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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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Reorganizar playlists de forma aleatoria (Herramienta)

Hola gente,Aquí les traigo una herramienta que les servirá a aquellos que buscan una manera fácil de barajar o reorganizar las canciones de sus listas sin tener que usar los filtros, y sin tener que utilizar la función "aleatorio". Es una herramienta...

  • Roadie
  • ...pciones, la que utilizaremos en este caso será "RANDOM".   1. Lo que haremos es ir a nuestra aplicación Spotify de Escritorio WINDOWS/LINUX/MAC/ (Ojo: No funciona en versiones WEB).   2. Vamos a...
  • Magoo_08
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Where does Spotify store data for playlists locally?

Where does Spotify store playlist data, e.g., how many tracks, song titles, artists, etc., locally? Is it stored in a specific file/format that I could easily parse? It'd be nice to be able to extract data from my playlists using a simple XML or JSON...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...appens from time-to-time).   I am using a Windows PC, but this type of knowledge would be nice to have for Linux/Mac if it's significantly different.
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Full listening history

Dear Spotify,, Why can't I access my FULL listening history? I'd say that, for a company that is storing (probably) petabytes of music, a couple of song ids can't matter that much, correct? I can access my complete browsing history in Google Chrome. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Dear Spotify,,   Why can't I access my FULL listening history?    I'd say that, for a company that is storing (probably) petabytes of music, a couple of song ids can't matter ...
  • Sebasty
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Solved!! Can you make a radio channel with multiple artists?

I switched over from Pandora because of variety and extra features exclusive to Spotify, but one thing I miss is that the channels can have several artists lumped into one, as well as looking for similar artists. Is there a similar thing in Spotify?

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  • I switched over from Pandora because of variety and extra features exclusive to Spotify, but one thing I miss is that the channels can have several artists lumped into one, as well as looking for sim...
  • VyseLIFE
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Web Tool to randomize/rearrange tracks order inside of a playlist

This works on Windows/Linux/Mac (Only Desktop Version, does not work with the Web Player or Smartphone app) also. Here's the link: http://textmechanic.com/text-tools/basic-text-tools/sort-text-lines/ 1. Just go to the playlist you wanna randomize pre...

  • Roadie
  • This works on Windows/Linux/Mac (Only Desktop Version, does not work with the Web Player or Smartphone app) also. Here's the link: http://textmechanic.com/text-tools/basic-text-tools/sort-text-l...
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Download offline tracks or make the Music library more video game OST friendly

Hello Spotify, I am a gamer, and have bought tons of different video game OSTs, and I have made playlists of 333 songs just out of music from these. And I can only listen to them on my phone, or the PC where the files are stored. This is a massive in...

  • Newbie
  • ...dd the functionality to let us make these playlists public, it isn't like we are trying to claim them or copyright them, especially since there is no profit in having a playlist, so why is this f...
  • MadmanOnWheels
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Spotify IRC Channel - How to Join

IRC provides a way of communicating in real time with people from all over the world. It consists of various separate networks (or "nets") of IRC servers, machines that allow users to connect to IRC. IRC is very similar to text messaging, but designe...

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  • Gig Goer
  •   IRC provides a way of communicating in real time with people from all over the world. It consists of various separate networks (or "nets") of IRC servers, machines that allow users to c...
  • Freemancitolp
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Solved!! Any way to identify / remove duplicate tracks to save space?

Many songs are identically listed in multiple albums, singles, and even variations of the same album. These are not flagged as duplicates. For example, if I have 2 identical songs: MCS - Everything is Alright (from CTTM)andMCS - Everything is Alright...

  • Roadie
  • Many songs are identically listed in multiple albums, singles, and even variations of the same album. These are not flagged as duplicates. For example, if I have 2 identical songs:   MCS - Eve...
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Install earlier version AND block updates!

Fellow Spotifyers, if you want your old features back FOR GOOD (like Apps, minimize-to-tray, Ctrl-F search, etc etc etc), just follow the steps below to reinstall the previous version of Spotify and permanently block the forced automatic update! You'...

  • Roadie
  • ...roperties, set the attribute Read-only. 6. Download old Spotify (by searching online for version 0.9.15.27 download!) 7. Install it. 8. Have fun. Mac: 1. Go to your ~/Library folder - you can do this i...
  • timothyjhorton
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Negative follower count

This artist has a negative follower count    Alexander F.    

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  • This artist has a negative follower count    Alexander F.    
  • ollieoftheuk
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Premium only working on one device

I had a galaxy s4 and an iPad when I bought spotify premium and it worked fine on both until I got a new phone. I now have the note 5 and spotify premium is only working on my ipad. It's the correct account because my Playlist is there, but no matter...

  • Visitor
  • I had a galaxy s4 and an iPad when I bought spotify premium and it worked fine on both until I got a new phone. I now have the note 5 and spotify premium is only working on my ipad. It's the correct ...
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Reset Discover Weekly?

I got a premium account for 3 years now. I enjoyed listening to the Discover Weekly playlist until latly. Since lately, i get realy bad suggestions (like german folk / schlager). A while ago i created a "bad taste party"-playlist with songs like "Cot...

  • Casual Listener
  • I got a premium account for 3 years now. I enjoyed listening to the Discover Weekly playlist until latly. Since lately, i get realy bad suggestions (like german folk / schlager). A while ago i create...
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An option to choose displaying content (eg song & artist name) in its original language?

It might be a very minor request so I'm just trying my luck. I would like to have an option which allow me to always show the music content (eg song, album & artist name) in its orginal language. I appreciate Spotify doing much efforts to support so ...

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  • It might be a very minor request so I'm just trying my luck. I would like to have an option which allow me to always show the music content (eg song, album & artist name) in its orginal language....
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"spotify:" commands

I am with a church and we use a program called ProPresenter for our media during service. We also use Spotify for pre/post service music. Does anyone know of some creative ways we can use the "spotify:" commands since our program allows those as link...

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  • Casual Listener
  • I am with a church and we use a program called ProPresenter for our media during service. We also use Spotify for pre/post service music. Does anyone know of some creative ways we can use the "spotif...
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Song Stats not updated in days (Spotify for Artists)

The Faninsights (aka Spotify For Artists) has not done any updates on SONG stats in days (Audience gets updated normally) I asked other artists, they report the same...

  • Roadie
  • The Faninsights (aka Spotify For Artists) has not done any updates on SONG stats in days (Audience gets updated normally)   I asked other artists, they report the same...    
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Premium Accounts

Hallo Community,kann mir wer sagen warum nur die Studenten das Premium-Konto für den vergünstigten Preis bekommen?Ich bin Berufschüler und verdiene genauso wenig wie Studenten. Ich hätte gerne eine vernünftige Erklärung!!Und evtl die Möglichkeit als ...

  • Newbie
  • Hallo Community, kann mir wer sagen warum nur die Studenten das Premium-Konto für den vergünstigten Preis bekommen? Ich bin Berufschüler und verdiene genauso wenig wie Studenten. Ich hätte gerne ei...
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How to delete all the tracks from the Next Songs section.

This is a simple workaround in the Spotify Desktop app to remove all the songs that are currently listed in the Next Tracks section of the playlist window. It's a feature users have asked for over the past year and there's still no official way to do...

  • Casual Listener
  • This is a simple workaround in the Spotify Desktop app to remove all the songs that are currently listed in the Next Tracks section of the playlist window.  It's a feature users have asked ...
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Superuser Contribution Re-ordering playlist breaks functionality of clicking current track playing

Hello, I believe there is a bug with desktop player. How to recreate:- Start playlist- Order playlist to something different, such as by artist name- Click the track currently playing (which should bring you to the location of the song in your playli...

  • Newbie
  • Hello, I believe there is a bug with desktop player.   How to recreate: - Start playlist - Order playlist to something different, such as by artist name - Click the track currently playing ...
  • JulianA_Bogota
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Spotify volume too low

Hello guys, I really like Spotify but the volume is lower than deezer and the others music streaming services.In cellphone it doesn't really annoy me, but in the Windows app, it is really annoying, do you guys have a solution?

  • Music Fan
  • Hello guys, I really like Spotify but the volume is lower than deezer and the others music streaming services. In cellphone it doesn't really annoy me, but in the Windows app, it is really annoying,...
  • FloppyCatfish
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Superuser Contribution I miss Rdio, Spotify always too lazy to startup

Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there, right on the screen. Spotify keeps loading the fir...

  • Music Fan
  • Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there,...
  • Maria_B
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