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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 Control volume with Keyboard Volume Buttons

Hi,when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12).But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the keyboard volume buttons do not have any effect, I have ...

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  • Hi, when I play music on my internal notebook speakers, I can control the volume by using the keyboard volume keys (F10, F11, F12). But when I play on an external device using spotify connect, the ...
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Superuser Contribution Are there any decent alternatives to the spotify app for macs

PremiumAustralia Macbook Pro 2016macOS Catalina There are a lot of good things to say about spotify. But the desktop app is not one of them. I'm someone who tends to have a queue of stuff that I've found and want to investigate, rather than a set of ...

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  •   Premium Australia   Macbook Pro 2016 macOS Catalina   There are a lot of good things to say about spotify. But the desktop app is not one of them. I'm someone who tends to hav...
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Playlist editing on iPhone works but not on desktop

Plan freeFree/PremiumCountry U.K. Device(iPhone 11 , iPad and Mac desktop)Operating System(iOS 10.) My Question or IssueAble to edit my playlist in iPhone 11 and iPad ok but my desktop missing the add track button.

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  • Plan free Free/Premium Country U.K.    Device (iPhone 11 , iPad and Mac desktop) Operating System (iOS 10.)   My Question or Issue Able to edit my playlist in iPhone 11 and i...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution I Can't Post an Idea

I don't see a button to post an idea here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/idb-p/ideas_live Are ideas posted somewhere else?

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  • I don't see a button to post an idea here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/idb-p/ideas_live   Are ideas posted somewhere else? 
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Superuser Contribution Now Playing widget is buggy: previous song grayed out, seek times do not match

PlanPremium DeviceMacBook Pro Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueSometimes previous song button in the Now Playing widget is grayed out even though there are songs before that one. I don't know the exact steps to repro...

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  • Plan Premium   Device MacBook Pro Early 2015 Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue Sometimes previous song button in the Now Playing widget is grayed out eve...
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Superuser Contribution Now Playing widget artwork reloads every time you seek

PlanPremium DeviceMacBook Pro Early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueIt is great that Now Playing widget now supports artwork on macOS. However, the artwork is reloaded every time I seek.

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  • Plan Premium   Device MacBook Pro Early 2015 Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.2.3   My Question or Issue It is great that Now Playing widget now supports artwork on macOS. However...
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Superuser Contribution See all songs on Artist page

Hey, I cannot see songs on artist page. There are just Popular songs and album. When I am looking for my favorite song I have to click and go through all albums and look there. It is like zilion clicks more and it is super unintuitive. I possible to ...

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  • Hey,    I cannot see songs on artist page. There are just Popular songs and album. When I am looking for my favorite song I have to click and go through all albums and look there. It is l...
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Superuser Contribution Extremely low volume across all my devices.

PlanPremiumCountry. USAiPhone 8 and Mac book airOperating SystemUp to date iOS my volume is extremely low on both my phone and computer. I can’t stream to Bluetooth in my car or my echo dot— because I can’t hear it. I did a fresh restart of both apps...

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  •   Plan Premium Country. USA iPhone 8 and Mac book air Operating System Up to date iOS    my volume is extremely low on both my phone and computer. I can’t stream to Bluetooth...
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Superuser Contribution Discover Weekly dislike button no longer removes song

Clicking the 'dislike song' button no longer disables/grays out a song, so it keeps playing in rotation. Restarting Spotify will fix the issue, but only for songs that have already been disliked. Device(MacMini 2018(iOS ) My Question or Issue

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  • Clicking the 'dislike song' button no longer disables/grays out a song, so it keeps playing in rotation.    Restarting Spotify will fix the issue, but only for songs that have already bee...
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Superuser Contribution App is working fine but not actually installed - weird

Strange situation which is more of an inconvenience and mystery than full problem: I download and run the Spotify installer, it seems to work all fine. The app opens and I login, all fine. But, it's not in the apps folder and if I quit I have to down...

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  • Strange situation which is more of an inconvenience and mystery than full problem: I download and run the Spotify installer, it seems to work all fine. The app opens and I login, all fine. But, it's ...
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When I hear spotify on my Macbook with bluetooth headphones the song only plays first 5 seconds.

Hello,When I try to hear music with my Macbook Pro M1 with Bluetooth headphones (Airpods), the song starts perfectly, but after 5 seconds it just stops, and I get the blue error message in the top saying: "Can't play the current song".Any suggestions...

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  • Hello, When I try to hear music with my Macbook Pro M1 with Bluetooth headphones (Airpods), the song starts perfectly, but after 5 seconds it just stops, and I get the blue error message in the top ...
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How to reach actual local files

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceMacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)Operating SystemHigh Sierra iOS 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI see (and can listen to) a list of songs in "Local Files" in my MacBook Spotify App although the "Local Files" is disab...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) Operating System High Sierra iOS 10.13.6   My Question or Issue I see (and can listen to) a list of songs in...
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Superuser Contribution Playlists activates by single click

PlanPremiumCountryDenmark DeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 My Question or IssueI just updated to the newest version of the Spotify Desktop app. First of all, I really like the Discovered On function on every...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark   Device MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.2.3     My Question or Issue I just updated to the newest version ...
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Superuser Contribution Missing "Go to album" from search results

PlanPremium FamilyCountryNorway DeviceMacbook Pro w/Touchbar 2017Operating SystemOS X Big Sur 11.2.3 (20D91) Spotify Desktop Mac version1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7-a My Question or Issue When I search for a song and get a list of results, then I click on th...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Norway   Device Macbook Pro w/Touchbar 2017 Operating System OS X Big Sur 11.2.3 (20D91)   Spotify Desktop Mac version 1.1.48.625.g1c87c7f7-a   ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Window size and position not saved

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 (20D91) My Question or IssueWhen I close the app and open it again, the window size and position are restored to defaults. I normally maximize the window.Re...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) Operating System macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 (20D91)   My Question or Issue When I close the app and open it again, the window s...
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Superuser Contribution NaN:NaN instead of song duration

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceMacbook air 2020Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueOn my mac (spotify works fine on my phone/any other device) Spotify doesn’t let me modify playlists(says playlists are full) or play any music. Instead there’s a...

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  •   Plan Free Country US Device Macbook air 2020 Operating System macOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue On my mac (spotify works fine on my phone/any other device) Spotify doesn’t l...
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Listening in all devices simultaneously

PlanPremiumCountrySpain Device(iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Air 2, Macbook Pro Retina 2015, Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation)Operating System(all iOs and MacOS updated to the latest version) My Question or IssueI just found out about the "Playing in all dev...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain   Device (iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Air 2, Macbook Pro Retina 2015, Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Generation) Operating System (all iOs and MacOS updated to the latest ver...
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Solved!! new ui wont update pls send help

Freeaustraliamacbook air touch id 2020macos 11.2 already clean re instaled 3 times. still got that old ui. other laptop has it same model. i'd like the new update thanks.

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  • Free australia macbook air touch id 2020 macos 11.2   already clean re instaled 3 times. still got that old ui. other laptop has it same model. i'd like the new update thanks.
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Superuser Contribution If I play ONE podcast, Spotify automatically adds every episode to my queue.

USA, Mac/PC/Android If I click on ANY podcast in the Mac application, Spotify automatically ads every single podcast to my queue, then sets it to autplay. I don't want this. Example. If I click on "Sword and Scale" ep 135, Spotify will add episodes 1...

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  • USA, Mac/PC/Android   If I click on ANY podcast in the Mac application, Spotify automatically ads every single podcast to my queue, then sets it to autplay. I don't want this.   Example...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search to add new songs in a playlist doesn't work correctly

PlanFreeCountryUkraine DeviceMacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.7AppGoogle Chrome 89.0.4389.128Desktop (Mac) Spotify 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a Yesterday (April 14) search at the bottom of my playlists (where it suggests addi...

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