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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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Solved!! Matt Suda, you seem pretty helpful.. any suggestions on Spotify alternatives?

Seriously though, what are some GOOD apps similar to Spotify? I'm tired of paying you guys to bug test this **bleep** for the moron in charge of updates.

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  • Seriously though, what are some GOOD apps similar to Spotify? I'm tired of paying you guys to bug test this **bleep** for the moron in charge of updates.
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New update cuts off Song, Artist, Album

The newest update truncates all fields in browsing and in playlists, this is a terrible idea. I use spotify nearly exclusively for classical music and the new view makes differentiating different movements of a piece impossible. If there's no solutio...

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  • The newest update truncates all fields in browsing and in playlists, this is a terrible idea. I use spotify nearly exclusively for classical music and the new view makes differentiating different mov...
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Solved!! Notifications not working OS X Yosemite

Since for a week, my notifications in the app not working, just click the bell icon, and the screen only shows...the "wave waiting"...but never shows the notifications

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  • Since for a week, my notifications in the app not working, just click the bell icon, and the screen only shows...the "wave waiting"...but never shows the notifications
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Solved!! Import Ivy converted playlist

I have converted my Grooveshark playlist using Ivy. The playlist text file looks like this: ....spotify:track:0RTjFVHvqjTdpX2NawwyXI.... The instruction says that I can copy the list and paste it into any Spotify playlist.However, unless I'm missing ...

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  • I have converted my Grooveshark playlist using Ivy.  The playlist text file looks like this:   .... spotify:track:0RTjFVHvqjTdpX2NawwyXI ....   The instruction says that I can c...
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Solved!! Friend feed not listing previously played songs

Am I missing something or does Spotify only show you your friend's last played song instead of listing every song they recently listened to? For example, now it shows what they're currently listening to, which is nice and all, but it doesn't show wha...

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  • Am I missing something or does Spotify only show you your friend's last played song instead of listing every song they recently listened to?   For example, now it shows what they're currently ...
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Not Showing Albums as Saved

Hi Everone, Not long had Spotify, Must say im loving it. The only issue i'm having is it that everytime I save an Album it doesn't mark the tracks with a tick, however if I save the tracks individualy it marks them with a tick. Ive logged into a frie...

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  • Hi Everone,   Not long had Spotify, Must say im loving it. The only issue i'm having is it that everytime I save an Album it doesn't mark the tracks with a tick, however if I save the tracks i...
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Solved!! Local files not displaying

I am using Spotify on Mac OS 10.10. My local files do not show up at all. I even tried manually adding my iTunes media directory in the preferences, but still nothing. Any ideas? I also don't see a way to import iTunes playlists (was that option remo...

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  • I am using Spotify on Mac OS 10.10.  My local files do not show up at all.  I even tried manually adding my iTunes media directory in the preferences, but still nothing.  Any ideas?&nb...
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Notifications not loading

Since I downloaded the latest version of Spotify to my MacBook it will not load my notifications although it tells me I have 13... I just see a gray loading wheel. Quitting and realoding the App doesn't fix the problem. Any suggestions?

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  • Since I downloaded the latest version of Spotify to my MacBook it will not load my notifications although it tells me I have 13... I just see a gray loading wheel. Quitting and realoding the App does...
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Solved!! Spotify changes the song order when adding multiple songs to the queue

Hello lads.After using Spotify for years, a recent update introduced a very annoying bug: when adding multiple songs to the queue, either by adding an entire album or a custom set from a playlist, Spotify always changes the order of the songs. It see...

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  • Hello lads. After using Spotify for years, a recent update introduced a very annoying bug: when adding multiple songs to the queue, either by adding an entire album or a custom set from a playlist...
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Local files under artists?

Hi, is there a way to view my local files under the artists tab? One of my favorite artists has only one album on spotify and I have all other ones in my local folder. This is not about saving the files to my phone or anyting like this... just though...

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  • Hi,   is there a way to view my local files under the artists tab? One of my favorite artists has only one album on spotify and I have all other ones in my local folder.    This is...
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Some songs playing at very low volume

Until today playback has been perfectly normal, but suddenly some songs are only just audiable whereas others are at the volume you would typically expect. The volume doesn't change within songs, just from one to the next. More seem to be at the lowe...

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  • Until today playback has been perfectly normal, but suddenly some songs are only just audiable whereas others are at the volume you would typically expect.  The volume doesn't change within song...
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Unable to control Spotify with Bowtie after latest update.

Hi, I use a desktop accessory called Bowtie to control my Spotify playback through key shortcuts as opposed to maximizing the Spotify window each time I'd like a change. This morning, I updated the desktop player, and Bowtie was no longer able to con...

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  • Hi,   I use a desktop accessory called Bowtie to control my Spotify playback through key shortcuts as opposed to maximizing the Spotify window each time I'd like a change.   This mornin...
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Mac - Can't relocate or remove songs from queue? WTF??

Just upgraded my Mac client to 1.0.2.6.g9977a14b, and I cannot move or remove songs from the Queue??? What is going on? I guess they'll fix it in the next version

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  • Just upgraded my Mac client to 1.0.2.6.g9977a14b, and I cannot move or remove songs from the Queue???   What is going on?   I guess they'll fix it in the next version 😕
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Solved!! Playlist bugged

Hello! Im having some trouble with my playlist. It´s a bit hard to explain, but im going to try. After the newest spotify update, for some reason when i click on a song on my playlist, a totally different one appears. I´ve tried reinstalling spotify,...

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  • Hello! Im having some trouble with my playlist. It´s a bit hard to explain, but im going to try. After the newest spotify update, for some reason when i click on a song on my playlist, a totally diff...
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Loud Static After Waking Computer

I have the spotify desktop app for OSX I've noticed that when my computer enters sleep mode and then wakes from sleep mode, Spotify suddenly plays loud static instead of resuming the song. If I hit pause the static stops, and then play, the static co...

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  • I have the spotify desktop app for OSX   I've noticed that when my computer enters sleep mode and then wakes from sleep mode, Spotify suddenly plays loud static instead of resuming the so...
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HTML URL doesn't play song automatically

Hey spotify-community I hope this is the right topic:I have a website that contains many Spotify URLs. Before the latest update I just had to click on one URL and the song startet automatically. Now that doesn't work anymore. Is there a solution to t...

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  • Hey spotify-community I hope this is the right topic: I have a website that contains many Spotify URLs. Before the latest update I just had to click on one URL and the song startet automatically. No...
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Spotify says it can't connect until I'm online, but i AM online. Error code 4

Spotify says it can't connect until I'm online, but i AM online. Error code 4 I have logged out and back in. I have deleted the app and re-installed it. Still has the problem.

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  • Spotify says it can't connect until I'm online, but i AM online. Error code 4   I have logged out and back in. I have deleted the app and re-installed it. Still has the problem. 
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Spotify Desktop connects to audioscrobbler using insecure connection

Hi, On my Mac I'm daily using LittleSnitch - a firewall aplication that asks me whether to allow certain connections or not.When I've installed Spotify beta (1.0.0.1093.g2eba9b4b) and started setting up last.fm I was asked to allow it to connect to d...

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  • Hi,   On my Mac I'm daily using LittleSnitch - a firewall aplication that asks me whether to allow certain connections or not. When I've installed Spotify beta (1.0.0.1093.g2eba9b4b) and star...
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Spotify Crashing For No Reason

So I currently use this version: 1.0.3.98.g5ef498fc I had the most recent version of the Spotify client, but it kept crashing for no reason. I did a clean reinstall (including deleting the com.Spotify.client and application support for Spotify) with ...

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  • So I currently use this version: 1.0.3.98.g5ef498fc   I had the most recent version of the Spotify client, but it kept crashing for no reason.   I did a clean reinstall (including delet...
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Random Crash (OSX)

After playing spotify for a few minutes (sometimes longer) the app will randomly crash, generally not connected to any user input. the console log shows: Spotify(19256,0xb7481000) malloc: *** mach_vm_map(size=1048576) failed (error code=3)*** error: ...

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  • After playing spotify for a few minutes (sometimes longer) the app will randomly crash, generally not connected to any user input. the console log shows:   Spotify(19256,0xb7481000) malloc: **...
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