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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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All the starred songs disappeared from the Starred playlist

I was playing a song from my starred playlist and then they all dissappeared. Please help me bring them back. Using desktop client on Mac laptop.

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  • I was playing a song from my starred playlist and then they all dissappeared. Please help me bring them back. Using desktop client on Mac laptop.
  • LordRollin
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Browser jumps around randomly

Steps to repro: Click "Browse" in left navScroll down a bit and click on "New Releases" link in the middle of the pagePlay a song from the "New Releases" sectionExpected: The Spotify browser doesn't change Actual: After about 5 seconds, the browser j...

  • Casual Listener
  • Steps to repro:   Click "Browse" in left nav Scroll down a bit and click on "New Releases" link in the middle of the page Play a song from the "New Releases" section Expected: The Spotify...
  • eugenesong
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Songs not playing - progress bar shows as full and pause button shows

Since a few weeks back I'm having issues with Spotify not playing a number of songs. The progress bar shows up as full (song completed) from the start and I can't move the circle on the progress bar manually to restart or start the song at an earlier...

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  • Since a few weeks back I'm having issues with Spotify not playing a number of songs. The progress bar shows up as full (song completed) from the start and I can't move the circle on the progress bar ...
  • Skellingtor
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Search results in alphabetic order/Mac

There used to be a very useful feature where you could get the search results in alphabetic order by clicking on track, artist or album. Have this feature been removed? Please help me, I'm going insane!!!

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  • There used to be a very useful feature where you could get the search results in alphabetic order by clicking on track, artist or album. Have this feature been removed? Please help me, I'm going...
  • Soundofus
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saved albums/songs not playing

None of my saved albums or songs will play. All other songs work without a problem. When I click play, there is no sound and no progress shown in the time bar on the bottom, but I can push pause as if it were playing. Additionally, none of my "local ...

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  • None of my saved albums or songs will play. All other songs work without a problem. When I click play, there is no sound and no progress shown in the time bar on the bottom, but I can push pause as i...
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Radio not working with Spotify Connect

Whenever I use Radio (whether desktop Mac or iOS version) together with Spotify Connect, the UI messes up. The current playing song (bottom left on desktop player) is not aligned to the Radio UI (middle of screen with thumbs up/down). UI just loses t...

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  • Whenever I use Radio (whether desktop Mac or iOS version) together with Spotify Connect, the UI messes up. The current playing song (bottom left on desktop player) is not aligned to the Radio UI (mid...
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songs not playing

I currently have spotify premium and full songs and albums are NOT playing. I will push play and the line at the bottom starts to fill with a little bit of the lime green progress bar as if it's about to play and then it stops. It shows the pause but...

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  • I currently have spotify premium and full songs and albums are NOT playing. I will push play and the line at the bottom starts to fill with a little bit of the lime green progress bar as if it's abou...
  • amyyybeeee
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"Top Recommendations for You" Never Changes Anymore

The Discover section has been by far my favorite Spotify feature, and used to update frequently based on music I had been listening to lately. In the last month or more, I've noticed that it is still making recommendations based on music I listened t...

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  • The Discover section has been by far my favorite Spotify feature, and used to update frequently based on music I had been listening to lately. In the last month or more, I've noticed that it is still...
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Why can't I jump to current track?

I have thousands of songs in a single playlist.If I want to delete a song from the playlist, I have to scroll down all the way to find it.I thought clicking on the album art directs to the current track,but it only directs to the playlist the song is...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have thousands of songs in a single playlist. If I want to delete a song from the playlist, I have to scroll down all the way to find it. I thought clicking on the album art directs to the curren...
  • DasPeter
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New and latest Mac OS X realeases not saving advanced preferences !

Hi. I'm on a iMac 27" running Yosemite latest system and yesterday i tried to update Spotify as always but thistime i had to go back to a ealier version 0.9.x because the new 1.0.x is not remembering/saving the advanced prefrences !!!It's a big annoy...

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  • Hi.   I'm on a iMac 27" running Yosemite latest system and yesterday i tried to update Spotify as always but this time i had to go back to a ealier version 0.9.x because the new 1.0.x is not ...
  • forthedot
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Facility To Make Individual Tracks Offline Within A Playlist

I've got loads of playlists comprising of tracks where on average I can find about 80% of them on Spotify so I have to complete the playlists with the remaining 20% using mp3 tracks that I own and making them 'local files' and then setting them to of...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've got loads of playlists comprising of tracks where on average I can find about 80% of them on Spotify so I have to complete the playlists with the remaining 20% using mp3 tracks that I own and ma...
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Solved!! offline-mode; only playlists?

Hey guys, I use the "your music" option very often and i have just a few playlists. But i would love to enjoy my music from the "your music" part, without marking all titles and copying them into a playlist. Is there a way to do so or is offline-mode...

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  • Hey guys,   I use the "your music" option very often and i have just a few playlists. But i would love to enjoy my music from the "your music" part, without marking all titles and copying them...
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Spotify keeps playing an artist I don't like!

Even when trying to play an album or playlist, spotify keeps returning to songs of a hip-hop artist I don't like. Continually. I prefer folk rock or classical or jazz but how do I get rid of this artist? So frustrating as is the fact that I can't tal...

  • Casual Listener
  • Even when trying to play an album or playlist, spotify keeps returning to songs of a hip-hop artist I don't like.  Continually.  I prefer folk rock or classical or jazz but how do I get rid...
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Spotify Will Not Open On My Mac! Frozen/Unresponsive!

DescriptionI double tap Spotify on my dock to open. The icon bounces for roughly a minute, before the program is flagged as frozen & unresponsive with a request to 'Ignore' or send a report to Apple. This then leads to the program being closed/force ...

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  • Description I double tap Spotify on my dock to open. The icon bounces for roughly a minute, before the program is flagged as frozen & unresponsive with a request to 'Ignore' or send a report to ...
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starred songs have disappeared

I just went onto my account on my phone and see there are 0 songs in my starred play list suddenly. Any suggestions?Thank you

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  • I just went onto my account on my phone and see there are 0 songs in my starred play list suddenly. Any suggestions? Thank you
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Latest desktop version so slow it's unusable

Guys, I'm sorry. I never leave messages like this but this new desktop version of Spotify - OH. MY GOD. It's so slow it's not even usable? How did this get released? It seems someone on the team was over their head and got ahead of the average user i...

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  •   Guys, I'm sorry. I never leave messages like this but this new desktop version of Spotify - OH. MY GOD. It's so slow it's not even usable?   How did this get released? It seems someone...
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Bug in my Playlist

Hi Guys, This problem happens in Windows and Mac Clients. Sometimes my playlist can't play some songs. I click on Play in some music on the list and they don't start to play. Others musics starts to play but plays a different music, other music of my...

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  • Hi Guys,   This problem happens in Windows and Mac Clients.   Sometimes my playlist can't play some songs.   I click on Play in some music on the list and they don't start t...
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Import local music?

I'm trying to imort a CD that I have which the music from is not available on spotify. It shows up in local music, but if I try to play it or move it to my songs then I get a message saying something along the lines of "This track is not available. I...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm trying to imort a CD that I have which the music from is not available on spotify.  It shows up in local music, but if I try to play it or move it to my songs then I get a message saying som...
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Mac sportify client, AppleTV, airplay and cover art/album info not showing..

After searching for a solution on and off for...years, I am shouting out for help: I use Spotify mostly from my MBP 2011 when at home. Streaming to AppleTV via Airplay. All software up to date. Now... album art/song info only shows as blank cover wit...

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  • After searching for a solution on and off for...years, I am shouting out for help:   I use Spotify mostly from my MBP 2011 when at home. Streaming to AppleTV via Airplay. All software up to da...
  • Flacorobin
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How do I update to the latest version?? I can't see that option.

Hi!I appear to be running an old version but am not being given the option to update. Can anyone help?Currenty on 0.9.15.27Also, does the new version revert back to the old Activity Feed (where it was realtime, not just the last thing each person lis...

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  • Hi! I appear to be running an old version but am not being given the option to update. Can anyone help? Currenty on 0.9.15.27 Also, does the new version revert back to the old Activity Feed (where...
  • Taylor
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