Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

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Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

snooty
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Reposting on behalf of Norb because I think this forum might be more appropriate for it.

 

"Hi,

 

running the Spotify client prevents my Mac from going to sleep, even when no song is being played.

By typing "pmset -g assertions" into the terminal window, you'll get a list of diagnostic information regarding power save mode. As long as Spotify is running, it contains the the line

  PreventUserIdleSystemSleep named: "com.apple.audio.'AppleHDAEngineOutput:1B,0,1,2:0'.noidlesleep" 

 

This would be the expected behavior when a song is being played but seems to be a bug otherwise.

 

A fix would be nice!

 

Thanks,

 

Norb"

 

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Spotify-prevents-Mac-from-going-to-sleep/td-p/61923

 

 

This problem has been around for a while now, I can't believe it hasn't been fixed yet.

 

https://getsatisfaction.com/spotify/topics/spotify_prevents_my_mac_from_sleeping

 

^ That is from almost 2 years ago!

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Re: Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

snooty
Roadie

To the person that moved this to the Help forum, I'm pretty sure the only way to help in this situation is to fix the application.

Re: Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

snooty
Roadie

hellooooo?

Re: Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

snooty
Roadie

hello????????????????

Re: Spotify prevents Mac from going to sleep when PAUSED

snooty
Roadie

HOW CAN THIS STILL BE AN ISSUE?

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