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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution New UI Updated then Glitched back to Old UI

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook Pro Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur Version 11.3 My Question or IssueMy desktop Spotify updated to the new UI a few weeks ago and for the most part I really enjoy the new update. Then, last week, I...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Macbook Pro Early 2015 Operating System macOS Big Sur Version 11.3   My Question or Issue My desktop Spotify updated to the new UI a few weeks...
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Moving songs within large playlist

It's a pain to not be able to drag a song or a selection of songs further up or down out of view within a large playlist. Currently I must drag the selection up 10 songs or so, scroll up one viewport height, move the selection again, and so on so for...

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  • It's a pain to not be able to drag a song or a selection of songs further up or down out of view within a large playlist. Currently I must drag the selection up 10 songs or so, scroll up one vie...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay not working

Plan(Family) PremiumCountryNorway DeviceiMac (2019)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur (11.2.3) My Question or IssueAutoplay is not working. I have tried turning it on and off, tested with both on and off on playlists, albums and songs. Also with and witho...

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  • Plan (Family) Premium Country Norway   Device iMac (2019) Operating System macOS Big Sur (11.2.3)   My Question or Issue Autoplay is not working. I have tried turning it on and o...
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Solved!! Search in playlist

Spotify Premium Portugal DeviceMacbook Pro 16-inch 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.7 When you are inside of a playlist, and want to start by listening by a specific song, you use command+F to "Search in playlist" . Current behaviour is if yo...

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  • Spotify Premium  Portugal   Device Macbook Pro 16-inch 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.7   When you are inside of a playlist, and want to start by listening by a spe...
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Superuser Contribution A searched song plays once then plays again immediately after

Premium PlanUSAMacbook ProMacOS Catalina 10.15.7 If I search for a song and play it, immediately after the song ends, the same song plays. This did not used to happen before the latest update. It is very annoying. Please fix this. Thank you.

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  • Premium Plan USA Macbook Pro MacOS Catalina 10.15.7   If I search for a song and play it, immediately after the song ends, the same song plays. This did not used to happen before the latest...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for MacOS: Playing a song from a large playlist, how to be brought to that song in the list?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017)Operating SystemmacOS 11.2.3 My Question:When playing music with the desktop Spotify client on iMac... I have a large playlist. When playing the song sometimes I realize, no, I don't want thi...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017) Operating System macOS 11.2.3   My Question: When playing music with the desktop Spotify client on iMac... I hav...
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Spotify on mac not updating

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia Device(MacBook Air 2017)Operating System(MacOS Mojave) My Question or IssueDespite the occasional pop up showing an update is available and me repeatedly re-installing Spotify i am still stuck on an older version compared ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Australia   Device (MacBook Air 2017) Operating System (MacOS Mojave)   My Question or Issue Despite the occasional pop up showing an update is ...
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Superuser Contribution The now playing section shows google cast incorrectly

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro 2020Operating SystemmacOS 11.2.3 My Question or IssueWhen casting music on google speakers, the Chinese interface shows incorrect text on the interface.

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro 2020 Operating System macOS 11.2.3   My Question or Issue When casting music on google speakers, the Chinese interface shows incorrect te...
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Solved!! Please fix the playlist sorting problem (New Update) (Desktop)

For some reason, the new desktop update reset all my playlists to be sorted by the first songs I added to them and not the new ones. Can you please fix this bug? I have to avoid going into my playlists because I don't want to scroll around looking fo...

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  • For some reason, the new desktop update reset all my playlists to be sorted by the first songs I added to them and not the new ones. Can you please fix this bug? I have to avoid going into my playlis...
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Superuser Contribution Re: spotify se cierra de manera inseperada

Buenas a todos,Tengo exactamente el mismo problema con una MacBook Pro macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. Cada vez que activo del estado reposo de la Mac aparece el cuadro de dialogo indicando el error.Agradecería algunas sugerencias a realizar, ya desinstale bor...

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  • Buenas a todos, Tengo exactamente el mismo problema con una MacBook Pro macOS Big Sur 11.2.3. Cada vez que activo del estado reposo de la Mac aparece el cuadro de dialogo indicando el error. Agrade...
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Superuser Contribution New Spotify on Mac consumes lots of CPU

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemBig Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueSpotify started consuming CPU like crazy recently. Even when not playing the Renderer process consumes ~50%. I also have on a lower end Windows device ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue Spotify started consuming CPU like crazy recently. Even when not playing th...
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Solved!! How can I download albums for offline listening

PremiumGermany DeviceMacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016)Operating System10.14.5 Hello,how can I download music on the Mac Desktop application to listen to it offline. I can only find this feature for playlists.

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  • Premium Germany   Device MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) Operating System 10.14.5   Hello, how can I download music on the Mac Desktop application to listen to it offline. I can only f...
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Downloaded Album Questions

I recently tried to download an album for offline listening just try out this feature of Spotify. I rarely need to download anything for offline use, but I figured I'd at least give it a try to see how well it works. So far, I'm not impressed. I "dow...

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  • I recently tried to download an album for offline listening just try out this feature of Spotify. I rarely need to download anything for offline use, but I figured I'd at least give it a try to see h...
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How can I download a music album on my mac?

Hello. On my iPhone i can download a album. Can i also download a music album on my mac? I only managed to downlaod a playlist to my mac? Can't I download a album? (I often use my macbook on the train. i would like to have some albums on my macbook a...

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  • Hello. On my iPhone i can download a album. Can i also download a music album on my mac? I only managed to downlaod a playlist to my mac? Can't I download a album?   (I often use my macboo...
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Solved!! Download of Albums for offline use worked up until a few weeks ago

Hi Streaming-People, up until a few weeks ago I was able to "download" albums to my library in my Desktop App. Now it does not work any more. Why ?

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  • Hi Streaming-People,   up until a few weeks ago I was able to "download" albums to my library in my Desktop App.  Now it does not work any more. Why ?      
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Superuser Contribution [Playlist Descriptions] Saving and editing descriptions translates special characters one way

I created a new playlist with a description using a special character (backslash /). When I edit the description after saving, it displays the HTML code / instead of /, and saving the edit leaves the HTML code rather than /. Edit: Unicode Character c...

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  • I created a new playlist with a description using a special character (backslash /). When I edit the description after saving, it displays the HTML code / instead of /, and saving the e...
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Superuser Contribution Adding to queue stops all music playing

Student PremiumUSA Macbook Pro late 2019Mac OS 11.2.1 After adding a song to the queue, the queue is sometimes completely cleared and refuses to play any music. Adding new songs to the queue does not do anything. Manually attempting to play songs or ...

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  • Student Premium USA   Macbook Pro late 2019 Mac OS 11.2.1   After adding a song to the queue, the queue is sometimes completely cleared and refuses to play any music. Adding new songs...
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Superuser Contribution Device name (English name) display error in Chinese

DeviceMacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.7 My Question or Issue:The device name does not display correctly in Chinese, please check the screenshot.The device name is "Bowen's Echo".In English, it displays corr...

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  • Device MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue: The device name does not display correctly in Chinese, please check the scree...
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Superuser Contribution Are there any decent alternatives to the spotify app for macs

PremiumAustralia Macbook Pro 2016macOS Catalina There are a lot of good things to say about spotify. But the desktop app is not one of them. I'm someone who tends to have a queue of stuff that I've found and want to investigate, rather than a set of ...

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  •   Premium Australia   Macbook Pro 2016 macOS Catalina   There are a lot of good things to say about spotify. But the desktop app is not one of them. I'm someone who tends to hav...
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Playlist editing on iPhone works but not on desktop

Plan freeFree/PremiumCountry U.K. Device(iPhone 11 , iPad and Mac desktop)Operating System(iOS 10.) My Question or IssueAble to edit my playlist in iPhone 11 and iPad ok but my desktop missing the add track button.

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  • Plan free Free/Premium Country U.K.    Device (iPhone 11 , iPad and Mac desktop) Operating System (iOS 10.)   My Question or Issue Able to edit my playlist in iPhone 11 and i...
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