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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • MattSuda
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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
  • Spotify Star
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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....

  • Casual Listener
  • bfteach
  • Regular
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  • music stops
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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 MacOS app onboarding tooltips keep popping up with startup of the app

As stated in the title, the Mac app on my system keeps bringing up the onboarding tooltips (the blue bubbles) almost every single time I start up the app. It'll inform me where the playlists are, what the DJ feature is and what the now playing view i...

  • Casual Listener
  • As stated in the title, the Mac app on my system keeps bringing up the onboarding tooltips (the blue bubbles) almost every single time I start up the app.   It'll inform me where the playlists...
  • rav92
  • Regular
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  • bug
    macos app
    tooltips
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Please stop showing Pop-ups to remind me upgrading to the latest MacOS when I open it

As an old MacOS(Catalina, 10.15.7) user, I do have reason keeping my system version at 10.15.7 cause My Mac runs on Intel Chip and once it updates to a higher system version it would run slowly, which is also the reason I downgrade it and stay at 10....

  • Casual Listener
  • As an old MacOS(Catalina, 10.15.7) user, I do have reason keeping my system version at 10.15.7 cause My Mac runs on Intel Chip and once it updates to a higher system version it would run slowly, whic...
  • DavidChen
  • Casual Listener
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The "New episodes" screen has been blank for weeks, on both macOS and website versions

On the "Home" screen, in the "All" tab, clicking on either "New episodes" or the adjacent "Show all" link leads to a blank screen after a flicker of loading animations, in both the macOS app and the website player.I've both cleared the data cache and...

  • Regular
  • On the "Home" screen, in the "All" tab, clicking on either "New episodes" or the adjacent "Show all" link leads to a blank screen after a flicker of loading animations, in both the macOS app and the ...
  • verdys
  • Regular
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  • black screen
    blank screen
    bug
    bugs
    new episodes
    not loading in time
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts keep glitching and pausing/playing

Hello! Issue explained: 1) Podcasts are randomly pausing and staying paused in the middle of podcasts - happens irregularly and effects the experience.2) Applicable to any podcast I play.3) Happens irrespective if the video is on or off.4) Applicable...

  • Newbie
  •   Hello!   Issue explained:  1) Podcasts are randomly pausing and staying paused in the middle of podcasts - happens irregularly and effects the experience. 2) Applicable to any p...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
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  • browser
    bug
    Desktop
    Podcast issue
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Solved!! Playlist/Album header background UI bug on Mac app

On the Mac application, when the header becomes smaller after scrolling, it does not span the whole width of the window and the playlist items background is visible behind it.

  • Casual Listener
  • On the Mac application, when the header becomes smaller after scrolling, it does not span the whole width of the window and the playlist items background is visible behind it.  
  • acikul
  • Casual Listener
  • 244 Views
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  • bug
    Mac
    UI
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Bug in new interface design

Device:Macbook Apple M1 Pro 2021Operating System:Mac Os Ventura 13.4Spotify version:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.14.1149.ga3ae422d I am actually enjoying the new design for the desktop version, but there is one very annoying and bad bug in th...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...or the desktop version, but there is one very annoying and bad bug in the layout. It only appears when the Friend Activity pane is closed, and after rolling down the artist/album/playlist "page". &n...
  • Billy-J
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  • bug
    Interface
    Layout
    menu
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Superuser Contribution Mac CPU 100% After Latest Update

MacBook Pro 16" 2019 - Dual external monitorsmacOS 12.0.1Spotify Premium for macOS (Intel)1.1.72.439.gc253025e Updated to the latest version yesterday and CPU now running @ 100% Have already tried a clean install using these instructions.Hardware acc...

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  • Casual Listener
  • MacBook Pro 16" 2019 - Dual external monitors macOS 12.0.1 Spotify Premium for macOS (Intel) 1.1.72.439.gc253025e   Updated to the latest version yesterday and CPU now running @ 100%  ...
  • rb3photography
  • Newbie
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  • bug
    CPU
    macOS
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Superuser Contribution [BUG] Horizontal Scroll in Spotify App on fullscreen (Mac)

Student PlanPremiumRomania DeviceMacBook Pro Mid 2018 (Intel)Operating SystemmacOS 13.3.1 Spotify for macOS (Intel)1.2.10.760.g52970952 Hello, I've noticed when changing volume on Spotify app that it has a slight horizontal scroll when in full screen...

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  • Student Plan Premium Romania   Device MacBook Pro Mid 2018 (Intel) Operating System macOS 13.3.1  Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.2.10.760.g52970952   Hello, I've noticed when c...
  • AlejaR
  • Moderator
  • 312 Views
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  • bug
    Desktop (Mac)
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Today's Spotify update (1.2.10.751) crashes on macOS

This version was working fine:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.9.743.g85d9593d But this one crashes/closes Spotify when using the player (eg. play/next/previous actions) Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.2.10.751.g9ce1ecb2 Re-installing/downgrad...

  • Music Fan
  • This version was working fine: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.9.743.g85d9593d   But this one crashes/closes Spotify when using the player (eg. play/next/previous actions)  Spoti...
  • Kronossan
  • Music Fan
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  • bug
    Crash
    Desktop
    macOS
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Solved!! Turning OFF "Publish my new playlists on my profile" does not prevent playlists from going PUBLIC

My Question or IssueEvery playlist I create goes PUBLIC to my profile by default regardless of the selection of the "Publish my new playlists on my profile" config in Settings under "Social". I have logged in an out of Spotify Mac Desktop App and tog...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue Every playlist I create goes PUBLIC to my profile by default regardless of the selection of the "Publish my new playlists on my profile" config in Settings under "Social". &n...
  • kaworu_bloodpaw
  • Roadie
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  • bug
    Desktop
    Public
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[macOS] Volume up/down keyboard shortcut doesn't work

Plan: PremiumCountry: Germany DeviceMacbook Pro 13-inch, 2017Operating SystemmacOS 10.14.5 My Question or IssueThe volume up/down keyboard shortcuts (CMD+UP, CMD+DOWN), as well as the menu options in "Playback" have no effect. I use Spotify Connect f...

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  • Plan:  Premium Country: Germany   Device Macbook Pro 13-inch, 2017 Operating System macOS 10.14.5   My Question or Issue The volume up/down keyboard shortcuts (CMD+UP,...
  • CraigMcArthur
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Superuser Contribution Cannot drag application window when "hide/show menu bar" is enabled in MacOS

When "Automatically hide/show menu bar" in System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar is enabled, you can no longer drag the Spotify window if it's full width/height (not fullscreen mode). You must resize the window so it's smaller, then quit and reopen Sp...

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  • When "Automatically hide/show menu bar" in System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar is enabled, you can no longer drag the Spotify window if it's full width/height (not fullscreen mode). You must ...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
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    dragging
    macOS
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Superuser Contribution Connect to a device pop-up multiple times a day

Premium Plan, UK, Macbook pro MacOsX 13.0.1, have a Sonos + Amazon Echo at home. Every single day I get this annoying pop-up, at least 3-4 times a day. I've tried connecting to devices and disconnecting, but it still prefers to assume I don't know to...

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  • Premium Plan, UK, Macbook pro MacOsX 13.0.1, have a Sonos + Amazon Echo at home.   Every single day I get this annoying pop-up, at least 3-4 times a day. I've tried connecting to devices and d...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
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    bug
    UX
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Superuser Contribution Inconsistant / broken Discography thumbnails click behaviour

Plan: Premium DeviceiMacOperating SystemMacOS 10.15.4 My Question or IssueWhen clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on different vues.If I click on the title of the thumbnail I will end up on the Album / EP vu...

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  • Plan: Premium   Device iMac Operating System MacOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue When clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on differen...
  • Kiril
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  • bug
    discography
    thumbnail
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MacOS | Recently Played section | Track Id will be visible instead of Track name

Pre-condition:There should be available track item inside Recently Played section.App version:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.79.763.gc2965cdfPlanPremiumCountryCroatiaDevice/VersionMacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)/macOS Big Sur 11.5.1

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  • Pre-condition: There should be available track item inside Recently Played section. App version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf Plan Premium Country Croatia Device/Ve...
  • Hubo
  • Community Legend
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlists/Albums header background overlapping

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook pro 2020Operating SystemMacOS 12 Monterey I have noticed something in the desktop app for macwhen you scroll in a playlist or an album, the fixed header is transparent and it overlaps the songs info so you can't r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook pro 2020 Operating System MacOS 12 Monterey   I have noticed something in the desktop app for mac when you scroll in a playlist or an album, t...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 466 Views
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  • bug
    UI
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Superuser Contribution Silicon M1 - MacBookPro | Touchbar

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceApple Silicon MacbookPro M1 Operating System11.6 BigSurSpotify per macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.70.610.g4585142b My Question or IssueI have install "Apple Silicon" version and missing the "touch bar"/Control Strip Icon suppor...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Apple Silicon MacbookPro M1  Operating System 11.6 BigSur Spotify per macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.70.610.g4585142b   My Question or Issue I have ...
  • Alex
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    bug
    m1
    silicon
    Touchbar
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Clicking cover brings you to the wrong album

My Question or IssueDespite an earlier thread on this topic having been marked as FIXED, clicking on the cover art still sends me to the wrong album. This has started happening only recently as a bug. In this case I'm showing, clicking the cover for ...

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  • My Question or Issue Despite an earlier thread on this topic having been marked as FIXED, clicking on the cover art still sends me to the wrong album. This has started happening only recently as a bug...
  • silversidedown
  • Music Fan
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Superuser Contribution Mac Audio Buttons are skipping/pausing on wrong account Duo

Plan - DuoUnited KingdomMac - BigSur With working from home a lot more, me and my partner choose the duo plan as it's a lot cheaper and love the duo mix we get especially for the office and car journeys. The only problem is, if we are both listening ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan - Duo United Kingdom Mac - BigSur   With working from home a lot more, me and my partner choose the duo plan as it's a lot cheaper and love the duo mix we get especially for the office ...
  • MafeG
  • Spotify Legend
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  • audio playback issue
    BigSur
    bug
    Mac
    pause
    skip
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Superuser Contribution Clicking on song/album/artist after search results in "Oooops, something went wrong" error message

Plan(Premium)Country(USA)Device(Macbook Pro 2016)Operating System(macOS Big Sur) My Question or IssueAfter searching for an artist, song, or album on the Desktop app for Mac and clicking on the result, an error message pops up displaying "Oooops, som...

  • Newbie
  • Plan (Premium) Country (USA) Device (Macbook Pro 2016) Operating System (macOS Big Sur)   My Question or Issue After searching for an artist, song, or album on the Desktop app for Mac ...
  • jjkraw
  • Casual Listener
  • 622 Views
  • 2 replies
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  • bug
    Desktop
    Mac
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