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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Layout and Elements in Made For You are broken in Version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea

So this worked about two weeks ago but the layout in Made For You has changed. This probably does not cause any issues in newer versions of the app but in version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea for OS X 10.9 it has made everything very large and nothing fits o...

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  • So this worked about two weeks ago but the layout in Made For You has changed. This probably does not cause any issues in newer versions of the app but in version 1.0.89.313.g34a58dea for OS X 10.9 i...
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Superuser Contribution Can only play playlists, albums not working

PlanPremiumCountryUk DeviceMacBook Air Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Catalina version 10.15.6 My Question or IssueSpotify App only now plays playlists, very occasionally it will play the odd album, but only the first track, Most albums will not pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uk   Device MacBook Air Early 2015 Operating System macOS Catalina version 10.15.6   My Question or Issue Spotify App only now plays playlists, very occasion...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist for local files is gone permanentely

Plan: PremiumCountry: GermanyDevice: Mac Mini 2018Operating System: 13.0.1My Question or IssueI tried to load local mp3 files into Spotify. Initially it worked but as I added songs to the source folder, the playlist was not syncing with the new files...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Germany Device: Mac Mini 2018 Operating System: 13.0.1 My Question or Issue I tried to load local mp3 files into Spotify. Initially it worked but as I added songs to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify desktop app starts at login even though disabled

USDeviceiMac, Mojave When I start up my computer and log in, Spotify automatically launches.I have "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" set to "No", yet it is still doing it. I read a solution on the Windows forum that I shoul...

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  • US Device iMac, Mojave   When I start up my computer and log in, Spotify automatically launches. I have "Open Spotify automatically after you log into the computer" set to "No", yet it is...
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How do I search and buy audiobooks on Desktop?

I am trying to buy an audiobook by logging in through the desktop app. I see no options for audiobooks except a promotional ad on my 'home' page for a new audiobook release. When I click it I get an error reply saying "could not find that podcast".

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  • I am trying to buy an audiobook by logging in through the desktop app. I see no options for audiobooks except a promotional ad on my 'home' page for a new audiobook release. When I click it I get an ...
  • MateusM
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The Wrong Song plays.

Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.

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  • Mayor Que yo - Tonny Tun Tun, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel on the compilation Infinite Summer, is not the correct audio for that song. It plays Perdón by Pambo in a remixed version.
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Superuser Contribution Problema al reproducir Podcasts

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceMacbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en ocasiones avanza el tiempo pero no se reproduce el sonido). Este problem...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Macbook Pro, Telefono con Sistema operativo Andorid   Tengo problemas al reproducir algunos Podcasts. Al darle play no avanza el timer (incluso en oc...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify does not open

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemMacOs Ventura My Question or IssueIt's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do it, appears an error message that says: "Something it's going wrong. Try to r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System MacOs Ventura   My Question or Issue It's impossible to sign in on the app or the web app. Always I try to do i...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on mac keeps stuttering. Auto quality does not work.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020)Operating SystemMac OS 12.1 I am sick of the constant stuttering/dropping out for a second all the time. I have searched the "community" and there is no solution that works. It would be nice i...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020) Operating System Mac OS 12.1   I am sick of the constant stuttering/dropping out for a second all the time.   ...
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Superuser Contribution how to fix video on podcast.

I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays again but is just a black screen.

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  • I downloaded a Joe Rogan podcast on my Mac, it then alerted me the video wouldn't work - as downloads are audio only, despite being online still, so I deleted the download, now the video displays aga...
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Superuser Contribution Stuck in grid view -- where did the "List View" option go?

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: USADevice: Mac DesktopOperating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320)Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c I can no longer find or select "List View" meaning that when searching an artist or lookin...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: USA Device: Mac Desktop Operating System: OSX 12.6.2 (21G320) Spotify Version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.2.3.1115.gd61a8f5c   I can no longer f...
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On desktop version, my recently played artists is from years ago

On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested Looked for solutions but haven't found any.

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  • On the desktop app, my 'recently played artists' is from a year or longer ago. I want this fixed because I don't memories associated with the music I am constantly being suggested 😕 Looked for sol...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution missing playlist in the left part of the desktop app

Hi !I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers.I tried a drag and drop from the library to the left column where playlists are but it failed. I also tried to u...

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  • Hi ! I subscribed to a public playlist. It is in my library but it doesn't appear in the left section of the Spotify app for Mac computers. I tried a drag and drop from the library to the left ...
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Spotify Sound Quality lowers while on Discord

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DeviceMacbook Pro 13" Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.2 My Question or IssueWhenever I'm in a discord call, the sound quality from Spotify is dreadful. My headphones are Sony WH-H900N and connected thro...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   Device Macbook Pro 13" Early 2015 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.2     My Question or Issue Whenever I'm in a discord call, the...
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Superuser Contribution How do I fix spotify not playing multiple songs in playlist.

Spotify won't play a large portion of music in "liked music" playlist. This is for a large contiguous portion. After clicking on the album name, and playing there, it works. I have done a clean reinstall. I've tried all steps in this forum post. I ha...

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  • Spotify won't play a large portion of music in "liked music" playlist. This is for a large contiguous portion. After clicking on the album name, and playing there, it works. I have done a clean reins...
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Superuser Contribution Joe Rogan - Podcast Constantly Freezes!

Plan -PremiumCountry - Canada Device - iMac Late 2017Operating System - MacOS 10.15.7 I'm at my breaking point of canceling my premium subscription. I've had a premium account now for a few months and have been told that issues with the Joe Rogan Pod...

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  •   Plan -Premium Country - Canada   Device - iMac Late 2017 Operating System - MacOS 10.15.7    I'm at my breaking point of canceling my premium subscription....
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Wrong playlist starts playing after clicking play button on daily mix

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: NetherlandsDevice: Macbook Pro 16"Operating System: macOS Ventura My Question or Issue:In the desktop app, if I click the play button directly on one of my Daily Mix playlists, it does not start playing this playlist, but...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: Netherlands Device: Macbook Pro 16" Operating System: macOS Ventura   My Question or Issue: In the desktop app, if I click the play button dire...
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Spotify Connect Sets Volume to Max

Whenever I use Spotify on my mac it will automatically set my iPhone volume to max cuz it is connected to the app on MacVery very annoying and my ears got blasted a few times because of this any fixes?

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  • Whenever I use Spotify on my mac it will automatically set my iPhone volume to max cuz it is connected to the app on Mac Very very annoying and my ears got blasted a few times because of this&nbsp...
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Sick and tired of only one view, according to Spotify

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 16 2022Operating SystemmacOS 12.6.2 Why is it that music players used to be more flexible and fit into more environments, but these days, the only three options within Spotify are cumbersome and clunky windowed view, ...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro 16 2022 Operating System macOS 12.6.2   Why is it that music players used to be more flexible and fit into more environments, but these days, ...
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