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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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Constantly Loading on Authorize

I am using Flask/Python to develop my own web app using Spotifys web API. OAuth/Spotify client requires me to sign in multiple times (everytime I make a change to my python file). Everything was working thus far, but now I am encountering an issue wh...

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  • I am using Flask/Python to develop my own web app using Spotifys web API. OAuth/Spotify client requires me to sign in multiple times (everytime I make a change to my python file). Everything was work...
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Solved!! Getting {"code":0,"message":"Not Found"}

PlanPremiumCountryItaly Windows 10 My Question or IssueHello there guys, i'm trying to develop a discord bot to control spotify. I've followed the spotify api documentation while using a c# wrapper. I've reached the point where i generate a url to re...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Italy   Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello there guys, i'm trying to develop a discord bot to control spotify. I've followed the spotify api docume...
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Can't delete development mode app

When I log into https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard I can see old dev apps that I have created but they all have the status of Disabled and blocked. Previously I have worked around this by deleting the app and creating a new one but the 6 apps on...

  • Casual Listener
  • When I log into https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard I can see old dev apps that I have created but they all have the status of Disabled and blocked. Previously I have worked around this...
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Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value

Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value. Sometimes it was all false, while part or all of the tracks in the request are saved(Liked songs) tracks. https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/check-users-saved-tracks

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  • Check User's Saved Tracks is returning the wrong value. Sometimes it was all false, while part or all of the tracks in the request are saved(Liked songs) tracks.   https://developer.spotify.co...
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Getting error 429 when using audio_features (even for a single track)

track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"])This is my code and this is the error I'm gettingMax Retries reachedurllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error responsesThe above exception was the direct cause of the following ...

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  •   track_features = sp.audio_features(["3GYlZ7tbxLOxe6ewMNVTkw"]) This is my code and this is the error I'm getting Max Retries reached urllib3.exceptions.ResponseError: too many 429 error r...
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Missing Retry_After header in 429 Response

Receiving the 429 error when making requests to the artist endpoint, the 'Retry-After' header is there, but this is not the case with the audio-features or audio-analysis endpoints. Here is my code:def get_audio_analysis(track_id): try: url = 'https:...

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  • Receiving the 429 error when making requests to the artist endpoint, the 'Retry-After' header is there, but this is not the case with the audio-features or audio-analysis endpoints. Here is my code: ...
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Spotify Music Licensing

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello, my name is Alperen. I like to listen to classical music and last week I decided to set...

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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 Hello, ...
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Is extension requests paid service?

Hi all! I was just wandering if Extension Requests for an app is paid (and how much if it is), or for free? I could't find the info anywhere. Thank you, Sandra

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  • Hi all!  I was just wandering if Extension Requests for an app is paid (and how much if it is), or for free? I could't find the info anywhere.  Thank you,  Sandra
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Spotify listening tracker

My Question or IssueHas anyone seen the project with the open source code on GitHub where played tracks in Spotify are tracked and counted? analog of last fm for example

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  •   My Question or Issue Has anyone seen the project with the open source code on GitHub where played tracks in Spotify are tracked and counted? analog  of last fm for example
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API docs for Custom Playlist Cover Image need updating

Neither the API Reference or Console make any reference to how an image should be defined when using PUT /v1/playlists/playlist_id/images to replace the image used to represent a specific playlist. Specifically, many other API services would permit (...

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  • Neither the API Reference or Console make any reference to how an image should be defined when using PUT /v1/playlists/playlist_id/images to replace the image used to represent a specific p...
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Internet Radio Station Page

I have a inquiry. I run a internet radio station called "bravo Radio" We are a community ran ad free radio station. We play family friendly songs so you dont have to worry about wrong language in songs. I was thinking, we would like our own page. Whe...

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  • I have a inquiry. I run a internet radio station called "bravo Radio" We are a community ran ad free radio station. We play family friendly songs so you dont have to worry about wrong language in son...
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Displaying Distributor Information on Platform

Plan:PremiumCountry:United KingdomDevice: PC My Question or Issue:Hi there,I'm working on a program for a client and I've hit a bit of a roadblock. After some extensive research, I'm not entirely sure if what I'm looking for is possible, but I'm dete...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United Kingdom Device:  PC   My Question or Issue: Hi there, I'm working on a program for a client and I've hit a bit of a roadblock. After some exte...
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Audiobooks API to Push

I'm inquiring about the Spotify Audiobooks API and its new mechanism. Spotify has provided Audiobooks content through its API for quite some time, but they're soon discontinuing it in favor of a new method called "Push." In this new approach, they'll...

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  • I'm inquiring about the Spotify Audiobooks API and its new mechanism. Spotify has provided Audiobooks content through its API for quite some time, but they're soon discontinuing it in favor of a new ...
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Spotify album streams not updating to match my songs

I posted an album on Friday and it's a week later. I paid $200 for Facebook meta ads and the album got 10,000 streams and that was real-time streams. They updated everything up until that point on my individual tracks and it added up to 10,000. After...

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  • I posted an album on Friday and it's a week later. I paid $200 for Facebook meta ads and the album got 10,000 streams and that was real-time streams. They updated everything up until that point on my...
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Recently Played tracks don't seem to show plays of downloaded songs

Hi! When using the API to pull my recently played tracks, I've noticed that songs played while offline consistently don't seem to show in the results. Is this intended behavior? If so, is there a way to get the offline play data too, somehow? Thanks ...

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  • Hi! When using the API to pull my recently played tracks, I've noticed that songs played while offline consistently don't seem to show in the results. Is this intended behavior? If so, is there a way...
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Solved!! Receiving 403 Forbidden when deleting a song from a my own playlist

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceComputerOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhen calling the API with the right scope, I get a 403 Forbidden (Not a missing scope error to be clear) when deleting a song from my own playlist. It's worked f...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Computer Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue When calling the API with the right scope, I get a 403 Forbidden (Not a missing scope error ...
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New app idea - playlist identification

I am trying to develop an iOS app that identifies a public playlist that is currently playing from someone else’s phone. To do this, I would need to identify the song that is currently playing (similar to Shazam), identify a user in the area of my ip...

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  • I am trying to develop an iOS app that identifies a public playlist that is currently playing from someone else’s phone. To do this, I would need to identify the song that is currently playing (s...
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Incorrect pagination https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/{user_id}/playlists

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceREST APIMy Question or Issue Hi everyone!I ran into a weird issue with paginating over users playlists. Steps to reproduce are:Request some number of users playlists with no offset: ?limit=5&offset=0Request same amount o...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device REST API My Question or Issue   Hi everyone! I ran into a weird issue with paginating over users playlists. Steps to reproduce are: Request some num...
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403 User not registered in the Developer Dashboard error after user has been added

My Question or IssueI have a spotify app in development mode that is using the WebAPI and it works correctly with the app's account owner spotify account, but when trying to use another account, i get this 403 error. I've followed the steps to add us...

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  • My Question or Issue I have a spotify app in development mode that is using the WebAPI and it works correctly with the app's account owner spotify account, but when trying to use another account, i ...
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API usage terms question

I am creating a website to recommend books and wanted to add a spotify link to an audio book if its available on spotify. Every time I add a book to my site it will be querying the API to find out if the audobook is available. I will not be using any...

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  • I am creating a website to recommend books and wanted to add a spotify link to an audio book if its available on spotify.  Every time I add a book to my site it will be querying the API to find ...
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