Private Session Not Working Properly

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Private Session Not Working Properly

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I've discovered an interesting bug in the desktop version of Spotify in Windows 8. I've only had the chance to test it from there so far, so I don't know if this affects other OS's or not. Anyway, I've found that if I listen to music in a private session and close Spotify while in the private mode, it posts to Facebook the last track I listened to as soon as I reopen Spotify. I just spent some time testing this because I'd noticed my activity feed had some random tracks showing up from time to time. I'd say this is a fairly significant bug as it defeats the purpose of having a private session in the first place.

 

I'm using version 0.9.1.57.ge7405149 of Spotify.

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It looks like this is fixed in a future update. Stay tuned!

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Taylor
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Hi,

 

Thanks for reporting!

 

I'll escalate this to see if anyone can reproduce it.

 

Anthony :)

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Thanks @dinomight I've requested a bug be submitted.

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t4strain
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I have a similar issue in Windows 7, but it happens to me whether I have been in a private session or not. I posted at the following link before I realised this thread was here:

 

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Spotify-scrobbling-and-posting-last-song-...

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@t4strain wrote:

I have a similar issue in Windows 7, but it happens to me whether I have been in a private session or not. I posted at the following link before I realised this thread was here:

 

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Spotify-scrobbling-and-posting-last-song-...


I hadn't even thought to test what happens when I'm not in private mode, but that makes a lot of sense as nothing else from private mode shows up, but whenever I open Spotify it does automatically load the song that had last been playing, so I'm sure there's a connection there.

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It looks like this is fixed in a future update. Stay tuned!

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Good to hear. Thanks for looking into it!

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mark-33
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Help!!!!!! I can no longer share music with friends in a private message on Facebook. Why?  HELP!!!!!

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@mark-33 wrote:

Help!!!!!! I can no longer share music with friends in a private message on Facebook. Why?  HELP!!!!!


This has been escalated as an issue with the Spotify team ;) 

Most recent escalated topic is here but I can confirm the Spotify staff are aware and looking into this.

 

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