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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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  • dtulman14
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    music stops
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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 Recently Played is BLANK

Porting these issues from Windows forum over to Mac.thread1, thread2 Same deal: Listening every day... what's the story? PlanFreeCountryU.S. DeviceMacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012)Operating SystemmacOS 10.12.6 (16G1510)

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  • Porting these issues from Windows forum over to Mac. thread1, thread2   Same deal:   Listening every day... what's the story?   Plan Free Country U.S.    De...
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Music stops playing after a few seconds

PaidMacBook ProU.S. My Question or Issue Spotify stops playing after a few seconds. This is incredibly frustrating - this is the third episode like this I've had in several months. I've logged out, logged back in, deleted app, download new one, logge...

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  •   Paid MacBook Pro U.S.  My Question or Issue  Spotify stops playing after a few seconds. This is incredibly frustrating - this is the third episode like this I've had in several ...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution Crossfade when FFWDing Tracks Producing Unexpected Results

Plan:PremiumCountry:South Africa Device:Mac Book Pro Late 2016Operating System:OS X El Capitan Issue- As a Spotify User- When I have enabled crossfade on my Spotify- And I fast forward a song- It starts playing at an arbitrary time- I suspect this is...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: South Africa   Device: Mac Book Pro Late 2016 Operating System: OS X El Capitan   Issue - As a Spotify User - When I have enabled crossfade on my Spotify ...
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Superuser Contribution Queue will not work

PlanPremiumCanada DeviceMacBook ProMacOS High Sierra(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) When listening on my MacBook Pro and using my Samsung phone to operate as a remote control, I cannot queue songs! Used to be able to do this all the time and ...

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  • Plan Premium Canada   Device MacBook Pro MacOS High Sierra (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)  When listening on my MacBook Pro and using my Samsung phone to operate as a ...
  • Jemi
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Certain Songs from itunes won't transfer

Plan- StudentPremiumCountry: USA Device: MacOperating SystemProblem: Certain songs will not show up in local files from itunes. I have itunes selected as the local file destination and a couple of my songs are not in the local file library, others sh...

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  • Plan- Student Premium Country: USA   Device: Mac Operating System Problem: Certain songs will not show up in local files from itunes.  I have itunes selected as the local file destina...
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Friend Feed

PlanFreeCountry DeviceMacBook Air early 2015Operating SystemHigh Sierra My Question or Issue My friend feed has not been loading, I had this problem for months. I've been searching for a solution but I can only find them for windows. I've tried resta...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device MacBook Air early 2015 Operating System High Sierra   My Question or Issue  My friend feed has not been loading, I had this problem for months. I'v...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution Spotify (old) won't update?

On my MacBook, the Spotify app says "Spotify(old)". I have tried looking for updates and redownloading the app, but it still does not work? Does anybody know how to fix this? Thank you so much!

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  • On my MacBook, the Spotify app says "Spotify(old)". I have tried looking for updates and redownloading the app, but it still does not work? Does anybody know how to fix this? Thank you so much!
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Friends feed failed to load for at least 2 months now

Problem:where there always was my friends feed now for the past 2 months it has only showed "hmm, friends feed failed to load"I have been desperately googling for solutions and even found a thread where spotify said they have fixed it but it definetl...

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  • Problem: where there always was my friends feed now for the past 2 months it has only showed "hmm, friends feed failed to load" I have been desperately googling for solutions and even found a threa...
  • Loxer
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Solved!! Mac desktop app bluetooth speaker volume lowering automatically

When playing music in the Spotify Desktop app for Mac over my bluetooth speakers (Argon Alto 4 Active) the volume of my speakers are lowering automatically.This happens randomly in the middle of a song and keeps happening every X (feels like 10 or 15...

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  • When playing music in the Spotify Desktop app for Mac over my bluetooth speakers (Argon Alto 4 Active) the volume of my speakers are lowering automatically. This happens randomly in the middle of a ...
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Rearranging Songs in Desktop app Playlists

Plan: PremiumCountry: MexicoDevice: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)Operating System: 10.13.6 My Question or Issue: I was creating a new playlist, I knew that I could drag and drop songs to organize the list, but today I was not a...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Mexico Device: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Operating System: 10.13.6   My Question or Issue: I was creating a new playlist, I knew ...
  • Loxer
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Why doesn't a song URL open in the Spotify application for Mac?

Using version 10.13.5 OSX, opening a hyperlink to a song in Messages sends the user to the default browser to play the song. For me, it's often in an incognito Chrome window, so I'm rarely logged in. I end up just copying and pasting the URL into the...

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  • Using version 10.13.5 OSX, opening a hyperlink to a song in Messages sends the user to the default browser to play the song. For me, it's often in an incognito Chrome window, so I'm rarely logged in....
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Superuser Contribution Proxy settings do not work

PlanPremiumCountryDEDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemMacOS 10.13 My Question or Issue Proxy settings are not working on Spotify Desktop app. Can this be solved?

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  • Plan Premium Country DE Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System MacOS 10.13   My Question or Issue   Proxy settings are not working on Spotify Desktop app. Can this be solv...
  • Jemi
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Google Chrome webplayer

FreeUnited States Device( Macbook Air late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10) My Question or Issue On my webplayer with the playlist that are 100+ songs wont load fully and i have refreshed the page. What is going on

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  •   Free United States   Device ( Macbook Air late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10)   My Question or Issue  On my webplayer with the playlist that are 100+ songs wont ...
  • Bethany_Dawn
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Connecting to Chromecast Device on Mac Desktop App

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro mid 2015Operating System: MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI just purchased some speakers (Polk Magnifi Mini) that has wifi capability (and Bluetooth). Important to me is to be able to play mu...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro mid 2015 Operating System: MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I just purchased some speakers (Polk Magnifi Mini) that...
  • MattSuda
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Spotify on Desktop incredibly slow

PlanPremiumCountry Canada DeviceSamsung Galaxy 7 Operating SystemMac OS Sierra My Question or Issue Why is the desktop app for Mac so incredibly slow?? The app itself starts up no problem but when I try to search for anything it can take anywhere fro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device Samsung Galaxy 7  Operating System Mac OS Sierra   My Question or Issue  Why is the desktop app for Mac so incredibly slow?? The app...
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Superuser Contribution How to prevent local files from playing?

I've got tons of MP3s on my Mac, many of them live. It happens very often so that when I play an album from Spotify, it suddenly plays one of the tracks from the local hard drive instead of the one on the album. I prefer to use iTunes to play the loc...

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  • I've got tons of MP3s on my Mac, many of them live. It happens very often so that when I play an album from Spotify, it suddenly plays one of the tracks from the local hard drive instead of the one o...
  • richbobv
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Unable to change playlist cover

Hello, I have been having an issue where I am unable to change playlist cover images. Uploading the image and clicking "Save" results in the "Save" button becoming dark green (see screenshot), but nothing happens even after I leave it for upwards of ...

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  •   Hello, I have been having an issue where I am unable to change playlist cover images. Uploading the image and clicking "Save" results in the "Save" button becoming dark green (see screenshot)...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files not downloading IOS 2018

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceIPhone 7, IMacOperating SystemIOS 11 My Question or Issue Ive made this thread because all other local files not downloading questions are outdated or not for mac. Right ive tried this:- Turn off firewall- Using hotspot to ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device IPhone 7,  IMac Operating System IOS 11   My Question or Issue  Ive made this thread because all other local files not downloading questi...
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    Local files for Spotify Mobile
    Local files not downloading 2018
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High memomory usage persists

DeviceiMac Mid 2011, 2,7 GHz Intel Core i5, 20GB RAMOperating SystemOSX 10.13.6 My Question or Issue Occasionally Spotify App on our home Mac would unexpectedly crash or freeze on us before, and still does lately. This made me keep an eye open for po...

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  • Device iMac Mid 2011, 2,7 GHz Intel Core i5, 20GB RAM Operating System OSX 10.13.6   My Question or Issue  Occasionally Spotify App on our home Mac would unexpectedly crash or freeze ...
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
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Pausing bug

Plan- Premium (Family)Country- USADevice- iMac 2017Operating System- macOS High Sierra 10.13.6- Spotify Desktop 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1My Question or IssueWhen using the spotify desktop app (with headphones), sometimes when I pause playback using my key...

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  • Plan - Premium (Family) Country - USA Device - iMac 2017 Operating System - macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 - Spotify Desktop 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1 My Question or Issue When using the spotify...
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