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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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Getting a random or filtered song from the entire Spotify library

My Question or IssueI'm working on a an app that integrates the Spotify Web API. was wondering if anybody knew how to or had any ideas on how to get a random song from the entire Spotify library using the API. Or instead of a totally random song, a s...

  • Regular
  • My Question or Issue I'm working on a an app that integrates the Spotify Web API.  was wondering if anybody knew how to or had any ideas on how to get a random song from the entire Spotify libr...
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Solved!! Sometime my search request return nothing

Hello, I made an API on ASP.NET who search tracks info. Sometime when I do a search request wuth my app i got nothing but with Spotify console i have tracks Exemple: Request:https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=CLEO%20LAINE%20LET'S%20SLIP%20AWAY&type=...

  • Regular
  • Hello, I made an API on ASP.NET who search tracks info.  Sometime when I do a search request wuth my app i got nothing but with Spotify console i have tracks  Exemple:  Request: ht...
  • Nogaruki
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Music Visualization with the "new" iOS SDK - Or can I use the old SDK still?

PlanBoth Free/PremiumDeviceAny iOSOperating SystemiOS 11+My Question or IssueI am the developer of a popular music visualizer. Unlike Android, iOS does not have OS level support for music visualization, but I've noticed there are several apps now tha...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Both Free/Premium Device Any iOS Operating System iOS 11+ My Question or Issue I am the developer of a popular music visualizer.  Unlike Android, iOS does not have OS level support f...
  • cyber_lizard
  • Newbie
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Type Parameter Artist/Manager/User when Get Current Users Profile

Hello everyone, I have got one question when implementing the Get Current Users profile . { "country": "SE", "display_name": "JM Wizzler", "email": "**bleep**", "external_urls": { "spotify": "https://open.spotify.com/user/wizzler" }, "followers": { "...

  • Casual Listener
  •  Hello everyone,    I have got one question when implementing the Get Current Users profile  .             { "country": "SE", "disp...
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  • get users profile
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Missing albums for artists

I am working on an application that works with past listening data and analyses it. Given that the only data about listening you can get is for the past 50 tracks, I resorted to downloading data through an information request and am then parsing the ...

  • Newbie
  • I am working on an application that works with past listening data and analyses it. Given that the only data about listening you can get is for the past 50 tracks, I resorted to downloading data thro...
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encoding/format of audio stream

Hi, I'm working on a React Native app for iOS and Android which interfaces to Spotify's API, and would like to make an animated logo which moves according to certain frequencies of the audio being streamed (e.g. a low-pass filter). I've got a library...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm working on a React Native app for iOS and Android which interfaces to Spotify's API, and would like to make an animated logo which moves according to certain frequencies of the audio being st...
  • murraypaul
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How to continuously log/scrap the number of "people listening now" from Artist Dashboard?

My Question or Issue Within the Artist Dashboard homepage, we have the dynamic "X people listening now" information displayed.With the current API features, is there a way to log/scrape this data continuously? I could not find anything related to thi...

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  •   My Question or Issue   Within the Artist Dashboard homepage, we have the dynamic "X people listening now" information displayed. With the current API features, is there a way to log/s...
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Get Artist's Albums returning 'duplicate' albums

My Question or Issue Endpoint: /v1/artists/{id}/albumsArtistID: 1Xyo4u8uXC1ZmMpatF05PJThe results return 'duplicate' albums, it has both the explicit and clean versions of the same album, is there a way to filter for the clean vs the explicit?

  • Newbie
  • My Question or Issue   Endpoint: /v1/artists/{id}/albums ArtistID:  1Xyo4u8uXC1ZmMpatF05PJ The results return 'duplicate' albums, it has both the explicit and clean versions...
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    Possible Bug
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personalization all-time vs long-term

Premium, US lol is it just me or did the get users top tracks/artists: long-term used to return the users top tracks/artist of all-time but now just from the past few years? (i feel like something must have changed because Waving Through a Window was...

  • Newbie
  • Premium, US   lol is it just me or did the get users top tracks/artists: long-term used to return the users top tracks/artist of all-time but now just from the past few years?    (...
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Spotify Playlist autoplay Open.spotfy.com

When I access the link of a track ( "open.spotify.com/track/6F7tttrdq7aUdxXVeo0nKp") it gives autoplay.When I access a link of playlist ("open.spotify.com/playlist/0hDrHpihhI705nOPB2xayh") it does not autoplay. Is there any way to autoplay on the pla...

  • Visitor
  • When I access the link  of a track ( "open.spotify.com/track/6F7tttrdq7aUdxXVeo0nKp") it gives autoplay. When I access a link of playlist ("open.spotify.com/playlist/0hDrHpihhI705nOPB2xayh...
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The /v1/me/playlists endpoint randomly returns 404

Anyone from the Spotify team here? The /v1/me/playlists endpoint has been randomly returning 404 errors for a few days now. Please see the attached screenshot.

  • Music Fan
  • Anyone from the Spotify team here?   The /v1/me/playlists endpoint has been randomly returning 404 errors for a few days now.   Please see the attached screenshot.  
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  • Casual Listener
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Subscription Plan and Pricing Details for Developers's Using public APis

what are plans for developer's using Music public apis and i would like to know pricing part. and it would be for Android and commercial use.PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, And...

  • Casual Listener
  • what are plans for developer's using Music public apis and  i would like to know pricing  part. and it would be for Android and commercial use. Plan Free/Premium Country   Device...
  • Looksomething
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embed sometimes not working

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands Devicedifferent laptops (macbook PC)Operating SystemGoogle chrome/ safari My Question or IssueHi we embed spotify tracks to use for a music quiz. We use the embed option for that. Sometimes it does not work. We get to se...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands  Device different laptops (macbook PC) Operating System Google chrome/ safari   My Question or Issue Hi we embed spotify tracks to use for a music...
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Spotify Public Api to get Sreaming Url or direct file path ?

In the tracks api, we are able to get Spotify page , but no streaming url or actual file is available in the api, Is there any way to get thatPlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 1...

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  • In the tracks api, we are able to get Spotify page , but no streaming url or actual file is available in the api, Is there any way to get that Plan Free/Premium Country India   Device (iP...
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Does spotify provides karaoke/ background music api ?

Does spotify provides karaoke/ background music api ?PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndiaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

  • Casual Listener
  • Does spotify provides karaoke/ background music api ? Plan Free/Premium Country India Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, W...
  • Hubo
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Right search query

Hi folks. How to use the Search API correctly?I need to search songs with the name "some body", I use a query:https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=some%20body&type=trackBut when executed, in the response, %20 is replaced with +, this happens in the Sp...

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  • Hi folks.   How to use the Search API correctly? I need to search songs with the name "some body", I use a query: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=some%20body&type=track But when exe...
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[Player API] Start/Resume User playback parameters

I am working on create music player with Spotify as data source currently. And when i reading the API for put tracks to player , i got confusing about body parameters Below is my questions:1. What is difference between context_uri and uris ? Look lik...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am working on create music player with Spotify as data source currently.   And when i reading the API for put tracks to player , i got confusing about body parameters   Belo...
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Questions about Developer Terms Of Service

Hi there, I have a couple of specific questions about the Developer Terms of Service. I've tried to use the Spotify support form shown in another similar post to get in contact, but I was redirected here. Is there somewhere I can get in touch through...

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  • Hi there,   I have a couple of specific questions about the Developer Terms of Service. I've tried to use the Spotify support form shown in another similar post to get in contact, but I was re...
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Solved!! What is a streaming SDA?

My Question or IssueI am trying to understand what a streaming SDA is and therefore, what a non-streaming SDA is. Who can point me to somewhere that I can read more specifially where the difference is? Thank you.

  • Gig Goer
  • My Question or Issue I am trying to understand what a streaming SDA is and therefore, what a non-streaming SDA is.   Who can point me to somewhere that I can read more specifially where the d...
  • Hubo
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Solved!! [AAOS] Missing functionality in spotify app for Android Automotive OS

Hello Spotify I work on media application for ANDROID AUTOMOTIVE OS (AAOS). And following requirements I should add features to take data from spotify Web Api(based on current song) then try to play something and handle spotify playback via remote me...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello Spotify  👋 I work on media application for ANDROID AUTOMOTIVE OS (AAOS). And following requirements I should add features to take data from spotify Web Api(based on current song) then t...
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