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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!! 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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Superuser Contribution Home - Made for User Daily Mix

PlanFreeCountryBosnia and HerzegovinaDevice(iMac Mini 2013)Operating System(iOS 10.15.4) My Question or Issue Hi!My issue is regarding interface and user flow. When I open Spotify app there is no option to horizontally "scroll" playlists (as you can ...

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  • Plan Free Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Device (iMac Mini 2013) Operating System (iOS 10.15.4)   My Question or Issue   Hi! My issue is regarding interface and user flow. &n...
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Spotify on Macbook Pro not Functioning

The Macbook Widget that is downloadable does not work on my Macbook pro. I have OS X 10.11.6 and I have done everything I can to fix it. I have delete caches of Spotify before redownloading and it still does not work. I simply get a black screen when...

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  • The Macbook Widget that is downloadable does not work on my Macbook pro. I have OS X 10.11.6 and I have done everything I can to fix it.   I have delete caches of Spotify before redownloading ...
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Missing: Indie Genre - Mac Desktop

The Indie genre is missing from the Browse section in mac desktop version: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc. Is this the same for any other users and is this intentional or a bug? I can find when searching. Thanks!

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  • The Indie genre is missing from the Browse section in mac desktop version: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc. Is this the same for any other users and is this intentional or a bug? I can find when searching. Than...
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VERTICAL VIDEO HELP

HI, TODAY/TOMORROW IS A VERY IMPORTANT DAY - 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ONE DIRECTION. I HAVE A MACBOOK AIR AND AN IPHONE 5 (WHICH DOWNLOAD SPOTIFY BECAUSE IT IS SO OLD) AND THEY HAVE RELEASED VERTICAL VIDEOS FOR THEIR MUSIC THAT I WOULD LOVE TO WATCH BUT I...

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  • HI, TODAY/TOMORROW IS A VERY IMPORTANT DAY - 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF ONE DIRECTION. I HAVE A MACBOOK AIR AND AN IPHONE 5 (WHICH DOWNLOAD SPOTIFY BECAUSE IT IS SO OLD) AND THEY HAVE RELEASED VERTICAL VIDE...
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Solved!! MacBook Air Spotify crashing

PlanStudent PaidCountryUSADeviceMacBook AirOperating SystemMojave 10.14 My Question or IssueI recently downloaded a few albums and use them on Spotify through local files. The day after I did that, I tried opening Spotify on my laptop and whenever I ...

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  • Plan Student Paid Country USA Device MacBook Air Operating System Mojave 10.14   My Question or Issue I recently downloaded a few albums and use them on Spotify through local file...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution filter function not working

Hi, I'm on a family plan, using Spotify Desktop on macOS Mojave in the UK. For the past week or so, the filter function has suddenly stopped working for me. (I have a lot of saved albums and I often use filter as a way to quickly find my way to a par...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I'm on a family plan, using Spotify Desktop on macOS Mojave in the UK. For the past week or so, the filter function has suddenly stopped working for me. (I have a lot of saved albums and...
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Gapless playback on albums

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceMacbook Pro mid 2014Operating SystemOS X 10.11.6Spotify version1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc My Question or IssueI have had this problem for more than a year now. Gapless playback on albums does not work on my desktop version.For...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System OS X 10.11.6 Spotify version 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc   My Question or Issue I have had this problem for more tha...
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Solved!! Is there any way to duplicate a playlist?

I remember there used to be a feature for this, but it doesn't seem to be there anymore.

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  • I remember there used to be a feature for this, but it doesn't seem to be there anymore.   
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[Bug 🐛] - Spotify Artist Feedback prompt showing for a Non-Artist.

Plan- Premium Country- Canada Device-Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System-MacOS My Question or Issue I received a feedback prompt for Artists, but i'm not an artist! I sometimes sing in the shower, and I have been known to play the guitar on the weekend...

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  • Plan - Premium   Country - Canada 🇨🇦   Device -Macbook Pro 2019   Operating System -MacOS   My Question or Issue   I received a feedback prompt for Artists, b...
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Please please can Facebook links open in the desktop app

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI'm aware this issue has been posted here before but until something has been done I think it...

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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 I'm awa...
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Mac (Yosemite): Not able to install spotify

Hi, I have a very odd problem when trying to install the Spotify app on my Mac (I run Yosemite, but had the same issue with Maverics before). - I download the installation file "spotifyinstaller.zip" from the Spotify website and unzip it - I double c...

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  • Hi, I have a very odd problem when trying to install the Spotify app on my Mac (I run Yosemite, but had the same issue with Maverics before).   - I download the installation file "spotifyi...
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Light mode - please help

There has been a new idea running for 6 years ever since Spotify abandoned a light mode and switched to a dark mode. I personally like the dark mode a I am sure many people do. However this dark mode presents a serious issue for older people and peop...

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  • There has been a new idea running for 6 years ever since Spotify abandoned a light mode and switched to a dark mode. I personally like the dark mode a I am sure many people do. However this dark mode...
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Solved!! Spotify will not install on macOS Catalina

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina My Question or IssueWhen I goto install the Spotify app on a beta version of macOS Catalina I get an alert that says the application can not be installed becuase Apple can not ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina   My Question or Issue When I goto install the Spotify app on a beta version of macOS Catalina ...
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MacBook Pro touchbar media keys control Spotify playback of non-active login account

PlanDuoCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 13-inch 2020, four Thunderbolt 3 portsOperating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.6 My Question or IssueMy wife and I both have login accounts on my MacBook Pro. She had left Spotify running on her login account (in the b...

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  • Plan Duo Country USA   Device MacBook Pro 13-inch 2020, four Thunderbolt 3 ports Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.6   My Question or Issue My wife and I both have login ac...
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