Spotify Controls

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by darrenpop, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. darrenpop macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2015
    Back on WatchOS 1, you could have Spotify playing on your iPhone and use the 'Music Controls' glance to change the track, see artist/song information, change the volume etc.

    This became a feature which i used loads every day. It was great being able to control what was playing from my watch when i was walking around. Not only did it make it easier than using the button on the headphones, because now i could see who the next artist/song was and make a decision if i wanted to listen to it, without having to listen to the intro to work it out, but it was just a nicer experience overall.

    As you will probably have guessed, this feature is missing from WatchOS 2. For whatever reason, if Spotify is playing on my phone now, i swipe up the glance, and nothing is playing. It seems the control are now soley for Apple Music.

    I am a bit disappointed, as it worked brilliant before and i don't think it needed to change.

  2. lpb, Sep 16, 2015
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2015

    lpb macrumors newbie

    Jul 26, 2013
    Spotify control working on my Apple Watch with WatchOS2.
  3. bjjp2 macrumors regular

    Jan 13, 2005
    Same experience. Sucks.
  4. testcard macrumors 68030


    Apr 13, 2009
    Northumbria, UK
    Music Control works fine with Spotify on my Watch.
  5. friedmud macrumors 65816

    Jul 11, 2008
    Controlling Spotify from my Watch works fine here.
  6. ZomBee macrumors member


    Jun 5, 2014
    Works fine for me too. Listening and controlling right now from my watch.

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