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New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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  • MattSuda
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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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  • MattSuda
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Recent Linux client update changes

Hey! There has been an update to the Spotify Linux client signatures.Users may see errors linked to missing keys and failed signature verifications for Spotify when updating the system. If this happens to you, this can be fixed by manually adding the...

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  • ckier
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Solved!! [Troubleshooting] Linux Spotify

Having trouble with Spotify on your Desktop app? Here’s what to try first. Search the Community Someone might have asked your question on the Community before.So type your issue into the search box and have a look. Basic troubleshooting Go through th...

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  • sleeksorrow
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Solved!! Can't add a local folder on Linux

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: custom-built PC (Intel i7-12700K, RTX 3060, 64GB of RAM, using an external DAC for sound: Fosi Audio K5 Pro)Operating SystemUbuntu 22.04.4 LTS (Linux kernel 6.5.0-28-generic)KDE Plasma 5.24.7 running on X11S...

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  • ...ocal files on the Spotify desktop app. I go to the app's settings, enable "Show Local Files", click "Add a source", select a folder which has some mp3s in it, and click "Upload". Nothing seems to h...
  • hayleox
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    KDE
    Kubuntu
    Linux
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Superuser Contribution [Desktop][Other] How to choose the audio output device

I have a bluetooth headphone connected to my laptop, it is selected as the default output device and all applications play through the headphone. However Spotify app doesnt play through the headphone instead it plays through the laptop speakers... Ho...

  • Gig Goer
  • I have a bluetooth headphone connected to my laptop, it is selected as the default output device and all applications play through the headphone. However Spotify app doesnt play through the headphone...
  • Logyon
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    Other
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Playlists with blank names are un-dragable in new library side view

PlanPremiumOperating SystemUbuntu 22.04, running snap version of Spotify, latest version. My Question or IssueAs per title, can't drag and drop a playlist who's name is blank (A playlist I'm following so can't rename it)

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Ubuntu 22.04, running snap version of Spotify, latest version.   My Question or Issue As per title, can't drag and drop a playlist who's name is blank (A play...
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    Linux
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Spotify icon not visible in the task bar on linux xfce desktop

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDell Inspiron LaptopOperating SystemPop-OS XFCE My Question or IssueThe app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window icon. If the app is left open for long, the icon eventually shows up but then ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Dell Inspiron Laptop Operating System Pop-OS XFCE   My Question or Issue The app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window ic...
  • Constantinvx
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Solved!! Arch Linux wrong playback device

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDeviceComputerRyzen 7 Operating SystemGaruda Arch Linuxkernel: 5.17.4-zen1-1-zen My Question or IssueEverything on my PC uses the configured device in my settings as its playback device (my headphones).Except for Spotify. Spotif...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device Computer Ryzen 7   Operating System Garuda Arch Linux kernel: 5.17.4-zen1-1-zen   My Question or Issue Everything on my PC uses the configured ...
  • MoMMde
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    Linux
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Desktop client never starts maximized

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemOperating System: Manjaro LinuxKDE Plasma Version: 5.24.3KDE Frameworks Version: 5.91.0Qt Version: 5.15.3Kernel Version: 5.15.28-1-MANJARO (64-bit)Graphics Platform: X11Processors: 4 × AMD Ryzen 3 2200...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop computer Operating System Operating System: Manjaro Linux KDE Plasma Version: 5.24.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.91.0 Qt Version: 5.15.3 Kernel Version: 5.15.28-1-M...
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Solved!! [Desktop][Other] Remove Facebook from Linux sidebar

Hello, I use Spotify on Linux machines but there is no way to collapse the right sidebar that is used for Facebook connection. This means that when you shrink the size of the window in the horizontal position you only see the facebook sidebar. I do n...

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  • Hello,   I use Spotify on Linux machines but there is no way to collapse the right sidebar that is used for Facebook connection.    This means that when you shrink the size of the ...
  • Ausmosis
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    Other
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[Desktop] Linux Client Boots Slowly

Linux client boots very slowly with graphical errors until launch is complete. I've found that running the commands below fixes the issue but I generally have to run this every login.cd ~/snap/spotify/common/.cache/spotifysqlite3 mercury.dbVACUUM;I'm...

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  • Linux client boots very slowly with graphical errors until launch is complete. I've found that running the commands below fixes the issue but I generally have to run this every login. cd ~/snap/spot...
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[Desktop][Discover] Spotify local device discovery with Spotify on Linux

I have problems with Spotify in my local network. The problematic function is Other devices discovery in my local network. Spotify on Android does not reliably discover my Linux PC running Spotify client for Linux. They are both on the same WiFi.I ca...

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  • I have problems with Spotify in my local network. The problematic function is Other devices discovery in my local network.   Spotify on Android does not reliably discover my Linux PC running S...
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[Desktop][Developer] Click on notification should make client focused in Linux

On Linux (Ubuntu 20.04.3, GNOME 3.36.8) after click on notification nothing happens. Also as on click on player in notification area. I think, this is not comfortable UX case:If I hear good song, I wanna add it to liked playlist or something like it,...

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  • On Linux (Ubuntu 20.04.3, GNOME 3.36.8) after click on notification nothing happens. Also as on click on player in notification area.   I think, this is not comfortable UX case: If I hear goo...
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    Developer
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Cannot drag and drop to reorder playlists or songs

1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian. I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop: - songs within my playlists - playlists in the sidebar or folders I have tried: - Turning on and off all the column sorting options (I understand that you cannot reor...

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  • 1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian.   I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop:    - songs within my playlists  - playlists in the sidebar or folders   I have tr...
  • pnutbutter
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App doesn't go into fullscreen correctly if it is maximized

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDeviceDesktop (Linux)Operating SystemArch Linux (kernel 5.11.16-arch1-1) with X and KDE Plasma version 5.21.4 (using KWin for window management)My Question or IssueIf the Spotify window is maximized on a display that isn't the ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Device Desktop (Linux) Operating System Arch Linux (kernel 5.11.16-arch1-1) with X and KDE Plasma version 5.21.4 (using KWin for window management) My Q...
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    fullscreen
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Superuser Contribution [Linux] Artist URIs do not redirect to artist page

So I'm on Ubuntu with the Snap install of Spotify. I like using the website everynoise.com which uses Spotify URI links to launch an artist page in Spotify, but Spotify doesn't like to bring me to the artist page unless I do this edit. So I find myse...

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  • ...he artist page unless I do this edit. So I find myself repeatedly making this small edit, and I wonder if it could just be made part of the official release. Edit the file "/var/lib/snapd/desktop...
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[Desktop] Snap Store version of Spotify keeps resetting the volume level every time it loads up

I can verify that it's Snap Store specific because I uninstalled the Snap Store version and installed the PPA version, and I no longer have the issue. Basically, when I close Spotify when using the Snap Store version, I think there's a configuration ...

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  • I can verify that it's Snap Store specific because I uninstalled the Snap Store version and installed the PPA version, and I no longer have the issue.   Basically, when I close Spotify when us...
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Apostrophes Cause Issues with Imported Song Album Art

PlanPremium Spotify Version1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 Operating SystemArch Linux Problem:If imported songs have filenames that include one or more apostrophes, album art will not be displayed when the song is selected/playing. Instead, it will display the ...

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  • Plan Premium   Spotify Version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575   Operating System Arch Linux   Problem: If imported songs have filenames that include one or more apostrophes, album art ...
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    local files
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Solved!! Green messy glitch on the app

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntuGNU/LINUX My Question or IssueOn the Linux desktop app there's green graphical glitch messing everything up. It only shows after I switch from a different program window and it disappears when I s...

  • Gig Goer
  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu GNU/LINUX   My Question or Issue On the Linux desktop app there's green graphical glitch messing e...
  • menedan
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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Linux clinched the deal

A note of thanks to the developers of the Spotify Linux app.Spotify should know it pushed me over the threshold and I signed up to Premium.

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  • A note of thanks to the developers of the Spotify Linux app. Spotify should know it pushed me over the threshold and I signed up to Premium.
  • guru
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Full screen button

Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. Was it moved to premium only, or is it hidden somewhere? T...

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  • Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. &n...
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    fullscreen button
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[Desktop - Linux] Can't play tracks out of my playlists

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemLinux - Ubuntu 18.04My Question or IssueHello guys,I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't play any track that's out of my playlists. The only real solution that ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Linux - Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Hello guys, I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't p...
  • vojczejk
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Solved!! [Desktop] Force Close When Playing Local Files

Spotify Version1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap)PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceHP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U)Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 My Question or IssueI usually use Spotify on my Ubuntu 18.04, currently this application often...

  • Casual Listener
  • Spotify Version 1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap) Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device HP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U) Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1   My Question or I...
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