Samsung Galaxy 9
My Question or Issue
This Kenwood DMX7705S unit supports Bluetooth as source as well as (theoretically) Spotify & Pandora as native sources.
I can select BT as source and spotify plays songs, displays song info on the unit - but there is no album art, and no spotify-specific controls (like, add, playlists, etc).
If I select Spotify as source, it says "Disconnected" over the screen even though BT is still connected. If I press play from the phone on the app then it actually plays spotify with spotify as source on the unit, but it still says 'disconnected', no song info displays, and all controls are greyed out.
If I connect by USB and use android auto, spotify does work within the android auto interface (shows art, song info).
Have tried changing many little settings etc, no joy. I have given spotify all permissions and enabled 'broadcast' option in spotify settings in the app. Have also updated the Kenwood unit to the latest firmware posted on their site.
Long & short of it is, I would like to use the native controls with spotify as source on this unit since that's really why I bought the stupid thing... :|
I will point out that Pandora as native source works fine (art & song info & native controls all work).... Up your game spotify...
If anyone has any suggestions, please offer 'em up. Losing hope here...