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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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How to create a playlist by randomly sampling other playlists?

Hello. Let's start with context: I'm trying to create a playlist for a ballroom party. It is important to change styles every 3-4 songs. Let's say I want 3 salsa songs to play, then 3 samba songs, then 3 Brazilian zouk songs, then repeat the sequence...

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  • Hello. Let's start with context: I'm trying to create a playlist for a ballroom party. It is important to change styles every 3-4 songs. Let's say I want 3 salsa songs to play, then 3 samba songs, th...
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Get total minutes listen

I have a question, exist a method to calculate how many minutes the user already listen ?

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  • I have a question, exist a method to calculate how many minutes the user already listen ? 
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watchOS SDK Support

Hey Team,We are working on a watchOS app where we need users to be able to select specific tracks from the watch app itself and play similar to the Spotify watch app.Is there any way we can achieve this through Spotify Web API or is there any watchOS...

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  • Hey Team, We are working on a watchOS app where we need users to be able to select specific tracks from the watch app itself and play similar to the Spotify watch app. Is there any way we can achie...
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Superuser Contribution 502 Bad Gateway for /me/tracks and /me/albums

PlanPremiumCountryUSA Hi - I tried replying to a recent unresolved thread with this same problem but got not response from Spotify: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Getting-a-502-bad-gateway-when-trying-to-read-me-tracks/td-p/5...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Hi -  I tried replying to a recent unresolved thread with this same problem but got not response from Spotify: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify...
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What are the minimum JS requirements for the Playback SDK?

I'm looking to implement the Playback SDK in a JavaFX app using the WebView component. The aim is for the JavaFX interface to control the player, and the player is just there as a skeleton to play music (since the only way to do playback currently is...

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  • I'm looking to implement the Playback SDK in a JavaFX app using the WebView component. The aim is for the JavaFX interface to control the player, and the player is just there as a skeleton to play mu...
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Autenticate player endpoint

Hi, I'm building a simple playlist curation site and want to be able to start playback on the users' Spotify app via the website, just like the embeds work. But I want to do it with my design. I've found the 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play...

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  • Hi,   I'm building a simple playlist curation site and want to be able to start playback on the users' Spotify app via the website, just like the embeds work. But I want to do it with my desig...
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Superuser Contribution Unclear ban of integration with chatbots

I'm looking for an explanation on an ambiguous prohibited use case, and a more reasonable way to appeal on a quota extension rejection without refilling the entire form and waiting for an automatic response that does not explain the inconsistencies i...

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  • I'm looking for an explanation on an ambiguous prohibited use case, and a more reasonable way to appeal on a quota extension rejection without refilling the entire form and waiting for an automatic r...
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Access token from Authorization Code Flow requires specific parameter order

PlanPremiumCountryFranceOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueHello,I'm new to the Spotify community. I'm trying to implement Oauth2 in my application and it seems like I found a bug. Normally speaking, HTTP parameters does not have any order...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Hello, I'm new to the Spotify community. I'm trying to implement Oauth2 in my application and it seems like I foun...
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Flutter social app & Spotify Music to Stories

Hi friends,I'm developing a social app in flutter I want to use the Spotify library to add music on video & stories like on FB, Instagram or TikTok what are the rights to achieve this, what are the copyrights for this, can be this done with Spotify?T...

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  • Hi friends, I'm developing a social app in flutter I want to use the Spotify library to add music on video & stories like on FB, Instagram or TikTok what are the rights to achieve this, what a...
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Clarification of Spotify data export structure

The documentation of the Spotify data export has this to say about the respective json keys: tsThis field is a timestamp indicating when the track stopped playing in UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). The order is year, month and day followed by a tim...

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  • The documentation of the Spotify data export has this to say about the respective json keys:   ts This field is a timestamp indicating when the track stopped playing in UTC (Coordinated Un...
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Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK unable to launch player

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom My Question or IssueHello! I was trying to build a web player controlled by Spotify app on my phone. I have Premium. I followed the guide below: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/guide/ Howe...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   My Question or Issue Hello! I was trying to build a web player controlled by Spotify app on my phone. I have Premium. I followed the guide below:&nbsp...
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SVGS free to use in website?

Hello,I am making a website which utilizes the Spotify API to fetch data, as well as the volume and like heart svgs from the Spotify UI. Would I be able to use these svgs on a published website? Would credit need to be given? Both svgs are shown in a...

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  • Hello, I am making a website which utilizes the Spotify API to fetch data, as well as the volume and like heart svgs from the Spotify UI. Would I be able to use these svgs on a published website? Wo...
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Spotify and Home Automation.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueLet say I own a Home Automation company that offers universal remotes to control TV's and suc...

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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 Let say...
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WatchOS app can't open accounts.spotify.com

Hello,I am creating a stand alone watchOS app and I need to authenticate the user with the web api according to the Oauth 2 flow. I am using ASwebauthenticationsession to provide the user a pop up browser to login. For some reason the base URL, accou...

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  • Hello, I am creating a stand alone watchOS app and I need to authenticate the user with the web api according to the Oauth 2 flow. I am using ASwebauthenticationsession to provide the user a pop up ...
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Superuser Contribution Is there an API for subscriptions?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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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  
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Request for dataset on number of users

Country United Kingdom My Question or IssueI would like to request a dataset on the number of spotify users per country for everyday of 2017. Usually I would do this via the API however this is currently not possible in the current API. As an example...

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  • ...nclusive. If this is possible please either link the dataset publicly or send it to the email attached to this account. If not possible, could you explain the reason(s) why? Thank you.
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Access artist page information

I am hoping to build a music discovery/listening activity expiration interface, and I would like to be able to directly query information from the artist "about" page-specifically, I want to be able to access the top 5 listening locations that come u...

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  • I am hoping to build a music discovery/listening activity expiration interface, and I would like to be able to directly query information from the artist "about" page-specifically, I want to be able ...
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Get Several Browse Categories returning Chinese in response

My Question or IssueHi, I made a call to the Get Several Browse Categories API and the category names are Chinese in the response. It was working fine until a while ago, so I'm not sure why it's suddenly coming like this. I'm from India by the way. 

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  •   My Question or Issue Hi, I made a call to the Get Several Browse Categories API and the category names are Chinese in the response. It was working fine until a while ago, so I'm not sure why...
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[Developer] Charts for podcasts by podcast ID

Hi!My idea is to create an endpoint to return a list with the most listened episodes by the podcast id.

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  • Hi! My idea is to create an endpoint to return a list with the most listened episodes by the podcast id.  
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Superuser Contribution 3rd Party API Changes?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIs Spotify making is so that 3rd Party music servers have to use 'Connect' or is the API goin...

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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 Is Spot...
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