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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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How do I stop Spotify from opening upon startup?

I used Spotify the other day for the first time in several months. Now when I start up my computer, Spotify automatically opens. I've tried removing the icon from my dock, but can't. I've gone into users & groups from system preferences & unchecked S...

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  • I used Spotify the other day for the first time in several months. Now when I start up my computer, Spotify automatically opens. I've tried removing the icon from my dock, but can't. I've gone into u...
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Songs stuck / don't play continuously

Hi! I've been using spotify uniquely on my browser (firefox ver 59.0.2, macOS 10.12.6, free account) for about 6-7 months now, and I haven't had any problems til just about 1-2 weeks ago. My songs wouldn't continue to the following one when I play th...

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  • Hi! I've been using spotify uniquely on my browser (firefox ver 59.0.2, macOS 10.12.6, free account) for about 6-7 months now, and I haven't had any problems til just about 1-2 weeks ago. My songs wo...
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Unmute won't work.

Hello, Just noticed what might be a bug. I am running 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78 on mac 10.13.4. My Spotify was muted and I couldn't raise the vulume or unmute. I tried to restart the app, the computer and nothing worked. So I had the idea of plugging earp...

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  • Hello,   Just noticed what might be a bug. I am running 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78 on mac 10.13.4.   My Spotify was muted and I couldn't raise the vulume or unmute. I tried to restart th...
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Solved!! Script to change settings

Hi there! I am using Spotify desktop on my MBP. At the office, we use a proxy and I have configured spotify to go through the proxy. At home, I don't use anything. This means that every day, I have to go back to my settings, disable / enable the prox...

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  • Hi there!   I am using Spotify desktop on my MBP.   At the office, we use a proxy and I have configured spotify to go through the proxy. At home, I don't use anything.    Th...
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Friend activity isn't working!

My friend activity only shows up with one person, although i follow 34. It was working perfectly a couple of hours ago. Is this the new update or is my spotify not working?

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  • My friend activity only shows up with one person, although i follow 34. It was working perfectly a couple of hours ago. Is this the new update or is my spotify not working? 
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Desktop Spotify says I'm offline when VPN (Private Internet Access) PIA is on

Sorry if this is a repeat post, but I have read what other users have similiarly complained about here and either it was a different set of circumstances or not solved.I use Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN and when I open Spotify on my iMac (High S...

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  • Sorry if this is a repeat post, but I have read what other users have similiarly complained about here and either it was a different set of circumstances or not solved. I use Private Internet...
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Actividad de los amigos

Hola: Desde hace un par de dias no puedo ver la actividad de los amigos. ¿Se ha eliminado esta opcion? Gracias!!

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  • Hola:   Desde hace un par de dias no puedo ver la actividad de los amigos.   ¿Se ha eliminado esta opcion?   Gracias!!
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Can't reorder playlists

Just to clarify: I don't want to reorder tracks in my playlist - I want to reorder the actual playlists themselves. I currently have a mix of about 6 playlists/playlist folders with over 10 playlists inside certain folders. Up until recently, I was a...

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  • Just to clarify: I don't want to reorder tracks in my playlist - I want to reorder the actual playlists themselves.   I currently have a mix of about 6 playlists/playlist folders with ove...
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Crash on the latest version

Anyone else's Mac desktop app crashing after playing 1 or 2 songs? Everything was find until I just updated to the latest version available to me: v 1.0.77.307.gb3c19e64

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  • Anyone else's Mac desktop app crashing after playing 1 or 2 songs?  Everything was find until I just updated to the latest version available to me:  v 1.0.77.307.gb3c19e64  
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Friend Activity Hacked

During the last week, my account has somehow been hacked. Once a day or so, all of my actual friend's activity disappears and is replaced by someone elses! Although it doesn't say I am following any of the people it shows, the only way I can fix it i...

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  • During the last week, my account has somehow been hacked. Once a day or so, all of my actual friend's activity disappears and is replaced by someone elses! Although it doesn't say I am following any ...
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Account hacked now Discover weekly is full of hackers music taste!

I had my account hacked last year and before I realised there were a number of playlists and history of god awful rap and spanish folk music. Now one of my favourite features (discover weekly) is runied as its full of this awful rap, despite me liste...

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  • I had my account hacked last year and before I realised there were a number of playlists and history of god awful rap and spanish folk music. Now one of my favourite features (discover weekly) is run...
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Bluetooth speakers and headphones keep cutting out

Using spotify app on the mac. Whenever I try and listen to music through a bluetooth device - speaker or headphones - the audio randomly cuts out. The only way to fix it is to press the volume up/down button on my speaker or headphones. I have tried ...

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  • Using spotify app on the mac. Whenever I try and listen to music through a bluetooth device - speaker or headphones - the audio randomly cuts out. The only way to fix it is to press the vol...
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library songs shuffle

Hello. I have a fairly large library. I'd like to shuffle the songs I play. When I go to songs and hit shuffle, it only draws from a small subset for the library. So for example, if I have the songes in alphabetical order, it's only shuffling from al...

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  • Hello. I have a fairly large library. I'd like to shuffle the songs I play. When I go to songs and hit shuffle, it only draws from a small subset for the library. So for example, if I have the songes...
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Local iTunes songs dont show up in the "local song" list

I am trying to import my iTunes music library into Spotify. I have followed all steps, allowed iTunes to share the XML files and "iTunes" not show up in the "local music" tab in my preferences. But its not synching a single song. My "local songs" lis...

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  • I am trying to import my iTunes music library into Spotify. I have followed all steps, allowed iTunes to share the XML files and "iTunes" not show up in the "local music" tab in my preferences. But i...
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Solved!! Spotify Color

Spotify was upgraded and has turned black. It is very difficult to see now. How can I change it back or select a different color scheme?

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  • Spotify was upgraded and has turned black. It is very difficult to see now. How can I change it back or select a different color scheme?
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Solved!! Can't disconnect local file

I'm currently using the latest desktopversion of Spotify on my macbook and I'm unable to disconnect local files from songs on albums. Sometimes a wrong version is connected to a certain song, but when I click the right button on the song I can't find...

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  • I'm currently using the latest desktopversion of Spotify on my macbook and I'm unable to disconnect local files from songs on albums. Sometimes a wrong version is connected to a certain song, but whe...
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one song

Hiit has been a while that when i try to play a song from any playlistit just plays one song and the next one continues to play but theres no soundonly i press next it plays with sound next musicbut then it stops again what can i do to fix that? than...

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  • Hi it has been a while that when i try to play a song from any playlist it just plays one song and the next one continues to play but theres no sound only i press next it plays with sound next m...
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Daily Mix offline.

Daily Mix shows as offline, but I'm online on the desktop app.  Help

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  • Daily Mix shows as offline, but I'm online on the desktop app.  Help
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See what friends playing / Find Friends box won't go away

Sidebar showing what friends I've added are listening too is greyed out. The "See what your friends are playing / find friends" box at the top won't go away. I've already chosen which friends I'd like to follow. Tried disconnecting from facebook to t...

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  • Sidebar showing what friends I've added are listening too is greyed out. The "See what your friends are playing / find friends" box at the top won't go away. I've already chosen which friends I'...
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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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