1. mnc95's Avatar
    Hi, is there a way to whitelist Spotify so it doesn't close automatically a moment after i pause the music. I actually searched and found that you have to add Spotify to the "Unmonitored apps" in "Device maintenance" (settings) but i did that (as you can see here https://imgur.com/a/GoYT7PK) and it still shuts down when i press "Optimize now". I also installed Tasker.apk but couldn't find how to disable Spotify auto closing. I'm asking this because my Spotify widget on the homescreen only works when the little notification (the circle with lines) is on the notification screen. Any workaround ? Thanks !!

    Samsung galaxy S9 / Android Oreo
    11-28-2018 10:49 AM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Moved to the S9 forum for more exposure.
    mnc95 likes this.
    11-28-2018 02:10 PM
  3. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    When you press optimize now all background apps are closed regardless if they are on the unmonitored apps list.
    But the apps on that list will not be stopped automatically by the operating system when they are running in the background using battery.
    11-30-2018 05:55 PM
  4. mnc95's Avatar
    So i mean there is no way to let the spotify notification on the notification screen ? I'm asking this because my Spotify widget works if the notification is there. Thanks !!
    11-30-2018 06:02 PM
  5. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    Can't think of anything else. That optimize button kills everything.
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    12-01-2018 04:56 AM
  6. mary beth hale's Avatar
    There used to be a setting for apps that won't be put to sleep, but I can't seem to find it now. Sorry.
    12-01-2018 08:44 AM
  7. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    Device Battery then 3 dots Setting. Click on the field Sleeping apps. That is where we now list which apps to never let sleep.

    Very odd.
    12-01-2018 09:09 AM
  8. mnc95's Avatar
    Gayle, couldn't find this setting. I have a samsung galaxy s9 on android oreo. Thanks !
    12-01-2018 03:58 PM
  9. chanchan05's Avatar
    settings>device maintenance>battery>battery usage>3 dots>optimize battery usage

    Although I'm pretty sure even if it's there, the device optimization button will still kill it.

    Are you using the spotify widget or some other widget with spotify access?
    12-01-2018 04:33 PM
  10. mnc95's Avatar
    I'm using other spotify widget but it does the same thing with the spotify widget. Btw i did what you said to get this ( https://imgur.com/a/RiuXdNl ). Thanks
    12-02-2018 07:20 AM

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