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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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playCount in API

Hello, Is it possible to get the playCount in the API? I cannot find it anywhere, yet the information is listed on the website. Have I missed it somewhere in the API responses? Many thanks.

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  • Hello,   Is it possible to get the playCount in the API? I cannot find it anywhere, yet the information is listed on the website.   Have I missed it somewhere in the API responses? &nb...
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Using PKCE authorization flow, does the client ID and redirect URL need to be kept secret?

I am creating an open-source command-line tool that will be using Spotify API. For authorization flow I am using the PKCE flow with a client ID and a redirect URL. My understanding is that when I distribute my tool, both the client ID and the redirec...

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  • ...hem public. Given that for PKCE authorization the client secret is not required, is there anything that would stop someone else from using my client ID and redirect URL in a completely different s...
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How to display all episodes of a Spotify podcast in an embedded iframe?

I have recently embedded a Spotify podcast iframe into my website, but I am only able to see and play the current episode. I would like to display a list of all episodes in the iframe so that my users can access them directly from my site.Has anyone ...

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  • I have recently embedded a Spotify podcast iframe into my website, but I am only able to see and play the current episode. I would like to display a list of all episodes in the iframe so that my user...
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Spotify Web API respoding with 504 Gateway Timeout

PlanPremium CountryCanada My Question or IssueIn the past few days we have been receiving a lot of 504 Gateway Timeout responses using the Spotify Web API. We are trying to send the following request: curl --header 'Authorization: Bearer ' "https://a...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Canada   My Question or Issue In the past few days we have been receiving a lot of 504 Gateway Timeout responses using the Spotify Web API. We are trying to se...
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End of queue is ambiguous

The new "Get the User's Queue" endpoint is pretty neat: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-queue However, it has a small problem that prevent it from being usable in all cases. You see, the queue will usual...

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  • The new "Get the User's Queue" endpoint is pretty neat: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-queue   However, it has a small problem that prevent it f...
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API access for a commercial project

PlanPremiumCountryNorway Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWe are developing and application that integrates with Spotify but have been rejected twice ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue We a...
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I have a question about the Development Terms of Use. / 開発利用規約について質問です。

I am writing because I was directed here by support.I believe the Stationhead application is a third-party application, but if this is allowed, does that mean that similar applications can be created?Specifically, I would like to create an applicatio...

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  • I am writing because I was directed here by support. I believe the Stationhead application is a third-party application, but if this is allowed, does that mean that similar applications can be cre...
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Artist earnings detail how artists get paid by Spotify.

I am working on a node js project and I want to get the artist's earnings details from Spotify.Is there any API or resource to get the required details of the artists from Spotify?

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  • I am working on a node js project and I want to get the artist's earnings details from Spotify. Is there any API or resource to get the required details of the artists from Spotify?
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I want to use sound without a token

Hello, I create a application with spotify. I tried to play a song on spotify by id without an authentication or token. I tried with iFrame, ReactPlayer, autio .... but the soung do not start.Exist a method??

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  • Hello, I create a application with spotify. I tried to play a song on spotify by id without an authentication or token. I tried with iFrame, ReactPlayer, autio .... but the soung do not start. Exist...
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Does Client Credential flow allow add a track to queue?

PremiumSpain DeviceMacbook Pro 13" early 2015Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.6 My Question or IssueTrying to add songs to a queue from Web API to the same Spotify account that i own, but the response is: { "error" : { "status" : 403, "message" : "P...

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  • Premium Spain   Device Macbook Pro 13" early 2015 Operating System macOS Monterey 12.6   My Question or Issue Trying to add songs to a queue from Web API to the same Spotify ac...
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Hand Gesture Controlled Spotify Platform

PlanFree/PremiumCountryAll Available CountriesDevicePrimarily PCs and then the Mobile DevicesOperating SystemPrimarily Windows 10 and then the remaining OSMy QuestionAs an undergraduate Koc University EE student, for the Senior Design Project, I have...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country All Available Countries Device Primarily PCs and then the Mobile Devices Operating System Primarily Windows 10 and then the remaining OS My Question As an undergrad...
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Trying to understand developer policies

Hi, Im a developer and recently my app got rejected because of "The product or service is integrated with streams or content from another service. The application is integrated with other services (e.g. Youtube) in a way that is prohibited" . My appl...

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  • Hi, Im a developer and recently my app got rejected because of "The product or service is integrated with streams or content from another service. The application is integrated with other services (e...
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Episodes API not returning data

I'm not getting episode info back from the API. Are others seeing this? I tried using ids from the docs as well as ones I'm pulling off of urls. I tried hitting the API directly and through spotipy like so: import spotipy from spotipy.oauth2 import S...

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  • I'm not getting episode info back from the API.    Are others seeing this? I tried using ids from the docs as well as ones I'm pulling off of urls.   I tried hitting the API direct...
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Newbie question: With available APIs, would I be able to....

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueWith available APIs, would I be able to create a 3rd party app that creates a better sorting ...

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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 o...
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Bring libspotify back.

The only way I used Spotify was with a Foobar2000 component: https://github.com/TheQwertiest/foo_spotifyThis no longer works: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-sunset/I don't have a reason to keep using/ paying for Sp...

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  • The only way I used Spotify was with a Foobar2000 component: https://github.com/TheQwertiest/foo_spotify This no longer works: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-suns...
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How can I get the redirect uri?

Hello, so I'm new to using Spotify for Developers, APIs and Redirect URIs. In fact I don't even know what a redirect URI even is. I have this shortcut on iOS that I want to use and I need to put in some information to make it work. I already created ...

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  • Hello, so I'm new to using Spotify for Developers, APIs and Redirect URIs. In fact I don't even know what a redirect URI even is. I have this shortcut on iOS that I want to use and I need t...
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Dashboard Empty Can't make an app

I've had Spotify Premium for several years. I'm also a streamer who uses an Elgato Stream Deck to control my Spotify so I don't need to tab out of what I'm doing to control my music. However, the plugin had an update recently that requires users to o...

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Solved!! Seek endpoint reports missing parameter, even though its present.

Calling the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/seek endpoint consistently returns 400 Bad Request, as the parameter `position_ms` is supposedly missing. However, the parameter is in place in the request. This happens regardless of value set for the...

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  • Calling the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/seek endpoint consistently returns 400 Bad Request, as the parameter `position_ms` is supposedly missing.   However, the parameter is in p...
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how to claim spotify podacast when 8-digit verification isnt going through?

i published my podcast with anchor, have entered correct e-mail and am even getting the 8-digit verification code, yet when i enter it, spotify displays "invalid code" even if it's not been an hour. what do i do?

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  • i published my podcast with anchor, have entered correct e-mail and am even getting the 8-digit verification code, yet when i enter it, spotify displays "invalid code" even if it's not been an hour. ...
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