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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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Solved!! Spotify 1.0.2 ALWAYS starts on startup in Yosemite 10.10.3

I'm on the Yosemite Beta. The latest update to Spotify ALWAYS starts when I log in or restart. Despite the in-app setting clearly checked "no" and nothing listed in the Preference pane under Users- Spotify starts up every time. Figured this should be...

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  • I'm on the Yosemite Beta. The latest update to Spotify ALWAYS starts when I log in or restart. Despite the in-app setting clearly checked "no" and nothing listed in the Preference pane under Users- S...
  • Tobesters
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Solved!! Playback keeps cutting out on MAC

I am currently having problems with using Spotify on my Mac.Everything is working fine until I minimalise my Spotify window and then playback cuts out. When I open the window again the track will resume instantly. If my Spotify window is open constan...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am currently having problems with using Spotify on my Mac. Everything is working fine until I minimalise my Spotify window and then playback cuts out. When I open the window again the track will r...
  • agentlemist
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Friend Feed Not Loading

On all of my devices, the friend feed will not load and Spotify gives me the error message, "Hmm, the friend feed failed to load, Try Again".This issue has been going on for a month now and I have a very strong internet connection. I have tried reins...

  • Visitor
  • On all of my devices, the friend feed will not load and Spotify gives me the error message, "Hmm, the friend feed failed to load, Try Again". This issue has been going on for a month now and I have ...
  • MartinStoichkov
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Solved!! Downloading songs (not on playlist)

Hello,I was wondering if someone could help me.I have just download Spotify on my laptop and can't seem to play music offline.i am aware if i make a playlist i can download the music that but i want to play all my music which means i would have to mo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I was wondering if someone could help me. I have just download Spotify on my laptop and can't seem to play music offline. i am aware if i make a playlist i can download the music that but i...
  • mc4105
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Currently playlist not updating which song is playing

When I choose a playlist, the ability to see what song is playing in the playlist seems to be broken. In my screenshot, you can see that Track 4 is actually playing, but the playlist "Now Playing" green highlights and speaker icon are stuck on Track ...

  • Roadie
  • When I choose a playlist, the ability to see what song is playing in the playlist seems to be broken.    In my screenshot, you can see that Track 4 is actually playing, but the playlist...
  • trufx
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Solved!! Energy consumption

On my Macbook Pro 13 retina, spotify has an energy impact of +70. On the road this basically kills my battery life and it is unacceptable even at home. I like Spotify but consider this to be a very serious bug and it seems I am not the only one. Does...

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  • On my Macbook Pro 13 retina, spotify has an energy impact of +70. On the road this basically kills my battery life and it is unacceptable even at home. I like Spotify but consider this to be a very s...
  • akucuk1
  • Newbie
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Superuser Contribution "Can't Play this song" Error Message

Spotify has been super slow recently—searches, browsing, etc. but especially playback. I keep consistently getting a blue flag that says "can't play this song." Other internet functions seem to be working fine so it doesn't seem to be a speed/connect...

  • Newbie
  • Spotify has been super slow recently—searches, browsing, etc. but especially playback. I keep consistently getting a blue flag that says "can't play this song." Other internet functions seem to be wo...
  • mkatzen
  • Newbie
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Local Files Issue on my desktop/syncing to my phone

So, the desktop spotify app all of a sudden won't pull in any local files. I turned off all sources of local files and re-added the ones I want. I deleted spotify and re-installed it. Nothing works. It shows the song counts and hours of music availab...

  • Casual Listener
  • So, the desktop spotify app all of a sudden won't pull in any local files. I turned off all sources of local files and re-added the ones I want. I deleted spotify and re-installed it. Nothing works. ...
  • cjj
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Sync Individual Songs.. Not Entire playlist

Is there a way to sync just 1 or 2 songs in a playlist without synching the entire playlist. Spotify won't play a local song unless it's downloaded and cached but the only way to do that is to sync the entire playlist for offline and I don't want to ...

  • Regular
  • Is there a way to sync just 1 or 2 songs in a playlist without synching the entire playlist.  Spotify won't play a local song unless it's downloaded and cached but the only way to do that is to ...
  • EarlPurple
  • Roadie
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Local Music from iPad to Mac

Hello , i have synct a playlist with local files from my Mac to the iPad app.Now i've lost the files on my Mac due an mistake. Is there any chance to get the mp3s from the iPad back to the Mac?

  • Visitor
  • Hello ,  i have synct a playlist with local files from my Mac to the iPad app. Now i've lost the files on my Mac due an mistake.  Is there any chance to get the mp3s from the iPad back t...
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Solved!! Can't send songs or playlists to my friends! help!!

Whenever I try to send my friend a song, I type in their name into the first box of the "send to..." tab, and it always has the message of "Sorry, no results could be found". I am following my friend and they are following me, so that isn't the probl...

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  • Whenever I try to send my friend a song, I type in their name into the first box of the "send to..." tab, and it always has the message of  "Sorry, no results could be found". I am followin...
  • huffyypuffyy
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Solved!! MacBook Pro Volume Controls Don't Work with Spotify Running

Does anybody else have this issue? Running an Early 2011 MacBook Pro with Mavericks (10.9.4), and when spotify is running the volume controls don't work. Hitting the volume buttons shows the volume icon but it has a circle with a line through it. I c...

  • Casual Listener
  • Does anybody else have this issue? Running an Early 2011 MacBook Pro with Mavericks (10.9.4), and when spotify is running the volume controls don't work. Hitting the volume buttons shows the volume i...
  • Nifhanif
  • Newbie
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Choppy streaming via bluetooth device while using magic mouse!?

I have a new problem in Spotify that has just started after a recent update. Its so bad chances are it will make me cancel my spotify subscription if it can't be fixed. I use an arcam r-blink bluetooth DAC that streams music from my computer to my an...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have a new problem in Spotify that has just started after a recent update. Its so bad chances are it will make me cancel my spotify subscription if it can't be fixed.   I use an arcam r-blin...
  • profanegod
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Share playlist

I'm trying to share a playlist with a friend that I want to have a collaborative playlist with. I'm following her and she is following me, she pops up in the 'Friends List' on right side of the desktop client but there's no way her account appears in...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm trying to share a playlist with a friend that I want to have a collaborative playlist with. I'm following her and she is following me, she pops up in the 'Friends List' on right side of the deskt...
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Duration incorrect when scrubbing files greater than 44.1KHz

Hi everyone, I experience unexpected results in the MacOS desktop client version 1.0.45.186.g3b5036d6 when playing local songs that are greater than 44.1KHz. The audio plays fine but the timeline scrubber is a multiple, which is to say a 4 four minut...

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  • Hi everyone,    I experience unexpected results in the MacOS desktop client version 1.0.45.186.g3b5036d6 when playing local songs that are greater than 44.1KHz. The audio plays fine ...
  • gti-sfy
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Radio showing different song playing

I've just noticed as my radio was playing, that under the radio section it shows a different song playing than what is actually playing. Screenshot:http://cl.ly/image/0Q462u1q1w41http://cl.ly/image/0m2l2A1y0h3A

  • Newbie
  • I've just noticed as my radio was playing, that under the radio section it shows a different song playing than what is actually playing.   Screenshot: http://cl.ly/image/0Q462u1q1w4...
  • d1g1tal
  • Newbie
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Spotify playlists - local files being overridden by Spotify versions

I made some playlists on my Mac consisting of standard commercial music using a mixing software. These playlists are in my iTunes. I was able to import the songs to Spotify and see them under "Local Files". However, when I try to add them to a Spotif...

  • Regular
  • I made some playlists on my Mac consisting of standard commercial music using a mixing software. These playlists are in my iTunes. I was able to import the songs to Spotify and see them under "L...
  • Dreadlord
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Can't change playlist name or view title on desktop

For some reason i can't change my playlist names via the desktop nor can i view the title at the top of playlists. I have tried this on 2 different computers. Tried it on my works laptop with windows 10 and tried on my macbook. My friend logged in on...

  • Newbie
  • For some reason i can't change my playlist names via the desktop nor can i view the title at the top of playlists. I have tried this on 2 different computers. Tried it on my works laptop with windows...
  • itu_
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Is there a way to add an album to its own space?

Hi guys. I asked a modified form of this question yesterday, but by the time I came back someone had locked the thread and marked the solution themselves, which I wasn't thrilled about as I didn't feel like the question was answered! Quite simply, my...

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  • Hi guys. I asked a modified form of this question yesterday, but by the time I came back someone had locked the thread and marked the solution themselves, which I wasn't thrilled about as I didn't fe...
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Solved!! Can't quit Spotify when Spotify isn't in the foreground

When Spotify is active and in the foreground, quiting works fine. When Spotify is hidden, or another application in in the foreground having focus I cannot quit Spotify. When trying to quit using 'command + Q' when Spotify is not in the foreground:- ...

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  • When Spotify is active and in the foreground, quiting works fine.   When Spotify is hidden, or another application in in the foreground having focus I cannot quit Spotify.   When trying...
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