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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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Long playlists keep playing from beginning unprompted

I have a couple of pretty long playlists. Sometimes I like to scroll down to a random point and start playing from that point. Other times, I select shuffle play. The problem is that both playlists, after playing a few songs, seem to return to the be...

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  • I have a couple of pretty long playlists. Sometimes I like to scroll down to a random point and start playing from that point. Other times, I select shuffle play. The problem is that both playlists, ...
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Can't import local files since new update

When I click on file there used to be an option to import local files but it's now gone since last updates. Any solutions?

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  • When I click on file there used to be an option to import local files but it's now gone since last updates.   Any solutions?
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Songs cutting out mid play

Issue has started this morning and has occurred frequently. Whilst playing track, cuts out and clicking play doesn't restart - I have to click on the track listing and then it restarts (from the beginning). Not receiving any error messages to indicat...

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  • Issue has started this morning and has occurred frequently.   Whilst playing track, cuts out and clicking play doesn't restart - I have to click on the track listing and then it restarts (fr...
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Spotify locked while connected via bluetooth in car

This issue is related to the iPhone app! Once the iPhone is connected via bluetooth to my Kenwood headunit in the car, the spotify control on the iPhone is blocked. In the app only a lock screen with the Spotify logo in the middle appears! How can I ...

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  • This issue is related to the iPhone app! Once the iPhone is connected via bluetooth to my Kenwood headunit in the car, the spotify control on the iPhone is blocked. In the app only a lock screen with...
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Loading Problems

So I was listening to a playlist when an ad came up. It said it was loading so I let it load, but 15 minutes have passed and so I tried escaping from the app. Its been 3 hours, I can't get the app to close and the ad is still loading. Should I shut d...

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  • So I was listening to a playlist when an ad came up. It said it was loading so I let it load, but 15 minutes have passed and so I tried escaping from the app. Its been 3 hours, I can't get the app to...
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Solved!! Can't Prevent Autostarting

I recently installed Spotify on a Mac running OS 10.10.3 (Yosemite). Spotify insists on autostarting despite all my efforts to disable it. The obvious mechanism appears to be to go into Spotify Preferences, Advanced Settings, and choose "No" on the o...

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  • I recently installed Spotify on a Mac running OS 10.10.3 (Yosemite). Spotify insists on autostarting despite all my efforts to disable it.   The obvious mechanism appears to be to go into Spot...
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Playlists not listed & Cannot add songs to most playlists

I've been using Spotify for 5 years and have never had this issue.When I click the 3 dots on my desktop to add a song to a playlist, only a handful of playlists show up and there is no scrolling. When I try and drag and drop that song into a playlist...

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  • I've been using Spotify for 5 years and have never had this issue. When I click the 3 dots on my desktop to add a song to a playlist, only a handful of playlists show up and there is no scrolling. ...
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Superuser Contribution Saved song shortened when added

I've got a bit of a problem when adding Kendrick Lamar's 'I' to my playlist. Even though I'm adding the one on 3:52, it ends after 1:41. It does the same when I just play the track without adding it to my library. I'm using a Mac and iPhone and exper...

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  • I've got a bit of a problem when adding Kendrick Lamar's 'I' to my playlist. Even though I'm adding the one on 3:52, it ends after 1:41. It does the same when I just play the track without adding it ...
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Solved!! "Recently Played Artists" not updating after hack.

RPA will not update for me. I was hacked and they played a ton of weird polish music with generic album covers. I resolved the hacking issue and secured my account yesterday. However, the constant reminder of the hack is still there, in my recently p...

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  • RPA will not update for me. I was hacked and they played a ton of weird polish music with generic album covers. I resolved the hacking issue and secured my account yesterday. However, the consta...
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Songs in playlists being marked as unavailable

I have created a playlist on the Mac Desktop. The playlist is fine but then songs are suddenly being greyed out and listed as not available. The songs are available and I can do a search and find the song/album and it is there but the listing in my p...

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  • I have created a playlist on the Mac Desktop. The playlist is fine but then songs are suddenly being greyed out and listed as not available. The songs are available and I can do a search and find the...
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Desktop issues

I am unable to use Spotify on my desktop. It simply never loads and does not respond. I have updated and reinstalled the app several times, as well as updated my computer. No matter what I try, the desktop version will not finish loading.

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  • I am unable to use Spotify on my desktop. It simply never loads and does not respond. I have updated and reinstalled the app several times, as well as updated my computer. No matter what I try, the d...
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Spotify will not download for my Mac

I have just signed up for Spotify and have the 30 day free trial starting. However, I am on a Mac and I click the 'Get Spotify' button at the beginning after registering, setting up an account, giving them payment info, etc. and the download never be...

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  • I have just signed up for Spotify and have the 30 day free trial starting. However, I am on a Mac and I click the 'Get Spotify' button at the beginning after registering, setting up an account, givin...
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Superuser Contribution High energy impact

I see that my idling Desktop Mac Spotify uses around 7%CPU and the energy impact is around 30. This is a higher energy impact than Chrome with many windows and tabs open! Is that normal? What can be done about it?

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  • I see that my idling Desktop Mac Spotify uses around 7%CPU and the energy impact is around 30. This is a higher energy impact than Chrome with many windows and tabs open!   Is that normal? Wha...
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[BUG] Desktop (Mac) proxy parsing

When adding a proxy as an http proxy if the http:// is added infront of the proxy URL the Mac Desktop Player parses http into the proxy and everything past the : into the port.

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  • When adding a proxy as an http proxy if the http:// is added infront of the proxy URL the Mac Desktop Player parses http into the proxy and everything past the : into the port.
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Denunciar a Spotify

Quiero denunciar a Spotify por no hacer nada al respecto con un problema que les informe: pague la cuenta Premium (9,99 euros) y sólo me duró 15 días, cuando se supone que tiene que durar un mes entero. Me puse en contacto con ustedes y me dijeron qu...

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  •    Quiero denunciar a Spotify por no hacer nada al respecto con un problema que les informe: pague la cuenta Premium (9,99 euros) y sólo me duró 15 días, cuando se supone que tiene que dura...
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How often will Songs get updated?

I just heared a song and the Plays are still the same so im wondering how often the stats will get updatedRegards

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  • I just heared a song and the Plays are still the same so im wondering how often the stats will get updated Regards  
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Solved!! Lyrics

Are lyrics only available using mobile devices, or can I see lyrics on my Mac?

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  • Are lyrics only available using mobile devices, or can I see lyrics on my Mac?
  • Nico
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Why won't certain songs play?

I'm on the free week trial, and for example, Keep it Healthy by Warpaint won't play for me. The text of the song name is still white. Why is this?

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  • I'm on the free week trial, and for example, Keep it Healthy by Warpaint won't play for me. The text of the song name is still white. Why is this?
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