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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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Superuser Contribution Remove explicit content - using webplayer

Hi all I am using webplayer and I would like to disable explicit content. I cannot find the setting. I am following the steps described here https://support.spotify.com/uk/using_spotify/system_settings/explicit-content/ Is there a way to remove expli...

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  • Hi all   I am using webplayer and I would like to disable explicit content. I cannot find the setting.   I am following the steps described  here https://support.spotify.com/u...
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Superuser Contribution cannot remove song from playlist

PlanPremium Device(Macbook Pro late 2018)Operating System(Catalina) My Question or IssueI used to be able to right click a song image and remove it from the playlist. i cannot do it anymore.Plus, if I double click the image it simply show me a random...

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  • Plan Premium   Device (Macbook Pro late 2018) Operating System (Catalina)   My Question or Issue I used to be able to right click a song image and remove it from the playlist. i ca...
  • Mario
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Spotify Running Incredibly slow - And slowing down laptop (Macbook Pro)

DescriptionThe spotify desktop app for mac is slowing down my whole laptop (Macbook Pro 13 inch mid 2010) A more detailed description, using numbered stepsYesterday my laptop started to run really slow despite the fact the only programmes that were o...

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  • Description The spotify desktop app for mac is slowing down my whole laptop (Macbook Pro 13 inch mid 2010)   A more detailed description, using numbered steps Yesterday my laptop started to ...
  • jedilowe
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Album artwork has disappeared from the bottom left hand of the screen

Premuim IOS 10 My Question or Issue is that the album cover artwork has dissapeared from the bottom left hand of the screen that shows the current song that is being played. Can anyone help me get this back? Many thanks

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  •   Premuim IOS 10      My Question or Issue is that the album cover artwork has dissapeared from the bottom left hand of the screen that shows the current song that is being pl...
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Pop Up Tab Ad for Nexxus

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhile listening on my Mac book, I get multiple tabs that pop up repetatively for ads for Nexx...

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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 While l...
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Superuser Contribution Version 1.1.34.694.gac68a2b3-a doesn't work correct!

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacbook Pro 2018)Operating SystemMacOS Catalinai 10.15.5 My Question or IssueToday I downloaded the desktop version for Mac (version: 1.1.34.694.gac68a2b3-a) and I can't edit my playlists properly. I cannot change the c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Macbook Pro 2018) Operating System MacOS Catalinai 10.15.5   My Question or Issue Today I downloaded the desktop version for Mac (version: 1.1.34.69...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution View current playlist

Where can I find the current playlist I am listening to? Before the last update, I could click in the left bottom corner to make the playlist appear.

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  • Where can I find the current playlist I am listening to? Before the last update, I could click in the left bottom corner to make the playlist appear.
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I can’t edit my playlists pictures or descriptions on Mac or chromebook :( I want to change them

PlanPremium family Country U.S. Device(iPhone X, mac, chromebook)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhy can’t I change playlist info and details on iPhone (mobile), mac, or chromebook? I used to be able to but...

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  • Plan Premium family  Country U.S.   Device (iPhone X, mac, chromebook) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Why can’t I change...
  • cliffordcambuel
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Unable to customize anything on Desktop application (Free account)

PlanFreeCountryU.S.DeviceMac DesktopOperating SystemmacOS Mojave ver. 10.14.6 My Question or IssueI am unable to customize any of the settings on my account in the desktop application. Currently I cannot change my profile picture or add descriptions ...

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  • Plan Free Country U.S. Device Mac Desktop Operating System macOS Mojave ver. 10.14.6   My Question or Issue I am unable to customize any of the settings on my account in the desktop ap...
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Solved!! Language on desktop is spanish. On my IPhone it's English.

I need help with this. The Spotify menu on my Mac is somehow in Spanish. When on my phone it's English, and I have no idea why it's suddenly spanish when I'm on my Mac - and I can't seem to change it. I find it extremely annoying that there is no eas...

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  • I need help with this.   The Spotify menu on my Mac is somehow in Spanish. When on my phone it's English, and I have no idea why it's suddenly spanish when I'm on my Mac - and I can't seem to ...
  • Emilia_8
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[Mac] Clicking on album art highlights wrong song in sorted playlists

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device(Macbook Pro 2015)Operating System(MacOS 10.14.6 Mojave) My Question or IssueOngoing issue I see every single day while I am paying for a premium subscription. Clicking on the album artwork will navigate to the wrong s...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device (Macbook Pro 2015) Operating System (MacOS 10.14.6 Mojave)   My Question or Issue Ongoing issue I see every single day while I am paying for a...
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Superuser Contribution Lokale Dateien - Quellen entfernen

PlanPremiumCountryAustria DeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemMacOS Catalina My Question or IssueHi, ich kann in den Einstellungen bei den Lokalen Dateien Quellen hinzufügen - so weit so gut.Frage: Wie kann ich diese Quellen wieder entfernen - und ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria   Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System MacOS Catalina   My Question or Issue Hi, ich kann in den Einstellungen bei den Lokalen Dateien Quellen hi...
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Solved!! Can I delete my 30gb 'Persistent Cache' folder?

I was wondering if I could delete my 'Persistent Cache' folder without damaging my library of functioning of my desktop Spotify app? It is now at 30gb and taking up space I could do with. Also is there a way to cap this folder size or must I manually...

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  • I was wondering if I could delete my 'Persistent Cache' folder without damaging my library of functioning of my desktop Spotify app? It is now at 30gb and taking up space I could do with. &nbsp...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to edit playlist cover

PlanPremiumCountryIndia Device(MacBook Pro 2020) My Question or IssueI am unable to edit playlists + covers. When I got to a playlist, there's the green play button, the download button, and three dots, which allow me to 'start radio', 'delete playli...

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  • Plan Premium Country India   Device (MacBook Pro 2020)   My Question or Issue I am unable to edit playlists + covers. When I got to a playlist, there's the green play button, the d...
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Superuser Contribution Nothing is loading (images, songs, profiles)

On both premium and free plans, my Spotify on Mac will not load any images, (albums, songs, profile pictures, etc). Playlist I know have songs on them will tell me that they're empty. I can search up artists and songs but nothing will load. I cannot ...

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  • On both premium and free plans, my Spotify on Mac will not load any images, (albums, songs, profile pictures, etc). Playlist I know have songs on them will tell me that they're empty. I can search up...
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Superuser Contribution Does Alexa download every track it plays?

I play Spotify from my iMac to Alexa. Does Alexa download every track it plays? If so, then I do not need to down music within Spotify do I? Thank you for your help.

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  • I play Spotify from my iMac to Alexa.   Does Alexa download every track it plays?   If so, then I do not need to down music within Spotify do I?   Thank you for your help.  ...
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Superuser Contribution Cant change playlist cover macOS catalina desktop app

I have a macbook air and im using the desktop application for Spotify but when I try to change my playlist cover I wont let me. I've tried to hover over the picture and the pen doesn't appear and I've also clicked on the three dots and edit isn't the...

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  • I have a macbook air and im using the desktop application for Spotify but when I try to change my playlist cover I wont let me. I've tried to hover over the picture and the pen doesn't appear and I'v...
  • Mario
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Superuser Contribution Can’t change playlist covers or names

PlanPremiumCountryFinland DeviceMacbook air 2020 I am not able to change the names or the covers of playlist. Normally when clicking on the cover you get the edit view, but it doesn’t appear anymore.

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland   Device Macbook air 2020   I am not able to change the names or the covers of playlist. Normally when clicking on the cover you get the edit view, but ...
  • Mario
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I can't rearrange my queue on Spotify for Mac OS

I used to be able to drag songs around in my play queue, like to the the top or bottom. Now I can't? What happened? I'm a Spotify Unlimited user.

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  • I used to be able to drag songs around in my play queue, like to the the top or bottom. Now I can't? What happened? I'm a Spotify Unlimited user.
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Superuser Contribution [Mac] keeps showing the 'computer' codes instead of normal names

Solution below!PlanPremium CountryThe Netherlands DeviceMacBook Air 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina Version 10.15.3 My Question or IssueI don't exactly know how to describe it, but I'll add a picture as a further explanation. The problem is that S...

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  • Solution below! Plan Premium   Country The Netherlands   Device MacBook Air 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina Version 10.15.3   My Question or Issue I don't exactly k...
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