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[All Platforms] Cross-device Volume Control

Hello 

 

Unfortunately, the volume can no longer be changed via PC or smartphone on Xbox when the Spotify client is running on Xbox. However, this function still existed until last week. Have you permanently removed them or will they come back with the next updates? Unfortunately, the missing feature takes a little bit of the option to use the Xbox as a media center. 

 

Lg

 

Marcel

Updated on 2020-10-05

Hey there,

 

Thanks for submitting this to the Idea Exchange!

 

Spotify Staff will look into this idea once it reaches the necessary amount of votes.

 

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Comments
idunnowhatthis
Newbie

This is dumb. I PAY for this. Add this back. It’s literally unusable without it.

mupet0000
Roadie

Spotify really is the MVP of removing features. Shocking stuff really, worst development team of all time.

RaikouWolf
Regular

Just a heads up to everyone in this thread - we need to get 600 likes for Spotify to even look at our idea 

 

We are 400 likes away 

 

(And I'm about a week away from dumping this terrible platform. Worst customer service / experience I've ever seen - I mean really disgraceful ) 

 

Thanks for making everything so difficult Spotify 

PaulLFC
Newbie

This should never have been removed. 

 

It's bizarre that such a useful feature was intentionally removed in the first place. 

SupportExpert
Newbie

Can't believe it's gone. It's such a useful feature and a must if you ask me.

 

I'd love to see the volume feature back, since the alternative is to reach for the remote.. at that point, you might as well just listen to AM radio.

RaikouWolf
Regular

When you're trying to game and play music on Xbox , you can't turn it down on the remote because the lowest setting you can have Spotify playing on Xbox is still really really loud 

 

The only way to circumvent this without Spotify changing it is to switch to another service (You Tube music allows you to control volume remotely) 

Flyboy937
Casual Listener

Voted even though we shouldn't have to do this to get this feature returned to us.

StrawHatKhalifa
Newbie

Everyone just share it to your family and have them share it to random people just to get the vote up. It’s dumb we have to vote but we CANNN get it back

Rafjell
Casual Listener

Judging by the responses we got so far, i'm starting to think the dev team found some problem while updating the code, didn't knew how to fix it so as to keep it working as it always had, so they decided to remove the whole feature hoping no one would notice...

Meatwad024
Visitor

I don’t know if the “dev team” realizes just how badly we need this volume control back working again. I have not used Spotify background music on my Xbox in close to 3 weeks.  The cause is simple, the volume is simply too LOUD and drones out gameplay sound.  I feel like I am Brad Pitt in Fightclub and the “dev team” is the mob shutting down the basement fights.  I’m **bleep** and beaten pleading thru blood soaked teeth to the “dev team” to please let us have our volume control back.