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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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Friends Feed Not Working

I've seen people post about this but there's been no progress. As of a few weeks ago, my friends feed on desktop has stopped updating. I no longer see new songs that my friends are listening to and the songs I listen to do not appear on anyone else's...

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  • I've seen people post about this but there's been no progress. As of a few weeks ago, my friends feed on desktop has stopped updating. I no longer see new songs that my friends are listening to and t...
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Solved!! Can I ditch iTunes and just use Spotify?

Has anyone completely ditched iTunes for Spotify? I have used iTunes for years, but the bugginess of the app is really tiresome. Has anyone found Spotify to be a full-fledged alternative to iTunes, and found they can have all the same options with Sp...

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  • Has anyone completely ditched iTunes for Spotify? I have used iTunes for years, but the bugginess of the app is really tiresome. Has anyone found Spotify to be a full-fledged alternative to iTunes, a...
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ORDINE LIBRERIA

Salve, come mai, nonostante ho l'ordine alfabetico della libreria, alcune canzoni come "The Scientist" invece di trovarsi nella lettera " T " si trovano nella lettera " S "?Questo avviene con tutte le canzoni che presentano un "articolo" come inizio....

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  • Salve, come mai, nonostante ho l'ordine alfabetico della libreria, alcune canzoni come "The Scientist" invece di trovarsi nella lettera " T " si trovano nella lettera " S "? Questo avviene con tutte...
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Daily Mix not syncing between platforms!

I love the Daily Mix. Spotify has hit a niche here. However, my daily mixes on my iphone and my desktop do not line up. The daily mix on my desktop is completely different than that on my phone. Can these not sync to use what is liked and disliked fr...

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  • I love the Daily Mix. Spotify has hit a niche here.   However, my daily mixes on my iphone and my desktop do not line up. The daily mix on my desktop is completely different than that on my ph...
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Deleted Song

https://themusic.today/release/acid-21-up-all-night-single/9077072/ . I found this song here in Spotify but it cant play it cause it is deleted , i like the song and if someone can send me the full song i will be happy

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  • https://themusic.today/release/acid-21-up-all-night-single/9077072/ . I found this song here in Spotify but it cant play it cause it is deleted , i like the song and if someone can send me the f...
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Friends activity not showing up

Hi there. Since about a week ago, my friends activity is not showing up. I only follow one person but his activity is stuck on 7 days ago, even though I know he's been listening to music since. His playlists are updating, but not what he's listening ...

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  • Hi there. Since about a week ago, my friends activity is not showing up. I only follow one person but his activity is stuck on 7 days ago, even though I know he's been listening to music since. His p...
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Spotify connect randomly restart current song

HI, 99% of the time i listen to spotify playlists randomly and without a real pattern, spotify restart songs Very frustrating, so i really hope for inputs Thanks

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  • HI,   99% of the time i listen to spotify playlists   randomly and without a real pattern, spotify restart songs   Very frustrating, so i really hope for inputs   Thanks
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Mac client not synchronising

Brief description of the issue:The following are sequential and each one is a precondition to the previous:I am using Spotify at work on a Linux PC and I'm adding from time to time some songs to my library. When I get home and I log into my Macbook, ...

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  • Brief description of the issue: The following are sequential and each one is a precondition to the previous: I am using Spotify at work on a Linux PC and I'm adding from time to time some songs to ...
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Desktop App - Search Box text limit exceed

Steps to reproduce:- I tried to paste a lot sentences in the search bar of Spotify - Mac App and I got texts displayed in the web app playlist or results screen.- Please find attched screenshot.

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  • Steps to reproduce: - I tried to paste a lot sentences in the search bar of Spotify - Mac App and I got texts displayed in the web app playlist or results screen. - Please find attched screens...
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Black and white flashing lines appear covering Spotify window

Hi, Relatively new to Spotify, using free version. However, I am getting black and white flashing lines across the entire Spotify window, which blocks everything out, so can't click on any buttons. It's like a strobing effect and I have to switch off...

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  • Hi,  Relatively new to Spotify, using free version. However, I am getting black and white flashing lines across the entire Spotify window, which blocks everything out, so can't click on any but...
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Local files on NAS

Hi all I keep most of my music on my NAS. I've added the folder to Spority and it works great, just until restart. After every restart I get the message "This song is not available. If you have the file on your computer you can import it". Sometimes ...

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  • Hi all   I keep most of my music on my NAS. I've added the folder to Spority and it works great, just until restart. After every restart I get the message "This song is not available. If ...
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Collaborative Playlists

Im very confused on how to change the images on my collaborative playlists. The playlist i have created offer an edit image pencil when I hoover my mouse over the cover, but my collaborative playlist dont allow me to. Im a premium member, Please help...

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  • Im very confused on how to change the images on my collaborative playlists. The playlist i have created offer an edit image pencil when I hoover my mouse over the cover, but my collaborative playlist...
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Can play song on iPhone but not on Mac App

Hi everyone, Just been having a problem of not being able to play some songs on the Mac app, but it being okay on the iPhone app. When I try to change from playing on my phone to my laptop, it gives me the "This song is not available. If you have the...

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  • Hi everyone,   Just been having a problem of not being able to play some songs on the Mac app, but it being okay on the iPhone app.   When I try to change from playing on my p...
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20,000 songs in local files. Most won't play

I have just over 20,000 songs in my local files and most of them won't play on my desktop. I can't find any way to clear or delete the local files. I have already searched other related threads and tried all the fixes I can find. I have reinstalled S...

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  • I have just over 20,000 songs in my local files and most of them won't play on my desktop.  I can't find any way to clear or delete the local files.  I have already searched other related t...
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Superuser Contribution With the #MeToo movement, I think you need to reconsider the option to "ban" artists from my Spotify

Everytime I hear about an artist being accused by multiple people of sexual misconduct I have to go through all of my playlists, sorting, make sure I don't have their songs anywhere as I want nothing to do with people who do this type of thing. I und...

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  • Everytime I hear about an artist being accused by multiple people of sexual misconduct I have to go through all of my playlists, sorting, make sure I don't have their songs anywhere as I want nothing...
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Sick of Spotify removing features?

Is anyone else tired of Spotify progressively making the app worse and repeatedly ignoring feature requests or removing useful functionality? I am utterly sick of the way Spotify handles updates and restricts the way we can access our music.- They ha...

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  • Is anyone else tired of Spotify progressively making the app worse and repeatedly ignoring feature requests or removing useful functionality?   I am utterly sick of the way Spotify handles upd...
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No videos - is it the country I'm in?

Hi,The help guide says that to play videos, I need to:Scroll down in the main screen. Click Video Series.Browse our full range of videos. Click any for more information.I don't have that and I can't find any info why. Thanks for help.

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  • Hi, The help guide says that to play videos, I need to: Scroll down in the main screen. Click Video Series. Browse our full range of videos. Click any for more information. I don't have th...
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Playlist in alphabetical, date created, inverse order, etc.

I can't order my playlists on the spotify premium mac desktop app.WHY are there no plans to implement these very simple ideas? Spotify users have asked for them time and time again.This community request/problem was never solved. And the thread where...

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  • I can't order my playlists on the spotify premium mac desktop app. WHY are there no plans to implement these very simple ideas? Spotify users have asked for them time and time again. This community...
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My Library are not showing songs

All the songs that I've saved are not showing up in my library, rather it displays a message asking me to browse to add more songs when I got about 900 songs in my library. I've tried installing and reinstalling Spotify on my Macbook Pro but it still...

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  • All the songs that I've saved are not showing up in my library, rather it displays a message asking me to browse to add more songs when I got about 900 songs in my library. I've tried installing and ...
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Touchbar DOESN'T WORK anymore with Spotify (just F1 F2 ...)

Beim MACBOOK werden in SPOTIFY auf der TOUCHBAR nur noch die Funktionstasten angezeigt, wie kann das wieder auf die alte Appbelegung umgestellt werden???

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  • Beim MACBOOK werden in SPOTIFY auf der TOUCHBAR nur noch die Funktionstasten angezeigt, wie kann das wieder auf die alte Appbelegung umgestellt werden???
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