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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 Saved Song to Favorite Songs

Plan - PremiumUnitend KingdomMacOS I love how random users get selected for new features to test, however it would be nice to be informed of this beforehand. I don't agree with how saved songs has become favorite (favourite in the UK). I would rather...

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  • Plan - Premium Unitend Kingdom MacOS   I love how random users get selected for new features to test, however it would be nice to be informed of this beforehand.   I don't agree ...
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Playing song even after end

PlanFreeCountry SingaporeDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemMacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue After the end of a track, it continues playing the song again for awhile before moving on to the next song, e.g. Toxic-Britney Spears. It seems...

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  • Plan Free Country  Singapore Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System MacOS High Sierra  My Question or Issue   After the end of a track, it continues playing the song a...
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Videos in Browser inaudible when a song was paused

PlanPremium FamilyCountryGermanyDevicesMacbook Pro late 2014, Desktop PCOperating SystemMac OS High Sierra, Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello! Both on my Mac and my Windows the same problem. Videos in my browser are inaudbile, if I paused a song i...

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  •   Plan Premium Family Country Germany Devices Macbook Pro late 2014, Desktop PC Operating System Mac OS High Sierra, Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello!   Both on my ...
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Solved!! [Mac] App Crashing

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Device(Macbook Pro 2018)Operating System(macOS High Sierra ver. 10.13.5) The app itself opens just fine. The issue is that when I click to play a song the app crashes without any hesitation. It does not matter how many times I u...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device (Macbook Pro 2018) Operating System (macOS High Sierra ver. 10.13.5)   The app itself opens just fine. The issue is that when I click to play ...
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Unsave local files from My Music

PlanPremiumCountry United StatesDeviceMacBook 2012Operating SystemMacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue I don't know how to remove a song from my music tab. It is a local file, but is unplayable (grayed out). I have tried so many things to get rid o...

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  • Plan Premium Country  United States Device MacBook 2012 Operating System MacOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue  I don't know how to remove a song from my music tab. It is ...
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Copy Song Link blasts full volume previews of songs instead of interacting with desktop app

PlanPremium CountryUSA DeviceDesktop Application Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI share tunes with workmates through Slack. I choose Share > Copy Song Link and send that through. This creates a preview pane of the song with a play but...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA   Device Desktop Application   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I share tunes with workmates through Slack. I choose Shar...
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Solved!! Spotify crashes when I click on a playlist

Hello, I am a Spotify user on Macbook and am having problems with the app. Frequently, when I click on anything from playlists to songs listed under an artist's name, Spotify crashes on me and I have to load it up again. Uninstalling and reinstalling...

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  •   Hello, I am a Spotify user on Macbook and am having problems with the app. Frequently, when I click on anything from playlists to songs listed under an artist's name, Spotify crashes on me an...
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No Radio or Stations work on Mac OS

Rejoining Spotify and running into the dreaded no Radio or Stations. Neither will work on the desktop app on Mac OS (see below High Sierra version). Have tried all the usual approaches, login/out, reinstall Spotify application after deleting the libr...

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  •     Rejoining Spotify and running into the dreaded no Radio or Stations. Neither will work on the desktop app on Mac OS (see below High Sierra version).   Have tried all the usual ...
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Local Files Not Showing Up

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS High Sierra Version 10.13.5 My Question or Issue I can't get any files to show up in my local files tab at all. I have checked the local files section to check that the folder is in there, a...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.5   My Question or Issue  I can't get any files to show up in my local files ta...
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Solved!! [Mac] UI bug

Plan: PremiumCountry: PortugalDevice: Macbook Pro early 2017Operating System: MacOS High Sierra My Question or IssueHello everyone, I'm not entirely sure this is a bug or a feature of the new version of Spotify, but I want to report this as I find it...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Portugal Device: Macbook Pro early 2017 Operating System: MacOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue Hello everyone,   I'm not entirely...
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Desktop not showing album covers

I tried to expand the little album art thing but it disappeared and now I can't see any of them, I tried resizing and still nothing

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  •   I tried to expand the little album art thing but it disappeared and now I can't see any of them, I tried resizing and still nothing 
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Spotify autoplay not working

PlanFree DeviceMacbook Pro early 2015 Operating SystemMacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue Basically as the title says, the autoplay is not working. I'll pick a song and it'll reach the end and all I hear is silence. I definitely have autoplay turn...

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  • Plan Free   Device Macbook Pro early 2015   Operating System MacOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue  Basically as the title says, the autoplay is not working. I'l...
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Sidebar width changes when hovering playlists

PlanPremiumCountryEstoniaDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemHigh Sierra 10.13.3 My Question or IssueSidebar width changes when playlist is hovered and therefor whole view is pushed to the right causing weird jumps.Added a video to demonstrate...

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  • Plan Premium Country Estonia Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System High Sierra 10.13.3   My Question or Issue Sidebar width changes when playlist is hovered and therefor w...
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Solved!! Can't see number of plays by hovering mouse over ratings bar

Macbook Air late 2016Version 10.10.5 Hi! I am a little confused because I just updated to the most recent version of Spotify on my MacBook Air, but for whatever reason I can't hover over the plays bar next to a song and see the number of plays anymor...

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  •   Macbook Air late 2016 Version 10.10.5   Hi! I am a little confused because I just updated to the most recent version of Spotify on my MacBook Air, but for whatever reason I can't hove...
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Change font size on desktop application

I must have hit something strange, and now the font of everything within the Spotify application on my computer is very small. I tried to search online and in this forum and hitting "Control +" is not working for me. It's caused me to not want to use...

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  • I must have hit something strange, and now the font of everything within the Spotify application on my computer is very small. I tried to search online and in this forum and hitting "Control +" is no...
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Friend Feed not working

My friend feed stopped working today. I click try again but it will not load. I tried logging into my other account and the friend feed worked perfectly on that account. Note that I did use the other account on the same laptop. I'm using Spotify Free...

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  • My friend feed stopped working today. I click try again but it will not load. I tried logging into my other account and the friend feed worked perfectly on that account. Note that I did use the other...
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Solved!! I can't play a song

PremiumBrazil Device (Macbook Air 13.3", Motorola Moto Z) Ok, I'm really upset right now, because i just cannot play the song i want to.Everytime i try to play this song or any other song from this band EVERY, and I'm not kidding, device logged on my...

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  • Premium Brazil   Device   (Macbook Air 13.3", Motorola Moto Z)   Ok, I'm really upset right now, because i just cannot play the song i want to. Everytime i try to play this son...
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Favorite Songs Tab (HELP!) Where are my Saved Songs!?

I am absolutely fed up with Spotify. This is the second thing that has happened to me that has made me reconsider having the service.I had thousands of songs under my saved "Songs" tab. I log in to my desktop app on my Mac today and it is now called ...

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  • I am absolutely fed up with Spotify. This is the second thing that has happened to me that has made me reconsider having the service. I had thousands of songs under my saved "Songs" tab. I log in to...
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Top of the list

Recently i've created an new account and i wanted my old songs on my new account. So i copied it to my new playlist, but if i add songs now it gets to the bottom of all the songs so between my old songs. And i don't want to drag it al the way up to t...

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  • Recently i've created an new account and i wanted my old songs on my new account. So i copied it to my new playlist, but if i add songs now it gets to the bottom of all the songs so between my o...
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Major issues immediately after update

PlanPremiumVersion1.0.84.344.gfc674f6f DeviceMacbook Pro early 2015)Operating SystemmacOS Sierra 10.12.6 My Question or IssueImmediately after updating the desktop app I have encountered several issues making it unusable. 50% of the time I get a blac...

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  • Plan Premium Version 1.0.84.344.gfc674f6f   Device Macbook Pro early 2015) Operating System macOS Sierra 10.12.6   My Question or Issue Immediately after updating the deskto...
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