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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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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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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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Needing help with outputting artist/track data into a workbook

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesOperating SystemWindows 11 My Question or Issue:I'm an artist/developer attempting to create an in-depth top chart for the artists in my genre (Glitchbreak). I have collected a sample size of 143 artists, with IDs/URIs....

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue: I'm an artist/developer attempting to create an in-depth top chart for the artists in my genre (Gli...
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[Connect] Give stats.fm private API access

For the longest time, the Spotify community has been enslaved to the tyrannical reign of Last.fm being the only consistent stat tracking platform. Instead of having an accurate tracking service with insightful resources, we are locked out of even the...

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  • ...heir oppressive rate limits and quite heinous limitations. Plagued with tracking issues, Spotify's negligence to maintaining their public API has singlehandedly stifled the progression of this platform a...
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Conception de site Web

Hello, I am a 18 years old French student and I made this website template for you, what do you think?The homepage with the logo is interactive and is entirely made in 3D, I redesigned the site to be more accessible and understandable for users becau...

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  • Hello, I am a 18 years old French student and I made this website template for you, what do you think? The homepage with the logo is interactive and is entirely made in 3D, I redesigned the site to ...
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How to refresh a playlist after a change?

I'm making some changes on a playlist with web API, like adding or removing a song, and that changes don't take effect automatically. How do I solve this problem?Thanks in advance.

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  • I'm making some changes on a playlist with web API, like adding or removing a song, and that changes don't take effect automatically.  How do I solve this problem? Thanks in advance.
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Solved!! Use of include_groups

I noted that the PHP SDK for the Spotify API uses include_groups to list what album types should be included (all if omitted). https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-multiple-albums doesn't mention it (there's ...

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  • I noted that the PHP SDK for the Spotify API uses include_groups to list what album types should be included (all if omitted).   https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#...
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What could possibly the reason for disabling search/filter and sorting when using Enhance ?

So you may not be aware, but when you use the Enhance feature on a playlist or your liked songs, you lose the functionality for researching specific songs and you also can't sort anymore. Because the prompt warning you about it is not present on smar...

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  • So you may not be aware, but when you use the Enhance feature on a playlist or your liked songs, you lose the functionality for researching specific songs and you also can't sort anymore. Because the...
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