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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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Audiobooks. I am the plan manager. I have listened to one hour. Now locked

I am the plan manager of a Premium family subscription. I have successfully listened to an hour of audiobooks on my phone. However on the desktop app the audiobooks are showing as locked.

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  • I am the plan manager of a Premium family subscription. I have successfully listened to an hour of audiobooks on my phone. However on the desktop app the audiobooks are showing as locked.
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Superuser Contribution Can't sign in to Spotify. Error Code: 22. Version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea

Running on OS X Mavericks. I went to go do something and I came back to my computer and my spotify was logged out and I can't seem to log back in. Is there any sort of backend update that happened recently that would cause this? I would switch to the...

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  • Running on OS X Mavericks. I went to go do something and I came back to my computer and my spotify was logged out and I can't seem to log back in. Is there any sort of backend update that happened re...
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Biography for 'Lil Peep' has an extra new line

The bio for 'Lil Peep' seems to be formatted incorrectly. It looks like after periods the bio adds a new line, but there seem to be unnecessary additions.Perhaps there is an auto-formatter for these bios, and that is causing an issue?I have attached ...

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  • The bio for 'Lil Peep' seems to be formatted incorrectly.  It looks like after periods the bio adds a new line, but there seem to be unnecessary additions. Perhaps there is an auto-formatter&n...
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Superuser Contribution Insanely long load time on iMac desktop

Not sure exactly when, but my iMac spotify install got pretty much unusable -- the load time is, and I'm not exaggerating, 9-10 minutes. If I were to wait that long, the performance once everything loads is OK. It's strictly the load. On my iphone X ...

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  • Not sure exactly when, but my iMac spotify install got pretty much unusable -- the load time is, and I'm not exaggerating, 9-10 minutes.  If I were to wait that long, the performance once everyt...
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Superuser Contribution the volume is up and down during the song

I connected the speaker W-KING via bluetooth to my macbook then with a jack cable, also I tried with my android but still the same problem. The volume is going up and down during the song, what can I do ?Thanks

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  • I connected the speaker W-KING via bluetooth to my macbook then with a jack cable, also I tried with my android but still the same problem. The volume is going up and down during the song, what can I...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Mac

Why can I play my Spotify on my Android phone, my car, My Echo Dot, My Google Pebble but not my Imac?

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  • Why can I play my Spotify on my Android phone, my car, My Echo Dot, My Google Pebble but not my Imac?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution In-app notifications stay on screen indefinitely if Spotify window loses focus

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro 14"Operating SystemmacOS 13.6Spotify versionSpotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.23.1125.g920a7ada My Question or IssueThe new in-app notifications that show when you take an action (ex: liking or un-liking a so...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro 14" Operating System macOS 13.6 Spotify version Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.23.1125.g920a7ada   My Question or Issue The new in...
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Superuser Contribution What happened to personalized what's new/new releases on desktop?

I can no longer find the personalized new releases section on desktop. It used to be under discover I think in search. On mobile you can still find under the bell icon, but it seems gone on desktop.

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  • I can no longer find the personalized new releases section on desktop. It used to be under discover I think in search. On mobile you can still find under the bell icon, but it seems gone on desktop.
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Spotify free

PlanFreeCountry DevicemacOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhy does it say that the spotify app on my computer can only be logged into if i have a premium account. Why is it not free anymore?

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  • Plan Free Country   Device mac Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Why does it say that the spotify app on my computer can only be...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Length of Each song a Playlist

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device:Macbook Pro 2019)Operating System (iOS 10) My Question or Issue: After upgrading last week to the latest version, the lenght of each songs on the Plalist column is missing. It only shows the following columns: TitleAr...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Macbook Pro 2019) Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue:   After upgrading last week to the latest version, the lengh...
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Superuser Contribution album or playlist displays as blank in social bar (can't be clicked on)

  PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemLatest IOS My Question or Issuewhat does this mean? or is it a bug where the playlist name doesn't display?

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  •       Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro Operating System Latest IOS   My Question or Issue what does this mean? or is it a bug where the playlist name doesn't dis...
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Superuser Contribution Music playing through speakers instead of headphone...

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacBook Pro 2019Operating SystemMacos catalina My Question or IssueHi,I've been using the Spotify app on my MacBook Pro for a year now, with any problem. Just today, as I wanted to listen to some music; the sound of Spotify c...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System Macos catalina   My Question or Issue Hi, I've been using the Spotify app on my MacBook Pro for a year now, with a...
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Solved!! High CPU Usage (~100%) on Mac

Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.8.923.g4f94bf0d Device: MacBook M1 ProOperating System: Ventura 13.0 (22A380) I'm experiencing consistently high CPU usage from the Spotify desktop app for Mac. Whether the app is playing music or not, it consiste...

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  •   Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.8.923.g4f94bf0d   Device: MacBook M1 Pro Operating System: Ventura 13.0 (22A380)   I'm experiencing consistently high CPU usage from...
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Superuser Contribution Problem: Spotify mutes all sound after pressing pause....

PlanPremiumCountryTurkey DeviceMacBook Pro 15-ınch 2018Operating SystemmacOS Movaje My Question or IssueHi; Spotify mac app keeps muting everything that makes sound after I pause my music. Background sound plays fine when I play music over it, but wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey   Device MacBook Pro 15-ınch 2018 Operating System macOS Movaje   My Question or Issue Hi;   Spotify mac app keeps muting everything that ...
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Superuser Contribution Shuffle icon showing as active involuntarily

Hi everyone! I have noticed an error when navigating a very specific around the artist page. If the path is followed, the shuffle button turns on without me activating it, and while it is showing active it won't actually shuffle songs. So it is just ...

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  • Hi everyone! I have noticed an error when navigating a very specific around the artist page. If the path is followed, the shuffle button turns on without me activating it, and while it is showing act...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't play Local Files anymore.

PlanPremiumCountryUK Device(Macbook Air early 2015)Operating System(iOS 11.5.2 Big Sur) My Question or IssueI had synched up Spotify to play local files and suddenly it won't anymore. They appear grey and spotify just skips past them. I've checked an...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device (Macbook Air early 2015) Operating System (iOS 11.5.2 Big Sur)   My Question or Issue I had synched up Spotify to play local files and suddenly i...
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Solved!! How to adjust playback speed on Mac Desktop?

CountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro, 13-inch, M2, 2022Operating SystemmacOS My Question or IssueI'm not sure if I am just completely missing it- but can't seem to find a way to change the playback speed in the Spotify app for macOS. I'm on a Premium Family a...

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  • Country USA Device Macbook Pro, 13-inch, M2, 2022 Operating System macOS   My Question or Issue I'm not sure if I am just completely missing it- but can't seem to find a way to chan...
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