Playback Select

The Playback Select button allows control of remote Spotify instances via Spotify Connect. Please note a Spotify Premium account is required to use Ctrl for iPad's Spotify modules.

To get setup with this control

  1. Select the 'Playlist' control for the editor
  2. Navigate to 'Modules Settings' in the sidebar
  3. Tap 'Login with Spotify' and follow the instructions
  4. Once logged in select an active Spotify device from the list.

You will only need to do this once as the Spotify access token is stored securely in the device's Keychain.

Features

Recommendations

The recommendations tab shows music recommended by Spotify based on the signed in accounts previous listening habits.

Search

The search tab allows users to search for any song, artist, album or playlist as can be done within the Spotify app.

Albums

All saved albums will populate under the albums tab.

Playlists

All saved playlists will populate under the playlists tab.

Favourites

Tapping the Star icon on any of the pages will favourite the item within Ctrl for iPad meaning it can be quickly accessed from the side bar.

Meta

Alongside track names, Ctrl for iPad shows metadata surrounding each track including warnings to notify users of explicit language, or if a track my not be viewable in the users region.