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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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Private Session Enforce iOS + Android SDK

Hey! With the iOS and Android SDK, can the app we build utilising these SDK's enforce a PRIVATE SESSION ? Thank you!

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  • Hey! With the iOS and Android SDK, can the app we build utilising these SDK's enforce a PRIVATE SESSION ? Thank you!
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From ionic framework based android app, spotify app is not launching and playing playlist

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceAny android appOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueWe have an android app, which displays playlist and launch spotify app to play playlist selected. It used to work well but since last 2 weeks it is broken. The same ...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Any android app Operating System Android   My Question or Issue We have an android app, which displays playlist and launch spotify app to play playlist s...
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SpInit() returns 22 (kSpErrorEntropyFailure) on some Windows 10 systems

We are using the Spotify Embedded SDK version HEAD-v3.150.82-g4e955973 on our Windows 10 systems. Our implementation has passed certification with Spotify. Mostly it is working fine, but we occasionally run into customers who can't play music because...

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  • We are using the Spotify Embedded SDK version HEAD-v3.150.82-g4e955973 on our Windows 10 systems. Our implementation has passed certification with Spotify. Mostly it is working fine, but we occasiona...
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Web Player stops playing and player_state_changed and getCurrentState returning strange info

Hello, I'm using the Web Playback SDK for a little project at home.For the past weeks, I started to notice that the Web Player, randomly, stops playing. After a couple of hours of playing without issues, it stops playing when the song reaches the 10/...

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  • Hello, I'm using the Web Playback SDK for a little project at home. For the past weeks, I started to notice that the Web Player, randomly, stops playing. After a couple of hours of playing with...
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Trying to figure out which account owns our client ID

We've got a Shopify app going but we don't know which account we used to set up the account. Is there any way to figure which email it's under? We've got the Client ID and Secret. The app has a lot of users now so creating a new app would be really i...

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  • We've got a Shopify app going but we don't know which account we used to set up the account. Is there any way to figure which email it's under?  We've got the Client ID and Secret.  Th...
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Rate limit

I have a couple of questions about how Rate Limits are applied.- Is there a way to get currently-playing end points without any rate limit?- Is there a commercial version of spotify API without any rate limit? [Plan: Premium Country: Spain/Bangladesh...

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  • I have a couple of questions about how Rate Limits are applied. - Is there a way to get currently-playing end points without any rate limit? - Is there a commercial version of spotify API without a...
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MIT app inventor

I built an app for android which gives access to spotify titles via the activity starter: The starter opens spotify with the required title (if the user has a spotify account only). But since the last update of the spotify app this doesn't work any m...

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  • I built an app for android which gives access to spotify titles via the activity starter: The starter  opens spotify with the required title (if the user has a spotify account only). But since t...
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Standardize 'market' parameter across Web API endpoints

Many endpoints of the Spotify Web API do allow to specify a 'market' query parameter. But the usage of this parameter is not equal across all endpoints, as some endpoints explicitly require the 'market' parameter and others do not. For example, the G...

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  • Many endpoints of the Spotify Web API do allow to specify a 'market' query parameter. But the usage of this parameter is not equal across all endpoints, as some endpoints explicitly require the 'mark...
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Spotify API can play a playlist but not a track

Hello, so I have some code to play a spotify playlist on my device.The Problem is if I copy the Spotify URI of a playlist, everything works fine. But if I copy the spotify URI of a track, I get an error saying Could not find this Context URI.(In case...

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  • Hello, so I have some code to play a spotify playlist on my device. The Problem is if I copy the Spotify URI of a playlist, everything works fine. But if I copy the spotify URI of a track, I get an ...
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Is there an API endpoint available for requesting a download of data?

I am looking for a way to use the Spotify API to request a download of my user data, in the same way that this can be done using Profile --> Privacy Settings --> Download your data --> Send email --> "We are preparing your data file. This can take up...

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  • I am looking for a way to use the Spotify API to request a download of my user data, in the same way that this can be done using Profile --> Privacy Settings --> Download your data --> Send ...
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Solved!! Is there a web API to delete a playlist

Hi, I am trying to look for a Spotify Web API that will delete a playlist. I only found Unfollow playlist API from the web documentation. Is the Unfollow playlist API same as deleting a playlist? Regards,Newbie Spotify Dev

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  • Hi,   I am trying to look for a Spotify Web API that will delete a playlist.   I only found Unfollow playlist API from the web documentation.   Is the Unfollow playlist API same ...
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Superuser Contribution Daily Mix playlists

How can I get current user's Daily Mix playlists via API?

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  • How can I get current user's Daily Mix playlists via API?
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Token Retrieval for client side rendered apps

PlanFree Operating SystemLinux Tech StackNodeJS, Angular 10 My Question or Issue I am having an issue with the flow of the authentication process; i'll start off by saying I do not have issues with getting the access token but rather, how I can utili...

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  •   Plan Free   Operating System Linux   Tech Stack NodeJS, Angular 10   My Question or Issue   I am having an issue with the flow of the authentication process; i'...
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Being returned empty array from user's top artists

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueAfter getting an access token back from my refresh token, I use it to fetch the top artists of the account associated with the access token. However, the users top artists keep re...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue After getting an access token back from my refresh token, I use it to fetch the top artists of the account ...
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is device id dynamic?

The get devices endpoint return data which contains device id like this { "devices": [ { "id": "5fbb3ba6aa454b5534c4ba43a8c7e8e45a63ad0e", "is_active": false, "is_private_session": true, "is_restricted": false, "name": "My fridge", "type": "Computer"...

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  • The get devices endpoint return data which contains device id like this   { "devices": [ { "id": "5fbb3ba6aa454b5534c4ba43a8c7e8e45a63ad0e", "is_active": fa...
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Missing scope in token responses

Hello, since friday the "scope" attribute of token responses has been missing on the client credentials flow and user auth flow without requested scopes. How should this change be interpreted?- A temporary hiccup- A change to the API meaning that all...

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  • Hello, since friday the "scope" attribute of token responses has been missing on the client credentials flow and user auth flow without requested scopes.   How should this change be interprete...
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Embed widget play button doesn't work, 400 errors in console

I copied/pasted the embed widget code from the Spotify site into my page. When I go to click the play button, the console shows all sorts of errors: I am building a NextJS site in React and Typescript, here's the embed code: Devicelatest Chrome on M...

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  • I copied/pasted the embed widget code from the Spotify site into my page. When I go to click the play button, the console shows all sorts of errors:   I am building a NextJS site in R...
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Solved!! Retrieve song through websocket

Hello, Recently, I was trying to understand how Discord implemented Spotify on their server and noticed it was something totally different (websocket connection). As i'm a curious person, I decided to re-do the same process as Discord does but when c...

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  • Hello,   Recently, I was trying to understand how Discord implemented Spotify on their server and noticed it was something totally different (websocket connection).   As i'm a curious p...
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Issue with Web API documentation for Get User's Followed Artists

I would like to report an issue with the Web API documentation for the Get User's Followed Artists endpoint: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#endpoint-get-followed. Under the Authorization section, the required scope sho...

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  • I would like to report an issue with the Web API documentation for the Get User's Followed Artists endpoint: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#endpoint-get-followed....
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Tell me how to get added to the Developer Showcase.

Hello. I'm an engineer from Japan who loves Spotify.I've created a community(iOS and Android App) for Spotify users to talk about music.You can find it at https://chooning.app/ There are a lot of users in Japan, but not many in English-speaking count...

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  • Hello. I'm an engineer from Japan who loves Spotify. I've created a community(iOS and Android App) for Spotify users to talk about music. You can find it at https://chooning.app/   There are...
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