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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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Solved!! Time capsule playlist

Is it possible to access the new Time Capsule playlist through the Web API? I do not see it listed under the /browse endpoints or the user's playlists at /me/playlists.Thanks,Nick

  • Gig Goer
  • Is it possible to access the new Time Capsule playlist through the Web API? I do not see it listed under the /browse endpoints or the user's playlists at /me/playlists. Thanks, Nick
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[Web API] Creating a new app to avoid rate limits

Situation:I have created a (desktop) app that actively utilizes Web API.First versions of the app didn't have 429 response code handling implemented (I thought that it won't be needed, since most of the data was being cached).Eventually one of the us...

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  • Situation: I have created a (desktop) app that actively utilizes Web API. First versions of the app didn't have 429 response code handling implemented (I thought that it won't be needed, since most...
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How do i differentiate enabled and disabled tracks with Spotify Web Api?

I'm working with the Spotify Web Api in C# and I want to find out which tracks of my playlists are disabled. I know how to get all the FullTrack-Objects from my playlists, but I don't know which property tells me whether the track is disabled or enab...

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  • I'm working with the Spotify Web Api in C# and I want to find out which tracks of my playlists are disabled. I know how to get all the FullTrack-Objects from my playlists, but I don't know which prop...
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Unexpected "restriction" key for new "podcast with music" episodes

Expected behavior:Return a full episode object as documented for every episode. Current behavior:Returns a additional "restriction" key for podcasts containing music. This might had some internal usage to exclude this episode before the feature was p...

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  • Expected behavior: Return a full episode object as documented for every episode.   Current behavior: Returns a additional "restriction" key for podcasts containing music. This might had some...
  • Hubo
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    Podcasts with music
    Possible Bug
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Superuser Contribution https://api.spotify.com/v1/search cannot return the correct number of total results

https://api.spotify.com/v1/search cannot return the correct number of total resultswhen using the https://api.spotify.com/v1/search endpoint to search, with limit and offset set to be 20 and 0 respectively, the "total" will always be 20. But if the o...

  • Visitor
  • https://api.spotify.com/v1/search cannot return the correct number of total results when using the https://api.spotify.com/v1/search endpoint to search, with limit and offset set to be 2...
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Who can achieve a music recommendation system with Spotify

Hello everyone, first post here I'm building a web app and I need a system to achieve this: (the purpose is to be able to generate a list of song that all the users can like/will all like based on the list of all their individual favourite songs) I s...

  • Regular
  • Hello everyone, first post here 🙂 I'm building a web app and I need a system to achieve this:   (the purpose is to be able to generate a list of song that all the users can like/will all lik...
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    recommendation
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Remove playlist's description

Hi, I'm trying to remove the playlist's description by using the web API but every time I get { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Attribute description is empty" } }

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  • Hi, I'm trying to remove the playlist's description by using the web API but every time I get    { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Attribute description is empty" } } &...
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/v1/me/player timestamp field unexpected value

My Question or IssueWhen using the /v1/me/player endpoint, there is a field called timestamp. According to the documentation, it should return the "Unix Millisecond Timestamp when data was fetched". It'd appear to me that it should be a variable that...

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  • My Question or Issue When using the /v1/me/player endpoint, there is a field called timestamp. According to the documentation, it should return the "Unix Millisecond Timestamp when data was fetched"...
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Rate limit increase?

PlanFreeUnited Kingdom DeviceAWS Platform Operating SystemAmazon Linux / Python / SpotiPy My Question or IssueHi there!I am currently developing an app that needs to make extremely regular calls to the Get Playlist Item endpoint (https://developer.sp...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free United Kingdom   Device AWS Platform   Operating System Amazon Linux / Python / SpotiPy   My Question or Issue Hi there! I am currently developing an app that n...
  • Morgrog
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Web playback API and casting

Hi allI understand that we would require written permission from Spotify for a commercial use for the playback API but I was just wondering what the impact could potentially be if we also will be baking cast functionality into the page too? Will ther...

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  • Hi all I understand that we would require written permission from Spotify for a commercial use for the playback API but I was just wondering what the impact could potentially be if we also will be b...
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Emotion Data

Curious: is there emotion or “mood” data available for every sing being played system-wide right now? It would be fun to build a kind of worldwide real-time mood monitor based on all Spotify listeners, then track and display it over time or possibly ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Curious: is there emotion or “mood” data available for every sing being played system-wide right now? It would be fun to build a kind of worldwide real-time mood monitor based on all Spotify listener...
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Terms: When I integrate Spotify into my app, does Spotify basically get all rights on it?

From Spotify Developer Terms of Service, III 4. License to Spotify: For the duration of this Agreement, you grant to us a paid-up, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, transferable, sublicensable, irrevocable right and license, under all of your i...

  • Casual Listener
  • From Spotify Developer Terms of Service, III 4. License to Spotify:   For the duration of this Agreement, you grant to us a paid-up, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, transferable, subl...
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Terms: Definition of "Integration with Third Party Services"

From Spotify Developer Terms of Service, IV 3. f. Integration with Third Party Services: You will not create any product or service by integrating the Spotify Platform, Spotify Service, or Spotify Content with (i) any non-interactive internet webcast...

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  • From Spotify Developer Terms of Service, IV 3. f. Integration with Third Party Services:   You will not create any product or service by integrating the Spotify Platform, Spotify Service, or S...
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[ALL PLATFORMS][SHOWS] How could i get from app or api property: followers for selected show ID

My Question or Issue Like in topic, i want to check how many people follows selected show, i can get that information for selected artist, but getShow endpoint doesn't receive any followers information.

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  •   My Question or Issue   Like in topic, i want to check how many people follows selected show, i can get that information for selected artist, but getShow endpoint doesn't receive any fo...
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Unable to connect appRemote on app after a while if Spotify is in background

I'm currently implementing the Spotify app remote into my application but after a while if the Spotify app is in the background and I try to connect the Spotify app by waking it up from my app, I get this error. Error Domain=com.spotify.app-remote Co...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm currently implementing the Spotify app remote into my application but after a while if the Spotify app is in the background and I try to connect the Spotify app by waking it up from my app, I get...
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Spotify for R-Studio

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 I am trying to get a data set of musicians into R-studio and look to retrieve to the total n...

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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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Questions about the API TOS

So I just want to preface this by saying that this might be a longer post. I'm planning on making an application thst relys heavily on the Spotify api. I have three questions in total that follow. Okay so the first one is about your caching rules. I ...

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  • So I just want to preface this by saying that this might be a longer post. I'm planning on making an application thst relys heavily on the Spotify api. I have three questions in total that follow.&nb...
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iFrame shows track is not available when it should be

CountryUSOperating SystemWindows / ChromeMy Question or Issue Hello, I'm trying to display an iFrame with a song and when I try to play the song I get the message "This track is not available in your country". I can definitely play the track from my ...

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  • Country US Operating System Windows / Chrome My Question or Issue   Hello,   I'm trying to display an iFrame with a song and when I try to play the song I get the message "This trac...
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Not all Spotify playlists appearing in search?

Using the web API, I can only see 1438 official Spotify playlists (all the way up to "foodora dinner playlist"). I'm getting the playlists recursively usinghttps://api.spotify.com/v1/users/spotify/playlists?limit=50&offset=ifor i increasing in increm...

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  • Using the web API, I can only see 1438 official Spotify playlists (all the way up to "foodora dinner playlist").   I'm getting the playlists recursively using https://api.spotify.com/v1/users...
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