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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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API rate limit

Hi Spotify Developer forum, I'm the founder of a Danish app named Queue. Queue uses the Spotify API to enable Queue users to register with Queue using their existing Spotify account and then to add their favorite Spotify-songs to a collaborative part...

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  • Hi Spotify Developer forum,   I'm the founder of a Danish app named Queue.  Queue uses the Spotify API to enable Queue users to register with Queue using their existing Spotify account an...
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Authorization Code Flow for Artists and Managers

Hello everyone, I have got one question when implementing the Authorization Code Flow. Once the user authorize access to an Application and the app use the request token to web api to get user data like in the example bellow: { "display_name":"JMWizz...

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  •    Hello everyone,    I have got one question when implementing the Authorization Code Flow.    Once the user authorize access to an Application and the app use the...
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Accessing Spotify API without Logging In

Hi, for my class I am trying to create an application in which a group of people can collaborate on a playlist and then export that playlist to Spotify. One of the reasons we thought of this idea is to have it so people without a Spotify account can ...

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  • Hi, for my class I am trying to create an application in which a group of people can collaborate on a playlist and then export that playlist to Spotify.  One of the reasons we thought of this id...
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Play Spotify songs from 3rd party app

Hello, I'm developing an app that allows the user to play songs from Spotify and share the queue with other users. The problem is that usign Spotify app remote sdk on iOS i'm not able to keep the app running on the background, the only solution is to...

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  • Hello, I'm developing an app that allows the user to play songs from Spotify and share the queue with other users. The problem is that usign Spotify app remote sdk on iOS i'm not able to keep the app...
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App does not handler %-encoded URI's properly - macOS

Operating System: 10.15.7App ver 1.1.44.538.g8057de92 Spotify should handle percent-encoded URLs /URIs such asspotify:track%3A1BncfTJAWxrsxyT9culBrjthe %3A == colon (:) so, equivalent is :spotify:track:1BncfTJAWxrsxyT9culBrj I have apps on my system ...

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  • Operating System: 10.15.7 App ver 1.1.44.538.g8057de92   Spotify should handle percent-encoded URLs /URIs such as spotify:track%3A1BncfTJAWxrsxyT9culBrj the %3A == colon (:) so, equivalent ...
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Bad Request for Adding Tracks to Playlist

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueI'm trying to develop an Android app that allows you to create a playlist and add tracks. I am currently using the Kaaes Spotify Web API wrapper for Android since it seems like t...

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  •   Plan Free Country United States Operating System Android   My Question or Issue I'm trying to develop an Android app that allows you to create a playlist and add tracks. I am cur...
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Using a Spotify API with C++

Hello, I want to use a spotify API for a class project, but the class requires me to use C++. Is this possible to do?

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  • Hello, I want to use a spotify API for a class project, but the class requires me to use C++. Is this possible to do?   
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Turning off Spotify Connect or adjusting it's behaviour?

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUSA Devices(Iphones, Windows PC, Sonos, Apple PC, Amazon Alexa, etc. Operating SystemALL My Question or IssueSo, I'm having a problem when I'm playing music in my office and my kids want to play music on our Alexa in the livi...

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  •   Plan Premium Family Country USA   Devices (Iphones, Windows PC, Sonos, Apple PC, Amazon Alexa, etc.   Operating System ALL   My Question or Issue So, I'm having a p...
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Request for "Type of Object by ID" API Endpoint

I would like to request an API endpoint that allows you to submit an ID (or multiple IDs) and returns what type of object (eg. Album, Track, Playlist, etc) that ID refers to. As far as I'm aware this is not currently possible, and it would help me bu...

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  • I would like to request an API endpoint that allows you to submit an ID (or multiple IDs) and returns what type of object (eg. Album, Track, Playlist, etc) that ID refers to. As far as I'm aware this...
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Solved!! tracks with multiple ids

PlanPremiumCountryUSA While going through my history and saved lists I found many instances where song have multiple ids associated even if they are from the same album and artist. For example:7oK9VyNzrYvRFo7nQEYkWN Mr. Brightside Hot Fuss003vvx7Niy0...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA   While going through my history and saved lists I found many instances where song have multiple ids associated even if they are from the same album and art...
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use Spotify API for Tiktok-like app

Hi there,I'm building my Tiktok-like SDK, which I sell as a company. We do a video editing SDK, basically, so I'm interested if it is possible to use Spotify songs for that. If so, who can I talk to discuss commercial questions?

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  • Hi there, I'm building my Tiktok-like SDK, which I sell as a company. We do a video editing SDK, basically, so I'm interested if it is possible to use Spotify songs for that. If so, who can I talk...
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Play songs with custom media player

My Question or IssueI was looking at the Web Playback SDK and learned that I can play music in my browser through the desktop Spotify client. However, I want to be able to play music WITHOUT having to start it from another Spotify client. Is this pos...

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  • My Question or Issue I was looking at the Web Playback SDK and learned that I can play music in my browser through the desktop Spotify client. However, I want to be able to play music WITHOUT having...
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Album available markets not matching tracks

Hello, I have a weird issue with two albums which available_markets lists all 92 countries. But when taking a closer look at each album's track list only 1 or 2 songs are really available for 92 markets, all others are only available for 1 market. sp...

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  • Hello,  I have a weird issue with two albums which available_markets lists all 92 countries. But when taking a closer look at each album's track list only 1 or 2 songs are really available fo...
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iOS SDK: Don't call playerStateDidChange for unidentified events. Add event types.

The iOS SDK works great for simple applications. The demo app, for example, is infallible. The album art and other album information changes in-place when the playback state is updated. Add a simple print to playerstateDidChange with the song title a...

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  • The iOS SDK works great for simple applications. The demo app, for example, is infallible. The album art and other album information changes in-place when the playback state is updated. Add a simple ...
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Web Playback SDK Set Current Track

Dear Spotify, would it be possible to add a method to the Web Playback SDK / API to locally set the current playback track / state, similar to the Web API "Player/Play" endpoint but to be able to do it locally? I'm developing a Web App that allows pe...

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  • Dear Spotify, would it be possible to add a method to the Web Playback SDK / API to locally set the current playback track / state, similar to the Web API "Player/Play" endpoint but to be able to do ...
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Superuser Contribution Empty available markets if item not available in the token's country

I have an app that uses the track endpoint and I noticed this strange bugMy token is in the United States, for reference.When testing the track endpoint, I tried a track with the ID of 1gx8hCtGJtMfUz8TR1lGlT, which is a track I know is available in t...

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  • I have an app that uses the track endpoint and I noticed this strange bug My token is in the United States, for reference. When testing the track endpoint, I tried a track with the ID of 1gx8h...
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Web API: Missing feature to search for multiple tracks,artist per request

I just wrote a detailed and outlined 'article' detailing the problem. But an 'unexpected error occurred'. The fact of the matter is, as stated in the title. I cannot find a way to search for multiple tracks or artists with one request. Please tell me...

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  • I just wrote a detailed and outlined 'article' detailing the problem. But an 'unexpected error occurred'. The fact of the matter is, as stated in the title.  I cannot find a way to search for m...
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Recommendation API using more than 5 seeds

Hello! The Recommendation API suits exactly my needs for my app but I'm stuck with the number of seeds limitation (5 max). Do you have some ideas about how to find a similar alternative with more seeds?

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  • Hello!   The Recommendation API suits exactly my needs for my app but I'm stuck with the number of seeds limitation (5 max).     Do you have some ideas about how to find a si...
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recently played API not updating

Premium plan USA Windows 10 As of this morning 10/23/2020 EST the recently played tracks API is not updating and it is stuck on the yesterdays night last track I listened to. Is this a normal occurrence? I am developing an app that needs to keep trac...

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  • Premium plan USA Windows 10   As of this morning 10/23/2020 EST the recently played tracks API is not updating and it is stuck on the yesterdays night last track I listened to. Is this a norma...
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