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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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Small change to api error responses

I am currently trying out the console API for an application and so far going well, but I ran into an error message while trying the search endpoint: { "error" : { "status" : 400, "message" : "Missing parameter type" } } Now I finally found out what ...

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  • I am currently trying out the console API for an application and so far going well, but I ran into an error message while trying the search endpoint:     { "error" : { "status" : 4...
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Search

Hey..Was just thinking of one thing today when I was playing music in my library. Would be so nice to have a search function in the library. I mean in one of my library i have many songs. So it would be easy to find just one song in the library inste...

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  • Hey.. Was just thinking of one thing today when I was playing music in my library. Would be so nice to have a search function in the library. I mean in one of my library i have many songs. So it wou...
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Some API calls currently don't support "locale" param

Some API calls currently don't support "locale" param. Calls with local content should have this "locale" param.Some calls such as Get User's Top Items, artist name, title name and album name should be localized. For now, if I included locale param, ...

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  • Some API calls currently don't support "locale" param. Calls with local content should have this "locale" param. Some calls such as Get User's Top Items, artist name, title name and album name ...
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Streamdeck plugin doesn't find my Pc.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePcOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHello, the following problem. I would like to use my Spotify via my Streamdeck with a plugin, but the plugin does not recognize my PC. I've tried all the normal tips like ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Pc Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, the following problem. I would like to use my Spotify via my Streamdeck with a plugin, but the ...
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GTZAN Dataset - Music Genre Classification

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am interested to get the analysis on the 1000 samples of music from the GTZAN Datasets which each is 30 seconds (not a whole track, track_id or song name). Is there a better way...

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  • Plan Premium Country Israel Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am interested to get the analysis on the 1000 samples of music from the GTZAN Datasets which each is 30 s...
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Spotify Playback SDK - Stuck devices in Connect

Hi!My problem is really simple, but I have not been able to either find a solution or reach anyone at Spotify, who would be able to resolve this for me. Basically I was toying with Spotify Playback API a few weeks back and with each launch of my test...

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  • Hi! My problem is really simple, but I have not been able to either find a solution or reach anyone at Spotify, who would be able to resolve this for me. Basically I was toying with Spotify Playback...
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Fans buying streaming or publishing rights

family plan Premiumscotland DeviceiPhone 12Operating SystemiOS Sorry this wasn’t meant for public viewing but I thought I was being smart by sending it as a complaint clearly all the major tech companies make it deliberately difficult to do this by e...

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  • family plan   Premium scotland   Device iPhone 12 Operating System iOS    Sorry this wasn’t meant for public viewing but I thought I was being smart by sending it as a c...
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Spotify Web Playback SDK - Initial playback not working: Player not ready on 'ready' event

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWSL Ubuntu 22.04, Chrome 107.0.5304.108 My Question or Issue We noticed on November 25th that the Spotify Web Playback SDK stopped working on initial playback in our application. Looking at the...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop PC Operating System WSL Ubuntu 22.04, Chrome 107.0.5304.108   My Question or Issue   We noticed on November 25th that the Spotify...
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Quata extension request

When submitting quata extension request, spotify ask for testable app. But without quata extension, only users listed in `Users and Access` can use my App. In this condition, I can not release my App to public. Therefore no testable app on Play store...

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  • ...pp to public. Therefore no testable app on Play store or App Store. It seems like a deadlock to me. How is everyone do this?
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Can I play whole music track from the spotify api into my custom android app?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I am developing my android app in which I want to use spotify API so I have one doubt tha...

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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 Hi, I a...
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502 bad gateway for Transfer Playback with device_ids

Plan - PremiumRegion - KoreaDevice - Windows 10 Desktop Hi Spotify,I have been using web API but don't think the Transfer Playback API is working now.When I send device_ids to the api, it returns 502 bad gateway only....How can I fix this..?Or is the...

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  • Plan - Premium Region - Korea Device - Windows 10 Desktop   Hi Spotify, I have been using web API but don't think the Transfer Playback API is working now. When I send device_ids to the ap...
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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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Tinder for songs

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I was wondering if spotify was willing to hear new ideas regarding the search for new son...

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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 Hi, I w...
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past spotify wrapped

PlanPremiumCountryUruguayDeviceiPhone 11Operating SystemiOS 14My Question or IssueI want to see my past spotify wrappeds or at leasy the minutes listened each yaear and de summary. the slides would be cool but if its not possible i think it would be ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uruguay Device iPhone 11 Operating System iOS 14 My Question or Issue I want to see my past spotify wrappeds or at leasy the minutes listened each yaear and de summary. ...
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Sporadic 503 errors using the BarRaider Spotify plugin

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceStreamdeck XLOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have been using the BarRaider Spotify plugin for a few months on my StreamDeck XL without any problems. However, since sometime in the last week or so...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Streamdeck XL Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have been using the BarRaider Spotify plugin for a few months on my Stream...
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Feature Request: The ability to filter specific artists from playlists

Hi, So, like so many others, I like exploring music through playlists through Spotify. Both community and Spotify created. However somtimes there are just bands, that you don't want to listen to. I wish there was the opportunity to filter out a speci...

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  • Hi,   So, like so many others, I like exploring music through playlists through Spotify. Both community and Spotify created.    However somtimes there are just bands, that you don'...
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Embed player on website then play in mobile browser without leaving the page

HELP !!! PlanFree CountryFrance Device(iPhone 7+)Operating System(iOS 15.7.1) I embed the player in one of my websites where I share my playlists. On a computer you can play the playlist without problem. But on a phone browser I can only listen to an...

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  • HELP !!!   Plan Free   Country France   Device (iPhone 7+) Operating System (iOS 15.7.1)   I embed the player in one of my websites where I share my playlists. On a...
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EMEError: Failed to execute 'generateRequest' on 'MediaKeySession': Device not provisioned during cr

Hi, community.I am a long time Spotify user and developer. This is my first post here and I hope it helps to solve the problem. PlanPremiumCountryJapan DevicePixel 6Operating SystemAndroid 13 My Question or Issue Web Playback SDK does not currently s...

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  • Hi, community. I am a long time Spotify user and developer.   This is my first post here and I hope it helps to solve the problem.     Plan Premium Country Japan   Devi...
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Can I start Spotify in background as an Android Service from my app?

Operating SystemAndroid 12 My Question or IssueHi, I'm trying to start Spotify in background from my app, not launching the Activity and bring it to foreground. Is it possible to do so?For example: When I press the "Start Spotify" button in my app, S...

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  • Operating System Android 12   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm trying to start Spotify in background from my app, not launching the Activity and bring it to foreground. Is it possible to do so? ...
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Solved!! Patented Idea

I need some developer to believe in my patented idea, I can say that it is a very good idea, with feedback from several surveys, and many people loved the idea, confirming it is highly necessary, it is an idea based on Playlist creation, I confirm th...

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  • I need some developer to believe in my patented idea, I can say that it is a very good idea, with feedback from several surveys, and many people loved the idea, confirming it is highly necessary, it ...
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