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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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Switching output on pause

When I use the function key for pause on my Macbook Pro Spotify switches output to my phone instead of pausing.

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  • When I use the function key for pause on my Macbook Pro Spotify switches output to my phone instead of pausing.
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Can't copy multiple URIs

The possibility to copy MULTIPLE URIs has disappeared completely. This was an important part of my work flow. I want to listen to the Top50 in reverse order (so there is some kind of suspension building up) and therefore I exported the URIs, reversed...

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  • The possibility to copy MULTIPLE URIs has disappeared completely.   This was an important part of my work flow. I want to listen to the Top50 in reverse order (so there is some kind of su...
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Not loading playlist - again

Happening again - is this a monthly issue???? Was working great on Roku, then it wasn't, then it was fixed after many people posted issues, now not working again, a month later! I have a few more weeks before I start paying monthly - clearly rethinki...

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  • Happening again - is this a monthly issue???? Was working great on Roku, then it wasn't, then it was fixed after many people posted issues, now not working again, a  month later! I have a few mo...
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[BUG] Sort by Song Title

The sorting of songs by title is broken. Song titles that begin with "A" or "The" get sorted by the second word, not the A, or T respectively. This should be a BUG. The song should be CONSISTENTLY sorted starting from the first letter. Song titles th...

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  • The sorting of songs by title is broken. Song titles that begin with "A" or "The" get sorted by the second word, not the A, or T respectively. This should be a BUG. The song should be CONSISTENT...
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Superuser Contribution Removal of Activity Tab

Hello everyone. Spotify here. On October 19th, we will be turning off the Activity feature. Please note this is not the Friend/Buddy feed that shows you what your friends are listening to on the right-hand side of the app. It was a feature that showe...

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  • Hello everyone. Spotify here.   On October 19th, we will be turning off the Activity feature. Please note this is not the Friend/Buddy feed that shows you what your friends are list...
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Pop-up window for Mac?

I'm wondering if there's a pop-up window that displays the song and artist and maybe a pause/start button and skip controls that I can have anywhere I want on my screen so I can multi-task. Please help! You must have this available!

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  • I'm wondering if there's a pop-up window that displays the song and artist and maybe a pause/start button and skip controls that I can have anywhere I want on my screen so I can multi-task. Please he...
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Superuser Contribution No Notifications

Hello guys,I use Spotify (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6) on Mac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.3) and I use Spotify (8.10.623) on my iPhone (iOS 10.2.1) and I don't receive any notifications. I Look at my settings: [1] my settings online[2]-[4] my settings in th...

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  • Hello guys, I use Spotify (1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6) on Mac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.3) and I use Spotify (8.10.623) on my iPhone (iOS 10.2.1) and I don't receive any notifications. I Look at my sett...
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Spotify Artwork

Hi guys,I am considering switching over to Spotify, but I had one question: Is there a way to view multiple album artworks at a time in Spotfify? I LOVE the look in iTunes and haven't found a way to replicate the aesthetics in Spotify. (pictured belo...

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  • Hi guys, I am considering switching over to Spotify, but I had one question:   Is there a way to view multiple album artworks at a time in Spotfify? I LOVE the look in iTunes and haven't foun...
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Artist, album and friends' pages are stuck on the loading screen

Hi, whenever I open spotify on my Mac, it will work very smoothly and I will encounter no problems. However, this period is only momentary and next thing I know, whenever I try and open an album, artist or friend's spotify page I will be stuck with a...

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  • Hi, whenever I open spotify on my Mac, it will work very smoothly and I will encounter no problems. However, this period is only momentary and next thing I know, whenever I try and open an album, art...
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Solved!! Recently Played Artists

I'm not understanding what "Recently Played Artists" does. Originally it had three bands in the list - one of them a band I actually do listen to frequently - so I follow them and they disappear from this list. The other two bands - not so much - so ...

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  • I'm not understanding what "Recently Played Artists" does. Originally it had three bands in the list - one of them a band I actually do listen to frequently - so I follow them and they disappear from...
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Spotify stuck at the loading screen

Hello all. Adam Here repoting an issue I have been trying to fix for about 5 months now and never though of posting here on the Spotify help page. I'm currently using Spotify on my mac (was using) untill one day I loaded it up and just all of a sudde...

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  • Hello all. Adam Here repoting an issue I have been trying to fix for about 5 months now and never though of posting here on the Spotify help page. I'm currently using Spotify on my mac (was using) un...
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Solved!! I cannot start an album in a son other than the first song

Hi there Ever since I upgraded to 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 on my Mac (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3) I cannot start a song from a saved album other than the first song in the album, I believe this is a bug. See screen recording in attached ZIP file Post edit: I ...

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  • Hi there   Ever since I upgraded to 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 on my Mac (Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3) I cannot start a song from a saved album other than the first song in the album, I believe this ...
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Spotify stops when error bell sounds (Mac)

I work with spotify playing in the background. I work using the built in terminal on Mac OSX. Whilst working occasionally the error bell from the console will sound and this regularly stops Spotify from playing by pausing the song. I wouldn't mind if...

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  • I work with spotify playing in the background.  I work using the built in terminal on Mac OSX.  Whilst working occasionally the error bell from the console will sound and this regularly sto...
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Double click to play a song plays first song in the list, or a random song if 'shuffle' is on.

I'm on this version of spotify on my Mac 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6 When I open up a playlist, double click a song, it will play the first song in the playlist. If shuffle is selected, it will play a random song in the list. I would expect the song I doubl...

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  • I'm on this version of spotify on my Mac 1.0.51.693.g6ea1e7f6   When I open up a playlist, double click a song, it will play the first song in the playlist.  If shuffle is selected, ...
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Discover Page no longer showing personalized content

Last week or the week before I noticed the Discover Page was missing the "New releases you might like" feature, and now today it's not showing any personalized content. It's not showing suggestions for new music, suggested artists, or suggested artis...

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  • Last week or the week before I noticed the Discover Page was missing the "New releases you might like" feature, and now today it's not showing any personalized content. It's  not showing suggest...
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Unable To Open Spotify On Mac In Lab Environment

EDIT: I did not realize that I was posting in the non-Mac Desktop section. Feel free to remove this post if needed. I have already posted the same issue in the Desktop (Mac) section I work with my school's IT group and with the newest update users we...

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  • EDIT: I did not realize that I was posting in the non-Mac Desktop section. Feel free to remove this post if needed. I have already posted the same issue in the Desktop (Mac) section   I work w...
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Can't access Spotify Website at all on my computer

Hey guys, I suscribed to Spotify premium and all, and I can't go to spotify.com at all my on my browsers. It just says 'webpage unavailable'. Please help

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  • Hey guys,   I suscribed to Spotify premium and all, and I can't go to spotify.com at all my on my browsers. It just says 'webpage unavailable'.   Please help 😞
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Solved!! Can't drag local files into a playlist

I like to drag local MP3s into a playlist. I can't do that anymore. I can see them in my Local Files and then drag them.. but it was so much easier to drag and drop the ones I want from my finder window. Anybody else?

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  • I like to drag local MP3s into a playlist.  I can't do that anymore.     I can see them in my Local Files and then drag them.. but it was so much easier to drag and drop the ones I w...
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Only software that gets worse for each version released

HOW THE **bleep** can you fail so god darn much... I'm trying to sync my local files to my mobile unit, and being on the same wifi does not help at all - it just says "waiting to download"... And that's on the few songs you haven't replaced behind my...

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  • HOW THE **bleep** can you fail so god darn much... I'm trying to sync my local files to my mobile unit, and being on the same wifi does not help at all - it just says "waiting to download"...  ...
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Spotify jumps back a few songs while playing album

The issue I'm having is that when I'm playing a whole album (by clicking the big green PLAY button, with shuffle turned off) Spotify will play a few songs in order, say song 1 to song 7, and then jump back to song 3 (for example) and then play in ord...

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  • The issue I'm having is that when I'm playing a whole album (by clicking the big green PLAY button, with shuffle turned off) Spotify will play a few songs in order, say song 1 to song 7, and then jum...
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