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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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Quot Extension Approved: getting Illegal scope

Our app Akashic recently got approved for a Quota Extension, but the scope we have been using since development user-follow-read now produces an illegal scope message. I believe this scope was submitted along with the quota extension request. Please ...

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  • Our app Akashic recently got approved for a Quota Extension, but the scope we have been using since development user-follow-read now produces an illegal scope message. I believe this scope ...
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Quota Extension Follow-Up: Musicplace

Hello again, The Musicplace Team was able to address the most recent attribution requests inside our application and have pushed a new build and submitted a new quota extension accordingly. We apologize for any confusion during this process. We're po...

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  • Hello again,    The Musicplace Team was able to address the most recent attribution requests inside our application and have pushed a new build and submitted a new quota extension accordi...
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Cannot Edit Application Settings in Spotify Developer Dashboard

I have registered an Android application, which is going to integrate with Spotify's Android SDK. To facilitate that integration I am required to add redirect URI and Android Packages to my application using the Developer Dashboard. I have tried doin...

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  • I have registered an Android application, which is going to integrate with Spotify's Android SDK. To facilitate that integration I am required to add redirect URI and Android Packages to my applicat...
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IOS Binary with Spotify SDK rejected from App Store

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhones My Question or IssueI developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discovery service and it can also control the playback on a device that has Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhones   My Question or Issue I developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discove...
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What is the difference between "a user" and "current user" API's

I want to use the Spotify API's and am in the process of deciding which ones i want to use for my Website but I can't figure out the difference between "a user" and "current user"

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  • I want to use the Spotify API's and am in the process of deciding which ones i want to use for my Website but I can't figure out the difference between "a user" and "current user"
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Waiting another 6 weeks for Quota Extension?

Hello! Our team has just uploaded another Quota Extension in response to some design changes requested by the Spotify Team. Our first Quota Extension took roughly 6 weeks to complete. Does this mean we have to wait another 6 weeks for the small chang...

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  • Hello!   Our team has just uploaded another Quota Extension in response to some design changes requested by the Spotify Team.    Our first Quota Extension took roughly 6 weeks to c...
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Forbidden Error

When I try to make a request (for example to get the current song name) comes a forbidden error.The access token is definitely correct and has all scopes.Btw I use a Java wrapper (i.e. Spotify API for Java) but this is the status message of thespotif...

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  • When I try to make a request (for example to get the current song name) comes a forbidden error. The access token is definitely correct and has all scopes. Btw I use a Java wrapper (i.e. Spotify ...
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Monetization of a jukebox app

Just wondering if I am allowed to monetize an jukebox APP. Lets say someone has to pay to add a song to the list. Is this possible?

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  • Just wondering if I am allowed to monetize an jukebox APP. Lets say someone has to pay to add a song to the list.   Is this possible?
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Spotify coverart is low quality and pixelated on Sonos

please fix / update the issue of Spotify artwork accessed from Sonos Playlists are distorted, or pixelated. Discussion on Sonos forum: https://en.community.sonos.com/music-services-and-sources-228994/spotify-album-artwork-is-distorted-6876690 Seems t...

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  • please fix / update the issue of Spotify artwork accessed from Sonos Playlists are distorted, or pixelated.   Discussion on Sonos forum: https://en.community.sonos.com/music-services...
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How can I get results from Web-API queries without using JavaScript?

I've been trying to set up Spotify Web-API for use on my own site for 1 week, but I couldn't get any results. With the help of the document below, I created a simple query interface over nodeJS.Authorization Code Flow | Spotify for Developers You nee...

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  • I've been trying to set up Spotify Web-API for use on my own site for 1 week, but I couldn't get any results. With the help of the document below, I created a simple query interface over nodeJS....
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Putting the spotify in my software

I am creating a game, and i want to let players to log in on spotify inside my software and listen to the musics inside the game… is that possible? if it is … what should i do for this can be possible?

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  • I am creating a game, and i want to let players to log in on spotify inside my software and listen to the musics inside the game… is that possible? if it is … what should i do for this can be possibl...
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Prevent playback api from making a new device every connect

I'm trying to create a web player but every time a user connects to the player it creates a new device. Is there a way to prevent this so every time a user connects it doesn't do this? Edit: Additionally I can't remove these web players. Even when I ...

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  • I'm trying to create a web player but every time a user connects to the player it creates a new device. Is there a way to prevent this so every time a user connects it doesn't do this?   &...
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In review for a few weeks

Hello , we are in revision for a few weeks (almost 3) an idea if it is normal this delay?We really need to launch the application quickly Thx for your time

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  • Hello 👋, we are in revision for a few weeks (almost 3) an idea if it is normal this delay? We really need to launch the application quickly  Thx for your time  
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New idea for spotify use

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
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Superuser Contribution Ads API does not support adding an Advertiser Name field

Feature Request -Add an Advertiser name field in the spotify Ads API to show different advertiser names in spotify ads according to the client requirements.

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  • Feature Request - Add an Advertiser name field in the spotify Ads API to show different advertiser names in spotify ads according to the client requirements.
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Can't unblock a song i accidently blocked

I accidently blocked a song while listening to it on my weekly routine, even though i have it in several playlists already. My problem is, i just can't unblock it, it's gotta be a bug. Nothing happens when I press "unblock" or press the red circle wi...

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  • I accidently blocked a song while listening to it on my weekly routine, even though i have it in several playlists already. My problem is, i just can't unblock it, it's gotta be a bug. Nothing happen...
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Unable to connect to Spotify app after a while

I'm currently implementing the Spotify app remote into my application but after a while if the Spotify app is in the background and I try to connect the Spotify app by waking it up from my app, I get this error. Error Domain=com.spotify.app-remote Co...

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  • I'm currently implementing the Spotify app remote into my application but after a while if the Spotify app is in the background and I try to connect the Spotify app by waking it up from my app, I get...
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Adding scope to Client credentials calls

HiI'm sending request with Client credentials according to instructions. I get my Bearer token and this works with some endpoints. When I'm trying to send requests to some Spotify API endpoints I'm getting 403 e.g. post for creating a playlist, or ev...

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  • Hi I'm sending request with Client credentials according to instructions. I get my Bearer token and this works with some endpoints. When I'm trying to send requests to some Spotify API endpoint...
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Iframe embed in Preview mode when containerized (Docker) in AWS EC2 instance.

App Link: http://ec2-54-183-154-39.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.comI understand the Iframe is connected to whether the User is logged into their web-based Spotify account which I believe is ensured when the User connects their account to my web-app. I...

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  • ...However when the app is dockerized and hosted on an AWS EC2 instance, the Iframes seem to not register that the User is logged in when accessing the Public IPv4 DNS, given that it renders the I...
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I want to change my spotify APP owner

I want to change my spotify APP owner but I cant find that option in my dashboard, neither a private support email for devs, how can I do that?

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  • I want to change my spotify APP owner but I cant find that option in my dashboard, neither a private support email for devs, how can I do that?
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