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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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Stuck offline

I am using fedora and spotify suddenly wont go online, i checked the usual suspects. The interesting bit is how spotify connect works (sometimes)

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  • I am using fedora and spotify suddenly wont go online, i checked the usual suspects.  The interesting bit is how spotify connect works (sometimes)
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Solved!! Noob Question about the Friends Feed

I recently installed POP_OS and installed Spotify on it. However, I just cannot seem to find an option to disable the Friend Activity tab. Thank you in advance for any assistance.

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  • I recently installed POP_OS and installed Spotify on it. However, I just cannot seem to find an option to disable the Friend Activity tab. Thank you in advance for any assistance.    
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Solved!! Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemArch Linux x86-64 My Question or IssueI want to play an mp3 file from my disk with Spotify. I added the folder containing the file to my local files settings (see screenshot in attachment...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Arch Linux x86-64   My Question or Issue I want to play an mp3 file from my disk with Spotify. I added...
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Issues with notifications not formatted correctly when using spotify connect

The Problem :When using spotify on my dekstop to control songs playing on my phone (spotify connect) I have issues with notifications (on my computer). It only occurs when music is playing on my phone or on another device using Spotify connect not wh...

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  • The Problem : When using spotify on my dekstop to control songs playing on my phone (spotify connect) I have issues with notifications (on my computer).   It only occurs when music is playing...
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[Bug] Desktop Spotify on KDE Plasma doesn't use system cursors or file explorer

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice64-bit PCOperating SystemKubuntu 20.04KDE Plasma 5.18.5My Question or IssueFor some reason, Spotify ignores the system's cursor settings and doesnt use the system's file explorer (for local songs)My screencapture ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device 64-bit PC Operating System Kubuntu 20.04 KDE Plasma 5.18.5 My Question or Issue For some reason, Spotify ignores the system's cursor settings and d...
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[Desktop] [linux] artist artwork does not update in the song notification

PlanStudent PremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian 10 buster My Question or IssueThe popup notification does not properly update the album artwork. Each next song notification shows the album artwork for the first song played after start...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Debian 10 buster   My Question or Issue The popup notification does not properly update the album artwork. Each next son...
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Moving title in playlist

When I move a title from lower part of playlist to upper part of playlist, the scrolling is slow and it takes a long time to move the song upwards or downwards. CPU thread goes up to 100%. Why is a simple playlist scrolling so CPU intensive and how d...

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  • When I move a title from lower part of playlist to upper part of playlist, the scrolling is slow and it takes a long time to move the song upwards or downwards. CPU thread goes up to 100%. Why is a s...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Empty playlists/Songs not playing

PlanFreeCountryVPN DeviceiPhone/PCOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.3 My Question or IssueAfter reinstalling my OS Linux Mint 19.3, I had to reinstall Spotify. On my mobile application the playlists are still there as it was and there are no issues. At l...

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  • Plan Free Country VPN   Device iPhone/PC Operating System Linux Mint 19.3   My Question or Issue After reinstalling my OS Linux Mint 19.3, I had to reinstall Spotify. On my mobil...
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Ability to remove suggestions

I am a Spotify Premium Member. Although I have nothing against "Black Lives Matter" motto, I'd rather not see it in my suggestions. Where can I vote for this idea? Thanks

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  • I am a Spotify Premium Member. Although I have nothing against "Black Lives Matter" motto, I'd rather not see it in my suggestions. Where can I vote for this idea? Thanks
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Bug report - Spotify crashes when pressing Ctrl+V in it with a spotify URL in clipboard

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePC - AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, 32G RAMVersionSpotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, Copyright (c) 2019, Spotify LtdOperating SystemArch Linux, 5.6.8-arch1-1 Observed behaviorSpotify crashes when pressing ctrl+...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC - AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, 32G RAM Version Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, Copyright (c) 2019, Spotify Ltd Operating System Ar...
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Spotify keeps skipping songs

Plan - PremiumCountry -South AfricaDevice - Dell Latitude E5450Operating System - Ubuntu Mate Lastest LTS ( 20.04 ) My Question or IssueFor some reason my Spotify application keeps skipping all the songs. Until it reaches the end of the playlist and ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country -South Africa Device - Dell Latitude E5450 Operating System - Ubuntu Mate Lastest LTS ( 20.04 )   My Question or Issue For some reason my Spotify applicati...
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[BUG] IOS to Linux client not syncing library's

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceArch Linux and Apple Iphone 6s My Question or IssueThis happens all the time, I liked a song on my mobile IOS app two days ago and it still is not showing up in my desktop linux client. Other way around it seems...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Arch Linux and Apple Iphone 6s   My Question or Issue This happens all the time, I liked a song on my mobile IOS app two days ago and it still...
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Spotify doesn't start in fullscreen and the window is too large

Plan: StudentFree/Premium: PremiumDevice: LaptopOperating System: ArchLinux with KDE When I start Spotify for Linux it doesn't start in fullscreen (extended state) and the window is 1px too large. I can see it with two screens as I can see the window...

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  • Plan: Student Free/Premium: Premium Device: Laptop Operating System: ArchLinux with KDE   When I start Spotify for Linux it doesn't start in fullscreen (extended state) and the window is ...
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Pop up tray missing ablum art Ubuntu 20.04

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 LTS and GNOME is 3.6.2 My Question or IssueAlbum art appears to be missing. I think it may have been when upgrading from Ubuntu 19 to 20 but am not sure. I have uninstalled the snap version of S...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and GNOME is 3.6.2   My Question or Issue Album art appears to be missing. I think it may have been when upgrading from U...
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MPRIS property Volume not working

Following with the topic in https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/MPRIS-properties-Volume-and-Position-are-not-populated/td-p/1727179,the Volume property is not properly set in MPRIS.It's been 3 years since this post pointing at this issue a...

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  • Following with the topic in https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/MPRIS-properties-Volume-and-Position-are-not-populated/td-p/1727179, the Volume property is not properly set in&n...
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[Desktop] Snap Store version of Spotify keeps resetting the volume level every time it loads up

I can verify that it's Snap Store specific because I uninstalled the Snap Store version and installed the PPA version, and I no longer have the issue. Basically, when I close Spotify when using the Snap Store version, I think there's a configuration ...

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  • I can verify that it's Snap Store specific because I uninstalled the Snap Store version and installed the PPA version, and I no longer have the issue.   Basically, when I close Spotify when us...
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[Bug] Linux hosts running Spotify can't see each-other if their Homedir path's are the same.

Plan: PremiumOS: any LinuxVersion: Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, (And many prior) The Issue: If two Linux computers are running Spotify and happen to have the same `/home/username` path, the two Spotify instances are unable to see each-other ...

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  • Plan: Premium OS: any Linux Version: Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, (And many prior)   The Issue:   If two Linux computers are running Spotify and happen to have the same `/hom...
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reggeaton

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[Resolved] App crashes while playing an album with unavailable tracks

PlanFreeCountryIndiaApp VersionLatest (1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b-15)DeviceDell XPS 15Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.3 LTS My Question or IssueThe issue is that whenever I'm trying to play the album which has no available songs (disabled grids) in it, it cra...

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