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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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[TUTORIAL] OS X: Make external apps work with Version 1.x

Hey dear community, with the update to version 1.x many things have changed...You may have recognized, that external apps, like "Tunes Notifier" for OSX don't work with this new version any more. "Tunes Notifier" (http://www.tunes-notifier.com/#downl...

  • Roadie
  • Hey dear community,   with the update to version 1.x many things have changed... You may have recognized, that external apps, like "Tunes Notifier" for OSX don't work with this new version an...
  • hachepunto
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Songs/albums won't save

Ever since the latest update, songs/albums won't save correctly when I press the "Save" button. They show up in my songs.albums while the Spotify program is open, but if I restart, they disappear. Please help!!

  • Casual Listener
  • Ever since the latest update, songs/albums won't save correctly when I press the "Save" button. They show up in my songs.albums while the Spotify program is open, but if I restart, they disappear. Pl...
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Issues with Spotify desktop v. 1.0.1.1060 for Mac

Hi,Every since the most recent update I've noticed that songs can take up to 15 seconds to play when I select them in the client. Everything is also very slow / sluggish and the theme is way too dark. Additionally the search/filter from within playli...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, Every since the most recent update I've noticed that songs can take up to 15 seconds to play when I select them in the client. Everything is also very slow / sluggish and the theme is way too ...
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New layout no longer allows for viewing all songs in nested folders

Hi - one feature of Spotify I used to use all the time was to nest all of my folders of genres of music ("rock","pop",etc) inside another folder called "collections", such that when you wanted to play a mix of all your recent songs across all genres,...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi - one feature of Spotify I used to use all the time was to nest all of my folders of genres of music ("rock","pop",etc) inside another folder called "collections", such that when you wanted to pla...
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Re: Desktop Update - Version 1.0.1

Since we can't reply to the original thread, I'll start a reply here to this: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Desktop-Update-Version-1-0-1/td-p/1050266Why did Spotify bother to rewrite their desktop app and make all these ...

  • Roadie
  • Since we can't reply to the original thread, I'll start a reply here to this: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Desktop-Update-Version-1-0-1/td-p/1050266 Why did Spotif...
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Sort by popularity with newest update

Previously it was gorgeous & it was possible to search by popularity. Then we could do spotify:search: to allow searches this way. In the latest version (1.01) of Spotify how can we search by popularity?

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  • Previously it was gorgeous & it was possible to search by popularity.   Then we could do spotify:search:<query> to allow searches this way.   In the latest version (1.01)...
  • MattSuda
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Solved!! Albums and tracks disabling, then no-longer findable on Spotify (coming up as "no results found")

Hi. An album I had saved has now disappeared. It started some weeks ago when the tracks on the iPhone version were diabled (greyed out) and wouldn't play. Then this spread to some views (but all) of the album on the MacBook version. The a track was d...

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  • Hi. An album I had saved has now disappeared. It started some weeks ago when the tracks on the iPhone version were diabled (greyed out) and wouldn't play. Then this spread to some views (but all...
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To Spotify - Solution to Your Desktop Client Problems

Stop forcing web views into desktop applications. Just stop. The architecture and whatever framework you're using is not scalable or flexible enough to deliver the speed and functionality your users expect. I know using web views allows you to cut de...

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  • Stop forcing web views into desktop applications. Just stop. The architecture and whatever framework you're using is not scalable or flexible enough to deliver the speed and functionality your users ...
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Solved!! Can't find "My queue" on toolbar

Hey guys. I'm trying to find and manage my queue but can't find the option on my Mac. I've attached a picture of my sidebar, where everything online says the queue should be. Any help?

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  • Hey guys. I'm trying to find and manage my queue but can't find the option on my Mac. I've attached a picture of my sidebar, where everything online says the queue should be. Any help? 
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Opening On Login

Since the version 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd my Spotify launches on every login despite having disabled that option in the preferences. This is really annoying and slows the start up of my computer. Please resolve.

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  • Since the version 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd my Spotify launches on every login despite having disabled that option in the preferences. This is really annoying and slows the start up of my computer. ...
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Solved!! Notifications doesn't load [OS X]

With the new "update" my notifications doesen't load (se picture). Am I the only one with this problem? Is it possible to fix? Also, when I go to a playlist I subscribe to that there has been added songs to, there no indications of wich songs have be...

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  • With the new "update" my notifications doesen't load (se picture).   Am I the only one with this problem? Is it possible to fix?   Also, when I go to a playlist I subscribe to that ther...
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Solved!! Messages/inbox section missing

No longer seeing a way to access my inbox/messages. OSX 10.10.2Spotify 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd Screenshot attached. Thanks!

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  • No longer seeing a way to access my inbox/messages.     OSX 10.10.2 Spotify 1.0.1.1060.gc75ebdfd   Screenshot attached.   Thanks!
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Not able to add local files [Mac] (UPDATED)

DescriptionI can no more see my local files under "Lokala filer". Neither can I add local files as i could before the update. Some local files are gone some are still in their playlists. A more detailed description, using numbered steps1. Updated spo...

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  • Description I can no more see my local files under "Lokala filer". Neither can I add local files as i could before the update. Some local files are gone some are still in their playlists.   A...
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Desktop Update - Version 1.0.1.

Hello everyone. Spotify here. I’m tempted to use a TL;DR version but there isn’t a short version to this story. So fasten your seat belts because there is a lot to cover. I'll try to answer some of the burning questions one by one. Recently we starte...

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  • Hello everyone. Spotify here.   I’m tempted to use a TL;DR version but there isn’t a short version to this story. So fasten your seat belts because there is a lot to cover. I'll try to ...
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Playlist not showing what songs are in it and can not play it [Mac]

DescriptionAfter i updated (restarted as it said) spotify yesterday one of my playlist could not show all the tracks in it (still working on ipad and iphone) but i could copy the playlist link and play it on web spotify...Link to playlist: https://op...

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  • Description After i updated (restarted as it said) spotify yesterday one of my playlist could not show all the tracks in it (still working on ipad and iphone) but i could copy the playlist link and ...
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help stop adverts and preferential playlists.

i pay for premium but spotiofy is still spamming me wiht "recoomended" lists, how can I stop advertisements ? And, how can i stop the preferential playing of live or "spotify live sessions" ?

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  • i pay for premium but spotiofy is still spamming me wiht "recoomended" lists, how can I stop advertisements ? And, how can i stop the preferential playing of live or "spotify live sessions" ? 
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Solved!! Spotify Apps

Hey all, Quick question: Do spotify apps (like Last.fm) still work on desktop?

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  • Hey all,    Quick question: Do spotify apps (like Last.fm) still work on desktop?
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No audio

***EDIT***Randomly started working, no idea what happened. Delete if you wish, I have no idea how.DescriptionJust installed on my iMac, logged in, pressed play, no audio. Tried onboard speakers, headphones, bluetooth headphones, natta. A more detaile...

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  • ***EDIT*** Randomly started working, no idea what happened. Delete if you wish, I have no idea how. Description Just installed on my iMac, logged in, pressed play, no audio. Tried onboar...
  • MattSuda
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Premium Downgraded by New Desktop App

The newest version of Spotify for Mac requires that you log in every time you open it. The main reason I pay for Spotify Premium is so that I have the ability to listen to music offline. If I have to connect with Facebook to log in to Spotify, this P...

  • Newbie
  • The newest version of Spotify for Mac requires that you log in every time you open it. The main reason I pay for Spotify Premium is so that I have the ability to listen to music offline. If I ha...
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