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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 local files wont download to mac

Hi- I have a premium subscription in the US and have not been able to download local files to my macbook air (iOS Big Sur). I downloaded both the mp3 and mp4 versions of the youtube video that I want to put in my library and have tried logging out of...

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  • Hi- I have a premium subscription in the US and have not been able to download local files to my macbook air (iOS Big Sur).    I downloaded both the mp3 and mp4 versions of the youtube vi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Mac OS 11.6.2 Big Sur - desktop app freezes with black blank screen on startup

Plan: Spotify Premium DuoUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 16" 2019Operating SystemMac OS 11.6.2 My Question or IssueDesktop app freezes with black blank screen on startup. I've tried deleting app and reinstalling it, doesn't work. The only thing that gets the a...

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  • Plan: Spotify Premium Duo USA   Device Macbook Pro 16" 2019 Operating System Mac OS 11.6.2   My Question or Issue Desktop app freezes with black blank screen on startup. I've ...
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Search function stops working

When I'm using the search function in the Spotify app on my Macbook, it stops working after a couple of searches. I then have to restart the app to be able to use the search again, or wait 5/10 minutes. I have reinstalled the app and nothing is worki...

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  • When I'm using the search function in the Spotify app on my Macbook, it stops working after a couple of searches. I then have to restart the app to be able to use the search again, or wait 5/10 ...
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Superuser Contribution Liked songs should not include saved albums

Hi don't know if this is an issue as much as it is a feeling that things should be implemented differently. Basically I want my liked songs to represent the songs that I like of an artist but the second I save an album it adds all those songs from th...

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  • Hi don't know if this is an issue as much as it is a feeling that things should be implemented differently.   Basically I want my liked songs to represent the songs that I like of an artist bu...
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Solved!! How to adjust width of columns?

I used to be able to find that sweet spot between columns (e.g., song, artiust, album) where my cursor arrow became a width-indication-symbol and I could adjust the width of the columns. Since the new version of Spotify arrived, I can't. How to adjus...

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  • I used to be able to find that sweet spot between columns (e.g., song, artiust, album) where my cursor arrow became a width-indication-symbol and I could adjust the width of the columns. Since the ne...
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Superuser Contribution spotify won't play certain songs

Hi guys I've had spotify for years and recently its developed a weird problem that has been getting worse. Sometimes it just won't play certain songs. I have a stable internet connection and the songs aren't greyed out. If I click play though, nothin...

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  • Hi guys   I've had spotify for years and recently its developed a weird problem that has been getting worse. Sometimes it just won't play certain songs. I have a stable internet connection and...
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Superuser Contribution I have a ton of blank playlist on my Mac Desktop app, how do I remove them?

Mac OS Desktop App (not seen on web player or Android device)PremiumMy Question or IssueI have a ton of blank playlist on my Mac Desktop app, how do I remove them? I have already uninstalled and reinstalled. I have remove ALL third party connections....

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  • Mac OS Desktop App (not seen on web player or Android device) Premium My Question or Issue I have a ton of blank playlist on my Mac Desktop app, how do I remove them? I have already uninstalled an...
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Spotify 0.6.6.10 on iMac G4 finally gave in

I earlier posted happy chimes about an old Spotify client that still ran Premium perfectly on an iMac G4: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Spotify-app-for-PowerPC-still-works-January-2018/m-p/4370197#M528999 I can now report in October 20...

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  • I earlier posted happy chimes about an old Spotify client that still ran Premium perfectly on an iMac G4:  https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/Spotify-app-for-PowerPC-still-works-Januar...
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Superuser Contribution Not playing songs on queue or selected playlist

PlanPREMIUMCountryUSA DeviceMac book air (2016)Operating SystemOS X El Capitan 10.11.6 My Question or IssueWhenever I add a song to play on the queue, it won’t ever play. Also, whenever I select a playlist, only one song from the playlist will play a...

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  • Plan PREMIUM Country USA   Device Mac book air (2016) Operating System OS X El Capitan 10.11.6   My Question or Issue Whenever I add a song to play on the queue, it won’t ever pl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlists/Albums header background overlapping

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook pro 2020Operating SystemMacOS 12 Monterey I have noticed something in the desktop app for macwhen you scroll in a playlist or an album, the fixed header is transparent and it overlaps the songs info so you can't r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook pro 2020 Operating System MacOS 12 Monterey   I have noticed something in the desktop app for mac when you scroll in a playlist or an album, t...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Hide/Remove "Connect with Facebook" button

PlanPremium familiyCountryTurkey DeviceMacbook Pro 16" 2019Operating SystemMac OS X I had the free account then I have switched to family account and login with that account with the family subscription. Now there is a "Connect with Facebook" button ...

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  • Plan Premium familiy Country Turkey   Device Macbook Pro 16" 2019 Operating System Mac OS X   I had the free account then I have switched to family account and login with that a...
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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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