Can't skip unless tabbed into Spotify window

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Can't skip unless tabbed into Spotify window

Grimzalo
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Hey there Spotify Community! Recently I haven't been able to skip songs with my laptop's fast foward/rewind buttons, nor pause either. Anyone else having this problem?

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Re: Can't skip Yunless tabbed into Spotify window

iamandyhill
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Ah okay, I can see the frustration.

 

There are a couple of workarounds in this thread which hopefully will be able to fix it for you but let me know how you get on.

 

Andy

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Re: Can't skip unless tabbed into Spotify window

iamandyhill
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Hey @Grimzalo

 

Have you ever been able to do this or is a recent change?

 

Let me know,

Andy

Re: Can't skip Yunless tabbed into Spotify window

Grimzalo
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Yeah I've been able to skip and pause music without being in the Spotify window but it seems recently I can't do that anymore, Like for example I would be playing a game in fullscreen and I would be able to change it or pause it but now I have to tab out of the game and unminimize Spotify then I can press the pause/skip button to do those actions

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Re: Can't skip Yunless tabbed into Spotify window

iamandyhill
Community Legend

Ah okay, I can see the frustration.

 

There are a couple of workarounds in this thread which hopefully will be able to fix it for you but let me know how you get on.

 

Andy

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