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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Sticky header on playlist issue

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceMacbook Pro M1 - 2020Operating SystemMac OS Monterey - 12.0.1 My Question or IssueThere is some opacity issue on the sticky header in a playlist while scrolling. I'm using the version:Spotify for macOS (Apple Silico...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Macbook Pro M1 - 2020 Operating System Mac OS Monterey - 12.0.1   My Question or Issue There is some opacity issue on the sticky header in...
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All tracks in all playlists unavailable

PremiumFranceMacbook Pro 2017Operating SystemiOS 10 All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones.If I play a downloaded track then press the "next" button the next track will play correctly even if greyed...

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  • Premium France Macbook Pro 2017 Operating System iOS 10   All the tracks in every playlist are greyed "unavailable track" except the downloaded ones. If I play a downloaded track then p...
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Superuser Contribution Checking for new local files?

My Question or Issue Does Spotify check for new Local files? It seems it doesn't. I added a few subfolders to the Local folders location, and it didn't see them. What do I do?

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  • My Question or Issue   Does Spotify check for new Local files? It seems it doesn't. I added a few subfolders to the Local folders location, and it didn't see them. What do I do?  
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Feedback: Find more vs song suggestions

At the bottom of a playlist it used to show Recommended songs (it still does on my Android device, but not on web). On web, now I see a "Find More" option, which is essentially another entry point to search. I miss the song suggestions which added a ...

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  • At the bottom of a playlist it used to show Recommended songs (it still does on my Android device, but not on web). On web, now I see a "Find More" option, which is essentially another entry point to...
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Superuser Contribution I have no sound

When I click on the little speaker icon in the lower right (beside the volume bar) my Mac doesn’t appear as a device, nor is there any other device listed. I deleted Spotify and reinstalled it—didn’t help. I am in Canada on a 2019 MacBook Pro using B...

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  • When I click on the little speaker icon in the lower right (beside the volume bar) my Mac doesn’t appear as a device, nor is there any other device listed. I deleted Spotify and reinstalled it—didn’t...
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Superuser Contribution MacBook Friend Activity Feed broken

PlanFreeCountryVietnamDeviceMacBook Pro M1Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.0.1 My Question or IssueI don't know why I can't go back from this find friend tab. It got stuck. Can anyone help me with this? I've tried restarting the app, reinstalling, l...

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  •   Plan Free Country Vietnam Device MacBook Pro M1 Operating System macOS Monterey 12.0.1   My Question or Issue I don't know why I can't go back from this find friend tab. It got...
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Superuser Contribution Mac app

How to get my own playlist to play in order from newest to oldest when doubleclinking on it on the app for mac os Plan: PremiumCountry: SwedenDevice: Macbook Pro Early 2015Operating System: Mac OS 12.0.1App: Spotify app for Mac

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  • How to get my own playlist to play in order from newest to oldest when doubleclinking on it on the app for mac os   Plan: Premium Country: Sweden Device: Macbook Pro Early 201...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Podcasts not playing on Phone or Desktop!

Cannot play Podcasts on any of my device apps. Only on Web version in Windows. I have premium - just updated app on Macbook Air and Iphone X and DOES NOT WORK AT ALL on either of these. When pressing play button nothing happens! Issues happened befor...

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  • Cannot play Podcasts on any of my device apps.  Only on Web version in Windows.     I have premium - just updated app on Macbook Air and Iphone X and DOES NOT WORK AT ALL on eit...
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Superuser Contribution Sound cuts out after a few seconds on Mac Desktop. Tried everything!

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUKDevice(Macbook Pro 2021)Operating System(iOS 11.5.2. Big Sur) My Question or IssueI've searched through community threads, checked audio settings, reset password, rebooted router but still my audio cuts at 8-10 seconds. It ...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country UK Device (Macbook Pro 2021) Operating System (iOS 11.5.2. Big Sur)   My Question or Issue I've searched through community threads, checked audio settings, ...
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Changes to Friend Activity

With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re listening to. As of recently, if you want to continu...

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  • With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Play songs from the beginning when pressing play on the mac desktop app!

Since posting a bug issue is somehow buried, how about an idea! Pressing play on the Mac desktop app will often result in playing the song from someplace other than the song start. But the song play timer still says it's the beginning. This changed a...

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  • Since posting a bug issue is somehow buried, how about an idea! Pressing play on the Mac desktop app will often result in playing the song from someplace other than the song start. But the song play ...
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Superuser Contribution Music don't play if i run spotify a few devices

I have 2 device. PC and Macbook (for mob device work good). When i run spotify on each devices it can not play music on one device. Spotify run music on 1 second and stop or write error that music is not available (for any track). How fix it? Why i m...

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  • I have 2 device. PC and Macbook (for mob device work good). When i run spotify on each devices it can not play music on one device. Spotify run music on 1 second and stop or write error that music&nb...
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Superuser Contribution Local files will not appear on iPhone

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceiPhone 6s // Macbook Pro mid 2014Operating SystemiOS 15.1 // Big Sur 11.6.1 My Question or Issue I've had this issue with local files downloaded from my mac not turning up on my iPhone. I've done everything suggested on all...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK   Device iPhone 6s // Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System iOS 15.1 // Big Sur 11.6.1   My Question or Issue   I've had this issue with loc...
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity not updating

my friend feed doesn't seem to be updating what my friends are listening to. I have tried everything. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restarting my computer, logging into a different device, logging out and logging back in, unfollowing and ...

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  • my friend feed doesn't seem to be updating what my friends are listening to. I have tried everything. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, restarting my computer, logging into a different d...
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Superuser Contribution Blurry Album Art

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremium CountryCanada DeviceMacBook Air 2020 Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.5.2 My Question or IssueHello, I am having an issu...

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium   Country Canada   Device MacBook Air 2020 ...
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How do I make my playlists public so anyone can find them via a search for my profile?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have recently created several dozen Christmas themed playlists, which I intended to be publ...

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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 I have ...
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Superuser Contribution No longer possible to directly drag a song into a playlist.

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: Netherlands Device: Macbook Pro Operating System: macOS Catalina My Question or IssueI can no longer directly drag a song into a playlist on my desktop. Previously it was possible to drag a song you are listening into a p...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country: Netherlands   Device: Macbook Pro  Operating System: macOS Catalina   My Question or Issue I can no longer directly drag a song into a playlist on ...
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Superuser Contribution Bug - Black Screen when opening Desktop App on Macbook

Every time I quit or shut down or even put my computer to sleep and try to reopen Spotify it opens to a black screen and is unuseable. This guy on Youtube provided a manual solution but it seems to happen to a lot of people (even on Windows OS) https...

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  • Every time I quit or shut down or even put my computer to sleep and try to reopen Spotify it opens to a black screen and is unuseable. This guy on Youtube provided a manual solution but it seems to h...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Playlists] Re-instate multiple song selection

After upgrading to the newest version (Mac OS) I'm unable to select multiple songs by holding shift and clicking to select songs in sequence, OR Cmd+click to add specific songs to a group selection, OR Cmd+A to select all songs in the currently viewe...

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  • After upgrading to the newest version (Mac OS) I'm unable to select multiple songs by holding shift and clicking to select songs in sequence, OR Cmd+click to add specific songs to a group selection, ...
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Superuser Contribution 2021 Wrapped Not Visible

My Question or Issue: According to the documentation and FAQs, my 2021 Wrapped Summary should be visible on my home page. However, all I have is my 2021 Top Songs. Where is the summary?!?

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  • My Question or Issue:   According to the documentation and FAQs, my 2021 Wrapped Summary should be visible on my home page. However, all I have is my 2021 Top Songs. Where is the summary?!? &...
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