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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 Control volume with Keyboard Volume Buttons

Hi,when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12).But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the keyboard volume buttons do not have any effect, I have ...

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  • Hi, when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12). But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the ...
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Superuser Contribution I have no sound anymore

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceMacbook Pro 2021 Apple M1 MaxOperating SystemMacOS Ventura 13.3.1 My Question or IssueSince I updated my OS to 13.3.1 the sound is not working anymore with my Spotify app. It works everywhere elseI tried to reinstall / c...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Macbook Pro 2021 Apple M1 Max Operating System MacOS Ventura 13.3.1   My Question or Issue Since I updated my OS to 13.3.1 the sound is not working a...
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Superuser Contribution Is there a way to edit incorrect lyrics?

The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've come across a few lines that are just really flat-out ...

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  • The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've com...
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Superuser Contribution How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app? [Premium]

How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app?I am using the latest MacOS and the latest desktop app with a Premium account. Extra context: The biggest issue is that the open.spotify.com web app doesn't notify you wh...

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  • How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app? I am using the latest MacOS and the latest desktop app with a Premium account.   Extra context:   The b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App for Mac No Longer Controls Sonos Speakers.

I recently actioned a Sonos system update, since then the Spotify desktop app on Mac no longer controls the speakers. There is no problem using the Spotify app on iPhone or iPad to connect to my Sonos speakers, and no problem playing Spotify directly...

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  • I recently actioned a Sonos system update, since then the Spotify desktop app on Mac no longer controls the speakers. There is no problem using the Spotify app on iPhone or iPad to connect to my Sono...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can`t Open Any Links in the Web / Spotify opens but shows nothing

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) Operating SystemMAC 10.14.6. My Question or IssueI have a problem with the app... when I click on links on the internet that lead to Spotify profiles or albums/sin...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany  Device   MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)   Operating System MAC 10.14.6.   My Question or Issue I have a problem wi...
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Problem with the Playlist Song Search Function

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceMacbook pro 13 inch m2Operating SystemMacOS My Question or Issue Issue with the playlist song search function. There is a bug I believe. Whenever I try to search a song within the playlist, It finds it, but then when I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device Macbook pro 13 inch m2 Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue   Issue with the playlist song search function. There is a bug I b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playback stutters on OSX. Stops stuttering when making Spotify window active.

Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop.The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. This does not sound like a connection issue to me. I am h...

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  • Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop. The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. &nb...
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How To Fix Spotify Error 101

Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101:Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs.Update Spotify: Make sure you have the latest version of the...

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  • Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101: Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs. Upda...
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More Devices (Airplay and Bluetooth) option has disappeared

Spotify desktop app for Mac version being used: 1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa I have noticed (possibly with this newest version) that the option of "More Devices" in the desktop app previously available (where the Spotify Connect options for playback are stil...

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  • Spotify desktop app for Mac version being used: 1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa   I have noticed (possibly with this newest version) that the option of "More Devices" in the desktop app previously a...
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Superuser Contribution View Friend Activity not working since last update

PlanPremiumCountry - USADevice(iMac)Operating System(MacOS Ventura ) My Question or IssueMy View > Friend Activity has not been working at all since the most recent update of Spotify on the Mac (version Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.18.999.g9...

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  • Plan Premium Country - USA Device (iMac) Operating System (MacOS Ventura )   My Question or Issue My View > Friend Activity has not been working at all since the most recent update o...
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Superuser Contribution Accidentally removed song from discovery playlist, want to readd

I accidentally clicked 'remove' from Discover Weekly playlist, and was notified Spotify won't recommend songs like this anymore (opposite what I want!). How can I undo this?

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  • I accidentally clicked 'remove' from Discover Weekly playlist, and was notified Spotify won't recommend songs like this anymore (opposite what I want!). How can I undo this?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issues Playing to External Speaker

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceSamsung Galaxy S21 & Macbook Pro M1 Operating SystemAndroid 13 & MacOS Ventura My Question or IssueI listen to Spotify almost everyday while working. For over a year, I've been successfully using Spotify to play...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United States   Device Samsung Galaxy S21 & Macbook Pro M1   Operating System Android 13 & MacOS Ventura   My Question or Issue I liste...
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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs Still Being Re-added

Hello, I'm now using Spotify for macOS 1.2.11.916.geb595a67 and when dragging a song over the left playlist column that's highlighted green and accidentally dropping it before I get to a playlist, Spotify still re-adds it to my Liked Songs, even thou...

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  • Hello,   I'm now using Spotify for macOS 1.2.11.916.geb595a67 and when dragging a song over the left playlist column that's highlighted green and accidentally dropping it before...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Collaborative playlist, can't see the username of who added song.(Spotify for Mac)

Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added the songs. Ive been trying to search for this online ...

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  • Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added th...
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Using spotify web through MenubarX

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueHey y'all. I prefer having Spotify web in my menu bar as opposed to opening the full application. But it won't let me access my library on web. It just shows a message...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Macbook Pro Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue Hey y'all. I prefer having Spotify web in my menu bar as opposed to opening the full applic...
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Superuser Contribution How to view exact date a song was added to a playlist

 PlanPremiumDeviceMacBook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS Monterey (12.2) Is there a way to view the exact date that a song was added to a playlist instead of the vague "[...] weeks ago"? It's only possible to see the exact date for songs added to a pl...

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  •   Plan Premium Device MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS Monterey (12.2)   Is there a way to view the exact date that a song was added to a playlist instead of the vague "[...] week...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Reorganize my Playlist by alphabetical order

Plan: Student Premium Country: U.S. My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any tips on how I can do that? Thanks!

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  •   Plan: Student Premium    Country: U.S.    My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any t...
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[Mac Desktop] Spotify Window can't be unminified

Premium/USA DeviceMacbook Pro Early 2015 Operating SystemMac Os Catlina 10.15.5 (19F101) My Question or Issue After some period of time minified Spotify window can't be opened again, "Show all windows" option shows it as a transparent window(screensh...

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  • Premium/USA   Device Macbook Pro Early 2015   Operating System Mac Os Catlina 10.15.5 (19F101)   My Question or Issue   After some period of time minified Spotify w...
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Superuser Contribution I can't login to my app errorcode 409

I have a Premium Individual plan but when I'm trying to login I'm getting an error message that tells me that the app is only available for premium users

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  • I have a Premium Individual plan but when I'm trying to login I'm getting an error message that tells me that the app is only available for premium users
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