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Accessory Screen when connected to Pandora

glenedaniel
Local Performer

When i’m in the car an Accessory Screen pops up when i want to listen to Pandora. Should i cancel my account and move on to another music provider?

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TannerPandora
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Hi @glenedaniel Thanks for posting in community!

Pandora controls will default to your car's head unit when connected to your phone. Unfortunately, there is not currently a way to turn this off. 

While this is not currently a feature, the best way to get ideas like this heard is by submitting a feature request on the Pandora Community.

You can search and vote for current feature requests, or submit a new one here.

Sorry for any inconvenience. 

*Use your mobile device only when conditions allow and as permitted by applicable law.

Tanner | Community Moderator

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TannerPandora
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Moderator

Hi @glenedaniel Thanks for posting in community!

Pandora controls will default to your car's head unit when connected to your phone. Unfortunately, there is not currently a way to turn this off. 

While this is not currently a feature, the best way to get ideas like this heard is by submitting a feature request on the Pandora Community.

You can search and vote for current feature requests, or submit a new one here.

Sorry for any inconvenience. 

*Use your mobile device only when conditions allow and as permitted by applicable law.

Tanner | Community Moderator

Let's share music in the Playlist Swap

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Champ888
Local Performer

Still no solution to this? Very frustrating...

sdavis8888
Local Performer

Please fix this.  The interface on my cars head unit is quite unpleasant to use with Pandora and even if I connect with Bluetooth the head unit automatically switches to Pandora mode and forces my phone to the Accessory screen.  I'm on a Pandora trail now but will cancel before paying because this is quite annoying.  Spotify doesn't do this. 

TannerPandora
Moderator
Moderator

Hi @Champ888 and @sdavis8888! Thanks for the feedback on the accessory screen and sorry for any inconvenience this my have caused.

While this isn't currently a feature, I recommend checking out our Feature Request board. This is the best place to let us know your ideas and feedback.

You can search and vote for current feature requests, or submit a new one here.

Thanks for being part of community!

Tanner | Community Moderator

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sdavis8888
Local Performer

It sounds like you're telling me that you don't care about my business.  Noted.

msakata
Local Performer

This is very annoying. I don’t use Pandora in my Honda because of this “feature”. 

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Frevreagle
Local Performer

I will be canceling my account as well. This makes your app useless. 

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gravis8000
Local Performer

Unless Pandora removes this “feature” which is BEYOND hair-pulling annoying I’m moving to Spotify. Get rid of this pile of you-know-what “safety” feature so people can actually use your service. Trusting auto manufacturers to make a usable interface to Pandora was a BAD BAD BAD BAD decision

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Jde2021
Local Performer

Hi, was this ever resolved for you? I am having the same issues when try to connect my pandora it goes to an accessory mode. 

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Clemson96
Local Performer

Same here. Acura RDX, don’t know if hitting thumbs up on a song is “liking” it or removing my previous thumbs up. Would MUCH rather use my phone’s Pandora app interface. 

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