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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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Solved!! Mac: Spotify Helper not responding

I've noticed over the past couple months at least that in my Activity Monitor one of the Spotify Helpers is constantly Not Responding. I force quit and it appears again. The desktop app works, but seems slow and I'm wondering if this might be the rea...

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  • I've noticed over the past couple months at least that in my Activity Monitor one of the Spotify Helpers is constantly Not Responding. I force quit and it appears again. The desktop app works, but se...
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spotify repeat

For a while i'm having a problem starting a number in Spotify, it starts en after 1 or 2 seconds it starts again for good.Now i'm in a situation that Spotify just opens the software, but i cannot listen anymore.... It's not possible to play the actua...

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  • For a while i'm having a problem starting a number in Spotify, it starts en after 1 or 2 seconds it starts again for good. Now i'm in a situation that Spotify just opens the software, but i cannot l...
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Soundrop Help!

Is anyone having problems with using the crossfade option in spotify with soundrop? When using the crossfade function on the playback options soundrop seems to start to crossfade the songs and then give up and jus restart the song? Anyone have any id...

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  • Is anyone having problems with using the crossfade option in spotify with soundrop? When using the crossfade function on the playback options soundrop seems to start to crossfade the songs and then...
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Local files lost after spotify app is closed

I have a set of two albums that are local MP3 files on a macbook. I have uploaded them to a playlist thereby putting them in my local files list aswell. Whenever I close out of spotify though the file locations are lost and I have to reimport them. A...

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  • I have a set of two albums that are local MP3 files on a macbook. I have uploaded them to a playlist thereby putting them in my local files list aswell. Whenever I close out of spotify though the fil...
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Spotify Slow on Mac OS 10.9.5

Hi there, Spotify is incredibly slow on my Mac. I have taken the following steps to rectify, but Spotify remains my slowest application: -Reinstalled (3 times) -Restart computer -Install all updates -Disable all local file sources -Reduce cache to ma...

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  • Hi there,    Spotify is incredibly slow on my Mac.   I have taken the following steps to rectify, but Spotify remains my slowest application:   -Reinstalled (3 times) ...
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Can't unfollow a playlist from someone I'm following

I am not following Vincent Sandoval but his music still comes up in the listened to list. How can I remove this?

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  • I am not following Vincent Sandoval but his music still comes up in the listened to list. How can I remove this?
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Playing Incorrect Local Files

Hi, I have an issue where local files are played incorrectly. Say there's a studio album that I also have on iTunes; instead of playing it from the correct source, Spotify plays the live version from a different album. How do I correct this problem? ...

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  •  Hi, I have an issue where local files are played incorrectly. Say there's a studio album that I also have on iTunes; instead of playing it from the correct source, Spotify plays the live versio...
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Cant quit spotify, anything I search on return blank, click on artist doesn't work

Running OS X Mavericks. 1) I can't quit Spotify. I've tried rightclick, quit it through the menu, and force quit it via the Apple menu. Each time I quit it, it restarts within under half a second. Sometimes I can't even turn off my computer because o...

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  • Running OS X Mavericks.   1) I can't quit Spotify. I've tried rightclick, quit it through the menu, and force quit it via the Apple menu. Each time I quit it, it restarts within under half a...
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Keystroke for saving a track

Hi, I'm on a Mac and wondering if there is a keystroke for saving a track? /Alex

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  • Hi,   I'm on a Mac and wondering if there is a keystroke for saving a track?     /Alex
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Saving tracks on Desktop version and on mobile

Hi there, I'm hoping that someone can help me. On the desktop version, when I click on "Save" for anything (songs or albums), it goes to saved for a moment, and then goes right back to "Save" , without actually saving anything. Anyone have an idea ho...

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  • Hi there,   I'm hoping that someone can help me.  On the desktop version, when I click on "Save" for anything (songs or albums), it goes to saved for a moment, and then goes right back ...
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Spotify Helper from Mac App has problems

I just started Spotfy! Most of the time the Helper stay running, consumming 30% of cpu doing nothing. My setup is Mac OS 10.9.4

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  • I just started Spotfy! Most of the time the Helper stay running, consumming 30% of cpu doing nothing. My setup is Mac OS 10.9.4
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Solved!! Spotify freezing on startup mac

I'm not sure what this falls under and none of the other forums have solved my problem. When I start spotify on my macbook pro running 10.9.4 it immediately freezes. I cannot do anything but look at a frozen loading symbol. This is the console read-o...

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  • I'm not sure what this falls under and none of the  other forums have solved my problem. When I start spotify on my macbook pro running 10.9.4 it immediately freezes. I cannot do anything but lo...
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Is playlist based radio dynamic

If you base a radio station on a playlist and then you alter that playlist does it alter the radio station? Or is it based on the "fingerprint" of the station when it was created?

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  • If you base a radio station on a playlist and then you alter that playlist does it alter the radio station? Or is it based on the "fingerprint" of the station when it was created?
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song sharing not working

Hi all, song sharing isnt working for me, any ideas? I've reinstalled, no luck, i signed out with email and back in with facebook, no luck, is anyone else having trouble sharing songs within SP?

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  • Hi all, song sharing isnt working for me, any ideas? I've reinstalled, no luck, i signed out with email and back in with facebook, no luck, is anyone else having trouble sharing songs within SP?
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"Your Music" - How to get in Offline Mode

Hi Guys I am new to this service after using MOG in Australia for some time. I have Spotify installed on my Mac and also on my Iphone. I have on the desktop app added around 500 songs to the "Your Music" section and not created any playlists. When I ...

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  • Hi Guys   I am new to this service after using MOG in Australia for some time.   I have Spotify installed on my Mac and also on my Iphone.   I have on the desktop app added...
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Problema Descarga Playlist with Iphone

Hola, desde hace un tiempo, tengo problemas para descargar las listas en mi dispositivo Movil para escucharlas en Offline, empizar a realizar la descarga pero nunca acaba y se queda sin bajar todo el contenido. Que puedo hacer para solucionar el prob...

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  • Hola, desde hace un tiempo, tengo problemas para descargar las listas en mi dispositivo Movil para escucharlas en Offline, empizar a realizar la descarga pero nunca acaba y se queda sin bajar todo el...
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All playlists disappear when the computer is restarted

I Use spotify premium on my two imacs, iPHone en macbook Air. Since a week or two I lost my playlists EVERY day. They are just removed. I can recover them by signing in to Spotify.com and click on recover playlists but it is getting so annoying now, ...

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  • I Use spotify premium on my two imacs, iPHone en macbook Air. Since a week or two I lost my playlists EVERY day. They are just removed. I can recover them by signing in to Spotify.com and click on re...
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Viewing Shuffle Order

Hello all! On my iphone, once you click the "shuffle" button within Spotify you can then view the "shuffle order" and skip ahead on songs. Is there a way to do this on the desktop app? View the shuffle order? Thanks in advance! E

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  • Hello all! On my iphone, once you click the "shuffle" button within Spotify you can then view the "shuffle order" and skip ahead on songs. Is there a way to do this on the desktop app? View the shu...
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Solved!! Spotify no longer starts (Mac)

Hi, About an hour ago, my Spotify app crashed and since then it won't start anymore. Every time I click Spotify the login screen pops up for a fraction of a second and the app never loads. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Spotify, but it won't h...

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  • Hi,   About an hour ago, my Spotify app crashed and since then it won't start anymore. Every time I click Spotify the login screen pops up for a fraction of a second and the app never loads....
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Solved!! Mac OSX 10.9.2 Desktop App Not Responding

Greetings: I have two computers running OSX 10.9.2 - a mid-2010 MacBook Pro and a late-2012 iMac. Both machines experience the same problem when trying to run the Spotify desktop app. Login screen comes up, I login (using either my Spotify or Faceboo...

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  • Greetings:   I have two computers running OSX 10.9.2 - a mid-2010 MacBook Pro and a late-2012 iMac. Both machines experience the same problem when trying to run the Spotify desktop app....
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