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Voice search on Android doesn't play songs (Google Assistant AND Google Now)

Status: Closed

From a few months ago, playing songs through google now or google assistant does not work.
You can say "play [Artist name] on Spotify" and it's going to play it, you can also say "play [Album name] on Spotify" and it's going to play it, but if you use "play [song name] on spotify" it's just going to open the Spotify app and stop there, it won't search for the song and play it like it used to.

 

As far as I can tell, Google Now/Assistant are sending correct intents to the Spotify app, but the app is not interpreting it correctly.

I am attaching the screenshot from the Google Now app as well.

 

I have confirmed the issue on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 running Marshmallow, as well as Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG G5.

 

This might not seem like a big problem but it really is, inability to play songs without typing while driving, running or doing whatever is a real problem, and what makes it even worse is it was working without a problem in the past.

It's making me reconsider my music streaming service, and I am a premium user.

 

I'm available for any more information you may need.

 

Thanks!

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Hey guys! 

 

It seems we didn't receive a reply. We're setting this as "Closed" in the meantime. 

 
Feel free to give us a shout if the issue persists.
 
Happy Holidays 🙂 
Comments
sliceofportion
tgcaylon

Comigo acontece o mesmo, porém não para por aí, as vezes quando pesso pra reproduzir uma música específica ele me responde dizendo que só é possível para assinantes do spotify, coisa que claramente eu sou.