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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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Spotify local files not linked

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDevice(PC (1.0.85.257.g0f8531bd (Windows Store version)))Operating System(Windows 10 x64 1803) My Question or IssueHi. I have problems with Spotify not linking local files to Spotify database (all artist and albums are greyed ...

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device (PC (1.0.85.257.g0f8531bd (Windows Store version))) Operating System (Windows 10 x64 1803)   My Question or Issue Hi. I have problems with Spotify no...
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Local Files: Sharing on Social Networks, Adding to Playlists

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHow do I share on social networks like Facebook and Twitter my own Local Files? Also, how do I add to my playlists my own Local Files all together all at once, not individual...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue How do I share on social networks like Facebook and Twitter my own Local Files? Also, how do I add...
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Superuser Contribution No more local files feature!

PlanPremiumDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue I moved to YouTube music but I decided to give Spotify one last go after being a Premium member for years. With this latest version, I'm unable to add local files, After search...

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  • Plan Premium Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue   I moved to YouTube music but I decided to give Spotify one last go after being a Premium member for year...
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[Desktop] No Local Files & Facebook Tab In My Settings

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeOperating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueDoesn't have the Local Files & Facebook Tab in my settings.I want to add local files to my Spotify but there is no way for me to do so

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  •     Plan Premium Country Singapore Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Doesn't have the Local Files & Facebook Tab in my settings. I want to add local f...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files have the same cover art

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceMicrosoft Surface Laptop 3Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have several local files that are from the same artist and album, however they each have unique cover art. Despite this, when played through...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have several local files that are from the same artist and album...
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Local files are grayed out and local files in settings gone

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueLocal files are grayed out and local files in settings gone. I heard that this is updated version issue. Want to roll back to previous version to use this feature. I real...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Local files are grayed out and local files in settings gone. I heard that this is updated vers...
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Superuser Contribution No Setting for Local Files

The instructions for connecting/syncing local files seem super simple, but on my wife's Windows 10 desktop "Local Files" doesn't even show up in the Settings menu (see pics). I created our family account and if I go to the desktop app on my Windows 1...

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  • The instructions for connecting/syncing local files seem super simple, but on my wife's Windows 10 desktop "Local Files" doesn't even show up in the Settings menu (see pics). I created our family acc...
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Superuser Contribution Audiobook Local Files

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePC & MobileOperating SystemLatest IOS & Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello there, I have uploaded some audiobooks from my local storage and use them within Spotify. I have these synced to my IOS device as well. I was wonde...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC & Mobile Operating System Latest IOS & Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello there,   I have uploaded some audiobooks from my local s...
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How do I stop Spotify from accessing my Local Files?

PlanFree CountryUnited Kingdom DeviceLenovo Yoga 2 Operating SystemWindows 10 My question:Hi there, I recently installed Spotify on my Windows desktop PC. I noticed that as part of installation Spotify searched my PC and found my local music files. I...

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  • Plan Free   Country United Kingdom   Device Lenovo Yoga 2   Operating System Windows 10   My question: Hi there,   I recently installed Spotify on my Windows d...
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Unable to detect mp4 files in local files

PlanFreeCountryHong Kong DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 7 My Question or IssueI downloaded mp4 files into the local files, but Spotify isn't detecting them, those files aren't showing up under the local files section. Spotify can detect and play the...

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  • Plan Free Country Hong Kong   Device PC Operating System Windows 7   My Question or Issue I downloaded mp4 files into the local files, but Spotify isn't detecting them, those fil...
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Local files does not detect .MP3 files, does detect .mp3 files

Hopefully this saves some of you some time troubleshooting this. When loading in music through the "Local Files" feature, Spotify does NOT automatically load in files with the .MP3 extension, but does load in files with the .mp3 extension. After seve...

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  • Hopefully this saves some of you some time troubleshooting this.   When loading in music through the "Local Files" feature, Spotify does NOT automatically load in files with the .MP3 extension...
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Local Files Greying Out

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicePC, Laptop, SmartphoneOperating SystemWindows 8 For some reason after I made playlists with local files and download them on my PC, everything works. But after I downloaded the playlists on my Laptop which operates on Wi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device PC, Laptop, Smartphone Operating System Windows 8    For some reason after I made playlists with local files and download them on my PC, everythi...
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Can't find supported files when using Local Files

CountryAmerica DeviceDesktop/PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueI'm trying to add and find local files to a playlist of mine. I know how local files work, and I've gotten it to work before. But the thing is I had some files which I added...

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  • Country America  Device Desktop/PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue I'm trying to add and find local files to a playlist of mine. I know how local files work, and I've got...
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Cannot Delete Local files

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePC LaptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI am trying to delete the local files on my Spotify, I have tried everything. Ive tried going to "%appdata%\Spotify\Users\" and deleting "local-files.bnk". I have tried ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device PC Laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I am trying to delete the local files on my Spotify, I have tried everything. Iv...
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Local files won't sync with songs on the cloud

PlanPremiumCountryBulgariaDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have added my local files with Spotify, but it won't sync them with the ones on the cloud. I know for sure that those albums exist on Spotify, because ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Bulgaria Device Samsung Galaxy S10 Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have added my local files with Spotify, but it won't sync them with the one...
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Local Files turn off everytime I turn on Spotify

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueEverytime I turn on Spotify, I have to set my source folder for my Local Files. If I open Spotify without internet connection, the setting doesn't turn off.

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Issue Everytime I turn on Spotify, I have to set my source folder for my Local Files. If I open Spotify with...
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Solved!! local files do no longer show up

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hey,i just wanted to listen to some local files, but they do no longer show up in Spotify. those that i put once in a playlist are still there, but all others can n...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue   Hey, i just wanted to listen to some local files, but they do no longer sh...
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Local Files - Only some of the files are displaying.

PlanPremiumCountry EnglandDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or Issue I have approx. 140 .mp3 Files in my Drive in a folder called Spotify. I've set only this folder to be the source file for the local files. Only 52 songs are show...

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  • Plan Premium Country  England Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue  I have approx. 140 .mp3 Files in my 😧 Drive in a folder called Spotify.&nbsp...
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Local downloaded songs dont play

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceDesktop, Stylus 3 Operating SystemWindows, Android Nougat My Issue While using Spotify on my pc, some of the songs I had downloaded approximately one week ago cannot be played in any playlist, however, they do play in the ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  USA Device Desktop, Stylus 3  Operating System Windows, Android Nougat   My Issue  While using Spotify on my pc, some of the song...
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Unable to Delete Local Files

Plan PremiumCountry UKDevice Macbook Pro 2011Operating System OS X El Capitain My Question or Issue**Sighs*** I have read so many solutions to this and for me NONE have worked. I'm using the Spotify Desktop App and I cannot ......CANNOT remove any lo...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Macbook Pro 2011 Operating System OS X El Capitain    My Question or Issue **Sighs***   I have read so many solutions to thi...
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