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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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New UX desktop media player looks horrible

The new UX on the desktop version looks like something from 2004, resembles an apple player. All the blue areas are wasted space, why would you change the modern sleek looking payer from before to this giant waste of space looking thing? come on guys...

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  • The new UX on the desktop version looks like something from 2004, resembles an apple player. All the blue areas are wasted space, why would you change the modern sleek looking payer from before to th...
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Maximize window button on desktop version for Mac OS appears misplaced

I noticed that on the Spotify desktop version (Premium user, 1.0.42.151.g19de0aa6) for Mac OS (Sierra, 10.12.1) there appears to be an issue with the close / minimize / maximize window buttons. Specifically, the close / minimize buttons (red / yellow...

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  • I noticed that on the Spotify desktop version (Premium user, 1.0.42.151.g19de0aa6) for Mac OS (Sierra, 10.12.1) there appears to be an issue with the close / minimize / maximize window buttons. Speci...
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Solved!! Spotify Keeps Randomly Stopping Mid-Song

The Spotify Service runs fine on my desktop and iPhone -- But when use it on my MacBook PC it keeps on randomly stopping and won't continue to play the song -- You can select another song which will start to play but it will randomly stop playing the...

  • Casual Listener
  • The Spotify Service runs fine on my desktop and iPhone -- But when use it on my MacBook PC it keeps on randomly stopping and won't continue to play the song -- You can select another song which will ...
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The Wolf - Mumford & Sons is playing a different song

When I open the song 'The Wolf' by Mumford & Sons, it actually plays 'Snake Eyes'. Both on iOS and Mac.

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  • When I open the song 'The Wolf' by Mumford & Sons, it actually plays 'Snake Eyes'. Both on iOS and Mac.
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Not all local files shown in local files

I have a folder with some local mp3s. In the past Spotify has found these files without any problems. But lately, both on my Mac and my PC more than half of the files are not "found". I have specifed specific folders and everything. Cleared the Spoti...

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  • I have a folder with some local mp3s. In the past Spotify has found these files without any problems. But lately, both on my Mac and my PC more than half of the files are not "found". I have specifed...
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Cover Art

Is there anyone who knows why the Cover art doesn´t show on this site and many other sites..? It doesn´t matter what webbrowser your using, or Windows och Mac, the same result all the time. https://developer.spotify.com/technologies/widgets/examples/...

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  • Is there anyone who knows why the Cover art doesn´t show on this site and many other sites..? It doesn´t matter what webbrowser your using, or Windows och Mac, the same result all the time.   ...
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Huge write to disk on OSX

Hi, I'm using spotify desktop client on OSX 10.11.In task manager I can see, that spotify did write 477GB to my drive in the last 22 days - thats my current uptime. Is that correct behaviour?6TB/year on SSD seems like a lot...

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  • Hi, I'm using spotify desktop client on OSX 10.11. In task manager I can see, that spotify did write 477GB to my drive in the last 22 days - thats my current uptime. Is that correct behaviour? ...
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[Mac] Can't seek within a track or adjust volume

Clicking on the bar to skip within a track or to change the volume does nothing.1. Open Spotify2. Play any song3. Hovering over the bar turns it green and reveals the drag handle. However, you cannot click on it.4. Same behavior with the volume bar (...

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  • Clicking on the bar to skip within a track or to change the volume does nothing. 1. Open Spotify 2. Play any song 3. Hovering over the bar turns it green and reveals the drag handle. However, yo...
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Spotify Messages box not refreshing

My message box does not refresh itself automatically. I only see new messages when I shutdown the app and restrart it on my mac. I'm running OS Sierra and Spotify version 1.0.41.375.g040056ca. Even when I restart the app, the message box does not sho...

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  • My message box does not refresh itself automatically. I only see new messages when I shutdown the app and restrart it on my mac. I'm running OS Sierra and Spotify version 1.0.41.375.g040056ca.  ...
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Album names are missing from nav bar

Only the song and artist names are shown. Is this happening for anyone else? I'm using version 1.0.41.375.g040056ca.

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  • Only the song and artist names are shown. Is this happening for anyone else? I'm using version 1.0.41.375.g040056ca.
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Solved!! [Desktop] Scroll unresponsive

The Spotify scroll on Desktop Mac can be quite buggy and when you click on it, it doesn't do anything. I find that to activate the scroll button, you have to first use your mouse / trackpad to scroll and then only can you really click the scroll bar....

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  • The Spotify scroll on Desktop Mac can be quite buggy and when you click on it, it doesn't do anything. I find that to activate the scroll button, you have to first use your mouse / trackpad to scroll...
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How can I "filter" my albums?

On my iPhone, I can "filter" albums, meaning I can use a composer, an album title, whatever ... I can find the album I'm looking for. But there's no way to search my albums on the Mac Desktop client. I know I can search Playlists, but how about album...

  • Gig Goer
  • On my iPhone, I can "filter" albums, meaning I can use a composer, an album title, whatever ... I can find the album I'm looking for.   But there's no way to search my albums on the Mac D...
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Solved!! How to Restore access for a Third Party?

I deleted access by BBC iPlayer by mistake. What is the easiest way to restore it?? I was exploring my Account adding this and that. I came across a list of Third Parties that had access to my account. One was BBC iPlayer. There was the word Revoke a...

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  • I deleted access by BBC iPlayer by mistake. What is the easiest way to restore it??   I was exploring my Account adding this and that.  I came across a list of Third Parties that had acce...
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Last.fm scrobbling not working

I have a problem with scrobbling my music to last.fm through Spotify desktop app on Mac. It has been not working since yesterday.

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  • I have a problem with scrobbling my music to last.fm through Spotify desktop app on Mac. It has been not working since yesterday.
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Playlists on Mac disappeared

Hi, I recently had to get a new hard drive for my Macbook pro because the old one was failing. All my programs including Spotify were therefore deleted. But when I reinstalled Spotify using my old account I couldn't find my playlists. The weird thing...

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  • Hi,   I recently had to get a new hard drive for my Macbook pro because the old one was failing. All my programs including Spotify were therefore deleted. But when I reinstalled Spotify usin...
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Spotify says I'm offline even though I'm connected to the Internet

I've had this problem all day. Whenever I open Spotify, it says that I'm offline. I'm not offline. I've tried refreshing it many times, and it still says that I'm offline. Hell, I've even tried reinstalling Spotify. Nothing seems to help me. Is there...

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  • I've had this problem all day. Whenever I open Spotify, it says that I'm offline. I'm not offline. I've tried refreshing it many times, and it still says that I'm offline. Hell, I've even tried reins...
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Can't turn on High Quality Streaming

I am a premium user and can't turn on the High Quality Streaming Option. The option is there, but it won't let me turn it on. I'm a Mac user. Spotify version: 1.0.7.157.g2a6526f9 Mac OS X 10.10.4

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  • I am a premium user and can't turn on the High Quality Streaming Option. The option is there, but it won't let me turn it on. I'm a Mac user.   Spotify version: 1.0.7.157.g2a6526f9   Ma...
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New Desktop Design? How to get?

So just checked out my brothers spotify and it looks so different than mine. The player controls are centered not bottom left, and the design is much more high contrast. My spotify is the normal way. How do i get this? I've tried uninstalling and rei...

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  • So just checked out my brothers spotify and it looks so different than mine. The player controls are centered not bottom left, and the design is much more high contrast. My spotify is the normal way....
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Mac OS X 10.8 - Mountain Lion

Hello, Does anyone know if the latest Mac client 0.8.4.107 will run on Mountain Lion? The new OS should be available tomorrow. Thanks, Phil

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  • Hello,   Does anyone know if the latest Mac client 0.8.4.107 will run on Mountain Lion?  The new OS should be available tomorrow.     Thanks, Phil
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Wont let me get the family plan!?!?!!!

Every time I go to upgrade it tell me it's not support at this time?????

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  • Every time I go to upgrade it tell me it's not support at this time?????
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