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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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"Can't play the current song" after couple minutes of inactivity

PlanFamily (also happened on Premium previously) CountryNL DeviceMacbook Pro 13-inch 2017 Operating SystemmacOS 10.15.4 My Question or IssueOver the past couple weeks/months I have experienced an issue with the macos desktop version. Songs would play...

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  • Plan Family (also happened on Premium previously)   Country NL   Device Macbook Pro 13-inch 2017   Operating System macOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue Over the past...
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Incorrect Following count

Plan StudentPremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2016 Operating SystemCatalina 10.15.4 My Question or IssueI'm following 0 people, but the icon on my profile says I'm following 2 people; hence they are invisible. How do I remove those 2

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  •   Plan Student Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro  2016  Operating System Catalina 10.15.4   My Question or Issue I'm following 0 people, but the icon on my profile ...
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Auto pause when idle or when screen locks?

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Macbook pro 2019Operating System: macOS 10.14.6 My Question or Issue Is it possible to configure Spotify to stop playing after I have been idle for a period of time, or perhaps after the screen locks? I have searched...

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  • Plan: Premium Country:  USA   Device: Macbook pro 2019 Operating System: macOS 10.14.6   My Question or Issue   Is it possible to configure Spotify to stop playing aft...
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Shuffle on specific (large) Spotify playlist

Plan: PremiumCountry: the Netherlands Device: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)Operating System: MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287) Hi, I'm not getting the Shuffle to work on the Mac Spotify app (or iPhone 11 pro for that matter) for ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: the Netherlands   Device: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Operating System: MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287)     Hi,  ...
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Superuser Contribution Filter/search in a playlist not working properly

This is most likely a bug. Scenario:Scroll down a (longer) playlist listHit Cmd+F to bring up the FilterSearch for a word in a song title def found in the playlistNo song found It works if I scroll to the top of the playlist and either click straight...

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  • This is most likely a bug.   Scenario: Scroll down a (longer) playlist list Hit Cmd+F to bring up the Filter Search for a word in a song title def found in the playlist No song found &nbs...
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Superuser Contribution Takes forever to load in general

Posting this in Desktop / Mac because thats my primary listening source, but this happens on every platform I use. I'm on premium. (iPhone, Mac, PS4, RokuTV, Web Player) When trying to load an artist page or playlist it takes upwards of 5 minutes to ...

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  • Posting this in Desktop / Mac because thats my primary listening source, but this happens on every platform I use. I'm on premium. (iPhone, Mac, PS4, RokuTV, Web Player)   When trying to load ...
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Problem adding shazamed songs to spotify playlists directly from shazam

PlanPremiumCountry FranceDeviceiPhone 6sOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI am no longer able to save shazamed tracks to spotify playlists. Currently, i am using a workaround, by finding the song within the s...

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  • Plan Premium Country  France Device iPhone 6s Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I am no longer able to save shazamed tracks to s...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Feed doesn't work after switching wifi networks

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.3 My Question or IssueWith the song I was listening to paused, I switched my home wifi from the regular SSID to the 5G SSID. After this change, my friend feed disappeare...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.3   My Question or Issue With the song I was listening to paused, I switched my home wifi...
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs not loading.

Ok so turns out, none of my liked songs are loading at all, nor are the artist's songs I liked are loading either. I tried closing it and reopening it, disabling hardware acceleration, and none of it worked at *all.* What's up with this? Man. e3e

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  • Ok so turns out, none of my liked songs are loading at all, nor are the artist's songs I liked are loading either.   I tried closing it and reopening it, disabling hardware acceleration, and n...
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Can't reorder playlist on Mac

Using Spotify on Mac. Can't reorder songs in a playlist, when I select and try and drag them to the top it doesn't seem to work at all? Only thing I can do it drag them into a new playlist. Any solutions? Currently having to re-order on my phone whic...

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  • Using Spotify on Mac. Can't reorder songs in a playlist, when I select and try and drag them to the top it doesn't seem to work at all? Only thing I can do it drag them into a new playlist. Any solut...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is randomly stopping tracks, then closing completely.

Plan: PremiumCountry: United KingdomDevice: Macbook Pro mid 2012Operating System: Mac OS Mojave (10.14.6)My Question or IssueFor about 2 weeks now I've been having issues with Spotify on my Mac. While playing music Spotify keeps randomly muting/stopp...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United Kingdom Device: Macbook Pro mid 2012 Operating System: Mac OS Mojave (10.14.6) My Question or Issue For about 2 weeks now I've been having issue...
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Superuser Contribution Contrast/moon icon

Hi all, premium user from Canada here, on a Macbook Pro. I'm wondering what that icon is about: Found on some tracks in the Spotify desktop app. Went through the documentation without finding any icon guide, does anybody know what it is? Thanks.

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  • Hi all, premium user from Canada here, on a Macbook Pro.   I'm wondering what that icon is about:   Found on some tracks in the Spotify desktop app.   Went through the d...
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Superuser Contribution Any way to make Spotify to revert to have shuffle turned off?

When playing music, if the last time I was listening to any playlist/album/whatever it was on shuffle, Spotify will play the next completely different to listen to on shuffle. I don't think I'm being hyperbolic when I say that it's kind of infuriatin...

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  • When playing music, if the last time I was listening to any playlist/album/whatever it was on shuffle, Spotify will play the next completely different to listen to on shuffle. I don't think I'm being...
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Artist Fundraising Pick(COVID-19 support) not appearing on MacBook desktop using SPOTIFY app.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating System(iOS 10, My Question or Issueits on my iPhone 6s mobile, but not on desktop version?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System (iOS 10,    My Question or Issue its on my iPhone 6s mobile, but not on desktop version?
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Superuser Contribution Ecran noir

Bonjour je suis récemment passé sur l'offre premium de SpotifyLe seul hic c'est que je veux me connecter sur l'application sous imac et rien ne se passe quand je la lance, je reste sur un écran noirEst-ce que quelqu'un peut m'aider svp? Je suis sous ...

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  • Bonjour   je suis récemment passé sur l'offre premium de Spotify Le seul hic c'est que je veux me connecter sur l'application sous imac et rien ne se passe quand je la lance, je reste sur un ...
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[Mac] Spotify app takes forever to open

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice2019 iMacOperating SystemmacOS Catalina My Question or IssueThis has come up before on these forums, but it's clearly some sort of bug and not something that can be solved by turning off hardware acceleration - s...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device 2019 iMac Operating System macOS Catalina   My Question or Issue This has come up before on these forums, but it's clearly some sort of bug a...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Control strip needs impovements

Device: MacBook Pro 16" 2019Operating System: MacOS 10.15.4 The current layout of the control strip leaves something to be desired.Whether in the application or outside it is not possible (for example) to like a song, to see the name of the song or t...

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  • Device: MacBook Pro 16" 2019 Operating System: MacOS 10.15.4   The current layout of the control strip leaves something to be desired. Whether in the application or outside it is not possibl...
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Spotify affecting wifi on my MacBook

Has anyone experiencing anything similar, my internet works fine when the app is open. When i open spotify, the internet disconnects few seconds after. I tried to re-install but still experiencing the same problem.

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  • Has anyone experiencing anything similar, my internet works fine when the app is open. When i open spotify, the internet disconnects few seconds after. I tried to re-install but still experiencing th...
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Superuser Contribution Not all Followers appear on Friend Activity

PlanPremiumDeviceMacbook Air early 2015)Operating System(macOS Catalina 10.15.4 ) My Question or IssueA few people that I follow don't appear on my Friend Activity when I appear on theirs. I have tried logging in and out again and reinstalling the ap...

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  • Plan Premium Device Macbook Air early 2015) Operating System (macOS Catalina 10.15.4 )   My Question or Issue A few people that I follow don't appear on my Friend Activity when I ap...
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Deleting Local Files on Macbook Air

I'm trying to delete my 'local files', and I've followed all the instructions to delete it by deleting the 'local-files' things, but it still has not deleted them when I open my spotify and just creates another file under the same name. Pls help. I h...

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  • I'm trying to delete my 'local files', and I've followed all the instructions to delete it by deleting the 'local-files' things, but it still has not deleted them when I open my spotify and just crea...
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