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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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Distorted sound

On a premium family account. Listening to a track of Miles Davis and all of a sudden bad distortion (after 3+ minutes or so) that "infect" everything else from that point on. Reducing volume helps a bit, but only if real quiet playback. Otherwise dis...

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  • On a premium family account. Listening to a track of Miles Davis and all of a sudden bad distortion (after 3+ minutes or so) that "infect" everything else from that point on. Reducing volume helps a ...
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Runs unbelievabley slow

PlanPremiumCountry US DeviceMac DesktopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue:Spotify first takes an extremely long to load. Once it does when you go search it then takes an extremely long time. And then when you...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US   Device Mac Desktop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue: Spotify first takes an extremely long to...
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Most of library is unavailable on Mac but available on Android mobile and Windows PC

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMac Mini, Late 2014Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra v 10.13.6 My Question or IssueMajority of the songs (19/204) I uploaded to Spotify are greyed out on the below described machine. These songs are fully visible and p...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device Mac Mini, Late 2014 Operating System macOS High Sierra v 10.13.6   My Question or Issue Majority of the songs (19/204) I uploaded to Spotify are...
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Port 4070 blocked : Why Spotify won't connect to port 80?

Hey, My office only allows Port 80 and 443 connection. As far as I know, Spotify is suposed to try theise ports once it has detected that the port 4070 is closed. For some reason, my client just stay offline, whereas there is no domain name restricti...

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  • Hey,   My office only allows Port 80 and 443 connection.   As far as I know, Spotify is suposed to try theise ports once it has detected that the port 4070 is closed.   For...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist mark songs with "in 3 years"

So my playlist marks SOME songs with "in 3 years", but others with the actual date. I have found no logic reason to why some songs is correct and some aren't. I have tried re-adding the songs, but it didn't fix it. Reinstalled Spotify as well, didn't...

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  • So my playlist marks SOME songs with "in 3 years", but others with the actual date. I have found no logic reason to why some songs is correct and some aren't. I have tried re-adding the songs, but it...
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Superuser Contribution Deleted Playlists when folder deleted

I deleted a folder thinking I would still have access to the playlists but it deleted all my playlists as well and they aren't showing up on playlists I can recover. Can I get these back because I spent a lot of time making them. I also tried to Ctrl...

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  •   I deleted a folder thinking I would still have access to the playlists but it deleted all my playlists as well and they aren't showing up on playlists I can recover. Can I get these back becau...
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Solved!! Playback with cuts after upgrading to Mojave

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceMac Pro 5,1Operating SystemMojave 10.14.6 My Question or IssueEverything was ok in High Sierra, after updating to Mojave the playback isn't fluid, it cuts frequently even in local files. I've uninstalled the app (as pe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Mac Pro 5,1 Operating System Mojave 10.14.6   My Question or Issue Everything was ok in High Sierra, after updating to Mojave the playback isn't fl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify not playing new music, showing friend's feed nor connecting to musicxmatch

DeviceMacOperating SystemMacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue Hi there. I am having several issues: the Spotify app on my Mac won't play new music that I search, it suddenly stops playing music downloaded in my playlists (simply says "can't play th...

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  • Device Mac Operating System MacOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue   Hi there. I am having several issues: the Spotify app on my Mac won't play new music that I search, it suddenly...
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Cannot Edit Playlist on Desktop App [Mac]

When I click on the "edit playlist" button or the pencil icon of the playlist cover it shows the fields that you can edit such as the name of playlist or the cover of the playlist. When I edit a playlist, however, the editing pop up appears then abou...

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  • When I click on the "edit playlist" button or the pencil icon of the playlist cover it shows the fields that you can edit such as the name of playlist or the cover of the playlist. When I edit a play...
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Superuser Contribution Icon meaning

There's an icon that looks like a notepad or a calendar on my playlist next to the song and artist. I was wondering what it meant. For example when you go to a playlist there's 3 titles at the top. Song Artist and mystery notepad.

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  • There's an icon that looks like a notepad or a calendar on my playlist next to the song and artist. I was wondering what it meant. For example when you go to a playlist there's 3 titles at the top. S...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cover for a release

Hi, I'm Riccardo, I'm a graphic designer and I'm working with artists who will shortly publish a song on Spotify with my cover. This cover has a real cow heart in the snow. I would like to know if this representation reflects the image guidelines of ...

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  • Hi, I'm Riccardo, I'm a graphic designer and I'm working with artists who will shortly publish a song on Spotify with my cover. This cover has a real cow heart in the snow. I would like to know if th...
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Spotify Prevents Mac from Sleeping or Screensaver from Activating (El Capitan)

Hi, see my attached screenshot from Activity Monitor, which shows Spotify as preventing my Mac from going into either screensaver or sleep mode. I just upgraded to El Capitan. Did not have this problem on Yosemite. And cannot find any Spotify setting...

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  • Hi, see my attached screenshot from Activity Monitor, which shows Spotify as preventing my Mac from going into either screensaver or sleep mode.   I just upgraded to El Capitan. Did not have t...
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Spotify App keeps crashing after I login - Macbook

Spotify PremiumUK Macbook Pro 2017MacOS Mojave I've removed all cached files from the computer, reset it, downloaded Spotify again as others seem to suggest. However, the same issue still persists. When I'm not logged in, the app loads up fine but as...

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  • Spotify Premium UK     Macbook Pro 2017 MacOS Mojave     I've removed all cached files from the computer, reset it, downloaded Spotify again as others seem to suggest. How...
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Only a few songs will play

Plan PremiumCountry SwedenDevice Macbook Pro 2019Operating System Catalina My Question or IssueOnly a very limited amount of songs will play.I have updated computer, desktop app, restarted, re-installed, restarted. I can click play, but the song does...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System Catalina   My Question or Issue Only a very limited amount of songs will play. I have updated computer, desktop app, r...
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My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore

My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore. I have cleared cache and everything followed every steps and uninstalled and then reinstalled multiple timesPlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina ver 10.15 My Ques...

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  • My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore. I have cleared cache and everything followed every steps and uninstalled and then reinstalled multiple times Plan Free Country India Device MacBook Air ...
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New playlists not synchronized

Hi Spotify, My newly created playlists on my mobile do not show in my Desktop Spotify.How to reproduce:1. Start Spotify on mobile2. Create a new playlist, add songs3. Start desktop computer, then start Spotify Desktop4. The new playlist is not there ...

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  • Hi Spotify,   My newly created playlists on my mobile do not show in my Desktop Spotify. How to reproduce: 1. Start Spotify on mobile 2. Create a new playlist, add songs 3. Start desktop c...
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Local files Burning

Hey there, Isn't there a way to burn my own Local Files to a CD w non-premium Spotify??

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  • Hey there, Isn't there a way to burn my own Local Files to a CD w non-premium Spotify??
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Superuser Contribution App freezes and crashes

Recently I have been having an ongoing issue with the Spotify app on my Macbook Air. It freezes at random intervals, rendering any actions (e.g. adding songs to playlists, (un)favouriting songs, skipping ads even after say, 5 seconds, and even showin...

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  • Recently I have been having an ongoing issue with the Spotify app on my Macbook Air. It freezes at random intervals, rendering any actions (e.g. adding songs to playlists, (un)favouriting songs, skip...
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[Mac + iPhone + Base QCII] Can't hear anything from iPhone, when Spotify is opened on slept Mac

PlanPremium DeviceiPhone 8, MacBook, Bose QCIIOperating SystemiOS, OS X My Question or IssueI have Bose QC attached via Bluetooth to iPhone 8 & MacBook. When I listen to Spotify on MacBook and close case, I can't listen to anything on iPhone (not eve...

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  • Plan Premium   Device iPhone 8, MacBook, Bose QCII Operating System iOS, OS X   My Question or Issue I have Bose QC attached via Bluetooth to iPhone 8 & MacBook.   When ...
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Rearrange playlist

Trying to rearrange a playlist on my MacBook. Things were going just fine, until I used a filter option. I was hoping I could rearrange by song title and it would just stay in that order forever, but I was wrong. And now when I try to drag & drop son...

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  • Trying to rearrange a playlist on my MacBook. Things were going just fine, until I used a filter option. I was hoping I could rearrange by song title and it would just stay in that order forever, but...
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