Pause spotify playback intent

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I am looking for a way to pause Spotify playback. I have tried searching, and using the AudioManager, but I believe that only works if it is part of your activity. Does anyone know a way to pause Spotify playback?

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That issue is similar and shows how to pause and stop most media players.

I'm struggling with getting Spotify to toggle play/pause with the intent "com.spotify.​mobile.android.ui.widget.PLAY". It only works as a pause, not as a play button. Pause spotify playback intent. Ask Question Asked 7 years, 9 months ago. Viewed 2k times 1. I am looking for a way to pause Spotify playback. I have tried

I found that this works best:

       Intent pauseSpotify = new Intent("com.spotify.mobile.android.ui.widget.PLAY");
       pauseSpotify.setPackage("com.spotify.music");
       sendBroadcast(pauseSpotify);

Essentially, what you are doing is, creating a new intent which action is the built in "PLAY" action from the spotify app. Next you set the package and finally call the intent.

I got the idea from an article and applied it to normal android.

Intent; public class MyBroadcastReceiver extends BroadcastReceiver { static final A playback state change is sent whenever the user presses play/pause,  Pause a User's Playback × We - and our partners - use cookies to deliver our services and to show you ads based on your interests. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy .

//play
Intent intent = new 
Intent("com.spotify.mobile.android.ui.widget.PLAY");
   intent.putExtra("paused",true);
   intent.setPackage("com.spotify.music");
   sendBroadcast(intent);

//pause
Intent intent = new 
Intent("com.spotify.mobile.android.ui.widget.PLAY");
   intent.putExtra("paused",false);
   intent.setPackage("com.spotify.music");
   sendBroadcast(intent);

I've analyzed Spotify's apk file and found the command file. This would work perfectly on version 8.4.77 You can skip song by replacing "PLAY" to "NEXT". I tried "PREVIOUS" but it didn't work, guessing it as spotify's default design.

Solved: Hi there, I'm trying to start the play button with an intent with tasker. The "​NEXT" intent works fine but the "PLAY" Pause a User's Playback Beta Pause playback on the user’s account. These endpoints are in Beta. While we encourage you to build with them, a situation may arise where we need to disable some or all of the functionality and/or change how they work without prior notice.

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I'm trying to create a task to start playing Spotify automatically, given certain Maybe you can use 'send intent' to run spotify and play specific  If spotify app is off while you send that intent, it won't work. Just make tasker open spotify, give 1-2 sec delay than send the same intent. For previous song "com.spotify.mobile.android.ui.widget.PREVIOUS" is the intent.

(Everything else is left unchanged); Create a new task: System › Send Intent Action= com.spotify.mobile.android.ui.widget.NEXT Package= com.spotify.music A playback state change is sent whenever the user presses play/pause, or when seeking the track position. It uses the intent action com.spotify.music.playbackstatechanged and contains the following intent extras: