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[Desktop][Search] Bring back search by year

I used to be able to search by year by typing "year:xxxx" into the search field. Not sure why this was removed.

  • Casual Listener
  • I used to be able to search by year by typing "year:xxxx" into the search field. Not sure why this was removed.
  • Alfredo
  • Roadie
  • 483 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 13 likes
  • Desktop
    Search
  • Closed
  • 483 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 13 votes

Advanced search bug

Advanced search does not seem to be working properly on Windows Desktop App (1.0.74.380.g1fcff12a (Windows Store version)) I have tried the following: "label:atomnation AND year:2018" and no results are yielded.This feature works flawlessly on the we...

  • Casual Listener
  • Advanced search does not seem to be working properly on Windows Desktop App (1.0.74.380.g1fcff12a (Windows Store version))   I have tried the following: "label:atomnation AND year:2018" and n...
  • Drainspotting
  • Newbie
  • 1149 Views
  • 9 comments
  • 9 likes
  • advanced search
    Search
  • Not Right Now
  • 1149 Views
  • 9 comments
  • 9 votes

Clicking & dragging inside the search bar moves entire Spotify window

The subject says it all!Im using a MAC OSX currently and when I attempt to highlight a word in my searchbar and delete it, It instead moves the entire spotify window. 1. IE : search: Escape The Fate2. Click and drag over the words "The Fate"3. Instea...

  • Casual Listener
  • The subject says it all! Im using a MAC OSX currently and when I attempt to highlight a word in my searchbar and delete it, It instead moves the entire spotify window.   1. IE : search: E...
  • Leo
  • Spotify
  • 471 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 5 likes
  • Bar
    bug
    Desktop
    drag
    osx
    report
    Search
    Spotify
    Window
  • Closed
  • 471 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 5 votes

webplayer Search bar not appearing, as well as all context menus when you clink "..."

Since early this morning, when i opened the webplayer, the search doesn't work, it won't even show the box where we can type what we want to search for.also, if i try to click on "..." in front of a song or album, nothing happens.Message inbox icon i...

  • Casual Listener
  • Since early this morning, when i opened the webplayer, the search doesn't work, it won't even show the box where we can type what we want to search for. also, if i try to click on "..." in front o...
  • MaryC1
  • Spotify Legend
  • 901 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 likes
  • context menu
    Search
    Web Player
  • Closed
  • 901 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 votes

Problem with thumbnail in search results

Device: iPhone, iPad, Android, Web Player, DesktopOperating System Version: iOS 9, Android 5.0, Google Chrome 47.0, Safari 9.0, Mac, WindowsSpotify Version: 4.3.0.1426Description: A profile picture doesn't ever display properly in search results. It ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ....0.1426 Description:  A profile picture doesn't ever display properly in search results. It seems like an inconsistency in the way white or possibly transparent backgrounds are handled in S...
  • Fundleduds
  • Newbie
  • 317 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 1 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
    profile picture
    Search
    Web Player
  • Not An Issue
  • 317 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 1 votes

Search for bands not working

Since a few days I can no longer find bands in the search menu (Windows 10 pc). No matter what I type, I only get a list of previous searches. Anyone else?

  • Music Fan
  • Since a few days I can no longer find bands in the search menu (Windows 10 pc). No matter what I type, I only get a list of previous searches. Anyone else?
  • ZullyB
  • Roadie
  • 128 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Search
  • Closed
  • 128 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 votes

Profile doesn't show up/Can't search

Since the previous post has been closed, I'm reopening this thread. Description: Unable to search user profiles with their usernames/doesn't show up Thread: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Accounts/Username-changed-to-numbers/m-p/2955528#M1257883 ht...

  • Community Legend
  • Since the previous post has been closed, I'm reopening this thread.   Description: Unable to search user profiles with their usernames/doesn't show up Thread:  https://c...
  • SergioDavid
  • Roadie
  • 96 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Search
  • Closed
  • 96 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 0 votes

Searching Songs

I get an Error message

  • Casual Listener
  • I get an Error message
  • Julian
  • Moderator
  • 449 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 0 likes
  • error messgae
    Search
    searching
  • Closed
  • 449 Views
  • 3 comments
  • 0 votes

Spotify Search Results Not Useful

When I do a search for an artist in Spotify, I have an option to click on the artist details, but when I go there, I see only the latest release and top five popular songs. When I click play, it then plays five songs from that artist and then starts ...

  • Regular
  • When I do a search for an artist in Spotify, I have an option to click on the artist details, but when I go there, I see only the latest release and top five popular songs. When I click play, it t...
  • MonicaM_Bogota
  • Roadie
  • 107 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Search
    Search failure
    search results
    Windows
  • Closed
  • 107 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 votes

Spotify search function not working

For a really long time now I have had problems with the search function on the desktop version of Spotify on my Mac. It has started to drive me insane. When I try to search something it will either load for ages and give me no results or the screen w...

  • Casual Listener
  • For a really long time now I have had problems with the search function on the desktop version of Spotify on my Mac. It has started to drive me insane. When I try to search something it will either l...
  • SergioDavid
  • Roadie
  • 448 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 likes
  • HELP !!!
    Search
    search bar
  • Closed
  • 448 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 votes

Is it possible to search music/podcast releases by Record Label?

Question: Is it possible to search music/podcast releases by the Record Label name? Please advise & thanks!

  • Casual Listener
  • Question:  Is it possible to search music/podcast releases by the Record Label name? Please advise & thanks!
  • Hubo
  • Community Legend
  • 79 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Search
  • Not An Issue
  • 79 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 0 votes

Go to Artist and Album options in Mobile

Should have option to go to Album or Artist page from any song in any context. Eg, you're in a playlist and you want to go to the artist. Should be very easy (like it is on Google Music). Currently only have option to save, add to queue or playlist, ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Should have option to go to Album or Artist page from any song in any context. Eg, you're in a playlist and you want to go to the artist. Should be very easy (like it is on Google Music). Curren...
  • Leonardo
  • Roadie
  • 65 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 likes
  • go to album
    go to artist
    Search
  • Closed
  • 65 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 votes

"Deleted" Song showing up on google

I published this song on Spotify a few months ago and used the wrong information for©/℗.https://open.spotify.com/album/0X33Eb1y84yx4NZyKidj8c I would like them changed to this:"© 2017 671491 Records DK℗ 2017 671491 Records DK" or deleted or removed t...

  • Casual Listener
  • I published this song on Spotify a few months ago and used the wrong information for ©/℗. https://open.spotify.com/album/0X33Eb1y84yx4NZyKidj8c   I would like them changed to this: "© 2017 ...
  • FabianS_Bogota
  • Roadie
  • 109 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop Player
    Search
  • Closed
  • 109 Views
  • 2 comments
  • 0 votes

Search results don't show all matches

Yesterday I heard the original version of the song "In the City" by The Jam and I knew that I had heard another version of the song several times before but couldn't remember who had covered it. The search results were of no help, though I was fairly...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...he search results were of no help, though I was fairly certain I had heard it on Spotify. Google was also unhelpful, which meant I had to use my brain and actually remember a thing. It was unpleasant. B...
  • FabianS_Bogota
  • Roadie
  • 259 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 0 likes
  • iOS
    Mac
    Search
  • Not An Issue
  • 259 Views
  • 1 comments
  • 0 votes

[Desktop] Search in playlist doesn't work reliably

Hello, since a few days, while I was cleaning up my big pile of playlists, I noticed the search feature in the Desktop app doesn't work like it should.In some playlists search works like it should while in others results appear empty regardless what ...

  • Music Fan
  • Hello,   since a few days, while I was cleaning up my big pile of playlists, I noticed the search feature in the Desktop app doesn't work like it should. In some playlists search works like i...
  • mcpossity
  • Music Fan
  • 100 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
    Desktop Mac
    Search
    Search failure
  • Closed
  • 100 Views
  • 4 comments
  • 0 votes

Problem with linking to search for track plus artist

Something seem to have changed in how one links to a spotify search. The following code should work:spotify:search:track:castle on the hill artist:ed sheeranWhen Spotify opens it says No result found for "track:castle+on+the+hill+artist:ed+sheeran"We...

  • Casual Listener
  • Something seem to have changed in how one links to a spotify search. The following code should work: <a href="spotify:search:track:castle+on+the+hill+artist:ed+sheeran">s...
  • mskogly
  • Casual Listener
  • 2467 Views
  • 5 comments
  • 0 likes
  • Desktop
    Search
  • Closed
  • 2467 Views
  • 5 comments
  • 0 votes

[iOS] [iPad] Search Doesn't Return All Results

Thread: 575508, 622496Status: Under Investigation Description: Searching on iPad does not always return all search results. To reproduce: Using the iPad application run a simple search which will return many results. Selecting Artists/Albums/Playlist...

  • Community Legend
  • Thread: 575508, 622496 Status: Under Investigation Description: Searching on iPad does not always return all search results.    To reproduce: Using the iPad a...
  • meahtenoha
  • Spotify
  • 1831 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 0 likes
  • album
    iOS
    ipad
    missing
    result
    Search
  • Fixed
  • 1831 Views
  • 6 comments
  • 0 votes