Stop automatic car play


Stop automatic car play


I am having an issue with Spotify automatically playing when it connects to my car sound system via Bluetooth. I do not want it to auto play. 


Even if I pause the current song manually and close Spotify completely it will still resume playing automatically when it connects to the car stereo. 


Even worse is when I go to my job listening to a podcast in my car. When I arrive I stop the episode on my phone and resume in my PC. After I finish the episode during the day, when I go home and start the app in my phone connected to car via Bluetooth Spotify will resume the previous finished episode in the same second I stopped in the morning ignoring the episode I stopped via PC minutes before. 


Itried turning off the auto play feature in settings and I disabled car play in my phone settings. There is no setting on my car stereo to disable auto play. 


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Re: Stop automatic car play

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Hey @Evilmaax, help's arrived.


It sounds like what you're experiencing is related to this ongoing issue. Make sure to add your +vote and comment in order to get updates. The right teams are working on it. 


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Re: Stop automatic car play


Yes I'm having the same problem and it makes me so mad I'm going to uninstall Spotify. 

Re: Stop automatic car play


My Note 8 just started to do the same in my Honda.  I verified that the car autoplay is off.  What else can I do?


Re: Stop automatic car play

Casual Listener

Having the same problem plus it keeps playing after disconnecting from the car. I keep my phone speaker volume off so I didn't notice for a little while.