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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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Superuser Contribution Massive discrepancy between API saves and artist reporting.

I've saved a track and album for 711 users but it doesn't seem to be visible in the artist reporting UI. The artist had a some saves beforehand so it should be nearly 800 now but their UI only shows about 400. There seems to be something going wrong ...

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  • I've saved a track and album for 711 users but it doesn't seem to be visible in the artist reporting UI.  The artist had a some saves beforehand so it should be nearly 800 now but their UI only ...
  • ponny
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Users and Access greyed out in Spotify Developer Dashboard App

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceSamsung Galaxy S20, Windows 10 PCOperating SystemAndroid, Windows 10 PCMy Question or IssueI created an app in Spotify Developer for Home Assistant use. Everything works fine but I would like to add other spotify ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Samsung Galaxy S20, Windows 10 PC Operating System Android, Windows 10 PC My Question or Issue I created an app in Spotify Developer for Home Assist...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Why is refreshing access token returning "invalid client"?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceEdge browserOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI always receive this error when I run my fetch call to refresh my access_token: {error: 'invalid_client', error_description: 'Invalid client'}I have checked my clie...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Edge browser Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I always receive this error when I run my fetch call to refresh my access_token: {error: ...
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Please enable Automix on personal/public playlists

I'm working on a playlist with different tracks. Up until now only some Spotify owned playlists support the automix (gapless, skip intros when fitting) feature. Are there any plans to enable this for personal playlists (either through the Spotify pla...

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  • I'm working on a playlist with different tracks. Up until now only some Spotify owned playlists support the automix (gapless, skip intros when fitting) feature.    Are there any plans to ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution State conflict when integrate web-playback-sdk and Player API

I integrated playback SDK with Player API in my side project, mostly is functionalbut when i playing music on local initialized playback and click set repeat mode button.It would trigger error (technically, no error coz API response is 2xx).API i cal...

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  • I integrated playback SDK with Player API in my side project, mostly is functional but when i playing music on local initialized playback and click set repeat mode button. It would trigger er...
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Superuser Contribution Quota extension rejection reason

Hi, I recently applied for a quota extension so I could release a web-app to the public - I see that this request has been rejected, but can’t seem to see any reason attached to the rejection. Is it possible to see the reason for rejection so that I ...

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  • Hi, I recently applied for a quota extension so I could release a web-app to the public - I see that this request has been rejected, but can’t seem to see any reason attached to the rejection. Is it ...
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Elgato Stream Deck Plugin missing Repeat Toggle (MAC)

On Mac the stream deck plugin is missing the repeat toggle, despite the applescript already being contained in the plugin folder along with the images. Was this forgotten or any issue to make this work on mac?I tried adding support by editing the en....

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  • On Mac the stream deck plugin is missing the repeat toggle, despite the applescript already being contained in the plugin folder along with the images.   Was this forgotten or any issue to mak...
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Superuser Contribution Scopes listed at well-known oidc configuration aren't accepted

The openid configuration at https://accounts.spotify.com/.well-known/openid-configuration lists the following scopes: - email- openid- profile But when trying to use one of these 3 scopes the oauth2 "invalid_scopes" error is thrown Which is understan...

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  • The openid configuration at https://accounts.spotify.com/.well-known/openid-configuration lists the following scopes:  - email - openid - profile   But when trying to use one of t...
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Solved!! Get an artist genre on Android Studio

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFrance My Question or IssueHi everyone, I'm here to ask a question, I would like to get an artist genre on android studio with the spotify sdk but when I went on the documentation no field contained the genre of the artist. I k...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France   My Question or Issue Hi everyone, I'm here to ask a question, I would like to get an artist genre on android studio with the spotify sdk but when I went ...
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[Developer] Access private playlists in folders (no need for a new endpoint)

I know there is no API endpoint for folders and the idea for this has been posted several times. But as soon as playlists are put into a folder I cannot retrieve them from the API. Would be amazing to be able to access all private playlists (regardle...

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  • I know there is no API endpoint for folders and the idea for this has been posted several times. But as soon as playlists are put into a folder I cannot retrieve them from the API.    Wou...
  • djk-tel
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preview_url is null when calling api from local

Country : JP My Question or Issue When I call the "Get a track" API from the Spotify Console (https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-track/), it returns a preview_url correctly.However, when I copy the curl command shown in the Spotify Console and...

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  • Country : JP   My Question or Issue   When I call the "Get a track" API from the Spotify Console (https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-track/), it returns a preview_url correctly. ...
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[iOS][Developer] Search and play flac audio files in own network from Nas with Spotify app.

I like the idea Spotify searching my hi quality flac audio files stored on my Qnap nas and streaming them to my hifi network audio player. Spotify already can synchronize local files but i like to keep my storage clean on my device and use a nas inst...

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  • I like the idea Spotify searching my hi quality flac audio files stored on my Qnap nas and streaming them to my hifi network audio player. Spotify already can synchronize local files but i like to ke...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify api error 403

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceAcer Chromebook R13Operating SystemLinux crostini for ChromeOS, based off of debian 10 My Question or IssueOk, so i installed a program called spotify TUI, which puts spotify in your terminal, you just have to add the app in d...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Acer Chromebook R13 Operating System Linux crostini for ChromeOS, based off of debian 10   My Question or Issue Ok, so i installed a program called spotify...
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Superuser Contribution 401 Unauthorized Error after Quota Extension

We were recently approved for a quota extension on the Spotify Developer Platform and all Spotify APIs stopped working for our app after approval. The app worked perfectly fine in developer mode and works if we switch the client ID to another account...

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  • We were recently approved for a quota extension on the Spotify Developer Platform and all Spotify APIs stopped working for our app after approval. The app worked perfectly fine in developer mode...
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How to generate OAuth Token for user account from backend code

I am building a test application using the Spotify API that (super simplified) generates a playlist and adds it to my Spotify account. Currently, the playlist is created using a POST call to https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/user_id/playlists, which r...

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  • I am building a test application using the Spotify API that (super simplified) generates a playlist and adds it to my Spotify account. Currently, the playlist is created using a POST call to  ...
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Solved!! Get song sample without premium plan

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDevice-Operating Systemangular2+ application My Question or IssueHello,I am currently programming a music quiz game. My plans are to play a 10 second sample of a song. However I don't want the user to log into his spotify accoun...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device - Operating System angular2+ application   My Question or Issue Hello, I am currently programming a music quiz game. My plans are to play a 10 second ...
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Server error while performing a GET to the v1/me/player/recently-played endpoint

I'm trying to perform a request to the 'v1/me/player/recently-played' endpoint in a Kotlin Ktor client application (code snippets below, but the same happens in Postman). The interesting fact is that if i use the Bearer token gotten from the API docs...

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  • I'm trying to perform a request to the 'v1/me/player/recently-played' endpoint in a Kotlin Ktor client application (code snippets below, but the same happens in Postman). The interesting fact is that...
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GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/me 403 Error

PremiumSwitzerland DeviceHP NotebookOperating SystemWindows 10 Spotify-Web-Api-Node:Authorization Code Grant Hello, I'm currently working on a Project using React. Somehow, I keep getting the 403 Error on no matter what endpoint I'm asking for. Tryin...

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  • Premium Switzerland   Device HP Notebook Operating System Windows 10   Spotify-Web-Api-Node: Authorization Code Grant   Hello,   I'm currently working on a Project us...
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Solved!! Discrepancy song's id between playlist and other APIs

PlanFreeCountrySpainOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSome of the Spotify ids for tracks in playlist are different from what I get from other APIs. I think it's kind of lacking update. For example some id has updated but not the ones alr...

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  • Plan Free Country Spain Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Some of the Spotify ids for tracks in playlist are different from what I get from other APIs. I think it's kind...
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spotify embed code - follow widget is not working properly (follow-function)

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacbook Pro late 2013 and PC Operating SystemMac OS 10.14.6 and Windows 10Google Chrome 87.0.4280.141My Question or IssueI used https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generate/follow-button/ to create code ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Macbook Pro late 2013 and PC  Operating System Mac OS 10.14.6  and Windows 10 Google Chrome  87.0.4280.141 My Question or Issue ...
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