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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 Please continue supporting iOS/Android streaming SDKs

We have been using those SDKs since they became available. Our particular app (Amazing Slow Downer) lets the user play music more slowly, since a couple of years ago also songs from Spotify. The "ios-streaming-sdk" is a beautifully designed framework...

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  • We have been using those SDKs since they became available.   Our particular app (Amazing Slow Downer) lets the user play music more slowly, since a couple of years ago also songs from Spotify....
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Please reconsider shutting down iOS/Android streaming SDKs

Like Rolf and their Amazing Slow Downer app, Zeyu and their MixOnSet app, Prady and their Boom app, Jukestar also uses the Mobile Streaming SDK to bring thousands of people to Spotify each week. Jukestar uses the Mobile Streaming SDK to take control ...

  • Newbie
  • Like Rolf and their Amazing Slow Downer app, Zeyu and their MixOnSet app, Prady and their Boom app, Jukestar also uses the Mobile Streaming SDK to bring thousands of people to Spotify each week. &n...
  • Shagman68
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    streaming
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When to use spotify web playback sdk vs web api

Hi, I'm developing a music events listing web app using nextjs, and supabase as backend. I'm trying to add functionality where if a user uses spotify (and they have a premium account) to authenticate with my app, they can stream music directly from t...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...uthenticate with my app, they can stream music directly from the app.   I'm getting a bit confused on whether I should create a custom player using web playback sdk within a react component that renders w...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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    Web API
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Spotify SDK and angular

PlanFree/PremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceBrowserOperating SystemAny My Question or IssueI am having some issues using the spotify sdk in an angular project. I've managed to set-up a working player, but this player does not work if other components try to ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Belgium Device Browser Operating System Any   My Question or Issue I am having some issues using the spotify sdk in an angular project. I've managed to set-u...
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    component
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Web Playback SDK togglePlay fails to pause track

PlanPremiumCountryUS Device(Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(macOS Monterey) My Question or IssueMy project is a bit complex and have it hosted in a private GitHub repository unfortunately. Essentially though, here is the issue:- initialize web...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...itHub repository unfortunately. Essentially though, here is the issue: - initialize web SDK with a (premium) user token - use the web API's /vi/player endpoint to transfer playback to the just i...
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In app streaming - some apps still supporting?

Hi guys, I work within the product development space for music and have a question for the community. One company I had my eye on was EarBuds. Earlier this month I noticed they've had to shut down the project due to the changes to the SDK. I was wond...

  • Newbie
  • ...oticed they've had to shut down the project due to the changes to the SDK. I was wondering how this change will effect applications such as Vertigo and Stationhead, and why they haven't had to s...
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  • App and Feature
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Is there a way to disable the buttons on the Spotify banner?

Hi! We have an app that used the old Spotify SDK to stream music, and are now migrating to the new SDK. Our app tries to do playlist curation itself, and as such we want people to use the next/previous buttons in our app. However with the new SDK we ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi!   We have an app that used the old Spotify SDK to stream music, and are now migrating to the new SDK.   Our app tries to do playlist curation itself, and as such we want people to u...
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Is there a way to terminate the player when our app closes.

Hello! We have an app that used the old Spotify SDK to stream music. We are now migrating to the new SDK, but we have not been able to find a way to terminate the Spotify player when the app closes. Instead users need to close our app, and then close...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello!   We have an app that used the old Spotify SDK to stream music.   We are now migrating to the new SDK, but we have not been able to find a way to terminate the Spotify player w...
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    Close App
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    Streaming SDK
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Auth flow stopped working

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicen/aOperating SystemLinuxMy Question or IssueSince this week our application stopped working. We're using the spotify SDK and use a client id created in the account I'm also posting with on this forum.When a user in ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device n/a Operating System Linux My Question or Issue Since this week our application stopped working. We're using the spotify SDK and use a client id c...
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30-band EQ apps broken with SDK change: screenshot comparison with Spotify’s own 6-band EQ.

Spotify, Please note how the SDK change has ruined my enjoyment of your service by comparing these screenshots of MyuRa (on iOS) 30-band EQ (with 0.1 db of precision) with Spotify’s integrated 6-band EQ… an EQ that doesn’t even provide numerical feed...

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  • Spotify,    Please note how the SDK change has ruined my enjoyment of your service by comparing these screenshots of MyuRa (on iOS) 30-band EQ (with 0.1 db of precision) with S...
  • daveisthemusic
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[iOS SDK] SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play regression

I believe that there has been a regression in the way that the SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play method is handled. Previously it behaved just like the Web API variant, in that invoking it would clear the queue in addition to playing the requested track.As ...

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  • I believe that there has been a regression in the way that the SPTAppRemotePlayerAPI.play method is handled.  Previously it behaved just like the Web API variant, in that invoking it would clea...
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502 when trying to set repeat mode on web sdk

Hey there! I keep getting 502 response status code when trying to set the repeat mode on my web sdk application. Using the Spotify Console to set the repeat option on the sdk, the behaviour is the same, but when I try to set the repeat option on a re...

  • Visitor
  • Hey there!   I keep getting 502 response status code when trying to set the repeat mode on my web sdk application. Using the Spotify Console to set the repeat option on the sdk, the b...
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SDK connection problems

Device(iPhone 13)Operating System(iOS 15) My Question or IssueI am developing an app that uses Spotify SDK to obtain currently playing playlists. I have a button that redirects user to Spotify app, to select music, and when the user returns, SDK prov...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device (iPhone 13) Operating System (iOS 15)   My Question or Issue I am developing an app that uses Spotify SDK to obtain currently playing playlists.  I have a button that r...
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WebPlayer SDK API - play song by #ID

Hello, I am looking herehttps://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/ Is there a way to play song by #ID on our own site? Thank you

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  • Hello,   I am looking here https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/   Is there a way to play song by #ID on our own site?   Thank you
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Extended quota granted, now what?

My Question or Issue Last year, i submitted my app for written permission before the new policies, i checked my app by curiosity and i have extended quota, that means i can use my app and integrate the SDK? I have in so purchases (no related to Spoti...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...ntegrate the SDK? I have in so purchases (no related to Spotify) is a map/navigation/launcher app, the idea is that the user can play another playlist or recent playlist. I don't want to start the d...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot Transfer Playback - Descriptor ID?

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: Macbook ProOperating System: MojaveBrowser: Chrome My Question or IssueI cannot transfer playback to my web app. This used to work just fine, but is throwing a new error I haven't seen before. I'm able to cr...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: Macbook Pro Operating System: Mojave Browser: Chrome   My Question or Issue I cannot transfer playback to my web app. This used to work j...
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Spotify SDK issue

I m trying to user embed Spotify App Remote SDK in my app.When Spotify application was not in login in status, App Remote SDK was not able to redirect to Login in page of Spotify application. Does anyone know how to solve this? Thanks!

  • Casual Listener
  • I m trying to user embed Spotify App Remote SDK in my app. When Spotify application was not in login in status, App Remote SDK was not able to redirect to Login in page of Spotify a...
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Can I write a bot that streams my Spotify playlist in a Discord channel?

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceWebOperating SystemSDKMy Question or Issue Hi there! I'd like to write a Discord bot that can join a voice channel and stream music using my Spotify Premium account. Am I legally allowed to do this? If not am I legally ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device Web Operating System SDK My Question or Issue   Hi there!   I'd like to write a Discord bot that can join a voice channel and stream music u...
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[NPM][Wrapper] Web Playback

Hi All, I'v been lurking on the forums for a while and saw that many people had issues setting their up their player (event hooks etc). To help speed up developing for inexperienced (experienced as well) users, I built an wrapper that does authentica...

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  • Hi All, I'v been lurking on the forums for a while and saw that many people had issues setting their up their player (event hooks etc). To help speed up developing for inexperienced (experienced as w...
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Add features and plugins

Hi, In my daily use, I feel like the functionality really doesn't match the way I hear and approach music. I have some features that I really would want to have in Spotify. When I search for them in the community, I always meet a bunch of people who ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   In my daily use, I feel like the functionality really doesn't match the way I hear and approach music. I have some features that I really would want to have in Spotify. When I searc...
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