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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!! Unavailable songs not greyed-out in my playlist

Premium plan, Canada, Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2014, macOS 10.12.6 I created a playlist using the desktop app, selecting songs that are available (not greyed-out). However, several songs are not playable. When I view the playlist via a web browser, they a...

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  • Premium plan, Canada, Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2014, macOS 10.12.6   I created a playlist using the desktop app, selecting songs that are available (not greyed-out). However, several song...
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Bring back search bar in all pages

After a recent Spotify for Mac update, I have noted that the search bar has disappeared from all pages, in favor of a new "search" item in the left menu. I personally (and think a lot of people do) use the search bar very frequently and it is very in...

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  • After a recent Spotify for Mac update, I have noted that the search bar has disappeared from all pages, in favor of a new "search" item in the left menu. I personally (and think a lot of people do) u...
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Spotify Won't Play Selected Music

Plan: PremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 2014Operating SystemMacOS Sierra VersionVersion 10.12.06 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to play a song that I select manually, it keeps stating that "Spotify can't play this file right now. If you have it...

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  •   Plan:  Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro 2014 Operating System MacOS Sierra Version Version 10.12.06   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play a song tha...
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Can's install Spotify Desktop for Mac

Hi, I've being using Spotify properly for several years, with no problem. Yesterday, I found the app unistalled and downloaded a new version (I did nothing, it was an strange automatic process). The problem is that the new installation allways stuck....

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  • Hi,   I've being using Spotify properly for several years, with no problem. Yesterday, I found the app unistalled and downloaded a new version (I did nothing, it was an strange automatic proce...
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Will only play random songs?!

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemIOS is up to date My Question or IssueEverytime I go to play music on my macbook, I'll click a song on one of my playlists, then after that completely random songs come on? I just want it to stay on...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Macbook Pro Operating System IOS is up to date   My Question or Issue Everytime I go to play music on my macbook, I'll click a song on one of my play...
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spotify does not update music list correctly

Plan Family Premium Country Chile DeviceMAC DESKTOPOperating SystemIOS X EL CAPITAN My Question or Issue Well I can open Spotify and install in my mac, buth the list in this mac don't uptade and i can't lesing the music i search...i try desinstall an...

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  • Plan Family Premium  Country Chile   Device MAC DESKTOP Operating System IOS X EL CAPITAN   My Question or Issue   Well I can open Spotify and install in my mac, bu...
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Spotify should separate the "artists" and "friends", not mix them.

Artists and friends that i follow must appear separately, not mixed.With the new update, in the artists section, only the artist you follow appears in the "artists" menu. These artists should not appear in the "following" menu of the user.This is bas...

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  • Artists and friends that i follow must appear separately, not mixed. With the new update, in the artists section, only the artist you follow appears in the "artists" menu. These artists should not a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How to display all songs on Artist's Page

Plan : PremiumCountry : Japan Device : Macbook and iPhone My Question or Issue : Are there any methods to display all songs on Artist's page? There are "Popular" and "Album & EP" sections but I can't find the way to display all songs at once.Thank yo...

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  • Plan : Premium Country : Japan   Device : Macbook and iPhone   My Question or Issue :   Are there any methods to display all songs on Artist's page? There are "Popular" and...
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Ads Freezing

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemMaverics~Mojave My Question or Issue The ads that are being displayed freeze. It freezes the entire app and it doesn't UNfreeze on its own. I have to either click pause/play (sometimes repeatedly), ...

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  •   Plan Free Country  USA Device Macbook Air Operating System Maverics~Mojave   My Question or Issue  The ads that are being displayed freeze. It freezes the entire app ...
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Superuser Contribution Unfollowing artists against my will

Hello. Constantly artists become unfollowed from my profile, without me taking any action. I am 200% sure I did follow some artists several times, and still become unfollowed after some time. Plan PremiumCountry RomaniaDevice iPhone 8Operating System...

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  • Hello. Constantly artists become unfollowed from my profile, without me taking any action. I am 200% sure I did follow some artists several times, and still become unfollowed after some time. &...
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Mac app crashes around 2 minute mark

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceMacBook Pro (Mid 2015)Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI have the same issue as this poster on my Mac (running Spotify 1.1.2.285.ga97985ef) except that for me the app crashes around the 1 minu...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device MacBook Pro (Mid 2015) Operating System macOS High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I have the same issue as this poster on my Mac (running Spoti...
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Can't show spotify status on discord

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceIphone 6s , Macbook air early 2015OSiOS 12.1.4 , High Sierra Hi all, why i can't show up my spotify status on my discord.i already make sure that on my iphone & macbook have the same user then tried connect my account...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Iphone 6s , Macbook air early 2015 OS iOS 12.1.4 , High Sierra   Hi all,   why i can't show up my spotify status on my discord. i already m...
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Solved!! [bug][macOs][Playlists] Lost addition date on songs added prior to the 1st of February 2019

Device(Macbook Pro)Operating System(macOs) IssueIt looks like the database has pruned on the 1st of February 2019 the song added date information on all the songs on all the playlists created by my account. This is very annoying as now I'm not able t...

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  • Device (Macbook Pro) Operating System (macOs)   Issue It looks like the database has pruned on the 1st of February 2019 the song added date information on all the songs on all the pla...
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Local Files Not Playing Properly

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceSamsung Galaxy s6 Edge My Question or IssueI have some local files on my Laptop, and they play fine there, and when I try to play them through my phone, they don't play from the queue e.g. if I select one on my phone from t...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge   My Question or Issue I have some local files on my Laptop, and they play fine there, and when I try to play them through m...
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Spotify no longer recognizes local files

Plan : PremiumCountry : FranceOperating System : Mac Before, Spotify linked my local files to the titles in the Spotify catalog (when my local titles were properly tagged) which was convenient for migrating my entire iTunes library to Spotify. But no...

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  • Plan : Premium Country : France Operating System : Mac   Before, Spotify linked my local files to the titles in the Spotify catalog (when my local titles were properly tagged) which was conv...
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Superuser Contribution How can I consistently rate songs to improve recommendation?

PremiumCanadaMacBook PromacOS 10 I am on my trial period for Premium. I am trying Spotify because of the reputation for giving good song recommendations. There is either an inconsistency or there is something I am doing wrong that someone can correct...

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  • Premium Canada MacBook Pro macOS 10   I am on my trial period for Premium. I am trying Spotify because of the reputation for giving good song recommendations.    There is either...
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Play/Pause keys not working on Mac

A brief description of the issue: After using youtube in any capacity, play/pause key ceases to function in Spotify without closing chromeSteps to reproduce the issue:Open Spotify and ChromeStart a playlistPlay and pause a youtube videoWhat steps you...

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  • A brief description of the issue: After using youtube in any capacity, play/pause key ceases to function in Spotify without closing chrome Steps to reproduce the issue: Open Spotify and Chrome Sta...
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Some songs won't play

PlanPremiumPortugal DeviceMacbook Pro late 2012Operating SystemMacOS Mojave Sometimes I try to play songs and they won't play. The progress bar is there, I can "pause" the song but it's not playing anything. Plus, the artwork is black and has no info...

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  • Plan Premium Portugal   Device Macbook Pro late 2012 Operating System MacOS Mojave   Sometimes I try to play songs and they won't play. The progress bar is there, I can "pause" the...
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Connected to a device will switch during song

Hello! I've been having spotify issues for quite some time. It will log me out of my iPhone device, it will also switch songs/devices when I'm using my desktop with my Mac. How do I resolve this? Thanks

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  • Hello! I've been having spotify issues for quite some time. It will log me out of my iPhone device, it will also switch songs/devices when I'm using my desktop with my Mac. How do I resolve this? &n...
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Cleared caches in attempt to fix Spotify issue and lost all songs that aren't local files

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDeviceMacBook Air My Question or IssueMy spotify was not letting me play certain artists so I was told to clear caches and redownload spotify. When I did this I lost all my songs on my playlists that weren't local files along wit...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device MacBook Air   My Question or Issue My spotify was not letting me play certain artists so I was told to clear caches and redownload spotify. When I did thi...
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