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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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  • 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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  • 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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Can't play current track - ERROR

Hi there, Since a few days spotify won't play some of the tracks in my playlists at my Macbook. The same songs will play at my iPhone. Macbook and iPhone are connected with the same WIFI-network. I have Spotify Premium and even when I disable 'Stream...

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  • Hi there,   Since a few days spotify won't play some of the tracks in my playlists at my Macbook. The same songs will play at my iPhone. Macbook and iPhone are connected with the same WIFI-net...
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Beebping in sertain songs.

So i recently found this new song on spotify but in one part of the song there is a consistant beeping noise. The beeping sound only occurs at that one part. I just wondered if it's supose to be there or if you can fix it in any way.

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  • So i recently found this new song on spotify but in one part of the song there is a consistant beeping noise. The beeping sound only occurs at that one part. I just wondered if it's supose to be ther...
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Artist Radio for new artist.

Hi, we have a new artist on Spotify, but the Artist Radio fucntion doesn't work. I'm assuming it becasue there isn't enough data to create a station? Does anyone know how to get an Artist Radio started?

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  • Hi, we have a new artist on Spotify, but the Artist Radio fucntion doesn't work. I'm assuming it becasue there isn't enough data to create a station? Does anyone know how to get an Artist Radio start...
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Solved!! Mac: Flag "Can't play the current track" for almost all songs

Almost all of songs that I want to play will not play. When attempting to play a green bar pops up at the top of the application that has a flag and then "Can't play the current track". This occurs not only for playlists I've made but the Radio featu...

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  • Almost all of songs that I want to play will not play. When attempting to play a green bar pops up at the top of the application that has a flag and then "Can't play the current track". This occurs n...
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Deleting songs from a LARGE playlist

I'm very confused as I've seen this issue mentioned over and over again for years, yet Spotify has not fixed it. The problem is if you're listening to a large playlist (my "starred" is over 3k songs) you cannot delete a specific song very easily from...

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  • I'm very confused as I've seen this issue mentioned over and over again for years, yet Spotify has not fixed it. The problem is if you're listening to a large playlist (my "starred" is over 3k songs)...
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Add up next problem

I have a really annoying problem. One week ago or so, I added an album up next. After that it reappeard every time I open Spotify. When I start a playlist, the first song is played, and then this album starts. I have to go in an delete it from up nex...

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  • I have a really annoying problem. One week ago or so, I added an album up next. After that it reappeard every time I open Spotify. When I start a playlist, the first song is played, and then this alb...
  • marlonsphere
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Library gradually disappears until I reinstall.

I'm having this problem where over the course of a couple months songs from albums in my library will stop appearing. (If I click the album, then click "view full album" they exist, so it's just that they've been removed from my library, not from Spo...

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  • I'm having this problem where over the course of a couple months songs from albums in my library will stop appearing. (If I click the album, then click "view full album" they exist, so it's just that...
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No sound anymore when changing output device (internal speakers vs. bluetooth) [OSX]

Dear, I'm having issue with my sound from Spotify, when I change the output device on my Macbook (OSX 10.10.2) from internal speakers to my bluetooth audio set for the 2nd time, the sound from Spotify gets lost. Other sounds from my Macbook still wor...

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  • Dear,   I'm having issue with my sound from Spotify, when I change the output device on my Macbook (OSX 10.10.2) from internal speakers to my bluetooth audio set for the 2nd time, the sound fr...
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Promo voume not normalized

I understand than promo in free mode are important, but there is too much difference of volume when promo start, i must to decrease volume almost of 30-40%!! Pls fix!!

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  • I understand than promo in free mode are important, but there is too much difference of volume when promo start, i must to decrease volume almost of 30-40%!! Pls fix!!
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Solved!! Spotify injected with adware

Whenever I click on a playlist from the browse menu, it launches a pop-up on my browser. During normal browsing also, if spotify is on, it launches pop-ups. I downloaded my copy of spotify from the official website, I don't know why this is happening...

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  • Whenever I click on a playlist from the browse menu, it launches a pop-up on my browser. During normal browsing also, if spotify is on, it launches pop-ups. I downloaded my copy of spotify from the o...
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My "songs" list is empty again

My "Songs" playlist was blank. I looked it up here and someone said to uninstall/ reinstall the app. I did which brough my songs back. Went to lunch and came back. Spotify had closed on its own and upon re-launch, my "Songs" playlist is blank again. ...

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  • My "Songs" playlist was blank. I looked it up here and someone said to uninstall/ reinstall the app. I did which brough my songs back. Went to lunch and came back. Spotify had closed on its own and u...
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Why are you installing malware (adware) with your application for Mac OS X?

Getting this pop up regularly once I installed the Spotify application for Mac: http://ar.voicefive.com/global/invite/inv_1_pop.htm?&recruitFrequency=1&pid=p304701435&prad=113352898&ar_c=62147030&methodology=3&inv=pop_up_inv_1&grp=1&location=http%3A%...

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  • Getting this pop up regularly once I installed the Spotify application for Mac:   http://ar.voicefive.com/global/invite/inv_1_pop.htm?&recruitFrequency=1&pid=p304701435&prad=113352...
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Local files has music saved twice

Hi everybody, I have some problems with my local files. I synced my selected maps in local files but now I seem to have duplicates of all numbers in this list. I can't seem to delete the numbers. I can't find an option to find the duplicates either. ...

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  • Hi everybody,   I have some problems with my local files. I synced my selected maps in local files but now I seem to have duplicates of all numbers in this list. I can't seem to delete the num...
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Songs intermittently cut out after upgrading to El Capitan

spotify 1.0.16.104.g3b776c9emac book el capitan 10.11 Songs play for a few seconds then sound stops but the song keeps running. Then the song picks up 3 or 4 times throughout the life of the song. Usually displays an error that it can't play current ...

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  • spotify  1.0.16.104.g3b776c9e mac book el capitan 10.11   Songs play for a few seconds then sound stops but the song keeps running.  Then the song picks up 3 or 4 times throughout t...
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Spotify Stealing Focus (even when minimised!)

Hi, I'm a Spotify premium user using Mac OSX 10.11.6. Spotify has recently started popping the window to the front of my display every minute or so. It does this even when I have minimised the window (ie it maximises the window from the dock). Is the...

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  • Hi, I'm a Spotify premium user using Mac OSX 10.11.6. Spotify has recently started popping the window to the front of my display every minute or so. It does this even when I have minimised the window...
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Musixmatch not working on desktop osx app

I have 1.0.1 with lyrics button, but when I clcick lyrics button I get a "We'll be back shortly. Your connection is slow or weak" message. Have done so for days now. Connection fine & not slow or weak. Anyone else seeing this issue? Thanks,K

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  • I have 1.0.1 with lyrics button, but when I clcick lyrics button I get a    "We'll be back shortly. Your connection is slow or weak" message. Have done so for days now.   Connectio...
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Bring back clicking on album art to jump to where the song is playing from (desktop)

Normally, clicking on the album art should direct you to the song since version 1.0.5.If that does NOT work for you: Start a playlist and post the following information so we can check it out further: OS (Mac, Windows) Spotify Version (Menu => Help =...

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  • Normally, clicking on the album art should direct you to the song since version 1.0.5. If that does NOT work for you: Start a playlist and post the following information so we can check it out furth...
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Migration Advice (Apple Music and Local Files to Spotify)

Hello everyone, I am at my wit's end here, and I hope I can find some relief here. I have local music files on my iMac that I obtained from various sources in the past. I would like a streaming service that will allow me to 1) listen to the entire li...

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  • Hello everyone,    I am at my wit's end here, and I hope I can find some relief here.    I have local music files on my iMac that I obtained from various sources in the past. ...
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Solved!! Spotify stutter OSX Yosemite App

Hi I am running OSX Yosemite on a one year old iMac, and the Spotify APP sort of goes on and off. And I have had no problem with the app, up until recent updates. And I imagine that it has something to do with Spaces. I locate the Spotify in my secon...

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  • Hi   I am running OSX Yosemite on a one year old iMac, and the Spotify APP sort of goes on and off. And I have had no problem with the app, up until recent updates.    And I i...
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OFFLINE

My spotufy is always offline, even when im connected tot wifi and using other things. It says error code 4

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  • My spotufy is always offline, even when im connected tot wifi and using other things. It says error code 4
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