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422 error: "Unprocessable Entity" with talkback DELETE request.
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May 29, 2020
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I'm trying to delete all of the talkback commands in the queue, and am getting the 422 error.

My url is: https://api.thingspeak.com/talkbacks/xxxxx/commands.json
and the body of the request is api_key=[my key].

Am I doing something incorrectly? Do I need another parameter?

June 2, 2020
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Are you using the DELETE verb?
ThingSpeak doesn't do 422, you are getting that error before it even gets to ThingSpeak.

FYI, MATLAB answers is the preferred location for ThingSpeak Community support.

June 3, 2020
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A 422 is likely because some of the parameters are badly encoded or more generally the request is incorrect. Print the exact request to the serial monitor and you should be able to see the cause pretty easily.

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