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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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No recommendations being returned when querying by artist

Many artist ids are not returning any recommendations from the API. I'm assuming this is a bug. Just a couple of examples, using the developer console, omitting the authentication bearer part of the header:curl -X "GET" "https://api.spotify.com/v1/re...

  • Roadie
  • Many artist ids are not returning any recommendations from the API. I'm assuming this is a bug.   Just a couple of examples, using the developer console, omitting the authentication bearer par...
  • mcrawford620
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Issue with Search API returning different results

Hi, I'm trying to use the Search API to search for a podcast via a Spotify application.When I try to use the Web Console, everything works fine. However, when I try to run the same logic via a Python script, the API response is different - potentiall...

  • Newbie
  • Hi,   I'm trying to use the Search API to search for a podcast via a Spotify application. When I try to use the Web Console, everything works fine. However, when I try to run the same logic v...
  • Freedom_Dev
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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...
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Solved!! API bug: current user list of playlists returns short number of playlists

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands Operating SystemLinux My Question or Issue Using endpoint http://api.spotify.com/v1/me/playlists returns Total:120 but the number should be more than 200. It was working fine until January 16, 2021. Playlists are only mi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue   Using endpoint http://api.spotify.com/v1/me/playlists returns Total:120 but the number shou...
  • pebbe
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[API] Remove Items from a Playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceAPIOperating Systemlinux My Question or IssueIt appears as if the API has changed to include a `positions` argument that is not documented.https://developer.spotify.com/console/delete-playlist-tracks/It does however continu...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device API Operating System linux   My Question or Issue It appears as if the API has changed to include a `positions` argument that is not documented. ...
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Superuser Contribution [Idea] API method - Import

I want to offer a new API method - import. It'll similar "multi search". The input is list with string-item and output is "search result" for each item. I am developer app for transfer music from Yandex to Spotify. In my case, these is using search r...

  • Music Fan
  • I want to offer a new API method - import. It'll similar "multi search".  The input is list with string-item and output is "search result" for each item.   I am developer app for transfer...
  • Chimildic
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Embedded Follow Button Displays "Something went wrong, please try again later."

I have a follow button for several artists embedded in some web pages. At seemingly random times, rather than the button, they display a red "Something went wrong, please try again later." Even when generating a follow button embed code at https://de...

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  • I have a follow button for several artists embedded in some web pages. At seemingly random times, rather than the button, they display a red "Something went wrong, please try again later." Even ...
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Double post :-(

Double post, see this post:https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Issues-with-Recommendations-API/m-p/5147132#M1969

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  • Double post, see this post: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Issues-with-Recommendations-API/m-p/5147132#M1969    
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Spotify Follow Widget Malfunction

Country: United StatesDevice: Across all devices Hello, I just discovered that the Spotify follow widget I have on my website is no longer working.I used https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generate/follow-button/ to create the code t...

  • Visitor
  • Country: United States Device: Across all devices   Hello,   I just discovered that the Spotify follow widget I have on my website is no longer working. I used https://d...
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How to request another mobile app approval

PlanPremium CountryDE Operating System(iOS/Droid) Hey Spotify Team, I developed a simple AB looper mobile App that uses the Spotify SDK and Web API. I already registered the app with you guys in early 2019 and also registered it as a commercial produ...

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  • Plan Premium   Country DE   Operating System (iOS/Droid)   Hey Spotify Team,   I developed a simple AB looper mobile App that uses the Spotify SDK and Web API. I alread...
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Broken link in documentation

The User Profile API link seems to be broken.Current link:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#category-user-profileWorking link:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#category-users-profile

  • Casual Listener
  • The User Profile API link seems to be broken. Current link: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#category-user-profile Working link: https://developer.spotify.com/do...
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Volume not reaching expected value

When setting the volume to 49 with the /player/volume endpoint it only turn into 48 (queried through the /player endpoint). It NEVER reaches 49!Is this excpected (than it should be stated in the DOC)?PS: The device playing is windows 10 Spotify App

  • Roadie
  • When setting the volume to 49 with the /player/volume endpoint it only turn into 48 (queried through the /player endpoint). It NEVER reaches 49! Is this excpected (than it should be stated in the DO...
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Not accepted to Spotify API after a year of trying

I've been trying to get accepted to Spotify API for over a year now. Harmless apps, tried many. 0 feedback, not even a decline. What am I doing wrong?

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  • I've been trying to get accepted to Spotify API for over a year now. Harmless apps, tried many. 0 feedback, not even a decline. What am I doing wrong?  
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Can I suggest users of my app to listen to Spotify

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I have a question nobody has managed to answer. If I develop an app for commercial purpos...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi, I h...
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Audio Features for a Track

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello!I am writing a math paper using data from the "Get Audio Features for a Track" page (li...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hello! ...
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Can't search by number of years

CountryJapan Devicedynabook Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI tried to get tracks that were released in 2000 with search API, but the result included other year's tracks. https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=year%3A2000&type=track&marke...

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  • Country Japan   Device dynabook   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I tried to get tracks that were released in 2000 with search API, but the result inc...
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audio features explanation

Hey, I would like to use the spotify API for a simple web application and i would like to use the key and tempo information from the audiofeatures method, everything works correctly, however I'm having a hard time converting the 'key' to the camelot ...

  • Visitor
  • Hey, I would like to use the spotify API for a simple web application and i would like to use the key and tempo information from the audiofeatures method, everything works correctly, however I'm havi...
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Solved: Spotify SDK fails to initialize on public IP

My Question or Issue I am utilizing the Spotify SDK for a project. The project stack is Node and react. When I run on production mode, the player fails to initialize when I am on the public IP address. However it works fine on localhost. My speculati...

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  • My Question or Issue   I am utilizing the Spotify SDK for a project.  The project stack is Node and react. When I run on production mode, the player fails to initialize when I am on ...
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Embedded playlist on WordPress website crashing on mobile browser

PlanNot applicableCountryBrazilDeviceAsus Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL)Operating SystemAndroid Oreo (version 8.0.0)BrowserChrome Mobile (version 87.0.4280.141) My Question or Issue I have a Spotify playlist embedded in two different sidebars on my WordPress we...

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  • Plan Not applicable Country Brazil Device Asus Zenfone 3 (ZE552KL) Operating System Android Oreo (version 8.0.0) Browser Chrome Mobile (version 87.0.4280.141)   My Question or Issue ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Console reference link redirects to old api

Region: DEBrowser: Chrome The reference link from the "Search for an Item" console page doesn't redirect to the new API reference. Tried it with other random reference links but they all worked like they should and redirected to the new api reference...

  • Casual Listener
  • Region: DE Browser: Chrome   The reference link from the "Search for an Item"  console page  doesn't redirect to the new API reference.   Tried it with othe...
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