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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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Use api to search for specific songs that are mixed into longer sets/recordings

Hi there, I was wondering if it's possible to use the Spotify api to search for specific songs that are mixed into longer sets/recordings? Hope you can help with this. Kind regards, Olaf

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  • Hi there,   I was wondering if it's possible to use the Spotify api to search for specific songs that are mixed into longer sets/recordings?   Hope you can help with this.   Kind...
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Cannot delete tracks from a playlist using the API. Receiving 401 error.

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanada My Question or IssueI've been trying and failing to delete tracks from a playlist using the API. Every method I attempt results in a 401 error from spotify. This is a JavaScript Web App and I'm performing both Oauth and ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada   My Question or Issue I've been trying and failing to delete tracks from a playlist using the API. Every method I attempt results in a 401 error from spot...
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Web Playback SDK - 404 not found after computer sleep

Hi all.I have created a web player to play my saved songs.If i close my laptop lid and reopen (Mac), calls to`https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play?device_id=58c0a166ebaa633d9d6e47cf4226830ba1704062` return a 404 device not found (device being th...

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  • Hi all. I have created a web player to play my saved songs. If i close my laptop lid and reopen (Mac), calls to `https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play?device_id=58c0a166ebaa633d9d6e47cf42268...
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[Developer] Concrete rate limits

Hi! There are not concrete numbers regarding rate limits for the Spotify API. This documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/ tells us there is a 30 second window in which the number of requests are monitore...

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  • Hi! There are not concrete numbers regarding rate limits for the Spotify API. This documentation https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/ tells us there is a ...
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My quota extension request has been denied 3 times, with an identical message.

Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server members to follow artists through Spotify, and will...

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  • Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server ...
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Inability to Getting Track Genre Information

(Windows 10 desktop) My Question or IssueIs there any way to get track genre information with Spotify API (python)?

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  •   (Windows 10 desktop)   My Question or Issue Is there any way to get track genre information with Spotify API (python)?
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Canvas API

An API or additional endpoint on the existing Spotify API that provides a URL to a tracks given canvas in an mp4 format.

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  • An API or additional endpoint on the existing Spotify API that provides a URL to a tracks given canvas in an mp4 format. 
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[Win 10] Cannot play playlist using spotify uri

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceLaptop, Spotify Desktop ClientOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi All,I am trying to use spotify uri to auto-open spotify on a specific playlist and start playing it. However, I found that playlist uri with...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Laptop, Spotify Desktop Client Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi All, I am trying to use spotify uri to auto-open spotify on a s...
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Oembed not playing on website

- Premium- USA- Macbook Air I'm running into an issue with the oembed on my website not playing full tracks on the playlist. I'm logged into Spotify but the playlist in stuck in preview mode. Previously, when I was testing this on my localhost via Fl...

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  • - Premium - USA - Macbook Air   I'm running into an issue with the oembed on my website not playing full tracks on the playlist. I'm logged into Spotify but the playlist in stuck in preview ...
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Superuser Contribution [Developer][API Limit] Playlist Change limit exception

DeviceAPI My Question or IssueI've a playlist which I manage via API, many changes are applied to this item.Lately, I've started getting the following exception: { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Unable to modify playlist - Reached maximum chan...

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  • Device API   My Question or Issue I've a playlist which I manage via API, many changes are applied to this item. Lately, I've started getting the following exception:   {   &nb...
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403 forbidden error on Spotify API

PlanPremiumClient ID04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc My Question or Issue Hi team,I'm experiencing some 403 responses trying to connect to Spotify API, I've been checked my App Profile on Spotify App Dashboard and I've not seen any error, even I've r...

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  • Plan Premium Client ID 04faea73cf99467b8c117a33870cd3bc   My Question or Issue   Hi team, I'm experiencing some 403 responses trying to connect to Spotify API, I've been checked m...
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Solved!! API masthead/v1/masthead returns 400 status code

There is a new bug that I have encountered on the API endpoint "https://www.spotify.com/api/masthead/v1/masthead". Specifically, the issue occurs when the "market" query parameter is set to "in", it returns a HTTP status code of 400. I have provided ...

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  • There is a new bug that I have encountered on the API endpoint "https://www.spotify.com/api/masthead/v1/masthead". Specifically, the issue occurs when the "market" query parameter is set to "in", it ...
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Superuser Contribution storing lyrics from API

PlanFreeCountryRepublic of KoreaDeviceSamSung Galaxy S20 UltraOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueHi! We are learning Programming in SSAFY(https://www.ssafy.com/ksp/jsp/swp/swpMain.jsp, contact: **bleep** ). SSAFY stands for Samsung Soft...

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  • Plan Free Country Republic of Korea Device SamSung Galaxy S20 Ultra Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue Hi! We are learning Programming in SSAFY(https://www.ssafy...
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Why can't I get the href of all of my playlists?

PlanPremiumCountryUSMy Question or IssueI created a dropdown menu that returns the href of the selected playlist: A lot of the playlists work, but there are some that don't return the href, such as this one: The playlist is public and is not collabor...

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  • Plan Premium Country US My Question or Issue I created a dropdown menu that returns the href of the selected playlist:       A lot of the playlists work, but there are s...
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Spotify Web Playback SDK device connection issue

DeviceiPhone 13, Windows, raspberrypiOperating SystemiOS 16, Windows 11, Raspbian My Question or IssueUnable to connect to web playback sdk on all but my iphone. The server launches with no errors: Starting the development server...Compiled successfu...

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  • Device iPhone 13, Windows, raspberrypi Operating System iOS 16, Windows 11, Raspbian   My Question or Issue Unable to connect to web playback sdk on all but my iphone. The server launches ...
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I would like to reapply for a quota extension and would like to know why it was denied.

PlanPremiumCountryJP I submitted my app Srive a couple of days back for a quota extension.My application was rejected, but the reason for the rejection is unclear.No email was sent, and the dashboard (https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard/applicati...

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  • Plan Premium Country JP   I submitted my app Srive a couple of days back for a quota extension. My application was rejected, but the reason for the rejection is unclear. No email was sent...
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Prohibited Applications Questions

I had some questions about the Spotify prohibited applications, specifically:Do not create a game, including trivia quizzes.Do not create any product or service which is integrated with streams or content from another service.Do not synchronize any s...

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  • I had some questions about the Spotify prohibited applications, specifically: Do not create a game, including trivia quizzes. Do not create any product or service which is integrated with streams ...
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Is the "Noon Pacific" music app still being supported by "Spotify"?

The "Noon Pacific" music app would allow you to "Like" songs which could then be found on "Like Songs" Spotify playlist. This app has been supported by Spotify, but for some reason the app crashes every time you try to open it. Trust me, I've tried "...

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  • The "Noon Pacific" music app would allow you to "Like" songs which could then be found on "Like Songs" Spotify playlist. This app has been supported by Spotify, but for some reason the app crashes e...
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Song Deletion Request, Privacy Questions

Hey Developer Community, We built a song recommender using Spotify's API, and one of our users requested us to remove their songs from our library due to privacy concerns.This means they wouldn't be found in the search field, and we wouldn't generate...

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  • Hey Developer Community,   We built a song recommender using Spotify's API, and one of our users requested us to remove their songs from our library due to privacy concerns. This means they w...
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I am getting a 502 Bad gateway error when trying to access the player API

When working on a C#/Blazor project that uses the SpotifyApi.Web nuget package (https://github.com/JohnnyCrazy/SpotifyAPI-NET) I am repeatedly getting a "SpotifyAPI.Web.APIException: Bad gateway" error. I am attempting to call the https://api.spotify...

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  • When working on a C#/Blazor project that uses the SpotifyApi.Web nuget package (https://github.com/JohnnyCrazy/SpotifyAPI-NET) I am repeatedly getting a "SpotifyAPI.Web.APIException: Bad gateway" err...
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