Pandora is always left open running in background after using Android Auto, and will begin to play as soon as the phone syncs to any other Bluetooth device unless a Force Stop is used to terminate it. I have found the only solution is to have the Android Auto Pandora Screen on the display when disconnecting the phone and/or turning off the car. If Android Auto has anything else on screen when exiting the car, i.e. Waze, Google Maps, etc.. Pandora seems to miss the signal to Stop and Close. Has been this way for over a year and hoping my input can help find a solution if there is not one already, thanks!
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Rubeus - I've have the same issue with Pandora/Android Auto (2018 Silverado paired with Note 10+) since getting the truck. The only consistent method I've found is to restart the phone after disconnecting from the truck, turning off the truck, etc. I would be appreciative of a more app-based solution.
Hi @Woodstock0311! Thanks for posting. Sorry to hear this happening, I understand how frustrating it can be.
We're aware of this issue and are working on it. I've added your info to our ticket. Can you let me know the OS on your G7.
Thanks for your patience in the meantime.
Following....this is so annoying and has led me to YouTube Music until it can be fixed. Two minutes or so after I walk away from my truck my purse starts blasting music, often in inappropriate places.
Yeah, I've been with Pandora since it's Beta in 2005. Been paying for it since 2010. I don't know where the breakdown is, but it's across multie android devices. Eyeballing the effort to try other options...
This continues to be a problem and is consistent on all cars. It is not a car model or radio model issue, it is an android/pandora issue.
This is my problem too but it affects me by losing my place in my podcasts and continuing to play through chapters and mark them as "listened".
I have been having this problem too. Pandora better fix it or I'll stop using it. It is a major issue.
If I use Pandora, the next time I turn on the car, the head unit crashes and freezes. No problems until I open Pandora.
YouTube Music: 4.49.51
Google Play Store: 27.4.17-21  [PR] 400754236
Fermata Auto: 1.7.10
Google Play services: 21.39.16 (150400-402663742)
TuneIn Radio: 27.6.4
Messages: 9.6.021 (Florin_RC05.phone_dynamic)
Android Auto: 6.9.613724-release
Pulse SMS: 126.96.36.19963
Google Play Books: 5.18.4_RC03.393418938
Pandora starts when I turn on my phone. Very irritating and battery draining. Please fix this or I'll Uninstal pandora
Samsung galaxy fold 3 new
Same issue on Note 20 running Android 12. Is there a solution yet?
Pandora automatically launches, intermittently when USB plugged in, overriding my radio selection. It also demands map screen space, and I cannot tyrn it off when not wanted.
In the Android Auto app -> Customize Launcher, i hid Pandora.
So far has not auto started, but I can manually start if I launch on phone...
Any actual resolution? I have had two cars (one OEM system and one not) and two different Android phones with this same issue. I can't swipe the app closed and have to use "force stop" in the app settings. Surely in the past two and a half years since this was originally posted there has been some solution, right?
Same issue as described above, on both my 2019 Honda Ridgeline and wife's 2018 Honda Pilot with both Pixel 6 & 7 Pro. This is one of many issues experienced between Honda and Android Auto. Like others have commented, I may ditch Pandora until they resolve this. It's been years.
I have a 2022 Chevy Equinox and the only way I can stop Pandora is to restart my phone. When is someone at Pandora going to add an "exit" option to the App? Android Galaxy S20 FE
I actually figured out a way to close Pandora on my Android. On the notifications screen, look for the Pandora song that's playing and just swipe left. That shuts it off. Sometimes you have to do it a couple of times, but it does work.