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New Feature To Try On Desktop: Quick Search Shortcuts

Hey folks, The Spotify team is always working to make the software as simple as possible for everyone to use, and for those of you who like to save a bit of time by using keyboard shortcuts, there's a very convenient trick that you may not have notic...

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Bad recommendations

I used to use Spotify when I would sleep and I also use it for study music, but when I want to just listen to music my recommend songs are all jazz and sleep sounds. Is there a way to change the way Spotify recommends your songs? For example, switch ...

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  • I used to use Spotify when I would sleep and I also use it for study music, but when I want to just listen to music my recommend songs are all jazz and sleep sounds. Is there a way to change the way ...
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What factors are used to determine playlist listing position and indexing?

So, I have a bunch of public playlists going and noticed that some of them rank quite high when searching for specific keywords but others don't even show up in the top 10.000 (yes, I scrolled that far :)). That made me think of what we know about th...

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  • So, I have a bunch of public playlists going and noticed that some of them rank quite high when searching for specific keywords but others don't even show up in the top 10.000 (yes, I scrolled that f...
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Partnership Request | Spotify Premium Student Program

Hello, This is Salama from Quizplus. We are an EdTech platform providing online study tools to 10M+ students worldwide. At Quizplus we aim to partner with Spotify throughout a tailored student program.Anyone here guys can help to reach the responsabi...

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  • Hello,   This is Salama from Quizplus. We are an EdTech platform providing online study tools to 10M+ students worldwide.   At Quizplus we aim to partner with Spotify throughout a tailo...
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Does Spotify have a "wish list" for reacquiring rights to greyed out songs?

Good day,I am a music lover and have placed my playlists, which I put together with a lot of effort and heart and soul, in the hands of Spotify with confidence. It is therefore regrettable that songs keep getting "greyed out" from the playlists. Over...

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  • Good day, I am a music lover and have placed my playlists, which I put together with a lot of effort and heart and soul, in the hands of Spotify with confidence. It is therefore regrettable that son...
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Sending a playlist to non-premium member. Will it shuffle or play in the order it was made?

If I send a playlist to someone who doesn't have premium will it play in the specific order I made it in or will it shuffle? Thank you!

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  • If I send a playlist to someone who doesn't have premium will it play in the specific order I made it in or will it shuffle?   Thank you!     
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Removed songs from playlist. Can I restore them?

I removed all the songs from a playlist but my wife really wants to keep them. Is there a way to restore the list? The playlist wasn't deleted but rather the songs removed...

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  • I removed all the songs from a playlist but my wife really wants to keep them. Is there a way to restore the list? The playlist wasn't deleted but rather the songs removed...
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Car thing touch screen not working

I have been using spoify car thing for more than half a year and everything was going fine but then a few days ago my touch screen stopped working so i go to reset it. That doesnt do anything so i factory reset it that also does nothing but now when ...

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  • I have been using spoify car thing for more than half a year and everything was going fine but then a few days ago my touch screen stopped working so i go to reset it. That doesnt do anything so i fa...
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Sharing song link directs to playlist

Whenever my sends me a song from his playlist. The link takes me to his playlist and plays the song from there (his playlist). I found this cool and liked it alot. However whenever I share a song it takes him to the album its from and or single and p...

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  • Whenever my sends me a song from his playlist. The link takes me to his playlist and plays the song from there (his playlist). I found this cool and liked it alot. However whenever I share a song it ...
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Balancing multiple objectives for music recommendation

Did you know that Spotify is always in technological development? In this link you have access to precious information about the algorithms and metadata. https://research.atspotify.com/mostra-balancing-multiple-objectives-for-music-recommendation/

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  •   Did you know that Spotify is always in technological development? In this link you have access to precious information about the algorithms and metadata.   https://research.atspotify.c...
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Shuffle

Whenever I play my playlist on shuffle I get the same 20 or so songs every time, I'm thinking there's an algorithm that just plays the songs you like vs playing songs randomly. it'd be nice if this is a feature we had the ability to turn off.

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  • Whenever I play my playlist on shuffle I get the same 20 or so songs every time, I'm thinking there's an algorithm that just plays the songs you like vs playing songs randomly. it'd be nice if this i...
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FIND YOUR FOCUS

Whether you're looking to level up or get back to the basics, it all starts with focus. Choose a focus area — from craft to career — and we'll give you the tools, resources, and recommendations to help you achieve what matters most to you. Where do y...

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  • Whether you're looking to level up or get back to the basics, it all starts with focus. Choose a focus area — from craft to career — and we'll give you the tools, resources, and recommendations to he...
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The dumbest algorithm

My dear Spotify developers. I know - each alIgorithm could be realized using so much different ways. As developer from 1988 year I have experience with any findings when some dump idea has broke all algorithm. But here I see one of dumbest realizatio...

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  • My dear Spotify developers. I know - each alIgorithm could be realized using so much different ways. As developer from 1988 year I have experience with any findings when  some dump idea has brok...
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I don’t care if you can’t find my address!!..

Listen. Great. You FINALLY let me upgrade to a family plan. Thanks. Been trying to do that for three weeks. Now, you won’t acknowledge my address is my address because the Google car didn’t bother to drive down my street?? What the heck?! I’m TRYING ...

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  • Listen.   Great. You FINALLY let me upgrade to a family plan. Thanks. Been trying to do that for three weeks. Now, you won’t acknowledge my address is my address because the Google car didn’t ...
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Re-starting premium plus

I would like to restart the premium plan. However, t takes me to the one month free link. When I follow the prompts, it finally tells me that I've already used the promotion and if I want to continue without the promo. But there is no prompt that let...

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  • I would like to restart the premium plan.  However, t takes me to the one month free link.  When I follow the prompts, it finally tells me that I've already used the promotion and if I want...
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Liked song playlist plays only a few songs

Hello all, When I go to the liked songs playlist it plays only a handful on repeat instead of shuffling from the whole lists. Started recently, what can I do / it should be like this?

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  • Hello all,  When I go to the liked songs playlist it plays only a handful on repeat instead of shuffling from the whole lists. Started recently, what can I do / it should be like this? 
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Disable OFFLINE for Kids Account

Is there a way to do this? We limit screen time and this is the only app that allows offline and it bypasses the screen time limit or even APP limit when we use Family Link in google. The time is ignored and the tablet can be on way beyond the time.

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  • Is there a way to do this?  We limit screen time and this is the only app that allows offline and it bypasses the screen time limit or even APP limit when we use Family Link in google.  T...
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How to make a new playlist automatically from another playlist

I remember I made a playlist automatically based on my self made playlist. It included similar songs to my own playlist but no repeat songs from my first list. Also if there was a song that was out of place, the new one also had a song similar to tha...

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  • I remember I made a playlist automatically based on my self made playlist. It included similar songs to my own playlist but no repeat songs from my first list. Also if there was a song that was out o...
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Recommend radio not playing any of the songs on that playlist

none of my recommended radios are playing the songs in them , I already tried logging out and back in , updating the app and restarting my phone

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  • none of my recommended radios are playing the songs in them , I already tried logging out and back in , updating the app and restarting my phone   
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How many genres in total can be searched?

Thanks for your help.Spotify has a genre search function, how many genres in total can be searched?It would be helpful if you could send me a list of genres.Thank you very much for your time.

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  • Thanks for your help. Spotify has a genre search function, how many genres in total can be searched? It would be helpful if you could send me a list of genres. Thank you very much for your time.
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