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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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Issues with 1.0.2 - Misbehaving Auto Startup and Unresponsive on Startup

Since the recent update (1.0.2, I think), I'm having (more) trouble with Spotify on OS X. Problems: 1. If I shutdown OS X, Spotify starts automatically on system startup. It does this in spite of having turned this feature off under advanced settings...

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  • Since the recent update (1.0.2, I think), I'm having (more) trouble with Spotify on OS X.    Problems:    1. If I shutdown OS X, Spotify starts automatically on system startup...
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Solved!! What happened to the find feature (command + F) within my created playlists?

Hey before the updates you were able (on mac) to press command + F to bring up a search field where I can search key words in the playlist. Please bring this feature back because it was easy to find songs or artist in a playlist that has over 500 son...

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  • Hey before the updates you were able (on mac) to press command + F to bring up a search field where I can search key words in the playlist.   Please bring this feature back because it was easy...
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Spotify vs Yosemite, no contest

I am running Spotify app with Yosemite (10.10.3). Apparently, this combination is not compatible. Spotify kills my system by sucking up all memory. The app will take 20 minutes to open if I am lucky, the little wheel just goes round and round. When r...

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  • I am running Spotify app with Yosemite (10.10.3). Apparently, this combination is not compatible. Spotify kills my system by sucking up all memory. The app will take 20 minutes to open if I am lucky,...
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Doubled Playlist Starred

Hi everybody,i used the desktop version of spotify first time and made a big mistake. I doubled the playlist Starred.Anybody an idea how to delete one of them? Many thanks Marcel

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  • Hi everybody, i used the desktop version of spotify first time and made a big mistake. I doubled the playlist Starred. Anybody an idea how to delete one of them?   Many thanks   Marce...
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Solved!! Offline Search at Mac

Hey Guys, I have some problems with the search for songs in offline mode. there are only some less song which ,are offline available, i can find. Also the shortcut Cmd+F doesnt work. Can someone help me pls? Thank you Sebi115

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  • Hey Guys,   I have some problems with the search for songs in offline mode. there are only some less song which ,are offline available, i can find. Also the shortcut Cmd+F doesnt work. Can som...
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Spotify app keeps pausing whenever it's in the background.

For some odd reason, Spotify (software) keeps pausing whenever I'm using other applications. But if i do a mouse-click anywhere on the screen, it starts playing again. This is very weird, and started happening after i Installed Yosemite OSX on my mac...

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  • For some odd reason, Spotify (software) keeps pausing whenever I'm using other applications. But if i do a mouse-click anywhere on the screen, it starts playing again. This is very weird, and started...
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Spotify free is sooooooo slow - any suggestions?

I have a macbook pro running OSX 10.9.5, with a 2.5ghz i5 and 4GB of ram, and Spotify Free is insanely slow. I opened it a earlier this morning, and after seven minutes, I still wasn't able to get a single artist's page to load. Then I tried to quit ...

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  • I have a macbook pro running OSX 10.9.5, with a 2.5ghz i5 and 4GB of ram, and Spotify Free is insanely slow.   I opened it a earlier this morning, and after seven minutes, I still wasn't able ...
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Is Spotify stealing my music?

I've been an paying user for awhile, and today i notice a related artist appear in my feed, so I clicked on the name, and played my favorite song of his, and I noticed something familiar about this song. I own the 7" of this song which i ripped, and ...

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  • I've been an paying user for awhile, and today i notice a related artist appear in my feed, so I clicked on the name, and played my favorite song of his, and I noticed something familiar about this s...
  • Skellingtor
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Notifications about playlist updates and playlists don't match

I get notifications about playlist updates but when I checkout the playlists I don't see any updates. This thing happens all the time in all the playlists.

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  •   I get notifications about playlist updates but when I checkout the playlists I don't see any updates. This thing happens all the time in all the playlists.     
  • gcg
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Solved!! Slider buttons don't work - any of them

Hi, You know these buttons you use to make songs available offline or to change account settings? See the attached image if you don't. None of them works. When i grab them, they pull a little bit, but refuse to change position. This applies to ALL of...

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  • Hi,   You know these buttons you use to make songs available offline or to change account settings? See the attached image if you don't.   None of them works. When i grab them, they pul...
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Spotify for Mac inconsistently crashes on play

This issue occurs in both the public Spotify release (1.0.4.90.g0b6df40b) and the beta release (1.0.0.1212.gc1771003) both for Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. This issue does not occur all the time but there does not seem to be a discernable pattern. Spot...

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  • This issue occurs in both the public Spotify release (1.0.4.90.g0b6df40b) and the beta release (1.0.0.1212.gc1771003) both for Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3.   This issue does not o...
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no Local Files will play on Mac OS X 10.10.4

i can't get any local files to play on the latest Client for Mac. Version:1.0.4.90.g0b6df40b Mac Pro Desktop Early 2008 Model. im running a open beta of Yosemite so that might be my problem but i have no idea!

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  • i can't get any local files to play on the latest Client for Mac. Version:1.0.4.90.g0b6df40b Mac Pro Desktop Early 2008 Model. im running a open beta of Yosemite so that might be my problem but...
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Songs not streaming

Hi - my spotify Mac client has decided to stop streaming some songs, it seems rougnly 50% of them and it seems always the same songs. The web client work as does the tablet, smartphones versions - I will check against the Windows desktop version but ...

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  • Hi - my spotify Mac client has decided to stop streaming some songs, it seems rougnly 50% of them and it seems always the same songs. The web client work as does the tablet, smartphones versions - I ...
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Solved!! Saving followed playlists

Is there a way to favorite or save a playlist like The Billboard Top 100? The only way I can find it is by searching for it, even though I am following it. Feel like I am missing something... like a menu option for followed playlists or something lik...

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  • Is there a way to favorite or save a playlist like The Billboard Top 100? The only way I can find it is by searching for it, even though I am following it.   Feel like I am missing something.....
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BRING BACK search in playlist function.

Ever since the latest major update to the Spotify desktop client the function to search (Ctrl F or Cmd F on Mac) within a playlist or the main Songs list has completely disappeared. I miss being able to search within a playlist for a specific artist ...

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  • Ever since the latest major update to the Spotify desktop client the function to search (Ctrl F or Cmd F on Mac) within a playlist or the main Songs list has completely disappeared.   I miss b...
  • MauriceMV
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Solved!! HELP... "This playlist is currently empty"

My playlist is empty suddenly today. Could I recover it? Many thanks.Playlist link:https://open.spotify.com/user/zeals75/playlist/4nGaeKpcR3qduhzz3MpCdg Spotify URI:spotify:user:zeals75laylist:4nGaeKpcR3qduhzz3MpCdg

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  • My playlist is empty suddenly today. Could I recover it? Many thanks. Playlist link: https://open.spotify.com/user/zeals75/playlist/4nGaeKpcR3qduhzz3MpCdg   Spotify URI: spotify:user:zeal...
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Large playlist load time

I've been having this issue with the large playlist load time and have sent multiple frustrated social communication to Spotify. Of course it all falls on deaf's ears. Since version 1, anyone with large playlists have had to wait a long time to load ...

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  • I've been having this issue with the large playlist load time and have sent multiple frustrated social communication to Spotify.  Of course it all falls on deaf's ears.  Since version 1, an...
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Can't make public playlists

Every time I go to make my starred playlist public it automatically switches back to private !!! Very frustrating for a premium user !!!o

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  • Every time I go to make my starred playlist public it automatically switches back to private !!! Very frustrating for a premium user !!!o
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Solved!! How to get the old version of spotify! (0.8.5 > 1.0.1)

PC users: Go to C:/Users//Appdata/Roaming/Spotify 1. Make a new empy text file2. Name it Spotify_new.exe3. Right click the file and make the file read only 1. Make a new empty text file2. Name it Spotify_new.exe.sig3. Right click the file and make th...

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  • PC users: Go to C:/Users/<Name>/Appdata/Roaming/Spotify 1. Make a new empy text file 2. Name it Spotify_new.exe 3. Right click the file and make the file read only 1. Make a new empty t...
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Add New Playlist in Folders has been removed?

I add albums to different Playlist Folders. I.e. adding a Metallica Album to the "Rock" folder. I right click the options on the album link and click "Add to Playlist". There is an option at the top for "New Playlist" that creates a new list. I also ...

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  • I add albums to different Playlist Folders. I.e. adding a Metallica Album to the "Rock" folder. I right click the options on the album link and click "Add to Playlist". There is an option at the top ...
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