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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Queue function returning 503 error

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevice(Raspberry Pi)os debian My Question or IssueI’m trying to use the API in order to call Spotify from a ...

  • Regular
  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Premium Country France Device (Raspberry Pi) os debian &nbsp...
  • spotifyjosh
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allow play back from a particular timestamp in the Android Remote SDK

Hey guys, was wondering if the Android SDK can allow this like the Web API already does. It would be great to allow playing a track from a starting position.This feature would improve experience in the following use case:The current hack involves cal...

  • Gig Goer
  • Hey guys, was wondering if the Android SDK can allow this like the Web API already does. It would be great to allow playing a track from a starting position. This feature would improve experience in...
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Solved!! active a playback device with API

Is there a way to activate a playback device using the api and why can't I see my ethernet speakers using the get playback devices api?

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  • Is there a way to activate a playback device using the api and why can't I see my ethernet speakers using the get playback devices api?  
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Is there anything I can use like Spotify WebPlayback on Android?

Since Android uses remote sdk, it is used by connecting to Spotify app. Is there any way to use it like web playback sdk?

  • Casual Listener
  • Since Android uses remote sdk, it is used by connecting to Spotify app. Is there any way to use it like web playback sdk?
  • Hubo
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Spotify Play Button Refreshes on a page while typing

Hi,Hope anyone reading this is safe and well.I'm currently developing using angular and embedding the play button in a modal. The modal has text fields and the play button in the iframe resets everytime I type in the fields on the page. So if the pla...

  • Visitor
  • Hi, Hope anyone reading this is safe and well. I'm currently developing using angular and embedding the play button in a modal. The modal has text fields and the play button in the iframe resets ev...
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Getting Other Users' Top Artists/Top Tracks

It is possible to access the top tracks/artists of another user? I know authorization is required but how would that work for a separate user? For example, if I wanted to create a web app that compared my top tracks to my friends top tracks, is there...

  • Visitor
  • It is possible to access the top tracks/artists of another user? I know authorization is required but how would that work for a separate user? For example, if I wanted to create a web app that compar...
  • Hubo
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Superuser Contribution I want to listen to music through api.

I want to listen to music through api. Currently, I can only listen to the review url and listen to it in advance for 30 seconds. Is there another way? (Use account is the default account.)

  • Casual Listener
  • I want to listen to music through api. Currently, I can only listen to the review url and listen to it in advance for 30 seconds. Is there another way? (Use account is the default account.)
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Superuser Contribution Web API - Disliked tracks endpoint

Requesting a web API endpoint for disliked tracks. Currently the user has the ability to "Hide track" on a album, but to my knowledge, there is no way to create, read, update or delete (CRUD) a users disliked tracks via the web API. The use case I ha...

  • Visitor
  • Requesting a web API endpoint for disliked tracks. Currently the user has the ability to "Hide track" on a album, but to my knowledge, there is no way to create, read, update or delete (CRUD) a users...
  • spotifyjosh
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Charts for podcasts by regions

There is currently spotifycharts.com to show top music for each country.Is there similar API/CSV download for podcasts? I cannot find any API endpoint for this.

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  • There is currently spotifycharts.com to show top music for each country. Is there similar API/CSV download for podcasts? I cannot find any API endpoint for this.
  • Hubo
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Remove a track from a playlist using API

I'm trying to delete a track from a playlist with python. But it gives an error by the authentication. First I thought it was the scopes but it is added to my apps if i look at my apps. So now i don't now what the problem is. This is my code:access_t...

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  • I'm trying to delete a track from a playlist with python. But it gives an error by the authentication. First I thought it was the scopes but it is added to my apps if i look at my apps. So now i don'...
  • Hubo
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Scopes

I am trying to create a program that deletes songs from a playlist thot are older than a week with python. But I need to use a scope for this. Where do i ask for this scope?

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  • I am trying to create a program that deletes songs from a playlist thot are older than a week with python. But I need to use a scope for this. Where do i ask for this scope?
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is there a Spotify Song Radio API?

So on the desktop and mobile app users are able to right click and choose the option to start a song radio or artist radio which allows users to listen to similar songs. However after looking through the various API endpoints I couldn't seem to find ...

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  • So on the desktop and mobile app users are able to right click and choose the option to start a song radio or artist radio which allows users to listen to similar songs.  However after look...
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Paging object - "total" Key not matching items.length()

Attempting a search request.I receive a proper response. However, the "total" attribute does not match the length of the "items" attribute (array). What does the "total" attribute represent, if not the total size of the "items" array?Docs [https://de...

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  • Attempting a search request. I receive a proper response. However, the "total" attribute does not match the length of the "items" attribute (array).   What does the "total" attribute represen...
  • Hubo
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How to link a track without automatically playing it?

When a user taps a link to a standard track, using a web link or a deeplink, the track automatically starts to play in their Spotify App. Is there a way to link to the tracks without automatically playing them?

  • Gig Goer
  • When a user taps a link to a standard track, using a web link or a deeplink, the track automatically starts to play in their Spotify App. Is there a way to link to the tracks without automatically pl...
  • Hubo
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Are Tokens Required?

Hey Everyone, I am currently creating a website that uses Spotify API to search for trackshttps://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=${track}%20${artist}&type=track is the urlI have been able to do this successfully using code that prompts the user to sign ...

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  • Hey Everyone,   I am currently creating a website that uses Spotify API to search for tracks https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q= ${ track } %20 ${ artist } &type=track is the u...
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logging a single user via Spotify app with required scope at backend

Hello! I have a Spotify app and want to get user's(same account from which the app is created) access token at back end and use that token for web api access. Is it possible? Or can I fix access token(of the user) at back end, once generated and refr...

  • Visitor
  • Hello!           I have a Spotify app and want to get user's(same account from which the app is created) access token at back end and use that token for web api access. Is i...
  • Hubo
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Commercial API approval waiting time

We are trying to launch a service using the API and submitted our request for the commercial API about a week ago. I haven't had any confirmation this was received or indication of when we'd get a reply. Not complaining as such, would just like a bit...

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  • We are trying to launch a service using the API and submitted our request for the commercial API about a week ago.  I haven't had any confirmation this was received or indication of when we'd...
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Solved!! Long URIs

Is there any logic as to when one needs to provide the fully qualified version of a URI (e.g. including the "spotify:track:" prefix)? I've been developing Haskell bindings to the Web API, and have just found that, for example, getting a track require...

  • Casual Listener
  • Is there any logic as to when one needs to provide the fully qualified version of a URI (e.g. including the "spotify:track:" prefix)?   I've been developing Haskell bindings to the Web API, an...
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Solved!! Is Spotify abusing its dominant position?

Since 3pm yesterday the Spotify Web API has stopped working on theauthorization endpoints. The only error returned is a 400 error code with noattached error description. Since I’m using Spotify as the onlyauthentication method in my app, it’s crashin...

  • Music Fan
  • Since 3pm yesterday the Spotify Web API has stopped working on the authorization endpoints. The only error returned is a 400 error code with no attached error description. Since I’m using Spoti...
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