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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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Adding snippets of songs to one long song via API

Hi,i wondered if Spotify allows to build an app that plays only parts of songs (like 30seks) and then jumps to the next song to play again only 30 seks. The snippets are faded into each other. As Spotify stopped support for DJ apps, i wanted to know ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, i wondered if Spotify allows to build an app that plays only parts of songs (like 30seks) and then jumps to the next song to play again only 30 seks. The snippets are faded into each other. As S...
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Play Song

Plan- Free/Premium - BothCountry - India Device- iPhone XROperating System- iOS 13.1.3 HiCan you please confirm to play song is it required to navigate to Spotify app then authorise the token and back to my own native application where I have integra...

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  • Plan- Free/Premium - Both Country - India   Device- iPhone XR Operating System- iOS 13.1.3   Hi Can you please confirm to play song is it required to navigate to Sp...
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API access limit?

Hello, considering that my SDA have multiple access, will there be a limit of access of the API? Will I be charged if I exceed any number?Thank you!

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  • Hello, considering that my SDA have multiple access, will there be a limit of access of the API?  Will I be charged if I exceed any number? Thank you!
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SpotifyConnectionTerminatedException gets called after 5 mins!! App Remote SDK

Hi There,There is an issue with the app remote sdk (android) which is that spotify connection gets terminated on its own after about 5 mins with the exception SpotifyConnectionTerminatedException. The  picture below is what I get in logcat. Is there ...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Hi There, There is an issue with the app remote sdk (android) which is that spotify connection gets terminated on its own after about 5 mins with the exception SpotifyConnectionTerminatedExcept...
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Superuser Contribution Getting error in audio-analysis with specific ID

Hi everyone, I'm getting an error when I trying to get audio-analysis to this id: 0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35The same error occurs in https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-audio-analysis-track/?id=0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35 The track is : https://open.spo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone,   I'm getting an error when I trying to get audio-analysis to this id: 0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35 The same error occurs in https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-audio-anal...
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I would like a reverse of blocking explicit songs botton

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I hate edited music but I feel like I have to hunt down explicit unedited ones and it's anno...

  • 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  I...
  • Hubo
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Requirements API and SDK

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceWeb BrowserOperating SystemWindows, MacOS and Linux My Question or IssueI built a simple application where users can login using the Spotify API and add songs to a shared queue. I want to use the Webplay SDK to pro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Web Browser Operating System Windows, MacOS and Linux   My Question or Issue I built a simple application where users can login using th...
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Authentication with 'Spotify For Artists' accounts?

I am trying to create an app gauged towards artists on Spotify, and while I have already implemented the Oauth authentication for standard user accounts, I was wondering if there is a way to do this for accounts made through 'Spotify For Artists', or...

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  • I am trying to create an app gauged towards artists on Spotify, and while I have already implemented the Oauth authentication for standard user accounts, I was wondering if there is a way to do this ...
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new music sharing feature

During this quarantine we are not able to be with our peers and listen to music with one another in person. However I suggest a feature that could make it easier to connect with friends, family , etc. It could be allowed only with premium or free to ...

  • Newbie
  • During this quarantine we are not able to be with our peers and listen to music with one another in person. However I suggest a feature that could make it easier to connect with friends, family , etc...
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Play button missing in app on redirect from link

PremiumU.S.A. Device(iPhone SE, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro, Macbook Pro Late 2019)Operating System(iOS 13.5.1) My Question or IssueWhen redirected from my Facebook ad or from my landing page, some are experiencing no play butto...

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  • Premium U.S.A.    Device (iPhone SE, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro, Macbook Pro Late 2019) Operating System (iOS 13.5.1)   My Question or Issue When redire...
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Debloating spotify.

Hi, Spofify Staff. I noticed that one of the processes that are associated upon startup is a crash handler for the program. THIS IS THE COMMAND LINE THAT IS LAUNCHED: " PATH FOR USER " --type=crashpad-handler /prefetch:7 --max-uploads=5 --max-db-size...

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  • Hi, Spofify Staff.  I noticed that one of the processes that are associated upon startup is a crash handler for the program.  THIS IS THE COMMAND LINE THAT IS LAUNCHED:  " PATH ...
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[API] User Top Tracks

Hi, I'm currently using the web API to build a stat display for user listening habits. In the docs it claims: For each time range, the top 50 tracks and artists are available for each user. In the future, it is likely that this restriction will be re...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm currently using the web API to build a stat display for user listening habits. In the docs it claims:     For each time range, the top 50 tracks and artists are available for eac...
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[Web API] get-recently-played endpoint track parameter?

I was looking through the Web API documentation for the endpoint that gets the users most recently played 'play-history-objects', and I was curious on how to properly use the 'track' parameter? Am I correct in assuming it can help me filter results t...

  • Casual Listener
  • I was looking through the Web API documentation for the endpoint that gets the users most recently played 'play-history-objects', and I was curious on how to properly use the 'track' parameter? &nbs...
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Solved!! Unable to add Playlists to Queue using AppRemote SDK for Android

 When I try to add a playlist using app remote sdk as such:mSpotifyAppRemote.getPlayerApi().queue("spotify:playlist:37i9dQZF1DWWAqc46ZJdZf");it seems that spotify doesn't load it. I checked my code everything is fine. Looks like its an issue from the...

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  •  When I try to add a playlist using app remote sdk as such: mSpotifyAppRemote .getPlayerApi().queue("spotify:playlist:37i9dQZF1DWWAqc46ZJdZf"); it seems that spotify doesn't load it. I checked my ...
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Solved!! Spotify Assistant Feature

I have an idea to improve Spotify. I think Spotify must have an assistant like siri and google assistant. Let's give an example. I am listening to music loudly on my phone and I wanted to move on to the next track. 'Spotify next!' And 'Next!' or 'Vol...

  • Casual Listener
  • I have an idea to improve Spotify. I think Spotify must have an assistant like siri and google assistant. Let's give an example. I am listening to music loudly on my phone and I wanted to move on to ...
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Terms Of Use - Preview URL

Hello, I'm planning to develop a game app, but for that I only want to use the preview audio url (30sec). For general use (full audio) I know that it is not allowed, but using only the preview one, is it allowed?Regards,

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  • Hello, I'm planning to develop a game app, but for that I only want to use the preview audio url (30sec). For general use (full audio) I know that it is not allowed, but using only the preview one, i...
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Making application work for different users(Spotify API)

Hi, I currently have a python script that creates a playlist of recently played tracks. However, it only works for my own account right now and I wanted to know how I could make this work for other users as well. I have the appropriate scopes (playli...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I currently have a python script that creates a playlist of recently played tracks. However, it only works for my own account right now and I wanted to know how I could make this work for other u...
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Solved!! Cannot set offset to above 50 for a user's favorite tracks

Hey,When i try to use the endpoint GET /v1/me/top/{type} with an offset of above 50, the result sent back from the endpoint is an empty list of 0 tracks. I am trying to get a User's top 100 songs, and to do so I'm trying to call GET /v1/me/top/tracks...

  • Visitor
  • Hey, When i try to use the endpoint  GET /v1/me/top/{type} with an offset of above 50, the result sent back from the endpoint is an empty list of 0 tracks.   I am trying to get a User'...
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Web Playback SDK: only first 10 seconds of each song is played

Plan: PremiumCountry: USA Device: Samsung 2020 TVOperating System: Tizen My Question or IssueI am developing an application on Tizen for Samsung TVs which I am attempting to integrate with Spotify. I am using the Spotify Web Playback SDK and initiati...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA   Device: Samsung 2020 TV Operating System: Tizen   My Question or Issue I am developing an application on Tizen for Samsung TVs which I am ...
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The Best 10 sec (The Best 10')

User can press the new icon (tBts -The Best 10 sec) and can select the favorite part within 10 sec period. This section could be called "the heart of the song" for the user.Spotify will have the advantage to suggest the songs that best match, because...

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  • User can press the new icon (tBts -The Best 10 sec) and can select the favorite part within 10 sec period. This section could be called "the heart of the song" for the user. Spotify will have the ...
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