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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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Search for tracks/albums released in last day

My Question or Issue I need to be able to provide query information for filtering my search on release date for a track or album down to the last day.

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  • My Question or Issue   I need to be able to provide query information for filtering my search on release date for a track or album down to the last day.
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Superuser Contribution API URI Play=True on Custom Playlists' Individual Tracks

So I've got this little project that creates, updates, and maintains quick name URLs for Spotify tracks.. It works like a charm if I enter a songs' track directly.. and even can point to songs in custom public playlists, but..The songs in custom play...

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  • ...ongs in custom public playlists, but.. The songs in custom playlists don't start playing automatically like usual. It's stuck in some sort of connection protocol that doesn't make any sense to me. S...
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Superuser Contribution Integrate Spotify Player into Python app

Hey,I'd like to build a car radio based on a Raspberry Pi (3B+). For that I want to write my own Python GUI in which I want to integrate a Spotify Player. I want to acess all my Playlists and Songs and make them avaible offline. Is this even possible...

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  • Hey, I'd like to build a car radio based on a Raspberry Pi (3B+). For that I want to write my own Python GUI in which I want to integrate a Spotify Player. I want to acess all my Playlists and Songs...
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Superuser Contribution A failure in accessing from Bulk API

PlanFree/PremiumCountryJapan My Question or IssueWe're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals directly with the Provider Bulk APIs and the data that is generated fr...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Japan   My Question or Issue We're having trouble with accessing our data from Bulk API. We've contacted Spotify Provider API Team but they said the team deals di...
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Authenticate Web API with native Spotify app if available

When a user attempts to authenticate with Spotify on my Web App, they are redirected to a new browser page and prompted to enter their username and password. Is there a way to redirect to the native Spotify app if it is installed and authenticate the...

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  • When a user attempts to authenticate with Spotify on my Web App, they are redirected to a new browser page and prompted to enter their username and password. Is there a way to redirect to the native ...
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Developer needed

HiWe are planning to create an inteface between FM Radio On Air Systems and Spotify. Idea is to link our playout system better with Spotify.We would need to contact with a developer that could work with us and give an estimate of the budget needed fo...

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  • Hi We are planning to create an inteface between FM Radio On Air Systems and Spotify. Idea is to link our playout system better with Spotify. We would need to contact with a developer that c...
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Web Playback SDK in "new" Microsoft Edge Chromium

My Question or Issue:Hey... I got two questions, is there any way to lower the bitrate of the output? I wish to make a vintage radio-like sound effect, where lowering the bitrate would be helpful as well. Other than that, is there any way to manipula...

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  • My Question or Issue: Hey...   I got two questions, is there any way to lower the bitrate of the output?  I wish to make a vintage radio-like sound effect, where lowering the bitrate wo...
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Superuser Contribution Refresh API

Hey,So I am making a little project, where basically, I get user's current details, along with the ability to control it over the web with Web Playback SDK and Web API, although, I don't get one thing. As the Web Playback SDK is basically registering...

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  • Hey, So I am making a little project, where basically, I get user's current details, along with  the ability to control it over the web with Web Playback SDK and Web API, although, I don...
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Superuser Contribution Does Spotify App Remote work without physical Spotify iOS app

Hello, I'm currently developing an iOS app that uses the Spotify App Remote. My app was rejected by Apple because I had users download the physical iOS app in order to use the app which is what one of your IOS SDK demo apps on GitHub, NowPlayingView,...

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  • Hello,   I'm currently developing an iOS app that uses the Spotify App Remote. My app was rejected by Apple because I had users download the physical iOS app in order to use the app which is w...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify for Developers API CreatePlaylist error 403 Forbidden

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndonesiaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or IssueWhile building my application, I'm trying to call the CreatePlaylist endpoint, the API returns error 403 Forbidden, though the scopes are requested correctly, ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country Indonesia Device PC Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue While building my application, I'm trying to call the CreatePlaylist endpoint, the ...
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Client ID not required for PKCE refresh, despite documentation

Hi, despite being documented as a required field, refresh requests with PKCE token refresh tokens are accepted and refreshed without it, if a `b64(id:secret)` authentication pair is present. Additionally the relevant RFC states nothing about refreshi...

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  • Hi, despite being documented as a required field, refresh requests with PKCE token refresh tokens are accepted and refreshed without it, if a `b64(id:secret)` authentication pair is present. Addition...
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Web Playback SDK issue

https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/#requirements When I started working upon integration before 3 months, as far as I recall it was not having such limitation warning about Android and iOS browsers. Can you please confirm if...

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  • https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/#requirements   When I started working upon integration before 3 months, as far as I recall it was not having such limitation warni...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Oembed service down

It appears the oembed service is not functioning. Using the examples from the oembed spec:https://embed.spotify.com/oembed/?url=https://open.spotify.com/track/2qToAcex0ruZfbEbAy9OhW Visiting those urls results in an error page (attached). Not sure if...

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  • It appears the oembed service is not functioning.   Using the examples from the oembed spec: https://embed.spotify.com/oembed/?url=https://open.spotify.com/track/2qToAcex0ruZfbEbAy9OhW &nbsp...
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Embed player in app

For an iOS/Android app I need we want to integrate a Spotify player inside our own app. We would like to either play a single track or a playlist, which will be fixed for the user. We have looked into embedding using a web view, but this has quite so...

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  • For an iOS/Android app I need we want to integrate a Spotify player inside our own app. We would like to either play a single track or a playlist, which will be fixed for the user.   We have l...
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Confused about options for an embedded project

hello here's the embedded project description:- AndroidOSP 10- It will be Alexa certified- An app running in kiosk mode, full screen I'd like to get spotify on the device and am confused about options.1. In order to get music played on the device thr...

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  • hello   here's the embedded project description: - AndroidOSP 10 - It will be Alexa certified - An app running in kiosk mode, full screen   I'd like to get spotify on the device and ...
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Unexpected behaviour with Web Playback SDK

Hello,Authentication is working and the locally hosted web application both successfully initializes new Spotify.Player(...) and starts to play the audio.Requests to /v1/me/player/play return a 204, however, playback is not modified to desired Spotif...

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  • Hello, Authentication is working and the locally hosted web application both successfully initializes new Spotify.Player(...)  and starts to play the audio. Requests to /v1/me/player/...
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Track marked as playable when it has no markets

Hi I think I found a pretty big bug. I was trying to remove an unplayable track as marked in my Spotify player using the API but it was marked as playable. This is currently breaking my app when I try to play a track from a playlist with an index con...

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  • Hi I think I found a pretty big bug. I was trying to remove an unplayable track as marked in my Spotify player using the API but it was marked as playable. This is currently breaking my app when I tr...
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Spotify podcast embed player not working outside US

Hello Everyone! Seeking support regarding a newly noticed issue on our end. We use the Spotify podcast embed player on our website page for a podcast, Windows Insider. https://insider.windows.com/en-us/podcastsWe recently heard from community members...

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  • Hello Everyone! Seeking support regarding a newly noticed issue on our end. We use the Spotify podcast embed player on our website page for a podcast, Windows Insider. https://insider.windows.co...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist oembed.. down or changed?

Hi allam trying to use the spotify oembed for playlists on a websitewas working recently fine but now get an erroregwhen testinghttps://open.spotify.com/oembed?url=https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWYtg7TV07mgz?si=OTx1DyDhSPK5q5V1CTR5NQ it ...

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  • Hi all am trying to use the spotify oembed for playlists on a website was working recently fine  but now get an error eg when testing https://open.spotify.com/oembed?url=https://open.spotif...
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Solved!! Getting a certificate error when using PHP and CURL to get authorization token

I have a PHP script that was working up until fairly recently. It uses CURL to get and authorization token to access the API. The error I am receiving is:Error:SSL: certificate subject name '*.wg.spotify.com' does not match target host name 'accounts...

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  • I have a PHP script that was working up until fairly recently. It uses CURL to get and authorization token to access the API. The error I am receiving is: Error:SSL: certificate subject name '*.wg.s...
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