Spotify is a streaming music service focused on music discovery through social interaction. It is not web based; streaming via Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android operating systems but has a one-click method for initiating playback via web links.

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How do I get my Logitech media buttons to control Spotify

I have a Logitech diNovo keyboard which includes media buttons for play/pause, stop, next, previous. I would like to let those buttons control Spotify. I've tried to add Spotify to the players.ini ...
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How do I filter in a playlist in the new Spotify interface (on mac)?

Up until last week I was able to hit Cmd+F in a playlist in Spotify to quickly filter inside it. After I updated it last week this doesn't seem to work anymore. Is it still possible to search/filter ...
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Send spotify to tray after latest update

Until the latest update to spotify (from what I can tell, 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd), spotify would close to the system tray. However, the latest update causes closing spotify to actually close it, ...
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Prevent Spotify auto-update on OS X: are these file/folder permissions too restrictive or problematic?

As some people may know, Spotify sports a forced auto-update feature. Recently they rolled out a new update that many users feel is a downgrade instead. The update is done via temporary files stored ...
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What to do when a running Spotify process stops working when put into background in Ubuntu 14.04?

Sometimes when I forget to run Spotify in background and then press Ctrl+Z it stops working. Is there any other way this can be done without killing Spotify?
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Mouse cursor randomly clicks, double clicks and right clicks

I started having this problem couple weeks ago, my mouse cursor will behave as it has right clicked(opens up the context menu of whatever program I'm in), it also single clicks every couple seconds, ...
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Is there a way to make the X button exit Spotify?

I've been trying out Spotify for the past few days, and have been annoyed that clicking the X button in the top right of the window just minimizes it instead of closing it. In fact, even ...
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Control tempo and/or pitch in Spotify? [closed]

I'm a guitarist who wants to learn songs by slowing down the tempo and changing the pitch if I need a different tuning. Is there a plugin or tool I can use to change the tempo and pitch of songs on ...
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Any Spotify tweaks with keyboard shortcut to 'star' tracks?

I'm a premium subscriber of Spotify and an obsessive productivity geek. One thing that really annoys me is that there isn't a keyboard shortcut to 'star' a track (I.e add a track to favourites). I ...
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How long will spotify keep playing after connection loss?

I was just listening to Spotify, and my internet connection went down. While I was not surprised it still completed the song (due to buffering), I was surprised when it went on to the next one and ...
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Programs like Visual Studio and Google Chrome kind of freeze

I have this problem for more than 1 and a half year now. When I use programs like Visual Studio, Google Chrome or Spotify the programs freeze randomly. Well, the program doesn't actually stop ...
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Streaming Spotify to Hi-Fi. Is it worth it? [closed]

I have a ultrabook with and I have been using its built-in speakers to listen to Spotify. However I would like to have a better sound quality, so I'm thinking about buying some kind of speakers- I ...
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Shockwave and spotify

When I turn my computer on I open sptoify and listen to it fine, however when I go online to watch a video or play some flash game shockwave will not respond. Then when I try listening to music on ...
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How can I stop applications from knowing system volume has been adjusted?

Spotify recently made some changes I disagreed with (doubling cost), and so I no longer have their premium service. This means they play ads after every couple songs. These ads are often very ...
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Is there a way to disable Spotify playlist notifications?

There is an annoying red thing going on on the top right corner, top of the megaphone symbol, every time someone changes something on any playlist I've subscribed to. The problem is that I haven't ...
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How to control Spotify via another computer on the same network?

I'm want to use Spotify as a jukebox accessible by all the computers on a network. I have it installed on 1 computer on the network which has a regular user. I want a way for other network users to ...
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“There is an issue with your sound card..” Every single time I replug my audo jack

I've a very frustrating problem here. Every time I unplug my audio jack from the back of my pc and want to plug in another I have to restart Spotify. This is not a big problem, I can listen to music ...
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Redirect Spotify Connection

At my home I have two computers: At one I have a connection to a Hi-Fi system and I use Spotify in it. I usually use remote desktop from the other computer to change the songs but now I'm wondering if ...
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Setting Spotify as Default Music Player for Windows 7

I want to make spotify as my default music player. I have the music button in my keyboard and I want to open spotify whenever I pressed this music button, what should I do?
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Amplify an application's volume?

I use Spotify to listen to music on my computer while working. One thing that really bothers me with this software is that it's output volume is very quiet compared to the other software that I use on ...
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Spotify cacheing songs on shared network drive

I know you can change the location where spotify stores its cached songs, but i was wondering if you could move it to a network drive, and have multiple PC's access it, this way we reduce the amount ...
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Spotify error: Can’t play curent track

One day the Spotify desktop client for Mac was unable to play my music and kept giving me the error “Can’t play curent track” at the top. I didn't change any preferences, login ID, or anything like ...
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Corsair Vengeance K70 media keys don't work with Spotify (OSX)

Keys: back next play/pause work fine with iTunes, but only play/pause works with Spotify. Connected via USB running 10.9.4. Any tips? Thanks!
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How to control Spotify queue / playlist from a 2nd device

I like to leave my iPad on top of my Stereo and then wander around the house. Usually, a song comes to mind and I'd like to add it to the queue or active playlist. Maybe I'm working on my PC and don't ...
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Spotify - alerts for playing a new song

Is it possible to get Spotify to put up a notification listing the song name and artist everytime they start playing a new song like iTunes does? (On your desktop) Here's an example:
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Logitech G930 configuring media buttons for Spotify

I just bought the Logitech G930 wireless headset and I love it, its really great so far. I was just wondering if it is possible to assign the media buttons to Spotify? Right now the applications list ...
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How do you block the whole file location from accessing the internet? WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 ~ Ok well i just want to know how to block Spotify (and everything it is related to) from internet access (What ever i do i cant seem to find the actual file that connects to the internet, ...
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Get the media buttons on my bluetooth headset working with Spotify on OS X

I just bought a Parrot Zik, which is a pair of bluetooth headphones with volume control, play/pause and next-prev buttons. (Or gestures, as they come with the Zik). The phones work beautifully with ...
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Hide Spotify from Windows 7 Task Bar

When Spotify is running, it shows a little icon in the activity field. On most operative systems, closing the Spotify window minimizes the player to the activity window, freeing up space in the task ...
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Spotify stopped scrobbling to libre.fm - unable to login

I've set Spotify up to scrobble to libre.fm using the hosts file hack, as specified on the wiki, adding these two entries to my hosts file. 149.20.54.250 post.audioscrobbler.com 149.20.54.250 ...
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My Spotify App keeps crashing because it's always on Full screen

I have installed my Spotify app on my OSX 10.9.2 and I opened it with Full Screen mode. Somehow the app crashed and every time I open the app it always comes with Full Screen mode and keeps crashing. ...
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Linux + Spotify with iOS remote advice

I have an laptop with a broken screen. I want to throw a linux distro on there + spotify and then control it from my iPad / iPhone. Really after some advice about which linux distro you would ...
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Is there a way to reassign Cmd+Shift+W shortcut in Spotify?

I used to push Cmd+W to hide program window, but in Spotify Cmd+Shift+W will log you out, which is extremely annoying if I mistakenly press Shift. I tried to re-assign this button through Keyboard -> ...
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Put spotify in the system tray instead of taskbar

Currently, spotify puts an icon both in the taskbar: And the notification tray: Normally I would just use something like Send2Tray, but I don't want two icons in the taskbar. Is there a way to ...
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Reorder spotify queue on android?

Is it possible to reorder the tracks in the queue, on the spotify android app? I know this is possible on desktop by drag and dropping the track within the queue, but can't seem to find the feature ...
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How do I delete a Spotify radio station?

I found a solution that states to do the following: Search your computer for Spotify Right Click > Open File Location Click Users > some#-user > Local Storage > LocalStorage Delete ...
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Why does play/pause on my Bluetooth headset not work with Spotify on Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8 (8.1 specifically) the play/pause button on my Sennheiser Bluetooth A2DP headphones does not play or pause Spotify. The track skip buttons work, but not the play/pause button. Windows 8 ...
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Remap “next song” key in ubuntu to work with spotify and wine

I want to change song in spotify with a global key in ubuntu. This is possible on windows with a special key on keyboard, the "next song key"(?) How can I remap a key in ubuntu(no "next song" ...
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Spotify play/pause controlling from cmd

How can I control Spotify using command line in windows xp? I know how to do it in dbus on linux, but I have no idea how to do it in windows. You can show me universal command for stopping any music ...
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Clearing Spotify cache to recover disk space?

When you play a song in Spotify, some hard drive space is used to cache the file, so that it plays faster the next time it is selected. Is it possible to clear the cache (without the use of third ...
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How to make Spotify forget local files?

Spotify scanned my PC and network for music, so that if I wanted to play that song it could save the bandwidth and play it locally. But now that I'm trying to play a song that's no longer accessible ...
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Chrome will not open uri handler when passed as argument

I'm using Pidgin and by default all URI handlers are sent to the default browser, which is Chrome in my case. If I click on a spotify URI chrome opens with a blank window. This also happens if from a ...
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Pausing Spotify while YouTube is playing and starting it when YouTube stops

Kind of a random request, but something that would be cool nonetheless; would there be anyway I could make Spotify (and possibly iTunes etc.) pause when I start playing a YouTube video, and then start ...
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Force a program to conform to Windows 7 window sizing ability?

I use Spotify. Unlike just about every other Windows application, you can't slam it into the side of the screen to auto-resize it to fill that half of the screen. This is very irritating. Is there ...
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How can I “throttle” an application so that it doesn't use 100% CPU?

I use Arch Linux. I run the closed-source application Spotify. Recently, it's been displaying a very nasty bug though where it will use 100% of my CPU. My computer has been having some cooling ...
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Universal shortcuts for music players

Does anyone know if I could create universal short-cuts to perform certain actions? I used to have a keyboard with keys for play, pause, skip... that worked in any music player, but my new keyboard ...
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Spotify: Make a playlist available on Android mobile app?

This is driving me insane, and Spotify online support is not helping. I have a Spotify Premium subscription. I want to make a playlist of some MP3 files that I own available on the Spotify Android ...
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Spotify killing my router?

The first time this happened I thought it was just a coincidence. I have Spotify on my laptop but haven't used it in years. Yesterday I opened Spotify and within a few seconds, I noticed that my ...
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How to disable Google Chrome auto-opening spotify playlist links

When clicking play button on spotify playlist site from Google Chrome, like: http://open.spotify.com/user/barackobama/playlist/6J9kgSvipjimfDLYTsCOAv Spotify opens and starts playing music. I have ...
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Change Spotify's sound output device

Spotify does not have changeable sound output device, it uses the default device. But I want it to use Line1, a custom sound device I've added. Does anyone know how I can assign Line1 as output ...