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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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Solved!! If at all possible, please build a newer version for i386

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceBeomaster 5Operating SystemDebian 10 My Question or IssueHey, I know this is a very niche issue, but I do pay my Premium same as everyone else I'm working on a project whereby I'm reverse-engineering the Bang&Olufsen Beo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Beomaster 5 Operating System Debian 10   My Question or Issue Hey,    I know this is a very niche issue, but I do pay my Premium same as ...
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a version of spotify for the arm based pine64 pinephone?

PlanPremium Devicepine64 pinephoneOperating Systemmanjaro-arm plasma mobile My Question or Issuethe snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only but it would be nice to have spotify on the go too and all what would be needed would be ...

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  • Plan Premium     Device pine64 pinephone Operating System manjaro-arm plasma mobile   My Question or Issue the snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only bu...
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Spotify crashes when the song ends

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceCustom PCOperating SystemManjaro Linux My Question or IssueWhen Spotify finishes playing a downloaded of local song it crashes. This does not seem to effect streamed songs. Clearing cache and config does not help. I follow...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Custom PC Operating System Manjaro Linux   My Question or Issue When Spotify finishes playing a downloaded of local song it crashes. This does n...
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[Linux Client 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de] Still not getting desktop client access from South Korea

Plan PremiumCountry South KoreaDevice Lenovo ThinkPad L14Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo with X11 and Kernel version 5.13.7My Question or Issue:Hello team, I know your team announced desktop client support in South Korea a few months ago...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Korea Device Lenovo ThinkPad L14 Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo with X11 and Kernel version 5.13.7 My Question or Issue: Hello team,   I know your...
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Cannot use web player

Cannot play anything on the web player. The play bar at the bottom is just blacked out. I am using a Linux system.

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  • Cannot play anything on the web player. The play bar at the bottom is just blacked out. I am using a Linux system.  
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Solved!! Ubuntu 20.04 - Local files missing?

PlanPremium CountrySlovakia DeviceLenovo T450s Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 LTS Hello, have a problem with local files. Item not showing in sidebar in Spotify. Tried turn off / turned on local files in settings, have added local directory with my mp3...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Slovakia   Device Lenovo T450s   Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Hello, have a problem with local files. Item not showing in sidebar in Spot...
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Cannot drag and drop to reorder playlists or songs

1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian. I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop: - songs within my playlists - playlists in the sidebar or folders I have tried: - Turning on and off all the column sorting options (I understand that you cannot reor...

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  • 1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian.   I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop:    - songs within my playlists  - playlists in the sidebar or folders   I have tr...
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issues with spotify connect on linux desktop application

Hi! I have some issues when trying to control spotify that is playing on android from Linux desktop app. At first it works, but eventually the desktop application doesn't update the music that is playing or the time at the music. I don't know what re...

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  • Hi! I have some issues when trying to control spotify that is playing on android from Linux desktop app. At first it works, but eventually the desktop application doesn't update the music that is pla...
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Packet drop

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemKubuntu 21.04 x86_64Spotify versionTestet with snap version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 and 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de My Question or IssueEverytime I open Spotify, there are random network outages. It doesn't matter if I play d...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 x86_64 Spotify version Testet with snap version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 and 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de   My Question or Issue Everytime I o...
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**bleep**ed UX design

See the attached screenshot. You cannot read folder names cause theres no contrast when default night mode blue light reduction is active. Fix the contrast. PlanFree/PremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 Linux My Question or Issue

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  • See the attached screenshot. You cannot read folder names cause theres no contrast when default night mode blue light reduction is active.   Fix the contrast.  Plan Free/Premiu...
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Prevent 1 pixel window width

At least on Linux it's currently possible to resize the width of the desktop player window to just one 1 pixel. If for some reason it it in this state it can be very hard to locate. I've thought for months the Linux desktop player was broken because ...

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  • At least on Linux it's currently possible to resize the width of the desktop player window to just one 1 pixel. If for some reason it it in this state it can be very hard to locate.   I've tho...
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How to limit the cache directory size for snap-based Linux client

To limit the cache size under Ubuntu, edit the file:/home/$USER/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/prefsAdd the following line for the limit of 1024 MB (=1 GB)storage.size=1024

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  • To limit the cache size under Ubuntu, edit the file: /home/$USER/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/prefs Add the following line for the limit of 1024 MB (=1 GB) storage.size=1024
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Superuser Contribution [BUG] Incorrect font encoding

Hi all, I am still unable to understand the correct procedure to file bug reports, since you don't have any documentation on that (on the side note, I am also a premium user). Anyway, when I try to change the folder that Spotify uses to download the ...

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  • Hi all,   I am still unable to understand the correct procedure to file bug reports, since you don't have any documentation on that (on the side note, I am also a premium user).   Anywa...
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Spotify and canberra-gtk-module (Manjaro / Archlinux)

Hello,since today I get this error when sarting spotify: $ spotify Gtk-Message: 22:00:27.553: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 22:00:27.553: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped) I did ...

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  • Hello, since today I get this error when sarting spotify:   $ spotify Gtk-Message: 22:00:27.553: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: 22:00:27.553: Failed to load modu...
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Ubuntu 20.04 don't open local files

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceAsus Aspire 5Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 LTS My Question or IssueError: Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it. I tested two installations: by "snap" and "apt-get" (sa...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Asus Aspire 5 Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   My Question or Issue Error: Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your compute...
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Spotify error code 4 with ExpressVPN on Ubuntu 18.04

PlanPremiumCountry Norway (but being connected to different VPN servers)DeviceLenovo-G70-80Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 LTSSpotify version1.0.80.474.gef6b503e-7 My Question or Issue Hi! I'm using Express VPN, and when I'm connected through the Firefo...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Norway (but being connected to different VPN servers) Device Lenovo-G70-80 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Spotify version 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e-7   My Que...
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Solved!! No internet connection detected (error code: 4) on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

Plan: PremiumCountry: Hungary but in working hours I'm using big corporate network with various internet outbreak countries (different proxies) Device: Intel dekstop PCOperating System: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTSSpotify version: Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gb...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Hungary but in working hours I'm using big corporate network with various internet outbreak countries (different proxies)   Device: Intel dekstop PC Operating System...
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No internet detected in Linux app only

Hi, I have Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 on Debian 10.6 stable. All of a sudden Spotify lost its ability to play songs: "No internet connection detected... (error code:4)". However it has enough internet to log me in. Playing on the web browse...

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  • Hi,   I have Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 on Debian 10.6 stable. All of a sudden Spotify lost its ability to play songs: "No internet connection detected... (error code:4)". However it...
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Solved!! Can't play local files

Device: Dell XTS 15-7590OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTSSpotify account: premiumApp version: Spotify version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 Issue: I can't find local files. I have checked "Show Local Files" and have the correct source. Here is a file that I want to add ...

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  • Device: Dell XTS 15-7590 OS: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Spotify account: premium App version: Spotify version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60   Issue: I can't find local files. I have checked "Show Local File...
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Hotkey issues: Ctrl+S appears to do two key strokes

When pressing Ctrl+S or Ctrl+R, to toggle on/off Shuffle and Repeat, the key behavior is not as expected, i guess. If you:- press Ctrl- then press S- - (then Shuffle mode turns on)- then release S-- (Shuffle mode turns off)It's necessary to release C...

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  • When pressing Ctrl+S or Ctrl+R, to toggle on/off Shuffle and Repeat, the key behavior is not as expected, i guess.   If you: - press Ctrl - then press S - - (then Shuffle mode turns on) - ...
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