Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

Solved!
Reply
4 people liked this

Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

luz785
Casual Listener

Windows 8 - Is the option gone to hide Spotify on the taskbar when minimized? 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions
Solution!

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

stefan0
Regular

Just wanted to say, I'm glad this was added back in.

 

Thanks for listening :-)

84 Replies
4 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

Peter__
Community Legend
Still seems to be there for me when I right click the icon in the system tray.

Peter
Spotify Community Mentor and Troubleshooter

Spotify Last.FM Twitter LinkedIn Meet Peter Rock Star Jam 2014


If this post was helpful, please add kudos below!

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

luz785
Casual Listener

In Windows 8? Am I taking crazy pills?!

 

Edit: I must've been because I just looked again and found it. Wow. 

Thanks!

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

stefan0
Regular

Using version 1.0.1.988.g8f17a348, was just updated.

 

Minimise to tray is now disabled for me. Strangely, "minimised" is still available as a startup mode in preferences.

 

What's happening? Was it taken out or is my install broken?

1 person liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

Rock Star 24
Rock Star 24

@stefan0 

 

Minimize to try has been removed from 1.0.1

 

1.0.1 will be getting more updates that bring back more of the functionality that the old version had. There will also be improvements.

So it might come back later, or it might not. I don't know. 

MattSudaRock Star 24
Help others find this answer and click "Accept as Solution".
If you appreciate my answer, maybe give me a Like.
Note: I'm not a Spotify employee.
14 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

stefan0
Regular

Thanks for the info, @MattSuda.

 

As for @Spotify, I'm not so thankful. Sux when mine is the workflow that breaks. Now a habit I adopted to save taskbar space is killing my music every time. Very nice.

18 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

JuanF
Newbie

@MattSuda wrote:

@stefan0 

 

Minimize to try has been removed from 1.0.1




You guys need to bring that feature back, it was very convenient, now everytime I press the x, thinking it'll go to my tray bar, Spotify closes.

8 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

arvore
Newbie

It's a real shame it's been removed, I turned the software upside down and couldn't find the option. I use Windows 7 Pro and having Spotify among the programs I Alt+Tab is really, REALLY, unnecessary.

 

Hope you guys fix it (or add it back) soon.

6 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

durss
Casual Listener

I also find it sad this option "reduce to traybar on closing" has been removed..

Plus, overing spotify on the taskbar doesn't  give us the currently playing music's name/artist..

 

I can only hope hardly for this option to come back !

 

(on window 8)

9 people liked this

Re: Hide when Minimized on Taskbar (Windows 8)

capoon
Regular

yea this is so much of a distration for me that i've set up a pc with speakers to only run spotify

could you for the love of god bring that option back to minimize to system tray!

SUGGESTED POSTS