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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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  • JesseNewsom
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What do you like most about Car Thing?

Hey everyone, Since announcing the launch of our new smart player Car Thing last week, the enthusiasm we keep receiving in response has been as awesome as the thing itself. More than just a player, it’s your own soundtrack curator when in the car whi...

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Superuser Contribution Can not listen Elvis Presley

Plan PremiumCountry DeviceTesla carOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello, I can not listen Elvis songs, none of them, it always choose random song from another performer.

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Tesla car Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hello, I can not listen Elvis songs, none of th...
  • Rule111
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Superuser Contribution Volvo quality is poor via cable

PlanPremiumCountryEUDevice(iPhone 11pro, Samsung Galaxy S22, Volvo S90)Operating System(iOS 17.) My Question or Issuewhy songs quality via cable in my Volvo is poor? When I play Spotify through Bluetooth the quality is awesome.

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  • Plan Premium Country EU Device (iPhone 11pro, Samsung Galaxy S22, Volvo S90) Operating System (iOS 17.)   My Question or Issue why songs quality via cable in my Volvo is poor? When I p...
  • MartinT
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Car Thing

Hello everyone, I know Car Thing is no longer being made and I imagine updates have stopped too. So this request is probably a long shot. I still use my Car Thing on my desktop computer (and love it) but there are 2 messages when using it that drive ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello everyone, I know Car Thing is no longer being made and I imagine updates have stopped too. So this request is probably a long shot.   I still use my Car Thing on my desktop computer (and...
  • Snoots42
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Superuser Contribution 2023 Tesla Model 3 and Local Iphone Files

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice - (iPhone 15 Pro)Operating System - (iOS 17.2.1 ) I have a 2023 Tesla Model 3 and am using Spotify Premium to listen to music.Great for the most part but I have at least 100 mp3’s that are either out of print tunes a...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device - (iPhone 15 Pro) Operating System - (iOS 17.2.1 )   I have a 2023 Tesla Model 3 and am using Spotify Premium to listen to music. Great ...
  • MihailY
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Superuser Contribution Issue: Car Thing stuck on setup (continue in the app)

I first got my Car Thing in early May. When I was first setting it up, I followed all of the directions correctly and I ran into an issue. The Car Thing said continue in the Spotify app or something similar to that. I already had the app open and my ...

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  • I first got my Car Thing in early May. When I was first setting it up, I followed all of the directions correctly and I ran into an issue. The Car Thing said continue in the Spotify app or something ...
  • museickmike
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing does not automatically connect to my phone most of the time

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePixel 5aOperating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueMost times when I start up Car Thing in my car it does not connect to my Android phone. It says Phone Disconnected. Sometimes it will eventually connect to ph...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Pixel 5a Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue Most times when I start up Car Thing in my car it does not connect to my A...
  • SteEno
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Superuser Contribution Can't control iPhone volume with Car Thing anymore...

CarPlay won't adjust the volume on my phone when using the knob. When I turn the knob, the volume bar shows up and updates, but it doesn't change the volume on my phone. It works correctly when I adjust the volume with the phone buttons, and I can se...

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  • CarPlay won't adjust the volume on my phone when using the knob. When I turn the knob, the volume bar shows up and updates, but it doesn't change the volume on my phone. It works correctly when ...
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Superuser Contribution Tesla spotify use

PlanPremiumCountryHong kongDeviTesla model yOperating SystemTesla 2023.26.9My Question or Issue在tesla 車上使用spotify ,在spotift程式內新增了自己播放清單內,每首下架的歌曲都沒法刪除,佔有每版歌曲位置欄,

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  •   Plan Premium Country Hong kong Devi Tesla model y Operating System Tesla 2023.26.9 My Question or Issue 在tesla 車上使用spotify ,在spotift程式內新增了自己播放清單內,每首下架的歌曲都沒法刪除,佔有每版歌曲位置欄,
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Superuser Contribution If I hear a song I like, how to easily it to my own playlist?

If I am listening to a playlist in my car created for me by spotify and I hear a song I would like to add to one of my own playlists, is there a simple way to select it and specify which of my playlists to add it too?

  • Visitor
  • If I am listening to a playlist in my car created for me by spotify and I hear a song I would like to add to one of my own playlists, is there a simple way to select it and specify which of my playli...
  • Maria
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing Stuck in Boot loop

I've had my car thing since December of last year, and minus some small short comings I really enjoy it. I work in appliance repair and I tend to drive for 4 to 5 hours a day in a 2012 Chevy express van, with that said the car thing has been a nice a...

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  • I've had my car thing since December of last year, and minus some small short comings I really enjoy it. I work in appliance repair and I tend to drive for 4 to 5 hours a day in a 2012 Chevy express ...
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Superuser Contribution When connected to android auto it only play our of my front speakers

when connected to Bluetooth only it plays normally but when connected to android auto it only plays audio through the front speakers. i checked at car setting and they are set normally i think its either spotty of android auto having a setting setup ...

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  • when connected to Bluetooth only it plays normally but when connected to android auto it only plays audio through the front speakers. i checked at car setting and they are set normally i think its ei...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution issue: car thing stuck on “take a tour” screen

i got my car thing in late march, and i have not been able to get it to work. it connects to my phone and car, but it is stuck on the pink “take a tour” screen. i cant press anything on the screen and cant interact. i’ve reconnected it many times, an...

  • Casual Listener
  • i got my car thing in late march, and i have not been able to get it to work. it connects to my phone and car, but it is stuck on the pink “take a tour” screen. i cant press anything on the screen an...
  • mjervin007
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Superuser Contribution Car thing power issue

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI plugged my car thing into the port with the adapter that came with it in my car, which is l...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I plugg...
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Superuser Contribution Lecture impossible

Aucune des informations ci-dessous n’est requise. Cependant, plus vous nous fournirez, plus il nous sera facile d'essayer de vous aider.PlanPremiumPaysFranceAppareil(Xiaomi 10liteSystème opérateur(AndroidMa question ou mon problèmeBonjour, mon téléph...

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  • Aucune des informations ci-dessous n’est requise. Cependant, plus vous nous fournirez, plus il nous sera facile d'essayer de vous aider. Plan Premium Pays France Appareil (Xiaomi 10lite Systèm...
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Car Thing Shipping Time?

I paid for this thing several days ago and it has yet to ship... Not even sure I want it anymore. From the multitude of threads and Reddit posts, seems to be a VERY common problem.... Seriously? Why sell something if you can't meet your end of the ba...

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  • I paid for this thing several days ago and it has yet to ship... Not even sure I want it anymore. From the multitude of threads and Reddit posts, seems to be a VERY common problem.... Seriously? Why ...
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Superuser Contribution Non-dismissable popup telling me to TRY "hey spotify"

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceOnePlus Nord N10Operating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueHad this full-screen pop-up open on my Spotify Carthing today, with a sentence of text telling me to try a "hey spotify"command (which I've already used before!). I ...

  • Music Fan
  •   Plan Premium Country US Device OnePlus Nord N10 Operating System Android My Question or Issue Had this full-screen pop-up open on my Spotify Carthing today, with a sentence of text t...
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Car Thing Feedback

This thread is for sharing your feedback for Car Thing What do you think about Car Thing? What do you like? What can be improved? Share your thoughts in this thread. If you have a suggestion for a certain feature or change, you can read this thread o...

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  • This thread is for sharing your feedback for Car Thing 💚 🚙   What do you think about Car Thing? What do you like? What can be improved? Share your thoughts in this thread.   ...
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