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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 Spotify Follow Widget no longer functioning properly

I used https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generate/follow-button/ to create code to use as a template for embedding "Follow artist on Spotify" buttons on a website. The domain on which the buttons are served from hosts thousands of a...

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  • I used https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generate/follow-button/ to create code to use as a template for embedding "Follow artist on Spotify" buttons on a website. The domain on whi...
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Building a database of audio features

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am trying to build a database of the features of the top Billboard songs over time. I can pull the data for one or a few tracks, but it requires several steps.1. Find ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am trying to build a database of the features of the top Billboard songs over time. I can p...
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Client network socket disconnected before secure TLS connection was established

have received this error on web api all day Client network socket disconnected before secure TLS connection was established anyone else?

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  • have received this error on web api all day   Client network socket disconnected before secure TLS connection was established   anyone else?
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Superuser Contribution 403 User not approved for app

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePC, MacOperating SystemLinux Ubuntu and Mac OS My Question or IssueAuthenticating my own user against the Spotify Web API through OAuth works well for a while, but I tried yesterday to authenticate another user (premium ...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC, Mac Operating System Linux Ubuntu and Mac OS   My Question or Issue Authenticating my own user against the Spotify Web API through OAuth works we...
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[Mobile][Developer] Volumen limit

Please consider breaking the connection between volume and volume limit. If volume is set to lowest level and you adjust volume limit below 100%, it turns volume off (mute).This behavior prevent you to adjust sound level below the lowest level, which...

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  • Please consider breaking the connection between volume and volume limit. If volume is set to lowest level and you adjust volume limit below 100%, it turns volume off (mute). This behavior prevent yo...
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Solved!! Problem with requesting Tracks from Album

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Hello,I'm developing now an app/website using the Spotify API with the low code platform N8N (n8n.io). I have a problem to get Tracks from an Album and I always get the following response: ERROR: The service is receiving too...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany     Hello, I'm developing now an app/website using the Spotify API with the low code platform N8N (n8n.io). I have a problem to get Tracks from an Album ...
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Novel idea for increasing quality of spotify algorithm

Hi, I had a pretty novel idea about using transformers with raw audio data for MIR tasks for which few papers have been written. I think that at some point, I may publish a paper of my own. However, I would like to convey that idea to the spotify alg...

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  • Hi, I had a pretty novel idea about using transformers with raw audio data for MIR tasks for which few papers have been written. I think that at some point, I may publish a paper of my own.   ...
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Using the API for commercial use/with ads

Hi,We're currently developing a web-app, which will allow the users to (without signing in) stream various podcasts (have gotten the green light from the owners of the podcasts themselves) on our site. Since this is, so far, for personal use (and onl...

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  • Hi, We're currently developing a web-app, which will allow the users to (without signing in) stream various podcasts (have gotten the green light from the owners of the podcasts themselves) on our s...
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Is it possible/allowed to stream spotify music over a web server?

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceN/AOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm not sure my question makes sense since i'm still new to web dev, but basically i want my application to:allow users to connect to a chat room with an access co...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device N/A Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm not sure my question makes sense since i'm still new to web dev, but basically i wa...
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[iOS][Developer] One click follow button

I think having one button so that people can automatically follow your page from an outside app or website without having to go to spotify first and click "follow" would be really great for artists. That way they can come back and find you later in c...

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  • I think having one button so that people can automatically follow your page from an outside app or website without having to go to spotify first and click "follow" would be really great for artists. ...
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Scope extension approval

I submitted a scope extension request about a week and a half ago and have yet to receive a response from Spotify. I've submitted requests before for previous applications and usually received a response in the following day, so I find it kind of odd...

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  • I submitted a scope extension request about a week and a half ago and have yet to receive a response from Spotify. I've submitted requests before for previous applications and usually received a resp...
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Spotify API is returning wrong IDs of Liked Tracks, incorrect version of same song

[As the below Spotify URLs were embedding the tracks/albums into the post and making the post difficult to read, I've replaced the URL with [spotify URL], so anywhere you see this, replace it with open.spotify.com to get the actual link] I'm developi...

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  • ...dit: I've found an song that seems to be an example of both cases: API is linking to the wrong version of the song (different album), as well as the version that is saved in my library not existing public...
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Podcasts/Episodes endpoint returns episodes that do not belong to the podcast

Hi,when crawling podcast-data via the Podcast-API, we first get the list of episodes per podcast. This works as expected, except for our podcast "Kanackische Welle", where we get episode-IDs back that do not belong to our podcast (or our network in g...

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  • Hi, when crawling podcast-data via the Podcast-API, we first get the list of episodes per podcast. This works as expected, except for our podcast "Kanackische Welle", where we get episode-IDs back t...
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Selling digital art based on audio analysis and features

I want to know if I can sell digital art using data from your API. I just want to use the audio analysis and audio features, I will not be using the audio itself nor any of the images contained in the data (like album cover). I don't think the ToC me...

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  • I want to know if I can sell digital art using data from your API. I just want to use the audio analysis and audio features, I will not be using the audio itself nor any of the images contained in th...
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What does Spotify define as 'Commerical'

For the purposes of using the Web Playback SDK, what does Spotify define as "Commercial"? My application is a virtual reality web app for browsing and playing Spotify playlists. It does not involve money or ads in any way. It is free and open-source....

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  • For the purposes of using the Web Playback SDK, what does Spotify define as "Commercial"?   My application is a virtual reality web app for browsing and playing Spotify playlists. It does not ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Android SDK] Access token with correct scopes has insufficient permissions

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceGalaxy S20FE, but also tested on other devices / emulatorsOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or Issue Using the Android auth library provides an access token with insufficient permissions, even though the scopes are...

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Superuser Contribution Spotify SDK Player - Refreshing Token

Hello, I am trying to integrate the refresh_token authentication flow on my Spotify Web App with API/SDK. Currently I am able to get a new token periodically, but I am unsure about how to refresh this on the SDK Player end. My current implementation ...

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  • Hello,   I am trying to integrate the refresh_token authentication flow on my Spotify Web App with API/SDK. Currently I am able to get a new token periodically, but I am unsure about how to re...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Web API Playback

I've recently been looking into Spotify playback and how to use Web API SDK. Just wanted to share a workflow I though of to see if anyone had any thoughts or suggestions: Generating a Web API SDK access token through my appAny Spotify premium account...

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  • I've recently been looking into Spotify playback and how to use Web API SDK. Just wanted to share a workflow I though of to see if anyone had any thoughts or suggestions:   Generating a Web AP...
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[NPM][Wrapper] Web Playback

Hi All, I'v been lurking on the forums for a while and saw that many people had issues setting their up their player (event hooks etc). To help speed up developing for inexperienced (experienced as well) users, I built an wrapper that does authentica...

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  • Hi All, I'v been lurking on the forums for a while and saw that many people had issues setting their up their player (event hooks etc). To help speed up developing for inexperienced (experienced as w...
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