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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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  • vincent_bernet
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Play a track without clearing queue?

PlanPremiumCountrySEOperating SystemiOS 17.2, Windows 11, MacOS Sonoma 14.2 My Question or IssueI am working on a website and it is incredibly frustrating that the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play endpoint clears the users autoplay/currently...

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  • Plan Premium Country SE Operating System iOS 17.2, Windows 11, MacOS Sonoma 14.2   My Question or Issue I am working on a website and it is incredibly frustrating that the https://a...
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Recommendation endpoint doesn't respond

I'm developing a flask application that uses the recommendation endpoint to generate new playlists. Currently in development mode, with the only active user being myself. I ran into an issue yesterday where all my endpoint requests seem to be working...

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  • I'm developing a flask application that uses the recommendation endpoint to generate new playlists. Currently in development mode, with the only active user being myself. I ran into an issue yesterda...
  • upgrader-dev
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    API request
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Get Artist reference bug - receiving Float instead of Int

PlanFree/PremiumCountryPolandDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi,I'm currently creating an app that uses Spotify Web API. While using the "Get Artist"...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Poland Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hi, I...
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API: Searching albums using 'label' filter is limited to 100 results

Hi, album seaches with a 'label' filter, that used to return up to 1000 results, now appear to have a hard limit of 100 results e.g. `q=label:"Capitol"` curl --request GET \ --url 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=label%3A%22Capitol%22&type=album'...

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  • Hi, album seaches with a 'label' filter, that used to return up to 1000 results, now appear to have a hard limit of 100 results e.g. `q=label:"Capitol"`     curl --request GET \ --url ...
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Playlist Description Update via API Fails Intermittently

In my application, I make updates to playlist descriptions using Spotify's API. Despite receiving 200 OK responses from the https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlsitId} endpoint, I've found that the playlist description does not always update. I...

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  • In my application, I make updates to playlist descriptions using Spotify's API. Despite receiving 200 OK responses from the https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlsitId} endpoint, I've found...
  • steinjnkreu
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Cannot set playlist public to private or change the setting

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevicemac StudioOperating SystemmacOS Using the API I can no longer create private playlists. All created playlists are public regardless of the supplied value. Nor can I change the existing public value. I'm using Authorizati...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada Device mac Studio Operating System macOS   Using the API I can no longer create private playlists. All created playlists are public regardless of t...
  • barryCan
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Spotify API not returning correct album info using my App Client ID & Secret

PlanPremium CountryUnited States DeviceAny — but especially when coding on my MacBook Air w/ M2 Apple Siclicon Chip, 24 GB of RAM, and Mac OS Sonoma v14.2.1 Operating SystemAny — but seen when coding on my My Question or IssueHello — I'm trying to co...

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  •   Plan Premium   Country United States   Device Any — but especially when coding on my MacBook Air w/ M2 Apple Siclicon Chip, 24 GB of RAM, and Mac OS Sonoma v14.2.1   O...
  • faddah
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Embed code not showing up

I am trying to get an embed code for my Spotify podcast, but there isn't an option for one. It will allow me to download it or copy a link, but not an embed code. I have tried on the app and on the website.

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  • I am trying to get an embed code for my Spotify podcast, but there isn't an option for one. It will allow me to download it or copy a link, but not an embed code. I have tried on the app and on the w...
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Impossible to start playback via skipToIndex if offset is bigger than track 150 on downloaded album

Hello I'd like to report this very particular bug in the spotify android sdk.My App plays audiobook that often have more than 150 tracks in one album. Since a few days/weeks? If I start an album via skipToIndex with an offset equal or bigger than 150...

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  •   Hello I'd like to report this very particular bug in the spotify android sdk. My App plays audiobook that often have more than 150 tracks in one album.   Since a few days/weeks? If I ...
  • miriammue
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In-car push information during major incidents

PlanFreeCountryPilot in The NetherlandsDeviceAll possible devicesOperating Systemall operating systems My Question or IssueDear Sir/Madam,From Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch road manager for national highways, we have received a question regarding reachi...

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  • Plan Free Country Pilot in The Netherlands Device All possible devices Operating System all operating systems   My Question or Issue Dear Sir/Madam, From Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch ...
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removeListener Logic for iFrame API Seems Incorrect

I'm using the Spotify iFrame API. I'm adding an event listener using `.addListener` but when I tried to remove it using `.removeListener` the listener is not removed and the function returns undefined.The source code for this method is: this.removeLi...

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  • I'm using the Spotify iFrame API. I'm adding an event listener using `.addListener` but when I tried to remove it using `.removeListener` the listener is not removed and the function returns undefine...
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question about the popularity score of an artist

My Question or Issue i want to create a list of the most interesting artists in germany, and i thought i could use the popularity score to do that. i cant figure out if the popularity score is global or could also be retrieved for a local market? add...

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  • My Question or Issue   i want to create a list of the most interesting artists in germany, and i thought i could use the popularity score to do that. i cant figure out if the popularity score ...
  • Ximzend
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    Question
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Solved!! removeListener not working inside addEventListener handler

PlanFreeCountryUSDevice Macbook ProOperating SystemMacOS Sonoma My Question or IssueI'm using a stimulus controller to initialize the iframe embed. I'm adding an event listener to the EmbedController that works fine and I want to remove it when the f...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device  Macbook Pro Operating System MacOS Sonoma   My Question or Issue I'm using a stimulus controller to initialize the iframe embed. I'm adding an event...
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Solved!! API shows duplicate albums

PlanPremiumCountryMexicoDeviceLinux computer running pop osOperating SystemLinux computer running pop os My Question or IssueSome artists show duplicate albums when queried through the API. Endpoint: https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums Sam...

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  • Plan Premium Country Mexico Device Linux computer running pop os Operating System Linux computer running pop os   My Question or Issue Some artists show duplicate albums when queried t...
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Spotify search API - NOT operator doesn't work when combined with filters

Just to report an issue with Spotify advanced search API. The NOT operator (or '-') doesn't appear to work when combined with a 'artist' or 'album' filter. Returns results (track from particular album):The Place Where He Inserted The Blade album:"Ant...

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  • Just to report an issue with Spotify advanced search API. The NOT operator (or '-') doesn't appear to work when combined with a 'artist' or 'album' filter.   Returns results (track from partic...
  • ZackAttax
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Unable to create app from dashboard

PlanStudent PremiumCountryMexicoDevice(iPhone 7 Plus, Windows Laptop)Operating System(iOS 15, Windows 11)My Question or IssueEvery time I want to create an app from the dashboard, I get the same error message:"Something went wrong, we were not able t...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country Mexico Device (iPhone 7 Plus, Windows Laptop) Operating System (iOS 15, Windows 11) My Question or Issue Every time I want to create an app from the dashboard, I...
  • codelinx
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Solved!! Can't create app

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, I wanted to create a new app in the Spotify Developer Dashboard. It first asked me to verify my email, I did it and now there is no message. Then now, I got this when I t...

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  • Plan Premium Country France   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   Hello,   I wanted to create a new app in the Spotify Developer Dashboard.   I...
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suggestions amélioration

PlanFree/PremiumCountry France DeviceSamsung Galaxy x cover 3, Asus ROG GL 553 VOperating SystemAndroid 6.01, Windows 10 My Question or IssueBonjour, J'essaie actuellement votre abonnement prémium et je voudrais vous faire deux suggestions d'améliora...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France   Device Samsung Galaxy x cover 3, Asus ROG GL 553 V Operating System Android 6.01, Windows 10   My Question or Issue Bonjour, J'essaie actuel...
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Solved!! Unable to create new App, customer support can't help

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceMacbook Pro & iPhoneOperating SystemMacOS & iOSBrowsersFirefox & Edge (desktop), Safari (Mobile) My Question or IssueI'm unable to create a new App on https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard/create. When i fill in t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Macbook Pro & iPhone Operating System MacOS & iOS Browsers Firefox & Edge (desktop), Safari (Mobile)   My Question or Issue I'm un...
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how to add songs on recent list.

I am facing a issue with me/player/recently-played API. it will always return the songs which I was played on remote app (Spotify app). how can I add the songs which is played on my app using the Spotify Api. I used the MediaBrowserService for the pl...

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  • I am facing a issue with me/player/recently-played API. it will always return the songs which I was played on remote app (Spotify app). how can I add the songs which is played on my app using th...
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