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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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Superuser Contribution Connect to a device pop-up multiple times a day

Premium Plan, UK, Macbook pro MacOsX 13.0.1, have a Sonos + Amazon Echo at home. Every single day I get this annoying pop-up, at least 3-4 times a day. I've tried connecting to devices and disconnecting, but it still prefers to assume I don't know to...

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  • Premium Plan, UK, Macbook pro MacOsX 13.0.1, have a Sonos + Amazon Echo at home.   Every single day I get this annoying pop-up, at least 3-4 times a day. I've tried connecting to devices and d...
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Superuser Contribution Some Thing Went Wrong

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows My Question or IssueHi guysI just installed it and came out with such a page, I have seen many replies, close the network, reopen and many. How to solve it?

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  •   Plan Premium   Operating System Windows    My Question or Issue Hi guys I just installed it and came out with such a page, I have seen many replies, close the network, ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing on app and browser

When I am trying to listen to Spotify on my computer ( OS Ventura 13.0)....--The App will MAYBE play one song, but sometimes it doesn't play at all. The progress bar of the song is moving but there's no sound--I don't have sound issues with any other...

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  • When I am trying to listen to Spotify on my computer ( OS Ventura 13.0).... --The App will MAYBE play one song, but sometimes it doesn't play at all. The progress bar of the song is moving but there...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug - Web Player - Cinema Mode on smaller window does not occupy entire window

DeviceWeb Player (Tested on Safari and Chrome)Operating SystemMac Intel My Question or IssueDidn't find any place for web browser threads so I'll post it here. For Cinema mode, after reaching a minimum threshold, the "player controls" get left out, l...

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  • Device Web Player (Tested on Safari and Chrome) Operating System Mac Intel   My Question or Issue Didn't find any place for web browser threads so I'll post it here.   For Cinema mo...
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Superuser Contribution Playback speed not available from Mac Desktop when playing to Amazon Echo.

Family Plan (main account), USA2021 Macbook Pro, OS 12.5.1 I've been listening to podcasts on my macbook pro at 1.2x speed. I just decided to try listening on my Echo. As soon as I switch to listening from my Echo the speed options are gone and it re...

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  • Family Plan (main account), USA 2021 Macbook Pro, OS 12.5.1   I've been listening to podcasts on my macbook pro at 1.2x speed. I just decided to try listening on my Echo. As soon as I sw...
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Superuser Contribution Firewall Blocking Spotify Error Code auth:16

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacBook Pro, Mid 2012Operating SystemmacOS Mojave My Question or IssueAs I've seen many people posting about here, I too seem to have fallen to the "firewall may be blocking Spotify" problem that many others ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Device MacBook Pro, Mid 2012 Operating System macOS Mojave   My Question or Issue As I've seen many people posting about here, I too seem to hav...
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Solved!! Error Code auth:16 on Mac after logging out. Clean reinstall does nothing

Plan: PremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2022MacOS Monterrey 12.4 Traveled out of town to attend friends wedding. Signed out and signed in as friend's account since she had playlists set up for the reception. Testing at hotel went great. Downloaded a bunch...

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  • Plan: Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro 2022 MacOS Monterrey 12.4   Traveled out of town to attend friends wedding. Signed out and signed in as friend's account since she had pla...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify podcast playback issues with silences and pauses

PlanPremiumArgentinaDeviceMacBook Air M1Operating SystemiOS Ventura If happens to me while listening to podcasts on Spotify for Mac (not on iPhone), that when there's a silence such as between words and sentences the audio cuts off and it resume at t...

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  • Plan Premium Argentina Device MacBook Air M1 Operating System iOS Ventura   If happens to me while listening to podcasts on Spotify for Mac (not on iPhone), that when there's a silence s...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] Asterisk "*" Search in Playlist Crashes Application

There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application. Not an urgent bug, but still something that could be fixed in the search engine. An interesting...

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  • There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application.   Not an urgent bug, but still someth...
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Superuser Contribution No lyrics for lose yourself

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device:Mac Book Pro, around 2020 My Question or Issue: Despite supposedly having lyrics according to spotify (see screenshot), there is no way to actually display them while playing the song, as the lyric button is gone. The...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Mac Book Pro, around 2020   My Question or Issue:   Despite supposedly having lyrics according to spotify (see screenshot...
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Superuser Contribution autoplays even when autoplay is turned off

Plan: PremiumUSA DevicemacOperating Systemmonterey 12.0.1 i have the autoplay option toggled to off and never had a problem but i updated to spotify 1.1.72.439.gc253025e today and now it's autoplaying after the album ends. i've tried quitting spotify...

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  • Plan: Premium USA   Device mac Operating System monterey 12.0.1   i have the autoplay option toggled to off and never had a problem but i updated to spotify 1.1.72.43...
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Superuser Contribution My crossfade settings aren't working.

I understand that it doesn't work with Spotify Connect but I'm trying to play from my desktop. Directly to this device and still it doesn't work.

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  • I understand that it doesn't work with Spotify Connect but I'm trying to play from my desktop. Directly to this device and still it doesn't work.
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Superuser Contribution App crashes when you try to change a playlist cover image

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceMacBook Air (early 2014)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.1 My Question or IssueWhen I click on a personal playlist's cover image, the "Edit Playlist Details" pop-up window is opened correctly. However, as soon as ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device MacBook Air (early 2014) Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.1   My Question or Issue When I click on a personal playlist's cover image, the "Ed...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot install Spotify in Mac

MacOS Monterrey, version 12.4Premium, Spain After crashed Spotify in my mac, I cannot install Spotify in my Mac, after following the steps that in the community, Spotify recommends. I delete all the files in Library, searched by "Spotify", and the fo...

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  • MacOS Monterrey, version 12.4 Premium, Spain   After crashed Spotify in my mac, I cannot install Spotify in my Mac, after following the steps that in the community, Spotify recommends. &nbsp...
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playlist won't load

One of my playlists won't load on my desktop. It works on my phone.

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  • One of my playlists won't load on my desktop. It works on my phone.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceiMac 2017Operating SystemMacOS Monterey 12.6 My Question or IssueFor the past year I've been playing music from the Spotify desktop app to a Bose Smart Soundbar 300 using Spotify Connect. Then yesterday (Oct. 7, 2022) when I a...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device iMac 2017 Operating System MacOS Monterey 12.6   My Question or Issue For the past year I've been playing music from the Spotify desktop app to a Bose Smar...
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Mac desktop app 100% CPU usage runningboardd

PlanPremiumCountryChileDeviceMacBook Air (M1, 2020)Operating SystemMacOS Monterey 12.6 My Question or IssueWhen using the spotify mac desktop app, my cpu use often goes to 100%. The process using so many resources is "runningboardd". If I quit Spotif...

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile Device MacBook Air (M1, 2020) Operating System MacOS Monterey 12.6   My Question or Issue When using the spotify mac desktop app, my cpu use often goes to 10...
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Superuser Contribution whered the friend activity button go that was next to the queue and lyrics?

Instead of going into settings display to completely get rid of and bring back the friends activity side bar, there was a button at the bottom by the queue and lyrics that looked like two silhouettes of people, and it opened and closed the side bar. ...

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  • Instead of going into settings display to completely get rid of and bring back the friends activity side bar, there was a button at the bottom by the queue and lyrics that looked like two silhouettes...
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Superuser Contribution How to download a song to a private Spotify playlist that's not on Spotify

I have the Premium plan and was informed that I can include non-Spotify songs on my Playlist so long as it is Private

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  • I have the Premium plan and was informed that I can include non-Spotify songs on my Playlist so long as it is Private
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