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The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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Solved!! Sonos speakers not showing in GET /player/devices

Plan: Premium planCountry: USADevice: Sonos One, Macbook Pro, Galaxy S9 My Question or IssueI'm not able to see my Sonos speakers in the /player/devices list, despite actively playing to a device via Spotify Desktop on my Mac: √ ~ ⮕ curl -H "Authoriz...

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  • Plan: Premium plan Country: USA Device: Sonos One, Macbook Pro, Galaxy S9   My Question or Issue I'm not able to see my Sonos speakers in the /player/devices list, despite activel...
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get-users-available-devices return empty even if I am opening the desktop app

Hi, My problem is: I am opening the Spotify desktop app but when I call this API https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-available-devices/it returns empty.

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  • Hi,    My problem is: I am opening the Spotify desktop app but when I call this API https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-available-devices/ it returns empty.
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Removing duplicates in an Playlist via API

Manually removing duplicates hand-by-hand may take me months to years for me to successfully cleared out. Is there any script to automate this through the API?

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  • Manually removing duplicates hand-by-hand may take me months to years for me to successfully cleared out. Is there any script to automate this through the API?
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wrong scope specified in web API documentation

on https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#category-follow the scope for "Get User's Followed Artists" that is called for is "user-follow-modify".that is strange as "get followed artists" should only require read privileges.and...

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  • on   https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#category-follow   the scope for "Get User's Followed Artists" that is called for is "user-follow-modify". that is st...
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snapshot_id not updated for https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/{user_id}/playlists

Discovered an issue where the snapshot_id is not updated for the endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/{user_id}/playlists When fetching my Discovered Weekly playlist and comparing it to the cached one, they have the same snapshot_id, but when lo...

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  • Discovered an issue where the snapshot_id is not updated for the endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/{user_id}/playlists   When fetching my Discovered Weekly playlist and comparing it to...
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Solved!! Podcast and Episodes field filters

Hello, in the API documentation it is written that there is the possibility to do the search using field filters. However, it is not exactly described what these filters are, just a few examples. And for podcasts and episodes searches, apparently, th...

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  • Hello, in the API documentation it is written that there is the possibility to do the search using field filters. However, it is not exactly described what these filters are, just a few examples. And...
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Spotify map - Musical cities doesn't work anymore

Hello, I can't access the Spotify maps "Musical Cities", the Github link leads to a blank page: https://community.spotify.com/t5/forums/postpage/board-id/Spotify_Developer Is there a workaround to this issue? Thanks and have a nice day, Rémi

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  • Hello,   I can't access the Spotify maps "Musical Cities", the Github link leads to a blank page: https://community.spotify.com/t5/forums/postpage/board-id/Spotify_Developer Is there a workaro...
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Get Recommendations That Are Not Specific to My Personal Tastes

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I'm using Spotify's API to get recommendations (I'm using endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/recommendations), it appears that the outputs are highly based on my own ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA    Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I'm using Spotify's API to get recommendations (I'm using endpoint:  https...
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Suggestions

Set the feature to adjust the sound and watch the video as per your choice. Please I requested you earlier too, add now, link check https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1-1Jb1IrxpaJtRhaNYPnuvzS0Vli2d7tX

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  • Set the feature to adjust the sound and watch the video as per your choice. Please I requested you earlier too, add now, link check https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1-1Jb1IrxpaJtRhaNYPnuvzS0Vli...
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Unable to play track using Webplayback SDK

PlanPremiumCountryVietnam DeviceMacbook Pro Mid 2018Operating SystemMacOS Big Sur My Question or IssueUnable to play any track using Webplayback SDK, it shows error: {"error" : {"status" : 500,"message" : "Server error."}}I attached an image of the c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Vietnam   Device Macbook Pro Mid 2018 Operating System MacOS Big Sur   My Question or Issue Unable to play any track using Webplayback SDK, it shows error:&n...
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Using the ios-sdk to control Spotify in app

I am writing a fitness app and I am trying to use the ios-sdk to control Spotify. I would like to be able to:* See the album art* See title/artist* See song duration* Play/Pause/Skip/Scrub Currently, I am using SPTSessionManager to get a session. We ...

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  • I am writing a fitness app and I am trying to use the ios-sdk to control Spotify. I would like to be able to: * See the album art * See title/artist * See song duration * Play/Pause/Skip/Scrub &...
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Get Spotify Stream Volume | Android (Kotlin)

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceGalaxy A71Operating SystemAndroid 10 My Question or Issue I'm trying to get the volume value of the Spotify Music Stream.I am able to get it throw STREAM_MUSIC when Spotify is playing music from the Android device or while th...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Galaxy A71 Operating System Android 10   My Question or Issue   I'm trying to get the volume value of the Spotify Music Stream. I am able to g...
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Music Distributor monitoring

PlanMusic Distributor : BelieveCountryFrance My Question or IssueAs a music Distributor, Believe Society, we try to monitor our ingestion process. Therefore we would like to know the status of our release by Spotify system : in progress, in error, in...

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  • ...lso about the publication status of the products. The API allows to get details informations about the albums, tracks, playlist, User profile once the product are “live”.   Once the products a...
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Managing queue from webapi

Hello, i'm trying to build an app that will work like a webplayer but to be "polyvalent" I'm also trying to use the player api from Spotify's WebApi.My app would need to access current user's queue :- read it- add many items to it- clear it- update i...

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  • Hello, i'm trying to build an app that will work like a webplayer but to be "polyvalent" I'm also trying to use the player api from Spotify's WebApi. My app would need to access current user's queue...
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403 Error Accessing Top Endpoint

Hi - I'm having issues accessing the top endpoint (https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/[type]). Returning 403 Forbidden error. i've checked that I've included user-top-read in my scopes and I'm able to access other endpoints like me/player/recently-pla...

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  • Hi - I'm having issues accessing the top endpoint (https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/[type]). Returning 403 Forbidden error.   i've checked that I've included user-top-read in my scopes a...
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Getting album not getting genre

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice - Lenovo (2012)Operating System - Windows 10My Question or Issue I'm using spotipy to grab album data, but I've now grabbed over 10k albums, and none of them have returned genre data. This seems unusual. Most of the ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device - Lenovo (2012) Operating System - Windows 10 My Question or Issue   I'm using spotipy to grab album data, but I've now grabbed over 10k albums, and non...
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400 cannot remove song from playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI'm totally unable to use the web API to remove a song from a playlist. Pretty sure I have the request set up correctly, I've checked everything multiple times. I...

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  • ...uccessfully removed from playlist!", Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show(); }, error -> { int z = 0; }, tracksToDelete); } catch (JSONException e) { } } public...
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My Spotify Playlist has 'null' tracks with invalid properties

Plan - PremiumCountry - GBDevice - DesktopOperating System - Windows 10My Question or Issue:Hey!Whilst developing some personal automation to sort a playlist, I've found several empty tracks in one of them. To replicate perform the following equivale...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - GB Device - Desktop Operating System - Windows 10 My Question or Issue: Hey! Whilst developing some personal automation to sort a playlist, I've found several...
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Spotify API for Infotainment application in Ubuntu

Hi,I want to integrate Spotify in my infotainment application.If I make the code available in the below link , will I be able to use Spotify in my application.https://github.com/smaltby/spotify-api-plusplusPlease help. Is there any Subscription requi...

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  • Hi, I want to integrate Spotify in my infotainment application. If I make the code available in the below link , will I be able to use Spotify in my application. https://github.com/smaltby/spotify...
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loading=lazy breaks embed iframe

Hi folks, It is now possible for a lot of browsers to load iframes lazy (https://web.dev/iframe-lazy-loading/).I tried this with the spotify embed iframe which kinda breaks it. It is still shown but there is no interaction possible. Getting this erro...

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  • Hi folks,   It is now possible for a lot of browsers to load iframes lazy (https://web.dev/iframe-lazy-loading/). I tried this with the spotify embed iframe which kinda breaks it. It is still...
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