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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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Superuser Contribution Offline Song Storage doesn't correspond with the one set on App

Operating SystemLinux Mint 19.1 Tessa / Windows 10 (dual boot) My Question or IssueHi! I'm trying to change the directory of the offline downloaded songs to a hard drive partition since my linux is installed on a 240gb SSD and i have almost 40gb ofsp...

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  • Operating System Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa / Windows 10 (dual boot)   My Question or Issue Hi!   I'm trying to change the directory of the offline downloaded songs to a hard drive partiti...
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spotify will not install either by the sudo command or even going through there snap store comes up

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Music doesnt stop when Bluetooth Device discconected

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceThinkpad T460sOperating SystemUbuntu 22.04 My Question or IssueWhen I listen to music and my headphones disconnect the music doesn't stop and start playing from the Laptop speakers.

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Thinkpad T460s Operating System Ubuntu 22.04   My Question or Issue When I listen to music and my headphones disconnect the music doesn't st...
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Spotify icon not visible in the task bar on linux xfce desktop

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDell Inspiron LaptopOperating SystemPop-OS XFCE My Question or IssueThe app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window icon. If the app is left open for long, the icon eventually shows up but then ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Dell Inspiron Laptop Operating System Pop-OS XFCE   My Question or Issue The app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window ic...
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Playback bar looks like Missingno.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceCustom desktop PCFirefox 103.0.2Operating SystemNAME="openSUSE Tumbleweed"# VERSION="20220826" My Question or IssueI was using the Spotify Web Player on Firefox. The pixels on the playback bar started looking supe...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Custom desktop PC Firefox 103.0.2 Operating System NAME="openSUSE Tumbleweed" # VERSION="20220826"   My Question or Issue I was using th...
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Solved!! No support for wifi sync of local files to phones

I bought a linux laptop in part because supposedly there was a full linux spotify client. However there appears to be absolutely no support for wifi syncing local files (on the linux computer) to my phone (iPhone). I search prior threads from people ...

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  • I bought a linux laptop in part because supposedly there was a full linux spotify client.   However there appears to be absolutely no support for wifi syncing local files (on the linux compute...
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dbus Metadata: Only one Artist in Artist Array

PlanPremiumCountryGBDeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian My Question or IssueWhen getting data for the currently playing track using dbus mpris, only one artist is returned in xesam:artist despite there being multiple artists.I have tested multiple tr...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB Device Desktop Operating System Debian   My Question or Issue When getting data for the currently playing track using dbus mpris, only one artist is return...
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cannot play playlist after adding spotify tools

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Solved!! will downloading my data say when i first listened to a certain song?

so im trying to find out when i listened to a certain song(or band technically), will downloading my data tell me that? i started listening to the band/song about(?) a year ago i believe, if that helps anything.

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  • so im trying to find out when i listened to a certain song(or band technically), will downloading my data tell me that? i started listening to the band/song about(?) a year ago i believe, if that hel...
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Spotify deletes after logging in and closes!

Hey dear Spotify community and employees! I have now tried for 10 times to insterliren Spotify. 9 times via Ubuntu software and once via terminal with snap.After opening Spotify everything is normal but when I log in, Spotify is deleted and closes af...

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  • Hey dear Spotify community and employees! I have now tried for 10 times to insterliren Spotify. 9 times via Ubuntu software and once via terminal with snap. After opening Spotify everything is norma...
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THE "Friend Activity" WON'T LEAVE ALONE

Okay so it asks me to connect my facebook, so i do and then it still doesn't dissapear, so i restart it BUT IT'S STILL THERE AND IT TELLS ME TO CONNECT MY FACEBOOK AGAIN, NO CACHE? JUST LEAVE ME THE F ALONEOperating SystemLinux

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  • Okay so it asks me to connect my facebook, so i do and then it still doesn't dissapear, so i restart it BUT IT'S STILL THERE AND IT TELLS ME TO CONNECT MY FACEBOOK AGAIN, NO CACHE? JUST LEAVE ME THE ...
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Cannot select a value on dropdown buttons on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I just migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. It's a fresh install, I completely reinstalled the system. I installed Spotify from snap source and deb package to test if the bug is present. On the both versions, I can't select a value fro...

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  • I just migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. It's a fresh install, I completely reinstalled the system. I installed Spotify from snap source and deb package to test if the bug is presen...
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Solved!! Lyrics Button disappeared help

PlanFreeCountryArgentinaDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Well, first of all, I use the Spotify Web Player on my PC, and since a few days ago I have been having a problem with the song lyrics button, the button just disappeared one day, I have tried to l...

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  • Plan Free Country Argentina Device PC Operating System Linux   Well, first of all, I use the Spotify Web Player on my PC, and since a few days ago I have been having a problem with the ...
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Spotify doesn't remember size and position [FlatPak]

Operating System Mint 20.3 on Cinnamon My Question or Issue Spotify/1.1.68.632​Brief description of the issue:Whatever the size I set spotify to, on next start, it will fall back to the same size Steps to reproduce the issue:Install Spotify from Flat...

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  •   Operating System  Mint 20.3 on Cinnamon   My Question or Issue   Spotify/1.1.68.632​ Brief description of the issue: Whatever the size I set spotify to, on next start,...
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Can't eddit playback etc. settings with dropdown menus

I'm on desktop running Ubuntu 22.04 x64 (snap install). Under settings I can change any settings with sliders but the dropdown menus don't work. Nothing happens when I click any of them.

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  • I'm on desktop running Ubuntu 22.04 x64 (snap install). Under settings I can change any settings with sliders but the dropdown menus don't work. Nothing happens when I click any of them.
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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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