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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 Playback stutters on OSX. Stops stuttering when making Spotify window active.

Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop.The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. This does not sound like a connection issue to me. I am h...

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  • Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop. The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. &nb...
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How To Fix Spotify Error 101

Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101:Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs.Update Spotify: Make sure you have the latest version of the...

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  • Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101: Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs. Upda...
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More Devices (Airplay and Bluetooth) option has disappeared

Spotify desktop app for Mac version being used: 1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa I have noticed (possibly with this newest version) that the option of "More Devices" in the desktop app previously available (where the Spotify Connect options for playback are stil...

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  • Spotify desktop app for Mac version being used: 1.1.20.510.g7d28aaaa   I have noticed (possibly with this newest version) that the option of "More Devices" in the desktop app previously a...
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Superuser Contribution View Friend Activity not working since last update

PlanPremiumCountry - USADevice(iMac)Operating System(MacOS Ventura ) My Question or IssueMy View > Friend Activity has not been working at all since the most recent update of Spotify on the Mac (version Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.18.999.g9...

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  • Plan Premium Country - USA Device (iMac) Operating System (MacOS Ventura )   My Question or Issue My View > Friend Activity has not been working at all since the most recent update o...
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Superuser Contribution Accidentally removed song from discovery playlist, want to readd

I accidentally clicked 'remove' from Discover Weekly playlist, and was notified Spotify won't recommend songs like this anymore (opposite what I want!). How can I undo this?

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  • I accidentally clicked 'remove' from Discover Weekly playlist, and was notified Spotify won't recommend songs like this anymore (opposite what I want!). How can I undo this?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issues Playing to External Speaker

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceSamsung Galaxy S21 & Macbook Pro M1 Operating SystemAndroid 13 & MacOS Ventura My Question or IssueI listen to Spotify almost everyday while working. For over a year, I've been successfully using Spotify to play...

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  • Plan Premium   Country United States   Device Samsung Galaxy S21 & Macbook Pro M1   Operating System Android 13 & MacOS Ventura   My Question or Issue I liste...
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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs Still Being Re-added

Hello, I'm now using Spotify for macOS 1.2.11.916.geb595a67 and when dragging a song over the left playlist column that's highlighted green and accidentally dropping it before I get to a playlist, Spotify still re-adds it to my Liked Songs, even thou...

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  • Hello,   I'm now using Spotify for macOS 1.2.11.916.geb595a67 and when dragging a song over the left playlist column that's highlighted green and accidentally dropping it before...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Collaborative playlist, can't see the username of who added song.(Spotify for Mac)

Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added the songs. Ive been trying to search for this online ...

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  • Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added th...
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Using spotify web through MenubarX

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueHey y'all. I prefer having Spotify web in my menu bar as opposed to opening the full application. But it won't let me access my library on web. It just shows a message...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Macbook Pro Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue Hey y'all. I prefer having Spotify web in my menu bar as opposed to opening the full applic...
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Superuser Contribution How to view exact date a song was added to a playlist

 PlanPremiumDeviceMacBook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS Monterey (12.2) Is there a way to view the exact date that a song was added to a playlist instead of the vague "[...] weeks ago"? It's only possible to see the exact date for songs added to a pl...

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  •   Plan Premium Device MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS Monterey (12.2)   Is there a way to view the exact date that a song was added to a playlist instead of the vague "[...] week...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Reorganize my Playlist by alphabetical order

Plan: Student Premium Country: U.S. My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any tips on how I can do that? Thanks!

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  •   Plan: Student Premium    Country: U.S.    My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any t...
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[Mac Desktop] Spotify Window can't be unminified

Premium/USA DeviceMacbook Pro Early 2015 Operating SystemMac Os Catlina 10.15.5 (19F101) My Question or Issue After some period of time minified Spotify window can't be opened again, "Show all windows" option shows it as a transparent window(screensh...

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  • Premium/USA   Device Macbook Pro Early 2015   Operating System Mac Os Catlina 10.15.5 (19F101)   My Question or Issue   After some period of time minified Spotify w...
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Superuser Contribution I can't login to my app errorcode 409

I have a Premium Individual plan but when I'm trying to login I'm getting an error message that tells me that the app is only available for premium users

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  • I have a Premium Individual plan but when I'm trying to login I'm getting an error message that tells me that the app is only available for premium users
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The desktop app is complete garbage.

I'm only posting this as a heads up to other users. Thanks for the free service, but I'm done now. Bye Spotify.

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  • I'm only posting this as a heads up to other users.    Thanks for the free service, but I'm done now. Bye Spotify.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Missing artist about section on right side of window

As of a month or so ago, Spotify on desktop was displaying an about section on the artist I was currently playing to the right of the window.I closed it and now can't find how to get it to reappear.Does anyone know how to turn this feature back on?Ap...

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  • As of a month or so ago, Spotify on desktop was displaying an about section on the artist I was currently playing to the right of the window. I closed it and now can't find how to get it to reap...
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Superuser Contribution problemas con la actualización número 1.2.17.834.g26ee1129

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuela última actualización [1.2.17.834.g26ee1129] parece [parece] que no va todo lo fina que deb...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue la últi...
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Superuser Contribution I've subscribed to Premium Individual and am still getting ads

I am getting ads and also the Calm app telling me to breathe - lol. Very frustrating. Have logged out and in and no difference.

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  • I am getting ads and also the Calm app telling me to breathe - lol. Very frustrating. Have logged out and in and no difference.
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Friend Activity not working after new Mac interface update.

No matter whether Friend Activity is toggled on or off in settings in this new update, the Friend Activity will not appear. I have tried quitting and restarting the app, as well as restarting my computer. This new update is full of glitches and was n...

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  • No matter whether Friend Activity is toggled on or off in settings in this new update, the Friend Activity will not appear. I have tried quitting and restarting the app, as well as restarting my comp...
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Spotify for Desktop saying I don't have premium and wont let me log in

PlanFamily Premium CountryUSA Device(Macbook Pro, late 2019) My Question or Issue:I have had Spotify Premium for over 7 years now. My subscription has not changed. Looking at my account on both my iPhone and a web browser on my Macbook, my family pre...

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  • Plan Family Premium   Country USA   Device (Macbook Pro, late 2019)   My Question or Issue: I have had Spotify Premium for over 7 years now. My subscription has not changed. ...
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Solved!! Albums and tracks disabling, then no-longer findable on Spotify (coming up as "no results found")

Hi. An album I had saved has now disappeared. It started some weeks ago when the tracks on the iPhone version were diabled (greyed out) and wouldn't play. Then this spread to some views (but all) of the album on the MacBook version. The a track was d...

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  • Hi. An album I had saved has now disappeared. It started some weeks ago when the tracks on the iPhone version were diabled (greyed out) and wouldn't play. Then this spread to some views (but all...
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