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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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Delete ghost song / items from playlist

PlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceALLOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWhen I delete all my songs from my playlist, spotify still tells me there is 1 song in my playlist (it's not hidden or a local file, it's just a ...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device ALL Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue When I delete all my songs from my playlist, spotify still tells...
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[Android] User authorization stopped working after serveral months on different devices

Body:PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceSamsung Galaxy S10eOperating SystemAndroid 11My Question or IssueI've used the SpotifyAppRemote connection (SpotifyAppRemote.connect) and the AuthorizationClient (AuthorizationClient.openLoginActivity) to connect t...

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  • Body: Plan Premium Country Germany Device Samsung Galaxy S10e Operating System Android 11 My Question or Issue I've used the SpotifyAppRemote connection (SpotifyAppRemote.connect) and t...
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Solved!! Podcast API doesn't have basic functionality

PlanPremium My Question or IssueHi Could someone please explain to me how to get this endpoint:https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/playto play a specific episode of a podcast.When sending a request like this: curl -X "PUT" "https://api.spotify.com/v...

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  •   Plan Premium   My Question or Issue Hi   Could someone please explain to me how to get this endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play to play a specific episode of...
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"Get User's Top Items" returns tracks with no available_markets and incorrect popularity

Hello, I made a popular website that a lot of Spotify users visit to see stats especially related to the "popularity" attribute that artists & tracks have. I noticed that when hitting the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/tracks endpoint, I got some ...

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  • Hello,   I made a popular website that a lot of Spotify users visit to see stats especially related to the "popularity" attribute that artists & tracks have.   I noticed that when h...
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Access international playlists / Get International Playlist ID

Hi all, I am a student located in Munich, Germany. I am planning to write my Master thesis around the topic of Data Analytics with Spotify. More precisely, I want to find out if the behavior of Spotify users from different countries can be matched to...

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  • Hi all,   I am a student located in Munich, Germany. I am planning to write my Master thesis around the topic of Data Analytics with Spotify. More precisely, I want to find out if the behavior...
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Server-side access token request stopped working

Hi,For the past months, I've successfully used the Web API to retrieve follower counts and popularity of my Spotify artist. I requested an access token via https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token (grant_type: client_credentials), and then went on to r...

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  • Hi, For the past months, I've successfully used the Web API to retrieve follower counts and popularity of my Spotify artist.   I requested an access token via  https://accounts.spotify.c...
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Add Rspotify to the "Web API Libraries" page

I'm one of the maintainers of Rspotify, the most popular library for the Spotify API in the Rust programming language. Back in July of 2020, when the spotify/web-api repo was still used for tickets like this one, I asked the devs to add Rspotify to t...

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  • I'm one of the maintainers of Rspotify, the most popular library for the Spotify API in the Rust programming language.   Back in July of 2020, when the spotify/web-api repo was still used for ...
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Problem With oAuth2 Authentication

Hello, I am developing the log in with Spotify to get some data of the user. I am correctly redirecting to the page and getting correctly the question to accept the scopes but when I click accept I get this page: That doesn't seem to be the error in ...

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  • Hello,   I am developing the log in with Spotify to get some data of the user. I am correctly redirecting to the page and getting correctly the question to accept the scopes but when I click a...
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[Android][Developer] app which will specifically works on spotify content

Team, My name is Michael, i'm working on a app which will specifically works on spotify contentI wanted to clarify few details on technical feasability . since its confidential.I’m also OK if you want to have the meeting through GOTOMEETING / TEAMS p...

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  • Team,  My name is Michael, i'm working on a app which will specifically works on spotify content I wanted to clarify few details on technical feasability . since its confidential. I’m also OK ...
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Migrate an App to a different Spotify account

I have an App (on the developer portal) that uses the Web API. This app is currently live.I am wondering if it is possible to migrate this App to a different Spotify account, preferably without any downtime for users?

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  • I have an App (on the developer portal) that uses the Web API. This app is currently live. I am wondering if it is possible to migrate this App to a different Spotify account, preferably without a...
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Publish personal app which uses Spotify API on App Store?

Hi! I'm developing a fun music game and am using Spotifys API to play short music bits, get album art and user information. I now want to publish this on Apple App Store, is this possible (and legal)? I don't know if this is the correct place for thi...

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  • Hi! I'm developing a fun music game and am using Spotifys API to play short music bits, get album art and user information. I now want to publish this on Apple App Store, is this possible (and l...
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Question about adding music to my mobile and web app

Hi there, I have a b2b SaaS mobile and web app that employees use to share video and written stories that highlight their company’s culture and experience at work. We would love to allow our users to add music to their stories similar to how Instagra...

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  • Hi there,   I have a b2b SaaS mobile and web app that employees use to share video and written stories that highlight their company’s culture and experience at work. We would love to allow our...
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Third-party apps showcase

Hey, it is the question for Spotify staff. How to be featured in the Community Showcase section of the website (https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/)? Looks like it's been in a frozen state for years. Is it still possible with the qualit...

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  • Hey, it is the question for Spotify staff. How to be featured in the Community Showcase section of the website (https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/)? Looks like it's been in a frozen st...
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Trying to call player.nextTrack() many times

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceEdge browserOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI have been testing player.nextTrack() with the Webplayer SDK for a project. I have found if I was to call player.nextTrack() every time a new track starts playing, ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Edge browser Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I have been testing player.nextTrack() with the Webplayer SDK for a project. I have found...
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RSS Feed Errors

When I submit our rss feed, I get errors for missing:Cover artAuthorEmail addressAll of these elements are present. I reviewed your spec and both 'image' and 'author' are correctly formatted. You don't specify how 'email' should be formatted, but it ...

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  • When I submit our rss feed, I get errors for missing: Cover art Author Email address All of these elements are present. I reviewed your spec and both 'image' and 'author' are correctly formatte...
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Apple rejects apps using iOS SDK

Hi, I am attempting to publish an app that uses the Spotify iOS SDK to generate playlists and manage the playback of music. But it is being rejected by Apple due to it requiring the Spotify app to be installed in order to use my app. Although offload...

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  • Hi,   I am attempting to publish an app that uses the Spotify iOS SDK to generate playlists and manage the playback of music. But it is being rejected by Apple due to it requiring the Spotify ...
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Microphone search

Option for android NVIDIA shield the to search via the microphone as it’s seen in other apps like YouTube and the play satire as native

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  • Option for android NVIDIA shield the to search via the microphone as it’s seen in other apps like YouTube and the play satire as native
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Spotify Follow Button Not Working

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSDeviceChrome, DesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI followed the instructions on the Spotify site for the Follow Button integration, and it seemed to have been working, as can be seen here: https://www.clapc...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country US Device Chrome, Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I followed the instructions on the Spotify site for the Follow Button integration...
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I'm having issues using a Spotify applet. Please help!

Hey, I was trying to use Spotify's IFTTT applets via IFTTT's web portal on my Windows 10 PC. It's the one that automatically adds songs I like on YouTube to a playlist on Spotify. But for some reason, I always get an error (see attached screenshot. I...

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  • Hey, I was trying to use Spotify's IFTTT applets via IFTTT's web portal on my Windows 10 PC. It's the one that automatically adds songs I like on YouTube to a playlist on Spotify. But for some reason...
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204 No Content from /v1/me/player, but I am playing music.

Hi, I get 204 No Content when calling the v1/me/player endpoint, but music is playing in Spotify, from a playlist (so it should return a context). I am using Spotify for macOS (Intel) 1.1.**bleep**.612.gb7409abc. I tested this in the Spotify console ...

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  • Hi,   I get 204 No Content when calling the v1/me/player endpoint, but music is playing in Spotify, from a playlist (so it should return a context).   I am using Spotify for macOS (Inte...
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