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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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  • 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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Playlist Descriptions

PlanFamily PremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating SystemMacOS 10.15.5My Question or IssueWhen I go and update my playlist descriptions it will change for 5 seconds and go back to what I had them as before. I've updated the desktop version, ...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System MacOS 10.15.5 My Question or Issue When I go and update my playlist descriptions it will change for 5 seconds and go ...
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Please Help Vote: Adjust column width

Many of us have been requesting this feature since 2015 but it keeps getting closed due to lack of voting. Please take .000002 seconds to head over to this post and vote. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Desktop-Playlists-Resize-width-of-i...

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  • Many of us have been requesting this feature since 2015 but it keeps getting closed due to lack of voting. Please take .000002 seconds to head over to this post and vote. https://community.spoti...
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The length of songs in my playlist is missing? Now it just shows title, artist, and download date..

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
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BUG: Full Screen Desktop Thumbnail Showing A Blank Black Image

Happen on MacOS 10.14.6 (18G84). When using Spotify on full screen, the top desktop thumbnail is missing and we get just a black square.It used to work OK a few months back.Tried to reinstall spotify, I updated MacOS several times on the last few mon...

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  • Happen on MacOS 10.14.6 (18G84).   When using Spotify on full screen, the top desktop thumbnail is missing and we get just a black square. It used to work OK a few months back. Tried to...
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Home Recently Played List not updating

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSDevice2015 Macbook Pro 15 inchOperating SystemMac OS Sierra 10.12.6 My Question or IssueMy "Recently Played" list under "Home" on the desktop app stopped updating for weeks, logging out or reinstalling desktop app won't help....

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country US Device 2015 Macbook Pro 15 inch Operating System Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6   My Question or Issue My "Recently Played" list under "Home" on the desktop app sto...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify not appearing in the app store and website won't open

PlanPremium CountryDenmark DeviceMacbook Pro late 2016) Operating SystemMacOS Catalina - Version 10.15.4 My Question or IssueI had Spotify on my Mac and I was listening to music, when suddenly it just stopped working and it said that the app was eith...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country Denmark   Device Macbook Pro late 2016)   Operating System MacOS Catalina - Version 10.15.4   My Question or Issue I had Spotify o...
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Superuser Contribution I can't play certian songs

PlanPremium (Family)CountryGermany DeviceMacbookOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or Issue:There are certain songs that I am just unable to play. Specifically, I was trying to play All Alone by Lenny Bruce (below) and it is simply unavailable. I hav...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Germany   Device Macbook Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue: There are certain songs that I am just unable to play. Specifically, I was ...
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Why can't I sort the Playlist menu in Alphabetical order - Windows App

Why can't I sort the Playlist menu in Alphabetical order - on the Windows App? I see this has been asked by the community for over 8 years now!! https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Alphabetical-sorting-of-playlists-after-all-this-years-still...

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  • Why can't I sort the Playlist menu in Alphabetical order - on the Windows App?   I see this has been asked by the community for over 8 years now!!   https://community.spotify.com/t5/Des...
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Sort Playlists Desktop Mac (playlists themselves; not the songs within a playlist)

Family PlanPremiumUSA 13' Mac 2017 running Calatina 10.15.4 My Question or Issue:I'd like to sort playlists on the desktop app. Could be by name, date created, date modified, owner/creator, collaborative vs. private vs. public, etc. But you cannot do...

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  • ...odified, owner/creator, collaborative vs. private vs. public, etc. But you cannot do this today for some reason (despite the fact that a similar sort capability *is* currently available on mobile/iOS).&n...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Ignores Year Old Regression Bugs

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 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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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