Android Wear 2.0 & Offline Playback

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Android Wear 2.0 & Offline Playback

boatski
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Does spotify have the ability to download playlists to android wear for offline playback on the watch giving me the ability to leave my phone at home? 

 

The wear app doesn't work for me at all on my LG Watch Sport / Pixel XL.

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bonuslife3
Music Fan

I've been researching this extensively since Wear 2.0 was released and there has been radio silence from Spotify. In fact, they've been weirdly resistant to doing this historically:

 

-https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Using-Spotify-with-Android-Smartwatch/td-p/1270088

 

-https://community.spotify.com/t5/Android/Android-Wear-2-0-App-Update/td-p/1567662

 

 

Maybe the fact that their Wear 1.0 app isn't supported on your new Wear 2.0 device means that they're cooking up a new, far-improved app with off-line playback?

 

I'm a Premium member and this is my #1 request (for running). In fact, I haven't bought a smartwatch yet due to this lack of support :-( 

 

Pretty please, Spotify? Can you build a better app that supports Off-line support for Wear 2.0 devices? We're paying subscribers!

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maka_tak
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I'm going to move to Google Play music if this isn't done on the new 2.0 app.  

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bonuslife3
Music Fan

Right there with ya. Wear 2.0 supports offline playback for Google Play Music playlists, so if Spotify doesn't correct this gap soon I'll drop my subsiciption with them and start paying for Play Music. Darned shame, there's really no reason I know of why Spotify can't support offline on Wear 2.0, since it supports stand-alone apps...

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boatski
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I've been with GPM for over a year now. I subscribed to premium thinking this feature was there already.

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d0b0y
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I also will be switching to GPM if spotify does not support offline playback on my AW 2.0 device soon. Works fine with google. 

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bonuslife3
Music Fan

Wow, Spotify. I want to love you folks, but... this is where you should be swooping in, assuaging our concerns that you are going to be releasing such an obviously-needed feature. Right?!

 

This thread alone seems to suggest you'll be losing customers left-and-right...

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joelalmeidaptg
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+1. Just bought a smartwatch and it sucks not being able to sync Playlists with the watch. I am thinking of switching to Google if this persists. I'll give you one month
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Re: Android Wear 2.0 & Offline Playback

dica
Newbie
Hey spotify,
can you please add the offline playback to your new android wear 2.0 app? i speak for many users who want this feature so much! please make it happen!
thanks & greets
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invincie
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Already in the 4 month trial period for google play music. Will have dual subscription for some time to come.
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