Developer News

Maintenance: My Applications

Arielle Vaniderstine

The My Applications page on developer.spotify.com will be unavailable for maintenance on April 20th between 08:00 and 10:00 UTC. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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New Endpoint Recently Played Tracks

Hugh Rawlinson

Today we’re proud to launch a new Web API endpoint: Get a User’s Recently Played Tracks. With the user’s permission, you can now retrieve up to 50 of their most recently played tracks (excluding tracks played during a private session) as well as whether it was part of an album, playlist or artist listening context. Full documentation including restrictions, which scopes are necessary, and how to authenticate can be found here.

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Removing Unauthenticated calls to the Web API

Hugh Rawlinson

On 29th May 2017 the /search /tracks /albums /artists and /users (and related) endpoints will start requiring an access token, bringing them in-line with all other Web API endpoints. A detailed overview of the changes [can be found here.](https://developer.spotify.com/migration-guide-for-unauthenticated-web-api-calls/)

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