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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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Songs that exist in iTunes cannot be played with Spotify

Hi everybody,I transfered my iTunes library to an external harddrive which is usually not connected to my MacBook. When I try to play a song from Spotify that also exists on my external iTunes library it seems that Spotify tries to connect to this li...

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  • Hi everybody, I transfered my iTunes library to an external harddrive which is usually not connected to my MacBook. When I try to play a song from Spotify that also exists on my external iTunes libr...
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Mac App Crashing

I have a macbook and run OS X 10.5.8 and recently tried to update my spotify app. I clicked the link on the blue bar that kept showing up and supposedly it updated. Now every time I try to open Spotify it crashes. I've tried redownloading, restarting...

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  • I have a macbook and run OS X 10.5.8 and recently tried to update my spotify app. I clicked the link on the blue bar that kept showing up and supposedly it updated. Now every time I try to open Spoti...
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serious streaming/performance issues?

For the last week or so I've been experiencing severe performance issues with spotify. Whole sections of content not loading (like bios or new stuff), songs not playing, songs stopping in the middle and freezing, spotify constantly crashing. I've rei...

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  • For the last week or so I've been experiencing severe performance issues with spotify. Whole sections of content not loading (like bios or new stuff), songs not playing, songs stopping in the middle ...
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Streaming songs from iTunes library when library is disconnected (external hard drive)

Hello, I use an external hard drive for my iTunes library. Now when I'm on the go, I sometimes want to listen on Spotify to some albums I have in my iTunes library, but Spotify seems to want to play them exclusively from the iTunes library, and thus ...

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  • Hello,   I use an external hard drive for my iTunes library. Now when I'm on the go, I sometimes want to listen on Spotify to some albums I have in my iTunes library, but Spotify seems to want...
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Mac OSX 10.5.8

I got Spotify in November of 2012, and it worked perfectly fine.Last week, I was forced to "quit" Spotify, and as I restarted it, it sent an error report and would not open. (This is because when you shut it down, it automatically updates itself, but...

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  • I got Spotify in November of 2012, and it worked perfectly fine. Last week, I was forced to "quit" Spotify, and as I restarted it, it sent an error report and would not open. (This is because when y...
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Trouble downloading Mac OS X

Hi! Last week Spotify would not open; it kept quitting unexpectedly. I uninstalled the application. Since then, I have tried to download it eight times. Each time, it will download, but then won't open, and I get an error "The application Spotify has...

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  • Hi!   Last week Spotify would not open; it kept quitting unexpectedly. I uninstalled the application. Since then, I have tried to download it eight times. Each time, it will download, but then...
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liked playlist on computer?

I just started using the liked from radio feature. I liked a bunch of things yesterday while listening on my phone and they were immediately added to the playlist. Now, I'm liking things on my macbook and the songs are not being added to the playlist...

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  • I just started using the liked from radio feature.  I liked a bunch of things yesterday while listening on my phone and they were immediately added to the playlist.  Now, I'm liking things ...
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Solved!! Spotify refuses to work on my Mac. HELP ME PLEASE.

Okay, so I have a Mac OS X version 10.5.8. And when I got it, the first thing I did was download Spotify, since it's kinda my life. It worked great for about 3 or 4 weeks. Then one day I got this message that said "Spotify quit unexpectedly; Mac OS X...

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  • Okay, so I have a Mac OS X version 10.5.8. And when I got it, the first thing I did was download Spotify, since it's kinda my life. It worked great for about 3 or 4 weeks. Then one day I got this mes...
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installation and usage

Hello, I couldn't open spotify on my mac anymore. So I uninstalled it and tried to reinstall it which doesn't work. I always get an error message. I also reinstalled adobe flash and tried the following:Delete the folders: /Library/Caches/com.spotify....

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  • Hello,   I couldn't open spotify on my mac anymore. So I uninstalled it and tried to reinstall it which doesn't work. I always get an error message. I also reinstalled adobe flash and tried th...
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Mac spotify will not down load. help fast!

I had spotify for the longest time, but now it just wont open. So I deleted it and tried to re-download it, but this has not worked. Each time it tries to open but says it cant. Please help.

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  • I had spotify for the longest time, but now it just wont open. So I deleted it and tried to re-download it, but this has not worked. Each time it tries to open but says it cant. Please help.
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My playlists are disapeared but my girlfriend can still follow them

My playlists had disappeared but my girlfriend can still follow them.How can I rehabilitate them in my account?Thanks,Federico

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  • My playlists had disappeared but my girlfriend can still follow them. How can I rehabilitate them in my account? Thanks, Federico
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Spotify won't work on my Mac

A few weeks ago, my Spotify application refused to open. It would bounce in the dock for a few seconds and then a message popped up saying that Spotify could not open and even when I tried to relaunch it, it did the same thing. I tried cleanly uninst...

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  • A few weeks ago, my Spotify application refused to open.  It would bounce in the dock for a few seconds and then a message popped up saying that Spotify could not open and even when I tried to r...
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8.8.450 - Freezing during playback

I'm on a 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 8gb of ram running OSX 10.8.3. Since this last update playback seems to freeze in the middle of playing a song and I have to restart the app to get it to work again. You guys have been going down hill sine the Fo...

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  • I'm on a 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 8gb of ram running OSX 10.8.3.  Since this last update playback seems to freeze in the middle of playing a song and I have to restart the app to get it to w...
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impossible to reinstall spotify on Mac OS X

Need for help!!!I've been a premium user for a few months (and I loved it!!). Everything was ok.And last week, my computer said there was an upgrade for spotify. I downloaded it.Since I can't even run spotify.I desinstalled it (completely, following ...

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  • Need for help!!! I've been a premium user for a few months (and I loved it!!). Everything was ok. And last week, my computer said there was an upgrade for spotify. I downloaded it. Since I can't e...
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Not All Tracks In Offline Playlist Sync To iPod

I have a premium account, and I've made a number of playlists available offline. I have a number of these playlists set to sync with my iPod touch, which I do over wi-fi. What often happens, though, is that only a handful of the tracks on each playli...

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  • I have a premium account, and I've made a number of playlists available offline. I have a number of these playlists set to sync with my iPod touch, which I do over wi-fi. What often happens, though, ...
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Spotify running and installing issues (mac)

Spotify suddenly stopped working and won't re-install1. First I opened spotify2. The following message appeared: the application Spotify quit unexpectedly3. I followed the procedure form the troubleshooting section of Spotify's website and deleted ca...

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  • Spotify suddenly stopped working and won't re-install 1. First I opened spotify 2. The following message appeared: the application Spotify quit unexpectedly 3. I followed the procedure form th...
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Playlists on Profile Page Have Same Artist for All Songs

When I launch Spotify on my laptop (Mac, Mountain Lion) and click on my profile icon in the upper right corner, all of the playlists that show up have the same artist for ALL of my songs. I've restarted Spotify and double-clicked on one of the songs ...

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  • When I launch Spotify on my laptop (Mac, Mountain Lion) and click on my profile icon in the upper right corner, all of the playlists that show up have the same artist for ALL of my songs.   I'...
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start radio with unrelated music though

Hi! I tried starting radio with an artist, but all the other music spotifuggle found was completely unrelated!! How can I choose stuff to create a radio station? Thanks!kt

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  • Hi!   I tried starting radio with an artist, but all the other music spotifuggle found was completely unrelated!!   How can I choose stuff to create a radio station?   Thanks! kt
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Sort playlist by artist - make it stick

In a playlist I've created, I can sort the contents of the playlist according to artist by clicking on the header of the Aritist column. However, as soon as I close the app or even log off/log back on, the sort preference has been lost. Is there a wa...

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  • In a playlist I've created, I can sort the contents of the playlist according to artist by clicking on the header of the Aritist column.  However, as soon as I close the app or even log off/log ...
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