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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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Search previously played song by lyric

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevice/sAllOperating SystemAll My Question or IssueI would like to enhance the lyrics match search feature by having a filter that searches through lyrics of only songs that I have previously played. For this Lyrics Match f...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan Premium Country Australia Device/s All Operating System All   My Question or Issue I would like to enhance the lyrics match search feature by having a filter that searches...
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En mi biblioteca ya no me aparece ninguna playlist y tampoco me aparece el

En mi biblioteca todas mis playlist ya no aparecen y mi plan premium tampoco me aparece activo y unas horas antes me hicieron el cobro del plan

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  • En mi biblioteca todas mis playlist ya no aparecen y mi plan premium tampoco me aparece activo y unas horas antes me hicieron el cobro del plan
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Superuser Contribution UPC not returned in /albums/{id} API request

Hello,Recently the albums UPC code is not being returned in https://api.spotify.com/v1/albums/{id} requests.It was working in the past, but has stopped. I've tried various albums, and various market (via query parameter) and all of them return album ...

  • Newbie
  • Hello, Recently the albums UPC code is not being returned in https://api.spotify.com/v1/albums/{id} requests. It was working in the past, but has stopped. I've tried various albums, a...
  • spotifyjosh
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Superuser Contribution New Bug: Top Artists follower count is broken

Hello everyone, I have just noticed a bug with the /v1/me/top/artists endpoint. As of yesterday (March 1, 2023), the endpoint no longer returns the correct follower count for each artist in the response. Instead, the follower object inside each artis...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello everyone,   I have just noticed a bug with the /v1/me/top/artists endpoint. As of yesterday (March 1, 2023), the endpoint no longer returns the correct follower count for each artist in ...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Possible to Create Dashboard for Band?

Hi -- my sister's a band signed under Red Light Management. I'm building her a dashboard to collate all of her streaming data & financial data into one spot so she doesn't have to go several different apps and gets the full picture of her business & ...

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  • Hi --  my sister's a band signed under Red Light Management. I'm building her a dashboard to collate all of her streaming data & financial data into one spot so she doesn't have to go severa...
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Solved!! Getting 500 error status when request Playback state

Lately I've been getting an error 500 when requesting the Playback state (endpoint: /v1/me/player - GET) just after transferring to Amazon Alexa Echo devices through the API:500One thing I've noticed is that whenever I transfer devices through a Spot...

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  • Lately I've been getting an error 500 when requesting the Playback state (endpoint: /v1/me/player - GET) just after transferring to Amazon Alexa Echo devices through the API: 500 One thing I'...
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Problems with "Get Followed Artists" API getting next batch

Hi,I am running a Spotify service for many years but recently the "/v1/me/following" is not working correctly.The endpoints retrieves a list of artists that the user is following with a maximum limit of 50. With a cursor id the the next 50 can be ret...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I am running a Spotify service for many years but recently the "/v1/me/following" is not working correctly. The endpoints retrieves a list of artists that the user is following with a maximum l...
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nueva funcion

Dispositivo(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro finales de 2016)Sistema operativo(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.) Buen dia, pense en una nueva función para escuchar a 2 artistas.Si bien esta la función de radio...lo que planteo es tener l...

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  • Dispositivo (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro finales de 2016) Sistema operativo (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10, etc.)   Buen dia, pense en una nueva función para escuchar a 2 art...
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Is this against the Terms of Service

Hi! Spotify Team. I’m developing an app that show Spotify’s weekly charts on my phone.Is it against the Terms of Service to publish the code of developed apps in books or blogs?I read Spotify Developer Terms. But I could not understand it. Thanks! Fr...

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  • Hi! Spotify Team.   I’m developing an app that show Spotify’s weekly charts on my phone. Is it against the Terms of Service to publish the code of developed apps in books or blogs? I read Sp...
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Would this be a streaming SDA: Using music track's URL to open Spotify

Would this be considered a streaming SDA: 1. Use the Spotify APIs in an app so that user can search for a song.2. Embed the song's URL to a html page whether on web/mobile app.3. If user clicks on the song's url it opens the Spotify app and plays the...

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  • Would this be considered a streaming SDA:   1. Use the Spotify APIs in an app so that user can search for a song. 2. Embed the song's URL to a html page whether on web/mobile app. 3. If user...
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Solved!! Fetching user's top songs returns error code 500

Hi, I'm all new to the spotify api and this might be just a misunderstanding of mine on how to use the api.My goal is to sync one of my playlists to 'my top tracks this month' section in my profile which is only visible to me. For that, I've created ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I'm all new to the spotify api and this might be just a misunderstanding of mine on how to use the api. My goal is to sync one of my playlists to 'my top tracks this month' section in my profile...
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Developer policy regarding Spotify Alexa skill

Hello,I want to publish an Alexa skill which enables users to add songs to their Spotify queue by voice commands. Does this violate the Spotify Developer Policy: https://developer.spotify.com/policy/#:~:text=in%20your%20SDA.-,III.%20Some%20prohibited...

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  • Hello, I want to publish an Alexa skill which enables users to add songs to their Spotify queue by voice commands.   Does this violate the Spotify Developer Policy: https://developer.spo...
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extract removed / unavailable songs

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDevicelaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or Issuei want to make an app to easily manage playlists and i would like to extract removed and unavailable songs and be able to make a new playlist and add those songs. this i...

  • Visitor
  • ...et up the OAuth2 authorization parameters auth_url = "https://accounts.spotify.com/authorize" scope = "playlist-read-private playlist-modify-private playlist-modify-public" state = "abc123" # E...
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How to embed video postcast with full length ?

Hello everyone,I'm planning to develop a video podcast on anchor, so it will be immediately available on spotify. I would like to know how to integrate the different episodes into my linked website, so that visitors can watch the full Spotify episode...

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  • Hello everyone, I'm planning to develop a video podcast on anchor, so it will be immediately available on spotify. I would like to know how to integrate the different episodes into my linked website...
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Failed to authenticate with the Spotify app

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndia Device(All Latest iPhones)Operating System(iOS 13 and above) My Question or IssueMy iOS not able to authenticate with Spotify application. Everything was working fine few days back. My Spotify Developer account is still i...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country India   Device (All Latest iPhones) Operating System (iOS 13 and above)   My Question or Issue My iOS not able to authenticate with Spotify appl...
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[Web Player] Problems with CEF embedded browser in Unity

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWe're using Vuplex 3D WebView asset in our Unity project. It uses the Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF). It allows us to put a virtual/embedded browser within ou...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue We're using Vuplex 3D WebView asset in our Unity project. It uses the Chromium E...
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Rate Limit

Country: United States Link to Spotify explanation of rate limit: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/ My Question or Issue:Is there a true maximum for the rate limit. After some research I see around the average be...

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  • Country: United States   Link to Spotify explanation of rate limit:  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/guides/rate-limits/   My Question or Issue: Is there a tr...
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Queue favourite songs - set by release date

My Question / Idea: Dear developers,Can you implement the idea of alignment of the favourite songs by their release date. So one could play the songs like a timeline of their (first) release. The same feature would be cool for queuing every playlist ...

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  • My Question / Idea:   Dear developers, Can you implement the idea of alignment of the favourite songs by their release date. So one could play the songs like a timeline of their (first) relea...
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Can I change the language of the response from web api?

PlanPremiumCountryKorea My Question or IssueHi team.As I am a Korean user, I want to get the information in Korean using web api, such as titles and names of artists, and etc, but the api returns only English information. On the Spotify web site for ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Korea   My Question or Issue Hi team. As I am a Korean user, I want to get the information in Korean using web api, such as titles and names of artists, and etc, but ...
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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 ...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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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