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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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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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use of API and sending data between client and server networks on python

PlanFree/PremiumCountryEnglandDeviceDell laptopOperating Systemwindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm creating a python script for a project where the program takes a users playlist and recreates that playlist onto youtube. I'm trying to do this through ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country England Device Dell laptop Operating System windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm creating a python script for a project where the program takes a users playl...
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Something went wrong, we were not able to create your app. Please try again later.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PC custom buildOperating SystemWin 11 My Question or IssueAttempting to create a new app in spotify developer dashboard. No matter the setting, I get the error "Something went wrong, we were not able to create your ...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC custom build Operating System Win 11   My Question or Issue Attempting to create a new app in spotify developer dashboard. No matter ...
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Cannot create app, get 401 (Unauthorized) always

https://i.imgur.com/5KaJ1Sl.pngAs image above shows, I tried to create a Spotify app. Entered all the details but for some reason, I can't create the app. In console it writes: `POST https://api.spotify.com/webapi-provisioning/applications 401 (Unaut...

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  • https://i.imgur.com/5KaJ1Sl.png As image above shows, I tried to create a Spotify app. Entered all the details but for some reason, I can't create the app. In console it writes:   `POST htt...
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Autoplay - is there any way to turn it on using Web API?

Hi. Is there any way to turn on the autoplay feature using the Web API requests? I'm doing something a little bit weird, just made a Perl script to run Curl requests. Everything works fine, I can play, change playlists, etc. But the autoplay is never...

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  • Hi.   Is there any way to turn on the autoplay feature using the Web API requests?   I'm doing something a little bit weird, just made a Perl script to run Curl requests.   Every...
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Add User Equalizer Presets to Web API?

My Question or Issue I want to make a spotify clone web app, but change it such that whenever you play a track, it tries to match the genre with the best equalizer preset in user settings and updates the user settings before the track starts playing....

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  • My Question or Issue   I want to make a spotify clone web app, but change it such that whenever you play a track, it tries to match the genre with the best equalizer preset in user settings an...
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Search API not returning some artists

Sometimes the API does not return artists that are in the Spotify client. Not sure if this is intentional or not. Most artists return fine, but occasionally they are completely missing. Example 1: Prince (of Prince and the Revolution) https://api.spo...

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  • Sometimes the API does not return artists that are in the Spotify client. Not sure if this is intentional or not. Most artists return fine, but occasionally they are completely missing.   Exam...
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/v1/me/player/devices returns empty array

My Question or IssueThe /v1/me/player/devices endpoint returns empty list even when a spotify device is open. Steps to reproduce:1. Open Spotify on your Windows desktop machine (do not play anything)2. Hit the /v1/me/player/devices endpoint. Notes: I...

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  • My Question or Issue The /v1/me/player/devices endpoint returns empty list even when a spotify device is open.   Steps to reproduce: 1. Open Spotify on your Windows desktop machine (do not p...
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Need to know the API pricing and rules

I am building an app that will play music based on the BPM. Initially, I will allow users to keep using my app for free and after 6 months I will start charging my users (using a subscription plan). But my app will always be free to download for any ...

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  • I am building an app that will play music based on the BPM. Initially, I will allow users to keep using my app for free and after 6 months I will start charging my users (using a subscription plan). ...
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Server error while performing a GET to the v1/me/player/recently-played endpoint

I'm trying to perform a request to the 'v1/me/player/recently-played' endpoint in a Kotlin Ktor client application (code snippets below, but the same happens in Postman). The interesting fact is that if i use the Bearer token gotten from the API docs...

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  • I'm trying to perform a request to the 'v1/me/player/recently-played' endpoint in a Kotlin Ktor client application (code snippets below, but the same happens in Postman). The interesting fact is that...
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Artist image is not square. Can i crop all artist image to square?

PlanFree/PremiumCountrySouth KoreaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI develop non-streaming music site with Spotify API.I want to show my client to sam...

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Does the currently playing API include the track's associated colour like the embed of a track does?

My Question or IssueI am wondering if I can use the track's associated colour using an API call.Currently I get the currently playing track with the following function: function callApi(method, url, body, callback){ let xhr = new XMLHttpRequest(); xh...

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  •   My Question or Issue I am wondering if I can use the track's associated colour using an API call. Currently I get the currently playing track with the following function:   funct...
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Spotify Not Considering Itself Active? Source Code Attached

I can successfully see it in a list of devices, and it worked once yesterday. Using the same code but with a different access token, it no longer works. Source code provided in files.Things I have tried to do to tell Spotify its active: 1. Played a s...

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Spotify Casting to JBL Link EQ missing.

Spotify Casting to JBL Link EQ missingPlanPremiumCountry USA Device Iphone (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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which programming language (Flutter or react native) is best for using Spotify API in our custom app

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi please, can anyone suggest to me, which programming language (Flutter or react native) is ...

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duration_ms includes nonsense JSON

For a few days now, my app has been broken. After some digging it appears my code tries to cast the duration_ms field to an integer, but appears that field now also includes some weird "totalMilliseconds" JSON, causing the entire parser to fail. Why ...

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  •   For a few days now, my app has been broken. After some digging it appears my code tries to cast the duration_ms field to an integer, but appears that field now also includes some weird "total...
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When I try to listen to Spotify on my TV’s Music plays, but no sound and songs skip after 10 seconds

Free/Premium: PremiumCountry: USA DeviceFireTv and all of my other tv’s are also operating through Firesticks Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueDoes not happen when I listen connect my iphone or laptop to my ...

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  • Free/Premium: Premium Country: USA   Device FireTv and all of my other tv’s are also operating through Firesticks    Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc....
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