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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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Bug on the "search" endpoint

PlanFree(haven't tested but probably too)/PremiumCountryFranceDeviceSpotify APIMy Question or Issuehttps://api.spotify.com/v1/search?query=pharel&type=track&offset=0&limit=20 When searching ('q' parameter) for 'pharel' or 'pharell' and type 'track' t...

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  •   Plan Free(haven't tested but probably too)/Premium Country France Device Spotify API My Question or Issue https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?query=pharel&type=track&offset=0&amp...
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a request of receiving track metadata from Spotify API

This is Tada from Avex Japan.Our analytics team would like to receive track metadata about Audio Features & Audio Analysis from Spotify API a week before the release date. Would it be possible?Please refer to the info attached for more details.We wou...

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  • This is Tada from Avex Japan. Our analytics team would like to receive track metadata about Audio Features & Audio Analysis from Spotify API a week before the release date. Would it be possible?...
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My Spotify developer account got rate limited after my app was downloaded too many time

Hey, I recently released an update for my iOS app yesterday and it was downloaded by many users. As a result, my Spotify developer account seems to have hit a rate limit so none of my users are able to access my service at the moment. Is there anyone...

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  • Hey,   I recently released an update for my iOS app yesterday and it was downloaded by many users. As a result, my Spotify developer account seems to have hit a rate limit so none of my users ...
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Developer Terms of Service: Unclear Definition

I'm a developer researching the feasibility of building my product using Spotify's developer tools. This definition of "streaming" in Spotify's Developer Terms of Service is unclear to me and borderline contradictory: Streaming. “Streaming” means usi...

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  • I'm a developer researching the feasibility of building my product using Spotify's developer tools.    This definition of "streaming" in Spotify's Developer Terms of Service is unclear to...
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Music APIs for mobile apps

Arranging genres, creating playlists, getting song lyrics! Music APIs for mobile apps with APIs have made music data easily available for mobile apps.

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  • Arranging genres, creating playlists, getting song lyrics! Music APIs for mobile apps with APIs have made music data easily available for mobile apps.  
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{"error":"unsupported_grant_type"}

Hey, I'm using the php sdk api https://github.com/jwilsson/spotify-web-api-phpand trying to connect the user. I log in using the link https://accounts.spotify.com/authorize? client_id=--id-- &redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.testsite.com%2Fspotify_conn...

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  • Hey, I'm using the php sdk api https://github.com/jwilsson/spotify-web-api-php and trying to connect the user. I log in using the link     https://accounts.spotify.com/authorize? client...
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Historic active user data

Hey folks, Just wondering if it is possible to get historical active user data for my web app rather than just the 1 month view available on the dashboard? Ideally I would like to see 3/4 months back. Any advice would be appreciated!

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  • Hey folks,   Just wondering if it is possible to get historical active user data for my web app rather than just the 1 month view available on the dashboard?    Ideally I would lik...
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API endpoint to enable/disable crossfade

I have an app that I've been working on, an enhanced player of sorts. I want to give the user easier control over when crossfade is turned on or off, such as on a song-by-song basis. What's the chance that this will be added as a future API endpoint?...

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  • I have an app that I've been working on, an enhanced player of sorts. I want to give the user easier control over when crossfade is turned on or off, such as on a song-by-song basis. What's the chanc...
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Playing with an offset is not working when element in URI list appears multiple times

I am trying to start playing a list of URIs with the offset parameter. Some of the URIs are contained multiple times. Issue found on 2020-06-25. Scope(s):"streaming", "user-read-email", "user-read-private", "user-modify-playback-state" Steps to repro...

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  • I am trying to start playing a list of URIs with the offset parameter. Some of the URIs are contained multiple times.   Issue found on 2020-06-25.   Scope(s): "streaming", "user-r...
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Speed up the query of audio features

Hello, I'm currently writing a small Python program to analyze the audio features of saved songs with the Spotify Web API. Unfortunately, querying the audio features for each song takes a long time. Approx. 3-4 songs are analyzed per second. With 250...

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  • Hello,  I'm currently writing a small Python program to analyze the audio features of saved songs with the Spotify Web API. Unfortunately, querying the audio features for each song takes a long...
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Spotify Hit Song Dataset

Hi Spotify team! For a research paper, I have collected audio features for all audio tracks published at https://spotifycharts.com and Spotify's published and featured playlists. It is made up of about 165.000 unique tracks that were in the hit chart...

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  • Hi Spotify team!   For a research paper, I have collected audio features for all audio tracks published at https://spotifycharts.com and Spotify's published and featured playlists. It is ...
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About the 429 error and Retry-After

Hi !Simple question: does the "Retry-After" returned when there's a 429 error is for the whole application ID or is it only based per access token / user ? So if I got this error, is it all requests in my application I have to slow down or only for t...

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  • Hi ! Simple question: does the "Retry-After" returned when there's a 429 error is for the whole application ID or is it only based per access token / user ? So if I got this error, is it all request...
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Recently Played Endpoint Σ50

I have some questions about gathering user listening history from the Recently Played endpoint. As far as I know, recursively calling the recently played endpoint is the only way to get a user's listening history. You can see how I have done that her...

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  • I have some questions about gathering user listening history from the Recently Played endpoint.   As far as I know, recursively calling the recently played endpoint is the only way to get a u...
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Superuser Contribution email input already fill on the Auth Page

I'm building a spotify app for KaiOs and there is a problem with your authentication page. In fact, the cursor is not there, and there is no touch screen, so the user cannot get out of the username/input in order to fill the password. If you cannot m...

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  • I'm building a spotify app for KaiOs and there is a problem with your authentication page.   In fact, the cursor is not there, and there is no touch screen, so the user cannot get out of the u...
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spotify.dev should redirect to developer.spotify.com

My Question or IssueI noticed that https://spotify.dev doesn't redirect to https://developer.spotify.com, so the callback routes for the dashboard don't work. See https://twitter.com/binyamingreen/status/1242458037975220225

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  • My Question or Issue I noticed that https://spotify.dev doesn't redirect to https://developer.spotify.com, so the callback routes for the dashboard don't work.   See https://twitter.com/...
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Superuser Contribution Login with username and password

PlanFreeCountryFRDeviceMozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/60.0.3112.90 Safari/537.36Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello ! I'm creating a Java api but I need to login with email and ...

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  • Plan Free Country FR Device Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/60.0.3112.90 Safari/537.36 Operating System Windows 10   My Question o...
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Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK Rapid Track Switching

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI have recently integrated the Spotify Web Playback SDK into my electron app.I am aware that there exist issues with electron and EME, however i am using a fork of elec...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I have recently integrated the Spotify Web Playback SDK into my electron app. I am aware th...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify OAuth2 Static IP Ranges

My Question or Issue We are using Spotify OAuth2 for customer authentication, we have Firewall which will block the responses from IP addresses, we would like to know which IP address ranges Spotify OAuth2 is using for redirection back.

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  • My Question or Issue   We are using Spotify OAuth2 for customer authentication, we have Firewall which will block the responses from IP addresses, we would like to know which IP address ranges...
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Permissions on posting blogs on another site like Medium

My Question or IssueI am new to the developer community, my question is whether can we post the developer contents on other blogging sites like Medium etc just for information or reference purpose? Thanks in advance.

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  • My Question or Issue I am new to the developer community, my question is whether can we post the developer contents on other blogging sites like Medium etc just for information or reference purpose?...
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