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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 Playback stopping when streaming from akamaized

PlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceMacbook Pro 2015Operating SystemMacOS 11.4Spotify version1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a For a while now I have issues with music stopping and seeing the "Can't play current song" message in the UI. I investigated and I see it is the...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device Macbook Pro 2015 Operating System MacOS 11.4 Spotify version 1.1.64.561.g71bd09eb-a   For a while now I have issues with music stopping and seeing the "...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't remove a playlist cover?

I'm in the US, and I have Spotify premium. I'm trying to edit my playlist covers from one of my public playlists from my MacBook air, and I decided I didn't like one of the covers I chose and wanted to go back to the original four-album cover display...

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  • I'm in the US, and I have Spotify premium.   I'm trying to edit my playlist covers from one of my public playlists from my MacBook air, and I decided I didn't like one of the covers I chose a...
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Music won't play after 6 seconds

Plan(Premium)Country(Australia) Device(MacBook Air, 13")Operating System(10.15.7) Whenever I have any music on, in any order, the song always stops playing and says "Can't play current song" yet the play button says it is still playing but it isn't. ...

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  • Plan (Premium) Country (Australia)   Device (MacBook Air, 13") Operating System (10.15.7)   Whenever I have any music on, in any order, the song always stops playing and says "Can...
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[Desktop][Discover] Ban Ted Nugent from Spotify

As a decent human being who supports his country, I object to the possibility that Ted Nugent: a pedophile, a racist windbag, and a degenerate traitor who soiled himself in order to dodge the draft during the Vietnam War, earns ANY royalties from his...

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  • As a decent human being who supports his country, I object to the possibility that Ted Nugent: a pedophile, a racist windbag, and a degenerate traitor who soiled himself in order to dodge the draft d...
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Superuser Contribution What is the quality of music on the web?

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssuePlaying music on the web is the same as playing in the application? I mean the qualityI use goole chorme

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  •   Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Playing music on the web is the same as playing in the application? I mean the quality I use goole chorme
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local Files disabled but still showing up on playlists!

Device:Macbook Pro 16 inchOperating System:macOS Catalina My Question or Issue I have local files disabled as shown here: Yet the local files that were added to my playlist before still show upI have tried deleting the local-files cache, and it works...

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  • Device: Macbook Pro 16 inch Operating System: macOS Catalina   My Question or Issue   I have local files disabled as shown here:   Yet the local files that were added to m...
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Solved!! Web Player Broken On Chrome Across multiple OS'es

PlanPremiumCountryCanada/US DevicePixelbook 2018, Macbook Pro late 2019 Operating SystemChromeOS 92, OSX Big Sur 11.5.1 My Question or IssueI am trying to use the web player but it seems some of the web requests are hitting 50X errors (server side). ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada/US   Device Pixelbook 2018, Macbook Pro late 2019   Operating System ChromeOS 92, OSX Big Sur 11.5.1   My Question or Issue I am trying to use t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Problem Returns:Spotify App Regularly Opens With Black Window

Premium PlanMac Mini 2018 (Intel)OS 10.14.6 MojaveSpotify 1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a Hello- I thought that this problem was fixed around 3 weeks ago. See the previous thread at https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Cannot-Configure-Mac-Desktop-Mac...

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  • Premium Plan Mac Mini 2018 (Intel) OS 10.14.6  Mojave Spotify 1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a   Hello-   I thought that this problem was fixed around 3 weeks ago.  See the prev...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot make playlists public in Mac OS Big Sur

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThe "Make Public / Make Secret" option has disappeared after updating to Mac OS Big Sur. Also...

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  • ...ake Public / Make Secret" option has disappeared after updating to Mac OS Big Sur. Also the Remove button in all the lists. This makes Spotify useless for me. Yes, I have re-installed the app.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Version 1.1.61.583 crash on Mac OS X 10.11

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceiMac 20" 2007 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 DuoOperating SystemMac OS X 10.11.6 My Question or IssueThe previous version worked more or less correctly.It is only updated to the new version 1.1.61.583 and although the program opens...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device iMac 20" 2007 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Operating System Mac OS X 10.11.6   My Question or Issue The previous version worked more or less correctly. I...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Browse] Display new albums

Hello, a couple of weeks ago you have changed the Spotify app and removed the section where one could see all newly released albums. Please bring that section back. This functionality was vital for me as I have discovered new music this way. Cheers.

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  • Hello,    a couple of weeks ago you have changed the Spotify app and removed the section where one could see all newly released albums. Please bring that section back. This functionality ...
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Superuser Contribution How to get layout where i can see song names vs albums ?

Im looking for a song and i have to manually click into every album to try and find it, why cant i see a list of songs anymore, this layout is terrible. How can i have the good and easy to use one back ? Plan PremiumCountry AUDevice MBP 2020Operating...

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  • Im looking for a song and i have to manually click into every album to try and find it, why cant i see a list of songs anymore, this layout is terrible.  How can i have the good and easy to use...
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Superuser Contribution List of tracks under Album

HelloI recognize new ui on my MacBook app, it's nice, beautiful, but causes a desire to check what the competition offers (after years paying the premium) because I recognize that discography is now completely useless. For me, the album title and ico...

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  • Hello I recognize new ui on my MacBook app, it's nice, beautiful, but causes a desire to check what the competition offers (after years paying the premium) because I recognize that discography is no...
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Certain playlists won't play

Plan Premium DuoCountry Australia DeviceMacBook Air Early 2015Operating SystemMacOS Mojave The problem is when I play playlists created by Spotify, they work just fine. But whenever I play playlists that I have created it doesn't work.

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  • Plan Premium Duo Country Australia   Device MacBook Air Early 2015 Operating System MacOS Mojave   The problem is when I play playlists created by Spotify, they work just fine. But ...
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[Other] why not have a dislike button available in daily mix? ideally song & artist??

i know this is not a new idea but I'm interested to know explanation from spotify - comments suggest functionality used to be there and taken away but don't see any response that acknowledges the 'complaint' feedback or explains reasoning - naturally...

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  • i know this is not a new idea but I'm interested to know explanation from spotify - comments suggest functionality used to be there and taken away but don't see any response that acknowledges the 'co...
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Superuser Contribution Why do podcasts not update without exiting and reentering the app?

I have used Spotify on Mac for quite a few years and it has always baffled me how a company this large and experienced allows such a poor user experience for podcast listeners. The podcasts lists on all podcasts do not update if you have clicked into...

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  • I have used Spotify on Mac for quite a few years and it has always baffled me how a company this large and experienced allows such a poor user experience for podcast listeners. The podcasts lists on ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App for Mac stopped working

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMacbook Pro 2016Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.3 My Question or IssueSuddenly the app doesn't play anything I click on. At first I thought it had something to do with bluetooth as that's the only thing that really ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Macbook Pro 2016 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.3   My Question or Issue Suddenly the app doesn't play anything I click on.  At first I t...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Browse] New Releases for all artists

Hi I was wondering where I can find the list of all new releases each week (similar to the old UI) I liked the ability to find new artists and songs there that weren't a part of my release radar playlist

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  • Hi I was wondering where I can find the list of all new releases each week (similar to the old UI) I liked the ability to find new artists and songs there that weren't a part of my release radar play...
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Superuser Contribution [Playlists] Sub playlists

I think we should have the option to have playlists in a playlist. This would help better organize songs. (or just have folders for playlists) Example: Main 'Chill' playlist with 2 sub-playlists 'English Chill' and 'Urdu Chill'. So I can choose to pl...

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  • I think we should have the option to have playlists in a playlist. This would help better organize songs. (or just have folders for playlists)   Example: Main 'Chill' playlist with 2 sub-playl...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Browse] Minimized album art redirect

Clicking on minimized album art on desktop app (Mac) does not redirect to current song anymore. Clicking on expanded album art does. This happens since update to new UI.

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  • Clicking on minimized album art on desktop app (Mac) does not redirect to current song anymore. Clicking on expanded album art does.   This happens since update to new UI.
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