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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 volume doesn't sync correctly when switching devices

On Mac / Desktop, the volume will suddenly jump because volume seems to get cached incorrectly. Steps to reproduce: 1. Connect Spotify to an Amazon Echo device, start playing a song via desktop.2. Set volume directly on Spotify desktop slider to 10%,...

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  • On Mac / Desktop, the volume will suddenly jump because volume seems to get cached incorrectly. Steps to reproduce:   1. Connect Spotify to an Amazon Echo device, start playing a song via desk...
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Fullscreen visualization

Hi, Am I the only one not being able to have Spotify always open in fullscreen? I'm on Mac OS X 10.9.2 running Spotify… … and the window preferences are going a bit crazy between relaunches of the desktop app. The most obvious and replicable bug is t...

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  • Hi,   Am I the only one not being able to have Spotify always open in fullscreen?   I'm on Mac OS X 10.9.2 running Spotify…     … and the window preference...
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Spotify cannot load my albums and artists in my Mac desktop app

On my Mac in the Spotify desktop application my albums and artist do not load. I get an error loading albums klick the reload button. Klicking the button reload has no effect. I logged out of the Spotify application and logged in again. This has also...

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  • On my Mac in the Spotify desktop application my albums and artist do not load. I get an error loading albums klick the reload button. Klicking the button reload has no effect. I logged out of the Spo...
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Spotify always play same song when connecting to my car

Hello!I am seeking some help concerning my spotify app. I am using the spotify app from my iphone 6, and everytime i go in my car, blutooth is automatically connected and the music from spotify plays. So far nothing unusual...The problem that i have ...

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  • Hello! I am seeking some help concerning my spotify app. I am using the spotify app from my iphone 6, and everytime i go in my car, blutooth is automatically connected and the music from spotify p...
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Spotify discover weekly still not updating

Spotify discover weekly started acting weird in the last few weeks. There are several topics regarding this subject, but none offer a solution that works for me and it really acts weird. 3 weeks ago: discover weekly not updated (it kept showing 7 day...

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  • Spotify discover weekly started acting weird in the last few weeks. There are several topics regarding this subject, but none offer a solution that works for me and it really acts weird.   3 w...
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Local files get wrong Metadata (but play fine), syncs wrong files to mobile

I run into the following problem: I bought a Metallica concert from their website in Apple Lossless, converted it to m4a and put it in the local folder which Spotify monitors. All songs appear in Spotify, but some get the wrong metadata. They play fi...

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  • I run into the following problem: I bought a Metallica concert from their website in Apple Lossless, converted it to m4a and put it in the local folder which Spotify monitors. All songs appear in Spo...
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Can't enable high quality streaming on my Mac, though I just upgraded to Premium

I just upgraded to Premium, but when I go to setting, trying to enable high quality streaming, the button is still unmoveable, as if I'm not premium... can someone help?

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  • I just upgraded to Premium, but when I go to setting, trying to enable high quality streaming, the button is still unmoveable, as if I'm not premium... can someone help?
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Album Song Count Not Localizing Correctly

When using Spotify in another language, the localization is off when displaying the song count for an album. The string format appears to be being literally displayed, as shown below.

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  • When using Spotify in another language, the localization is off when displaying the song count for an album. The string format appears to be being literally displayed, as shown below.  
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Memory problems on Mac

Spotify has always had a few kinks in it, but the benefits way overwhelm the negatives so I generally ignore the problems and move along. Recently, though, I am experiencing a problem that is more serious in nature. On two occasions recently, I have ...

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  • Spotify has always had a few kinks in it, but the benefits way overwhelm the negatives so I generally ignore the problems and move along.  Recently, though, I am experiencing a problem that is m...
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OSX - Spotify causes long wake up from sleep times.

If I don't have Spotify open, the machine will wake up from sleep nearly instantly. If I DO have spotify open there is a 15-25 second delay where I see a black screen with only a cursor, then everything is normal. I can move the cursor while the scre...

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  • If I don't have Spotify open, the machine will wake up from sleep nearly instantly.   If I DO have spotify open there is a 15-25 second delay where I see a black screen with only a cursor, t...
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How does Spotify match my local music?

Hi, I just signed up for Spoitfy Premium to give it whirl. But I have some questions. I have a somewhat large and highly organized music library in iTunes (on my Mac) and I've successfully imported all of my playlists and tracks into the desktop prog...

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  • Hi, I just signed up for Spoitfy Premium to give it whirl. But I have some questions.   I have a somewhat large and highly organized music library in iTunes (on my Mac) and I've successfully...
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Name of a song i played 2 months ago?

I need to know if Spotify save a search history or something, but not only the "recently played". I search and played a song 2 months ago (using Soundhound) but now i totally forget the band´s name and song´s name, and i lost my phone after that (so,...

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  • I need to know if Spotify save a search history or something, but not only the "recently played".   I search and played a song 2 months ago (using Soundhound) but now i totally forget the...
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Spotify no longer supports Growl notifications?

Growl (2.1.3) suddenly stopped showing Spotify notifications (Macbook Air running 10.10.2, Spotify version 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd). When I emailed Growl support, they told me that Spotify had "completely removed Growl support." Can anyone confirm, and ...

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  • Growl (2.1.3) suddenly stopped showing Spotify notifications (Macbook Air running 10.10.2, Spotify version 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd). When I emailed Growl support, they told me that Spotify had "com...
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Solved!! Keychain Not Found - Mac OS 10.6.8 (annoying pop up won't go away)

I've been running Spotify for a few weeks now previously with Leopard and I think OS 10.5.9. After videos weren't playing in Chrome I decided to upgrade to Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and now everytime I login to Spotify I repeatedly get an annoying popup sa...

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  • I've been running Spotify for a few weeks now previously with Leopard and I think OS 10.5.9. After videos weren't playing in Chrome I decided to upgrade to Snow Leopard 10.6.8 and now everytime I log...
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Discovery Tab just loads overview content

As of today the Discovery tab seems to be broken. It doesn't display any personal recommendations, it just displays the same content as the Overview tab. Have tried to restart the desktop client.

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  • As of today the Discovery tab seems to be broken. It doesn't display any personal recommendations, it just displays the same content as the Overview tab. Have tried to restart the desktop client.
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I can't skip to the middle of a track

I can no longer drag the little bar at the bottom of the screen (time bar?) to partway through the song, I can either listen to the song from start to finish or skip it, but I can't skip ahead in the song. also, the play/pause button on the screen no...

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  • I can no longer drag the little bar at the bottom of the screen (time bar?) to partway through the song, I can either listen to the song from start to finish or skip it, but I can't skip ahead in the...
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Solved!! saved songs do not appear in "your music" - "songs" but do appear in "your music" - "albums"

I'm trying to accept that I can't star things anymore, so instead I've tried to use the "+" button to save all my starred tracks. That worked at first. I "+"-ed all my starred tracks and they now appear in "songs" under "your music". Then I "+"-ed a ...

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  • I'm trying to accept that I can't star things anymore, so instead I've tried to use the "+" button to save all my starred tracks.  That worked at first.  I "+"-ed all my starred tracks and ...
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[OS X El Capitan] Spotify choosing to repeatedly crash and re-open every minute or so

I'm on El Capitan. I recently noticed a new Spotify look that appeared sometime between last night and this morning. I was anaware of any updates. (In case you're wondering Command+Q is my friend, so it was technically fully restarted). Anyways, afte...

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  • I'm on El Capitan. I recently noticed a new Spotify look that appeared sometime between last night and this morning. I was anaware of any updates. (In case you're wondering Command+Q is my friend, so...
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Spotify Web Browser Not Working (Mac)

Hello everyone,I got a Premium Spotify Account its not working on my Macbook (Safari) as it's always worked fine. I see similar thread for this problem but nothing solved on Mac.Please help me out guys

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  • Hello everyone, I got a Premium Spotify Account its not working on my Macbook (Safari) as it's always worked fine.  I see similar thread for this problem but nothing solved on Mac. Please help...
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No "settings" in desktop app

 Hi, I cannot find Settings in desktop app. How can I find it?

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  •  Hi, I cannot find Settings in desktop app. How can I find it?
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