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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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Cover image analysis

PlanPremiumCountryGermany My Question or IssueHelloIm planning to program a neuronal network for a project in UNI that can find Songs based of the genre and the cover image. For that i would need the cover images of songs in Spotify so the network ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   My Question or Issue Hello Im planning to program a neuronal network for a project in UNI that can find Songs based of the genre and the cover image. For th...
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Small omission on code flow auth guide

https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/code-flow/ In the section about requesting an access token, the guide does not make it clear that the "Authorization" header is not required if implementing the PKCE extension. ...

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  • https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/code-flow/   In the section about requesting an access token, the guide does not make it clear that the " Authorization...
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Is it possible to to view either (A) who a user follows or (B) who follows a user?

As of 2020, I don't think either (A) or (B) were possible. But I am wondering if this changed? Essentially, given a Spotify ID, X , I want to be able to extract either:- A list of Spotify IDs that X follows OR- A list of Spotify IDs that follow X Are...

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  • As of 2020, I don't think either (A) or (B) were possible. But I am wondering if this changed?    Essentially, given a Spotify ID, X , I want to be able to extract either: - A ...
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Get User's Top Tracks time_range parameter does not seem to work

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceN/AOperating SystemN/A My Question or IssueWhen I try to hit this endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks?offset=0&limit=50&time_range=long_term , the time_range parameter appears to not function as expected. Regardle...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device N/A Operating System N/A   My Question or Issue When I try to hit this endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks?offset=0&limit=50&t...
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Spotify App quota extension request keeps getting rejected

Plan: PremiumCountry: USI am calling the /artists/?ids= API to get artist info.I display the artist image and a link to their Spotify profile using the following img tag on my site with the data referenced below directly coming from the API response ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US I am calling the /artists/?ids= API to get artist info. I display the artist image and a link to their Spotify profile using the following img tag on my site with ...
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Spotify errors

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone XROperating SystemSoftware 15.4.1 (latest update) My Question or IssueWhen I switch back to Spotify from any other app, it either stops playing or starts my podcast from the start again.

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone XR Operating System Software 15.4.1 (latest update)   My Question or Issue When I switch back to Spotify from any other app, it either stop...
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Spotipy: current_user_top_songs() function returns 403

PlanFreeCountryUnited KingdomDeviceMacbook Pro (2019)Operating System MacOS Monterey (12.4) My Question or IssueHi, Unfortunately I am running in to an issue with the top tracks endpoint on the Spotify API. I am using the Spotify library to build a w...

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  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device Macbook Pro (2019) Operating System  MacOS Monterey (12.4)   My Question or Issue Hi,   Unfortunately I am running in to an issue wi...
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SpotifyAppRemote media notification on lockscreen

Hi! Is there anyway to customize the Spotify media notification on lockscreen to return to my Android native app when the user clicks on it as opposed to opening Spotify? My app uses SpotifyAppRemote playerApi to play full Spotify songs. If not, is t...

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  • Hi!   Is there anyway to customize the Spotify media notification on lockscreen to return to my Android native app when the user clicks on it as opposed to opening Spotify? My app uses Spotify...
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Superuser Contribution Sunset of libspotify. Please reconsider.

Hello Spotify,yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-sunset I don't ...

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  • Hello Spotify, yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post:   https://developer...
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Superuser Contribution Progress not updating correctly when playing from the Web Playback SDK

When playing a song using the Web Playback SDK (initializing a new device and then sending a play command through the Web API), the playback progress (ie. position) is not reflected on other apps or in the /v1/me/player/ endpoint. The value is stuck ...

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  • When playing a song using the Web Playback SDK (initializing a new device and then sending a play command through the Web API), the playback progress (ie. position) is not reflected on other apps or ...
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Can these song be added

Can someone add all the songs from Azusa Nakano and Ritsu Tainaka to their character album.Songs like Jajauma way to go and Girly storm Shissou Stick are songs that I really like

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  •     Can someone add all the songs from Azusa Nakano and Ritsu Tainaka to their character album. Songs like Jajauma way to go and Girly storm Shissou Stick are songs that I really l...
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Discord

I have a discord bot, and I whole like to put music on the bot, but discord says that I can play music if the station's ToS says that is ilegal, Can I get a licence to play spotify's music on my verified bot?

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  • I have a discord bot, and I whole like to put music on the bot, but discord says that I can play music if the station's ToS says that is ilegal, Can I get a licence to play spotify's music on my veri...
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502 bad gateway on player requests

Spotify premium planWindows 10ASP .NET core 6 web api this morning I was working on developing a personal project that relies on Spotify integration. Requests we working fine, but around 2:30pm eastern time, calls to the me/player endpoint started re...

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  • Spotify premium plan Windows 10 ASP .NET core 6 web api   this morning I was working on developing a personal project that relies on Spotify integration. Requests we working fine, but around...
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Control spotify windows app from web

Hi, i'm developing and integration from and web app with spotify, so to music does not stop when page reloading or changing to another page, i wanna connect my web app with windows desktop app. So you can see with song is playing now on my web app, a...

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  • Hi, i'm developing and integration from and web app with spotify, so to music does not stop when page reloading or changing to another page, i wanna connect my web app with windows desktop app. &nbs...
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API Response not including Local and Unplayable Tracks

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceWindows PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am trying to retrieve all tracks in my Liked Songs through the Spotify API. I have some local songs in my Liked Songs, and some songs that are no longer available on...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Windows PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am trying to retrieve all tracks in my Liked Songs through the Spotify API. I have some l...
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Error " Your client does not have permission to get URL"

Hello There , I'm a web developer and I use Spotify APIs . Yesterday , I bought 3 new VPS servers from Germany location but I haven't been able to establish a connection between these servers and the Spotify API and using a browser to access spotify....

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  • Hello There ,   I'm a web developer and I use Spotify APIs . Yesterday , I bought 3 new VPS servers from Germany location but I haven't been able to establish a connection between these server...
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How to reproduce Spotify web app behavior where a Blend's track can have multiple added_by users?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryID, but I assume this apply to all countriesMy Question or IssueInside a Blend playlist with more than 1 users, the Spotify app might display a track with more than one user in the "added by" column.But when fetching the tracks...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country ID, but I assume this apply to all countries My Question or Issue Inside a Blend playlist with more than 1 users, the Spotify app might display a track with more than o...
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I'd like to create a quiz game with the Spotify API

My Question or IssueI've created a quiz game using Spotify web API, the problem is that I only users with access can login using oauth. If I want anyone to use it I have to request an quota extension but it gets rejected because building a quiz game ...

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  • My Question or Issue I've created a quiz game using Spotify web API, the problem is that I only users with access can login using oauth.   If I want anyone to use it I have to request an&nbs...
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Search API returning many more results than before. Are field filters being ignored?

In the last week or so it seems like the search API is now returning many more results than previously.Is this intended behaviour? Is it documented anywhere, and is it possible to obtain the previous behaviour? For example:curl -X "GET" "https://api....

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  • In the last week or so it seems like the search API is now returning many more results than previously. Is this intended behaviour? Is it documented anywhere, and is it possible to obtain the previo...
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Spotify Connect in HK not stable

Plan PremiumCountry HK Our user for Silent Angel M1 (Client ID 836c8dce7f4a46699a805d9587d2dda6) in HK has problem when using Spotify Connect feature. It will disconnect itself after playing 3 to 5 songs. Please help to advise what we should do.Thank...

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  • Plan Premium Country HK   Our user for Silent Angel M1 ( Client ID   836c8dce7f4a46699a805d9587d2dda6) in HK has problem when using Spotify Connect feature. It will disconnect itse...
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