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Important: App review and quota extension waiting times

The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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Where is the official contact for developers for commercial use?

This SDK must not be used in commercial projects without Spotify’s prior written approval. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/I asked the public contact for contact information, but they just directed me to https://developer...

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  •   This SDK must not be used in commercial projects without Spotify’s prior written approval.  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/ I asked the public c...
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What are some must-have accessories for musicians, and how do they enhance ant mascot musical Access

Musicians understand that the right accessories can elevate their performance from good to exceptional. Ant Mascot Musical Accessories in Bangalore stands out as a provider of top-notch tools for musicians, offering a wide range of products that enha...

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  • Musicians understand that the right accessories can elevate their performance from good to exceptional. Ant Mascot Musical Accessories in Bangalore stands out as a provider of top-notch tools for mus...
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Unable to get sonos devices in discover device API

Hi there I recently started using the Spotify Web API. I want to play music on my Sonos. But it seems like Spotify connect devices are not listed under /me/player/devicesThis endpoint does not show my Sonos as a device https://developer.spotify.com/d...

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  • Hi there   I recently started using the Spotify Web API. I want to play music on my Sonos.  But it seems like Spotify connect devices are not listed under /me/player/devices This endp...
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Help with Error 403 while getting top tracks

const clientId = "..."; const params = new URLSearchParams(window.location.search); const code = params.get("code"); if (!code) { redirectToAuthCodeFlow(clientId); } else { const accessToken = await getAccessToken(clientId, code); const profile = awa...

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  •     const clientId = "..."; const params = new URLSearchParams(window.location.search); const code = params.get("code"); if (!code) { redirectToAuthCodeFlow(clientId); } else { c...
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AppleScript currentPosition is delayed if user plays autoplay/automix/recommended songs

PlanPremiumCountryIndia DeviceM1 MacBook AirOperating SystemmacOS Sonoma. My Question or IssuePreviously I reported an issue where the currentPosition returned by Spotify's AppleSript api is delayed by the number of seconds the user has set crossfade...

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  • Plan Premium Country India  Device M1 MacBook Air Operating System macOS Sonoma.   My Question or Issue Previously I reported an issue where the currentPosition returned by Spotif...
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Set up for the percentage of unlinked songs

Hi guys, There is a feature that we definitely need. Sometimes I want to listen to new music so I start the customized set ups or radios to certain songs. The problem? They are filled with songs I liked, so in the end I am still listening to the same...

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  • Hi guys,   There is a feature that we definitely need. Sometimes I want to listen to new music so I start the customized set ups or radios to certain songs.    The problem? They ar...
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Spotify Tap

How is Spotify Tap integrated into gadgets? Is Spotify still growing their base of partners who can use this?

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  • How is Spotify Tap integrated into gadgets? Is Spotify still growing their base of partners who can use this?  
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Commercial use

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I have a legal question and Spotify support told me to ask here. I am trying to find info...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi, I have a...
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Remote controlling from a game

(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows 10 My Question or IssueI am trying to understand what is allowed with games. Your information suggests that syncing with visual content is not ok. And I have seen examples like rhythm games etc. or games...

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  • (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 10  My Question or Issue I am trying to understand what is allowed with games.  Your information suggests that syncing with visu...
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recieve the updates on song without API polling

I want to integrate spotify with my app.After login and retrieving the tokens, I want to take some actions on my application on the basis of currently playing song.How can I get the currently playing track details without polling the API

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  • I want to integrate spotify with my app. After login and retrieving the tokens, I want to take some actions on my application on the basis of currently playing song. How can I get the currently pla...
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Spotify Search API issue

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueHow do i retrieve the id for a specific track using Search API as there are multiple track names with the same name ? For example , I am trying to search and retrieve t...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Laptop Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue How do i retrieve the id for a specific track using Search API as there are multiple track n...
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Max retries reached, too many 429 error responses on 'audio_features' endpoint only

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippines My Question or IssueMy first app worked earlier. But after one loop through a 700-song playlist, it started giving me an Error 429. Normally this would be fine, but there's also no 'Retry-After' in the HTTPS response hea...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines   My Question or Issue My first app worked earlier. But after one loop through a 700-song playlist, it started giving me an Error 429. Normally this would ...
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Getting error 429 when using audio_features (even for a single track)

track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"])This is my code and this is the error I'm gettingMax Retries reachedurllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error responsesThe above exception was the direct cause of the following ...

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  •   track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"]) This is my code and this is the error I'm getting Max Retries reached urllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error r...
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The playlist creation endpoint is frequently returning "502 Error while loading resource"

The playlist creation endpoint (docs) is frequently returning HTTP error code 502 and a response body that looks like: {"error": {"status": 502, "message": "Error while loading resource" } } This has completely broken the app that I develop, and is t...

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  • The playlist creation endpoint (docs) is frequently returning HTTP error code 502 and a response body that looks like:   {"error": {"status": 502, "message": "Error while loading resource" } }...
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Commercial Licensing

Is it ever possible to get a commercial license for the Spotify API? If so, how can Irequest one?

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  • Is it ever possible to get a commercial license for the Spotify API?  If so, how can Irequest one?  
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Solved!! Can't get recently played songs -

My Question or IssueHello, I'm trying to get my recently played songs and getting an error message saying. {'error': {'status': 500, 'message': 'Server error.'}} I'm using the correct scope: data = { 'grant_type' : 'client_credentials', 'client_id' :...

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  •     My Question or Issue Hello,  I'm trying to get my recently played songs and getting an error message saying.  {'error': {'status': 500, 'message': 'Server error.'}} &nbs...
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Can I Get Audio Data Using The API?

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)Windows 11My Question or IssueHey,I had a question regarding what Spotify's API can do.Lets say I'm making a musical ...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Windows 11 My Question or Issue Hey, I had...
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User playlists are no more returned in the right order

Hi!For a week or more, this endpoint "/v1/me/playlists" will no longer return user playlists in the correct order, as it did before.The playlist order returned by the API is no longer the same as the one on the Spotify App itself. Is there any fix re...

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  • Hi! For a week or more, this endpoint "/v1/me/playlists" will no longer return user playlists in the correct order, as it did before. The playlist order returned by the API is no longer the same as...
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[Web API] Adding tracks to a public playlist requires playlist-modify-private scope

Hello everyone ! My use case :Via the Spotify Web API, I want to create a public playlist and add tracks to it.My implementation :I setup a spotify auth flow that requires the playlist-modify-public scope.Then when I get the auth token I create the p...

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  • Hello everyone !    My use case : Via the Spotify Web API, I want to create a public playlist and add tracks to it. My implementation : I setup a spotify auth flow that r...
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Can't set playlist to privat via the API

PlanPremiumCountryGermany `Put`ting a playlist to `public: false` via the API does not work (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/change-playlist-details). On the next request, the URL is `public: true` again. Moreover, doing...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   `Put`ting a playlist to `public: false` via the API does not work (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/change-playlist-details). O...
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