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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 What is the optimal output settings for Audio MIDI Setup on Mac OS X?

The default setting seems to be 44,100 Hz, but my Mac Book Pro allows to me change it to 48,000 Hz. Should I do that? When I plug in my external DAC, I have many more choices, going up to 192,000 Hz. Should I always use the highest rate available for...

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  • The default setting seems to be 44,100 Hz, but my Mac Book Pro allows to me change it to 48,000 Hz. Should I do that?   When I plug in my external DAC, I have many more choices, going up to 19...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity broken

Family Plan, USMac Mini 2018MacOS Big Sur 11.5.2 My Question or Issue:Several days ago I wanted to add a new friend, and your system said "hey, you can find your friends through Facebook", so I thot this was a good idea because he's a friend on FB. S...

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  • Family Plan, US Mac Mini 2018 MacOS Big Sur 11.5.2   My Question or Issue: Several days ago I wanted to add a new friend, and your system said "hey, you can find your friends through Facebo...
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Superuser Contribution MAC 100% CPU Usage

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro Operating SystemmacOS Mojave My Question or Issue Spotify stuck on 100% CPU usage, done all updates, clearing of cache, reinstalling everything, hardware accel off, nothing fixes the issue.

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro  Operating System macOS Mojave   My Question or Issue   Spotify stuck on 100% CPU usage, done all updates, cl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Desktop Mac App Playback Issue (skipping, popping, echoing, etc.)

Having playback issues on desktop. Popping, delay, skipping type of sound (see video). It happens when I'm on another virtual desktop in macOS. When I switch back to the virtual desktop I keep the Spotify app open on (#4), the issue stops. It then st...

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  •   Having playback issues on desktop. Popping, delay, skipping type of sound (see video). It happens when I'm on another virtual desktop in macOS. When I switch back to the virtual desktop I kee...
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Superuser Contribution Select All does not select all

Premium plan, on MacBook Pro I am trying to create a playlist which includes all my liked songs. However, there seems to be no working way to select all tracks in "Liked Songs". - Edit/Select All, or Command-A, seem to only select a limited number of...

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  • Premium plan, on MacBook Pro   I am trying to create a playlist which includes all my liked songs. However, there seems to be no working way to select all tracks in "Liked Songs". - Edit/Sel...
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From 2015: "Is there a list view ... or are we restricted to this inconvenient grid view?"

Given it has been OVER 6 YEARS since this request was first made, and Spotify has done NOTHING to address a basic need, I wanted to get it back in front of the community as an active thread (Spotify ignored and buried the original, here)."Is there a ...

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  • Given it has been OVER 6 YEARS since this request was first made, and Spotify has done NOTHING to address a basic need, I wanted to get it back in front of the community as an active thread (Spotify ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Preferences: Show desktop notifications when a song changes

In the Mac App Preferences>Display there is an option "Show desktop notifications when a song changes"Anyone know what this does? I hoped it would provide MacOS-style notifications, but I can't see it doing anything.Thanks!

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  • In the Mac App Preferences>Display there is an option "Show desktop notifications when a song changes" Anyone know what this does? I hoped it would provide MacOS-style notifications, but I can't ...
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Superuser Contribution Local files not updating

Hi, I am using Spotify Premium on my Mac and have really enjoyed the Local Files feature because there are so many songs that I want in my library that aren't on Spotify. Unfortunately, my local files have stopped updating. Now, when I add files to t...

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  • Hi, I am using Spotify Premium on my Mac and have really enjoyed the Local Files feature because there are so many songs that I want in my library that aren't on Spotify. Unfortunately, my local file...
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Alt-J wont play ... :(

Not sure where to get the help i need, but as of 2 months ago or more The first album "An Awesome Wave" will not play for me. It says that it is playing, but nothing happens. I can play ANY other songs/albums/ artists but not the first album for some...

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  • Not sure where to get the help i need, but as of 2 months ago or more The first album "An Awesome Wave" will not play for me. It says that it is playing, but nothing happens. I can play ANY other son...
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Superuser Contribution [iOS] Search on iOS Mac new Mac Pro

Search on iOS Mac new Mac Pro - search field is gone and the X button in the left upper corner corners the home-button..... a fix would be nice

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  • Search on iOS Mac new Mac Pro - search field is gone and the X button in the left upper corner corners the home-button..... a fix would be nice 
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Superuser Contribution Auto Login Fails on Mac

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice Macbook Pro late 2019Operating SystemiOS Big Sur 11.6 , Safari 15.0 My Question or IssueAuto loggin will not work for Spotify. It si the only site that it will not auto fill. Username and Password will work, but I have to ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device  Macbook Pro late 2019 Operating System iOS Big Sur 11.6 , Safari 15.0   My Question or Issue Auto loggin will not work for Spotify.  It si th...
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Superuser Contribution Song copy / playlist duplication

Account: PremiumLocation: SingaporeDevice: macOS 10.15.7 Copy songs / playlists is not working correctly: https://youtu.be/FIrhvJZGuAg Note the extra folder.

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  • Account: Premium Location: Singapore Device: macOS 10.15.7   Copy songs / playlists is not working correctly: https://youtu.be/FIrhvJZGuAg   Note the extra folder.
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue This has been happening since Spotify has its revamp. Whenever I have a song playing on an i...

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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   ...
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Superuser Contribution Appalling quality audio when a Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection is active

Plan: FreeCountry: United KingdomDevice: MacBook Pro Mid-2015Operating System: macOS Big Sur v11.4 (20F71) Audio quality is good and clear when listening on my Mac but as soon as I remote desktop to my office machine the quality drops to a terrible l...

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  • Plan: Free Country: United Kingdom Device: MacBook Pro Mid-2015 Operating System: macOS Big Sur v11.4 (20F71)   Audio quality is good and clear when listening on my Mac but as soo...
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Superuser Contribution Local File transference between Mac Users/Profiles

PlanPremiumUSA Device(iPhone 8, Macbook Air 2020)Operating System(iPhone- iOS 15.0, Mac- iOS 11.6) My Question or IssueI have 2 different users/profiles on my Macbook. I have downloaded local files on each of the profiles but only the songs I downloa...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device (iPhone 8, Macbook Air 2020) Operating System (iPhone- iOS 15.0, Mac- iOS 11.6)   My Question or Issue I have 2 different users/profiles on my Macbook. I...
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Superuser Contribution Whats with the Top Results bar?

I just updated my Spotify and they've made a infuriating new feature where the only things appearing in the top result (after you search) is either albums or playlists. It no longer shows songs, just playlists or albums. Is this a glitch or a annoyin...

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  • I just updated my Spotify and they've made a infuriating new feature where the only things appearing in the top result (after you search) is either albums or playlists. It no longer shows songs, just...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify URI - "option"/"alt" works but "control" does not allow clicking

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS Big SurSpotify VersionSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.68.632.g2b11de83 My Question or Issue While it is possible to hold the "option" aka "alt" modifier key while hovering over the "S...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS Big Sur Spotify Version Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.68.632.g2b11de83   My Question or Issue   Wh...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Discover] Clicking on "Albums" under artist name takes you to single album

On Mac OS X Catalina, version 1.1.68.632 of Spotify, if you navigate to an artist's page and click on the header "Albums", or "See Discography" to the right of that, normally it takes you to a list of albums by that artist. However, the behavior rece...

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  • On Mac OS X Catalina, version 1.1.68.632 of Spotify, if you navigate to an artist's page and click on the header "Albums", or "See Discography" to the right of that, normally it takes you to a list o...
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Superuser Contribution Last Track Hidden

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceMacOperating SystemBig Sur My Question or IssueNot seeing the last track in an album or playlist fairly frequently now on Spotify for Mac 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-a.Instead I see a placeholder, as you can see in the attached im...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Mac Operating System Big Sur   My Question or Issue Not seeing the last track in an album or playlist fairly frequently now on Spotify for Mac 1....
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Superuser Contribution Song disappears in album

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro 2020 13 inchOperating SystemMac OS 11.3.1 My Question or Issue If I browse to the 15th song of this album (Encoder) directly, I can see it. https://open.spotify.com/track/1SgUE0s8KGfJW9JeuN0ns2?si=3ff159ab635...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro 2020 13 inch Operating System Mac OS 11.3.1   My Question or Issue   If I browse to the 15th song of this album (Encoder) direc...
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