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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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  • SaylorDustin
  • Casual Listener
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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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  • cour10e22
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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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  • MattSuda
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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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New messages in inbox are not new

Hello! My inbox sometimes displays a number next to it indicating that I've received new messages. When I check my inbox there are no new messages. I've gone through every single message and when I exit the inbox it still says I've got new messages. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello!     My inbox sometimes displays a number next to it indicating that I've received new messages.   When I check my inbox there are no new messages.   I've gone...
  • pnäh
  • Casual Listener
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Win7 problems

Hi, I have a little problem with using spotify with Win&. In browser (Chrome) it works OK, but when I've installed it on my Win7, it's not working. It has synchronized all my playlists but when I want to listen to any kind of music, it's just doesn't...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I have a little problem with using spotify with Win&. In browser (Chrome) it works OK, but when I've installed it on my Win7, it's not working. It has synchronized all my playlists but when I...
  • robbe_hb
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Where the hell are my local files?

Bonjour à tous ! Pourquoi les playlists générales ne s'affichent plus ? Tout marchait très bien , et maintenant , plus de playlists ! Avez vous une idée ?? Merci à tous de votre contribution , Marc

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  • Bonjour à tous !   Pourquoi les playlists générales ne s'affichent plus ?   Tout marchait très bien , et maintenant , plus de playlists !   Avez vous une idée ??   ...
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404 Error

I am a subscriber and I have had a 404 Error the past few days. I exit and go back in, same thing. This is really getting tiresome; I'd like to be able to listen to the music I pay for.

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  • I am a subscriber and I have had a 404 Error the past few days. I exit and go back in, same thing. This is really getting tiresome; I'd like to be able to listen to the music I pay for.
  • Joe
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Importing playlists from Media Player

MY, I repeat, MY NOT- FROM -SPOTIFY playlist on Media Player was imported to Spotify. Now my own music that was on my media player on my laptop is not available to me on my laptop and I can only listen to it if I am online with Spotify. HOW DO I GET ...

  • Newbie
  • MY, I repeat, MY NOT- FROM -SPOTIFY playlist on Media Player was imported to Spotify. Now my own music that was on my media player on my laptop is not available to me on my laptop and I can only list...
  • Joe
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Activity showing single repeated/old "user shared a track" message

Activity feed was working great for a while, but recently I see over and over that one of my friends shared Chelsea Wolfe's "We Hit a Wall", as if they were sharing it again every day. It's always close to the top. Regular listening activity continue...

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  • Activity feed was working great for a while, but recently I see over and over that one of my friends shared Chelsea Wolfe's "We Hit a Wall", as if they were sharing it again every day. It's always cl...
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Questions about "Discover" feature

Hello everybody, I have some questions about the recent Spotify's "Discover" feature: - What would be the criteria used to determine when the songs shared by my followers appears in there or not? - What's the point of spending the time by clicking on...

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  • Hello everybody,   I have some questions about the recent Spotify's "Discover" feature:   - What would be the criteria used to determine when the songs shared by...
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Spotify publishes the last listened song to Facebook after launch

Hello, it's my first post here. I found, that every time I launch the Spotify Windows Client it publishes the last listened song to Facebook, even if I've listened this song in the private session. I usually turn on the private session for not publis...

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  • Hello, it's my first post here.    I found, that every time I launch the Spotify Windows Client it publishes the last listened song to Facebook, even if I've listened this song in the p...
  • claudiamc
  • Roadie
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Some songs don't play (Argentina)

Hello! Im using the desktop app, there are many songs that don't play. Anyone having the same problem? license issues? Greetings! Alfredo

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello!   Im using the desktop app, there are many songs that don't play.   Anyone having the same problem?   license issues?   Greetings!   Alfredo
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Any news on Collection?

This was announced almost a year ago, and we desperately need it. Can anyone from the Spotify camp say if it's at least coming this year?

  • Roadie
  • This was announced almost a year ago, and we desperately need it. Can anyone from the Spotify camp say if it's at least coming this year?
  • Peter__
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Tracks I only play in 'Private Session' are showing in my Top Tracks list!!!!

I'm quite shocked to see that the tracks I play in 'private session', so no-one knows how I have a secret penchant for some embarassingly uncool stuff, are showing in my 'Top Tracks' on my profile! I'm going to go as far as to say 'What the **bleep**...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm quite shocked to see that the tracks I play in 'private session', so no-one knows how I have a secret penchant for some embarassingly uncool stuff, are showing in my 'Top Tracks' on my profile! I...
  • JonVonRox
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Solved!! Issue while playing song

Hi. Why when I´m playing a song, sometimes the player doesn´t show it right in the main window?

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  • Hi. Why when I´m playing a song, sometimes the player doesn´t show it right in the main window?    
  • Peter__
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Window management on Windows is not idiomatic

Windows users have access to a number of idiomatic shortcuts for windows management: WindowsKey+UpArrow for Maximize, WKey+LeftArrow or +RightArrow for dock to screen edge, drag menubar to top of screen for maximize. Advanced windows users make a lot...

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  • Windows users have access to a number of idiomatic shortcuts for windows management: WindowsKey+UpArrow for Maximize, WKey+LeftArrow or +RightArrow for dock to screen edge, drag menubar to top of scr...
  • Peter__
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Eddyspotifylover

I have waited all day for someone from Spotify to email me on what is going on with my service. I don't want to cancel my service. I love Spotify. But if I can't use it I have no choice but to cancel my subscription

  • Casual Listener
  • I have waited all day for someone from Spotify to email me on what is going on with my service. I don't want to cancel my service. I love Spotify. But if I can't use it I have no choice but to cancel...
  • Peter__
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Unreachable Albums ?

Hey guys, I noticed a whole lot of albums i was listening to dissapear (from playlists and the artist's page) which is totally not cool... But regardless I also have been encountering albums that are not possible to get to by searching the artist's p...

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  • Hey guys,   I noticed a whole lot of albums i was listening to dissapear (from playlists and the artist's page) which is totally not cool... But regardless I also have been encountering albu...
  • quinnmct
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A question about the discover page

Hi everyone! My question is: There's an individual that is constantly being posted on my discover page. I have not selected them for following and was wondering how I can remove this.

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone! My question is: There's an individual  that is constantly being posted on my discover page. I have not selected them for following and was wondering how I can remove this. 
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Shortcut Q not working when using it on friends' activity list

Usually I just right click a song I want to queue and press "Q" to queue it. This has always worked and still does work, except in my friends' activity list. When I right click a song in my friends' actvity list and press "Q", the song doesn't get qu...

  • Roadie
  • Usually I just right click a song I want to queue and press "Q" to queue it. This has always worked and still does work, except in my friends' activity list. When I right click a song in my friends' ...
  • minitauros
  • Roadie
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Sync issue

I have a Spotify Premium account and every time that I try to sync my iPod Nano with a playlist, it only will sync local files. What am I doing wrong?

  • Newbie
  • I have a Spotify Premium account and every time that I try to sync my iPod Nano with a playlist, it only will sync local files. What am I doing wrong?
  • Peter__
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10 hour limit

Does it involve everyone or only people who only used Spotify for more than 6 months? Cos I've been using it for like 2 weeks and apparently I've crossed it.

  • Casual Listener
  • Does it involve everyone or only people who only used Spotify for more than 6 months? Cos I've been using it for like 2 weeks and apparently I've crossed it.
  • Thedev
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playlist hide and que reversed

Hi! Found few mysterious things about spotify behaviour. While surfing people I'm following and try to find and pick some playlist, some lists don't show up. These can be lists I follow already, or user X updated Y-list in Activity bar. Of course the...

  • Roadie
  • Hi!   Found few mysterious things about spotify behaviour. While surfing people I'm following and try to find and pick some playlist, some lists don't show up. These can be lists I follow al...
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