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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 Playing bar does not refresh since last update on Mac

While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...

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  • While playing song and navigating into it or stop/continue, the playing bar doesn't keep in the good time position, which makes it tricky to reach a precise position in the song...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] CMD+L isn't activating search bar

After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it was in previous versions. Then when I try to manually click ...

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  • After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it...
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Superuser Contribution I cannot connect to facebook

when i connect to facebook, it alway show 0 friend.but i can see some friend activity on the friend activity friend (even though they are not my friend!). that was wired. I suspect my account was connect to some wrong facebook account?btw, i also try...

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  • when i connect to facebook, it alway show 0 friend. but i can see some friend activity on the friend activity friend (even though they are not my friend!). that was wired. I suspect my account was c...
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Superuser Contribution Привіт! Українці теж користуються Spotify!

I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian language on desktop (mac) version of your app (iphone ...

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  • I am from Ukraine. You probably did not understand what i wrote in my question. In my language it means "Hello! Ukrainians use Spotify too!". I am writing to support because there is no Ukrainian lan...
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Regression/Bug: Clicking cover and current song no longer take to correct place

For about a year since my earlier reported issue, clicking the cover art would take the user to the correct/expected place, the album & song being played. This is now broken, most likely due to UI changes that don't test for regressions/bugs being in...

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  • For about a year since my earlier reported issue, clicking the cover art would take the user to the correct/expected place, the album & song being played. This is now broken, most likely due to U...
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Superuser Contribution Songs that aren't from my playlist play after one song plays in my playlist

When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the play button.

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  • When I play a song from my playlist, and when the song finishes, another song that isn't in my playlist starts playing. It even shows that the playlist is not playing and I have to keep clicking the ...
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Superuser Contribution My local files won’t play

I uploaded a few audio files as part of my local files and every time I go play one I get a message saying “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it” my files are all on my iCloud Drive so I don’t kno...

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  • I uploaded a few audio files as part of my local files and every time I go play one I get a message saying “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it”...
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Superuser Contribution Why isn't Spotify working on my Mac?

I had downloaded the app from internet to my Mac and a few months ago there was a big bug and since then no matter how many times I delete and download it it is always written that an error occurred and to refresh but it never change.

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  • I had downloaded the app from internet to my Mac and a few months ago there was a big bug and since then no matter how many times I delete and download it it is always written that an error occurred ...
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Superuser Contribution Facebook friend list not appearing

My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on my Macbook, it is telling me that I have zero friend...

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  • My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on m...
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Superuser Contribution Auto Queues All Older/Previous Played Episodes

Plan: StudentPremiumCountry: USA Device: Macbook Pro late 2016Operating System: iOS 10Spotify: Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c My Question or IssuePodcast episodes play in REVERSE order. If you try to go to next episode, you go the epi...

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  •   Plan: Student Premium Country: USA   Device: Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System: iOS 10 Spotify: Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c   My Quest...
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    queue backwards
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Superuser Contribution Spotiify macbook app not opening

I am running it on Apple Silicon MacBook on MacOS 12.3.1The app just doesnt open, tried to clean re install Spotify, removing all files from Finder etc. Still no luck.

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  • I am running it on Apple Silicon MacBook on MacOS 12.3.1 The app just doesnt open, tried to clean re install Spotify, removing all files from Finder etc. Still no luck. 😞
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Collaborative playlists have changed and people can't join

Recently a change in the desktop mac UI for collaborative playlists has created chaos in my group. I run a weekly music challenge and previously all I had to do was make the playlist collaborative and share the link. Now, I get varying results and is...

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  • Recently a change in the desktop mac UI for collaborative playlists has created chaos in my group. I run a weekly music challenge and previously all I had to do was make the playlist collaborative an...
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Superuser Contribution Previous button does not work correctly

PlanIndividual PremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)Operating SystemMacOS Monterey 12.3.1 App VersionSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c My Question or IssueThe "Previous" button does not return to the correct song. Steps to r...

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  • Plan Individual Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Operating System MacOS Monterey 12.3.1   App Version Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c &nb...
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Spotify intermittently causes wifi to slowdown on my Mac and causes kernel panic

Plan: PremiumCountry: United States Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019 Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 My Question or IssueWhen I use the Spotify Desktop app on Mac, it plays fine for maybe like 30 min and then all of a sudden, my internet...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United States   Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019  Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4   My Question or Issue When I use the Spotify Desktop ...
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Superuser Contribution How to filter on downloaded songs when using the desktop Mac app?

When in Offline mode, I want to be able to see just the music/podcasts that is available for me to play. In the iOS app I can easily doing this by applying the 'downloaded' filter. Is there an equivalent way that I can do this in the desktop Mac app?

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  • When in Offline mode, I want to be able to see just the music/podcasts that is available for me to play. In the iOS app I can easily doing this by applying the 'downloaded' filter. Is there an e...
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Superuser Contribution [macOS] [UX] Delete Playlist Button Style Broken

Hello, I hope i'm at the right place. I would like to report a little design issue with the remove tracks from a playlist button. Screenshot is in the description!

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  • Hello,   I hope i'm at the right place.   I would like to report a little design issue with the remove tracks from a playlist button. Screenshot is in the description!
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Superuser Contribution Can't play the current song

PlanPremium CountryDenmarkDeviceMacbook pro 2019Operating SystemMacOS monterey My Question or IssueI can't play the songs on my computer, when I try to play a song it says "can't play the current song"but when I use my headphones on the computer it c...

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  • Plan Premium  Country Denmark Device Macbook pro 2019 Operating System MacOS monterey    My Question or Issue I can't play the songs on my computer, when I try to play a song...
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Superuser Contribution Try to Download app on Mac and never finishes downloading

premium account - Australia - MacBook pro so basically spotify told me to re download the app as my version was 'old' and so i tried (like 10 times) and everytime i try to download it, it almost finishes downloading and then just stops right at the e...

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  • premium account - Australia - MacBook pro   so basically spotify told me to re download the app as my version was 'old' and so i tried (like 10 times) and everytime i try to download it, it al...
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Superuser Contribution Download problems

Hi everyone! Im having problems to download Spotify on my Mac. It says i have to contact the server because i dont have permission to open the Spotify Installer. Could someone help me?

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  • Hi everyone! Im having problems to download Spotify on my Mac. It says i have to contact the server because i dont have permission to open the Spotify Installer. Could someone help me?
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