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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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Desktop client crashes a few songs in...

I'm using a Mac with OSX 10.6 loaded on it, and sometimes I run Spotify for a while, and it suddenly crashes. Not sure why it's happening, but it has happened more than three times. Luckily it runs normally after restarting. There must be a bug on th...

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  • I'm using a Mac with OSX 10.6 loaded on it, and sometimes I run Spotify for a while, and it suddenly crashes. Not sure why it's happening, but it has happened more than three times. Luckily it runs n...
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Yet another Missing my Liked From Radio playlist issue

I've seen many posts about people not being able to see their Liked From Radio playlist. I cannot see mine either, but I can see someone else's, because I subscribed to it once upon a time. It is missing from both my Mac and from my Android device. H...

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  • I've seen many posts about people not being able to see their Liked From Radio playlist.  I cannot see mine either, but I can see someone else's, because I subscribed to it once upon a time. &nb...
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Solved!! [Bug] Playlist order reset after app restart

Bug/behavior change found on Spotify for Mac after updating to version 0.8.8.450.gd9413516 Steps to reproduce: Launch Spotify.Select a saved playlist.Click on a list column to sort the playlist in a particular order (e.g. sort by Track, Artist, Album...

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  • Bug/behavior change found on Spotify for Mac after updating to version 0.8.8.450.gd9413516   Steps to reproduce:   Launch Spotify. Select a saved playlist. Click on a list colum...
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Problems with newest mac version and syncing local files

I have the current release of the mac version and for some reason my android phone no longer appears in the devices section. This used to work (although that was with the linux preview version). Any ideas what could be going wrong?

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  • I have the current release of the mac version and for some reason my android phone no longer appears in the devices section. This used to work (although that was with the linux preview version).&nbsp...
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Inspector doesn't start

The menu option Develop > Inspector doesn't seem to do anything in my Mac client (0.8.8.349.g3657a532) right now. Also there is no context menu showing up when richt-clicking in Apps. Both is described in http://developer.spotify.com/technologies/app...

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  • The menu option Develop > Inspector doesn't seem to do anything in my Mac client (0.8.8.349.g3657a532) right now.  Also there is no context menu showing up when richt-clicking in Apps. &nbs...
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Spotify won't start up or now install when I down load it on my Mac

Spotify won't start up on my computer, it was working fine then one morning it wouldn't start. I tried a few times and it kept saying failed to launch. So I uninstalled it, and tried downloading it again and now it won't install. Tried several times....

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  • Spotify won't start up on my computer, it was working fine then one morning it wouldn't start. I tried a few times and it kept saying failed to launch. So I uninstalled it, and tried downloading it a...
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How do I downgrade from horrendous 0.8.8 on a Mac?

I've seen plenty of Windows instructions and download links, but none for OS X. I'd like to remove the atrocious 0.8.8 'update' and revert to 0.8.5. Could anyone let me know how I can do that? I emailed support, but of course they're still claiming 0...

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  • I've seen plenty of Windows instructions and download links, but none for OS X. I'd like to remove the atrocious 0.8.8 'update' and revert to 0.8.5. Could anyone let me know how I can do that? I emai...
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Notification bug?

I have turned everything off when it comes to notifications but they still show up (recommended album this time). is there a way to get rid of them once and for all? Thanks F

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  • I have turned everything off when it comes to notifications but they still show up (recommended album this time). is there a way to get rid of them once and for all?   Thanks   F
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Client not opening in 10.8.2

Greetings all: This problem has been widely reported, and I'm posting here to give it a bump (and to say that it's still out there). Running the latest version of Spotify on a MBP 10.8.2. Was working fine, then out of the blue, stopped working. I sta...

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  • Greetings all:   This problem has been widely reported, and I'm posting here to give it a bump (and to say that it's still out there). Running the latest version of Spotify on a MBP 10.8.2. Wa...
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Follow, but then what?

I have the new version of Spotify with the new Follow tab. I've followed a bunch of people, but now what? Is something supposed to happen? When I follow people in Facebook, there is a news feed where I can see what these people have posted. Is there ...

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  • I have the new version of Spotify with the new Follow tab. I've followed a bunch of people, but now what? Is something supposed to happen? When I follow people in Facebook, there is a news feed where...
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Crash

=== START OF TEMPLATE === DescriptionSpotify crashes before even startin up. It has worked fine until now. A more detailed description, using numbered steps1. First I did this I´ve tried to reinstall following the steps on the homepage but couldnt fi...

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  •  === START OF TEMPLATE ===   Description Spotify crashes before even startin up. It has worked fine until now.   A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. First I did ...
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Solved!! [Mac] spotify doesn't play music from my iTunes library

HelloI have a strange problem.Spotify works fine, I play some "radio stations" and it works, but when the song is also in my iTunes library, Spotify refuse to play the song.This happens only on songs I have on my iTunes library (however not all are c...

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  • Hello I have a strange problem. Spotify works fine, I play some "radio stations" and it works, but when the song is also in my iTunes library, Spotify refuse to play the song. This happens only on...
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Solved!! Save playlists without showing them?

I have a lot of playlists (and I love my playlists!). My problem is, that I also make playlists that i only use for a short period of time (I'm a physical education teacher - and might create a playlist for a some specific dance lessons), but I might...

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  • I have a lot of playlists (and I love my playlists!). My problem is, that I also make playlists that i only use for a short period of time (I'm a physical education teacher - and might create a playl...
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HELP!!!! music sounds scratchy all the time

no matter what I do, every song I play on my MacBook in Spotify sounds scratchy. the songs don't skip, but you can hear scratching/flapping sounds in the background. I just bought my premium account a few days agoa and did not have this problem until...

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  • no matter what I do, every song I play on my MacBook in Spotify sounds scratchy. the songs don't skip, but you can hear scratching/flapping sounds in the background. I just bought my premium account ...
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Solved!! Spotify constantly crashes on my MAC

Hi, I have reinstalled and deleted all the cache files but Spottily keeps crashing on my MAC. Im not able to open the application. Im paying for the Premium service, so not quite happy for paying for something that simply does not work. Any ideas or ...

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  • Hi,   I have reinstalled and deleted all the cache files but Spottily keeps crashing on my MAC. Im not able to open the application. Im paying for the Premium service, so not quite happy for p...
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Solved!! Sync to mobile from Desktop application on Mac OS X

Is it possible to sync tracks from the Spotify desktop application directly to your mobile device...WITHOUT having to connect to the same network, or plug the device in directly? As a former Rdio subscriber turned Spotify...this seems like a feature ...

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  • Is it possible to sync tracks from the Spotify desktop application directly to your mobile device...WITHOUT having to connect to the same network, or plug the device in directly?   As a form...
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Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

Reposting on behalf of Norb because I think this forum might be more appropriate for it. "Hi, running the Spotify client prevents my Mac from going to sleep, even when no song is being played. By typing "pmset -g assertions" into the terminal window,...

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  • Reposting on behalf of Norb because I think this forum might be more appropriate for it.   "Hi,   running the Spotify client prevents my Mac from going to sleep, even when no song i...
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Songs stop playing randomly. Cut in and out. Mac and PC.

Hello, To start off I have read various posts on this issue but cannot seem to find a resolution anywhere. I have been using Spotify for quite some time now and have found it to be a very smooth running program which never has any issues on both my P...

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  • Hello,   To start off I have read various posts on this issue but cannot seem to find a resolution anywhere.   I have been using Spotify for quite some time now and have found it to...
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Mac Update Retina

Hello, when there will come a Macbook Retina Update? it looks completly blurred and When Spotify on Mac become Airplay and Support for Notification Center ( Mountain Lion ) PLease answer Janusch

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  • Hello,     when there will come a Macbook Retina Update? it looks completly blurred    and When Spotify on Mac become Airplay and Support for Notification Center ( Mount...
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Solved!! Error Message: Failed to enable Spotify Social

I seem to be unable to dismiss the error message shown below "Failed to enable Spotify Social". I'm a premium member and do not want to enable Facebook integration (you can see below that I have not done so), yet I continue to get this error message....

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  • I seem to be unable to dismiss the error message shown below "Failed to enable Spotify Social".  I'm a premium member and do not want to enable Facebook integration (you can see below that I hav...
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