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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • bfteach
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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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Spotify won't let me find my Facebook Friends

PlanPremiumCountryHonduras DeviceMacbook Pro Operating SystemiOS 10 I can't find my facebook friends on my desktop spotify, everytime I click "Find Friends" it just stays in the a buffering tab but nothing ever happens after that. When I try to do it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Honduras   Device Macbook Pro  Operating System iOS 10   I can't find my facebook friends on my desktop spotify, everytime I click "Find Friends" it just...
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Solved!! Friend feed doesn't show even though I have it set to show

My Question or IssueI have had Spotify free on my MacBook for three or four years and only just discovered that I am supposed to be able to see what my friends are listening to. I have toyed with the settings over and over again, but it doesn't show ...

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  •       My Question or Issue I have had Spotify free on my MacBook for three or four years and only just discovered that I am supposed to be able to see what my friends are listening...
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No longer able to tick tracks I like.

I like to tick tracks I enjoy and have been doing so for years. However, for the last few days, Spotify will not allow me to tick any track. I have a Macbook, which I restarted a couple of times without the tick option returning.

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  •   I like to tick tracks I enjoy and have been doing so for years.   However, for the last few days, Spotify will not allow me to tick any track.   I have a Macbook, which I restar...
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Spotify Keeps Adding to Queue

I am using the most recent version of the app, in Mac OS 10.11. I haven't used the app recently, and as soon as I launched it yesterday it updated to the latest verison. Ever since then, it will NEVER FINISH THE QUEUE. As soon as I finish playing my ...

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  • I am using the most recent version of the app, in Mac OS 10.11.   I haven't used the app recently, and as soon as I launched it yesterday it updated to the latest verison.   Ever since ...
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Where is the "love" or "heart" button on the macOS app?

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Air 2017Operating System: macOS Mojave My Question or Issue: See title ^ TLDR: is where on muh mac apppp?!

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Air 2017 Operating System: macOS Mojave    My Question or Issue: See title ^   TLDR: ❤️ is where on muh mac apppp?!  
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All my stations have become playlists!!

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMac MiniOperating SystemMac Os 10.13.6My Question or IssueAll my stations have become playlists. WHY?Without any warning, without any explanation. Also, if I create a new radio, a playlist is created, and placed in playli...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Mac Mini Operating System Mac Os 10.13.6 My Question or Issue All my stations have become playlists. WHY? Without any warning, without any explanatio...
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Spotify becomes unresponsive to headset controls after a period of time

Brief description of the issue:I have a Sony WH-H900N wireless bluetooth headset, that I connect with my 13" MacBook Pro 2018. I leave it connected all day long, sometimes I have meetings where I use my headset for Google Meet sessions, sometimes I j...

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  • Brief description of the issue: I have a Sony WH-H900N wireless bluetooth headset, that I connect with my 13" MacBook Pro 2018. I leave it connected all day long, sometimes I have meetings where I u...
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Web Player Problem

note: also this problem occurs both when I'm on my airpods or I'm on the speaker.

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  •   note: also this problem occurs both when I'm on my airpods or I'm on the speaker.
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Spotify only playing for nine (9) seconds FIX

PlanFree/Premium DeviceMacbook Air My Question or Issue:This is actually a fix for an issue I had! The reason that your Spotify isn't listening to you is most likely because your browser is out of date! Update your google chrome, or turn on automatic...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium   Device Macbook Air   My Question or Issue: This is actually a fix for an issue I had! The reason that your Spotify isn't listening to you is most lik...
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Spotify connect not working anymore in old versions?

PlanPremiumCountrySpain DeviceMacBook 2,1 (2007)Operating SystemMac Os 10.6.8 My Question or IssueHi there! I used to enjoy my vintage Macbook for streaming music via Spotify directly to my Hi Fi. This was quite an awesome experience because I used m...

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  •     Plan Premium Country Spain  Device MacBook 2,1 (2007) Operating System Mac Os 10.6.8   My Question or Issue Hi there! I used to enjoy my vintage Macbook for stream...
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Solved!! Filtering a Playlist doesn't auto-scroll to results

DeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue When filtering a playlist on the Mac Desktop App, the list doesn't auto-scroll to the results, so unless I'm viewing the very top of the playlist, it often looks like there ...

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  •    Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System macOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue  When filtering a playlist on the Mac Desktop App, the list doesn't auto-scroll to the ...
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Spotify doesn't properly shuffle

I have a Spotify Premium plan in the United States and am streaming from a Macbook Pro late 2015. My operating system is macOS 10.13.4 I noticed this about a year back. I have a playlist with ~3k songs and I noticed that when I shuffle, it only shuff...

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  • I have a Spotify Premium plan in the United States and am streaming from a Macbook Pro late 2015. My operating system is macOS 10.13.4   I noticed this about a year back. I have a playlist wit...
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I have totally lost volume control on my macbook - how can I fix this?

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Spotify behaviour about bugs

Hello,I'm talking about a specific issue which has already been explained here (the website doesn't allow be to put the link… the topic title is Invisible duplicated album?) but I wanted to say that as a premium member who is paying for a service, th...

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  • Hello, I'm talking about a specific issue which has already been explained here (the website doesn't allow be to put the link… the topic title is Invisible duplicated album?) but I wanted to say tha...
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Solved!! I have a very specific problem

FreeUSA Macbook AirOS X El Capitan I know you can't download music unless you have Premium. My brother wanted to see whether if the download button on the playlist I was listening to was toggled on, it would ask you to sign up for Premium. I humored ...

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  •   Free USA   Macbook Air OS X El Capitan   I know you can't download music unless you have Premium. My brother wanted to see whether if the download button on the playlist I was...
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Solved!! ERROR CODE 17 ON MAC

Hi everyone, I've been having problems starting using spotify on both of my computers, the same problem: once I've installed the app and it's time to log in, it appears a error code 17, that says: that askme to check out the firewalls or the proxy co...

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  •     Hi everyone, I've been having problems starting using spotify on both of my computers, the same problem: once I've installed the app and it's time to log in, it appears a error code 1...
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Sorting search results feature no longer available on Mac Desktop.

PlanFree/Premium Operating SystemOS X My Question or Issue Why can I no longer sort my search results alphabetically either by artist or song name or album? This was a really useful feature when trying to track down difficult to find tracks or even s...

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  • Plan Free/Premium     Operating System OS X   My Question or Issue  Why can I no longer sort my search results alphabetically either by artist or song name or album? ...
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Things are looking kinda ugly on the artist pages

See attached image. edit: Ok. It resolved itself after like 3 minutes of flipping between other views. Still not ok.

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  • See attached image.   edit: Ok. It resolved itself after like 3 minutes of flipping between other views. Still not ok.
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playlist displayed in random order on desktop?

running spotify on my mac and just curious if anyone has this problem - one of my playlists appears in random order on-screen. i dont mean shuffle mode or anything, i mean the actual display of the songs in the playlist. theyre listed in random order...

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  •   running spotify on my mac and just curious if anyone has this problem - one of my playlists appears in random order on-screen.   i dont mean shuffle mode or anything, i mean ...
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