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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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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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Superuser Contribution Try to Download app on Mac and never finishes downloading

premium account - Australia - MacBook pro so basically spotify told me to re download the app as my version was 'old' and so i tried (like 10 times) and everytime i try to download it, it almost finishes downloading and then just stops right at the e...

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  • premium account - Australia - MacBook pro   so basically spotify told me to re download the app as my version was 'old' and so i tried (like 10 times) and everytime i try to download it, it al...
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Superuser Contribution Damaged ears due to loud adverts and ear phones

Hello I have been using Spotify for many years now and enjoy it very much. I don't mind the adverts, they aren't too frequent and are easy to put up with. Apart from, I have just found out, when you are listening with earphones. I have been listening...

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  • Hello   I have been using Spotify for many years now and enjoy it very much. I don't mind the adverts, they aren't too frequent and are easy to put up with. Apart from, I have just found out, ...
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Solved!! Spotify crashes upon startup on Mac with SIP disabled

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceMacBook Pro late 2021 (14 inch)Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.3 My IssueI consider myself as a power user and therefore I use yabai window manager to make full use of my small 14 inch screen. Some features of this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device MacBook Pro late 2021 (14 inch) Operating System macOS Monterey 12.3   My Issue I consider myself as a power user and therefore I use yabai w...
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Like & Dislike Radio Buttons Gone

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro 2019Operating System: Mac Big Sur My Question or IssueWhen listening to a playlist radio station (either song radio, or artist radio, or recommended by Spotify) there used to be a thumbs up and a thumbs do...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System: Mac Big Sur   My Question or Issue When listening to a playlist radio station (either song radio, ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play the current song

PlanPremium CountryDenmarkDeviceMacbook pro 2019Operating SystemMacOS monterey My Question or IssueI can't play the songs on my computer, when I try to play a song it says "can't play the current song"but when I use my headphones on the computer it c...

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  • Plan Premium  Country Denmark Device Macbook pro 2019 Operating System MacOS monterey    My Question or Issue I can't play the songs on my computer, when I try to play a song...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Download problems

Hi everyone! Im having problems to download Spotify on my Mac. It says i have to contact the server because i dont have permission to open the Spotify Installer. Could someone help me?

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  • Hi everyone! Im having problems to download Spotify on my Mac. It says i have to contact the server because i dont have permission to open the Spotify Installer. Could someone help me?
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Spotify for Artists] Date range on spotify artists stats

On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a custom date range to filter data by. Great! On other ...

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  • On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a cu...
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Superuser Contribution How to remove not followed podcasts from "New episodes" list?

I would expect my "New episodes" podcasts list to only contain new episodes of podcasts that I am currently subscribed to. But it also contains new episodes of podcasts I am either no longer subscribed to, or have never been subscribed to at all (but...

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  • I would expect my "New episodes" podcasts list to only contain new episodes of podcasts that I am currently subscribed to. But it also contains new episodes of podcasts I am either no longer subscrib...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Question about canceling subscription due to Joe Rogan podcast

Heya - has anyone canceled their Spotify account in the past few days? I'm wondering if there's an exit survey where you have the option to explain WHY you're canceling.

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  • Heya - has anyone canceled their Spotify account in the past few days?  I'm wondering if there's an exit survey where you have the option to explain WHY you're canceling.
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Superuser Contribution Remove a song from a playlist in the drop down menu

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueCOME ONE - Please give the option to remove a song from a playlist which is currently playing...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue COME ON...
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