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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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{"error":"unsupported_grant_type","error_description":"grant_type parameter is missing"} for Spotify

Using Spotify Documentation for Client Credential Flow (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/client-credentials/)I was able to create an API request in javascript:function getoAuth () { const client_id = id; const ...

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  • Using Spotify Documentation for Client Credential Flow (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/client-credentials/) I was able to create an API request in javascrip...
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Can someone please help me with my music app?

Im building app app and i want to use Spotify's API. I can show you the project if you're happy to get onboard.

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  • Im building app app and i want to use Spotify's API. I can show you the project if you're happy to get onboard.     
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Developer Policy 3.4 Clarification

The developer policy 3.4 says:Do not create any product or service which includes any non-interactive internet webcasting service. For example, you can’t create an application which plays content from a single source to several simultaneous listeners...

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  • The developer policy 3.4 says: Do not create any product or service which includes any non-interactive internet webcasting service. For example, you can’t create an application which plays content f...
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looking for spotify specification json

hi all, im looking for the specification json file, for reference this github's api specifications. (https://github.com/OAI/OpenAPI-Specification/blob/main/schemas/v2.0/schema.json)i've found this but its not in json form (https://github.com/spotify/...

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  •   hi all,  im looking for the specification json file, for reference this github's api specifications. (https://github.com/OAI/OpenAPI-Specification/blob/main/schemas/v2.0/schema.json) i...
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Determining if Spotify Playback SDK is streaming regardless of User's toggling

When the network connection is poor, the playback pauses. With Spotify Webplayback SDK's 'player_state_changed' event, you can't determine if this happened. In this event, it only fires and returns state.paused = false when user intentionally paused ...

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  • When the network connection is poor, the playback pauses. With Spotify Webplayback SDK's 'player_state_changed' event, you can't determine if this happened. In this event, it only fires and returns s...
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Spotify embed

Can I use the voice command functionality for Spotify embed in my app that I am building for commercial purpose?

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  • Can I use the voice command functionality for Spotify embed in my app that I am building for commercial purpose?
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how to know if my song is featured in a editorial playlist with using API

Hello I'm Kensuke from Japan.Is there any way to know if my song is in a editorial playlist with using API?I can do this by searching my song's track id in each playlist ids getting from category's playlist, but it takes long time.I'd like to know th...

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  • Hello I'm Kensuke from Japan. Is there any way to know if my song is in a editorial playlist with using API? I can do this by searching my song's track id in each playlist ids getting from category...
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Playlist context is NULL for certain user's Recently Played tracks

Background Info:Spotify tracks the location/context of where songs are played within Spotify and we can access that information via the recently played api:```GET me/player/recently-played```So if you play a stream from a playlist in Spotify your con...

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  • Background Info: Spotify tracks the location/context of where songs are played within Spotify and we can access that information via the recently played api: ``` GET me/player/recently-played ```...
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Removing User Access to Application

I am developing a programing integrating the Spotify web API in a school project. After reading the guidelines provided by Spotify it has become evident that there needs to be an easy way for the user to opt out of using the application, removing our...

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  • I am developing a programing integrating the Spotify web API in a school project. After reading the guidelines provided by Spotify it has become evident that there needs to be an easy way for the use...
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"Get User's Saved Tracks" is inaccurate

Plan: PremiumCountry: NA My Issue:My Spotify currently has a few new liked songs. The image below shows those songs. When I call "https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks" I get the following response: https://pastebin.com/4N6JLtAd.There are a few discre...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: NA   My Issue: My Spotify currently has a few new liked songs. The image below shows those songs.   When I call "https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks" I...
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"Amazing Slow Downer" Mobile App - How are they allowing uses to change pitch and speed?

Amazing Slow Downer can integrate with Spotify and even allows users to change the speed and pitch of any song. How is this possible? From what I can tell Spotify no longer allows this with any other 3rd party apps(DJay etc). Do they have a special p...

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  • Amazing Slow Downer can integrate with Spotify and even allows users to change the speed and pitch of any song. How is this possible? From what I can tell Spotify no longer allows this with any other...
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do i need node Js in order to use the Spotify Api

i tried to fetch from the Spotify Api today using the Built in Fetch() in the browser it didn't work i got Error there was not Even a Response when I tried to fetch using Axios which is built on node js as I understand , it worked Fine does that mean...

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  • i tried to fetch from the Spotify Api today using the Built in Fetch() in the browser  it didn't work i got Error there was not Even a Response  when I tried to fetch using Axios which is ...
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Why don't they launch a prepaid plan for a single user for 12 months? There are many people who live

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

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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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  • Why don't they launch a prepaid plan for a single user for 12 months There are many people who live alone taking advantage of that market would be smart
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Kannada Category

Hi there I have to make a request please add kannada songs on home page. Without searching I can't see kannada songs on home page rest all languages are available only kannada is not available so please add all types of kannada songs to home page lik...

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  • Hi there I have to make a request please add kannada songs on home page. Without searching I can't see kannada songs on home page rest all languages are available only kannada is not available so ple...
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SET PROFILE PICTURE USING API

Is there a way to change/set a profile picture using api requests?? if there isnt then can you please make it a thing

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  • Is there a way to change/set a profile picture using api requests?? if there isnt then can you please make it a thing
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Can't resume playback, can only play a new track (player/play API endpoint)

pressPlay(token, device_id) { const path = 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play?device_id=' + device_id; axios({ method: 'put', url: path, headers: { 'Accept': 'application/json', 'Content-Type': 'application/json', 'Authorization': 'Bearer ' +...

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  • pressPlay(token, device_id) { const path = 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play?device_id=' + device_id; axios({ method: 'put', url: path, headers: { 'Accept': 'appl...
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WebPlayback SDK Initialization Error

I use WebPlayback SDK to play songs in my web app. It works correctly on my local machine. I can play songs. But when I deploy my app to AWS Beanstalk, the Player fails to initialize. I use fresh WebApiToken using my AWS url as redirect_url. WebApiTo...

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  • I use WebPlayback SDK to play songs in my web app. It works correctly on my local machine. I can play songs. But when I deploy my app to AWS Beanstalk, the Player fails to initialize. I use fresh Web...
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Auth API Invalid Client: Invalid Redirect URI

I access Spotify API on my local machine without any problem. I supply to spotify auth request my local address as redirect_uri parameter(http://localhost:8080) and I also added this URI in the Spotify Developer Console to the whitelist. But when I d...

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  • I access Spotify API on my local machine without any problem. I supply to spotify auth request my local address as redirect_uri parameter(http://localhost:8080) and I also added this URI in the Spoti...
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GET Request for the User's Following

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Arab EmiratesDeviceiPhone 13,PC,MacOperating SystemWin10,PC My Question or IssueI would like to have a way to GET the user followings

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  • Plan Premium Country United Arab Emirates Device iPhone 13,PC,Mac Operating System Win10,PC   My Question or Issue I would like to have a way to GET the user followings
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developing extensions for desktop application

Hey,I was wondering, is it possible to develop some extensions for desktop application? What I mean by extension is something that will be embedded in an existing instance of Spotify application; for example Discord allows users to create such things...

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  • Hey, I was wondering, is it possible to develop some extensions for desktop application? What I mean by extension is something that will be embedded in an existing instance of Spotify application; f...
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