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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 Desktop (Mac) search not working

Plan - PremiumCountry - UK Device - Macbook Pro (early 2016)Operating System - latest OSX My Question or Issue This has been a problem for me for months now...Whenever I type something into the search bar on the desktop spotify app, there is absolute...

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  •   Plan - Premium Country - UK  Device - Macbook Pro (early 2016) Operating System - latest OSX   My Question or Issue   This has been a problem for me for months...
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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 Facebook friend list not appearing

My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on my Macbook, it is telling me that I have zero friend...

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  • My Spotify account is connected through my Facebook account. I used to be able to connect with more friends on Spotify through my Facebook friends but now when I try to add friends on my Spotify on m...
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Superuser Contribution Won't load downloaded playlists or queue when offline

Plan: Premium Country: USA Device(Macbook Pro mid 2014)Operating System(macOS Catalina 10.15.7) My Question or Issue when offline, it won't load my playlists or even my queue after the 1st or 2nd click on a playlist. I've had Spotify for years and ha...

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  • Plan: Premium  Country: USA   Device (Macbook Pro mid 2014) Operating System (macOS Catalina 10.15.7)   My Question or Issue   when offline, it won't load my p...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Add Spacial Audio support into the Desktop Version.

Within a Macbook Pro late 2016, I am able to activate "Spacial Audio" with compatible devices when watching some videos, movies... but not with Spotify ! In fact, the Spacial audio is available with the Spotify Web version opened in Safari, but using...

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  • Within a Macbook Pro late 2016, I am able to activate "Spacial Audio" with compatible devices when watching some videos, movies... but not with Spotify !   In fact, the Spacial audio is availa...
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Spotify won't resume after pause with bluetooth headphones

I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth. This issue is 4 years old: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spotify-won-t-resume-after-pause-with-bluetooth-headphones/idc-p/5158873 I th...

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  • I'm unable to resume after i pause the music for a few minutes with my headphones over bluetooth.   This issue is 4 years old: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Ongoing-Issues/Spotify-wo...
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Superuser Contribution How can Spotify on MacOS acess the Apple Music Library (local files)?

Please reinstate the feature of accessing the Apple Music Library on Spotify MacOS. It's so inconvenient to use the "local files" feature on Spotify MacOS. When the file source is set, there is no album photo or song photo for the local file. Please ...

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  • Please reinstate the feature of accessing the Apple Music Library on Spotify MacOS. It's so inconvenient to use the "local files" feature on Spotify MacOS. When the file source is set, there is ...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] CMD+L isn't activating search bar

After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it was in previous versions. Then when I try to manually click ...

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  • After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it...
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CMD+L shortcut for search broken after latest update (1.1.95.893)

So after the update which has revamped the UI quite a bit, the CMD+L shortcut to put the search box into focus and type queries is broken.Steps to reproduce:1. Go to any playlist or page that isn't the search/browse pane2. Press CMD+LExpected behavio...

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  • So after the update which has revamped the UI quite a bit, the CMD+L shortcut to put the search box into focus and type queries is broken. Steps to reproduce: 1. Go to any playlist or page that...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify freezes/crashes when Mountain Dew ad plays

Whenever a Mountain Dew ad starts playing, the time/duration bar keeps moving but nothing plays. Once it reaches the 14-second mark (the end of the ad), Spotify freezes and I have to restart the application to continue to make it work. Are there any ...

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  • Whenever a Mountain Dew ad starts playing, the time/duration bar keeps moving but nothing plays. Once it reaches the 14-second mark (the end of the ad), Spotify freezes and I have to restart the appl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Where is Browse section on (Mac) desktop app (Oct 2022)

PlanPremiumCountryUK/FranceDeviceMacBook Pro M1Operating SystemmacOS 12.6 My Question or IssueWhere can I find the mood and genre playlists provided by Spotify now? I used to go to the Browse section but this doesn't exist anymore. I could swear that...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK/France Device MacBook Pro M1 Operating System macOS 12.6   My Question or Issue Where can I find the mood and genre playlists provided by Spotify now? I used to...
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Superuser Contribution Custom playlist photo background color [Mac]

Normally when creating a playlist the background color is chosen from the album art of the first song in the playlist as I understand. This works correctly without adding a custom playlist photo, but when I upload a custom photo for the playlist, the...

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  • Normally when creating a playlist the background color is chosen from the album art of the first song in the playlist as I understand. This works correctly without adding a custom playlist photo, but...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops playing 5 or 6 seconds into any song

Spotify stops playing 5 or 6 seconds into any song. I cannot even resume the song manually. I have tried reinstalling spotify using this link: https://support.spotify.com/sg-en/article/reinstallation-of-spotify/But the problem still remains. Plan: Pr...

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  • Spotify stops playing 5 or 6 seconds into any song. I cannot even resume the song manually.   I have tried reinstalling spotify using this link: https://support.spotify.com/sg-en/article/reins...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps crashing on my iMac with El Capitan.

Hello,I am trying to install Spotify on my iMac (Mid 2007), running OS X El Capitan, v. 10.11.6.Somehow when I try to install it (by downloading from https://www.spotify.com/download/mac/), I get the "Spotify Installer.app" app.While running it shows...

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  • Hello, I am trying to install Spotify on my iMac (Mid 2007), running OS X El Capitan, v. 10.11.6. Somehow when I try to install it (by downloading from https://www.spotify.com/download/mac/), I...
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Superuser Contribution Mac App won't load, fault indication that says "something went wrong"

Tried to close the app, load it again as questioned in the pop up window, uninstall the app and install it again, restarted the Mac - nothing worked. No problems on other Apple devices or in the Browser. Just the Mac App

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  • Tried to close the app, load it again as questioned in the pop up window, uninstall the app and install it again, restarted the Mac - nothing worked. No problems on other Apple devices or in the Brow...
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Superuser Contribution Can't download onto Mac OS 10.12.6 and cannot update my OS any higher

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook Air 2017Operating SystemmacOS Sierra 10.12.6 My Question or IssueHello! I cannot download the Spotify app to my MacBook Air as it says it requires 10.13 or higher. However, I cannot download a higher OS version on t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Air 2017 Operating System macOS Sierra 10.12.6   My Question or Issue Hello! I cannot download the Spotify app to my MacBook Air as it s...
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Spotify opens automatically on login even when this option is disabled

Have turned off the setting 'Open Spotify automatically after you login to the computer' as described here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/FAQs/How-do-I-stop-Spotify-from-opening-automatically-on-my-desktop/ta-p/920051 However, this does nothing. E...

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  • Have turned off the setting 'Open Spotify automatically after you login to the computer' as described here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/FAQs/How-do-I-stop-Spotify-from-opening-automatically...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is there a way to see which playlists are public?

Is there a way to see which playlists are public? is there not a page where you can see all your playlist listed and then a click box which shows which are public or not? Also can people just search for the name of your playlist? or only search the u...

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  • Is there a way to see which playlists are public? is there not a page where you can see all your playlist listed and then a click box which shows which are public or not? Also can people just search ...
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Superuser Contribution song won’t play

Spotify Premium Subscription Country: AustraliaDeviceiPhone 13, Macbook Air 2020 (both up to date) My Question or IssueOne song in my playlist can’t be played on my laptop (Macbook) but can be played on my phone.

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  • Spotify Premium Subscription  Country: Australia Device iPhone 13, Macbook Air 2020 (both up to date)   My Question or Issue One song in my playlist can’t be played on my laptop (Mac...
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Superuser Contribution How Do I Mass Delete/Unlike Liked Songs On Spotify App for Mac Desktop?

Premium DeviceMacbook AirOperating SystemmacOS 10.14 I would like to delete/unlike all my liked songs at once. The answers I've found describing how to do it say to go to the "songs" folder in the left panel, but I don't have anything that just says ...

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  • Premium   Device Macbook Air Operating System macOS 10.14   I would like to delete/unlike all my liked songs at once. The answers I've found describing how to do it say to go to th...
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