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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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How to tell if a release is an EP?

The Spotify API groups both Singles and EPs in the same category (singles):(Source: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#object-albumobject) However, it clearly has an internal flag to mark a single as an EP, as made apparen...

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  • Gig Goer
  • The Spotify API groups both Singles and EPs in the same category (singles): (Source: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#object-albumobject)   However, it cle...
  • gabrlh
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Can't get my refresh token anymore?

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceESP8266 My Question or IssueI've been developing an ESP8266 project for a while now, and until now everythign was fine.Come today, and the access token can't be refreshed. I went and tried to create a new app, to get a ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device ESP8266   My Question or Issue I've been developing an ESP8266 project for a while now, and until now everythign was fine. Come today, and the access...
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Last listenings and user's genres with API

Hello everyone, I have a question about Spotify APIs. I don't have any experience on Spotify APIs, so if my question is a stupid, I'm sorry. I need to fetching last listenings and user's genres with APIs according to user's permission. Is it possible...

  • Visitor
  • Hello everyone,   I have a question about Spotify APIs. I don't have any experience on Spotify APIs, so if my question is a stupid, I'm sorry.    I need to fetching last listenings...
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Safe use of spotify_client_id and spotify_client_secret

Hi there, I'm building a server side program with python that will interact with the Spotify WebAPI. My knowledge of security regarding server side applications and what is safe/best practice is rudimentary at best. I was hoping for any tips or advic...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there,   I'm building a server side program with python that will interact with the Spotify WebAPI. My knowledge of security regarding server side applications and what is safe/best practic...
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Can I play music through browser for multiple users?

Hi, I'm building a webapp for live online fitness classes and I'd like my fitness instructors to play their favorite music from Spotify through the browser for the other participants joining the class. Can I do this with the Spotify Web Playback SDK ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,  I'm building a webapp for live online fitness classes and I'd like my fitness instructors to play their favorite music from Spotify through the browser for the other participants joining t...
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Bug with API Check if Users Follow a Playlist

Hi, I have been trying out the Spotify API via the web console available on the developer website. Specifically, I was trying out the "Check if Users Follow a Playlist" endpoint when I encountered an issue.API ReferenceCheck if Users Follow a Playlis...

  • Visitor
  • Hi, I have been trying out the Spotify API via the web console available on the developer website. Specifically, I was trying out the "Check if Users Follow a Playlist" endpoint when I encountered an...
  • AmirReza86
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is there anyone i could pitch to confidentially?

I know everyone has a "million dollar" idea. but legitimately, this would be game changing for social interactions. my app just has no users, a collab would make it a monster and could cut into apple music subscriptions

  • Visitor
  • I know everyone has a "million dollar" idea. but legitimately, this would be game changing for social interactions. my app just has no users, a collab would make it a monster and could cut into apple...
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Music Party/Voting App

PlanBothCountryCanadaDeviceAnyOperating SystemAny My Question or IssueI'm working on an App where users can join a "party" and suggest songs then vote for which one will play next. I want to make sure that this sort of app isn't violating any General...

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  • Plan Both Country Canada Device Any Operating System Any   My Question or Issue I'm working on an App where users can join a "party" and suggest songs then vote for which one will play...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Web API auth for access to one's own Spotify account

I am trying to create playlists in my own Spotify account using the Web API and the authorization workflows don't really make sense for my use case. Specifically, my use case is to write an app to migrate my Napster playlists (through their API) to S...

  • Visitor
  • I am trying to create playlists in my own Spotify account using the Web API and the authorization workflows don't really make sense for my use case.  Specifically, my use case is to write an app...
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OpenApi/Swagger description for the Web API

As Spotify has not updated the RAML description for the Web API for 5 years, I started to write a parser for the Web API reference documentation to generate a machine-readable format of the documentation. From this machine-readable documentation, I a...

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  • As Spotify has not updated the RAML description for the Web API for 5 years, I started to write a parser for the Web API reference documentation to generate a machine-readable format of the docu...
  • sonallux
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Website Approval Process?

Hi, I have a website that I developed with the Spotify Web APIs that is basically a game so I believe I need to ask Spotify for approval for it. I could not find any information on how to ask for approval though. I did also request for commercial use...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I have a website that I developed with the Spotify Web APIs that is basically a game so I believe I need to ask Spotify for approval for it.  I could not find any information on how...
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All your Movies and TV shows in playlists soon...

Hello Spotify Community, Hope you are all doing well in this difficult times...I would like to share with you my new account Spoty Pie!I am a young programmer (not expert at all) and am currently creating playlists of your favorite movies and TV Show...

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  • Hello Spotify Community,   Hope you are all doing well in this difficult times... I would like to share with you my new account Spoty Pie! I am a young programmer (not expert at all) and am ...
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Audio Preview Clips for training a Neural Network (non-commercial)

CountryGermany My Question or IssueI am currently working on the project for my final thesis in the field of machine learning and music classification, to obtain my bachelor degree in computer science. I am not satisfied with the quality of some publ...

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  • Country Germany   My Question or Issue I am currently working on the project for my final thesis in the field of machine learning and music classification, to obtain my bachelor degree ...
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Song Search: Open source project providing lyrics, videos, chords, background on current song

Hi there, this is just to let you know of a little hobby project of mine, utilizing Spotify APIs: I listen to Spotify pretty much all day long, and often found myself wanting to look up the current song's lyrics, or get more info on the artist, or th...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there, this is just to let you know of a little hobby project of mine, utilizing Spotify APIs: I listen to Spotify pretty much all day long, and often found myself wanting to look up the current s...
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Is there a way to redirect a user to ios/native app when authenticating with the Web API?

I know this is possible with the ios SDK, but I am building a web app that uses the spotify api and it would be nice if users on a mobile device could be redirected to the spotify app so they don't have to manually enter in their information. Just to...

  • Visitor
  • I know this is possible with the ios SDK, but I am building a web app that uses the spotify api and it would be nice if users on a mobile device could be redirected to the spotify app so they don't h...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify 8.6.20 Totally Breaks iOS SDK

Spotify version 8.6.20 totally breaks the iOS SDK. Via iOS SDK, our App asks Spotify if Spotify is active, Spotify returns that is not active (but it is active). Spotify also returns a token that is no longer active. Therefore, every request from our...

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  • Spotify version 8.6.20 totally breaks the iOS SDK.  Via iOS SDK, our App asks Spotify if Spotify is active, Spotify returns that is not active (but it is active).  Spotify also returns a...
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Design Guideline: Spotify shuffle and on demand playback

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDevicePixel 4Operating SystemAndroid Pie Design Guideline:Below Design guideline is provided on - https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/design-and-branding/ In Spotify Free, for on-demand playback and shuffle play - ...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Pixel 4 Operating System Android Pie   Design Guideline: Below Design guideline is provided on - https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general...
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Solved!! Latest update has broken the ability to connect to the app via Spotify iOS SDK

Operating SystemiOSSpotify version8.6.20 My Question or IssueWith the most recent update to Spotify’s iOS App, the ability for 3rd party apps to read Spotify’s now playing information using the iOS SDK has broken and the app no longer allows connecti...

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  • Operating System iOS Spotify version 8.6.20   My Question or Issue With the most recent update to Spotify’s iOS App, the ability for 3rd party apps to read Spotify’s now playing inform...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify API: retrieve Discover Weekly and Release Radar playlists

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCADeviceWindows Desktop Computer My Question or IssueHi,I'm using the Spotify developer web API, but I'm unable to find a way to retrieve the discover weekly and release radar playlists. I've tried using the console to "get cur...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country CA Device Windows Desktop Computer   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm using the Spotify developer web API, but I'm unable to find a way to retrieve the discover ...
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