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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution playlists are empty on spotify desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceMacbook Pro 2018Operating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.5 My Question or IssueI just downloaded spotify on my mac and when i opened it, none of my friends' activity showed up and all the playlists in my library were empty, eve...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System MacOS Catalina 10.15.5   My Question or Issue I just downloaded spotify on my mac and when i opened it, none of...
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"Track Not Found" after viewing YouTube video

PremiumUS DeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating System: macOS Catalina My Question or IssueOften when I pause Spotify to watch a youtube video, upon returning to Spotify I am unable to play music and receive a "track not found" error message.

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  • Premium US   Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System: macOS Catalina     My Question or Issue Often when I pause Spotify to watch a youtube video, upon returning to Spotify I...
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Mac Solution: A Firewall may be blocking Spotify Error code auth:3

Open Finder In the Menu Bar select Go and then 'Go to Folder' Enter: /private/etc/hosts Locate the file called 'host' and drag to desktop Open the file and replace the text with: ### Host Database## localhost is used to configure the loopback interfa...

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  • Open Finder  In the Menu Bar select Go and then 'Go to Folder'  Enter: /private/etc/hosts   Locate the file called 'host' and drag to desktop  Open the file and replace ...
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Solved!! Spotify Crashing on macOS 10.14.5

PlanPremiumCountry Germany DeviceMacbook Pro Retina Early 2013Operating SystemmacOS 10.14.5 My Question or IssueSpotify on my mac unfortunately recently started crashing randomly (once per 1 minute), which makes the app completely unuseable. I've tri...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Macbook Pro Retina Early 2013 Operating System macOS 10.14.5   My Question or Issue Spotify  on my mac unfortunately recently st...
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Solved!! [macos] spotify crashes on launch. macOs catalina

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicemacbook pro 13" 2017Operating SystemmacOs 10.15.5 My Question or IssueSince today app crashes on start.So far I tried: - reboot: no effect- uninstall and reinstall: no effect- clean cache: no effect- clean cache and reins...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device macbook pro 13" 2017 Operating System macOs 10.15.5   My Question or Issue Since today app crashes on start. So far I tried:   - reboot: no ef...
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[Desktop] Error Code auth:16 on Macbook Air Mid-2013

For a long while, it was working fine, but then I got the dreaded "Can't play the current song" blue message, so I logged out and restarted my mac and tried to log back in but now I get the dreaded "A firewall may be blocking, error code auth:16" Ple...

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  • For a long while, it was working fine, but then I got the dreaded "Can't play the current song" blue message, so I logged out and restarted my mac and tried to log back in but now I get the dreaded "...
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Solved!! I can't delete my spotify playlists

I want to start fresh with my playlist, and my first step was to delete all the playlists i didnt need. I went to delete a playlist and clicked the delete button on the macbook app but it didnt work. Anyone have some answers?

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  • I want to start fresh with my playlist, and my first step was to delete all the playlists i didnt need. I went to delete a playlist and clicked the delete button on the macbook app but it didnt work....
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Superuser Contribution List of Issues with the macOS app

1. The app is the slowest app I've ever tried to use in my life. I wish this was hyperbole. Start up is at at least 1 minute, populating the window is 2-3 minutes. Searches are 4-5 minutes if it ever works. And if I need to search a second time, the ...

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  • 1. The app is the slowest app I've ever tried to use in my life. I wish this was hyperbole. Start up is at at least 1 minute, populating the window is 2-3 minutes. Searches are 4-5 minutes if it ever...
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Friend Feed suddenly showing days old info

Today I updates my Spotify app on both of my computers ( a 2018 macbook pro and an imac) and suddenly the friend feed info from the last few days is missing. I saw friends listening to music this morning and then suddenly the 'last activity' went fro...

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  • Today I updates my Spotify app on both of my computers ( a 2018 macbook pro and an imac) and suddenly the friend feed info from the last few days is missing.   I saw friends listening to music...
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Airpods Pro don't show up in device list

Trying to connect my Airpods Pro to Spotify's desktop app and they don't show up in "Devices Available" menu. I've disconnected Airpods from my phone and paired and re-paired them to my MacBook Pro (2019 model) running the latest OS version to no ava...

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  • Trying to connect my Airpods Pro to Spotify's desktop app and they don't show up in "Devices Available" menu. I've disconnected Airpods from my phone and paired and re-paired them to my MacBook Pro (...
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Connecting to Chromecast Device on Mac Desktop App

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro mid 2015Operating System: MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI just purchased some speakers (Polk Magnifi Mini) that has wifi capability (and Bluetooth). Important to me is to be able to play mu...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro mid 2015 Operating System: MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I just purchased some speakers (Polk Magnifi Mini) that...
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Available Devices Not Showing Up

Plan: PremiumCountry: Canada Device:Macbook Pro late 2016Operating System:macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 My Question or Issue:I'm connected to the same wifi as my chromecast speaker but it shows no available devices on my desktop Spotify app

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  • Plan:  Premium Country: Canada   Device: Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1   My Question or Issue: I'm connected to the same wifi as my chro...
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Trouble connecting to Chromecast Audio from Mac Desktop client

Dear community, I recently bought a Chromecast Audio. Really a nice solution to revive 'old' speakers by adding wifi playback. However, I do have one problem - the Chromecast audio is not visible in the 'connect' tab of the Mac desktop client. The on...

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  • Dear community,   I recently bought a Chromecast Audio. Really a nice solution to revive 'old' speakers by adding wifi playback.   However, I do have one problem - the Chromecast a...
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[Desktop][Mac] Spotify doesn't detect Google Home or Google Chromecast devices

PremiumPoland Devices: Macbook Air, various android phones Recently I noticed that Spotifi installed on my Macbook Air doesn't detect Google Home Minis/Std or Google Chromecast devices on my WiFi. They don't show up on the device list. On the same Wi...

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  • Premium Poland   Devices: Macbook Air, various android phones   Recently I noticed that Spotifi installed on my Macbook Air doesn't detect Google Home Minis/Std or Google Chromecast de...
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Solved!! Chromecast shows up on Android and iPad but not on desktop version (Mac OS)

Plan: Premium, in the UKDevices: Android phone, iPad Pro, Mac computer (Mojave) My Chromecast Audio appears on my iPad's spotify app and on my Android phone as a streaming choice, but never on my Mac desktop. I have to start playing a song via mobile...

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  • Plan: Premium, in the UK Devices: Android phone, iPad Pro, Mac computer (Mojave)   My Chromecast Audio appears on my iPad's spotify app and on my Android phone as a streaming choice, but neve...
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Superuser Contribution Black/blank screens

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iMac 2017)Operating System(OS X 10.15.5,) My Question or IssueHi, For months now Spotify won't load playlist views or artist pages (nav does show up). I've reinstalled the app and cleared the cache multiple times and the i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iMac 2017) Operating System (OS X 10.15.5,)   My Question or Issue Hi, For months now Spotify won't load playlist views or artist pages (nav does ...
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I can't log into my Apple account in the macOS Spotify app

English is not my native language. I apologize in advance. PlanpremiumCountryRussiadevice(Macbook Air 2017)operating system(macOS Catalina) I purchased a subscription and downloaded the appIn the application there is no way to log into your account f...

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  • English is not my native language. I apologize in advance.   Plan premium Country Russia device (Macbook Air 2017) operating system (macOS Catalina)   I purchased a subscription ...
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Solved!! 'Overnight' by Logic Unavailable to Play

I just thought it was strange that ONLY one song from Logic's Album, 'Bobby Tarantino 2' won't play. The song is called 'Overnight' and it's my favorite one. For some reason it's showing as unavailable. I tried removing and reinstalling Spotify, but ...

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  • I just thought it was strange that ONLY one song from Logic's Album, 'Bobby Tarantino 2' won't play. The song is called 'Overnight' and it's my favorite one. For some reason it's showing as unavailab...
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a song blocked in my liked titles

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceMacbook Pro late 2017Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.1 My Question or IssueHello, there is a song who came from my personnal library who is blocked in my liked titles and i can't remove itThanks

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Macbook Pro late 2017 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.1    My Question or Issue Hello, there is a song who came from my personnal library ...
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problem with liked title

PlanFree/PremiumDeviceMacBook Pro 2019 Hi. I can't access the liked titles.. But I have liked some of songs ! I uninstalled and re-installed, I re-liked sounds, nothing helps, it has been going on for 2 weeks or more.

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Device MacBook Pro 2019   Hi. I can't access the liked titles.. But I have liked some of songs ! I uninstalled and re-installed, I re-liked sounds, nothi...
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