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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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[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 Clicking on my playlist folders, makes playlists move outside those folders

I've got a few playlist folders and in each of such folders a few playlists. When I click on a folder triangle to unfold that folder I can select on of its playlists. When I click on the folder to close it, one or more playlists inside that folder su...

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  • I've got a few playlist folders and in each of such folders a few playlists. When I click on a folder triangle to unfold that folder I can select on of its playlists. When I click on the folder to cl...
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Superuser Contribution Tracks with distortion Premium account- MacOS

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook mid 2012Operating SystemMacOS Mojave My Question or IssueBeen using Spotify for many years on a premium membership, and the last few days, tracks that in the past would sound fine, now sound distorted. Tried reinstalling the...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook mid 2012 Operating System MacOS Mojave   My Question or Issue Been using Spotify for many years on a premium membership, and the last few days, tracks...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot add songs to collaborative playlist that I AM following

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMacbook Pro late 2018 & Web (Google Chrome)Operating SystemmacOS 10.15.5 My Question or IssueMy friend has a collaborative playlist that I have liked & followed but I am not given the option to add a song to that playlist. I...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Macbook Pro late 2018 & Web (Google Chrome) Operating System macOS 10.15.5   My Question or Issue My friend has a collaborative playlist that I have ...
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top of spotify screen not showing mac

the top of my spotify screen isnt showing, doesnt matter if i zoom in our out or make the tab smaller. im on mac, any solutions?

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  • the top of my spotify screen isnt showing, doesnt matter if i zoom in our out or make the tab smaller. im on mac, any solutions?  
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error code auth 74

"a firewall may be block spotify... error code: auth:74)- I clean uninstall the app and installed again 3x and same issue, in proxy settings I put no proxy but it hasn't solved the issues. Im running on macOS Ventura 13.1

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  • "a firewall may be block spotify... error code: auth:74)- I clean uninstall the app and installed again 3x and same issue, in proxy settings I put no proxy but it hasn't solved the issues. Im running...
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Superuser Contribution Music won't play after resuming from sleep mode

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceMacBook Air (2020, M1)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.4My IssueClosing the MacBook Air's lid and putting it into sleep mode (while music is playing on Spotify) results in music pausing. This behavior i...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States of America Device MacBook Air (2020, M1) Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.4 My Issue Closing the MacBook Air's lid and putting it into sleep mode (while m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Layout and Elements in Made For You are broken in Version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea

So this worked about two weeks ago but the layout in Made For You has changed. This probably does not cause any issues in newer versions of the app but in version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea for OS X 10.9 it has made everything very large and nothing fits o...

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  • So this worked about two weeks ago but the layout in Made For You has changed. This probably does not cause any issues in newer versions of the app but in version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea for OS X 10.9 i...
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Superuser Contribution Can only play playlists, albums not working

PlanPremiumCountryUk DeviceMacBook Air Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Catalina version 10.15.6 My Question or IssueSpotify App only now plays playlists, very occasionally it will play the odd album, but only the first track, Most albums will not pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uk   Device MacBook Air Early 2015 Operating System macOS Catalina version 10.15.6   My Question or Issue Spotify App only now plays playlists, very occasion...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist for local files is gone permanentely

Plan: PremiumCountry: GermanyDevice: Mac Mini 2018Operating System: 13.0.1My Question or IssueI tried to load local mp3 files into Spotify. Initially it worked but as I added songs to the source folder, the playlist was not syncing with the new files...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Germany Device: Mac Mini 2018 Operating System: 13.0.1 My Question or Issue I tried to load local mp3 files into Spotify. Initially it worked but as I added songs to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app starts at login even though disabled

USDeviceiMac, Mojave When I start up my computer and log in, Spotify automatically launches.I have "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" set to "No", yet it is still doing it. I read a solution on the Windows forum that I shoul...

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  • US Device iMac, Mojave   When I start up my computer and log in, Spotify automatically launches. I have "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" set to "No", yet it is...
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How do I search and buy audiobooks on Desktop?

I am trying to buy an audiobook by logging in through the desktop app. I see no options for audiobooks except a promotional ad on my 'home' page for a new audiobook release. When I click it I get an error reply saying "could not find that podcast".

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  • I am trying to buy an audiobook by logging in through the desktop app. I see no options for audiobooks except a promotional ad on my 'home' page for a new audiobook release. When I click it I get an ...
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The Wrong Song plays.

Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.

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  • Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.
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Superuser Contribution Problema al reproducir Podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceMacbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en ocasiones avanza el tiempo pero no se reproduce el sonido). Este problem...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Macbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid   Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en oc...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify does not open

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemMacOs Ventura My Question or IssueIt's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do it, appears an error message that says: "Something it's going wrong. Try to r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System MacOs Ventura   My Question or Issue It's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do i...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on mac keeps stuttering. Auto quality does not work.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020)Operating SystemMac OS 12.1 I am sick of the constant stuttering/dropping out for a second all the time. I have searched the "community" and there is no solution that works. It would be nice i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020) Operating System Mac OS 12.1   I am sick of the constant stuttering/dropping out for a second all the time.   ...
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Superuser Contribution how to fix video on podcast.

I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays again but is just a black screen.

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  • I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays aga...
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Superuser Contribution Stuck in grid view -- where did the "List View" option go?

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: USADevice: Mac DesktopOperating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320)Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c I can no longer find or select "List View" meaning that when searching an artist or lookin...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: USA Device: Mac Desktop Operating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320) Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c   I can no longer f...
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On desktop version, my recently played artists is from years ago

On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested Looked for solutions but haven't found any.

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  • On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested 😕 Looked for sol...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution missing playlist in the left part of the desktop app

Hi !I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers.I tried a drag and drop from the library to the left column where playlists are but it failed. I also tried to u...

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  • Hi ! I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers. I tried a drag and drop from the library to the left ...
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