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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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  • MattSuda
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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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Playing the wrong song?

So when I try to play "Jesus of Suburbia" (the musical version) from the American Idiot Broadway Cast Album from my computer it instead plays "Jesus of Suburbia" from American Idiot, the original song from the original album by Green Day. The rest of...

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  • So when I try to play "Jesus of Suburbia" (the musical version) from the American Idiot Broadway Cast Album from my computer it instead plays "Jesus of Suburbia" from American Idiot, the original son...
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Suggestions - How does Spotify work?

Hi!I'm familiar with Apple Music and its suggestions. I'm trying to check Spotify out. For me the suggested songs/albums/artists/playlists are really important to discover new music. Can you explain in which ways Spotify suggest you music you may lik...

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  • Hi! I'm familiar with Apple Music and its suggestions. I'm trying to check Spotify out. For me the suggested songs/albums/artists/playlists are really important to discover new music. Can you e...
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How do i get my year in music 2016??

I was waiting for my year in music 2016 and then just now remembered the email I use for my spotify is an email i dont know! so i changed it just now to the email I currently use! is there a way the year in music email can be re-sent to my updated em...

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  • I was waiting for my year in music 2016 and then just now remembered the email I use for my spotify is an email i dont know! so i changed it just now to the email I currently use! is there a way the ...
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Spotify changes track by itself

Hi! I have noticed that, for a while now, spotify changes track by itself. It happens on several devices (windows desktop client, iPhone Client(s) ) but not on my squeezebox touch what I have noticed anyway. I have seen some other posts regarding thi...

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  • Hi!   I have noticed that, for a while now, spotify changes track by itself. It happens on several devices (windows desktop client, iPhone Client(s) ) but not on my squeezebox touch what ...
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Cant post Songs or Playlists to followers

For some reason I all of a sudden can no longer post songs or spotify playlist with my followers. I used to be able to and now I just get a grey box. My account is connected to twitter and facebook so im not sure what is going on. Any help would be a...

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  • For some reason I all of a sudden can no longer post songs or spotify playlist with my followers. I used to be able to and now I just get a grey box. My account is connected to twitter and faceb...
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Mac desktop app bug: followed playlist does not always show up

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that when I save a playlist - especially those created by spotify - that it does not always show in the sidebar. This makes it quite difficult to find previously saved playlists

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  • Hi,  I just wanted to let you know that when I save a playlist - especially those created by spotify - that it does not always show in the sidebar. This makes it quite difficult to find previ...
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Can't play the song

I got two bugs to report. First, everytime when I unlock my mac after sleep, I must restart my spotify. Otherwise, spotify gives me the error 'can't play current song.' Second, there is a color problem, when i use mac with two screens. The background...

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  • I got two bugs to report. First, everytime when I unlock my mac after sleep, I must restart my spotify. Otherwise, spotify gives me the error 'can't play current song.'   Second, there is...
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Never got email with my top artists

I used an old email to register for spotify. When I logged into it for the first time in years, something happened and it cleared the inbox. I was wondering if theres a way to get the email to resend or if I could access it on spotify some how.

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  • I used an old email to register for spotify. When I logged into it for the first time in years, something happened and it cleared the inbox. I was wondering if theres a way to get the email to resend...
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10,000 is the limit to my love for Spotify

As happy as I was to see my personal listening stats wrapped in as a Christmas present(would actually be nice with access to this regardless of a new year), I was as sad and frustrated when I almost simultaneously realized that there's a 10,000 song ...

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  • As happy as I was to see my personal listening stats wrapped in as a Christmas present(would actually be nice with access to this regardless of a new year), I was as sad and frustrated when I almost ...
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following list bugs

on desktop for mac client, not seeing an option for people i'm following anywhere, can see followed section on profile, but following section has disappeared. it still shows up on mobile, but it says i am following zero people, and i know i am follow...

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  • on desktop for mac client, not seeing an option for people i'm following anywhere, can see followed section on profile, but following section has disappeared. it still shows up on mobile, but it says...
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Offline access has been withdrawn

Hi. I have been using spotify for many years (and premium every few months,i got the most recent premium in November for 3 months), I have 3 devices that I use for offline access. I was preparing my music in a playlist for a large car trip for the ne...

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  • Hi.   I have been using spotify for many years (and premium every few months,i got the most recent premium in November for 3 months), I have 3 devices that I use for offline access.   I...
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Solved!! Spotify won't open

I have been using the Spotify desktop app for my Macbook Air for months now and it's worked great. Suddenly a few days ago it just refused to open. When I try I get the beach ball and eventually Spotify stops responding and I have to Force Quit it. I...

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  • I have been using the Spotify desktop app for my Macbook Air for months now and it's worked great. Suddenly a few days ago it just refused to open. When I try I get the beach ball and eventually Spot...
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Dear Spotify: A Thoughtful Critique

To whom it may concern (and if you're a Spotify fan, it concerns us all): For starters, both iPhone and iPad versions seem rock-solid: no complaints. The desktop (Mac) version, however, seems to have been designed with lopsided priorities in place. W...

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  • To whom it may concern (and if you're a Spotify fan, it concerns us all):    For starters, both iPhone and iPad versions seem rock-solid: no complaints.   The desktop (Mac) version...
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Dr dre Beats wireless controls on Mac OSX

The buttons on the side of the headset do not work with Spotify (eg, play/pause, skip, etc); is there a way to enable this? I'm using OSX, and use these headphones for listening to music. I found a post 11 months old regarding the same problem, when ...

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  • The buttons on the side of the headset do not work with Spotify (eg, play/pause, skip, etc); is there a way to enable this?  I'm using OSX, and use these headphones for listening to music. ...
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Blend playlist option: a small variation on shuffle

If you are lazy or too busy and make a playlist from multiple whole albums (or nearly a whole album, minus that one song you hate), other than dragging each song in randomly (too complex), or physically rearranging them on the playlist page (no time)...

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  • If you are lazy or too busy and make a playlist from multiple whole albums (or nearly a whole album, minus that one song you hate), other than dragging each song in randomly (too complex), or physica...
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Salve a tutti, non riesco a vedere cosa ascoltano i miei amici nella barra laterale, non mi arrivano notifiche inerenti a persone che mi seguono, non ho la barra dei messaggi ne la "V" accanto al mio account. Se apro nella finestra a sinistra Social ...

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  • Salve a tutti, non riesco a vedere cosa ascoltano i miei amici nella barra laterale, non mi arrivano notifiche inerenti a persone che mi seguono, non ho la barra dei messaggi ne la "V" accanto al mio...
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Random songs disappearing from "Your Music"

Has anyone else had this issue of songs that you know you had saved to "Your Music", sometimes for years, finding them all of a sudden missings? I'm not talking about songs that have been removed by labels or artists, those usually stay in "Your Musi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Has anyone else had this issue of songs that you know you had saved to "Your Music", sometimes for years, finding them all of a sudden missings?   I'm not talking about songs that have been re...
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Cant Post to Facebook?

Really lame, I've connected and disconnected my facebook account several times but I still cant share anything to facebook. Everytime I click share, this window comes up like my account isn't linked. When in fact it is. Any suggestions?

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  • Really lame, I've connected and disconnected my facebook account several times but I still cant share anything to facebook. Everytime I click share, this window comes up like my account isn't linked....
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How to upgrade from Premium to Premium family on itunes

I am trying to upgrade my account from Premium to Premium family. My current subscription is on itunes. Seems as if only way to do this through is to cancel current membership and then upgrade back to premium family. Surely there has to be another wa...

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  • I am trying to upgrade my account from Premium to Premium family. My current subscription is on itunes. Seems as if only way to do this through is to cancel current membership and then upgrade back t...
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