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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 Spotify will not close properly; requires force quit

PlanPremiemCountryUSADeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)Operating SystemmacOS Mojave 10.14.6 My Question or IssueSpotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I try to quit and always requires a force quit. Here is a video of the issue.

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  • Plan Premiem Country USA Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019) Operating System macOS Mojave 10.14.6   My Question or Issue Spotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable To Custom Order Playlists On macOS Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook Pro 16Operating SystemmacOS 12.3 I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists. Per the instructions, I should be able to drag a playlist to a new location. When I do that, noth...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro 16 Operating System macOS 12.3   I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists.  Per the instructi...
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Superuser Contribution I make playlists private but they still show up to other users.

I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other users on all devices see them.

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  • I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other users ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution spotify songs skip down when i try to play anything

Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on

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  • Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on
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Superuser Contribution Why do the playlists I save on my android phone not appear on my mac?

I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appears in my Spotify library when using my Mac. Same iss...

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  • I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appear...
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Superuser Contribution Songs that aren't from my playlist play after one song plays in my playlist

When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the play button.

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  • When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't find 'Made for you' section

Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please help!Instead of the made for you section I seem to ...

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  • Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please ...
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Superuser Contribution Playing bar does not refresh since last update on Mac

While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...

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  • While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...
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Superuser Contribution .mp3 file greyed out when trying to import local files

Plan: PremiumCountry: Singapore Device: MacBook Pro 2019Operating System: MacOS The .mp3 file I want to import is greyed out, I have reinstalled the file in question, downloaded the same song from a different source, reinstalled Spotify and restarted...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Singapore   Device: MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System: MacOS   The .mp3 file I want to import is greyed out, I have reinstalled the file in question, downl...
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Solved!! 3282 segmentation fault /Applications/Spotify.app/Contents/MacOS/Spotify

macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook AirThe app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.

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  • macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook Air The app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.
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Superuser Contribution Need to restart Spotify to hear sound multiple times per day

Plan: PremiumCountry: France Device: Macbook Pro 2017, Mojave 10.14.5) My Question or IssueI use a "Bose NP 700 HP" headset on my mac, and i'm not really sure after what event, but i'd say mostly because Spotify is not playing song for like 10 minute...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: France   Device: Macbook Pro 2017, Mojave 10.14.5)   My Question or Issue I use a "Bose NP 700 HP" headset on my mac, and i'm not really sure ...
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Superuser Contribution My local files won’t play

I uploaded a few audio files as part of my local files and every time I go play one I get a message saying “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it” my files are all on my iCloud Drive so I don’t kno...

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  • I uploaded a few audio files as part of my local files and every time I go play one I get a message saying “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it”...
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Superuser Contribution Britney Spears album disappeared

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016)Operating Systemos mojave My Question or IssueHi there, I noticed this past week that the Britney Spears album "Britney" (2001) has been removed from her main spotify page. When I search for it, I c...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System os mojave   My Question or Issue Hi there, I noticed this past week that the Britney Spears album "Br...
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Solved!! Crossfade not working or am I doing it wrong?

I just installed the latest preview on my Mac, and have enabled the crossfade option in the preferences, but new tracks just start playing straight away with no crossfading occurring.Is this not working, or am I confused as how the crossfade should w...

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  • I just installed the latest preview on my Mac, and have enabled the crossfade option in the preferences, but new tracks just start playing straight away with no crossfading occurring. Is this not wo...
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Superuser Contribution Привіт! Українці теж користуються Spotify!

I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian language on desktop (mac) version of your app (iphone ...

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  • I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian lan...
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Regression/Bug: Clicking cover and current song no longer take to correct place

For about a year since my earlier reported issue, clicking the cover art would take the user to the correct/expected place, the album & song being played. This is now broken, most likely due to UI changes that don't test for regressions/bugs being in...

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  • For about a year since my earlier reported issue, clicking the cover art would take the user to the correct/expected place, the album & song being played. This is now broken, most likely due to U...
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Superuser Contribution App is just BROKEN!!

PlanPremiumCountryCZ, EUDeviceMacBook M1Operating SystemBig SurSo Im trying to use the app on my brand new Macbook M1 and the experience is just terrible!App is loading so long, after that it lags all the time. For example: I want to scroll – app doe...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ, EU Device MacBook M1 Operating System Big Sur So Im trying to use the app on my brand new Macbook M1 and the experience is just terrible! App is loading so long, a...
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Superuser Contribution Facebook friend list not appearing

My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on my Macbook, it is telling me that I have zero friend...

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  • My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on m...
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