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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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Streaming via connected account allowed as a secondary widget within a SDA?

I'm making a freemium app and wanted to offer access to several curated playlists on Spotify for the user to listen to (or not) while using the app. The user would connect to the spotify api via their own spotify account and it would essentially be t...

  • Newbie
  • I'm making a freemium app and wanted to offer access to several curated playlists on Spotify for the user to listen to (or not) while using the app. The user would connect to the spotify api via thei...
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Superuser Contribution Include Biography in Artist's Metadata in Web API

This question has been requested for a long time on the web-api's GitHub repo (https://github.com/spotify/web-api/issues/207), I am following it up in this forum.

  • Casual Listener
  •   This question has been requested for a long time on the web-api's GitHub repo (https://github.com/spotify/web-api/issues/207), I am following it up in this forum.
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Solved!! Get historical track from playlist

My Question or IssueI'd like to code an api that retrieves tracks from a playlist. I've read the documentation and I've saw the playlist_tracks() and it's exactly what I want. However, there are several playlists that change, for example, Top 50 worl...

  • Newbie
  • My Question or Issue I'd like to code an api that retrieves tracks from a playlist. I've read the documentation and I've saw the playlist_tracks() and it's exactly what I want.   However, the...
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Spotify web api : event/item_ready or resume queries error 400

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicewindows browserOperating Systemwindows 10My Question or IssueThis problem made me crazy, I have to present my app in 2 days, today morning everything was working well, then after lunch, without touching anything I have t...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device windows browser Operating System windows 10 My Question or Issue This problem made me crazy, I have to present my app in 2 days, today morning everything w...
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On fetch call getting PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player 502

The console.log(response) object says the status code is 202 in my developer console (google chrome).But then it gives me 502 bad gateway for the PUT request. useEffect(() => { const script = document.createElement("script"); script.src = "https://sd...

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  • The console.log(response) object says the status code is 202 in my developer console (google chrome). But then it gives me 502 bad gateway for the PUT request.          ...
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Requested scope extension September 2nd, but haven't heard back since

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Deviceweb? Hi – we requested a scope extension about a week ago, but haven't heard back anything yet. Is there anything we can do to help the process along? We want to add streaming to the website (so that users don't need to do...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device web?   Hi – we requested a scope extension about a week ago, but haven't heard back anything yet. Is there anything we can do to help the process a...
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Web Playback SDK sometimes produces 400 response on item_ready endpoint

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceWeb Playback SDK (Google Chrome Version 101.0.4951.41 (Official Build) (64-bit))Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or Issue Hi there, I use the Web Playback SDK for playback in an Angular app. About 1 in 5 times, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Web Playback SDK (Google Chrome  Version 101.0.4951.41 (Official Build) (64-bit)) Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue &nbsp...
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Spotify Linux - only 50 song are played

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceLinux DesktopOperating SystemDebian My Question or IssueWith a playlist of 20 hours, more than 250 songs. Can you explain me why the queue is alwasy with same 50 songs?

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Linux Desktop Operating System Debian   My Question or Issue With a playlist of 20 hours, more than 250 songs.  Can you explain me why the queue...
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Get Currently Playing Track

Hi, I have recently started using the spotify developer api. I have experimented with https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-currently-playing-track/To use the endpoint I generated a temporary token using the "Get Token" button to test out t...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I have recently started using the spotify developer api. I have experimented with https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-currently-playing-track/ To use the endpoint I generated a tempo...
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Authorize endpoint blocked due to MIME mismatch

DeviceMacbook Pro My Question or IssueI am trying to get login to work following the Authorization Code Flow. I thought I followed most of the guide, but keep running into a "Resource was blocked due to MIME type mismatch" error (Image Below). Someti...

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  • Device Macbook Pro   My Question or Issue I am trying to get login to work following the Authorization Code Flow. I thought I followed most of the guide, but keep running into a "Resource wa...
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Account issue

PlanPremiumDevice( Samsung)Operating System(Android 12) I would like my current email that I use to be in the beta program, rather than the one that is associated the the app. The reason is that I don't use that email anymore and it's not connected t...

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  • Plan Premium Device ( Samsung) Operating System (Android 12)   I would like my current email that I use to be in the beta program,  rather than the one that is associated the the a...
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Web Playback SDK not playing on iOS 15

Web Playback SDK doesn't work on iOS 15.Works on older iOS versions (tested on 12.5.5, was working on 14) as well as various Android versions.The playback is transferred to the device in the browser but does not play or resume even when using activat...

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  • Web Playback SDK doesn't work on iOS 15. Works on older iOS versions (tested on 12.5.5, was working on 14) as well as various Android versions. The playback is transferred to the device in...
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Bookmark Manager App for Android

PlanPremium Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHi. I created a small free Bookmark Manager for Android called boomfs. It let's you create, edit and remove Bookmarks for an albums (I use it mostly for Audio Books) but works also for podcast e...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hi.    I created a small free Bookmark Manager for Android called boomfs.  It let's you create, edit a...
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Superuser Contribution Sunset of libspotify. Please reconsider.

Hello Spotify,yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-sunset I don't ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello Spotify, yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post:   https://developer...
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Individual Track Popularity on "Get multiple Albums" Endpoint

I've been looking into developing a web-app with Spotify and noticed that there is a key difference in API responses for Tracks between different endpoints. When I fetch a list of Tracks from, say, the Playlist endpoint or Fetch Multiple Tracks endpo...

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  • I've been looking into developing a web-app with Spotify and noticed that there is a key difference in API responses for Tracks between different endpoints. When I fetch a list of Tracks from, say, t...
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Able to obtain access token without providing the necessary headers

DeviceRedmi Note 7 Pro Operating SystemAndroid 10 My IssueThe request access token section of the Authorization Code Flow mentions that Authorization and Content-Type headers are required. However, even if I don't include these headers in my Flutter ...

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  • Device Redmi Note 7 Pro   Operating System Android 10   My Issue The request access token section of the Authorization Code Flow mentions that Authorization and Content-Type headers ...
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Invalid redirect URI after authorization

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHello, I am trying to show my current playing song from Spotify on my portfolio, however, after authorizing with Spotify I get the error shown in the atta...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Hello,   I am trying to show my current playing song from Spotify on my...
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Spotify not playing on Apple Watch

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceApple Watch (AW) 6 Cellular My Question or IssueSpotify will not play on my AW 6 Cellular. When I try to switch from IPhone to AW, I keep getting an error message that reads "Something went wrong. Cehck your connection and ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Apple Watch (AW) 6 Cellular   My Question or Issue Spotify will not play on my AW 6 Cellular. When I try to switch from IPhone to AW, I keep getting an er...
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Auth flow stopped working

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicen/aOperating SystemLinuxMy Question or IssueSince this week our application stopped working. We're using the spotify SDK and use a client id created in the account I'm also posting with on this forum.When a user in ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device n/a Operating System Linux My Question or Issue Since this week our application stopped working. We're using the spotify SDK and use a client id cre...
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A new JavaScript wrapper for the Web API

Hi all In the past months, I've been working on a toolbelt for the Web API. Today marks the initial release of the core library - a lightweight, strongly typed wrapper for the Web API with many convenience methods - as well as some utility packages f...

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  • Hi all   In the past months, I've been working on a toolbelt for the Web API. Today marks the initial release of the core library - a lightweight, strongly typed wrapper for the Web API with m...
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