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Solved!! What's the difference between saving a song to your library versus adding a song to a playlist?

I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but I've dug around a bit and I'm still not totally clear on this. My understanding is that you can only save 10,000 songs to your library, but you can add an unlimited number of songs to playlists. Is that corre...

  • Casual Listener
  • Eni
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Solved!! Homescreen Playlist suggestions based on time/day

Hello, i wonder where or if i can find the playlists that Spotify apps used to suggest when you started the apps and were based on the current time of the day.For example on weekend nights there were suggestions for either party music, or chillout/ s...

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  • Mario
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Solved!! Can't find/play a song

PlanPremiumCountry SlovakiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have search for artist **bleep** chambers and song Judas Goat. I was not able to find it via client. When googling for this song, I have found link https://open.spoti...

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  • CarlosE
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Superuser Contribution Local Files and Liked Songs/PC vs. Android

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy s10eOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI can copy local files saved in a playlist to my Liked Songs list in mass by highlighting the first and doing a shift-click on the last and moving them to my...

  • Visitor
  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy s10e Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I can copy local files saved in a playlist to my Liked Songs list in mass...
  • Xenia
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] Playlist filtering within the new "Your Library" functionality is broken.

I used the Filter function in the new Playlists section of Your Library, and when the filter failed to find something, I was given a screen saying "Create your first playlist" even though I already have hundreds of playlists. This screen has no way t...

  • Gig Goer
  • I used the Filter function in the new Playlists section of Your Library, and when the filter failed to find something, I was given a screen saying "Create your first playlist" even though I already h...
  • Mihail
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Bulk Export Playlists and Albums?

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceAllOperating SystemNA My Question or IssueDoes anyone know if it's possible to bulk export all my albums and playlists for use on Apple?I've been a Spotify user since Beta, so I have literally thousands of playlists made by m...

  • Roadie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device All Operating System NA   My Question or Issue Does anyone know if it's possible to bulk export all my albums and playlists for use on Apple? I've b...
  • Billy-J
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Content not centred on ultra-wide screens

DeviceDesktop PC Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 (probably same issue on Windows too) Application Version1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 My Question or IssueSince the latest update content of all pages is left-aligned and not centred as it was before. Makes for ...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Device Desktop PC   Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 (probably same issue on Windows too)   Application Version 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60   My Question or Issue Since the latest up...
  • CarlosE
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist Name Gets Removed

I have a playlist with over 30k followers and lately my playlist name keeps getting removed as well as the album cover I created. Does anyone know why this is going on? I put a playlist title and a couple of hours later the title and image is gone.

  • Regular
  • I have a playlist with over 30k followers and lately my playlist name keeps getting removed as well as the album cover I created. Does anyone know why this is going on? I put a playlist title and a c...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution New UI is utter trash

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceSamsung Galaxy A11Operating SystemAndroid 10 The Subject line says it all pretty much. The New UI is **bleep**. It's annoying to navigate, the unified list is a clusterfork and a huge mess, the sorting methods are lacking, a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US Device Samsung Galaxy A11 Operating System Android 10   The Subject line says it all pretty much. The New UI is **bleep**. It's annoying to navigate, the unified...
  • Ivan
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Superuser Contribution Make top artists and top songs this month public

PlanFree/PremiumDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 x64My Question or IssueI saw in the new update which I installed on my profile my top artists this month and top songs this month, but it says it is only visible to you (me)Is there a way to make thi...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free/Premium Device PC Operating System Windows 10 x64 My Question or Issue I saw in the new update which I installed on my profile my top artists this month and top songs this month, but...
  • ShmelloYee
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop] Most of my playlists don't appear in search results

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10, Manjaro Linux My playlists are organized in a tree of folders, usually they're just albums saved for later, a lot of them is no longer displayed in search results. It may be somehow related to the time of creati...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10, Manjaro Linux   My playlists are organized in a tree of folders, usually they're just albums saved for later, a lot of them is no longer displayed ...
  • Jeremy
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Solved!! [Android][Your Library] Folders for playlists

I'm a person who has a lot of playlists, and the library is not very good for that. It could be easier if you could sort your playlists into folders, so you could keep your library looking neat and find what you are looking for easier.

  • Visitor
  • I'm a person who has a lot of playlists, and the library is not very good for that. It could be easier if you could sort your playlists into folders, so you could keep your library looking neat and f...
  • mohawkleo27
  • Newbie
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Superuser Contribution default playback mode is shuffle, pls stop

every day, i go to put on an album and shuffle is selected by default even though i press the first track with no intention of shuffling. i have to unselect shuffle over and over again, every dang day. i am the kind of person who literally NEVER want...

  • Visitor
  • every day, i go to put on an album and shuffle is selected by default even though i press the first track with no intention of shuffling. i have to unselect shuffle over and over again, every dang da...
  • Mihail
  • Spotify Legend
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Superuser Contribution [Playlists] What happened to "date added" filter on playlists, now only goes one direction?

Feedback after latest update: Lots of changes I'm not quite a fan of, but wth happened to the filtering options for playlists. You can't see date added anymore, and when you order it by date added you can only have it going from oldest to newest. Ple...

  • Visitor
  • Feedback after latest update:    Lots of changes I'm not quite a fan of, but wth happened to the filtering options for playlists. You can't see date added anymore, and when you order it b...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cover art isn't sized correctly

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceDell Inspiron LaptopOperating SystemWindows 10Spotify Version1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-aMy Question or IssueAfter updating the desktop app, this small gap between the cover art and whatever is next to it (e.g. playlist or queue) ...

  • Regular
  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device Dell Inspiron Laptop Operating System Windows 10 Spotify Version 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076-a My Question or Issue After updating the desktop app, this sma...
  • MattSuda
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Superuser Contribution Is there an option I can toggle so that searching in a playlist does not filter the songs?

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi!Just wondering if there is a setting I can choose so that searching in a playlist simply finds the song I'm looking for in a playlist instead of filtering the q...

  • Regular
  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi! Just wondering if there is a setting I can choose so that searching in a p...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution [Community][Playlists] Bring back date stamp for songs added to a playlist

Before the update you could filter a playlist with the date of incorporation and it actually showed the date, now you can only filter it in one way and does not show the date anymore.

  • Visitor
  • Before the update you could filter a playlist with the date of incorporation and it actually showed the  date, now you can only filter it in one way and does not show the date anymore.
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution I just lost 1000 songs in my playlist

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy playlist is around 9700 songs big and I have been using it since 2009. However, just 10 minutes ago I lost 1000 of my songs spanning between 2009-2021, and everything I...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue My playlist is around 9700 songs big and I have been using it since 2009. However, just 10 minu...
  • Ver
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Your Library] Artist/Album organisation

Hey! As i am one of those people who listens less to playlists but more to albums and artist radios, I would be super happy if there was an option to sort albums/artists in my library in a "recently/last listened to" kind of way not only recently add...

  • Visitor
  • Hey!   As i am one of those people who listens less to playlists but more to albums and artist radios, I would be super happy if there was an option to sort albums/artists in my library in a "...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
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    Your Library
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Superuser Contribution can’t sync pc local files to iphone

Planpremium Countryisrael Deviceiphone 11, lenovo laptop Operating Systemios 14.4.2, windows 10 spotify version8.6.22.1228 on iphone, 1.1.58.820.g2ae50076 on pc My Question or Issuehi, no matter what i've tried to do to let my spotify sync my local f...

  • Regular
  • Plan premium   Country israel   Device iphone 11, lenovo laptop   Operating System ios 14.4.2, windows 10   spotify version 8.6.22.1228 on iphone,&n...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Local files on iOS

On my computer I have about 19 songs I want to be able to listen to on my phone and for some reason only about 5 of them are playing on my laptop and the rest won’t play and say “content not available” and the 5 songs that are playing are in my iPhon...

  • Regular
  • On my computer I have about 19 songs I want to be able to listen to on my phone and for some reason only about 5 of them are playing on my laptop and the rest won’t play and say “content not availabl...
  • Novy
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Superuser Contribution Missing liked songs from different releases of albums

Plan PremiumCountry PolandDevice (realme x2 pro, pc)Operating System (Android 10, Windows 10) My Question or IssueI have many albums with liked a few tracks, but sometimes hearts are missing but not quite, its hard to explain.Photo 1: When I search f...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device (realme x2 pro, pc) Operating System (Android 10, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I have many albums with liked a few tracks, but ...
  • Alex
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Superuser Contribution Followed playlist stops playing on a greyed out song instead of skipping over it.

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceiPhone XR and iPad mini 5Operating SystemiOS/iPadOS 14.4.2 My Question or IssueWhen I play a playlist via Spotify Connect (in order, not shuffled) that I’ve followed (not created myself), and it contains greyed out songs, on...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium Country US Device iPhone XR and iPad mini 5 Operating System iOS/iPadOS 14.4.2   My Question or Issue When I play a playlist via Spotify Connect (in order, not shuffled) t...
  • Eni
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