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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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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...

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  • 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...
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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.)

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  • 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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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!! 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...

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  • 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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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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Spotify Socket Hang Up Error

Hi everyone,I'm receiving the 'Socket Hang Up' error when my app is running for almost a day. I'm requesting things to Spotify hourly, and most of the time the app runs smoothly. The error happens when I start requesting after 7-8 hours I turned on m...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm receiving the 'Socket Hang Up' error when my app is running for almost a day. I'm requesting things to Spotify hourly, and most of the time the app runs smoothly. The error happens ...
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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...

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  • 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!!Superuser Contribution Audio Analysis endpoint type changes

The type of multiple values in the audio-analysis endpoint changed. Timestamp and num_samples changed from int to string and analysis_sample_rate changed from int to float. Is this a bug or are these changes intended?

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  • The type of multiple values in the audio-analysis endpoint changed. Timestamp and num_samples changed from int to string and  analysis_sample_rate changed from int to float. Is this a bug...
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Commercial app request status

Hi,I submitted a request for commercial application approval last week but I didn't get any response of any kind. Just wondering if I could check the status of the request to make sure I submitted it correctly and to have a sense of how much it will ...

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  • Hi, I submitted a request for commercial application approval last week but I didn't get any response of any kind. Just wondering if I could check the status of the request to make sure I submitte...
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Changing API App Ownership to another account

Hello, I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically). It doesn't seem possible to do this from the dashboard or the UI. Is there anyone I could talk to at ...

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  • Hello,   I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically).   It doesn't seem possible to do t...
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Web playback SDK

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUK My Question or IssueCould I build a dual-use web player that can play back tracks stored on my own server and from Spotify servers?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country UK   My Question or Issue Could I build a dual-use web player that can play back tracks stored on my own server and from Spotify servers?
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Want to build the Radio using spotify API

I wan to build the radio app. Automatically play the songs; if user doesn't like any song, user can skip it. Is it okay if my app keeps the user history what songs are skipped; next time it doesn't play them plus app analyzes those songs and don't pl...

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  • I wan to build the radio app. Automatically play the songs; if user doesn't like any song, user can skip it. Is it okay if my app keeps the user history what songs are skipped; next time it doesn't p...
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Superuser Contribution Getting better API usage insights?

PlanPremium Operating SystemWeb Service My Question or IssueI have an application which generates a good amount of traffic to your API servers. There are thousandfold unique users every day (according to your dashboard). From the dashboard I can see ...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Web Service   My Question or Issue I have an application which generates a good amount of traffic to your API servers. There are thousandfold unique u...
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iOS Streaming SDK – Is API sunsetting for all 3rd-party clients, or only DJ Apps? [July 1, 2020]

PlanPremiumDeviceiOS My Question or Issue My App Store iOS app has been using the streaming SDK (the official, but now-deprecated, iOS Streaming SDK) since it was released in 2014, to provide users with more advanced equalizer settings than are avail...

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  • Plan Premium Device iOS   My Question or Issue   My App Store iOS app has been using the streaming SDK (the official, but now-deprecated, iOS Streaming SDK) since it was released in ...
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API get currently playing track return empty

My question is about Web API, here is the steps Step to re-produce I open desktop appI play a song "A"then I stop and leave it about 30 minutesThen I used postman to call API to get playing track => it returns 204 No ContentExpectation It was suppose...

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  • My question is about Web API, here is the steps   Step to re-produce   I open desktop app I play a song "A" then I stop and leave it about 30 minutes Then I used postman to call API...
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Creating App like Tik Tok

My Question or IssueHi I am a mobile app developer and trying to integrate Spotify in my mobile app. Is it legal to create a Tik tok like app where users can create videos with songs from Spotify in my app?

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  •   My Question or Issue Hi I am a mobile app developer and trying to integrate Spotify in my mobile app. Is it legal to create a Tik tok like app where users can create videos with songs from S...
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iOS Streaming SDK Discontinuation of service date

Hi, I know the old iOS Streaming SDK has been deprecated and removed from Github. I have an existing app in the app store that uses this and I'm wondering how much time I have to migrate to the new SDK before streaming stops working in my app. I assu...

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  • Hi,   I know the old iOS Streaming SDK has been deprecated and removed from Github.  I have an existing app in the app store that uses this and I'm wondering how much time I have to migra...
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Superuser Contribution Integration

Hi there fellow Spotify enthusiasts

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