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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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AppleScript play track for artist no more working

Hi, Using Spotify v1.0.70.390.g806aa8f8 (1.0.70.390.g806aa8f8-18), the following command is no more working: tell application "Spotify" play track "spotify:artist:2TdWlAJcUHu32O3Yld3rsU" end tellIt was working before, what happened? Can you fix it?

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  • Hi,   Using Spotify v1.0.70.390.g806aa8f8 (1.0.70.390.g806aa8f8-18), the following command is no more working:   tell application "Spotify" play track "spotify:artist:2TdWlAJcUHu3...
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Spotify not working

Spotify will not play on desktop web player OR on my iPhone app. It keeps reloading the page no matter what album/playlist/artist I choose and then it errors out totally.

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  • Spotify will not play on desktop web player OR on my iPhone app.  It keeps reloading the page no matter what album/playlist/artist I choose and then it errors out totally. 
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Can’t search for music “an error occured”

I can’t search/browse for music eventhough I’m connected to the internet. Tried LTE as well. Other apps are working properly

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Spotify on OSX sending semi-regular packets to 1.1.1.1 on 57621

Every minute or so I'll see Spotify send 76 odd bytes via UDP to 1.1.1.1 with "SpotUdp0Y6" in the conversation on port 57621.From what I can tell, 57621 is used as part of it's P2P system, however what I can't ascertain is why 1.1.1.1?Is it tunneling...

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  • Every minute or so I'll see Spotify send 76 odd bytes via UDP to 1.1.1.1 with "SpotUdp0Y6" in the conversation on port 57621. From what I can tell, 57621 is used as part of it's P2P system, however ...
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Can't add songs to playlists on Mac until they're "loaded in"

Spotify Mac 1.0.70.388.g8e1ed5af There seems to be an issue with loading the list of playlists. They all appear correctly straight away in the list on the left, but on the "Add to Playlist" menu when right clicking a track, the playlists only appear ...

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  • Spotify Mac 1.0.70.388.g8e1ed5af   There seems to be an issue with loading the list of playlists. They all appear correctly straight away in the list on the left, but on the "Ad...
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spotify won't show up local files

I have a mac and an iphone. I've downloaded about 8 songs and they show up fine on my desktop in the "local files" folder but will not show up on my phone. they won't even play. i've added them to a playlist and downloaded it and all that but they ju...

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  • I have a mac and an iphone. I've downloaded about 8 songs and they show up fine on my desktop in the "local files" folder but will not show up on my phone. they won't even play. i've added them to a&...
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Why I cannot dowload music when I use Spotify on Macbook?

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  • Why I cannot dowload music when I use Spotify on Macbook?
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Can't Login

I have a proxy built into my wifi but I can't login especially when I'm connected to the wifi. how do I solve this problem?

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  • I have a proxy built into my wifi but I can't login especially when I'm connected to the wifi. how do I solve this problem?
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Searching is so slow and tracks won't play

It took 3 mins for my search to come back with results and i've been waiting 2mins for track to play since hitting play and i'm still waiting. This happens 50% of the time i log in. What can i do? I'm paying for this "service".

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  • It took 3 mins for my search to come back with results and i've been waiting 2mins for track to play since hitting play and i'm still waiting. This happens 50% of the time i log in. What can i do? I'...
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SHUFFLE is broken! Spotify FIX IT!!!!!

Hi,So if Shuffle is prioritizing songs that are recently added then that is NOT a shuffle. If I did want to play new songs I'd set up a new playlist just for those and play those in that order. Other problems with adding new songs is I may just dump ...

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  • Hi, So if Shuffle is prioritizing songs that are recently added then that is NOT a shuffle.  If I did want to play new songs I'd set up a new playlist just for those and play those in that orde...
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"When your music ends, we continue playing..." notification keeps resurfacing

I've probably hit the X on that blue notification after playing a song maybe 30 times in the past 6 months. Once I hit X, it should go away forever. I like the feature, so I don't need to turn it off in Settings. I dislike the notification, because i...

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  • I've probably hit the X on that blue notification after playing a song maybe 30 times in the past 6 months. Once I hit X, it should go away forever. I like the feature, so I don't need to turn it off...
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Spotify keeps overwriting offline changes to playlist order in sidebar

I have quite a few playlists and I try to keep the organized, often while offline. Recently, Spotify has been reverting my efforts to organize back to previously unorganized states when it checks back in with data stored in the cloud. This is pretty ...

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  •  I have quite a few playlists and I try to keep the organized, often while offline.   Recently, Spotify has been reverting my efforts to organize back to previously unorganized states whe...
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Blank Screen - Have tried many proven solutions

Seemingly out of the blue, my desktop spotify began opening up to a blank black screen. I have looked through many community posts and have tried the following based on other solved cases: 1) logging out and then logging back in which I tried by usin...

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  • Seemingly out of the blue, my desktop spotify began opening up to a blank black screen. I have looked through many community posts and have tried the following based on other solved cases:   1...
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can't use spotify via wi-fi

spotyfy tells me I have no internet connection when loging in thrugh wi-fi. ive tried from my mac mini and two diffrent iphones. it works fine when playing via 4G on the phones.ive been using spotify for a long time and this problem just appered uot ...

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  • spotyfy tells me I have no internet connection when loging in thrugh wi-fi. ive tried from my mac mini and two diffrent iphones. it works fine when playing via 4G on the phones. ive been using spoti...
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Playlist wiped of all contents (not deleted, so can't recover).. please help!

EDIT: Resolved on the chat system - playlist needed to be restored from a backup held by Spotify, fixed in under a minute! Thanks Randy P! Hi guys, I'm not entirely sure what's happened, but one of my playlists has been cleared - something I definite...

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  • EDIT: Resolved on the chat system - playlist needed to be restored from a backup held by Spotify, fixed in under a minute! Thanks Randy P!   Hi guys,   I'm not entirely sure what's happ...
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