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pc issue New Spotify Web Player not working in MX5

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8 hours ago, 7twenty said:

Hmmm, not working for me. Restarted my main browser (portable), and tested on a fresh portable version as well. Both give the same error as noted above. Tested using the default MX UA, checked and unchecked.

Cookies and all site data was cleared using dev tools as well.

This UA?

 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Maxthon/5.0 Chrome/55.0.2883.75 Safari/537.36

And what about your sync test version?

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1 hour ago, PHYR said:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Maxthon/5.0 Chrome/55.0.2883.75 Safari/537.36

Yes. Although it shouldn't matter, as i thought the whole point of MX pushing UA's is to ensure that if a site requires a different one it gets it regardless of what is set in the settings.

This is error now with that UA.

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1 hour ago, PHYR said:

And what about your sync test version?

Sort of. It get doesn't get any error, but there's no sound.

Seems it's another one of these issues where different users get different results... odd.

Will test a few other things later.

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19 hours ago, 7twenty said:

Hmmm, not working for me. Restarted my main browser (portable), and tested on a fresh portable version as well. Both give the same error as noted above. Tested using the default MX UA, checked and unchecked.

Cookies and all site data was cleared using dev tools as well.

The new UA pushed yesterday, and I have just tested, the music plays with Maxthon UA in ultra mode. Please try to back up the data and re-log in your account.

1)Win+R,and input %appdata%, find the Maxthon5 folder. 

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2) Re-name the Maxthon5 folder

3)Re-log in the MX account

Does it work?

 

 

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5 hours ago, BugSir006 said:

Please try to back up the data and re-log in your account.

I'm not using an account, only guest mode on two separate portable versions. One is my everyday browser which is where I first noticed this issue again. The other is a test version I use to play around with.

As noted above, a new portable version was used to do all testing.

But I did also test using an account and get the same error. Only thing that hasn't been tested is an installed version. Although I can't see how/why that should change anything?!

Just out of curiosity, what does the console log show for you guys that it works for?

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Note that is with ABP ON. WIth ABP off it still doesn't work, the errors aren't there, but the warning still is.

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Without AB+, only a sandbox parsing error.

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With AB+ enabled, spclient get ads are added. Odd that I don't see the google analytics error you are seeing.

 

 

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On 14/9/2017 at 4:32 PM, BugSir006 said:

The new UA pushed yesterday, and I have just tested, the music plays with Maxthon UA in ultra mode. Please try to back up the data and re-log in your account.

1)Win+R,and input %appdata%, find the Maxthon5 folder. 

备份本地数据.png

2) Re-name the Maxthon5 folder

3)Re-log in the MX account

Does it work?

On 14/9/2017 at 4:32 PM, BugSir006 said:

The new UA pushed yesterday, and I have just tested, the music plays with Maxthon UA in ultra mode. Please try to back up the data and re-log in your account.

1)Win+R,and input %appdata%, find the Maxthon5 folder. 

备份本地数据.png

2) Re-name the Maxthon5 folder

3)Re-log in the MX account

Does it work?

 

 

 

Nothing will work for now unless there's a major core update as i believe that Spotify has rule out unsupported browsers. it is also believed that engineers of Maxthon have NOT proposed any long-term solution at the beginning, and being shortsighted once again. of cause big company like it care more on the majority than you and me if you don't react properly:(

please do more checkin‘ with proper enquiry in technical details before posting bugmiss

Enable the web player - Spotify
https://support.spotify.com/hk-en/using_spotify/system_settings/enable-the-spotify-web-player/ 

The web player - Spotify
https://support.spotify.com/hk-en/using_spotify/the_basics/webplayer/

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30 minutes ago, 7x3twenty1 said:

Nothing will work for now unless there's a major core update

2 things wrong with this comment.

1/ Users above have said that it works for them. (unless there's something going on and it's actually playing through a spotify connect device they haven't noticed)
2/ MX5 is currently using Blink/Chrome 55.0.2883.75. Well above the 45+ that is recommended by Spotify. (unless there's something stripped out that Spotify needs to work, but again see point above)

Also, it was working fine up until about 1 week ago. So something did obviously change...

What may be an issue is the DRM that is in place, of which MX doesn't offer any control over, as noted in your 1st link. But again, see point 1.

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My spotify continues to play with only one instance of M5 running and no other program running, i.e. the other player that used to open before the update. Whether having that other player(SpotifyAB windows app) installed on my pc is affecting my experience, I do not know. I guess I could uninstall it to see, but alas, old age and fatigue are getting the better of me.

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6 hours ago, PHYR said:

Whether having that other player(SpotifyAB windows app) installed on my pc is affecting my experience, I do not know.

When you click the icon to the left of the volume bar what shows? There might be a number of options depending on what you have run Spotify before.

To ensure it's the current browser playing the music, there should be just some info on spotify connect. Otherwise it should show "Spotify Connect, this browser", or "Spotify Connect, Opera", etc depending on what is available to play through. If you do have more than one option and you select "this browser" and it still plays, then it's weird. If you, select that and it doesn't play then you have the same issue.

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Maybe because I have chrome installed? But not running. Or maybe you have the issue and I dont'.

Edit: Just tried and it didn't play. Checked my proxy and it was set to no proxy. Re-enable IE proxy and it plays fine.

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On 15/9/2017 at 9:03 PM, 7twenty said:

2 things wrong with this comment.

1/ Users above have said that it works for them. (unless there's something going on and it's actually playing through a spotify connect device they haven't noticed)
2/ MX5 is currently using Blink/Chrome 55.0.2883.75. Well above the 45+ that is recommended by Spotify. (unless there's something stripped out that Spotify needs to work, but again see point above)

Also, it was working fine up until about 1 week ago. So something did obviously change...

What may be an issue is the DRM that is in place, of which MX doesn't offer any control over, as noted in your 1st link. But again, see point 1.

Not working here definitely and i don't think once Maxthon meets the version it requires, it could run smoothly. And i think those who can use it is just the minority with luck and/or suitable system requirement(s).

It is a waste of time when you affirm Maxthon is working as after it updated to 55.x, it was not working in the new layout at the time before they push the UA update, i strongly believe.

I haven't use the play on other devices function(the green button like @PHYR).

 

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Image taken from Opera, no other device/app using Spotify - sound plays through Opera
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Image taken from Maxthon, but playing through Opera - Sound plays through Opera as it shows
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Image taken from Maxthon - No sound
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 Try clicking the green button under the song title.

Uhm, check the volume on your other devices. They are acting as controllers.

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On 16/9/2017 at 8:53 PM, 7x3twenty1 said:

Not working here definitely and i don't think once Maxthon meets the version it requires, it could run smoothly. And i think those who can use it is just the minority with luck and/or suitable system requirement(s).

It is a waste of time when you affirm Maxthon is working as after it updated to 55.x, it was not working in the new layout at the time before they push the UA update, i strongly believe.

I haven't use the play on other devices function(the green button like @PHYR).

 

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not resolved in 5.1.2.1000. Although official said they resolved the 'supporting issue', not the oooops issue:(

i use facebook a/c

I've try:

1. clear site cookies 2.login/out 3.gif

In addition, i need to login in everytime.

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