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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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8.8.450 - Freezing during playback

I'm on a 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 8gb of ram running OSX 10.8.3. Since this last update playback seems to freeze in the middle of playing a song and I have to restart the app to get it to work again. You guys have been going down hill sine the Fo...

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  • I'm on a 2.4ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 8gb of ram running OSX 10.8.3.  Since this last update playback seems to freeze in the middle of playing a song and I have to restart the app to get it to w...
  • wlbryant
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impossible to reinstall spotify on Mac OS X

Need for help!!!I've been a premium user for a few months (and I loved it!!). Everything was ok.And last week, my computer said there was an upgrade for spotify. I downloaded it.Since I can't even run spotify.I desinstalled it (completely, following ...

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  • Need for help!!! I've been a premium user for a few months (and I loved it!!). Everything was ok. And last week, my computer said there was an upgrade for spotify. I downloaded it. Since I can't e...
  • Peter__
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Not All Tracks In Offline Playlist Sync To iPod

I have a premium account, and I've made a number of playlists available offline. I have a number of these playlists set to sync with my iPod touch, which I do over wi-fi. What often happens, though, is that only a handful of the tracks on each playli...

  • Roadie
  • I have a premium account, and I've made a number of playlists available offline. I have a number of these playlists set to sync with my iPod touch, which I do over wi-fi. What often happens, though, ...
  • sheporiginale
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Spotify running and installing issues (mac)

Spotify suddenly stopped working and won't re-install1. First I opened spotify2. The following message appeared: the application Spotify quit unexpectedly3. I followed the procedure form the troubleshooting section of Spotify's website and deleted ca...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify suddenly stopped working and won't re-install 1. First I opened spotify 2. The following message appeared: the application Spotify quit unexpectedly 3. I followed the procedure form th...
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Playlists on Profile Page Have Same Artist for All Songs

When I launch Spotify on my laptop (Mac, Mountain Lion) and click on my profile icon in the upper right corner, all of the playlists that show up have the same artist for ALL of my songs. I've restarted Spotify and double-clicked on one of the songs ...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I launch Spotify on my laptop (Mac, Mountain Lion) and click on my profile icon in the upper right corner, all of the playlists that show up have the same artist for ALL of my songs.   I'...
  • Peter__
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start radio with unrelated music though

Hi! I tried starting radio with an artist, but all the other music spotifuggle found was completely unrelated!! How can I choose stuff to create a radio station? Thanks!kt

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  • Hi!   I tried starting radio with an artist, but all the other music spotifuggle found was completely unrelated!!   How can I choose stuff to create a radio station?   Thanks! kt
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Sort playlist by artist - make it stick

In a playlist I've created, I can sort the contents of the playlist according to artist by clicking on the header of the Aritist column. However, as soon as I close the app or even log off/log back on, the sort preference has been lost. Is there a wa...

  • Newbie
  • In a playlist I've created, I can sort the contents of the playlist according to artist by clicking on the header of the Aritist column.  However, as soon as I close the app or even log off/log ...
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Desktop client crashes a few songs in...

I'm using a Mac with OSX 10.6 loaded on it, and sometimes I run Spotify for a while, and it suddenly crashes. Not sure why it's happening, but it has happened more than three times. Luckily it runs normally after restarting. There must be a bug on th...

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  • I'm using a Mac with OSX 10.6 loaded on it, and sometimes I run Spotify for a while, and it suddenly crashes. Not sure why it's happening, but it has happened more than three times. Luckily it runs n...
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Yet another Missing my Liked From Radio playlist issue

I've seen many posts about people not being able to see their Liked From Radio playlist. I cannot see mine either, but I can see someone else's, because I subscribed to it once upon a time. It is missing from both my Mac and from my Android device. H...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've seen many posts about people not being able to see their Liked From Radio playlist.  I cannot see mine either, but I can see someone else's, because I subscribed to it once upon a time. &nb...
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Solved!! [Bug] Playlist order reset after app restart

Bug/behavior change found on Spotify for Mac after updating to version 0.8.8.450.gd9413516 Steps to reproduce: Launch Spotify.Select a saved playlist.Click on a list column to sort the playlist in a particular order (e.g. sort by Track, Artist, Album...

  • Newbie
  • Bug/behavior change found on Spotify for Mac after updating to version 0.8.8.450.gd9413516   Steps to reproduce:   Launch Spotify. Select a saved playlist. Click on a list colum...
  • Peter__
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Problems with newest mac version and syncing local files

I have the current release of the mac version and for some reason my android phone no longer appears in the devices section. This used to work (although that was with the linux preview version). Any ideas what could be going wrong?

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  • I have the current release of the mac version and for some reason my android phone no longer appears in the devices section. This used to work (although that was with the linux preview version).&nbsp...
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Inspector doesn't start

The menu option Develop > Inspector doesn't seem to do anything in my Mac client (0.8.8.349.g3657a532) right now. Also there is no context menu showing up when richt-clicking in Apps. Both is described in http://developer.spotify.com/technologies/app...

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  • The menu option Develop > Inspector doesn't seem to do anything in my Mac client (0.8.8.349.g3657a532) right now.  Also there is no context menu showing up when richt-clicking in Apps. &n...
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Spotify won't start up or now install when I down load it on my Mac

Spotify won't start up on my computer, it was working fine then one morning it wouldn't start. I tried a few times and it kept saying failed to launch. So I uninstalled it, and tried downloading it again and now it won't install. Tried several times....

  • Newbie
  • Spotify won't start up on my computer, it was working fine then one morning it wouldn't start. I tried a few times and it kept saying failed to launch. So I uninstalled it, and tried downloading it a...
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How do I downgrade from horrendous 0.8.8 on a Mac?

I've seen plenty of Windows instructions and download links, but none for OS X. I'd like to remove the atrocious 0.8.8 'update' and revert to 0.8.5. Could anyone let me know how I can do that? I emailed support, but of course they're still claiming 0...

  • Music Fan
  • I've seen plenty of Windows instructions and download links, but none for OS X. I'd like to remove the atrocious 0.8.8 'update' and revert to 0.8.5. Could anyone let me know how I can do that? I emai...
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  • Roadie
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Notification bug?

I have turned everything off when it comes to notifications but they still show up (recommended album this time). is there a way to get rid of them once and for all? Thanks F

  • Newbie
  • I have turned everything off when it comes to notifications but they still show up (recommended album this time). is there a way to get rid of them once and for all?   Thanks   F
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Client not opening in 10.8.2

Greetings all: This problem has been widely reported, and I'm posting here to give it a bump (and to say that it's still out there). Running the latest version of Spotify on a MBP 10.8.2. Was working fine, then out of the blue, stopped working. I sta...

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  • Greetings all:   This problem has been widely reported, and I'm posting here to give it a bump (and to say that it's still out there). Running the latest version of Spotify on a MBP 10.8.2. Wa...
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Follow, but then what?

I have the new version of Spotify with the new Follow tab. I've followed a bunch of people, but now what? Is something supposed to happen? When I follow people in Facebook, there is a news feed where I can see what these people have posted. Is there ...

  • Music Fan
  • I have the new version of Spotify with the new Follow tab. I've followed a bunch of people, but now what? Is something supposed to happen? When I follow people in Facebook, there is a news feed where...
  • Peter__
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Crash

=== START OF TEMPLATE === DescriptionSpotify crashes before even startin up. It has worked fine until now. A more detailed description, using numbered steps1. First I did this I´ve tried to reinstall following the steps on the homepage but couldnt fi...

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  •  === START OF TEMPLATE ===   Description Spotify crashes before even startin up. It has worked fine until now.   A more detailed description, using numbered steps 1. First I d...
  • Peter__
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Solved!! [Mac] spotify doesn't play music from my iTunes library

HelloI have a strange problem.Spotify works fine, I play some "radio stations" and it works, but when the song is also in my iTunes library, Spotify refuse to play the song.This happens only on songs I have on my iTunes library (however not all are c...

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  • Hello I have a strange problem. Spotify works fine, I play some "radio stations" and it works, but when the song is also in my iTunes library, Spotify refuse to play the song. This happens only on...
  • ik2wxx
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Solved!! Save playlists without showing them?

I have a lot of playlists (and I love my playlists!). My problem is, that I also make playlists that i only use for a short period of time (I'm a physical education teacher - and might create a playlist for a some specific dance lessons), but I might...

  • Roadie
  • I have a lot of playlists (and I love my playlists!). My problem is, that I also make playlists that i only use for a short period of time (I'm a physical education teacher - and might create a playl...
  • Peter__
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