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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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  • bfteach
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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Glitch when using the "Search in playlist" feature

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS My Question or IssueThis is a bug I've been getting for a while now on the desktop/software version of Spotify. Whenever I use the quick find feature to find something in my playlist without ha...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS   My Question or Issue This is a bug I've been getting for a while now on the desktop/software version of Spotify. Whene...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop and devices were connecting w wifi, and now they are grey

With all my devices I was ale to connect all my devices thru wifi, but now they appear grey and say they can't play this song. I tried all suggestions I could find; nothing works.

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  • With all my devices I was ale to connect all my devices thru wifi, but now they appear grey and say they can't play this song. I tried all suggestions I could find; nothing works.
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Spotify friend Activity is broken (longstanding issue)

For more than a year, my Spotify friend's activity has not been updating. By some stroke of luck, I thought it had been fixed when two people showed up in my tab (still not everyone I follow) but nope, it's still not updating.I have tried entirely qu...

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  • For more than a year, my Spotify friend's activity has not been updating. By some stroke of luck, I thought it had been fixed when two people showed up in my tab (still not everyone I follow) but nop...
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Superuser Contribution Webplayer inconveniences

The webplayer just is strange. It does not show a list for the library, just as icon view.And it cannot be sorted for what you need (recently, time added, ...and so on).But even worse, when I check an artist and his Discography, there is simply no li...

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  • The webplayer just is strange.   It does not show a list for the library, just as icon view. And it cannot be sorted for what you need (recently, time added, ...and so on). But even worse,...
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arkadaş etkinliği panelini açamıyorum

daha önce spotify arkadaş etkinliği panelini kapattım ve şimdi ise nasıl açacağımı bilmiyorum

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  • daha önce spotify arkadaş etkinliği panelini kapattım ve şimdi ise nasıl açacağımı bilmiyorum
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why the songs that I’ve liked before are on the top instead of recents ??

I was doing removing my liked songs on my Spotify and then all of sudden the order is all over the place and it shows the date from 2021 on top but the recent ones are on the bottom, which doesn’t make sense o me and I want to fix. I’ve tried to down...

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  • I was doing removing my liked songs on my Spotify and then all of sudden the order is all over the place and it shows the date from 2021 on top but the recent ones are on the bottom, which doesn’t ma...
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[macOS] Volume up/down keyboard shortcut doesn't work

Plan: PremiumCountry: Germany DeviceMacbook Pro 13-inch, 2017Operating SystemmacOS 10.14.5 My Question or IssueThe volume up/down keyboard shortcuts (CMD+UP, CMD+DOWN), as well as the menu options in "Playback" have no effect. I use Spotify Connect f...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country: Germany   Device Macbook Pro 13-inch, 2017 Operating System macOS 10.14.5   My Question or Issue The volume up/down keyboard shortcuts (CMD+UP,...
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Superuser Contribution Why isn't desktop app syncing to when playing from iphone?

this bug has been occuring consistently for months, and still hasn't been fixed. playing from iphone, the desktop app shows incorrect/wrong track playing (or nothing at all). quitting desktop app makes no difference. please fix it!

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  • this bug has been occuring consistently for months, and still hasn't been fixed.   playing from iphone, the desktop app shows incorrect/wrong track playing (or nothing at all).    ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot drag application window when "hide/show menu bar" is enabled in MacOS

When "Automatically hide/show menu bar" in System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar is enabled, you can no longer drag the Spotify window if it's full width/height (not fullscreen mode). You must resize the window so it's smaller, then quit and reopen Sp...

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  • When "Automatically hide/show menu bar" in System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar is enabled, you can no longer drag the Spotify window if it's full width/height (not fullscreen mode). You must ...
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Superuser Contribution How to filter on downloaded songs when using the desktop Mac app?

When in Offline mode, I want to be able to see just the music/podcasts that is available for me to play. In the iOS app I can easily doing this by applying the 'downloaded' filter. Is there an equivalent way that I can do this in the desktop Mac app?

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  • When in Offline mode, I want to be able to see just the music/podcasts that is available for me to play. In the iOS app I can easily doing this by applying the 'downloaded' filter. Is there an e...
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Playlist set on public, but not to be found !

My play list is set on public, why can't I find it when I type in the exact words? Computer and serge functions should allways be EXACT, was not it? Beetles search in Google produce insect results. In Spotify playlist it always gives me Beatles. Why ...

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  • My play list is set on public, why can't I find it when I type in the exact words? Computer and serge functions should allways be EXACT, was not it? Beetles search in Google produce insect results. I...
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Playback quality issues

I've been having issues with my playback quality, occasionally sounding very muffled and quiet. Has anyone else had a similar issue?

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  • I've been having issues with my playback quality, occasionally sounding very muffled and quiet. Has anyone else had a similar issue?
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Superuser Contribution Why won't sound come through my Mac speakers when I play music from app?

I have the desktop app added to my new Macbook Air. It was working fine and randomly the sound stopped coming through the speakers, but the track is playing. It plays through the speakers fine if I get on the web browser, but the app remains silent.

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  • I have the desktop app added to my new Macbook Air. It was working fine and randomly the sound stopped coming through the speakers, but the track is playing. It plays through the speakers fine if I g...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on my playlist folders, makes playlists move outside those folders

I've got a few playlist folders and in each of such folders a few playlists. When I click on a folder triangle to unfold that folder I can select on of its playlists. When I click on the folder to close it, one or more playlists inside that folder su...

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  • I've got a few playlist folders and in each of such folders a few playlists. When I click on a folder triangle to unfold that folder I can select on of its playlists. When I click on the folder to cl...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify installation fails on new MacBook Pro

Plan:Premium Country:USA Device:MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Pro chip OS:Ventura 13.1 My Question or Issue:My installation of Spotify fails in the same place each time:I download the official installer from spotify.com and run itA dialog window with a p...

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  • Plan: Premium   Country: USA   Device: MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Pro chip   OS: Ventura 13.1   My Question or Issue: My installation of Spotify fails in the same plac...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Links "open.spotify" don't open in Desktop App OSX/Mac anymore

Premium AccountUSAMac OS Mojave Seems like Spotify keeps pushing this issue aside because not enough people are complaining about it. I've actually seen a good amount of posts on the community boards about it but none of them seem to have gained trac...

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  • Premium Account USA Mac OS Mojave    Seems like Spotify keeps pushing this issue aside because not enough people are complaining about it. I've actually seen a good amount of posts on t...
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Superuser Contribution Tracks with distortion Premium account- MacOS

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook mid 2012Operating SystemMacOS Mojave My Question or IssueBeen using Spotify for many years on a premium membership, and the last few days, tracks that in the past would sound fine, now sound distorted. Tried reinstalling the...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook mid 2012 Operating System MacOS Mojave   My Question or Issue Been using Spotify for many years on a premium membership, and the last few days, tracks...
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Superuser Contribution top of spotify screen not showing mac

the top of my spotify screen isnt showing, doesnt matter if i zoom in our out or make the tab smaller. im on mac, any solutions?

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  • the top of my spotify screen isnt showing, doesnt matter if i zoom in our out or make the tab smaller. im on mac, any solutions?  
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error code auth 74

"a firewall may be block spotify... error code: auth:74)- I clean uninstall the app and installed again 3x and same issue, in proxy settings I put no proxy but it hasn't solved the issues. Im running on macOS Ventura 13.1

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  • "a firewall may be block spotify... error code: auth:74)- I clean uninstall the app and installed again 3x and same issue, in proxy settings I put no proxy but it hasn't solved the issues. Im running...
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