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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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Advice on finding audience for project?

I released MixMoose at the end of 2021 and haven't been able to get too many users. I realize now that most people aren't so obsessed with perfect playlists like I am, and thar what I've created doesn't have mass appeal. I'm fine with that. Is there ...

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  • I released MixMoose at the end of 2021 and haven't been able to get too many users.  I realize now that most people aren't so obsessed with perfect playlists like I am, and thar what I...
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[Developer] Official alternative to libspotify

libspotify has been deprecated a few years ago, but Spotify hasn't provided viable alternatives in the meantime to programmatically stream content through an external application using a premium account. LibreSpot seems a viable alternative for some ...

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  • libspotify has been deprecated a few years ago, but Spotify hasn't provided viable alternatives in the meantime to programmatically stream content through an external application using a premium acco...
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Embed spotify for website but with different styling.

My Question or IssueHello, I need to create a popup web player for spotify in our website, but unfortunately the requirements need some unique design for the spotify embed player. The

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  • My Question or Issue Hello, I need to create a popup web player for spotify in our website, but unfortunately the requirements need some unique design for the spotify embed player. The <iframe&gt...
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Superuser Contribution We need to expedite quota extension request timing

Hello. I've submitted a quota extension on 13th May and realise the guidance says 6 weeks, but the project only got started recently and is related to summer festival season. If we don't get approved for another 4 weeks we'll be missing out on a larg...

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  • 👋 Hello.   I've submitted a quota extension on 13th May and realise the guidance says 6 weeks, but the project only got started recently and is related to summer festival season.   If ...
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Superuser Contribution Track Start/Pause Events with Matomo

Is there any way to get callbacks from Embed iFrame API?I would like to track with Matomo Play and Stop events from embedded Spotify iFrames.

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  • Is there any way to get callbacks from Embed iFrame API? I would like to track with Matomo Play and Stop events from embedded Spotify iFrames.
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Superuser Contribution Question about token expiration, and Developer mode versus Live mode

Hi everyoneI'm a university researcher, and we have a developer team who are creating an app for us that links to the user's Spotify usage - it is a free app aiming to help troubled adolescents self-regulate their emotions via music engagement.The ap...

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  • Hi everyone I'm a university researcher, and we have a developer team who are creating an app for us that links to the user's Spotify usage - it is a free app aiming to help troubled adolescents sel...
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Errors in authorization code flow documentation for refreshing token?

According to the authorization code flow documentation, in order to use a refresh token to receive a new access token we need to POST a request to https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token with the following fields in the x-www-form-urlencoded body: gra...

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  • According to the authorization code flow documentation, in order to use a refresh token to receive a new access token we need to POST a request to https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token with the...
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How can we play a song in iOS native app using Spotify Web Playback SDK?

PlanPremium My Question or Issue What I have tried is I have made one HTML page and used this page in SFSafariController and played a song but I am facing some issues. (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/quick-start/)1. How ...

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  • Plan Premium   My Question or Issue   What I have tried is I have made one HTML page and used this page in SFSafariController and played a song but I am facing some issues. (https://de...
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Solved!! How can I get full song from Spotify using Web API or iOS SDK?

Hi all, I am developing a custom player mobile app, it will play songs from Spotify, but I can only get preview_url which provide 30s of the song.Is it possible to get full song of Spotify using Web API or iOS SDK? Thank you so much.

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  • Hi all, I am developing a custom player mobile app, it will play songs from Spotify, but I can only get preview_url which provide 30s of the song. Is it possible to get full song of Spotify using ...
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Only 30s preview on Android WebView embeds

Plan- all plans tried Free/Premium and with/without accountCountry- Germany Device- Android with a "normal" WebView element and a "normal" WebViewClient Operating System- no relevance recognized We are already using Spotify web embeds on our iOS and ...

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  • Plan - all plans tried Free/Premium and with/without account Country - Germany   Device - Android with a "normal" WebView element and a "normal" WebViewClient  Operating System - no...
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Tracks played with Web Playback SDK don't appear in recent history

Hello!I recently noticed that if I play a track with the Web Playback SDK, it won't appear in the me/player/recently-played API endpoint results.I seem to remember that this was the case before. Has this recently been changed?In any case, are the tra...

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  • Hello! I recently noticed that if I play a track with the Web Playback SDK, it won't appear in the me/player/recently-played API endpoint results. I seem to remember that this was the case befo...
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Solved!! Search endpoint bug

I was trying to use search endpoint("https://api.spotify.com/v1/search"), but response return empty items. As ex. of response(changed link-title, because system doesn't allow):"tracks": { "": "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?query=remaster%2520trac...

  • Casual Listener
  • I was trying to use search endpoint("https://api.spotify.com/v1/search"), but response return empty items. As ex. of response(changed link-title, because system doesn't allow): "tracks": { "": "...
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iframe get spotify list

PlanFreeCountry DevicepcOperating Systemubuntu My Question or Issuetried to get the list of my spotify list with iframe and it won't let me

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  • Plan Free Country   Device pc Operating System ubuntu   My Question or Issue tried to get the list of my spotify list with iframe and it won't let me  
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Episode uri not supported /player/play

Currently, there is no other way to start the playback of a podcast other than using the /me/player/play and the podcast's show context uri. However, this always starts the podcast on its first episode. It is not possible to play a specific episode b...

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  • Currently, there is no other way to start the playback of a podcast other than using the /me/player/play and the podcast's show context uri. However, this always starts the podcast on its first ...
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Getting a list of podcast episodes without authentication

I'm trying to fetch a simple list of the latest podcast episodes using JavaScript to ping the Spotify API. All I need is the list of episodes and the link to the relevant episode on Spotify, so that I can link each card to spotify.com on a public web...

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  • I'm trying to fetch a simple list of the latest podcast episodes using JavaScript to ping the Spotify API. All I need is the list of episodes and the link to the relevant episode on Spotify, so that ...
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spotify on another service

I'm a design student, I just wanted to ask if it would be okay to use music from spotify for another business? it is not a real company, but if it were, how would the process be like, legally speaking? it's a hypothetical product which connects to sp...

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  • I'm a design student, I just wanted to ask if it would be okay to use music from spotify for another business? it is not a real company, but if it were, how would the process be like, legally speakin...
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Problem with get recently played tracks

PlanFreeCountrySpainDevice(PC)Operating System(Ubuntu 20.04) My Question or IssueI'm triyng to get the last played song using this code: $ch3 = curl_init(); //Indicas el endpoint de la peticion $endpoint = 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recent...

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  • Plan Free Country Spain Device (PC) Operating System (Ubuntu 20.04)   My Question or Issue I'm triyng to get the last played song using this code:     $ch3 = curl_init(); ...
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Superuser Contribution Developer Site Web-API reference Docs not working

DeviceIphone 6 - Safari My Question or IssueWhen accessing the page at https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/ it asks you you to select an endpoint from the drop down menu. As soon as I do nothing happens and there is no “go” ...

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  • Device Iphone 6 - Safari   My Question or Issue When accessing the page at  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/    it asks you you to select an e...
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v1/player/me returning 204 incorrectly

PlanBothCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 11, DesktopOperating SystemiOS 15, Windows 10, Windows 11 My Question or IssueThe v1/me/player APIs are returning 204s when trying to get currently playing data incorrectly. There should be content and there is somet...

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  • Plan Both Country Canada Device iPhone 11, Desktop Operating System iOS 15, Windows 10, Windows 11   My Question or Issue The v1/me/player APIs are returning 204s when trying to get cu...
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Genre of a Podcast is not available in API Data

My Question or Issue The tags/genres attached to a podcast (For example: https://open.spotify.com/show/6vaEao0SXlarPUUBSdvb4T. This contains the tags/genres 'Finance' and 'Technology') are not present while fetching data through the API. Is there any...

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  • My Question or Issue    The tags/genres attached to a podcast (For example: https://open.spotify.com/show/6vaEao0SXlarPUUBSdvb4T. This contains the tags/genres 'Finance' and 'Technology')...
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