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No Pause/Next/Previous buttons on Win7 task bar

In the new version 0.8.8.349 there is no pause/next/previous buttons when you hover over the spotify application on Win7 task bar.  This was so convenient to pause music quickly.  Please add this back

 

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@hassanwahid wrote:

Thanks for getting back so quicky!

 

I cant seem to find that setting.  Looked in Edit/Preferences and under account settings

 


Right click on the system tray icon 🙂

 

Liam

 

(You will have to restart Spotify for it to work)

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@hassanwahid wrote:

In the new version 0.8.8.349 there is no pause/next/previous buttons when you hover over the spotify application on Win7 task bar.  This was so convenient to pause music quickly.  Please add this back

 

thanks


That functionality is still there - you have to disable the hide from taskbar when closed option.

 

Liam

Thanks for getting back so quicky!

 

I cant seem to find that setting.  Looked in Edit/Preferences and under account settings

 

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@hassanwahid wrote:

Thanks for getting back so quicky!

 

I cant seem to find that setting.  Looked in Edit/Preferences and under account settings

 


Right click on the system tray icon 🙂

 

Liam

 

(You will have to restart Spotify for it to work)

Awesome!! thanks so much!

There is also an open bug topic here about the multimedia controls incase you ever get some unexplained behaviour where the buttons dissappear!

 

Peter

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I found the setting and it is not enabled...

 

The feature just vanished with the last update...


@ThaJeweler wrote:

I found the setting and it is not enabled...

 

The feature just vanished with the last update...


I still have the ThaJeweler 🙂

 

Please could you:

 

  1. Disable the hide from taskbar when closed option (I know you said it is already disabled, but make sure)
  2. Close and re-open Spotify
  3. Check if the options are now there 🙂

Also, don't hide the taskbar 🙂

My media controls have vanished  from the spotify task bar entry as well, not sure when, but it was recently.

  • Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
  • Spotify 0.9.10.14
  • The "Hide from Task Bar" Option was not checked (never has been)
  • My task bar is not set to auto hide
  • I have  exited and restarted spotify
  • Premium account

It is very annoying - I don't have media controls on my keyboard and I relied on the task bar controls.

 

Happy to do tests, install debug code etc.

 

Thanks.

 

Possible to grab a screenshot? This was an open bug for a while but it was believed to be fixed.

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This was my work PC, I just remoted in from home to check and of course it is now working 🙂

 

However, at work I have dual monitors and I had just closed everything down for reboot so maybe that made a difference.

 

I'll check again tomorrow.

 

Thanks.

this has been working fine, for some reason after an update it was hidden.  Just followed the steps given afte the original post:

 

"That functionality is still there - you have to disable the hide from taskbar when closed option.

 

Liam"

I found that those controls would dissapear when I pinned the icon to the taskbar. I unpinned it and restarted spotify and the controls are back.

just run as administrator, close and open as user (normal)

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