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[Desktop][Other] Please make the switch style checkboxes easier to use

Status: Inactive Idea

Whenever I see a switch style checkbox in the Preferences section I want to change its state by clicking the switch and sliding it to the left or right. The switch responds to my action by sliding a few pixels in the desired direction, but then stopping. "That's weird", I think. "Why doesn't it go all the way?", I wonder. Then I remember: "oh, they are like iOS 6 checkbox that are disguised as switches that you can slide, but that actually only respond to being clicked, just like a checkbox!"

 

switch.jpg 

(see what the top slide does when it's dragged to the left)

 

Here are my suggestions to fix this (in order of my preference)

  1. Make the checkboxes look like checkboxes;
  2. Keep the switch style checkboxes, but make them change state by sliding too;
  3. Otherwise don't make the checkbox respond to sliding at all (to prevent stupid users like me from thinking they are slide-able)
Updated: 2016-05-11

Hello!

Your idea has been submitted a while ago but unfortunately hasn't gathered enough kudos (50 per year). In order to keep an overview of the active & recent ideas in this forum, we will close this idea for now. However this does not mean that your idea has been declined by Spotify.

If you still feel strongly about your request, we encourage you to post your idea in a little different form again! Maybe now is the right time to receive the support of our community for your suggestion! 😉

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Marco
Status changed to: New Idea
 
Marco
Status changed to: Inactive Idea
Updated: 2016-05-11

Hello!

Your idea has been submitted a while ago but unfortunately hasn't gathered enough kudos (50 per year). In order to keep an overview of the active & recent ideas in this forum, we will close this idea for now. However this does not mean that your idea has been declined by Spotify.

If you still feel strongly about your request, we encourage you to post your idea in a little different form again! Maybe now is the right time to receive the support of our community for your suggestion! 😉

Do you have any further questions on how the idea exchange is managed? Just click here!