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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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  • dtulman14
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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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I fixed the horrible Mac [Desktop] experience!

Pulled this mess together by stealing from other ideas. I take no credit for any of this, just wanted to make this somewhat convuleted fix available. I won't help you set it up, so don't ask me. (You can ask, but I won't help.....) In a nutshell, it ...

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  • Pulled this mess together by stealing from other ideas. I take no credit for any of this, just wanted to make this somewhat convuleted fix available. I won't help you set it up, so don't ask me. (You...
  • yaboiiiiiii
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app won't start in macbook

I can't get the app to open in my Macbook Pro (High Sierra 10.13.2). It just bounces for a few seconds and then disappears. Any suggestions?

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  • I can't get the app to open in my Macbook Pro (High Sierra 10.13.2). It just bounces for a few seconds and then disappears. Any suggestions? 
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Unable to stream with Spotify connect on my Bluesound powernode

I am unable to stream some of my playlists on my Bluesound Powernode.When I select music from the playlists that I imported from Itunes and try to stream to my powernode, I get the faultmessage "Kan dit nu niet afspelen" (or in english 'unable to str...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am unable to stream some of my playlists on my Bluesound Powernode. When I select music from the playlists that I imported from Itunes and try to stream to my powernode, I get the faultmessage "Ka...
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Spotify crashes as soon as I open it

As soon as i open spotify it shuts down on me. I've tried reinstalling the program...deleting all the cashes and everything, still the same problem. Ive tried closing my wifi, open spotify in offline mode, then log out, then put wifiback then log in....

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  • As soon as i open spotify it shuts down on me. I've tried reinstalling the program...deleting all the cashes and everything, still the same problem. Ive tried closing my wifi, open spotify in offline...
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Mac app not working & an odd message

Got a message along the lines of"Spotify is not an approved business application. Use the web player" I did an uninstall and reinstall and it started working again, but just wondering if I have to worry about this happening again.

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  • Got a message along the lines of "Spotify is not an approved business application. Use the web player"   I did an uninstall and reinstall and it started working again, but just wondering if I...
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Device Connect for Macbook

Be able to select only devices on your current wifi network.

  • Newbie
  • Be able to select only devices on your current wifi network.
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Spotify advanced settings for crossfade and volume level keep resetting to off

Everytime I restart the spotify app on my mac running high sierra it resets the cross fade and volume level to off. I tried reinstalling the app and that didn't seem to do anything.

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  • Everytime I restart the spotify app on my mac running high sierra it resets the cross fade and volume level to off. I tried reinstalling the app and that didn't seem to do anything.
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Cannot add to playlist

Recently have a issue where nested playlists are not shown when trying to add a track - see attached - only become an issue recently and the only change I am aware of making lately was increasing the audio quality - any ideas ??

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  • Recently have a issue where nested playlists are not shown when trying to add a track - see attached - only become an issue recently and the only change I am aware of making lately was increasing the...
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New releases

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  • MattSuda
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Connect not showing devices

Hi I have my marantz receiver signed up for spoitfy and when I hover mouse over devices it says "Devices available" but I can't see them or find a way to see them. What is going on? Can anyone help before I cancel and go back to apple music which I d...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi I have my marantz receiver signed up for spoitfy and when I hover mouse over devices it says "Devices available" but I can't see them or find a way to see them.  What is going on?   Ca...
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Wrong/Inconsistent version of "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga

I was listening to Lady Gaga's song Bad Romance and noticed that the version on the album "The Fame Monster" (2010-Gaga has long black hair on the cover) is a poorly-mixed DJ version with added effects, DJ overdubs, and harmonies. This is not a versi...

  • Newbie
  • I was listening to Lady Gaga's song Bad Romance and noticed that the version on the album "The Fame Monster" (2010-Gaga has long black hair on the cover) is a poorly-mixed DJ version w...
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When I right-click a song to add it to a playlist, some of the playlists won't appear or won'taccept

Like the title says: I try to add a song and some of the playlists won't show up or the folders will say they're empty. If I try to manually drag it onto the playlist, the ones that weren't appearing will simply not highlight and even if I let go, th...

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  • Like the title says: I try to add a song and some of the playlists won't show up or the folders will say they're empty. If I try to manually drag it onto the playlist, the ones that weren't appearing...
  • gressjl
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Not able to play a song I click and continue to play to Queue

Hello community, I have a bug on my spotify account. I am not able anymore to play a song I want. Spotify play only the queue or "next up" but not the song I select.I am sure the problem is link to my account because I have uninstall and clear the ca...

  • Newbie
  • Hello community,   I have a bug on my spotify account. I am not able anymore to play a song I want. Spotify play only the queue or "next up" but not the song I select. I am sure the problem i...
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Bug: Playlist resets to first song after every song played

This bug happens to me regularly, and is simply obnoxious. Please fix it as soon as possible. macOS client 1.0.54.1079.g3809528e, which should be the latest update. Connected to Sonos via "connect to device". 1) I have a playlist of 334 tracks, I sta...

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  • Music Fan
  • This bug happens to me regularly, and is simply obnoxious. Please fix it as soon as possible. macOS client 1.0.54.1079.g3809528e, which should be the latest update. Connected to Sonos via "conne...
  • Edefrel
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Starting or Quitting Spotify disables Logitech Wireless Ergonomic Mouse

Brief description of the issue:I have a Logitech m570 wireless trackball mouse (https://www.target.com/p/logitech-m570-wireless-trackball-mouse-gray-910-003283/-/A-14450355?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&AFID=google_pla_df&CPNG=PLA_Electronics+Shopping&adgroup...

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  • Brief description of the issue: I have a Logitech m570 wireless trackball mouse (https://www.target.com/p/logitech-m570-wireless-trackball-mouse-gray-910-003283/-/A-14450355?ref=tgt_adv_XS000000&amp...
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Visual freeze but playback continues

No matter what I'm listening to, be it music or podcasts, Spotify keeps freezing visually (ie can't scroll, the time progress bar doesn't change, etc) but the playback continues. 10-15 seconds later it unfreezes. It's not a catastrophic issue but it ...

  • Newbie
  • No matter what I'm listening to, be it music or podcasts, Spotify keeps freezing visually (ie can't scroll, the time progress bar doesn't change, etc) but the playback continues. 10-15 seconds later ...
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Playlist custom image and description not appearing when linking

When I tried to share my playlist the custom image was gone as was my description. Does anybody know how to fix this? I'd like to share my playlist, but I'd prefer it if my customization to it appeared before I share. Thanks

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  • When I tried to share my playlist the custom image was gone as was my description. Does anybody know how to fix this? I'd like to share my playlist, but I'd prefer it if my customization to it appear...
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Impossible to listen to a song

Hello everyone, I’ve been a Spotify user for the last 2 years and it’s the first time I’m experiencing something like that.Basically, I can listen to every song in my titles, except a new one I just tried to download. I couldn’t find it on Spotify so...

  • Newbie
  • Hello everyone, I’ve been a Spotify user for the last 2 years and it’s the first time I’m experiencing something like that. Basically, I can listen to every song in my titles, except a new one I jus...
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