MattSuda

Repeat TRACK Mode!

Status: Implemented
by Label Star MattSuda on ‎14-02-2012 02:45 AM - last edited 3 weeks ago

UPDATE:

 

Repeat track mode is now available

 

FINALLY!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

 

Matt Suda will forever be known as the guy who pushed Spotify to add repeat track mode and his legacy will live on for music lovers forever...

Thanks to everyone for your support helping me get Spotify to add this! =)

 

http://news.spotify.com/2014/02/07/repeat-once/

 

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Why isn't there an option to just repeat a track? I hate having to place a song in a playlist of its own, and then put it on repeat which just repeats the playlist. People have been suggesting you add this feature for years now!

EVERY music app should have this feature! This feature should be on all the Spotify apps across all platforms.

 

Add it to the same button as now with a 3-step repeat mode:

1. Repeat ALL/PLAYLIST 
2. Repeat TRACK

3. Repeat OFF

 

My mockup of what this would look like in the iPad app (similar for desktop and other mobile devices):

 

 

My Comments:

 

If Spotify wants to compete with the competition, they need to add this basic feature!

 

It worries me that Spotify hasn't implemented this popular simple idea from 4 years ago, but instead they implement more complex newer ideas.

 

If you ask some people -- this has been a request since the launch of Spotify.

 

I love Spotify, but it hurts that a simple feature like this gets passed up every time new features are rolled out.

 

I feel like I'm living in the 1990s with no repeat track mode anywhere to be found within Spotify.

 

This is a basic feature and it's being looked at like a grain of salt. 

 

I comb through Twitter search every day and a lot of people are very confused on how the repeat mode works so I link them to this idea.

 

I've referred 50+ people now to the link... some didn't know that it only repeated the playlist.

 

This is very confusing for a lot of people, especially newcomers.

  

Oh and look at all of these confused people:

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=repeat+song+%20spotify

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=repeat+track+%20spotify

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=repeat+spotify

 

News articles that agree:

http://mashable.com/2013/03/01/spotify-changes/ 

http://www.complex.com/music/2013/01/11-things-spotify-needs-to-win-the-online-music-war/repeat

Status: Implemented
This has just been implemented for everyone using Spotify (0.9.7 and up) on their desktop. Thanks to Matt for the suggestion and so many others who gave this idea their kudos!
Comments
by Label Star MattSuda ‎17-02-2012 12:47 AM - edited ‎02-03-2013 09:12 PM

PLEASE!

by bradavon on ‎17-02-2012 07:54 PM

Agreed. It's dumb Spotify can't do this already.

by Label Star MattSuda ‎19-02-2012 10:00 PM - edited ‎20-05-2012 01:01 AM

This should be in the top 5 most voted. What is wrong with everyone? This is NEEDED!

by Jognu on ‎23-02-2012 01:09 PM

Need this !

by rawman1 on ‎23-02-2012 01:31 PM

So agreed.  This should have already been included.  Since it is not, make it happen!!!!

by Label Star MattSuda ‎25-02-2012 10:13 PM - edited ‎20-05-2012 01:02 AM

Help spread this idea around!

by Grasli ‎02-03-2012 11:28 AM - edited ‎02-03-2012 11:28 AM

+1, this IS needed. A music player should have this, a 3-way repeat button like Winamp! ;) :D 

by Labiche on ‎07-03-2012 10:29 PM

On veut cette option !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Magnez-vous spotify !!! Surtout que je suis premium !

by Label Star MattSuda ‎11-03-2012 02:33 AM - edited ‎19-03-2012 10:17 PM

Thanks for the help everyone! 

by ruccola on ‎12-03-2012 01:16 PM

I actually can't see the need for this. I've been using Spotify since 2008, and I haven't once wanted to repeat a track or playlist... If I wanted to hear a  track again, I would just play it again!

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