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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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Superuser Contribution Spotify will not reinstall

Hi,A couple weeks ago my Spotify started to have some problems. It would open but stay black, nothing would appear (Mac OS Sierra). I did a clean uninstall, and tried to reinstall it. When I open the install app right away it says ''Download Error (É...

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  • Hi, A couple weeks ago my Spotify started to have some problems. It would open but stay black, nothing would appear (Mac OS Sierra). I did a clean uninstall, and tried to reinstall it. When I open t...
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Superuser Contribution The music player stops desperately for a while

When I have a time to play and change album or song the player stops playing and I have to close and reopen it to work for a while

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  • When I have a time to play and change album or song the player stops playing and I have to close and reopen it to work for a while
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Mac trouble shooting pinned post

Hello Mods, You have a pinned post in this section of the community. The two links you provide in that post are dead links. One is about uninstalling the Mac AppAnd a toruble shooting connecting thread. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Ma...

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  • Hello Mods,   You have a pinned post in this section of the community. The two links you provide in that post are dead links.   One is about uninstalling the Mac App And a toruble shoo...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app stops mid song + Clicking sound in headset + "Can't play current song" info msg

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceMacbook Pro 13-inch 2019Operating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.2 HeadsetBose QuietComfort 25 - Ergo with minijack, not bluetooth My Question or IssueWhen I listen via the Spotify desktop app, in the middle of the song the ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Norway Device Macbook Pro 13-inch 2019 Operating System MacOS Catalina 10.15.2   Headset Bose QuietComfort 25 - Ergo with minijack, not bluetooth &n...
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Solved!! Two Apps Opening Simultaneously on iMac

PlanPremiumPoland DeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina Version 10.15.3 Hi guys! I have this issue of two apps opening at the same time when system starts. I've included screenshot of it. It's super annoying. If any...

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  • Plan Premium Poland   Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2015) Operating System macOS Catalina Version 10.15.3   Hi guys! I have this issue of two apps opening at the same ...
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Solved!! How to get Spotify not to auto-play next song in playlist?

Hi everyone, I have a quesiton I'd love help with. Can someone tell me if it is possiblle to not have Spotify automatically play next track in a playlist I have created. i want the song to end when it has played out. This is for my MacBook. docutale

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  • Hi everyone,    I have a quesiton I'd love help with. Can someone tell me if it is possiblle to not have Spotify automatically play next track in a playlist I have created. i want the s...
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Smart Google devices not showing up in Connect list

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018)Operating System10.15.3 (19D76) My Question or Issue When I play music from the Mac desktop app and try to connect to any speaker in the house, none of them show up! When I look at connected ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) Operating System 10.15.3 (19D76)   My Question or Issue   When I play music from the Mac desktop app and try t...
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Sharing music to KakaoTalk is broken

Plan: PremiumCountry: France Device: Macbook Pro 16, Catalina When I'm sharing a title, playlist or album by posting a link to KakaoTalk it doesn't display title, artist and image anymore, the link to the song works however. It was working before the...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: France   Device: Macbook Pro 16, Catalina   When I'm sharing a title, playlist or album by posting a link to KakaoTalk it doesn't display title, artist...
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Superuser Contribution SKIPPING TO ARTIST IN PLAYLIST.

I used to be able to press the first letter of the ARTIST to jump directly to that particular lette. I remember using this functionality a few years ago but it's been removed. It was super helpful as some of my playlists have more than 400+ songs. Sp...

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  • I used to be able to press the first letter of the ARTIST to jump directly to that particular lette. I remember using this functionality a few years ago but it's been removed. It was super helpful as...
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Superuser Contribution Nothing displayed under "Artists" category (macOS)

PlanPremiumCountryEstoniaDeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina, version 10.15.3 My Question or IssueWhen I click on the "Artists" category, not a single artist is displayed displayed there. All I get...

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  •     Plan Premium Country Estonia Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Operating System macOS Catalina, version 10.15.3   My Question or Issue When I ...
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Solved!! Can't Play Current Song

PlanPremiumCountryNew ZealandDeviceMacbook Pro 2018 Operating SystemMojave Every time I start using my computer again after letting it go to sleep and I try to play a song on Spotify, it will say that it can't play the current song (to every song inc...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device Macbook Pro 2018  Operating System Mojave   Every time I start using my computer again after letting it go to sleep and I try to play a song...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists and artists do not load when I first open the app

PlanFreeCountryUnited States of America Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)iMac 4k 2019Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)MacOS 10.14.6 My Question or IssueWhenever I open the spotify app after a shutdown or ...

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  • Plan Free Country United States of America   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) iMac 4k 2019 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) MacOS...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play the current song

I keep getting the "Can't play the current song" error whenever I switch from spotify to another app and sound starts playin there (e.g. Chrome/Youtube). Even if the song on spotify keeps playing in parallel at some point the song stops (even though ...

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  • I keep getting the "Can't play the current song" error whenever I switch from spotify to another app and sound starts playin there (e.g. Chrome/Youtube). Even if the song on spotify keeps playing in ...
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Superuser Contribution Spam despite premium subscription!

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am being spammed with suggestions and albums despite being subscribed to premium. I am unsu...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)         My Questio...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify altering my 'liked songs'

Hi, I have had spotify premium for over 4 years now, and noticed this happening quite often lately. Whenever I check up on an artist that I am 100% certain of that I have 'liked/saved' their songs of before, all of a sudden they would be un-checked o...

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  • Hi, I have had spotify premium for over 4 years now, and noticed this happening quite often lately.   Whenever I check up on an artist that I am 100% certain of that I have 'liked/saved' their...
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Superuser Contribution I cannot see what my friends are playing

PlanPremiumDevice(Macbook Pro)Operating System(MacOS Catalina) I cannot see what my friends are playing, nothing shows up in the sidbar. I have tried the clean installation instructions, restarting, and unfollowing/following to no avail.

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  • Plan Premium Device (Macbook Pro) Operating System (MacOS Catalina)   I cannot see what my friends are playing, nothing shows up in the sidbar. I have tried the clean installation instruc...
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Superuser Contribution Press play and nothing happens

Hello. Spotify is working fine on our iPad and iPhone, however it will not work on my MacBook where I work. It opens fine and appears to be connecting online. When I press play it freezes in play mode at 0:00 and there is no sound. I use this for tea...

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  • Hello.   Spotify is working fine on our iPad and iPhone, however it will not work on my MacBook where I work.  It opens fine and appears to be connecting online.  When I press play i...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Web player not working

Whenever i open web player, i get a screen that tells me to reload the page because something happened. i tried that and the same thing happened. I tried to reset my macbook, but it still didn't work. I tried logging out and logging back in to spotif...

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  • Whenever i open web player, i get a screen that tells me to reload the page because something happened. i tried that and the same thing happened. I tried to reset my macbook, but it still didn't work...
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Superuser Contribution Play/Pause, forward and back button not working (f7, f8, and f9)

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssuePlay, pause and back button doesn't work even Spotify window is the only one active window.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Play, p...
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High CPU Usage by local FLAC files

Hi, I just solved my Spotify for Mac problem and would like to leave my solution here. I was affected by high CPU usage problem for quite a while now and tried several solutions from this community such as disabling hardware acceleration or reinstall...

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  • Hi, I just solved my Spotify for Mac problem and would like to leave my solution here.   I was affected by high CPU usage problem for quite a while now and tried several solutions from this co...
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