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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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Spotify Web API: Queue endpoint needs polish

I'm working on building a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features:Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always returns 20 results - even when the queue is 12 items long. You ...

  • Regular
  • I'm working on building  a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features: Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always ret...
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  • queue management
    Web API
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Superuser Contribution storing lyrics from API

PlanFreeCountryRepublic of KoreaDeviceSamSung Galaxy S20 UltraOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueHi! We are learning Programming in SSAFY(https://www.ssafy.com/ksp/jsp/swp/swpMain.jsp, contact: **bleep** ). SSAFY stands for Samsung Soft...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free Country Republic of Korea Device SamSung Galaxy S20 Ultra Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue Hi! We are learning Programming in SSAFY(https://www.ssafy...
  • MarieAdkins
  • Newbie
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  • lyric
    Web API
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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
  • 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...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • SDK
    Web API
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Solved!! Cannot update my playlist through the API

Doing my own project and trying to automate the process of updating a playlist I own.I've created an AWS Lambda that every week, at a certain time starts to run and retrieves the last added songs from one playlist and then updates the second playlist...

  • Casual Listener
  • Doing my own project and trying to automate the process of updating a playlist I own. I've created an AWS Lambda that every week, at a certain time starts to run and retrieves the last added songs f...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • Web API
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Regional Listening Data

Is there a way to pull listening data from a geographic location (say a 5 mile area)? Or would one have to accumulate listening data over time and link it to an end-users location (with permission of course)?

  • Newbie
  • Is there a way to pull listening data from a geographic location (say a 5 mile area)? Or would one have to accumulate listening data over time and link it to an end-users location (with permission of...
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    Listening data
    Web API
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Superuser Contribution Check users podcast review

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDeviceVivo 5GOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueI wanted to ask if their is any possible way to check to star reviews on podcast of usere with the web api. I wanted to programm an app for the listeners of a spec...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device Vivo 5G Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I wanted to ask if their is any possible way to check to star reviews on podcast o...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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  • Star review
    Web API
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Solved!! Currently playing episode

Hey there, This post is requesting access to "currently playing episode" through the Spotify Web API, either through the "Get Playback State" endpoint (/me/player) or the "Get Currently Playing Track" endpoint (ideally both). It seems that podcasts a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey there,   This post is requesting access to "currently playing episode" through the Spotify Web API, either through the "Get Playback State" endpoint (/me/player) or the "Get Currently Play...
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
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  • Feature Request
    Podcast API
    Web API
    Web Playback API
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Web API - preview_url for track is null

CountryItalyDeviceWeb APIOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am using the Web-API for a project. I found multiple tracks, where the field "preview_url" is null in the response (nearly half of those I tested). Tried with client credential...

  • Newbie
  • Country Italy Device Web API Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am using the Web-API for a project. I found multiple tracks, where the field "preview_url" is null in th...
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    question
    web
    Web API
    web-api
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Error trying to refresh the access token

Hi, I am currently developing a mobile application that uses Spotify integration, as you may know when authenticating with spotify we receive an access token and a refresh token, the first one expires after an hour and the second one is used to reque...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I am currently developing a mobile application that uses Spotify integration, as you may know when authenticating with spotify we receive an access token and a refresh token, the first one expire...
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    nestjs
    Node
    react native
    refress_token
    Web API
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Update playlist tracks doesn't recognise "uris" parameter

I'm trying to update the tracks in a playlist using the playlists/playlist_id/tracks PUT action, as described at https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/reorder-or-replace-playlists-tracks.I'm using this curl comman...

  • Newbie
  • I'm trying to update the tracks in a playlist using the playlists/playlist_id/tracks PUT action, as described at https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/reorder-or-...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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  • Error
    Web API
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Web Api: Get a artist's cover image.

HI, I am trying to find way to get with Web API artist's cover image (for example Billie Eilish cover image: https://i.scdn.co/image/ab6761860000660e9dfab1cdba3d588674fd8bcd) not artist song image. - It can be done with scraping the web page, but thi...

  • Newbie
  • HI, I am trying to find way to get with Web API artist's cover image (for example Billie Eilish cover image: https://i.scdn.co/image/ab6761860000660e9dfab1cdba3d588674fd8bcd) not artist song image....
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    Feature Request
    question
    Web API
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Solved!! Web API search with a query > 144 characters returns 404

Plan: PremiumHello, third party app developer here.I hit a strange issue in development while searching for a very long track title.It appears that there is a hard limit of 144 characters for the `q` query parameter in the Web API /search endpoint.Se...

  • Regular
  • Plan: Premium Hello, third party app developer here. I hit a strange issue in development while searching for a very long track title. It appears that there is a hard limit of 144 chara...
  • Mordicus
  • Regular
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  • Possible Bug
    Query
    Search
    Web API
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How to return all playlists that include a specific track

Hello, I'm interested in creating a tool that returns all playlists that include a certain track. The tool would be similar to the one used in these websites: https://www.chosic.com/spotify-playlist-search-tool-by-song-or-artist/https://vibify.net/Ex...

  • Newbie
  • Hello, I'm interested in creating a tool that returns all playlists that include a certain track. The tool would be similar to the one used in these websites:  https://www.chosic.com/spotify-p...
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  • Query
    Web API
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Web Playback SDK not working in Chrome but works in Firefox

Hi all, I’ve been using the web playback SDK for a while with no issues. Now I’m not getting any sound on chrome even though the playback and app seems to be working. I’ve just tested it on Firefox and it works perfectly. Any ideas what’s causing thi...

  • Newbie
  • Hi all, I’ve been using the web playback SDK for a while with no issues. Now I’m not getting any sound on chrome even though the playback and app seems to be working.  I’ve just tested it o...
  • cent0nZz
  • Casual Listener
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    playback
    Playback SDK
    Web API
    Web Playback API
    Web SDK
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'404 - Invalid Username' when requesting /currently-playing endpoint

Plan: FreeCountry: United KingdomDevice: Surface Pro 3 Operating System: Windows 10 (21H2) using Brave browserMy Question or Issue:I believe I have successfully authenticated to the API using this code: /* Get Spotify Authorization Token */ $ch = cur...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Free Country: United Kingdom Device: Surface Pro 3  Operating System: Windows 10 (21H2) using Brave browser My Question or Issue: I believe I have successfully authenticated...
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  • Casual Listener
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Solved!! Response after creating playlist returns artist object instead of a playlist. wth?

I'm trying to give users an option to create a private playlist from the app. I followed documentation and my request successfully creates a playlist on user's account (I can see the playlist on my profile) but the response that comes back doesn't co...

  • Gig Goer
  • I'm trying to give users an option to create a private playlist from the app.  I followed documentation and my request successfully creates a playlist on user's account (I can see the playlist ...
  • wiiwiiw
  • Gig Goer
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"/artists/id" endpoint ignores "limit" and "market" query values

When trying to fetch artist's top track or albums I'm trying to use the /artists/id/albums and /artists/id/top-tracks endpoints. In the documentation for /artists/id/albums it states that we can provide limit value so that only a number of albums wil...

  • Gig Goer
  • When trying to fetch artist's top track or albums I'm trying to use the  /artists/id/albums and /artists/id/top-tracks endpoints.   In the documentation for /artists/id/album...
  • wiiwiiw
  • Gig Goer
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    question
    Web API
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Listener data by city

I notice that services such as SoundCharts & ChartMetric have paid plans where you can access monthly listener data for an artist that even displays listeners by city.Is this information accurate?Also, how are they accessing this data, I can't seem t...

  • Visitor
  • I notice that services such as SoundCharts & ChartMetric have paid plans where you can access monthly listener data for an artist that even displays listeners by city. Is this information accura...
  • Hubo
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  • Web API
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Embed spotify for website but with different styling.

My Question or IssueHello, I need to create a popup web player for spotify in our website, but unfortunately the requirements need some unique design for the spotify embed player. The

  • Visitor
  • My Question or Issue Hello, I need to create a popup web player for spotify in our website, but unfortunately the requirements need some unique design for the spotify embed player. The <iframe&gt...
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Solved!! How can I get full song from Spotify using Web API or iOS SDK?

Hi all, I am developing a custom player mobile app, it will play songs from Spotify, but I can only get preview_url which provide 30s of the song.Is it possible to get full song of Spotify using Web API or iOS SDK? Thank you so much.

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  • Hi all, I am developing a custom player mobile app, it will play songs from Spotify, but I can only get preview_url which provide 30s of the song. Is it possible to get full song of Spotify using ...
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    iOS SDK
    Web API
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