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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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Applescript "starred" property returns Error

Plan: PremiumVersion: 1.1.18.611.g9cc9bdc9Country: New ZealandDevice: Macbook Pro 2016Operating System: Mojave The Applescript API still has a "starred" property for the current track, which I believe refers to the old system of starring tracks in Sp...

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  • Plan: Premium Version: 1.1.18.611.g9cc9bdc9 Country: New Zealand Device: Macbook Pro 2016 Operating System: Mojave   The Applescript API still has a "starred" prop...
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Superuser Contribution Playback gets stuck every 2 or 3 songs

PlanPremiumCountryVietnamDeviceMacBook Air 2017Operating SystemmacOS MontereyMy Question or IssueI can't remember when this started, maybe a few weeks ago, but whenever I play music from my Mac it will stop just before the end of a song (1-3 seconds ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Vietnam Device MacBook Air 2017 Operating System macOS Monterey My Question or Issue I can't remember when this started, maybe a few weeks ago, but whenever I play music...
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Superuser Contribution music automatically speed up

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacbookPro M2proOperating SystemVentura13 My Question or Issueafter I watch a video (YouTube etc.) in speed 1.25x or more and then go back to Spotify to continue my music, my Spotify music is usually speed up as well, this co...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device MacbookPro M2pro Operating System Ventura13   My Question or Issue after I watch a video (YouTube etc.) in speed 1.25x or more and then go back to Sp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Smallest window size is too large when using low resolution

Premium Macbook Pro M1 13 inch I need to make my screen bigger because I have a hard time seeing small things. When I do, however, Spotify cannot be resized enough to not hang out at the bottom of the screen, behind my task bar. Essentially, the mini...

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  • Premium   Macbook Pro M1 13 inch   I need to make my screen bigger because I have a hard time seeing small things.      When I do, however, Spotify cannot be resiz...
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Superuser Contribution I can't play explicit contents although I'm an adult

PlanPremiumCountryKorea DeviceiMac, iPhone My Question or Issue I can't play explicit content.Songs are just greyed out. If I click anyway, it would say "This content is not available" at the bottom, which goes away quickly. In the setting menu, Expl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Korea   Device iMac, iPhone   My Question or Issue   I can't play explicit content. Songs are just greyed out. If I click anyway, it would say "This con...
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Superuser Contribution Playback stops every time an ad tries to play

Plan: Free, AustraliaDevice: iMac 24-inch, M1, 2021Operating System: mac OS Ventura 13.3.1 (a) My Question or Issue:Every time an ad goes to play, playback stops. It cannot be resumed from the play button at the bottom of the desktop app. Instead I h...

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  • Plan: Free, Australia Device: iMac 24-inch, M1, 2021 Operating System: mac OS Ventura 13.3.1 (a)   My Question or Issue: Every time an ad goes to play, playback stops. It can...
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Superuser Contribution Return/Enter forcefully completes editing the title of a playlist in Japanese input mode

Plan: PremiumCountry: Japan DeviceMacBookOperating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.6 My Question or IssueIn Japanese input, you need to transform the letters to other characters.For example, from "とうきょう(toukyou)" to "東京".You can pick one from the candidates ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Japan   Device MacBook Operating System macOS Monterey 12.6   My Question or Issue In Japanese input, you need to transform the letters to other charact...
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Superuser Contribution Mac CPU 100% After Latest Update

MacBook Pro 16" 2019 - Dual external monitorsmacOS 12.0.1Spotify Premium for macOS (Intel)1.1.72.439.gc253025e Updated to the latest version yesterday and CPU now running @ 100% Have already tried a clean install using these instructions.Hardware acc...

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  • MacBook Pro 16" 2019 - Dual external monitors macOS 12.0.1 Spotify Premium for macOS (Intel) 1.1.72.439.gc253025e   Updated to the latest version yesterday and CPU now running @ 100%  ...
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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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  •   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!  ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [MacOS] Spotify not available in the App Store (why?)

Hi!I was informed a few days ago that Spotify officially released the MacOS M1 version of the app, and was looking for it at the App Store, but is still missing. Then I found out that the only way to get it, was downloading directly from the Spotify ...

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  • Hi! I was informed a few days ago that Spotify officially released the MacOS M1 version of the app, and was looking for it at the App Store, but is still missing. Then I found out that the only way ...
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Superuser Contribution Create New Playlist Now Leads With Album Name, Not Artist Name

I've noticed that in the past two weeks or so, when saving an album or track as a new playlist (using Spotify desktop for Mac), the new playlist is created in the following format: Album/Track Name - Artist. For the past... oh, I don't know, many yea...

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  • I've noticed that in the past two weeks or so, when saving an album or track as a new playlist (using Spotify desktop for Mac), the new playlist is created in the following format: Album/Track Name -...
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PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution Did spotify turn off unlimited skips for desktop?

I'm using Spotify free on macOS in Ukraine and today I noticed that the unlimited skips were turned off and everything plays in randomized order. Is it like this with everyone?

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  • I'm using Spotify free on macOS in Ukraine and today I noticed that the unlimited skips were turned off and everything plays in randomized order. Is it like this with everyone?
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Solved!! Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.11.916.geb595a67

PlanPremiumCountry England Device MacBook Pro 2020 Apple M1Operating SystemmacOS Ventura 13.3.1(a) My Question or Issue I have just recently upgraded to the latest version of Spotify on macOS (Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.11.916.geb595a67) a...

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  • Plan Premium Country England   Device  MacBook Pro 2020 Apple M1 Operating System macOS Ventura 13.3.1(a)   My Question or Issue   I have just recently upgraded to th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Quelle est la playlist en cours

IMac 2011Spotify version : 1.1.31.703.g256add22 La lecture d'une playlist est en cours mais je ne sais pas laquelle Dommage, elle me plaît bien et semble très nettement inspirée de mes artistes et types de musique préférés.Je parcours toute mes playl...

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  • IMac 2011 Spotify version : 1.1.31.703.g256add22   La lecture d'une playlist est en cours mais je ne sais pas laquelle 😞 Dommage, elle me plaît bien et semble très nettement inspirée de mes...
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Superuser Contribution My podcast episodes are not updating on the Mac app

I am using the Mac app on my MacBook Pro. The podcasts aren't updating. I have tried clearing my app cache etc. But e.g. the most recent podcast from The Diary of a CEO with Steven Bartlett is Feb 2. I have all episodes selected and newest to oldest ...

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  • I am using the Mac app on my MacBook Pro. The podcasts aren't updating. I have tried clearing my app cache etc. But e.g. the most recent podcast from The Diary of a CEO with Steven Bartlett is Feb 2....
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Superuser Contribution Spotify does not play music over WiFi to Bose Portable Home Speaker

Hi,I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300. In the desktop app it just shows "Connecting"(screenshot attached) both for Portable...

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  • Hi, I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300.  In the desktop ...
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Superuser Contribution Denon AV X1300W no sound with Spotify Connect - SOLUTION

I would like to share a solution to having no sound despite having a connection through Spotify Connect and despite showing that the app is actually playing the track - but with no sound as said. So far not a single forum entry showed me any work aro...

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  • I would like to share a solution to having no sound despite having a connection through Spotify Connect and despite showing that the app is actually playing the track - but with no sound as said. So ...
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Superuser Contribution Where are the Spotify logs on MacOS?

Where are the Spotify logs on MacOS? I'd like to be able to see what's going on.

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  • Where are the Spotify logs on MacOS? I'd like to be able to see what's going on.
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May 12th 2023: forced to update?!

I still use the app from before the big April 2021 update, which I love and prefer over the new 'improved' app. (I've tried it several times, but it just doesn't work for me) Just received an email informing me I won't be able to use this version aft...

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  • I still use the app from before the big April 2021 update, which I love and prefer over the new 'improved' app. (I've tried it several times, but it just doesn't work for me)   Just received a...
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