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"Can't play current track" error being displayed on Spotify Free accounts due to HQ streaming not being automatically disabled in v0.9.14.13.
Untick "High Quality Streaming" in Edit/Spotify > Preferences > Playback and then fully restart Spotify (Windows: File > Exit | Mac: Spotify > Quit Spotify).
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Hey everyone! This issue was fixed with the release of the Desktop update 1.0.0. If you're having any other issues please post in the Desktop Help board, thanks!
Thank you for this post. Worked like a charm, disableing High Quality Streaming.
Thanks for the info, had this issue and found the fix here right away.
You got man. Thanks!!!!
Thanks for the insight!
I tried uninstalling Spotify but the problem persisted. After disabling HQ streaming, it's working fine!
Enjoy the music.
I also tried uninstalling and re-installing which only worked for one song before the problem returned.
Your solution solved the problem and I am back listening seamlessly.
Happy Friday everyone!
for me hq - Setting must have enabled via an update. Unticking it totally solved the problem.
this is a seriously annoying bug.
I almost quit using spotify.
same thing. used to pay, I stopped paying, (perhaps temporarily) and then it kept saying "can't play the current track" but if i double click the song a couple times it would work.
Thanks, hope thay fix this bug.
I thought I was going batty! Turning off High Quality definitely fixes the issue.