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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 Chromecast Audio

All but one device in the house have lost casting connections to the chromecast audio device. I have completed the following.Factory reset on Chromecast audio. Working fine in test mode and annnoucementsSame wifi network on all devices. Restarted rou...

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  • All but one device in the house have lost casting connections to the chromecast audio device. I have completed the following. Factory reset on Chromecast audio. Working fine in test mode and annnouc...
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PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMac Mini M1Operating SystemDarwin Mac-mini.local 21.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 21.2.0: Sun Nov 28 20:29:10 PST 2021; root:xnu-8019.61.5~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101 arm64 My Question or IssueJust installed the Spotify app from brew,...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Mac Mini M1 Operating System Darwin Mac-mini.local 21.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 21.2.0: Sun Nov 28 20:29:10 PST 2021; root:xnu-8019.61.5~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T8101 a...
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Superuser Contribution Dashboard not working Macbook

Plan FreeCountryUSADeviceMacbook Air Retina, 13"Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueWhenever I try to search up an artist or a song, it loads and loads until it says "Couldn't find that page, search for something else?" My playlists are working f...

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  • Plan  Free Country USA Device Macbook Air Retina, 13" Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to search up an artist or a song, it loads and loads until it says...
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Superuser Contribution audio not playing when selected off of a "recommend" for playlist section

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiMac 2021Operating SystemMonterey My Question or IssueThe play button activates but does not trigger a shift to a new song or update the playbar. I'm just trying to report a bug.

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iMac 2021 Operating System Monterey   My Question or Issue The play button activates but does not trigger a shift to a new song or update the playbar. I...
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Superuser Contribution I can't see the lyrics option anywhere on the the screen.

I actually had lyrics on my laptop for the first few days after the new feature came out, and then they just disappeared. Absolutely disappointing.

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  • I actually had lyrics on my laptop for the first few days after the new feature came out, and then they just disappeared. Absolutely disappointing.
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Solved!! Playlist sort dropdown button

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDeviceMacbook Pro late 2018Operating SystemmacOS 12.0.1 Monterey My Question or IssueHello! I have found an UX issue on the desktop Spotify client, to be more specific, on any playlist we have a table with column headers whic...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device Macbook Pro late 2018 Operating System macOS 12.0.1 Monterey   My Question or Issue Hello! I have found an UX issue on the desktop Spotify client, t...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Won’t Show Up On Desktop App

PlanPremiumDeviceMacBook Air 2020 - M1 chipOperating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.1 My Question or IssueLocal files won't show up on the Mac desktop app, the files are all mp3s, they are saved in a folder on my desktop that Spotify has access to in the de...

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  • Plan Premium Device MacBook Air 2020 - M1 chip Operating System macOS Monterey 12.1   My Question or Issue Local files won't show up on the Mac desktop app, the files are all mp3s, they ...
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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 keeps pausing

Having issues with Desktop & Web player in which spotify content pauses every 10-30s, whether it's streaming or downloaded content. Super annoying and have tried Windows and Mac operating systems to the same effect. Have also re-installed to no avail

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  • Having issues with Desktop & Web player in which spotify content pauses every 10-30s, whether it's streaming or downloaded content.  Super annoying and have tried Windows and Mac operating s...
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Superuser Contribution Blurry Album Art

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremium CountryCanada DeviceMacBook Air 2020 Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.5.2 My Question or IssueHello, I am having an issu...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium   Country Canada   Device MacBook Air 2020 ...
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Superuser Contribution 100% high CPU with fresh install on macOS Monterey with M1 Pro

Plan PremiumCountry New ZealandDevice MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) M1 ProSpotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.71.560.gc21c3367 My Question or IssueAbout ~75 seconds after opening Spotify, CPU jumps from a normal 2-4% up to ~100% and stays there. See a...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) M1 Pro Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367   My Question or Issue About ~75 seconds a...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Bug: tooltip sometimes does not disappear

In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched. Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the tooltip, but once Spotify is restored it shows up again. Restar...

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  • In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched.   Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the too...
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Superuser Contribution This content is unavailable

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemMacbook Air 2020 M1 My Question or Issue :I recently update my Spotify desktop app for mac. But since i updated the application, i am not able to listen to any music at all. This messages appear : "This content...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Macbook Air 2020 M1   My Question or Issue : I recently update my Spotify desktop app for mac. But since i updated the application, i am not ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts don't play on Mac

Mac Monterey. Was playing a podcast on iPhone and then switched it over to play on Mac. It does not work. Uninstall/reinstalled the app but no go. I am now AirPlay-ing from iPhone to Mac but that's not ideal. Help please. Also, noticed "test message"...

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  • Mac Monterey. Was playing a podcast on iPhone and then switched it over to play on Mac. It does not work. Uninstall/reinstalled the app but no go. I am now AirPlay-ing from iPhone to Mac but that's n...
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Superuser Contribution Songs are playable on spotify but are showing up as greyed out?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.6 My Question or IssueI was having an issue with my Mac today that caused me to have to restart it and redownload Spotify. When I opened the app, songs have randomly been appearin...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.6   My Question or Issue I was having an issue with my Mac today that caused me to have to restart it and ...
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Solved!! Discover Weekly updating twice a week

Hi everyone,I'm experiencing a weird behaviour from Discover Weekly. It updates on Monday, like it usually should. But on Tuesday, it suddenly updates again, with some songs being the same, but some other different, with a different order.Since I fir...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm experiencing a weird behaviour from Discover Weekly. It updates on Monday, like it usually should. But on Tuesday, it suddenly updates again, with some songs being the same, but som...
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All tracks in all playlists unavailable

PremiumFranceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemiOS 10 All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones.If I play a downloaded track then press the "next" button the next track will play correctly even if greyed...

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  • Premium France Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System iOS 10   All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones. If I play a downloaded track then p...
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Solved!! Spotify App not loading

Hi everyone, when I try to log on to the Spotify App on my Macbook Pro (2015), I am given a blank screnn with nothing on it. Literally nothing. I attached a picture of the problem.Blank screenI get this screen every time I try to log on. Things I've ...

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  • Hi everyone, when I try to log on to the Spotify App on my Macbook Pro (2015), I am given a blank screnn with nothing on it. Literally nothing. I attached a picture of the problem. Blank screen ...
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Superuser Contribution List of new/latest podcast episodes not shown on home screen

Both in my Spotify app, as well as in the web player (in Chrome), I no longer see the list of latest podcast episodes of the podcasts that I am following.This list has been visible as long as I can remember, and I really like it. In fact, as in the l...

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  • Both in my Spotify app, as well as in the web player (in Chrome), I no longer see the list of latest podcast episodes of the podcasts that I am following. This list has been visible as long as I can...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify does not play music over WiFi to Bose Portable Home Speaker

Hi,I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300. In the desktop app it just shows "Connecting"(screenshot attached) both for Portable...

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  • Hi, I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300.  In the desktop ...
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