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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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Charged twice without subscription

Hello,Earlier today I tried to sign up for the student discount for Spotify premium. I have never used Spotify premium before. In order to get the student discount I need to verify that I was a college student. On my first attempt, I entered my name ...

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  • Hello, Earlier today I tried to sign up for the student discount for Spotify premium. I have never used Spotify premium before. In order to get the student discount I need to verify that I was ...
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Most of songs blacked out

Hi all since couple days ago most of the songs in my spotify got black out and cannot listen to them I doubed these might be non - avaibale songs though its too much and happeded too suddern , ive been a user since 3 years ago and never had this kind...

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  • Hi all  since couple days ago  most of the songs in my spotify got black out and cannot listen to them  I doubed these might be non - avaibale songs though its too much and  h...
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Solved!! No sound on OS X Yosemite.

Hi, When I listened to music yesterday, the music suddently stoped. It looks like the music is still playing (the 'second counter' in the bottom continues counting up and the progress bar moves) but no sound. I tried to play some music on itunes, whi...

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  • Hi,   When I listened to music yesterday, the music suddently stoped. It looks like the music is still playing (the 'second counter' in the bottom continues counting up and the progress bar ...
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Solved!! Release Notes - Spotify for Desktop 1.0.6

What's new in this version (1.0.6): You can now filter playlists to find tracks with ease. Long playlists load quickly after sorting. Added hard techno to your Soft Lullabies mix? Ctrl-Z (or Cmd-Z) to undo. Copy Embed Code is now in the menu. Just ri...

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  •   What's new in this version (1.0.6): You can now filter playlists to find tracks with ease. Long playlists load quickly after sorting. Added hard techno to your Soft Lullabies mix? Ct...
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radio song shows up twice in a row

I'm on Spotify (Mac) and my radio station came up with the same exact song twice in a row. Seems like odd behaviour, as I don't think someone would want to hear the same song twice on a radio. If it helps, its a newer station (just created yesterday)...

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  • I'm on Spotify (Mac) and my radio station came up with the same exact song twice in a row. Seems like odd behaviour, as I don't think someone would want to hear the same song twice on a radio. If it ...
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Superuser Contribution Does a refund apply due to the removal of features I payed for?

Hey guys! A few weeks ago Spotify just removed the lyrics feature from its desktop application, at least for Mac, and since then I needed to go to Google to get to know them or for karaoke.The issue is, when I bought 1-year of Premium subscription, t...

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  • Hey guys!   A few weeks ago Spotify just removed the lyrics feature from its desktop application, at least for Mac, and since then I needed to go to Google to get to know them or for karaoke. ...
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Spotify / sonus

HELP! How can I play music direct from the stand alone Spotify ap on my iPad which I love, rather than through the dreadful sonus/Spotify interface etc where there isn't even an album list and you can't see individual song titles etc. I just want to ...

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  • HELP! How can I play music direct from the stand alone Spotify ap on my iPad which I love, rather than through the dreadful sonus/Spotify interface etc where there isn't even an album list and you ca...
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Local Files vs. Spotify Files

Is there a reason why I can't play songs on my playlist that are sourced through Spotify? They seem to only play if I use my phone. But when I try to play on my laptop they are not available. Is it a coincidence that the songs that won't play are als...

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  • Is there a reason why I can't play songs on my playlist that are sourced through Spotify? They seem to only play if I use my phone. But when I try to play on my laptop they are not available.  I...
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'Your Music' Songs not loading

'Your Music' -> Songs shows no songs:'Your Music' -> Albums loads indefinitely'Your Music' -> Artists loads indefinitelyAll other functionality (playlists, search...) works fine. 'Your Music' works fine on my iPhone app too. I've tried reinstalling S...

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  • 'Your Music' -> Songs shows no songs: 'Your Music' -> Albums loads indefinitely 'Your Music' -> Artists loads indefinitely All other functionality (playlists, search...) w...
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Solved!! After the latest update, Spotify (Mac) desktop doesn't plays music anymore

This morning I updated Spotify on my Mac laptop (OS X 10.9.5) to the lastest version (0.9.14.13.gba5645ad), but after that Spotify doesn't play any songs anymore; not from my own playlists nor from Spotify's own playlists. I constantely get the messa...

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  • This morning I updated Spotify on my Mac laptop (OS X 10.9.5) to the lastest version (0.9.14.13.gba5645ad), but after that Spotify doesn't play any songs anymore; not from my own playlists nor from S...
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Mac client stutter when doing other things

Been fighting this problem a while now and I'm not sure what to do anymore. Spotify running on my iMac doesn't seem to be a happy bunny. I've tried the 'ol re-install. So what's happening, the sound quality seems pretty poor, I have tried the various...

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  • Been fighting this problem a while now and I'm not sure what to do anymore.   Spotify running on my iMac doesn't seem to be a happy bunny. I've tried the 'ol re-install. So what's happening,...
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Solved!! My starred playlist is gone

After I updated the app my starred playlist was gone, I had so many great songs there, where did they go? I do need to start all over again????

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  • After I updated the app my starred playlist was gone, I had so many great songs there, where did they go? I do need to start all over again????  
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Playlist not playing

I have spotify premium and I always play my songs thru my phone, but this time when I play one of my playlist it says im not connected to my internet, other playlist are working fine... When I connect to the internet all songs are promt to download, ...

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  • I have spotify premium and I always play my songs thru my phone, but this time when I play one of my playlist it says im not connected to my internet, other playlist are working fine... When I connec...
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Solved!! Can't Add songs from iTunes anymore

In the past I have been able to drap and drop songs from my iTunes that aren't on Spotify into playlists and they play as local files. Recently, though, I haven't been able to add any of my local files! Both iTunes and Spotify are fully up to date. C...

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  • In the past I have been able to drap and drop songs from my iTunes that aren't on Spotify into playlists and they play as local files. Recently, though, I haven't been able to add any of my local fil...
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iOS Error message: "There was an error posting to... spotify"

As strange as it could be I'm having this error on iOS 9.3 Spotify App. Any ideas? I have uninstalled, reinstalled, reset all social connections, still having this error.

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  • As strange as it could be I'm having this error on iOS 9.3 Spotify App. Any ideas? I have uninstalled, reinstalled, reset all social connections, still having this error.
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Wrong song in bottom left. Not song that is playing.

I'll play a song but the thumbnail and the Arists/ Song name are not correct. Even when I click LYRICS it takes me to the wrong song. Is this happening to anyone else? Also, I'm experiencing other bugs. I can't drag and drop local files. Things are t...

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  • I'll play a song but the thumbnail and the Arists/ Song name are not correct.   Even when I click LYRICS it takes me to the wrong song. Is this happening to anyone else?    Also...
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Last.FM account sync dissappears from player options

Problem I have with Spotify desktop player is that all the time my saved Last.fm account information disappears from my settings/preferences and nothing is scrobbled at some point when that info is lost. Can't notice it when exaclty that happens- aft...

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  • Problem I have with Spotify desktop player is that all the time my saved Last.fm account information disappears from my settings/preferences and nothing is scrobbled at some point when that info is l...
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Solved!! App zaps and blinks and wont play music

My spotify app wondow on macbook pro blinks and zaps like crazy and will not play songs. Anyone with similary problem?

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  • My spotify app wondow on macbook pro blinks and zaps like crazy and will not play songs. Anyone with similary problem?
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Issue where Spotify returns to the top of the site when going back

Starting about 2 weeks ago, Spotify changed where when I'm browsing an artist or playlist and hit the back button to go back to the previous page, the page scroll automatically goes all the way to the top. It's really annoying because sometimes I'm h...

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  • Starting about 2 weeks ago, Spotify changed where when I'm browsing an artist or playlist and hit the back button to go back to the previous page, the page scroll automatically goes all the way to th...
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