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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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Remaining seconds of the current song

When I use Spotify for OS X and play a song, i can click on the duration of the current song at the right bottom corner. Then it shows me the remaining minutes of the played song. This is the option I want to be showed permanently. But when I restart...

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  • When I use Spotify for OS X and play a song, i can click on the duration of the current song at the right bottom corner. Then it shows me the remaining minutes of the played song. This is the option ...
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Hiding activity: does not work

I would like to hide my activity on Spotify. Specifically, I do not want people to see what I'm listening to, even when they are not following me. I went to preferences and unchecked: "share my activity and what I listen to with my followers on Spoti...

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  • ...nchecked: "share my activity and what I listen to with my followers on Spotify" "share my activity and what I listen to on Facebook" "automatically make new playlists public" "make my top t...
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Activity feed not working

I am following many people on Spotify, but my Activity Feed has been blank for the past couple of weeks. Nothing is appearing. I also have Spotify downloaded at work, and when I use it at work my Activity Feed works fine. It is ony on my home Mac lap...

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  • I am following many people on Spotify, but my Activity Feed has been blank for the past couple of weeks. Nothing is appearing.    I also have Spotify downloaded at work, and when I use ...
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Spotify upgrade message shows every time i restart; won't install upgrade

I get a blue ribbon at the top of my Spotify desktop app that says: "Like to install the latest version of Spotify? Just restart Spotify to upgrade." I click the link to upgrade and restart Spotify and the app closes and re-opens as one would expect,...

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  • I get a blue ribbon at the top of my Spotify desktop app that says:   "Like to install the latest version of Spotify? Just restart Spotify to upgrade."   I click the link to upgrade...
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Attempting to upgrade to premium issues

Every time I click on Premium to upgrade, this error pops up. {"status":70,"message":"Missing form data","errors":{"username":{"status":70,"message":"Missing"},"confirm_email":{"status":70,"message":"Missing"},"gender":{"status":70,"message":"Missing...

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  • Every time I click on Premium to upgrade, this error pops up.   {"status":70,"message":"Missing form data","errors":{"username":{"status":70,"message":"Missing"},"confirm_email":{"status":70...
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Deleted playlist

Hey! I accidentally deleted a playlist called something like : Final Stretch of '13 or Final Stretch of 2k13 Can you help me?

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  • Hey! I accidentally deleted a playlist called something like : Final Stretch of '13  or Final Stretch of 2k13 Can you help me?
  • Peter__
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Airplay problems only in Spotify (Mac 10.9)

Hey, I have this issue a very long time, I tried a lot and nothing helped.When I want to stream music from the Mac via Spotify, I only hear the first two seconds and then it stops. I use Mac OS X 10.9 and the latest available version of spotify.This ...

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  • Hey, I have this issue a very long time, I tried a lot and nothing helped. When I want to stream music from the Mac via Spotify, I only hear the first two seconds and then it stops. I use Mac OS X...
  • klafkid
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Adding albums doesn't automatically make them playlists anymore

It used to be when I added an album, it appeared as a playlist. Now it's 'in my collection', which is all good except it's really convuluted getting to these albums now since I have to click a few times to get there. Also for mobile, I have to go to ...

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  • It used to be when I added an album, it appeared as a playlist. Now it's 'in my collection', which is all good except it's really convuluted getting to these albums now since I have to click a few ti...
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Sorting playlists

I know this issue has been discussed countless times, but what is the reluctance to implement the very simple act of sorting playlists alphabetically, chronologically, etc? It's incredibly frustrating not being able to manage my playlists effectively...

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  • I know this issue has been discussed countless times, but what is the reluctance to implement the very simple act of sorting playlists alphabetically, chronologically, etc?   It's incredibly...
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Stars

why do the songs on spotify have a '+' next to them where the 'star' should be? when i click on them , a 'tick' appears. no stars at all.....thoughts? i have just opened a new premiuim account after closing my previous account as i shut my facebook a...

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  • why do the songs on spotify have a '+' next to them where the 'star' should be? when i click on them , a 'tick' appears. no stars at all.....thoughts? i have just opened a new premiuim account after ...
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Does this song play for you? For me it's totally silent.

Gerry Mulligan – Move i was listening to this album in order and all of a sudden this track (3rd track of the album) does not play at all. I have had way more than normal 'non-playing' tracks lately. Not grayed out. Bar not moving. Just silence. Does...

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  • Gerry Mulligan – Move   i was listening to this album in order and all of a sudden this track (3rd track of the album) does not play at all.   I have had way more than normal 'non-p...
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Subscription Counter Not Working Again Plus Playlist jumping

I remember over a year ago I had an issue with the subscription counter not working. It was a universal problem not just legacy software users. Once again, I subscribed the other night to a playlist and it's been over 48 hours and the counter has not...

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  • I remember over a year ago I had an issue with the subscription counter not working. It was a universal problem not just legacy software users. Once again, I subscribed the other night to a playlist ...
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Solved!! Spotify Crashs when I want to play a track from the context menu

Hello there! I am using the newest version of Spotifiy (0.9.4.185.g7545a404) under Mac OS X 10.9. Now I'm opening this app, searching for a song and click the right mousebutton on a song to open the contextmenu. The app crashes. What can I do?

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  • Hello there!   I am using the newest version of Spotifiy (0.9.4.185.g7545a404) under Mac OS X 10.9. Now I'm opening this app, searching for a song and click the right mousebutton on a song t...
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Radio based on playlist

I'm aving a couple of issues with Playlist Radio. I built a playlist with about 20 songs/artist that I like. Playlist Radio has yet to play any of the songs or bands or anything sounding similar enough to the artists to make me think it's actually wo...

  • Gig Goer
  • I'm aving a couple of issues with Playlist Radio.  I built a playlist with about 20 songs/artist that I like. Playlist Radio has yet to play any of the songs or bands or anything sounding simi...
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Spotify not responding on Mac OS 10.8.5

Hi ! I just created an account because this problem is really starting to get on my nerves. I run on Mac OS 10.8.5 and got the latest version of Spotify. It keeps crashing everytime I click on my profile and when I right click any item (song, playlis...

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  • Hi !   I just created an account because this problem is really starting to get on my nerves. I run on Mac OS 10.8.5 and got the latest version of Spotify. It keeps crashing everytime I cl...
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[MAC OS X] White/Blank screens

Hi, I use now 0.9.4.185.g7545a404 on MAC OS X Maverick. The same problem was in preious system versions and SPotify versions. When I start up Spotify I see only sidebars. Main screen is white. Then it has color, then after few minutes music info show...

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  • Hi,   I use now 0.9.4.185.g7545a404 on MAC OS X Maverick. The same problem was in preious system versions and SPotify versions.   When I start up Spotify I see only sidebars. Main s...
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Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks: App Nap

Was looking through my activity monitor (Task Manager) on my Mac and I realized that App Nap wasn't being implemented, which will drain loads of battery while on the go. Below is a short description of App Nap and its mechanics together with a screen...

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  • Was looking through my activity monitor (Task Manager) on my Mac and I realized that App Nap wasn't being implemented, which will drain loads of battery while on the go.   Below is a short d...
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Who uploads the music

I writing on behalf of my boss. His album is on spotify. He wants to know who put it there and where do the royalties go?

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  • I writing on behalf of my boss. His album is on spotify. He wants to know who put it there and where do the royalties go?
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[MAC] Next and previous song keyboard buttons not working.

Description Im on a mac and using a MS Digital Media Keyboard 3000, and when Im listening to anything on spotify, this buttons wont work, also the Stop button does not work however I dont mind that one. I know its not an incompatibility issue since t...

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  •   Description Im on a mac and using a MS Digital Media Keyboard 3000, and when Im listening to anything on spotify, this buttons wont work, also the Stop button does not work however I dont ...
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Spofity adding local files against my will

Every time I open Spotify, it turns all all three checkboxes for local files. I don't want this. Every time I uncheck them, but they always get reversed. Quit hijacking my preferences please!

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  • Every time I open Spotify, it turns all all three checkboxes for local files. I don't want this. Every time I uncheck them, but they always get reversed. Quit hijacking my preferences please!
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