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Override iTunes “media” keys (play, pause, etc) for Spotify?

Is it possible to set Spotify as the default program when the "media" keys (play, pause, previous, next, etc) are pressed on the Mac keyboard? For the most part when Spotify is open, the "media" ...
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How can I make earphones with full inline controls work with VLC/Spotify?

I have a set of earphones with full inline controls (mic, play/pause, vol up/down) but they only seem to work with iTunes (and I'm not sure the mic works at all). How can I make them work with ...
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Sync / Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Is it possible to transfer all my Spotify playlist to the new Apple Music? I have like 10 playlists with more than 5000 songs, I would hate to lose them.
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Headphone play/pause button controls iTunes only

Finally upgraded my MacBook Pro (Unibody late 2008) from leopard to snow leopard, with a view to go to Lion when it finishes downloading. I've now noticed that hitting the single button on my Etymotic ...
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Control Spotify with Media Keys

How can I use the media keys (previous track, play/pause, next track) for Spotify instead of iTunes? OS X 10.9.4
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Apple headphones on a Mac: make play/pause button work in Spotify [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Headphone play/pause button controls iTunes only How can I make earphones with full inline controls work with VLC/Spotify? I have a retina MacBook Pro and I noticed ...
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Apple Remote + Spotify?

I have a 2010 MBP on Lion, and use Spotify pretty heavily - is there any way that I can have my remote control spotify, rather than it waking up iTunes every time (which would be fine but I don't have ...
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Set Spotify as the source for song titles instead of iTunes

A lot of applications say something to the effect of "get the current song title from iTunes for your status", so is there any way to have those pull from Spotify instead of iTunes? I'm willing to ...
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How can I run Spotify on a PowerPC Mac?

Are there any version of Spotify that will run on a PowerPC Mac? Which one(s)? Where can I get one?
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How can I move or replicate my Apple Music iTunes Cloud Library to Spotify?

I have been using Apple Music from day 1, but I'm disappointed and want to move back to Spotify. Is there any way at all to easily replicate or move my entire library from Apple Music to Spotify? ...
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Can I change the default music player app on my iPhone? If so, how?

I want to change the default music app on my iPhone from Music to Spotify. Is this possible? My first guess is that I would have to jailbreak my phone. Is there anyway to do it without jailbreaking? ...
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Can Spotify be paused when a Skype call is made, similar to how iTunes does it?

When I am listening to music on iTunes, the music is automatically paused when a Skype call is made. I recently switch to Spotify for my music resource. Can I have the same pausing functionality with ...
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iPhone almost always defaults to Music app over Spotify

Before iOS 7 it seemed like if I had a "music" app open, when I would hit the play button (from the lock screen, ear bud button, bluetooth speakers, etc.) the music from that app would start playing. ...
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Spotify output to AirPlay speakers on iPad

I don't see the AirPlay speaker selection gadget on the Spotify IOS client. Is AirPlay support something the App developer must provide explicitly? Is there a way to force the default audio output ...
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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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How can I get Nike+ to play songs from Spotify?

Recently I've started using the Nike+ app on my iPhone to keep track of the distances and times when I go for a run in the park. I noticed that it has a power songs feature, which I haven't tried out ...
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Spotify Offline Mode: do I need to launch the app within 30 days? (when I'm online)

If I use Spotify in Offline Mode on my iPad, I need to go online within 30 days or I will lose the offline songs. But do I need to open the spotify app when the device does have internet connection, ...
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Use media keys on Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 for Spotify

Recently I installed the Microsoft Intellitype drivers for OSX so that I could use my keyboard more naturally (e.g., media keys, etc.). However, this seems to have broken some functionality. Prior ...
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Is there a way to make offline content of 3rd party music apps on iPhone appear as iPod/Music?

I know this question is a long shot, but I'll try. I just bought a new car that does not have CarPlay support - it was part of my consideration, but I couldn't base the purchase solely on that. ...
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Spotify battery usage

I've got an iPhone 6 (upgraded from an iPhone 5s two weeks ago) and the battery life is irritating me. I use Spotify a lot (probably 5 hours+ a day whilst I'm at college, easily) but I think it might ...
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How can I keep B&O Z2 consistently connected to Airplay?

I use this excellent airplay speaker and iOS device for streaming music from Spotify. Unfortunately, the connection to Airplay reverts (timeout?) to the iPhone 6 Plus speaker after a short time. I ...
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How can I automatically add music from a playlist into a folder?

I am switching from the default music player on my iPhone to using Spotify to play music. The recent updates have meant that I can't use the music player in the same as I used to and I much prefer ...
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Opening Skype causes Spotify to pause playback since iOS 8.0.2

Prior to upgrading to iOS 8.0.2, I was able to set some music playing in Spotify, then press the home button, open Skype and message-away. Now when I launch Skype, Spotify pauses playback. This is ...
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Can I set Chrome to start Spotify from weblinks?

How can I set my Mac to open the Spotify application when I click on a weblink? While I have the appropriate preference set in Spotify... ... all Spotify URLs still open in the web player. (Almost ...
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Is there a simple way to temporarily grant network access to a single application?

Is it possible to only allow one single application to access the network connection, excluding all other applications from generating network traffic. Streaming video or music locally over the ...
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What does Spotify cache in /Storage?

~/Library/Caches/com.spotify.client/Storage can get admittedly huge. I can't tell its contents due to the folder scheme. What are its criteria for storing things? Spotify also invariably stores more ...
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Spotify has opened on startup and is now resisting any attempt to quit

My computer just ran out of batteries, so I plugged it in and started it up. Spotify began to open, but I did not want it to be open so I used right click-force quit. The application stayed open, but ...
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Prevent Spotify using 3G on iPhone

On the Spotify iPhone app, there is a manual setting to turn offline mode on or off. Ideally there would be a feature that automatically switches to offline mode as soon as a wifi connection is ...
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Remote control Spotify running on OS X from Apple Watch?

I have my home stereo connected to my Mac. I usually play music using Spotify. Spotify has an excellent feature called "Connect" which lets me remote control the desktop player from my iPhone Spotify ...
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How would I put a proxy on the Spotify app?

The network I currently use to listen to Spotify has just blocked the app, so now I can't listen to my music. I tried to put a proxy on my computer, but my computer's network settings need an admin ...
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Spotify is damaged or incomplete

I used to have Spotify but now it says it is damaged or incomplete, and now I can't open it again. How do I fix that?
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AppleScript: Trouble controlling Spotify over eppc (Apple Remote Events)

I would like to know if it is possible to control Spotify remotely using AppleScript. Spotify has a nice AppleScript dictionary, and I can control the software successfully as long as I do it ...
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Spotify on Mac: Songs constantly won't play and get skipped over

An example: My friend running the app right next to me is able to play the same songs without a problem from his phone, yet on my Mac app it just skips over them. I've been having this problem for ...
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How to define keyboard shortcut for “Save to your Music” Functionality for Spotify

I really love the Spotify app. When I like some songs on Spotify, I'm using "Save to Your Music" to add songs to my Spotify library. But this requires switching applications and using the mouse, so I ...
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Spotify Premium account price on App Store

As you may already know, Spotify started sending out emails to its customers to stop subscribing to the Premium account through iOS App Store's In-app Purchase mechanism (which costs $12.99) and ...
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Spotify Account on Iphone

Can i use my normal (on the website created) Spotify Premium Account on the iPhone or do I have to purchase Premium on iTunes/the Appstore ?
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iTunes 12.2 import playlist issue

I branched Exportify to output in an iTunes friendly format, and have used it to move my Spotify playlists over to iTunes. It mostly works, except the import process seems incapable of adding songs ...
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Spotify sync to same location?

I have multiple user accounts from one computer, running Yosemite. Using same Spotify username, I'd like to sync songs offline and cache in the same path. To achieve this, I tried aliasing ...
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Automator - How to know what I can do with Automator in each app

I'm new to AppleScript and Automator, I've reached to stop and play next and previous track in Spotify, here's what I use inside the AppleScript: tell application "Spotify" to playpause for ...
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Automatically play Spotify when headphones are plugged in

On my iPod I have activator to automatically open Spotify when I plug in my headphones and I would like to know if I can do a similar thing on OS X. What I would like is to automatically play Spotify ...
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Double-click headphone button to change track function

When listening to music on iTunes on my MacBook Air running OS 10.9, I am able to double-click the center headphone button to change track. I am wondering if it is possible to replicate this ...
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Is there a way to fine tune which folders inside a source are included as local files in spotify?

I have installed spotify on my mac quite some time ago, and I'm very happy with it, except for one thing: the local files feature. When I select iTunes as a source of local files, it also includes ...