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[Android] Android Widget

Having a home screen widget for Android would be really nice. All other media players have one on Android so it'd be great to see that in Spotify too. It'd make things so much easier to just be able control to Spotify from your home screen instead of...

  • Casual Listener
  • Having a home screen widget for Android would be really nice. All other media players have one on Android so it'd be great to see that in Spotify too. It'd make things so much easier to just be a...
  • t3chfre4k
  • Newbie
  • 468687 Views
  • 1547 comments
  • 16915 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 468687 Views
  • 1547 comments
  • 16915 votes

[Android] Swipe to Queue a Track

Firstly let me say I have been using Spotify since it launched here in the US and have seen a lot of great improvements over the years. Great job!I am a music listener who likes to let the current track play out before starting a new one.I love what ...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...urrent track play out before starting a new one. I love what you have done on the iOS side with swipe to queue. Can you show Android some love and put this story in your backlog? 🙂 Thanks for listening!
  • prvblematic
  • Casual Listener
  • 197553 Views
  • 349 comments
  • 8003 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 197553 Views
  • 349 comments
  • 8003 votes

[Android] Bring back swipe down to search / filter

I really like the addition of being able to sort Liked Songs by Artist and Album, thank you for that. However, with that, it's been made unnecessarily more difficult to search for specific songs in Liked Songs by requiring you to push the top right 3...

  • Music Fan
  • I really like the addition of being able to sort Liked Songs by Artist and Album, thank you for that.   However, with that, it's been made unnecessarily more difficult to search for specific s...
  • Jp_liem23
  • Newbie
  • 42067 Views
  • 296 comments
  • 2795 likes
  • Android
    Browse
  • Implemented
  • 42067 Views
  • 296 comments
  • 2795 votes

[Wear OS] Offline Music on Wear OS devices

Please add offline music support to the wearable without need to be connected to the main phone /tablet. Eg Bluetooth headphones connected to my smartwatch listening to music while I'm running. This is now supported by the watch OS http://officialand...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...This is now supported by the watch OS http://officialandroid.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/jogging-and-jamming-with-android-wear.html?m=1
  • Basit11
  • Regular
  • 155141 Views
  • 603 comments
  • 4511 likes
  • Android
    android wear
    Offline Access
    wear
  • Implemented
  • 155141 Views
  • 603 comments
  • 4511 votes

[Android][Other] Increase bitrate in Android Automotive

The playback in Android Automotive (not to be confused with Android Auto) in Polestar 2 is poor due to low bitrate in the Spotify app. Please either increase the hardcoded bitrate in the app or make the bitrate a user configurable setting in the app....

  • Casual Listener
  • The playback in Android Automotive (not to be confused with Android Auto) in Polestar 2 is poor due to low bitrate in the Spotify app. Please either increase the hardcoded bitrate in the app or m...
  • Blingblaow
  • Composer
  • 22982 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 617 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Implemented
  • 22982 Views
  • 44 comments
  • 617 votes

[Mobile] Listening History On Mobile

On the Desktop client it is possible to view your listening history (Play Queue > History), this functionality should be added to the mobile applications too. It could be added very nicely into the new "Me" tab on iOS:

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  • Community Legend
  • On the Desktop client it is possible to view your listening history (Play Queue > History), this functionality should be added to the mobile applications too.   It could be added very nic...
  • Eddie-CH
  • Newbie
  • 153491 Views
  • 200 comments
  • 2563 likes
  • Android
    history
    iOS
    Mobile
  • Implemented
  • 153491 Views
  • 200 comments
  • 2563 votes

[iOS][Android][Podcasts] Adding indivdual Podcasts to Playlists

The option to save, bookmark or add an individual podcast show to a playlist would be nice to have. I'm actually somewhat surprised that this functionality isn't available.

  • Casual Listener
  • The option to save, bookmark or add an individual podcast show to a playlist would be nice to have. I'm actually somewhat surprised that this functionality isn't available. 
  • Peter_Houx
  • Newbie
  • 42182 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 1167 likes
  • All Platforms
    Android
    iOS
    Playlists
  • Implemented
  • 42182 Views
  • 168 comments
  • 1167 votes

[Android][Playlists] Re-enable queue on now-playing screen

In the newest update you put the share button in place of the usual queue button. Now whenever I want to rearrange songs in my queue or want to check what comes up next I have to press the three dots up right and then click on queue... Who would pref...

  • Casual Listener
  • In the newest update you put the share button in place of the usual queue button. Now whenever I want to rearrange songs in my queue or want to check what comes up next I have to press the three dots...
  • The_Arseniy
  • Visitor
  • 20239 Views
  • 34 comments
  • 338 likes
  • Android
    Playlists
  • Implemented
  • 20239 Views
  • 34 comments
  • 338 votes

[Mobile] Disable Video Loop Cover Art

Besides personally disliking the fullscreen video loops as cover art, I've also noticed they sometimes crash the app. I'd welcome the option to disable them and choose for static cover art images only.

  • Regular
  • Besides personally disliking the fullscreen video loops as cover art, I've also noticed they sometimes crash the app.  I'd welcome the option to disable them and choose for static cov...
  • wanderphx
  • Regular
  • 47269 Views
  • 66 comments
  • 565 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 47269 Views
  • 66 comments
  • 565 votes

[Mobile] Screen always on Option

When the Spotify app is in focus keep the screen on and prevent it from locking. Just like in PowerAmp, this should be an optional setting. It's really annoying to have to unlock the phone to skip tracks, or see the name of the current song or artist...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • When the Spotify app is in focus keep the screen on and prevent it from locking. Just like in PowerAmp, this should be an optional setting.   It's really annoying to have...
  • Not applicable
  • 46998 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 689 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 46998 Views
  • 115 comments
  • 689 votes

[Android] "Don't play this artist" feature for Android Premium users

Currently, all Free users and Premium iOS users have the ability to block any artist just by going to their pages and tapping "Don't play this artist". This is not possible for Premium users who use Android devices, and I've seen some complaints abou...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • ...sers who use Android devices, and I've seen some complaints about it in the Community.   So it would be great to make it available to all users regardless of the platform.
  • kcdwayne
  • Newbie
  • 13505 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 254 likes
  • Android
    music
  • Implemented
  • 13505 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 254 votes

[Android] Better landscape layout

Okay Spotify, this is your portrait layout. Notice the excellent use of space, nothing is wasted. This is your landscape layout. Notice the tiny art and wasted space... Now look at this mockup. Isn't this a lot better? You're welcome. Ron

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  • Music Fan
  • Okay Spotify, this is your portrait layout. Notice the excellent use of space, nothing is wasted.     This is your landscape layout. Notice the tiny art and wasted space... &nb...
  • RonMoses
  • Music Fan
  • 10649 Views
  • 39 comments
  • 441 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 10649 Views
  • 39 comments
  • 441 votes

Add support for Android TV

Android TV is Google's latest take on Android for the TV and is released with Android 5.0 Lollipop. The first device running Android TV is Google's own device Nexus Player. For more information http://www.android.com/tv/ http://www.google.com/nexus/p...

  • Casual Listener
  • Android TV is Google's latest take on Android for the TV and is released with Android 5.0 Lollipop. The first device running Android TV is Google's own device Nexus Player.   For more i...
  • Luis7812
  • Newbie
  • 44427 Views
  • 169 comments
  • 419 likes
  • Android
  • Implemented
  • 44427 Views
  • 169 comments
  • 419 votes

Zoom options

Zoom options to change all elements, including text size, spacing, etc. It would be nice to have some zoom options to change the text size in the desktop application. It could be separate options for the sidebar and the main screen.

  • Community Legend
  • Zoom options to change all elements, including text size, spacing, etc. It would be nice to have some zoom options to change the text size in the desktop application. It could be separate options f...
  • karanchawla
  • Newbie
  • 37143 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 328 likes
  • Android
    Desktop
    iOS
  • Implemented
  • 37143 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 328 votes

Support Google Cast for Audio

Google announced Google cast for audio today. Any chance we'll see this api adopted so that speakers using this can play from Spotify? "today, we're announcing Google Cast for audio, which embeds the same technology behind Chromecast into speakers, s...

  • Community Legend
  • ...udio, which embeds the same technology behind Chromecast into speakers, sound bars, and A/V receivers. Just like Chromecast, simply tap the cast button in your favorite music or radio app on Android...
  • hans-jürgen
  • Roadie
  • 13348 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 233 likes
  • Android
    api
    Speakers
  • Implemented
  • 13348 Views
  • 41 comments
  • 233 votes

[Music] Option to turn off automatic album radio after album finishes

After the last update on my Android, Spotify changed so that when an album ends, the album radio automatically begins instead of just going to silence. Tbh no idea how most people feel about this, but I usually listen to music by the album - it's imp...

  • Casual Listener
  • After the last update on my Android, Spotify changed so that when an album ends, the album radio automatically begins instead of just going to silence. Tbh no idea how most people feel about this, b...
  • undertow25
  • Newbie
  • 35821 Views
  • 84 comments
  • 168 likes
  • Android
    music
  • Implemented
  • 35821 Views
  • 84 comments
  • 168 votes

Gapless playback on mobile devices

Good news that the desktop Spotify no longer has artificial gaps between songs, but could this also be implemented on mobile, please?

  • Music Fan
  • Good news that the desktop Spotify no longer has artificial gaps between songs, but could this also be implemented on mobile, please?
  • Rorey
  • Spotify
  • 7084 Views
  • 10 comments
  • 190 likes
  • Android
    gapless
    gapless playback
    iOS
    Mobile
  • Implemented
  • 7084 Views
  • 10 comments
  • 190 votes

[Android][Other] Integration of Spotify and BMW Connected Drive - Android

So this idea has been implemented for iOS, can we see some Android love please??? The Connected Drive app is available on the Google Pllay store but it's only showing integration with Twitter and some other parts of the phone, would love to see Spoti...

  • Community Legend
  • So this idea has been implemented for iOS, can we see some Android love please???   The Connected Drive app is available on the Google Pllay store but it's only showing integration with T...
  • Stahlmichel
  • Newbie
  • 87379 Views
  • 391 comments
  • 103 likes
  • Android
    Other
  • Implemented
  • 87379 Views
  • 391 comments
  • 103 votes