Spotify announces that it will end the Car View mode that users on iOS and Android can find since 2019 on the application of the streaming service. This mode can be convenient for drivers.
The end of Car View mode at Spotify
Car View allows you to have a simplified Spotify interface on your smartphone screen. We find the main features, such as controlling music playback. The idea is not to be distracted while driving.
“We can confirm that we are removing the Car View function”, says Spotify. “That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t want to improve the way our users listen to Spotify while driving. On the contrary, we are actively exploring a variety of new ways to deliver the best in-car listening experience. Consider the withdrawal of the Car View function as a necessary measure to make room for future innovations ”, adds the streaming platform.
This withdrawal disturbs users, who have not hesitated to respond to Spotify on its forums. The group tries to reassure them by offering alternatives. One of the tips given for Android users is to go through Google Assistant to listen to music.
Speaking of cars, Spotify has been testing what it calls a Car Thing for a few months now. This is a device that allows you to control Spotify playback in your car. Its price: 80 dollars.