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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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While streaming music through a browser, is there any way to prevent the occasional digital blurps and stutters?

It seems to happen every ~10 minutes. What causes it? I don't know for sure, but I imagine it corresponds to the browser have to temporarily process a resource-intensive site, or Windows crunching ...
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Import iTunes playlists to Spotify

I'd like to migrate from Apple Music to Spotify because: iTunes still can't upload more than ~30 seconds of a custom song / music file to iCloud Music Library. Spotify can't upload to a cloud but can ...
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Moving firefox profile kills drm?

I wanted to put my firefox profile to a different location. Moving-Procedure: So i copied the profile dir to the new location and started fiefox -P and created a new profile (after deleting the old ...
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How to download mp3s from spotify (with premium subscription)

I was told that if I subscribe to spotify premium I would be able to download mp3s of all the songs they offer, however after signing up I can't find a "download" button anywhere. Was this just false ...
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Why does Spotify take control of my Bluetooth earphones' stereo output?

I own Bluetooth earphones, which I have paired with my Windows 10 laptop. I can happily listen to audio from various different sources, until I play music through Spotify. Once I do, Spotify seems to ...
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On Spotify, can I tell it to 'after the current song finishes, start playing this album'?

I use Spotify on Android and the linux application - and so either solution will work because I can control the music from either, but Android preferred. A common interaction I have is that I'll be ...
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Windows 10 per app equalizer

Equalizer APO (and the Dolby EQ that I've also tried) seems to only be working globally (i.e. once I enable it, the entire system and every single program uses it), and that messes up certain things ...
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How can I block internet access to Spotify's Windows 10 app (on the Windows Store)?

I want to block Spotify from having internet access. It is the app for Windows 10 downloaded from the Windows Store. The reason for blocking internet access is so that I can listen to music offline on ...
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Why isn't Spotify showing up in the volume-mixer?

Here's an interesting issue. The audio coming from Spotify desktop no longer appears in the system volume mixer (the program entirely, not just audio activity), and seems to be entirely bypassing ...
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Global hotkey for toggling Spotify shuffle

I control my Spotify client with the dbus-send command, but can't find a way to toggle shuffling through it. Did I miss something? Otherwise I already tried to achieve the same with the xdotool, ...
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How do I make Spotify recognize that an imported file has multiple separate artists?

Since songs first started to dissappear from my playlists as they were removed from Spotify's library, I've been managing a separate playlist with only imported files. Just recently, I discovered that ...
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Importing my Apple Music library to Spotify

So I've been using iTunes for a while now and I have many songs from different sources: Music I ripped from my CD collection, converted into mp3 and then imported to iTunes. Stored on my phone's SD ...
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STAR song in spotify through AHK

As per this link: Is there a keyboard shortcut for "Save to Your Library" in Spotify's desktop app? The AHK script doesn't seem to work anymore. any updates/new solution to this please? ...
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Why is the Spotify cache so large?

On my Mac, I have noticed that Spotify uses quite a large cache (/Library/Caches/com.spotify.client). In my case, it is roughly 4GB. However, that's really puzzling because while it's true that I ...
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Is there a way to set a fullscreen app to always be on Desktop 1?

When I enter fullscreen on spotify, Mac OS automatically creates a new space on the right side of my desktop screens. I'd like to always have it open into the desktop beside the "Dashboard" desktop. ...
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using media keys in ip netns

So im running Debian 9 with KDE, and since Spotify doesn't support offline mode, I just made a new namespace (ip netns add jail), and just run Spotify in this ns (ip netns exec jail su user -c spotify)...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for “Save to Your Library” in Spotify's desktop app?

Save to Your Library is a great way to save favorite songs and play them back as a playlist later. It's also cool to make Your Library > Songs available offline on mobile. Then you're never without ...
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Using “broken” junction link to block writes

So I wanted to stop Spotify from caching to my SSD (I have a small 60 GB drive), but apparently it's not possible to disable caching. Spotify keeps the cache in the %LocalAppData%\Spotify\Data folder....
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Spotify and Skype Business sound breaking on Lenovo T430 upon CPU load

Spotify and Skype Business sound is breaking badly on Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop anytime when there is significant CPU load (25% or more). For example browsing files or running Eclipse searches or ...
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Add Chromcast Audio to Spotify on macOS

My phone can cast Spotify to the Chromecast Audio I connected to the stereo. Spotify on my Macbook doesn't display this device. When I click the devices-button, I don't see the Chromecast Audio, so I ...
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Spotify briefly stealing focus?

This issue is driving me crazy. Spotify (or a process related to Spotify) keeps stealing focus for a split second from whatever program I am in then quickly snaps focus back to that program. This ...
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Make Spotify URI links clickable system wide?

So, is it possible to make Spotify URI links clickable like any hyperlink so that they just directly play that song in the client when the link is clicked ?
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Spotify randomly lowering sound

So i am listening to spotify and randomly it lowers my sound. A while later, when i am not speaking or making sound (which might be it is picking up my mic and lowering) it goes back to normal. But ...
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Spotify not playing next song, instead playing random song from playlist

When i try to play next song via my keyboard shortcut or with the arrows on spotify, it doesn't go to the next song, it just plays a random song from my playlist.
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Mysterious hieroglyph in a command of a Spotify process after update

I've just spotted that right after update spotify starts itself up with a command line that looks like Spotify.exe /UPDATECOMPLETE "䣈!" I can understand the purpose of the /UPDATECOMPLETE key there, ...
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Creating Spotify keyboard shortcuts

I'm on Windows 10 64 bit, Using spotify desktop free version. Is there a way to create keyboard Spotify shortcuts to pause/play and skip tracks, while outside Spotify? I don't want to keep opening it. ...
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Spotify ads are very too loud comparing to the music volume

I recently installed Spotify on my PC. I'm listening music approximately at half of the volume bar. When an ad starts, this is terribly too loud comparing to the music volume. Probably twice louder. ...
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Play spotify through Skype?

So I tried this solution by an user Play music in a Skype call I followed the steps but when I asked my friend if he heard any music, he told me that there was a weird loud noise, but he could hear ...
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Spotify for Windows app is not downloading songs for offline mode

So, lately, I decided I want to have some Spotify playlists in offline mode in Spotify for Windows. It successfully downloaded one song, and now all the others just have that little 'syncing' icon. It ...
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Control Spotify with Multimedia Keyboard

Windows 10. Corsair Raptor K50 keyboard. On my keyboard I have a couple of multimedia keys and a scrollwheel which controls the Windows volume mixer. This controls the overall volume of all the ...
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Force 5.1 Wasapi on windows 10

I currently have a home theater receiver (STR-DN840) on a 5.1 configuration connected to my PC (Windows 10) trough HDMI using the graphics card (GTX-760). I currently have KODI and I have it on my ...
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How to share a music playlist containing both commercial and non-commercial recordings

I want to use a music streaming service (preferably Google Music) to legally share a playlist with a 100+ member choral group. The playlist comprises good recordings of pieces we're currently ...
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Dynamic Spotify Playlist of my Top Tracks on Last.fm?

Is there anyway to create a dynamic Spotify Playlist which automatically updates with the Top 100 tracks from my Last.fm account? I know it's possible to create a playlist of my Last.fm loved tracks ...
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Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

I decided to get back into Spotify knowing how versatile the app is. The problem I am having is that there is no simple way to import iTunes playlists in the newest version 1.0.10.107.gd0dfca3a ...
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Vudu and Spotify Download Location

Vudu and Spotify both store the offline/downloaded files in 'AppData/Roaming' and I have maxed out my 'C' Drive. I want to move it to my larger 'D' Drive. I looked up what to do and all over the ...
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Failed to fetch Spotify repository while updating ubuntu

Given I have spotify installed on my ubuntu system When i upgrade using: sudo apt-get update Then I get this error: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not ...
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Hiss on Spotify

Quite often I hear quite noticeable white noise in the background on Spotify. Any suggestion what this is? Just checking now - I went back to a song that had it, and it doesn't appear to be there ...
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Link one directory to network drive

Spotify removed the option of where to put the offline files. I had them on my NAS where I have lot of space. I run spotify on a computer with a small hard disk on c:. Can I somehow redirect the ...
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Adding a variety of suggested songs to a Spotify radio station or playlist

I used Pandora until leaving the U.S. for the U.K. Pandora is not available in the U.K., so I am now starting to use Spotify. I only use/used either on a Windows desktop computer. Pandora allows ...
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Spotify, Youtube, Shockwave Flash, and other programs not working

When I open spotify it will continuously load or if it stops i cannot play a song, also on Youtube i can click on a video from the homepage but the video will not load and i cannot click on anything. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...