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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution There's no offline mode on mac desktop app?

Plan: PremiumCountry: UK Device: Macbook air 2020 M1Operating System: macOS Monterey My Question or Issue:I've downloaded the mac desktop app via the Spotify website. There isn't an app in the app store for mac. My question is whether there is a way ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Device: Macbook air 2020 M1 Operating System: macOS Monterey   My Question or Issue: I've downloaded the mac desktop app via the Spotify we...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify app on MacOS controls other accounts [BUG]

I have been looking for any place to report bug and I already gave up few times but situation described below becomes more and more annoying.I have Spotify Duo plan and I am logged on 2 different accounts (mine and not-mine) on Mac device. When I log...

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  • I have been looking for any place to report bug and I already gave up few times but situation described below becomes more and more annoying. I have Spotify Duo plan and I am logged on 2 different...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify appears offline while connected to wifi on MacOS Monterey with M1 Pro chip

Hi. I am running spotify on a MacBook Pro 14" (M1PRO CPU) on Mac OS Monterey. App version: Spotify for MacOS (AppleSilicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c The issue is that while being connected to wifi, the songs are being displayed inactive (gray), like I wa...

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  • Hi.    I am running spotify on a MacBook Pro 14" (M1PRO CPU) on Mac OS Monterey. App version: Spotify for MacOS (AppleSilicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c   The issue is that while b...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Spotify for Artists] Date range on spotify artists stats

On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a custom date range to filter data by. Great! On other ...

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  • On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a cu...
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Superuser Contribution Can't find new episodes button on PC for podcasts

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen browsing for podcasts I'm subscribed to on the PC client, I'm unable to find the button to see new episodes. I see it on Android. Where should I look for that button on the PC version?

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When browsing for podcasts I'm subscribed to on the PC client, I'm unable to find the button to see new episodes. I ...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity Feed stuck at list of friends after login

DeviceMacBook Pro M1 2020(Apple Silicon) VersionSpotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c LocationVietnam(Asia-Pacific) PlanFreeOperating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.2.1 My Question or IssueEvery time I open Spotify, the Friend Activity bar a...

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  • Device MacBook Pro M1 2020(Apple Silicon)   Version Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c   Location Vietnam(Asia-Pacific)   Plan Free Operating System ...
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[Desktop][Social] Friend Activity Pane is not working for macOS

When opening Spotify and turning on "View Friend Activity" the Friend Pane opens on the right of the app. Though it doesn't show my friends (by friends I mean Followers only, I'm not signed into Facebook) and tells me I need to have the setting in so...

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  • When opening Spotify and turning on "View Friend Activity" the Friend Pane opens on the right of the app. Though it doesn't show my friends (by friends I mean Followers only, I'm not signed into Face...
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Superuser Contribution Podcasts ignoring sort order

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: US Device: MacBook Pro 2019Operating System: MacOS 12.0.1 New issue that I noticed around a week or two ago. Podcasts will no longer play in the sort order I choose. Shuffle is turned off. Spotify seems to be selecting ep...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: US   Device: MacBook Pro 2019 Operating System: MacOS 12.0.1    New issue that I noticed around a week or two ago. Podcasts will no longer play in t...
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Solved!! Spotify crashes upon startup on Mac with SIP disabled

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceMacBook Pro late 2021 (14 inch)Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.3 My IssueI consider myself as a power user and therefore I use yabai window manager to make full use of my small 14 inch screen. Some features of this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device MacBook Pro late 2021 (14 inch) Operating System macOS Monterey 12.3   My Issue I consider myself as a power user and therefore I use yabai w...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Keep showing song and album art during fullscreen play

On MacOS client it seems to have been an intentional decision to allow the song name and album art to fade after a couple of seconds (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Fullscreen-album-cover-media-control-fade-away-after-a-few/td-p/525...

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  • On MacOS client it seems to have been an intentional decision to allow the song name and album art to fade after a couple of seconds (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Fullscreen-album...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution macOS app messed up cyrillic fonts in version 1.1.80

I downgraded to 1.1.78 and it's back to normal - cyrillic Gotham font is back. Tried a fresh install of 1.1.80 – then a different random font is used for cyrillic words. I tried googling the issue before posting and I've only found people complaining...

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  • I downgraded to 1.1.78 and it's back to normal - cyrillic Gotham font is back. Tried a fresh install of 1.1.80 – then a different random font is used for cyrillic words. I tried googling the issue be...
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Superuser Contribution Sync local files to 2nd computer (macbook)

I have two Macbooks. In the first picture, you can see all the songs are available. In the second picture, there are three files that are greyed out. You can see both computers are on the same network. The local files sync to my iPhone eventually, wi...

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  •   I have two Macbooks.  In the first picture, you can see all the songs are available.  In the second picture, there are three files that are greyed out.  You can see both comput...
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Superuser Contribution Album cover in fullscreen

When I make a song full screen on my mac, I usually get the Artist's banner, but sometimes I get a big picture of the album cover, but it goes away a few hours later, and it's been happening for a while now. Is there a way I can keep the full-screen ...

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  • When I make a song full screen on my mac, I usually get the Artist's banner, but sometimes I get a big picture of the album cover, but it goes away a few hours later, and it's been happening for a wh...
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Rewind 5 seconds keyboard shortcut for MacOS desktop app

Today, I signed up to become a curator over on Musixmatch so that I can contribute lyrics to this app which has brought me so much joy. For these and other purposes, I'd suggest the option to always show the 'skip back 푥 seconds' on the mobile and de...

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  • Today, I signed up to become a curator over on Musixmatch so that I can contribute lyrics to this app which has brought me so much joy.   For these and other purposes, I'd suggest the option t...
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Superuser Contribution The same playlist link opens different playlists on iOS and macOS

PlanPremium CountryUSADeviceMBP 16" M1 Max, iPhone 13 Pro Max Operating SystemmacOS 12.2.1, iOS 15.3.1 My Question or IssueWhen the link following link is clicked: https://open.spotify.com/track/5gJ1DNzFHwNFlEw1UltyFk?si=PIig9jlnQ0ej7qVIvCLiTg&contex...

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  • Plan Premium   Country USA Device MBP 16" M1 Max, iPhone 13 Pro Max   Operating System macOS 12.2.1, iOS 15.3.1   My Question or Issue When the link following link is c...
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MacOS | Recently Played section | Track Id will be visible instead of Track name

Pre-condition:There should be available track item inside Recently Played section.App version:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon)1.1.79.763.gc2965cdfPlanPremiumCountryCroatiaDevice/VersionMacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)/macOS Big Sur 11.5.1

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  • Pre-condition: There should be available track item inside Recently Played section. App version: Spotify for macOS (Apple Silicon) 1.1.79.763.gc2965cdf Plan Premium Country Croatia Device/Ve...
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Superuser Contribution Filter within podcast channel

We need to have a filter over podcast episodes within the channel such as (The Joe Rogan Experience) on all platforms. Would make it much easier to go through episodes

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  • We need to have a filter over podcast episodes within the channel such as (The Joe Rogan Experience) on all platforms. Would make it much easier to go through episodes  
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Superuser Contribution crossfading feature still not working on my computer

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify will only play through the MAC Internal Speakers, not USB mixer

Plan:PremiumCountry:US DeviceiMac 2017 Monterrey 12.2.1I have been using the IOS desktop client for a number of years now and out of nowhere yesterday it started playing only through the iMac internal speakers. now for the last 2+ year I have been us...

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  • Plan:Premium Country:US   Device iMac 2017  Monterrey 12.2.1 I have been using the IOS desktop client for a number of years now and out of nowhere yesterday it started playing only th...
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Interface messed up after last update (Fixed)

I'm so sorry about that. Restart fixed it. But.. how do I delete this post? Old postPlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceMacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)Operating SystemMacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H1713)My Question or IssueSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.79...

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  • I'm so sorry about that. Restart fixed it.   But.. how do I delete this post?   Old post Plan Premium Country NL Device MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013) Operating Syste...
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