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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution DELETE Method - Remove Playlist Items Broken

API cal to remove items from playlist no longer works. A 200 status code and snapsho_id is returned, but no item has been removed.

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  • API cal to remove items from playlist no longer works. A 200 status code and snapsho_id is returned, but no item has been removed.
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Buffer object to initialize a buffer is deprecated in NodeJS

CountryUSMy Issuenew Buffer('clientId' + ':' + 'clientSecret').toString('base64')Buffer object needs statically allocated array to store buffer for a long time.I'm not sure why the documentation still has this as an example for the authorization code...

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  • Country US My Issue new Buffer('clientId' + ':' + 'clientSecret').toString('base64') Buffer object needs statically allocated array to store buffer for a long time. I'm not sure why the document...
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Spotify information from API to Google Sheet via Apipheny

Hi all,I'm trying to get Spotify playlist information from the API into a Google Sheet via Apipheny.However, I seem to get duplicate rows and I cannot find if this is a limit of Apipheny or if I am doing something wrong. My request is as following: h...

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  • Hi all, I'm trying to get Spotify playlist information from the API into a Google Sheet via Apipheny. However, I seem to get duplicate rows and I cannot find if this is a limit of Apipheny or if ...
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Search for Songwriters / Producers via Credits

Hey guys,It would be awesome to be able to search for a Songwriter or Producer by their credit. Currently when searching on Spotify it's pretty cool that you can search for the latest releases of a label by doing something like this: label:"Spinnin' ...

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  • Hey guys, It would be awesome to be able to search for a Songwriter or Producer by their credit.   Currently when searching on Spotify it's pretty cool that you can search for the latest rele...
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Documentation mistake

In search opration:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/search In the examples of code, wget, curl, the q mandatory/required field is missing.

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  • In search opration: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/search   In the examples of code, wget, curl, the q mandatory/required field is missing.  ...
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Can't authenticate my app with others (less than 25 users )

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi,I was wondering if someone could reach out. The only user who can actually integrate with ...

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  • 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 Hi, ...
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Invalid redirect uri after whitelisted redirect uris updated.

Hey, I've logged in to my spotify app many times and know how to make it work. Today I created a new subdomain and updated my redirect uris in my developer dashboard. The subdomain uses excatly the same scripts as my main domain that's still working,...

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  • Hey, I've logged in to my spotify app many times and know how to make it work. Today I created a new subdomain and updated my redirect uris in my developer dashboard. The subdomain uses excatly the s...
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Spotify developer API server down ?

I am trying to connect to Spotify API via developer account access credentials to fetch some data. It was working fine for the last 5 days, but now it is not working since yesterday.It just keeps getting buffering and not fetching the data at all.Is ...

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  • I am trying to connect to Spotify API via developer account access credentials to fetch some data. It was working fine for the last 5 days, but now it is not working since yesterday. It just keeps g...
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API only working when I use sample data

Hi there,I am using reactjs and trying get track using the web API but it only works when I use the track id from sample id that I got from https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-track/which is - 11dFghVXANMlKmJXsNCbNlWhenever I try different IDs ...

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  • Hi there, I am using reactjs and trying get track using the web API but it only works when I use the track id from sample id that I got from  https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-track/ ...
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Protecting Intellectual Property

My Question Hello, I have been working on my first app that uses Spotify's wonderful API and my product is showing decent progress. I am considering getting a quota extension but I am faced with a dilemma. I think my idea is good enough that Spotify'...

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  • My Question   Hello,   I have been working on my first app that uses Spotify's wonderful API and my product is showing decent progress. I am considering getting a quota extension but I ...
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How to obtain user email to input it on the developer dashboard

Hello! I'm implementing the Authorization Code Flow for my app. I can successfully POST the "/api/token" endpoint, but on other endpoints I get the following error:"User not registered in the Developer Dashboard" I'm aware that the user needs to be w...

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  •   Hello! I'm implementing the Authorization Code Flow for my app. I can successfully POST the "/api/token" endpoint, but on other endpoints I get the following error: "User not registered...
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Inconsistent responses on all `/me/albums` routes.

Hello. I have been working on a Node.JS API wrapper for the Spotify Web API lately. While working on the `/me/albums` routes, I noticed an issue with them. All the /me/routes return 401 (Missing Token) errors. Even though a valid access token is bein...

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  • Hello. I have been working on a Node.JS API wrapper for the Spotify Web API lately. While working on the `/me/albums` routes, I noticed an issue with them. All the /me/routes return 401 (Missing Toke...
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SOLVED: Authorization endpoint returns unexpected query parameter

Hi! I am trying to authenticate a user using the authorization code flow. The first step is to call the /authorize endpoint. I have tried to do this and received the expected query params (code, state). Somehow the endpoint has started to reponding w...

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  • Hi!   I am trying to authenticate a user using the authorization code flow. The first step is to call the /authorize endpoint. I have tried to do this and received the expected query params (c...
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Solved!! Spotify /recommendations endpoint returning an empty array for tracks

My Question or Issue: When making a call to the /reccomendations endpoint, I get a seemingly regular response to the API call, except the tracks array is empty. Call code: Response:{"tracks" : [ ],"seeds" : [ {"initialPoolSize" : 0,"afterFilteringSiz...

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  • My Question or Issue:   When making a call to the /reccomendations endpoint, I get a seemingly regular response to the API call, except the tracks array is empty.  Call code: &n...
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NULL release_date with GET v1/playlists/{ID}/tracks

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: coding APIs in .NET on PCOperating System: Win 10 My Question or IssueFirst time poster here... I have a playlist for my podcasts. I like to keep them sorted by when they came out (release date). This is not fully pos...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: coding APIs in .NET on PC Operating System: Win 10   My Question or Issue First time poster here... I have a playlist for my podcasts. I like t...
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Can't request Quota Extension

PlanPremiumCountryGermany My Question or Issue Hi! I have the following problem: I have programmed a Twitch Bot that allows the broadcaster to control the Spotify account or to request songs through the Twitch chat. It all works great, except that I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   My Question or Issue   Hi! I have the following problem: I have programmed a Twitch Bot that allows the broadcaster to control the Spotify account or t...
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Please document that the API doesn't support Sonos devices

I realize there are probably good and/or legal reasons why you can't control Sonos devices via the Spotify API, but it is super-annoying to learn about this only once you're ready to try your code on various devices. Can this be better documented in ...

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  • I realize there are probably good and/or legal reasons why you can't control Sonos devices via the Spotify API, but it is super-annoying to learn about this only once you're ready to try your code on...
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Artists' Location / Where they're from

Does anyone know if Spotify has, or plans on implementing, an API reference point for where an artist is located (ie. city or country)?

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  • Does anyone know if Spotify has, or plans on implementing, an API reference point for where an artist is located (ie. city or country)?
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Are Spotify URIs Permanent?

My Question or Issue Do URIs expire after a certain amount of time?Can we be confident that they are permanent?(Assuming an artist does not reupload a resource)

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  •   My Question or Issue   Do URIs expire after a certain amount of time? Can we be confident that they are permanent? (Assuming an artist does not reupload a resource)
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Missing previewURL

Hey folks, we didn't get this answered so I'm posting it again. Is there a reason why so many tracks are missing previewURL? We are not getting previewURL for like 70% of the songs. For example, adding the "Happier than Ever" song by Billie Eillish a...

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  • Hey folks, we didn't get this answered so I'm posting it again. Is there a reason why so many tracks are missing previewURL? We are not getting previewURL for like 70% of the songs.   For exam...
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