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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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  • dtulman14
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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 won't load my liked songs, not even the search engine works.

My Question or Issue Hi. It takes for Spotify more than 30 minutes, if it does it at all, to load my Liked Songs. When I try to look up an artist of anything, the search engine doesn't even work at all. I'm on my iMac, macOS Mojave. I researched a li...

  • Visitor
  • My Question or Issue   Hi. It takes for Spotify more than 30 minutes, if it does it at all, to load my Liked Songs. When I try to look up an artist of anything, the search engine doesn't even ...
  • Peter
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Superuser Contribution [macOS Desktop - Premium] Cannot sort songs by title, length or popularity

Problem: Cannot sort songs by title, length or popularity Reproduce: Search for a song, then click on results and try to sort via title, length or popularity. Headers/icons do not respond to clicks. Note: Sorting WORKS for my own playlists but not al...

  • Music Fan
  • Problem: Cannot sort songs by title, length or popularity Reproduce: Search for a song, then click on results and try to sort via title, length or popularity. Headers/icons do not respond to clicks. ...
  • bonesss
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Superuser Contribution Can't allow songs that I had previously hidden

A while ago, I had hidden some songs while listening to Spotify on my iPhone. However, there are a couple that I would now like to listen to. On my phone, nothing happens when I click on them to listen, and on my MacBook, it says "We can't play this ...

  • Casual Listener
  • A while ago, I had hidden some songs while listening to Spotify on my iPhone. However, there are a couple that I would now like to listen to. On my phone, nothing happens when I click on them to list...
  • DavidN3
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Superuser Contribution Spotify switching songs and autoplaying

PremiumUSA DeviceSamsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) My Question or IssueWhen I open spotify and try to play any music, it automatically switches in 4 seconds to a song which I have never listened to previously. Every song I try listen to automa...

  • Visitor
  • Premium USA   Device Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)     My Question or Issue When I open spotify and try to play any music, it automatically switches in 4 seconds to ...
  • Mario
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Spotify must be restarted every time I change sound device

Greetings,As the title states, I find it quite annoying to restart Spotify simply because I change sound device. It is specifically bluetooth related, as far as I have observed. It will state that it cannot play the song I was just playing. Restartin...

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  • Greetings, As the title states, I find it quite annoying to restart Spotify simply because I change sound device. It is specifically bluetooth related, as far as I have observed. It will state that ...
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Distorted sound

On a premium family account. Listening to a track of Miles Davis and all of a sudden bad distortion (after 3+ minutes or so) that "infect" everything else from that point on. Reducing volume helps a bit, but only if real quiet playback. Otherwise dis...

  • Visitor
  • On a premium family account. Listening to a track of Miles Davis and all of a sudden bad distortion (after 3+ minutes or so) that "infect" everything else from that point on. Reducing volume helps a ...
  • markyaoffy
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Runs unbelievabley slow

PlanPremiumCountry US DeviceMac DesktopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue:Spotify first takes an extremely long to load. Once it does when you go search it then takes an extremely long time. And then when you...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US   Device Mac Desktop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue: Spotify first takes an extremely long to...
  • shand617
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Most of library is unavailable on Mac but available on Android mobile and Windows PC

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceMac Mini, Late 2014Operating SystemmacOS High Sierra v 10.13.6 My Question or IssueMajority of the songs (19/204) I uploaded to Spotify are greyed out on the below described machine. These songs are fully visible and p...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device Mac Mini, Late 2014 Operating System macOS High Sierra v 10.13.6   My Question or Issue Majority of the songs (19/204) I uploaded to Spotify are...
  • TheLuvShak
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Port 4070 blocked : Why Spotify won't connect to port 80?

Hey, My office only allows Port 80 and 443 connection. As far as I know, Spotify is suposed to try theise ports once it has detected that the port 4070 is closed. For some reason, my client just stay offline, whereas there is no domain name restricti...

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  • Hey,   My office only allows Port 80 and 443 connection.   As far as I know, Spotify is suposed to try theise ports once it has detected that the port 4070 is closed.   For...
  • samf12345
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Superuser Contribution Playlist mark songs with "in 3 years"

So my playlist marks SOME songs with "in 3 years", but others with the actual date. I have found no logic reason to why some songs is correct and some aren't. I have tried re-adding the songs, but it didn't fix it. Reinstalled Spotify as well, didn't...

  • Casual Listener
  • So my playlist marks SOME songs with "in 3 years", but others with the actual date. I have found no logic reason to why some songs is correct and some aren't. I have tried re-adding the songs, but it...
  • Guido
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Superuser Contribution Deleted Playlists when folder deleted

I deleted a folder thinking I would still have access to the playlists but it deleted all my playlists as well and they aren't showing up on playlists I can recover. Can I get these back because I spent a lot of time making them. I also tried to Ctrl...

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  •   I deleted a folder thinking I would still have access to the playlists but it deleted all my playlists as well and they aren't showing up on playlists I can recover. Can I get these back becau...
  • Peter
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Solved!! Playback with cuts after upgrading to Mojave

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceMac Pro 5,1Operating SystemMojave 10.14.6 My Question or IssueEverything was ok in High Sierra, after updating to Mojave the playback isn't fluid, it cuts frequently even in local files. I've uninstalled the app (as pe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Mac Pro 5,1 Operating System Mojave 10.14.6   My Question or Issue Everything was ok in High Sierra, after updating to Mojave the playback isn't fl...
  • BikerCrow
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify not playing new music, showing friend's feed nor connecting to musicxmatch

DeviceMacOperating SystemMacOS High Sierra My Question or Issue Hi there. I am having several issues: the Spotify app on my Mac won't play new music that I search, it suddenly stops playing music downloaded in my playlists (simply says "can't play th...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device Mac Operating System MacOS High Sierra   My Question or Issue   Hi there. I am having several issues: the Spotify app on my Mac won't play new music that I search, it suddenly...
  • Peter
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Cannot Edit Playlist on Desktop App [Mac]

When I click on the "edit playlist" button or the pencil icon of the playlist cover it shows the fields that you can edit such as the name of playlist or the cover of the playlist. When I edit a playlist, however, the editing pop up appears then abou...

  • Visitor
  • When I click on the "edit playlist" button or the pencil icon of the playlist cover it shows the fields that you can edit such as the name of playlist or the cover of the playlist. When I edit a play...
  • Loxer
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Superuser Contribution Icon meaning

There's an icon that looks like a notepad or a calendar on my playlist next to the song and artist. I was wondering what it meant. For example when you go to a playlist there's 3 titles at the top. Song Artist and mystery notepad.

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  • There's an icon that looks like a notepad or a calendar on my playlist next to the song and artist. I was wondering what it meant. For example when you go to a playlist there's 3 titles at the top. S...
  • Katerina
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cover for a release

Hi, I'm Riccardo, I'm a graphic designer and I'm working with artists who will shortly publish a song on Spotify with my cover. This cover has a real cow heart in the snow. I would like to know if this representation reflects the image guidelines of ...

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  • Hi, I'm Riccardo, I'm a graphic designer and I'm working with artists who will shortly publish a song on Spotify with my cover. This cover has a real cow heart in the snow. I would like to know if th...
  • Mario
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Spotify Prevents Mac from Sleeping or Screensaver from Activating (El Capitan)

Hi, see my attached screenshot from Activity Monitor, which shows Spotify as preventing my Mac from going into either screensaver or sleep mode. I just upgraded to El Capitan. Did not have this problem on Yosemite. And cannot find any Spotify setting...

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  • Hi, see my attached screenshot from Activity Monitor, which shows Spotify as preventing my Mac from going into either screensaver or sleep mode.   I just upgraded to El Capitan. Did not have t...
  • silviustroe
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Spotify App keeps crashing after I login - Macbook

Spotify PremiumUK Macbook Pro 2017MacOS Mojave I've removed all cached files from the computer, reset it, downloaded Spotify again as others seem to suggest. However, the same issue still persists. When I'm not logged in, the app loads up fine but as...

  • Visitor
  • Spotify Premium UK     Macbook Pro 2017 MacOS Mojave     I've removed all cached files from the computer, reset it, downloaded Spotify again as others seem to suggest. How...
  • Loxer
  • Spotify Star
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Only a few songs will play

Plan PremiumCountry SwedenDevice Macbook Pro 2019Operating System Catalina My Question or IssueOnly a very limited amount of songs will play.I have updated computer, desktop app, restarted, re-installed, restarted. I can click play, but the song does...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Macbook Pro 2019 Operating System Catalina   My Question or Issue Only a very limited amount of songs will play. I have updated computer, desktop app, r...
  • Loxer
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My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore

My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore. I have cleared cache and everything followed every steps and uninstalled and then reinstalled multiple timesPlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceMacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)Operating SystemmacOS Catalina ver 10.15 My Ques...

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  • My Mac desktop app doesn't work anymore. I have cleared cache and everything followed every steps and uninstalled and then reinstalled multiple times Plan Free Country India Device MacBook Air ...
  • Loxer
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