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Pause Playback

Pause playback on the user's account. This API only works for users who have Spotify Premium. The order of execution is not guaranteed when you use this API with other Player API endpoints.

Important policy notes
Authorization scopes


  • device_id

    The id of the device this command is targeting. If not supplied, the user's currently active device is the target.

    Example: device_id=0d1841b0976bae2a3a310dd74c0f3df354899bc8


Playback paused