Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

Spotify for Developers

Discuss building apps with Spotify APIs and SDKs

Start a topic

Forum Posts

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...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • PhilTunix
  • Newbie
  • 18927 Views
  • 134 replies
  • 20 likes
  • 18927 Views
  • 134 replies
  • 20 likes

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...

spotify-category-party.png
  • Roadie
  • 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...
  • RoguePlanetoid
  • Roadie
  • 524 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 524 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

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...

  • Visitor
  • 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...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
  • 487 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 487 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

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...

  • Visitor
  • 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...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
  • 496 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Star review
    Web API
  • 496 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

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...
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
  • 706 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 1 likes
  • Podcast API
    Web API
    Web Playback API
  • 706 Views
  • 5 replies
  • 1 likes

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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • 296 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Connect
  • 296 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • Eliottous
  • Casual Listener
  • 569 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 569 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

'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...

  • Newbie
  • 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
  • Newbie
  • 386 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 386 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 1 likes

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
  • Music Fan
  • 2795 Views
  • 18 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 2795 Views
  • 18 replies
  • 0 likes

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?

  • Casual Listener
  • Is there a way to get if the user has liked the currently played song or not via the API?
  • codeIMperfect1
  • Casual Listener
  • 361 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 361 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

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...

  • Newbie
  • 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...
  • 247 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 247 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

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?

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • nakunaru
  • Casual Listener
  • 811 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 811 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 1 likes

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...

  • Visitor
  • 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...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
  • 216 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 216 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

[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...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • ndthong1994
  • Casual Listener
  • 252 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Connect
  • 252 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

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...

  • Newbie
  • 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...
  • 286 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • api
    Json
    Schemas
  • 286 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes

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...

  • Newbie
  • 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...
  • Sikky99
  • Casual Listener
  • 369 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 369 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Login API error

https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token returns error:"upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: connection termination"

  • Newbie
  • https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token returns error: "upstream connect error or disconnect/reset before headers. reset reason: connection termination"
  • MattSuda
  • Spotify Star
  • 63042 Views
  • 16 replies
  • 12 likes
  • 63042 Views
  • 16 replies
  • 12 likes

authorization scope for current-playing-track

I want to have user's current playing track on my web-app after doing the authorization. But going through the documentation I found out that there is no authorization scope for such data through the API. So if someone can help me with this I'll be v...

  • Newbie
  • I want to have user's current playing track on my web-app after doing the authorization. But going through the documentation I found out that there is no authorization scope for such data through the...
  • 215 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • authorization-scope
    current-playing-track
  • 215 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Short version of a playlist

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIt will be great that a playlist could have an option to chosse some songs and play them as a...

  • Casual Listener
  • 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 It will...
  • 223 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 223 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Need More Clarification on Quota Rejection

We've received a rejection mail from Spotify stating that we're requesting excessive data points and we're using scopes that don't correspond with the use case. Following this, we sent an email clarifying a few points so we can be sure how exactly to...

  • Regular
  • We've received a rejection mail from Spotify stating that we're requesting excessive data points and we're using scopes that don't correspond with the use case. Following this, we sent an email clari...
  • 198 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Extension Rejection
    extension request
  • 198 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Error Generate Report (ADS)

I run this curl command: curl --request POST \--url https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v1/report \--header 'Authorization: Bearer BQBqLCYU3205qb2Vk6RrsQBNlwKDeFO1ZH2YRqC454Os7lfN6As1rUFXryG7WVe8Sdf0xbKDc0UO9DZw5HNsd0FsEgibLpNXhF7mQ28f146NlCoi2pFzegG...

  • Newbie
  • I run this curl command:   curl --request POST \ --url https://api-partner.spotify.com/ads/v1/report \ --header 'Authorization: Bearer BQBqLCYU3205qb2Vk6RrsQBNlwKDeFO1ZH2YRqC454Os7lfN6As1rUF...
  • 218 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes
  • errorreportsads
  • 218 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 1 likes