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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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Analysis of a frequently listened moment in a track

Hello, I am interested in this question. Does Spotify collect data about what moment I most often listen to in a track? For example, there is a certain music, in this track I most often listen or scroll only to the mark from 1:02 min to 1:40 min. If ...

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  • Hello, I am interested in this question. Does Spotify collect data about what moment I most often listen to in a track? For example, there is a certain music, in this track I most often listen or scr...
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Select different account in OAuth flow

Hi. We're having an issue with users trying to authenticate with spotify while using our app. We use the Authorization Code flow, authenticating in the user's default browser.These users have both a free and a premium Spotify account (in many cases, ...

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  • Hi.  We're having an issue with users trying to authenticate with spotify while using our app.  We use the Authorization Code flow, authenticating in the user's default browser. The...
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Apple App Store Rejections - Metadata and Intellectual Property Permission

PlanPremiumCountryUnited Kingdom DeviceN/AOperating SystemiOS My Question or IssueI am experiencing an issue with the Apple App Store review process where the usage of album artwork and artist images taken from real live in-app screenshots is constit...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom   Device N/A Operating System iOS   My Question or Issue I am experiencing an issue with the Apple App Store review process where the usage of...
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Get other users tracks

I am trying to build a web app that takes the current users tracks and compares them against one of their followers/another user's tracks to make a shared playlist. My problem is that only the current logged in user's tracks seem to be available to r...

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  • ...racks!   I think user's should be allowed to make some more of their information public so that a new api could be created to retrieve a users info (like tracks) if they have selected to make that i...
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API to Spotify/Youtube for an own platform managing revenues for artists/creators

Hey there,We are considering building a management tool for artist which will help us/ them to manage their revenues on different plattforms (especially Spotify and YT).I have been looking here quite some time but did not find information about any A...

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  • Hey there, We are considering building a management tool for artist which will help us/ them to manage their revenues on different plattforms (especially Spotify and YT). I have been looking he...
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Spotify take down of apps

Hello, I have an application that I developed using the Spotify SDK's. My application has a title of "XYZ For Spotify". On multiple occasions, Spotify has forced a take down of my app from an app store and this time, i can't undo it. This is costing ...

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  • Hello, I have an application that I developed using the Spotify SDK's.  My application has a title of "XYZ For Spotify".  On multiple occasions, Spotify has forced a take down of my app fro...
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400 Error on Upload a Custom Playlist Cover Image

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceLaptopOperating SystemAPI My Question or IssueWhen sending a response through the try me link for Upload a Custom Playlist Cover Image, using a correct playlist ID and OAuth Token I received a 400 error with no expla...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia   Device Laptop Operating System API   My Question or Issue When sending a response through the try me link for Upload a Custom Playlist Cover Imag...
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[Desktop][Developer] Web API - Gender, Race, Sexuality Artist Data

For the WebAPI it would be great to pull data about artists Gender, Race, Sexuality for parts of the analysis.

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  • For the WebAPI it would be great to pull data about artists Gender, Race, Sexuality for parts of the analysis.
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Access to WebSockets [Why does Discord get access and not us?]

Hi, I'm re-opening an issue that has been closed (#817), ignored (#1330, #538, Access to websockets - The Spotify Community, [Developer] Access to websockets for live playback... - The Spotify Community), or locked (#492) time and again. It appears S...

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  • ...year old, saying that Spotify is still working on bringing public WebSocket APIs to third-party clients.   Additionally, though I will not go into detail, Spotify literally has W...
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Podcast Embed for Show / Podcast displays Oldest Episode instead of Latest

Podcast Embed for Show displays Oldest Episode instead of LatestThe Embed for a Show / Podcast now displays the Oldest Episode for a Podcast instead of the Latest Episode, not sure when this change occurred but it would have been at least a week ago ...

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  • Podcast Embed for Show displays Oldest Episode instead of Latest The Embed for a Show / Podcast now displays the Oldest Episode for a Podcast instead of the Latest Episode, not sure when this change...
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Spotify stops after 10 seconds when using cef client

HiI built cef on branch 4577. After running cefclient.exe I go to https://open.spotify.com/, log in to my account and play song, it is skipped a few times, then it plays for 10 seconds and stops or cef client is crashing. I did not find any useful in...

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  • Hi I built cef on branch 4577. After running cefclient.exe I go to https://open.spotify.com/, log in to my account and play song, it is skipped a few times, then it plays for 10 seconds and sto...
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Genres that can be used for filtering in Spotify API query

I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres which are included in one genre can be seen)

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  • I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres which...
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JSON of Show Episodes to embed in website?

Need help understanding the process required to get the output of a Show's most recent X episodes for embedding via JSON/Javascript into a website.Show is https://api.spotify.com/v1/shows/%7Bid%7D1vCWHaC5f2uS3yhpwWbIA6/Getting an error: "status": 401...

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  • Need help understanding the process required to get the output of a Show's most recent X episodes for embedding via JSON/Javascript into a website. Show is https://api.spotify.com/v1/shows/...
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Add Song

Plan:PremiumCountry:Turkey Device:Samsung A51Operating System: Android My Question or Issue: Spotify more up-to-date than it used to be, and it's beautiful. But for me, there's a feature that needs to be improved. I'll explain briefly by giving an ex...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Turkey   Device: Samsung A51 Operating System:  Android   My Question or Issue:  Spotify more up-to-date than it used to be, and it's beautiful. ...
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Clear access_token after user logged in with a different application account

Hi there, I’m using the Spotify Development mode to let the user authorize the Spotify Account inside my Application so that they can add the Spotify’s track, album.I have an issue related to access_token. Please take a look at my issue below:Issue: ...

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  • Hi there,   I’m using the Spotify Development mode to let the user authorize the Spotify Account inside my Application so that they can add the Spotify’s track, album.I have an issue related t...
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Embed player wont resume after pausing

Hi, Im trying to embed a podcast on a website which works fine, but when I pause then try and resume, nothing happens. I've tried with multiple podcasts on multiple websites and I get the same issue every time. An example can be seen here, https://co...

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  • Hi, Im trying to embed a podcast on a website which works fine, but when I pause then try and resume, nothing happens. I've tried with multiple podcasts on multiple websites and I get the same issue ...
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403 Forbidden for URL -- accounts created through Facebook

Hello Spotify Developers, I am not sure if this is a bug, a security feature, or something I am not grasping, but I am planning an app which requires users to login through their spotify account and retrieves some information. Everything works as exp...

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  • Hello Spotify Developers,   I am not sure if this is a bug, a security feature, or something I am not grasping, but I am planning an app which requires users to login through their spotify ac...
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Launching Spotify to background on mobile device and disabling users media controls.

Hello,I was looking at Web API but I couldn't find how to do following actions in my mobile project.Project is done in Unity/C#/.NET- Launch Spotify automatically to background.Currently user has to manually launch Spotify manually and that's very ba...

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  • Hello, I was looking at Web API but I couldn't find how to do following actions in my mobile project. Project is done in Unity/C#/.NET - Launch Spotify automatically to background. Currently us...
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Power Query my own account

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceN/AOperating SystemWindows 10 / Office 365 My Question or IssueI would like to use Excel's Power Query to inspect my own account (playlists, favorites, albums, etc)What do I need to do to do this?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device N/A Operating System Windows 10 / Office 365   My Question or Issue I would like to use Excel's Power Query to inspect my own account (playlists, favori...
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Spotify Playlists Limited To 100 Tracks When Embedded

Hi, Please fix playlists so that they show ALL tracks when embedded. You can see on https://bansuribliss.com/listen that the playlists (which were embedded using Elementor/Wordpress) do not display more than 100 tracks, even though several of the pla...

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  • Hi, Please fix playlists so that they show ALL tracks when embedded. You can see on https://bansuribliss.com/listen that the playlists (which were embedded using Elementor/Wordpress) do not display m...
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