Announcements

Spotify for Developers

Discuss building apps with Spotify APIs and SDKs

Start a topic

Forum Posts

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...

  • Spotify
  • Spotify
  • 16047 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 53 likes
  • Discussion
  • 16047 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 53 likes

Music Distributor monitoring

PlanMusic Distributor : BelieveCountryFrance My Question or IssueAs a music Distributor, Believe Society, we try to monitor our ingestion process. Therefore we would like to know the status of our release by Spotify system : in progress, in error, in...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Music Distributor : Believe Country France   My Question or Issue As a music Distributor, Believe Society, we try to monitor our ingestion process. Therefore we would like to know th...
  • nmgglobal
  • Casual Listener
  • 735 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • feature request
  • 735 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Managing queue from webapi

Hello, i'm trying to build an app that will work like a webplayer but to be "polyvalent" I'm also trying to use the player api from Spotify's WebApi.My app would need to access current user's queue :- read it- add many items to it- clear it- update i...

  • Newbie
  • Hello, i'm trying to build an app that will work like a webplayer but to be "polyvalent" I'm also trying to use the player api from Spotify's WebApi. My app would need to access current user's queue...
  • 372 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • feature request
  • 372 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

403 Error Accessing Top Endpoint

Hi - I'm having issues accessing the top endpoint (https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/[type]). Returning 403 Forbidden error. i've checked that I've included user-top-read in my scopes and I'm able to access other endpoints like me/player/recently-pla...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi - I'm having issues accessing the top endpoint (https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/top/[type]). Returning 403 Forbidden error.   i've checked that I've included user-top-read in my scopes a...
  • zblender
  • Casual Listener
  • 345 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Possible Bug
    question
  • 345 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Getting album not getting genre

Plan - PremiumCountry - USADevice - Lenovo (2012)Operating System - Windows 10My Question or Issue I'm using spotipy to grab album data, but I've now grabbed over 10k albums, and none of them have returned genre data. This seems unusual. Most of the ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Device - Lenovo (2012) Operating System - Windows 10 My Question or Issue   I'm using spotipy to grab album data, but I've now grabbed over 10k albums, and non...
  • ktuli44
  • Music Fan
  • 981 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Possible Bug
  • 981 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 2 likes

400 cannot remove song from playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy S9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI'm totally unable to use the web API to remove a song from a playlist. Pretty sure I have the request set up correctly, I've checked everything multiple times. I...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy S9 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I'm totally unable to use the web API to remove a song from a playlist.  Pretty s...
  • kingosticks4
  • Gig Goer
  • 298 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • question
  • 298 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

My Spotify Playlist has 'null' tracks with invalid properties

Plan - PremiumCountry - GBDevice - DesktopOperating System - Windows 10My Question or Issue:Hey!Whilst developing some personal automation to sort a playlist, I've found several empty tracks in one of them. To replicate perform the following equivale...

  • Newbie
  • Plan - Premium Country - GB Device - Desktop Operating System -  Windows 10 My Question or Issue: Hey! Whilst developing some personal automation to sort a playlist, I've found sever...
  • kingosticks4
  • Gig Goer
  • 1477 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Possible Bug
    question
  • 1477 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes

Spotify API for Infotainment application in Ubuntu

Hi,I want to integrate Spotify in my infotainment application.If I make the code available in the below link , will I be able to use Spotify in my application.https://github.com/smaltby/spotify-api-plusplusPlease help. Is there any Subscription requi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I want to integrate Spotify in my infotainment application. If I make the code available in the below link , will I be able to use Spotify in my application. https://github.com/smaltby/spotify...
  • 201 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Spotify for Infotainment c++ applications
  • 201 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

The callback url makes the url with hash instead of querystring

Hi, following this docs:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization-guide/ The flow works well, but is returning back with a hash:http://localhost:5000/callback#access_token=BQDt7fHXta65b... Instead of a queryString:http:...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, following this docs: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization-guide/   The flow works well, but is returning back with a hash: http://localhost:5000/callb...
  • Hubo
  • Spotify Star
  • 705 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • authentication
    callback
  • 705 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

loading=lazy breaks embed iframe

Hi folks, It is now possible for a lot of browsers to load iframes lazy (https://web.dev/iframe-lazy-loading/).I tried this with the spotify embed iframe which kinda breaks it. It is still shown but there is no interaction possible. Getting this erro...

  • Newbie
  • Hi folks,   It is now possible for a lot of browsers to load iframes lazy (https://web.dev/iframe-lazy-loading/). I tried this with the spotify embed iframe which kinda breaks it. It is still...
  • Hubo
  • Spotify Star
  • 571 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • feature request
    Possible Bug
  • 571 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

Get recently played issue

The get recently played end-point only includes songs that are played to completion.Songs don't need to be 'played for more than 30 seconds', if you only listen to the final 5 seconds of the song until it finishes it will get added to recently played...

  • Casual Listener
  • The get recently played end-point only includes songs that are played to completion. Songs don't need to be 'played for more than 30 seconds', if you only listen to the final 5 seconds of the song u...
  • 173 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • feature request
    Possible Bug
  • 173 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Showcase a project

Hi there, I recently created a website that pulls the Spotify API and displays the artist's songs and albums and I wanted to submit it to you guys to see if I could get it posted? It's a tribute website for my favorite artist Juice WRLD so I was hopi...

  • Newbie
  • Hi there, I recently created a website that pulls the Spotify API and displays the artist's songs and albums and I wanted to submit it to you guys to see if I could get it posted?    It's...
  • Hubo
  • Spotify Star
  • 344 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • question
    showcase
  • 344 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Song Automatically Stop Playing Randomly iOS

Plan: PremiumCountry: PakistanDevice: iPhone 11, 11 Pro, X & XSMaxOperating System: iOS 13.3 & 14+ Hello Spotify Community, I have Integrated Spotify SPT Audio Streaming SDK in My application. When i Clicked on the Track Song Started Playing but i wa...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: Pakistan Device: iPhone 11, 11 Pro, X & XSMax Operating System: iOS 13.3 & 14+   Hello Spotify Community,   I have Integrated Spotify SPT Audio Streami...
  • Awais7
  • Casual Listener
  • 416 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • iOS
    SDK issue's
  • 416 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: CORS request did not succeed

Hi, I'm currently having an issue where any Spotify API requests I send from client-side JavaScript are resulting in CORS errors. For example, a request to get a user's saved tracks would result in the following error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: T...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I'm currently having an issue where any Spotify API requests I send from client-side JavaScript are resulting in CORS errors. For example, a request to get a user's saved tracks would result in t...
  • 1220 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes
  • api
    CORS
    Error
    javascript
  • 1220 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes

Full song playback with Web API

Hi i am creating a project and was wondering if there is a way to get tracks to play at full length instead of the 30 seconds.

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi i am creating a project and was wondering if there is a way to get tracks to play at full length instead of the 30 seconds.
  • tobikabla
  • Music Fan
  • 536 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Discussion
    question
  • 536 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 1 likes

Error in postman calling api/token endpoint

Building a collection in postman based off https://blog.postman.com/generate-spotify-playlists-using-a-postman-collection/ Followed all the steps to build this out. Once I run the collection, I get the following error (pasted above). Why am I getting...

Screen Shot 2021-03-05 at 6.31.24 pm.png
  • Newbie
  •   Building a collection in postman based off https://blog.postman.com/generate-spotify-playlists-using-a-postman-collection/   Followed all the steps to build this out. Once I run t...
  • 254 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • api token
  • 254 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Display my user specific data and request user access for web playback?

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs it feasible to have a website that displays my own user specific data (such as my top artists/tracks) but also incorporates the web playback sdk and allows a user (browsing the web...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country US Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is it feasible to have a website that displays my own user specific data (such as my top artists/tracks) but al...
  • 175 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • question
  • 175 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Bug in time duration display after latest update

PlanPremiumCountry Device Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere seem to be a bug in the new update with the song duration displaying NaN:NaN on both sides of the song progress bar. This occurred directly of the update today when now so...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There seem to be a bug in the new update with the song duration displaying    &...
  • 240 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Possible Bug
  • 240 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

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?    (...
  • cristiangiann
  • Newbie
  • 303 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • question
  • 303 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Get Typical Distributions for Audio Features

I am doing a data analysis of my Spotify listening data for 2020. I got the audio features for each track (acousticness, danceability, etc...) and plot the distribution for each feature using seaborn.I would like to compare these distribution plots t...

  • Visitor
  • I am doing a data analysis of my Spotify listening data for 2020. I got the audio features for each track (acousticness, danceability, etc...) and plot the distribution for each feature using seaborn...
  • geef
  • Newbie
  • 1008 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • api
    Python
  • 1008 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Album Embed not playing correctly

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10, Chrome Browser My Question or Issue We have noticed an issue with the album embed affecting users who are logged in with a Spotify Premium account. Occasionally, after the widget has ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10, Chrome Browser   My Question or Issue   We have noticed an issue with the album embed affecting users wh...
  • 295 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Possible Bug
  • 295 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes