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Python package to control Spotify and Spotify Connect without requiring spotify locally installed

Project description

Spotify and Spotify Connect CLI

version number: 0.1 author: Hicham Tahiri


Python package to control Spotify and Spotify Connect without requiring spotify official client locally installed.

Uses the awesome Spotipy library.


To install use pip:

$ pip install spoticonnect

Or clone the repo:

$ git clone
$ cd spoticonnect
$ python install

Initial setup

To get started, install spoticonnect and create an app on

Run spoticonnect a first time to run the initial environment setup.

  1. The environment setup will ask you to input your app details (i.e. username, client_id, client_secret and redirect_url).
    • The redirect url can be any valid url not bound, for instance http://localhost:888/callback
    • Those credentials will be saved in ~/.config/spoticonnect/configuration.ini
  2. The underlying awesome library Spotipy will then take charge of opening a browser window for you to authorise spoticonnect to access your Spotify app api.
  3. Following approval, you will have to copy the final url back to your terminal (Yes this is a convoluted process, please blame Spotify, and not nor Spotipy developpers.


spoticonnect --help for details



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