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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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[OSX][Mac] Spotify won't start

Hello everyone. We are aware that, since the latest update, some OS X users are having trouble starting Spotify. We're looking into a solution and will update you in this thread when more information is available.

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  • Hello everyone. We are aware that, since the latest update, some OS X users are having trouble starting Spotify.   We're looking into a solution and will update you in this thread when more ...
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How can I make sure my files play the correct versions?

I couldn't find a similar thread on my topic (also this somewhat applies to both Mac and Android Spotify versions). I have a concert recording of Dave Matthews Band from his Caravan show at The Gorge in September of 2011. (You know those people who g...

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  • I couldn't find a similar thread on my topic (also this somewhat applies to both Mac and Android Spotify versions).   I have a concert recording of Dave Matthews Band from his Caravan show a...
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Spotify Apps never work

Hi, the instructions on this site say that to get a spotify app to work, you go to app finder and then just click an app to start using it. This has never worked, I get an error message that says app not installed. Not a single app will load. Am I mi...

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  • Hi, the instructions on this site say that to get a spotify app to work, you go to app finder and then just click an app to start using it. This has never worked, I get an error message that says app...
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losing tracks when creating on laptop then opening iPad or switching users

I am using Spotify Premium on a Mac OS 10.8.3 and using it to play playlists on an iPad 2. At times, and I'm not sure why, when creating a playlist, some songs do not show up when I turn on Spotify on the iPad. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong...

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  • I am using Spotify Premium on a Mac OS 10.8.3 and using it to play playlists on an iPad 2.   At times, and I'm not sure why, when creating a playlist, some songs do not show up when I turn on ...
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Only receiving messages on one computer

I use Spotify on two different computers, one at work and one at home (both macs). Same account info on both. However, when someone sends me a message, I only receive them on my home computer or through facebook. This computer is often turned off dur...

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  • I use Spotify on two different computers, one at work and one at home (both macs). Same account info on both. However, when someone sends me a message, I only receive them on my home computer or thro...
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Solved!! [Mac] Important info for Mac 10.5 users

Every so often improvements that we need to make to the Spotify push the application beyond the capabilities of some older computers or operating systems.The next update to Spotify desktop will affect Macs running OS X versions earlier than earlier t...

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  • Every so often improvements that we need to make to the Spotify push the application beyond the capabilities of some older computers or operating systems. The next update to Spotify desktop will...
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Problem remains with starting and using Spotify on computer in general...

Hi, I've been using Spotify for a while now, on many devices, Phone, iPad, and computers.Never had a problem. I have the non free version. Very happy. But for 2 months now, Spotify won't start on both my computers, at home and at work. The login scre...

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  • Hi,   I've been using Spotify for a while now, on many devices, Phone, iPad, and computers. Never had a problem. I have the non free version. Very happy.   But for 2 months now, Spotif...
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Deleted playlist still alive

I recently deleted a playlist I created some time ago but I still get notifications about it... how is it possible? (Spotify 0.9.0 and Mac OSX 10.8.3) Thanks!

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  • I recently deleted a playlist I created some time ago but I still get notifications about it... how is it possible? 😕 (Spotify 0.9.0 and Mac OSX 10.8.3) Thanks!
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Spotify won't launch on Mac 10.7.5

So yesterday, I tried to open Spotify Premium on my Macbook Pro (Lion 10.7.5), and the Spotify icon on my dock kept bouncing up and down. After waiting for several minutes, it continued bouncing up and down and never opened. At the time, I was in a r...

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  • So yesterday, I tried to open Spotify Premium on my Macbook Pro (Lion 10.7.5), and the Spotify icon on my dock kept bouncing up and down. After waiting for several minutes, it continued bouncing up a...
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Can only play the artist Comtron via Spotfiy webplayer and not in the Spotify App it self

If I do a search for the artist "Comtron" in the Spotify app, it shows the albums in the top portion of the screen, but says below "your search did not match anything.. etc" If I do a search in google for "Comtron Spotify" then I can play the tracks ...

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  • If I do a search for the artist "Comtron" in the Spotify app, it shows the albums in the top portion of the screen, but says below "your search did not match anything.. etc"   If I do a sear...
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Solved!! Adding new icons after upgrading without removing the old ones

Hi!Everytime I upgrade my Spotify (in Spotify) I get a new Spotify icon if I right click a media file. How can i remove these icons or have I x numbers of different players still installed?

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  • Hi! Everytime I upgrade my Spotify (in Spotify) I get a new Spotify icon if I right click a media file. How can i remove these icons or have I x numbers of different players still installed?
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Accidentally deleted a playlist

Hi, I accidentally deleted my "Wedding" playlist. Is there some way to get it back?

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  • Hi, I accidentally deleted my "Wedding" playlist. Is there some way to get it back?
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Last.fm off – repeated Privacy Terms requests

Every couple of days, my Last.fm scrobbling turned off automatically. When I look into the App, it ask me to confirm I accept the Privacy Terms. This already happened over 10 times in the last couple of weeks, so I doubt this is related to changed pr...

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  • Every couple of days, my Last.fm scrobbling turned off automatically. When I look into the App, it ask me to confirm I accept the Privacy Terms.  This already happened over 10 times in the last ...
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[Mac 0.9.0.128.g3134f863] Can't select search suggestions

Reporting a bug... since I upgraded to the latest Mac client version, I can't select search suggestions anymore. I start typing into search, then hit the up/down arrows to pick a suggestion. But when I hit enter, it just searches for whatever I have ...

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  • Reporting a bug... since I upgraded to the latest Mac client version, I can't select search suggestions anymore.   I start typing into search, then hit the up/down arrows to pick a suggestion....
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My "Favorited from Radio" Playlist isn't updating

I accidentally deleted it and then had it reset, but now it isn't updating. How do I fix this?

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  • I accidentally deleted it and then had it reset, but now it isn't updating. How do I fix this?
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Solved!! OSX Annoyances - Searches, Select All Artist Pages, CPU use,

These have been touched on in some other threads but no one seems to have them all in one place. Sorry if there's another post like this (search didn't reveal one D:). Since updating Spotify, I have been unable to search artist pages for specific son...

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  • These have been touched on in some other threads but no one seems to have them all in one place. Sorry if there's another post like this (search didn't reveal one D:).   Since updating Spotify...
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Spotify for Mac sucking up all resources!

This is really starting to bug me. With every new release of Spotify the app uses more and more resources just to play tracks (it's been running at 80+% all morning now, causing my MacBook Pro's fans to make more noise than the speakers). I've even r...

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  • This is really starting to bug me. With every new release of Spotify the app uses more and more resources just to play tracks (it's been running at 80+% all morning now, causing my MacBook Pro's fans...
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[Mac] Why is this recent update so very bad??

Just updated my Mac (10.7.5 ~ OS X Lion) desktop client to version 0.9.0.128.g3134f863 and I have to say this is TERRIBLE. Lets forgo the fact that the 'what's new' tab is just plain crap now, emphasis on the PLAIN. Oh, and search results... Also abh...

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  • Just updated my Mac (10.7.5 ~ OS X Lion) desktop client to version 0.9.0.128.g3134f863 and I have to say this is TERRIBLE.  Lets forgo the fact that the 'what's new' tab is just plain crap ...
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Receiving error message 802 frequently in the last 2 days

As per subject. I am based in Italy. Mac os x 10.8.3. Everything has worked flawless until yesterday.In the last two days I keep receiving this message after a few stuttering issues. Not sure if this is related to the latest sw update but pretty anno...

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  • As per subject. I am based in Italy. Mac os x 10.8.3.   Everything has worked flawless until yesterday. In the last two days I keep receiving this message after a few stuttering issues. &nbs...
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