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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 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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A Broken Search Engine/Page/Widget

PlanPremiumCountryHollandDeviceiMac early 2013Operating SystemmacOS Mojave 10.14.4 My Question or IssueEvery time a open up my spotify program on my iMac but the search engine doen't seem to work i've reinstalled spotify like 5 times and tried to upg...

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  • Plan Premium Country Holland Device iMac early 2013 Operating System macOS Mojave 10.14.4   My Question or Issue Every time a open up my spotify program on my iMac but the search engin...
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Song in queue deleted when moving tracks

I've had this problem recurring for some time and it's incredibly frustrating. See the images below for an illustrated example. Steps to replicate:Set up a queue with at least two songs.Move a song in the queue to play next.Desired effect: The song s...

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  • I've had this problem recurring for some time and it's incredibly frustrating. See the images below for an illustrated example.   Steps to replicate: Set up a queue with at least two songs. ...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on cover points to a different song

When I click on the cover (left bottom) I expect to get the location of the current song, in fact the app shows the list and hightlight one song, but is not the current song, so I need to scroll across the list to find the green-hightlighted one to l...

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  • When I click on the cover (left bottom) I expect to get the location of the current song, in fact the app shows the list and hightlight one song, but is not the current song, so I need to scroll acro...
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Superuser Contribution Search issues

I'm currently having search issues on my desktop Mac. I've been trying to figure it out for an hour. This happens quite often, I'd say, at least, a couple of times per week. I go into the general search bar and no matter what I type in nothing comes ...

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  • I'm currently having search issues on my desktop Mac. I've been trying to figure it out for an hour. This happens quite often, I'd say, at least, a couple of times per week. I go into the general sea...
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Spotify keeps playing on Sonos

Hi, When I play something in Spotify and try to listen on my bedroom Sonos 1 it stops playing in Spotify and starts playing through the Sonos app even if the Sonos app isn't open. Its always worked fine but this morning just started this annoying beh...

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  • Hi, When I play something in Spotify and try to listen on my bedroom Sonos 1 it stops playing in Spotify and starts playing through the Sonos app even if the Sonos app isn't open. Its always worked f...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this Japanese artist right now while in Japan

Hey there! I live in Japan and am seeing A LOT of Japanese bands that are greyed out. This seems real crazy to me since these bands are literally from where my account is tied to. I did however just move here from Canada and was using a Canadian acco...

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  • Hey there! I live in Japan and am seeing A LOT of Japanese bands that are greyed out. This seems real crazy to me since these bands are literally from where my account is tied to. I did however just ...
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Superuser Contribution Uploading a Playlist Photo isn't working?

So I was trying to upload a photo on one of my playlists on my MacBook, and it showed up that the photo needed to be at least 300x300, and that the photo I had selected was too small. However, my photo was 1000x1000, and other photos I tried between ...

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  • So I was trying to upload a photo on one of my playlists on my MacBook, and it showed up that the photo needed to be at least 300x300, and that the photo I had selected was too small. However, my pho...
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Problema condivisione 30 secondi su Facebook

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceiMacOperating SystemMojave Richiesta agli utenti italiani, visto che con il resto del mondo mi è andata male.Ho un problema nel condividere su Facebook le anteprime dei brani (i trenta secondi che si possono sentire diret...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device iMac Operating System Mojave   Richiesta agli utenti italiani, visto che con il resto del mondo mi è andata male. Ho un problema nel condividere su Fa...
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This queue thing - how annoying is it

Am I the only one who finds the queue functionality (or lack of it) on Spotify utterly infuriating. I have Googled it to try to clear it - I can find no blue dot! Clicking the last song doesn't do it! Can't I just turn the darn thing off? And what is...

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  • Am I the only one who finds the queue functionality (or lack of it) on Spotify utterly infuriating. I have Googled it to try to clear it - I can find no blue dot! Clicking the last song doesn't do it...
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Song stuck in library

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop/LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueOne of my favorite artists released a song about a month ago, initially this song was not available on Spotify. I found a playlist that had the song on it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop/Laptop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue One of my favorite artists released a song about a month ago, initially this s...
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Spotify super slow to load on MacBook Pro

After several years suffering the *frustration of the very slow load time on my MacBook Pro 2012 Spotify now works like it should and I am very pleased with myself. "Why?" I hear you ask - well I installed a SSD is all. The MacBook is very happy and ...

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  • After several years suffering the *frustration of the very slow load time on my MacBook Pro 2012 Spotify now works like it should and I am very pleased with myself. "Why?" I hear you ask - well I ins...
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