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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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Like Button (new UI)

Plan PremiumCountryBrazil Device(Macbook Pro late 2019)Operating System(Catalina) Between the many (MANY) problems of the new UI I really can't understand why the like button (heart) was moved from beside the song name to the song lenght. I mean, WHY...

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  • Plan  Premium Country Brazil   Device (Macbook Pro late 2019) Operating System (Catalina)   Between the many (MANY) problems of the new UI I really can't understand why the l...
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Roll back to a version not using the new UI

Hey, now that all the playlist accounts I work with and update professionally on a daily basis have been forced into the new desktop UI I have to find a way to roll back to a previous version not running it. The main reasons for this are two, and the...

  • Roadie
  • Hey, now that all the playlist accounts I work with and update professionally on a daily basis have been forced into the new desktop UI I have to find a way to roll back to a previous version not run...
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Cannot drag currently playing song to playlist if find filter is enabled

Before adding a track to a large playlist, I like to see if there's already a song by that artist in the playlist. If you are viewing the playlist, cmd + f to filter to the artist, and then try to drag the currently playing track to the playlist, the...

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  • Before adding a track to a large playlist, I like to see if there's already a song by that artist in the playlist. If you are viewing the playlist, cmd + f to filter to the artist, and then try to dr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Library Albums Not Showing - Shows on iOS App

On the Mac app, none of my saved albums appear in my library. However, they do appear on the iOS app and on the browser version of Spotify (Firefox). I've reinstalled the Mac app and updated. How can I fix this issue?

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  • On the Mac app, none of my saved albums appear in my library. However, they do appear on the iOS app and on the browser version of Spotify (Firefox). I've reinstalled the Mac app and updated. How can...
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Superuser Contribution Scroll position frequently reset

I have an issue where the scroll bar regularly resets itself to the very top. Tabbing away from Spotify and back triggers it sometimes, and if I click on an album or song and come back it's always reset.

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  • I have an issue where the scroll bar regularly resets itself to the very top.  Tabbing away from Spotify and back triggers it sometimes, and if I click on an album or song and come back it's alw...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sort by last added

PlanPremiumCountryBelgium DeviceMacOperating SystemOS My Question or IssueGot a spotify update on my mac with a new interface. But now my playlist aren't sorted by last added anymore and I can't seem to find how I do it now with the new update.I can ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium   Device Mac Operating System OS   My Question or Issue Got a spotify update on my mac with a new interface. But now my playlist aren't sorted by las...
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Superuser Contribution New Spotify UI on MacOS doesn't work properly when casting to Sonos

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro 2015Operating System: Catalina Issue:The new MacOS UI doesn't work properly when connected to a Sonos speaker system. The song that is playing is not correct, and the song time/progress bar are also incorr...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro 2015 Operating System: Catalina   Issue: The new MacOS UI doesn't work properly when connected to a Sonos speaker system.   The song t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Incorporation date arragement

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook pro 2018Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueHi! In a collaboration list I can't arrange items for incorporation date. The column doesn't appear even if I select this option in dropdown menu. Thank you.

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook pro 2018 Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue Hi! In a collaboration list I can't arrange items for incorporation date. The column does...
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Superuser Contribution Full Screen playback time is incorrect

When turning on full screen player mode, the played duration of the current song is sometimes shown incorrectly and duration slider is often white (means that the song is fully played) although the song is still playing.PlanPremiumCountryLatviaDevice...

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  • When turning on full screen player mode, the played duration of the current song is sometimes shown incorrectly and duration slider is often white (means that the song is fully played) although the s...
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Superuser Contribution The Mac Desktop application interface has remained in the old interface and does not change!

PlanPremium DuoTurkey Device(Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(Big Sur) My Question or IssueThe desktop spotify app for Mac is constantly displayed in the old UI (even performing updates in the same interface). It does not change to a new look i...

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  • Plan Premium Duo Turkey   Device (Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (Big Sur)   My Question or Issue The desktop spotify app for Mac is constantly displayed in the old UI (e...
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Superuser Contribution Search not showing local files

Plan; PremiumDesktop, MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 Spotify version 1.1.58.820 Since updating to the new desktop version, the local files don't show up in a "global search" as they did before (usually they came first), now the only way I can find the file i...

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  • Plan; Premium Desktop, Mac OS Catalina 10.15.7   Spotify version 1.1.58.820   Since updating to the new desktop version, the local files don't show up in a "global search" as they did...
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Superuser Contribution Loudness Wars is back! But only for Advertisers...

I was just blown away by the Ad "Svensk Fågel" which was easily 10dB louder than the music I was currently listening to. Not sure if that's intentional to kill non premium users but.. hey. -14 LUFS should account for all content providers.

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  • I was just blown away by the Ad "Svensk Fågel" which was easily 10dB louder than the music I was currently listening to. Not sure if that's intentional to kill non premium users but.. hey. -14 LUFS s...
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Superuser Contribution Playing entire discography in new Update

PremiumU.S. DeviceMacbook Pro 2020)Operating SystemiOS With the new update, I can no longer listen to an artist's entire discography in order, now I have to click and listen to the album by album. Why did you remove that from the desktop app? How do ...

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  • Premium U.S.   Device Macbook Pro 2020) Operating System iOS   With the new update, I can no longer listen to an artist's entire discography in order, now I have to click and listen...
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[Desktop] Does anyone else have issues with the Spotify app working on a Mac?

Operating software is up-to-date. App is very slow to load (sometimes as long as 5 minutes) and the search function takes even longer. Reinstalling app doesn't cure the problem.

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  • Operating software is up-to-date. App is very slow to load (sometimes as long as 5 minutes) and the search function takes even longer. Reinstalling app doesn't cure the problem.
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Superuser Contribution popping/screeching sound when song starts on bluetooth speaker

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceMacbook Air (M1, 2020)Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or Issuesometimes when a song starts when i'm connected to a bluetooth speaker on my mac, a very loud sharp 'feedback' sound will play out of...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Macbook Air (M1, 2020) Operating System MacOS Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue sometimes when a song starts when i'm connected t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution made for you hub

I really liked the new made for you hub, with playlist by decade\genere But - I list them all! cant find anything.I read all relevant question - no help.I read the release note - https://newsroom.spotify.com/2021-03-31/introducing-new-spotify-mixes-p...

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  • I really liked the new made for you hub, with playlist by decade\genere  But - I list them all! cant find anything. I read all relevant question - no help. I read the release note - http...
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on album artwork to jump to song in playlist doesn't always work

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbookProOperating SystemMacOS Catalina My Question or IssueClicking on the album artwork to jump to song in playlist appears to work consistently if you're not in the playlist already. If you're already in the playlist, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacbookPro Operating System MacOS Catalina   My Question or Issue Clicking on the album artwork to jump to song in playlist appears to work cons...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Issue with Spotify Connect between Mac and Chromecast

Hi, I saw a couple of questions about the same issue I will describe here in the forum but I could not find a single good answer so let me try to give a few test cases to put a light on the problem: Scenario:I open my Spotify app on my iPhone and cas...

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  • Hi,   I saw a couple of questions about the same issue I will describe here in the forum but I could not find a single good answer so let me try to give a few test cases to put a light on the ...
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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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