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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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Solved!! I have many tracks throughout my playlists and Albums that can't be played.

I'm on Spotify Premium in Australia.I use Spotify on my IMac, macbook air, iphone x and iPad air and they are all having this issue.Spotify has been updated on both computers and devices.I have many tracks throughout my playlists and Albums that can'...

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  • I'm on Spotify Premium in Australia. I use Spotify on my IMac, macbook air, iphone x and iPad air and they are all having this issue. Spotify has been updated on both computers and devices. I have...
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How to keep Mobile device from wiping out Desktop Queue?

Family Premium United States DeviceDesktop: iMacMobile: Samsung Galaxy S10+Operating SystemDesktop: macOS Mojave 10.14.3Mobile: Android 9Spotify VersionDesktop: 1.1.9.383.g9f48828eMobile: 8.5.11.762 My Question or IssueAt work (on the desktop) I'll q...

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  • Family Premium  United States   Device Desktop: iMac Mobile: Samsung Galaxy S10+ Operating System Desktop: macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Mobile: Android 9 Spotify Version Desktop: 1.1.9.38...
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Solved!! revert to old version

Hey guys, how can I revert to the most previous version? Im getting really phucking tired of change for the sake of change. Jobs saw the future, cook is a tool and apparently spotify is a sheep

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  • Hey guys, how can I revert to the most previous version?   Im getting really phucking tired of change for the sake of change.    Jobs saw the future, cook is a tool and apparently sp...
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Superuser Contribution cover of the songs is not displayed

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceiMacOperating SystemmacOS High Sierra My Question or IssueAs you can see the images, a cover of the songs is not displayed. I tried restarting the program, uninstalling and installing again, and the problem persists. Wha...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Device iMac Operating System macOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue As you can see the images, a cover of the songs is not displayed. I tried rest...
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Spotify Connect missing wifi speakers on Mac desktop

I have a Premium Family account in the US and use Spotify on multiple devices including my Pixel 3, Google Home, Google Home Mini, and 3 wifi speakers (2 Vizio and 1 Marshall). All devices are fully up to date and the Spotify app on all playing devic...

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  • I have a Premium Family account in the US and use Spotify on multiple devices including my Pixel 3, Google Home, Google Home Mini, and 3 wifi speakers (2 Vizio and 1 Marshall). All devices are fully ...
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Desktop can't see my sonos speakers, mobile can

I'm on a Premium (for family) plan. My desktop client is unable to see my Sonos speakers. My mobile client, which is on the same wireless network, can see them all just fine. Once I start playing something to Sonos from my mobile client, that speaker...

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  • I'm on a Premium (for family) plan.     My desktop client is unable to see my Sonos speakers.  My mobile client, which is on the same wireless network, can see them all jus...
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iMac, Spotify, Google Home and my (paid-for) mp3s. How do I get the music to play?

PremiumUSiMac 2018/iphone8iOS 10.14.5 I have been able to get some local mp3 files that I purchased onto my phone and my iMac. I added them to a Spotify playlist and the local mp3s play on the two OS devices. However, when I cast this playlist to my ...

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  • Premium US iMac 2018/iphone8 iOS 10.14.5   I have been able to get some local mp3 files that I purchased onto my phone and my iMac.  I added them to a Spotify playlist and the local mp...
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Cant change playlist picture

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDeviceMac pro 13Operating SystemMac OSMy Question or Issuei cant change my playlist picture/cover.it keeps saying 'that image is too small.it must be atleast 300x300'but i checked on every photo i've tried,it is 300x300 and la...

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device Mac pro 13 Operating System Mac OS My Question or Issue i cant change my playlist picture/cover.it keeps saying 'that image is too small.it must be atleast...
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Spotify URI not working

Im trying to upload my playlist onto the playlist exchange but when I copy the playlist URI the error I get is like:'provide a valid Spotify URI' Why might this be happening?PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMacbook Air

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  • Im trying to upload my playlist onto the playlist exchange but when I copy the playlist URI the error I get is like: 'provide a valid Spotify URI'   Why might this be happening? Plan Premiu...
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Library not syncing and music not saving

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceMacbook pro new modelOperating SystemMojave 10.14.5 My Question or IssueMy library wont save songs. I save an album and it wont show up in library. When i unsave an album it stays in my library.I've...restarted the computer...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Macbook pro new model Operating System Mojave 10.14.5   My Question or Issue My library wont save songs. I save an album and it wont show up in l...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify can't play this right now

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceMac Book Pro 2017 modelOperating SystemMojave My Question or IssueI have recently moved to premium, and from past 1 day I am unable to play few songs both in android phone and my desktop. I have tried all the methods that...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Mac Book Pro 2017 model Operating System Mojave   My Question or Issue I have recently moved to premium, and from past 1 day I am unable to play few s...
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Spotify Home Changes

When I click on "Home" for the past month or so Spotify has just shown me "Recently Played" and my daily mixes. There used to be categories like "Summer Daze" and "Throwback Thursday" that were topical and were really good for discovering new music. ...

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  • When I click on "Home" for the past month or so Spotify has just shown me "Recently Played" and my daily mixes.    There used to be categories like "Summer Daze" and "Throwback Thursday" ...
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Solved!! Spotify playing podcast when I'm listening to a playlist

Hi! Spotify is automatically playing podcasts after the first song of the playlists I'm listening to. How can I prevent that? Thanks!

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  • Hi! Spotify is automatically playing podcasts after the first song of the playlists I'm listening to. How can I prevent that? Thanks!
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Hello! How do you use spotify as an alarm on your macbook pro?

Hi there - I would like to use spotify as an alarm on my macbook pro - doesn anyone know the best way to go about this? I tried Wakefy before but had trouble using it Many thanks in advance

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  • Hi there -  I would like to use spotify as an alarm on my macbook pro - doesn anyone know the best way to go about this? I tried Wakefy before but had trouble using it   Many thanks in ad...
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Accidentally deleted songs in playlist

PlanUnlimitedCountryGermanyDeviceWindows DektopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI Accidentally deleted much songs in playlist. Normaly I can use CTRL+Z to restore them but not this time. The songs are gone I can't bring them back. Those...

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  • Plan Unlimited Country Germany Device Windows Dektop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I Accidentally deleted much songs in playlist. Normaly I can use CTRL+Z to ...
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Solved!! Local files will not play at all

Can't get local files to work on desktop Spotify. I have tried logging out and back in, re-installing Spotify, deselecting the local libraries and re-selecting, selecting multiple different source folders, and I cannot get local files to play. They a...

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  •   Can't get local files to work on desktop Spotify.   I have tried logging out and back in, re-installing Spotify, deselecting the local libraries and re-selecting, selecting multiple di...
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Superuser Contribution Importing Playlist from iTunes

Plan premiumFree/PremiumCountry united states Device macbook air mid 2018(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System mojave (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuei want to upload a playlist from my itunes...

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  • Plan premium Free/Premium Country united states   Device macbook air mid 2018 (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System mojave  (iOS 10, Android Oreo,...
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Collaborative playlist usability issues

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Issue on Macbook Air but replicated on Lenovo laptopsOS: Issue on MacOS but also replicated on Windows 10 I've shared a link to a collaborative playlist with a few friends and unfortunately, the process for adding to...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Issue on Macbook Air but replicated on Lenovo laptops OS: Issue on MacOS but also replicated on Windows 10   I've shared a link to a collaborative...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Errors

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacbook Pro late 2014Operating Systemmac os mojave 10.14.1 My Question or IssueA while ago, the following problem accured: when I tried playing songs I've searched, Spotify wouldnt play them, without showing a error rep...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Macbook Pro late 2014 Operating System mac os mojave 10.14.1   My Question or Issue A while ago, the following problem accured: when I tried playing...
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Superuser Contribution Recent Artists Sync won't appear if played from desktop

Device(Macbook Air) My Question or IssueWhen I play Spotify Premium from my mobile device, my 'Recently Played Artists' updates regularly and ordinarily. However when I play music from my desktop, none of these artists are added to the list. I am def...

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  • Device (Macbook Air)   My Question or Issue When I play Spotify Premium from my mobile device, my 'Recently Played Artists' updates regularly and ordinarily. However when I play music from m...
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