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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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Memory Requirements on Linux

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDeviceOpen-frame/Water-cooled AMDQUAD + CUDA/550Ti + F2FS/SSDOperating SystemLinux - Fedora 30My Question or IssueI think it is ridiculous that Spotify currently needs 657.1 MiB of RAM, I refuse to believe this is a tight product...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device Open-frame/Water-cooled AMDQUAD + CUDA/550Ti + F2FS/SSD Operating System Linux - Fedora 30 My Question or Issue I think it is ridiculous that Spotify currentl...
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music distorted when louder than halfway

PlanFreeCountry'MericaDeviceLinux chromeOperating SystemLinux chrome My Question or IssueI don't quality sound when louder than halfway when I control it on my headphones Chromebook or Spotify app

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  •   Plan Free Country 'Merica Device Linux chrome Operating System Linux chrome   My Question or Issue I don't quality sound when louder than halfway when I control it on my headph...
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Going offline on linux

I am currently on linux mint, how do I go into offline mode on here?

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  • I am currently on linux mint, how do I go into offline mode on here?
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"Top Results" doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryGERMANYDevicePC / Linux OpenSuse Leap 15.1 (XFCE4) My Question or IssueIch habe folgendes Problem:Wenn ich einen Titel suche, wie im Anhang 'Schrei nach Liebe Die Ärzte' werden keine "Top Results" angezeigt!Das ist öfters so und ner...

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  • Plan Premium Country GERMANY Device PC / Linux OpenSuse Leap 15.1 (XFCE4)   My Question or Issue Ich habe folgendes Problem: Wenn ich einen Titel suche, wie im Anhang 'Schrei nach Liebe...
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CLI Command to refresh UI

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueFor context, I use this fantastic CLI tool called Spicetify-CLI (https://github.com/khanhas/spicetify-cli). It allows me to customize the look/theme of the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue For context, I use this fantastic CLI tool called Spicetify-CLI (https://...
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Solved!! Spotify is opening on startup and there is no option listed in the advances settings, to turn it off

Hi!As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'Startup and Window behaviour'. I also tried to solve it in the ...

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  • Hi! As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings  there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'St...
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Error 101 connecting with Point Linux 2.3.2 and Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0

PlanFreeCountryItaly DeviceAsus F3EseriesOperating SystemPoint Linux 2.3.2 (Debian 7 based) My Question or IssueAs in the subject, when I try to connect to Spotify with my account I receive a message with code error 101. I haven't antvirus and/or fir...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy   Device Asus F3Eseries Operating System Point Linux 2.3.2 (Debian 7 based)   My Question or Issue As in the subject, when I try to connect to Spotify wit...
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spotify UI completely unusabel on 30 bit display

I am using spotify on Manjaro Testing (and Arch based distro). spotify version is spotify 1:1.1.10.546-1 Just recently I switch my nvidia graphics to 30 bit deep color (10 bit per color channel). The spotify client can not handle that. The user inter...

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  • I am using spotify on Manjaro Testing (and Arch based distro). spotify version is spotify 1:1.1.10.546-1   Just recently I switch my nvidia graphics to 30 bit deep color (10 bit per color chan...
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Spotify client takes up way too much memory

PlanFree/PremiumCountry India Device Desktop(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System Linux mint(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue The desktop client takes up way too much memory. It starts with alm...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country India   Device Desktop (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Linux mint (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Q...
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Longer Song History

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePixel 2Operating SystemMac My Question or IssueWe need a solution for being able to recover Discover Weekly Playlists. I think a great way to help us out would be to extend the song history - perhaps to a week back or a mu...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Pixel 2 Operating System Mac   My Question or Issue We need a solution for being able to recover Discover Weekly Playlists. I think a great way ...
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Connection issues Manjaro

Hey,I'm using Spotify in all my devices, but I'm having a problem work, my computer is running Manjaro and the Spotify is not working it's offiline, but my phone is connected in the same network and it works normally. My co-worker uses windows and it...

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  • Hey, I'm using Spotify in all my devices, but I'm having a problem work,  my computer  is running Manjaro and the Spotify is not working it's offiline, but my phone is connected in the sam...
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Spotify crashes frequently on my Motorola one power phone while switching apps or clicking on songs,

PlanPremiumCountry - India DeviceMotorola one powerOperating SystemAndroid v9Spotify v8.5.20.857 My Question or IssueSpotify crashes frequently on my Motorola one power phone while switching apps or clicking on songs, albums or artists. This has been...

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  • Plan Premium Country - India   Device Motorola one power Operating System Android v9 Spotify v8.5.20.857   My Question or Issue Spotify crashes frequently on my Motorola one powe...
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Daily mixes disappeared from all devices

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceXiaomi redmi note 5 pro, Lenovo ideapadOperating SystemAndroid, Slackware Linux My Question or IssueOver time, the daily mixes disappeard one by one until they were all gone.I tried logging off an on again on all devices...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device Xiaomi redmi note 5 pro, Lenovo ideapad Operating System Android, Slackware Linux   My Question or Issue Over time, the daily mixes disappeard one by...
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Drain Battery on LInux Mint Cinnamon 19.2

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceThinkpad X230 I5 with 12GB RAMOperating SystemLinux Mint Cinnamon 19.2 Dear Community Team ,My issue is : (i'm a beginner using Linux)1. I download Spotify from Software Manager the version is 1;1.1.5.153.gf614956d-16...

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  • ...:GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 4773BD5E130D1D45, E:The repository 'h...
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Questionable usage of fwupd and bolt?

I installed the .deb version for Fedora 30, after opening, it's requesting permission for fwupd.service & bolt.servicePlanFreeCountry DeviceLenovo laptopOperating SystemFedora 30

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  • I installed the .deb version for Fedora 30, after opening, it's requesting permission for fwupd.service & bolt.service Plan Free Country   Device Lenovo laptop Operating System Fedor...
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Error code 117 on Ubuntu Desktop

Hi, since yesterday I've been getting the error code 117 (not 17 as many others are!) when trying to use my Spotify Desktop client for Ubuntu (installed via snap). This problem seems a bit bizarre and I'm fairly certain that there's a local data snip...

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  • Hi, since yesterday I've been getting the error code 117 (not 17 as many others are!) when trying to use my Spotify Desktop client for Ubuntu (installed via snap). This problem seems a bit bizarre an...
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Snap has no plug for removable-media

The Spotify snap cannot access files in /media or /mnt, as there is no plug 'removable-media' in the snap package. My music files are all in subdirectories of /mnt/md0, so this is very inconvenient. Tested on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS "Bionic", with the lat...

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  • The Spotify snap cannot access files in /media or /mnt, as there is no plug 'removable-media' in the snap package. My music files are all in subdirectories of /mnt/md0, so this is very inconvenient. ...
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Spotify does not appear on taskbar when running or minimized

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DevicePCOperating SystemLinux Mint My Question or IssueThe only way to find my app is alt-tab. It does not reside in the system tray, nor minimize to the taskbar. Any ideas how to fix this? I can't seem to find any relevant s...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada   Device PC Operating System Linux Mint   My Question or Issue The only way to find my app is alt-tab.  It does not reside in the system tray, no...
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timeout setting ?

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaOperating System(Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS ) My Question or IssueTwo Questions actually:1- Is there a way to increase network timeout for feeds/search results/home page requests? Maybe via ~/.config/spotify/prefs ?The thing is I h...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Operating System (Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS )   My Question or Issue Two Questions actually: 1- Is there a way to increase network timeout for feeds/search resul...
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