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Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

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Bulk selection

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue There should be a way to select multiple songs so you can add a bulk of songs to a playlist ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue   ...
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Get recommended song from selected genres for the user

Is there any(or is there any possibility to add) GET requst which includes as a qury param of a list of genres and returns a recommended track(1 track only which belongs to any of the genres) for the user?

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  • Is there any(or is there any possibility to add) GET requst which includes as a qury param of a list of genres and returns a recommended track(1 track only which belongs to any of the genres) for the...
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Superuser Contribution What happens when you play on a user that has never used any device?

Been thinking about developing an app that consumes the spotify API and I've been wondering what would happen if I attempt to play a song on an account that has no devices associated to it?Is there a way to create a faux device for testing? Make the ...

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  • Been thinking about developing an app that consumes the spotify API and I've been wondering what would happen if I attempt to play a song on an account that has no devices associated to it? Is the...
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Superuser Contribution Images not loading

In my app (albums, songs, profile pictures, etc). images are not loading. All images were being loaded and displayed previously.

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  • In my app (albums, songs, profile pictures, etc). images are not loading.  All images were being loaded and displayed previously.
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Superuser Contribution 502 Bad Gateway errors / Outage

Hi. I've been getting the above message for the last hour or so when I perform a "Get a List of Featured Playlists" call (see below). It's happening with both the Authorisation Code & Client Credentials flows. This is causing an outage for us - pleas...

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  • Hi.   I've been getting the above message for the last hour or so when I perform a "Get a List of Featured Playlists" call (see below). It's  happening with both the Authorisation Code ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify API to find tracks from certain months

Hi,I am trying to use the Spotify API to create a website to view data sorted by top tracks and artists from specific months and years in the user's profile history. Is this possible to do with the API's data? I know that they offer the option to vie...

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  • Hi, I am trying to use the Spotify API to create a website to view data sorted by top tracks and artists from specific months and years in the user's profile history. Is this possible to do with the...
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Use Web API in App

Hi,I want to integrate Spotify Web API into iOS application but I'm not getting how to do that.Could anyone please help me with this. Or even let me know that is this possible or not as well?My desired usage is:- Login- Listing out Playists- Listing ...

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  • Hi, I want to integrate Spotify Web API into iOS application but I'm not getting how to do that. Could anyone please help me with this. Or even let me know that is this possible or not as well? My...
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I,m new to coding / Are there any apps that sell on Appstore

Hey there, I am new to coding and have some ideas for an app that could complement Spotify. Here are my queries : 1) Code to know - i'm particularly interested in accessing the spotify music inventory and having it displayed on the app ( i.e.. artist...

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  • Hey there,   I am new to coding and have some ideas for an app that could complement Spotify. Here are my queries :    1) Code to know - i'm particularly interested in accessing th...
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Can we use image and song from spotify api

Hello i want to know if we can use image and preview song from a song on spotify that we receive from the api when i say use it post on twitter for making a bot. thanks to those who will help me

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  • Hello i want to know if we can use image and preview song from a song on spotify that we receive from the api   when i say use it post on twitter for making a bot.    tha...
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How to transfer audio to a Chromecast Audio... via Python!

PlanFree/PremiumCountryItalyDeviceOnePlus 6T, Raspberry Pi 3 B+Operating SystemAndroid 10+ on the OnePlus 6T, Raspbian Buster on the Raspberry Pi My Question or IssueI'm playing with Python on my Raspberry Pi and I'm now able to turn on my Onkyo home...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Italy Device OnePlus 6T, Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Operating System Android 10+ on the OnePlus 6T, Raspbian Buster on the Raspberry Pi   My Question or Issue I'm play...
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Beginner of Spotify for Developers

Plan:PremiumCountry:US DeviceiPhone 8 and Windows Surface ComputerOperating SystemiOS 10 and Windows 10I am just starting on Spotify for Developers and I want to develop a site, but I know nothing about coding or pretty anything related to website cr...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device iPhone 8 and Windows Surface Computer Operating System iOS 10 and Windows 10 I am just starting on Spotify for Developers and I want to develop a site...
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A failure in accessing from Bulk API

PlanFree/PremiumCountryJapan My Question or IssueWe're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals directly with the Provider Bulk APIs and the data that is generated fr...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Japan   My Question or Issue We're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals di...
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How to Get App on Website

Hey, So I used react app to create a web application using the spotify api. I have it all set up and working but for called im using localhost: for the urls. How would I go about getting my website actually on the internet for people to view from oth...

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  • Hey,   So I used react app to create a web application using the spotify api. I have it all set up and working but for called im using localhost: for the urls. How would I go about getting my ...
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Spotify rate limit

Hi, I am creating a widget for Twitch streamers to use in their streaming software to show their currently playing spotify track on stream. This will require me to call the spotify api every 3.5 seconds to make it feel fast and smooth. What will happ...

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  • Hi,   I am creating a widget for Twitch streamers to use in their streaming software to show their currently playing spotify track on stream. This will require me to call the spotify api every...
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Spotify mobile app Connect behavior/protocol (when switching account?)

Hello all,Can someone point me to some detailed description of the algorithm used to implement Spotify Connect in the mobile app, so I can understand the following behavior? As far as I see, the phone queries over 5353 (mDNS) and the Connect-capable ...

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  • Hello all, Can someone point me to some detailed description of the algorithm used to implement Spotify Connect in the mobile app, so I can understand the following behavior?   As far as I se...
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Solved!! Playlist Folders

PlanPremium Suggestion:I have a million playlists and it can sometimes get messy having them all mixed together. I think it'd be a great feature to be able to have playlist folders so that I can organize all my playlists and not have such a long list...

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  • Plan Premium   Suggestion: I have a million playlists and it can sometimes get messy having them all mixed together. I think it'd be a great feature to be able to have playlist folders so th...
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Authenticate problem in Spotify.

I want to authenticate Spotify without having app or without opening webView on android and iOS? Please reply soon.

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  •  I want to authenticate Spotify  without having app or without opening webView on android and iOS?  Please reply soon.          
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Can I load shows with client credentials?

Code BaseVue + Axios My Question or IssueI'm wondering if it's possible to load shows data with client credentials or whether I need user auth? What's the best way to pull the latest episodes for a show? Perhaps an example in libraries could help.

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  • Code Base Vue + Axios   My Question or Issue I'm wondering if it's possible to load shows data with client credentials or whether I need user auth?   What's the best way to pull the l...
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Sharing Playlists

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueSharing playlists and making playlist friends is a great feature in Spotify. However, the onl...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Sharing...
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