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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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  • Lkole
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Interface (gui) to spotify plugin

Hey me and my friend want to try out the Spotify-API and we got a question. Which type of programming-language its used to create the spotify-GUI

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  • Hey me and my friend want to try out the Spotify-API and we got a question. Which type of programming-language its used to create the spotify-GUI
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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How can I get total number of plays of a song

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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Song name and song played were different

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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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Music Streaming Sessions Dataset

PlanFree/PremiumCountryThe Netherlands My Question or IssueDear all, I am looking for the "Music Streaming Sessions Dataset” (MSSD) that was released on CrowdAI in 2019. When I searched for this dataset I couldn’t find it on the internet, and the lin...

  • Casual Listener
  • ...atasets/music-streaming-sessions) because it forwards me to another page on the CrowdAI site. Do you know about something like the MSSD or another big public available dataset that the general Spotify user l...
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Solved!! User authenication with python

I tried to make a user authentication using python scripts. First I retrieve the auth_headers:auth_headers = {"client_id": client_id,"response_type": "code","redirect_uri": "http://localhost:7777/callback","scope": "user-library-read"}r = webbrowser....

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  •   I tried to make a user authentication using python scripts.  First I retrieve the auth_headers: auth_headers = { "client_id": client_id, "response_type": "code", "redirect_uri": "ht...
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Error on app every time

The App is very bad.. Every time the app stop and I have to close and start againIt's like a month and this kind off erro do not stop It's impossible to use that. If you developers did not fix it. I will stop paying for the app. 郎郎郎PlanPremiumCountry...

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  • The App is very bad.. Every time the app stop and I have to close and start again It's like a month and this kind off erro do not stop   It's impossible to use that.    If you dev...
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How do I request Spotify on Philips smart TV’s (in browser)

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(Philips Smart TV’s (in browser)Operating System(To my knowledge of this véry moment, …only Linux) My Question or IssueHow do I request an Spotify app for Philips Smart TV’s or it’s browser?)

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (Philips Smart TV’s (in browser) Operating System (To my knowledge of this véry moment, …only Linux)   My Question or Issue How do I request an ...
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Generate Playlist artist all numbers

Please implement a option to auto generate Playlist with ALL items of selected artists.I generated a Playlist with Herman van Veen for example and ended up all afternoon adding albums, tracks induvidually would have taken me 3 months daily couple of ...

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  • Please implement a option to auto generate Playlist with ALL items of selected artists. I generated a Playlist with Herman van Veen for example and ended up all afternoon adding albums, tracks indu...
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  • all albums
    all items
    all songs
    Allow search selection preference based generated Playlist
    artist
    based on selection(s)
    combined genre and or album and or artist and or channel and or Playlist(s) and or mood and or albums and or induvidual items
    everything
    Selection based generated Playlist
    selection based preference
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Saving Spotify Genre List in Database/Cache

Hello, I'm interested in making an application using the Spotify API that creates a visual representation of users based on the genres they listen to. We'd want to be able to store the genre list and aggregated audio feature data somewhere at least i...

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  • Hello,   I'm interested in making an application using the Spotify API that creates a visual representation of users based on the genres they listen to. We'd want to be able to store the genre...
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Spotify deducted money last month and this month but premium subscription not showing

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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Superuser Contribution Sunset of libspotify. Please reconsider.

Hello Spotify,yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/04/12/libspotify-sunset I don't ...

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  • Hello Spotify, yesterday libspotify was shutdown. I noticed that my DIY device has stopped working for my childrens devices. After some digging I came across that post:   https://developer.sp...
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Search Song by BPM

Hi, I'm wondering are their any options to search a song by bpm in the api?I searched the documentation, but I didn't came up with anything.

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  • Hi, I'm wondering are their any options to search a song by bpm in the api? I searched the documentation, but I didn't came up with anything.    
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Autoplay short version of the song on hover -widget

PlanFree/Premium I want to make a small compnent with the spotify API that plays the sort version of the song on hover, like in discoverquickly.com . The problem is that i don't know how to make it in its best way, like it doesn't load the songs that...

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  • Plan Free/Premium   I want to make a small compnent with the spotify API that plays the sort version of the song on hover, like in discoverquickly.com  . The problem is that i don't know...
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Quota extension for University Research Project

For my thesis (of the Master Computer Science at KU Leuven) I am working on an application (a group recommender system) using the Spotify API. For my user study I need 80 participants to use the app. This requires a quota extension. Does anyone have ...

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  • For my thesis (of the Master Computer Science at KU Leuven) I am working on an application (a group recommender system) using the Spotify API.   For my user study I need 80 participants to use...
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  • Roadie
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How does an app like MixOnSet still have access to stream Spotify music library?

It doesn't play music via the installed Spotify app.It doesn't appear as a Web Connect player.However it is connected to my Spotify Library and is able to download Spotify music and mix it. Do they have a special partnership with Spotify?

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  • It doesn't play music via the installed Spotify app. It doesn't appear as a Web Connect player. However it is connected to my Spotify Library and is able to download Spotify music and mix it. &nbs...
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Access to iOS/Android streaming SDKs

To the Spotify team, Looks like Spotify is cutting access to the iOS/Android mobile streaming SDKs per recent news announcement: https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/07/15/mobile-streaming-sdks-update/ While Spotify has been advertising ...

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  • To the Spotify team,   Looks like Spotify is cutting access to the iOS/Android mobile streaming SDKs per recent news announcement:   https://developer.spotify.com/community/news/2022/07...
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Superuser Contribution Getting only 30 sec track on API Call, and also getting Premium Required message but i have trial

I am working on APIs, I have a trial account but I am getting only 30-sec tracks but want to access the full one. And also on checking I am getting message premium requiredcan anybody help!!!!

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  • I am working on APIs, I have a trial account but I am getting only 30-sec tracks but want to access the full one. And also on checking I am getting message premium required can anybody help!!!!
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Does web playback SDK events have rate limit?

Hi! I am wondering there is some kind of rate limit using Web Playback SDK? I can see that on every action, say pausing or seeking to a position in a song, it will send a HTTP request to cpapi.spotify.com. Will this affect my rate limit?

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  • Hi!   I am wondering there is some kind of rate limit using Web Playback SDK?     I can see that on every action, say pausing or seeking to a position in a song, it will send ...
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Superuser Contribution Unauthorized error while creating a playlist

Hey everyone, i'm facing a couple of problems and would like to seek help.Im trying to write a bot that will edit and update my playlists based on other public playlists( add / remove songs on a dailyt basis).I am using the spotify-web-api-node packa...

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  • Hey everyone, i'm facing a couple of problems and would like to seek help. Im trying to write a bot that will edit and update my playlists based on other public playlists( add / remove songs on a d...
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Are we allowed to run the Spotify embed in an ad unit such as a banner ad? Any legal restrictions?

1. Are we allowed to run the embedded Spotify player inside an ad unit such as a banner ad?2. Are there any legal restrictions?3. Do you offer any reporting, such as tracks played, etc.?

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  • 1. Are we allowed to run the embedded Spotify player inside an ad unit such as a banner ad? 2. Are there any legal restrictions? 3. Do you offer any reporting, such as tracks played, etc.? &nb...
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