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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 Spotify App shuts down after a few minutes after I updated to MacOS Big Sur

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceMacBook Pro Early 2015Operating SystemMacOs Big Sur 11.0.1(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueAfter I updated my MacOS and Big Sur was installed I reinstalled the Spotify app from the webpage. How...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device MacBook Pro Early 2015 Operating System MacOs Big Sur 11.0.1 (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue After I updated my ...
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No Spotify icon on new Macbook M1 2020 Touchbar

How come the Spotify icon and controls are no longer available on the latest Macbook M1 2020? Does anyone know if I can get it on the touch bar still? Or is it no longer available? Thanks

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  • How come the Spotify icon and controls are no longer available on the latest Macbook M1 2020?   Does anyone know if I can get it on the touch bar still? Or is it no longer available?   ...
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It changes my playlist songs for another

Plan Family PremiumMexico Device MacBook MacOS Big Sur version 11.0.1My Question or IssueIt changes songs by itself and plays a song that is not in my playlist or in my favorites And it changes and it changes and it does not allow me to listen to ano...

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  • Plan Family Premium Mexico   Device MacBook MacOS Big Sur version 11.0.1 My Question or Issue It changes songs by itself and plays a song that is not in my playlist or in my favor...
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Solved!! Can't share Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDevice(Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(MacOSCatalina) My Question or IssueI can't share my playlist or song on facebook, instagram, twitter.I also can not copy the url-link

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device (Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (MacOSCatalina)   My Question or Issue I can't share my playlist or song on facebook, instagram, twitter. ...
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Superuser Contribution Scrolling Issue in Playlist

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Macbook Pro 2018Operating System: MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1 My Question or Issue: Ever since I upgr5aded tro MacOS Big Sure, I can no longer click and drag a song in a playlist beyond the viewable area on the screen. I us...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System: MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1   My Question or Issue: Ever since I upgr5aded tro MacOS Big Sure, I can no longer cl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Zoom in Spotify on mac OS

It looks like Spotify desktop client on mac OS is based on web-ui. It behaves as webpage when it comes to zoom functionality. I can use pinch-to-zoom or double-finger-tap (one finger) to zoom-in. I was just wondering if this expected? CheersRadek

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  • It looks like Spotify desktop client on mac OS is based on web-ui. It behaves as webpage when it comes to zoom functionality. I can use pinch-to-zoom or double-finger-tap (one finger) to zoom-in. I w...
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Superuser Contribution Sort menu disappear

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDeviceiMac 2017Operating SystemCatalina 10.15.7 My Question or IssueSort by title, artist, and date is not available anymore ?

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device iMac 2017 Operating System Catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Sort by title, artist, and date is not available anymore ?
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Superuser Contribution Local files not an option on Macbook?

Hey, trying to add some songs from an artist that I have on my computer to my spotify playlist so I can listen across devices, the one album from the artist that isn't on Spotify. But can't find the option to view local files? Can't do it through my ...

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  • Hey, trying to add some songs from an artist that I have on my computer to my spotify playlist so I can listen across devices, the one album from the artist that isn't on Spotify.    But ...
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Playback volume goes down to zero after 3-5 seconds

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceMac mini (Late 2014)3 GHz Intel Core i716 GB 1600 MHz DDR3Operating SystemmacOS Mojave (10.14.2)My Question or IssueHello I'm having trouble playing songs over my Scarlett 2i2 USB audio interface it has worked for a long...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Mac mini (Late 2014) 3 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Operating System macOS Mojave (10.14.2) My Question or Issue Hello I'm having trouble playin...
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[All Platforms] Spotify gets confused when AirPods are removed and/or device switching occurs

macOS version BigSur 11.1 Beta (20C5061b)iPhone 11 Pro iOS version 14.3Spotify Mac Client version: 1.1.47.684.g136419d9-aSpotify iOS app version: 8.5.86.739AirPods version: A2031 v.3A283 1. Install Spotify on BigSur (Mac)2. Install Spotify on iPhone ...

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  • macOS version BigSur 11.1 Beta (20C5061b) iPhone 11 Pro iOS version 14.3 Spotify Mac Client version: 1.1.47.684.g136419d9-a Spotify iOS app version: 8.5.86.739 AirPods version: A2031 v.3A283...
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Spotify (old)

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssuePremium.On Mac, Spotify icon is "old" even tho I just updated. SHouldn't the "old" have gone ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Premium...
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Superuser Contribution Exceptionally high CPU Usage on Mac OS 10.14.6 Mojave

Hello I am reporting a very high (100% of one core) level of CPU usage of the Spotify desktop client on Mac OS. Profiling Spotify with the Instruments tool in Xcode, it is clear this CPU usage is inside `AudioFileOpenURL` and more specifically, insid...

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  • Hello   I am reporting a very high (100% of one core) level of CPU usage of the Spotify desktop client on Mac OS. Profiling Spotify with the Instruments tool in Xcode, it is clear this CPU usa...
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Superuser Contribution [Mac] Filtering by typing when adding songs to playlists won't work after update

Hey there, I have a huge issue after the new update. unfortunately, SpotifyCares on Twitter was not able to answer my question. Before the update, it was possible - when adding s song to a playlist - to blindly start typing a few letters and it would...

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  • Hey there, I have a huge issue after the new update. unfortunately, SpotifyCares on Twitter was not able to answer my question.   Before the update, it was possible - when adding s song to a p...
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Spotify app changed to (old)

Plan PremiumCountry UK Device(iMac 27"late 2014)Operating System(MacOs 11.0.1) My Question or Issuehi, I'm just after updating my Spotify app, and my app has changed name to Spotify (old) why is this? thanks in advance

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device (iMac 27"late 2014) Operating System (MacOs 11.0.1)   My Question or Issue hi,  I'm just after updating my Spotify app,  and my app ...
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Wrapped but with assorted playlists!

Heya.So, I was thinking since I just got my Wrapped of the year 2020, that maybe it should be possible for it to recalculate everything where you can sort away some of your playlists? For an example I work at a bar, where I have a dedicated playlist ...

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  • Heya. So, I was thinking since I just got my Wrapped of the year 2020, that maybe it should be possible for it to recalculate everything where you can sort away some of your playlists? For an exampl...
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Superuser Contribution Mission Control - black/blank thumbnail

DeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemMac 10.15.3 My Question or Issue Hi! Anyone have idea why when I hit Mission Control (3 fingers up on trackpad) where is blank/black thumbnail of Spotify?

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  • Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System Mac 10.15.3   My Question or Issue   Hi! Anyone have idea why when I hit Mission Control (3 fingers up on trackpad) where is blank/black thum...
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[iOS][Other] Music pauses every few seconds

I've been using Spotify for years on my Mac. All of a sudden it is now pausing itself every few seconds. I've tried different songs/playlists, removed my bluetooth speaker, signed out of all accounts, closed and reopened Spotify, and reinstalled Spot...

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  • I've been using Spotify for years on my Mac. All of a sudden it is now pausing itself every few seconds. I've tried different songs/playlists, removed my bluetooth speaker, signed out of all accounts...
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Spotify fail to detect all my local mp3 music files!

Spotify fail to detect all my local mp3 music files! I have 605 local mp3 music files and spotify fail to detect all of them. Spotify only detect 551 local mp3 music files instead all 605. Previous version did not have this issue. I already tried rei...

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  • Spotify fail to detect all my local mp3 music files! I have 605 local mp3 music files and spotify fail to detect all of them. Spotify only detect 551 local mp3 music files instead all 605. Previous v...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify songs not playing, friend feed and playlists not loading

PlanFreeCountryAustraliaDeviceMacBook Air Early 2015Operating SystemVersion 10.15.7 My Question or IssueI've had issues with Spotify for a couple days now since updating the Desktop App. At first I was only able to play from select playlists (the mor...

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  • Plan Free Country Australia Device MacBook Air Early 2015 Operating System Version 10.15.7   My Question or Issue I've had issues with Spotify for a couple days now since updating the ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Mac] app crashes instantly

CountryUnited States DeviceMacbook Air 2020Operating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.5 My Question or IssueThe moment I try to launch spotify, it shows up on dock and then goes away. The app doesn't even open for a second. I tried deleting cache, deleting...

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  • Country United States   Device Macbook Air 2020 Operating System MacOS Catalina 10.15.5   My Question or Issue The moment I try to launch spotify, it shows up on dock and then goes...
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