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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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  • Naianasha
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Solved!! AudioBook Search get 500 Response

I can search albums, playlists, artists, episodes just fine but I am having a problem with audiobooks. Here is the URL. "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=harry potter&type=audiobook&market=US&limit=20&offset=0" Response is a 500. Does audiobook se...

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  • I can search albums, playlists, artists, episodes just fine but I am having a problem with audiobooks.  Here is the URL.   "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=harry potter&type=...
  • herbertrush
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Song Radio API

Can the API please incorporate some form of function for accessing a track's "Song Radio"? This would be very helpful!

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  • Can the API please incorporate some form of function for accessing a track's "Song Radio"? This would be very helpful!   
  • craigss
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Get Artist's Top Tracks in bulk

Hi, I'm using the Get Artist's Top Tracks endpoint here:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-an-artists-top-tracksIs there a way we could extend support for this endpoint to get multiple artists' top tracks i...

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  • Hi,   I'm using the Get Artist's Top Tracks endpoint here: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-an-artists-top-tracks Is there a way we could ex...
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Solved!! Fully documented API

The API documentation is very incomplete. Sometimes certain fields of the JSON response can contain null and sometimes the entire response is null but they aren't documented (eg fetching the current playback state when the app isn't open on any devic...

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  • The API documentation is very incomplete. Sometimes certain fields of the JSON response can contain null and sometimes the entire response is null but they aren't documented (eg fetching the current ...
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400 bad request on v1/search/

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueHi, i'm trying to use the spotify api, but i have trouble with it i made some resquest on "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=thriller&type=track" but i have 400 bad request a...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue Hi,  i'm trying to use the spotify api, but i have trouble with it 😞 i made some resquest on...
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Superuser Contribution Get Several Browse Categories for GB - Party Category Image not Consistent

When using the Get Several Browse Categories API endpoint at of https://api.spotify.com/v1/browse/categories for GB and getting the images, the Party category appears to use a different image than all the rest, it looks like the style of image used i...

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  • When using the Get Several Browse Categories API endpoint at of https://api.spotify.com/v1/browse/categories for GB and getting the images, the Party category appears to use a differen...
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Superuser Contribution spotify.artist("artist_id") cannot run

Plan: FreeCountry: US Device: MacBook Pro 2020Operating System: Mac OS My Question or Issue: Hey, I am encountering issues when running commands like spotify.artist("artist_id"). spotify is spotipy.Spotify(client_credentials_manager=client_credential...

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  • Plan: Free Country: US   Device: MacBook Pro 2020 Operating System: Mac OS   My Question or Issue:   Hey, I am encountering issues when running commands like spotify.artis...
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Superuser Contribution Check users podcast review

PlanPremiumCountryAustriaDeviceVivo 5GOperating SystemAndroid Oreo My Question or IssueI wanted to ask if their is any possible way to check to star reviews on podcast of usere with the web api. I wanted to programm an app for the listeners of a spec...

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  • Plan Premium Country Austria Device Vivo 5G Operating System Android Oreo   My Question or Issue I wanted to ask if their is any possible way to check to star reviews on podcast o...
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Solved!! Currently playing episode

Hey there, This post is requesting access to "currently playing episode" through the Spotify Web API, either through the "Get Playback State" endpoint (/me/player) or the "Get Currently Playing Track" endpoint (ideally both). It seems that podcasts a...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey there,   This post is requesting access to "currently playing episode" through the Spotify Web API, either through the "Get Playback State" endpoint (/me/player) or the "Get Currently Play...
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Integration fail with UserNotAuthorizedException error on Android

I have integrated on Android Platform like quick sample on document,But I got the "com.spotify.android.appremote.api.error.UserNotAuthorizedException: {"message":"Explicit user authorization is required to use Spotify. The user has to complete the au...

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  • I have integrated on Android Platform like quick sample on document,But I got the "com.spotify.android.appremote.api.error.UserNotAuthorizedException: {"message":"Explicit user authorization is requi...
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Extended Streaming History with incorrect data

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceAsus ZenFoneOperating SystemAndroid OS 11 API 30 My Question or IssueI download my extended streaming history to train myself on data analyse and to make my own Spotify recap + my average use of the app during the last 2...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device Asus ZenFone Operating System Android OS 11 API 30   My Question or Issue I download my extended streaming history to train myself on data analyse an...
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'Get Recently Played Tracks' doesn't return skipped tracks

When I try to call the 'Get recently played tracks' function, the output doesn't include songs that have been played > 30s but not to the end/songs that have been manually skipped; only songs that have been fully played and not manually skipped are i...

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  • When I try to call the 'Get recently played tracks' function, the output doesn't include songs that have been played > 30s but not to the end/songs that have been manually skipped; only songs that...
  • xinyu0000
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Solved!! 204 regularly being incorrectly returned for /v1/me/player endpoint

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDevice(iPhone 12, Samsung Galaxy S10e) My Question or IssueMy app relies heavily on the above endpoint to poll for the state of the Spotify player, which I do every 3 seconds from browsers on iOS and Android. On iOS I almost ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device (iPhone 12, Samsung Galaxy S10e)   My Question or Issue My app relies heavily on the above endpoint to poll for the state of the Spotify player, which...
  • pmotard
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Check if current song is in the user's liked songs

Is there a way to get if the user has liked the currently played song or not via the API?

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  • Is there a way to get if the user has liked the currently played song or not via the API?
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Get the access token without user having to enter credentials

Is there a possibility to get the access token to a users account through the Spotify SDK without the user having to log in in a web view? It's very tedious for users because they often don't know their Spotify credentials. They are already logged in...

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  • Is there a possibility to get the access token to a users account through the Spotify SDK without the user having to log in in a web view? It's very tedious for users because they often don't know th...
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Solved!! How to generate a spotify code using web api?

Hi guys so I saw this https://www.spotifycodes.com/ and notice that it uses a URI to generate a spotify code, I'm using the Spotify WEB API an can get the URI using fetch but is it possible to generate a spotify code using WEB API?

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  • Hi guys so I saw this https://www.spotifycodes.com/ and notice that it uses a URI to generate a spotify code, I'm using the Spotify WEB API an can get the URI using fetch but is it possible...
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Can a track's artists be different than the artists of the album?

PlanFree Web API My Question or IssueGoing trough the web API. It can be seen that an album can be created by many artists, like in a colab between them. And when getting tracks from the API. The also have associated with them, apart from the album t...

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  • Plan Free   Web API   My Question or Issue Going trough the web API. It can be seen that an album can be created by many artists, like in a colab between them. And when getting tracks...
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[Android] cant connect when integration

I had integration with Spotify SDK like quickstart document.But I get the ACCOUNTS_INVALID_APP_ID:INVALID_REQUEST error when connect call SpotifyAppRemote.connect()So, how can to fix it?Client ID:978be86fb04440f3ba88e946045c0bccDevice(iPhone 8, Samsu...

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  • I had integration with Spotify SDK like quickstart document.But I get the ACCOUNTS_INVALID_APP_ID:INVALID_REQUEST error when connect call SpotifyAppRemote.connect() So, how can to fix it? Clie...
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Get API response JSON-Schemas?

Hello, can somebody maybe tell me where I can find the response schemas for the recently-listened and song-attributes GET Request of the Api request. If somebody has these saved, it would be very appreciated if you could send it to me. Best regards a...

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  • Hello, can somebody maybe tell me where I can find the response schemas for the recently-listened and song-attributes GET Request of the Api request.    If somebody has these saved, it wo...
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I have played the track using play URI, song play succeed and after 2-3 seconds automatic song stop.

I am facing an issue when using rn-Spotify-SDK, I’ve been trying to debug this issue for the past couple of days but didn't get any appropriate solution. Spotify authenticates and initializes succeeds and also playlists API response getting successfu...

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  • I am facing an issue when using rn-Spotify-SDK, I’ve been trying to debug this issue for the past couple of days but didn't get any appropriate solution.   Spotify authenticates and initialize...
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