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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 Kernel Panic: iMac 2020 - OS Catalina

Hi - I have a brand new iMac 2020 - only 2 weeks old. I have unfortunately experienced a random 'kernel panic' issue today whilst using the Mac Spotify desktop App. The error report threw up this info: "panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff800cd3b61a): "thread...

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  • Hi - I have a brand new iMac 2020 - only 2 weeks old.  I have unfortunately experienced a random 'kernel panic' issue today whilst using the Mac Spotify desktop App. The error report threw up t...
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Spotify won't resume after pause with bluetooth headphones

I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth. This issue is 4 years old: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spotify-won-t-resume-after-pause-with-bluetooth-headphones/idc-p/5158873 I th...

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  • I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.   This issue is 4 years old: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spotify-won-...
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Superuser Contribution Desktop Spotify not matching iOS Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 2016Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur / iOS 14 My Question or IssueWhen I open Spotify on my desktop, the library is not synced with my phone. For example the Liked Songs playlist does not have songs in it that I'v...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro 2016 Operating System macOS Big Sur / iOS 14   My Question or Issue When I open Spotify on my desktop, the library is not synced wit...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Have to reinstall every time i close the app

I'm running high sierra (10.13.6). I frequently close all of my applications just to save on memory, etc. However, whenever i close spotify and subsequently try to re-open it, spotlight search cant find it and the only item with a matching name is th...

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  • I'm running high sierra (10.13.6).  I frequently close all of my applications just to save on memory, etc.  However, whenever i close spotify and subsequently try to re-open it, spotlight s...
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[Desktop][Connect] Spotify keeps opening at computer log in

This problem is not new, as I read in older post going back to 2016 and earlier, but Spotify did still not solve it so I decided to desinstall the app. Basically I have a Mac Big Sur and Spotify kept opening after each login although:-I closed the ap...

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  • This problem is not new, as I read in older post going back to 2016 and earlier, but Spotify did still not solve it so I decided to desinstall the app.   Basically I have a Mac Big Sur and Spo...
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Superuser Contribution Can't add songs to Library since joining Premium on Desktop App

PlanLess than a week of PremiumDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemCatalina My Question or IssueHi! So I just subscribed to premium and since subscribing I have been unable to like songs/add songs to my Library on the Mac Desktop App. I did a clean rein...

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  • Plan Less than a week of Premium Device Macbook Pro Operating System Catalina   My Question or Issue Hi! So I just subscribed to premium and since subscribing I have been unable to like ...
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Superuser Contribution Can’t show album cover in control center

Device Macbook Pro M1Operating SystemBig Sur My Question or IssueIs it normal for my Mac can’t show album cover in the control center? It just show the logo of spotify in the image. But it did show album cover inside the app.I tried follow the stop t...

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  • Device  Macbook Pro M1 Operating System Big Sur   My Question or Issue Is it normal for my Mac can’t show album cover in the control center? It just show the logo of spotify in the im...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App Not Working After Update To Mac 10.15.7

PlanPremiumDeviceMacbook pro 2015Operating SystemiOS 10.15.7 My Question or IssueSpotify desktop will not open correctly (See attached). It just shows a blank screen and nothing can be interacted with (can not even move the application). I removed ca...

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  • Plan Premium Device Macbook pro 2015 Operating System iOS 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Spotify desktop will not open correctly (See attached). It just shows a blank screen and nothing ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify web player taking over my playing music

So when i listen to music, sometimes the spotify web play stops my music and changes the device im listening on to the web player and it adds a playlist to my account. how do i stop this from happening?

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  • So when i listen to music, sometimes the spotify web play stops my music and changes the device im listening on to the web player and it adds a playlist to my account.    how do i stop th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Missing "Your Episodes" on Macbook app for podcasts playlists.

Plan - PremiumCountry - IndiaDevice - Macbook ProOperating System - MojaveMy Question or Issue: Hi, I've been adding podcasts under Your episodes section in my iphone which I really wanted to get synced up to my macbook app. But I can't see the same ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country  - India Device - Macbook Pro Operating System - Mojave My Question or Issue:   Hi, I've been adding podcasts under Your episodes section in...
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs not syncing from iPhone to MacBook

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceiPhone 11, Macbook Pro 2019)Operating SystemiOS 14.3 and MacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueWhen I like a song it always shows up on my liked songs on my phone, but my liked songs list on my MacBook is constantly ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device iPhone 11, Macbook Pro 2019) Operating System iOS 14.3 and MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue When I like a song it always shows up on my l...
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Superuser Contribution Drag and Drop rearranges

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Macbook Pro late 2013)Operating System(macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 ) My Question or Issue1. When dragging more than one song anywhere they place in a different order. Often the last song becomes the first. 2. Nothing can be ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Macbook Pro late 2013) Operating System (macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 )   My Question or Issue 1. When dragging more than one song anywhere they place in ...
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[Desktop][Developer] Repair Desktop Playlist Glitch - keeps skipping to this one artist!

I've tried turning off autoplay and have closed and reopened the desktop app multiple times. This is seriously frustrating, please help if possible! No matter what playlist I'm playing, this one artist keeps being played after every and any song. Lik...

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  • I've tried turning off autoplay and have closed and reopened the desktop app multiple times. This is seriously frustrating, please help if possible! No matter what playlist I'm playing, this one arti...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Recently Played starts with an older entry

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceMacbook Air 2017Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.2.1 (20D74) My Question or IssueThe Recently Played section in the main screen has one older entry at the start. It also appears that way when I click on Show All. The rem...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Macbook Air 2017 Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 (20D74)   My Question or Issue The Recently Played section in the main screen has one old...
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Superuser Contribution Empty lists and can´t reproduce any music

Account: Premium for Argentina DeviceMacbook Pro mid 2014)Operating SystemBigsur 11.2.1 My Question or IssueWhen I log in into the desktop app in mac I can´t see the added music to my lists and can´t reproduce any music! I has Yosemite and upgraded t...

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  • Account: Premium for Argentina   Device Macbook Pro mid 2014) Operating System Bigsur 11.2.1   My Question or Issue When I log in into the desktop app in mac I can´t see the added m...
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Superuser Contribution No audio playback upon exiting macOS Energy Saver (sleep mode)

Plan - Premium FamilyCountry - UKDevice - iMacOperating System - macOS Big Sur 11.1Spotify App - 1.1.52.687.gf5565fe5 My Question or IssueThe Energy Saver setting on my iMac are active, including 'Put the hard disks to sleep when possible' and 'Wake ...

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  • Plan - Premium Family Country - UK Device - iMac Operating System - macOS Big Sur 11.1 Spotify App - 1.1.52.687.gf5565fe5   My Question or Issue The Energy Saver setting on my i...
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Superuser Contribution Music Continues Playing After Bluetooth Headphone Disconnects

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceMacbook Pro late 2012Operating SystemMacOS Catalina This problem has started recently. Music continues playing after my bluetooth headphone disconnects. It was ok before. My headphones are Powerbeats 2. Thanks for the he...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Macbook Pro late 2012 Operating System MacOS Catalina   This problem has started recently. Music continues playing after my bluetooth headphone d...
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Superuser Contribution Can't play current track after switching VPN on/off

PlanPremiumCountryPL DeviceMacbook Pro late 2017Operating SystemMojave 10.14.6A jays m seven wireless phones from time to time My Question or Issue I'm using a lot of VPN app Cisco Any Connect to connect to work VPN and sometimes when I switching VPN...

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  • Plan Premium Country PL   Device Macbook Pro late 2017 Operating System Mojave 10.14.6 A jays m seven wireless phones from time to time   My Question or Issue   I'm using ...
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Superuser Contribution [DESKTOP] Unable to install desktop app on macOS Big Sur

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceiMac Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.1.2 My Question or IssueThis morning Spotify desktop app wasn't loading fine and I removed. After that, I tried to download the app to install it again but seems to not be working (se...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device iMac  Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.1.2   My Question or Issue This morning Spotify desktop app wasn't loading fine and I removed. After that...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Artists Playlist dissapears everytime I ad it using the spotify for artists webpage

I've added a playlist in Spotify For Artists, using both the share link and the playlist name, and after I hit "Save" I get a "Success!" icon. However, as soon as I direct to a new page or try to go to this playlist it disappears. It appeared once or...

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  • I've added a playlist in Spotify For Artists, using both the share link and the playlist name, and after I hit "Save" I get a "Success!" icon.  However, as soon as I direct to a new page or try ...
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