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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
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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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  • giovlms
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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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One of my favorite songs became messed up? Not sure if corrupt or what has happened,

Hi! Since quite a while back now one of my favorite songs, Ready, Steady, Go by Paul Oakenfold has somehow been messed up in spotify, It used to be correct but now it has turned into something strange instead Paul Oakenfold – Ready, Steady, Go This i...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi!   Since quite a while back now one of my favorite songs, Ready, Steady, Go by Paul Oakenfold has somehow been messed up in spotify,   It used to be correct but now it has turned...
  • holmistrollet
  • Casual Listener
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Windows/Ubuntu Laptop shared cache

I run spotify on my Windows/Ubuntu dual boot travel laptop. Since I don't always have an internet connection, I rely on the offline mode; but on the other hand, laptop hard drives are expensive and my diskspace is way too limited to download the musi...

  • Gig Goer
  • ...y diskspace is way too limited to download the music twice -- is there any chance I can share the cache between the Windows and the Linux installation? I do have a shared partition...
  • raoden
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Can't Find Album on Artist Page But Can Listen To It Normally

Hi everyone , i've been away from the community for sometime , was on vacation and stuff, but this new issue just made me get back to discuss it. So recently Hardwell's new album was just released, "United We Are" , I discovered it by just looking on...

  • Roadie
  • Hi everyone , i've been away from the community for sometime , was on vacation and stuff, but this new issue just made me get back to discuss it. So recently Hardwell's new album was just released, "...
  • Abner
  • Roadie
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Matching my MP3s

Hi ! I'm new to Spotify and wanted to know if there is a way to match my personal library of MP3s (for those MP3s that Spotify has). Similar to what Google Music does, so you can access your MP3s on any device through Spotify. Basically it would reco...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi ! I'm new to Spotify and wanted to know if there is a way to match my personal library of MP3s (for those MP3s that Spotify has). Similar to what Google Music does, so you can access your MP3s o...
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Can't access followed people (Following count is zero although I follow people)

I try to follow people, but still the number displayed (following) is zero. Same problem on Windows 8.1, Ubuntu and iPhone. (The number of followers is correct though.) So I can't access playlists and recent activity for followed people, only the fol...

  • Casual Listener
  • I try to follow people, but still the number displayed (following) is zero. Same problem on Windows 8.1, Ubuntu and iPhone. (The number of followers is correct though.) So I can't access playlists an...
  • kinabengt
  • Casual Listener
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Related artist is the artist iself

Hi, I saw a strange thing on my own artist profile Dr. Sounds, the first related artist is Dr. Sounds iself.

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  • Hi, I saw a strange thing on my own artist profile Dr. Sounds, the first related artist is Dr. Sounds iself.  
  • Peter__
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Windows and Linux dualboot

Hi there! I have a question. I couldn't find any answer for this online. So.. I've been using spotify on windows and a downloaded some playlists (avaible offline). Then I installed Linux and Spotify won't open those playlists offline. I know where my...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there! I have a question. I couldn't find any answer for this online. So.. I've been using spotify on windows and a downloaded some playlists (avaible offline). Then I installed Linux and S...
  • Peter__
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my account was overwritten?

My soon to be wife must have been logged into my facebook when she created an account or something, after she created an account it erased all my play lists and now it says I am logged in as her I cannot even log in as me, I re-installed spotify, log...

  • Newbie
  • ...isten at the same time, do we need to delete her account so she can start over? How can I get my account back? maybe an issue with the two opperating systems? I installed on linux (fedora) and she is u...
  • kbrooksc
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Slowly accumulating hard drive space

Here's the skinny. It seems that Spotify is slowly taking up more and more space. When I've left Spotify running over the period of a few hours (while in my dorm room homeworking or some such business), I'll check OS (C:) and there will be less space...

  • Casual Listener
  • Here's the skinny.       It seems that Spotify is slowly taking up more and more space.  When I've left Spotify running over the period of a few hours (while in my dorm room h...
  • Business-Socks
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify connect for all clients including desktops and libspotify enabled devices

Hello Is this possible or should i post and idea about it . or ist one already Spotify connect for all clients including desktops and libspotify enabled devices . yes controll any spotify with any other spotify simple as that ! Unification of key fun...

  • Roadie
  • Hello Is this possible or should i post and idea about it . or ist one already 🙂   Spotify connect for all clients including desktops and libspotify enabled devices .   yes control...
  • mrparity
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Röyksopp song became greyed out but had been available

I had been enjoying "Röyksopp Forever" by Röyksopp, and had starred it - all good. Then it dissappeared! I found the "Hide unplayable Tracks" option in preferences and unchecked it, and now I can see it again but it's greyed out - as is most of the m...

  • Newbie
  • I had been enjoying "Röyksopp Forever" by Röyksopp, and had starred it - all good. Then it dissappeared! I found the "Hide unplayable Tracks" option in preferences and unchecked it, and now I can see...
  • bzite
  • Roadie
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Release notes for 0.9.12.6 and release notes in general

Come on spotify, I'm very disappointed in way in which you release new versions. I shouldn't have to go searching on a forum to find if any release notes have been posted. You should have a blog, dedicated page or even an in app summary of what's bee...

  • Music Fan
  • ...blog, dedicated page or even an in app summary of what's been changed. (If you already have, it should be better publicised, as I've not yet found it)   If there is nothing worthy of a...
  • hans-jürgen
  • Roadie
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Belgian (FR) get Dutch advertising

Hi, Please, make difference between Belgian FR and NL because I'm Belgian (FR) and I get Dutch advertising and it's really boring! Have a nice day, Maverick

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   Please, make difference between Belgian FR and NL because I'm Belgian (FR) and I get Dutch advertising and it's really boring!   Have a nice day, Maverick
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Starring Songs with TuneWiki

Use the tunewiki app click the tiny star next to the song title and it will move automatically to your starred folder

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  • Use the tunewiki app click the tiny star next to the song title and it will move automatically to your starred folder  
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Solved!! Unadvertised P2P feature

I am not very happy with Spotify right now. I was doing some work in my router when I noticed that Spotify had opened some ports via UPnP. I found this a little strange and after some googleing I discovered Spotify uses a P2P network for its content....

  • Casual Listener
  • I am not very happy with Spotify right now. I was doing some work in my router when I noticed that Spotify had opened some ports via UPnP. I found this a little strange and after some googleing I dis...
  • openstar53
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Thumbs Up Icon by Albums

What does this do? I was hoping it would sort the songs by "Popularity", but it unfortunately does not do that. It does put an upwards carrot character below the icon when I click it; again making me think it should be sorting the album. There is no ...

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  • What does this do? I was hoping it would sort the songs by "Popularity", but it unfortunately does not do that. It does put an upwards carrot character below the icon when I click it; again making me...
  • Peter__
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Solved!! Add all music of playlists to "my music" section by one ?

Hi all, I've just installed the new version (0.9.8.226). I have about 800 playlists (1 album = 1 playlist). I am interested about the new "my music" section, but is there a way ton add all them by one clic ? If i have to drag each playlist to the "ti...

  • Regular
  • Hi all,   I've just installed the new version (0.9.8.226).   I have about 800 playlists (1 album = 1 playlist). I am interested about the new "my music" section, but is there a wa...
  • Joe
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Getting Local File Names to Show in a Shared Playlist

Ok this is a weird question, but I understand why Spotify won't allow someone else to play my local files on a playlist I share with them, but I wonder if there is a way for at least the title of the song to show up on their end? I ask because I use ...

  • Regular
  • Ok this is a weird question, but I understand why Spotify won't allow someone else to play my local files on a playlist I share with them, but I wonder if there is a way for at least the title of the...
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Motörhead - The World is Ours Vol. 2

Die Liedtitel in diesem Album sind vermischt. Beispielsweise sind die Titel "Rock out" und "One Night Stand" vertauscht.

  • Casual Listener
  • Die Liedtitel in diesem Album sind vermischt. Beispielsweise sind die Titel "Rock out" und "One Night Stand" vertauscht.    
  • Daniel
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Strangest Radio songs

I think this has to be one of the strangest radio choices spotify has served up yet. Starting a Brian Adams radio station (summer of 69) four tracks later and it's playing "Doctor Jones" by aqua. hummm Needless to say it was thumbs down. On a serious...

  • Roadie
  • I think this has to be one of the strangest radio choices spotify has served up yet. Starting a Brian Adams radio station (summer of 69) four tracks later and it's playing "Doctor Jones" by aqua. hum...
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