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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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Music stops playing after 10 seconds (or plays, but there is no sound)

SOLUTION (TL/DR):if you are connected via mobile try disconnecting from your mobile provider. if you get a new ip your problem is gone.if you have an internet provider that gives you a dynamic ip restart your routeruse a vpn or stop using it if your ...

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  • SOLUTION (TL/DR): if you are connected via mobile try disconnecting from your mobile provider. if you get a new ip your problem is gone. if you have an internet provider that gives you a dynamic i...
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Solved!! Latest update is broken

PlanPremiumCountrySouth AfricaDevicex86Operating SystemFedora Gnome Flatpak The latest update is broken. Here's a link to downgrading Flatpak apps: https://itsfoss.com/downgrade-flatpak-packages/

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa Device x86 Operating System Fedora Gnome Flatpak   The latest update is broken. Here's a link to downgrading Flatpak apps: https://itsfoss.com/dow...
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The Linux client depends on a dummy package

DevicePCOperating SystemDebian GNU/Linux My Question or IssueThe Linux client depends on libgconf-2-4, which is a dummy package in Debian stable and doesn't exist any longer in the Debian testing repository. It can be safely removed from dependencies...

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  • Device PC Operating System Debian GNU/Linux   My Question or Issue The Linux client depends on libgconf-2-4, which is a dummy package in Debian stable and doesn't exist any longer in the D...
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Solved!! Reorder by drag and drop not working anymore

PlanPremiumCountryGermanySpotify VersionSpotify version 1.2.22.982.g794acc0a (installed by snap)DeviceTuxedo Infinitybook (PC Laptop)Operating SystemUbuntu 22.04.3 LTS Linux 6.2.0 My Question or Issue I am not able to change a song's position inside ...

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Spotify Installation Issue on Ubuntu 23.10 - Missing libgconf-2-4 Dependency

Hello, I am encountering an issue while trying to install Spotify on Ubuntu 23.10. The installation process is failing due to a missing dependency - libgconf-2-4. However, it appears that this dependency has been removed from the latest Ubuntu versio...

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  • Hello,   I am encountering an issue while trying to install Spotify on Ubuntu 23.10. The installation process is failing due to a missing dependency - libgconf-2-4. However, it appears that th...
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snap install spotify

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Sound always stuttering/glitching

PlanPremiumCountryUkraineDeviceThinkPad E595Operating SystemArchLinux (Gnome Wayland) My Question or Issue When i click "play" button it sounds like spotify enters infinite loop of play/pause until i click "stop", ui is ok, only sound is broken, it's...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ukraine Device ThinkPad E595 Operating System ArchLinux (Gnome Wayland)   My Question or Issue   When i click "play" button it sounds like spotify enters inf...
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Unable to play new podcasts

When I try to play newer podcasts it won't play. But I can play it if download it. The app is the latest version available on linux.

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  • When I try to play newer podcasts it won't play. But I can play it if download it. The app is the latest version available on linux.  
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Spotify blurry when running with 150% fractional scaling

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceDesktop [AMD Ryzen R9 7950X128GB DDR5AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX] Operating SystemUbuntu 23.10 My Question or IssueWhen you enable fractional scaling out of the box in Ubuntu 23.10, the application is blurry and hard...

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spotify --uri loads a uri but doesn't make it easy to play

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceLinux desktopOperating SystemLinux My Question or Issuespotify --uri allows you to send a uri to spotify. However, there is no --play option, and loading the URI puts the app in a state where the playlist is loaded but all ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Linux desktop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue spotify --uri allows you to send a uri to spotify.  However, there is no --play ...
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GNOME default application

Operating SystemDebian 12 + GNOME 42 My Question or IssueIn the Settings app, it's possible to select default applications for various categories (Calendar, Mail, Audio, Video, Pictures, etc). Even apps installed with Flatpak are available there. How...

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  • Operating System Debian 12 + GNOME 42   My Question or Issue In the Settings app, it's possible to select default applications for various categories (Calendar, Mail, Audio, Video, Pictures,...
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Spotify client falsely shows offline

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(Linux desktop)Operating System(Linux Mint 21.1 (Ubuntu 22.04 base)) My Question or IssueSpotify client won't play music as says it's "offline", but literally everything else on the computer is connect to the internet (steam...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device (Linux desktop) Operating System (Linux Mint 21.1 (Ubuntu 22.04 base))   My Question or Issue Spotify client won't play music as says it's "offline", but...
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Why I can't hide/remove song on desktop?

I am using the desktop version before there was like and dislike button, which removes the song from the playlist but now there is no hide or dislike button. This is very annoying for me to play the songs that I don't like. Please fix this ASAP.

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  • I am using the desktop version before there was like and dislike button, which removes the song from the playlist but now there is no hide or dislike button. This is very annoying for me to play the ...
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Can not login on flatpak wayland

Edit: Nevermind, had to activate the wayland permissions on the flatpak spotify app (did it via flatseal) Original:PlanPremiumOperating SystemArch Linux 6.2.13sway version 1.8.1Flatpak 1.15.4 My Question or IssueIs Wayland not supported or do I have ...

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Desktop Spotify for Debian Windows Issues

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemDebian 12 (Bookworm) My Question or IssueI have downloaded the latest Spotify client on Debian, and it is running using the X11 display manager. I have recently upgraded my system from Debian 11 (Bullseye) to Debia...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Operating System Debian 12 (Bookworm)   My Question or Issue I have downloaded the latest Spotify client on Debian, and it is running using the X11 display manage...
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NO EQ AND CANT JOIN JAM SESSIONS ON SPOTIFY WEB

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(chromebook acer)Operating System Version 114.0.5735.239 (Official Build) (64-bit)(astronaut, v...

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Friends Activity hide

PlanPremiumCountryFRDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Mint 20Spotify-client: 1:1.2.18.999.g9b38fc27 My Question or IssueSince a year, I cannot see my friends activity. (see file attached).It happens one day, the previous day I'll seen them all. To solve ...

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  • Plan Premium Country FR Device PC Operating System Linux Mint 20 Spotify-client: 1:1.2.18.999.g9b38fc27   My Question or Issue Since a year, I cannot see my friends activity. (see f...
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Spotify Playlist Enhance feature missing on Linux Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemLinux Mint 21.2 x86_64Kernel: 6.2.0-34-genericSpotify Version:Spotify version 1.2.22.982.g794acc0a, Copyright (c) 2023, Spotify Ltd My Question or IssueOn Android Mobile or Windows 10 Application t...

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Superuser Contribution Low volume increment when controlling one device from another

PlanFree Device & Operating SystemThe issue concerns 2 devices* Alcatel Tab 1T 7 running Android 8.1.0 - Spotify version 8.8.68.565* Firefox (web player) running on Linux My Question or IssueI use 2 devices, an Android tablet and a PC running Firefox...

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  • Plan Free   Device & Operating System The issue concerns 2 devices * Alcatel Tab 1T 7 running Android 8.1.0 - Spotify version 8.8.68.565 * Firefox (web player) running on Linux &nbs...
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