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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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Links to my Spotify playlist don't work

Free accountCountry: Australia Device(Macbook Pro)Operating System(Catalina 10.15.4) I have recently tried to enter a link from someone else's playlist into Chrome. It just comes up with a "site can't be reached" message. The message also comes up wh...

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  •   Free account Country: Australia   Device (Macbook Pro) Operating System (Catalina 10.15.4)   I have recently tried to enter a link from someone else's playlist into Chrome. ...
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STILL can't delete a playlist

Family Plan premiumMacbook Pro 2015 I haven't been able to delete a playlist. I have logged in and out, tried to update, refreshed the page. Tried using my delete button on my keyboard. Restarted my computer. But no page will pop up to delete it--thi...

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  • Family Plan premium Macbook Pro 2015   I haven't been able to delete a playlist. I have logged in and out, tried to update, refreshed the page. Tried using my delete button on my keyboard. Re...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify App for OSX uses 100% CPU

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017)Operating SystemMojava 10.14.5 (18F132) Spotify client for OSX has been using 100% CPU for a few months and its un-acceptable. My previous post was merged into https://community.spotify.com/t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Operating System Mojava 10.14.5 (18F132)     Spotify client for OSX has been using 100% CPU for a few ...
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Superuser Contribution podcasts "can't play the current song"

PremiumCountry USAMac mini Mojave Almost alway when I try to listen to a podcast I get a "can't play the current song". I have to reboot spotify and it works. This doesn't happen with music. Any ideas?Thanks

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  • Premium Country USA Mac mini Mojave   Almost alway when I try to listen to a podcast I get a "can't play the current song". I have to reboot spotify and it works. This doesn't happen with mu...
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Skipping causes sound to stop

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemiOS 10.14.6 Mojave When listening to a song, if I skip to the next track, it shows it as playing but there's no sound. Pause/play causes the song to stop and restart. If I skip back 1 track, th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro Operating System iOS 10.14.6 Mojave   When listening to a song, if I skip to the next track, it shows it as playing but there's no sound. ...
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Superuser Contribution One new song cant be played in any devices and web player

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceMacbook Air Operating SystemOS Catalina version 10.15 My Question or IssueSo, my favorite singer from Indonesia just released a new song. I have tried to play in all my devices but the song cant be played. The p...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Macbook Air  Operating System OS Catalina version 10.15   My Question or Issue So, my favorite singer from Indonesia just released a ne...
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playlist image

I'm trying to upload my own image to playlist. Every time I hoover over the playlist stock image it says "edit image" but if I move to cursor to pick on this option it disappears. PremiumIreland Device(macbook pro mid 2012 ,10.14 Mojave )Operating Sy...

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  • I'm trying to upload my own image to playlist. Every time I hoover over the playlist stock image it says "edit image" but if I move to cursor to pick on this option it disappears.    Prem...
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Disappearing Local Files on Desktop

Plan: PremiumFree/PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMac Pro 2013Operating SystemiOS 10.15.4 My Question or IssueFor a long time now, when I go to a playlist made up entirely of local files either the entire playlist is grayed out or one or two of the songs i...

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  •   Plan: Premium Free/Premium Country: USA   Device Mac Pro 2013 Operating System iOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue For a long time now, when I go to a playlist made up ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is restarting my queue automatically

PlanFree/PremiumCountryColombiaDeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina Hi Everybody! I have been trying to play all my liked songs in Spotify but there is a moment when my queue is being restarted nearly to the end of a song whit no reas...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Colombia Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina   Hi Everybody!   I have been trying to play all my liked songs in Spotify but there is...
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Superuser Contribution When listening to music on spotify, sometimes red flashing dots appear at the bottom of the window t

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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Superuser Contribution Spotify web player stops playing when I switch podacast or playlist

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi! I keep having to delete the history and cookies to make Spotify play.When I listen to som...

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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 Hi! I k...
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Spotify connect forgets default device

PlanPremiumCountryThailandDeviceMacbook Pro late 2019Operating SystemmacOS (latest) My Question or IssueI'm using a pair of Sonos speakers through AIrPlay. They show up in Spotify and I can connect. It works beautifully. The only issue is that as soo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Thailand Device Macbook Pro late 2019 Operating System macOS (latest)   My Question or Issue I'm using a pair of Sonos speakers through AIrPlay. They show up in Sp...
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podcast date cut off

PlanPremium CountrySpain DeviceiMac27" & Mac Book Pro 13" Operating SystemOS Mojave & High Sierra My Question or IssueThe problem is that the year of the date of the podcast listing always appears cut off. So it is never possible to know what is the ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Spain   Device iMac27" & Mac Book Pro 13"   Operating System OS Mojave & High Sierra   My Question or Issue The problem is that the yea...
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Solved!! autostartup on mac

Plan premiumFree/PremiumCountry USA Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) macbook pro 2018Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) mac os catalina My Question or IssueHow do i stop spotify autostarting when my compu...

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  • Plan premium Free/Premium Country USA   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) macbook pro 2018 Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) mac os ca...
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can't find a podcast that should be there

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueTrying to listen to this podcast. Seems to be available online, but can't find it in my deskt...

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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 Trying ...
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Spotify has stopped seeing the folder with my local files in

Plan PremiumCountry UK DeviceMacBook airOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi I usually use a folder "spotify" for local files. "Local files" didn't see the recent local files I created. Sometimes it takes a w...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device MacBook air Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi I usually use a folder "spotify" for local file...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify error messages one after the other preventing me from using the app on Mac

I’m at my wit’s end with this, the Spotify support chat is actually slower than the community forum. I’d been getting an error code (4) saying my Spotify has no internet connection even though my internet is working fine (on Spotify app for Mac). I t...

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  • I’m at my wit’s end with this, the Spotify support chat is actually slower than the community forum.   I’d been getting an error code (4) saying my Spotify has no internet connection even thou...
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Superuser Contribution Strange red glitch appearing outside of my desktop Spotify

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice - 2017 5K Retina Display 27" iMacOperating System - iOS Catalina 10.15 Any idea at all why, when I open Spotify sometimes, it would appear with this red translucent overlay around it??? I was viewing a photo in Photo...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device - 2017 5K Retina Display 27" iMac Operating System - iOS Catalina 10.15   Any idea at all why, when I open Spotify sometimes, it would appear with this r...
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Solved!! date added on spotify showing up as "in a year"

I'm using the free version of spotify on the mac and the date added section of my playlists shows up as "in a year." I've tried reinstalling spotify but it still shows up. What can I do to fix this?

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  • I'm using the free version of spotify on the mac and the date added section of my playlists shows up as "in a year." I've tried reinstalling spotify but it still shows up.    What can I d...
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Can't hear music from Local Files

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Desktop MACOperating System: Catalina 10.15.4 I have a couple songs on the Apple Music app on my Mac which used to play fine on Spotify but no longer do so. You can see the song grayed-out on the Spotify playlist and ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Desktop MAC Operating System: Catalina 10.15.4   I have a couple songs on the Apple Music app on my Mac which used to play fine on Spotify but no longer d...
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