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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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The Wrong Song plays.

Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.

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  • Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify does not open

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemMacOs Ventura My Question or IssueIt's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do it, appears an error message that says: "Something it's going wrong. Try to r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System MacOs Ventura   My Question or Issue It's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do i...
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Superuser Contribution how to fix video on podcast.

I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays again but is just a black screen.

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  • I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays aga...
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Superuser Contribution Stuck in grid view -- where did the "List View" option go?

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: USADevice: Mac DesktopOperating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320)Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c I can no longer find or select "List View" meaning that when searching an artist or lookin...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: USA Device: Mac Desktop Operating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320) Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c   I can no longer f...
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On desktop version, my recently played artists is from years ago

On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested Looked for solutions but haven't found any.

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  • On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested 😕 Looked for solut...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution missing playlist in the left part of the desktop app

Hi !I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers.I tried a drag and drop from the library to the left column where playlists are but it failed. I also tried to u...

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  • Hi ! I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers. I tried a drag and drop from the library to the l...
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Superuser Contribution How do I fix spotify not playing multiple songs in playlist.

Spotify won't play a large portion of music in "liked music" playlist. This is for a large contiguous portion. After clicking on the album name, and playing there, it works. I have done a clean reinstall. I've tried all steps in this forum post. I ha...

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  • Spotify won't play a large portion of music in "liked music" playlist. This is for a large contiguous portion. After clicking on the album name, and playing there, it works. I have done a clean reins...
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Wrong playlist starts playing after clicking play button on daily mix

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: NetherlandsDevice: Macbook Pro 16"Operating System: macOS Ventura My Question or Issue:In the desktop app, if I click the play button directly on one of my Daily Mix playlists, it does not start playing this playlist, but...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: Netherlands Device: Macbook Pro 16" Operating System: macOS Ventura   My Question or Issue: In the desktop app, if I click the play button dire...
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Sick and tired of only one view, according to Spotify

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 16 2022Operating SystemmacOS 12.6.2 Why is it that music players used to be more flexible and fit into more environments, but these days, the only three options within Spotify are cumbersome and clunky windowed view, ...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro 16 2022 Operating System macOS 12.6.2   Why is it that music players used to be more flexible and fit into more environments, but these days, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing after a few seconds...

I start Spotify and go to play any song but within a few seconds Spotify will glitch and stop playing. The song's progress bar will continue to move forward but no sound will come out of my computer. My problem is on an M1 MacBook Pro hooked up to a ...

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  • I start Spotify and go to play any song but within a few seconds Spotify will glitch and stop playing. The song's progress bar will continue to move forward but no sound will come out of my computer....
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Superuser Contribution how do you find the scrub on the touch bar?

I used to have the option where I was able to see the srub bar whenever I listen to Spotify or Youtube but now there's no option for that. I checked in settings for the control strip and I still have no idea why it's not working.

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  • I used to have the option where I was able to see the srub bar whenever I listen to Spotify or Youtube but now there's no option for that. I checked in settings for the control strip and I still have...
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Superuser Contribution Tracks keep skipping

Hi all Does anyone know why my Spotify on my iMac keeps skipping tracks??? It works fine on my PC, but I can't get the web player on my iMac to stay on a track. It literally plays about a second or two of a track and then moves onto the next track. T...

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  • Hi all   Does anyone know why my Spotify on my iMac keeps skipping tracks??? It works fine on my PC, but I can't get the web player on my iMac to stay on a track. It literally plays about a se...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist isn’t syncing on Spotify

I’m trying to get my own music on Spotify. I went though local files process on computer. Music is on local files on computer want to it be on iPhone. Transferred music onto new playlist and downloaded. It’s on my iPhone and when I downloaded it it’s...

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  • I’m trying to get my own music on Spotify. I went though local files process on computer. Music is on local files on computer want to it be on iPhone. Transferred music onto new playlist and download...
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Superuser Contribution Why don't my queue and playlist sort match?

I have my playlist sorted by song length. Shuffle is off. The Mac desktop app is updated to the newest version. When I look at my queue, the songs only partially match the playlist order. Some songs are skipped and others are out of order. You can te...

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  • I have my playlist sorted by song length. Shuffle is off. The Mac desktop app is updated to the newest version. When I look at my queue, the songs only partially match the playlist order. Some songs ...
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Superuser Contribution connect with facebook does not work

I am having issues with connecting my Spotify account to my facebook. I have followed the steps in the desktop app to change my email + password to the same as my facebook login. I can login with the facebook button into my spotify account, however t...

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  • I am having issues with connecting my Spotify account to my facebook. I have followed the steps in the desktop app to change my email + password to the same as my facebook login. I can login with...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Speed Option Not Available on Desktop

I can change the speed of a podcast on my iPhone, but if I listen to a podcast on desktop, there is no option to change the speed.Spotify PremiumUSAMaciOS Ventura 13.1

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  • I can change the speed of a podcast on my iPhone, but if I listen to a podcast on desktop, there is no option to change the speed. Spotify Premium USA Mac iOS Ventura 13.1
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Solved!! Playlist not updating

Hello I just selected all songs on my Mac and deleted them from a playlist, and copy and pasted another playlist to the now blank old playlist. I then went on my phone to play the old playlist that was updated, but the old songs stayed with absolutel...

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  • Hello I just selected all songs on my Mac and deleted them from a playlist, and copy and pasted another playlist to the now blank old playlist. I then went on my phone to play the old playlist that w...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist queue ends after one song in edge-case scenario.

Expected Behavior:1. Start Spotify2. Start Playlist3. Dance Time !! 1. Start Spotify2. Start Playlist3. Dance Time !!4. Song Ends -> Spotify Stops :((5. Start Playlist AGAIN! -> Dance Time !!^ Doesn't stop the queue anymore until you restart Spotify....

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  • Expected Behavior: 1. Start Spotify 2. Start Playlist 3. Dance Time !!   1. Start Spotify 2. Start Playlist 3. Dance Time !! 4. Song Ends -> Spotify Stops :(( 5. Start Playlist AGAIN...
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