Streaming to wrong device

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Streaming to wrong device

Yessgo
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Hey there,

we have two connected devices. With the former version, if you start playing a song of one device the music stopped on th other. That's ok. But now if listening to music on device one and someone (logged into the same account) try to start playing music on the second device, the new music is streamed to device one

Is that a bug or a feature? How can we get back the former beahvior?

 

Best regards

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Peter__
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That is part of Spotify Connect. You need to transfer playback to the device you want to use. See the help page for details:
https://support.spotify.com/learn-more/guides/#!/article/Spotify-Connect

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Re: Streaming to wrong device

Peter__
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That is part of Spotify Connect. You need to transfer playback to the device you want to use. See the help page for details:
https://support.spotify.com/learn-more/guides/#!/article/Spotify-Connect

Peter
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Spotify Last.FM Twitter LinkedIn Meet Peter Rock Star Jam 2014


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Yessgo
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Ok, I see th point. With your hint we can change the output device.

But it is quite funny because the one device is used by my daughter and a soon as she starts playing her music I get a hart attack.

Is it possibe to get the 'automatic device changing' behavior back?

 

Re: Streaming to wrong device

Peter__
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Unfortunately not currently. Spotify are unlikely to make changes since it is actually against the terms of service to share accounts.

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Yessgo
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Ok, sorry I didn't know that. We will change that.

 

Thanks a lot.

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