Announcements

Desktop (Mac)

Discuss Spotify for Mac

Start a topic

Forum Posts

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....

  • Casual Listener
  • dtulman14
  • Casual Listener
  • 27172 Views
  • 15 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Error
    music stops
  • 27172 Views
  • 15 replies
  • 1 likes

[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...

  • Community Manager
  • Community Manager
  • 158432 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 34 likes
  • Mac
  • 158432 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 34 likes

Superuser Contribution Will there be an option for reverting to the older classic UI?

Hiya! We have multiple people using this one account and the arrival of the new UI is causing some distress. Whilst some of us can (somewhat) work with it, older relatives are having a hard time navigating it and don't want to use it anymore. None of...

  • Newbie
  • Hiya!   We have multiple people using this one account and the arrival of the new UI is causing some distress. Whilst some of us can (somewhat) work with it, older relatives are having a hard ...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 315 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 7 likes
  • 315 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 7 likes

Superuser Contribution Current running song on phone does not update in Desktop app

PlanPremiumCountryCzechiaDevicemacOS Big Sur, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 When playing songs on my Android phone, the Mac destkop app does not show the right currently playing song. It shows the last song that was triggered from desktop playing at the last...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Czechia Device macOS Big Sur, Samsung Galaxy Note 8   When playing songs on my Android phone, the Mac destkop app does not show the right currently playing ...
  • CarlosE
  • Moderator
  • 135 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 135 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Can i use the previous Interface on my mac or customize the current one?

PlanPremiumEUROPEDevice(iPhone, Macbook) My Question or IssueHello, today I discovered the new Spotify interface on my computer and i am unable to use this service with ease now, this interface is an eyesore for me to use (It may be related to my ADH...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium EUROPE Device (iPhone, Macbook)     My Question or Issue Hello, today I discovered the new Spotify interface on my computer and i am unable to use this service with eas...
  • Billy-J
  • Spotify Star
  • 176 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 176 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution New Update

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: U.S.A DeviceMacbook Pro 2020Operating SystemBig Sur For some reason, when I use Spotify in my joint account with my sister the update works but when I use my personal account it is still the old version of Spotify. Kinda ...

  • Regular
  • Plan: Premium Family Country: U.S.A   Device Macbook Pro 2020 Operating System Big Sur   For some reason, when I use Spotify in my joint account with my sister the update ...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 435 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 435 Views
  • 6 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution The "Remove from Recently Played" is not working.

Plan: PremiumCountry: México DeviceMacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014)Operating SystemMacOS Catalina version 10.15.7 I have reinstalled the new version of Spotify, but neither the new version, nor the website player let me delete the "Recently played"....

  • Newbie
  • Plan: Premium Country: México   Device MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Operating System MacOS Catalina version 10.15.7   I have reinstalled the new version of Spotify, but ne...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 203 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 203 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

[Desktop][Connect] Mac OS desktop bug -- syncing with other device

I'm running into a consistent sync issue between my mac and my iphone, when playing through my iphone. The desktop app seems to lose sync so that even when I pause playback on my phone, the desktop app shows the progress bar continuing to climb and t...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm running into a consistent sync issue between my mac and my iphone, when playing through my iphone. The desktop app seems to lose sync so that even when I pause playback on my phone, the desktop a...
  • 79 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Connect
    Desktop
  • 79 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

How to bring up full player?

DeviceMacBook Pro 16Operating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueHello people, so I just updated my Spotify, and when I switched to fullscreen it brought up this full player mode, with just the artist and coverart, however I cannot recreate it, any help...

  • Visitor
  • Device MacBook Pro 16 Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue Hello people, so I just updated my Spotify, and when I switched to fullscreen it brought up this full player mode, with ...
  • dinomight
  • Spotify Star
  • 196 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 196 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Not all albums of artist showing in discography

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacBook Pro Operating SystemMacOS 11.1 My IssueWhen going to the artist page of "Die drei ???" and clicking "see all" under Discography, not all albums are displayed. Only until episode 141 from the year 2010. However I c...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device MacBook Pro  Operating System MacOS 11.1   My Issue When going to the artist page of "Die drei ???" and clicking "see all" under Discography, not...
  • Ivan
  • Spotify Legend
  • 334 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Albums
    discography
  • 334 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Playlist order mixing up when deleting a song

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook Pro 2018Operating SystemmacOS 11.2.3 My Question or Issue Hi, I use Spotify on a mac. Regularly when I remove a song from a playlist it changes the order of the other songs in the playlist. This happens more often when I rem...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System macOS 11.2.3   My Question or Issue   Hi, I use Spotify on a mac. Regularly when I remove a song from a playlist it c...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 429 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 1 likes
  • order
    Playlist
  • 429 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 1 likes

[Desktop][Music] Can't Filter Liked Songs by Artist + Song

First, I just want to say thanks for updating the macOS app recently and bringing back filtering the queue as a user filters playlists. I noticed that filtering playlists by part of an artist name and a song works, but it doesn't when trying in Liked...

  • Gig Goer
  • First, I just want to say thanks for updating the macOS app recently and bringing back filtering the queue as a user filters playlists. I noticed that filtering playlists by part of an artist name an...
  • 135 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop
    Other
  • 135 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

Superuser Contribution Select All (Command + A) does not work to copy multiple songs on playlist

Premium PlanSpotify 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI would like to combine playlists. I have read I can use the "Command + a" function to select all the songs in one playlist, copy them, and then paste them all into...

  • Music Fan
  • Premium Plan Spotify 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6 MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I would like to combine playlists. I have read I can use the "Command + a" function to select all ...
  • cbergland
  • Newbie
  • 2820 Views
  • 30 replies
  • 7 likes
  • 2820 Views
  • 30 replies
  • 7 likes

How do I share a song through WhatsApp when using my computer, not my cellphone

Sharing a song through WhatsApp is an option on the Andriod Spotify platform, but not when using Spotify on my Mac desktop computer... so, is there a way I can add WhatsApp on the Mac desktop platform?

  • Regular
  • Sharing a song through WhatsApp is an option on the Andriod Spotify platform, but not when using Spotify on my Mac desktop computer... so, is there a way I can add WhatsApp on the Mac desktop platfor...
  • Jose_M
  • Spotify Star
  • 3923 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 3923 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

Newest version of Spotify won't change the IU

Plan(Family) PremiumCountryFinlandDeviceMacbook Air 2020Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueI installed the newest version of Spotify (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de), but the user interface remains as the old version, even though the most recent...

  • Visitor
  • Plan (Family) Premium Country Finland Device Macbook Air 2020 Operating System MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue I installed the newest version of Spotify (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de), bu...
  • AeroZ
  • Composer
  • 485 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 485 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Daily Drive Without the News?

So maybe this is an odd question but I really enjoy the music selection I'm getting in the daily drive. I listen to radio rock/metal/metalcore/pop/etc, and my daily mixes have only ever covered 1 genre per mix. With the daily mix, I get a little of e...

  • Music Fan
  • So maybe this is an odd question but I really enjoy the music selection I'm getting in the daily drive. I listen to radio rock/metal/metalcore/pop/etc, and my daily mixes have only ever covered 1 gen...
  • ljacqu
  • Visitor
  • 4353 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 12 likes
  • 4353 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 12 likes

Superuser Contribution Spotify on mac Big Sur update issues

Hello! I've had a spotify account for quite a long time, I'm currently on a Premium Family plan and the issues I'm about to ask for help about only happened when updating to big sur on my 2020 macbook pro I can see all of my playlists if I click on "...

  • Visitor
  • Hello! I've had a spotify account for quite a long time, I'm currently on a Premium Family plan and the issues I'm about to ask for help about only happened when updating to big sur on my 2020 macboo...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 877 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Account Problem
  • 877 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps skipping

Every since I installed Spotify on my computer, it keeps skipping every few seconds with practically every single song. I tried re-installing but still experience the same problem. Not really sure what else to do, but it's pretty annoying.

  • Newbie
  • Every since I installed Spotify on my computer, it keeps skipping every few seconds with practically every single song. I tried re-installing but still experience the same problem. Not really sure wh...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 447878 Views
  • 228 replies
  • 28 likes
  • 447878 Views
  • 228 replies
  • 28 likes

Superuser Contribution New Desktop UI Bug on Larger Screens

Plan: PremiumCountry: Land Down UnderDevice: MacBook Pro 13 (Intel, Connected to External Display)Operating System: MacOS 11.2.3My Question or Issue:The new release desktop app appears broken on larger displays (mine is 27"). As the screen size incre...

Screen Shot 2021-04-05 at 12.46.17 pm.png
  • Regular
  • Plan: Premium Country: Land Down Under Device: MacBook Pro 13 (Intel, Connected to External Display) Operating System: MacOS 11.2.3 My Question or Issue: The new release desk...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 379 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
    new-ui
  • 379 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Streaming quality does not change bitrate

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2015Operating SystemOS X Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueI made a post under Linux because I've also tested this under Linux also, but that forum has no active mods. I have found the bitrate quality of the s...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro 2015 Operating System OS X Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue I made a post under Linux because I've also tested this under Linux...
  • Jeremy
  • Moderator
  • 601 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 601 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 0 likes

[MacOS] Same artists shown multiple times and links to a different artist

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceM1 MacbookOperating SystemMacOS Big Sur 11.2.3Spotify V1.1.56.595 My Question or IssueFor the past few weeks, Spotify has been showing the same artist multiple times on my home screen. Please see the image attached, the iss...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country US   Device M1 Macbook Operating System MacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 Spotify V1.1.56.595   My Question or Issue For the past few weeks, Spotify has been showing t...
  • 102 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 102 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Superuser Contribution Importing local files works, but most don't display

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiMac 2017Operating SystemMacOs Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueI have imported my local files into Spotify, and according to the number displayed all but about 200 are there (which is fine). The problem I'm finding...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iMac 2017 Operating System MacOs Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue I have imported my local files into Spotify, and according to the numb...
  • sasilk
  • Regular
  • 250 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 250 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Env: prod