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A Swedish-founded music streaming service offering streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels.

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Are the user playlists on spotify auto updated?

We all know there are playlists curated by the spotify team. And in the app, we can create our own playlist. In this "self created" playlist (meaning a user creates an empty playlist for ...
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How to Transfer Spotify Library

I'm currently on my brother's Family account. I want to get my own account. How do I transfer my old Library to my new account?
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How do I hide my followers on my Spotify profile?

Users who visit my profile on Spotify can see who I follow and who my followers are. How do I hide this information so that it is not public?
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Spotify can't play the current song

Once in a while my Spotify on Mac laptop will stop working, showing up this blue banner saying "Can't play the current song". I reinstalled Spotify but it didn't work. I also found this ...
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How to merge Spotify Accounts into Spotify Family?

I have Spotify Premium. My daughter also does, which is paid for by my wife's mobile phone contract. My son also uses Spotify for free, with ads. I would like to merge all of these into the Spotify ...
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How to block songs on Spotify

After using Spotify for more than five years, I'm meeting the ceiling and Spotify only recommends songs I've already listened to, including those I don't like. Is there a way to block the songs I do ...
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Spotify: How to get truly random playback using playlist shuffle?

When playing Spotify playlists in shuffle mode (currently the only available mode for free accounts, while as a paying premium customer I can play in the original playlist order or in a pseudo-...
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Is it possible to add an entire album to a playlist on Spotify?

Pretty much like the title says, is it possible to add an entire album to a playlist at once, instead of having to add every single track manually? I can't find a way to do that, am I overlooking ...
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Spotify Web player - previous and next shortcuts

I use keyboard shortcuts for all of my media players, but Spotify's web player (open.spotify.com) seems to be pretty limited in the keyboard shortcuts it provides. I know that Ctrl + left/right ...
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Get Alexa to send the current Spotify song to a list

I am thinking about a way to make Alexa send the currently playing song to a list, so whenever I discover a new music I really like I can say "Alexa, get me this song" and she sends this one specific ...
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Can I mitigate Spotify's memory leak?

I need to use Spotify's web player because I cannot install the player on my work PC. Unfortunately I have noticed that after 30 mins - 1 hour of continuous play, Firefox starts lagging; a few moments ...
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Using Spotify Web Player behind proxy

Spotify Web Player https://play.spotify.com does not work behind my company proxy. Is there a way to use Spotify Web Player when behind a company proxy?
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How do I play a specific genre 'radio' on Spotify?

When I search for 'downtempo', it only shows albums, artists, and songs with the word 'downtempo'. How do I play music of the whole genre downtempo? The closest thing they have is playlists with the ...
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How does linking Spotify to Uber effect the Uber experience?

After connecting Spotify will I hear music I like, or that Spotify recommends for me, in the car? What's the effect of this option?
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How do I navigate to the album in Spotify?

When using Spotify web player (https://play.spotify.com/) how can I navigate to the album for the currently playing track?
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How do I recover a deleted Spotify play list?

I accidentally deleted a play list in Spotify, and now I regret it. It was pretty highly customized. Is there any way I can get it back?
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Country specific playlists in Spotify

First time when I used Spotify and created account, I was located in Austria. This location must have got stored in Spotify. Now even if I'm actually living in another country, I still get ...
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Spotify is not working at all after cancelling premium

Everytime I double-click a song in my library (saved, not local) I get an error that the current song cannot be played. I cancelled premium and I've played a few songs in my app, but the desktop ...
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How to search Spotify playlists by song?

In Spotify you can only search for public playlists by playlist title. This is unhelpful for obvious reasons. To demonstrate, a few of my public playlist names: Tiny Danza, Peach World, Works, Jon ...
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How to do advanced search and sorting for public Spotify playlists?

There are more than one billion public playlists available on Spotify. But as far as I can tell, the only way to search for them is to enter a word in the universal search field (I mostly use the ...
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How to change Spotify Facebook login to email login

Is there a way to change my Spotify login from using Facebook to using just email and password?
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Does the Spotify web player (play.spotify.com) user peer-to-peer connections?

Does the spotify web player (play.spotify.com) use p2p transfers to supplement the bandwidth available for streaming directly from their own servers? I know their software client used to do that but I ...
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Why doesn't my Spotify Play Queue & History sync across devices?

I have Spotify Premium. And this past weekend I played a bunch of music from my iPhone while I was out of town. Now I'm back, and I'm on my computer, and I can't figure out what it is that I played. ...
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What does the "plus sign" do in the new Spotify?

Spotify's mobile app and desktop client underwent a pretty drastic (black) redesign. Overall, it's a welcome upgrade. But one change isn't intuitive: Instead of stars there are now "plus signs." When ...
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How do I reorder the tracks in a Spotify playlist using the web player?

I'm using Google Chrome on Windows 7. I can't drag and drop the tracks, and I see no option for changing the order.
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Migrating existing Music to Spotify?

I have a huge folder of music (I don't have iTunes), and I recently got Spotify Premium. I want to match all my local music on Spotify library, removing the local files and only saving those that don'...
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Spotify gift card countries not matching

My father has bought me a gift card from Spotify, from Belgium. I'm from Belgium, but I spend most of my time in the Netherlands, so I usually pay for Spotify with a Dutch credit card. Now, when I try ...
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How to follow a specific friend on Spotify?

It doesn't seem there is any way to search for Facebook friends on Spotify, and then follow them. The Spotify client allows you only to refresh a random list of six friends, and hope to get lucky that ...
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How to disable autoplay on Spotify web site?

Every time the browser starts, the music does too. Rather than navigate away (since I listen a lot) I'd like to simply never, ever hear music from a Spotify tab before pressing Play somewhere. Is it ...
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Is it possible to use Spotify Web without WebSockets?

The Spotify Web Player doesn't appear to load if it cannot establish a WebSockets connect to the Spotify servers. The Chrome developer tools show me that, in my case, it's trying to establish a ...
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How to change profile picture in Spotify?

Is there any way to change one's profile picture in Spotify?
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Is there any way to add "stars" to Spotify? [closed]

iTunes offers users the ability to give songs and albums up to 5 "stars." But Spotify only offers single stars. This makes it difficult to sort tracks and impossible to "dog ear" albums without ...
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How to see what tracks I've sent to friends in Spotify?

I have a Spotify premium account. One of my favorite things about the service is the ease of sharing music with friends. But it doesn't appear there is a way to see all the music I've dragged and ...
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Does Spotify REALLY want my Facebook password? Isn't it against Facebook's privacy policy/TOS?

I'm surprised that Facebook supports them (and yes, they really want Facebook password) As of their policies, it should be disallowed to request password from user's You must not include ...
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Last.fm playlist to Spotify playlist

Is there any easy way to convert a Last.fm playlist, such as this one, to a Spotify playlist? (One which would include, of course, those of the songs that are available on Spotify.) You can export ...
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Is there a way to have temporary playlists in Spotify?

Using Spotify, I listen to a large selection of music and a large selection of playlists [The same happens with my iTunes but that just filled my HD so I use Spotify]. I just want a way to have a ...
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