Spotify nowadays has introduced its highly-expected iOS 14 widget with the hottest application update. The new widget, which will come in both the tiny and medium sizes for the time becoming, lets you to speedily entry your lately played artists, albums and podcasts with a tap.
The scaled-down widget will show just your most lately listened to merchandise, when the medium-sized widget will instead present the five most modern things — four in a horizontal row and the most latest at the leading. In that situation, you can truly faucet on the small thumbnail for which of the five you want to now stream to be taken immediately to that site in the Spotify app.
Yet another attention-grabbing part to the widget is that the qualifications colour quickly updates to match the thumbnail image. If the artist is carrying purple, for case in point, the widget adjustments to purple. If the album is blue, the widget becomes blue. And so on.
There look to be a limited assortment of colors obtainable, having said that. For instance, when we streamed a thing with a gray-and-white color scheme in the thumbnail impression (e.g. Taylor Swift’s “folklore”), the widget defaulted to Spotify’s inexperienced shade.
The widget’s colorful practical experience can assist it to stand out on the homescreen. But it could also be problematic for individuals who have custom-made their iOS 14 homescreen with a specified aesthetic — like all app icons and widgets in neutral shades, or a further beloved color, these as pink, purple, blue, or black.
Centered on Etsy tendencies, iOS 14 packs in neutral or slide shades are presently best sellers, as are these with lighter pinks and dark themes in black. Spotify’s widget could clash with these models, at situations.
Even now, the demand for a Spotify widget has been so strong that in advance of the official release it despatched a 3rd-occasion songs widget supplier traveling up the Application Retail store charts as customers custom made their iOS 14 homescreens. That widget company, TuneTrack, even bought as high at No. 8 General and No. 1 in Music on Sept. 19, 2020, when the customization craze was driving millions of new downloads.
The new Spotify widget is reside currently inside the updated Spotify app on the iOS App Keep.