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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 much does Spotify premium apk cost per month? [closed]

Hello everyone in the forum! I am going to find out the price of spotify apk mod to install for my mobile phone, do you guys in my forum have anyone who used this music application? Can you advise me ...
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How can I make Siri play a song on Spotify on macOS?

After saying Hey Siri play xx on Spotify the assistant responds with You'll need to update Spotify before I can help with that. When I click on the App Store button, there aren't any results for ...
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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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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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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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Set up global shortcuts for media keys (next, prev, play/pause)

I've had the (mis)fortune to get a new work laptop with the O' so great Touch Bar which I so immensely hate and have changed the Touch Bar to display F-keys. However one thing I do miss is my global ...
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Is it possible to change priority of focus for `play, next, previous` buttons for a specific app

I want to use Pause, Previous and Next buttons to control for Spotify. Only if Spotify is open they can control it. But along with Spotify when I open Apple Music app, if I hit them, they will control ...
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There is a file named index.dat, and subfolders named serially from 00 to 0f, a0 to af … f0 to ff in my `~/Applications` folder, can I delete them?

My User's Application folder does not contain the regular Applications' folders one might expect. Instead it contains an index.dat file and a lot of sub-folders that are serially numbered (00,01,...,...
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Spotify Mac: Is there way to “Like” currently playing song using a shortcut?

I don't want to open spotify app every time to like the song i'm listening. I'd like to just press a global shortcut button to like current song while working in another app. Is there way to do it?
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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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Karabiner not repeating shell command in “to_if_held_down” block

I want to map my mouse button 5 such that option + button 5 skips to the next track if pressed once, and if held down it continuously skips forward by 10 seconds. I've added the following rule to ...
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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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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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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 to detect what program uses music control keys

I've got a problem with music control keys (F7-F9) from some time now. I'm using Spotify as my main music player and sometimes these keys just stop working. Of course when I start watching YT video ...
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Applescript - how to control multiple instances of the same application

I have 2 instances of the same application (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Spotify, etc) and I'm trying to control one specific instance by PID or other methods via Applescript and the app specific methods. E....
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How to control volume of music based on “Now Playing”?

I'd like the Mac to mute itself when there's an ad on Spotify. It comes in a pair, 30 seconds each. I now have to hit mute button, then guess if a minute is over yet and then unmute it. Solid ...
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Bluetooth headset controller buttons stopped working on macbook pro

Up until today all of the buttons on my Sony headphones worked in controlling my Spotify app. I could play/pause skip tracks etc. After having a meeting on zoom today, all of the buttons except ...
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“Install Spotify” can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software

I'm running macOS 10.15 Catalina Beta. When I try to install Spotify I see the following error: Is this a Spotify issue or a Catalina issue? Thanks.
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Is it possible to control Spotify on Apple TV 4K using Siri?

I have an Apple TV 4K, and have installed the Spotify app. This works well to browse and play music on Spotify when using the remote. Is it possible to find and play music on the Spotify app using ...
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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 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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Keyboard shortcut for in-application action (Spotify play/pause) from another application

Is there a way to write a script, get an app, automator, or etc that would make spotify play/pause with a keyboard shortcut such as cmd+alt+shift+p that would work from outside of Spotify? In other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 VLC/...
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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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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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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, ...