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Endpoint

PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/pause

Request Parameters

Header Fields

Header Field Value
Authorization Required. A valid access token from the Spotify Accounts service: see the Web API Authorization Guide for details.
The access token must have been issued on behalf of a user.
The access token must have the user-modify-playback-state scope authorized in order to control playback.

Query Parameters

Query Parameter Value
device_id Optional. The id of the device this command is targeting. If not supplied, the user’s currently active device is the target.

Response Format

A successful request will return a 204 NO CONTENT response code. When the device is temporarily unavailable the request will return a 202 ACCEPTED response code and the client should retry the request after 5 seconds, but no more than at most 5 retries. If the device is not found, the request will return 404 NOT FOUND response code. If the user making the request is non-premium, a 403 FORBIDDEN response code will be returned.

Example

curl -X PUT "https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/pause" -H "Authorization: Bearer {your access token}"

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