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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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streaming URL through Spotify API

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy 21+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueAre there any circumstances by which the Spotify API would allow access to song streaming URL's? I'm thinking of the Amazon Alexa app for example - how are Spoti...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy 21+ Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Are there any circumstances by which the Spotify API would allow access to song strea...
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Category = theLINER gets a 404

My Question or IssueI get the 50 Categories/browse/categories?limit=50&offset=0I can reach the Playlists below the Categories for 49 of the 50 Categories.I get a 404 when I reach for Playlists for Category = theLINERJSON = {"error" : {"status" : 404,...

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  •   My Question or Issue I get the 50 Categories /browse/categories?limit=50&offset=0 I can reach the Playlists below the Categories for 49 of the 50 Categories. I get a 404 when I reac...
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[V1 API Search] q (query) parameter appears to have a limit of 100 characters as of today

PlanAPICountryNLDevice-Operating System- My Question or IssueAs of today the following request wil result in:Query: artist:"Joseph Haydn"+track:"Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons), Hob.XXI:3: Der Sommer (Summer): Ach! das Ungewitter naht (Chorus)"https:/...

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  • Plan API Country NL Device - Operating System -   My Question or Issue As of today the following request wil result in: Query: artist:"Joseph Haydn"+track:"Die Jahreszeiten (The ...
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Axios call to complete Authorization Code Flow not working

Hello, I am working on a small project, and I am attempting to implement Authorization Code Flow Authentication. I am successfully obtaining the 'code', but my Axios call to obtain the access token is not working (400 error). I am sure it is because ...

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  • Hello,    I am working on a small project, and I am attempting to implement Authorization Code Flow Authentication. I am successfully obtaining the 'code', but my Axios call to obtain the...
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can I add adata to accounts.spotify.com/api/token so that is than can be returned?

can I add adata to accounts.spotify.com/api/token so that is than can be returned? $data = array('client_id' => $client_id,'redirect_uri' => $redirect_url,'scope' => 'user-read-private user-read-email user-library-modify','response_type' => 'code',);...

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  • can I add adata to accounts.spotify.com/api/token so that is than can be returned?   $data = array( 'client_id' => $client_id, 'redirect_uri' => $redirect_url, 'scope' => 'user-re...
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Superuser Contribution Intermittent 404s Getting Playlist Tracks via API

Starting about two days ago, I began to see intermittent 404s when getting playlist tracks via the Spotify API (https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/*/tracks). I have seen this when iterating over large playlists via the offset and limit parameters, ...

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  • Starting about two days ago, I began to see intermittent 404s when getting playlist tracks via the Spotify API (https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/*/tracks).  I have seen this when iterating o...
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Catalog #

Hello, we need to catalog # for the releases. This is not in the response from the API, is there a way to get the catalog # from UPC or from API?

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  • Hello, we need to catalog # for the releases. This is not in the response from the API, is there a way to get the catalog # from UPC or from API?  
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blocked by CORS policy

Hello,When I call Spotify API (https://api.spotify.com/v1),I have the following error:Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me' from origin 'https:XXX' has been blocked by CORS policy: Request header field pragma is not allowed by A...

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  • Hello, When I call Spotify API (https://api.spotify.com/v1), I have the following error: Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me' from origin 'https:XXX' has been blocked by...
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Dont want users to login

I am trying to implement Spotify SDK into my existing flutter application there I don't want my users to log in once into my app and then again to Spotify. Do you have anything to handle this thing.

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  • I am trying to implement Spotify SDK into my existing flutter application there I don't want my users to log in once into my app and then again to Spotify. Do you have anything to handle this thing.
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Missing data on spotifychart

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello! I was checking the Weekly Top 200 Songs on spotifychart and found that many of the c...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hello! I w...
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Non-existent podcast in library that can't be removed

Plan - PremiumCountry - AustraliaDevice/OS - all I have a podcast I can't get rid of in my library. Right-click does not show menu and clicking into it shows "Couldn't find that page". After clearing the rest of my library of podcasts, calling 'GET /...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - Australia Device/OS - all   I have a podcast I can't get rid of in my library. Right-click does not show menu and clicking into it shows "Couldn't find that page". ...
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Adding an entire setlist to a setlist

I would like to suggest a quite useful feuture. Which is selecting an entire playlist by one click.I have 8 holiday playlist which all contains 100 songs each and I would like to have an ultimate one with these 800 combined, but my problem is adding ...

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  • I would like to suggest a quite useful feuture. Which is selecting an entire playlist by one click. I have 8 holiday playlist which all contains 100 songs each and I would like to have an ultimate o...
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Some songs are not playing

When I want to play a song I couldn't find it first after some time the actual album of the song finally got but those songs ane not playing so I don't no how play from this music player.

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  • When I want to play a song I couldn't find it first after some time the actual album of the song finally got but those songs ane not playing so I don't no how play from this music player.
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Quot Extension Approved: getting Illegal scope

Our app Akashic recently got approved for a Quota Extension, but the scope we have been using since development user-follow-read now produces an illegal scope message. I believe this scope was submitted along with the quota extension request. Please ...

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  • Our app Akashic recently got approved for a Quota Extension, but the scope we have been using since development user-follow-read now produces an illegal scope message. I believe this scope ...
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Quota Extension Follow-Up: Musicplace

Hello again, The Musicplace Team was able to address the most recent attribution requests inside our application and have pushed a new build and submitted a new quota extension accordingly. We apologize for any confusion during this process. We're po...

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  • Hello again,    The Musicplace Team was able to address the most recent attribution requests inside our application and have pushed a new build and submitted a new quota extension accordi...
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Cannot Edit Application Settings in Spotify Developer Dashboard

I have registered an Android application, which is going to integrate with Spotify's Android SDK. To facilitate that integration I am required to add redirect URI and Android Packages to my application using the Developer Dashboard. I have tried doin...

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  • I have registered an Android application, which is going to integrate with Spotify's Android SDK. To facilitate that integration I am required to add redirect URI and Android Packages to my applicat...
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IOS Binary with Spotify SDK rejected from App Store

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceiPhones My Question or IssueI developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discovery service and it can also control the playback on a device that has Spo...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device iPhones   My Question or Issue I developed a mobile application that uses the Spotify SDK. Specifically, the app has access to Spotify's discove...
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What is the difference between "a user" and "current user" API's

I want to use the Spotify API's and am in the process of deciding which ones i want to use for my Website but I can't figure out the difference between "a user" and "current user"

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  • I want to use the Spotify API's and am in the process of deciding which ones i want to use for my Website but I can't figure out the difference between "a user" and "current user"
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Waiting another 6 weeks for Quota Extension?

Hello! Our team has just uploaded another Quota Extension in response to some design changes requested by the Spotify Team. Our first Quota Extension took roughly 6 weeks to complete. Does this mean we have to wait another 6 weeks for the small chang...

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  • Hello!   Our team has just uploaded another Quota Extension in response to some design changes requested by the Spotify Team.    Our first Quota Extension took roughly 6 weeks to c...
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Forbidden Error

When I try to make a request (for example to get the current song name) comes a forbidden error.The access token is definitely correct and has all scopes.Btw I use a Java wrapper (i.e. Spotify API for Java) but this is the status message of thespotif...

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  • When I try to make a request (for example to get the current song name) comes a forbidden error. The access token is definitely correct and has all scopes. Btw I use a Java wrapper (i.e. Spotify ...
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