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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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  • 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 Playback is louder on left side for bluetooth Sony headphones

Hello - I'm a premium user located in the USA. Device: Macbook Pro - Catalina - ver 10.15.5 (19F101)Spotify version: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc I noticed this issue with my Sony bluetooth WH-1000XM3's, but isolated it to a Spotify specific issue. This does...

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  • Hello - I'm a premium user located in the USA.   Device: Macbook Pro  - Catalina - ver 10.15.5 (19F101) Spotify version: 1.1.37.690.g8f3b16fc   I noticed this issue with my S...
  • Mihail
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  • Audio Balance
    balance
    bluetooth
    headphones
    Mac Desktop
    Mac Desktop App
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What happened to the cache limit setting on Mac desktop player?

In the desktop player for Mac we used to be able to set a limit for the size of the cache. Recently, opening up my Spotify player became incredibly slow so I was looking around my settings and noticed that the cache storage size limit option had been...

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  • In the desktop player for Mac we used to be able to set a limit for the size of the cache. Recently, opening up my Spotify player became incredibly slow so I was looking around my settings and n...
  • blackketter
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  • Cache
    cache clearing
    cache problems
    Cache Removal
    Mac Desktop
    Mac Desktop App
    slow spotify
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Superuser Contribution Friend activity stopped suddenly working, only shows 'find friends' option

PremiumCountry UK DeviceMacbook Air late 2015Operating SystemMAC OS version 10.14.16 MOjave Friend activity working normally until suddenly only displayed find friends option Have tried the following:Total Mac system update Restart Delete and reinsta...

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  • Premium Country UK   Device Macbook Air late 2015 Operating System MAC OS version 10.14.16 MOjave    Friend activity working normally until suddenly only displayed find fr...
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  • Find friends
    Friend Activity
    Mac Desktop
    Mac Desktop App
    stopped working
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Mac macOS extreme hard drive activity when running Spotify

PlanFreeCountryDenmarkDeviceiMac (late 2009)Operating SystemmacOS 10.12.6Spotify Desktop App 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1 My Question or IssueAs soon as I log in to the desktop app the hard disk starts going bananas with activity. It's killing the perfomance...

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  • Plan Free Country Denmark Device iMac (late 2009) Operating System macOS 10.12.6 Spotify Desktop App  1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1    My Question or Issue As soon as I log in to th...
  • MattSuda
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    Mac Desktop
    Mac Desktop App
    macOS
    macosx
    osx
    performance
    Search
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[Mac] No album artwork?

I'm currently using Premium on a late 2013 Macbook Pro, and for quite a while now, the desktop version of Spotify doesn't show any album artwork except for the Now Playing artwork in the bottom left [screenshot attached]. I've tried logging out and b...

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  •  I'm currently using Premium on a late 2013 Macbook Pro, and for quite a while now, the desktop version of Spotify doesn't show any album artwork except for the Now Playing artwork in the b...
  • CSparks
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    Mac Desktop
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Superuser Contribution Why can't I see the cover or title of an album or playlist at the top when I click on it?

For some reason, whenever I click on an album or playlist, I can't see the cover or name. It is visible only after I scroll down. I also can't my profile/profile pictures.

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  •  For some reason, whenever I click on an album or playlist, I can't see the cover or name. It is visible only after I scroll down. I also can't my profile/profile pictures.
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