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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 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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App saying I’m restricted for premium users

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacBook it’s from like 2021 Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue errorcode:access point:22 trying to log in on my Mac, but I’m getting that error code when trying logging in and I have ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device MacBook it’s from like 2021  Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   errorcode:acce...
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Spotify desktop keeps auto changing volume level to that of my connected phone (android)

PlanPremiumCountryEnglandDevicePixel XLOperating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or IssueWhile listening to music on my Macbook Pro, Spotify will, every so often, dip in volume. The volume it dips to is the volume that is set on my phone.It took me a wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country England Device Pixel XL Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue While listening to music on my Macbook Pro, Spotify will, every so often, dip in volume....
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Superuser Contribution Capitalization in Local Files will not change

Spotify PremiumMacOS (and IOS) Hello, I have been using the Local Files feature to let me listen to music not on Spotify. However, I have come across an issue with naming the tracks. For example, if I upload a track and I put the title in all lowerca...

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  • Spotify Premium MacOS (and IOS)   Hello, I have been using the Local Files feature to let me listen to music not on Spotify. However, I have come across an issue with naming the tracks. For e...
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Superuser Contribution Video of podcast is not playing

When listening to a podcast, the video is not playing and is showing transparant. When the podcast is paused, there is a still of the video showing but it disappears as soon as the podcast is playing again.

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  • When listening to a podcast, the video is not playing and is showing transparant. When the podcast is paused, there is a still of the video showing but it disappears as soon as the podcast is playing...
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Superuser Contribution When I play music at 'artist-popluar' section, the navigation bar at below doesn't work on mac app

PlanPremiumCountrySouth Korea DeviceMacbook Pro 2021 (M1 Max)Operating SystemmacOS MontereySpotify mac app version1.2.17.834.g26ee1129 (newest version) My Question or Issue When I listen to music on the Spotify iPhone app, if I try to select a differ...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Korea   Device Macbook Pro 2021 (M1 Max) Operating System macOS Monterey Spotify mac app version 1.2.17.834.g26ee1129 (newest version)   My Question o...
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Solved!! Playlist/Album header background UI bug on Mac app

On the Mac application, when the header becomes smaller after scrolling, it does not span the whole width of the window and the playlist items background is visible behind it.

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  • On the Mac application, when the header becomes smaller after scrolling, it does not span the whole width of the window and the playlist items background is visible behind it.  
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Poor sound quality when on phone call

Whenever I'm on a phone call on Discord, the sound quality drops significantly. I have the high quality streaming option switched on, so the call must be interfering with spotify somehow. I have a Macbook and premium account.

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  •   Whenever I'm on a phone call on Discord,  the sound quality drops significantly. I have the high quality streaming option switched on, so the call must be interfering with spotify someho...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How can I disable automatic app updates (macOS desktop version)?

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA, Sweden (frequent travel)Device: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)Operating System: macOS 10.12.6 (16G29) My MAIN Question or Issue:How can I PERMANENTLY DISABLE automatic app updates so that it NEVER automatically updates again (...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA, Sweden (frequent travel) Device: MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Operating System: macOS 10.12.6 (16G29)   My MAIN Question or Issue: How can I ...
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Superuser Contribution Chrome VS Web App Not Working

This last week the web app stopped working in Chrome, only Chrome, it still works in Safari and Firefox. Running most up to date version of Chrome on my Macbook and an older version on my iMac, same results on both. The timeline moves as if the song ...

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  • This last week the web app stopped working in Chrome, only Chrome, it still works in Safari and Firefox.   Running most up to date version of Chrome on my Macbook and an older version on my iM...
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Superuser Contribution Jeg ønsker at sætte Spotify op ligesom iTunes da jeg er tango Dj. Hvordan

Since I also want to use Spotify like iTunes, I would like some guidance on the setup. + whether you can put in your own edited music (Cortina) and whether you can synchronize between Windows (desktop) and MacBook Air?

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  • Since I also want to use Spotify like iTunes, I would like some guidance on the setup. + whether you can put in your own edited music (Cortina) and whether you can synchronize between Windows (deskto...
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Superuser Contribution Exiting fullscreen creates separate frozen snapshot of app window

Plan: PremiumCountry: IrelandDevice: iMac, Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019Operating System: 13.4.1 (c) (22F770820d) When exiting the fullscreen app on my system a separate copy of the application window is created which is frozen in place and unresponsive. ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Ireland Device: iMac, Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019 Operating System: 13.4.1 (c) (22F770820d)   When exiting the fullscreen app on my system a separate copy...
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Unskippable Advertisments on MacOS

I am facing a problem where I cant skip ads on my Mac(running MacOS Ventura). I switch between 2 laptops one of which runs Windows 11. Somehow I can skip ads on the windows device but not on my Mac. What makes this more annoying is that I use the Mac...

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  • I am facing a problem where I cant skip ads on my Mac(running MacOS Ventura). I switch between 2 laptops one of which runs Windows 11. Somehow I can skip ads on the windows device but not on my Mac. ...
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Now Playing View Overrides Friend Activity When Switching Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro M1 2020Operating SystemMac OS 13 (latest update) My Question or Issue I just got this new "Now Playing View" update and once again like all previous updates it feels like this wasn't even freaking tested. I usu...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro M1 2020 Operating System Mac OS 13 (latest update)   My Question or Issue   I just got this new "Now Playing View" update and ...
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Unsync Streaming Song Between Iphone and Mac

Can anyone point to a way to unsync the streaming song or podcast between my iphone and mac? I want to keep separate what I'm listening to on each device. If I choose "forget device" for the mac, from my phone will I still be able to log in from the ...

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  • Can anyone point to a way to unsync the streaming song or podcast between my iphone and mac?   I want to keep separate what I'm listening to on each device.    If I choose "forg...
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