Does anyone get the "Please start Live to play" message on Push?

Do you solve it?.

I've been working my ways around for two days now with no solution. The control surface is on Push and the input aswell. The midi indicators on the top right of Live detects the midi signal, but I can't interact with Live through Push. Any Ideas?

I got the sense it's something plain and simple...I feel such a noob.


Escudero 4 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Ricky Laguna
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    2 votes

    Did you ever solve the problem. I'm getting the same message.

    3 years ago | 0 comments
  • jestermgee
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    1 vote

    Are you using Live 9?


    4 years ago | 0 comments
  • [daw] Ableton staff
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    1 vote

    Hi there, 

    Please make sure that you did not choose the "user port" for in- and output in the control surface chooser, but the "Live port". 

    If this still does not resolve the issue, please have a look into this article:

    Hope this helps, 


    3 years ago | 0 comments
  • chtamina
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    1 vote

    close ableton

    uninstall driver from windows device manager

    wait for windows to install it again

    open ableton

    2 years ago | 0 comments

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