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Spotify automatically opens and starts playing music whenever I connect my phone to a bluetooth device. I really need an option to disable this!
This occurs on all devices I've tested and has been an issue for a while.
Thanks for reaching out and reporting this behavior to us.
We'll make sure to take it into account while moving forward, however we can't set an exact timeframe for when this will be fixed. The reason is that the autolaunch &autostart functions are dependent on the way a device is configurated to interact with the app API. We recommend that you reach out to the manufacturer to report the issue with them as well.
That being said, some users report that they managed to fix this by altering certain settings on their device. We've compiled a list of possible solutions for you to try bellow:
Hope this helps!
To turn off auto play please try the following:
If that does not work for the bluetooth, I’d suggest starting a new thread in the Community Ideas Exchange.
This’ll allow users, Stars, and Moderators to vote and comment on it.
Hi, thanks for your reply. Unfortunately that autoplay toggle is for automatically playing related songs after a playlist ends, so unrelated.
Oh Ok I now unserstand what your talking about,
So your issue it that it plays different songs after the playlist ends right?
I really appreciate you trying to help but please read the OP and my previous post again. I really wouldn't know how I'd be able to explain the issue I'm experiencing in clearer terms than I did there.
Any updates on this? Running into the same problem.
Same problem here.
How in the world can the developers think that this is a good idea, especially when not even giving an option to disable it? Nobody, I repeat NOBODY want's the stupid #€%# to start automatically making noise whenever you turn on your headset.
Fix it, now.
I agree this is most annoying.
Ideally there should be a setting to prevent spotify from playing any song uppon startup.
Problem: whenever I start spotify (does not matter if I start it manually or if it starts automatically on bluetooth connect), spotify resumes playing whatever song was playing last time it was turned off/powered off/shutdown. A must embarasing thing when friends are in the car and your "solo drive home/meditation playlist" start playing.
Only solution I have found is to logout out (settings /logoff) every time I am finish listening. Needless to say I stopped using spotify regularly - all due to this problem.
You might be interested in following and supporting this Live Idea: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Android-Bluetooth-Stop-Spotify-Autoplaying-on-App-Open/i...
I also experience the similar issue. Whenever I open my spotify app with a bluetooth earphones connected on my device, the all autoplays the last song that was played. It is so annoying. I don't think it's even in the settings. Could it be a bug of the latest update? I never experienced this before.
Same issue here. Who the **bleep** on the dev team thought that this was a great idea? Seriously.
My favorite is getting an important call to my laptop Teams client, grabbing headphones and running to a more silent place in the office leaving the phone on the desk. When I turn on the headphones to answer the call they connect also to the phone and**bleep** which I was listening on the way to work in car starts autoplaying. ARGH.
At least give us an option to disable the behaviour in some other way than uninstalling the Spotify client.
I seem to have the opposite problem, but I assume it is caused by the same behaviour..
On the Windows App, if I am listening with Bluetooth headphones or a Bluetooth speaker and I stop/pause the playback, the music stops, but it will then start playing automatically when I turn off the Bluetooth headphone/speaker.
It's very annyoing because my Bluetooth speaker has a timeout for shutting down if no music plays for a while, so if I leave for lunch for example, when I come back the music has started playing on its own through the laptop's speakers while I was away.
I've just managed to solve the problem on my android phone. While the Bluetooth headset is connected: 1) go to phone settings 2) Go to sound settings 3) Earphone mode 4) Disable the 'Auto Play' function. Worked for me. Hope this will help 😊
Android settings, you mean the settings on my phone? It doesn't have an "earphone mode" setting on my phone so 🤷♂️.
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