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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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  • Bubbert
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    music stops
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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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Prohibit 1 user in a public playlist

We have a public playlist with a group of friends.There's 1 guy who's taste in music (not only in music, aswel in clothes) is absolutely horrifying. We want him to allow to listen to our music, but forbid him to add songs. Is this possible? This is a...

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  • We have a public playlist with a group of friends. There's 1 guy who's taste in music (not only in music, aswel in clothes) is absolutely horrifying.   We want him to allow to listen to our m...
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Solved!! Dektop app moving with spaces

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DeviceMacBook Pro 2016Operating SystemMacOS Catalina My Question or IssueHi, I could not find an existing post with this problem:Spotify is always open on all Spaces (Desktops) in MacOS.I'm switching between 3 Desktops on MacO...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device MacBook Pro 2016 Operating System MacOS Catalina   My Question or Issue Hi,   I could not find an existing post with this problem: Spoti...
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Solved!! Automatically mutes, changes song, and switches to shuffle

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceMacbook Pro mid 2014Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueUsing the desktop application, I have a single song playing on repeat. Without warning and in the middle of the song, the player automatically mutes, changes t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device Macbook Pro mid 2014 Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue Using the desktop application, I have a single song playing on repeat. Without...
  • Emilia_8
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Solved!! Playlist URI not valid

Hey all. I'm trying to post a playlist on playlist exchange and the URI for all of my playlists keeps coming back as invalid. I'm just copying the link directly from the desktop application that says Spotify URI. Am I missing something?

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  • Hey all. I'm trying to post a playlist on playlist exchange and the URI for all of my playlists keeps coming back as invalid.   I'm just copying the link directly from the desktop application ...
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Superuser Contribution After pausing Spotify, the song is playing but I can't hear it

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceMacBook Air 2019Operating SystemmacOS Catalina 10.15.2 My Question or IssueWhen I start Spotify, I can play every song and it works perfectly. But after pausing, doing something else, play a YouTube video for ex...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device MacBook Air 2019 Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15.2   My Question or Issue When I start Spotify, I can play every song and it works p...
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Local files can't be linked properly

I imported playlists to Spotify from iTunes on iPhone.Imported playlists can be played normally on iPhone, but some can't be played on Mac.Music that can't be played normally is displayed like this: "Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the...

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  • I imported playlists to Spotify from iTunes on iPhone. Imported playlists can be played normally on iPhone, but some can't be played on Mac. Music that can't be played normally is displayed like th...
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Superuser Contribution Mac Desktop Daily Mix dislike button not there!

Plan: PremiumCountry: UK DeviceMacbook Pro (newish)Operating System(iOS 10ish maybe) My Question or Issue On my iphone using daily mixes there is a heart (like button) on the left of the pause buttons and on the right there is a dislike button - as s...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: UK   Device Macbook Pro (newish) Operating System (iOS 10ish maybe)   My Question or Issue   On my iphone using daily mixes there is a heart (like...
  • Peter
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    Desktop Mac
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Superuser Contribution Songs won’t play at all

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceMacbook ProOperating SystemiOS My Question or IssueThe problems with my Spotify app started when I wasn’t able to connect my devices or play any new or recent music, now it won’t play any song I select and some of my playlis...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Macbook Pro Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue The problems with my Spotify app started when I wasn’t able to connect my devices or play...
  • Peter
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Superuser Contribution Friend activity stopped suddenly working, only shows 'find friends' option

PremiumCountry UK DeviceMacbook Air late 2015Operating SystemMAC OS version 10.14.16 MOjave Friend activity working normally until suddenly only displayed find friends option Have tried the following:Total Mac system update Restart Delete and reinsta...

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  • Premium Country UK   Device Macbook Air late 2015 Operating System MAC OS version 10.14.16 MOjave    Friend activity working normally until suddenly only displayed find fr...
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    Friend Activity
    Mac Desktop
    Mac Desktop App
    stopped working
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Friend Activity feed on mac not working

Using the desktop app for Mac. Activity feed now just says 'Find Friends', and shows no friend activity . I know the friends I am following are online and listening to music but it is not appearing in the feed. Seeing what my friends are listening to...

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  • Using the desktop app for Mac. Activity feed now just says 'Find Friends', and shows no friend activity . I know the friends I am following are online and listening to music but it is not appearing i...
  • Petya
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  • Activity Feed Problem
    Friend Activity some friends missing
    Friend Feed
    Friend feed fails.
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Superuser Contribution ZIP-DOWNLOAD: Young Nudy - ANYWAYS [ALBUM] MP3

This post was removed for violating the Community Terms and Conditions, specifically "Avoid promoting unauthorized links to music on channels other than Spotify". For more information please read here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Music-Chat/Must...

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  • This post was removed for violating the Community Terms and Conditions, specifically "Avoid promoting unauthorized links to music on channels other than Spotify". For more information please read her...
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Superuser Contribution Suggestion: Re-Link Missing Songs

I'll start out by saying I understand that music comes and goes on streaming platforms, but I like that Spotify still leaves a space for the missing song, whether it's on streaming or local; this is a huge advantage to YouTube where a song will disap...

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  • I'll start out by saying I understand that music comes and goes on streaming platforms, but I like that Spotify still leaves a space for the missing song, whether it's on streaming or local; this is ...
  • Mario
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Quitting Spotify during playback hangs Spotify after the main window closes, until force-quit

Plan - PremiumCountry - NL Device - MacPro 6.1Operating System macOS 10.14.6 (18G2022) When Spotify has been playing for some time (say 10 minutes) quitting it hangs it. It can only be force-quit. Every time I need to quit Spotify I have to force-qui...

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  • Plan -  Premium Country - NL   Device - MacPro 6.1 Operating System macOS 10.14.6 (18G2022)   When Spotify has been playing for some time (say 10 minutes) quitting it hangs...
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Macbook Pro vs bluetooth headset problem.

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevice(Macbook Pro 2018 13")Operating System(MacOs 10.15.3.) My Question or Issue I am having problem with spotify and bluetooth headset, my headset randomly stops playing sound whole system wide, but it is still connected and...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device (Macbook Pro 2018 13") Operating System (MacOs 10.15.3.)   My Question or Issue   I am having problem with spotify and bluetooth headset, my he...
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Spotify URI not valid

Hello, I can't seem to share my link on exchange playlist. It keeps on giving me an error. spotify:playlist:3Sr5cpruyeppjxaGRSgPlCPlan PremiumCountry Belgium Device Macbook Air 2017(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System I...

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  • Hello, I can't seem to share my link on exchange playlist. It keeps on giving me an error.    spotify:playlist:3Sr5cpruyeppjxaGRSgPlC Plan Premium Country Belgium   Device M...
  • Emilia_8
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stops before an ad

Plan- Free Country- Canada Device- MacBook Air Operating System- IOS Hi, it's normal to see an ad after every 3-4 songs but for the past month, my Spotify stops after playing a song and then goes to an ad but it never actually plays the ad. it gets s...

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  • Plan - Free   Country - Canada   Device - MacBook Air   Operating System - IOS   Hi, it's normal to see an ad after every 3-4 songs but for the past month, my Spot...
  • Petya
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Superuser Contribution Artist Page Blank on Mac..OK on Android Any Ideas please ?

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  
  • Peter
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Superuser Contribution Friend Activity only showing friends currently listening

PlanPremiumCountry USA DeviceMacbook Pro late 2016Operating SystemiOS 10 My Question or IssueMy friend activity only showing friends who are currently listening to music. It used to show time-stamps of friends' activity like "45 minutes" ago or 3 day...

  • Visitor
  •     Plan Premium Country USA   Device Macbook Pro late 2016 Operating System iOS 10   My Question or Issue My friend activity only showing friends who are currently li...
  • Peter
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Superuser Contribution Mac app keeps changing devices

Plan PremiumCountryUSA DeviceAny Mac Desktop Operating System10.14/10.15 My Question or IssueThe app will switch speakers if I pause a playlist for an extended time or when a playlist stops. I never listen to Spotify through my computer speakers but ...

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  • Plan  Premium Country USA   Device Any Mac Desktop   Operating System 10.14/10.15   My Question or Issue The app will switch speakers if I pause a playlist for an ex...
  • Peter
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