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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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  • pastasås
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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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  • removeallpodcasts
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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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HOWTO: Spotify "party-mode" with trippy visuals from iTunes, WinAmp, MilkDrop, etc

This is not a question, I just wanted to share how I got this working so that I can use Spotify to play music on my laptop, while the secondary monitor plays visuals based on the Spotify output. The key is looping the output of Spotify back to the in...

  • Music Fan
  • ...utput, which is exactly what we want). How to know? Run "Sound Recorder" (or the Mac equivalent) and check that the sound guage is bouncing up and down indicating that audio is coming in the line in. If n...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Queue changing to the start of the playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceCustom Built Windows 10 PC (Have also experienced problem on iPhone and Mac)Operating SystemWindows 10 (Have also experienced problem on iOS 11 and 12, and Mac High Sierra and Mojave) My Question or IssueSo it seems that t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Custom Built Windows 10 PC (Have also experienced problem on iPhone and Mac) Operating System Windows 10 (Have also experienced problem on iOS 11 and 1...
  • Yordan
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Solved!! [Desktop] Storage Location Setting Not Working

When trying to change the Storage location, in some cases the setting will be ignored.

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  • When trying to change the Storage location, in some cases the setting will be ignored.
  • LSNTW
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How do you organise your playlists/library?

Hi there all. So, as the subject says, how do you organise your playlists? I find spotify's ability to manage playlist incredibly subpar, and I don't believe they're about to do anything about it soon, instead focusing on crappy social features, rath...

  • Roadie
  • Hi there all.   So, as the subject says, how do you organise your playlists?   I find spotify's ability to manage playlist incredibly subpar, and I don't believe they're about to do...
  • mindecosta
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Superuser Contribution Spotify inbox

Why is the inbox of spotify gone? You could send numbers to each other and send messages. I miss it.

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  • Why is the inbox of spotify gone? You could send numbers to each other and send messages. I miss it.
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Solved!! Save not working (not over limit)

I stumbled upon a problem with the save function today: when I click "save" from the album view window the button says "saved" for a very brief moment, then reverts to "save". "Your Music" does not show the album after this. In other words, it behave...

  • Casual Listener
  • I stumbled upon a problem with the save function today: when I click "save" from the album view window the button says "saved" for a very brief moment, then reverts to "save". "Your Music" does not s...
  • John_marston92
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Solved!! Add button rearrange

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceDell Inspiron 7567Operating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssuePlease add option to rearrange buttons I love full screen mode but its to the rignt and I forget about it.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country India Device Dell Inspiron 7567 Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Please add option to rearrange buttons I love full screen mode but its to the rignt and ...
  • mosohodPeti
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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 t...
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    remove local files.
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Superuser Contribution Cannot add song to playlist from Now Playing queue

Sometimes I often queue a bunch of new songs from different playlists and listen to them. If I like the song I'm currently listening to, I want to add it to one of my own playlists. To do so, I try to drag the song from the "Now Playing" section in t...

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  • Casual Listener
  • ...ad this issue across multiple computers and operating systems during the last year, as far as I can remember.   Operating System Windows 7, Windows 10 and macOS Mojave   Spotify V...
  • Guido
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Superuser Contribution Play counter not updating

Hi everyone, ive noticed that on a few artist profile including my own that the play counter is not updating. My new track usually gets 150 plays every day. This Is being updated but the play counter is not increasing. Is anyone else experiencing thi...

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  • Hi everyone,    ive noticed that on a few artist profile including my own that the play counter is not updating. My new track usually gets 150 plays every day. This Is being updated but t...
  • Guido
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Unwanted songs added to my playlist - ANYONE ELSE?!

I would never add a Kanye West song, (or whatever dross those two songs were) to my playlist (I deleted them immediately). If this is a new direction that Spotify is taking by promoting artists by adding songs to your playlist without permission or n...

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  • I would never add a Kanye West song, (or whatever dross those two songs were) to my playlist (I deleted them immediately).   If this is a new direction that Spotify is taking by promoting ar...
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Solved!! I can't search for my own Spotify Playlists! (Mac)

Hello, I know there is another thread open about this, but I'm opening a new one because this is a VERY BIG ISSUE: WE CAN'T SEARCH FOR OUR OWN PLAYLISTS ANY MORE SINCE THE LAST UPDATE! SPOTIFY IS BASED ON PLAYLISTS, SO TAKING AWAY THE SEARCH FEATURE ...

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  • Hello,   I know there is another thread open about this, but I'm opening a new one because this is a VERY BIG ISSUE: WE CAN'T SEARCH FOR OUR OWN PLAYLISTS ANY MORE SINCE THE LAST UPDATE...
  • TheTerminalMan
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Solved!! Hotkey for Thumbs up or down

I'm just checking if anybody has figured out a way to do this and maybe I'm missing something. I'm looking for a way to assign a hotkey to thumbs up or thumbs down a radio station, however it needs to get done. Blockify and Toastify don't seem to imp...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm just checking if anybody has figured out a way to do this and maybe I'm missing something. I'm looking for a way to assign a hotkey to thumbs up or thumbs down a radio station, however it needs t...
  • Mobuos
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Solved!! 'This song is not available' Shows for EVERY song I try to play

Hi! I am unable to get spotify on my work PC to play any music. This has been an issue that has come and gone for a few weeks. For any given track I try to play (literally any) I recieve the message 'This song is not available. If you have the file o...

  • Regular
  • Hi!   I am unable to get spotify on my work PC to play any music. This has been an issue that has come and gone for a few weeks.   For any given track I try to play (literally any) I re...
  • craigg75
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Solved!! 48K Vs. 44.1 Khz 16 Vs. 24 Bit depth

In digital audio using pulse-code modulation (PCM), bit depth is the number of bits of information in each sample and it directly corresponds to the resolution of each sample. Examples of bit depth include compact disc digital audio, which uses 16 bi...

  • Roadie
  • In digital audio using pulse-code modulation (PCM), bit depth is the number of bits of information in each sample and it directly corresponds to the resolution&nbsp...
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Solved!! Play all songs by artist?

According to a thread this feature is implemented http://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-Ideas/0-8-8-Bring-back-play-all-songs-by-artist/idi-p/292682 but I cant seem to find where to 'play all songs by artist' is this possible without having to manu...

  • Casual Listener
  • According to a thread this feature is implemented  http://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-Ideas/0-8-8-Bring-back-play-all-songs-by-artist/idi-p/292682   but I cant seem to find where...
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Some albums don't show up on artist page

I've noticed that on some artist pages spotify doesn't show all albums, but if you search for the album title you'll find it. For example if you go to Eminems artist page you can see the edited version of "Recovery" but the unedited version is no whe...

  • Newbie
  • I've noticed that on some artist pages spotify doesn't show all albums, but if you search for the album title you'll find it. For example if you go to Eminems artist page you can see the edited versi...
  • BoatGoat
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Solved!! How can you modify / customize radio stations like you can with Pandora?

Hi all, I'd like to customize radio stations to add artists, but the only option I'm seeing is to follow artists. Can you customize radio stations in Spotify like you can with Pandora? I didn't find anything on the boards for this. And also, how do y...

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  • Hi all, I'd like to customize radio stations to add artists, but the only option I'm seeing is to follow artists. Can you customize radio stations in Spotify like you can with Pandora? I didn't find ...
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Superuser Contribution How do I open links in DESKTOP APP ONLY?

I never, ever want to listen in the web player. It looks like the only methods I'm seeing are going to web player settings, but they don't exist anymore. How else now?

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  • I never, ever want to listen in the web player.    It looks like the only methods I'm seeing are going to web player settings, but they don't exist anymore. How else now?
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Solved!! "Service is temporarily unavailable, please try again later"

I've been trying to log in for about an hour or two now and all I keep getting is that message. I changed my password, nothing. Not sure what I should do. I'm about to restart my computer to see if that will work. Anyone know what to do or has anyone...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been trying to log in for about an hour or two now and all I keep getting is that message. I changed my password, nothing. Not sure what I should do. I'm about to restart my computer to see if t...
  • davthefish2103
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