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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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Solved!! OS X Notification Center for song changes...

Why there is no support for the OS X Notification Center like in iTunes or in the Rdio App? Please bring it to the OS X App.

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  • Why there is no support for the OS X Notification Center like in iTunes or in the Rdio App?   Please bring it to the OS X App.
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Solved!! OS X (Mac) app: most artwork missing - why?

Hi Most artwork is missing in my Mac app. It compromises the experience a lot.Screenshot below.Thanks.

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  • Hi   Most artwork is missing in my Mac app. It compromises the experience a lot. Screenshot below. Thanks.        
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some issues with latest updates

not sure how i got here or if this is even the right place but i just wanted to address a few issues with the latest update ( Spotify app on Chrome, MacPro)1) infinite scroll lags (at every 50th record). not experienced in older versions. scrolling w...

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  • not sure how i got here or if this is even the right place but i just wanted to address a few issues with the latest update ( Spotify app on Chrome, MacPro) 1) infinite scroll lags (at every 50...
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After latest update, Spotify plays different songs than I've clicked on

After my Spotify Windows app last auto-updated itself, to version 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6, this ridiculous bug has appeared: When I go to the Album or Artist view (but not the Songs view), and I click on a song, it plays a different song than the one I ...

  • Casual Listener
  • After my Spotify Windows app last auto-updated itself, to version 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6, this ridiculous bug has appeared: When I go to the Album or Artist view (but not the Songs view), and I click o...
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Solved!! Other devices no longer synced or available through other devices

One of my favorite things about Spotify is when I'm on the computer and open my iPhone, I am able to see what is playing and control the playlist directly, like a remote. Same goes for when I sit down at my computer and can switch to my headphones se...

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  • One of my favorite things about Spotify is when I'm on the computer and open my iPhone, I am able to see what is playing and control the playlist directly, like a remote. Same goes for when I si...
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Switching output on pause

When I use the function key for pause on my Macbook Pro Spotify switches output to my phone instead of pausing.

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  • When I use the function key for pause on my Macbook Pro Spotify switches output to my phone instead of pausing.
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Can't copy multiple URIs

The possibility to copy MULTIPLE URIs has disappeared completely. This was an important part of my work flow. I want to listen to the Top50 in reverse order (so there is some kind of suspension building up) and therefore I exported the URIs, reversed...

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  • The possibility to copy MULTIPLE URIs has disappeared completely.   This was an important part of my work flow. I want to listen to the Top50 in reverse order (so there is some kind of su...
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Not loading playlist - again

Happening again - is this a monthly issue???? Was working great on Roku, then it wasn't, then it was fixed after many people posted issues, now not working again, a month later! I have a few more weeks before I start paying monthly - clearly rethinki...

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  • Happening again - is this a monthly issue???? Was working great on Roku, then it wasn't, then it was fixed after many people posted issues, now not working again, a  month later! I have a few mo...
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[BUG] Sort by Song Title

The sorting of songs by title is broken. Song titles that begin with "A" or "The" get sorted by the second word, not the A, or T respectively. This should be a BUG. The song should be CONSISTENTLY sorted starting from the first letter. Song titles th...

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  • The sorting of songs by title is broken. Song titles that begin with "A" or "The" get sorted by the second word, not the A, or T respectively. This should be a BUG. The song should be CONSISTENT...
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Superuser Contribution Removal of Activity Tab

Hello everyone. Spotify here. On October 19th, we will be turning off the Activity feature. Please note this is not the Friend/Buddy feed that shows you what your friends are listening to on the right-hand side of the app. It was a feature that showe...

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  • Hello everyone. Spotify here.   On October 19th, we will be turning off the Activity feature. Please note this is not the Friend/Buddy feed that shows you what your friends are listenin...
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Pop-up window for Mac?

I'm wondering if there's a pop-up window that displays the song and artist and maybe a pause/start button and skip controls that I can have anywhere I want on my screen so I can multi-task. Please help! You must have this available!

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  • I'm wondering if there's a pop-up window that displays the song and artist and maybe a pause/start button and skip controls that I can have anywhere I want on my screen so I can multi-task. Please he...
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Superuser Contribution No Notifications

Hello guys,I use Spotify (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6) on Mac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.3) and I use Spotify (8.10.623) on my iPhone (iOS 10.2.1) and I don't receive any notifications. I Look at my settings: [1] my settings online[2]-[4] my settings in th...

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  • Hello guys, I use Spotify (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6) on Mac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.3) and I use Spotify (8.10.623) on my iPhone (iOS 10.2.1) and I don't receive any notifications. I Look at my sett...
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Spotify Artwork

Hi guys,I am considering switching over to Spotify, but I had one question: Is there a way to view multiple album artworks at a time in Spotfify? I LOVE the look in iTunes and haven't found a way to replicate the aesthetics in Spotify. (pictured belo...

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  • Hi guys, I am considering switching over to Spotify, but I had one question:   Is there a way to view multiple album artworks at a time in Spotfify? I LOVE the look in iTunes and haven't foun...
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Artist, album and friends' pages are stuck on the loading screen

Hi, whenever I open spotify on my Mac, it will work very smoothly and I will encounter no problems. However, this period is only momentary and next thing I know, whenever I try and open an album, artist or friend's spotify page I will be stuck with a...

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  • Hi, whenever I open spotify on my Mac, it will work very smoothly and I will encounter no problems. However, this period is only momentary and next thing I know, whenever I try and open an album, art...
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Solved!! Recently Played Artists

I'm not understanding what "Recently Played Artists" does. Originally it had three bands in the list - one of them a band I actually do listen to frequently - so I follow them and they disappear from this list. The other two bands - not so much - so ...

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  • I'm not understanding what "Recently Played Artists" does. Originally it had three bands in the list - one of them a band I actually do listen to frequently - so I follow them and they disappear from...
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Spotify stuck at the loading screen

Hello all. Adam Here repoting an issue I have been trying to fix for about 5 months now and never though of posting here on the Spotify help page. I'm currently using Spotify on my mac (was using) untill one day I loaded it up and just all of a sudde...

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  • Hello all. Adam Here repoting an issue I have been trying to fix for about 5 months now and never though of posting here on the Spotify help page. I'm currently using Spotify on my mac (was using) un...
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Solved!! I cannot start an album in a son other than the first song

Hi there Ever since I upgraded to 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 on my Mac (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3) I cannot start a song from a saved album other than the first song in the album, I believe this is a bug. See screen recording in attached ZIP file Post edit: I ...

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  • Hi there   Ever since I upgraded to 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 on my Mac (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3) I cannot start a song from a saved album other than the first song in the album, I believe this ...
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Spotify stops when error bell sounds (Mac)

I work with spotify playing in the background. I work using the built in terminal on Mac OSX. Whilst working occasionally the error bell from the console will sound and this regularly stops Spotify from playing by pausing the song. I wouldn't mind if...

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  • I work with spotify playing in the background.  I work using the built in terminal on Mac OSX.  Whilst working occasionally the error bell from the console will sound and this regularly sto...
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Double click to play a song plays first song in the list, or a random song if 'shuffle' is on.

I'm on this version of spotify on my Mac 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 When I open up a playlist, double click a song, it will play the first song in the playlist. If shuffle is selected, it will play a random song in the list. I would expect the song I doubl...

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  • I'm on this version of spotify on my Mac 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6   When I open up a playlist, double click a song, it will play the first song in the playlist.  If shuffle is selected, ...
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Discover Page no longer showing personalized content

Last week or the week before I noticed the Discover Page was missing the "New releases you might like" feature, and now today it's not showing any personalized content. It's not showing suggestions for new music, suggested artists, or suggested artis...

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  • Last week or the week before I noticed the Discover Page was missing the "New releases you might like" feature, and now today it's not showing any personalized content. It's not showing suggesti...
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