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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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Superuser Contribution GET /v1/me/top/tracks 403 Error

Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueMy app is currently in development mode. I'm using the client credentials OAuth flow. I've already set up my dashboard, registered my app, gotten my client id and client secret. I am trying to get my top...

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  • ...ince the playlists I want to fetch are all public anyways. Including a scope does not resolve the issue though.
  • ohej
  • Spotify
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Development of native app with playback in background

Dear Spotify,we are currently in the prototyping phase of a new app (Android/iOS), which allows the playback of selected playlists/albums/tracks of spotify.To do this job, one can use either the Web Playback SDK or the native SDKs for Android or iOS....

  • Casual Listener
  • Dear Spotify, we are currently in the prototyping phase of a new app (Android/iOS), which allows the playback of selected playlists/albums/tracks of spotify. To do this job, one can use either the ...
  • ohej
  • Spotify
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Superuser Contribution Persistent personal access token

Hi folks, Is there a way to generate a persistent access token for my own account -- I'd like to write some automation that runs during a build script for something that pulls some data from my own account. Due to this being an automated build script...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi folks,   Is there a way to generate a persistent access token for my own account -- I'd like to write some automation that runs during a build script for something that pulls some data from...
  • ohej
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[Android][Developer] Back button not working properly when using Spotify applink

Device: LG G7, Galaxy Z-Flip 3Operating System: Android 10 On Android, the back button does not work when you open a playlist link using a view intent and setting the calling app's package name in the extras (EXTRA_REFERRER).I followed the instructio...

  • Casual Listener
  • Device: LG G7, Galaxy Z-Flip 3 Operating System: Android 10   On Android, the back button does not work when you open a playlist link using a view intent and setting the callin...
  • hajiko
  • Casual Listener
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[Desktop][Developer] Add functionality to osascript

I'm working on being able to control spotify local with the osascript api and I've found it really useful and fun, but it's missing very necessary functionality to actually use. Nothing like the web api, but simply being able to control your queue wo...

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  • I'm working on being able to control spotify local with the osascript api and I've found it really useful and fun, but it's missing very necessary functionality to actually use. Nothing like the web ...
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Superuser Contribution Keep getting 415 ('Unsupported Media Type') when trying to refresh and access token.

Hi all,Anyone dealt with a 415 response- error when trying to refresh and access token? See attached file to see code.

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  • Hi all, Anyone dealt with a 415 response- error when trying to refresh and access token?  See attached file to see code.   
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Superuser Contribution preview_url is 404

I'm calling Get a Track API using the following track_id to get preview url. Sample 1 GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/6nnyNtQlMYz0hAbElgGYVm Response: "preview_url": "https://p.scdn.co/mp3-preview/390a59df2a79986224bf6efa45de8e6974666f46?cid=77...

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  • I'm calling Get a Track API using the following track_id to get preview url.   Sample 1     GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/6nnyNtQlMYz0hAbElgGYVm Response: "preview_url": ...
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  • Spotify
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Get Track's Audio Analysis -- 404 analysis not found

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUnited States DeviceSpotify Web API My Question or IssueWhen using the "Get Track's Audio Analysis" endpoint, the response is consistently 404 "analysis not found." When testing the endpoint with over 20 songs, including popula...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country United States   Device Spotify Web API   My Question or Issue When using the "Get Track's Audio Analysis" endpoint, the response is consistently 404 "anal...
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CORS Policy Error Playlist Image Cover Set

I have been unable to use the set playlist image cover api. I am creating a web app and using next js and have been able to get this to work. I consistently get a has been blocked by CORS policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on ...

  • Newbie
  • I have been unable to use the set playlist image cover api. I am creating a web app and using next js and have been able to get this to work. I consistently get a has been blocked by CORS policy...
  • rishisheth
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Logging in with an account other than mine returns 403.

Currently Spotify does not allow sharing saved song lists, so I deployed an app in Vercel that converts saved song lists into a new playlist. URL : https://spotify-playlist-splitter.vercel.app/ When I log in with my account, the various APIs return 2...

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  • ...laylist-modify-public I used DeepL to post this topic. Sorry if I didn't make sense.
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The /v1/me/playlists endpoint randomly returns 404

Anyone from the Spotify team here? The /v1/me/playlists endpoint has been randomly returning 404 errors for a few days now. Please see the attached screenshot.

  • Music Fan
  • Anyone from the Spotify team here?   The /v1/me/playlists endpoint has been randomly returning 404 errors for a few days now.   Please see the attached screenshot.  
  • timocov
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Superuser Contribution Publishing Web API data in academic papers

We are a group of students who wrote an academic paper for a project in our bachelor's degree program. It uses data from the Spotify Web API to attempt to classify songs into musical genres based on audio features.The dataset is only comprised of dat...

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  • We are a group of students who wrote an academic paper for a project in our bachelor's degree program. It uses data from the Spotify Web API to attempt to classify songs into musical genres based on ...
  • alvaron
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TypeError: Cannot add negative msPlayed value

Im bring to use the web api to play songs (one by one - not playlist)and I get the following at the html. [Error] TypeError: Cannot add negative msPlayed value: -9(anonymous function) (index.js:18:264819)(anonymous function) (index.js:18:259217)(anon...

  • Casual Listener
  • Im bring to use the web api to play songs (one by one - not playlist) and I get the following at the html.   [Error] TypeError: Cannot add negative msPlayed value: -9 (anonymous function) (...
  • jfost784
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Get a report when an API endpoint returns nothing and no error

Hi,Yesterday the endpoint to get recently played tracks did not return any data and did not give any error. Is there a way get notified when there's a problem with an endpoint? The official status Twitter feed mentioned nothing about this. Thanks, Pe...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, Yesterday the endpoint to get recently played tracks did not return any data and did not give any error.   Is there a way get notified when there's a problem with an endpoint? The offic...
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My me/player/recently-played endpoint has not updated since last night

The response from https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played endpoint hasn't been updated for me since last night even though I've played multiple tracks tonight. https://status.spotify.dev is showing all clear… Any ideas? Maybe a DST relat...

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  • The response from https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/recently-played endpoint hasn't been updated for me since last night even though I've played multiple tracks tonight. https://status.s...
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open.spotify.com is unresponsive and unreactive

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice(Ryzen 7 3700X, 16GB RAM, 300Mbps download speed)Operating System(Windows 11) My Question or IssueThe open.spotify.com interface doesn't use loaders or check success or failure for events such as: adding to queue, shuffl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device (Ryzen 7 3700X, 16GB RAM, 300Mbps download speed) Operating System (Windows 11)   My Question or Issue The open.spotify.com interface doesn't use loa...
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Is there a way to submit for Spotify's Dev Showcase?

The subject line sums it up. If there's not a way to submit, is there a forum within the Spotify community we could share things we've developed using Spotify's API? The closest forum I'd assume would be "Discussion & Promo", but one community guidel...

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  • The subject line sums it up. If there's not a way to submit, is there a forum within the Spotify community we could share things we've developed using Spotify's API?   The closest forum I'd as...
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HTTP/2 for Spotify Embed Widgets

Hi,When running the PageSpeed Insights[1] for my blog which I use Spotify Embed Widgets[2] to share music I am getting performance hits due to the JavaScript files used for the Widgets being served over HTTP/1.1 instead of HTTP/2[3]. The images also ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, When running the PageSpeed Insights[1] for my blog which I use Spotify Embed Widgets[2] to share music I am getting performance hits due to the JavaScript files used for the Widgets being served...
  • heatmanofurioso
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https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists endpoint for algotorial playlist pool

Hi Spotify team and community, I was wondering whether it is possible to query the record pool that is behind semi-curated-algotorial, also called algotorial, playlists such as Easy On Sunday. Currently, the https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists endpo...

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  • Hi Spotify team and community,   I was wondering whether it is possible to query the record pool that is behind semi-curated-algotorial, also called algotorial, playlists such as Easy On Sunda...
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