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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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Artist API returns different artist_id from the queried artist_id.

I'm calling Artist API using the following artist_id to get artists information. https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-artist/?id=2E7KGbjZWrHYWD256VO4x4 Response: { "external_urls": { ... }, "followers": { ... }, "genres": [], "href": "https://ap...

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  • I'm calling Artist API using the following artist_id to get artists information.   https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-artist/?id=2E7KGbjZWrHYWD256VO4x4     Response: &nbsp...
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Integration of Spotiy API in a desktop application

PlanFree/PremiumCountry DevicedesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIsn't it possible to call the Spotify player outside a web interface? I have built a music (Adobe AIR) application but don't see a way to play music inside this appli...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Isn't it possible to call the Spotify player outside a web interface? I have built a ...
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Streaming through API using single account

I am trying to use the API to stream to my subscribed users to my app. What license do I need ?Can I use single account authenticated via API to stream to 700 users?

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  • I am trying to use the API to stream to my subscribed users to my app.  What license do I need ? Can I use single account authenticated via API to stream to 700 users?
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Synchronization restriction: request for clarification

Hello. Have an idea for SDA (non-streaming one) but want to clarify the restriction in advance to not to waste my time for something which might be not approved. I am confused about the "synchronization" restriction: "Synchronization: Syncing sound r...

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  • Hello. Have an idea for SDA (non-streaming one) but want to clarify the restriction in advance to not to waste my time for something which might be not approved.   I am confused about the "syn...
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Day34: How do you get attention for a bug?!

Seriously! My bug report needs to be taken seriously by a Spotify employee.The Community is fantastic, but I do not expect it to have very much experience with multizone systems nor is it its responsibility. How can I report a bug and get attention f...

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  • Seriously!   My bug report needs to be taken seriously by a Spotify employee. The Community is fantastic, but I do not expect it to have very much experience with multizone systems nor is it ...
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No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present...

Premium - Sweden, Web API Are you having issues with your servers currently?Attached screenshot from Chrome Developer Tools console. Thank you in advance

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  • Premium - Sweden, Web API   Are you having issues with your servers currently? Attached screenshot from Chrome Developer Tools console.   Thank you in advance
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Superuser Contribution Get All Categories - Podcasts

The addition of Podcasts APIs into the Spotify Web API has been most welcome, however there's a few things that would make this even more useful, we can already get the list of categories for music with the Get All Categories, however a similar endpo...

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  • The addition of Podcasts APIs into the Spotify Web API has been most welcome, however there's a few things that would make this even more useful, we can already get the list of categories for music w...
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[Web Player] not supported in WKWebView on iPadOS?!

Hello,I am trying to load Spotify Web Player in a WKWebView (https://open.spotify.com).On my iPhones (7 and XS) everything works fine.However, my iPad (6th generation) says that the web play is not supported.Safari also loads the web player correctly...

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  • Hello, I am trying to load Spotify Web Player in a WKWebView (https://open.spotify.com). On my iPhones (7 and XS) everything works fine. However, my iPad (6th generation) says that the web play is...
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Is it possible to submit a web api library to be listed on the docs?

Hi,I maintain spotify-web-api-kotlin, a Kotlin multiplatform library with 72 stars targeting Android, JS (client-side as well as Node.JS), JVM, and macOS/Windows/Linux. There are currently no listed Kotlin libraries on the Web API Libraries page on t...

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  • Hi, I maintain spotify-web-api-kotlin, a Kotlin multiplatform library with 72 stars targeting Android, JS (client-side as well as Node.JS), JVM, and macOS/Windows/Linux.   There are curr...
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Recently Played Tracks API

When it says that the limit to request your recently played tracks is 50, does that also mean that Spotify only stores your most recent 50 tracks listened? I requested for 50 recently played tracks then tried to use the cursor to request 50 more but ...

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  • When it says that the limit to request your recently played tracks is 50, does that also mean that Spotify only stores your most recent 50 tracks listened?    I requested for 50 recently ...
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[Web API] Incorrect response code for PUT /me/albums

Just a small mistake which I noticed: PUT /me/albums which adds albums to a user's library is documented as returning a 201 Created, but in fact it is returning 200 similar to the other PUT /me... endpoints (which correctly document 200 as the respon...

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  • Just a small mistake which I noticed: PUT /me/albums which adds albums to a user's library is documented as returning a 201 Created, but in fact it is returning 200 similar to the other PUT /me... en...
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Add new releases endpoint

PlanPremiumCountryYes.DeviceConnected to the internet somewhere.Operating SystemYes. My Question or IssueI would love to see a New Releases endpoint added, that provides all albums/tracks from artists a user is following sorted by release date. It wo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Yes. Device Connected to the internet somewhere. Operating System Yes.   My Question or Issue I would love to see a New Releases endpoint added, that provides all ...
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Spotify Api authentication error

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDevice(personal computer )Operating System(Windows 10) My Question or IssueSpotify Api authentication is throwing an error.... I have cross checked my code... But still the same error... Please Help

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  • Plan Free Country India Device (personal computer ) Operating System (Windows 10)   My Question or Issue Spotify Api authentication is throwing an error.... I have cross checked my cod...
  • Hubo
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Console WebAPI

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHello, when I try to open the console on the page the website is throwing an error message 40...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Hello, ...
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Solved!! Endpoint playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks returns unplayable tracks

PlanPremiumCountryCZ DeviceAnyOperating SystemAny IssueI have my own playlist (id 3iVmOK4xPYNKHXJ6jfOWzo). In spotify applications (desktop, web, mobile) mentioned playlist is empty, but when invoking curl -X "GET" "https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlis...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ   Device Any Operating System Any   Issue I have my own playlist (id 3iVmOK4xPYNKHXJ6jfOWzo). In spotify applications (desktop, web, mobile) mentione...
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Opt out Analytics when using Web Playback

Including "spotify-player.js" results analytics code to be injected on my site. In my opinion there should be a property that I set, allowing me to opt-out Analytics code. Spotify related information about users can go to Spotify servers, since the i...

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  • Including "spotify-player.js" results analytics code to be injected on my site. In my opinion there should be a property that I set, allowing me to opt-out Analytics code. Spotify related information...
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Google Actions Spotify Authentication

Does anyone know how to authenticate the Spotify Authorization for google actions? As accounts are most likely already linked I am looking an easy way to get the users access token

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  • Does anyone know how to authenticate the Spotify Authorization for google actions?    As accounts are most likely already linked I am looking an easy way to get the users access token
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Legal questions regarding Spotify API

We are currently developing an app which uses Spotify API. What we are trying to achieve is a website/app which allows people to create an individual account and link it with their Spotify account. We use consents for currently playing tracks, recent...

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  •   We are currently developing an app which uses Spotify API. What we are trying to achieve is a website/app which allows people to create an individual account and link it with their Spotify ac...
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How to integrate Spotify in my Wurlitzer jukebox application on Windows?

PlanFree/PremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceDesktop Operating SystemWindows 7, 8, 10 My Question or IssueI want to use the Spotify API to load music into my Jukebox that runs on Windows. What is the best way to authenticate the user to be able to get his...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Netherlands Device Desktop  Operating System Windows 7, 8, 10   My Question or Issue I want to use the Spotify API to load music into my Jukebox that run...
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Explanation about audio analysis timbre functions

Hi, I have read the documentation of your API, and feel your timbre feel on your audio analysis very interesting. I have searched for information on the internet about an explanation of the interpretation of the 12 basis functions and do not found an...

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  • Hi,   I have read the documentation of your API, and feel your timbre feel on your audio analysis very interesting. I have searched for information on the internet about an explanation of the ...
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