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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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[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 [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 s...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution Desktop (Mac) search not working

Plan - PremiumCountry - UK Device - Macbook Pro (early 2016)Operating System - latest OSX My Question or Issue This has been a problem for me for months now...Whenever I type something into the search bar on the desktop spotify app, there is absolute...

  • Visitor
  • ...onths now... Whenever I type something into the search bar on the desktop spotify app, there is absolutely no response - just a blank page.   I have restarted spotify, restarted my laptop, d...
  • Jimmywick1
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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 i...
  • aarlihn
  • Gig Goer
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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
  • 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. I...
  • Amayy
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[Desktop][Search] Search field not completely visible

I have yet to update to the most recent Big Sur MacOS version, however the desktop version of Spotify, when on the home tab, displays the rounded-corner Search field almost completely out of view beyond the top of the window. Resizing the window, mak...

  • Visitor
  • I have yet to update to the most recent Big Sur MacOS version, however the desktop version of Spotify, when on the home tab, displays the rounded-corner Search field almost completely out of view b...
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Superuser Contribution Mac Search Not Working

I have Spotify Mac Mojave v.1.1.30.658.gf13cde74. My mac search feature isn't working in thee Spotify app. I tried re-installing, logging out and in, still isn't working.

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  • I have Spotify Mac Mojave v.1.1.30.658.gf13cde74.   My mac search feature isn't working in thee Spotify app. I tried re-installing, logging out and in, still isn't working.
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    Search
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[MAC] Search bar overlaps with title bar

Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave The search bar at the top of the app is high enough that it overlaps with where the title bar would normally be on an un-skinned Mac application window, which results in the app full-screening when I double-click the search bar t...

  • Newbie
  • Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave   The search bar at the top of the app is high enough that it overlaps with where the title bar would normally be on an un-skinned Mac application window, which results i...
  • carspn
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Spotlight Indexing fails from time to time. Needs forced reindex to restart

Brief description of the issue: After some time, even one launch sometimes, it's not possible to find Spotify.app in spotlight anymore. The Fix is to manually go to Spotlight Privacy options, add Spotify.app and remove it, to force the reindex of tha...

  • Visitor
  • Brief description of the issue:   After some time, even one launch sometimes, it's not possible to find Spotify.app in spotlight anymore.    The Fix is to manually go to Spotlight ...
  • haugstve
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[iOS][Search] OS X 10 no supported artwork glitching

On a mac mini the art work doesnt down load. The whole system is glitching in many ways. Spotify says it is not longer supported in few months and apple isnt providing updates. How do i revert to an older version of Spotify that will be more stable? ...

  • Visitor
  • On a mac mini the art work doesnt down load.   The whole system is glitching in many ways.  Spotify says it is not longer supported in few months and apple isnt providing updates.&nbsp...
  • Loxer
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cant type in search bar or or use space bar as pause

plan: freecountry: denmarkdevice: macbook pro 13inch 2017system: macOS mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) when ever i try to type anything in the search bar, it doesnt show up and acts if i havent searched anthing in the first place. also spotify doesnt react i...

  • Newbie
  • plan: free country: denmark device: macbook pro 13inch 2017 system: macOS mojave 10.14.5 (18F132)   when ever i try to type anything in the search bar, it doesnt show up and acts if i...
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Superuser Contribution Search bar disappeared

PlanPremium DeviceMacbook Pro 13" 2017 Operating SystemMacOS 10.14.1 My Question or IssueSearch bar next to previous/next navigation at the top of the screen has been gone for a while now. Only way to search is by going to search in the menu on the l...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium   Device Macbook Pro 13" 2017   Operating System MacOS 10.14.1   My Question or Issue Search bar next to previous/next navigation at the top of the screen has b...
  • Peter
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Spotify Treats Apostrophes Differently

I encountered this issue when searching for a song in my saved songs that was shown as "liked" but I could not find. I realized that Spotify treats the two apostrophes as different characters. Granted they are, but it makes it unreasonably difficult ...

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  • Gig Goer
  • I encountered this issue when searching for a song in my saved songs that was shown as "liked" but I could not find.    I realized that Spotify treats the two apostrophes as different c...
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Podcast not found in search

Hello,I have recently submitted my Podcast (The Burn Up) and was previously able to find it when searching for the producer (Burn Up Media), but not when searching for it's title.Now that I have changed the producer (also to The Burn Up) I can no lon...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Hello, I have recently submitted my Podcast (The Burn Up) and was previously able to find it when searching for the producer (Burn Up Media), but not when searching for it's title. Now t...
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Mac macOS extreme hard drive activity when running Spotify

PlanFreeCountryDenmarkDeviceiMac (late 2009)Operating SystemmacOS 10.12.6Spotify Desktop App 1.0.88.353.g15c26ea1 My Question or IssueAs soon as I log in to the desktop app the hard disk starts going bananas with activity. It's killing the perfomance...

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  • ...he desktop app the hard disk starts going bananas with activity. It's killing the perfomance of the computer and especially Spotify itself. I can't search or switch to browse/artist/playlist/etc, it j...
  • MattSuda
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    Mac Desktop
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Bring Back Sorting in Search Results - 2018

PlanPremiumCountry USDeviceMacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports)Operating SystemHigh Sierra Version 10.13.6 My Question or IssueI was previously able to sort my search results when looking for song titles, which made it easy to find t...

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  • ...ble to sort my search results when looking for song titles, which made it easy to find the song and version I wanted.  With one of the recent updates (not sure how recent) I've lost that a...
  • Loxer
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Ricerca per anno - Search by Year

Ho notato che se utilizzo la ricerca per anno year:1994 ad esempio, mi da come risultati solo Podcast e Video ma non brani, album,etc... come vorrei.Come mai?I noticed that if I use the search for year year: 1994 for example, it gives me the results ...

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  • Ho notato che se utilizzo la ricerca per anno year:1994 ad esempio, mi da come risultati solo Podcast e Video ma non brani, album,etc... come vorrei. Come mai? I noticed that if I use the search...
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Search videos only

HeyI know this answer https://community.spotify.com/t5/iOS-iPhone-iPad/How-to-watch-videos/m-p/4436456 has already been posted but it doesn't answer my question I wanted to know if there's a way to search videos only and that's not the answer because...

  • Music Fan
  • ...anted to know if there's a way to search videos only and that's not the answer because a lot of video series and videos from artists aren't showing there   Thank you
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Solved!! Search bar not working

I'm using Spotify on a MacBook Pro, when I type something in the search bar I don't get to see results and I can't search anything. I have the latest version of Spotify. I already restarted the program and my computer. No problems with the mobile app...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm using Spotify on a MacBook Pro, when I type something in the search bar I don't get to see results and I can't search anything.   I have the latest version of Spotify. I already r...
  • Nomivg
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Search for songs once you are on an artist page

Once you are on the artist page, is it possible to filter all the songs (independet of the album) to find the song you want. Like a searchwindow where you can enter names, but because you are already on the artist page, it's sure that there will be o...

  • Casual Listener
  • Once you are on the artist page, is it possible to filter all the songs (independet of the album) to find the song you want. Like a searchwindow where you can enter names, but because you are a...
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Selecting Text in Search Results in Entire Window Dragging

Irregular behavior on mouse click in search bar(probably all input fields if others exist).To recreate this issue:1. Click on search bar and type in "Podcast Comedy"2. Now try to highlight "Comedy" (If you wanted to change it to 'Politics' for instan...

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  • Irregular behavior on mouse click in search bar(probably all input fields if others exist). To recreate this issue: 1. Click on search bar and type in "Podcast Comedy" 2. Now try to highlight "C...
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