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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 can't open podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryUkraineDeviceMacbookAir 2017 My Question or IssueCan't find podcasts on my computer. Browsing genres found 'podcasts' but it's not opening. The same situation when I use my mobile phone (Android)

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  • Plan Premium Country Ukraine Device MacbookAir 2017  My Question or Issue Can't find podcasts on my computer. Browsing genres found 'podcasts' but it's not opening. The same situation whe...
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Superuser Contribution Friend activity feed NOT WORKING AGAIN!!!!!

I live in New Zealand, have premium Spotify and my friend feed doesn't seem to be updating what my friends are listening to. Some friends have even disappeared from my activity feed but 1 day ago it was working fine. My MacBook Pro is early 2017 issu...

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  •   I live in New Zealand, have premium Spotify and my friend feed doesn't seem to be updating what my friends are listening to. Some friends have even disappeared from my activity feed but ...
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Superuser Contribution Mac desktop app changes volume on my phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 13, Macbook Pro 2020Operating SystemThe most up to date iOS and MacOS, Spotify is fully updated on both devices. My Question or IssueWhen I'm using the spotify app on my laptop, my phones volume will randomly get se...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 13, Macbook Pro 2020 Operating System The most up to date iOS and MacOS, Spotify is fully updated on both devices.   My Question or Issue When I...
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Superuser Contribution Song is duplicated in the queue sometimes

This happens when a playlist is refreshed (like when Daily Mix's content changes). This causes a weird issue where it seems the keys for songs are getting mixed up (assuming the app uses React).Here's the video for reference. https://vimeo.com/659136...

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  • This happens when a playlist is refreshed (like when Daily Mix's content changes). This causes a weird issue where it seems the keys for songs are getting mixed up (assuming the app uses React). Her...
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Superuser Contribution Selection is Lost When Removing Filter From Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating SystemMacOS Catalina My Question or IssueI used to be able to do a "Search in Playlist" (command-f), select a song in the results, turn the search off by clicking "X" next to the text f...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System MacOS Catalina   My Question or Issue I used to be able to do a "Search in Playlist" (command-f), s...
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Superuser Contribution Single click when window out of focus doesn't register, but clicking again registers double click

Plan: PremiumCountry: US Device: Macbook Pro 2019Operating System: macOS Monterey 12.0.1 (Possibly also occurs on Windows) My Question or Issue:I have a multi-monitor setup and I often leave Spotify up on the other screen while I work. When I click o...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device: Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System: macOS Monterey 12.0.1 (Possibly also occurs on Windows)   My Question or Issue: I have a multi-monitor set...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is this button supposed to do anything?

On my 'Friends' tab, there is a back button at the top that doesn't seem to do anything for me. Is it supposed to work?   PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Air M1 2020Operating SystemMac OS Monterey 12.1

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  • On my 'Friends' tab, there is a back button at the top that doesn't seem to do anything for me. Is it supposed to work?         Plan Free Country USA   Device Macbook A...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot play longer than 9 seconds, cannot stop shuffle, your forum is broken...

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiMacOperating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.7 My Question or IssueNo matter what I do, I can't seem to get any songs to play longer than about 9 seconds. I have tried in Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. I have tried multiple DN...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iMac Operating System MacOS Catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue No matter what I do, I can't seem to get any songs to play longer than about 9 se...
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Superuser Contribution Checking for new local files?

My Question or Issue Does Spotify check for new Local files? It seems it doesn't. I added a few subfolders to the Local folders location, and it didn't see them. What do I do?

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  • My Question or Issue   Does Spotify check for new Local files? It seems it doesn't. I added a few subfolders to the Local folders location, and it didn't see them. What do I do?  
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Superuser Contribution option to create folders to classify and store playlists according to their musical style

Hi there,I have too many playlists, more than 500, so it gets really difficult to navigate thru all of them. It takes literally ages and I end up forgeting what playlists I have as some are at the very back of the list.I been speaking about this with...

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  • Hi there, I have too many playlists, more than 500, so it gets really difficult to navigate thru all of them. It takes literally ages and I end up forgeting what playlists I have as some are at the ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] lyrics block browsing desktop app

The lyrics block browsing further searching and viewing spotify and needs to be in another window or moved so you can continue to search through library or browse more music

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  • The lyrics block browsing further searching and viewing spotify and needs to be in another window or moved so you can continue to search through library or browse more music
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Superuser Contribution Playlist Organization

PlanPremiumUSAMacbook Air 2021 M1 I am absolutely mindblown and baffled by the inability to organize my playlists on desktop. It's infuriating and from what I can tell, there isn't an obvious solution? I have hundreds of playlists and they're just ra...

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  • Plan Premium USA Macbook Air 2021 M1     I am absolutely mindblown and baffled by the inability to organize my playlists on desktop. It's infuriating and from what I can tell, there i...
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Superuser Contribution JOE ROGAN PODCASTS VIDEO IS STILL NOT AVAILABLE

JOE ROGAN PODCASTS VIDEO IS STILL NOT AVAILABLE on all of the devices.PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceIphone 11, MacBook Air M1Operating SystemiOS 14, macOS Big Sur My Question or Issue

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  • JOE ROGAN PODCASTS VIDEO IS STILL NOT AVAILABLE on all of the devices. Plan Premium Country Russia Device Iphone 11, MacBook Air M1 Operating System iOS 14, macOS Big Sur   My Question...
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Superuser Contribution Connection to china

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhy does my Spotify client connects to the Chinese Unicom? Same on Linux. Neither I'm a Chine...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Why doe...
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Superuser Contribution Random music and Device playback

Premium plan in AustraliaDevice Iphone and Mac Book air. Operating System Latest IOS My Question or Issue1) I listen on my MacBook or on my iphone and two things happen. The account switches to the same unselected song (which keeps appearing as being...

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  • Premium plan in Australia Device Iphone and Mac Book air. Operating System Latest IOS   My Question or Issue 1) I listen on my MacBook or on my iphone and two things happ...
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Superuser Contribution Downloading icon on playlists overlaps with artist names

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceMacbook Pro M1 2020Operating SystemBig Sur 11.6 My Question or Issue When a playlist is downloading, the icon overlaps with the artist names, the icon is not aligned with the names so it looks like it's not supposed to over...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Macbook Pro M1 2020 Operating System Big Sur 11.6   My Question or Issue   When a playlist is downloading, the icon overlaps with the artis...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can't delete a playlist

I'm using the free version of Spotify on my MacBook Pro, and for some reason, I can no longer delete playlists. I go into the playlist, click on the (...) button under the playlist title, and click "delete" from the drop down menu. Nothing happens. T...

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  • I'm using the free version of Spotify on my MacBook Pro, and for some reason, I can no longer delete playlists. I go into the playlist, click on the (...) button under the playlist title, and click "...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Feedback: Find more vs song suggestions

At the bottom of a playlist it used to show Recommended songs (it still does on my Android device, but not on web). On web, now I see a "Find More" option, which is essentially another entry point to search. I miss the song suggestions which added a ...

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  • At the bottom of a playlist it used to show Recommended songs (it still does on my Android device, but not on web). On web, now I see a "Find More" option, which is essentially another entry point to...
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Full Installer - Apple Mac ARM - Out of date

I notice that the latest version of Spotify is 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad however, when downloading the full ARM Mac installer from https://download.scdn.co/SpotifyARM64.dmg - I get the previous version - 1.1.73.517.gbef50fdb. Once launched, I can then upd...

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  • I notice that the latest version of Spotify is 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad however, when downloading the full ARM Mac installer from https://download.scdn.co/SpotifyARM64.dmg - I get the prev...
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