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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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duplicates appear after changing song order in queue

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDevice(Macbook Pro M1, 2020)Operating System(MacOS Ventura 13.1) My Question or IssueAfter changing the song order in the queue or removing songs from the queue, the new emerging songs appear as duplicated.

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device (Macbook Pro M1, 2020) Operating System (MacOS Ventura 13.1)   My Question or Issue After changing the song order in the queue or removing songs from...
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Superuser Contribution How to stop Spotify from starting on login on macOS

hi! this is the same question as this one but because it’s marked as solved and the solution doesn’t work for me, I’m posting it again. I’ve double checked:1) I have no “login items” for my user in the Users & Groups pref pane2) when I right click th...

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  • hi!  this is the same question as this one but because it’s marked as solved and the solution doesn’t work for me, I’m posting it again.   I’ve double checked: 1) I have no “login items”...
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Superuser Contribution Group Session - Queueing Sound/Skip

Frequently (almost always), when I listen to a Group session with friend, whenever one of us adds a song to the Queue, or reorders the queue, there is a very quick pause/skip which is extremely frustrating. It really creates a poor experience. I've t...

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  • Frequently (almost always), when I listen to a Group session with friend, whenever one of us adds a song to the Queue, or reorders the queue, there is a very quick pause/skip which is extremely frust...
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Superuser Contribution Airpods pause with Sonos integration

PLANPremium FamilyUSA DEVICEMacbook Pro 2018MacOS 10.14.3 When my Airpods are connected to my Mac and I'm streaming music via the Spotify app for Mac to my Sonos system (in-home), removing the connected Airpods from my ears pauses play. This behavior...

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  • PLAN Premium Family USA   DEVICE Macbook Pro 2018 MacOS 10.14.3   When my Airpods are connected to my Mac and I'm streaming music via the Spotify app for Mac to my Sonos system...
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Superuser Contribution Music refuses to play after ad

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacBook Air, listening from the website not the appOperating System After an ad comes on no music will play and nothing can be done to make it play except reload the website. It's like it gets stuck after the ad play...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device MacBook Air, listening from the website not the app Operating System     After an ad comes on no music will play and nothing can be done to m...
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Where is the dislike button in the mac desktop app, please?

I'm on the way to go crazy because the algorhythm still doesn't want to accept all the dislikes of my handy app and on my MAC desktop. It's hard to constantly stop horrible songs. I can't see any option to dislike any songs. There's nothing but the l...

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  • I'm on the way to go crazy because the algorhythm still doesn't want to accept all the dislikes of my handy app and on my MAC desktop. It's hard to constantly stop horrible songs. I can't see any opt...
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Superuser Contribution Mac desktop app only allowing login via web browser +1 more issue

Plan- PremiumCountry- U.S.Device- iMac late 2015Operating System- Mojave 10.14.6 Hi, I have two issues that have suddenly appeared:1) I can no longer login via the Spotify Mac Desktop; it requires me to login via a web browser. I then receive an auto...

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  • Plan- Premium Country- U.S. Device- iMac late 2015 Operating System- Mojave 10.14.6   Hi, I have two issues that have suddenly appeared: 1) I can no longer login via the Spotify Mac Deskto...
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Solved!! Music does not play on my Mac Laptop

Hi, since 2 days the music does not play on my desktop of MacBook Air. I have re-installed the app according to the guidelines provided by Spotify but it still does not work. I can play music via the web player of Spotify but not via the app on my de...

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  • Hi, since 2 days the music does not play on my desktop of MacBook Air. I have re-installed the app according to the guidelines provided by Spotify but it still does not work. I can play music via the...
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Superuser Contribution Option to change output speaker

Why is there no option to change which output audio device Spotify plays on? The audio always plays on whatever the system-wide default is, but I want to specify that it plays on a specific set of speakers. Surely it's standard for audio applications...

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  • Why is there no option to change which output audio device Spotify plays on?  The audio always plays on whatever the system-wide default is, but I want to specify that it plays on a specific set...
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Superuser Contribution Discord Rich Presence Reversed with Spotify Desktop App

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceMacBook Air M2Operating SystemMacOS 13.0.1 Ventura My Question or IssueSpotify's rich presence in Discord only works when the Spotify desktop app is closed. This means when I run discord and stream Spotify music on ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device MacBook Air M2 Operating System MacOS 13.0.1 Ventura   My Question or Issue Spotify's rich presence in Discord only works when the Spotify deskt...
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Superuser Contribution I can see other people's listening activity, but they can't see mine

Plan: PremiumCountry: US DeviceMacbook Air, Version 12.5 My Question or Issue My followers can't see what I'm listening to, even though I have "Share my listening activity on Spotify" enabled and Private session disabled. However, I can always see wh...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device Macbook Air, Version 12.5   My Question or Issue   My followers can't see what I'm listening to, even though I have "Share my listening activ...
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Private Session not appearing on Web App

I am using the Spotify Web App and the private session option does not appear in the top-right dropdown menu nor does it appear in settings. (In fact, nothing is in settings aside from the language selection option)

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  • I am using the Spotify Web App and the private session option does not appear in the top-right dropdown menu nor does it appear in settings. (In fact, nothing is in settings aside from the language s...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Not sending data to Discord or scrobbling to Last.fm unless Browser Client is also open

PlanFreeCountry CanadaDeviceiMac Retina 4K - 21.5" - 2017Operating SystemMac 10.14.1 My Question or IssueSpotify Desktop app isn't sending any data to auxiliary app connections unless open.spotify.com is also open, but the problem with that is that i...

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  • Plan Free Country  Canada Device iMac Retina 4K - 21.5" - 2017 Operating System Mac 10.14.1   My Question or Issue Spotify Desktop app isn't sending any data to auxiliary app...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify will not close properly; requires force quit

PlanPremiemCountryUSADeviceiMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)Operating SystemmacOS Mojave 10.14.6 My Question or IssueSpotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I try to quit and always requires a force quit. Here is a video of the issue.

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  • Plan Premiem Country USA Device iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019) Operating System macOS Mojave 10.14.6   My Question or Issue Spotify will not close properly. It gets stuck every time I...
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Superuser Contribution local files won't appear

Plan PremiumCountry US DeviceMacBook pro intelOperating SystemosX My Question or IssueNone of my local files show up even thought they are toggled on in settings. please help! jeff

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device MacBook pro intel Operating System osX   My Question or Issue None of my local files show up even thought they are toggled on in settings. &n...
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Superuser Contribution Both web player and Spotify app won't connect

When I try to connect to the web player on chrome, I get an error saying that the site can't be reached and the connection refused. I have tried using different wifi connections and different internet browsers like safari and firefox and it still won...

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  • When I try to connect to the web player on chrome, I get an error saying that the site can't be reached and the connection refused. I have tried using different wifi connections and different interne...
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Superuser Contribution Can’t use Spotify Connect with Display Off anymore on my Mac?

Hi All, I’ve come across a problem that seems to have started after the last time I updated Spotify.. I have my Mac connected to an external monitor and the lid of the laptop is left closed. I have my studio monitors connected to the Mac also. I leav...

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  • Hi All,   I’ve come across a problem that seems to have started after the last time I updated Spotify..    I have my Mac connected to an external monitor and the lid of the laptop ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify prevents Screensaver

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDeviceMacBook Pro 16" (2019)Operating SystemMacOS 12.4 My Question or Issue Spotify desktop (and web) prevents MacOS from showing the screensaver while playing music when using in clamshell mode. This is very annoying and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device MacBook Pro 16" (2019) Operating System MacOS 12.4       My Question or Issue   Spotify desktop (and web) prevents MacOS from ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution SPOTIFY NOT WORKING AFTER UPDATING TO macOS Catalina 10.15.6

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDevice(MacBook Air 2017)Operating System(macOS Catalina 10.15.6) My Question or IssueI just finished installing Mac OS Catalina, and each time I try to open Spotify, the icon jumps like normal as if it’s about to open, and ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device (MacBook Air 2017) Operating System (macOS Catalina 10.15.6)   My Question or Issue I just finished installing Mac OS Catalina, and each time I t...
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