Less than 2 years ago, Spotify included assistance for a “Car View” to its mobile app on Android and iOS, which would show a streamlined UI while driving. Spotify is now ending assistance for that function.
” Car View” formerly provided assistance for Spotify to streamline its user interface by just revealing playback controls, tune titles, and other appropriate info. The user interface likewise included substantially bigger touch targets and no disruptive components such as the “Canvas” videos, lyrics, and others. The streamlined user interface would instantly appear when linked to a cars and truck over Bluetooth, and might be handled in the Settings.
We can verify that we’re retiring the automobile view function. This nevertheless does not suggest we do not wish to enhance on how our users listen to Spotify while driving. On the contrary, we’re actively checking out a range of brand-new methods to provide the very best in-car listening experience. Consider retiring car-view as something that requires to occur in an effort to give way for brand-new developments boiling down the track.
In that post, Spotify highlights its combination with Google Maps and Assistant as options to Car View.
Of note, too, is that Spotify is presently evaluating its “Car Thing” gadget as a method to manage playback in the cars and truck. The $80 gadget is devoted exclusively to Spotify and has both physical and voice controls.
More on Spotify:
- Spotify includes real-time lyrics on Android, Google television; broadens podcast assistance to more nations
- Spotify offline playback is now actively presenting to Wear OS users
- Spotify includes ‘Car View’ mode on Android, immediately triggers when matched to an automobile
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