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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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Local Files Not Showing Album Covers On Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceMacBook Air (2017)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.4 My Question or Issue i have some mp3 files on my computer, imported them to iTunes and edited their data so they would show up properly with an artist name and ti...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device MacBook Air (2017) Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.4   My Question or Issue   i have some mp3 files on my computer, imported them...
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Emoji Playlist Title not Displaying on Desktop Version

Hi Guys, Hope yours all keeping well!! So on my iPhone, I named a playlist using the Cold Emoji (Screenshot 1), However on the desktop version the playlist title is displaying as a Square (Screenshot 2). I know it's not a big issue, it would just be ...

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  • Hi Guys,  Hope yours all keeping well!!   So on my iPhone, I named a playlist using the Cold Emoji (Screenshot 1), However on the desktop version the playlist title is displaying as a...
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UI bug

Hi Spotify team, I rarely using Spotify application on MacBook and today I found a tiny problem with the play button on the Popular Section of an artist.Seem like the center triangle icon not in the right place every time I clicked, but in any other ...

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  • Hi Spotify team, I rarely using Spotify application on MacBook and today I found a tiny problem with the play button on the Popular Section of an artist. Seem like the center triangle icon not in th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How Do I Restore a Deleted Song to its Original Date it Was Added?

Hi there, So yesterday evening I was going through my playlists to remove some tracks I didn't like and it took me quite some time before realizing that I removed a specific track I liked without intention. At this point, I've removed quite a handful...

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  • Hi there,   So yesterday evening I was going through my playlists to remove some tracks I didn't like and it took me quite some time before realizing that I removed a specific track I liked wi...
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Superuser Contribution "Discovered On" playlists showing 0 listeners sitewide for all artists !?!

I noticed 3 days ago that all playlists sitewide in the "Discovered On" section are showing 0 listeners. (I am using the desktop app)This problem has been there for at least 3 days now.Is this due to Corona or what is going on?!? I attach a screensho...

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  • I noticed 3 days ago that all playlists sitewide in the "Discovered On" section are showing 0 listeners. (I am using the desktop app) This problem has been there for at least 3 days now. Is this ...
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Local files in QNAP NAS: bad performance

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceMacbook Pro 16-inch 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.4 My Question or IssueHello, I have +21.000 local files (mp3) stored in a NAS. I have added them into Spotify via local files. What happens is that the perform...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Macbook Pro 16-inch 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.4   My Question or Issue Hello, I have +21.000 local files (mp3) stored in a NAS. I ha...
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Superuser Contribution Weird Queue issues

PlanPremiumCountryUKOperating SystemMac OS X Mojave So this one is a bit of a weird one. When I play songs from my "liked songs" list, after it's played that song, the queue will update and jump back to the first songs in the "liked songs" list after...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK Operating System Mac OS X Mojave   So this one is a bit of a weird one.  When I play songs from my "liked songs" list, after it's played that song, t...
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Superuser Contribution Mac Search Not Working

I have Spotify Mac Mojave v.1.1.30.658.gf13cde74. My mac search feature isn't working in thee Spotify app. I tried re-installing, logging out and in, still isn't working.

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  • I have Spotify Mac Mojave v.1.1.30.658.gf13cde74.   My mac search feature isn't working in thee Spotify app. I tried re-installing, logging out and in, still isn't working.
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Superuser Contribution The crossfade skips tracks from songs in playlists added before the 1.1.30.658.gf13cde74 update.

After updating to the latest version of Spotify on the Mac, my crossfade (set to 8sec) skips 2-4 songs for some reason, and I don't have shuffle play on. However, with songs added into playlists from before the 1.1.30.658.gf13cde74 update, it does th...

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  • After updating to the latest version of Spotify on the Mac, my crossfade (set to 8sec) skips 2-4 songs for some reason, and I don't have shuffle play on. However, with songs added into playlists from...
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Superuser Contribution taking too much to quit the app

Spotify premiumIndia DeviceMacBook Air 2019Operating SystemmacOS 10.15.4 My Question or Issuethe app is taking too much time to quit

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  •   Spotify premium India   Device MacBook Air 2019 Operating System macOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue the app is taking too much time to quit 
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Change/View current song on Mac without changing windows

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Macbook AirOperating System: iOS 10 When Spotify is closed it will continue to play. You can toggle between songs and adjust volume using the F7 to F12 keys. But when I go to the next song, I can not see the title, a...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Macbook Air Operating System: iOS 10   When Spotify is closed it will continue to play. You can toggle between songs and adjust volume u...
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Why does sometimes there no sound coming from my Spotify app but the bar says it is playing?

I am using the Spotify application on my Macbook Pro. The app is always open while I am doing other things and when I want to play my music sometimes there is no sound playing (only on Spotify, sound from Youtube or anything else works fine) but the ...

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  • I am using the Spotify application on my Macbook Pro. The app is always open while I am doing other things and when I want to play my music sometimes there is no sound playing (only on Spotify, sound...
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Superuser Contribution covers shown partially

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDeviceiMacOperating System10.15.4 My Question or IssueHalf a year ago I switched to a new iMac. Since then I see in the overview some covers on the right only partially. They are cut in the middle. In the example picture I ha...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device iMac Operating System 10.15.4   My Question or Issue Half a year ago I switched to a new iMac. Since then I see in the overview some covers on the r...
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Superuser Contribution Can't login or access web app. How do I fix proxy and firewall blocking access to Spotify? Error 30

When I try to access the Spotify Web App it says a firewall or proxy is blocking it. When I try and access the Spotify Desktop app it won't let me login, quotes error code 30, citing a proxy issue and won't let me login. Spotify does work on my andro...

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  • When I try to access the Spotify Web App it says a firewall or proxy is blocking it.  When I try and access the Spotify Desktop app it won't let me login, quotes error code 30, citing a proxy...
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Superuser Contribution Liked song list plays from start at random

Plan: FreeCountry: United States Device: MacBook Air 2018Operating System: MacOS Mojave 10.14.5 When trying to play songs from my "Liked Songs" list it randomly decides to play the songs from the start of the list. It can be after 5 songs or 20 songs...

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  • Plan: Free Country: United States   Device: MacBook Air 2018 Operating System: MacOS Mojave 10.14.5   When trying to play songs from my "Liked Songs" list it randomly decide...
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Spotify search will not show playlist

In the search some playlists just don't show, even if they are the only one with that word in it. Example:I searched for "Ballonfahrt" to find a friend's playlist. The playlist has been online for more than a year easy and this is its actual title.Th...

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  • In the search some playlists just don't show, even if they are the only one with that word in it. Example: I searched for "Ballonfahrt" to find a friend's playlist. The playlist has been online for ...
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Solved!! Unable play on Google / Chromecast speaker from Desktop, works on iOS though

Hi there, I am permanently unable to connect to Google Chromecast Audio from MacOS (Catalina 10.15.2, but also prior to that). I am using the most recent Spotify version. I CAN see all of my speakers from my mobile device though (iOS, most recent). B...

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  • Hi there,   I am permanently unable to connect to Google Chromecast Audio from MacOS (Catalina 10.15.2, but also prior to that). I am using the most recent Spotify version.   I CAN see ...
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Superuser Contribution Strange activity on recently played - but only in mac desktop app.

Hi,I have a strange activity on my desktop mac app, and only here.I have artist on recently played list that i've never listened.In android app everything is ok. AndroidMac Desktop Any ideas?Thank You for help.JuniorX

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  • Hi, I have a strange activity on my desktop mac app, and only here. I have artist on recently played list that i've never listened. In android app everything is ok.   Android Mac Desktop...
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Superuser Contribution Size of cover image changes to extra-large

PlanPremiumCountryHungary Device Operating SystemmacOS Mojave (10.14.6) My Question or IssueIf I change the app size to full-screen, sometimes the cover images on the Home screen will be extra-large, sometimes they will stay normal-size. Please check...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Hungary   Device   Operating System macOS Mojave (10.14.6)   My Question or Issue If I change the app size to full-screen, sometimes the cover i...
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Superuser Contribution Error Code 30 - Spotify not working on Mac

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro early 2016Operating SystemMac OS Sierra 10.12.6 I am unable to log into Spotify or use it on my desktop due to Error Code 30. This is what it says when I try to log in. When I try to play the web player, this i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA    Device Macbook Pro early 2016 Operating System Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6   I am unable to log into Spotify or use it on my desktop due to Error Code 3...
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