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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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Mac app looses focus in text field when typing an inbox message

Brief description of the issue:I was typing a message in the inbox and the app kept loosing focus in the text field. I would notice it as I would hit space and the music would stop and I could see some of my last letters were not typed. Steps to repr...

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  • Brief description of the issue: I was typing a message in the inbox and the app kept loosing focus in the text field. I would notice it as I would hit space and the music would stop and I could se...
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All of my playlists just went missing!!! Please help

Was updating some playlists on my deskstop app and all of my playlists just disappeared. How do I recover them?

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  • Was updating some playlists on my deskstop app and all of my playlists just disappeared.  How do I recover them?
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Cannot share a playlist with user I'm following

I found my friend's profile and followed her. However, when I open a playlist and click Share --> Send to, I can't find her name or username. Please help!

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  • I found my friend's profile and followed her. However, when I open a playlist and click Share --> Send to, I can't find her name or username. Please help!  
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Removing Local Files

Hi there,I've recently set up a Spotify account which I'll use on my Mac and I added my iTunes library into Spotify as Local Files to begin with. I want to delete them all as I've managed to get most of them on Spotify. I've went into Preferences and...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there, I've recently set up a Spotify account which I'll use on my Mac and I added my iTunes library into Spotify as Local Files to begin with.  I want to delete them all as I've managed t...
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Songs not showing up

Songs are not showing up under the "song" tab. Initially, after a fresh install it will work for a certain time and eventually the song tab is not accessible anymore. Only a fresh install will solve the problem. This has been an on going issue for qu...

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  • Songs are not showing up under the "song" tab. Initially, after a fresh install it will work for a certain time and eventually the song tab is not accessible anymore. Only a fresh install will solve ...
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Memory leak on Mac 10.11.5

Hi folks,I have been using spotify desktop client on my Mac. And I have noticed interesting thing recently: application wrote around 30 Gb to disk storage. There are a few screens attached.DiskCPUNetwork

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  • Hi folks, I have been using spotify desktop client on my Mac. And I have noticed interesting thing recently: application wrote around 30 Gb to disk storage. There are a few screens attached. ...
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Listening history blank (Mac OS 10.11.4 (15E65) Spotify: 1.0.28.87.g8f9312a4)

Since at least a couple weeks ago, I noticed the listening history on my Spotify desktop client is completely blank. I open the queue and it seems to be working fine, but the History is blank. Used to show my history. I have tried restarting the app,...

  • Regular
  • Since at least a couple weeks ago, I noticed the listening history on my Spotify desktop client is completely blank. I open the queue and it seems to be working fine, but the History is blank. U...
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SelfControl App and opening Spotify Ports

Hello all, I have an issue that I'm hoping someone in the community can solve. I've been unable to find the answers I need with Google. I use an app called SelfControl App that blocks internet traffic. It makes it so I can get work done without getti...

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  • Hello all,   I have an issue that I'm hoping someone in the community can solve. I've been unable to find the answers I need with Google.   I use an app called SelfControl App&nbsp...
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Solved!! Spotify won't install on Mac 10.5.8

When I try to install spotify on my Mac (OSX 10.5.8), I unzip the Installer file and a window comes up saying its downloading then disappears. The "instal spotify" box is still on my dock, but the actual program won't open to let me sign in. It is al...

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  • When I try to install spotify on my Mac (OSX 10.5.8), I unzip the Installer file and a window comes up saying its downloading then disappears. The "instal spotify" box is still on my dock, but the ac...
  • mmjones20
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Discover Weekly Title in German

http://d.pr/i/15x0N Platform: OSX 10.11.5 (15F34)App version: 1.0.32.96.g3c8a06e6 Previously has always been in English as expected. Never been to Germany. Language has always been set to English.

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  • http://d.pr/i/15x0N   Platform: OSX 10.11.5 (15F34) App version: 1.0.32.96.g3c8a06e6   Previously has always been in English as expected.  Never been to Germany.  L...
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Solved!! Where is the Devices tab? Mine is missing....

I'm trying to sync my iphone to Spotify, but the instructions I've found say there should be a 'Devices' section in the sidebar. Did I accidentally disable it or something?

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  • I'm trying to sync my iphone to Spotify, but the instructions I've found say there should be a 'Devices' section in the sidebar.   Did I accidentally disable it or something?  
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Solved!! Can't see the Devices menu anywhere

I'm on Premium, I'm trying to sync my local files on desktop Spotify to my iPhone; I'm reading the instructions, and I can't see where I "pair" my iPhone to Spotify. It seems I should be seeing a "Devices" menu which doesn't appear on my Spotify ??

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  • I'm on Premium, I'm trying to sync my local files on desktop Spotify to my iPhone; I'm reading the instructions, and I can't see where I "pair" my iPhone to Spotify. It seems I should be seeing a "De...
  • sarasite
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lost all my spotify playlists , need help

1. I moved recently from Spain to UK.2. My free Spotify account was blocked without any warning ( because of the 14-day abroad limitation)3. I couldn't change the country in my account settings to change the country from ES to UK4. When I created my ...

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  • 1. I moved recently from Spain to UK. 2. My free Spotify account was blocked without any warning ( because of the 14-day abroad limitation) 3. I couldn't change the country in my account setti...
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Spotify won't download on my Mac

So I tried downloading Spotify on my Mac (desktop) and the SpotifyInstaller.zip downloaded but when I clicked on it to install Spotify something popped up and said that the file was corrupted.

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  • So I tried downloading Spotify on my Mac (desktop) and the SpotifyInstaller.zip downloaded but when I clicked on it to install Spotify something popped up and said that the file was corrupted.
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Solved!! Unable to login to Spotify.

I am unable to log into Spotify ! Tried to change password but get the message 'Sorry, your form has expired. Please try again.'

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  • I am unable to log into Spotify ! Tried to change password but get the message 'Sorry, your form has expired. Please try again.'
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Solved!! Secret "Discover Weekly" Playlist?

I stumbled across a "Discover Weekly" playlist that somehow made its way into my Playlists tab this afternoon. I've been listening to it since then and it's great! However, the playlist just mysteriously disappeared from all of Spotify now, and after...

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  • I stumbled across a "Discover Weekly" playlist that somehow made its way into my Playlists tab this afternoon. I've been listening to it since then and it's great!   However, the playlist just...
  • scullybhoy1888
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App Freezes All The Time Duding Playback

I have an iPhone 6 Plus and am running Spotify version 5.7.0.1055. The app freezes all the time during playback. For example, I will start playing a song. The song will continue to play but the UI freezes and is unresponsive. I can try to press the "...

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  • I have an iPhone 6 Plus and am running Spotify version 5.7.0.1055. The app freezes all the time during playback. For example, I will start playing a song. The song will continue to play but the UI fr...
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Songs replaced by endless copies of a different song.

Hi, i started using Spotify around 2008-2009 ish. Ever since, (though i at one point made a new account i believe) i have kept a "main list", meaning i had thousands of not just nostalgic songs but music i will probably not find if i go searching aga...

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  • Hi, i started using Spotify around 2008-2009 ish. Ever since, (though i at one point made a new account i believe) i have kept a "main list", meaning i had thousands of not just nostalgic songs but m...
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Spotify Pausing with new speakers / dac

Version of spotify: http://prntscr.com/5hz2zn Macbook Pro - late 2012 Hey Spotify Community, I just purchased a set of AudioEngine A5+ speakers and a D1 DAC and started encountering a pretty random issue with Spotify. As I was playing songs via spoti...

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  • Version of spotify: http://prntscr.com/5hz2zn Macbook Pro - late 2012   Hey Spotify Community,   I just purchased a set of AudioEngine A5+ speakers and a D1 DAC and started encoun...
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Playlist bug for local files

Weird bug: I have a local file that I have added to a playlist. For some reason that file won't show on my desktop (Mac OS X El Capitan) playlist. But Spotify definitely is recognizing that I've added the file; the playlist correctly updates on my mo...

  • Newbie
  • Weird bug: I have a local file that I have added to a playlist. For some reason that file won't show on my desktop (Mac OS X El Capitan) playlist. But Spotify definitely is recognizing that I've adde...
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