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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 Play button in the card plays different song than the playlist itself

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacBook Pro 16"Operating SystemmacOS 11.4 My Question or IssueScreen recordingWhen click the play button on the card, it plays a different song than the playlist said it should would be playing.(Thankfully, after you c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device MacBook Pro 16" Operating System macOS 11.4   My Question or Issue Screen recording When click the play button on the card, it plays a diff...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Clear recently played on home screen?

How do I clear the recently played items that appear on the home screen upon launching the desktop app? If I go into the Recently Played section and remove them there, they still show up on the home screen.

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  • How do I clear the recently played items that appear on the home screen upon launching the desktop app?   If I go into the Recently Played section and remove them there, they still show up on ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't listen to certain songs on new album

PremiumUSA Device(iPhone SE Gen 2, Mac Book Air 11")Operating System(iOS 14.6, macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7) An artist that I like (KSI) recently just dropped an album, and I've been wanting to listen to it, but I've been unable to. He released cer...

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  • Premium USA   Device (iPhone SE Gen 2, Mac Book Air 11") Operating System (iOS 14.6, macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7)   An artist that I like (KSI) recently just dropped an album, an...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App for Mac not playing music

Hi All, I am experiencing an issue for the last couple days, where music does not play on the desktop app on my MacBook. The music does play on the web player and iOS app, but anytime I want to play music on the desktop app it does not do anything. I...

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  • Hi All,   I am experiencing an issue for the last couple days, where music does not play on the desktop app on my MacBook. The music does play on the web player and iOS app, but anytime I want...
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Superuser Contribution Why can I no longer see all the songs by an artist?!?!?

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro I opened my computer to listen to Spotify today for work and I discovered on an Artist's page that the songs are not listed out anymore! There are the top 10 most popular songs and then the albums which yo...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro    I opened my computer to listen to Spotify today for work and I discovered on an Artist's page that the songs are not lis...
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Superuser Contribution Can't Search Within My Playlists

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(Macbook Pro 2017)Operating System(iOS 10,) My Question or IssueEver since the new update, on my desktop Spotify App I can't search for songs within any of my playlists (including my Liked Songs) or view the playlists in a d...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device (Macbook Pro 2017) Operating System (iOS 10,)   My Question or Issue Ever since the new update, on my desktop Spotify App I can't search for songs within...
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[Community][Friend Feed] see what my follow is listening to without need for a facebook account

Why facebook is needed for such a feature? I just want to see why my follow is listening to if he has this feature enabled without need to open an facebook account and connect it to spotify.

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  • Why facebook is needed for such a feature?   I just want to see why my follow is listening to if he has this feature enabled without need to open an facebook account and connect it to spotify.
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Superuser Contribution Why Korean Account no support?

PlanPremiumCountryS.KoreaDeviceMacbook Pro 16 2019Operating SystemCatalina 10.15.3 My Question or IssueI used to use desktop app with free plan but after switching into premium plan its not being able to log in to desktop app at all. Why? Am I paying...

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  • Plan Premium Country S.Korea Device Macbook Pro 16 2019 Operating System Catalina 10.15.3   My Question or Issue I used to use desktop app with free plan but after switching into premi...
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Autoplay not working

Plan: FreeDevice: Macbook Pro 2019Operating System: MacOS Big Sur 11.4Spotify App version: 1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a My Question or IssueAs the title says, when playing the list Liked Songs and with Autoplay feature enabled, similar songs are NOT played...

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  • Plan: Free Device: Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System: MacOS Big Sur 11.4 Spotify App version: 1.1.62.583.gdac868ed-a   My Question or Issue As the title says, when playing t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Radio stops loading new songs after deleting a song

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceMacBookPro 16" 2019Operating SystemMac OS Big Sur 11.4 My Question or IssueUsually the playlist radio loads more songs after an amount of songs have been played (50 in this case), making it an infinite playlist....

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device MacBookPro 16" 2019 Operating System Mac OS Big Sur 11.4   My Question or Issue Usually the playlist radio loads more songs after an amount ...
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Solved!! Can't play current song on MacBook Pro M1 after new update

PlanPremiumCountryThailandDeviceMacbook Pro M1 2021Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur Since last update few days ago I'm not able to play any song on Spotify. Always getting Can't play current song.Also the App itself is so slow on its transitions.

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  •   Plan Premium Country Thailand Device Macbook Pro M1 2021 Operating System macOS Big Sur   Since last update few days ago I'm not able to play any song on Spotify. Always getting...
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Superuser Contribution [Mac] Spotify Won't Sync With Local Files

I have an issue with Spotify in that when I tried to transfer over a song from my PC to my Mac, the song changes in that the length of the song is shortened by a second on Spotify. The song is normally 5:29, and it shows on iTunes on my Mac as well a...

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  • I have an issue with Spotify in that when I tried to transfer over a song from my PC to my Mac, the song changes in that the length of the song is shortened by a second on Spotify. The song is normal...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Artists, Track and Album radio error

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceMacBook Pro Early 2013Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.7 My Question or IssueHello,I have noticed this error happening when I attempt to start a radio based on an artist, track or album. The desktop app will load for abou...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device MacBook Pro Early 2013 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Hello, I have noticed this error happening when I attempt to s...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot open Spotify.com on any browser on Mac

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 I've spent hours searching and trying to figure out a solution on why I cannot open "spotify...

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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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[Desktop][Other] Stop hiding the "start on login" option on macOS

On macOS, the application assumes you want it started every time you login or reboot. This isn't the case, as it slows down the start up on older devices. It used to be the setting for this was near the top, in preferences. However, a semi-recent upd...

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  • On macOS, the application assumes you want it started every time you login or reboot. This isn't the case, as it slows down the start up on older devices. It used to be the setting for this was near ...
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Superuser Contribution how to stop phone calls interrupting music on iMac

How do I stop phone calls interrupting music on iMac?PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceIMac My Question or Issue

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  • How do I stop phone calls interrupting music on iMac? Plan Premium Country UK Device IMac     My Question or Issue  
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Superuser Contribution [feedback] Spotify is terrible at detecting a re-connected internet connection

I've seen this happening for months now, over about 8 updates. Here's the situation: - Be playing music at work- Close laptop, take it home- Have weekend- Use laptop at home over wireless- Come back to work - Plug in to ethernet- Confirm am plugged i...

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  • I've seen this happening for months now, over about 8 updates. Here's the situation:   - Be playing music at work - Close laptop, take it home - Have weekend - Use laptop at home over wirel...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes on startup

Plan:FreeCountry: Australia Device:iMac (Mid-2007)Operating System:Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11.6) My Question or Issue:Hi,I recently updated Spotify to the latest version, and since then the app will not start up any more. Actually, when I open Spotif...

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  • Plan: Free Country: Australia   Device: iMac (Mid-2007) Operating System: Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11.6)   My Question or Issue: Hi, I recently updated Spotify to the latest v...
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[MacOS][Windows] Spotify randomly stops playing and connect switches to another device

I have several Connect devices, including 2 laptops I use every day (a Mac work, a Windows at home). So 9am-7pm my work laptop is playing almost non-stop, then 7pm-11pm my home laptop is playing almost non-stop.When I'm at work, my home laptop is sle...

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  • I have several Connect devices, including 2 laptops I use every day (a Mac work, a Windows at home). So 9am-7pm my work laptop is playing almost non-stop, then 7pm-11pm my home laptop is pl...
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"Spotify (old)" showing up on dock

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceMacbook Pro (13inch Mid-2012)Operating SystemMacOS High Serria 10.13.6 My Question or Issue I'm having an issue where I've got two versions of Spotify showing up on my dock, see screenshot attached. I can close the "S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Macbook Pro (13inch Mid-2012) Operating System MacOS High Serria 10.13.6   My Question or Issue   I'm having an issue where I've got two ver...
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