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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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Spotify Client only works with VPN: Error code 117

Plan: PremiumCountry: CanadaDevice: Lenovo Thinkpad X1CarbonOperating System: Kubuntu Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTSLinux Client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 Spotify client will only go online via my Windscribe VPN. If I disconnect the VPN, it goes into offline mode and...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Canada Device: Lenovo Thinkpad X1Carbon Operating System: Kubuntu Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Linux Client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575   Spotify client will only go online via my Wi...
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Most recent update breaking other apps?

Ubuntu 20.04 here, running version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 as a snap package. Have recently noticed that after coming back from a period of inactivity, gnome-control-center starts freezing with 100% CPU and the wireless network slows to a crawl. (Blueto...

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  • Ubuntu 20.04 here, running version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 as a snap package.   Have recently noticed that after coming back from a period of inactivity, gnome-control-center starts freezing...
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Favourite Songs playlist not loading

PlanPremiumVersion1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 from Flathub via FlatpakCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemFedora 34 (GNOME) My Question or IssueWhenever I try to access my Liked Songs playlist, a blank screen is displayed, or I'm greeted with a “Something...

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  • Plan Premium Version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 from Flathub via Flatpak Country Germany Device PC Operating System Fedora 34 (GNOME)   My Question or Issue Whenever I try to access my Lik...
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How to block or dislike artist or song?

PlanPremiumCountryLithuania Device(Xiaomi one)Operating SystemLinux My Question or Issue I can't find any option to stop an artist from playing?

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  • Plan Premium Country Lithuania    Device (Xiaomi one) Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue   I can't find any option to stop an artist from playing?
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Solved!! [SOLVED] PulseAudio + Volume Control

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDell G7 7590Operating SystemDebian 10 (Buster) My Question or IssueIs there any way to disable the shared volume control between the Spotify client and system volume (PulseAudio)? When I change the volume on Spoti...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Dell G7 7590 Operating System Debian 10 (Buster)   My Question or Issue Is there any way to disable the shared volume control between the Spot...
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Get Raspberry Pi read & play a Spotify URL

Hi there, I am completely new to Raspberry Pi and I'm playing with it for a project. The idea is the following: - Person A sends remotely a Spotify link via MQTT to Raspberry Pi- Raspberry Pi reads and plays the song It seems fairly simple but I'm no...

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  • Hi there,   I am completely new to Raspberry Pi and I'm playing with it for a project.  The idea is the following:   - Person A sends remotely a Spotify link via MQTT to Raspberry...
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How to add artists to the Artist list in new GUI (version 1.1.55)

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceAny Linux deviceOperating SystemThis is an issue at least on Ubuntu, Regolith and Lineage. Possibly in other OSs too. My Question or IssueToday I found out the Artists list is not gone, just tucked away deep in ...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Any Linux device Operating System This is an issue at least on Ubuntu, Regolith and Lineage. Possibly in other OSs too.   My Question or Issu...
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Spotify URI link to song position no longer works

Hi, a few weeks ago, I got the major client update (spotify-client 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 according to synaptic). There used to be a rather secret feature that enabled me to link to specific song positions using a Spotify URI by appending "#MM:SS" to...

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  • Hi,   a few weeks ago, I got the major client update (spotify-client 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 according to synaptic). There used to be a rather secret feature that enabled me to link to spe...
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Can't play any songs

Hey,I recently decided to install Spotify via snapd on my Manjaro system. Today I wanted to play some music and I found out that all song are gray and cant be played. It says "this content is not available". Spotify in my browser works fine.I've trie...

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  • Hey, I recently decided to install Spotify via snapd on my Manjaro system. Today I wanted to play some music and I found out that all song are gray and cant be played. It says "this content is not a...
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Can't find followed songs.

PlanPremiumCountrySwitzerlandDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Mint 20 My Question or IssueLet's assume that I've added 20 songs from different albums of artist A.Now I go to my library, I select an artists' view, I click on the artist and... where can I...

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  • Plan Premium Country Switzerland Device PC Operating System Linux Mint 20   My Question or Issue Let's assume that I've added 20 songs from different albums of artist A. Now I go to m...
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Spotify not using Pulse Audio?

DeviceInspirion3179Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 (Linux) My Question or IssueSpotify does not seem to be using Pulse Audio on my Laptop and not showing up in pavucontrol or anything as it seems to be using alsa or somethingThe reason this is a problem...

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  • Device Inspirion3179 Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 (Linux)   My Question or Issue Spotify does not seem to be using Pulse Audio on my Laptop and not showing up in  pavucontrol or anyt...
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Rever GUI update in version 1.1.55

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceAny Linux computerOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueLast week I got the update to version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60. I have given it a try for a couple of days, but it simply looks like this GUI was no...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Any Linux computer Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue Last week I got the update to version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60. I h...
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Epic Collection Error (10,000 Song Limit) on Linux Desktop Client in 2021

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux desktop 5.8.0-44-generic #50~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 10 21:07:30 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/LinuxClient Version1.1.46.916.g416cacf1 (installed via Snap)My Question or Issue I got the error messa...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Linux desktop 5.8.0-44-generic #50~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 10 21:07:30 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Client Version 1.1.46.916.g416cac...
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App doesn't go into fullscreen correctly if it is maximized

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceDesktop (Linux)Operating SystemArch Linux (kernel 5.11.16-arch1-1) with X and KDE Plasma version 5.21.4 (using KWin for window management)My Question or IssueIf the Spotify window is maximized on a display that isn't the ...

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Close Button Closes Spotify [Linux]

this feature was already implemented on windows a long time ago (as seen here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Close-Button-Closes-Spotify-Windows/idi-p/1297 ) when can we have this for linux?

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  • this feature was already implemented on windows a long time ago (as seen here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Implemented-Ideas/Close-Button-Closes-Spotify-Windows/idi-p/1297 )   when c...
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Spotify takes 20 seconds to load on Ubuntu, use LZO compression to fix it

PlanPremiumDeviceAMD 3900X, 64 GB 3200 Mhz, NVME SSDOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04, installed through https://snapcraft.io/spotifyMy Question or IssueSpotify takes 20 seconds to fully load on a "cold start" when installed as a Snap. There's an easy fix...

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Solved!! Constant playback issues.

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceDesktop & iPhone 11 ProOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.5 & iOS 14.4.2 My Question or IssueI recently received the updated app, at the same time as receiving Gigabit Fibre from Virgin (and upgrade from 350Mb). Ever s...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Desktop & iPhone 11 Pro Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.5 & iOS 14.4.2   My Question or Issue I recently received the updated app...
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[Playlists] My playlists title and descriptions keep reseting

Plan: Family PlanFree/Premium: Premium Country: USA Device: iPhone 11, Macbook Pro 2017 My playlist name and description continue to reset themselves to blank, no matter what I do, or what device I change them on

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  • Plan: Family Plan Free/Premium: Premium  Country: USA    Device: iPhone 11, Macbook Pro 2017   My playlist name and description continue to reset themselves to blank, no mat...
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Solved!! How to hide "friend actvity" column

Hello.Is there any way to hide the right column? I don't plan to connect facebook and it takes quite some space. I would like to have pretty much the same view I have in spotify web. Spotify premium, linux desktop app.

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  • Hello. Is there any way to hide the right column? I don't plan to connect facebook and it takes quite some space. I would like to have pretty much the same view I have in spotify web.   Spoti...
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Solved!! Problem with Authentication / Offline Mode

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceLaptopOperating SystemDebian 5.10.24 x86_64 GNU/Linux (Parrot OS)BrowserFirefox 87.0 (64-bit) My Question or Issue2 days ago I opened Spotify and was greeted with the blue box on the bottom left corner of the window sa...

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