⚠️ Deezer can redirect mobile to different release

Just a warning to digital medium editor:

:warning: Deezer may redirect smartphones to different releases!

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On mobile, clicking this Deezer link, sends you to different tracklist edition https://www.deezer.com/album/4438021?deferredFl=1!


Ugh, what a mess. Is there any way of telling whether this is due to some weird licensing restriction or just a bug? I wonder what release a tablet would get sent to…

When I try to open the URL on a laptop while simulating a mobile screen size, I get redirected a few times to beautiful URLs like https://deezer.page.link/?link=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.deezer.com%2Falbum%2F5664321%3Fdzr_uniq_id%3Ddzr_uniq_id_fr22de7189e5d040d5213a223d7a5d58cd713ffc&apn=deezer.android.app&amv=6190600&ibi=com.deezer.Deezer&isi=292738169&imv=7.11.0&afl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.deezer.com%2Fus%2Falbum%2F5664321%3FdeferredFl%3D1&ifl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.deezer.com%2Fus%2Falbum%2F5664321%3FdeferredFl%3D1&ofl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.deezer.com%2Fus%2Falbum%2F5664321%3FdeferredFl%3D1&efr=1 before the browser finally gives up.


FWIW, I just did a search for the album in the US store and it’s only showing the 4438021 version. Nowhere did I find the 5664321 version unless explicitly requested. No difference between mobile or desktop browsers and also the API. The 5664321 version isn’t available in the US and many other countries according to the API and probably is the reason behind the redirect.

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Not sure it’s the reason because I am in France, and:

  • On desktop: 5664321 shows itself
  • On smartphone: 5664321 redirects to 4438021 (different tracklist)
  • On same smartphone but with option show desktop version of the page on: 5664321 shows itself!

Digital releases :rofl:

For me in Germany it also redirects on mobile. On desktop if I open 566432 it shows itself, but I can see the other version in the list of similar albums Deezer shows below.

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