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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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Having to reinstall app every time I use it.

DeviceMacbook Pro late 2017Operating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueOn it's help page, spotify has decided that it's more realistic to try and list every potential issue anyone could ever have, rather than just let people tell them what the issue is...

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  • Device Macbook Pro late 2017 Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue On it's help page, spotify has decided that it's more realistic to try and list every potential issue anyone coul...
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Spotify on Mac

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacBook AirOperating SystemMacOS Mojave version 10.14.6 My spotify only opens on my Mac (Mojave 10.14.6) when my wifi is off, afterwards if I go back online it does not load any list of music. If I open it with the wifi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device MacBook Air Operating System MacOS Mojave version 10.14.6   My spotify only opens on my Mac (Mojave 10.14.6) when my wifi is off, afterwards if I go ...
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Adding songs to the queue while ads are playing

PlanFree DeviceMacbook Pro Operating SystemOSX 10.14 My Question or IssueWhen queue is populated, and advertisements are playing, appending additional tracks to the queue causes the entire queue to be cleared.Only the one 'last added' song to the que...

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  • Plan Free   Device Macbook Pro   Operating System OSX 10.14   My Question or Issue When queue is populated, and advertisements are playing, appending additional tracks to the...
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Pressing the 'Next' button when next song is an advertisement

PlanFree DeviceMacbook Pro late 2017 Operating SystemOSX 10.14 My Question or IssueWhile playing music, when pressing the 'Next' button when the next song is an advertisement, play button is 'paused' and neither advertisement nor music can be played ...

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  •   Plan Free   Device Macbook Pro late 2017   Operating System OSX 10.14   My Question or Issue While playing music, when pressing the 'Next' button when the next song i...
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[Mac] Can't change playlist covers or playlist descriptions

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMac Book AirOperating SystemMacOS Catalania 10.15.1 My Question or IssueSince about two days it is not possible for me anymore to change the covers or descriptions of my playlists. The picture uploads and saves normall...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Mac Book Air Operating System MacOS Catalania 10.15.1   My Question or Issue Since about two days it is not possible for me anymore to chang...
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Spotify don't work

Macbook Pro Hi, i was using spotify for mac since a long time ago and it works fine, but now i been having this problem for 4 month ago, when i open spotify it's like if i don't have internet conection, when i play a song , come this blue block notif...

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  • Macbook Pro  Hi, i was using spotify for mac since a long time ago and it works fine, but now i been having this problem for 4 month ago, when i open spotify it's like if i don't have internet ...
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Persistent 'cannot play this song' error after resuming from a long pause

This error is occurring on a 2017 Macbook Pro 13" Retina operating OS X Catalina 10.15.1. Any time I pause play on Spotify and resume after an extended period (anywhere from 5 minutes onwards), Spotify persistently gives me the 'cannot play this song...

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  • This error is occurring on a 2017 Macbook Pro 13" Retina operating OS X Catalina 10.15.1.   Any time I pause play on Spotify and resume after an extended period (anywhere from 5 minutes onward...
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Phone app doesn't sync with Mac Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryHong Kong Device Macbook Air Early 2015 & IphoneXS iOS13 My Question or IssueI saved music on my iphone to my "Liked Songs" Playlist, but it doesn't sync to my Macbook Desktop App. I checked on the Web Player, and the songs are show...

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  • PlanPremium CountryHong Kong   Device Macbook Air Early 2015 & IphoneXS iOS13   My Question or Issue I saved music on my iphone to my "Liked Songs" Playlist, but it doesn't s...
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Solved!! Can't post my playlist in playlist exchange forum

Hi there, I have this technical issue, I tried to make a post in the Playlist Exchange community but the system keeps on rejecting my post, saying that I must enter a valid Spotify URI, and that's what I'm doing but I can't fix the problem.Already tr...

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  • Hi there, I have this technical issue, I tried to make a post in the Playlist Exchange community but the system keeps on rejecting my post, saying that I must enter a valid Spotify URI, and that's wh...
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Mac/Windows streaming to Chromecast over Spotify Connect not directly possible

It´s headless to start a Chrome window to use the webplayer or start to play music by Phone/Tablet and then be able to remote control. Implement it directly in Spotify or make it clear in your app, that you need to have to bypass to play music on Chr...

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  • It´s headless to start a Chrome window to use the webplayer or start to play music by Phone/Tablet and then be able to remote control. Implement it directly in Spotify or make it clear in your app, t...
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Superuser Contribution how to view fridays New Albums (not singles)?

Premium useriOS latest, Mac OS Catalina So. Friday is my favourite day because of all the new album releases on fridays. Anyway I cant see new albums in spotify, only "new albums & singles", and I cant browse new albums by genre in genre view its onl...

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  • Premium user iOS latest, Mac OS Catalina   So. Friday is my favourite day because of all the new album releases on fridays.  Anyway I cant see new albums in spotify, only "new albums &a...
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Solved!! Local Files on Mac Catalina

GerätMacBook ProBetriebssystemCatalina Hi!I can't play local mp3 Files on my Desktop APP. I added my local Folder, but Music is shown like this (1 second): The Files are free,- no protection.....Any ideas?Kind regards from GermanyBernd

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  • Gerät MacBook Pro Betriebssystem Catalina   Hi! I can't play local mp3 Files on my Desktop APP. I added my local Folder, but Music is shown like this (1 second):     &nb...
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Playlist re-shuffles when I switch device

PlanFreeCountryPortugalDevice(Macbook Pro) My Question or IssueWhenever I'm listening to a playlist on shuffle then switch the device, I keep listening to the same song but the queue re-shuffles, which means that songs may be repeated.Is there a way ...

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  • Plan Free Country Portugal Device (Macbook Pro)   My Question or Issue Whenever I'm listening to a playlist on shuffle then switch the device, I keep listening to the same song but the q...
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[MAC] Search bar overlaps with title bar

Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave The search bar at the top of the app is high enough that it overlaps with where the title bar would normally be on an un-skinned Mac application window, which results in the app full-screening when I double-click the search bar t...

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  • Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave   The search bar at the top of the app is high enough that it overlaps with where the title bar would normally be on an un-skinned Mac application window, which results in...
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Solved!! Typo in song name

The following song from Katherine Jenkins "Amigos Para Siempre", has a typo in the name: should be "Siempre" not "Simepre"https://open.spotify.com/track/2br3VvJkuv7GMMHZRky7fy?si=egQc72tMS6CPDGCq_8PM5g

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  • The following song from Katherine Jenkins "Amigos Para Siempre", has a typo in the name: should be "Siempre" not "Simepre" https://open.spotify.com/track/2br3VvJkuv7GMMHZRky7fy?si=egQc72tMS6CPDGCq...
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Solved!! Can't find cache folder

Plan: Premium (Canada) Device: iMac (OS Mojave) My spotify app is extremely slow. I have looked through previous posts dealing with the same issue, and have found a guide for fixing this problem (linked below). However, the spotify cache folder that ...

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  • Plan: Premium (Canada)   Device: iMac (OS Mojave)   My spotify app is extremely slow. I have looked through previous posts dealing with the same issue, and have found a guide for f...
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Solved!! i can't change the song arrangement in my playlist

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceMacbook Air My Question or IssueNormally you can change the arrangement of songs in a playlist by dragging one but it doesn't work in just one of my playlists, in other playlists I don't have a problem with it and can ch...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Macbook Air   My Question or Issue Normally you can change the arrangement of songs in a playlist by dragging one but it doesn't work in just one of my...
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Constantly Lagging/Buffering/Pausing EVEN IN OFFLINE MODE

This started happening yesterday, before that Spotify has been good to me. All of a sudden a track hits about 30-40% through, it starts to pause. Sporatically it will start stopping very frequently, almost like its buffering. Problem is, my internet ...

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  • This started happening yesterday, before that Spotify has been good to me.   All of a sudden a track hits about 30-40% through, it starts to pause. Sporatically it will start stopping very f...
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Installation Failed

Today the spotify app on my desktop disappeared. I've been trying to reinstall it, but it keeps saying "installation failed" and asking me if I want to download it again. I'm using a mac, OS 10.10.2. Anyone else having this issue?

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  • Today the spotify app on my desktop disappeared. I've been trying to reinstall it, but it keeps saying "installation failed" and asking me if I want to download it again. I'm using a mac, OS 10.10.2....
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why is Release Radar basically the same every week?

Release Radar keeps giving me the same albums/artists every week.i follow hundreds of artists, so why isn't RR reflective of that?it's incredible annoying to keep getting the same albums each week from the same 20-30 artists. RR must be missing out a...

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  • Release Radar keeps giving me the same albums/artists every week. i follow hundreds of artists, so why isn't RR reflective of that? it's incredible annoying to keep getting the same albums each wee...
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