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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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Get the access token without user having to enter credentials

Is there a possibility to get the access token to a users account through the Spotify SDK without the user having to log in in a web view? It's very tedious for users because they often don't know their Spotify credentials. They are already logged in...

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  • Is there a possibility to get the access token to a users account through the Spotify SDK without the user having to log in in a web view? It's very tedious for users because they often don't know th...
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Solved!! How to generate a spotify code using web api?

Hi guys so I saw this https://www.spotifycodes.com/ and notice that it uses a URI to generate a spotify code, I'm using the Spotify WEB API an can get the URI using fetch but is it possible to generate a spotify code using WEB API?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi guys so I saw this https://www.spotifycodes.com/ and notice that it uses a URI to generate a spotify code, I'm using the Spotify WEB API an can get the URI using fetch but is it possible...
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Can a track's artists be different than the artists of the album?

PlanFree Web API My Question or IssueGoing trough the web API. It can be seen that an album can be created by many artists, like in a colab between them. And when getting tracks from the API. The also have associated with them, apart from the album t...

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  • Plan Free   Web API   My Question or Issue Going trough the web API. It can be seen that an album can be created by many artists, like in a colab between them. And when getting tracks...
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[Android] cant connect when integration

I had integration with Spotify SDK like quickstart document.But I get the ACCOUNTS_INVALID_APP_ID:INVALID_REQUEST error when connect call SpotifyAppRemote.connect()So, how can to fix it?Client ID:978be86fb04440f3ba88e946045c0bccDevice(iPhone 8, Samsu...

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  • I had integration with Spotify SDK like quickstart document.But I get the ACCOUNTS_INVALID_APP_ID:INVALID_REQUEST error when connect call SpotifyAppRemote. connect () So, how can to fix it? Cl...
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Get API response JSON-Schemas?

Hello, can somebody maybe tell me where I can find the response schemas for the recently-listened and song-attributes GET Request of the Api request. If somebody has these saved, it would be very appreciated if you could send it to me. Best regards a...

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  • Hello, can somebody maybe tell me where I can find the response schemas for the recently-listened and song-attributes GET Request of the Api request.    If somebody has these saved, it wo...
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I have played the track using play URI, song play succeed and after 2-3 seconds automatic song stop.

I am facing an issue when using rn-Spotify-SDK, I’ve been trying to debug this issue for the past couple of days but didn't get any appropriate solution. Spotify authenticates and initializes succeeds and also playlists API response getting successfu...

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  • I am facing an issue when using rn-Spotify-SDK, I’ve been trying to debug this issue for the past couple of days but didn't get any appropriate solution.   Spotify authenticates and initialize...
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Solved!! Login API error

https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token returns error:"upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: connection termination"

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  • https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token returns error: "upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: connection termination"
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authorization scope for current-playing-track

I want to have user's current playing track on my web-app after doing the authorization. But going through the documentation I found out that there is no authorization scope for such data through the API. So if someone can help me with this I'll be v...

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  • I want to have user's current playing track on my web-app after doing the authorization. But going through the documentation I found out that there is no authorization scope for such data through the...
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Short version of a playlist

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIt will be great that a playlist could have an option to chosse some songs and play them as a...

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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 It will...
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Need More Clarification on Quota Rejection

We've received a rejection mail from Spotify stating that we're requesting excessive data points and we're using scopes that don't correspond with the use case. Following this, we sent an email clarifying a few points so we can be sure how exactly to...

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  • We've received a rejection mail from Spotify stating that we're requesting excessive data points and we're using scopes that don't correspond with the use case. Following this, we sent an email clari...
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Error Generate Report (ADS)

I run this curl command: curl --request POST \--url https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v1/report \--header 'Authorization: Bearer BQBqLCYU3205qb2Vk6RrsQBNlwKDeFO1ZH2YRqC454Os7lfN6As1rUFXryG7WVe8Sdf0xbKDc0UO9DZw5HNsd0FsEgibLpNXhF7mQ28f146NlCoi2pFzegG...

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  • I run this curl command:   curl --request POST \ --url https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v1/report \ --header 'Authorization: Bearer BQBqLCYU3205qb2Vk6RrsQBNlwKDeFO1ZH2YRqC454Os7lfN6As1rUF...
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Using a Spotify API project for a portfolio

Hi all, I've recently built a small app using the Spotify API to teach myself API integration and the like. However, it's difficult to use that in my portfolio since I have to add users manually for them to use it. Does anyone have any ideas for how ...

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  • Hi all,    I've recently built a small app using the Spotify API to teach myself API integration and the like.    However, it's difficult to use that in my portfolio since I h...
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Authorization in React(NodeJS)

Is it possible to generate Access Token using a Client ID and Client Secret in NodeJS?

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  • Is it possible to generate Access Token using a Client ID and Client Secret in NodeJS? 
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GET api.spotify.com/v1/me/playlists not returning private playlists

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceWeb / Windows APP / Linux AppOperating SystemWindows / LinuxMy Question or IssueHi, I have a free python package(https://github.com/nikolas-virionis/spotify-api) that, basically, clusters tracks from an extensive playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Web / Windows APP / Linux App Operating System Windows / Linux My Question or Issue Hi, I have a free python package(https://github.com/nikolas-virionis/sp...
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WebAPI - Invalid Identifiers

Hi, I'd really like to understand (not critique) your usage of 400s for invalid IDs instead of just throwing a 404 back. Some would suggest that this breaks encapsulation - would you agree with that? Thanks, James

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  • Hi,   I'd really like to understand (not critique) your usage of 400s for invalid IDs instead of just throwing a 404 back. Some would suggest that this breaks encapsulation - would you agree w...
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Full description of timbre vector dimensions

Hi,I am analysing and extracting the timbre of tracks based on Spotify's low-level feature analysis. In the documentation, it is stated as follows:"The timbre feature is a vector that includes 12 unbounded values roughly centered around 0. Those valu...

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  • Hi, I am analysing and extracting the timbre of tracks based on Spotify's low-level feature analysis. In the documentation, it is stated as follows: "T he timbre feature is a vector that includes 1...
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Search feature for each playlist

We have a general search feature where you can search for the entire spotify song library. I think it would be better if we have a dependent search feature for each playlist created (the scope of the search will be limited to the selected playlist on...

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  • We have a general search feature where you can search for the entire spotify song library. I think it would be better if we have a dependent search feature for each playlist created (the scope of the...
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Requesting Extension for the API

I need an extension because I want more people to login in my website using Spotify API, not only those ones I allow on my Dashboard. However, to request this extension I need to show my website working. How am I supposed to show my website if no one...

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  • I need an extension because I want more people to login in my website using Spotify API, not only those ones I allow on my Dashboard. However, to request this extension I need to show my website work...
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paying spotify with paypal

hi i want to know why i cannot pay with paypal here in morocco the paypal choice always was there but this month i can't find itPlanPremiumCountryMorocco

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  • hi i want to know why i cannot pay with paypal here in morocco the paypal choice always was there but this month i can't find it Plan Premium Country Morocco  
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Web API - preview_url for track is null

CountryItalyDeviceWeb APIOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am using the Web-API for a project. I found multiple tracks, where the field "preview_url" is null in the response (nearly half of those I tested). Tried with client credential...

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  • Country Italy Device Web API Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using the Web-API for a project. I found multiple tracks, where the field "preview_url" is null in th...
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