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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 Last Track Hidden

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceMacOperating SystemBig Sur My Question or IssueNot seeing the last track in an album or playlist fairly frequently now on Spotify for Mac 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-a.Instead I see a placeholder, as you can see in the attached im...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Mac Operating System Big Sur   My Question or Issue Not seeing the last track in an album or playlist fairly frequently now on Spotify for Mac 1....
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I saw friends listening to music this morning and then suddenly the 'last activity' went from 4 hours ago to 6 days ago on restart.

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  • I saw friends listening to music this morning and then suddenly the 'last activity' went from 4 hours ago to 6 days ago on restart.
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity broken

Family Plan, USMac Mini 2018MacOS Big Sur 11.5.2 My Question or Issue:Several days ago I wanted to add a new friend, and your system said "hey, you can find your friends through Facebook", so I thot this was a good idea because he's a friend on FB. S...

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  • Family Plan, US Mac Mini 2018 MacOS Big Sur 11.5.2   My Question or Issue: Several days ago I wanted to add a new friend, and your system said "hey, you can find your friends through Facebo...
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Bug: Inconsistent Follow / Unfollow button

Hello team,As I wanted to unfollow a contact profile on Spotify, I noticed something odd.Despite the fact I that I am following someone, the action button label says "follow" instead of "unfollow" (red arrow on my screenshot).The drop down menu, is c...

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  • Hello team, As I wanted to unfollow a contact profile on Spotify, I noticed something odd. Despite the fact I that I am following someone, the action button label says "follow" instead of "unfollow...
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Superuser Contribution Autoplay working too well

Plan: Family premium Country: Australia Device: MacBook Pro 2018Operating System: macOS Big Sur, version 11.4 My Question or IssueI've had my autoplay option turned on for a while because it's a great way to discover new music. However, recently auto...

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  •   Plan: Family premium  Country: Australia   Device: MacBook Pro 2018 Operating System: macOS Big Sur, version 11.4   My Question or Issue I've had my autoplay option...
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Superuser Contribution Missing titles in album: The Last of of the Mohicans (Original Motion Picture Score) by Trevor Jones

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceiMac 2015Operating SystemCatalina My Question or IssueHi,The above stated titles songs are missing. Attached photo.Please bring it back.Thank you.Cheers

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device iMac 2015 Operating System Catalina   My Question or Issue Hi, The above stated titles songs are missing. Attached photo. Please bring it back. ...
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Superuser Contribution Missing song in Sadisfaction album by Gregorian

PlanPremiumCountryMalaysiaDeviceiMac 2015Operating SystemCatalina My Question or IssueHi,Once in a lifetime song is missing from Sadisfaction album by Gregorian. Attached photo.Please bring it back.Thank you.Cheers

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  • Plan Premium Country Malaysia Device iMac 2015 Operating System Catalina   My Question or Issue Hi, Once in a lifetime song is missing from Sadisfaction album by Gregorian. Attac...
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Superuser Contribution Two very annoying things about the recent Spotify for Mac app

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceMacbook Pro 2014Operating SystemMacOS 10.14.6 My Question or Issue So, for the latest incarnations, two (at least) very annoying things have become part of the desktop client of Spotiy for Mac. 1) Adding albums to a play...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Macbook Pro 2014 Operating System MacOS 10.14.6   My Question or Issue   So, for the latest incarnations, two (at least) very annoying things h...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Stream or download ...

Plan PremiumCountry Québec, Canada Device iMac (2013)Operating System OS 10.15.7 My Question or Issue Hello ... If I downloaded playlists from Spotify, will Spotify ALWAYS use the downloaded version of a title to play it either from the playlist or f...

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  • Plan Premium Country Québec, Canada   Device iMac (2013) Operating System OS 10.15.7   My Question or Issue   Hello ...  If I downloaded playlists from Spoti...
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Account name truncated

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceMacBook Pro 16 inch (2019)Operating SystemmacOS 11.5.2 My Question or IssueMy account name seems to be truncated in the top right of the macOS app. My name has 18 characters (including spaces) and is truncated a...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device MacBook Pro 16 inch (2019) Operating System macOS 11.5.2   My Question or Issue My account name seems to be truncated in the top right of th...
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Artwork image is blurry

Hello there, I am creating this topic as I noticed that nobody’s at Spotify seems to care about the issue we are all encountering about artworks when playing a song on an apple device. All the artworks on Spotify mac are blurry as **bleep** and no on...

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  • Hello there,    I am creating this topic as I noticed that nobody’s at Spotify seems to care about the issue we are all encountering about artworks when playing a song on an apple device....
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Superuser Contribution Tracks are blurred when scrolling

Spotify 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-a, Mac OS 10.14.6, MacBook Pro 2012 Often when scrolling through tracks, several titles will be replaced by boxy placeholders, indicating that the titles haven't loaded. This started fairly recently. Scrolling up and down...

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  • Spotify 1.1.66.580.gbd43cbc9-a, Mac OS 10.14.6, MacBook Pro 2012   Often when scrolling through tracks, several titles will be replaced by boxy placeholders, indicating that the titl...
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Superuser Contribution Music swap by itself from spotify iphone to spotify desktop

HI! I have been having problems lately to play music on my phone when my desktop spotify is connected, it keeps swapping! so my music on my phone stops. There is nobody playing music in the laptop because literally I am in front of it.

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  • HI! I have been having problems lately to play music on my phone when my desktop spotify is connected, it keeps swapping! so my music on my phone stops. There is nobody playing music in the laptop be...
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Superuser Contribution Song starts playing about 20 seconds in, but track time shows 0:00.

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceMacbook Pro mid 2014Operating SystemOS 11.5.1 My Question or IssueAlmost every time I start playing something on Spotify, it starts the song at about 20 seconds in even though the track time shows it playing from the beg...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System OS 11.5.1   My Question or Issue Almost every time I start playing something on Spotify, it starts the song at ...
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[iOS] songs do not play at all, Spotify says they are unavailable

Hi,So I recently needed to purchase a new laptop (MacBook Pro) and downloaded Spotify to play music. It worked the first 2 or 3 times I went to listen, but now every time I open the application, it says that the songs are unavailable. When I try to p...

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  • Hi, So I recently needed to purchase a new laptop (MacBook Pro) and downloaded Spotify to play music. It worked the first 2 or 3 times I went to listen, but now every time I open the application, it...
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Solved!! Bad sound quality of a single track

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceMacbook Pro late 2012Operating SystemOSX 10.15.7 Catalina My Question or IssueListening to MONO NO AWARE's album 人生、山おり谷おり (jinsei, yamaori taneori) and their famous single song マンマミーヤ! (Manmamiiya!) has horrendous qual...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device Macbook Pro late 2012 Operating System OSX 10.15.7 Catalina   My Question or Issue Listening to MONO NO AWARE's album 人生、山おり谷おり (jins...
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Superuser Contribution Hide Recently Played Artists

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMac I didn't want my recently played artists to show anymore and i have no idea how to hide it because every way required a the hide recently played artists button that isnt showing up for some reason. Is it not an option an...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Mac      I didn't want my recently played artists to show anymore and i have no idea how to hide it because every way required a the hide recentl...
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Superuser Contribution All the playlists I saved and made are gone

PlanPremiumCountryCanada + South KoreaDeviceMacBook Pro + Galaxy Note 10+ My Question or IssueI had about 70 playlists I made and I was following about 700 playlists (yeah, a lot); along with about 7 playlist folders. I was just opening the Spotify a...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada + South Korea Device MacBook Pro + Galaxy Note 10+   My Question or Issue I had about 70 playlists I made and I was following about 700 playlists (yeah, a lot...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Mac desktop app shows low quality cover image

Hello, since the last update of the Spotify Mac desktop app the cover image in the bottom left corner is showing a low-quality image instead of the high-quality version shown in the previous versions. This bug was probably introduced in the latest ap...

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  • Hello,   since the last update of the Spotify Mac desktop app the cover image in the bottom left corner is showing a low-quality image instead of the high-quality version shown in the previous...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Connect through Mac desktop app skips first couple of seconds for each song

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceMacBook Pro 15inch 2017Operating SystemMacOS 11.4 Big Sur My Question or IssueWhen I play any song, regardless of playlist or album, or when I skip to the next song, it starts at -10 seconds or so. Sometimes it just ski...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device MacBook Pro  15inch 2017 Operating System MacOS 11.4 Big Sur   My Question or Issue When I play any song, regardless of playlist or album, or w...
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