15sec skip forward / backwards buttons gone from Android Auto with June 29 Update

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15sec skip forward / backwards buttons gone from Android Auto with June 29 Update

DreamensioN
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Plan

Premium

Country

Australia

 

Device

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Operating System

Android Oreo.  

Android Auto in VW 

 

My Question or Issue

With the most recent update to Spotify on the Android platform, the buttons that allow 15sec skip forwards & skip backwards have disappeared on Android Auto when listening to podcsts.  They have been replaced with a playback speed button to the left of the play button only.  This is incredibly annoying because it does not allow skipping forwards or...more importantly...skipping backwards if something is missed.

 

However the skip forward & skip back buttons are there when using the app on the device itself. They are only missing from Android Auto.

 

Can this please be fixed?

 

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Re: 15sec skip forward / backwards buttons gone from Android Auto with June 29 Update

DreamensioN
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Ok it appears this has been fixed with the latest update released overnight. The skip buttons are back in Android Auto.  

 

Thanks Spotify!

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Re: 15sec skip forward / backwards buttons gone from Android Auto with June 29 Update

mikepelosi1
Newbie

Yes! This is incredibly frustrating and seems like a bug. There doesn't seem to be an intuitive reason as to why they were removed?

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Re: 15sec skip forward / backwards buttons gone from Android Auto with June 29 Update

DreamensioN
Casual Listener

Ok it appears this has been fixed with the latest update released overnight. The skip buttons are back in Android Auto.  

 

Thanks Spotify!

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