Car Mode on Spotify: How to Enable and Disable the Feature


If Spotify is your go-to platform to stream music, it might interest you to know that you can enable the car mode feature on Spotify to make it easy to interact with your Spotify app while you drive around town. You get larger icons in the Home view and you can easily tap the playing bar at the bottom of the screen. The feature essentially allows you to tailor your app experience for your car.

The aim of the car mode feature on Spotify is to help reduce distractions while driving. This essentially reduces the risk of accidents on the road. But you should keep in mind that using the car mode on Spotify while driving will not prevent that completely. You still have to be careful while driving and interacting with the app.

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In this article, we will show you how to enable and disable the feature on your Spotify app:

Car Mode on Spotify: How to Enable and Disable it

  • Open the Spotify app on your smartphone.
  • At the top-right corner of your screen, tap the Settings icon.
  • On the Settings page, tap Car and toggle on the Car Mode option.

How to Switch it off

Here’s how to disable Car mode:

  • From your Spotify Home view, tap Settings.
  • Under Car mode, switch Start car mode automatically off.


Once you enable the feature on Spotify, you should remember to always keep your smartphone’s Bluetooth connection on. This way, your Spotify app will automatically switch to car mode when you get in your car while you’re streaming a song. With this, you do not have to always enable car mode every time you get into your car to drive.

Finally, you can use any of these options to connect your phone to your car:

  • Spotify Connect
  • Bluetooth
  • AUX or USB cable
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay

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