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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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Superuser Contribution Please implement difference between Followed Artists and Saved-Album Artists

PlanPremiumCountryUKOperating SystemDesktop/iOS My Question or IssueI think a lot more can be done to help people organise enormous libraries.For example - Please can we have some sort of distinction between followed artists and artists who make save...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Operating System Desktop/iOS   My Question or Issue I think a lot more can be done to help people organise enormous libraries. For example - Please can we have s...
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Superuser Contribution Auto DJ Crossfade still active?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 8Operating SystemiOS 12.3 My Question or IssueHi!As Electronic Dance Music amateur, I like the selection and weekly updated track of Spotify playlist, especially Night Rider and Techno Bunker. Also, I really love ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 8 Operating System iOS 12.3   My Question or Issue Hi! As Electronic Dance Music amateur, I like the selection and weekly updated track of Sp...
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Superuser Contribution Songs vanished from playlist and many can't be played

H Many songs from my playlists have vanished and many songs that I find can't be played (even popular ones like Ed Sheeran - Perfect). When I log in from a different computer there aren't any problems... my songs are still in my playlists. What seems...

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  • H Many songs from my playlists have vanished and many songs that I find can't be played (even popular ones like Ed Sheeran - Perfect). When I log in from a different computer there aren't any problem...
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Superuser Contribution Password re-set - forgotten email address.

Hi there, I have an account with the username JGostage. I have been logged out of my account on all devices and have been trying to log back in. I clicked to re set my password but none of my active email addresses have received a link, i therefore d...

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  • Hi there, I have an account with the username JGostage. I have been logged out of my account on all devices and have been trying to log back in. I clicked to re set my password but none of my active ...
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Superuser Contribution Some songs won't play

I have Spotify Premium on a desktop Mac and iPhone. Some tracks will not play on the Mac. They WILL play on the phone (ie sound comes out of phone) and if I link the Mac to the phone, then on that (ie the track is playing on the phone but the sound c...

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  • I have Spotify Premium on a desktop Mac and iPhone. Some tracks will not play on the Mac. They WILL play on the phone (ie sound comes out of phone) and if I link the Mac to the phone, then on that (i...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play the current song

Each time I try to play any song, it says Can't play the current song. I have tried relaunching the app, going on the web app, uninstalling it, and logging out of spotify. But the problem still keeps on persisting. Can someone please help me out?

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  • Each time I try to play any song, it says Can't play the current song. I have tried relaunching the app, going on the web app, uninstalling it, and logging out of spotify. But the problem still keeps...
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Superuser Contribution My playlist consistently stops after approximately two hours of play

I have a really long ambient playlist that I like to have in my work space all day... it is generally over 200 tracks long, and over 24 hours of music. Every couple hours of letting it do it's thing, it will stop... generally around 2 hours or so int...

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  • I have a really long ambient playlist that I like to have in my work space all day... it is generally over 200 tracks long, and over 24 hours of music.   Every couple hours of letting it do it...
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Superuser Contribution Jump to song now playing is no longer working

Plan: PremiumLocation: USA Device: iMac 27-inch, Late 2012OS: macOS Mojave 10.14.4 Issue: I used to be able to click on the miniature album cover image shown in the lower left corner of the player, just above the title of the current song, and the pl...

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  •   Plan: Premium Location: USA   Device: iMac 27-inch, Late 2012 OS: macOS Mojave 10.14.4   Issue: I used to be able to click on the miniature album cover image shown in the lowe...
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Superuser Contribution All my Spotify playlists and made for me playlists have 15 second crossovers...

As above... Ive deleted and reinstalled twice. I have deleted my cache. Its driving me crazy. I DO NOT WANT CROSS FADING SONGS. HELP!!!

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  • As above... Ive deleted and reinstalled twice. I have deleted my cache. Its driving me crazy. I DO NOT WANT CROSS FADING SONGS. HELP!!!
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Superuser Contribution Find Friends not loading

Device - Macbook Pro 2017Operating System - OS Mojave 10.14.4Spotify version - 1.1.4.197.g92d52c4f

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  • Device - Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System - OS Mojave 10.14.4 Spotify version - 1.1.4.197.g92d52c4f  
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Superuser Contribution Helpless - "Spotify can't play this right now."

Premium Family Device(Macbook pro)Operating System(OSX 10.13.6) My Question or IssueI suddenly have an issue with playback. One or two songs are playable but all others play a second and skip to the next song. The message "Spotify can't play this rig...

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  • Premium Family   Device (Macbook pro) Operating System (OSX 10.13.6)   My Question or Issue I suddenly have an issue with playback. One or two songs are playable but all others play...
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Superuser Contribution Se paran las canciones de spotify después de un cierto tiempo.

Mi problema es que al iniciar una cancion en la aplicación de spotify se para despues de 4,5,6,7 o 8 segundos y despues me sale "No es posible reproducir la cancion actual" y al parecer solo funciona con las canciones de spotify ya que si me voy a ar...

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  • Mi problema es que al iniciar una cancion en la aplicación de spotify se para despues de 4,5,6,7 o 8 segundos y despues me sale "No es posible reproducir la cancion actual" y al parecer solo funciona...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Installing the Spotify PWA on MacOS

Greetings, Has anybody managed to install the Spotify PWA from Chrome on MacOS ? No matter what I do, the web player wants me to download the native installer. This blog post seems to imply (at the very end of the post) that it's only available for C...

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  • Greetings,   Has anybody managed to install the Spotify PWA from Chrome on MacOS ? No matter what I do, the web player wants me to download the native installer. This blog post seems to imply ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify repeatedly skips the current playing song in any playlist after 1-2 seconds

Premium account, U.S.A.MacBook Pro 2018 with Mac OS High Sierra No matter what playlist I use, or how I try to search for songs, whenever I try to play a song, I get "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can im...

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  • Premium account, U.S.A. MacBook Pro 2018 with Mac OS High Sierra   No matter what playlist I use, or how I try to search for songs, whenever I try to play a song, I get "Spotify can't play th...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify occasionally becomes unresponsive

USA OSApple Mojave Over the past couple of weeks, my Spotify would sometimes become unresponsive. When you select a playlist, artist, etc. it will continually show the loading icon for as much as 5 minutes or more and you can't really do anything els...

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  • USA   OS Apple Mojave   Over the past couple of weeks, my Spotify would sometimes become unresponsive. When you select a playlist, artist, etc. it will continually show the loading ico...
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Superuser Contribution Searching on Spotify (Mac OS)

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceMacbook Pro (Early 2015)Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra My Question or Issues Hi, sorry to bother you guys but I have been experiencing this problem with searching for the last 3 months. I can not search anything at...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Macbook Pro (Early 2015) Operating System macOS High Sierra   My Question or Issues  Hi, sorry to bother you guys but I have been experiencin...
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Superuser Contribution "downloaded" playlist won't download local files

I have a normal playslist that I've been listening to and I added two local files that I dowloaded from a youtube converter. The songs will play on my computer but even though it says the playlist is dowloaded the downloading symbol is still next to ...

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  •   I have a normal playslist that I've been listening to and I added two local files that I dowloaded from a youtube converter. The songs will play on my computer but even though it says the pla...
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Two songs play simultaneously on the save device

Problem OverviewThe desktop Spotify app plays two songs ocasionally at once when reversing songs. Problem DetailsWhen playing the "Hot Country" Spotify created playlist on shuffle with no loop, after listening to 5-6 songs, then going back to the fir...

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  • Problem Overview The desktop Spotify app plays two songs ocasionally at once when reversing songs.   Problem Details When playing the "Hot Country" Spotify created playlist on shuffle with n...
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Superuser Contribution App downloads and opens but doesn't install

Plan PremiumCountry UKDevice Macbook Pro mid 2014Operating System Mac High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI've downloaded and am using Spotify, but it hasn't actually installed in my apps folder. So, if I quit, I then have to run the downloader a...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System Mac High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I've downloaded and am using Spotify, but it hasn't actua...
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Some tracks doesn't play on Mac desktop application

PlanPremiumCountryItaly Device( Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(MacOS Mojave 10.14.4) I'm having problems to play some tracks on MacBook Pro, the tracks works fine on iPhone instead. Since I'm having this problem from more than one month I ask...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy   Device ( Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (MacOS Mojave 10.14.4)   I'm having problems to play some tracks on MacBook Pro, the tracks works fin...
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