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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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iTunes tracks not in spotify

PlanPremiumCountry Ukdevicesios, mac , windows 10Operating SystemiOS Mac win10 My Question or Issue Is there a quick way of making a playlist on iTunes or Spotify of the tracks that I have in iTunes that are NOT in Spotify. That way way I can potenti...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Uk devices ios, mac , windows 10 Operating System iOS Mac win10   My Question or Issue  Is there a quick way of making a playlist on iTunes or Spotify o...
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'Saved' tab missing from sidebar.

I cant access my saved songs, I could yesterday but I woke up this morning nd couldnt. I've tried restarting my laptop and restarting Spotify but not working. Any help?

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  • I cant access my saved songs, I could yesterday but I woke up this morning nd couldnt. I've tried restarting my laptop and restarting Spotify but not working. Any help?
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Spoify Crashes when I select a song or playlist

PlanPremium USADeviceMacbookOperating SystemHigh Sierra My Question or IssueWhen I open Spotify on my mac - it is fine until I select a playlist or song, then it crashes immediately. If I just go straight and select "play" to start from my last sessi...

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  • Plan Premium USA Device Macbook Operating System High Sierra   My Question or Issue When I open Spotify on my mac - it is fine until I select a playlist or song, then it crashes immediat...
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Songs on playlist are not being played.

I am on the premium plan in the US. I am on a Macbook Air. And iOS 10.13.4 I have a playlist on my phone (iPhone that works fine. It plays the song that is on the playlist. No problems there. When I want to search for a new song, I find the song, and...

  • Newbie
  •   I am on the premium plan in the US.  I am on a Macbook Air.  And iOS 10.13.4     I have a playlist on my phone (iPhone 😎 that works fine.  It plays the song tha...
  • Loxer
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Downloaded playlists "Waiting..." indefinitely despite working internet connection.

Plan - PremiumCountry - Australia Device - MacBook AirOperating System - High Sierra Two 1000+ track playlists toggled to download are eternally waiting to download a few tracks. It had no issue with hundreds of others so I'm assuming it's a single t...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Australia   Device - MacBook Air Operating System - High Sierra   Two 1000+ track playlists toggled to download are eternally waiting to downlo...
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Slow as F**k!!!

Holy! The latest iteration of the Spotify Desktop for Mac is painfully slow slow slow... Spotify is basically a specialized internet browser, as every account detail is pulled from their server (except for local files). It literally takes 3-4 minutes...

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  • Holy!   The latest iteration of the Spotify Desktop for Mac is painfully slow slow slow... Spotify is basically a specialized internet browser, as every account detail is pulled from their ser...
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Solved!! Download does nothing on OSX

Running OSX 10.10.5.Downloaded SpotifyInstalled itWhen I run it I get a black screen with a menu bar at the top. The majority of the menu options are greyed-out.Can't do anything.

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  •  Running OSX 10.10.5. Downloaded Spotify Installed it When I run it I get a black screen with a menu bar at the top. The majority of the menu options are greyed-out. Can't do anything.
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Hundreds of songs missing/deleted from custom playlists

Plan: PremiumCountry US My Question or IssueHi - 100s of songs that I saved to my playlists and liked on radio are missing. Did Spotify delete my playlists? Man - that was allot of work to biuold them! Really will be sad if you deleted my lists!

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  • Plan: Premium Country US   My Question or Issue Hi - 100s of songs that I saved to my playlists and liked on radio are missing.  Did Spotify delete my playlists?  Man - that w...
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Solved!! "Songs" under "Your Library" do not show up on MacBook Pro Spotify App

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceMacBook Pro 13-inch, 2016, 4 thunderbolt portsOperating SystemiOS 10.12.6 My Question or Issue I deleted the whole song list on Saved Songs under Your Library after putting them all over to a playlist. Ever since then, aft...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device MacBook Pro 13-inch, 2016, 4 thunderbolt ports Operating System iOS 10.12.6   My Question or Issue  I deleted the whole song list on Saved So...
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Key combination changed

This week my keycombinations to skip/pause a song changed. They were on my mac keyboard, F7,F8,F9. It is very annoying, so my question is: does anybody know how I can change my keys back again?

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  •   This week my keycombinations to skip/pause a song changed. They were on my mac keyboard, F7,F8,F9. It is very annoying, so my question is: does anybody know how I can change my keys back agai...
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Media keys stopped working after recent update

Media keys on Spotify's mac app stopped after I updated it a day ago. None of the play, pause, skip forward/backward are working. Is it just me? How do I fix this? Any help is much appreciated.

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  • Media keys on Spotify's mac app stopped after I updated it a day ago. None of the play, pause, skip forward/backward are working.   Is it just me? How do I fix this?   Any help is much ...
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Superuser Contribution Media keys no longer work mac

DeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemmacOS high sierra My Question or Issue The other week the media keys worked just fine in spotify, being able to change or play/pause a song. However, they no longer work.When going to the playback tab the keys that pe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device Macbook Pro Operating System macOS high sierra   My Question or Issue  The other week the media keys worked just fine in spotify, being able to change or play/pause a song. How...
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can i use spotify songs in a photo album

My Question or Issuecan i use spotify downloaded songs in a mac Photos photo album

  • Newbie
  •     My Question or Issue can i use spotify downloaded songs in a mac Photos photo album
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Opening Spotify comes up with a black screen

When I open Spotify up on macbook pro, it comes up with a blank, black screen. Any help?PlanPremiumCountry UKDevice(Macbook Pro, mid 2012)Operating System(macOS High Sierra 10.13.4)

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  • When I open Spotify up on macbook pro, it comes up with a blank, black screen. Any help? Plan Premium Country  UK Device (Macbook Pro, mid 2012) Operating System (macOS High Sierra 10.13...
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won't let me disable recently played artists

Hi, I have a spotify account. I can't seem to disable my recently played artists, whenever I exit the app or view my account from another account, it still shows it or it undisables it. I've tried this on another computer yet it is still not working....

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I have a spotify account. I can't seem to disable my recently played artists, whenever I exit the app or view my account from another account, it still shows it or it undisables it. I've tri...
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Superuser Contribution Perscussive sounds "popping"/amplified.

Plan: PremiumCountry: AustraliaDevice: Macbook AirOperating System: MacOS High SierraPlayback: Unnormalize My Question or Issue:I'm experiencing a subtle but persistent issue with playback: on all tracks any high pitched and/or percussive noises are ...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: Australia Device: Macbook Air Operating System: MacOS High Sierra Playback: Unnormalize   My Question or Issue: I'm experiencing a subtle but pers...
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Solved!! Spotify on Mac OS 10.13.5 freezes constantly

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom. DeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)Operating SystemMac OS High Sierra 10.13.5. Well, I was listening to some songs at first and everything was ok then I went to change track and it was stuck on the track I was li...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United Kingdom.  Device MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) Operating System Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5.   Well, I was listening to some songs at first a...
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How can I stop the Spotify Mac OS desktop client from being automatically updated?

Every single bit of advanced functionality is being removed and soon we're left with a play button and Spotify playlists. The last one removed was advanced search. I constantly roll back to version 1.0.65 which not only has search but also release da...

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  • Every single bit of advanced functionality is being removed and soon we're left with a play button and Spotify playlists. The last one removed was advanced search.  I constantly roll back to ve...
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Superuser Contribution Daily Mix no longer available

I'm on version 1.0.83.318.g6c07039d and Daily Mixes are no longer available. They are on my mobile app. Anyone else running into this? Is this a bug or a feature?

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  • I'm on version 1.0.83.318.g6c07039d and Daily Mixes are no longer available. They are on my mobile app. Anyone else running into this? Is this a bug or a feature?
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Superuser Contribution Drag and rearrange feature suddenly not working

Plan - PremiumCountry - SwedenDevice - Macbook Air/High Sierra Hey everyone, I am using the latest Mac Desktop version of Spotify.The drag and rearrange feature is suddenly not working. Can't drag songs or rearrange songs in any playlist. I have trie...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Sweden Device - Macbook Air/High Sierra   Hey everyone,   I am using the latest Mac Desktop version of Spotify. The drag and rearrange feature is suddenly no...
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