Apple Keyboard's Media Keys Do Not Control Spotify Track Fwd/Bkwd and/or Play/Pause

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Apple Keyboard's Media Keys Do Not Control Spotify Track Fwd/Bkwd and/or Play/Pause

brettnolan
Casual Listener

Plan

Free

 

Country

 USA

 

Device

Mackbook Pro 2017

Apple Wireless Keyboard

 

Operating System

Mojave 10.14.2 (18C54)

Spotify 1.0.99.250.g936eab8d

 

My Question or Issue

The <<, PLAY/PAUSE, >> buttons on my Mac keyboard (external or built into Macbook) do no have any effect on playback in the Spotify app.

Not sure if something changed, but it'd be nice to be able to control the player directly via these media keys on my keyboard.

 

Thanks

 

 

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Re: Apple Keyboard's Media Keys Do Not Control Spotify Track Fwd/Bkwd and/or Play/Pause

brettnolan
Casual Listener

Found a solution...it was Google Play Extension in Chrome that was causing the issue...

 

 

https://www.omgchrome.com/chrome-google-music-media-keys/

 

Re: Apple Keyboard's Media Keys Do Not Control Spotify Track Fwd/Bkwd and/or Play/Pause

Rock Star 14
Rock Star 14

Hi there!

I know it sounds simple, but it's often overlooked. Could you try restarting your device? If that doesn't help, try a quick clean reinstall of the app. Just follow these steps.

If you're still having trouble, could you let me know the exact version of Spotify and the exact version of the operating system you're running?

I'll see what I can suggest next!

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