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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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Right sidebar activity feed not showing

Hello, Since a few months ago I can't see my friends activity feed, the right bar is simply not showing. I double checked all my settings and it should be showing. Any ideas on how to fix it?My Spotify version is 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e, and I'm using a...

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  • Hello,   Since a few months ago I can't see my friends activity feed, the right bar is simply not showing. I double checked all my settings and it should be showing. Any ideas on how to fix it...
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Can't scroll

Hi all: I have tried using the arrow buttons on my Macbook Pro and the trackpad to scroll down playlists, settings, you name it in the Spotify window and none of these work. I also don't see any scrolling bars in the Spotify window. Can someone help ...

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  • Hi all:   I have tried using the arrow buttons on my Macbook Pro and the trackpad to scroll down playlists, settings, you name it in the Spotify window and none of these work.   I also ...
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Spotify app shows chromecast only when starting playback from another source

Chromecast audio is consistently not showing up in the Spotify desktop app. The only way to get it to show up is to either use the web player and play a song (it appears immediately there), or through my iPhone. Then the desktop app shows that it's p...

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  • Chromecast audio is consistently not showing up in the Spotify desktop app. The only way to get it to show up is to either use the web player and play a song (it appears immediately there), or throug...
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Spotify takes minutes to load results on Mac desktop

Hi, I used to have a fix for this but the thread has since been either removed or I no longer have access to it - either way the page now says I cannot access it. The previous URL was: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Spotify-is-laggy-slo...

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  • Hi,   I used to have a fix for this but the thread has since been either removed or I no longer have access to it - either way the page now says I cannot access it.    The previous...
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Blanked out whole album or select songs on it?`

Why do albums and/or select songs go grayed out and no longer playable? They appear on my list, but I can't play them.

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  • Why do albums and/or select songs go grayed out and no longer playable? They appear on my list, but I can't play them.
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Local files from mac to iphone

I created a playlist in spotify on my mac containing songs from my local files, but the playlist can't be seen when I open spotify on my phone. What should I do? I've already made it available offline on my mac.

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  • I created a playlist in spotify on my mac containing songs from my local files, but the playlist can't be seen when I open spotify on my phone. What should I do?   I've already made it av...
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Can't login to spotify app on mac os

I'm running mac os 10.13.4 (17E202) and I can't login to the app. I can login to the app on all of my other devices but not on my mac desktop. I have removed the app and downloaded it again to re-install it but still no change, I enter in my username...

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  • I'm running mac os 10.13.4 (17E202) and I can't login to the app. I can login to the app on all of my other devices but not on my mac desktop. I have removed the app and downloaded it again to re-ins...
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[Mac] Wrong song displayed on main screen

Hey everyone, my issue is as follows:I'm now playing a brand new album added in the last few days and on the main screen the highlighted song is worng - it shows a random other song from the album. Not sure if it is related to the fact I was playing ...

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  • Hey everyone, my issue is as follows: I'm now playing a brand new album added in the last few days and on the main screen the highlighted song is worng - it shows a random other song from the a...
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Solved!! I want to turn off hardware acceleration.

I use Chrome with hardware acceleration turned off.It is because when I activate acceleration, it slows down seriously.I know that the Spotify app is made with Chromium.So I have to turn off hardware acceleration.Tell me how to do it.

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  • I use Chrome with hardware acceleration turned off. It is because when I activate acceleration, it slows down seriously. I know that the Spotify app is made with Chromium. So I have to turn off ha...
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Spotify forces the use of the DISCRETE GPU on MBP

Spotify 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78 on MacOS 10.13.4 forces the discrete GPU to be used and drains the battery. This is a long standing BUG that needs to be addressed!

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  • Spotify 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78 on MacOS 10.13.4 forces the discrete GPU to be used and drains the battery. This is a long standing BUG that needs to be addressed!
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Solved!! Spotify Using Discrete GPU

Hi I'm on a 2017 Macbook Pro 15in with the Radeon 560; running MacOS 10.13.3 and the latest version of Spotify avaible today. According to Activity Monitor Spotify is using the discrete GPU. This should really not be happening as Spotify doesn't do a...

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  • Hi I'm on a 2017 Macbook Pro 15in with the Radeon 560; running MacOS 10.13.3 and the latest version of Spotify avaible today. According to Activity Monitor Spotify is using the discrete GPU. This sho...
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Spotify Desktop Mac requires discrete GPU

I have a 2010 Macbook Pro 15" and I use gfxCardStatus to monitor the GPU use. Running Spotify Desktop requires the discrete GPU to be enabled and reduces battery life.Spotify 0.9.4.185 on Mac OS X 10.8.4This link was suggested by the gfxCardStatus de...

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  •   I have a 2010 Macbook Pro 15" and I use gfxCardStatus to monitor the GPU use. Running Spotify Desktop requires the discrete GPU to be enabled and reduces battery life. Spotify 0.9.4.185 o...
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Some tunes play with flaws in desktop app but not on phone

HelloI have experienced problems with playing back some songs in the desktop app, but not on my phone. As an example I could mention YMA with Bozoo Bajou, around 5.15 it skips/there is a small noise. Anyone else have the same problem? And if anyone w...

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  • Hello I have experienced problems with playing back some songs in the desktop app, but not on my phone. As an example I could mention YMA with Bozoo Bajou, around 5.15 it skips/there is a small nois...
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Delete Songs from the songs section

So I am on Spotify Desktop and i have noticed that I have way too many songs under the 'Songs' tab and i am looking for a way to delete them all or a way to clear them quicker than one by one? Thank You for any replies!

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  • So I am on Spotify Desktop and i have noticed that I have way too many songs under the 'Songs' tab and i am looking for a way to delete them all or a way to clear them quicker than one by one? Thank ...
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Solved!! The Dead South

Why is most of their back catalouge unavailable

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Re-downloading Spotify Premium from restricted country

Hi. I'm a subscriber of the Premium service, but I want to download the app on a new desktop (Mac) in a restricted country. Will I still be able to log in and use the app? My subscription is in a country where spoitify is available and I can use it i...

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  • Hi. I'm a subscriber of the Premium service, but I want to download the app on a new desktop (Mac) in a restricted country. Will I still be able to log in and use the app? My subscription is in a cou...
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Play button in playlist starts wrong song

When I click play button on specific song in my playlist wrong song is starting playing.

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Spotify stops almost every track after 3 minutes, on iPhone and MacBook

Really annoying problem listening to saved albums whether downloaded or not on both iphone and MacBook, the tracks cut off at 3:00. You can see in the screen shot the track is 4:56 but I will only get to hear 2:59 (usually 3:00). I chucked and then r...

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  • Really annoying problem listening to saved albums whether downloaded or not on both iphone and MacBook, the tracks cut off at 3:00. You can see in the screen shot the track is  4:56 but I will o...
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Search videos only

HeyI know this answer https://community.spotify.com/t5/iOS-iPhone-iPad/How-to-watch-videos/m-p/4436456 has already been posted but it doesn't answer my question I wanted to know if there's a way to search videos only and that's not the answer because...

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  • Hey I know this answer   https://community.spotify.com/t5/iOS-iPhone-iPad/How-to-watch-videos/m-p/4436456   has already been posted but it doesn't answer my question   I wanted ...
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