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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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Superuser Contribution This content is not available: Mac

Hello. I have several playlists that I listen to. Recently one of the playlists.... the songs are greyed out and I get "This content is not available". I reinstalled Spotify on my Mac... no changeI logged in and logged back on... no changeI tried usi...

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  • Hello. I have several playlists that I listen to. Recently one of the playlists.... the songs are greyed out and I get "This content is not available".  I reinstalled Spotify on my Mac... no c...
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Superuser Contribution song won’t play

Spotify Premium Subscription Country: AustraliaDeviceiPhone 13, Macbook Air 2020 (both up to date) My Question or IssueOne song in my playlist can’t be played on my laptop (Macbook) but can be played on my phone.

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  • Spotify Premium Subscription  Country: Australia Device iPhone 13, Macbook Air 2020 (both up to date)   My Question or Issue One song in my playlist can’t be played on my laptop (Mac...
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Not playing well with Sonos

I'm having a similar problem to an earlier post but with a MacBook Pro and a Sonos Roam at the moment. The Spotify app on Mac works fine without connection to Sonos. With the connection, however, the app plays one track and then will play another bef...

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  • I'm having a similar problem to an earlier post but with a MacBook Pro and a Sonos Roam at the moment. The Spotify app on Mac works fine without connection to Sonos. With the connection, however, the...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Play/pause button not automatically focused after re-opening Spotify desktop

This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button. How to reproduce:Open SpotifyPlay a songHide Spotify (Cmd+H or from menu Spotify > Hid...

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  • This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button.   How to reproduce: Open S...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] macOS keyboard input not working after waking from sleep

I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't work, etc. (Media keys do still work, as does the mo...

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  • I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't w...
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Superuser Contribution Randomly stops playing 1 second before end of song

Plan: PremiumOS: MacOS 12.2.1 (21D62)Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 My Question or Issue: Spotify sometimes randomly won't start playing the next song, but will actually "pause" 1 second before the song end, however it will sti...

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  • Plan: Premium OS: MacOS 12.2.1 (21D62) Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819   My Question or Issue:    Spotify sometimes randomly won't start playing the next ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution SOLVED [macOS] Cannot pause or play Spotify using space bar after minimizing using Command+W

Issue Solved as of latest Spotify Desktop versionIf not prompted for update, navigate to top-left corner -> Spotify -> About Spotify -> "There is a new update available" DeviceM1 MacBook Air 2020Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.5.2My Question or Issu...

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  • Issue Solved as of latest Spotify Desktop version If not prompted for update, navigate to top-left corner -> Spotify -> About Spotify -> "There is a new update available"   Device M...
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Superuser Contribution My Mac won't download add local files to Spotify from source file

I have mp3 files downloaded to my Mac that I would like on my Spotify. I have added local files in the past but now when I try to add them it won't sync. I have the source file turned on and it is the correct file that I want. Other songs in the file...

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  • I have mp3 files downloaded to my Mac that I would like on my Spotify. I have added local files in the past but now when I try to add them it won't sync. I have the source file turned on and it is th...
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Superuser Contribution I make playlists private but they still show up to other users.

I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other users on all devices see them.

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  • I mark playlists "Make private". They do not revert to "Public" status. They are private but are showing up under my public playlists that other users see. On desktop mac and iPhone app. Other users ...
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Solved!! 3282 segmentation fault /Applications/Spotify.app/Contents/MacOS/Spotify

macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook AirThe app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.

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  • macOS 12.3.1, M1 MacBook Air The app crashes with that error after launch. There are also many "exception EXC_GUARD invalid in EXC_CRASH" warnings.
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Superuser Contribution Both web player and Spotify app won't connect

When I try to connect to the web player on chrome, I get an error saying that the site can't be reached and the connection refused. I have tried using different wifi connections and different internet browsers like safari and firefox and it still won...

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  • When I try to connect to the web player on chrome, I get an error saying that the site can't be reached and the connection refused. I have tried using different wifi connections and different interne...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Unable To Custom Order Playlists On macOS Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook Pro 16Operating SystemmacOS 12.3 I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists. Per the instructions, I should be able to drag a playlist to a new location. When I do that, noth...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro 16 Operating System macOS 12.3   I'm using Spotify for macOS / 1.1.83.956 and am trying to custom order my playlists.  Per the instructi...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution spotify songs skip down when i try to play anything

Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on

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  • Whenever i try to play any song, it skips down 5-6 songs and then the songs don't have any sound, tats the best i can explain for now because i don't know what's going on
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Superuser Contribution Why do the playlists I save on my android phone not appear on my mac?

I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appears in my Spotify library when using my Mac. Same iss...

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  • I have tried logging out and in again on both devices, both versions have been updated, I have uninstalled and reinstalled. Whenever I make a playlist or save a playlist on my phone, it rarely appear...
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Superuser Contribution Can't find 'Made for you' section

Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please help!Instead of the made for you section I seem to ...

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  • Since this morning I can't seem to find the 'Made for you' section (which includes Discover Weekly, Daily mixes,..). I searched in the knowledge base and tried everything but without success. Please ...
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Superuser Contribution Playing bar does not refresh since last update on Mac

While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...

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  • While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] CMD+L isn't activating search bar

After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it was in previous versions. Then when I try to manually click ...

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  • After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it...
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Superuser Contribution I cannot connect to facebook

when i connect to facebook, it alway show 0 friend.but i can see some friend activity on the friend activity friend (even though they are not my friend!). that was wired. I suspect my account was connect to some wrong facebook account?btw, i also try...

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  • when i connect to facebook, it alway show 0 friend. but i can see some friend activity on the friend activity friend (even though they are not my friend!). that was wired. I suspect my account was c...
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