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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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Dear Spotify: Please Stop the Spam

How is it possible that despite the user authentication and Google reCAPTCHA, there is still so much SPAM in this group? Are these posted by actual humans? Either way, please block the spam. Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: System 76 Oryx ProOperatin...

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  • How is it possible that despite the user authentication and Google reCAPTCHA, there is still so much SPAM in this group? Are these posted by actual humans? Either way, please block the spam.   ...
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Solved!! [Solved] Few broken things since latest update

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceLinux desktopOperating SystemFedora 34 KDE Spin My Question or IssueSince yesterday's update of flatpak version there are now some broken things that always worked in last few years. 1) The app is now opening in top le...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Linux desktop Operating System Fedora 34 KDE Spin   My Question or Issue Since yesterday's update of flatpak version there are now some brok...
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[bug] [feature request] option to toggle media key usage

Ahoy! Spotify does not have an option to toggle media key usage; I'd like to *not* have the desktop app react to my keyboard's media keys. As AFAIK Spotify is based on chromium you'd just have to implement the flag #hardware-media-key-handling. Regar...

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  • Ahoy!   Spotify does not have an option to toggle media key usage; I'd like to *not* have the desktop app react to my keyboard's media keys.   As AFAIK Spotify is based on chromium you'...
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Spotify on Mycroft Smart Speaker

Spotify just disabled API access for the Mycroft smart speaker. I can no longer use it to listen to the Spotify account I pay for. This is really frustrating. The skill was community developed and maintained and worked fine. Now I can't access my Spo...

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  • Spotify just disabled API access for the Mycroft smart speaker.  I can no longer use it to listen to the Spotify account I pay for.   This is really frustrating.  The skill was commu...
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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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Standard keybindings don't work

I am on Arch Linux and downloaded the spotify package from the AUR. Most of the usual Windows keybindings do not work (e.g. Ctrl + right/left for next/prev track, Ctrl + up/down for increase/decrease volume) although there are some keybindings that *...

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  • I am on Arch Linux and downloaded the spotify package from the AUR. Most of the usual Windows keybindings do not work (e.g. Ctrl + right/left for next/prev track, Ctrl + up/down for increase/decrease...
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no me deja descargar spotify

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Add to queue and play next - let's change it!

Let's change this annoying thing! Vote here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Queue-Queue-to-Next-or-Last/idi-p/120484/page/19 It's so basic. In all other apps it exists: Apple music, YouTube, almost each media player, etc. Because it's ne...

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  • Let's change this annoying thing!   Vote here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Queue-Queue-to-Next-or-Last/idi-p/120484/page/19   It's so basic. In all other apps it ex...
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Solved!! Still in development? Or abandoned?

Plan PremiumCountry CZ DevicePCOperating SystemDebian Sid My Question or IssueHi, is Spotify for Linux still in development? Updates for Spotify for Android come out quite frequently, but for S4L I've only seen one update in over a year that just bro...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ   Device PC Operating System Debian Sid   My Question or Issue Hi, is Spotify for Linux still in development? Updates for Spotify for Android come out qui...
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download soptify linux

hello, I'm asking for help because for some time I've been switching from windows to linux and I can't find how to download Stoptify on Linux Can you help me My Question or Issue

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  •     hello, I'm asking for help because for some time I've been switching from windows to linux and I can't find how to download Stoptify on Linux Can you help me   My Questio...
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Advert bug - Repeats ad when you select a new song

Nothing serious - just annoying.When a song finishes and an Advert plays - if you select a new song while the ad is playing, it will start the same advert again. I did a test by continuing to select a new song during the ad and yet again it repeated ...

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  • Nothing serious - just annoying. When a song finishes and an Advert plays - if you select a new song while the ad is playing, it will start the same advert again. I did a test by continuing to selec...
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"No results found" Search bar not working for any search query

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceAsus Vivobook 15Operating SystemLinux (Pop OS)My Question or IssueThe search bar not working a problem that existed in Spotify some years ago, tried a clean install with snaps, with Debian package as well, but on all my s...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Asus Vivobook 15 Operating System Linux (Pop OS) My Question or Issue The search bar not working a problem that existed in Spotify some years ago, tried a c...
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Solved!! Dont use USB DAC with Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceDell 7577Operating SystemLinux Debian 9 My Question or IssueI have a Fiio DAC. When run this command:aplay -lsystem recognize the DAC. But I can not use it for Spotify.I tried other application for example firefox, this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Dell 7577 Operating System Linux Debian 9   My Question or Issue I have a Fiio DAC. When run this command: aplay -l system recognize the DAC. But I...
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Can't play songs, song skipping on ChromeOS

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDeviceLenovo Chromebook 11e (1st Gen)Operating SystemChromeOS (Version 76.0.3809.136) My Question or IssueSongs won't play, and if they do, they start skipping anywhere from 3 - 5 seconds. It'll skip through multiple songs, even ...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device Lenovo Chromebook 11e (1st Gen) Operating System ChromeOS (Version 76.0.3809.136)   My Question or Issue Songs won't play, and if they do, they sta...
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Solved!! Playback does not work using web player

PlanPremiumCountryLithuaniaDeviceHP Pavillion dv6000Operating SystemDebian GNU/Linux 11.3 My Question or IssueSpotify playback does not work using the Web player with Firefox 91.10.0esr on Debian GNU/Linux (no dedicated help category for the web play...

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  • Plan Premium Country Lithuania Device HP Pavillion dv6000 Operating System Debian GNU/Linux 11.3   My Question or Issue Spotify playback does not work using the Web player with Firefox...
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PLEASE. Provide Spotify for ARM. (Raspberry Pi)

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAnyDeviceRaspberry Pi 1/2/3/4Operating SystemRaspbianMy Question or IssueI know I'm not the only one requesting an ARM version of Spotify for the Raspberry Pi. Can we please get this to finally happen?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Any Device Raspberry Pi 1/2/3/4 Operating System Raspbian My Question or Issue I know I'm not the only one requesting an ARM version of Spotify for the Raspberry Pi...
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After some downloads only downloaded songs playable

PlanPremiumDeviceLaptopOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueHi, yesterday I decided for the first time to download some songs to my linux client. Now all songs except for the ones I downloaded are greyed out and unplayable. How can I fix th...

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  • Plan Premium Device Laptop Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue Hi,  yesterday I decided for the first time to download some songs to my linux client. Now all songs e...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [LINUX] Permission denied: Cannot change offline songs storage/local files directory

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.1Version1.1.0.237.g378f6f25My Question or IssueI have an NTFS drive mounted as /mnt/data. The folder has 777 permissions and I can write/read normally from the drive. Spotify reports permission d...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Linux Mint 19.1 Version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 My Question or Issue I have an NTFS drive mounted as /mnt/data. The folder has 777 permissions and I...
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Thank you for having a Linux App !

Hi !Just a simple message to thank you to develop a linux app !! Regards,Louis

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  • Hi ! Just a simple message to thank you to develop a linux app !!   Regards, Louis
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