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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!! High frequency noise during ads

I'm currently using spotify free and during the ads there is a high frequency noise. The ads are separated into music and some guy talking and it's when the guy's talking that I hear the noise in the background. The ads are in swedish and I hear the ...

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  • ...n the background. The ads are in swedish and I hear the noise in the spotify client for windows version 1.0.12.161.g64b0797c. I've tried using a different computer running linux but the noise is s...
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Diffrences in playlist songs count and total time

Hello at first i want to say sorry for my English i'm form Poland. And now to the real issue. Why Spotify 0.9.17 on my Gentoo and Spotify 1.0.3 on my Windows 7 are showing differences in playlists? Different song count and diffrent total length. Linu...

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  • Hello at first i want to say sorry for my English i'm form Poland. 🙂   And now to the real issue. Why Spotify 0.9.17 on my Gentoo and Spotify 1.0.3 on my Windows 7 are showing d...
  • Sebasty
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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...

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  • ...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...
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Share downloads folder with Windows / Linux dualboot

Hi,I came accross this post recently that corresponds to my request.There are other posts but without any relevant information that could help me - that's why I'm making this post.My Offline downloads have gotten pretty huge lately - about 40GB "High...

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  • ...ame playlists downloaded on Windows, with the exact same download folder size. Could it be possible to bind the Windows downloads folder to Linux in order to share the Download library?   O...
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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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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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  • ...bsp; Windows September 2017 Same exact issue   Windows July 2018 Same exact issue   Windows November 2018 User claims that apostrophes in tags is also causing issue, but this is not t...
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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...
  • puertoazul
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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
  • ...RC client.   IRC Clients If you don't have an IRC client installed, recommended client: OSX - Textual , WINDOWS - Mirc   Anyway, you might just want to give them a try: - D...
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Superuser Contribution Is Spotify selling user data to google?

Hi all, I might sound a bit paranoid here. But I have noticed something really strange today. I have been chatting with my friend via voice channel in Discord. he has recommended a song to me. He didn't type the tilte or artist in the text chat, just...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi all,    I might sound a bit paranoid here. But I have noticed something really strange today. I have been chatting with my friend via voice channel in Discord. he has recommended a son...
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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'...

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  • ...nd permanently block the forced automatic update! You're welcome! ❤️     Windows: 1. Close Spotify 2. Go to "C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Spotify" 3. Delete Spotify_new.exe i...
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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...

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  • 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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Cyrillic artists transliterated in desktop apps

For some reason artists with cyrillic names/titles are transliterated in desktop apps (checked on Linux and Windows) while they are displayed correctly in android app. Can this please be fixed? last.fm scrobbles become real mess with all this.

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  • For some reason artists with cyrillic names/titles are transliterated in desktop apps (checked on Linux and Windows) while they are displayed correctly in android app. Can this please be fixed? l...
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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...

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  • 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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Solved!! New Spotify Web Player Design [NEW 2017 DESIGN?] | FEEDBACK, IDEAS, QUESTIONS, & COMMENTS

Hello Spotify users, This thread is for the community who have been selected to test the new web player design. I've noticed that there is a great change probably hinting at spotify getting rid of some features and adding new ones. It is very importa...

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  • ...The save feature needs to be added back on albums and singles.  - Interactive profiles. Profiles arent interactive anymore. I seen the riddence of public playlists on profiles and what artists u...
  • JohnnaRey
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