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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!! 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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Spotify won't start (Mac)

So, my spotify all of a sudden decided not to work anymore. When I open the app it won't go any further than shown on the pic below. When i close it, it says the app is not responding, so I force close it, and try again with the same result. I've rei...

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  • So, my spotify all of a sudden decided not to work anymore. When I open the app it won't go any further than shown on the pic below. When i close it, it says the app is not responding, so I force clo...
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Logged out and now not premium

I was logged out of my spotify (not sure why) and when I logged back in it said I only had a "free" subscirption and all but 10 songs were gone.

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  • I was logged out of my spotify (not sure why) and when I logged back in it said I only had a "free" subscirption and all but 10 songs were gone.
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The ability to sort followed artists

When I'm in my user profile, I can view all of the artists/users I follow. Is there any way to alphabetize/sort this list to make it actually navigable?

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  • When I'm in my user profile, I can view all of the artists/users I follow. Is there any way to alphabetize/sort this list to make it actually navigable? 
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Mac app looses focus in text field when typing an inbox message

Brief description of the issue:I was typing a message in the inbox and the app kept loosing focus in the text field. I would notice it as I would hit space and the music would stop and I could see some of my last letters were not typed. Steps to repr...

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  • Brief description of the issue: I was typing a message in the inbox and the app kept loosing focus in the text field. I would notice it as I would hit space and the music would stop and I could see ...
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All of my playlists just went missing!!! Please help

Was updating some playlists on my deskstop app and all of my playlists just disappeared. How do I recover them?

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  • Was updating some playlists on my deskstop app and all of my playlists just disappeared.  How do I recover them?
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Cannot share a playlist with user I'm following

I found my friend's profile and followed her. However, when I open a playlist and click Share --> Send to, I can't find her name or username. Please help!

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  • I found my friend's profile and followed her. However, when I open a playlist and click Share --> Send to, I can't find her name or username. Please help!  
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Removing Local Files

Hi there,I've recently set up a Spotify account which I'll use on my Mac and I added my iTunes library into Spotify as Local Files to begin with. I want to delete them all as I've managed to get most of them on Spotify. I've went into Preferences and...

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  • Hi there, I've recently set up a Spotify account which I'll use on my Mac and I added my iTunes library into Spotify as Local Files to begin with.  I want to delete them all as I've managed t...
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Songs not showing up

Songs are not showing up under the "song" tab. Initially, after a fresh install it will work for a certain time and eventually the song tab is not accessible anymore. Only a fresh install will solve the problem. This has been an on going issue for qu...

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  • Songs are not showing up under the "song" tab. Initially, after a fresh install it will work for a certain time and eventually the song tab is not accessible anymore. Only a fresh install will solve ...
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Memory leak on Mac 10.11.5

Hi folks,I have been using spotify desktop client on my Mac. And I have noticed interesting thing recently: application wrote around 30 Gb to disk storage. There are a few screens attached.DiskCPUNetwork

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  • Hi folks, I have been using spotify desktop client on my Mac. And I have noticed interesting thing recently: application wrote around 30 Gb to disk storage. There are a few screens attached. ...
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Listening history blank (Mac OS 10.11.4 (15E65) Spotify: 1.0.28.87.g8f9312a4)

Since at least a couple weeks ago, I noticed the listening history on my Spotify desktop client is completely blank. I open the queue and it seems to be working fine, but the History is blank. Used to show my history. I have tried restarting the app,...

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  • Since at least a couple weeks ago, I noticed the listening history on my Spotify desktop client is completely blank. I open the queue and it seems to be working fine, but the History is blank. U...
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SelfControl App and opening Spotify Ports

Hello all, I have an issue that I'm hoping someone in the community can solve. I've been unable to find the answers I need with Google. I use an app called SelfControl App that blocks internet traffic. It makes it so I can get work done without getti...

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  • Hello all,   I have an issue that I'm hoping someone in the community can solve. I've been unable to find the answers I need with Google.   I use an app called SelfControl App&nbsp...
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