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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....

  • Casual Listener
  • dtulman14
  • Casual Listener
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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...

  • Spotify Legend
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  • Mac
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify Links "open.spotify" don't open in Desktop App OSX/Mac anymore

Premium AccountUSAMac OS Mojave Seems like Spotify keeps pushing this issue aside because not enough people are complaining about it. I've actually seen a good amount of posts on the community boards about it but none of them seem to have gained trac...

  • Regular
  • ...ption to have links open in the desktop app. But that option has recently disappeared. Seems like a very obvious and useful feature, and just strange to suddenly remove that functionality.    M...
  • LokbarraS
  • Visitor
  • 49098 Views
  • 61 replies
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  • Desktop
    desktop app
    macOS
    open.spotify
    sharing
    spotify links
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Black screen on macOS Monterrey Spotify app

My Question or IssueHello,for months already, I cannot use properly the Spotify app on my Mac. The workaround is to delete the profile file before launching Spotify app. Can anyone work on this issue please? music quality is really bad on the web pla...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue Hello, for months already, I cannot use properly the Spotify app on my Mac. The workaround is to delete the profile file before launching Spotify app.  Can anyone work on...
  • appmusicmckamo
  • Newbie
  • 1396 Views
  • 11 replies
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  • apple
    Desktop
    Mac
    macOS
    monterrey
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[Desktop] Mac app top of screen cut off

Is anyone else having issues with a bug where the top of the app is cut off, which means I can't click any of the UI there? It's happened multiple times for me now. I can't scroll up any further and it doesn't change when switching between full scree...

  • Casual Listener
  • Is anyone else having issues with a bug where the top of the app is cut off, which means I can't click any of the UI there? It's happened multiple times for me now.   I can't scroll up any fur...
  • danimunf
  • Visitor
  • 2287 Views
  • 8 replies
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  • Desktop
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] Think of the web app as a browser

Rather than force me to use the buttons in your app with the arrows to navigate through my music could you allow me to use (command + [ ) to go 'back' and (command + ] ) to go forward in my navigation?? I am sure I used to be able to do this.... or a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Rather than force me to use the buttons in your app with the arrows to navigate through my music could you allow me to use (command + [ ) to go 'back' and (command + ] ) to go forward in my navigatio...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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  • Desktop
    Your Library
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] Asterisk "*" Search in Playlist Crashes Application

There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application. Not an urgent bug, but still something that could be fixed in the search engine. An interesting...

  • Newbie
  • There is a bug in Spotify for macOS (Intel) where searching just the "*" symbol in a playlist crashes the page and you have to refresh in the application.   Not an urgent bug, but still someth...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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  • Desktop
    Search
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Superuser Contribution Spotify appears offline while connected to wifi on MacOS Monterey with M1 Pro chip

Hi. I am running spotify on a MacBook Pro 14" (M1PRO CPU) on Mac OS Monterey. App version: Spotify for MacOS (AppleSilicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c The issue is that while being connected to wifi, the songs are being displayed inactive (gray), like I wa...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi.    I am running spotify on a MacBook Pro 14" (M1PRO CPU) on Mac OS Monterey. App version: Spotify for MacOS (AppleSilicon) 1.1.81.604.gccacfc8c   The issue is that while b...
  • Jimmywick1
  • Regular
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  • Desktop
    M1 PRO
    Mac
    Monterey
    offline
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Search] CMD+L isn't activating search bar

After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it was in previous versions. Then when I try to manually click ...

  • Gig Goer
  • After updating to Spotify for macOS 1.1.83.956.gbe7ea9a7 whenever I use the keyboard shortcut CMD+L and try to type, I get error noises for the search bar isn't automatically active like it...
  • aarlihn
  • Gig Goer
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  • Desktop
    Search
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[Desktop][Playlists] How to Create a Playlist of Albums

I've been wanting to do this for several years now and just figured out a way, thanks to folders! FYI - you have to do this on your desktop or laptop you cannot do it on the app.1. Right click on any playlist you have. On a Mac hold the "control" key...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been wanting to do this for several years now and just figured out a way, thanks to folders! FYI - you have to do this on your desktop or laptop you cannot do it on the app. 1. Right click on a...
  • William241
  • Gig Goer
  • 497 Views
  • 2 replies
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  • Desktop
    Playlists
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Superuser Contribution Block Joe Rogan Podcast

I've already voted for the idea to allow a disable toggle for podcasts so I stop getting them inserted into recommended playlists, but how do I block a specific podcast? The home screen of the Mac Desktop app has become a continuous advertisement for...

  • Newbie
  • ...he Mac Desktop app has become a continuous advertisement for the Joe Rogan podcast, which I do not want to see nor want any chance to accidentally click on. How do I get this trash off of my home p...
  • pablo77
  • Gig Goer
  • 24860 Views
  • 134 replies
  • 507 likes
  • Block
    Desktop
    Podcasts
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] too many updates

Too many updates on the mac OS desktop app and to update the app I have to restart the app, this is annoying when there are so many updates in a short time and because I use Spotify while working I don't want to restart the app every time I got a new...

  • Newbie
  • Too many updates on the mac OS desktop app and to update the app I have to restart the app, this is annoying when there are so many updates in a short time and because I use Spotify while working I d...
  • luisameglio
  • Visitor
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  • 8 replies
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  • Desktop
    Other
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Track title display is stuck on my desktop even after I quit the app (OS X Catalina)

This has been going on for months. Sometimes the song title is superimposed on top of all other windows and it does not go away (it's like z-index: infinity or something). Even after I quit the app. I see no options to hide song title info anywhere i...

  • Casual Listener
  • This has been going on for months. Sometimes the song title is superimposed on top of all other windows and it does not go away (it's like z-index: infinity or something). Even after I quit the app. ...
  • Dian
  • Moderator
  • 587 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 3 likes
  • Desktop
  • 587 Views
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[Desktop][Search] Next playing song from a searched song is not in the playlist

I am using the latest Spotify version 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de-a on Mac OS Catalina 10.15.7. If I search for a song from within a playlist, the next song that plays is not within the playlist. It plays a song from the searched song's radio. The previous ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...t plays a song from the searched song's radio.   The previous version of the Spotify desktop app did not have this issue. In the previous version, if I searched for a song within a playlist, t...
  • Amayy
  • Spotify Star
  • 198 Views
  • 1 replies
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  • Desktop
    Search
  • 198 Views
  • 1 replies
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Play/pause button not automatically focused after re-opening Spotify desktop

This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button. How to reproduce:Open SpotifyPlay a songHide Spotify (Cmd+H or from menu Spotify > Hid...

  • Casual Listener
  • This used to be the case, but since the last few versions of Spotify Desktop re-opening the app does not automatically focus the keyboard on the Play/Pause button.   How to reproduce: Open S...
  • Jeremy
  • Spotify
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  • 10 replies
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  • Desktop
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Spacebar to play/pause not working after switching back to Spotify app from hidden

I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch back to it so it becomes the active application, then pr...

  • Visitor
  • I'm on MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 and Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 for Intel. I always hide my apps (using Command-H) to switch and manage my windows. When I hide the Spotify app, then switch ...
  • Jeremy
  • Spotify
  • 479 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
  • 479 Views
  • 1 replies
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] macOS keyboard input not working after waking from sleep

I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't work, etc. (Media keys do still work, as does the mo...

  • Casual Listener
  • I started experiencing this bug after a recent update: After I wake my Mac from sleep, Spotify won't respond to keyboard input. Pressing spacebar doesn't play/pause, typing in the searchbox doesn't w...
  • AndresM
  • Spotify
  • 431 Views
  • 5 replies
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  • Desktop
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Spotify intermittently causes wifi to slowdown on my Mac and causes kernel panic

Plan: PremiumCountry: United States Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019 Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 My Question or IssueWhen I use the Spotify Desktop app on Mac, it plays fine for maybe like 30 min and then all of a sudden, my internet...

  • Newbie
  • Plan: Premium Country: United States   Device: MacBook Pro 15 inch Early 2019  Operating System: macOS Big Sur 11.6.4   My Question or Issue When I use the Spotify Desktop...
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  • Big Sur
    Crash
    Desktop
    kernel panic
    Mac
    macOS
    wifi
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Spotify for Artists] Date range on spotify artists stats

On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a custom date range to filter data by. Great! On other ...

  • Visitor
  • On the Spotify for Artists page, I want to select a date range over which to see graphed data on audience and song play. On my account I manage several artists. On one artist I am able to choose a cu...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
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  • Desktop
    Spotify for Artists
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Keep showing song and album art during fullscreen play

On MacOS client it seems to have been an intentional decision to allow the song name and album art to fade after a couple of seconds (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Fullscreen-album-cover-media-control-fade-away-after-a-few/td-p/525...

  • Visitor
  • On MacOS client it seems to have been an intentional decision to allow the song name and album art to fade after a couple of seconds (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Windows/Fullscreen-a...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
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  • Desktop
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Discover] Change Discover Weekly photo

There should be a simple way for me to update my Discover Weekly photo. Apparently one needs to have a Facebook account? But I no longer have a Facebook account -- surely there must be another way to change the photo and if not, Spotify should really...

  • Regular
  • There should be a simple way for me to update my Discover Weekly photo.  Apparently one needs to have a Facebook account? But I no longer have a Facebook account -- surely there must be another ...
  • Ver
  • Spotify Legend
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  • Desktop
    Discover
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Bug: tooltip sometimes does not disappear

In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched. Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the tooltip, but once Spotify is restored it shows up again. Restar...

  • Casual Listener
  • In the MacOS desktop app, tooltips sometimes stay shown forever, and quite irritatingly, are on top of other apps even when the focus is switched.   Hiding Spotify with Cmd+H does hide the t...
  • ffolkes
  • Newbie
  • 1441 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 7 likes
  • Desktop
  • 1441 Views
  • 13 replies
  • 7 likes