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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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Superuser Contribution Glitch when I play songs on my Mac - What do I do? Uninstall?

I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.

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  • I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.
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Superuser Contribution Can iTunes Local Library Files Be Played Via Amazon Alexa?

My goal is to get Spotify you play tracks in my desktop's local iTunes library via Amazon Alexa voice commands. I subscribed to a Premium account last year because I heard Spotify could link to my local iTunes library. After linking the iTunes librar...

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  • My goal is to get Spotify you play tracks in my desktop's local iTunes library via Amazon Alexa voice commands.   I subscribed to a Premium account last year because I heard Spotify could...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spacebar to play/pause not working after switching back to Spotify app from hidden

I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch back to it so it becomes the active application, then pr...

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  • I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] macOS keyboard input not working after waking from sleep

I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't work, etc. (Media keys do still work, as does the mo...

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  • I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't w...
  • AndresM
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Superuser Contribution Inconsistant / broken Discography thumbnails click behaviour

Plan: Premium DeviceiMacOperating SystemMacOS 10.15.4 My Question or IssueWhen clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on different vues.If I click on the title of the thumbnail I will end up on the Album / EP vu...

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  • Plan: Premium   Device iMac Operating System MacOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue When clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on differen...
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Superuser Contribution Randomly stops playing 1 second before end of song

Plan: PremiumOS: MacOS 12.2.1 (21D62)Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 My Question or Issue: Spotify sometimes randomly won't start playing the next song, but will actually "pause" 1 second before the song end, however it will sti...

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  • Plan: Premium OS: MacOS 12.2.1 (21D62) Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819   My Question or Issue:    Spotify sometimes randomly won't start playing the next ...
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Superuser Contribution Le canzoni si bloccano dopo pochi secondi

Ciao a tutti,da qualche ora Spotify ha cominciato a dare di matto. Disinstallato e reinstallato, svuotato cestino, chace dalla libreria ma niente, le canzoni partono e si bloccano dopo pochi secondi. Per non parlare del feed amici che non visualizzo ...

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  •   Ciao a tutti, da qualche ora Spotify ha cominciato a dare di matto. Disinstallato e reinstallato, svuotato cestino, chace dalla libreria ma niente, le canzoni partono e si bloccano dopo poch...
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Superuser Contribution Can only see four Spotify Connect choices in Spotify Desktop player (MAC)

Spotify PremiumNorway MacBook Pro (Early 2013)Operating System 10.11.6 I have more choices available in my system, amongst them Sonos amps and speakers, but I can't get to the rest them.Only four are visible in the Spotify Connect window in the lower...

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  • Spotify Premium Norway   MacBook Pro (Early 2013) Operating System 10.11.6   I have more choices available in my system, amongst them Sonos amps and speakers, but I can't get to ...
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Superuser Contribution Problem with desktop client and Spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacBook Pro Mid2018, MacBook Pro 2019, Bose Home Speaker 500, Sonos RoamOperating SystemmacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueI'm facing an issue when playing music using Spotify Connect (nothing too strange: Bose Home Speake...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device MacBook Pro Mid2018, MacBook Pro 2019, Bose Home Speaker 500, Sonos Roam Operating System macOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue I'm facing an issue whe...
  • Yordan
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution when playing a playlist, Spotify chooses random songs not from the selected playlist

Today when playing any playlist on my mac client, spotify does not stay on the playlist I select, and randomly selects other songs from my all liked songs. PlanPremium Countryaccount belongs to Portugal but at the moment I'm in Germany Device(Macbook...

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  • Today when playing any playlist on my mac client, spotify does not stay on the playlist I select, and randomly selects other songs from my all liked songs.   Plan Premium   Country ac...
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Superuser Contribution Shared playlist: sorting my playlists by date added from newest to oldest?

Spotify Premium, Mac (Big Sur, M1, 11.3.1) Sorting playlists by date added from newest to oldest works fine with normal playlists. However on shared playlists I can only sort them by date added from oldest to newest. There's a column for added by, bu...

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  • Spotify Premium, Mac (Big Sur, M1, 11.3.1)   Sorting playlists by date added from newest to oldest works fine with normal playlists. However on shared playlists I can only sort them by date ad...
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Superuser Contribution making multiple playlists private

PlanPremiumCountry Device2018 macbook proOperating System My Question or IssueI'd like to make all my playlists private (I have upward of 200). Can I do this in one action? Or does it require going through each individually and privatizing each indiv...

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  •     Plan Premium Country   Device 2018 macbook pro Operating System     My Question or Issue I'd like to make all my playlists private (I have upward of 200). Can...
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Spotify won't browse, nor will it load albums and artists

Description Spotify does not permit me to browse, nor does it show anything when I press Radio and Follow. Further, when I press a playlist, although it will play the music in the playlist, it won’t show any graphics of the artist or the album; all I...

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  • Description Spotify does not permit me to browse, nor does it show anything when I press Radio and Follow. Further, when I press a playlist, although it will play the music in the playlist, it won’...
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Volume/play drop out every second?

I just updated the app on my Mac laptop and now the play back is completely glitching and its unlistenable. The volume seems to be cutting or the play is stopping just for a split second every second or so - so its completely unlistenable.It sounds l...

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  • I just updated the app on my Mac laptop and now the play back is completely glitching and its unlistenable. The volume seems to be cutting or the play is stopping just for a split second every second...
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Not playing well with Sonos

I'm having a similar problem to an earlier post but with a MacBook Pro and a Sonos Roam at the moment. The Spotify app on Mac works fine without connection to Sonos. With the connection, however, the app plays one track and then will play another bef...

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  • I'm having a similar problem to an earlier post but with a MacBook Pro and a Sonos Roam at the moment. The Spotify app on Mac works fine without connection to Sonos. With the connection, however, the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable To Custom Order Playlists On macOS Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook Pro 16Operating SystemmacOS 12.3 I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists. Per the instructions, I should be able to drag a playlist to a new location. When I do that, noth...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro 16 Operating System macOS 12.3   I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists.  Per the instructi...
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Superuser Contribution I make playlists private but they still show up to other users.

I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other users on all devices see them.

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  • I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other u...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution spotify songs skip down when i try to play anything

Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on

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  • Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on
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Superuser Contribution Why do the playlists I save on my android phone not appear on my mac?

I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appears in my Spotify library when using my Mac. Same iss...

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  • I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appear...
  • Yordan
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