (see: http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Strange-things-going-on-with-the-Spotify-database/m-p/487240#M56046 ) and I'm seriously getting irri...
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Local files in a Public playlist not available to others

As a FREE member I realize I can not play my playlists on a mobile device, this does not pertain to me. What I want to do is be able to make my public playlists that contain local files playable to my friends. Doesn't Spotify work with some service l...

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  • As a FREE member I realize I can not play my playlists on a mobile device, this does not pertain to me.     What I want to do is be able to make my public playlists that c...
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Solved!! Stops playing for about 5 seconds every 5 minutes

For about 2 weeks ago spotify has started to act really irritating. Every 5-10 minutes spotify stops playing music for 5-10 seconds. Maybe its the buffer that's empty I don't now. There's no problem with my connection, I can watch all "play" services...

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  • For about 2 weeks ago spotify has started to act really irritating. Every 5-10 minutes spotify stops playing music for 5-10 seconds. Maybe its the buffer that's empty I don't now. There's no problem ...
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Solved!! Advertisement even though I have remium

So, Just now I saw this ad when I opened spotify: Can I fix this? Thanks

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  • So, Just now I saw this ad when I opened spotify:       Can I fix this?   Thanks 🙂
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Top Lists not showing

I have tried: Tested all countries and the "for me"/ "everywhere" options Log out / in Turn off / on Reinstall Still not working. What to do next?

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  • I have tried: Tested all countries and the "for me"/ "everywhere" options Log out / in Turn off / on Reinstall   Still not working.   What to do next?
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Coping more than one file

Why I can't open the containing folder of more than one file? Basically I made a playlist and I want to copy all this songs to separate folder but seems to it's impossible. I tried to export playlist to winamp and copy from wmp but I gave up. Spotify...

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  • Why I can't open the containing folder of more than one file? Basically I made a playlist and I want to copy all this songs to separate folder but seems to it's impossible. I tried to export playlist...
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Banner

Kinda tired of the R. Kelly banner on my discover spotify. I'm sure that there are some who are excited about seeing an orgy when they open their spotify, but I'm not. I realize that they are paid advertising, but can we move that ad right along?

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  • Kinda tired of the R. Kelly banner on my discover spotify. I'm sure that there are some who are excited about seeing an orgy when they open their spotify, but I'm not. I realize that they are paid ad...
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