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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 I can't see the song recommendation.

The star-shaped song recommendation feature disappeared from my Spotify app. First click shuffle, second click recommendation is possible, but it's different from the old version.I want a recommendation function that was convenient and easy in the pa...

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  • The star-shaped song recommendation feature disappeared from my Spotify app. First click shuffle, second click recommendation is possible, but it's different from the old version. I want a recomme...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify mutes YouTube videos on Chrome etc.

Hi. How is it possible that Spotify is muting my YouTube video after pressing Pause button on Spotify? It happens only when my MacBook is playing music through Bluetooth devices like headphones, speaker etc. I have noticed that it mutes also system s...

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  • Hi. How is it possible that Spotify is muting my YouTube video after pressing Pause button on Spotify? 😮 It happens only when my MacBook is playing music through Bluetooth devices like headphon...
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Superuser Contribution How to get a playlist on both iPhone & Mac? (Currently only on iPhone)

I clicked on a playlist link I recd from a friend & it automatically downloaded on to my iPhone...how to also get it on my Mac's app?

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  • I clicked on a playlist link I recd from a friend & it automatically downloaded on to my iPhone...how to also get it on my Mac's app?
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Superuser Contribution How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app? [Premium]

How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app?I am using the latest MacOS and the latest desktop app with a Premium account. Extra context: The biggest issue is that the open.spotify.com web app doesn't notify you wh...

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  • How do I force Firefox to always open open.spotify.com links in the desktop app? I am using the latest MacOS and the latest desktop app with a Premium account.   Extra context:   The b...
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Superuser Contribution volume controls not working anymore when listening on another device - play/pause/next/previous are

Plan - Premium - the NetherlandsDevice - Macbook Pro Early 2015Operating System - Catalina 10.15.7Application - Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.96.785.g464c973aIssue: when playing using Spotify on MacOS and playing to another device (Chromecast Audio),...

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  • Plan - Premium - the Netherlands Device - Macbook Pro Early 2015 Operating System - Catalina 10.15.7 Application - Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.96.785.g464c973a Issue: when playing...
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Superuser Contribution Extreme delay when pressing play on a Song

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating SystemMacOS Monterrey 12.6.6 My Question or IssueHi, since downloading the latest Spotify update I have experienced extremely slow response times when pressing play on any song. Everything else ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System MacOS Monterrey 12.6.6   My Question or Issue Hi, since downloading the latest Spotify update I have experienc...
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Spotify thinks I'm offline. Restarting app required.

I toggle the offline mode but Spotify still thinks I am offline. I have to quit Spotify and open it again for it to stop thinking I'm offline. Anyone experience this issue? Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.35.663.gb699649e

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  • I toggle the offline mode but Spotify still thinks I am offline. I have to quit Spotify and open it again for it to stop thinking I'm offline. Anyone experience this issue? Spotify for macOS ...
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Superuser Contribution Music not playing on desktop app (macOS)

Hello, I am attempting to use Spotify Premium on a device running macOS Monterey. Since two days ago, I have not been able to play music on my Mac. I launch the desktop application, hit the play button, and it shows the song as playing but no music c...

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  • Hello, I am attempting to use Spotify Premium on a device running macOS Monterey. Since two days ago, I have not been able to play music on my Mac. I launch the desktop application, hit the play butt...
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Solved!! Play Count Not Displaying

Team, The play count is not displaying for some users on deskptop. Example: The Beatles Spotify page is showing <1000 for their top songs when I view it on Desktop. When I view it on mobile, the plays are normal, well over a million.

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  • Team,   The play count is not displaying for some users on deskptop. Example:   The Beatles Spotify page is showing <1000 for their top songs when I view it on Desktop. When I view i...
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Superuser Contribution Liked Songs not appearing

Using Spotify Desktop on Mac. Hey folks! Recently I've faced a bug after updating the app. Last time when I was listening to my Liked Songs, I used to sort songs by genre as it gives you an opportunity to filter. (Example: Indie, Rock, Hip-Hop, etc)....

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  • Using Spotify Desktop on Mac.   Hey folks! Recently I've faced a bug after updating the app.  Last time when I was listening to my Liked Songs, I used to sort songs by genre as it gives ...
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Solved!! How do I block Niel Young or any artist for that matter?

I don't know when Neil Young came back to Spotify, but I do not want that communist's music, face, name ... or anything of him to ever show up on my Spotify. Mr. "Rockin In A Free World" who gets famous then tries to leverage his fame to silence free...

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  • I don't know when Neil Young came back to Spotify, but I do not want that communist's music, face, name ... or anything of him to ever show up on my Spotify.  Mr. "Rockin In A Free World" who g...
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Spotify Connect Sets Volume to Max

Whenever I use Spotify on my mac it will automatically set my iPhone volume to max cuz it is connected to the app on MacVery very annoying and my ears got blasted a few times because of this any fixes?

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  • Whenever I use Spotify on my mac it will automatically set my iPhone volume to max cuz it is connected to the app on Mac Very very annoying and my ears got blasted a few times because of this&nbsp...
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Smart shuffle on desktop

I want to buy Spotify premium but i Cant see Smart shuffle feature in the desktop app. Smart shuffle is present in the mobile app, but there is no smart shuffle feature in the desktop version. Can you help me if this feature is in active development ...

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  • I want to buy Spotify premium but i Cant see Smart shuffle feature in the desktop app. Smart shuffle is present in the mobile app, but there is no smart shuffle feature in the desktop version. Ca...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Max volume is too low on my Desktop app (Mac), but it is normal when I use the Spotify Web Player

PlanPremiumCountryMexico Device(Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(macOS Mojave) My Question or Issue Maximum volume is too low on my Desktop app (Mac), but it is normal when I use the Spotify Web Player, help!

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  •   Plan Premium Country Mexico    Device (Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (macOS Mojave)   My Question or Issue  Maximum volume is too low on my Desktop ap...
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Superuser Contribution How can I stop getting podcast recommendations

PlanDuoCountryUK DeviceMacBookOperating SystemmacOS My Question or IssueHi,Even though I have a paid account, I keep getting podcast recommendations which I'm not interested in.There is no option to disable this as far as I can see.The "Your top show...

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  • Plan Duo Country UK   Device MacBook Operating System macOS   My Question or Issue Hi, Even though I have a paid account, I keep getting podcast recommendations which I'm not in...
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Superuser Contribution Why do some of my public playlists disappear on different screens?

When I view my account on my sister's device, two of my playlists do not show and I have no clue why. I did not get any copyright warnings, or any other popups about this and I am utterly confused. Please help, I want my friends and sisters to be abl...

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  • When I view my account on my sister's device, two of my playlists do not show and I have no clue why. I did not get any copyright warnings, or any other popups about this and I am utterly confused. P...
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Searching for Songs in Library Not Working

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMac Pro 2013Operating SystemOSX 12.7 My Question or IssueWhen typing songs into the search bar of my library, no results ever come up.The songs I search for are definitely saved in my library.Screenshots attached of a partic...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Mac Pro 2013 Operating System OSX 12.7   My Question or Issue When typing songs into the search bar of my library, no results ever come up. The songs I ...
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Superuser Contribution [Playlists] Pin playlists to your profile.

I personally have a lot of public playlists, and there’s many that I would like people to see first when they open my profile. I believe the ability to pin these playlists would come in really handy. (Keep in mind that pinning playlists to your profi...

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  • I personally have a lot of public playlists, and there’s many that I would like people to see first when they open my profile. I believe the ability to pin these playlists would come in really handy....
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I can't open the Spotify app on my laptop

I have a MacBook and have always listen to Spotify on it with no trouble I recently got a notification to update it and when I did the app wouldn't reopen. I tried to redownload the app but it still won't work

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  • I have a MacBook and have always listen to Spotify on it with no trouble I recently got a notification to update it and when I did the app wouldn't reopen. I tried to redownload the app but it still ...
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