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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 no connection possible from OSX to amplifier

Hi,I have no connection from Spotify - MacBook Pro (latest updates OSX) - to my amplifier. I can connect Spotify with my amplifier through my iPhone X (latest updates iOS). All devices are connected to the same network. And of course I would like to ...

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  • Hi, I have no connection from Spotify - MacBook Pro (latest updates OSX) - to my amplifier.  I can connect Spotify with my amplifier through my iPhone X (latest updates iOS).  All device...
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Superuser Contribution Why does Spotify refuse to translate the name of Home?

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch from 2017 with macOS Catalina 10.15.7.On my iPhone in the Spotify app, Home is translated into Swedish "Hem". But on my Mac it is not translated. I know it's not a big deal, but why does Spotify refuse to translate it? Sh...

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  • I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch from 2017 with macOS Catalina 10.15.7. On my iPhone in the Spotify app, Home is translated into Swedish "Hem". But on my Mac it is not translated. I know it's not a big ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes when clicking shuffle on "my likes" playlist

I can click shuffle on any other playlist no problem, but the second I click shuffle on my liked songs, it immediately crashes. I've already uninstalled and reinstalled on 3 separate occasions and still get the same bug. I'm on Mac OS Catalina 10.15....

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  • I can click shuffle on any other playlist no problem, but the second I click shuffle on my liked songs, it immediately crashes. I've already uninstalled and reinstalled on 3 separate occasions and st...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify and Sonos

Plan - PremiumCountry - AustraliaDevice - MacOS High Sierra - 10.13.6 I have created a playlist in Spotify, when I open Sonos and look at the playlist, all of the local files included in the playlist are greyed out. (see image) Steps taken: Reset rou...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Australia Device - MacOS High Sierra - 10.13.6   I have created a playlist in Spotify, when I open Sonos and look at the playlist, all of the local files includ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Podcasts are is missing at all

Hi, folks, I have an issue I could not listen to podcasts using the desktop app at all. I tried to reinstall the desktop app, but the issue remained.The same is for mobile and Web. Although I opened https://open.spotify.com/genre/podcasts-web in inco...

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  • Hi, folks, I have an issue I could not listen to podcasts using the desktop app at all. I tried to reinstall the desktop app, but the issue remained. The same is for mobile and Web. Although I ope...
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Superuser Contribution Keyboard shortcuts - search and select song

I'm using Spotify for MacOS. I am able to use `CMD + L` to search for songs, but once I search for them, I'm not able to use keyboard shortcuts to select a song to play a song. Actually, I am able to, however I figured this out by dumb luck. If you `...

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  • I'm using Spotify for MacOS. I am able to use `CMD + L` to search for songs, but once I search for them, I'm not able to use keyboard shortcuts to select a song to play a song.  Actually,...
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Problem with the Play function

PlanPremiumVersion1.1.44.538.g8057de92CountrySweden DeviceMacBook Pro mid-2014Operating SystemOS X Catalina My Question or IssueThere is an issue with the Play function in my current version of the Spotify app for Mac OS X. Hitting Play (in a playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Version 1.1.44.538.g8057de92 Country Sweden   Device MacBook Pro mid-2014 Operating System OS X Catalina   My Question or Issue There is an issue with the Play fun...
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Superuser Contribution Podcast video not working properly

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceMacbook Pro 2019)Operating System(iOS 10) My Question or Issue When watching a podcast, sometimes a video will play. Sometimes not. There is no indication. Sometimes a video will disappear halfway through and then y...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Macbook Pro 2019) Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue   When watching a podcast, sometimes a video will play. Sometim...
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[Mac desktop] Playback pausing

PremiumUSMacbook Pro 13-inch, 2019Catalina (10.15.7)Spotify version 1.1.44.538.g8057de92 Playback is pausing randomly, sometimes after about 20 seconds, sometimes more. Usually happens again about 2 minutes into a song. Sometimes happens a third time...

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  • Premium US Macbook Pro 13-inch, 2019 Catalina (10.15.7) Spotify version 1.1.44.538.g8057de92   Playback is pausing randomly, sometimes after about 20 seconds, sometimes more. Usually ...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see some of the people I follow on my friend feed

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2013Operating System10.13.6 I follow multiple people on Spotify. Only one of those people is showing up on my Friend Activity bar on the righthand side. I used to be able to see more people, but they disappeared.

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro 2013 Operating System 10.13.6   I follow multiple people on Spotify. Only one of those people is showing up on my Friend Activity bar on the r...
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Superuser Contribution [All Platforms] Song to avoid (UNLIKE feature)

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceiPhone 7, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemMacOS 14, iOS 10 My Question or IssueI'd like to avoid certain song when continue playing randomly after playlist, would you add such feature (e.g. UNLIKE button), so so...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device iPhone 7, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System MacOS 14, iOS 10   My Question or Issue I'd like to avoid certain song when continue playing ran...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stays on a black screen.

I can't open Spotify on MacBook Pro, black screen stays on. this is suddenly happened. PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceMacBook Pro Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.7 My Question or Issue

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  • I can't open Spotify on MacBook Pro, black screen stays on. this is suddenly happened.   Plan Premium Country Turkey Device MacBook Pro  Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.7 &nb...
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[Desktop] Go to currently playing song in playlist issue

Plan: PremiumCountry: Canada DeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemMacOS Mojave My Question or Issue I know you can jump to the currently playing song by clicking the album cover in the bottom left corner, however it goes to the incorrect spot in the play...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Canada   Device Macbook Pro Operating System MacOS Mojave   My Question or Issue   I know you can jump to the currently playing song by clicking t...
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Solved!! Sidebar expands on hover on any playlist, causing the screen to jump

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.3 (19D76) My Question or IssueEvery time I hover on a playlist on the left, it causes the left sidebar to jump in order to cover ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (19D76)   My Question or Issue Every time I hov...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not connecting to Bluesound

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceiPhone, iPad and Macbook Air all recent modelsOperating SystemAll up to date. My Question or IssueSince a few weeks i cannot connect from any spotify app or webplayer to our Bluesound Powernode. Always worked fine t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device iPhone, iPad and Macbook Air all recent models Operating System All up to date.   My Question or Issue Since a few weeks i cannot connect from a...
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Superuser Contribution Broken scroll through long list of podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMBP purchased new 2020Operating Systemmacos catalina 10.15.7 My Question or IssueIn the last few months I started listening to podcasts on Spotify. I have a problem with the Desktop interface, where I try to scroll down fr...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MBP purchased new 2020 Operating System macos catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue In the last few months I started listening to podcasts on ...
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Solved!! macOS application automatic start NOT desired

PlanFreeCountryUKDeviceMacBookProOperating SystemmacOS 10.15.7 My Question or IssueI do not want the Spotify app to start automatically, when I log in or restart my computer. The application is not on the listSystem Preferences → Users & Groups → Log...

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  • Plan Free Country UK Device MacBookPro Operating System macOS 10.15.7   My Question or Issue I do not want the Spotify app to start automatically, when I log in or restart my computer....
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Superuser Contribution All my liked songs are only shown on my iPhone app but not Mac.

Hi, I'm using a family premium plan and all things go well till last week. I found that all my liked songs disappear from my Mac's Spotify "Liked Songs" list. When I click on it, it shows nothing. But these songs are all on my iPhone's Spotify "Liked...

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  • Hi, I'm using a family premium plan and all things go well till last week.    I found that all my liked songs disappear from my Mac's Spotify "Liked Songs" list. When I click on it, it sh...
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Superuser Contribution Downloading songs from local files onto iphone

Hello, I have a song that does not exist on spotify downloaded on my mac from local files, and would like to download songs on my phone and make them accessible through the spotify app. I have put all of the songs on a playlist and tried to play them...

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  • Hello, I have a song that does not exist on spotify downloaded on my mac from local files, and would like to download songs on my phone and make them accessible through the spotify app. I have put al...
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Superuser Contribution My desktop app randomly shuffles and mutes my music

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Macbook Pro)Operating System(iOS 10.15.6) My Question or IssueWhenever I'm playing my music, the app randomly mutes itself and shuffles whatever album I'm listening to. I originally thought the issue lied with the app tryi...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Macbook Pro) Operating System (iOS 10.15.6)   My Question or Issue Whenever I'm playing my music, the app randomly mutes itself and shuffles whatever a...
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