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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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the search is poor on NOT condition

PlanFree/PremiumCountrysingaporeDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue is I am looking music that are NOT played by Piano but all PIANO are listed. How is ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country singapore Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue is I ...
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Add tracks to playlist returns 50x error

Flow: I created playlist using create playlist API. After I'm adding track's to this playlist.As a result I got 500 or 503 error

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  • Flow: I created playlist using create playlist API. After I'm adding track's to this playlist. As a result I got 500 or 503 error
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Apple App Store Review team can't log in with Test Premium Account

My Situation:- Wrote iPhone App that uses Spotify- Already got quota extension by Spotify- Created Test Account with Premium for Apple App Store Review Team- The country is set to Germany (shouldn't be a problem though) Problem:The review team keeps ...

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  • My Situation: - Wrote iPhone App that uses Spotify - Already got quota extension by Spotify - Created Test Account with Premium for Apple App Store Review Team - The country is set to G...
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How to contact app review team?

I've submitted an app for review by the Spotify team and the first submission was rejected for "unjustified scopes". However, these scopes are necessary for app function. Is there a way to contact the review team to get some further clarification so ...

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  • I've submitted an app for review by the Spotify team and the first submission was rejected for "unjustified scopes". However, these scopes are necessary for app function. Is there a way to contact th...
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Repeatable 404 on particular search requests

When making search endpoint requests, I notice some requests repeatedly failing. It seems to happen only on searches for tracks with long names. As an example: the following fails: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search/?type=track&q=I%20Slept%20With%20So...

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  • When making search endpoint requests, I notice some requests repeatedly failing. It seems to happen only on searches for tracks with long names. As an example: the following fails:   https://ap...
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Suddenly getting "invalid redirect URI" on grant

Without any changes to my code or app-registration my app suddenly gets an "invalid redirect URI" in the access-token grant. I have no idea whats going on...

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  • Without any changes to my code or app-registration my app suddenly gets an "invalid redirect URI" in the access-token grant. I have no idea whats going on...  
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Playlist iframe content not updated

I use Spotify with a free plan. My country is Japan.The problem is that when I add songs to the playlist using the API, the playlist on the iframe side is not updated.The iframe tag I am using is written below.Device.Macbook, ChromeI am looking for s...

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  • I use Spotify with a free plan. My country is Japan. The problem is that when I add songs to the playlist using the API, the playlist on the iframe side is not updated. The iframe tag I am using is...
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iFrame API 'ready' never gets called

I can't get the 'ready' event to be called. Anyone else is having this issue? const onSpotifyLoaded = controller => { controller.addListener('ready', () => { console.log("Player is Ready") }) } window.SpotifyIFrameAPI.createController(playerEl.curren...

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  • I can't get the 'ready' event to be called. Anyone else is having this issue?             const onSpotifyLoaded = controller => { controller.addListener('read...
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How to extend scopes for existing application?

Hello! I have a published application and since it has been published I need more scopes than I requested initially. In the dashboard for the appI see the toast that it's impossible to request additional scopes for the app, what can I do about it?

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  • Hello! I have a published application and since it has been published I need more scopes than I requested initially. In the dashboard for the appI see the toast that it's impossible to request additi...
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Solved!! API for returning latest spotify release version

PlanPremiumCountryGBDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuefor a tool im developing i need a way to get the latest release number spotify itself uses to update, and then using that number make a call to scdn like so: https://upgrade.s...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue for a tool im developing i need a way to get the latest release number spotify itself uses to updat...
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Embed API Commercial Use

Hi! Is the Embed API prohibited from being used in a commercial app to play tracks from Spotify? Is that API only allowed for Podcasts in a commercial setting? If i wish to play songs from Spotify on iOS, the only way is through the iOS remote SDK?

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  • Hi! Is the Embed API prohibited from being used in a commercial app to play tracks from Spotify? Is that API only allowed for Podcasts in a commercial setting?   If i wish to play songs from S...
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The Spotify app for Windows radomly closes

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceHuawei Matebook D16Operating SystemWindows 11 Home My Question or IssueWhen I play or skip a song the Spotify app will sometimes close, and when I try to re-open it, it will close immediately. I have to try a couple tim...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Huawei Matebook D16 Operating System Windows 11 Home   My Question or Issue When I play or skip a song the Spotify app will sometimes close, and whe...
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Spotify mobile app authentication

Hi, I'm building an app using a cross-platform framework so can't use the iOS and Android SDks directly. Is there a way to open the Spotify app for authentication, instead of the website?

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  • Hi,   I'm building an app using a cross-platform framework so can't use the iOS and Android SDks directly.   Is there a way to open the Spotify app for authentication, instead of the we...
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This 1 change to the app, would make it flawless

Ok, I’ve been using Spotify on my all of my iPhones for about 10yrs now and in my opinion, no other music app compares. The one key feature that I love is the built in EQ!!!! Hands down the best feature in the Spotify app!!I have one complaint, and i...

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  • Ok, I’ve been using Spotify on my all of my iPhones for about 10yrs now and in my opinion, no other music app compares. The one key feature that I love is the built in EQ!!!! Hands down the best feat...
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App rejected by apple because Sign In with Apple button doesn’t have the logo

My app was rejected by Apple because the Sign In with Apple button on Spotify’s auth portal does not contain the logo which apparently violates the new Design Guidelines.Is there an alternative way to let users authenticate? I attached the image that...

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  • My app was rejected by Apple because the Sign In with Apple button on Spotify’s auth portal does not contain the logo which apparently violates the new Design Guidelines. Is there an alternative w...
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Get Artist missing and erroneous response data

Hello, good evening. When retrieving data from the Get Artist endpoint, I notice some popular artists have missing data or erroneous data filled in. For example, Maiara e Maraisa (artist_id = 4WMYNh2etFJTSIOMp5xT0K), who have around ~8 million follow...

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  • Hello, good evening. When retrieving data from the Get Artist endpoint, I notice some popular artists have missing data or erroneous data filled in.   For example, Maiara e Maraisa&n...
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Freezing timescroller

PlanPremiumCountryCzech Republic DeviceIPad 8Operating SystemIPadOS 15.1 My Question or Issue Hello, guys! I found some problem with the Spotify on IPads: when you open the lyrics of track then the timescroll of track freezes. Music still play but ap...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic   Device IPad 8 Operating System IPadOS 15.1   My Question or Issue   Hello, guys! I found some problem with the Spotify on IPads: when ...
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audiobooks via API

Hi,Is there absolutely no way to distinguish audiobooks from other content when using the API? ... just want to make sure I'm not missing something obvious here! Thnx

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  • Hi, Is there absolutely no way to distinguish audiobooks from other content when using the API? ... just want to make sure I'm not missing something obvious here! Thnx  
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Store and process data from Spotify

Hello together,I would like to use the data about certain songs from Spotify for my backend. However, the backend is on a web server and not directly in the mobile app. The data would then have to be stored and processed there.Does anyone know if thi...

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  • Hello together, I would like to use the data about certain songs from Spotify for my backend. However, the backend is on a web server and not directly in the mobile app. The data would then have to ...
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