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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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Playing random songs

Whenever I am listening to a playlist, after a song finishes, a random song that isn't on the playlist starts playing. This happens after every song. How do I fix it? It is getting really annoying.

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  • Whenever I am listening to a playlist, after a song finishes, a random song that isn't on the playlist starts playing. This happens after every song. How do I fix it? It is getting really annoying.
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Artist Page, Discography UI (Album & List view)

US PremiumMacbook Air M1 My Question or IssueFirst, I usually browse artist page in this view for years of using Spotify desktop app.There was this List view which you can toggle, but the app remembers your choice for next time. I never use List view...

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  • US Premium Macbook Air M1   My Question or Issue First, I usually browse artist page in this view for years of using Spotify desktop app. There was this List view which you can toggle...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify created a bunch of mostly empty folders on my external drive, now what?

I installed Spotify on my new iMac. Worked fine. Today, I went to my external hard drive (where I keep all my documents) and, it was oddly full of folders that had two digit names. s8, f7, aN, etc. My files were there and, fine. Just all these moslty...

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  • I installed Spotify on my new iMac. Worked fine.   Today, I went to my external hard drive (where I keep all my documents) and, it was oddly full of folders that had two digit names. s8, f7, a...
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Superuser Contribution Embedded podcast will not play using Safari on Macbook

PlanFreeCountrySweden DeviceMacbookOperating SystemOsX My Question or IssueWhen embedding an episod of my pod on a website it works awesome, except wen using Safari on my Macbook. If I do use chrome on the same it works just fine. I am assume it is a...

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  • Plan Free Country Sweden   Device Macbook Operating System OsX   My Question or Issue When embedding an episod of my pod on a website it works awesome, except wen using Safari on...
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[Desktop][Search] Next playing song from a searched song is not in the playlist

I am using the latest Spotify version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a on Mac OS Catalina 10.15.7. If I search for a song from within a playlist, the next song that plays is not within the playlist. It plays a song from the searched song's radio. The previous ...

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  • I am using the latest Spotify version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a on Mac OS Catalina 10.15.7.   If I search for a song from within a playlist, the next song that plays is not within the playlist. I...
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Superuser Contribution Cant play podcasts on any device through the app. Music works fine. The play button on podcasts will

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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Spotify app not working for second user on Mac OSX

Mac OSX Montery 12.3.1Spotify Premium FamilyUK I've used the Spotify app on my Mac for ages with no problems. I've recently created a profile on my Mac for my son, but when he logs on and opens the Spotify app he just gets the 'Something went wrong' ...

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  • Mac OSX Montery 12.3.1 Spotify Premium Family UK   I've used the Spotify app on my Mac for ages with no problems.  I've recently created a profile on my Mac for my son, but when he logs...
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Spotify Desktop App causes kernal panic

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur Version 11.6 My Question or IssueI have the Spotify desktop app on my laptop. Each time I have the app running and I put my computer to sleep, when I return my c...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) Operating System macOS Big Sur Version 11.6   My Question or Issue I have the Spotify desktop app on my laptop. ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Helper uses a lot of data after just being started

PlanPremiumCountryHong Kong DeviceMacBook AirOperating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.3.1 My Question or IssueI have Spotify on auto-start when I boot my laptop and today I'm on a metered WiFi connection (the router is using 4G). Because it's a bit slow and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hong Kong   Device MacBook Air Operating System macOS Monterey 12.3.1   My Question or Issue I have Spotify on auto-start when I boot my laptop and today I'm...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Play/pause button not automatically focused after re-opening Spotify desktop

This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button. How to reproduce:Open SpotifyPlay a songHide Spotify (Cmd+H or from menu Spotify > Hid...

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  • This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button.   How to reproduce: Open S...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution using siri for Spotify on mac

PlanPremiumDeviceMacBookPro My Question or Issue:please put Spotify on the Mac app Store , to allow using it with Siri assistant

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  •   Plan Premium Device MacBookPro     My Question or Issue: please put Spotify on the Mac app Store , to allow using it with Siri assistant  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Date added not showing on playlist and column is empty

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacbook Pro 2019Operating SystemmacOS My Question or IssueWhen looking at the dates added for my playlist, it wasn't there anymore after updating Spotify and instead of a dates added column it said Release date but i...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System macOS   My Question or Issue When looking at the dates added for my playlist, it wasn't there anymore after upd...
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[Mac desktop] lyrics and queue should probably not stack the history?

Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueAt bottom right corner, click lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue and so on.Then click back button... Seems that it's going to lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue... backwards as if these views were stacked.Lyrics an...

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  • Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue At bottom right corner, click lyric -> queue -> lyric -> queue and so on. Then click back button...   Seems that it's going to ly...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Search "See All" sometimes shows grey boxes instead of results

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMac Mini Late 2014Operating SystemmacOS 12.4 (21F79)Spotify VersionSpotify for macOS (Intel)1.1.85.895.g2a71e1b8 My Question or IssueSearching works, but clicking on "See All" sometimes shows grey boxes instead of results (...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Mac Mini Late 2014 Operating System macOS 12.4 (21F79) Spotify Version Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.85.895.g2a71e1b8   My Question or Issue Searchin...
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Superuser Contribution Sound stops, can hear only noise while browsing AliExpress

DeviceMac Pro 5,1Operating SystemMacOS 10.14 My Question or IssueWhen browsing AliExpress and clicking on anything like the l/p field, clicking on a message in the message centre, or by choosing a product variation the sound stops, can hear just a fa...

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  • Device Mac Pro 5,1 Operating System MacOS 10.14   My Question or Issue When browsing AliExpress and clicking on anything like the l/p field, clicking on a message in the message centr...
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Superuser Contribution Can't download Spotify app to Mac desktop

So for some reason, Spotify will not download onto my Mac desktop; below is all the things that I have tried and did not work:Clean re-installUpdated my Maccleared room in storageDownloaded and tried the two different installmentsMultiple re-startsAn...

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  • So for some reason, Spotify will not download onto my Mac desktop; below is all the things that I have tried and did not work: Clean re-install Updated my Mac cleared room in storage Downloaded ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Gigantic interface issue

Hi! Several weeks ago my interface has completely changed for no reason and it has become unmanageable and unusable. I tried to reinstall but nothing worked, the search for the interface switch from the visually impaired mode to normal was also unsuc...

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  • Hi! Several weeks ago my interface has completely changed for no reason and it has become unmanageable and unusable. I tried to reinstall but nothing worked, the search for the interface sw...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify (old) won't update?

On my MacBook, the Spotify app says "Spotify(old)". I have tried looking for updates and redownloading the app, but it still does not work? Does anybody know how to fix this? Thank you so much!

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  • On my MacBook, the Spotify app says "Spotify(old)". I have tried looking for updates and redownloading the app, but it still does not work? Does anybody know how to fix this? Thank you so much!
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Superuser Contribution Glitch when I play songs on my Mac - What do I do? Uninstall?

I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.

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  • I've been playing songs on my Mac on spotify and there is always a glitch. The sound on my computer is fine - it doesn't happen when I watch videos or YouTube.
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Superuser Contribution App Freezes Upon Opening It

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMacBook ProOperating SystemmacOS Montery 12.3.1 (21E258) As of late, I've been having this recurring issue occur where whenever I would try to open Spotify, it would open a blank dark gray screen and stay there and then when...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device MacBook Pro Operating System macOS Montery 12.3.1 (21E258)   As of late, I've been having this recurring issue occur where whenever I would try to op...
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