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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!! Songs Won't Play

Spotify FreeAustralia (iOS 10.13.6, Mac Air) My Question or Issue I can only play songs that are already on my playlists. Any songs which are not previously in my playlists can't be played (eg. reccomended songs, spotify curated playlists, new artist...

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  •   Spotify Free Australia   (iOS 10.13.6, Mac Air)   My Question or Issue   I can only play songs that are already on my playlists. Any songs which are not previously in my...
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Media Keys won't control Spotify on Mac anymore

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USA Device(Macbook Pro late 2013)Operating System(MacOS High Sierra) My Question or IssueFor the past 6 years I've been able to control Spotify with both my macbook keyboard and the bluetooth apple keyboard I use. Within the l...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  USA   Device (Macbook Pro late 2013) Operating System (MacOS High Sierra)   My Question or Issue For the past 6 years I've been able to control Sp...
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Solved!! BUG: Spotify app does not properly install itself in "Login items"

After reinstalling Spotify, I found that it autostarted when logging in to the mac... but the application wasn't listed in Login items. I had to go somewhere in advanced settings to disable the autostart of spotify. Spotify should just System Prefere...

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  •   After reinstalling Spotify, I found that it autostarted when logging in to the mac... but the application wasn't listed in Login items.   I had to go somewhere in advanced setting...
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Connecting Macbook Pro to Airport Express 'through' iPhone 6s??

As a newbie I may have the worng end of the stick. very likely. My iPhone 6S sees my Airport Express and plays directly from it. My Macbook Pro, on the other hand, will not see my Airport Express BUT if my iPhone 6S is connected to Airport Express I ...

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  • As a newbie I may have the worng end of the stick. very likely. My iPhone 6S sees my Airport Express and plays directly from it. My Macbook Pro, on the other hand, will not see my Airport Express BUT...
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Spotify Freezes During Commercial

Free Plan iMac OS Mojave 10.14 About half the time my Spotify goes to commercial, it freezes. And it takes forever to reload. Anyone have a fix?

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  •   Free Plan  iMac OS Mojave 10.14   About half the time my Spotify goes to commercial, it freezes. And it takes forever to reload. Anyone have a fix?
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Local files on Mac and Windows

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacbook Pro 13" 2018Operating SystemmacOS Mojave My Question or IssueI'm trying to get local files I initially imported on a Windows 10 desktop to work on my MacBook Pro. Unlike mobile devices the songs are not accessi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany  Device Macbook Pro 13" 2018 Operating System macOS Mojave   My Question or Issue I'm trying to get local files I initially imported on a Windows 10 d...
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Unable to stream songs

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Macbook Pro late 2013Operating System: macOS High Sierra Whenever I try to stream a song, nothing happens.

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: Macbook Pro late 2013 Operating System: macOS High Sierra   Whenever I try to stream a song, nothing happens.
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Superuser Contribution There was a problem showing this page!, how to fix???

PlanPremiumCountryThailand Device(Macbook Pro late 2017)Operating System(Mac OSX Mojave) My Question or IssueThere is no new music or playlist or album suggest show in Browse tab.I already remove and re-install it's work but when i'm close and re-ope...

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  • Plan Premium Country Thailand   Device (Macbook Pro late 2017) Operating System (Mac OSX Mojave)   My Question or Issue There is no new music or playlist or album suggest show in...
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Explicit Filter

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or Issue I had enabled explicit content filter on my iPhone and it is also blocking explicit content on my mac. There is no option to disbale...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Australia Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System macOS High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue  I had enabled explicit content filter on my iP...
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playing spotify through headphone and sonos

HiI play music from spotify on my laptop which is connected to my sound system using the headphone jack.I recently bought a sonos play to allow the same music to be streamed to the kitchen; however, as soon as i connect to the sonos, the music cuts o...

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  • Hi I play music from spotify on my laptop which is connected to my sound system using the headphone jack. I recently bought a sonos play to allow the same music to be streamed to the kitchen; howev...
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Some friends activity disappearing from the bar

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceMacbook pro 2015 - but also happens on desktop on windows My Question or Issue For the past couple of months I've noticed that a lot of my friends activity has disappeared off the activity bar, not all of them but I'd say a...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  UK Device Macbook pro 2015 - but also happens on desktop on windows    My Question or Issue   For the past couple of months I've noticed tha...
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Songs Saved out of Order

On the Spotify desktop app, songs in my library -> artists are displayed and played out of order, but are fine in the mobile app. For example, if I play songs I've saved by Lorn, the first song is from his album REMNANT, even though every other song ...

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  • On the Spotify desktop app, songs in my library -> artists are displayed and played out of order, but are fine in the mobile app. For example, if I play songs I've saved by Lorn, the first song is...
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Extremley Loud Distorted Noise Through Speakers

Hello, I was listening to Spotify this morning through my laptop speakers and all of a sudden there was an extremley deafeningly loud distorted noise. It ended after I quit the spotify app, and no my speakers are destroyed. Has anyone had a similar s...

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  • Hello,   I was listening to Spotify this morning through my laptop speakers and all of a sudden there was an extremley deafeningly loud distorted noise. It ended after I quit the spotify app, ...
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Solved!! Changing Google Drive Folder

Plan - PremiumFree/PremiumCountry - USA Device(MacBook Air)Operating System(iOS 10) My Question or Issue Hello Spotify Community, I have connected my Spotify account to my google drive. And now I want to change it to another folder but the problem is...

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  •     Plan - Premium Free/Premium Country - USA   Device (MacBook Air) Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue   Hello Spotify Community,   I have ...
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Friend Feed(Facebook)

Device(Macbook Pro 2016)Operating System(MacOS Mojave) My Question or IssueWhen I try to add new friends to the Friends Feed through facebook .... the loading window never ends. The wheel continues to run indefinitely. I've already tried to disconnec...

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  •   Device (Macbook Pro 2016) Operating System (MacOS Mojave)  My Question or Issue When I try to add new friends to the Friends Feed through facebook .... the loading window never ends...
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"Browse" page "Doesn't Exist"

PremiumUSAiMac 27in late 2013 macOS 10.14 I'm so tired of all this nonsense. I'm constantly having to mess with things to get my desktop app to work... excruciatingly slow loading times. Have to manually delete cache files so frequently, turned hardw...

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Solved!! Can't Install Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryFrance (previously the USA) DeviceMac book pro late 2011Operating System(iOS 10.11.6) I addressed the issue somewhere else but I received no help really. I am trying to install the latest version of spotify but I keep getting the sa...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France (previously the USA)   Device Mac book pro late 2011 Operating System (iOS 10.11.6)  I addressed the issue somewhere else but I received no help...
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Cant listen to track

PlanPremiumCountry SwitzerlandDeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemMojave My Question or Issue Since a few weeks i cant listen to https://open.spotify.com/track/26OAmzKhrseJKoe2f0ruuW?si=3Cn0Nn2gQzO5OfleXIq4LA before i was able to. What happened?

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  • Plan Premium Country  Switzerland Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System Mojave   My Question or Issue   Since a few weeks i cant listen to https://open.spotify.com/track/...
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Using the Search field, then scrubbing audio, takes you back to Search Results

I noticed that when using the Search field, then going back to the song I am currently playing and scrubbing the audio bar, I am taken back to the Recent Searches view. Steps to Reproduce>Play a song>Click into the Search field>Click album art of cur...

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  • I noticed that when using the Search field, then going back to the song I am currently playing and scrubbing the audio bar, I am taken back to the Recent Searches view.   Steps to Reproduce &...
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Cannot change Artcover on my Playlists anymore

PlanPremiumCountry FranceDeviceMacbook Pro late 2011Operating System(iOS X 10.11.6 My Question or Issue I can't change the artcover on my playlists. also none of the art is showing on the spotify app anymore (desktop), it's showing however fine on my...

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  • Plan Premium Country  France Device Macbook Pro late 2011 Operating System (iOS X 10.11.6   My Question or Issue  I can't change the artcover on my playlists. also none of th...
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