Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

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Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

cyrre
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I'm not able to control volume on second device, according to thread below it should be possible?

http://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-Ideas/Control-Volume-via-Spotify-Connect/idi-p/878921?noboun...

Device: Nexus 5
Second: Galaxy Nexus

Both running Spotify version 1.5.0.739


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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

Zta77
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My life's too short to wait for the **bleep**tards at Spotify to fix their **bleep** app. I can see people are still commenting on this issue, so it's obviously important to us users.
 
For what it's worth:  My solution was to buy a ChromeCast Audio.  It's relatively cheap and it Just Works.
 
This is the closest to a working solution as it gets.
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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

Carina
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Are you a premium user? Spotify Connect is a feature for premium users only.

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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

cyrre
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Yepp, premium since ever.. And Connect is working otherwise.

Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

MichaelW
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Hi there,
Welcome at the Spotify Community!

 

Have you already to tried to logout and login afterwards? Sometimes something simple as this already fixes the problem.

Otherwise, you may try to fix this issue by reinstalling Spotify at your Android device.

To reinstall Spotify on Android, please follow all the steps correctly as given in this topic.

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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

Peter__
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I think it depends on the device. My iOS devices can remotely control the volume of a connect enabled speaker but not the volume on other iOS devices.

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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

Carina
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Yes, that's what I think as well. I just tried it with my iPhone and Nexus 7 (tablet) with the result:

 

iPhone can't change volume of Nexus.

Nexus can change volume of iPhone.

 

I tried the volume buttons and was looking for a volume button in the corner down right but there was none.

 

So It's a mystery which devices can control the volume and which not..

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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

cyrre
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@MichaelW thanks! Tried reinstalling (following guide) both devices, no success.. Can even control PC Spotify (running beta).. Dunno what's up with second Android (rooted, running Cyanogen 11-20140925) device tho :(
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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

Carina
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As I said before I'm able to control device a with b but not vice versa. Did you try to control both devices or just one way (a with b and not b with a)?

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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

cyrre
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Can control tracks both ways but not volume any way (but to pc)

Can control volume:
Nexus 5 - > pc
Galaxy Nexus - > pc
Pc

Can't control volume:
Nexus 5 -> Galaxy Nexus
Galaxy Nexus -> Nexus 5
Pc - > Nexus 5
Pc - > Galaxy Nexus
Pc - > Nexus 5\Galaxy Nexus (don't think this is implemented yet)
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Re: Control volume on second device (Spotify Connect)

cyrre
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This frekkin edit box is so small on mobile devices are nd no edits efter submit :(
Sorry for repeats and stuff..
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