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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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Spotify affecting wifi on my MacBook

Has anyone experiencing anything similar, my internet works fine when the app is open. When i open spotify, the internet disconnects few seconds after. I tried to re-install but still experiencing the same problem.

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  • Has anyone experiencing anything similar, my internet works fine when the app is open. When i open spotify, the internet disconnects few seconds after. I tried to re-install but still experiencing th...
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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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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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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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"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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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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Is is possible for AppleScript to get the currently playing song from the Spotify app?

I would love to make applescript that can fetch the current song from the Mac Spotify app and run a google search in my browser for "[song name] lyrics". Is it actually possible to access the currently playing song via an Applescript command? I know ...

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  • I would love to make applescript that can fetch the current song from the Mac Spotify app and run a google search in my browser for "[song name] lyrics". Is it actually possible to access the current...
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Songs being added to queue twice

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceiMac (2017, 27", Retina 5K)Operating SystemMacOS Mojave (version 10.14.6) Every time I drag a song to the queue button (beside the player) to try and add it to my queue, it is added twice. This issue doesn't happen when...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada   Device iMac (2017, 27", Retina 5K) Operating System MacOS Mojave (version 10.14.6)   Every time I drag a song to the queue button (beside the...
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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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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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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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Superuser Contribution Can't play song when changing audio device

This issue still exists and seriously annoys me.More than a year later nothing has changed.@Spotify: will this ever be solved? If so, when? What do you need from me to resolve this issue?

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  • This issue still exists and seriously annoys me. More than a year later nothing has changed. @Spotify: will this ever be solved? If so, when? What do you need from me to resolve this issue?
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overlapping buttons

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceMacbook Pro mid 2015Operating SystemOS 10.12.6 My Question or IssueOn mac app, the search bar, as well as the account button, are overlapping other buttons within the app to control navigation. For instance the "See mo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Macbook Pro mid 2015 Operating System OS 10.12.6   My Question or Issue On mac app, the search bar, as well as the account button, are overl...
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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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Public playlists on my profile

Hi I'm wondering why I'm able to "make public" some playlists that belong to others, but not all. Some of these are Spotify's playlists rather than other users.

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  • Hi I'm wondering why I'm able to "make public" some playlists that belong to others, but not all. Some of these are Spotify's playlists rather than other users. 
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Unable to access website (www.spotify.com) from Macbooks

DeviceMacbook Pro late 2016, running latest MacOS I created a Spotify account some time ago but have only just reached the point of wanting to use it. I tried to run the program on my Macbook but it just did nothing. I decided to delete it (cleared t...

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  • Device Macbook Pro late 2016, running latest MacOS   I created a Spotify account some time ago but have only just reached the point of wanting to use it.   I tried to run the program o...
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Playlist folders not shuffling evenly

I have a playlist folder with playlists from different singers. However, when I shuffle this folder one playlist/singer completely dominates my queue. And it seems to be whichever playlist is at the bottom of the folder. In the picture you can see 75...

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  • I have a playlist folder with playlists from different singers. However, when I shuffle this folder one playlist/singer completely dominates my queue. And it seems to be whichever playlist is at the ...
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Sidebar shows codes

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacBook ProOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueOn my side bar, for example, instead of showing "playlists" it shows "sidebar.playlist_playlist". Its not only for the playlist option, its for all titles. You can s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device MacBook Pro Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue On my side bar, for example, instead of showing "playlists" it shows "sidebar.playlist_pl...
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Superuser Contribution Flip/reverse song order in playlist

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Macbook Pro 2012Operating System: MacOS Mojave I played a bunch of songs for a dance party, and I want to make a playlist out of them, in the order they were played... so I looked at my history, highlighted all the so...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: Macbook Pro 2012 Operating System: MacOS Mojave   I played a bunch of songs for a dance party, and I want to make a playlist out of them, in the orde...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing songs in my liked songs and gives me an error.

So I decided to fiddle around and block ads without getting Spotify premium and that caused all my songs to cease playing beyond the first couple of seconds. I tried everything, from cleaning the hosts file to doing a clean reinstall.

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  • So I decided to fiddle around and block ads without getting Spotify premium and that caused all my songs to cease playing beyond the first couple of seconds.   I tried everything, from cleanin...
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