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Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

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Spotify Socket Hang Up Error

Hi everyone,I'm receiving the 'Socket Hang Up' error when my app is running for almost a day. I'm requesting things to Spotify hourly, and most of the time the app runs smoothly. The error happens when I start requesting after 7-8 hours I turned on m...

  • Music Fan
  • Hi everyone, I'm receiving the 'Socket Hang Up' error when my app is running for almost a day. I'm requesting things to Spotify hourly, and most of the time the app runs smoothly. The error happens ...
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Solved!! Long URIs

Is there any logic as to when one needs to provide the fully qualified version of a URI (e.g. including the "spotify:track:" prefix)? I've been developing Haskell bindings to the Web API, and have just found that, for example, getting a track require...

  • Casual Listener
  • Is there any logic as to when one needs to provide the fully qualified version of a URI (e.g. including the "spotify:track:" prefix)?   I've been developing Haskell bindings to the Web API, an...
  • george_____t
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Audio Analysis endpoint type changes

The type of multiple values in the audio-analysis endpoint changed. Timestamp and num_samples changed from int to string and analysis_sample_rate changed from int to float. Is this a bug or are these changes intended?

  • Visitor
  • The type of multiple values in the audio-analysis endpoint changed. Timestamp and num_samples changed from int to string and  analysis_sample_rate changed from int to float. Is this a bug...
  • spotifyjosh
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Commercial app request status

Hi,I submitted a request for commercial application approval last week but I didn't get any response of any kind. Just wondering if I could check the status of the request to make sure I submitted it correctly and to have a sense of how much it will ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, I submitted a request for commercial application approval last week but I didn't get any response of any kind. Just wondering if I could check the status of the request to make sure I submitte...
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Changing API App Ownership to another account

Hello, I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically). It doesn't seem possible to do this from the dashboard or the UI. Is there anyone I could talk to at ...

  • Visitor
  • Hello,   I have an API App for Spotify that I would like to transfer to another spotify account (from my personal account to a work email, basically).   It doesn't seem possible to do t...
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Web playback SDK

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUK My Question or IssueCould I build a dual-use web player that can play back tracks stored on my own server and from Spotify servers?

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Free/Premium Country UK   My Question or Issue Could I build a dual-use web player that can play back tracks stored on my own server and from Spotify servers?
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Want to build the Radio using spotify API

I wan to build the radio app. Automatically play the songs; if user doesn't like any song, user can skip it. Is it okay if my app keeps the user history what songs are skipped; next time it doesn't play them plus app analyzes those songs and don't pl...

  • Visitor
  • I wan to build the radio app. Automatically play the songs; if user doesn't like any song, user can skip it. Is it okay if my app keeps the user history what songs are skipped; next time it doesn't p...
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Superuser Contribution Getting better API usage insights?

PlanPremium Operating SystemWeb Service My Question or IssueI have an application which generates a good amount of traffic to your API servers. There are thousandfold unique users every day (according to your dashboard). From the dashboard I can see ...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Premium   Operating System Web Service   My Question or Issue I have an application which generates a good amount of traffic to your API servers. There are thousandfold unique u...
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iOS Streaming SDK – Is API sunsetting for all 3rd-party clients, or only DJ Apps? [July 1, 2020]

PlanPremiumDeviceiOS My Question or Issue My App Store iOS app has been using the streaming SDK (the official, but now-deprecated, iOS Streaming SDK) since it was released in 2014, to provide users with more advanced equalizer settings than are avail...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Device iOS   My Question or Issue   My App Store iOS app has been using the streaming SDK (the official, but now-deprecated, iOS Streaming SDK) since it was released in ...
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API get currently playing track return empty

My question is about Web API, here is the steps Step to re-produce I open desktop appI play a song "A"then I stop and leave it about 30 minutesThen I used postman to call API to get playing track => it returns 204 No ContentExpectation It was suppose...

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  • My question is about Web API, here is the steps   Step to re-produce   I open desktop app I play a song "A" then I stop and leave it about 30 minutes Then I used postman to call API...
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Creating App like Tik Tok

My Question or IssueHi I am a mobile app developer and trying to integrate Spotify in my mobile app. Is it legal to create a Tik tok like app where users can create videos with songs from Spotify in my app?

  • Visitor
  •   My Question or Issue Hi I am a mobile app developer and trying to integrate Spotify in my mobile app. Is it legal to create a Tik tok like app where users can create videos with songs from S...
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  • Developer question integrating spotify in mobile app
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iOS Streaming SDK Discontinuation of service date

Hi, I know the old iOS Streaming SDK has been deprecated and removed from Github. I have an existing app in the app store that uses this and I'm wondering how much time I have to migrate to the new SDK before streaming stops working in my app. I assu...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I know the old iOS Streaming SDK has been deprecated and removed from Github.  I have an existing app in the app store that uses this and I'm wondering how much time I have to migra...
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Superuser Contribution Integration

Hi there fellow Spotify enthusiasts

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  • Hi there fellow Spotify enthusiasts
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Superuser Contribution Can’t create app

PlanPremiumCountryIndia DeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemiOS 13 My Question or IssueHello everyone, I am new here, I am from India and I was trying to create Spotify app in the dashboard since sometime now, i have a premium account, I’m running ios13 bu...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country India  Device iPhone  7 Operating System iOS 13   My Question or Issue Hello everyone, I am new here, I am from India and I was trying to create Spoti...
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Response to commercial license application

Hi there! I submitted an application for a commercial license around 6 months ago while I was developing an application that makes use of the Spotify API. Unfortunately I still have not heard back, and am curious about the best way to get this resolv...

  • Visitor
  • Hi there!   I submitted an application for a commercial license around 6 months ago while I was developing an application that makes use of the Spotify API.   Unfortunately I still have...
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Upgrade existing client to commercial partnership - API rate limit increase

We've been working on an app that uses the Spotify API and we created our client ID before there was an official submission for commercial partnerships (about 4 years ago). We've been getting a lot more traffic on our platform during this time and we...

  • Casual Listener
  • We've been working on an app that uses the Spotify API and we created our client ID before there was an official submission for commercial partnerships (about 4 years ago).   We've been gettin...
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Superuser Contribution API functions for "current song radio list" and "add to queue after current"

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevice(Pixel 2XL, PC)Operating System(Android Oreo, Windows 10) My Question or IssueI am trying to implement a button that I hit when I like a song. It should get the list of songs from the song radio of the currently playing ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device (Pixel 2XL, PC) Operating System (Android Oreo, Windows 10)   My Question or Issue I am trying to implement a button that I hit when I like a so...
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Api Rate Limit

My Question or IssueHi,We would like to integrate spotify with our app. Currently we are seeing rate limits for various endpoints. We would like to know if the rate limits are different for partners? Also what is the process in becoming a partner so ...

  • Visitor
  • My Question or Issue Hi, We would like to integrate spotify with our app. Currently we are seeing rate limits for various endpoints. We would like to know if the rate limits are different for partn...
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Add a can_play_track field in user object (private)

Hi, I'm trying out to figure out whether a user has the permission to play a track, before attempting to send a call to the player endpoint. The field "product" is useless in its current state, as there is no documentations about all the product type...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   I'm trying out to figure out whether a user has the permission to play a track, before attempting to send a call to the player endpoint.   The field "product" is useless in its cu...
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