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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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Playlist stuck on 'loading...'

Hello Spotify Community, If I open my spotify on my Macbook or my Galaxy A5 (2016), there is a playlist that says it's loading, but it never loads... anyone got a solution for this?

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  • Hello Spotify Community,   If I open my spotify on my Macbook or my Galaxy A5 (2016), there is a playlist that says it's loading, but it never loads... anyone got a solution for this?
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Login ISSUES

I signed up for free trail and got receipt in my email and worked on my phone but when I get on my computer it's like a different account, different playlist and my other account with all the music show up as a friend but in trying to figure it out I...

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  • I signed up for free trail and got receipt in my email and worked on my phone but when I get on my computer it's like a different account, different playlist and my other account with all the music s...
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"Your Music" Shuffle albums function

As of now you can right click on "Songs" under my music ang hit "Play" or "Choose as current playlist" how about implementing this function on the "Albums" tab? That way you can listen to all the albums at once without having to swap between them! Wo...

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  • As of now you can right click on "Songs" under my music ang hit "Play" or "Choose as current playlist" how about implementing this function on the "Albums" tab? That way you can listen to all the alb...
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[Mac] Spotify won't play songs which I have previously had on my hard drive AS WELL AS Spotify?

After clearing out most of my iTunes because I use Spotify for everything, Spotify will no longer play songs which I had previously had on iTunes. All of these songs are available on Spotify and work when I play them from my phone, however if the son...

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  • After clearing out most of my iTunes because I use Spotify for everything, Spotify will no longer play songs which I had previously had on iTunes. All of these songs are available on Spotify and work...
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Minor bug: app doesn't retain monitor affinity on relaunch

When closing and relaunching the app on a multi-monitor system, the Spotify window retains its X/Y coordinates, but not which monitor it was on. So, for example, I keep the app in the top-right corner of my second monitor; on relaunch, it appears in ...

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  • When closing and relaunching the app on a multi-monitor system, the Spotify window retains its X/Y coordinates, but not which monitor it was on. So, for example, I keep the app in the top-right corne...
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Still can't play almost all local files on desktop

I have a mac os x (10.10.5) on a 2011 macbook pro. Already did a clean re-install of the app. Checked for DRMs. Opened up iTunes protocols. Still, only some local files are playing on the desktop app--literally 8 out of 4,121 local files. This is dev...

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  • I have a mac os x (10.10.5) on a 2011 macbook pro.   Already did a clean re-install of the app. Checked for DRMs. Opened up iTunes protocols.   Still, only some local files are pla...
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Regular issues with Spotify app loading VERY slow

I used to have this issue where on a regular basis, Spotify would completely fail to load in a reasonable amount of time. It's not like I've got a slow internet connection or a slow Mac. I'm using 300mb broadband and I've got a recent Mac with a dece...

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  • I used to have this issue where on a regular basis, Spotify would completely fail to load in a reasonable amount of time.   It's not like I've got a slow internet connection or a slow Mac. I'm...
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Local files won't show up

I have been struggling with this problem for two weeks now. I recently switched over from Apple music to Spotify and transferred my playlists over. In those playlists, I have local files that show up on my desktop but not on my mobile device (iPhone ...

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  • I have been struggling with this problem for two weeks now. I recently switched over from Apple music to Spotify and transferred my playlists over. In those playlists, I have local files that sh...
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Moving Song within Playlist

Can someone please tell me how to move a track within a Playlist I've already created? I'm woking form a desktop/Mac ... and am stumped. Can't imagine why this is so hard. Seems like this should be a basic function (but I am new to Spotify, using my ...

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  • Can someone please tell me how to move a track within a Playlist I've already created? I'm woking form a desktop/Mac ... and am stumped. Can't imagine why this is so hard.  Seems like this s...
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spotify says theres no internet connection when my vpn is connected

ive looking through the current posts on here about spotify not working while a vpn is conneted and nothing has been able to help. i've tried deleting then reinstalling and spotify wouldnt even download with my vpn coonected. i have my vpn set to the...

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  • ive looking through the current posts on here about spotify not working while a vpn is conneted and nothing has been able to help. i've tried deleting then reinstalling and spotify wouldnt even downl...
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Music Randomly Starts Playing

This has been happening for three weeks now. At random intervals, even when I'm not sitting at my computer songs will start playing. Somtimes it is the next song in the playlist I had paused, other times it is a random song I've never listened to bef...

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  • This has been happening for three weeks now.  At random intervals, even when I'm not sitting at my computer songs will start playing.  Somtimes it is the next song in the playlist I had pau...
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Delete artist from playlist - delete album from playlist

Hi Spotifypals, How do we delete an artist from a playlist? Kids added crappy songs to one of playlists and I need to get that artist OFF the list. Need to delete multiple songs at one time using album or artist as a sort option. Tell me how Spotifyo...

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  • Hi Spotifypals,   How do we delete an artist from a playlist?  Kids added crappy songs to one of playlists and I need to get that artist OFF the list.    Need to delete mu...
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Superuser Contribution Downloading Spotify songs as premium outside of playlists

I have no clue if my friend is trolling me or not but he says he can download songs that he "likes" or presses the Check mark on in the tab "Your Music > Songs" He says theres a download button there for him. But i only find a download button on play...

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  • I have no clue if my friend is trolling me or not but he says he can download songs that he "likes" or presses the Check mark on in the tab "Your Music > Songs" He says theres a download button th...
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Solved!! Unable to connect to facebook?

Hey, I'm trying to connect my premium account to facebook. Whenever I click on the "Connect" button I get a message "ok" from facebook and that's it. nothing else happens and my account isn't linked. does anyone have a solution for this? thanks!

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  • Hey, I'm trying to connect my premium account to facebook. Whenever I click on the "Connect" button I get a message "ok" from facebook and that's it. nothing else happens and my account isn't linked....
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friend feed missing

Why is the friend feed now missing? I have the box checked for it to show up. How do things like this just happen? It makes me hesitate to abandon iTunes for Spotify.

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  • Why is the friend feed now missing? I have the box checked for it to show up. How do things like this just happen? It makes me hesitate to abandon iTunes for Spotify.    
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Solved!! Multimedia UI

After I press Volume Up or Volume Down Multimedia UI don't show.I tried to change in Advanced options to switched off and on and it didn't worked.Before newest update all was good.

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  • After I press Volume Up or Volume Down Multimedia UI don't show. I tried to change in Advanced options to switched off and on and it didn't worked. Before newest update all was good.
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Local files ID tags are messed up

The ID tags on some of my local files are messed up. It might even specifically be on Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap. I have already tried making sure the ID tags are correct in iTunes, emptying the cache, uninstalling/reinstalling and turning the loca...

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  • The ID tags on some of my local files are messed up. It might even specifically be on Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap. I have already tried making sure the ID tags are correct in iTunes, emptying the ca...
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Bring back search dropdown menu

Hi,seriously, ability to start searching for artist/track/album in desktop app and then using dropdown menu and keyboard was so useful.. Search results were presented one below another, it was fast and comfortable to use it. Why did you change it?Now...

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  • Hi, seriously, ability to start searching for artist/track/album in desktop app and then using dropdown menu and keyboard was so useful.. Search results were presented one below another, it was fast...
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Reordering Nested Folders locks out playlist organization

I have a ton of playlists that I've organized into folders, but if I try to move a folder that's inside another folder, it doesn't actually move, and I can't move any other folders or playlists until I restart the desktop client.

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  • I have a ton of playlists that I've organized into folders, but if I try to move a folder that's inside another folder, it doesn't actually move, and I can't move any other folders or playlists until...
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