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  1. Problem connecting Pixel 2XL to USB

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a new Pixel 2 XL. I'm having problems getting it to connect to the USB port in my 2015 Mazda 3 i Grand Touring Sedan. When I play Spotify through bluetooth it works fine. When I try to play Spotify through the USB port (for better quality and to use less battery) it doesn't work. There is...
  2. Spotify track info via bluetooth

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I am trying to get the track info of spotify via bluetooth to the Mazda head up display while playing music. I tried it while my phone (Xperia Z5 Compact / Android 7.0) was connected via usb cable - then the music sitting on the sd card of my phone was perfectly read by mazda (even artwork went...
  3. spotify app?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Sorry if it`s been covered, I did a bit of searching and didn`t really come up with anything useful. I would LOVE if there exists a loadable Spotify app, akin to the Pandora native app, available for our car. Not like I can`t just connect via BT and listen, but the part of me that likes to mod...
  4. Guide: how to run 2 different versions of Spotify and get Android Auto to detect 1

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, Finally my first real contribution to this community, after just questions and requests, hope you like it :) Problem: "My Android Auto doesn't detect Spotify, it defaults to Google Play Music" Cause: you probably have a modded version of Spotify. Android Auto only detects the original...
  5. Controlling Spotify Playlists

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi Folks, I have a 2014 Mazda 3 with MZD running v31 software. I use an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.1 and connect via bluetooth. I have no music in iTunes, but use Spotify exclusively. It all works pretty well, but I was wondering if there's any way to navigate through or simply switch between my...
  6. iPhone with no music downloaded (Using Spotify)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I only use Spotify for music in the car, and naturally the phone will default back to the music app if Spotify has been kicked out of memory. The annoying thing is that it always plays the same song first (Over USB–haven't tried Bluetooth and I'm not interested in that). I deleted all of the...
  7. Spotify or Google Access over USB

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all. Does anybody know if it's possible to hook up an Android phone (4.4.4) to the USB port and play Spotify or Google Access through that? I see the Infotainment system pull up the phone and looks like it's search for music stored locally but I'd rather use a stream service through USB. It...
  8. Spotify - Has anyone been able to get the track information to show up?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm using my Galaxy S3 Android with my v30 Infotainment System. I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to get the track information to show up on screen. I'm connected via bluetooth, so the skip button on the steering wheel works with my phone and the app which is cool, but I'd still like...