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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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Playing random songs

Whenever I am listening to a playlist, after a song finishes, a random song that isn't on the playlist starts playing. This happens after every song. How do I fix it? It is getting really annoying.

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  • Whenever I am listening to a playlist, after a song finishes, a random song that isn't on the playlist starts playing. This happens after every song. How do I fix it? It is getting really annoying.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable to play Playlist Folders

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceMacbook Pro 2021Operating SystemMac OS 12.4 My Question or IssueWhen I try to play all playlists in a folder I get a popup "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."Pla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device Macbook Pro 2021 Operating System Mac OS 12.4   My Question or Issue When I try to play all playlists in a folder I get a popup "Spotify can'...
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Superuser Contribution Embedded podcast will not play using Safari on Macbook

PlanFreeCountrySweden DeviceMacbookOperating SystemOsX My Question or IssueWhen embedding an episod of my pod on a website it works awesome, except wen using Safari on my Macbook. If I do use chrome on the same it works just fine. I am assume it is a...

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  • Plan Free Country Sweden   Device Macbook Operating System OsX   My Question or Issue When embedding an episod of my pod on a website it works awesome, except wen using Safari on...
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[Mac desktop] lyrics and queue should probably not stack the history?

Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueAt bottom right corner, click lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue and so on.Then click back button... Seems that it's going to lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue... backwards as if these views were stacked.Lyrics an...

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  • Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue At bottom right corner, click lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue and so on. Then click back button...   Seems that it's going to ly...
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Superuser Contribution Cant play podcasts on any device through the app. Music works fine. The play button on podcasts will

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Artist Page, Discography UI (Album & List view)

US PremiumMacbook Air M1 My Question or IssueFirst, I usually browse artist page in this view for years of using Spotify desktop app.There was this List view which you can toggle, but the app remembers your choice for next time. I never use List view...

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  • US Premium Macbook Air M1   My Question or Issue First, I usually browse artist page in this view for years of using Spotify desktop app. There was this List view which you can toggle...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search "See All" sometimes shows grey boxes instead of results

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMac Mini Late 2014Operating SystemmacOS 12.4 (21F79)Spotify VersionSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.85.895.g2a71e1b8 My Question or IssueSearching works, but clicking on "See All" sometimes shows grey boxes instead of results (...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Mac Mini Late 2014 Operating System macOS 12.4 (21F79) Spotify Version Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.85.895.g2a71e1b8   My Question or Issue Searchin...
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Spotify Desktop App causes kernal panic

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur Version 11.6 My Question or IssueI have the Spotify desktop app on my laptop. Each time I have the app running and I put my computer to sleep, when I return my c...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) Operating System macOS Big Sur Version 11.6   My Question or Issue I have the Spotify desktop app on my laptop. ...
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Superuser Contribution Can't download Spotify app to Mac desktop

So for some reason, Spotify will not download onto my Mac desktop; below is all the things that I have tried and did not work:Clean re-installUpdated my Maccleared room in storageDownloaded and tried the two different installmentsMultiple re-startsAn...

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  • So for some reason, Spotify will not download onto my Mac desktop; below is all the things that I have tried and did not work: Clean re-install Updated my Mac cleared room in storage Downloaded ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Helper uses a lot of data after just being started

PlanPremiumCountryHong Kong DeviceMacBook AirOperating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.3.1 My Question or IssueI have Spotify on auto-start when I boot my laptop and today I'm on a metered WiFi connection (the router is using 4G). Because it's a bit slow and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hong Kong   Device MacBook Air Operating System macOS Monterey 12.3.1   My Question or Issue I have Spotify on auto-start when I boot my laptop and today I'm...
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Superuser Contribution Sound stops, can hear only noise while browsing AliExpress

DeviceMac Pro 5,1Operating SystemMacOS 10.14 My Question or IssueWhen browsing AliExpress and clicking on anything like the l/p field, clicking on a message in the message centre, or by choosing a product variation the sound stops, can hear just a fa...

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  • Device Mac Pro 5,1 Operating System MacOS 10.14   My Question or Issue When browsing AliExpress and clicking on anything like the l/p field, clicking on a message in the message centr...
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Superuser Contribution Glitch when I play songs on my Mac - What do I do? Uninstall?

I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.

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  • I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Gigantic interface issue

Hi! Several weeks ago my interface has completely changed for no reason and it has become unmanageable and unusable. I tried to reinstall but nothing worked, the search for the interface switch from the visually impaired mode to normal was also unsuc...

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  • Hi! Several weeks ago my interface has completely changed for no reason and it has become unmanageable and unusable. I tried to reinstall but nothing worked, the search for the interface sw...
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Spotify app not working for second user on Mac OSX

Mac OSX Montery 12.3.1Spotify Premium FamilyUK I've used the Spotify app on my Mac for ages with no problems. I've recently created a profile on my Mac for my son, but when he logs on and opens the Spotify app he just gets the 'Something went wrong' ...

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  • Mac OSX Montery 12.3.1 Spotify Premium Family UK   I've used the Spotify app on my Mac for ages with no problems.  I've recently created a profile on my Mac for my son, but when he logs...
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Solved!! Suggestion for Spotify Desktop (Release Date)

PlanPremiumUSA DeviceMacBook Pro 2020 Just had a suggestion if there are any developers that read these. Love Spotify's interface as a whole, but I think it would be great to include a song/album's release date (not just year) on the Desktop version,...

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  • Plan Premium USA   Device MacBook Pro 2020   Just had a suggestion if there are any developers that read these. Love Spotify's interface as a whole, but I think it would be great t...
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Superuser Contribution App Freezes Upon Opening It

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMacBook ProOperating SystemmacOS Montery 12.3.1 (21E258) As of late, I've been having this recurring issue occur where whenever I would try to open Spotify, it would open a blank dark gray screen and stay there and then when...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device MacBook Pro Operating System macOS Montery 12.3.1 (21E258)   As of late, I've been having this recurring issue occur where whenever I would try to op...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spacebar to play/pause not working after switching back to Spotify app from hidden

I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch back to it so it becomes the active application, then pr...

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  • I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch ...
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Superuser Contribution making multiple playlists private

PlanPremiumCountry Device2018 macbook proOperating System My Question or IssueI'd like to make all my playlists private (I have upward of 200). Can I do this in one action? Or does it require going through each individually and privatizing each indiv...

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  •     Plan Premium Country   Device 2018 macbook pro Operating System     My Question or Issue I'd like to make all my playlists private (I have upward of 200). Can...
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Superuser Contribution Inconsistant / broken Discography thumbnails click behaviour

Plan: Premium DeviceiMacOperating SystemMacOS 10.15.4 My Question or IssueWhen clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on different vues.If I click on the title of the thumbnail I will end up on the Album / EP vu...

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  • Plan:  Premium   Device iMac Operating System MacOS 10.15.4   My Question or Issue When clicking on an Album / EP thumbnail, depending on where I click I will end up on differ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution when playing a playlist, Spotify chooses random songs not from the selected playlist

Today when playing any playlist on my mac client, spotify does not stay on the playlist I select, and randomly selects other songs from my all liked songs. PlanPremium Countryaccount belongs to Portugal but at the moment I'm in Germany Device(Macbook...

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  • Today when playing any playlist on my mac client, spotify does not stay on the playlist I select, and randomly selects other songs from my all liked songs.   Plan Premium   Country ac...
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