Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

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Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Music Fan
‎2013-04-27 11:54 PM

About 1/3 of the times I try and open spotify, it will open, but then quit itself.  I then have to try a few times before I can get it to open and stay open.  

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Re: Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Festival VIP
‎2013-09-22 12:29 AM

It is the GAP ad that is causing Spotify to crash.  Simply start Spotfy and click on the GAP ad at the top to start it playing.  Then pause it.  Spotify won't crash after that.

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Festival Fanatic
‎2013-09-22 04:35 AM

Yes, it is the Gap ad. The second time in two weeks that Spotify ads have made the application useless for at least a full day.

 

To fix, if you use Glimmer Blocker on the Mac, just block host: www.youtube.com where: query contains back_to_blue_dhani

 

I think its just BAD KARMA caused by Dhani Harrison selling out and doing a bad imitation of his father.

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Festival Fanatic
‎2013-09-22 04:54 AM

 

UPDATE: there are actually two different URLs that crash -- so enter the query string as contains just back_to_blue -- that will block both youtube feeds.

 

Yes, it is the Gap ad. The second time in two weeks that Spotify ads have made the application useless for at least a full day.

 

To fix, if you use Glimmer Blocker on the Mac, just block host: www.youtube.com where: query contains back_to_blue

 

I think its just BAD KARMA caused by Dhani Harrison selling out and doing a bad imitation of his father.

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Re: Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Music Lover
‎2013-04-27 11:59 PM

I am also having this problem. It just started a couple of days ago while I was browsing through the "What's New" section. I go through the process now about 4 or 5 times before it actually work.

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Music Lover
‎2013-04-28 12:41 AM

lol..im also having the same problem so i decided to uninstall  it and install it again and i found out that spotify takes up 7.84GB on my computer..  anyways it worked..just uninstall and reinstall it :)  LOl..its funny this is happening  to Mac users at almost the same time
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xq0r0bt2qf5naq4/oh%20wow.png
 

Re: Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Gig Goer
‎2013-04-28 01:57 AM

ch1ris23 wrote:

" and i found out that spotify takes up 7.84GB on my computer..  "
 



A big chunk of that 7.48GB will be the offline cache of music you've listened too. The program is less than 100mb.

 

Under Edit > Preferences > Cache you can limit how much space Spotify uses if it's an issue.

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Music Fan
‎2013-04-28 06:51 AM

Same issue here. Latest update causes Spotify Premium to freeze up at launch and then intermintently crashing. Problem is happening on multiple machines. (Macbook Air and Macbook Pro)

 

Looks like its something to do with local library scanning...

 

 

 

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Gig Goer
‎2013-09-02 12:40 PM

I am having a problem with version 0.9.1.57, I try to open it and it closes its self again? It was working fine not 5 minutes ago, then it closed its self to do an update I believe and now it will not open again?

 

This is my first problem in 3 years.

Re: Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Community Legend
‎2013-09-02 08:56 PM

Hey @Boj61 :)

 

Can you try a quick clean reinstallation of the client and see if that makes any difference? 

 

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Re: Spotify keeps closing itself and quitting randomly.

Music Fan
‎2013-09-20 09:34 AM

Same here, it's mostly when im browsing in artists section, i want to add a song and then it crashes.

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Community Legend
‎2013-09-20 10:10 AM

Hi. Spotify closing after adding/removing playlist tracks is a recent issue being discussed in this thread. Maybe post details there and keep an eye on it for updates.


assuser wrote:

Same here, it's mostly when im browsing in artists section, i want to add a song and then it crashes.




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Concert VIP
‎2013-09-21 10:07 PM

This started to happen to me last night.  The thing is, I don't think it has anything to do with a slow or laggy computer. It doesn't "crash"- or at least it doesn't give you the message that it crashed- it just quits without warning. 

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