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Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

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Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

mutantplants
Newbie

Songs play fine on my Windows 10 computer, but I get this message on Win 8.1. Odd

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

_Adam
Newbie

when I do that and press local files its just a playlist

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

Jasmer
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My SOLUTION for Mac OS 10.13.3 (17D47)

 

I went to:

Library/Application Support/Spotify

 

Then deleted everything in that Spotify folder and restarted the Spotify app. It made me sign back in but everything played and worked! 

 

From what I've read the issue can be songs that are saved locally, either the file is corrupted or not communicating with the app.

 

PS: To get to the hidden library where these files are located (on Mac) click your desktop then click "GO" in the top menu. Once it drops down, hold the option/alt key and you will see Library appear, then navigate to the file path Library/Application Support/Spotify.

 

Hope this helps some people!

 

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Excellent!

 

For Mac users, this is the correct solution.

 

Actually, there are 3 libraries in macOS. System, Main and User Libraries. You are speaking of the User library and that is the correct path.

 

Thanks!

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

LoganOMG
Newbie

Try to run the windows audio troubleshooter.  Right-Click Audio tray > Troubleshoot sound problems.  For me my problem was "Audio Service crashed".

Hope this helps! :)

- LoganOMG

a.k.a.

- LoganTCP

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

Samzama
Newbie

Same problem all of my music for two days.  Any thoughts?

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

BrycedoesRoblox
Newbie

Im having the same problem on Windows 10 on my Dell XPS 15 9570 laptop

Re: Spotify can't play this right now. Why not?

Radekal
Newbie

I managed to half-fix the problem - my spotify destkop app will allow to play music only if I am simultainously logged into spotify web (https://open.spotify.com) in the browser?

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