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Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-protected content from record labels and media companies.

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How can I control Spotify volume while connected to another device (Sonos bar)?

The present shortcuts for Mac OS's volume don't work while playing music over an external device. I can only change the volume from the app itself, is there a trick to do it with shortcuts?
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Pause button started working for Chrome / Youtube, messing with audio player controls

I'm on macbook pro, 2017, Mojave 10.14.4. Previously, I used F7/F8/F9 audio-buttons with Spotify only (it worked with iTunes if it's open together with Spotify but whatever. It didn't do anything in ...
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How to open/use/enable Spotify Desktop Web Player on iOS?

Is there any trick to use the Desktop version of Spotify’s browser-based web player on an iOS device (e.g. iPhone)? On a Mac you can access it for instance using Chrome at open.spotify.com/browse. On ...
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Is there any possibilty to choose a next song on Spotify when the app is minimalized?

is there any kind of a shortcut to choose a next song while the app is minimalized? I got the SpotMenu and Karabiner app.
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Can I listen music from USB-C port by using USB-C/Jack adapter trough MacBook Pro?

As mentioned in heading, can I listen to music through my headphones by using USB-C with jack adapter on Macbook PRO?? https://www.amazon.com/Headphone-CONMDEX-Converter-Compatible-Essential/dp/...
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Disabling / Uninstalling iTunes on macOS Mojave

I'm using MacOS 10.14 Mojave on a MacBook Pro. I'm trying to disable iTunes, mostly because it annoys me several times a day when I use my keyboard play/pause media button. I have Spotify up and ...
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Spotify automatic startup mystery [duplicate]

Trying to get rid of Spotify's startup at login time I found an interesting behavior: while its plists are not present in any of the known locations such as Library/LaunchAgents and Library/...
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How to fix audio delay on AirPlay 2?

I have an AppleTV 4K connected to a soundbar in my living room and an AppleTV 4th gen connected to a TV in my guest room. With AirPlay 2 I can output music from Spotify to both, but the audio goes ...
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Can Camera+ 2 iPhone app record video while playing music?

I'm wondering if Camera+ 2 app support recording video while playing music (via Spotify) in the background? If not, what app could be used instead?
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Media Function Keys Randomly Disabled

Every now and then, my media keys (F7, F8, and F9) keep randomly stop working with Spotify. I don't have any other media apps open, like iTunes or anything, just Spotify. A program restart doesn't ...
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How to prevent app from auto starting

I know there are Login Items under Users & Groups and /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons under Library, System/Library and Users/FooUser/Library. And then there's right click on Dock ...
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Media keeps pausing randomly MacOS High Sierra. Spotify/iTunes/Quicktime

I'm on a mid-2012 MBP and I've started having this issue since upgrading to High Sierra. Sometimes it'll pause the media and start back on its own or sometimes it'll just stop it completely and I'll ...
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UE Boom 2 stutters with MacBook Pro when using browser

My UE Boom 2 stutters when using it with a web browser on my MacBook Pro with macOS Sierra. I can play Spotify fine if I just have it up front but if I push it to the background and try to browse the ...
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My Spotify app won't open, can't be deleted and won't force quit on macOS

...and yet when I try to, a dialogue box tells me I can't delete it because it's already open. Any ideas what I can do?
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MBP Retina 2015: Graphical glitches after update to 10.12.4

my Macbook Pro has random graphical glitches. Most of the time they are present in Spotify, and less often in Chrome. An example of such glitches is on the photo attached. Is there a known solution ...
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How can I increase spotify lock screen controls duration after pause?

While playing Spotify on my iPod Touch I have got some controls over the player on my lock-screen. I have to pause the player a lot and wish I could play the songs instantly after some time again. ...
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Ignore “prevent sleep” request from a specific app

I sometimes have the problem that my macbook won't sleep, even with the lid closed. After some investigation I tracked the problem down to Spotify app; when the app is open, even if no song is playing,...
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Xcode wants to access DeviceManager in your keychain and tells me to add Spotify to Accessibility

Every now and again (when I plug my iPhone into my Mac with Xcode open), I get the following dialog: The only problem is when I click 'Allow' or 'Allways allow', it pops up with this: Should I trust ...
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Caps lock to change input language disabled by Spotify.app

I use caps lock to change input language, but when Spotify.app is ON caps lock behaves like normal caps lock. Any ideas how to get def macOS functionality back? I looked through Spotify.app settings ...
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Bluetooth speakers controls don't work with Spotify on macOS

I own the UE Boom 2, a bluetooth speaker that has "Tap Controls" that allow pause, play and skip track. These features work fine when I'm using iTunes or soundcloud, but when I use the Spotify app, ...
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Can I run Spotify by pressing my F8 button instead of iTunes?

Is it possible to program the F8 key to run Spotify instead of iTunes?
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spotify doesn't care about mission control settings

I have my Mission Control (el capitan, 10.11) settings the way I like: "When switching to an application, switch to a Space with open windows for the application" is OFF. This works very well except ...
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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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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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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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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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Spotify always starts and I’d like it not to on my Mac

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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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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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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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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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 /Users/...
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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 play/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 that ...