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[Search] Expand list of Albums in Browsing categories

From the Search menu, I was browsing Gaming > Original Game Soundtracks, and the list was... sparse. I recall a list a long time ago having a ton of listed albums that still exist in Spotify, but I have to remember and search for them individually. H...

  • Casual Listener
  • From the Search menu, I was browsing Gaming > Original Game Soundtracks, and the list was... sparse. I recall a list a long time ago having a ton of listed albums that still exist in S...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 19 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 19 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Desktop][Search] Filter Playlists when searching

I have hundreds and hundreds of playlists, which I like to have. But if I search for instance for "Covers" i will only find 4 different playlists made by me with that name even though I got well over 50. I wish there was a way to only show your own p...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have hundreds and hundreds of playlists, which I like to have.    But if I search for instance for "Covers" i will only find 4 different playlists made by me with that name even t...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 174 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Desktop
    Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 174 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Search] Improved filtering

There already exists the ability to filter by genre on the favorite list, but it would be really great to have more filtering options. You already have lots of information about all of you music, so it would be really cool to be able to do more filte...

  • Casual Listener
  • There already exists the ability to filter by genre on the favorite list, but it would be really great to have more filtering options. You already have lots of information about all of you music, so ...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 36 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 36 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[iOS][Search] pressing on play adds song to queue but does *not* erase the queue history

i love the queue.i often search for more songs to add to the queue.if i accidentally click on the song but not the ... to add to queue, that songs start playing - which is finebut if i try to go back to the previous song, it appears the queue doesn't...

  • Casual Listener
  • i love the queue. i often search for more songs to add to the queue. if i accidentally click on the song but not the ... to add to queue,  that songs start playing - which is fine but if i t...
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 40 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • iOS
    Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 40 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Desktop][Mobile][Search] enable search for a song within my playlists

i can't believe this hasn't been implemented already. i see multiple attempts to bring this forward in the 'ideas' repository. of course you won't get enough votes if you don't properly combine similar/subtly different variations of this basic functi...

  • Casual Listener
  • i can't believe this hasn't been implemented already.  i see multiple attempts to bring this forward in the 'ideas' repository.  of course you won't get enough votes if you don't properly c...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 59 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Mobile
    Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 59 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Desktop][Search] Return Search bar to main screen

The Search bar was recently shifted to the scroll menu on the side (Windows Desktop Client), however, I cannot see why. The Search bar is such an essential feature, which needs quick access at any time. With its new position, I have to click the scro...

  • Casual Listener
  • The Search bar was recently shifted to the scroll menu on the side (Windows Desktop Client), however, I cannot see why.   The Search bar is such an essential feature, which needs quick a...
  • ZedX
  • Music Fan
  • 12458 Views
  • 60 comments
  • 564 likes
  • Desktop
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 12458 Views
  • 60 comments
  • 564 votes

[Search] Search playlists by song(s) - "Find playlists with this song/s"

Finding a playlist (global or personal) that contains a specific song would be a great way to find playlists that capture exactly the mood you're going for. Some songs are so distinct that their uniqueness means that simultaneously, finding similar s...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...han auto radios) with that song in, would ensure you find a far better playlist match than simple searching by genre or title.    Also many people already base playlists around a single s...
  • Lyubka
  • Moderator
  • 95 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 95 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Search] When will you finally start differentiating between artists with the same name.

No-name artists clearly intentionally use this feature to try to get hits. It is clearly a problem and years later, you still let it go on. Every week my release radar is filled with people impersonating another artist. This week my top 2 are Tank an...

  • Casual Listener
  • No-name artists clearly intentionally use this feature to try to get hits. It is clearly a problem and years later, you still let it go on.   Every week my release radar is filled with people ...
  • Alex
  • Moderator
  • 74 Views
  • 1 comments
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  • Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 74 Views
  • 1 comments
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[WearOS][Search] Add the ability to search specific songs / playlists / podcasts

There is currently no way to play or download a specific playlist or podcast that doesn't appear in Spotify's suggestions. There should be a search function built in to allow for things other than Spotify's suggestions to be played on the device.

  • Casual Listener
  • There is currently no way to play or download a specific playlist or podcast that doesn't appear in Spotify's suggestions. There should be a search function built in to allow for things other than S...
  • Emilia_8
  • Spotify Star
  • 1681 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 69 likes
  • Android
    Search
  • Closed - Not Enough Votes
  • 1681 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 69 votes

[iOS][Search] Goto last unfinished podcast episode

Podcasts & music, switch between them. If I leave a pod cast episode in the middle and want to return I have to find the one I left to continue it. A ‘goto last unfinished’ would take me directly, if I left several the function will scroll over each ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Podcasts & music, switch between them. If I leave a pod cast episode in the middle and want to return I have to find the one I left to continue it. A ‘goto last unfinished’ would take me directly...
  • AlejaR
  • Moderator
  • 78 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • iOS
    Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 78 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[Search] Search by Writer / Producer

I only found out today that it's possible to search Spotify according to record label, using this sort of search term: label:"rough trade" It would be amazing if you could do the same for writers and producers, like this: writer:"justin tranter" Or t...

  • Regular
  • I only found out today that it's possible to search Spotify according to record label, using this sort of search term:   label:"rough trade"   It would be amazing if you could do the s...
  • Nathan_cpt
  • Newbie
  • 38215 Views
  • 48 comments
  • 520 likes
  • All Platforms
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 38215 Views
  • 48 comments
  • 520 votes

[Mobile][Search] Ability to Identify Music

Would add the ability for users to identify music that might be playing on the radio or from a nearby speaker, similar to that of Shazam or SoundHound. I imagine this feature would fit well into the voice command component that already exists on the ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...he voice command component that already exists on the search page by stating 'What song is this?' or similar. 
  • leidislau
  • Newbie
  • 5974 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 156 likes
  • Mobile
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 5974 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 156 votes

[All Platforms][Search] Automatic translations of artist names and songs

Automatic translations for artist names (such as utilising Google Translate api or some alternative) would greatly improve usability for users who want to explore beyond the artists who title themselves in English (or their known languages)Use case: ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Automatic translations for artist names (such as utilising Google Translate api or some alternative) would greatly improve usability for users who want to explore beyond the artists who title themsel...
  • mochinichi
  • Casual Listener
  • 5019 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 105 likes
  • All Platforms
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 5019 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 105 votes

[Desktop][Search] Bring Back Sorting in Search Results

I was previously able to sort my search results when looking for song titles, which made it easy to find the song and version I wanted. With one of the recent updates (not sure how recent) I've lost that ability! I do a lot of searching and now it's ...

  • Regular
  • I was previously able to sort my search results when looking for song titles, which made it easy to find the song and version I wanted.  With one of the recent updates (not sure how recent) I...
  • Moksha21
  • Casual Listener
  • 5099 Views
  • 30 comments
  • 191 likes
  • Desktop
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 5099 Views
  • 30 comments
  • 191 votes

[CarPlay] Voice Command in CarPlay

The new in-app voice search/command in the iOS app is fantastic and works great. You should add a tab in carplay that allow for voice searches and commands.

  • Casual Listener
  • The new in-app voice search/command in the iOS app is fantastic and works great. You should add a tab in carplay that allow for voice searches and commands. 
  • Jacob
  • Community Legend
  • 7070 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 226 likes
  • iOS
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 7070 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 226 votes

[Search] Search for songs by time signature

It would be nice to add a search feature wherein you can search for and/or discover new songs by time signatures.

  • Casual Listener
  • It would be nice to add a search feature wherein you can search for and/or discover new songs by time signatures. 
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 241 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 4 likes
  • Search
  • Closed - Not Enough Votes
  • 241 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 4 votes

[iOS][Search] Search option in Haptic Touch/ 3D Touch menu

Selecting the search option when haptic or 3D touching the Spotify app icon (iOS) should take the user to the search field (bringing the keyboard and search history up) rather than just the search page. I use this option when I am opening the app kno...

  • Casual Listener
  • Selecting the search option when haptic or 3D touching the Spotify app icon (iOS) should take the user to the search field (bringing the keyboard and search history up) rather than just the search p...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 151 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 5 likes
  • iOS
    Search
  • Closed - Not Enough Votes
  • 151 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 5 votes

[All Platforms][Search] Foreign language metadata

Dear Spotify,I couldn't be bothered to read whether or not the other suggestions in this vein are the same as mine but I think I can express the idea I have in a particularly new and unique way, because I love using your service. I like a lot of fore...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...nd type it out in order to find it. However, I like Japanese music and when I am searching for a Japanese song I try to learn a latinised version of the name. For example, I love the song  その線は水平線...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 1372 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 49 likes
  • All Platforms
    Search
  • Case Closed
  • 1372 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 49 votes

[Mobile][Search] Search by folder name

I like to sort my tracks by genre or atmosphere (party, morning wake-up...).As Spotify does not allow to sort by genre yet, I do it by myself by creating my own playlists. But I also want to gather playlists from other users which suit the same mood....

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ather playlists from other users which suit the same mood. As I can't rename them to create a kind of search engine optimisation, I have to create folders. However, it is impossible to quickly access a g...
  • Eni
  • Moderator
  • 174 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Mobile
    Search
  • Closed - Doesn't Meet Requirements
  • 174 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 1 votes

[iOS][Search] Unified Search - Search & Your Library at Once

Hi Spotify!Spotify on iOS has taken a strange approach to searching. I’m constantly flipping back and forth between searching my library and then searching in “search” because I’m starting in the wrong place.how about anytime you hit a magnifying gla...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi Spotify! Spotify on iOS has taken a strange approach to searching.  I’m constantly flipping back and forth between searching my library and then searching in “search” because I’m starting i...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 148 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 3 likes
  • iOS
    Search
  • Closed - Not Enough Votes
  • 148 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 3 votes