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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 Spotify stops playing on app and browser

When I am trying to listen to Spotify on my computer ( OS Ventura 13.0)....--The App will MAYBE play one song, but sometimes it doesn't play at all. The progress bar of the song is moving but there's no sound--I don't have sound issues with any other...

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  • When I am trying to listen to Spotify on my computer ( OS Ventura 13.0).... --The App will MAYBE play one song, but sometimes it doesn't play at all. The progress bar of the song is moving but there...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify showing wrong song lengths of some local files

DeviceMacbook Pro mid-2012Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15 - 10.15.4 My Question or IssueThis has been an issue for months now. For some reason Spotify shows some local files length's as 1 second shorter than they really are. And for some local f...

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  • Device Macbook Pro mid-2012 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15 - 10.15.4   My Question or Issue This has been an issue for months now. For some reason Spotify shows some local files len...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Bug - Web Player - Cinema Mode on smaller window does not occupy entire window

DeviceWeb Player (Tested on Safari and Chrome)Operating SystemMac Intel My Question or IssueDidn't find any place for web browser threads so I'll post it here. For Cinema mode, after reaching a minimum threshold, the "player controls" get left out, l...

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  • Device Web Player (Tested on Safari and Chrome) Operating System Mac Intel   My Question or Issue Didn't find any place for web browser threads so I'll post it here.   For Cinema mo...
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Superuser Contribution Daily Drive Without the News?

So maybe this is an odd question but I really enjoy the music selection I'm getting in the daily drive. I listen to radio rock/metal/metalcore/pop/etc, and my daily mixes have only ever covered 1 genre per mix. With the daily mix, I get a little of e...

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  • So maybe this is an odd question but I really enjoy the music selection I'm getting in the daily drive. I listen to radio rock/metal/metalcore/pop/etc, and my daily mixes have only ever covered 1 gen...
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Superuser Contribution Playback speed not available from Mac Desktop when playing to Amazon Echo.

Family Plan (main account), USA2021 Macbook Pro, OS 12.5.1 I've been listening to podcasts on my macbook pro at 1.2x speed. I just decided to try listening on my Echo. As soon as I switch to listening from my Echo the speed options are gone and it re...

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  • Family Plan (main account), USA 2021 Macbook Pro, OS 12.5.1   I've been listening to podcasts on my macbook pro at 1.2x speed. I just decided to try listening on my Echo. As soon as I sw...
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Superuser Contribution Firewall Blocking Spotify Error Code auth:16

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceMacBook Pro, Mid 2012Operating SystemmacOS Mojave My Question or IssueAs I've seen many people posting about here, I too seem to have fallen to the "firewall may be blocking Spotify" problem that many others ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States Device MacBook Pro, Mid 2012 Operating System macOS Mojave   My Question or Issue As I've seen many people posting about here, I too seem to hav...
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Superuser Contribution Crackling/Clipping Noise on Macbook

Crackling/popping/clipping/stuttering issue that I've seen in different forums. Can't find a fix for the mac. Just started noticing it today. Please help! Macbook running macOS Catalina v10.15.6 Retina, 12 inch, 2017.

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  • Crackling/popping/clipping/stuttering issue that I've seen in different forums. Can't find a fix for the mac. Just started noticing it today.    Please help!   Macbook running macO...
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Solved!! Error Code auth:16 on Mac after logging out. Clean reinstall does nothing

Plan: PremiumUSA DeviceMacbook Pro 2022MacOS Monterrey 12.4 Traveled out of town to attend friends wedding. Signed out and signed in as friend's account since she had playlists set up for the reception. Testing at hotel went great. Downloaded a bunch...

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  • Plan: Premium USA   Device Macbook Pro 2022 MacOS Monterrey 12.4   Traveled out of town to attend friends wedding. Signed out and signed in as friend's account since she had pla...
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Superuser Contribution volume controls not working anymore when listening on another device - play/pause/next/previous are

Plan - Premium - the NetherlandsDevice - Macbook Pro Early 2015Operating System - Catalina 10.15.7Application - Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.96.785.g464c973aIssue: when playing using Spotify on MacOS and playing to another device (Chromecast Audio),...

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  • Plan - Premium - the Netherlands Device - Macbook Pro Early 2015 Operating System - Catalina 10.15.7 Application - Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.96.785.g464c973a Issue: when playing...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify podcast playback issues with silences and pauses

PlanPremiumArgentinaDeviceMacBook Air M1Operating SystemiOS Ventura If happens to me while listening to podcasts on Spotify for Mac (not on iPhone), that when there's a silence such as between words and sentences the audio cuts off and it resume at t...

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  • Plan Premium Argentina Device MacBook Air M1 Operating System iOS Ventura   If happens to me while listening to podcasts on Spotify for Mac (not on iPhone), that when there's a silence s...
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Spotify desktop app creating ghosting/flickering on Dell monitor connected to M1 Macbook pro

PlanDuoCountryUsa DeviceM1 Macbook Pro 13" (2020)Dell U2720QOperating SystemMontery 12.5.1 My Question or IssueThe Spotify Desktop app will cause my Dell U2720Q monitor to blink, then behave erratically: ghosting of applications, minor color shifts a...

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  • Plan Duo Country Usa   Device M1 Macbook Pro 13" (2020) Dell U2720Q Operating System Montery 12.5.1   My Question or Issue The Spotify Desktop app will cause my Dell U2720Q moni...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] Asterisk "*" Search in Playlist Crashes Application

There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application. Not an urgent bug, but still something that could be fixed in the search engine. An interesting...

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  • There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application.   Not an urgent bug, but still someth...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is not responding on Macbook M1

Plan PremiumPolandMacbook Pro M1 Big Sur Hi! I am a music freak and my app is open 24/7 but here comes the problem - when I try to play a song next day hitting PLAY button have no effect whatsoever, app is open but frozen. I can't close it by Command...

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  • Plan Premium Poland Macbook Pro M1 Big Sur   Hi! I am a music freak and my app is open 24/7 but here comes the problem -  when I try to play a song next day hitting PLAY button have ...
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Superuser Contribution No lyrics for lose yourself

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device:Mac Book Pro, around 2020 My Question or Issue: Despite supposedly having lyrics according to spotify (see screenshot), there is no way to actually display them while playing the song, as the lyric button is gone. The...

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  •   Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Mac Book Pro, around 2020   My Question or Issue:   Despite supposedly having lyrics according to spotify (see screenshot...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Same Spotify link, different playlists on different devices

PlanFree/PremiumCountryDeviceiMacOperating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueHello guys, I've just bumped into a strange issue. My wife sent me a playlist link for Spotify, and specifically asked me to play two songs. When I opened the playlist in Saf...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Device iMac Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue Hello guys,   I've just bumped into a strange issue. My wife sent me a playlist link for Spot...
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Superuser Contribution autoplays even when autoplay is turned off

Plan: PremiumUSA DevicemacOperating Systemmonterey 12.0.1 i have the autoplay option toggled to off and never had a problem but i updated to spotify 1.1.72.439.gc253025e today and now it's autoplaying after the album ends. i've tried quitting spotify...

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  • Plan: Premium USA   Device mac Operating System monterey 12.0.1   i have the autoplay option toggled to off and never had a problem but i updated to spotify 1.1.72.43...
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Superuser Contribution My crossfade settings aren't working.

I understand that it doesn't work with Spotify Connect but I'm trying to play from my desktop. Directly to this device and still it doesn't work.

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  • I understand that it doesn't work with Spotify Connect but I'm trying to play from my desktop. Directly to this device and still it doesn't work.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Reorganize my Playlist by alphabetical order

Plan: Student Premium Country: U.S. My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any tips on how I can do that? Thanks!

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  •   Plan: Student Premium    Country: U.S.    My Question or Issue: I want to reorganize my list of playlist that I followed and created so I can access them easier. Any t...
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Superuser Contribution App crashes when you try to change a playlist cover image

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceMacBook Air (early 2014)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.1 My Question or IssueWhen I click on a personal playlist's cover image, the "Edit Playlist Details" pop-up window is opened correctly. However, as soon as ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device MacBook Air (early 2014) Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.1   My Question or Issue When I click on a personal playlist's cover image, the "Ed...
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