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Jam now available on Desktop

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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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. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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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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Solved!! Spotify free: Music stops on MAC

Edited: Thank you very much everyone for helping! Finally I managed to correct the error and the steps are those that DerpyNerd offered and highlighted as a solution. Hi! I have a MacBook Pro, and for a week now I have a problem with the desktop app....

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[Mac] Troubleshooting Spotify

Having trouble with Spotify on your Desktop app? Here’s what to try first. Search the Community Someone might have asked your question on the Community before. So type your issue into the search box and have a look. Tip: Don't forget to check our Spo...

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Permanently randomize the order of a playlist

I'd like an option in the playlist settings menu (...) to randomize the order of the playlist. I made a playlist with over 250 songs and I don't have the time to try to randomize them one by one.When my friends press play and forget to press the shuf...

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  • I'd like an option in the playlist settings menu (...) to randomize the order of the playlist. I made a playlist with over 250 songs and I don't have the time to try to randomize them one by one. Wh...
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Superuser Contribution Video of podcast is not playing

When listening to a podcast, the video is not playing and is showing transparant. When the podcast is paused, there is a still of the video showing but it disappears as soon as the podcast is playing again.

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  • When listening to a podcast, the video is not playing and is showing transparant. When the podcast is paused, there is a still of the video showing but it disappears as soon as the podcast is playing...
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Mac Desktop App Crashes on Launch

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice2020 Macbook Pro (M1)Operating SystemmacOS Sonoma 14.4.1 My Question or IssueI've been completely unable to open the Spotify app on my Mac for the past several days now because it crashes the second I try to open it. It cra...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device 2020 Macbook Pro (M1) Operating System macOS Sonoma 14.4.1   My Question or Issue I've been completely unable to open the Spotify app on my Mac for the ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution MacOS close/reduce/fullscreen alignment

On macOS, the alignment of the close, reduce, and fullscreen (red, yellow, and green) buttons is not centered vertically, and the back button is too close to the green button.Could you please fix this issue?

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  • On macOS, the alignment of the close, reduce, and fullscreen (red, yellow, and green) buttons is not centered vertically, and the back button is too close to the green button. Could you please fix t...
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Superuser Contribution Small ui bug (duplicate text element) in some albums.

Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.35.663.gb699649eif you go into certain singles or albums, the copyright statement may be written there twice. under songs and date.for example go into "songs from the internet" from carter vail. you should see the...

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  • Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.35.663.gb699649e if you go into certain singles or albums, the copyright statement may be written there twice. under songs and date. for example go into "so...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify has a memory leak [Mac Desktop]

Brief description of the issueSpotify memory usage does not stop increasing until my MacBook runs out of memory/swap (I experienced up to 79 GB (!!!)) Steps to reproduce the issue:Start Spotify and just stream musicWait (do not know how long exactly,...

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  • Brief description of the issue Spotify memory usage does not stop increasing until my MacBook runs out of memory/swap (I experienced up to 79 GB (!!!))   Steps to reproduce the issue: Start...
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Superuser Contribution Capitalization in Local Files will not change

Spotify PremiumMacOS (and IOS) Hello, I have been using the Local Files feature to let me listen to music not on Spotify. However, I have come across an issue with naming the tracks. For example, if I upload a track and I put the title in all lowerca...

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  • Spotify Premium MacOS (and IOS)   Hello, I have been using the Local Files feature to let me listen to music not on Spotify. However, I have come across an issue with naming the tracks. For e...
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Superuser Contribution Artwork Not Showing For Local Files

I'm an artist and I'm trying to switch to Spotify from Apple Music for staging my music for my own personal listening before actually publishing it. However, it's very frustrating that the album artwork isn't showing up even though I've made sure it'...

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  • I'm an artist and I'm trying to switch to Spotify from Apple Music for staging my music for my own personal listening before actually publishing it. However, it's very frustrating that the album artw...
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Superuser Contribution Why I can't hide/remove song on desktop?

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceMacbook Pro 2018 Operating SystemMacOs Catalina 10.15 My Question or IssueWhy can't I hide music on my computer?Why hidden songs on the phone are being played on the computer?

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Macbook Pro 2018   Operating System MacOs Catalina 10.15   My Question or Issue Why can't I hide music on my computer? Why hidden song...
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Superuser Contribution public playlists links aren't working

playlist with public + display on account ticked on aren't showing up, instead when link is clicked from not my account it will say: "Sorry, that's currently not available." despite on my screen it is on my public playlists and is displayed on my pro...

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  • playlist with public + display on account ticked on aren't showing up, instead when link is clicked from not my account it will say: "Sorry, that's currently not available." despite on my screen it i...
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Superuser Contribution Blocked user still see liked playlist(s)?

If I block a user and they have liked one of my playlists before I blocked them, can they still see it?

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  • If I block a user and they have liked one of my playlists before I blocked them, can they still see it?  
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Superuser Contribution MacOS app onboarding tooltips keep popping up with startup of the app

As stated in the title, the Mac app on my system keeps bringing up the onboarding tooltips (the blue bubbles) almost every single time I start up the app. It'll inform me where the playlists are, what the DJ feature is and what the now playing view i...

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  • As stated in the title, the Mac app on my system keeps bringing up the onboarding tooltips (the blue bubbles) almost every single time I start up the app.   It'll inform me where the playlists...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop "Your Episodes" playlist is not expanding to full width

PlanPremiumCountryNew Zealand DeviceApple iMacOperating SystemMac OS Monterey My Question or IssueThe "Your Episodes" playlist does not expand to fill the full-width of the window when the screen is larger. All other playlists do expand so this is ju...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand   Device Apple iMac Operating System Mac OS Monterey   My Question or Issue The "Your Episodes" playlist does not expand to fill the full-width o...
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Superuser Contribution Forced Smart Shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro 2023Operating SystemSonoma 14.4.1 My Question or IssueSmart shuffle keeps getting forced onto my playlists. The shuffle button has the 3 options (no shuffle, smart shuffle, remove smart shuffle), but it only ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro 2023 Operating System Sonoma 14.4.1   My Question or Issue Smart shuffle keeps getting forced onto my playlists. The shuffle button has t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Please stop showing Pop-ups to remind me upgrading to the latest MacOS when I open it

As an old MacOS(Catalina, 10.15.7) user, I do have reason keeping my system version at 10.15.7 cause My Mac runs on Intel Chip and once it updates to a higher system version it would run slowly, which is also the reason I downgrade it and stay at 10....

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  • As an old MacOS(Catalina, 10.15.7) user, I do have reason keeping my system version at 10.15.7 cause My Mac runs on Intel Chip and once it updates to a higher system version it would run slowly, whic...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify App Not Loading on Mac

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating SystemMac OS Sonoma 14.4.1 My Question or IssueThe desktop spotify app opens and loads my playlists, but I cannot search up any artists or load my home page, profile, friend activity etc. It shows...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System Mac OS Sonoma 14.4.1   My Question or Issue The desktop spotify app opens and loads my playlists, but I cannot...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot Start a Jam on Mac

I am on the latest version of MacOS and the most updated version of Spotify, and for some reason I still cannot see the option to start a jam. PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceMacBook Air M1 2021Operating SystemMacOS Sonoma 14.5

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  • I am on the latest version of MacOS and the most updated version of Spotify, and for some reason I still cannot see the option to start a jam.    Plan Premium Country United States&nbs...
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Solved!! How do I get (back) to the track that is currently playing?

My Question or IssueSome time ago I only had to click on the album cover at the bottom left - and the song in the playlist where I started it was displayed in the middle. Now the additional album information opens. How do I “find” my current track ag...

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  • My Question or Issue Some time ago I only had to click on the album cover at the bottom left - and the song in the playlist where I started it was displayed in the middle. Now the additional album i...
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