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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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[Android][Developer] Predictive Back Animations

Hi, this is a small feature so I don't really mind if it's not added, but would it be possible to get predictive back animations in Spotify for Android? (This is a feature exclusive to Android 13, found in Android developer settings. I am currently o...

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  • Hi, this is a small feature so I don't really mind if it's not added, but would it be possible to get predictive back animations in Spotify for Android?   (This is a feature exclusive to ...
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[Feature Request] Allow playlist collaborators to add tracks to playlists they don't own

Currently, the /playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks endpoint returns a 403 when attempts to add tracks to playlists the currently authenticated user does not own are made. With the recent changes to how playlist access is granted, I think the endpoint sho...

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  • Currently, the /playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks endpoint returns a 403 when attempts to add tracks to playlists the currently authenticated user does not own are made. With the recent changes to how p...
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Web API Label info for a given track.

Hi, im currently learning how to use the Spotify API. I have been using python along with a library called Spotipy in order to access all the information on this API. However, I was curious if it is possible to be able to grab the publishing info for...

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  • Hi,   im currently learning how to use the Spotify API. I have been using python along with a library called Spotipy in order to access all the information on this API.   However, I was...
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MIXER FOR SPOTIFY

I VERY BEST IDEA: WE NEED MIXER DJ FOR SPOTIFY , MANY DANCE SONGS START SLOW AND IT IS DIFFICULT TO MAKE A DANCE PLAYLIST WITH SONGS THAT ARE QUICK SO AS NOT TO CUT THE SWINN OR DANCE.... A TOOL THAT ALLOWS YOU TO MIX THE SONGS AT THE EXACT MOMENT TO...

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  • I VERY BEST IDEA:  WE NEED  MIXER DJ FOR SPOTIFY , MANY DANCE SONGS START SLOW AND IT IS DIFFICULT TO MAKE A DANCE PLAYLIST WITH SONGS THAT ARE QUICK SO AS NOT TO CUT THE SWINN OR DAN...
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I'm trying to check if a new track has been added in a playlist

hi everyone,I'm trying to check if a new track has been added in a playlist I have indicated. Is it possible to do this?

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  • hi everyone, I'm trying to check if a new track has been added in a playlist I have indicated. Is it possible to do this?
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Solved!! Cannot update my playlist through the API

Doing my own project and trying to automate the process of updating a playlist I own.I've created an AWS Lambda that every week, at a certain time starts to run and retrieves the last added songs from one playlist and then updates the second playlist...

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  • ...I've tried to add the post call of 'https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token' the scope param of 'playlist-modify-private playlist-modify-public user-library-read' which didn't help 😞 My question i...
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Is there a Spotify for artists API available?

I read in the other posts that this is only possible for a select group. I am working on a tool/dashboard to use for artist development. This combines the social media, ticketsales and streaming statistics to make recommendations. For this I need to ...

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  • I read in the other posts that this is only possible for a select group. I am working on a tool/dashboard to use for artist development. This combines the social media, ticketsales and streaming stat...
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When I try to skip forward a podcast or a song, it won't played.

When I try to skip forward a podcast or a song, it won't played. It only change the track or said "can't play the current song". I already reinstall my app, but still the same. How can fix this?

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  • When I try to skip forward a podcast or a song, it won't played. It only change the track or said "can't play the current song". I already reinstall my app, but still the same. How can fix this?
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Embed players disappear from website

Hi I'm developing a website for a customer - it's an online memoire and the client would like to have Spotify playlists throughout the various pages / chapters. The client has created numerous Spotify playlists for each of his chapters and I am getti...

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  • Hi   I'm developing a website for a customer - it's an online memoire and the client would like to have Spotify playlists throughout the various pages / chapters. The client has created numero...
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iOS SDK Unable to Authenticate Offline

Just about all the documentation I have seen says that to successfully authorize a user while offline, the following conditions have to be met:Your application has successfully connected to Spotify within the last 24 hoursYour application uses the sa...

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  • Just about all the documentation I have seen says that to successfully authorize a user while offline, the following conditions have to be met: Your application has successfully connected to Spotif...
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Embedded Web Player Issue

PlanFree/PremiumCountryCanadaDevicePC, Mac We are noticing an issue with some of our embedded players while on desktop (it doesn't seem to have an impact on mobile). When reloading the page, one of 3 things will happen:- either the player is displaye...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Canada Device PC, Mac   We are noticing an issue with some of our embedded players while on desktop (it doesn't seem to have an impact on mobile). When reloading...
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How the Audio Feature Extraction API works

I am an undergraduate student who studies Computer Science. Can I know how the audio feature extraction API works. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-audio-features

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  • I am an undergraduate student who studies Computer Science. Can I know how the audio feature extraction API works.   https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/...
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Superuser Contribution Requesting written permission to use the playback api in a commercial project

Amsterdam, The NetherlandsMonday, November 7th, 2022I am developing a commercial app on the Spotify API that needs to use the playback api. Commercial projects are only allowed to be published if Spotify grants written approval to the app. Strangely ...

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  • ...ublished if Spotify grants written approval to the app. Strangely enough, the place where this must be asked is on this public forum board (I tried to request it privately, was chatting with Spotify s...
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Endpoint for podcast episode number of plays/streams/downloads?

My Question or IssueIs there an endpoint for the number of plays or downloads a podcast episode has? If not, is it possible for one to be added? Thanks for any info!

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  • My Question or Issue Is there an endpoint for the number of plays or downloads a podcast episode has? If not, is it possible for one to be added?  Thanks for any info!
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request endpoint with default token

My Question or Issue Is there any option to send a request, for example on the endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums, with a token assigned to the application, not to a particular user of the Spotify account? I have an app created ...

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  • My Question or Issue   Is there any option to send a request, for example on the endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums, with a token assigned to the application, not to a pa...
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Alarm app with app remote sdk

Hi,I'm trying to do an Alarm iOS app with the App remote sdk as the streaming sdk is deprecated, but I'm not sure it's possible.Would it be possible to wake up the Spotify app and play music from a background task without human interaction ?

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  • Hi, I'm trying to do an Alarm iOS app with the App remote sdk as the streaming sdk is deprecated, but I'm not sure it's possible. Would it be possible to wake up the Spotify app and play music from...
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Recommended songs not playing

PlanPremiumCountryUruguayDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi. I was looking to new music for my playlists and the recommended songs don't play. I also tried with songs from artists profiles and the same thing happens, just can l...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uruguay Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi. I was looking to new music for my playlists and the recommended songs don't play. I also t...
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Want to play original track in external player

Hii,I'm using your api but I'm able to play the 30 sec demo the preview_url. But in api I do not get the original track link to play in my audio player. Please reply it's urgent. **bleep** /**bleep**

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  • Hii, I'm using your api but I'm able to play the 30 sec demo the preview_url. But in api I do not get the original track link to play in my audio player.  Please reply it's urgent.  ...
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Endpoint to login with artist account and get the data

My Question or Issue Is there such an API endpoint to log in with an artist account and get the data from this account? Like in the case of a regular Spotify account, e.g. endpoint /v1/me/tracks ? Thanks

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  • My Question or Issue   Is there such an API endpoint to log in with an artist account and get the data from this account? Like in the case of a regular Spotify account, e.g. endpoint  /v1...
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