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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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API question: incorrect popularity ratings

Hello everyone, we use the Spotify API for an internal project that allows us to build playlists - the values for the popularity of the artist and the track come from Spotify. What we noticed very quickly: the same artist often receives different pop...

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  • Hello everyone,   we use the Spotify API for an internal project that allows us to build playlists - the values for the popularity of the artist and the track come from Spotify. What we notice...
  • jrow
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Where can I get a users registration date?

For my application I need to validate the user's registration date in Spotify but it seems like that information is not present in get user endpoint in the web API. Can I get the registration date from somewhere else?

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  • For my application I need to validate the user's registration date in Spotify but it seems like that information is not present in get user endpoint in the web API. Can I get the registration date fr...
  • Ximzend
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Missing documentation on Get Currently Playing Track response codes

I'm the maintainer of spotify-web-api-php and recently got a bug regarding the Get Currently Playing Track endpoint returning an empty body when nothing is playing at all and no device is active. However, the docs doesn't reflect this. While digging ...

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  • I'm the maintainer of spotify-web-api-php and recently got a bug regarding the Get Currently Playing Track endpoint returning an empty body when nothing is playing ...
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Solved!! Data Freshness Requirement

In the "Moving Through It: Getting An Application Reviewed" document, there is the line: Implementing an intelligent caching mechanism within your extension can significantly reduce the reliance on frequent API calls. By storing and retrieving freque...

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  • In the "Moving Through It: Getting An Application Reviewed" document, there is the line:   Implementing an intelligent caching mechanism within your extension can significantly reduce the rel...
  • kingosticks4
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We have problems with our playlists at dn.se

Is there a problem at spotify servers?upstream reguest timeout 

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  • Is there a problem at spotify servers? upstream reguest timeout  
  • lukas112
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I would like to speak to the developers to help them add a feature.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry US Device mobile devices that run android (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueI have figured out a way to use the Spotify web player on...

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  • Maxim
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Spotify API: Unauthorized

Hi there, Can anyone tell me if this endpoint is 'reserved' for some people or if I'm just doing something wrong? Endpoint : https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/notifications/player?connection_id=XXXXXX Because when I try to request it with an access token...

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  • Hi there,   Can anyone tell me if this endpoint is 'reserved' for some people or if I'm just doing something wrong?   Endpoint : https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/notifications/player?conne...
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Spotify API, 403 'Forbidden'

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePC (node.js)Operating SystemWindows11 My Question or IssueHi! Im getting unexpected errors from the Spotify API. All other answers ive seen on similar errors, has been due to not having premium accounts.Have premium acco...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC (node.js) Operating System Windows11   My Question or Issue Hi! Im getting unexpected errors from the Spotify API. All other answers ive...
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Spotify widget

PlanFreeCountryUSDeviceIPhone XR Max Operating SystemIOS 17 My Question or Issuehello, I love Spotify, but with the new update of iOS 17, Apple has introduced interactive widgets. Apple has already introduced this into their Music app, and would love...

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  • Plan Free Country US Device IPhone XR Max   Operating System IOS 17   My Question or Issue hello, I love Spotify, but with the new update of iOS 17, Apple has introduced interacti...
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Spotify COnnect on selfmade speaker interface

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceRaspberry PiOperating SystemOpen My Question or IssueHey Everybody,I am currently playing with some smarthome spotify integration. I am trying to connect my aux box with my network and use spotify connect. My problem i...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Raspberry Pi Operating System Open   My Question or Issue Hey Everybody, I am currently playing with some smarthome spotify integration. I ...
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Block user API

I have situation where account is being flooded with bot subscriptions (14,000 bots followers and around 60,000 bots streams) and i need a way to automatically block all those users. Currently i see it's possible to get list of them and filter, but i...

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  • I have situation where account is being flooded with bot subscriptions (14,000 bots followers and around 60,000 bots streams) and i need a way to automatically block all those users. Currently i see ...
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"Add songs" removed?

The "add songs" function was my favorite Spotify feature. I don't understand why this has been removed.The "recommended" selection is unfortunately relatively poor compared to the "add songs" function.Do I have a chance of getting it back?Thank you!P...

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  • The "add songs" function was my favorite Spotify feature. I don't understand why this has been removed. The "recommended" selection is unfortunately relatively poor compared to the "add songs" funct...
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Solved!! Unauthorized Error on Get Current User Data

My auth code to get auth token: const requestAuthToken = async () => {await fetch("https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token", { body: `grant_type=client_credentials&client_id=${CLIENT_ID}&client_secret=${CLIENT_SECRET}`, headers: { "Content-Type": "app...

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  • My auth code to get auth token:   const requestAuthToken = async () => { await fetch("https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token", { body: `grant_type=client_credentials&client_id=${CLIE...
  • mbattaloglu
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Being rate limited (status code 429) after one API call

Hello, I'm developing a ChatBot that recommends songs according to the users mood (it's a project for a class I'm in). I'm trying to fill a database of tracks and want to include their valence, energy and danceability so the mood of it can be determi...

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  • Hello, I'm developing a ChatBot that recommends songs according to the users mood (it's a project for a class I'm in). I'm trying to fill a database of tracks and want to include their valence, energ...
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Commercial application success?

Has anyone here had a commercial integration application approved? I submitted my application five months ago and still haven't received a reply (the submission form says the target response time is 10 days). In searching the forum, I've only found r...

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  • Has anyone here had a commercial integration application approved? I submitted my application five months ago and still haven't received a reply (the submission form says the target response time is ...
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Get artists concerts

Hello ! Is there an endpoit to see the artist's next concerts? Thanks all !

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  • Hello !   Is there an endpoit to see the artist's next concerts?   Thanks all !
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Where to get Implicit Grant OAuth Tokens?

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm teaching myself about APIs by writing scripts for my own use. So all I want in terms of authorization is Implicit Grant.Can somebody point me to where I can generate OAuth...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm teaching myself about APIs by writing scripts for my own use. So all I want in terms of authori...
  • kingosticks4
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Playlists endpoint fields param dot separator no longer working

For a long time my app has been using the dot separator syntax to specify specific fields in the response v1/playlists/{playlist_id} endpoint e.g.if I wanted the three fields "name,owner.id,type" I would do: 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/0rAg...

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  • For a long time my app has been using the dot separator syntax to specify specific fields in the response v1/playlists/{playlist_id} endpoint e.g.if I wanted the three fields "name,owner.id,type" I w...
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React Native Spotify Integration

Hello,I want to create react native app and integrate spotify in it can Authenticate on behalf of users by using developet account ,If the I use spotify for developer and use react native spotify remote is it still working because i am getting error ...

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  • Hello, I want to create react native app and integrate spotify in it can Authenticate on behalf of users by using developet account , If the I use spotify for developer and use react native spo...
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Status 429 and rate limiting due to "too many 504 error responses"?

I'm writing a simple application that calls the /v1/recommendations endpoint and a few others. The app is in very early development mode--I'm the only "user" while I'm developing and testing. Now it seems my app is rate-limited for the /v1/recommenda...

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  • I'm writing a simple application that calls the /v1/recommendations endpoint and a few others. The app is in very early development mode--I'm the only "user" while I'm developing and testing.  ...
  • djk-tel
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