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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • bfteach
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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!! 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...
  • Jeremy
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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...
  • Elena
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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...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution Songs Skipping 2019

Why do songs keep randomly skipping? They seem to play for 1:30 then skip to a different song. Really annoying. Just listening to music on YouTube instead. Tried restarting the Spotify app, and my internet. No Luck. Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: ...

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  • Why do songs keep randomly skipping? They seem to play for 1:30 then skip to a different song. Really annoying. Just listening to music on YouTube instead.    Tried restarting the Spoti...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Disappeared

PlanPremium CountryUSADeviceIPhone XROperating SystemIOS 14 My Question or IssueHey!There are some tracks which aren’t on Spotify which is totally understandable. You guys also give the options of local files so it was all great. I was getting a coup...

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  • Plan Premium  Country USA Device IPhone XR Operating System IOS 14   My Question or Issue Hey! There are some tracks which aren’t on Spotify which is totally understandable. You ...
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Customizing the Home screen

Anyone know of a way to customize the home screen of the mac app? "Shortcuts" has 3 artists stuck to it that I don't listen to and hasn't changed since I started using Spotify a couple of years ago. Since its the first thing seen on the app, I'd thin...

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  • Anyone know of a way to customize the home screen of the mac app? "Shortcuts" has 3 artists stuck to it that I don't listen to and hasn't changed since I started using Spotify a couple of years ago. ...
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Superuser Contribution [bug] clicking podcast episode from search results does not bring to you it in episode list

steps to reproduce (I used a video podcast to reproduce for what it's worth)1. open a podcast's episode list, scroll somewhere random in it2. search for an episode of that podcast using the main search bar3. click the title of one of the resultsExpec...

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  • steps to reproduce (I used a video podcast to reproduce for what it's worth) 1. open a podcast's episode list, scroll somewhere random in it 2. search for an episode of that podcast using the main ...
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Superuser Contribution cannot minimize/resize video on podcast

When I'm playing an episode and trying to scroll through other episodes, it's essentially impossible because the video hogs so much screen space that only one episode in the scrolling list can be seen at a time.

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  • When I'm playing an episode and trying to scroll through other episodes, it's essentially impossible because the video hogs so much screen space that only one episode in the scrolling list can be see...
  • Jeremy
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Superuser Contribution any way to "save" or track episodes I want to listen to?

Apple podcasts let you save an episode (without necessarily downloading it) so that when you want to listen to it, you don't have to do a new search to find the episode again. Spotify mobile lets you download the episode and filter on downloaded, whi...

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  • Apple podcasts let you save an episode (without necessarily downloading it) so that when you want to listen to it, you don't have to do a new search to find the episode again. Spotify mobile lets you...
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"Can't play the current song" notification when trying to unpause a song

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceMacbook Pro early 2015Operating SystemiOS 10.15 (Catalina) My Question or IssueEvery time that I try to unpause a song after being idle from Spotify after a while, the pause button turns to play, but then I recei...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Macbook Pro early 2015 Operating System iOS 10.15 (Catalina)   My Question or Issue Every time that I try to unpause a song after bein...
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Superuser Contribution [bug] missing 15 second skip buttons for podcasts on mac app

premium / USA / mac. version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (latest) 1. listen to non-podcast audio (actually I think it reproduces when you're already listening to a podcast too)2. do a search for a podcast episode name3. click "episodes" from search page to ...

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  • premium / USA / mac. version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (latest)   1. listen to non-podcast audio (actually I think it reproduces when you're already listening to a podcast too) 2. do a search...
  • Elena
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Superuser Contribution Repeat song from radio

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro 16" 2019Operating SystemMac OS 10.15.5 My Question or IssueIs there a way to turn on song repeat while listening to a playlist radio station? The option is available for song radio, artist radio, but grayed out ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro 16" 2019 Operating System Mac OS 10.15.5   My Question or Issue Is there a way to turn on song repeat while listening to a playlist radio st...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts not updating & recently updated?

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(MacOS Catalina 10.15.6) My Question or IssueOn the desktop app, podcasts don't update properly always. And it would be really nice if we could see recently released episodes like y...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device (Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (MacOS Catalina 10.15.6)   My Question or Issue On the desktop app, podcasts don't update properly a...
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Musics Liked (heart) in MacOS doesnt reply to Android APP

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceMacOS Catalina and Android 10 (Oneplus 6T) My Question or Issue I've marked some musics with Like option (heart button) in the Mac app.Those musics isnt visible in the Android app, only in the Mac and Web Player. Take fo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device MacOS Catalina and Android 10 (Oneplus 6T)   My Question or Issue   I've marked some musics with Like option (heart button) in the Mac app. Thos...
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Superuser Contribution Accesspoint:39 Error

PlanDuo Premium.CountryFinland. DeviceMacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019).Operating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.6. My Question or IssueAfter switching to Duo Premium yesterday, I get Accesspoint:39 error. I'm not the person paying for Duo Premium. Wha...

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  • Plan Duo Premium. Country Finland.   Device MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019). Operating System MacOS Catalina 10.15.6.   My Question or Issue After switching to Duo Premium ye...
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