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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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I,m new to coding / Are there any apps that sell on Appstore

Hey there, I am new to coding and have some ideas for an app that could complement Spotify. Here are my queries : 1) Code to know - i'm particularly interested in accessing the spotify music inventory and having it displayed on the app ( i.e.. artist...

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  • Hey there,   I am new to coding and have some ideas for an app that could complement Spotify. Here are my queries :    1) Code to know - i'm particularly interested in accessing th...
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Can we use image and song from spotify api

Hello i want to know if we can use image and preview song from a song on spotify that we receive from the api when i say use it post on twitter for making a bot. thanks to those who will help me

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  • Hello i want to know if we can use image and preview song from a song on spotify that we receive from the api   when i say use it post on twitter for making a bot.    tha...
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How to transfer audio to a Chromecast Audio... via Python!

PlanFree/PremiumCountryItalyDeviceOnePlus 6T, Raspberry Pi 3 B+Operating SystemAndroid 10+ on the OnePlus 6T, Raspbian Buster on the Raspberry Pi My Question or IssueI'm playing with Python on my Raspberry Pi and I'm now able to turn on my Onkyo home...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Italy Device OnePlus 6T, Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Operating System Android 10+ on the OnePlus 6T, Raspbian Buster on the Raspberry Pi   My Question or Issue I'm play...
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Beginner of Spotify for Developers

Plan:PremiumCountry:US DeviceiPhone 8 and Windows Surface ComputerOperating SystemiOS 10 and Windows 10I am just starting on Spotify for Developers and I want to develop a site, but I know nothing about coding or pretty anything related to website cr...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US   Device iPhone 8 and Windows Surface Computer Operating System iOS 10 and Windows 10 I am just starting on Spotify for Developers and I want to develop a site...
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A failure in accessing from Bulk API

PlanFree/PremiumCountryJapan My Question or IssueWe're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals directly with the Provider Bulk APIs and the data that is generated fr...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Japan   My Question or Issue We're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals di...
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How to Get App on Website

Hey, So I used react app to create a web application using the spotify api. I have it all set up and working but for called im using localhost: for the urls. How would I go about getting my website actually on the internet for people to view from oth...

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  • Hey,   So I used react app to create a web application using the spotify api. I have it all set up and working but for called im using localhost: for the urls. How would I go about getting my ...
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Spotify rate limit

Hi, I am creating a widget for Twitch streamers to use in their streaming software to show their currently playing spotify track on stream. This will require me to call the spotify api every 3.5 seconds to make it feel fast and smooth. What will happ...

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  • Hi,   I am creating a widget for Twitch streamers to use in their streaming software to show their currently playing spotify track on stream. This will require me to call the spotify api every...
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Spotify mobile app Connect behavior/protocol (when switching account?)

Hello all,Can someone point me to some detailed description of the algorithm used to implement Spotify Connect in the mobile app, so I can understand the following behavior? As far as I see, the phone queries over 5353 (mDNS) and the Connect-capable ...

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  • Hello all, Can someone point me to some detailed description of the algorithm used to implement Spotify Connect in the mobile app, so I can understand the following behavior?   As far as I se...
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Solved!! Playlist Folders

PlanPremium Suggestion:I have a million playlists and it can sometimes get messy having them all mixed together. I think it'd be a great feature to be able to have playlist folders so that I can organize all my playlists and not have such a long list...

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  • Plan Premium   Suggestion: I have a million playlists and it can sometimes get messy having them all mixed together. I think it'd be a great feature to be able to have playlist folders so th...
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IOS Binary with Spotify SDK rejected from App Store

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhones My Question or IssueI developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discovery service and it can also control the playback on a device that has Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhones   My Question or Issue I developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discove...
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Authenticate problem in Spotify.

I want to authenticate Spotify without having app or without opening webView on android and iOS? Please reply soon.

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  •  I want to authenticate Spotify  without having app or without opening webView on android and iOS?  Please reply soon.          
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Can I load shows with client credentials?

Code BaseVue + Axios My Question or IssueI'm wondering if it's possible to load shows data with client credentials or whether I need user auth? What's the best way to pull the latest episodes for a show? Perhaps an example in libraries could help.

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  • Code Base Vue + Axios   My Question or Issue I'm wondering if it's possible to load shows data with client credentials or whether I need user auth?   What's the best way to pull the l...
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Sharing Playlists

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueSharing playlists and making playlist friends is a great feature in Spotify. However, the onl...

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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 Sharing...
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Android Apps - Controlling volume? Web API endpoint broken for Android devices?

First question: there is currently no way to control and android device's Spotify volume through the Spotify Android SDK, correct? Secondly - if there isn't, I see some Web API endpoints that may be able to do the job, but I'm getting a strange resul...

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  • First question: there is currently no way to control and android device's Spotify volume through the Spotify Android SDK, correct?   Secondly - if there isn't, I see some Web API endpoints tha...
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Query a specific playlist by ID

Why can't we query a specific playlist by ID? We can do this with a track. There simply is no id or playlist_id argument within the playlists field. In GraphQL, I simply can't filter by playlist id: {spotify {me {playlists(id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx") {...

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  • Why can't we query a specific playlist by ID? We can do this with a track.    There simply is no id or playlist_id argument within the playlists field.    In GraphQL, I simply...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Web API - Play tracks directly on the page instead

I'm using the Web API and Nuxt to return tracks from my playlists onto a web page. I'd like the tracks to play directly on the page. I thought wrapping them inside the uri would suffice. Instead it opens the standalone player on desktop or app on the...

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  • I'm using the Web API and Nuxt to return tracks from my playlists onto a web page. I'd like the tracks to play directly on the page. I thought wrapping them inside the uri would suffice. Instead it o...
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Spotify Health Check app is not working

Hi, I'm using the Spotify Health check app - https://squadhealthcheck.info/but for some reason today it works extremely slow - I'm getting a timeout errors when trying to login or start a new Health Check.Please help

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  • Hi, I'm using the Spotify Health check app - https://squadhealthcheck.info/ but for some reason today it works extremely slow - I'm getting a timeout errors when trying to login or start a new ...
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Superuser Contribution hls stream from spotify

Is there a way to get an HLS stream URL for a music file in spotify ? I'd like to take this URL and paste it into VLC's Media/Open Network Stream to actually stream the file into an non-spotify player like VLC.

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  • Is there a way to get an HLS stream URL for a music file in spotify ? I'd like to take this URL and paste it into VLC's Media/Open Network Stream to actually stream the file into an non-spotify playe...
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Feature Request: Airplay flag on player api

There are many aspects of using the API that it would be very important to know a user is using Airplay to play from their device. Airplay adds a 2 second delay to the playback and if you are developing an app that needs to be in sync to the music it...

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  • There are many aspects of using the API that it would be very important to know a user is using Airplay to play from their device. Airplay adds a 2 second delay to the playback and if you are develop...
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