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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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Can't log in at all with Spotify info on my PC.

Had an account through Facebook but got sick of Facebook and deleted my account. Signed up for an account through Spotify with my email address but cannot log in to the program with that info. It says it's incorrect but I can log in on the site with ...

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  • Had an account through Facebook but got sick of Facebook and deleted my account.  Signed up for an account through Spotify with my email address but cannot log in to the program with that info.&...
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Spotify and Plug n Play external USB sound card

Hi everyone, I can't use my headphone jack on my laptop because it is broken. I have to use and external USB sound card like this one : https://www.amazon.com/TROND-Aluminum-Headphone-Microphone-Compatible/dp/B014ANW4VU. When I plug it, everything wo...

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  • Hi everyone,   I can't use my headphone jack on my laptop because it is broken. I have to use and external USB sound card like this one : https://www.amazon.com/TROND-Aluminum-Headphone-M...
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Spotify & Slack

We use slack at work and have a music channel where we post cool songs.Since a couple of weeks when I want to play a song from slack he does not use my paid Spotify player (as usual) but he plays a snippet of the song in slack. This is very annoying ...

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  • We use slack at work and have a music channel where we post cool songs. Since a couple of weeks when I want to play a song from slack he does not use my paid Spotify player (as usual) but ...
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Solved!! Clearing Play Queue

I'm sure this topic has been covered dozens of times by now but it seems like there's new behavior now. It was annoying as hell that you couldn't remove songs from the queue if you hadn't technically "queued" them to begin with. Now, even when you fi...

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  • I'm sure this topic has been covered dozens of times by now but it seems like there's new behavior now.  It was annoying as hell that you couldn't remove songs from the queue if you hadn't techn...
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Why suddenly more adds ?

Now I get 2 adds every 2 to 3 songs. Why? It use to be way less. I get that you need to pay for the music but why the incres. It is annoying af. It doesn't make me want to get prenimum. I'm acualy debating uninstalling spotify and just going on youtu...

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  • Now I get 2 adds every 2 to 3 songs. Why? It use to be way less. I get that you need to pay for the music but why the incres.    It is annoying af. It doesn't make me want to get pre...
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Local Files replacing existing content

Is there a way to sync local files without linking them to existing tracks already in Spotify's library? For example, I have Beyonce's Lemonade in my local files but it automatically linked one of the songs to a girl who did a cover of this song. Now...

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  • Is there a way to sync local files without linking them to existing tracks already in Spotify's library?   For example, I have Beyonce's Lemonade in my local files but it automatically linked ...
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Solved!! Can't hide "Recently played artists"

I unchecked the "show the top artists I've been listening to" option because they're not even close to accurate, but I can still see them in my profile. I checked it from my roommates account and he can see it too.

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  • I unchecked the "show the top artists I've been listening to" option because they're not even close to accurate, but I can still see them in my profile. I checked it from my roommates account and he ...
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My Spotify lists playlists by my region/continent

I've been using Spotify Premium for 5 months and this is the first time this happened. The playlists or songs that used to be featured in my "browse" option were American or worldwide songs (which I prefer) but starting yesterday, SEA playlists (Kpop...

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  • I've been using Spotify Premium for 5 months and this is the first time this happened. The playlists or songs that used to be featured in my "browse" option were American or worldwide songs (which I ...
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My playlist is suddenly empty

As of today, one of my playlists is empty. It is a shared playlist, but the collaborators swear they haven't done anything. To be clear: The playlist is not deleted, it has been emptied ("The playlist is currently empty"), so the "Restore playlist" f...

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  • As of today, one of my playlists is empty. It is a shared playlist, but the collaborators swear they haven't done anything.   To be clear: The playlist is not deleted, it has been emptied...
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Discover Weekly hasn't updated for over a month

Hi,My Discover Weekly playlist hasn't updated in over a month despite me logging in and out several times, nothing seems to change!

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  • Hi, My Discover Weekly playlist hasn't updated in over a month despite me logging in and out several times, nothing seems to change!  
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Use local but switch to Spotify

I have songs in folders locally that I can add to Spotify into a playlist. However, i want to use the Spotify versions of the songs instead. Is there a way to have Spotify find the best match to my local song?

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  • I have songs in folders locally that I can add to Spotify into a playlist. However, i want to use the Spotify versions of the songs instead. Is there a way to have Spotify find the best match to...
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Solved!! No internet connection (error 4)/Local files not loading/"Error in template application" MAC

I have looked all thought the posts but still cannot find a solution to my Spotify problems. When I log in, very little loads properly, my local files come up but won't play. No playlists are coming up and an error bar at the top says "No internet co...

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  • I have looked all thought the posts but still cannot find a solution to my Spotify problems.   When I log in, very little loads properly, my local files come up but won't play. No playlists ...
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Superuser Contribution Removed Playlists for this Artist in about section?

There used to be a place in the about section on each artists that listed other playlists the artist was on. Has this feature been removed? It was super useful for discovery purposes.

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  • There used to be a place in the about section on each artists that listed other playlists the artist was on.  Has this feature been removed?  It was super useful for discovery purposes.
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Bring back sorting in search results... again...

Hi.I know there was a big hoo-haa a few years back when Spotify desktop lost the option to organise search results by clicking on the column headers. Well, in one of the recent updates that same functionality seems to have been lost all over again. I...

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  • Hi. I know there was a big hoo-haa a few years back when Spotify desktop lost the option to organise search results by clicking on the column headers. Well, in one of the recent updates that same fu...
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Solved!! Spotify Won't play local files!

OK, it's getting to the point where I am about to cancel my account. I add files to Spotify (I have the folder selected as a source in preferences) and when I go to play it, I get the; "This track was added as a local file. If you have the file on yo...

  • Gig Goer
  • OK, it's getting to the point where I am about to cancel my account.    I add files to Spotify (I have the folder selected as a source in preferences) and when I go to play it, I get the;...
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Spotify slow to start up? Solved! (Windows 7)

Like many of you I've noticed Spotify can take a very long time to start up as of late. On a hunch I took a look at where it was trying to pull local sources from. Sure enough my downloads folder was one of the options. Here's the thing. Windows 7 ha...

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  • Like many of you I've noticed Spotify can take a very long time to start up as of late.  On a hunch I took a look at where it was trying to pull local sources from.  Sure enough my download...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists currently not showing up on profile when you follow them. [BUG]

Currently when you follow a playlist on spotify it will still show up in your playlist folder but will not show up on your profile. I have tested this with many people following my playlist and it wont show up for them or me. Not a big issue but stil...

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  • Currently when you follow a playlist on spotify it will still show up in your playlist folder but will not show up on your profile. I have tested this with many people following my playlist and it wo...
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Crashing, and it's the GAP ad with the video causing it

I'm new to Spotify (a whole 4 hours now!) and I'm already having constant crashes. I've seen other users with complaints that the discover page makes the app crash. Mine does too, and it's reproducible. There's a GAP ad banner at the top with a video...

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  • I'm new to Spotify (a whole 4 hours now!) and I'm already having constant crashes.   I've seen other users with complaints that the discover page makes the app crash. Mine does too, and it'...
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Active song not marked as playing after playing on mobile device

When continuing a playback session from mobile on the Desktop-App the currently playing song is no longer marked as playing in the playlist overview. Spotify Version: 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1OS X: 10.12.4 (16E195)

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  • When continuing a playback session from mobile on the Desktop-App the currently playing song is no longer marked as playing in the playlist overview.   Spotify Version: 1.0.44.100.ga...
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Playback/streaming slow/flat

I am on a Mac. Recently updated from OS10.8.2 to OS10.8.3, don't know if that is the problem: Songs play about two semitones flat and correspondingly slower. Anyone with the same problem. Or even better: a solution?

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  • I am on a Mac. Recently updated from OS10.8.2 to OS10.8.3, don't know if that is the problem: Songs play about two semitones flat and correspondingly slower. Anyone with the same problem. Or even bet...
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