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Connect only plays 100 song chunks of playlists




Operating System Version:

Win 7


Spotify Version:




When I play music over connect the remote computer only seems to have access to the 100 subsequent songs from the song I start playing from. For example, if have a playlist of songs from 1:200 and start playing song 1, then press the previous song button instead of playing song 200 it plays song 100. Subsequent presses of the previous song button play tracks 99,98,97... etc. The same issue appears to occur if I have shuffle turned on.


To reproduce:

  1. Play music over spotify connect




Additional information:

 Occurs both with computer to computer play as well as phone to computer play.

 Only occurs when the playlist is started on the "remote" device. For example, if I want to control my computer via my phone, the bug does NOT occur if I double click a song on my computer and then control everything from my phone. If, however, I open up my phone and select my computer as a remote device and then begin to play music via the phone, the error occurs.

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Bumping this as it is still a very annoying issue.

This has been happening to me constantly and Im sick of it. Don't want to use spotify anymore this I absurd it was working yesterday and now it doesn't the bug isn't even consistently buggy
Even tried shuffling before connecting to my computer from outside and it just reshuffle the songs to the closest ones which is really annoying. At least keep the shuffle from before connecting

I have contacted support regarding this issue. My continuing subscription to Spotify Premium is riding on this.


Spotify support are being useless regarding this bug. My favourite suggestion was to update the OS or restore to factory defaults?! I don't have much faith in their technical support team.


Status changed to: Not Right Now
Status changed to: Not Right Now

This has been a bug for way too long now. 


Indeed - I'll check in with support to see if there is any updates to this issue. They did give me a month free of Spotify Premium which was nice however it did not actually solve the issue.


Hi guys,

I also complained about this issue plenty of times here in this forum and also via support team. As expected, no progress so far. The bug sticks here for several month.

For your info, another user opened a similar thread last year and I added a link to your original post:

Please put some comments and give votes to push up the priority a little bit.