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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 Missing add to playlist text filter search

Device: MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating System: OSX Big Sur 11.2.2 Apologies in advance if this issue has already been picked up, I couldn't find it anywhere. Since the most recent major update to the new interface (1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a) when ...

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  • Device: MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System: OSX Big Sur 11.2.2   Apologies in advance if this issue has already been picked up, I couldn't find it anywhere. Since the...
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Superuser Contribution Ads won't play, can't be skipped, can't play music

Brief description of the issue: Every now and then an ad that says "you can skip this ad after 5 seconds" comes along, and... won't play. Nor can I skip it, or choose a song. In fact, often it completely crashes my spotify client and I have to force ...

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  • Brief description of the issue: E very now and then an ad that says "you can skip this ad after 5 seconds" comes along, and... won't play. Nor can I skip it, or choose a song. In fact, often it co...
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Solved!! 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a is missing Browse and Radio

I just installed 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a, and I cannot find the Browse button or the Radio button. Where are they??

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  • I just installed 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a, and I cannot find the Browse button or the Radio button. Where are they??
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Superuser Contribution [Mac] Spotify doesn't want run ANY song

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceMacBook Pro 2019 Operating SystemMacOS 11.1 My Question or IssueAlright, so I've been trying to play song on spiffy and... it doesn't work?maybe not completely but after 7 seconds of song it just turns off, and doesn't play...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device MacBook Pro 2019  Operating System MacOS 11.1   My Question or Issue Alright, so I've been trying to play song on spiffy and... it doesn't work? m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Recently Played not updating and showing things I never listened to

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook Air 2020, M1 processorOperating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.3.1 My Question or IssueOn the desktop app, my recently played does not show what I have recently played. For example, the same four things are always...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Macbook Air 2020, M1 processor Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.3.1   My Question or Issue On the desktop app, my recently played does not sh...
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Some shortcuts are missing in the new update

Operating SystemmacOS My Question or Issue Since the latest desktop app update (around version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a, still present in 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a), I'm missing some shortcuts I was using on a daily basis: cmd+D used to focus on the devic...

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  • Operating System macOS   My Question or Issue   Since the latest desktop app update (around version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a, still present in 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a), I'm missing some s...
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Podcast episodes always sorted by newest to oldest on first launch

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceMacbook Pro late 2018Operating SystemMacOs Big Sur 11.3.1 My Question or IssueI set podcast episodes to be sorted from Oldest to Newest, but when I launch the Spotify desktop app for the first time, it sorted from Newes...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device Macbook Pro late 2018 Operating System MacOs Big Sur 11.3.1   My Question or Issue I set podcast episodes to be sorted from Oldest to Newest,...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spotify doesn't play anything

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: UK Device: Macbook Pro 2018Operating System: MacOs Catalina 10.15.7 My Question or IssueNothing on my spotify plays. No playlists, no songs. Nothing reacts or clicks. The play area at the bottom doesn't have any minutes f...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: UK   Device: Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System: MacOs Catalina 10.15.7   My Question or Issue Nothing on my spotify plays. No playlists, no songs. Nothi...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Navigation: Page Up/Down

(Observed on MacOS 10.14.6)After clicking on an artist name (for ex), using the Page Up/Down keys has no effect. It's only after clicking on a song that the keys become active. For easy navigation it would be good that the keys have an effect on the ...

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  • (Observed on MacOS 10.14.6) After clicking on an artist name (for ex), using the Page Up/Down keys has no effect. It's only after clicking on a song that the keys become active. For easy navigation ...
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New update not showing me half of my liked songs on Desktop version

PremiumUK/Switzerland DeviceMacbook Pro late 2019Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.3 My Question or Issue Example above, song is liked and playing fine when controlled through my phone (choosing to broadcast through my macbook). But doesn't show up in...

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  • Premium UK/Switzerland   Device Macbook Pro late 2019 Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.3   My Question or Issue     Example above, song is liked and playing fine when...
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[Desktop][Playlists] Bring back Recently Added view to playlists on desktop

The new desktop update has a "Date added" view but puts the oldest added songs at the top of the playlist. Previously you could switch between most recently added and least recently added and that view should return. For large playlists, viewing by m...

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  • The new desktop update has a "Date added" view but puts the oldest added songs at the top of the playlist. Previously you could switch between most recently added and least recently added and that vi...
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Superuser Contribution 'New Look' Power Consumption

Hi, I have the 'new look' Spotify on macOS Big Sur, and it's now consistently slamming my power consumption. This never used to be the case, will this be fixed, can i revert to the old app, or am i just 'stuck' ?

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  • Hi, I have the 'new look' Spotify on macOS Big Sur, and it's now consistently slamming my power consumption. This never used to be the case, will this be fixed, can i revert to the old app, or am i j...
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Superuser Contribution Problem: Spotify mutes all sound after pressing pause....

PlanPremiumCountryTurkey DeviceMacBook Pro 15-ınch 2018Operating SystemmacOS Movaje My Question or IssueHi; Spotify mac app keeps muting everything that makes sound after I pause my music. Background sound plays fine when I play music over it, but wh...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey   Device MacBook Pro 15-ınch 2018 Operating System macOS Movaje   My Question or Issue Hi;   Spotify mac app keeps muting everything that...
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Superuser Contribution Local Files Not Working Correctly

My local files stopped working on my phone after I updated iTunes on my computer, but the issue seems to be with the computer. The files don't show their albums covers, and a few just show a random cover from other local files. I've done a clean rein...

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  • My local files stopped working on my phone after I updated iTunes on my computer, but the issue seems to be with the computer. The files don't show their albums covers, and a few just show a random c...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Scroll position not saved anywhere when going back

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Pro 2018Operating SystemmacOS 11 My Question or IssueWith the new Spotify experience, there are some really rough edges (but overall it's a great change!). One of these is scrolling - I often scroll through my list ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Pro 2018 Operating System macOS 11   My Question or Issue With the new Spotify experience, there are some really rough edges (but overall it's a...
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[Web Player][Your Library] Alphabetize my albums in library on mac?

can I alphabetize my albums in library on mac?They seem to be in absolutely no order whatsoever.This is crazy cause I got 300 albums.MAJOR flaw here of spotify. I can't even believe it.

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  • can I alphabetize my albums in library on mac? They seem to be in absolutely no order whatsoever. This is crazy cause I got 300 albums. MAJOR flaw here of spotify. I can't even believe it.  
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Superuser Contribution Reveal playlist in sidebar after new update

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacbook Air 2019Operating SystemiOS Big Sur 11.2.3 After updating to the new interface (version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a), searching for a playlist and opening it no longer reveals its place in the sidebar list.It used to be ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Macbook Air 2019 Operating System iOS Big Sur 11.2.3   After updating to the new interface (version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a), searching for a playlist and...
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Superuser Contribution New UI is a joke. Cancelling unless it's reverted ASAP.

Plan: PremiumCountry: UK Most users do hate when the UI (that works perfectly) is suddenly changed dramatically. People like things that they already got used to. The reason why I never switched to Apple Music was the better UI of Spotify. However Sp...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Most users do hate when the UI (that works perfectly) is suddenly changed dramatically. People like things that they already got used to.   The reason ...
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Like Button (new UI)

Plan PremiumCountryBrazil Device(Macbook Pro late 2019)Operating System(Catalina) Between the many (MANY) problems of the new UI I really can't understand why the like button (heart) was moved from beside the song name to the song lenght. I mean, WHY...

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  • Plan  Premium Country Brazil   Device (Macbook Pro late 2019) Operating System (Catalina)   Between the many (MANY) problems of the new UI I really can't understand why the l...
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Roll back to a version not using the new UI

Hey, now that all the playlist accounts I work with and update professionally on a daily basis have been forced into the new desktop UI I have to find a way to roll back to a previous version not running it. The main reasons for this are two, and the...

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  • Hey, now that all the playlist accounts I work with and update professionally on a daily basis have been forced into the new desktop UI I have to find a way to roll back to a previous version not run...
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