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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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Superuser Contribution Developer Site Web-API reference Docs not working

DeviceIphone 6 - Safari My Question or IssueWhen accessing the page at https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/ it asks you you to select an endpoint from the drop down menu. As soon as I do nothing happens and there is no “go” ...

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  • Device Iphone 6 - Safari   My Question or Issue When accessing the page at  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/    it asks you you to select an e...
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v1/player/me returning 204 incorrectly

PlanBothCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 11, DesktopOperating SystemiOS 15, Windows 10, Windows 11 My Question or IssueThe v1/me/player APIs are returning 204s when trying to get currently playing data incorrectly. There should be content and there is somet...

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  • Plan Both Country Canada Device iPhone 11, Desktop Operating System iOS 15, Windows 10, Windows 11   My Question or Issue The v1/me/player APIs are returning 204s when trying to get cu...
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Genre of a Podcast is not available in API Data

My Question or Issue The tags/genres attached to a podcast (For example: https://open.spotify.com/show/6vaEao0SXlarPUUBSdvb4T. This contains the tags/genres 'Finance' and 'Technology') are not present while fetching data through the API. Is there any...

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  • My Question or Issue    The tags/genres attached to a podcast (For example: https://open.spotify.com/show/6vaEao0SXlarPUUBSdvb4T. This contains the tags/genres 'Finance' and 'Technology')...
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Superuser Contribution app is not approving for the quota extension

Hello Team, I have implemented Spotify in my iOS app which called PickleJar Live for login and getting users's profile. Currently app is in development mode. now I am requesting for quota extension because app is live in App Store. I have so many use...

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  • Hello Team,    I have implemented Spotify in my iOS app which called PickleJar Live for login and getting users's profile. Currently app is in development mode. now I am requesting for qu...
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A440 vs A432

Dear Spotify,I’m contacting you as, perhaps another, faithful and loyal Spotify customer with a huge wish, allowing integration of the 432Player app with Spotify.There’s an app, called 432Player, that successfully integrated the Spotify SDK with thei...

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  • Dear Spotify, I’m contacting you as, perhaps another, faithful and loyal Spotify customer with a huge wish, allowing integration of the 432Player app with Spotify. There’s an app, called 432Player,...
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Cover image analysis

PlanPremiumCountryGermany My Question or IssueHelloIm planning to program a neuronal network for a project in UNI that can find Songs based of the genre and the cover image. For that i would need the cover images of songs in Spotify so the network ca...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   My Question or Issue Hello Im planning to program a neuronal network for a project in UNI that can find Songs based of the genre and the cover image. For th...
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Small omission on code flow auth guide

https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/code-flow/ In the section about requesting an access token, the guide does not make it clear that the "Authorization" header is not required if implementing the PKCE extension. ...

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  • https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization/code-flow/   In the section about requesting an access token, the guide does not make it clear that the "Authorization"...
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Is it possible to to view either (A) who a user follows or (B) who follows a user?

As of 2020, I don't think either (A) or (B) were possible. But I am wondering if this changed? Essentially, given a Spotify ID, X , I want to be able to extract either:- A list of Spotify IDs that X follows OR- A list of Spotify IDs that follow X Are...

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  • As of 2020, I don't think either (A) or (B) were possible. But I am wondering if this changed?    Essentially, given a Spotify ID, X , I want to be able to extract either: - A ...
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Get User's Top Tracks time_range parameter does not seem to work

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceN/AOperating SystemN/A My Question or IssueWhen I try to hit this endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks?offset=0&limit=50&time_range=long_term , the time_range parameter appears to not function as expected. Regardle...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device N/A Operating System N/A   My Question or Issue When I try to hit this endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/tracks?offset=0&limit=50&t...
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Spotify App quota extension request keeps getting rejected

Plan: PremiumCountry: USI am calling the /artists/?ids= API to get artist info.I display the artist image and a link to their Spotify profile using the following img tag on my site with the data referenced below directly coming from the API response ...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: US I am calling the /artists/?ids= API to get artist info. I display the artist image and a link to their Spotify profile using the following img tag on my site with ...
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Spotify errors

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceiPhone XROperating SystemSoftware 15.4.1 (latest update) My Question or IssueWhen I switch back to Spotify from any other app, it either stops playing or starts my podcast from the start again.

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device iPhone XR Operating System Software 15.4.1 (latest update)   My Question or Issue When I switch back to Spotify from any other app, it either stop...
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Determining if Spotify Playback SDK is streaming regardless of User's toggling

When the network connection is poor, the playback pauses. With Spotify Webplayback SDK's 'player_state_changed' event, you can't determine if this happened. In this event, it only fires and returns state.paused = false when user intentionally paused ...

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  • When the network connection is poor, the playback pauses. With Spotify Webplayback SDK's 'player_state_changed' event, you can't determine if this happened. In this event, it only fires and returns s...
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Spotipy: current_user_top_songs() function returns 403

PlanFreeCountryUnited KingdomDeviceMacbook Pro (2019)Operating System MacOS Monterey (12.4) My Question or IssueHi, Unfortunately I am running in to an issue with the top tracks endpoint on the Spotify API. I am using the Spotify library to build a w...

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  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom Device Macbook Pro (2019) Operating System  MacOS Monterey (12.4)   My Question or Issue Hi,   Unfortunately I am running in to an issue wi...
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currently-playing returning incorrect progress_ms

HI there. I've built a web app using the web api, and I've turned my device on for the first time in months (now that the weather is warmer), and I've noticed I get incorrect results for the progress_ms value from currently-playing. Specifically, it ...

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  • HI there. I've built a web app using the web api, and I've turned my device on for the first time in months (now that the weather is warmer), and I've noticed I get incorrect results for the pro...
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SpotifyAppRemote media notification on lockscreen

Hi! Is there anyway to customize the Spotify media notification on lockscreen to return to my Android native app when the user clicks on it as opposed to opening Spotify? My app uses SpotifyAppRemote playerApi to play full Spotify songs. If not, is t...

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  • Hi!   Is there anyway to customize the Spotify media notification on lockscreen to return to my Android native app when the user clicks on it as opposed to opening Spotify? My app uses Spotify...
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Can these song be added

Can someone add all the songs from Azusa Nakano and Ritsu Tainaka to their character album.Songs like Jajauma way to go and Girly storm Shissou Stick are songs that I really like

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  •     Can someone add all the songs from Azusa Nakano and Ritsu Tainaka to their character album. Songs like Jajauma way to go and Girly storm Shissou Stick are songs that I really l...
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Discord

I have a discord bot, and I whole like to put music on the bot, but discord says that I can play music if the station's ToS says that is ilegal, Can I get a licence to play spotify's music on my verified bot?

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  • I have a discord bot, and I whole like to put music on the bot, but discord says that I can play music if the station's ToS says that is ilegal, Can I get a licence to play spotify's music on my veri...
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Solved!! Possible to play local file through API?

Plan: PremiumCountry: DKDevice: Spotify on Linux Ubuntu (PC) My Question or IssueHi, I'm playing songs using the Web API like this without issues: PUT /v1/me/player/play HTTP/1.1Content-Type: application/jsonAuthorization: xxxxxHost: api.spotify.comC...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: DK Device: Spotify on Linux Ubuntu (PC)   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm playing songs using the Web API like this without issues:   PUT /v1/me/player/play HTTP...
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Error " Your client does not have permission to get URL"

Hello There , I'm a web developer and I use Spotify APIs . Yesterday , I bought 3 new VPS servers from Germany location but I haven't been able to establish a connection between these servers and the Spotify API and using a browser to access spotify....

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  • Hello There ,   I'm a web developer and I use Spotify APIs . Yesterday , I bought 3 new VPS servers from Germany location but I haven't been able to establish a connection between these server...
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Control spotify windows app from web

Hi, i'm developing and integration from and web app with spotify, so to music does not stop when page reloading or changing to another page, i wanna connect my web app with windows desktop app. So you can see with song is playing now on my web app, a...

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  • Hi, i'm developing and integration from and web app with spotify, so to music does not stop when page reloading or changing to another page, i wanna connect my web app with windows desktop app. &nbs...
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