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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 Spotify Connect through Mac desktop app skips first couple of seconds for each song

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceMacBook Pro 15inch 2017Operating SystemMacOS 11.4 Big Sur My Question or IssueWhen I play any song, regardless of playlist or album, or when I skip to the next song, it starts at -10 seconds or so. Sometimes it just ski...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device MacBook Pro  15inch 2017 Operating System MacOS 11.4 Big Sur   My Question or Issue When I play any song, regardless of playlist or album, or w...
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Superuser Contribution [arm64 build] Cannot use app unless I select artists I like

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceMacBook Pro M1 2020Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.5.1 My Question or IssueAfter a recent update I am completely unable to use the app unless I provide data of what artists I like. I am greeted by a "Choose 3 or more ar...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device MacBook Pro M1 2020 Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.5.1   My Question or Issue After a recent update I am completely unable to use the app unless I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Clicking cover brings you to the wrong album

My Question or IssueDespite an earlier thread on this topic having been marked as FIXED, clicking on the cover art still sends me to the wrong album. This has started happening only recently as a bug. In this case I'm showing, clicking the cover for ...

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  • My Question or Issue Despite an earlier thread on this topic having been marked as FIXED, clicking on the cover art still sends me to the wrong album. This has started happening only recently as a b...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect is not reliable in detecting local clients

Plan PremiumCountry Netherlands DeviceMacBook Pro Late 2016, Mac Mini 2012, iPhone 12 mini Operating SystemmacOS 11.5, macOS 10.15.7, iOS 14.7 My Question or Issue As a Spotify Connect user, I feel like your product is plain broken, and has been for ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device MacBook Pro Late 2016, Mac Mini 2012, iPhone 12 mini   Operating System macOS 11.5, macOS 10.15.7, iOS 14.7   My Question or Iss...
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Superuser Contribution White Like button

PlanFreeCountrySingapore DeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013)Operating SystemBig Sur My Question or Issuecurrent song playing now on bottom left of screen shows the like button is white instead of the normal green. this is not the case when im looki...

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  • Plan Free Country Singapore    Device MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) Operating System Big Sur   My Question or Issue current song playing now on bottom left of screen shows...
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Superuser Contribution Mac os window controls overlapping UI

On Apple OS Big Sur, the window controls (quit, reduce, full screen) get in the way of the left panel. See screenshot.

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  • On Apple OS Big Sur, the window controls (quit, reduce, full screen) get in the way of the left panel. See screenshot.
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Superuser Contribution Local file wont share across Mac computers

PlanPremiumHong Kong Device(Mac Pro)Operating System(Mojave, Catalina) My Question or IssueI imported some local files to my home mac, and those files are synced with my android, but when it comes to my mac in my studio, those synced files are in gre...

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  • Plan Premium Hong Kong   Device (Mac Pro) Operating System (Mojave, Catalina)   My Question or Issue I imported some local files to my home mac, and those files are synced with my...
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Superuser Contribution Issues With 'Recently Played' And Ads

Spotify app for Mac.For some reason, lately I'm getting an ad break of 2-3 ads every 2-3 songs, which is way more than usual. I think it has something to do with my recently played songs, which shows a lot of greyed out songs in between songs that I'...

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  • Spotify app for Mac. For some reason, lately I'm getting an ad break of 2-3 ads every 2-3 songs, which is way more than usual. I think it has something to do with my recently played songs, which sho...
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Superuser Contribution Sound on Mac got quiet

Plan: Spotify premium ($5.99/month)Free/Premium: PremiumCountry: Switzerland Device: Macbook Pro (2019)(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System: Mac OS Catalina(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue:Iv...

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  • Plan: Spotify premium ($5.99/month) Free/Premium: Premium Country: Switzerland   Device: Macbook Pro (2019) (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System: Mac OS Cat...
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Superuser Contribution BUG Mac Touchbar

PlanPremiumCountry : France DeviceMacbook Pro late 2018)Operating SystemMac OS Big Sur (11.4) My Question or IssueHello. I have a problem with Spotify on my Mac. When I open the app, the Spotify Touchbar interface shows well but once you clicked on a...

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  • Plan Premium Country : France   Device Macbook Pro late 2018) Operating System Mac OS Big Sur (11.4)   My Question or Issue Hello. I have a problem with Spotify on my Mac. When I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution URI no longer a share option

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceAll My Question or IssueI use a third party auto playlist generator that adds new songs to existing playlists in my library. In order for this third party service to add songs to existing playlists, it needs the Spotify URI....

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device All   My Question or Issue I use a third party auto playlist generator that adds new songs to existing playlists in my library. In order for this third par...
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Superuser Contribution CPU Usage even when Spotify is closed

Occasionally my macbook get's incredibly hot and the fans speed up despite me not doing anything particularly intensive. Today, after shutting down every application that was running it kept getting hotter and louder so I looked into what was causing...

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  • Occasionally my macbook get's incredibly hot and the fans speed up despite me not doing anything particularly intensive. Today, after shutting down every application that was running it kept getting ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution REALLY CONFUSED with syncing from iphone to Mac

I'm very confused. How do I get the files from Spotify for iOS on to Spotify for Desktop (Mac)?First, the specs:Spotify for Desktop (Mac)Spotify Mobile (iOS)PremiumUSAiPhone 12 running iOS 14.7MacBook Air 2020 running Big SurI'm very confused with re...

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  • I'm very confused. How do I get the files from Spotify for iOS on to Spotify for Desktop (Mac)? First, the specs: Spotify for Desktop (Mac) Spotify Mobile (iOS) Premium USA iPhone 12 runnin...
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[Desktop] App Not Running on M1 Silicon Mac

Made new installations several times of both the M1 Beta version and regular Mac version, after cleaning cache, prefs and app.Not working – "Spotify Not Responding" at startup.The M1 Mac is not new in august 2021, why is there not a working version?/...

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  •   Made new installations several times of both the M1 Beta version and regular Mac version, after cleaning cache, prefs and app. Not working – "Spotify Not Responding" at startup. The M1 Mac ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Report a bug...?

My Question or IssueI am having an issue with Sptofiy not loading up and appears to be freezing for an extended period of time. This occurred on my old MacBook Pro (mid 2010) I was running an old outdated OS (Catalina I think). Now with my new laptop...

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  • My Question or Issue I am having an issue with Sptofiy not loading up and appears to be freezing for an extended period of time. This occurred on my old MacBook Pro (mid 201...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Queue syncs incorrectly across desktop and mobile

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceGoogle Pixel Operating SystemAndroid 8.1.0 My Question or Issue I use Spotify Premium on my Google Pixel and my Mac desktop at work. When I fill the queue on my desktop, the queue is persisted to my phone -- which is f...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device Google Pixel  Operating System Android 8.1.0   My Question or Issue   I use Spotify Premium on my Google Pixel and my Mac desktop at ...
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Superuser Contribution the last song on playlists and/or albums are grayed out

This just started happening in the last week or so (around 8/1/21): Suddenly, the last song (or sometimes more songs but usually at the end) on my playlists and/or various albums are grayed out. They will play but you can't see what they are. This on...

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  • This just started happening in the last week or so (around 8/1/21): Suddenly, the last song (or sometimes more songs but usually at the end) on my playlists and/or various albums are grayed out. They...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't right click on now playing album art

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook proOperating SystemMac OS 10.15.7 My Question or IssueSince a couple of days ago I can no longer right click on the now playing album art at the bottom lefthand corner of the application. Before, it was re...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Macbook pro Operating System Mac OS 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Since a couple of days ago I can no longer right click on the now play...
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Superuser Contribution Mac Audio Buttons are skipping/pausing on wrong account Duo

Plan - DuoUnited KingdomMac - BigSur With working from home a lot more, me and my partner choose the duo plan as it's a lot cheaper and love the duo mix we get especially for the office and car journeys. The only problem is, if we are both listening ...

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  • Plan - Duo United Kingdom Mac - BigSur   With working from home a lot more, me and my partner choose the duo plan as it's a lot cheaper and love the duo mix we get especially for the office ...
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Crackling - Mac

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacbook Pro late 2018)Operating SystemBig Sur 11.5 My Question or IssueJust posting this in case it helps anyone else. I had a crackling every 30 seconds or so on Spotify. I followed the steps here - https://community.spotif...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro late 2018) Operating System Big Sur 11.5   My Question or Issue Just posting this in case it helps anyone else. I had a crackling every 30 se...
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