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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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Offline Location

Hi there, So I want Spotify to download its offline-playlists to an external storage device and I set /Volumes/someHDD/Spotify/offline in the 'Offline Songs Storage' setting. However if I mark a playlist to be kept offline Spotify downloads to /Users...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there,   So I want Spotify to download its offline-playlists to an external storage device and I set /Volumes/someHDD/Spotify/offline in the 'Offline Songs Storage' setting. However if I ma...
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Scan a file with a list of songs and add them in my Spotify (no local files)

I really like my friend's songs but he doesn't use Spotify. He exported for me a txt file of all his songs from iTunes. Is there a way my Spotify would scan the file and find the songs for me? I can manage to have an excel file from it if that helps....

  • Newbie
  • I really like my friend's songs but he doesn't use Spotify.   He exported for me a txt file of all his songs from iTunes. Is there a way my Spotify would scan the file and find the songs for m...
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Shuffle is only shuffling first ~100 songs

When I hit shuffle, the song that starts playing and the queue are made entirely of songs from the first roughly 100 songs of the playlist. On my 2,400 song master playlist, this means it only plays songs from artists beginning with A and B while sor...

  • Newbie
  • When I hit shuffle, the song that starts playing and the queue are made entirely of songs from the first roughly 100 songs of the playlist. On my 2,400 song master playlist, this means it only plays ...
  • Logharn
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Solved!! Bluetooth headset buttons

Recently I've been listening to music on spotify on my Mac through my Bluetooth headset with no problems but last week spotify stopped responding the the buttons on my headset (play/pause, forward, back) and instead they trigger itunes, even when I a...

  • Newbie
  • Recently I've been listening to music on spotify on my Mac through my Bluetooth headset with no problems but last week spotify stopped responding the the buttons on my headset (play/pause, forward, b...
  • joemarden
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Solved!! Friend activity and scrobbling to last.fm doesn't work

I've tried everything, but my friends can't see me listening to music on spotify and the connecting to last.fm is not working. No private session activated and my settings allow others to see my activity. Restarting won't work, even tried reinstallin...

  • Newbie
  • I've tried everything, but my friends can't see me listening to music on spotify and the connecting to last.fm is not working. No private session activated and my settings allow others to see my acti...
  • Sebasty
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Cannot play songs that are in local files

When a playlist includes a song that I already have in iTunes, I get a message saying that the song can't be played. It won't stream the song from Spotify or play the local version from iTunes. I have tried changing the settings for playing local fil...

  • Newbie
  • When a playlist includes a song that I already have in iTunes, I get a message saying that the song can't be played.  It won't stream the song from Spotify or play the local version from iTunes....
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Unable to listen to just one artist

So, I'm having this really strange issue where I can't listen to one specific artist, not only on my desktop but also on my mobile device. For some reason, only with any Kendrick Lamar song made by him, I can't listen to! I can listen to songs featur...

  • Newbie
  • So, I'm having this really strange issue where I can't listen to one specific artist, not only on my desktop but also on my mobile device.   For some reason, only with any Kendrick Lamar song ...
  • Ariston
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Spotify 1.0.65.320 sluggish on MacOS 10.13

Hi,I've just updated Spotify to the latest version and it's slooooooowww! It takes a few seconds to respond to every click. The streaming is normal however. The previous version was just fine, i'll try to revert to it. Waiting for an update.Thanks

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  • Hi, I've just updated Spotify to the latest version and it's slooooooowww! It takes a few seconds to respond to every click. The streaming is normal however.  The previous version was jus...
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Solved!! Can't play Metallica

I can't play any Metallica song. Spotify says "this song is not available". I tried everything and I also tried reinstalling Spotify. Just Metallica songs won't play in any way. What's the matter?

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  • I can't play any Metallica song.   Spotify says "this song is not available".   I tried everything and I also tried reinstalling Spotify.    Just Metallica songs won't play ...
  • MarcoBux
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Songs stop and start constantly.

It's happened a few times, but I've been trying to listen to my studying music and the songs just stop and start, stop and start, every couple of seconds. The stopping is accompanied by a small crackling noise, so it sounds like signal on a radio goi...

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  • It's happened a few times, but I've been trying to listen to my studying music and the songs just stop and start, stop and start, every couple of seconds. The stopping is accompanied by a small crack...
  • flanclanman
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Esta música não esta disponível. Se você tiver o arquivo no computado, é possível importa-lo.

Precisei desinstalar o spotify e quando instalei novamente não consegui executar nenhuma música. O que devo fazer? O que esta acontecendo? Possuo uma conta premium.

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  •   Precisei desinstalar o spotify e quando instalei novamente não consegui executar nenhuma música. O que devo fazer? O que esta acontecendo? Possuo uma conta premium.  
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Search Not Working

Search stops working after about 2 minutes in desktop (Mac) version. When it stops, nothing about search loads, there's just the spinning ring. The search bar doesn't auto-populate either. Nothing happens. Everything else works fine. Restart Spotify,...

  • Newbie
  • Search stops working after about 2 minutes in desktop (Mac) version. When it stops, nothing about search loads, there's just the spinning ring. The search bar doesn't auto-populate either. Nothing ha...
  • brianhancill
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wordpress embeded player showing as link

Everytime I write a post on wordpress the embeded player shows correctly then once I post it it becomes an open: link and not an embeded player. I've taken off the hyperlink and tried everything I can see on other's issue messages and nothing is work...

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  • Everytime I write a post on wordpress the embeded player shows correctly then once I post it it becomes an open: link and not an embeded player. I've taken off the hyperlink and tried everything I ca...
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Solved!! How to download the "Your Music" on mac

Hello, I am able to download playlist songs, but when I want to download the "Your Music" i do not have the option to download the music. Would really love if I could download these as I am getting my Mac and Spotify ready for school.

  • Newbie
  • Hello, I am able to download playlist songs, but when I want to download the "Your Music" i do not have the option to download the music. Would really love if I could download these as I am getting...
  • haleybob729
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Play all tracks in Your Library > Albums as a playlist

Is there an easy way to play all my favorite tracks in Your Library > Albums (or in web version Your Music > Albums) as a playlist? The only way I've found is to add all tracks to a new playlist created by me but it easily becomes outdated as soon as...

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  • Is there an easy way to play all my favorite tracks in Your Library > Albums (or in web version Your Music > Albums) as a playlist?   The only way I've found is to add all trac...
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How to recover my deleted songs (not playlists) ?

Hi, Yesterday, I accidently deleted all my songs in the section "YOUR MUSIC". Is there a solution to recover all my songs please ? Thank you for your help.

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  • Hi,   Yesterday, I accidently deleted all my songs in the section "YOUR MUSIC".   Is there a solution to recover all my songs please 😞 ?   Thank you for your help.
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Solved!! Spotify freezing on latest release? Report it here.

Hey everyone, As we're rolling out a new release of Spotify for desktops - v0.8.4 - we're keen to stay on top of any bugs that may have crept in while we weren't looking. We hate bugs. So if you're having problems please use the following template to...

  • Roadie
  • Hey everyone,   As we're rolling out a new release of Spotify for desktops - v0.8.4 - we're keen to stay on top of any bugs that may have crept in while we weren't looking. We hate bugs. &...
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search (by label) no longer functional

If you search by label (e.g. In+the+Red) the results are essentially worthless now. Numerous albums, songs, and artists no longer show up in results (and when you click-through to categories). Search seems to have gone downhill a few releases ago.

  • Gig Goer
  • If you search by label (e.g. In+the+Red) the results are essentially worthless now.  Numerous albums, songs, and artists no longer show up in results (and when you click-through to categories).&...
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Superuser Contribution permanently remove the "discover weekly" playlist?

Spotify -- I didn't opt into this feature. You are damaging my user content -- my playlists -- without permission. Please tell me how to permanently remove this advertising from my "Premium" account. I pay for no ads. This is in my face at the top of...

  • Roadie
  • Spotify -- I didn't opt into this feature. You are damaging my user content -- my playlists -- without permission.   Please tell me how to permanently remove this advertising from my "Premium"...
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Minilyric plugins for spotify wasn't installed properly

hey, i installed minilyric.. it says that minilyric is a plugin fro spotify..minilyric ask me to choose the installation path manually and after i did it, minilyric keep saying that spotify plugin wasn't installed properly..what should i do?thanks

  • Newbie
  • hey, i installed minilyric.. it says that minilyric is a plugin fro spotify.. minilyric ask me to choose the installation path manually and after i did it, minilyric keep saying that spotify plugin ...
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