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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Replace local files with spotify versions

I have a heap of local files on my mac that I want to put into a spotify playlist. I think most of them would be in the spotify catalogue but some may not be. I know that sometimes spotify will use a spotify catalogue track instead of the local file ...

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  • I have a heap of local files on my mac that I want to put into a spotify playlist. I think most of them would be in the spotify catalogue but some may not be. I know that sometimes spotify will use a...
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Superuser Contribution Spacing issue with new layout when app is fullscreen

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacBook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS 13.3.1 My Question or IssueA recent app update introduced a new sectioned layout. When the app is fullscreen, this layout doesn't take into account the lack of a macOS title b...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS 13.3.1   My Question or Issue A recent app update introduced a new sectioned layout. When the app is f...
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Superuser Contribution Can't repeat one song while in "Recommendation mode"

PlanPremiumDeviceMacBook Air M1 (2020) Operating SystemMac OS Ventura - 13.5.2 (22G91) Spotify VersionSpotify on macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.25.1011.g0348b2ea IssueIf you play a playlist without the "Repeat Playlist" mode, after all songs had been playe...

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  • Plan Premium Device MacBook Air M1 (2020)   Operating System Mac OS Ventura - 13.5.2 (22G91)   Spotify Version Spotify on macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.25.1011.g0348b2ea   ...
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Superuser Contribution Why wont my songs play on Spotify Web Player and desktop.

Hi,I have an Macbook and none of my songs will play on Web Player. However, It works on my iphone. I have tried restarting my Macbook and closing and reopening my web-browser (Chrome).

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  • Hi, I have an Macbook and none of my songs will play on Web Player. However, It works on my iphone. I have tried restarting my Macbook and closing and reopening my web-browser (Chrome).
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Unskippable Ads

Hi,I have been facing a very annoying issue for the past year now which is unskippable ads. I can skip ads on my other laptop and my phone but not on this laptop. Tried seeking Spotify customer support help but they never even tried to help and just ...

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  • Hi, I have been facing a very annoying issue for the past year now which is unskippable ads. I can skip ads on my other laptop and my phone but not on this laptop. Tried seeking Spotify customer sup...
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Superuser Contribution Black screen for Spotify Mac Desktop

Hello to everyone, It's been a while that I can't use Spotify on Mac (Catalina 10.15.3), I just have a black screen.Of course I re-instal many times, I also disabled hardware acceleration. Some previous help told my to change lines of code on the lib...

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  • Hello to everyone,   It's been a while that I can't use Spotify on Mac (Catalina 10.15.3), I just have a black screen. Of course I re-instal many times, I also disabled hardware acceleration....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify App Extremely slow and unresponsive on M1 Mac

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacBook Air M1 2020Operating SystemMacOS 14.1.1 (Problem started already on Ventura / before Update to Sonoma) My Question or IssueSince approximately one week the Spotify App on my M1 Mac is extremely unresponsive and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device MacBook Air M1 2020 Operating System MacOS 14.1.1 (Problem started already on Ventura / before Update to Sonoma)   My Question or Issue Sinc...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts keep glitching and pausing/playing

Hello! Issue explained: 1) Podcasts are randomly pausing and staying paused in the middle of podcasts - happens irregularly and effects the experience.2) Applicable to any podcast I play.3) Happens irrespective if the video is on or off.4) Applicable...

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  •   Hello!   Issue explained:  1) Podcasts are randomly pausing and staying paused in the middle of podcasts - happens irregularly and effects the experience. 2) Applicable to any p...
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Superuser Contribution Media Keys on TouchBar are not working with Spoftify

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceMacBook Pro 16'Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.5 My Question or IssueThe global Media Keys are not responding to Spotify, even if Spotify is running and playing.One thing I did when I first got the MacBook was to disab...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device MacBook Pro 16' Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.5    My Question or Issue The global Media Keys are not responding to Spotify, even if...
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Superuser Contribution ORGANIZING ALBUMS AND ARTISTS WITH FOLDERS

I think it would be extremly helpfull to also have the option to make folders in your albums and artists. This option is now only available for playlists. Making it necesary to make a playlist for each album if you want to organize them. There should...

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  • I think it would be extremly helpfull to also have the option to make folders in your albums and artists. This option is now only available for playlists. Making it necesary to make a playlist for ea...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play some non-local songs in a playlist over Spotify Connect

I have a bunch of songs in my playlists that I cannot play over Spotify Connect, but can play on my laptop. These are NOT local files; I have turned off the option to show local files. If I use the search feature to find the songs and play them outsi...

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  • I have a bunch of songs in my playlists that I cannot play over Spotify Connect, but can play on my laptop. These are NOT local files; I have turned off the option to show local files. If I use the s...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app is completely blank (I see nothing) so I can't close my MacBook

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro, M1 , 2020 Operating Systemmac OS Sonoma 14.1.1 My Question or IssueMy Spotify desktop app is opened apparently but I can't see it (it's completely transparent) , I can't neither close the application, also I...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro, M1 , 2020  Operating System mac OS Sonoma 14.1.1   My Question or Issue My Spotify desktop app is opened apparently but I can't see...
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Superuser Contribution Problema al reproducir Podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceMacbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en ocasiones avanza el tiempo pero no se reproduce el sonido). Este problem...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Macbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid   Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en oc...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't connect to internet

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Air My Question or IssueSpotify won't connect to the internet. Everything else on my Mac is connecting, so I know it's a problem with Spotify. I have tried force quitting the app and opening it again, I've tried res...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Air   My Question or Issue Spotify won't connect to the internet. Everything else on my Mac is connecting, so I know it's a problem with Spotify. ...
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Superuser Contribution OS 11.7.10 Mac launch blank screen

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceMac DesktopOperating System11.7.10 I updated Spotify today and when I went to re-launch it came up with a blank, black window. I click around and nothing happens. I tried restarting the app. Then I tried deleting and re downlo...

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  •   Plan Free Country USA Device Mac Desktop Operating System 11.7.10   I updated Spotify today and when I went to re-launch it came up with a blank, black window. I click around an...
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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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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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