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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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API: search endpoing not responding

PlanPremiumCountryChileServiceSpotify Web API My Question or IssueI am trying to retrive search results using https://api.spotify.com/v1/search but it is not responding since this afternoon.

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile Service Spotify Web API   My Question or Issue I am trying to retrive search results using  https://api.spotify.com/v1/search but it is not respo...
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API Authorization header doesn't follow HTTP spec

Hi, I've found that the Authorization header doesn't follow the HTTP spec (https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc7235#section-2.1). The spec says the scheme can be case insensitve, however Spotify's API expects it to be case-sensitive, that is, it...

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  • Hi,   I've found that the Authorization header doesn't follow the HTTP spec (https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc7235#section-2.1). The spec says the scheme can be case insensitve, howeve...
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error spotify-remote

PlanPremiumCountryBRASILOperating SystemAndroidMy Question or IssueI'm using spotify-remote sdk, but when I try to connect to running spotify, it returns the following error: connectToSpotify failed with: Indicates the user did not authorize this cli...

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  • Plan Premium Country BRASIL Operating System Android My Question or Issue I'm using spotify-remote sdk, but when I try to connect to running spotify, it returns the following error:   c...
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Hi, I'd like to use the Spotify SDK to allow playback on a landing page

Is there a way that I can play back audio on a landing page using the SDK without it mirroring what's on my account? I'm really just looking to populate audio data and play audio content on the page using both the API and the SDK

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  • Is there a way that I can play back audio on a landing page using the SDK without it mirroring what's on my account? I'm really just looking to populate audio data and play audio content on the page...
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React/NodeJS App Spotify Auth Refused to connect to 'https://stats.g.doubleclick.net/j/collect ... '

DeviceWindows PC Operating SystemWindows 10 BrowserChrome My Question or IssueHi! Having an issue with Spotify Auth on my app.https://aim-beats-game.herokuapp.com/ Getting the following error after clicking the login button. Refused to connect to 'ht...

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  • Device Windows PC   Operating System Windows 10   Browser Chrome   My Question or Issue Hi!   Having an issue with Spotify Auth on my app. https://aim-beats-game.hero...
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Remote-Control API Monetisation Request + Users/Rate-Limits Query

Hi there,I’m developing an app that uses the Spotify Developer API. I wanted to ask about rough rate limits, as well as make a special request regarding monetising my app whilst using certain API endpoints.My app is a running app, designed to help yo...

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  • Hi there, I’m developing an app that uses the Spotify Developer API. I wanted to ask about rough rate limits, as well as make a special request regarding monetising my app whilst using certain API...
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Widget Terms of Use: Legal Queries

My Question or IssueI have been reading through the Widget Terms of Use and have some queries around some of the language used: "Section III: Licenses and Permissions3. 3. License to Spotify. You grant to us a paid-up, royalty-free, non-exclusive, wo...

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  • My Question or Issue I have been reading through the Widget Terms of Use and have some queries around some of the language used:   "Section III: Licenses and Permissions 3. 3. License to Spo...
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Search criteria all results and exact title name

I'm not a developer, but in order to find a track I've heard on Spotify I've decided to search for it with Python + Spotipy. track = "Thursday" results = sp.search(q="track:" + track, type="track") So far so good. However, that JSON doesn't return th...

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  • I'm not a developer, but in order to find a track I've heard on Spotify I've decided to search for it with Python + Spotipy.         track = "Thursday" results = sp.search(q=...
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how would I go about making a device available for the API to pick it up

https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-available-devices/I want do discover my Chromecast and nest home but they wont show up unless already playing music. how would I go around this and make them available without having to start playback t...

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  • https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-users-available-devices/ I want do discover my Chromecast and nest home but they wont show up unless already playing music. how would I go around this and m...
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I'm making Discord music bot. Is direct playback of Spotify song in Discord voice channel permitted?

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAs most Discord users know, Rythm and Groovy, 2 of the largest music bots on Discord, have received cease and desist orders from YouTube, forcing them to shut down their ...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue As most Discord users know, Rythm and Groovy, 2 of the largest music bots on Discord, have rec...
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SpotifyOauthError Invalid client

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayOperating SystemWindows and Ubuntu 18 My Question or IssueHi! I am delivering a master thesis on music recommendation based on content-based filtering. In that sense I am required to use the spotify api to both get audio featu...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Operating System Windows and Ubuntu 18   My Question or Issue Hi! I am delivering a master thesis on music recommendation based on content-based filtering. In...
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Track not being fetched - 404 error

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm trying to make a GET request to the Spotify Web API for a track using simple JavaScript (I don't know curl), but it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm trying to make a GET request to the Spo...
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Spotify : 403 - User not registered in the Developer Dashboard

I'm making a react-native app with the Spotify API, I'm using the Authorization Code Flow & and I'm on Development mode with only one user added in "Users and access" on my Spotify dashboard: my tester, who is a part of my Spotify Premium Duo. The ap...

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  • I'm making a react-native app with the Spotify API, I'm using the Authorization Code Flow & and I'm on Development mode with only one user added in "Users and access...
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Spotify API - Tracks Genre

I've been trying to get some tracks' genres. I already know the genres are available under a track's album, but when I try to get the genres of the album, I only get an empty array in JSON (example below). {'album_type': 'album', 'artists': [{'extern...

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  • I've been trying to get some tracks' genres. I already know the genres are available under a track's album, but when I try to get the genres of the album, I only get an empty array in JSON (example b...
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Endpoint for searching within playlist?

I would like to search for items not within Spotify's global universe of items, but rather only within the context of a given playlist. While I could implement a search myself if I had access to all items of a playlist at once, it would require me to...

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  • I would like to search for items not within Spotify's global universe of items, but rather only within the context of a given playlist.   While I could implement a search myself if I had acces...
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[Web API] .public not coherent across different requests

Plan: PremiumCountry: FranceDevice: Web APIOperating System: Ubuntu Hello, I'm trying to get the public status of the playlist with id 4LhrxxiWqYvmGCGZywiZAj .According to my player (linux client), this playlist is public. The 2 following requests to...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: France Device: Web API Operating System: Ubuntu     Hello,   I'm trying to get the public status of the playlist with id 4LhrxxiWqYvmGCGZywiZAj . A...
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Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK not working in Firefox

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceMacbook Pro, M1, 2020Operating SystemmacOS Monterey 12.2.1 My Question or IssueMy website plays music through the Web SDK, and until recently that was working well. We have not made any changes to our playback c...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country United States   Device Macbook Pro, M1, 2020 Operating System macOS Monterey 12.2.1   My Question or Issue My website plays music through the...
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"/artists/id" endpoint ignores "limit" and "market" query values

When trying to fetch artist's top track or albums I'm trying to use the /artists/id/albums and /artists/id/top-tracks endpoints. In the documentation for /artists/id/albums it states that we can provide limit value so that only a number of albums wil...

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  • When trying to fetch artist's top track or albums I'm trying to use the /artists/id/albums and /artists/id/top-tracks endpoints.   In the documentation for /artists/id/albums i...
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Using Spotify Web API songs metadata for commercial uses

I just want to pull metadata from songs via the Spotify Web API. Is it possible to do this for commercial purposes?

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  • I just want to pull metadata from songs via the Spotify Web API. Is it possible to do this for commercial purposes?
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[AAOS] Playing music through Spotify app

Hello Spotify, I'm working for a car manufacturer and we are working on an application that uses your Android SDK.The main purpose of the application is to play music through your application.Everything is working fine on Android mobile devices but n...

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  • Hello Spotify,   I'm working for a car manufacturer and we are working on an application that uses your Android SDK. The main purpose of the application is to play music through your app...
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