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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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[Auto Startup] I need to disable it.

PlanFreeCountryTaiwanDeviceiMac (27-inch, Mid 2011)Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue How do I disable Spotify auto startup when I login my computer? Please I need to disable it because my iMac crashes usally and Spotify needs to ...

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  • Plan Free Country Taiwan Device iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011) Operating System macOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue  How do I disable Spotify auto startup when I login my computer?...
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[Desktop] Suggestion on HOW to bring back AUTOPLAY

This thread has gotten a lot of attention. Instead of bringing back autoplay, one idea would be that when a playlist is done playing, to jump immediately to the "Recommended Songs" section. The way Spotify worked a few weeks ago, it would autoplay fr...

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  •   This thread has gotten a lot of attention. Instead of bringing back autoplay, one idea would be that when a playlist is done playing, to jump immediately to the "Recommended Songs" section. T...
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The repeat button is not working

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Spotify LIES: Offline Songs Storage NOT in specified location!

I'm currently using the Mac Spotify app, running on OS X 10.9.5. I am a premium user with the family plan. Today, after discovering all of my offline content disappeared from my Mac, and that none of the playlists I had marked for download were marke...

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  • I'm currently using the Mac Spotify app, running on OS X 10.9.5. I am a premium user with the family plan.   Today, after discovering all of my offline content disappeared from my Mac, and tha...
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Mac randomly starts Spotify connect even on other networks

PlanPremium DeviceSamsung Galaxy 8/Macbook Pro late 2016/Pioneer Speakers My Question or IssueWhen I am at work I keep my mac and phone randomly switches to play music at home, even if I am on totlay diffrent networks than the speaker. Why is this?

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  • Plan Premium   Device Samsung Galaxy 8/Macbook Pro late 2016/Pioneer Speakers   My Question or Issue When I am at work I keep my mac and phone randomly switches to play music at home...
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Spotify app opens a black screen

PlanPremiumCountry United States DeviceMacBook Air Early 2015Operating System10.13.6 My Question or Issue Hello, I closed my Spotify app on my computer and changed my password. After I chnaged it, I went to reopen the app and it simply opened a black...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United States   Device MacBook Air Early 2015 Operating System 10.13.6   My Question or Issue     Hello, I closed my Spotify app on my comput...
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Solved!! Spotify Crashs at Login

Hey there! For weeks, the desktop app on my mac crashes at login (Mac running 10.13.6). I have deleted the app numerous times, cleared the application support and cache folders and tried to update my Spotify version. Nothing. Every time I open the ap...

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  •   Hey there! For weeks, the desktop app on my mac crashes at login (Mac running 10.13.6).    I have deleted the app numerous times, cleared the application support and cache folders...
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Autoplay Doesn't Work Anymore

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesia DeviceMacBook Pro 2011Operating SystemOSX 10.10.5 My Question or IssueSince the last update/restart few days ago, Spotify autoplay doesn't work anymore. For me it's one of the most important feature on Spotify. I did try t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia  Device MacBook Pro 2011 Operating System OSX 10.10.5   My Question or Issue Since the last update/restart few days ago, Spotify autoplay doesn't&nb...
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can't show friend's activity

PlanFreeCountryIndonesia DeviceMacbook Air Early 2015Operating System10.10.3 My Question or Issue i can't see my friend's activities. i've tried to follow some people but i still can't see their activities, but they can see mine. i've tried to turn o...

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia   Device Macbook Air Early 2015 Operating System 10.10.3   My Question or Issue  i can't see my friend's activities. i've tried to follow some pe...
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Superuser Contribution embedded player on facebook will not work????

ive figured out how to get a single track to embed in facebook, but i cant get the whole set of songs/playlist etc..

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  • ive figured out how to get a single track to embed in facebook, but i cant get the whole set of songs/playlist etc.. 
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Superuser Contribution Is there anyway to download local files while being hardwired?

Hey so my motherbored is broken and I cant connect to wifi I'm only hardwired. Is there anyway I can download my music onto my phone. On my Iphone it somehow worked but on my s9 it dosent seem to downloading. Can anyone help?

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  • Hey so my motherbored is broken and I cant connect to wifi I'm only hardwired. Is there anyway I can download my music onto my phone. On my Iphone it somehow worked but on my s9 it dosent seem to dow...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Weird crossfade glitch on Mac even with crossfade turned off

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacbook Pro 15" late 2016Operating SystemOSX 10.13.6 My Question or IssueTuesday I hit the 'Next Track' key on my Mac keyboard to skip a track, usually the track would skip straight away to the beginning of the next track.Bu...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro 15" late 2016 Operating System OSX 10.13.6   My Question or Issue Tuesday I hit the 'Next Track' key on my Mac keyboard to skip a track, usua...
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AutoPlay Option Not Available

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device27" iMac Late 2013Operating SystemOSX 10.13.6 My Question or Issue The option to turn on AutoPlay is not available under Settings or Advanced Settings. It is available on my iphone, however not on my desktop app.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device 27" iMac Late 2013 Operating System OSX 10.13.6   My Question or Issue  The option to turn on AutoPlay is not available under Settings or A...
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Superuser Contribution Crossfade when FFWDing Tracks Producing Unexpected Results

Plan:PremiumCountry:South Africa Device:Mac Book Pro Late 2016Operating System:OS X El Capitan Issue- As a Spotify User- When I have enabled crossfade on my Spotify- And I fast forward a song- It starts playing at an arbitrary time- I suspect this is...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: South Africa   Device: Mac Book Pro Late 2016 Operating System: OS X El Capitan   Issue - As a Spotify User - When I have enabled crossfade on my Spotify ...
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Superuser Contribution Long playlist jumps back to first track

When I listen to a very long playlist, Spotify will sometimes just jump back to the first track of the playlist. (Another possibly related issue is that when I hit shuffle on a very long playlist, it only grabs songs from the beginning of that playli...

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  • When I listen to a very long playlist, Spotify will sometimes just jump back to the first track of the playlist. (Another possibly related issue is that when I hit shuffle on a very long playlis...
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Superuser Contribution Content error, Talk Talk - Spirit of Eden

There is an error between track 1 and 2 on Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden album, where the last minute or so of track 1 is duplicated and identical to the first minute of track 2. Regards,Simen

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  • There is an error between track 1 and 2 on Talk Talk's Spirit of Eden album, where the last minute or so of track 1 is duplicated and identical to the first minute of track 2.    Reg...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Spotify takes forever to load

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceMacBook Pro 2012Operating SystemMac OS High Sierra, 10.13.6 My Question or IssueThe Desktop app always takes forever to load content. Has anyone else ever had this problem? I've noticed this for a while, but today seems to...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device MacBook Pro 2012 Operating System Mac OS High Sierra, 10.13.6    My Question or Issue The Desktop app always takes forever to load content. H...
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Problems logging in abroad

PlanFree (I am trying to renovate my premium account)Country : NETHERLANDS DeviceMacbook Pro 2017 / OnePlus 6 My Question or IssueI installed Spotify on my macbook and on my oneplus 6 few weeks ago, when I was still living in Italy. Now that I moved ...

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  • Plan Free (I am trying to renovate my premium account) Country : NETHERLANDS   Device Macbook Pro 2017 / OnePlus 6      My Question or Issue I installed Spotify on my mac...
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Solved!! [DESKTOP][MUSIC] stops when plays some spots.. like OralB for eg.

PlanFreeCountry ItalyDevice(iMac late 2013)Operating System(Mac High Sierra 10.13.6) My Question or Issue My spotify app stops when playing some spots, like oralB, so I have to quit and restart app to replay music.could you fix that? thanks.

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  •   Plan Free Country  Italy Device (iMac late 2013) Operating System (Mac High Sierra 10.13.6)   My Question or Issue  My spotify app stops when playing some spots, like...
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Solved!! [Mac] Next song not playing automatically

Steps to reproduce:- Open Spotify on Mac- Search for Imagine Dragons Believer or some other song- Play the first result- Wait for song to end or skip to near the endNotice: It just stops playing. A few days ago, it would automatically come up with a ...

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  •   Steps to reproduce: - Open Spotify on Mac - Search for Imagine Dragons Believer or some other song - Play the first result - Wait for song to end or skip to near the end Notice: It just ...
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