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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 Liked songs not loading.

Ok so turns out, none of my liked songs are loading at all, nor are the artist's songs I liked are loading either. I tried closing it and reopening it, disabling hardware acceleration, and none of it worked at *all.* What's up with this? Man. e3e

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  • Ok so turns out, none of my liked songs are loading at all, nor are the artist's songs I liked are loading either.   I tried closing it and reopening it, disabling hardware acceleration, and n...
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Solved!! Installer stuck + Eats RAM to infinity.

The most recent Spotify Installer for Mac gets stuck at 'Installing Spotify', and keeps eating RAM. I left it for a good 30 minutes, and by that time it occupied more than 28 GBs or RAM. PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceMacbook Pro Retina 2014Operating ...

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  • The most recent Spotify Installer for Mac gets stuck at 'Installing Spotify', and keeps eating RAM. I left it for a good 30 minutes, and by that time it occupied more than 28 GBs or RAM.   Pla...
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Deleting Local Files on Macbook Air

I'm trying to delete my 'local files', and I've followed all the instructions to delete it by deleting the 'local-files' things, but it still has not deleted them when I open my spotify and just creates another file under the same name. Pls help. I h...

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  • I'm trying to delete my 'local files', and I've followed all the instructions to delete it by deleting the 'local-files' things, but it still has not deleted them when I open my spotify and just crea...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify disconnects during Zoom w/ AirPods?

Operating SystemMacBook Air Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287) My Question or IssueWhy does Spotify disconnect during a Zoom meeting after connecting to AirPods Pro? I have a brand new MacBook Air and this never happened on my old laptop. So every time I scre...

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  •   Operating System MacBook Air Catalina 10.15.4 (19E287)   My Question or Issue Why does Spotify disconnect during a Zoom meeting after connecting to AirPods Pro? I have a brand n...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is randomly stopping tracks, then closing completely.

Plan: PremiumCountry: United KingdomDevice: Macbook Pro mid 2012Operating System: Mac OS Mojave (10.14.6)My Question or IssueFor about 2 weeks now I've been having issues with Spotify on my Mac. While playing music Spotify keeps randomly muting/stopp...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United Kingdom Device: Macbook Pro mid 2012 Operating System: Mac OS Mojave (10.14.6) My Question or Issue For about 2 weeks now I've been having issue...
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Superuser Contribution Contrast/moon icon

Hi all, premium user from Canada here, on a Macbook Pro. I'm wondering what that icon is about: Found on some tracks in the Spotify desktop app. Went through the documentation without finding any icon guide, does anybody know what it is? Thanks.

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  • Hi all, premium user from Canada here, on a Macbook Pro.   I'm wondering what that icon is about:   Found on some tracks in the Spotify desktop app.   Went through the...
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Spotify no longer works after downloading Catalina on MacBook Pro

Plan - PremiumUK DeviceMacbook Pro Catalina 10.15.4Retina 13" Late 2013 My Question or IssueSince downloading Catalina Spotify quits as soon as I start my MacBook

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  • Plan - Premium UK   Device Macbook Pro Catalina 10.15.4 Retina 13" Late 2013   My Question or Issue Since downloading Catalina Spotify quits as soon as I start my MacBook 
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Superuser Contribution Remove explicit content - using webplayer

Hi all I am using webplayer and I would like to disable explicit content. I cannot find the setting. I am following the steps described here https://support.spotify.com/uk/using_spotify/system_settings/explicit-content/ Is there a way to remove expli...

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  • Hi all   I am using webplayer and I would like to disable explicit content. I cannot find the setting.   I am following the steps described  here https://support.spotify.com/u...
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"Liking" songs isn't working properly

I wanted to post this in "on going issues" as this issue affects me across devices.PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Samsung Galaxy S8 & MacBook Pro 2019)Operating System(Latest, android 9 & Catalina ) My IssueLiking songs on macOS and android isn't workin...

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  • I wanted to post this in "on going issues" as this issue affects me across devices. Plan Premium Country USA Device (Samsung Galaxy S8 & MacBook Pro 2019) Operating System (Latest, androi...
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Solved!! Can I delete my 30gb 'Persistent Cache' folder?

I was wondering if I could delete my 'Persistent Cache' folder without damaging my library of functioning of my desktop Spotify app? It is now at 30gb and taking up space I could do with. Also is there a way to cap this folder size or must I manually...

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  • I was wondering if I could delete my 'Persistent Cache' folder without damaging my library of functioning of my desktop Spotify app? It is now at 30gb and taking up space I could do with. &nbsp...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Control strip needs impovements

Device: MacBook Pro 16" 2019Operating System: MacOS 10.15.4 The current layout of the control strip leaves something to be desired.Whether in the application or outside it is not possible (for example) to like a song, to see the name of the song or t...

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  • Device: MacBook Pro 16" 2019 Operating System: MacOS 10.15.4   The current layout of the control strip leaves something to be desired. Whether in the application or outside it is not possibl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Every time I Quit Spotify it immediately reopens itself (MacOS)

Hi there,Every time I Cmd+Q (or File -> Quit) Spotify it immediately reopens itself. It's the crazy ex-girlfriend that can't take a hint. I am able to Force Quit to resolve the problem *most* of the time but even then sometimes it reopens. I've gone ...

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  • Hi there, Every time I Cmd+Q (or File -> Quit) Spotify it immediately reopens itself. It's the crazy ex-girlfriend that can't take a hint. I am able to Force Quit to resolve the problem *most* of...
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Superuser Contribution Not all Followers appear on Friend Activity

PlanPremiumDeviceMacbook Air early 2015)Operating System(macOS Catalina 10.15.4 ) My Question or IssueA few people that I follow don't appear on my Friend Activity when I appear on theirs. I have tried logging in and out again and reinstalling the ap...

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  • Plan Premium Device Macbook Air early 2015) Operating System (macOS Catalina 10.15.4 )   My Question or Issue A few people that I follow don't appear on my Friend Activity when I ap...
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Public playlists appearing on listening activity.

Hello, I wanted to know that, when I am playing songs from other public playlists is there any way to hide only the playlist name from my listening activity other than opting for a private session? Also, I already added the playlist to my account but...

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  • Hello, I wanted to know that, when I am playing songs from other public playlists is there any way to hide only the playlist name from my listening activity other than opting for a private session? A...
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Volume/play drop out every second?

I just updated the app on my Mac laptop and now the play back is completely glitching and its unlistenable. The volume seems to be cutting or the play is stopping just for a split second every second or so - so its completely unlistenable.It sounds l...

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  • I just updated the app on my Mac laptop and now the play back is completely glitching and its unlistenable. The volume seems to be cutting or the play is stopping just for a split second every second...
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Sharing songs to Facebook yields inconsistent results - why?

I shared 2 songs to my Facebook, both from my imac within minutes of each other.One has the 30 second preview player - the other doesn't. Spotify Cares can't offer me any reason as to why this is happening.Anyone know a fix or why this keeps happenin...

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  • I shared 2 songs to my Facebook, both from my imac within minutes of each other. One has the 30 second preview player - the other doesn't. Spotify Cares can't offer me any reason as to why this is h...
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Spotify App Malfunctioning in Safe Mode on Mac

Plan: PremiumCountry: UK Device: Macbook AirOperating System: macOS Catalina version 10.15.3 My Question or Issue:I have switched into safe mode on my mac as a solution to my bluetooth constantly connecting and disconnecting. However, now my Spotify ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Device: Macbook Air Operating System: macOS Catalina version 10.15.3   My Question or Issue: I have switched into safe mode on my mac as a ...
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Can't See Friend activity

PlanPremium CountryAustralia DeviceMacbook air 2018 Operating Systemnot sure My Question or IssueMy friend feed is not showing up on my laptop, I have restarted my laptop, uninstalled and reinstalled spotify, and tried to turn the 'see friend activit...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Australia   Device Macbook air 2018   Operating System not sure   My Question or Issue My friend feed is not showing up on my laptop, I have re...
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Solved!! You broke AppleScript (Again)

PlanPremiumCountryArgentina DeviceMacBook Pro 2017 RetinaOperating SystemHigh Sierra My Question or Issue AppleScript is not returning current song correctly. The last build from Apr 23th Broke it. The script in question is the following: if applicat...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Argentina   Device MacBook Pro 2017 Retina Operating System High Sierra   My Question or Issue   AppleScript is not returning current song corr...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Music plays and pauses constantly after recent update

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook Pro late 2018Operating SystemmacOS Catalina My Question or IssueHi, I've found that after updating to the latest version (1.1.31.703.g256add22) music constantly plays and pauses quickly. Video linked for reference, as I coul...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook Pro late 2018 Operating System macOS Catalina    My Question or Issue Hi, I've found that after updating to the latest version (1.1.31.703.g256ad...
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