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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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KeyError ['total']

I am creating a user dashboard using plotly and flask to display the top tracks and top artists preferred by a user. My code has been working fine but suddenly I got this error. Also, in the same application, I was able to create a new playlist on sp...

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  • I am creating a user dashboard using plotly and flask to display the top tracks and top artists preferred by a user. My code has been working fine but suddenly I got this error. Also, in the same app...
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Superuser Contribution "User not approved for app" for another member in the premium family plan in development mode

PlanFamily PremiumCountryUSDeviceWindowsOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueMy app in development can allow myself to run but the app returned "User not approved for app" even after I have added the member's email in the dev dashboard for 24 ...

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  • Plan Family Premium Country US Device Windows Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue My app in development can allow myself to run but the app returned "User not approved for ...
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Superuser Contribution Use of "Spotify" word inside app and content

Hi, i've developed an Android app that's called "Spotify Top Stats".It connects to the user's Spotify account via official OAuth procedure and shows some statistics about Spotify usage.My question is: can i use the word "Spotify" inside my app name a...

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  • Hi,  i've developed an Android app that's called "Spotify Top Stats". It connects to the user's Spotify account via official OAuth procedure and shows some statistics about Spotify usage. My ...
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Spotify Authorization Problems

PlanFreeCountryUnited StatesDevice(Desktop)Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueHello, I'm currently making an app on Desktop (no backend) with React where a user can see their top songs and artists. I'm using the Implicit Grant Flow Auth...

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  • Plan Free Country United States Device (Desktop) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Hello, I'm currently making an app on Desktop (no backend) with React where a user...
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How to exclude fields from the results of a Web API call

I want to pull just the artist name and track name using the "https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks" call. The documentation says "Fields can be excluded by prefixing them with an exclamation mark", so I've tried to narrow down th...

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  • I want to pull just the artist name and track name using the "https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks" call. The documentation says "Fields can be excluded by prefixing them wi...
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Example of "Upload a Custom Playlist Cover Image" request

Hi all, I try to upload an image as cover of my playlist through an application. However, no example request is provided. Can someone help me out? Regarding the call "Upload a Custom Playlist Cover Image" see https://developer.spotify.com/console/put...

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  • Hi all,   I try to upload an image as cover of my playlist through an application. However, no example request is provided. Can someone help me out? Regarding the call "Upload a Custom Playlis...
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Podcast Show (RSS) Publishing API

Does Spotify have or plan to have a podcast show publishing API? Interested in automating the process of submitting a show RSS, similarly to how Captivate allows this from within their user dashboard.

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  • Does Spotify have or plan to have a podcast show publishing API? Interested in automating the process of submitting a show RSS, similarly to how Captivate allows this from within their user dashboard.
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How do I retrieve all songs from a genre with Web API?

My Question or Issue In the Spotify app, you can list all songs from a genre by typing `genre:foo` in the search bar.For instance, if i type genre:vaporwave in the search bar, i get a list of vaporwave songs.How do i retrieve this list with the Web A...

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  • My Question or Issue   In the Spotify app, you can list all songs from a genre by typing `genre:foo` in the search bar. For instance, if i type genre:vaporwave in the search bar, i get a li...
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Embedded Player is not playing on iOS

Hi,Im working on an app with Ionic where I add the Spotify embedded Podcast Player to play Podcast episodes. On Browser and Android App everything is working very well but within the iPhone App I see the player and can press "Play" but after that the...

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  • Hi, Im working on an app with Ionic where I add the Spotify embedded Podcast Player to play Podcast episodes.   On Browser and Android App everything is working very well but within the iPhon...
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Streams made in group sessions aren't included in the recently played data

When a user streams some tracks while being part of a group session/listening party, those streams are not included in the /me/player/recently-played endpoint.Is there any way to include those streams in the response? Or are there any plans to includ...

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  • When a user streams some tracks while being part of a group session/listening party, those streams are not included in the /me/player/recently-played endpoint. Is there any way to include tho...
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Spotify Web Playback SDK: Blocked frame from accessing cross-origin frame

Hi,I'm using the web playback SDK with the code example provided (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/quick-start/) and I'm getting this error on Google Chrome:Unable to check top-level optout: Blocked a frame with origin "ht...

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  • Hi, I'm using the web playback SDK with the code example provided (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/quick-start/) and I'm getting this error on Google Chrome: Unable...
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Solved!! Spotify Web Playback SDK - seek with '0' input does not always trigger player_state_changed event

Operating System, browserUbuntu 20.04, Chrome My Question or IssueHi, when using the Web Playback SDK 'seek' seems to be working fine for all values including '0', as in the player actually jumps to the desired position in the song. However, a 'playe...

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  • Operating System, browser Ubuntu 20.04, Chrome   My Question or Issue Hi, when using the Web Playback SDK 'seek' seems to be working fine for all values including '0', as in the player actua...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution No "Users and Access" button in the Developer Dashboard

I've been struggling with this issue for a few days now and I'm not sure what else I can do. I've tried clearing my cache in google chrome, turning off my ad blocker, clearing cookies, signing in and out, but I just can't get the button to appear for...

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  • I've been struggling with this issue for a few days now and I'm not sure what else I can do. I've tried clearing my cache in google chrome, turning off my ad blocker, clearing cookies, signing in and...
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Superuser Contribution 403 User not approved for app [Granted quota extension]

PlanAllCountryAll DeviceAllOperating SystemAll My Question or Issue- I created an app recently and it seemed to work fine within my test users added via the dashboard.- I requested a quota extension to allow non-test accounts to login, it was approve...

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  • Plan All Country All   Device All Operating System All   My Question or Issue - I created an app recently and it seemed to work fine within my test users added via the dashboard....
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Superuser Contribution Developer Dashboard missing features for my account

This is what mine looks like:Specifically, I need to be able to add test users so I can test out my app! But it looks like it's missing the ability to do so. I am using an older account where I'm logging in with my Spotify Username and I'm assuming t...

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  • This is what mine looks like: Specifically, I need to be able to add test users so I can test out my app! But it looks like it's missing the ability to do so.   I am using an older accoun...
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[Web API] Recent pagination problem with 'Get User's Followed Artists'.

Plan[Premium]Country[US]Device[Macbook Pro late 2016]Operating System(MACOS 10.3) My Question or IssueRecent pagination problem with The Web API 'Get User's Followed Artists'.I paginate through pages of thehttps://api.spotify.com/v1/me/following?type...

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  • Plan [Premium] Country [US] Device [Macbook Pro late 2016] Operating System (MACOS 10.3)   My Question or Issue Recent pagination problem with The Web API 'Get User's Followed Artists'...
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Personalization endpoint returns no results when offset is greater than 49

This can be evidenced via the Web Console or elsewhere. As the title suggests, when the personalization endpoint is sent a request for either artists or tracks with an offset set to 50 or greater:Expected: the items starting at the offset index would...

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  • This can be evidenced via the Web Console or elsewhere.   As the title suggests, when the personalization endpoint is sent a request for either artists or tracks with an offset set to 50 or gr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution 403: User not approved

Hello! I am using the api on an iOS application running the web api and I am running into something rather strange. I have 2 premium accounts, one being mine and one being a "smurf", if you will, for testing. I have added the "smurf" to the applicati...

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  • Hello! I am using the api on an iOS application running the web api and I am running into something rather strange. I have 2 premium accounts, one being mine and one being a "smurf", if you will, for...
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Source code

Hi, I tried to contact the Spotify support about this question and got redirected by them to the developer forum so here I go. I saw you are using a dependency called MobileMediaKitClient inside the iOS Spotify app, which is licensed under Mozilla Pu...

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  • ...obileMediaKitClient inside the iOS Spotify app, which is licensed under Mozilla Public License 2.0.   Which, to my understanding, requires you to disclose the source code of it.   I would like to k...
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PKCE Auth Flow does not honor the show_dialog=false option?

I am in the process of switching my app over to use PKCE Auth Flow and ever since I did, each time I try to get an authorization code to use to obtain a token, I am being sent to the Spotify authorization page, whereas with the Basic Auth Flow, I was...

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  • I am in the process of switching my app over to use PKCE Auth Flow and ever since I did, each time I try to get an authorization code to use to obtain a token, I am being sent to the Spotify authoriz...
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