[iPad] Screen Rotation Behavior Broken

Thread763861 (Reproduced in Rock Star chat)
Status: Fixed

Description:

Spotify's rotation detection appears to be broken in Spotify for iOS 1.1.x on iPad. Opening/Closing the app or locking/unlocking the screen (with Spotify in the foreground) will cause Spotify to change to portrait mode, even if the iPad is in landscape. 

 

To reproduce:

  • Place iPad into landscape mode.
  • Lay iPad flat on a table.
  • Open Spotify, it will launch in portrait mode. Pressing home shows the iPad is still in landscape mode. 

 

Workaround:

Tilting the iPad will return Spotify to landscape, but it appears to fail to detect the current iPad settings on launch/restore.

 

Additional information:

Seems to have been introduced in v1.1.

 

If you are having this issue, can you please post:

  1. Your iOS version.
  2. Your Spotify version.

Thanks!

 

Updates:

2014-07-30 - Fixed in iOS v1.5.0

 

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Status: Fixed
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Jekyll_500
Newbie
Same problem with iPad Air iOs 7.1.1 Spotify 1.1.0

With my iPhone 5s everything works at iOS 7.1.1 and Spotify 1.1.0, but it can't sort by Artist and so on in my music...

I hope they will bring the same look on the iPad soon, it's definitely faster and I like the new look!
ficelles
Newbie
Is this is a Spotify bug? I upgraded to IOS 7.1.1 earlier and with my iPad in landscape just now the icons were in landscape but the backdrop was in portrait... maybe it's the IOS upgrade. Whenever I switch to Spotify it's in portrait but if the iPad is in landscape rotates to landscape straight off without moving the iPad.

ficelles
Peter__
Community Legend
Mine rotates to landscape as long as the iPad isn't sitting flat on a surface but all other apps I use detect that the iPad is in landscape and launch the correct way around.
dkc
Casual Listener
Confirm this bug. IPad 3 iOS 7.1.1 Spotify 1.1.0
Bindissimo
Regular

I'm also experiencing this bug using iPad (fourth generation) and the latest iOS.

Jladner123
Casual Listener

Same issue here iPad2 v7.1.  Running Spotify v 1.1.0.2549

nitrous_nz
Casual Listener
Agreed, small problem, big annoyance.
iOS 7.1(11D167)
Spotify v 1.1.0.2549
Edit (iPad Air)
Alex1397
Newbie
Getting the same problem here

iPad Mini
Spotify version 1.1.0.2549
iOS ver 7.0.6 (11B651)
awesomegiles26
Newbie
Same here! Really annoying as I use spotify on my ipad 8+ hours a day!
iOS version 7.1.1
Spotify app version 1.1.0
Please fix this as quick as possible! Thanks! :)
Robolovsky
Music Fan

I can confirm that I am having the same problem which is very irritating as I always use it with the iPad lying down. It rotates correctly if I lift the iPad up but if I then lay it down and it goes to lock screen, Spotify switches to portrait mode again. Don't have this problem with any other apps. I think they should have fixed this by now. iOS 7.1.1 and Spotify 1.1