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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!! API Error 403 with premium account

PlanPremium CountryUS Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen I try to use the /me/player/pause api endpoint it returns error 403 "Player command failed: Premium required" but the token I used to authenticate the request belongs to a prem...

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  • Plan Premium   Country US   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When I try to use the /me/player/pause api endpoint it returns error 403 "Player command failed...
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Solved!! Am i allowed to make a blog post with information from the API?

PlanPremium My Question or IssueHelloI am not making an application but i am doing school work in the form of a blog post that will show some data that i fetched from the API in the form of a table or some kind of plot.The code file that is used to f...

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  • Plan Premium   My Question or Issue Hello I am not making an application but i am doing school work in the form of a blog post that will show some data that i fetched from the API in the fo...
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Quota Extension Rejection

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have submitted my Quota extension request, but rejected with the reason "to submit ful...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country India   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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Documentation mistake

In search opration:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/search In the examples of code, wget, curl, the q mandatory/required field is missing.

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  • In search opration: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/search   In the examples of code, wget, curl, the q mandatory/required field is missing.  ...
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Documentation mistake or bug

This authorization request works for me in php-curl: $ch = curl_init(); //Escribo endpoint el indicado por api curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token'); curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true); //IMPORTANTE ES UN...

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  • This authorization request works for me in php-curl:       $ch = curl_init(); //Escribo endpoint el indicado por api curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://acc...
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Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK unable to launch player

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom My Question or IssueHello! I was trying to build a web player controlled by Spotify app on my phone. I have Premium. I followed the guide below: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/guide/ Howe...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   My Question or Issue Hello! I was trying to build a web player controlled by Spotify app on my phone. I have Premium. I followed the guide below:&nbsp...
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500 and 302 errors web api

I'm not sure what's happening but every last request gives me 500 in my testing and every request before 500 is 302. Im using web api, python, and flask here. The code is bellow. It does provide a TypeError but I listed my code below if you can find ...

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  • I'm not sure what's happening but every last request gives me 500 in my testing and every request before 500 is 302. Im using web api, python, and flask here. The code is bellow. It does provide a Ty...
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Is a persistent user-scoped token possible?

Hey everyone, I am building a feature on my website that would render my top ten played songs from the Get User's Top Items endpoint. Right now it's working fine with my Bearer hardcoded as an environment variable, however, as soon as that expires my...

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  • Hey everyone, I am building a feature on my website that would render my top ten played songs from the Get User's Top Items endpoint. Right now it's working fine with my Bearer hardcoded as...
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API endpoint for getting multiple Albums (with tracks) from multiple Artists

My web app is using the Spotify API to get all of the albums by multiple artists.I have to call https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-an-artists-albumsThe number of artists can easily be in the hundreds. Becau...

  • Casual Listener
  • My web app is using the Spotify API to get all of the albums by multiple artists. I have to call https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-an-artists-albums The...
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Cannot login to Spotify developer console

I cannot login to the Spotify developer dashboard. I have signed up with Spotify through Facebook. I have created multiple apps using the dashboard before. Now, when I try to sign in through Facebook by  clicking the "login" button, I see a new windo...

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  • I cannot login to the Spotify developer dashboard.    I have signed up with Spotify through Facebook. I have created multiple apps using the dashboard before. Now, when I try to sign in t...
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Superuser Contribution Educational program in Spotify ?

Hi, im a teacher of vocational education, some kind of post obligatory studies.My students are learning programming. So one of the things i have to teach is use of public API with web application.Many of them are minors, so if my country Spain, stude...

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  • Hi, im a teacher of vocational education, some kind of post obligatory studies. My students are learning programming.   So one of the things i have to teach is use of public API with web appl...
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Error with authorization using PHP Curl

PlanFreeCountrySpainDevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueIm trying to make an application web for eductional purpose.So far i tried this: '; $client_id = 'da145e8c4b304dc3875a8e79a062c927'; //$client_secret = ''; $client_secret = ...

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  • Plan Free Country Spain Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue Im trying to make an application web for eductional purpose. So far i tried this:   &nbsp...
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Inconsistencies with resources that have hashes (like user ID a#a)

Hi, in a recent GitHub issue I was made aware that user IDs may contain hashes, and that when retrieving user information or e.g. playlists, one should URL-encode that hash to avoid passing it in as HTML id, which is stripped by the server. In the ca...

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  • Hi, in a recent GitHub issue I was made aware that user IDs may contain hashes, and that when retrieving user information or e.g. playlists, one should URL-encode that hash to avoid passing it in as ...
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Can no longer make changes to a playlist that I created

Hi, I'm running into a very weird issue with a playlist I created (uri spotify:playlist:40zpDuvEjmd5MxF9jrmo9R). I can't seem to make any changes to it any more, including updating the description (gives me an error: Failed to save playlist changes),...

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  • Hi, I'm running into a very weird issue with a playlist I created (uri spotify:playlist:40zpDuvEjmd5MxF9jrmo9R). I can't seem to make any changes to it any more, including updating the description (g...
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Search for Songwriters / Producers via Credits

Hey guys,It would be awesome to be able to search for a Songwriter or Producer by their credit. Currently when searching on Spotify it's pretty cool that you can search for the latest releases of a label by doing something like this: label:"Spinnin' ...

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  • Hey guys, It would be awesome to be able to search for a Songwriter or Producer by their credit.   Currently when searching on Spotify it's pretty cool that you can search for the latest rele...
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Solved!! User ID doesn't work?? (spotipy)

PlanPremiumCountryJapanDeviceMacbook Air (M1, 2020)Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.0.1 Nice to meet you."My user information(?)" suddenly doesn't work in "spotipy".For example, nothing happens inputing user id in "sp.user_playlists()", and "sp.user...

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  • Plan Premium Country Japan Device Macbook Air (M1, 2020) Operating System macOS Monterey 12.0.1   Nice to meet you. "My user information(?)" suddenly doesn't work in "spotipy". For ...
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IFTTT Usage limits are FAR TOO LOW

I am a long time Spotify Premium user. I am also a long time IFTTT user too.I have a number of integrations with IFTTT and Spotify and in June/July this year they all stopped working due to Usage limits being exceeded. In particular I have one integr...

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  • I am a long time Spotify Premium user. I am also a long time IFTTT user too. I have a number of integrations with IFTTT and Spotify and in June/July this year they all stopped working due to Usage...
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GET artist Twitter from Spotify API

Does anyone know how I could go about requesting additional data be exposed via the Spotify API? Has anyone seen this done in the past? I am running a Zap that tweets every time someone adds a track to a collaborative playlist, and I’d love to GET th...

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  • Does anyone know how I could go about requesting additional data be exposed via the Spotify API? Has anyone seen this done in the past?    I am running a Zap that tweets every time someon...
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Scope Extension Request Suggestions

I submitted a scope extension request for playlist-read-collaborative a week ago, and have been waiting for a response. In the meantime I've realized I also need playlist-read-private.I'd hate to have to wait another couple of weeks for this request ...

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  • I submitted a scope extension request for playlist-read-collaborative a week ago, and have been waiting for a response.  In the meantime I've realized I also need playlist-read-private. I'd h...
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Bug in Search API: Always returning null

CountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello fellow developers, I'm currently experiencing an issue with the /search endpoint in the API. My ultimate goal is to obtain the Spotify IDs for songs listed in the listening history JS...

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  • Country Germany Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello fellow developers,   I'm currently experiencing an issue with the /search endpoint in the API. My ultimate g...
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