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Spotify removes Car View option, new options arrive

Spotify has indicated that it has removed the ‘Car View’ functionality but only to make improvements for users (Photo: Fabian Sommer/dpa)

broadcast service spotify quit an app Android The “car” function NS Show car”, which has been launched since 2019 with the aim of drivers They can listen and choose files Song In a simple and non-distracting way, promising to add another option.

However, it is not yet clear if the alternative will reach all operating systems and therefore will also disappear on other devices. mode “car”Because although many are not affected, others do.

At first, it was the users who protested and started asking in a forum what happened this way. After that, broker spotify to reply:

“We can confirm that We will retire from the car show job. However, that doesn’t mean we don’t want to improve the way our users listen. spotify while driving. Instead, we are actively exploring a variety of new ways to deliver the best in-car listening experience. Think of taking your eyes off the car as something that has to happen in an effort to make room for new innovations. “

The car mode function, which has stopped showing up in the settings of the Spotify app for Android (Photo: Europa Press)
The car mode function, which has stopped showing up in the settings of the Spotify app for Android (Photo: Europa Press)

“Please bear with us now. Since we are working behind the scenes to improve the experience, the alternative is hands-free listening through Assistant google browser. This function also works with Google Maps So you can browse while listening spotify. To do this, you can link your accounts and say “Ok Google, reproduce Spotify“.

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Then, another broker confirmed that Spotify will pull some functionality on Android like the Now Playing offering to make room for future mods.

It’s no secret that I mention it tik tok It is one of the most popular social networks today. .’s app Byte Dance It has gained global importance, resulting in other platforms copying some of its key features. The last app that was integrated, although a test, is spotify.

The music streaming service has begun testing a new section of the smartphone app. its name You can find it abroad (Explore, in English) and its icon appears in the application’s quick access bar, between start and search. What is known about this section is that it is similar to the “feed” we all know about on TikTok. but this time, It will be exclusive to music videos where users can navigate by swiping vertically.

Spotify hasn't said how much improvements will come (Photo: Fabian Sommer/dpa)
Spotify hasn’t said how much improvements will come (Photo: Fabian Sommer/dpa)

The aforementioned feature was discovered by Chris Messina, who posted a video on Twitter of the first tests in action. According to Messina himself, Note that when available, individual tracks can be liked as you browse the feedThere is also a three-dotted menu icon to show the options for each song.

“OMG, for the first time since when (?), Spotify has added a FOURTH icon to its toolbar: Find out!” , It can be read by translating it into Spanish.

Spotify adds a section with tracks from Netflix movies and series

Thanks to this “axis”, The users of the video streaming platform no longer have to search for Spotify by track tracing because nowadays everything produced by Red N series and movies is stored in one partitionAs well as “inspired” sets of orchestral soundtracks from famous composers who have achieved some of Hollywood’s biggest hits in recent years. If you want to read the full note, go to this link.

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