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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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  • im_england
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I'm having issue with my weekly discover on car Bluetooth

While playing my weekly discover on my car over blutooth the playlist plays part of it, like if it have less music on then. It play something like 4-5 musics then it stop the same way when it finishes the playlist. If I press play on the car it start...

  • Visitor
  • While playing my weekly discover on my car over blutooth the playlist plays part of it, like if it have less music on then. It play something like 4-5 musics then it stop the same way when it finishe...
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Superuser Contribution No puedo iniciar secion en mi automóvil

Al insertar mis datos y contraseña me aparece que no soy primium por lo que no puede inciar sesión

  • Visitor
  • Al insertar mis datos y contraseña me aparece que no soy primium por lo que no puede inciar sesión
  • AlejaR
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New like button in car mode does has too many steps.

Please bring back like button at least for Car Mode. It is dangerous to like or unlike a music because it has other step to add or remove from a play list. Dangerous while driving. Please bring back the like button function at least in car mode.

  • Casual Listener
  • Please bring back like button at least for Car Mode. It is dangerous to like or unlike a music because it has other step to add or remove from a play list. Dangerous while driving. Please bring back ...
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Como fazer uma ligação (iphone) sem interromper o spotfy tocando no carro?

Sempre que estou com o celular pareado no carro, tocando alguma música, se for fazer alguma ligação por telefone, assim que disco o número a ser chamado o celular interrompe o spotfy. Eu gostaria de poder fazer (ou atender) a uma chamada sem interrom...

  • Visitor
  • Sempre que estou com o celular pareado no carro, tocando alguma música, se for fazer alguma ligação por telefone, assim que disco o número a ser chamado o celular interrompe o spotfy. Eu gostaria de ...
  • MattSuda
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Superuser Contribution Spotify in my Tesla 3 only works when the car is on wi-fi connection. What can I do to play off line

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
  • Dian
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Car thing - Sold out

Might not be the right forum, but I saw a few posts about the Car Thing on youtube and tried registering for a free one a couple of months back however it seemed limited to the US rather than global premium/family plans. I went to look at purchasing ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Might not be the right forum, but I saw a few posts about the Car Thing  on youtube and tried registering for a free one a couple of months back however it seemed limited to the US rather than g...
  • stonedcyclops420713
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Does car thing work with a Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter sending signal to a car radio?

PlanPremiumCountry Device(iPhone 11, Wireless in-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter, Car Radio Station, Radio)Operating System(iOS) My Question or IssueJust wanna be sure before I purchase one. Any help would be useful.

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device (iPhone 11, Wireless in-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter, Car Radio Station, Radio) Operating System (iOS)   My Question or Issue J...
  • DzUrGirl
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Stop recommending LGBTQ playlist

I am a straight male. But somehow Spotify only recommends LGBTQ playlists. That’s literally what it is called. Why? Why can’t you just recommend music. Now I have to explain the complexities of sexuality to a 4 year old learning to read because they ...

  • Visitor
  • I am a straight male. But somehow Spotify only recommends LGBTQ playlists. That’s literally what it is called. Why? Why can’t you just recommend music. Now I have to explain the complexities of sexua...
  • ActiveUser
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Superuser Contribution Members lists mixed when in our cars

Hello,We have Premium Spotify. We are three members in our family. When we open Spotify in my car or my husbands car, our playlists overlap. We end up listening to the other person's music and it overrides each other's lists. Any help on how to deal ...

  • Visitor
  • Hello, We have Premium Spotify. We are three members in our family. When we open Spotify in my car or my husbands car, our playlists overlap. We end up listening to the other person's music and it o...
  • Eni
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Superuser Contribution Car Thing and polarized sunglasses

Wouldn't it have been a good idea to design a device specifically for the car that had an LCD screen that didn't conflict with polarized sunglasses? I can't see the screen through my polarized lenses unless I tilt my head quite a bit which isn't opti...

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  • Wouldn't it have been a good idea to design a device specifically for the car that had an LCD screen that didn't conflict with polarized sunglasses? I can't see the screen through my polarized lenses...
  • paostu
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Superuser Contribution Car thing missing order...

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

  • Casual Listener
  • 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  
  • AlejaR
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Usage of Car Thing outside of US

PlanPremiumCountryArmenia I was wondering what does term "only available in US" actually mean. I've connected to support and have a chat with them. The main feedback was "we cannot guarantee all functionality outside of US". Still I am a bit confused...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Armenia   I was wondering what does term "only available in US" actually mean. I've connected to support and have a chat with them. The main feedback was "we ca...
  • isra655
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Superuser Contribution Spotify keeps exiting playlist and dropping songs from playlist

Hi, I'm aware that if I ask Google to play a specific song it will exit my playlist but lately I will be listening to my playlist may skip a song (playlist is 54 hours long) but spotify will play random songs not in playlist can be every few songs wi...

  • Visitor
  • Hi, I'm aware that if I ask Google to play a specific song it will exit my playlist but lately I will be listening to my playlist may skip a song (playlist is 54 hours long) but spotify will play ran...
  • Vasil
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Superuser Contribution when in car i hit media, somtimes it start sometimes it don't. android pho

sometimes when in car i hit media and spotify plays from android phone. somtimes it don't. what em i'm doing wrong. problem just started.

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  • sometimes when in car i hit media and spotify plays from android phone. somtimes it don't. what em i'm doing wrong. problem just started.
  • Dian
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Superuser Contribution [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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  • Spotify Legend
  • 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 If you haven't already, you can register for...
  • JesseNewsom
  • Casual Listener
  • 43262 Views
  • 48 replies
  • 4 likes
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    Other
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Superuser Contribution Spotify car thing has completely stopped displaying account info.

My car thing is plugged into the original port, it connects to my phone without an issue and updates song info as it plays, it even still allows the preset buttons to work, but it shows my Home, Playlist and Podcasts as empty. I reset the device, del...

  • Newbie
  • My car thing is plugged into the original port, it connects to my phone without an issue and updates song info as it plays, it even still allows the preset buttons to work, but it shows my Home, Play...
  • Lyubka
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Blurred Screen on Car Thing

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS 14My Question or IssueThe screen on my Car Thing appears blurred when navigating thru pages. After some time on a single page it starts to 'clear up' but this is very distracting when scrolling ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS 14 My Question or Issue The screen on my Car Thing appears blurred when navigating thru pages. After some time on a single page...
  • AlexR666
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CarThing launches Spotify app when connected - iPhone

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceiPhone 13 ProOperating SystemiOS 15.6 I have CarThing installed in my Tesla Model 3. When I park in the garage to charge the car, 12v accessories remain powered on until the vehicle finishes charging and goes into deep...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device iPhone 13 Pro Operating System iOS 15.6   I have CarThing installed in my Tesla Model 3. When I park in the garage to charge the car, 12v a...
  • greiss122
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