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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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My spotify won't open

My spotify wont open, its just thinking. It has been thinking for a couple of days now and wont stop. I don't know what to do about it... i have tried to delete spotify and reinstall it, but it is just doing it over again... i have a macbook air i re...

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  • My spotify wont open, its just thinking. It has been thinking for a couple of days now and wont stop. I don't know what to do about it... i have tried to delete spotify and reinstall it, but it is ju...
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Bug: Last.fm connection disconnected

Hi, it has happened several times over the years that the Last.fm connection has been disconnected. Has happened on Desktop (Win and Mac) and on Mobile (Iphone).

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  • Hi,   it has happened several times over the years that the Last.fm connection has been disconnected.   Has happened on Desktop (Win and Mac) and on Mobile (Iphone).
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Solved!! Unable to scrub through a track using touch bar (macOS High Sierra)

I'm using a MacBook Pro (2016 with touch-bar) running macOS High Sierra (10.13.3). With spotify running in the background, I'm able to see an icon for opening Spotify options (screenshot 1) - but it vanishes sometimes and I have no idea on how to get...

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  • I'm using a MacBook Pro (2016 with touch-bar) running macOS High Sierra (10.13.3). With spotify running in the background, I'm able to see an icon for opening Spotify options (screenshot 1) - but it ...
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Search for songs once you are on an artist page

Once you are on the artist page, is it possible to filter all the songs (independet of the album) to find the song you want. Like a searchwindow where you can enter names, but because you are already on the artist page, it's sure that there will be o...

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  • Once you are on the artist page, is it possible to filter all the songs (independet of the album) to find the song you want. Like a searchwindow where you can enter names, but because you are already...
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Random albums/songs not playing

I've been having an issue for the past six months where seemingly random albums and songs will not play on Spotify desktop. It is quite frustrating to click a song/album that is not greyed out and have it not play. I get the error message 'This song ...

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  • I've been having an issue for the past six months where seemingly random albums and songs will not play on Spotify desktop. It is quite frustrating to click a song/album that is not greyed out and ha...
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Music not playing on my Mac

hi, if anyone could help. About a week ago my mac was playing music perfectly but then it just stopped playing. It looks like its playing becuase the bar along the bottom moves and the time changes but i just can't hear anything. I have no problem wi...

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  • hi, if anyone could help. About a week ago my mac was playing music perfectly but then it just stopped playing. It looks like its playing becuase the bar along the bottom moves and the time changes b...
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Solved!! Pasting song links in playlist no longer works (Are you kidding me?!)

We already know about the scandalous lack of a sorting option in the Spotify app. But I had a work around for this, which was to sort the songs in the Spotify app for OS X, cut them all out with CMD+X and then paste them again with CMD+V. In the late...

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  • We already know about the scandalous lack of a sorting option in the Spotify app. But I had a work around for this, which was to sort the songs in the Spotify app for OS X, cut them all out with CMD+...
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Can't share a song with other Spotify users?!

wth. I can share a song via every social media app in existance but I can't send a track directly to my Spotify friends. This seems like a fundamental feature expected with any social app. Why even allow us to have friends on Spotify if we can't **bl...

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  • wth. I can share a song via every social media app in existance but I can't send a track directly to my Spotify friends. This seems like a fundamental feature expected with any social ...
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Can free users add to a collab playlist?

Me and some friends are putting together a playlist, however, a friend of mine without premium isn't able to add any songs. Is there a work around to this?

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  • Me and some friends are putting together a playlist, however, a friend of mine without premium isn't able to add any songs.  Is there a work around to this?
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My Music -> Albums: No option to set offline

Hi there, As this feature exists in the ios app, I figured it was some type of bug causing it not to work on the desktop app. Then I saw a "Solved" post from April, saying the feature was coming soon. Well. It's October. It's not "Solved." Not all of...

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  • Hi there,   As this feature exists in the ios app, I figured it was some type of bug causing it not to work on the desktop app. Then I saw a "Solved" post from April, saying the feature...
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Two different account but one computer

Hi, I wan't to know if it's possiblie to send song from two different account to one Mac app ... I have a premium account and my girlfirend has another one. I have a mac plug on speaker and my spotify account on it ... Will my girlfriends be able to ...

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  • Hi,  I wan't to know if it's possiblie to send song from two different account to one Mac app ...   I have a premium account and my girlfirend has another one. I have a mac plug on speak...
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Unavailable song when playing remote

Hello! When controlling my macbook via spotify connect with my iphone, it regularly happens that a song is unavailable. I don’t understand why. I had that for example with « Are you passionate? » by Neil Young. Back on my iphone, it worked perfectly....

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  • Hello!   When controlling my macbook via spotify connect with my iphone, it regularly happens that a song is unavailable. I don’t understand why. I had that for example with « Are you passiona...
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constantly freezes

freezes constantly. can't browse without it freezing. just turns black with the loading image. i click on an artist and it freezes midway. click on one of my playlists and it freezes. click play on a song and it freezes and won't play the song. somet...

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  • freezes constantly. can't browse without it freezing. just turns black with the loading image. i click on an artist and it freezes midway. click on one of my playlists and it freezes. click play on a...
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Solved!! Is there a way to solve?

I would like to select multiple songs to put them in a playlist on Spotify. It is about 300 tracks. It's a hard job to do it manually and I was wondering if you could do something alternative to simplify the process.I await a reply,Thank you.

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  • I would like to select multiple songs to put them in a playlist on Spotify. It is about 300 tracks. It's a hard job to do it manually and I was wondering if you could do something alternative to simp...
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Macbook Pro & Bluetooth

The Spotify app for Mac seems to take over bluetooth and do a few weird things. If I am playing music through Spotify with my Bose QC35's and I have some other audio source coming from the computer (anything at all, an ad, notification, you tube vide...

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  • The Spotify app for Mac seems to take over bluetooth and do a few weird things.   If I am playing music through Spotify with my Bose QC35's and I have some other audio source coming from the c...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Only plays 2 songs

Since some days my spotify premium only plays two songs and then stops.After the first song it will play the second song in line while the information bar at the bottom still shows the first song it played, after that song is done it stops playing al...

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  • Since some days my spotify premium only plays two songs and then stops. After the first song it will play the second song in line while the information bar at the bottom still sh...
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Superuser Contribution wont search for new music

Spotify wont let me search for music on my macbook air, it is only searching for my own playlists.. when I search for an artist or a song, spotify displays the message "your search did not match anything in our catalouge. Please ensure all words are ...

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  • Spotify wont let me search for music on my macbook air, it is only searching for my own playlists.. when I search for an artist or a song, spotify displays the message "your search did not match anyt...
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Superuser Contribution 'Popular' tracks will not play

Hello, For about a month now, any tracks in 'popular' under an artist will not play. If I view a song from here in the original album it will. Any ideas why and how to fix it? Holly

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  • Hello,   For about a month now, any tracks in 'popular' under an artist will not play. If I view a song from here in the original album it will. Any ideas why and how to fix it?   Holly
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BUG - newest update add to playlist UI

I keep my playlists in folders and this looks like a UI bug. Steps: 1. Right click track2. Add to playlist3. View dropdowns for each folder, playlists in folders are missing. They are visible in the playlists panel. UPDATE: Dragging and dropping DOES...

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  • I keep my playlists in folders and this looks like a UI bug. Steps:   1. Right click track 2. Add to playlist 3. View dropdowns for each folder, playlists in folders are missing. They a...
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Solved!! High CPU usage on OSX

Hi guys When I'm listening to Spotify from time to time the fans on my MacBook spin up and CPU usage of Spotify Helper rises up to 40%.Apart from that CPU usage is around 3-7% Is that normal?? Specs: MacBook Pro Retina 13" Late 20132.4Ghz8Gb RAMOSX Y...

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  • Hi guys   When I'm listening to Spotify from time to time the fans on my MacBook spin up and CPU usage of Spotify Helper rises up to 40%. Apart from that CPU usage is around 3-7%   Is ...
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