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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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Need help - ASAP! Spotify Connect

I have a graduation party in 6 hours and I have spent the past 4 hours trying to get my Spotify Connect to work!! Both my iPhone and my MacBook Air are on the same Wi-Fi Network but my phone doesn't see my Mac! iPhone 5C Brand Spanking New MacBook Ai...

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  • I have a graduation party in 6 hours and I have spent the past 4 hours trying to get my Spotify Connect to work!!   Both my iPhone and my MacBook Air are on the same Wi-Fi Network but my pho...
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Solved!! Custom Radio Stations disappeared on Mac Desktop on update

I know people have had this issue in the past (lots of people). I only found issues from back in 2013 & 2012. (The solution seemed to be to wait until another update?) Description My custom radio stations are not visible on Mac Desktop client after u...

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  • I know people have had this issue in the past (lots of people). I only found issues from back in 2013 & 2012. (The solution seemed to be to wait until another update?)   Description My...
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No longer able to tell if a song has been saved?! How to avoid duplicates in playlists?

Why Spotify did away with the yellow star is beyond me. It was an easy and effective way to tell if a song was already added to my collection. Without the star, it's going to be very easy to forget what songs I have saved....resulting in duplicates i...

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  • Why Spotify did away with the yellow star is beyond me. It was an easy and effective way to tell if a song was already added to my collection. Without the star, it's going to be very easy to forget w...
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Solved!! Updates on Mac OS

How are updates communicated or downloaded for the MacOS app? I don't see a check for updates? They are pushed for the iOS devices. Curious as to how it works on Mac OS since it wasn't downloaded through the App store. Thanks.

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  • How are updates communicated or downloaded for the MacOS app?  I don't see a check for updates?  They are pushed for the iOS devices.  Curious as to how it works on Mac OS since it was...
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How do I search for an artist in public playlists that doesn't have the artist name in the title?

If I want to find a playlist with an artist in it, such as "The Beatles" how do I search for all public playlists with beatles tracks in them, not just ones with beatles in the title? Any help on this would be awesome, thanks!

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  • If I want to find a playlist with an artist in it, such as "The Beatles" how do I search for all public playlists with beatles tracks in them, not just ones with beatles in the title? Any help on t...
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Solved!! So where has my library gone?

Updated Spotify desktop client yesterday (about says v0.9.8.258) and the 'Library' option has dissappeared and been replaced by a rather useless and blank looking Your Music > Songs / Albums / Artists. Also I cannot star anything, a plus seems to hav...

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  • Updated Spotify desktop client yesterday (about says v0.9.8.258) and the 'Library' option has dissappeared and been replaced by a rather useless and blank looking Your Music > Songs / Albums / Art...
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Static and crackle during playback

I get a very annoying static crackling during the playback of all music whether it is streaming or a local file. This only occurs on my Macbook Pro. i am installed on iOS and on an older macbook and neither of these devices exhibit this issue. I have...

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  • I get a very annoying static crackling during the playback of all music whether it is streaming or a local file.  This only occurs on my Macbook Pro.  i am installed on iOS and on an older ...
  • Peter__
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0 Following

For a while spotify for mac shows that i'm following 0 people on my profile. When I checked my spotify webapp it does show my followers. The sync however is working because my playlists are still updated.... anyone having a solution for this problem?

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  • For a while spotify for mac shows that i'm following 0 people on my profile. When I checked my spotify webapp it does show my followers. The sync however is working because my playlists are still upd...
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Search foreign artists by their English name?

I used to be able to search a lot of Hong Kong artists by their English names, which I thought was the best thing in the world. With the latest update, I am unable to do that. Was this feature removed intentionally?

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  • I used to be able to search a lot of Hong Kong artists by their English names, which I thought was the best thing in the world. With the latest update, I am unable to do that. Was this feature remove...
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BUG REPORT, NO NEED TO GIVE TEMPORARY FIX FEEDBACK -- OS X 10.9.3 Spotify v 0.9.10.14.g578d350b

This isn't much of a bother to me. I would just like to submit a bug report to help you better your product—and cannot find anywhere else to do so. But I often open spotify earlier in the day, listen to, pause it for awhile an hour or two while doing...

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  • This isn't much of a bother to me. I would just like to submit a bug report to help you better your product—and cannot find anywhere else to do so. But I often open spotify earlier in the day, listen...
  • Peter__
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Changelog for Mac Spotify Desktop 0.9.10.14?

Spotify just updated to version 0.9.10.14 on my Mac desktop app. It looks like all the threads with release notes are out of date. Does anyone know what the update included? Also, does anyone know why the release notes are no longer posted regularly?...

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  • Spotify just updated to version 0.9.10.14 on my Mac desktop app. It looks like all the threads with release notes are out of date. Does anyone know what the update included?   Also, does any...
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Solved!! Automatic sharing on Facebook

Hey all, new to the Spotify Community. Living in Brazil, using spotify by invitation supposedly. Can I configure my windows/mac desktop app to automatically share all songs I listen to on mu Facebook page? As of now, the sharing feature works only if...

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  • Hey all, new to the Spotify Community. Living in Brazil, using spotify by invitation supposedly. Can I configure my windows/mac desktop app to automatically share all songs I listen to on mu Facebo...
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Spotify-Updates do not overwrite the last version on Mac

You write in your help section, that most problems with installation and upgrade happen because of right problems. All right. That has to be the reason why Spotify is installing every upgrade in ~/Applications instead of /Applications. So, I'm starti...

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  • You write in your help section, that most problems with installation and upgrade happen because of right problems. All right. That has to be the reason why Spotify is installing every upgrade in ~/Ap...
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Solved!! Spotify CRASHES as soon as it opens MAC OS X 10.8.4

Spotify keeps crashing when i open it! was working fine yesterday, now i can't even open it, have to force quit every time it launches! Seems this defect has been around for a while and no fix yet! what is going on? Not happy about paying for a servi...

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  • Spotify keeps crashing when i open it! was working fine yesterday, now i can't even open it, have to force quit every time it launches!   Seems this defect has been around for a while and no...
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Not All of an Artist Songs Appear Under Their Name in My Music

I have been trying to add my music from my playlist to My Music. However, not all of the songs are appearing under the artist even after it says it has been added. For example, I have the Artist 3 Doors Down, I add all of the 5 songs I have from that...

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  • I have been trying to add my music from my playlist to My Music. However, not all of the songs are appearing under the artist even after it says it has been added. For example, I have the Artist 3 Do...
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can't find no more my loveley song

Hi, I tagged one of my favorite song in my playlist. Now I could not play it. Please help! Louis Armstrong – The Creator Has a Master Plan Regards Ras

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  • Hi,   I tagged one of my favorite song in my playlist. Now I could not play it. Please help!   Louis Armstrong – The Creator Has a Master Plan   Regards Ras
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Remote control.

How can i controll my iphone spotify with my mac os x soptify application? the new spotify version is very confusion, i don't get it anymore. thanks for help!

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  • How can i controll my iphone spotify with my mac os x soptify application? the new spotify version is very confusion, i don't get it anymore. thanks for help!
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Solved!! Mac OS 10.7.5 version breaks F7 and F9 backwards and forwards keys

I can't use the F9 key anymore to skip to the next song. Instead, it jumps to the beginning of the song already playing. Really annoying.

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  • I can't use the F9 key anymore to skip to the next song. Instead, it jumps to the beginning of the song already playing. Really annoying.
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Why do some local tracks no longer appear in starred list?

Alot of my playlists contain a mixture of spotify tracks and local tracks (usually bonus tracks from albums I have on CD, but aren't on your library). For some reason, apparently at random, some of these local tracks (all mp3s) the Artist and Album i...

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  • Alot of my playlists contain a mixture of spotify tracks and local tracks (usually bonus tracks from albums I have on CD, but aren't on your library). For some reason, apparently at random, some of t...
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