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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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[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 same songs keep on playing!

Hi, I found a bug on my Mac computer and my android phone. I'll use the tamplate to describe the problem. DescriptionThe problem that I am having is that Spotify always plays the same songs in the same order whenever i starts a new playlist. I have S...

  • Roadie
  • Hi, I found a bug on my Mac computer and my android phone. I'll use the tamplate to describe the problem.   Description The problem that I am having is that Spotify always plays the same song...
  • MauriceMV
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Playlist not displaying content

My playlists are listed (by title) on the left. I can double click them and they start playing. But the list of the songs does not display. I just see the spinning dots "loading" animation. I tried starting a new empty playlist. It still just sits on...

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  • My playlists are listed (by title) on the left. I can double click them and they start playing. But the list of the songs does not display. I just see the spinning dots "loading" animation. I tried s...
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Albums added to "Your Music" on iPad not showing up on desktop (Mac) app

For a couple of weeks now, I have been adding albums to my music, using Spotify on my iPad Mini. When I come to work and go to find them in the Spotify desktop app for Mac, they are nowhere to be found. The same albums are not marked as saved, and wh...

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  • For a couple of weeks now, I have been adding albums to my music, using Spotify on my iPad Mini.  When I come to work and go to find them in the Spotify desktop app for Mac, they are nowhere to ...
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Solved!! See who added a song to a shared playlist

Hi, I have a shared playlist and would like to know which user added what song. I do see the names of the user on Spotify on my phone, but not on my laptop. Can anybody help? Thanks in advance!

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  • Hi,   I have a shared playlist and would like to know which user added what song. I do see the names of the user on Spotify on my phone, but not on my laptop.   Can anybody help? Thanks...
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Spotify no longer has the "cmd+f" function when viewing playlists on latest update

I have a playlist with over 3000 songs, and always used the cmd+f function. It seems to be gone in 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd. Did they get rid of it? This essentially breaks Spotify for me.

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  • I have a playlist with over 3000 songs, and always used the cmd+f function. It seems to be gone in 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd. Did they get rid of it? This essentially breaks Spotify for me. 
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Recently Played Artists not Updating

It's been over 2 weeks and my "Recently Played Artist" tab on my profile has not updated. I have a Macbook Pro and also an iPhone 5S that I use Spotify on CONSTANTLY. Anyone know a way to get it refreshed and working again? I've tried logging out, re...

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  • It's been over 2 weeks and my "Recently Played Artist" tab on my profile has not updated. I have a Macbook Pro and also an iPhone 5S that I use Spotify on CONSTANTLY. Anyone know a way to get it refr...
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ipod shuffle not showing up on osx desktop app

I am running OSX. Downloaded and installed Spotify app. Trying to sync my spotify music to my Ipod Shuffle but I don't see any activity or any "devices" menu when I plug it in via USB. Help?

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  • I am running OSX. Downloaded and installed Spotify app. Trying to sync my spotify music to my Ipod Shuffle but I don't see any activity or any "devices" menu when I plug it in via USB.    ...
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major issues with local files

Even though 'itunes' and 'MyMusic' are both selected in the preferences section, my local files only shows random selections from my harddrive. Also, I am unable to delete anything from my local files. Even though I have unselected podcasts, many pod...

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  • Even though 'itunes' and 'MyMusic' are both selected in the preferences section, my local files only shows random selections from my harddrive.   Also, I am unable to delete anything from my l...
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Quicktime and itunes files

This is what I have discerned. That the latest update of Spotify can't import iTunes playlists. But that if I have Quicktime on my Mac, Spotify can. I have Quicktime on my Mac but am still unable to get my iTunes playlists into Spotify. Any help is a...

  • Roadie
  • This is what I have discerned.   That the latest update of Spotify can't import iTunes playlists.    But that if I have Quicktime on my Mac, Spotify can.   I have Quicktime ...
  • MichaelJerzak
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OS X desktop app app uses too much energy

This is on my MacBook Pro 15" mid-2014: Should be lower I think for an app that does not have any active windows?

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  • This is on my MacBook Pro 15" mid-2014:       Should be lower I think for an app that does not have any active windows?
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Deleting tracks from Starred is broken in multiple ways

Hi, there are the following issues concerning removing tracks from the Starred playlist: - the Delete keyboard shortcut is terrible, it should be supressed. Finding a track worth favoriting takes a lot of time/effort, I certainly never want them to b...

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  • Hi, there are the following issues concerning removing tracks from the Starred playlist:   - the Delete keyboard shortcut is terrible, it should be supressed. Finding a track worth favoriting ...
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How do I add my mobile devices?

Using Mac OS here....How do I add all my mobile devices with Spotify on them to my Spotify account?

  • Roadie
  • Using Mac OS here....How do I add all my mobile devices with Spotify on them to my Spotify account?
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Recently saved albums disappearing on desktop and iOS

Hi all, I've had this problem a couple of times and it appears to be sporadic in nature - sometimes Spotify is fine and others it's not. Three days in a row I've had to save the same 5-10 albums into my music as they disappear everytime I turn my com...

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  • Hi all,   I've had this problem a couple of times and it appears to be sporadic in nature - sometimes Spotify is fine and others it's not.   Three days in a row I've had to save the sam...
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Not getting pinged for updates from followed artists and playlists

I'm having issues comsequently getting updates from new artist releases from artists I'm following. Is this a known issue?Consequently I even continue getting notified of playlist changes from artists and users I have unfollowed.There's probably a th...

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  • I'm having issues comsequently getting updates from new artist releases from artists I'm following. Is this a known issue? Consequently I even continue getting notified of playlist changes from ar...
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Getting Kernel Panic on Spotify Helper

What happens is my computer will randomly freeze and restart as long as I have the Spotify application open on OSX. I've tried searching through the threads regarding this, I've tried- Cleaning the Libraries based on the old Mavericks trick. Didn't w...

  • Casual Listener
  • What happens is my computer will randomly freeze and restart as long as I have the Spotify application open on OSX. I've tried searching through the threads regarding this, I've tried - Cleaning the...
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Getting Itunes Playlist into Spotify?

Hi all, I'm new here and on Spotify, so hope I'm asking the right question in the right place. I have several Itunes playlists on my Macbook Air which I would love to import into Spotify which I also run on the Air. I understand that via Spotify I'll...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi all,  I'm new here and on Spotify, so hope I'm asking the right question in the right place.   I have several Itunes playlists on my Macbook Air which I would love to import into Spot...
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[Desktop] When searching local files Spotify only shows first 15 titles

When searching through local files an album of more than 15 titles, Spotify retrieves only the first 15 titles of that album. Why?? Where is the rest of the album?? I'm using Spotify version 1.0.5.186.ga9c24d6a in a Mac.

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  • When searching through local files an album of more than 15 titles, Spotify retrieves only the first 15 titles of that album. Why?? Where is the rest of the album??   I'm using Spotify version...
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Solved!! Where is the list of artists, albums, songs that I follow?

When I click on a music artist, group, album or song, to follow, where does it go? How do I get to the lists of those I follow?

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  • When I click on a music artist, group, album or song, to follow, where does it go? How do I get to the lists of those I follow?
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Missing playlist

My playlist named funfun is messing from my account. How do i retrieve it?

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  • My playlist named funfun is messing from my account. How do i retrieve it?
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why don't all my iTunes playlists sync to Spotify?

ITUNES PLAYLISTS - I'ved tried the suggested apps on the Spotify help webpage*, none are working for me. Can anyone tell me why some of my iTunes playlists have not synced with Spotify, and how I can make that happen? I am on a Mac. Thanks very much ...

  • Roadie
  • ITUNES PLAYLISTS - I'ved tried the suggested apps on the Spotify help webpage*, none are working for me. Can anyone tell me why some of my iTunes playlists have not synced with Spotify, and how I can...
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