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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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API endpoint /me/top/tracks returning status 500

Plan - PremiumCountry - USAOperating System - Windows 10 My Question or IssueThe /me/top/tracks endpoint seems to return the status code 500. I noticed this when working on a project using the API and noticed my top tracks were not rendering. I then ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA Operating System - Windows 10   My Question or Issue The /me/top/tracks endpoint seems to return the status code 500. I noticed this when working on a...
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SDK fails to provide proper isShuffling, repeatMode values

DeviceAllOperating SystemAndroidSpotify Version8.7.90.544 We do get debug messages “Message from Spotify” which includes something like “playback_options”:{“a”:true,“b”:2} -> which should be something else since the SDK doesn’t seem to be able to par...

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  • Device All Operating System Android Spotify Version 8.7.90.544   We do get debug messages “Message from Spotify” which includes something like “playback_options”:{“a”:true,“b”:2} -> wh...
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Null values in streaming history

I recently downloaded my streaming history through the privacy setting in my profile settings. However, I have noticed that a lot of the data contains null values after 2022. More specifically, a lot of tracks have null values as "master_metadata_tra...

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  • I recently downloaded my streaming history through the privacy setting in my profile settings. However, I have noticed that a lot of the data contains null values after 2022. More specifically, a lot...
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Commercial team support required

EquipmentwatchOperating systemEmbedded Hi,Is there any commercial team docking: a solution to the problem of only 30s of externally playing songsGet the playback link as discussed in this topic https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/...

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  • Equipment watch Operating system Embedded   Hi, Is there any commercial team docking: a solution to the problem of only 30s of externally playing songs Get the playback link as discussed ...
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how do i get the full song link

DeviceWatch Operating SystemEmbedded My Question or Issue Hey folks, I use https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played WEB API to get the recently played list, the obtained preview_url song playback time is 30s or less, it is incomplete, how...

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  • Device Watch   Operating System Embedded   My Question or Issue   Hey folks,  I use https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played WEB API to get the recently ...
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Superuser Contribution Dashboard Users and Access button disabled

PlanFreeCountryCanada Operating SystemMac OS Big Sur My Question or IssueI don't have a quota extension so I need to add users manually. However, when I go to my app dashboard the Users and Access button is disabled/greyed out. This problem persists ...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada   Operating System Mac OS Big Sur   My Question or Issue I don't have a quota extension so I need to add users manually. However, when I go to my app dashb...
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Oembed not working in telegram (shows "Unsupported browser")

CountryUkraine My Question or IssueIn the past, when I posted a song link on telegram it displayed preview image, song name, artist name, release date etc. Now it just shows "Unsupported browser".

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  • Country Ukraine   My Question or Issue In the past, when I posted a song link on telegram it displayed preview image, song name, artist name, release date etc.   Now it just shows "Un...
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Spotify IOS SDK examples crash

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhone 7+Operating Systemios 15.7.3 My Question or IssueI'm trying to use some of the example Spotify ios SDK code specifcially: ios-sdk/DemoProjects/NowPlayingView at master · spotify/ios-sdk (github.com)When I t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhone 7+ Operating System ios 15.7.3   My Question or Issue I'm trying to use some of the example Spotify ios SDK code specifcially:&...
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Approval delay for Quota extension

Hello there, What is the current delay for Quota extension approval ? I submitted the request 7 days ago and the "Login with Spotify" is on our site for your validation process.But because we are still in development mode, users try to login but they...

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  • Hello there,   What is the current delay for Quota extension approval ?   I submitted the request 7 days ago and the "Login with Spotify" is on our site for your validation process...
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/search for Album does not include tracks field in Album list

I am using the Web API and noticed a small inconsistency in the response I get when searching for an Album as opposed to using the /albums/id endpoint. When using /albums, I can get the tracks as a field in the Album response, but when using /search?...

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  • I am using the Web API and noticed a small inconsistency in the response I get when searching for an Album as opposed to using the /albums/id endpoint. When using /albums, I can get the tracks as a f...
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Solved!! Getting track time played

I have a Matrix LED Panel and I want to use it with the Spotify API. I know it's possible to grab the cover of the currently playing song. But is it also possible to get the "song progress" of the current song? In the end I would like to hang the pan...

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  • I have a Matrix LED Panel and I want to use it with the Spotify API. I know it's possible to grab the cover of the currently playing song. But is it also possible to get the "song progress" of the cu...
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Issue with user-top-read scope authorization

I am encountering an issue with authorizing the user-top-read scope for my Spotify application. I have already included both the user-top-read and user-read-private scopes in my authorization request, but I continue to receive an "illegal scope" erro...

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  • ...esponse_type=token&client_id=***scope=playlist-modify-public playlist-read-private user-read-private user-top-read&redirect_uri=http://localhost:5173 Could you please assist me in resolving this issue? A...
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How to remove pornographic images that are on a childrens musician’s page?

My 10 year old daughter was listening to All Hail King Julian’s soundtrack on Spotify. All Hail King Julian is a CHILDREN’s tv show on Kids Netflix. My daughter clicked on the song I Love Your Toes to listen to it. She then clicked on the musician’s ...

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  • My 10 year old daughter was listening to All Hail King Julian’s soundtrack on Spotify. All Hail King Julian is a CHILDREN’s tv show on Kids Netflix. My daughter clicked on the song I Love Your Toes t...
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Solved!! Web Playback SDK works once then refuses requests

PlanPremiumCountryUS I'm developing a webapp that needs an integrated player device. I've got everything set up using the web-playback-sdk through the authorization workflow. Upon initial testing I was excited to find that it worked and I could play ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   I'm developing a webapp that needs an integrated player device. I've got everything set up using the web-playback-sdk through the authorization workflow. Upon init...
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Inconsistent API behaviour when editing playlists

We've spent a few days debugging an issue with the /playlists/ endpoint, as we couldn't find the common variable. We finally found the issue, and its less of a technical bug and more of an API inconsistency / missing documentation. What we were tryin...

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  • We've spent a few days debugging an issue with the /playlists/ endpoint, as we couldn't find the common variable. We finally found the issue, and its less of a technical bug and more of an API incons...
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Word VOORBEELD in Spotify link

PlanFree/PremiumCountryThe Netherlands DeviceIMAC 2021 VenturaOperating SystemSafari My Question or IssueAfter embedding the Spotify link into my Wordpress backend, still the Word VOORBEELD stays in the Buttom of the artist website.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country The Netherlands   Device IMAC 2021 Ventura Operating System Safari   My Question or Issue After embedding the Spotify link into my Wordpress backen...
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Plays and streams not counted with Spotify embed?

I recently promoted my podcast website on Facebook and a few hundred people clicked my ad and visited my page, where I've embedded Spotify's episode player. I know many of these visitors played an episode because I can see downloads in my hosting pla...

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  • I recently promoted my podcast website on Facebook and a few hundred people clicked my ad and visited my page, where I've embedded Spotify's episode player. I know many of these visitors played an ep...
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spotify imbed on play previews

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have imbeded my spotify account to my website to offer background music but it only allows ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue I have ...
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Discrepancy between recently played on Spotify App and API

Included here are screenshots for Recently Played as provided by Spotify App and the API endpoint that provides the same data with limit set to 50. You can see that on the same date, the app has more songs. Why is this the case? Shouldn't all access ...

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  • Included here are screenshots for Recently Played as provided by Spotify App and the API endpoint that provides the same data with limit set to 50. You can see that on the same date, the app has more...
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