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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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  • bfteach
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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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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...
  • MattSuda
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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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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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How to block podcast or just a few show

Plan PremiumCountryUSA DeviceNote 9, Windows 10 My Question or IssueI would rather not see anything about podcast. There is one podcast that I have absolutely no interest in that keeps popping up to the top of screen and suggestions. It has gotten to...

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  •   Plan  Premium Country USA   Device Note 9, Windows 10   My Question or Issue I would rather not see anything about podcast.  There is one podcast that I have abso...
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Superuser Contribution Something went wrong

I've gone through all the steps in every thread on my Macbook Air. Paid subscription. "Something went wrong" error popping up on both desktop app as well as web player. Help please. And yes, I've gone through all the steps in previous threads. Curren...

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  • I've gone through all the steps in every thread on my Macbook Air. Paid subscription.   "Something went wrong" error popping up on both desktop app as well as web player.   Help please....
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist will not play on Sonos

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceiMacHigh Sierra My Question or Issue One playlist that is not one I created but one I follow will NOT play on Sonos. It won't load to the Sonos desktop app. And if I try to play it to the Sonos directly from the Spotify desktop a...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device iMac High Sierra     My Question or Issue   One playlist that is not one I created but one I follow will NOT play on Sonos.  It won't loa...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bugs in new UI

Plan: PremiumCountry: Austria Device: MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019Operating System: macOS BigSur The new UI is good. It just takes a while to get used to it. But, there are still some minor bugs which are bugging me a little (pun intended). 1. When you c...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Austria   Device: MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 Operating System: macOS BigSur   The new UI is good. It just takes a while to get used to it. But, there are sti...
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Solved!! Spotify is not loading, somebody help!!

This thing started about a week ago, I just clicked on the icon and it would'n load... I haven't done anything unusual, and I've tried to reinstall the app, but nothing helped, I don't know what to do! This is what I get when I try to open the app (d...

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  • This thing started about a week ago, I just clicked on the icon and it would'n load... I haven't done anything unusual, and I've tried to reinstall the app, but nothing helped, I don't know what to d...
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Superuser Contribution Artist page no longer displaying songs, only albums

(There look to be discussions upon searching about this but unsure if same experience as of recent Apr/May 2020) Complete list of songs in all albums used to be on display on the Artist's main page. What happened to it? It's only Popular/Top 5-10, co...

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  • (There look to be discussions upon searching about this but unsure if same experience as of recent Apr/May 2020)   Complete list of songs in all albums used to be on display on the Artist's ma...
  • Jeremy
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Create similar playlist not working in mac app

The ticket ended-up in the wrong section, but it seems I can't move it or close the ticket. Can someone move it to: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Your-Library/bd-p/yourlibrary ? Plan -> PremiumCountry -> The Netherlands Device -> Macbook Pro late ...

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  • The ticket ended-up in the wrong section, but it seems I can't move it or close the ticket. Can someone move it to: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Your-Library/bd-p/yourlibrary ?   ...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on song/album/artist after search results in "Oooops, something went wrong" error message

Plan(Premium)Country(USA)Device(Macbook Pro 2016)Operating System(macOS Big Sur) My Question or IssueAfter searching for an artist, song, or album on the Desktop app for Mac and clicking on the result, an error message pops up displaying "Oooops, som...

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  • Plan (Premium) Country (USA) Device (Macbook Pro 2016) Operating System (macOS Big Sur)   My Question or Issue After searching for an artist, song, or album on the Desktop app for Mac ...
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