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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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Playlist Art not showing up

Free account on Mac application. Device: MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2014) on macOS Mojave. Everytime I open the application, I can never see any playlist artwork. Let me know what I can do.

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  • Free account on Mac application.  Device: MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2014) on macOS Mojave.    Everytime I open the application, I can never see any playlist artwork. Let me...
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Finding Start topic!

Now, i spent about an hour trying to find where i can start a new topic! as i didnt think the topic was computer related i didnt look for start topic under mac, but went to on going issues, search and looking through other topic forums. I think there...

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  • Now, i spent about an hour trying to find where i can start a new topic! as i didnt think the topic was computer related i didnt look for start topic under mac, but went to on going issues, search an...
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Greyed Out Songs In Playlist - All Songs Otherwise Available In Spotify

Hi,Check out the screenshot, all the songs in my playlists are greyed out. I've just restarted my Spotify account from many years ago and these are what I find... I can listen to these songs if I search for them, but I have some massive playlists tha...

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  • Hi, Check out the screenshot, all the songs in my playlists are greyed out. I've just restarted my Spotify account from many years ago and these are what I find... I can listen to these songs if I s...
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Solved!! someone hacked my accont

Plan PremiumCountry Czech Republic DeviceImac 10.11.6 My Question or IssueI cannot listen to my music, it plays only few seconds and then it switches to something else (always the same). It also switches automatically to a different device (chrome).O...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Czech Republic   Device Imac 10.11.6   My Question or Issue I cannot listen to my music, it plays only few seconds and then it switches to something else...
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spotify opens but no display

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro 2015Operating System: Mojave 10 Version 10.14.6 Spotify opens on my desktop but nothing displays. I have tried every imaginable solution: - turning off hardware acceleration- clearing all cache records and...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro 2015 Operating System: Mojave 10 Version 10.14.6   Spotify opens on my desktop but nothing displays. I have tried every imaginable solution:...
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Touch Bar volume control defaults to 100% when controlling external device

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDevice2019 MacBook Pro 15"Operating SystemMacOS 10.14.6 Mojave My Question or Issue Hi, I'm having an issue regarding using the Touch Bar on my 2019 MacBook Pro to control my Sonos speaker on the Spotify app. When usin...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device 2019 MacBook Pro 15" Operating System MacOS 10.14.6 Mojave   My Question or Issue   Hi,    I'm having an issue regarding us...
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how can I get the album cover shown as a square at the top of your screen

There used to be an option when I was listening to spotify on my macbook, where you had like a button (don't know if it was a button) and your spotify would only show the album cover in a little square and if your mouse came on the square you could s...

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  • There used to be an option when I was listening to spotify on my macbook, where you had like a button (don't know if it was a button) and your spotify would only show the album cover in a little squa...
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Podcast duration not visible in the queue if >1h

Hi, during playback on a Mac, I can't see how long a podcast episode takes since the time is dotted out. This happens in the queue only, bottom bar is fine. I attached a screenshot. Happens regardless of window size. Latest macOS, iMac 27 something 2...

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  • Hi,   during playback on a Mac, I can't see how long a podcast episode takes since the time is dotted out.   This happens in the queue only, bottom bar is fine. I attached a screenshot....
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How to spotify works?

I'm a new user of spotify and am happy to join the community, hope i found it interesting

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  • I'm a new user of spotify and am happy to join the community, hope i found it interesting
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Connection with speakers

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDevice(iMac)Operating System(iOS 10) My Question or IssueWhy can't my local files be played with connected devices?It does work well on the computer.

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device (iMac) Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue Why can't my local files be played with connected devices? It does work well on the...
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Local files not syncing from Mac to iPhone

I have about 400 songs downloaded onto my MacBook Pro in local files, and up until a couple days ago, they were all syncing perfectly onto my iPhone. I had a playlist donwloaded on my phone and my Mac and all of my songs were in there, downloaded, av...

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  • I have about 400 songs downloaded onto my MacBook Pro in local files, and up until a couple days ago, they were all syncing perfectly onto my iPhone. I had a playlist donwloaded on my phone and my Ma...
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shuffle

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueThis is just for Mac per se. I have over 3000 songs "liked", why does the shuffle feature onl...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue This is...
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Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

PlanPremiumCountryThailandDeviceMacbook Air 2015Operating SystemMac Os 10.14 My Question or IssueWhenever I try to play a song from spotify, it gets skipped. At times it displays this message-‘Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file o...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Thailand Device Macbook Air 2015 Operating System Mac Os 10.14   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to play a song from spotify, it gets skipped. At times...
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Spotify Connect Not Shuffling Properly

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro late 2014Operating System(Mojave 10.14.5 [Most up-to-date]) My Question or IssueWhen connecting to my Denon AVR-S940H, the shuffling feature on both my Macbook Pro and iPhone fail. The Shuffle will only play son...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro late 2014 Operating System (Mojave 10.14.5 [Most up-to-date])   My Question or Issue When connecting to my Denon AVR-S940H, the shuffling fe...
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Mac OSX Stream Quality WORST than iOS

I've been testing this extensively for the past month, with different speakers and headphones, both with Bluetooth or without. There are no more doubts: Spotify MAC OSX App streaming quality is inferior than the Spotify iOS App. I have "High-Quality ...

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  • I've been testing this extensively for the past month, with different speakers and headphones, both with Bluetooth or without.   There are no more doubts: Spotify MAC OSX App streaming qu...
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[Mac] Volume Slider Does Not Remember Position After Restart

Brief description of the issue: So if you lower the volume using the volume slider on the bottom right-hand side of the screen, then restart your computer, the slider goes back to 100%, but the actual volume level output from Spotify remains at the p...

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  • Brief description of the issue:  So if you lower the volume using the volume slider on the bottom right-hand side of the screen, then restart your computer, the slider goes back to 100%, but th...
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My MacBook Air will Not play music or anything from Spotify!?

I havent ever had a problem before but, today I was playing music through my mac with headphones and i opened the app in my phone at the same time. Ever since then music WILL NOT play through the mac. I have tried logging out, deleteing, and restarti...

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  • I havent ever had a problem before but, today I was playing music through my mac with headphones and i opened the app in my phone at the same time. Ever since then music WILL NOT play through the mac...
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AirPods Cause Spotify to Quit Working

DeviceMacBook Pro Mid 2015, Apple Airpods, SpotifyOperating SystemOS X Yosomite 10.10.5 My Question or IssueI recently purchased airpods. Whenver I connect my airpods to my mac via bluetooth and try to listen to spotify it tells me that it "Cant play...

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  •     Device MacBook Pro Mid 2015, Apple Airpods, Spotify Operating System OS X Yosomite 10.10.5   My Question or Issue I recently purchased airpods. Whenver I connect my airpods...
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Podcasts Are Cut Short

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS MojaveMy Question or IssueI follow Jenna & Julien's podcasts on YouTube and am wondering why Spotify cuts the episodes shorter than they are on YouTube. I attached two screenshots to show what ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS Mojave My Question or Issue I follow Jenna & Julien's podcasts on YouTube and am wondering why Spotify cuts the episodes s...
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Solved!! Cannot READ spotify app Mac Desktop

Plan: Not sureFree/Premium: PaidCountry: USA Device(Mac Mini)Operating System(Mojave 10.14) My Question or Issue:I cannot read the text. It is seriously ridiculous. I estimate it is the equivalent is about 4 pt text on a printed page. Why aren't ther...

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  •   Plan: Not sure Free/Premium: Paid Country: USA   Device (Mac Mini) Operating System (Mojave 10.14)   My Question or Issue: I cannot read the text. It is seriously ridiculo...
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