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Discussion on Spotify Car Thing Discontinuation

We understand that many of you are disappointed by the discontinuation of Spotify Car Thing, and we want to assure you that we are reviewing all your feedback. In an effort to streamline the discussion and ensure all relevant feedback is centralized,...

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[Car Thing] Setup & troubleshooting guide

Hey folks, glad to see you here! We've put together this guide to help you out along your Car Thing journey. Getting a Car Thing Spoiler (Highlight to read) If you haven't already, you can register for one here. When you successfully register, you'll...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Car Thing as a gift?

If I purchase a Car Thing could another account on my family plan use it? In other words, can I give it as a gift? Premium FamilyUS DeviceCarThing

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  • If I purchase a Car Thing could another account on my family plan use it? In other words, can I give it as a gift?   Premium Family US   Device CarThing
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing Stops Working

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemIOS 15.1 My Question or IssueAny time I try to open my maps or even turn my phone off Spotify car thing stops playing my music and it appears it closes Spotify all together as when I press play on car...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device iPhone 11 Operating System IOS 15.1   My Question or Issue Any time I try to open my maps or even turn my phone off Spotify car thing stops playing m...
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing error while purchasing

Hi there everyone, I just recently got an email stating I was eligible for the car thing. I filled in my info on my phone, not a problem. I had to call my bank to confirm my purchase but that was it. I was about to press the final button and I got an...

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  • Hi there everyone, I just recently got an email stating I was eligible for the car thing. I filled in my info on my phone, not a problem. I had to call my bank to confirm my purchase but that was it....
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Will the "car thing" be available in Sweden anytime soon?

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceIphone 8+Operating SystemIOS 14.4.2 My Question or IssueSaw this thing called "car thing" and thought it seemed pretty cool so I checked the site and found it, but seems like they're only available in the US.. my questio...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Iphone 8+ Operating System IOS 14.4.2   My Question or Issue Saw this thing called "car thing" and thought it seemed pretty cool so I checked the sit...
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Superuser Contribution Accessory Not Supported

PlanPremiumCountryUNITED STATESDevice(iPhone 12)Operating SystemiOS 15 My Question or IssueTrying to connect my phone to the spotify car thing. I see the bluetooth device listed, I click, verify the code is the same on car thing and on phone, and the...

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  • Plan Premium Country UNITED STATES Device (iPhone 12) Operating System iOS 15   My Question or Issue Trying to connect my phone to the spotify car thing. I see the bluetooth device lis...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is Car Thing Still Going Out?

I was just wondering if Spotify is still sending out the Car Thing to people on the waiting list? PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 8

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  • I was just wondering if Spotify is still sending out the Car Thing to people on the waiting list?    Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 8
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Widget Cover Low Resolution

My Question or IssueI'm having some issues with the widget. The widget cover image is very low res and most of the text is cut off. Please see attachments. The cover looks perfect in full screen in the app and in the side bar. Is there a way to modif...

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  • My Question or Issue I'm having some issues with the widget. The widget cover image is very low res and most of the text is cut off. Please see attachments. The cover looks perfect in full screen in...
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Superuser Contribution [Bug] Unable to change podcast speed

I've noticed a bug with Car Thing where it'll show the speed my podcast is playing at, but if I tap the button to change it, it doesn't respond. I've noticed it has button-like responses, so it seems like it should change the speed of the podcast. I ...

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  • I've noticed a bug with Car Thing where it'll show the speed my podcast is playing at, but if I tap the button to change it, it doesn't respond. I've noticed it has button-like responses, so it seems...
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Car Thing: User Videos (unboxing, setup, walkthrough)

This thread is for sharing your user videos of Car Thing Do you have a video of Car Thing to share with other users? Maybe you have an unboxing video, a setup video, a tutorial video, or any other type of video showing off Car Thing. This is the plac...

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  • This thread is for sharing your user videos of Car Thing 💚 🚙   Do you have a video of Car Thing to share with other users? Maybe you have an unboxing video, a setup video, a tutorial ...
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing Queue Issue

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 14.1 My Question or IssueI just got my Car Thing the other week and have been enjoying it a lot so far. It was very easy to set up and within a couple of minutes, I was listening to mus...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 7 Operating System iOS 14.1   My Question or Issue I just got my Car Thing the other week and have been enjoying it a lot so far. It wa...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Stationary Use of Car Thing

PlanPremiumOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe car thing is a nice tool, but its range of use feels too restricted.If the Car Thing were able to connect to my computer, for example, I could have it around the house as a speaker system ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The car thing is a nice tool, but its range of use feels too restricted. If the Car Thing were able to connect to my comput...
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Superuser Contribution I was charged $92 for Car Thing

i successfully ordered a car thing, but i was charged twice, once for the prince it's supposed to be ($6.99) and then again for $92!!! i have been trying to contact support for over 24 hours (twitter AND the spotify support chat) and im getting NOTHI...

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  • i successfully ordered a car thing, but i was charged twice, once for the prince it's supposed to be ($6.99) and then again for $92!!! i have been trying to contact support for over 24 hours (twitter...
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Superuser Contribution "Dead End. U-Turn back" on Webpage

I am having trouble getting on the list. It keeps saying "Dead End" "U-Turn" back.Any chance you could help me? I really want to test this device. Seems super promising. Cheers, Colin

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  • I am having trouble getting on the list. It keeps saying "Dead End" "U-Turn" back. Any chance you could help me? I really want to test this device. Seems super promising.    Cheers, ...
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Superuser Contribution Check you email for confirmation

Hello, Upon registering to the program, they said a confirmation email has been sent. Since i did not receive anything, I realized that there was a problem with my account linking between Facebook and Spotify. I contacted support and they updated my ...

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  • ...acebook and Spotify. I contacted support and they updated my email address. So I went back to the carthing to enlist again, but there was no resend confirmation button saying I was already registered a...
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing Duo

Hi there! I’m a member of a Duo Premium Plan, and got the confirmation that I’m eligible now to order Car Thing. However, I saw that only the plan manager is allowed to actually place the order, and I do not believe she signed up initially to get on ...

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  • Hi there!   I’m a member of a Duo Premium Plan, and got the confirmation that I’m eligible now to order Car Thing. However, I saw that only the plan manager is allowed to actually place the or...
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Superuser Contribution How long it takes for getting the reply for car thing apply?

I applied for car thing almost two weeks. I want to know if I did not get the chance to have a car thing, will I also be noticed? How long for this process?

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  • I applied for car thing almost two weeks. I want to know if I did not get the chance to have a car thing, will I also be noticed? How long for this process?
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Solved!! Will car thing add navigation function in the next generation?

would like to ask whether the navigation will be added to car thing (only that function)? I thing this is a very good idea.

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  • would like to ask whether the navigation will be added to car thing (only that function)? I thing this is a very good idea.
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When will the car thing be sold in USA?

I am now very fascinated by this product, although I have applied to use it, but I am afraid that my application will not be approved. So, I want to know, will the car thing be sold in USA? if it willm when?

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  • I am now very fascinated by this product, although I have applied to use it, but I am afraid that my application will not be approved. So, I want to know, will the car thing be sold in USA? if it wil...
  • MattSuda
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Superuser Contribution Welcome!

Hey everyone, Welcome to the Car Thing Community board, we're really excited about this! Car Thing is a new smart player from Spotify that fills your car with music and podcasts you love (currently only available in the US). Designed with drivers and...

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  • ...eading over to carthing.spotify.com Check out our Support site articles for help with getting, setting up, and using Car Thing. We'll also be here to help, so please reach out with any q...
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Superuser Contribution Carthings for the new member of spotify

PlanFree/PremiumUSA Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System Android My Question or IssueI am now a college student at uiuc. I really enjoyed Spotify's service, and now I realize that you have carthings. Well, my curr...

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  • ...really enjoyed Spotify's service, and now I realize that you have carthings. Well, my current car is a very old car, without any screen, so I have some difficulty in listening to music.  I r...
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