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Menu Bar Location settings

Newbie

Premium/USA -Amazon Fire 8 Andriod

 

With the most recent update to the Spotify app on my Fire, the menu bar location changed to the side w/out any setting being changed on my part. The new location has made spotify nearly useless on my device as it's drastically changed the size and spacing for the words and lists on the main body of the screen. I am sure the decreased space and font sized will be very irritated for some users with vision issues.

The side bar takes up nearly a third of the screen making it very difficult to read, scroll or operate any other list or section of the app, nearly making the whole thing non-functional.

If there was the option to chose menu bar location in setting (as most device's screens have different dimensions and aspect ratios, so certain formations are just not user friendly or functional on all devices) the usability of the app, even after updates, would be increased. Also personal preference and accessibility functions get disrupted when there is no choice on the user's part, but the ability to change settings and the bar location would increase accessibility, and decrease frustration when an update renders an app, that you pay for services on, useless.

 

Is there any solution to get the menu bar back at the bottom w/out having to completely uninstall the app, turn off updates, and attempt to get a backdated version that still functions?

 

 

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Screen layout changed. How do I change it back? (Galaxy Tab)

Visitor

The play button used to be in the middle, in a large panel. Now it's on the left in a small panel. 

 

Can I change it back?

 

Thx

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Re: Screen layout changed. How do I change it back? (Galaxy Tab)

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Hey @ezy-e, thanks for reaching out to the Community!

 

Could you attach a screenshot of what you’re seeing, and let me know what device this happens on, as well as the software version?


Can you let me know if this happened when you updated your Spotify app? Also, let me know if this happens on another similar device.

 

Keep me posted!  

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Menu bar position

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My Home/Search/Your Library bar has shifted position from the bottom of the screen to the left side.  I would like to move it back. Any help on how to do that?

Plan

Premium

Country

USA

Device

Galaxy Tab E

Operating System

Android 7.1.1

 

 

 

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Re: Menu bar position

Visitor

I really don't like it either. I want it back to the way it was. 

Please can someone help in advising how to put this back. 

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Re: Menu Bar Location settings

Moderator
Moderator

Hey there @GrumpiestAnimal

 

Thanks for searching for the answer you need here! 

 

Apologies for the delayed response, we just came across this thread.

 

It's always a good idea to run a clean reinstall to get the latest Spotify app version and see if this will change back to the old design. 

 

If this doesn't help, send us a screenshot displaying how the menu bar looks on your end. You can attach the image to your next response to us by using the Insert Photos option in the post editor. This way we can take a closer look at the issue. 

 

Hope this helps. Keep us posted.  

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Re: Screen layout changed. How do I change it back? (Galaxy Tab)

Newbie
I see there is no solution I see there has there been no follow-up. I have been a Spotify Premium user for several years now. The layout changed and I don't like it change it back.
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Re: Screen layout changed. How do I change it back? (Galaxy Tab)

Visitor

Still the same, I have updated the app several times now and and every time there's a new update I cross my fingers to only find that the problem still occurs.
I wonder whether Spotify is aware of this bug or not.

Re: Screen layout changed. How do I change it back? (Galaxy Tab)

Visitor
Hey
i've installed the app on a new samsung A2 tablet. the status bar is hanging, and the "new layout" with the small left side does not work properly... it would be very nice if we have the option to change the layout from old to new and back... but, once again, something with the new layout is wrong...
we are 5 people using the same tablet, each with different username/pwd. 3 of us have the new layout, 2 of us have the old layout (most of time, but sometimes the new layout appears... then after a restart, the old layout comes back..) very strange...
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Re: Menu Bar Location settings

Newbie

Team, I'm experiencing the same navigation bar problem on my Nexus 7 2013, running Android 6. Even after clean install, the navigation bar is on the left side. Screenshot is attached.

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