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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 The "Remove from Recently Played" is not working.

Plan: PremiumCountry: México DeviceMacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014)Operating SystemMacOS Catalina version 10.15.7 I have reinstalled the new version of Spotify, but neither the new version, nor the website player let me delete the "Recently played"....

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  • Plan: Premium Country: México   Device MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Operating System MacOS Catalina version 10.15.7   I have reinstalled the new version of Spotify, but ne...
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[Desktop][Connect] Mac OS desktop bug -- syncing with other device

I'm running into a consistent sync issue between my mac and my iphone, when playing through my iphone. The desktop app seems to lose sync so that even when I pause playback on my phone, the desktop app shows the progress bar continuing to climb and t...

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  • I'm running into a consistent sync issue between my mac and my iphone, when playing through my iphone. The desktop app seems to lose sync so that even when I pause playback on my phone, the desktop a...
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How to bring up full player?

DeviceMacBook Pro 16Operating SystemMacOS My Question or IssueHello people, so I just updated my Spotify, and when I switched to fullscreen it brought up this full player mode, with just the artist and coverart, however I cannot recreate it, any help...

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  • Device MacBook Pro 16 Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue Hello people, so I just updated my Spotify, and when I switched to fullscreen it brought up this full player mode, with ...
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Superuser Contribution Not all albums of artist showing in discography

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacBook Pro Operating SystemMacOS 11.1 My IssueWhen going to the artist page of "Die drei ???" and clicking "see all" under Discography, not all albums are displayed. Only until episode 141 from the year 2010. However I c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device MacBook Pro  Operating System MacOS 11.1   My Issue When going to the artist page of "Die drei ???" and clicking "see all" under Discography, not...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist order mixing up when deleting a song

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook Pro 2018Operating SystemmacOS 11.2.3 My Question or Issue Hi, I use Spotify on a mac. Regularly when I remove a song from a playlist it changes the order of the other songs in the playlist. This happens more often when I rem...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System macOS 11.2.3   My Question or Issue   Hi, I use Spotify on a mac. Regularly when I remove a song from a playlist it ch...
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[Desktop][Music] Can't Filter Liked Songs by Artist + Song

First, I just want to say thanks for updating the macOS app recently and bringing back filtering the queue as a user filters playlists. I noticed that filtering playlists by part of an artist name and a song works, but it doesn't when trying in Liked...

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  • First, I just want to say thanks for updating the macOS app recently and bringing back filtering the queue as a user filters playlists. I noticed that filtering playlists by part of an artist name an...
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Newest version of Spotify won't change the IU

Plan(Family) PremiumCountryFinlandDeviceMacbook Air 2020Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueI installed the newest version of Spotify (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de), but the user interface remains as the old version, even though the most recent...

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  • Plan (Family) Premium Country Finland Device Macbook Air 2020 Operating System MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue I installed the newest version of Spotify (1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de), bu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on mac Big Sur update issues

Hello! I've had a spotify account for quite a long time, I'm currently on a Premium Family plan and the issues I'm about to ask for help about only happened when updating to big sur on my 2020 macbook pro I can see all of my playlists if I click on "...

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  • Hello! I've had a spotify account for quite a long time, I'm currently on a Premium Family plan and the issues I'm about to ask for help about only happened when updating to big sur on my 2020 macboo...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps skipping

Every since I installed Spotify on my computer, it keeps skipping every few seconds with practically every single song. I tried re-installing but still experience the same problem. Not really sure what else to do, but it's pretty annoying.

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  • Every since I installed Spotify on my computer, it keeps skipping every few seconds with practically every single song. I tried re-installing but still experience the same problem. Not really sure wh...
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Superuser Contribution New Desktop UI Bug on Larger Screens

Plan: PremiumCountry: Land Down UnderDevice: MacBook Pro 13 (Intel, Connected to External Display)Operating System: MacOS 11.2.3My Question or Issue:The new release desktop app appears broken on larger displays (mine is 27"). As the screen size incre...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Land Down Under Device: MacBook Pro 13 (Intel, Connected to External Display) Operating System: MacOS 11.2.3 My Question or Issue: The new release desk...
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Superuser Contribution Streaming quality does not change bitrate

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2015Operating SystemOS X Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueI made a post under Linux because I've also tested this under Linux also, but that forum has no active mods. I have found the bitrate quality of the s...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro 2015 Operating System OS X Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue I made a post under Linux because I've also tested this under Linux...
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[MacOS] Same artists shown multiple times and links to a different artist

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceM1 MacbookOperating SystemMacOS Big Sur 11.2.3Spotify V1.1.56.595 My Question or IssueFor the past few weeks, Spotify has been showing the same artist multiple times on my home screen. Please see the image attached, the iss...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device M1 Macbook Operating System MacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 Spotify V1.1.56.595   My Question or Issue For the past few weeks, Spotify has been showing t...
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Superuser Contribution Importing local files works, but most don't display

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiMac 2017Operating SystemMacOs Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueI have imported my local files into Spotify, and according to the number displayed all but about 200 are there (which is fine). The problem I'm finding...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iMac 2017 Operating System MacOs Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue I have imported my local files into Spotify, and according to the numb...
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Superuser Contribution New layout, less info on screen. not good

The new layout, late march 2021, is not good. shows less info on main artists screen. Makes finding albums, related artists more difficult, Can I revert to the older format? Paid, USofA. Mac Big Sur

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  • The new layout, late march 2021, is not good.  shows less info on main artists screen. Makes finding albums, related artists  more difficult,  Can I revert to the older format?  ...
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Superuser Contribution Playing Local Files

PlanFreeCountryUsa DeviceMackbook Pro Late 2013Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur 11.2.2 My Question or IssueHey, when I tried to upload my local files onto spotify, it didn't give me the option to do that. Instead, it just greyed out the files I wanted t...

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  • Plan Free Country Usa   Device Mackbook Pro Late 2013 Operating System MacOS Big Sur 11.2.2   My Question or Issue Hey, when I tried to upload my local files onto spotify, it did...
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Solved!! Missing Album Column in Desktop App for Mac

My Question or Issue:The album column has completely disappeared on my desktop app for Mac. Has this feature been discontinued and/or is there a way to bring the column back? Details if needed: Spotify Plan: FreeCountry: CanadaDevice: MacBook Pro Ret...

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  • My Question or Issue: The album column has completely disappeared on my desktop app for Mac. Has this feature been discontinued and/or is there a way to bring the column back?   Details if ne...
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I need assistance downloading songs from spotify TO a Sanza mp3 player

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice2012 MacBook ProOperating SystemMac OS 10.15.7 My Question or IssueHello, Good day, Spotify community. My name is John Kooz. I pay spotify $9.99/month (happily) for their music streaming services which are truly marvelous. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device 2012 MacBook Pro Operating System Mac OS 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Hello, Good day, Spotify community.  My name is John Kooz.  I pay...
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Superuser Contribution New UI breaks keyboard navigation

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceMacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)Operating SystemmacOS v11.2.3 The old UI allowed me to navigate forward and back on the keyboard using Option + [Left|Right] Arrow. The new UI - in addition to many other unwanted changes - broke ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Operating System macOS v11.2.3   The old UI allowed me to navigate forward and back on the keyboard using Option + [Le...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Video ads way too loud

Listening to my music at a reasonable volume and then all of a sudden a video ad will come blaring on, seemingly at least twice as loud as my actual music volume. Loud enough to ****ing literally hurt my ears. This needs to fixed immediately. This la...

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  • Listening to my music at a reasonable volume and then all of a sudden a video ad will come blaring on, seemingly at least twice as loud as my actual music volume. Loud enough to ****ing literally hur...
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