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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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Solved!! MacBook Air- Low Audio Quality

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Air 2018/19Operating SystemmacOS Mojave 10.14.5My Question or Issue: Over the past day, I have been streaming music back and forth over Bluetooth from either my Macbook Air or my IPhone XR to my Beats Studio3,...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Air 2018/19 Operating System macOS Mojave 10.14.5 My Question or Issue: Over the past day, I have been streaming music back and forth over...
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Superuser Contribution Friend activity on desktop MAC

My Spotify Plan is PremiumCountry:Czech RepublicDevice:Macbook AIR 2021 M1Operating System: MacOS My Question or Issue I'm having trouble viewing my friends' activities.It only shows me a few friends and I can't scroll down to find other friends as y...

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  • My Spotify Plan is Premium Country:Czech Republic Device:Macbook AIR 2021 M1 Operating System: MacOS   My Question or Issue   I'm having trouble viewing my friends' activit...
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Superuser Contribution Upgraded to free 3 month premium subscription, now Spotify doesn't work

Upgraded to free 3-month premium subscription, now Spotify doesn't work either on the app or online. says I'm not online but I am connected to the internet and it works fine for everything else but spotify. can someone help, not really making me want...

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  • Upgraded to free 3-month premium subscription, now Spotify doesn't work either on the app or online. says I'm not online but I am connected to the internet and it works fine for everything else but s...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] too many updates

Too many updates on the mac OS desktop app and to update the app I have to restart the app, this is annoying when there are so many updates in a short time and because I use Spotify while working I don't want to restart the app every time I got a new...

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  • Too many updates on the mac OS desktop app and to update the app I have to restart the app, this is annoying when there are so many updates in a short time and because I use Spotify while working I d...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't solve "Error code: Accesspoint: 31"

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueSpotify was working beautifully yesterday. Basically, I didn't do anything to cause any issue, not even shutting down the laptop. But I woke up today and ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System macOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue Spotify was working beautifully yesterday. Basically, I didn't do anything to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution 100% CPU macOS — Latest spotify version

Plan — PremiumCountry — New ZealandDevice — MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating System — macOS 10.x.x, and 11.1Spotify Version — 1.1.51.382.g8e3b11ed My Question or IssueAfter Spotify has been open for a couple of minutes, reliably every time, CPU u...

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  • Plan — Premium Country — New Zealand Device — MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System — macOS 10.x.x, and 11.1 Spotify Version — 1.1.51.382.g8e3b11ed   My Question...
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Superuser Contribution Queue button disappeared, and then all songs grayed out after reinstall.

Hi- I opened Spotify this morning and the option to queue doesn't exist anymore. I first tried restarting the program multiple times, logging in/out, but nothing worked. This is what one of my playlist pages looked like:    Then, I tried uninstalling...

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  • Hi- I opened Spotify this morning and the option to queue doesn't exist anymore. I first tried restarting the program multiple times, logging in/out, but nothing worked.   This is what one of ...
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Superuser Contribution On MAC OS, after update, desktop Accesspoint: 31 - Spotify can not detect internet connection

PlanPremium Family Country Brazil DeviceMacbook Pro Intel 2020Operating SystemMac os Monterey 12.5 My Question or IssueVERY frustrating. After Mac OS update, I could not play any songs on my mac os app. On the browser or Iphone it was ok. Tried to fi...

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  •   Plan Premium Family  Country Brazil    Device Macbook Pro Intel 2020 Operating System Mac os Monterey 12.5   My Question or Issue VERY frustrating. After Mac O...
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MacBook Air M1 High CPU Usage

Device(Macbook Air M1) Operating System(MacOS 12.4) My Question or IssueWhy Spotify Helper (Renderer) has huge CPU usage (from 80-120%)? When I close it and music is playing on background, everything is fine. When I opened desktop app for Mac to see ...

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  • Device (Macbook Air M1)   Operating System (MacOS 12.4)   My Question or Issue Why Spotify Helper (Renderer) has huge CPU usage (from 80-120%)? When I close it and music is playing o...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Large playlists take 10-60+ seconds to load, sometimes not found. Why?

Large playlists take forever to load on the Mac desktop app. At times they will return 'Can't Find This Playlist' errors. This has been an issue for approx 3 weeks. I have multiple record label playlists I update a few times a week. This issue is slo...

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  • Large playlists take forever to load on the Mac desktop app. At times they will return 'Can't Find This Playlist' errors. This has been an issue for approx 3 weeks. I have multiple record label playl...
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Lag on Apple Silicon

PlanPremium DeviceMacBook Air (2022, M2) Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.5 My Question or Issue: The Spotify interface and animations are often very choppy on my Apple Silicon mac with hardware acceleration on, and scrolling feels choppy and skippy...

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  • Plan Premium   Device MacBook Air (2022, M2)   Operating System macOS Monterey 12.5   My Question or Issue:   The Spotify interface and animations are often very choppy...
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[UX] "Browse all genres" Page Organization

Spotify, Can you please consider a feather that allows users to customize the organization of the "Browse All" Genre page, by simply dragging them? Or at least, consider having a default organization that's in an alphabetical order vs. random (curren...

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  • Spotify,   Can you please consider a feather that allows users to customize the organization of the "Browse All" Genre page, by simply dragging them? Or at least, consider havin...
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Superuser Contribution Is there a keyboard shortcut for Lyrics? If not why not?

I would love to be able to ping backwards and forwards; in and out of it. Say, really long solo when the lyrics are less important.

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  • I would love to be able to ping backwards and forwards; in and out of it. Say, really long solo when the lyrics are less important.
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Superuser Contribution Add to queue option disappeared - iMac

FOURTH time trying to submit this. Seriously, could this be more frustrating? A week ago, my queue started acting erratically - added 12 songs, only three showed up, and then suddenly my queue was filled with 30 episodes of a podcast. Delete everythi...

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  • FOURTH time trying to submit this. Seriously, could this be more frustrating?   A week ago, my queue started acting erratically - added 12 songs, only three showed up, and then suddenly my que...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify will only play through the MAC Internal Speakers, not USB mixer

Plan:PremiumCountry:US DeviceiMac 2017 Monterrey 12.2.1I have been using the IOS desktop client for a number of years now and out of nowhere yesterday it started playing only through the iMac internal speakers. now for the last 2+ year I have been us...

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  • Plan:Premium Country:US   Device iMac 2017  Monterrey 12.2.1 I have been using the IOS desktop client for a number of years now and out of nowhere yesterday it started playing only th...
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Superuser Contribution [Mac] Full Screen Album Art not working.

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro Operating SystemMacOS BigSur Version 11.2.1 My Question or IssueHello, I remember a couple of weeks ago I could enter full screen by a little button next to the play bar to enter the album art cover in full scr...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro  Operating System MacOS BigSur Version 11.2.1   My Question or Issue Hello,  I remember a couple of weeks ago I could ent...
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Superuser Contribution Search etc not working

Hello, I’m running the Desktop app on my MacBook pro which is running MacOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have a paid premium account. Everything was working fine until a few days ago when the app seemed to update. I am unable to search. I can type in the search...

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  • Hello,   I’m running the Desktop app on my MacBook pro which is running MacOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have a paid premium account. Everything was working fine until a few days ago when the app seeme...
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Can I use spotify for a wedding?

Hi,I'd like to know if the license of spotify allows me to use this service to stream music at my friend weeding. Thanks,Christian

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  • Hi, I'd like to know if the license of spotify allows me to use this service to stream music at my friend weeding.   Thanks, Christian
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't filter Playlists when adding a song.

Hi there! So my Spotify for Desktop app (Mac) just updated to the new version (1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60-a), and i'm having a problem when adding songs to one of my playlists. I use to be able to right-click on a song that was playing, go to "Add to Playl...

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  • Hi there!   So my Spotify for Desktop app (Mac) just updated to the new version (1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60-a), and i'm having a problem when adding songs to one of my playlists. I use to be able to...
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