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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
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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 Delete artist from playlist - delete album from playlist

Hi Spotifypals, How do we delete an artist from a playlist? Kids added crappy songs to one of playlists and I need to get that artist OFF the list. Need to delete multiple songs at one time using album or artist as a sort option. Tell me how Spotifyo...

  • Music Fan
  • Hi Spotifypals,   How do we delete an artist from a playlist?  Kids added crappy songs to one of playlists and I need to get that artist OFF the list.    Need to delete mu...
  • Susan_GP
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for Mac Not Responding when Quitting and Not Showing Music Library in Local Files

Ever since upgrading to macOS Sonoma, Spotify never quits on its own and is not showing any songs from my Music Library even though Spotify has access to it in System Settings. It always says not responding in the Force Quit Applications window. I’m ...

  • Roadie
  • Ever since upgrading to macOS Sonoma, Spotify never quits on its own and is not showing any songs from my Music Library even though Spotify has access to it in System Settings. It always says not r...
  • AlejaR
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    local files
    Mac
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Solved!! Play Count Not Displaying

Team, The play count is not displaying for some users on deskptop. Example: The Beatles Spotify page is showing <1000 for their top songs when I view it on Desktop. When I view it on mobile, the plays are normal, well over a million.

  • Regular
  • Team,   The play count is not displaying for some users on deskptop. Example:   The Beatles Spotify page is showing <1000 for their top songs when I view it on Desktop. When I view i...
  • Pandawesome911
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify Sound Quality lowers while on Discord

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DeviceMacbook Pro 13" Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.2 My Question or IssueWhenever I'm in a discord call, the sound quality from Spotify is dreadful. My headphones are Sony WH-H900N and connected thro...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   Device Macbook Pro 13" Early 2015 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.2     My Question or Issue Whenever I'm in a discord call, t...
  • blake226
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  • catalina
    Discord
    Mac
    macOS
    Sound Quality
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Superuser Contribution I've lost all my music in queue!

Hello, today i was ready to listen my queued music more than 700 songs when i opened spotify there was 0 music in que!! i have an heart attack! also because now i don't remember which albums i have picked to listen! anything to do to ? why happened?!

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello,   today i was ready to listen my queued music more than 700 songs when i opened spotify there was 0 music in que!! i have an heart attack! also because  now i don't remember whic...
  • mechtek
  • Casual Listener
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Spotify intermittently causes wifi to slowdown on my Mac and causes kernel panic

Plan: PremiumCountry: United States Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019 Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 My Question or IssueWhen I use the Spotify Desktop app on Mac, it plays fine for maybe like 30 min and then all of a sudden, my internet...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: United States   Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019  Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4   My Question or Issue When I use the Spotify D...
  • amitkulk123
  • Casual Listener
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    Crash
    Desktop
    kernel panic
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    macOS
    wifi
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution using siri for Spotify on mac

PlanPremiumDeviceMacBookPro My Question or Issue:please put Spotify on the Mac app Store , to allow using it with Siri assistant

  • Visitor
  •   Plan Premium Device MacBookPro     My Question or Issue: please put Spotify on the Mac app Store , to allow using it with Siri assistant  
  • noxedlol
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    apple
    assistant
    Mac
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    pro
    Siri
    Spotify
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Solved!! Streaming Quality drops when I open Google Chrome on Mac Desktop App

Plan:PremiumCountry:United Kingdom Device:MacBook Pro 2019Operating System:macOS Catalina (Version 10.15.1) The Problem:When using the desktop app for Spotify on Mac with the streaming quality setting set to "Very High", or any other quality for that...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: United Kingdom   Device: MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System: macOS Catalina (Version 10.15.1)   The Problem: When using the desktop app for Spotify on Mac w...
  • semuu
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    desktop app
    google chrome
    Mac
    poor quality
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Solved!! Can't drag music from library into playlists anymore

I used to be able to drag music that I have on my computer into spotify. I am unable to do so now. When I am holding the file above the playlist, the green "+" still appears next to the song like it's ready to drop into spotify, but when I release th...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...t's ready to drop into spotify, but when I release the mousepad, the music doesn't show up on that playlist or in spotify at all.  I am using a macbook pro retina. I used to be able to do this u...
  • Rim4
  • Music Fan
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Solved!! How are the public playlists sorted on your profile? (Desktop)

When someone (or yourself) clicks on your profile, you can look at their public playlists. However I cant seem to find any organizational aspect to how these playlists are order. It would even be nice to be able to order them yourself so you can put ...

  • Music Fan
  • When someone (or yourself) clicks on your profile, you can look at their public playlists. However I cant seem to find any organizational aspect to how these playlists are order. It would even be n...
  • Chels8
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Superuser Contribution Spotify will not close properly; requires force quit

PlanPremiemCountryUSADeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)Operating SystemmacOS Mojave 10.14.6 My Question or IssueSpotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I try to quit and always requires a force quit. Here is a video of the issue.

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premiem Country USA Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019) Operating System macOS Mojave 10.14.6   My Question or Issue Spotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I...
  • Vasil
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    Force Quit
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Syncing playlists, albums, artists between Apple devices with Spotify

I listen to and do a lot of "housekeeping" of Spotify in the OSX app to a powered speaker. I'd use headphones but, I can't due to an issue with one ear. Then I listen to Spotify from an iPad in the evening from the app. I also add an album, artist, a...

  • Gig Goer
  • I listen to and do a lot of "housekeeping" of Spotify in the OSX app to a powered speaker. I'd use headphones but, I can't due to an issue with one ear.    Then I listen to Spotify from a...
  • michaelblack1
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Biography for 'Lil Peep' has an extra new line

The bio for 'Lil Peep' seems to be formatted incorrectly. It looks like after periods the bio adds a new line, but there seem to be unnecessary additions.Perhaps there is an auto-formatter for these bios, and that is causing an issue?I have attached ...

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  • The bio for 'Lil Peep' seems to be formatted incorrectly.  It looks like after periods the bio adds a new line, but there seem to be unnecessary additions. Perhaps there is an auto-formatter&n...
  • Slonly
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Superuser Contribution album or playlist displays as blank in social bar (can't be clicked on)

  PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemLatest IOS My Question or Issuewhat does this mean? or is it a bug where the playlist name doesn't display?

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  •       Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro Operating System Latest IOS   My Question or Issue what does this mean? or is it a bug where the playlist name doesn't d...
  • Yordan
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    friend activity broken
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Is there a way to trim tracks or cut "hidden" tracks from the ends of songs?

Several bands that I listen to have songs the contain "hidden" tracks. I dislike ending up with several minutes of silence while listening to music while working, and I'd love to have a way to "cut" the silence out of these songs or to just trim the ...

  • Music Fan
  • Several bands that I listen to have songs the contain "hidden" tracks. I dislike ending up with several minutes of silence while listening to music while working, and I'd love to have a way to "cut" ...
  • GFaru
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Superuser Contribution Is there a way to edit incorrect lyrics?

The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've come across a few lines that are just really flat-out ...

  • Casual Listener
  • The lyrics feature offers an option to "report" wrong lyrics, but it doesn't ask which ones are wrong or what the correct lyrics are. Normally I'm not too picky about this kind of thing, but I've com...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playback stutters on OSX. Stops stuttering when making Spotify window active.

Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop.The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. This does not sound like a connection issue to me. I am h...

  • Visitor
  • Im having issues with Spotify on OSX desktop. The playback stutters constantly when the Spotify window is not my active window. The problem stops when Spotify is the active window on my screen. &nb...
  • radiofreecalifornia
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Collaborative playlist, can't see the username of who added song.(Spotify for Mac)

Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added the songs. Ive been trying to search for this online ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello. I have a collaborative playlist and before it used to show the song, artist, album, username and length of the song....but now im unable to see the username option so i don't know who added th...
  • miyaov
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The desktop app is complete garbage.

I'm only posting this as a heads up to other users. Thanks for the free service, but I'm done now. Bye Spotify.

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  • I'm only posting this as a heads up to other users.    Thanks for the free service, but I'm done now. Bye Spotify.
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Solved!! Albums and tracks disabling, then no-longer findable on Spotify (coming up as "no results found")

Hi. An album I had saved has now disappeared. It started some weeks ago when the tracks on the iPhone version were diabled (greyed out) and wouldn't play. Then this spread to some views (but all) of the album on the MacBook version. The a track was d...

  • Newbie
  • ...ll) of the album on the MacBook version. The a track was disabled in even the view that was working. I thought unsaving it and saving it again would clear things up. But when I unsaved it, I then c...
  • Wanderlust_Pilgrim33
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