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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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Commercial License Request

PlanPremiumCountryUKMy Question or IssueI submitted an application for a commercial license around 2 months ago and am super keen to get my app released as its finished and tested and ready to launch. I understand you receive heaps of license request...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK My Question or Issue I submitted an application for a commercial license around 2 months ago and am super keen to get my app released as its finished and tested and ...
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API limit exceeded : ERROR

CountryUSADevice(Iphone)Operating System(iOS) My Question or IssueWe have been using the Spotify SDK go lang wrapper for Spotify web api. https://github.com/zmb3/spotify We have recently hit an error API limit exceeded : ERROR We believe there was a ...

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  • Country USA Device (Iphone) Operating System (iOS)   My Question or Issue We have been using the Spotify SDK go lang wrapper for Spotify web api. https://github.com/zmb3/spotify ...
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Reporting empty tracks bug on a RISE playlist (possibly with other playlists)

I was using the Web API to call the Playlist tracks (by way of"https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists//tracks"). All my playlists except this one (https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWVzlTZFHBHNN) could not decode. Upon further inspection, I sa...

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  • I was using the Web API to call the Playlist tracks (by way of "https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/<playlist_id>/tracks"). All my playlists except this one (https://open.spotify.com/pla...
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Where I can get the written approval for my app?

Reading the docs I found this "Before you build and release any product or experience integrated with Spotify, you need to apply and receive our written approval for a commercial integration" But it didn't get my clear where I can start that workflow...

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  • Reading the docs I found this    "Before you build and release any product or experience integrated with Spotify, you need to apply and receive our written approval for a commercial integ...
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Developer Restrictions

I was reading through the general developer restrictions here:https://developer.spotify.com/legal/general-restrictions/ One of the points is:Games / Trivia Quizzes: Incorporating Spotify into any gaming or quiz functionality without prior approval. I...

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  • I was reading through the general developer restrictions here: https://developer.spotify.com/legal/general-restrictions/   One of the points is: Games / Trivia Quizzes: Incorporating Spotify...
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Majority of 404 errors on tracks endpoint

Hello, since July 7th - 11:30 UTC more than 95% of my requests to the https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/{id} endpoint end up in 404 error.Was there any updates or any known issue that could cause these requests to fail ?

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  • Hello, since July 7th - 11:30 UTC more than 95% of my requests to the https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/{id} endpoint end up in 404 error. Was there any updates or any known issue that could ...
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Superuser Contribution 30-second song preview not showing up for song

Hello! I'm looking to secure a 30-second preview for Eminem's Lose Yourself with Get a Track, as I have successfully done for numerous other songs. Unfortunately, it's not appearing so curious if anyone else has experienced this and any workarounds.T...

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  • Hello! I'm looking to secure a 30-second preview for Eminem's Lose Yourself with Get a Track, as I have successfully done for numerous other songs. Unfortunately, it's not appearing so curious i...
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Python api playlist

Hello to all , i want to create a playlist with python , but iv'e some issues . for example, is there a way to print artists id from a certain playlist or in general ? is it possible without even needing to manually searched artist_id to print it ?.

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  • Hello to all ,  i want to create a playlist with python , but iv'e some issues . for example, is there a way to print artists id from a certain playlist or in general  ? is it possible&nbs...
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Response code 400: grant_type parameter is missing

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: Odroid H2Operating System: Linux 19.10 My Question or IssueI am working on a Java client. I have been able to access the whole API with no problem with the ironic exception of authorization. I would be quite happy if ...

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  • ...ource code I am using are below: Bad Request 400: Bad Request {"error":"unsupported_grant_type","error_description":"grant_type parameter is missing"} <<< Finished >>> public s...
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Superuser Contribution Undocumented `total_episodes` returned in currently playing

PlanPremiumCountryFinland My IssueWhen retrieving playback information (both "playback" and "currently playing") of episodes, the simplified show member of a full episode object contains an undocumented `total_episodes` member. It seems to be missing...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland   My Issue When retrieving playback information (both "playback" and "currently playing") of episodes, the simplified show member of a full episode object cont...
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Will the Android Spotify SDK include the search API soon?

As the title states, the Android SDK does a lot, but it's also missing a lot.Are there plans for these gaps to be filled in? Specifically will the search API get an SDK wrapper anytime soon? In the mean time I can use an unofficial wrapper e.g.https:...

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  • As the title states, the Android SDK does a lot, but it's also missing a lot. Are there plans for these gaps to be filled in? Specifically will the search API get an SDK wrapper anytime soon? &nbsp...
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Best Practices for using Spotify image URLs in web application

I am developing a web application that helps users organize some of their media. Obviously this involves a lot of pictures like Album covers and whatnot that spotify provides. Is it ok to use Spotify image URLs on the front end of my app or should I ...

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  • I am developing a web application that helps users organize some of their media. Obviously this involves a lot of pictures like Album covers and whatnot that spotify provides. Is it ok to use Spotify...
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Solved!! Playlist API Tracks endpoint does not using a Paging object for more than 100 results

PlanPremium FamilyCountrySwitzerlandDevicePC, iPhoneOperating SystemWindows 10 2004, iOS 13.5.1 My Question or IssueAccording to https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference-beta/#endpoint-get-playlists-tracks, the /tracks endpoint o...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Switzerland Device PC, iPhone Operating System Windows 10 2004, iOS 13.5.1   My Question or Issue According to https://developer.spotify.com/documentat...
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How to add custom boombox/speaker on spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountryGreece DeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemLinux Ubuntu My Question or IssueHello, I'm George, and I'm currently studying computer engineering so I had an interesting idea to make my own custom made boombox and connect it with Spotify c...

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece   Device Desktop PC Operating System Linux Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Hello, I'm George, and I'm currently studying computer engineering so I had...
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Player

Can you access where the current track is playing from?i.e. playing from an album/liked songs/playlist. If not could this feature be added?

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  • Can you access where the current track is playing from? i.e. playing from an album/liked songs/playlist.  If not could this feature be added?
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Get JSON from PUT request from Play endpoint

PlanPremium Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHey guys, I'm using the SpotifyAPI with React and I made a PUT request to the Play endpoint transferUserPlayback. I noticed that I receive some JSON in the console after making the request bu...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hey guys, I'm using the SpotifyAPI with React and I made a PUT request to the Play endpoint transferUserPlayback. I ...
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Updated Artist Popularity

Hi, first of all this question is for my final exam purposes. I'd like to make cron job to monitor certain artists popularity, and i want to make a time-series of it. I'd like to know for how long does the API update the artist popularity ?

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  • Hi, first of all this question is for my final exam purposes. I'd like to make cron job to monitor certain artists popularity, and i want to make a time-series of it. I'd like to know for how long do...
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How to access the Spotify Artist & Song Title data from another application with the SDK ?

I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on Spotify (Web Player or Desktop App), to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at the bottom-left corner of the Spotify window (horizontal ...

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  • I was wondering if it is possible, while listening to a track on Spotify (Web Player or Desktop App), to access the Artist & Song Title info of the track currently played as it is displayed at th...
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Solved!! iOS SDK - Authorization fails only when Spotify app is installed

Link to original issue post on Github: https://github.com/spotify/ios-sdk/issues/183 Hi everyone, I have spent many hours now and have still not been able to resolve this issue I had several months ago with the iOS SDK. Another user on Github had the...

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  • Link to original issue post on Github: https://github.com/spotify/ios-sdk/issues/183   Hi everyone, I have spent many hours now and have still not been able to resolve this issue I had se...
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Player API - device_id changes, want to keep the same

PlanPremiumCountryNL DeviceNAOperating SystemHA My Question or IssueI use node red to try to control spotify. I have succes on numerous of APIs. But I am having troubles with the "player API" and the device_id. https://developer.spotify.com/documenta...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL   Device NA Operating System HA   My Question or Issue I use node red to try to control spotify. I have succes on numerous of APIs. But I am having troubl...
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