Shuffle not working on desktop version

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Shuffle not working on desktop version

sophie9709
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The  shuffle function on my laptop has an odd habit of only picking the next 50 or so songs in the playlist I have selected. This however is only a problem on my computer; the iOS shuffle version works wonderfully. A comparision between the shuffled song queue made by my desktop and phone can be seen in the pictures below.

Shuffle on my computer.PNGComputer shuffle

With computer shuffle you will see that the songs only have artists from the A-B range.

Shuffle on my phone.PNGPhone shuffle

With phone shuffle you have artists from the B-X range.

 

The laptop I am using is a Dell XPS 13 9350 running Windows 10 version 1670. I am running Spotify 1.0.43.123.g80176796 on a premium account.

 

(Screenshots are from my desktop. I used Spotify Connect to get my phone's shuffled queue onto my laptop.)

Shuffle on my computer.PNG
Shuffle on my phone.PNG
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Re: Shuffle not working on desktop version

Rock Star 21
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Hi @sophie9709,

 

How are you sorting this playlist? Could you please try changing to sort by song title and then see if the shuffle works well?

 

If not, I'd tell you to reinstall the app before we dig deeper in the issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Shuffle not working on desktop version

Rock Star 21
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Hi @sophie9709,

 

How are you sorting this playlist? Could you please try changing to sort by song title and then see if the shuffle works well?

 

If not, I'd tell you to reinstall the app before we dig deeper in the issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: Shuffle not working on desktop version

sophie9709
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Yep: reinstalling the app seems to have worked. Thanks. 

Re: Shuffle not working on desktop version

Rock Star 21
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Great, you're always welcome :)

 

 

 

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Re: Shuffle not working on desktop version

sophie9709
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Haha acutally there was a bug. I forgot to reconnect my computer via Spotify Connect to my phone. That problem only pops up when I do that and it is solved if I press the shuffle button on my phone. Or if I disconnect Spotify Connect. Strange bug I must admit. Quite minor as well. Oh well, problem is easily solved (just press another green button!).

 

Update: the bug gets weirdier and weirder. If I Spotify Connect from my laptop/phone to my Sony TV, no problem. So it seems to be limited to when I connect my laptop to my iPhone 6, running iOS 10.1.1.

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