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Spotify

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Will, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. Aug 2, 2014 at 11:05 AM
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    Will

    Will [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What are my options for listening to Spotify in my truck? I've got an Android phone (LG G3). New HU and listen through Bluetooth?
     
  2. Aug 4, 2014 at 7:44 PM
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    Aw9d

    Aw9d That one guy

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    Run the app on your phone, plug in the 3.5mm jack into the HU.

    Upgrade the HU, use 3.5 (better audio quality) or BT (poor audio quality)
     
  3. Aug 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM
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    braik

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    I bluetooth into my HU and the controls on the HU change the song, pause, and display info. I don't think it favorites anything and the audio over bluetooth has a noticeable lag (noticed when I was watching a movie on my phone, unnoticeable otherwise). Also changes to night mode to match my interior lights when I flip on the headlights, nice touch.

    For clarification it's the JVC KW-HDR81BT. (I think, looks just like it)
     
  4. Aug 21, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    ike3000

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    and get ready for your data usage to skyrocket
     
  5. Aug 22, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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    braik

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    Nah, you can download and store music to play later with Spotify. Plus I actually have unlimited data ;)
     
  6. Aug 23, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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    Will

    Will [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Stupid me.. totally forgot I had an AUX port on the back of my (aftermarket... 5 years old) HU... So this turned out to be much cheaper than I originally anticipated.

    And in regards to data, like mentioned above, it's all available offline.
     
  7. Aug 23, 2014 at 6:23 PM
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    SlowComa666

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    their premium plan has CD quality files. the free stuff not so much
     
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