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New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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Recent Linux client update changes

Hey! There has been an update to the Spotify Linux client signatures.Users may see errors linked to missing keys and failed signature verifications for Spotify when updating the system. If this happens to you, this can be fixed by manually adding the...

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Solved!! [Troubleshooting] Linux Spotify

Having trouble with Spotify on your Desktop app? Here’s what to try first. Search the Community Someone might have asked your question on the Community before.So type your issue into the search box and have a look. Basic troubleshooting Go through th...

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High CPU usage on desktop client

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceSkylake Desktop with iGPUOperating SystemFedora Linux with KDE My Question or IssueI am evaluating Spotify Premium to be installed on multiple Linux desktops.The issue I am facing is quite high CPU usage due to animated bar...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device Skylake Desktop with iGPU Operating System Fedora Linux with KDE   My Question or Issue I am evaluating Spotify Premium to be installed on multiple Linu...
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Solved!! Black Spotify window on Ubuntu 20.04

Your device and operating system: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Asus ZenBook UX534FTC (with Nvidia 1650 Max-Q and Nvidia drivers).Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 (snap)Brief...

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  • Your device and operating system: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Asus ZenBook UX534FTC (with Nvidia 1650 Max-Q and Nvidia drivers). Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version ...
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Saved albums, artists and podcasts not loading.

I'm using the web interface from Firefox 107 (latest version). Spotify was working perfectly fine until last month when it sporadically couldn't load any of my albums, artists or podcasts. Lately it happens all the time. It can play music just fine i...

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  • I'm using the web interface from Firefox 107 (latest version). Spotify was working perfectly fine until last month when it sporadically couldn't load any of my albums, artists or podcasts. Lately it ...
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snap install spotify

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Last few seconds of last played locally stored track plays at random times.

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDesktop PC.Operating SystemArch Linux. My Question or Issue Since Spotify was recently updated, I've been experiencing random playback of the last few seconds of some tracks. It seems to be the last few seconds of whatever t...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Desktop PC. Operating System Arch Linux.   My Question or Issue   Since Spotify was recently updated, I've been experiencing random playback of the...
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"Seeked" MPRIS signal firing inconsistently

PlanPremium DeviceA computing device of the digital varietyOperating SystemArch Linux, GNOMEClient Version1.2.8.923.g4f94bf0d, from AUR My IssueI have observed that the "Seeked" signal emitted by the dbus interface is behaving inconsistently. And it ...

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  • Plan Premium   Device A computing device of the digital variety Operating System Arch Linux, GNOME Client Version 1.2.8.923.g4f94bf0d, from AUR   My Issue I have observed that th...
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Where is the offline menu in Spotify Linux

With Spotify desktop on Windows there is a menu File | Offline Mode.Where is this offline menu with Spotify desktop on Linux (Ubuntu 22.04)?

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  • With Spotify desktop on Windows there is a menu File | Offline Mode. Where is this offline menu with Spotify desktop on Linux (Ubuntu 22.04)?
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Why does my Spotify Chromebook app refresh every time I open the lid?

I have my chromebook set to not go to sleep when I close the lid, so I can listen to music while it is closed, but whenever I open the lid and put in my password, the app refreshes

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  • I have my chromebook set to not go to sleep when I close the lid, so I can listen to music while it is closed, but whenever I open the lid and put in my password, the app refreshes
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Linux Desktop: No equalizer?

Hello, I am looking for the equalizer setting available on the mobile client -- to no avail. I am using the 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b flatpak build.Is this feature not implemented yet for the Linux Desktop flatpak client? Have a good day

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  • Hello,   I am looking for the equalizer setting available on the mobile client -- to no avail. I am using the 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b flatpak build. Is this feature not implemented yet...
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Deadkeys not accepted

KeyboardEnglish UK, Intl. Including Dead Keys Operating SystemLinux Mint My Question or IssueI've noticed I'm unable to input deadkeys into the search bar on the app. I noticed this with the actue e accent by using [AltGr + ;] + E however a quick exp...

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  • Keyboard English UK, Intl. Including Dead Keys   Operating System Linux Mint   My Question or Issue I've noticed I'm unable to input deadkeys into the search bar on the app. I notice...
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Opening song share link results in "Something went wrong" which persists across reload and restart

Debian + Spotify 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819Any share link I open results in chrome asking if I want to use xdg-open, which results in a new spotify window opening with the "Something went wrong; try reloading the page" dialog. Reloading doesn't helpThis pe...

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  • Debian + Spotify 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 Any share link I open results in chrome asking if I want to use xdg-open, which results in a new spotify window opening with the "Something went wrong; t...
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Changing font size on Spotify Linux

I installed Spotify for Linux from snap. I'm trying to figure out how to change the font size. The font looks a bit small on my monitor (2k). I couldn't find any configuration options in the settings.

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  • I installed Spotify for Linux from snap. I'm trying to figure out how to change the font size. The font looks a bit small on my monitor (2k). I couldn't find any configuration options in the settings.
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Solved!! Enhanced suffle. Snap

DevicePCOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueLooks like the latest release on the snap edge channel doesn't have the enhanced shuffle functionality, I can turn it on from, for example, my phone but not from the snap app (also when enhanced shuff...

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  • Device PC Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue Looks like the latest release on the snap edge channel doesn't have the enhanced shuffle functionality, I can turn it on from, for e...
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Solved!! Allmost all songs greyed out

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux Mint 21 Cinnamon My Question or IssueHello,I'm having a problem with Spotify on my desktop app. Almost all the songs appear in a greyed out format, and when I try to play them, I receive an ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Desktop Operating System Linux Mint 21 Cinnamon   My Question or Issue Hello, I'm having a problem with Spotify on my desktop app. A...
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Enhanced mode will stops working if I remove a song from the playlist

If I remove a song from my own playlist while playing it with shuffle mode enabled, the enhanced mode will stops working.After removing any song from the playlist, spotify will not play any suggested song anymore.Another symptom that appears when thi...

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  • If I remove a song from my own playlist while playing it with shuffle mode enabled, the enhanced mode will stops working. After removing any song from the playlist, spotify will not play any suggest...
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/user.slice/user-1000.slice/session-1.scope is not a snap cgroup

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceFramework LaptopOperating SystemArch Linux Kernel 5.18.8-hardened1-1-hardened My Question or IssueExecution fails with the error message below. [user@computer ~]$ spotify/user.slice/user-1000.slice/session-1.scope is not a sn...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Framework Laptop Operating System Arch Linux Kernel 5.18.8-hardened1-1-hardened   My Question or Issue Execution fails with the error message below. ...
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Cannot select songs on Spotify Ubuntu app

First and foremost, I have Spotify's app installed as a snap. Now for the issue, whenever I'm connected to my university's network, I become unable to choose songs through the app. They do play. I am able to search for a specific song as well, but th...

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  • First and foremost, I have Spotify's app installed as a snap. Now for the issue, whenever I'm connected to my university's network, I become unable to choose songs through the app. They do play. I am...
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Desktop entries of spotify.

PlanFreeCountryTWDevicePCOperating SystemDebian sid My Question or IssueRecently I was making debian live iso and found that there is no desktop entries after installing spotify.https://specifications.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/menu-spec-latest.html#l...

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  • Plan Free Country TW Device PC Operating System Debian sid   My Question or Issue Recently I was making debian live iso and found that there is no desktop entries after installing spot...
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Re: Does "Remember Me" save my password? if it saves then how to delete?

Enabling Remember Me option on my Linux desktop application even isn't able to remember any of the the previously logged emails. My family have four accounts and it's very very very annoying to be continously retyping usernames and passwords on our l...

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  • Enabling Remember Me option on my Linux desktop application even isn't able to remember any of the the previously logged emails.   My family have four accounts and it's very very very annoying...
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Spotify ubuntu search working but music not playing

Basicaly I can search music fine, but cannot download music or play music. I dont think it is my school wifi , since it worked before. Happy to send more indoAlso could help, if anyone knows all IP's Spotify uses so i can get them unblocked

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  • Basicaly I can search music fine, but cannot download music or play music. I dont think it is my school wifi , since it worked before. Happy to send more indo Also could help, if anyone knows all...
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