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[Android Auto][Apple CarPlay] Search bar for passengers

Hey,

 

I've read in multiple places, that the search bar on Spotify has been disabled on Android Auto. Mostly for security reason : you shouldn't be typing while driving.

Good point, although, this wont stop anyone, as the passenger (or even worse the driver), just has to grab one's phone to type it in.

 

My idea would be just as what GPS apps do: if the car is driving, as the search function is called, a popup inform the driver that only the passenger is supposed to use the keyboard. From there, you could have access the feature.

 

We're in 2021, I believe this functionality is awaited by many of the community, please let it be heard!

 

Cheers!

Updated on 2021-04-30

Hey @Speedy_420_ 

Your Idea has been submitted a while ago, and unfortunately hasn't gathered enough votes (50 votes within 3 months) to keep it active in the Exchange. Be sure to know that this does not mean that your Idea has been declined by Spotify.

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Luan
Rock Star 13
Rock Star 13
Status changed to: New Idea

Updated on 2021-03-06

Hello and thanks for bringing your feedback to the Idea Exchange. We've marked this as a new idea.
Spotify Staff will look into this idea once it reaches the necessary amount of votes.

More information about how the Spotify Idea Exchange works can be found here.

osornios
Rock Star 24
Rock Star 24
Status changed to: Closed - Not Enough Votes

Updated on 2021-04-30

Hey @Speedy_420_ 

Your Idea has been submitted a while ago, and unfortunately hasn't gathered enough votes (50 votes within 3 months) to keep it active in the Exchange. Be sure to know that this does not mean that your Idea has been declined by Spotify.

Don't worry, your Idea will still be able to gain more votes, and may get a Live Idea status if it receives enough of them.

For more info on how the Ideas Board works, click here. 🙂

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