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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 spotify 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25-11 (Snap package) crashes when adding songs to a playlist from clipboard

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueHow do I fix the crashes?

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue How do I fix the crashes?
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Superuser Contribution Issue resolving repository to install

Plan - PremiumCountry - USDevice - Alienware m15Operating System - Linux parrot-alienware-m15 4.19.0-parrot4-28t-amd64 #1 SMP Parrot 4.19.28-2parrot4.28t (2019-04-18) x86_64 GNU/Linux My Question or IssueWhen trying to install based on the support in...

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  • .../gpg.1.sh --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 931FF8E79F0876134EDDBDCCA87FF9DF48BF1C90 gpg: key A87FF9DF48BF1C90: public key "Spotify Public Repository Signing Key <tux@s...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Volume Levels Application Icon Missing

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemUbuntu 19.04 64-bit My Question or IssueThe latest release of Ubuntu has an overhauled sound settings menu, and one of the features is a list of applications with sound outputs and individual vo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop PC Operating System Ubuntu 19.04 64-bit   My Question or Issue The latest release of Ubuntu has an overhauled sound settings menu, and one of...
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Can't enable opening open.spotify links in desktop

Plan: PremiumCountry: IsraelDevice: Desktop w/ Linux Mint 19.1 CinnamonI want open.spotify links opened in the browser to open in the spotify desktop app instead. I found a help post about this issue (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Other-Partners-W...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Israel Device: Desktop w/ Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon I want open.spotify links opened in the browser to open in the spotify desktop app instead. I found a help post about this...
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[Desktop - Linux] Can't play tracks out of my playlists

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemLinux - Ubuntu 18.04My Question or IssueHello guys,I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't play any track that's out of my playlists. The only real solution that ...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Linux - Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Hello guys, I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't play...
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Superuser Contribution Recent linux client update changes

Hi there! We have a quick update for Linux users. We recently updated the signing key for Linux client upgrades. Linux users on recent version shouldn't notice anything--but users on older versions will need to manually add the new key. Adding the ke...

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  • Hi there!   We have a quick update for Linux users.    We recently updated the signing key for Linux client upgrades. Linux users on recent version shouldn't notice anything--b...
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Cache size

PlanPremiumOperating SystemA Debian-based linux distro My Question or IssueHey.In searching for lost disk space in my computer, I have found that the cache for Spotify takes up a huge amount of space (even larger than the browser that I use, which ca...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System A Debian-based linux distro   My Question or Issue Hey. In searching for lost disk space in my computer, I have found that the cache for Spotify takes up a h...
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cannot change songs when connected to dac

iphone 7plus, ios 12.1.4when playing a playlist locally on my iphone, no problem I can select another song from the current playlist but when playing from my iphone to my DAC connected to the network, impossible to manually select another song (excep...

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  • iphone 7plus, ios 12.1.4 when playing  a playlist locally on my iphone, no problem I can select another song  from the current playlist but when playing from my iphone to my DAC connected...
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spotify menu displays on wrong monitor

PlanPremiumCountryUnited statesDeviceAMD Ryzen 2700X Desktop. (I put the specific processor since hardware accelerations are used). I have a dual monitor setup. This part is important given the issueOperating System Ubuntu 18.10 My Question or IssueW...

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  • Plan Premium Country United states Device AMD Ryzen 2700X Desktop. (I put the specific processor since hardware accelerations are used). I have a dual monitor setup. This part is important given...
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can't click menu options

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.2 LTS My Question or IssueThe app version of Spotify you’re using: unsure, probably the latest via snapi just installed the spotify for linux client a few days ago, and i'm noticing some menu ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS   My Question or Issue The app version of Spotify you’re using:  unsure, probably the latest via sna...
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Solved!! Linux, Debian 9, Error code 2, Service is temporary unavailable.

PlanPremiumCountryUS, ArizonaDevicePersonal DesktopOperating SystemLinux Debian 9 My Question or IssueI can't login to my Spotify desktop app. I get error code 2, "service is temporarily unavailable". Troubleshooting1. I can play spotify on this same...

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  • Plan Premium Country US, Arizona Device Personal Desktop Operating System Linux Debian 9   My Question or Issue I can't login to my Spotify desktop app. I get error code 2, "service is...
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Running Extremely Slow on Ubuntu 18.04 w/ HiDPI Display

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDell XPS 15 9570 w/ 4k displayOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04LTS My Question or IssueWhen running Spotify with the mentioned configuration, the application runs extremely slow and the UI takes a long time to update. I imagine ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Dell XPS 15 9570 w/ 4k display Operating System Ubuntu 18.04LTS   My Question or Issue When running Spotify with the mentioned configuration, the applic...
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Spotify Crashes/Closes when try to play local files [1.1.0.237]

PlanPremiumCountry JPDeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04 LTS My Question or Issue In version 1.1.0.237 spotify crashes when trying to play local files.The problem is similar to this post below, but problem is not solved there.https://community....

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  • Plan Premium Country  JP Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   My Question or Issue  In version 1.1.0.237 spotify crashes when trying to play local files. ...
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MPRIS Volume, Position, Seeked

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemArchLinux My Question or IssueIt would be nice if the standard MPRIS properties at least for volume and position would be populated in DBus. Metadata with a lot of similar information is already reported, so I...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System ArchLinux   My Question or Issue It would be nice if the standard MPRIS properties at least for volume and position would be populated in DB...
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App on Huawei p20 Pro keeps crashing a fter 5 or 6 songs

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDeviceHuawei p20 proOperating SystemHuawei android emui My Question or IssueThe app hangs and crashes after I shuffle through 5 or 6 songs. This has been happening for the last few days.

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device Huawei p20 pro Operating System Huawei android emui    My Question or Issue The app hangs and crashes after I shuffle through 5 or 6 songs. Thi...
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Spotify installs two signature keys.

Hi. I've followed the Spotify's website installation instructions and i noticed that both step 1 and 4 install similar signature keys, but on different locations. Step 1 saves it to trusted.gpg, while step 4 install the key to trusted.gpg.d/ Is there...

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  • Hi.   I've followed the Spotify's website installation instructions and i noticed that both step 1 and 4 install similar signature keys, but on different locations. Step 1 saves it to trusted....
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Spotify Proxy Solution

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueI updated my Spotify client to the latest version and thereafter I'm unable to use Spotify on HTTP proxy. I know it is a repeated question, but people are telling it is working o...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue I updated my Spotify client to the latest version and thereafter I'm unable to use Spotify on HTTP pr...
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Cant play any songs at all, all show blank record cover (ubuntu 16.04)

PlanFree/PremiumCountryBulgaria Operating System(Ubunut 16.04) My Question or IssueAbout 2 months ago the very first song I would play after logging would always fail to play, meanwhile it would produce this screen instead of playing the song and sho...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Bulgaria   Operating System (Ubunut 16.04)   My Question or Issue About 2 months ago the very first song I would play after logging would always fail to p...
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[Social] Instagram Story not working on my OnePlus 3T

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceOnePlus 3TOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or Issue I can't share any of my songs from my playlists as Instagram Story. Already tried the following solutions: 1.) Turned off & on the device2.) Clear data/cac...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device OnePlus 3T Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue  I can't share any of my songs from my playlists as Instagram Story. Alread...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Force Close When Playing Local Files

Spotify Version1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap)PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceHP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U)Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 My Question or IssueI usually use Spotify on my Ubuntu 18.04, currently this application often...

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  • Spotify Version 1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap) Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device HP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U) Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1   My Question or I...
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