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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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How to play music with endpoint me/player/play in jetpackcompose

@Headers("Authorization: Bearer ${Constants.AUTHORIZATION_HEADER}")@PUT("v1/me/player/play")fun play( @Header("Content-Type") contentType: String, @Body body: PlayRequestBody) : CallViewModelfun playMusic(contextUri: String) { val requestBody = PlayR...

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  • @Headers("Authorization: Bearer ${Constants.AUTHORIZATION_HEADER}") @PUT("v1/me/player/play") fun play( @Header("Content-Type") contentType: String, @Body body: PlayRequestBody ) : Call&...
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Solved!! Is there a way to play a song or playlist using the web api or sdk?

Hi,As stated in the subject, is there a way I can play a specific song or set of songs in a playlist via the Web API or Web SDK? I've far as I've found, the closest I can get to playing a song or playlist is via adding to queue or skipping to the nex...

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  • Hi, As stated in the subject, is there a way I can play a specific song or set of songs in a playlist via the Web API or Web SDK?  I've far as I've found, the closest I can get to playing a s...
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    Web Player
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Positions field in JSON body is ignored when removing tracks from a playlist

The Remove Playlist Items endpoint on https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/remove-tracks-playlist has dropped its support for the positions parameter, which was supported previously and let tools like Spotify Dedup (https://s...

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  • The Remove Playlist Items endpoint on https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/remove-tracks-playlist has dropped its support for the positions parameter, which was sup...
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Search Endpoint returning the same result for the majority of calls when using ISRC

PlanPremiumCountryGBDeviceMacbook Pro M1 My Question or IssueCalling the search endpoint with a valid isrc search value appears to be returning the same false song in the majority of cases. This is functionality that was working until today.e.g.Searc...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB Device Macbook Pro M1   My Question or Issue Calling the search endpoint with a valid isrc search value appears to be returning the same false song in the majorit...
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Solved!! Web API Search Endpoint returns wrong track, Market[US]

I tried requesting a couple songs but the API returns the wrong track.Here's an example for me trying to get Kendrick Lamar's euphoria: Here was the response:It goes on like this for some songs in the US market. 

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  • I tried requesting a couple songs but the API returns the wrong track. Here's an example for me trying to get Kendrick Lamar's euphoria:   Here was the response: It goes on like this...
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`Get Artist` API endpoint responds with result in inconsistent format

Hi all, I've found the following inconsistency in API endpoint response format: when I request the endpoint Get Track, I get the response formatted pretty and all integer values are presented like the should be (without any floating points):$ curl -s...

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  • Hi all, I've found the following inconsistency in API endpoint response format:   when I request the endpoint Get Track, I get the response formatted pretty and all integer values are pre...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Update Playlist Items endpoint returning wrong string value or documentation is wrong

The Update Playlist Items endpoint all of a sudden started returning the wrong values when reordering items. As per the documentation it is supposed to return the checkpoint ID as a string:AAACi5JU+kMmH1WlpKKp8PeBdfLNw0BJ Now it instead returns a bas...

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  • The Update Playlist Items endpoint all of a sudden started returning the wrong values when reordering items. As per the documentation it is supposed to return the checkpoint ID as a string: AAACi5JU...
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Documentation mismatch maximum number of track IDs in API Get Several Tracks

PlanPremiumCountryNLDeviceDesktopOperating SystemDoes not matter My Question or IssueAPI call Get Several Tracks describes in the documentation:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-several-tracks Argument ids string Maxim...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL Device Desktop Operating System Does not matter   My Question or Issue API call Get Several Tracks describes in the documentation: https://developer.spotify.co...
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Get Artist's Albums no longer accepts "album_type"

On today's episode of Spotify API breaking for no reason, the Web API used to accept album_type param when getting artists albums, even though the docs say the name of the param is include_groups. Today they have updated the API to align with the doc...

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  • On today's episode of Spotify API breaking for no reason, the Web API used to accept album_type param when getting artists albums, even though the docs say the name of the param is include_group...
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Is there a way to paste album URLs into a playlist?

DeviceMackbook Pro My Question or IssueI've written a script which copies all the Spotify URLs from a Twitter thread so you can paste them into a playlist and listen to them all. The problem is that only tracks get added. In the attached example.txt ...

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  • Device Mackbook Pro   My Question or Issue I've written a script which copies all the Spotify URLs from a Twitter thread so you can paste them into a playlist and listen to them all. The pro...
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Solved!! Storing Data

I'm building an app to help analyze your Spotify data and at first I wanted to rank possibly thousands of artists on all sorts of metrics. However, the API calls to get all the data for each artist even using the many "get several" endpoints would st...

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  • I'm building an app to help analyze your Spotify data and at first I wanted to rank possibly thousands of artists on all sorts of metrics. However, the API calls to get all the data for each artist e...
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What are Spotify devs doing with this API?

Help me understand. Every week something breaks or functionality is removed. When was the last time functionality was added, or improved? It doesn't seem like they want to make it better so why do they change it at all? I feel like asking "why isn't ...

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  • Help me understand. Every week something breaks or functionality is removed. When was the last time functionality was added, or improved? It doesn't seem like they want to make it better so why do th...
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Web API - Get New Releases API Returning Old Items

PlanPremiumCountryUS My Question or IssueThe Get New Releases API (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-new-releases) is only returning items over a month old.

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  • Plan Premium Country US   My Question or Issue The Get New Releases API (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/get-new-releases) is only returning items over a mont...
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Get Artist's Albums API not returning all results for certain pages

The end point Get Artist's Albums https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums when ID is 0blbVefuxOGltDBa00dspv and include_groups is album,single,compilation, returns a total of 85 albums. On the first page, it properly lists the default limit of...

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  • The end point Get Artist's Albums https://api.spotify.com/v1/artists/{id}/albums when ID is 0blbVefuxOGltDBa00dspv and include_groups is album,single,compilation, returns a total of 85 albums. On the...
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Now that users can view their recently played tracks in the apps...

Can we list more than 50 of the most recently played tracks of users from our systems, in the API https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#endpoint-get-recently-played ? Currently, it allows us to fetch only the 50 most recent t...

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  • Can we list more than 50 of the most recently played tracks of users from our systems, in the API https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#endpoint-get-recently-played&nbsp...
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Scope Extension 3 months?

I am at the 3-month mark of waiting for my second scope extension request to be reviewed/approved.My first scope extension was granted in about 30 days; I am wondering if there is something I should be doing to get this request reviewed? Is Spotify w...

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  • I am at the 3-month mark of waiting for my second scope extension request to be reviewed/approved. My first scope extension was granted in about 30 days; I am wondering if there is something I sho...
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Create Playlist Response contains Null instead of the owner.display_name

Create Playlist Resposne contains Null instead of the owner.display_name test request via Developers Documentation sectionand the same issue for direct api calls

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  • Create Playlist Resposne contains Null instead of the owner.display_name   test request via Developers Documentation section and the same issue for direct api calls
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Best Uses of Spotify API

Hey Everyone, New here great to see so much activity and creativity. I'm keen to learn about any awesome public uses of the API that I could be inspired by. What's do you recommend. Many thanks,MO

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  • Hey Everyone,   New here great to see so much activity and creativity. I'm keen to learn about any awesome public uses of the API that I could be inspired by. What's do you recommend.&n...
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error accruing while fetching playlist or any song and tracks

PlanFree/PremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLenovo Ideapad 3Operating Systemwindows My Question or IssueI am facing an issue while getting the data using the playlist and album It is showing an error like " User not registered in the Developer Dashboard " and ...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country India Device Lenovo Ideapad 3 Operating System windows    My Question or Issue I am facing an issue while getting the data using the playlist and album I...
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Legality question: Removing vocals from a track for singing app

For an app idea I am developing I was wondering, whether it was allowed by spotify to let users connect to spotify through the app, stream music they like and have our app remove the vocals for the user to sing along to the song. The background would...

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  • For an app idea I am developing I was wondering, whether it was allowed by spotify to let users connect to spotify through the app, stream music they like and have our app remove the vocals for the u...
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