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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!! Mac desktop app bluetooth speaker volume lowering automatically

When playing music in the Spotify Desktop app for Mac over my bluetooth speakers (Argon Alto 4 Active) the volume of my speakers are lowering automatically.This happens randomly in the middle of a song and keeps happening every X (feels like 10 or 15...

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  • When playing music in the Spotify Desktop app for Mac over my bluetooth speakers (Argon Alto 4 Active) the volume of my speakers are lowering automatically. This happens randomly in the middle of a ...
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Superuser Contribution Blocked user still see liked playlist(s)?

If I block a user and they have liked one of my playlists before I blocked them, can they still see it?

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  • If I block a user and they have liked one of my playlists before I blocked them, can they still see it?  
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Superuser Contribution My Spotify Search Doesn't Work

FreeAustralia Macbook Air Operating SystemiOS 11.6 My Question or Issue:My spotify search bar has stopped working in entirety. Whenever I search something it gives me the message "No results found for ____. Please make sure your words are spelled cor...

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  • Free Australia    Macbook Air  Operating System iOS 11.6   My Question or Issue: My spotify search bar has stopped working in entirety. Whenever I search something it give...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Won't Play Any Podcasts

Plan: FreeCountry: AustraliaDevice: Macbook AirOperating System: iOS 11.6 My Question or Issue:Whenever I try to play podcasts, they won't play. I'll double click the file and it won't open or play, it won't give me an error message or anything. It's...

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  • Plan: Free Country: Australia Device: Macbook Air Operating System: iOS 11.6   My Question or Issue: Whenever I try to play podcasts, they won't play. I'll double click the file ...
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Superuser Contribution changing playlist

hello,when I'm listening to Spotify on my laptop (mac) and I press the skip song button it changes the song but it also changes from the playlist I was listening to. It doesn't change it to another playlist it's just a stream of random songs. I've tr...

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  • hello, when I'm listening to Spotify on my laptop (mac) and I press the skip song button it changes the song but it also changes from the playlist I was listening to. It doesn't change it to another...
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Superuser Contribution Bookmarks Broken

It doesn't matter what playlist, folder, or album I'm trying to open it says "Page not found" and refuses to load unless I first make an arbitrary detour to the Spotify page and then navigate back to the playlist, folder, or album I'm trying to open,...

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  • It doesn't matter what playlist, folder, or album I'm trying to open it says "Page not found" and refuses to load unless I first make an arbitrary detour to the Spotify page and then navigate back to...
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Superuser Contribution Play back not saved for podcasts on mac desktop app

The playback status of podcasts is does not save on the mac desktop app. This is regardless of where i started playing the podcast. I dont know how to bring this up to the programming team. Currently running it on monterrey.

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  • The playback status of podcasts is does not save on the mac desktop app. This is regardless of where i started playing the podcast. I dont know how to bring this up to the programming team.  &n...
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Superuser Contribution Mac Monterrey - Spotify black screen (nothing helps!)

Spotify Screen is black. I tried to reinstall it. Doesn't help. I tried to follow previous suggestions and delete some files from Library Folder - Application Support. Impossible. There's no Spotify Folder there. So what am I supposed to do!? It's te...

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  • Spotify Screen is black. I tried to reinstall it. Doesn't help. I tried to follow previous suggestions and delete some files from Library Folder - Application Support. Impossible. There's no Spotify ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The search function doesn't work

Macbook Pro iOS 10.14.4. For some days now I cannot use the search function on Spotify. It is there, and I can write in it, but nothing happens after that. It's as if the search function can't access the library at all. It's all black. I can play mus...

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  • Macbook Pro iOS 10.14.4.   For some days now I cannot use the search function on Spotify. It is there, and I can write in it, but nothing happens after that. It's as if the search function can...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution MacOS app doesn't work offline after update

Plan: PremiumCountry: Czech republic Device: Macbook Pro Mid-2017Operating System: MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 After the latest update, I cannot use the MacOS app in offline mode. Most of my downloaded playlists are not available and all I get is the erro...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Czech republic   Device: Macbook Pro Mid-2017 Operating System: MacOS Catalina 10.15.4   After the latest update, I cannot use the MacOS app in offlin...
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Superuser Contribution Can't sort search results?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating System(OS 11.1) My Question or IssueHmm, seems this was a feature black in 2014 but why on Earth can I NOT sort my search results? Screenshot attached, and no, no green arrows pop-up upon hove...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System (OS 11.1)   My Question or Issue Hmm, seems this was a feature black in 2014 but why on Earth can I NOT sort my s...
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My antivirus keeps indicating that Spotify is using my microphone

Premium, United StatesMacbook Pro, 2018Version: 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6 My Question or Issue:My antivirus just started telling me today that Spotify is using my microphone. When I tell the application to terminate the access, Spotify closes. Why does Sp...

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  • Premium, United States Macbook Pro, 2018 Version: 1.1.32.618.gda5638a6   My Question or Issue: My antivirus just started telling me today that Spotify is using my microphone.  Whe...
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Installing 2 versions of Spotify (old and newest)

I can't seem to find any related searches to this so thought it may be useful to some people to read about my experience. I'm not sure if someone else has tried this before, wouldn't surprise me if they had done. I'm running 0.8.5.1356 (or rather .13...

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  • I can't seem to find any related searches to this so thought it may be useful to some people to read about my experience. I'm not sure if someone else has tried this before, wouldn't surprise me if t...
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Superuser Contribution Loudspeakers cracks on MacBookPro18,1 running Monterey 12.4

Time to time loudspeakers crack on my MacBookPro18,1 running Monterey 12.4 and Spotify pour macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.88.612.gcc529952Doesn't happen if I am listening other music sources

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  • Time to time loudspeakers crack on my MacBookPro18,1 running Monterey 12.4 and Spotify pour macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.88.612.gcc529952 Doesn't happen if I am listening other music sources
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Superuser Contribution Playback on Macbook slowed down when I play the audio through an interface

When I connect my Macbook M1 Max to my interface (so I can listen on good speakers), the playback immediately slows down (thus lowering the pitch of the song as well). As soon as I unplug it, it returns to normal speed. Why is this happening? It did ...

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  • When I connect my Macbook M1 Max to my interface (so I can listen on good speakers), the playback immediately slows down (thus lowering the pitch of the song as well). As soon as I unplug it, it retu...
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progress bar acts weird

I've started a song in a playlist and moved the progress bar about halfway the song. Then when I play a different song from that playlist, that song starts playing at 0:00, but... the progress bar either moves to the right of the previous song's posi...

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  • I've started a song in a playlist and moved the progress bar about halfway the song. Then when I play a different song from that playlist, that song starts playing at 0:00, but... the progress bar ei...
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Superuser Contribution i can’t right click on the desktop app or name a playlist folder

spotify desktop app doesn’t give me the option to name a playlist folder or right click to make a playlist/playlist folder. the app is update.

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  • spotify desktop app doesn’t give me the option to name a playlist folder or right click to make a playlist/playlist folder. the app is update.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify *only* plays through Macbook speakers?

No matter what my computer's output settings are, the Spotify app will *always* play through my laptop's speakers. All other apps are able to be played through headphones, a bluetooth speaker, my Scarlett 18i8, etc. but no matter my output settings, ...

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  • No matter what my computer's output settings are, the Spotify app will *always* play through my laptop's speakers. All other apps are able to be played through headphones, a bluetooth speaker, my Sca...
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Music stops every few seconds for a few seconds

Hi, On my Macbook Pro, Spotify stops streaming music every 10-30 seconds (varies). The track seems to keep going by the counter on the app, but music stops. after 10-20 seconds, the song's time stamp goes back to where it stopped and keeps playing.I ...

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  • Hi,   On my Macbook Pro, Spotify stops streaming music every 10-30 seconds (varies). The track seems to keep going by the counter on the app, but music stops. after 10-20 seconds, the song's t...
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Solved!! Suggestion for Spotify Desktop (Release Date)

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 2020 Just had a suggestion if there are any developers that read these. Love Spotify's interface as a whole, but I think it would be great to include a song/album's release date (not just year) on the Desktop version,...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device MacBook Pro 2020   Just had a suggestion if there are any developers that read these. Love Spotify's interface as a whole, but I think it would be great t...
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