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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 100% high CPU with fresh install on macOS Monterey with M1 Pro

Plan PremiumCountry New ZealandDevice MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) M1 ProSpotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.71.560.gc21c3367 My Question or IssueAbout ~75 seconds after opening Spotify, CPU jumps from a normal 2-4% up to ~100% and stays there. See a...

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  • Plan Premium Country New Zealand Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) M1 Pro Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.71.560.gc21c3367   My Question or Issue About ~75 seconds a...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Bug: tooltip sometimes does not disappear

In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched. Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the tooltip, but once Spotify is restored it shows up again. Restar...

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  • In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched.   Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the too...
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Superuser Contribution This content is unavailable

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemMacbook Air 2020 M1 My Question or Issue :I recently update my Spotify desktop app for mac. But since i updated the application, i am not able to listen to any music at all. This messages appear : "This content...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Macbook Air 2020 M1   My Question or Issue : I recently update my Spotify desktop app for mac. But since i updated the application, i am not ...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts don't play on Mac

Mac Monterey. Was playing a podcast on iPhone and then switched it over to play on Mac. It does not work. Uninstall/reinstalled the app but no go. I am now AirPlay-ing from iPhone to Mac but that's not ideal. Help please. Also, noticed "test message"...

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  • Mac Monterey. Was playing a podcast on iPhone and then switched it over to play on Mac. It does not work. Uninstall/reinstalled the app but no go. I am now AirPlay-ing from iPhone to Mac but that's n...
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Superuser Contribution Songs are playable on spotify but are showing up as greyed out?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.6 My Question or IssueI was having an issue with my Mac today that caused me to have to restart it and redownload Spotify. When I opened the app, songs have randomly been appearin...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.6   My Question or Issue I was having an issue with my Mac today that caused me to have to restart it and ...
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Solved!! Discover Weekly updating twice a week

Hi everyone,I'm experiencing a weird behaviour from Discover Weekly. It updates on Monday, like it usually should. But on Tuesday, it suddenly updates again, with some songs being the same, but some other different, with a different order.Since I fir...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm experiencing a weird behaviour from Discover Weekly. It updates on Monday, like it usually should. But on Tuesday, it suddenly updates again, with some songs being the same, but som...
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All tracks in all playlists unavailable

PremiumFranceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemiOS 10 All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones.If I play a downloaded track then press the "next" button the next track will play correctly even if greyed...

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  • Premium France Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System iOS 10   All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones. If I play a downloaded track then p...
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Solved!! Spotify App not loading

Hi everyone, when I try to log on to the Spotify App on my Macbook Pro (2015), I am given a blank screnn with nothing on it. Literally nothing. I attached a picture of the problem.Blank screenI get this screen every time I try to log on. Things I've ...

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  • Hi everyone, when I try to log on to the Spotify App on my Macbook Pro (2015), I am given a blank screnn with nothing on it. Literally nothing. I attached a picture of the problem. Blank screen ...
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Superuser Contribution List of new/latest podcast episodes not shown on home screen

Both in my Spotify app, as well as in the web player (in Chrome), I no longer see the list of latest podcast episodes of the podcasts that I am following.This list has been visible as long as I can remember, and I really like it. In fact, as in the l...

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  • Both in my Spotify app, as well as in the web player (in Chrome), I no longer see the list of latest podcast episodes of the podcasts that I am following. This list has been visible as long as I can...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify does not play music over WiFi to Bose Portable Home Speaker

Hi,I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300. In the desktop app it just shows "Connecting"(screenshot attached) both for Portable...

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  • Hi, I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) MacOS Monterey and today my Spotify stopped connecting and playing music on my Bose Portable Home Speaker and SoundTouch 300.  In the desktop ...
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Superuser Contribution Music don't play if i run spotify a few devices

I have 2 device. PC and Macbook (for mob device work good). When i run spotify on each devices it can not play music on one device. Spotify run music on 1 second and stop or write error that music is not available (for any track). How fix it? Why i m...

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  • I have 2 device. PC and Macbook (for mob device work good). When i run spotify on each devices it can not play music on one device. Spotify run music on 1 second and stop or write error that music&nb...
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M1 with older Sonos

Hi, Has anyone had any issue connecting their older Sonos speaker on the M1 version of Spotify. I did a packet trace between the speaker and I see the speaker sending an error back to Spotify in the HTTP header. It feels like the speaker is rejecting...

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  • Hi,   Has anyone had any issue connecting their older Sonos speaker on the M1 version of Spotify. I did a packet trace between the speaker and I see the speaker sending an error back to Spotif...
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Solved!! How are the public playlists sorted on your profile? (Desktop)

When someone (or yourself) clicks on your profile, you can look at their public playlists. However I cant seem to find any organizational aspect to how these playlists are order. It would even be nice to be able to order them yourself so you can put ...

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  • When someone (or yourself) clicks on your profile, you can look at their public playlists. However I cant seem to find any organizational aspect to how these playlists are order. It would even be nic...
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Listening on multiple devices/speakers at same time

Hi. I'd like to be able to listen to spotify in my entire home at the same time. Downstairs, i have my desktop + sonos playbar. Upstairs, i have a samsung smart tv + another sonos speaker. Currently, I'm only allowed to play in ONE speaker at a time....

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  • Hi.  I'd like to be able to listen to spotify in my entire home at the same time.  Downstairs, i have my desktop + sonos playbar.  Upstairs, i have a samsung smart tv + another so...
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Superuser Contribution Blank screen after blurring and re-focusing Spotify window for 5 seconds

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueEvery time I refocus the Spotify window by either switching apps or switching desktops, it is blank for a second or two before re-painting it...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue Every time I refocus the Spotify window by either switching ap...
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Superuser Contribution All songs in all playlists are unplayable

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceMacBook Air 13inOperating SystemmacOS 12.0.1 My Question or IssueMy Spotify was glitching earlier so I uninstalled the app and reinstalled it. Now all my playlists are unplayable. Only around 5 songs in my playli...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device MacBook Air 13in Operating System macOS 12.0.1   My Question or Issue My Spotify was glitching earlier so I uninstalled the app and re...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify app on Mac Os Big sur 11.4 stopped working

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook pro 2020Operating SystemBig Sur 11.4 My Question or IssueAfter upgrade to Big Sur 11.4 Spotify app doesn't work. Reinstall doesn't help. /Library/ folders with *spotify* doesn't exists either in /Caches/ either in /Applicati...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook pro 2020 Operating System Big Sur 11.4   My Question or Issue After upgrade to Big Sur 11.4 Spotify app doesn't work. Reinstall doesn't help. /Library...
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Superuser Contribution Unexpected playback control syncing when multiple macOS users logged in

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceM1 MacBook Pro 2020Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.1Spotify VersionSpotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad Steps to ReproduceBob = Spotify Account 1Jill = Spotify Account 2Bob logs into his own macOS account...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device M1 MacBook Pro 2020 Operating System macOS Monterey 12.1 Spotify Version Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.74.631.g0b24d9ad   Steps to Reproduce Bo...
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How do I make my playlists public so anyone can find them via a search for my profile?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have recently created several dozen Christmas themed playlists, which I intended to be publ...

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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 I have ...
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Superuser Contribution Black screen on Macbook

PlanI have spotify premiumCountryPolandDeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur 11.0.1Disk space: available 50.34 GB out of 121.12 GBMy Question or IssueWhen I turn on spotify, I only see a black screen like in the picture. I re...

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  • Plan I have spotify premium Country Poland Device MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) Operating System MacOS Big Sur 11.0.1 Disk space: available 50.34 GB out of 121.12 GB My Question or Issue ...
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