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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 Installation for Mac OSX 14.0 Sonoma fails

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacBook Pro 13" 2020 IntelOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi all,I am Betatesting MacOS 14.x Sonoma. The installation process of the Spotify app fails. See attached Screensho...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device MacBook Pro 13" 2020 Intel Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi all, I am Betatesting Ma...
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The solution to seeing how many songs you have downloaded on Spotify!

Hi there, I have had seen tons of people wanting to see if they can see how many songs they have downloaded. Well here is the solution! All you need is to go to whatever web browser you use and then click on it. It will open then paste this link to t...

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  •   Hi there,   I have had seen tons of people wanting to see if they can see how many songs they have downloaded. Well here is the solution! All you need is to go to whatever web browser ...
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Superuser Contribution I am logged in with my phone but it won't allow me to log in on my computer

I just now downloaded the Spotify app and tried to log in with a browser as well as with the app but neither of those worked yet, I CAN listen with my phone app

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  • I just now downloaded the Spotify app and tried to log in with a browser as well as with the app but neither of those worked yet, I CAN listen with my phone app
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Superuser Contribution Playlist tab and Friend Activity tab keeps resizing.

I'm on a Macbook, and every time I drag to resize the Spotify window to be smaller so I can multitask and use another app like Safari, the playlist tab and friend activity tab change sizes when I maximize the screen again. These two tabs will be way ...

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  • I'm on a Macbook, and every time I drag to resize the Spotify window to be smaller so I can multitask and use another app like Safari, the playlist tab and friend activity tab change sizes when I max...
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How do I mark a Podcast as unplayed?

MacOS I can't mark podcasts as unplayed. I know this has been implemented on the mobile app, but the desktop app needs this also. It would also be helpful to have batch editing on the mobile and desktop. Sometimes I like to relisten to whole librarie...

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  • MacOS    I can't mark podcasts as unplayed. I know this has been implemented on the mobile app, but the desktop app needs this also. It would also be helpful to have batch editing on the ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify won't move on to the next song

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceMacBook Air 2023Operating SystemLatest MacOS My Question or IssueHi Spotify will stop playing music, intermittently at the end of a song. It won't move on to the next song. I can't replicate it, but it does it every s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device MacBook Air 2023 Operating System Latest MacOS   My Question or Issue Hi   Spotify will stop playing music, intermittently at the end of a ...
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Desktop version on MacOs: Data Cache

OS: Mac Os Ventura 13.5.2. I changed the download cache to a new location on another disc an named it "Spotify-Cache". The result was that "/Library/Application Support/Spotify/PersistentCache/Storage" got deleted, as expected. But when I download fi...

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  • OS: Mac Os Ventura 13.5.2.   I changed the download cache to a new location on another disc an named it "Spotify-Cache". The result was that "/Library/Application Support/Spotify/PersistentCac...
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Superuser Contribution Touch Bar issue when two applications playing.

Hello, I've migrated from Apple Music to Spotify after 4-5 years. I really love the application UI and lists etc. I wasn't waiting for a full compatible iOS experience, however even with google maps, it is not always working properly. But I'm not ope...

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  • Hello,   I've migrated from Apple Music to Spotify after 4-5 years. I really love the application UI and lists etc.    I wasn't waiting for a full compatible iOS experience, howeve...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Offline Playlist Sync

I'm not sure if I'm missing something really obvious, but I have a handful of personal music files that are in MP3 format in a few playlists that won't sync to my iPhone. According to the instructions given by the app it tells me to go to the app on ...

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  • I'm not sure if I'm missing something really obvious, but I have a handful of personal music files that are in MP3 format in a few playlists that won't sync to my iPhone.  According to the instr...
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Superuser Contribution Dont play / Block / Hide Tracks or Artists on DESKTOP VERSION

Implement "don't play / block / hide artists or tracks" -function on the desktop version of spotify, only available on ios/android?Thanks

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  • Implement "don't play / block / hide artists or tracks" -function on the desktop version of spotify, only available on ios/android? Thanks 🙂
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cant find playlist clicked from sidebar + really slow

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro M1 2020, Operating SystemVentura 13..5.1 My Question or IssueWhen clicking to open a playlist in the sidebar, it hangs for about 3 minutes then says can't find playlist. I just tried to click on the playlist I j...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro M1 2020,  Operating System Ventura 13..5.1   My Question or Issue When clicking to open a playlist in the sidebar, it hangs for about 3...
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Superuser Contribution Control volume with Keyboard Volume Buttons

Hi,when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12).But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the keyboard volume buttons do not have any effect, I have ...

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  • Hi, when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12). But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the ...
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Superuser Contribution I have no sound anymore

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceMacbook Pro 2021 Apple M1 MaxOperating SystemMacOS Ventura 13.3.1 My Question or IssueSince I updated my OS to 13.3.1 the sound is not working anymore with my Spotify app. It works everywhere elseI tried to reinstall / c...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Macbook Pro 2021 Apple M1 Max Operating System MacOS Ventura 13.3.1   My Question or Issue Since I updated my OS to 13.3.1 the sound is not working a...
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Superuser Contribution Is there a way to edit incorrect lyrics?

The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've come across a few lines that are just really flat-out ...

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  • The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've com...
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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Desktop App for Mac No Longer Controls Sonos Speakers.

I recently actioned a Sonos system update, since then the Spotify desktop app on Mac no longer controls the speakers. There is no problem using the Spotify app on iPhone or iPad to connect to my Sonos speakers, and no problem playing Spotify directly...

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  • I recently actioned a Sonos system update, since then the Spotify desktop app on Mac no longer controls the speakers. There is no problem using the Spotify app on iPhone or iPad to connect to my Sono...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can`t Open Any Links in the Web / Spotify opens but shows nothing

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) Operating SystemMAC 10.14.6. My Question or IssueI have a problem with the app... when I click on links on the internet that lead to Spotify profiles or albums/sin...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany  Device   MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)   Operating System MAC 10.14.6.   My Question or Issue I have a problem wi...
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Problem with the Playlist Song Search Function

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceMacbook pro 13 inch m2Operating SystemMacOS My Question or Issue Issue with the playlist song search function. There is a bug I believe. Whenever I try to search a song within the playlist, It finds it, but then when I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device Macbook pro 13 inch m2 Operating System MacOS   My Question or Issue   Issue with the playlist song search function. There is a bug I b...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playback stutters on OSX. Stops stuttering when making Spotify window active.

Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop.The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. This does not sound like a connection issue to me. I am h...

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  • Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop. The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. &nb...
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How To Fix Spotify Error 101

Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101:Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs.Update Spotify: Make sure you have the latest version of the...

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  • Here are some troubleshooting tips for fixing Spotify error 101: Restart Spotify: Fully close out of the Spotify app on your device and restart it. This can help clear out any temporary bugs. Upda...
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