Android Auto Hits Another Roadblock, This Time Courtesy of Spotify

Spotify updates Android and iPhone apps to improve accessibility

Android Auto users are once again facing issues with Spotify playback. The problem appears to be related to the latest update of the Spotify app. Some users are reporting that they are unable to play Spotify music at all, while others are experiencing interruptions in playback or skipped songs.

Key Highlights

  • Android Auto users are facing issues with Spotify playback once again.
  • The problem appears to be related to the latest update of the Spotify app.
  • Spotify is aware of the issue and is working on a fix.
  • Android Auto users may experience issues with Spotify playback, including no sound, playback interruptions, and skipped songs.
  • There are a few workarounds that may help to resolve the issue, such as restarting the phone or reinstalling the Spotify app.

 

Spotify updates Android and iPhone apps to improve accessibility

Spotify is aware of the issue and is working on a fix. The company has not yet provided a timeline for when a fix will be released.

Workarounds for Spotify Playback Issues on Android Auto

  1. Restart your phone.
  2. Reinstall the Spotify app.
  3. Clear the Spotify app’s cache and data.
  4. Use a different music streaming app.
  5. Wait for Spotify to release a fix.

Background

Android Auto, a smartphone projection system designed for automobiles, has encountered a fresh obstacle in the form of Spotify, the renowned music streaming service. This latest compatibility issue follows a string of recent challenges that Android Auto users have faced.

Current Situation

According to user reports, the Spotify playback issue manifests in a variety of ways, including:

  • Inability to play Spotify music: Some users are completely unable to launch and play Spotify tracks.

  • Playback interruptions: Playback is abruptly disrupted, causing songs to pause or stop mid-way.

  • Skipped songs: Tracks are skipped unintentionally, disrupting the listening experience.

Spotify’s Response

Spotify has acknowledged the issue and is actively investigating the root cause. The company has yet to provide a definitive timeframe for a resolution.

Google’s Silence

Google, the developer of Android Auto, has remained silent regarding the Spotify playback issue, leaving users to seek solutions elsewhere.

This is the latest in a series of problems that Android Auto users have faced in recent months. Earlier this year, users reported that they were unable to use Google Maps to navigate to certain destinations. Google eventually released a fix for that issue.

It is unclear how widespread the Spotify playback issue is. However, it is likely affecting a significant number of Android Auto users.

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