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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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  • bfteach
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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 Songs that aren't from my playlist play after one song plays in my playlist

When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the play button.

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  • When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the ...
  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Can't find 'Made for you' section

Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please help!Instead of the made for you section I seem to ...

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  • Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please ...
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Superuser Contribution Playing bar does not refresh since last update on Mac

While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...

  • Visitor
  • While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution .mp3 file greyed out when trying to import local files

Plan: PremiumCountry: Singapore Device: MacBook Pro 2019Operating System: MacOS The .mp3 file I want to import is greyed out, I have reinstalled the file in question, downloaded the same song from a different source, reinstalled Spotify and restarted...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Singapore   Device: MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System: MacOS   The .mp3 file I want to import is greyed out, I have reinstalled the file in question, downl...
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Solved!! 3282 segmentation fault /Applications/Spotify.app/Contents/MacOS/Spotify

macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook AirThe app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.

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  • macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook Air The app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.
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Superuser Contribution Need to restart Spotify to hear sound multiple times per day

Plan: PremiumCountry: France Device: Macbook Pro 2017, Mojave 10.14.5) My Question or IssueI use a "Bose NP 700 HP" headset on my mac, and i'm not really sure after what event, but i'd say mostly because Spotify is not playing song for like 10 minute...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: France   Device: Macbook Pro 2017, Mojave 10.14.5)   My Question or Issue I use a "Bose NP 700 HP" headset on my mac, and i'm not really sure ...
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Superuser Contribution Britney Spears album disappeared

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016)Operating Systemos mojave My Question or IssueHi there, I noticed this past week that the Britney Spears album "Britney" (2001) has been removed from her main spotify page. When I search for it, I c...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System os mojave   My Question or Issue Hi there, I noticed this past week that the Britney Spears album "Br...
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Solved!! Crossfade not working or am I doing it wrong?

I just installed the latest preview on my Mac, and have enabled the crossfade option in the preferences, but new tracks just start playing straight away with no crossfading occurring.Is this not working, or am I confused as how the crossfade should w...

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  • I just installed the latest preview on my Mac, and have enabled the crossfade option in the preferences, but new tracks just start playing straight away with no crossfading occurring. Is this not wo...
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Superuser Contribution Привіт! Українці теж користуються Spotify!

I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian language on desktop (mac) version of your app (iphone ...

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  • I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian lan...
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Superuser Contribution App is just BROKEN!!

PlanPremiumCountryCZ, EUDeviceMacBook M1Operating SystemBig SurSo Im trying to use the app on my brand new Macbook M1 and the experience is just terrible!App is loading so long, after that it lags all the time. For example: I want to scroll – app doe...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ, EU Device MacBook M1 Operating System Big Sur So Im trying to use the app on my brand new Macbook M1 and the experience is just terrible! App is loading so long, a...
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Collaborative playlists have changed and people can't join

Recently a change in the desktop mac UI for collaborative playlists has created chaos in my group. I run a weekly music challenge and previously all I had to do was make the playlist collaborative and share the link. Now, I get varying results and is...

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  • Recently a change in the desktop mac UI for collaborative playlists has created chaos in my group. I run a weekly music challenge and previously all I had to do was make the playlist collaborative an...
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Superuser Contribution Local files won't play without internet macbook

PlanFree/PremiumCountry: Netherlands DeviceMacbook air Operating System(OS 10 My Question or IssueHi! Since the new update from Spotify, I am not able to play my downloaded songs from my local files anymore in the offline mode. When I download a spec...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country: Netherlands   Device Macbook air  Operating System (OS 10   My Question or Issue Hi!   Since the new update from Spotify, I am not able to p...
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spotify music with itunes visualizer (mac)

Hello. I was wondering, is it possible to visualize my spotify music with the build-in visualizer from itunes for free on my mac? I know spotify has a build-in visualizer but it's not that amazing... also i've tried doing it with Soundflowerbed en Ni...

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  • Hello. I was wondering, is it possible to visualize my spotify music with the build-in visualizer from itunes for free on my mac? I know spotify has a build-in visualizer but it's not that amazing....
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Superuser Contribution [macOS] [UX] Delete Playlist Button Style Broken

Hello, I hope i'm at the right place. I would like to report a little design issue with the remove tracks from a playlist button. Screenshot is in the description!

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  • Hello,   I hope i'm at the right place.   I would like to report a little design issue with the remove tracks from a playlist button. Screenshot is in the description!
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Superuser Contribution Auto Queues All Older/Previous Played Episodes

Plan: StudentPremiumCountry: USA Device: Macbook Pro late 2016Operating System: iOS 10Spotify: Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c My Question or IssuePodcast episodes play in REVERSE order. If you try to go to next episode, you go the epi...

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  •   Plan: Student Premium Country: USA   Device: Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System: iOS 10 Spotify: Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c   My Quest...
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Superuser Contribution Previous button does not work correctly

PlanIndividual PremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating SystemMacOS Monterey 12.3.1 App VersionSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c My Question or IssueThe "Previous" button does not return to the correct song. Steps to r...

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  • Plan Individual Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System MacOS Monterey 12.3.1   App Version Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c &nb...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot paste Facebook password

Plan: PremiumCountry: Netherlands DeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemMac OSx Catalina 10.15.3Spotify Version1.1.27.472.gf6574b97 When connecting my account to Facebook I am unable to paste my password in the popup window containing the email/passw...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Netherlands   Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System Mac OSx Catalina 10.15.3 Spotify Version 1.1.27.472.gf6574b97   When connecting my account ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify on Mac randomly plays Spotify's Feelin' Good playlist without me wanting to

PlanPremiumDeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueSpotify on Mac randomly plays Spotify's Feelin' Good playlist without me wanting to. First it turns up the volume of the laptop itself really high and after a few seconds the pl...

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  • Plan Premium Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue Spotify on Mac randomly plays Spotify's Feelin' Good playlist without me wanting to. First it turns up th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Bug] Double clicking on playlist no longer starts on first SORTED song

Since a few versions ago, when I double click in a playlist in the sidebar, instead of playing the first sorted (if you have the list sorted by, for example, addition date) song (i.e. the one that is on top of the list) it always starts in the origin...

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  • Since a few versions ago, when I double click in a playlist in the sidebar, instead of playing the first sorted (if you have the list sorted by, for example, addition date) song (i.e. the one that is...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app on MacOS controls other accounts [BUG]

I have been looking for any place to report bug and I already gave up few times but situation described below becomes more and more annoying.I have Spotify Duo plan and I am logged on 2 different accounts (mine and not-mine) on Mac device. When I log...

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  • I have been looking for any place to report bug and I already gave up few times but situation described below becomes more and more annoying. I have Spotify Duo plan and I am logged on 2 different...
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