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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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[MAC] Desktop App Vulnerable?!

1. Spotify opened with the computer boot as usual2. Used the app to listen to some stuff 3. Paused the music to work with my own music 4. Did a break in the work and went to Spotify window 5. THIS MESS! (see attachment) What I expected to happen - Th...

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  • 1. Spotify opened with the computer boot as usual 2. Used the app to listen to some stuff  3. Paused the music to work with my own music  4. Did a break in the work and went to Spotify w...
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Local files disappeared after trying to sort

Hey guys, I was trying to get some songs that I downloaded from my local files into my spotify playlists. All of my songs had been showing up, no problem, but when I tried to sort the songs by artist, nothing happened. To try to solve this, I left th...

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  • Hey guys, I was trying to get some songs that I downloaded from my local files into my spotify playlists.  All of my songs had been showing up, no problem, but when I tried to sort the songs by ...
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Changed language on OS X

Hi! So I've added greek to my prefered languages in system preferences>Language & Region, because it makes it possible for me to use greek lettering easily, which is very useful for my mathbased education. Danish is still enabled as my primary langua...

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  • Hi!   So I've added greek to my prefered languages in system preferences>Language & Region, because it makes it possible for me to use greek lettering easily, which is very useful for m...
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What is Spotify doing to combat decline in software quality?

Spotify has made it clear through some community responses that they are aware of the decline of their software quality, but it would be comforting to know what steps are taken to prevent it in the future? Over the past few weeks, we have seen some i...

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  • Spotify has made it clear through some community responses that they are aware of the decline of their software quality, but it would be comforting to know what steps are taken to prevent it in the f...
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Solved!! Play queue disappeared on Spotify Mac desktop

Since previous update I cannot find certain menu items anymore. Could be me, but it seems that they disappeared. It concerns items like the App 'store' and more important, the Play queue. Could anyone tell me if and where I can find the Play queue in...

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  • Since previous update I cannot find certain menu items anymore. Could be me, but it seems that they disappeared. It concerns items like the App 'store' and more important, the Play queue.   Co...
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New user with questions about "my music"

Hello!Relatively new user here with a few questions. If I add a song to a playlist, will it automatically added to the "songs" section of my music? Or do I also have to hit the little checkmark to save it?Is there anyway to rearrange the order of pla...

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  • Hello! Relatively new user here with a few questions. If I add a song to a playlist, will it automatically added to the "songs" section of my music? Or do I also have to hit the little checkmark to ...
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Spotify application crashed as soon as I click Play

DescriptionSpotify started normally but it crashed as soon as I click on Play (everytime) A more detailed description, using numbered steps1. Start Spotify from App folder2. click on songs under my music3. click on song and play4. spotify disappaired...

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  • Description Spotify started normally but it crashed as soon as I click on Play (everytime)   A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. Start Spotify from App folder 2. click on s...
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All Songs Missing from Your Music

In the last few days all of my saved music has disappeared from Your Music section.I've tried logging out and logging in (using facebook) to no avail.The issue is present across all my devices. I've noticed Spotify desktop on Mac recently is very slu...

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  • In the last few days all of my saved music has disappeared from Your Music section. I've tried logging out and logging in (using facebook) to no avail. The issue is present across all my devices. ...
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Error upon start up. Can't update to new version either.

DescriptionThis error whenever I start up Spotify. Not sure what this is but I would like to fix it. I dont know where to find plug in page so I could delete all plug ins. I have tried re-installing Spotify but still does the same thing. Must be a se...

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  • Description This error whenever I start up Spotify. Not sure what this is but I would like to fix it. I dont know where to find plug in page so I could delete all plug ins. I have tried re-installin...
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[Mac OS X] Spotify 1.0.4.90 update downloading problem

Hello, After going in Spotify > About Spotify, I saw a message telling me that a new version is available and to click on the message to download the 1.0.4.90 version. But the problem is that after clicking it just displays 'Downloading a new version...

  • Roadie
  • Hello,   After going in Spotify > About Spotify, I saw a message telling me that a new version is available and to click on the message to download the 1.0.4.90 version.   But the pr...
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Local files not syncing to phone

So, I wiped my Mac a few days ago, and finally got around to setting Spotify back up. I notice that the device section is totally missing, and came here to findout the hacky workaround to get local files syncing. However, it isn't working. I have the...

  • Casual Listener
  • So, I wiped my Mac a few days ago, and finally got around to setting Spotify back up. I notice that the device section is totally missing, and came here to findout the hacky workaround to get local f...
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Can not run Spotify !

Hi,I have trouble with starting spotify....I have Macbook and one day I opened spotify but nothing happend just "Initalizing..." and then it freezesafter this, all I can do is cancel it... error message saying something like this.. Date/Time: 2015-04...

  • Music Fan
  • Hi, I have trouble with starting spotify....I have Macbook and one day I opened spotify but nothing happend just "Initalizing..." and then it freezes after this, all I can do is cancel it... error ...
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Spotify Connect, synchronisation or both?

Hello folks! I have some strange problem but I can't realy tell where it comes from.I think it occured since the possibility to switch to the PS4. 1) I removed some tracks from my songs but they are still being played; at least they don't have the "s...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hello folks!   I have some strange problem but I can't realy tell where it comes from. I think it occured since the possibility to switch to the PS4.   1) I removed some tracks fr...
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Main 'frame' appears but zero content will load

Hi guys, So, Spotify will load up (or appear to) on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9.5), but none of the actual music content displays. I can see the side bar on the left with all of my playlists and the 'Now Playing' bar at the bottom, but the main window ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi guys,   So, Spotify will load up (or appear to) on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9.5), but none of the actual music content displays. I can see the side bar on the left with all of my playlists a...
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Spotify skipping on my Mac Pro

When Spotify is not the front, visable window it starts skipping and stopping on my Mac Pro. I've tried all the suggestions I could find i.e. restarting, etc with no results.

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  • When Spotify is not the front, visable window it starts skipping and stopping on my Mac Pro. I've tried all the suggestions I could find i.e. restarting, etc with no results.
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Version 1.04 for Mac a LOT faster...

Version 1.0.4.89g22b04e33 seems to have fixed the extreme slowness that had been in the new release. It's usable again. It starts up fast and browsing around is better. Several steps in the right direction for me.

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  • Version 1.0.4.89g22b04e33 seems to have fixed the extreme slowness that had been in the new release. It's usable again. It starts up fast and browsing around is better. Several steps in the...
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The "find" function is missing.

Hello.Some time ago it was great to use the "find" function to search inside my music and playlists, where's is that function now?Any help will be welcome.

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello. Some time ago it was great to use the "find" function to search inside my music and playlists, where's is that function now? Any help will be welcome.  
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Missing Starred Music and my playlists!!! HELP!!!

HiI am temporarily using Spotify in Germany and it has been working fine and has all my music saved. Then today I opened Spotify and discovered that all my Starred music was missing and some of my playlist were gone as well. Please help me!! I had al...

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  • Hi I am temporarily using Spotify in Germany and it has been working fine and has all my music saved. Then today I opened Spotify and discovered that all my Starred music was missing and some of my ...
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Mac client bugs - Albums listed under followed artist not playing correctly

I'm going to the albums listed under a followed artist (Academy of Ancient Music). The albums are in reverse chronological order. If I go down a few albums and click on the album artwork to play that album in its entirety, I'm finding that an entirel...

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  • I'm going to the albums listed under a followed artist (Academy of Ancient Music). The albums are in reverse chronological order. If I go down a few albums and click on the album artwork to play that...
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Desktop app for Mac not syncing "your music" with iPhone app

The other day I saved a bunch of albums to my music via the Mac desktop app from my work computer.It synced seamlessly with my iPhone app.However the desktop app on my home computer doesn't seem to be syncing "Your Music".My playlists are all synced ...

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  • The other day I saved a bunch of albums to my music via the Mac desktop app from my work computer. It synced seamlessly with my iPhone app. However the desktop app on my home computer doesn't ...
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