Help Wizard

Step 1

NEXT STEP

Spotify for Developers

Discuss building apps with Spotify APIs and SDKs

Start a topic

Forum Posts

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...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • mekala02
  • Casual Listener
  • 15888 Views
  • 111 replies
  • 18 likes
  • 15888 Views
  • 111 replies
  • 18 likes

Solved!! 401 - Unauthorized in some requests

PlanFree/PremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello everyone,I have a small issue again When I make API requests to perform certain actions (such as adding songs to the queue, pausing/resuming playback, setting volume, ...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Germany Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello everyone, I have a small issue again 🙂 When I make API requests to perform certain actions ...
  • andreemalerva
  • Newbie
  • 895 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 895 Views
  • 12 replies
  • 0 likes

Playlist API: Genres not shown

When calling the Get Playlist endpoint, according to documentation you're supposed to see an artist's genres (tracks.items.track.artists.genres), however this value is always missing.For any given track's artist you could call the Get Artist endpoint...

  • Visitor
  • When calling the Get Playlist endpoint, according to documentation you're supposed to see an artist's genres (tracks.items.track.artists.genres), however this value is always missing. For any given ...
  • 83 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Possible Bug
  • 83 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Awful Update

I just saw that Spotify removed the option to add an older playlist to my profile after I've made it public. I reached out to customer support and was basically told "Nope. You can't do that anymore." The reason given was that Spotify often changes t...

  • Newbie
  • I just saw that Spotify removed the option to add an older playlist to my profile after I've made it public. I reached out to customer support and was basically told "Nope. You can't do that anymore....
  • 114 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Bad update
    concern
    Discussion
    Feature Request
    Question
  • 114 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 2 likes

Search by Metadata?

Plan: Premium, Country: United States, Device: Mac, Operating System, MacOSMy Question or IssueIs there a way to search for a song with metadata about the song (other than title, artist, or album, or recommendations)? For example, if I want to search...

  • Newbie
  • Plan: Premium, Country: United States, Device: Mac, Operating System, MacOS My Question or Issue Is there a way to search for a song with metadata about the song ...
  • 79 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 79 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

App review for quote too long

Since 22 November 2023 my app with client id f6283e89e22843deb2d46304fa7c6b98 in review status

  • Regular
  • Since 22 November 2023 my app with client id f6283e89e22843deb2d46304fa7c6b98 in review status
  • 83 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • api
    Quote
  • 83 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Adding Spotify to my portfolio so visitors could see what i listen to

PlanFree/PremiumCountryNigeriaDevice(, Samasung A20s)Andriod(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question how can i embed sportify to my portfolio?

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Nigeria Device (, Samasung A20s) Andriod (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question  how can i embed sportify to my portfolio?
  • Justin0122
  • Regular
  • 80 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 80 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Solved!! Am I understanding the client options available to us correctly?

Hi all - after going through the Web API & playback SDK documentation I think I get what is & is not allowed, but before I start shooting myself in the face due to ignorance: can anyone tell me if the below understandings are incorrect?Web API:- I ca...

  • Regular
  • Hi all - after going through the Web API & playback SDK documentation I think I get what is & is not allowed, but before I start shooting myself in the face due to ignorance: can anyone tell ...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
  • 127 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 127 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

PKRE code Challange await error

I am attempting a PKRE Auth: When I attempt to test the exact code in VSCODE I get an async await error.Any ideas on how to handle this error?thanksconst hashed = await sha256(codeVerifier)"await is only valid in async functions"

  • Newbie
  • I am attempting a PKRE Auth:   When I attempt to test the exact code in VSCODE I get an async await error. Any ideas on how to handle this error? thanks const hashed = await sha256(codeVer...
  • 69 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • PKRE Async Await
  • 69 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

API Status Page

Is the Spotify Status page no longer available or is the API down? I had this link saved in my browser but it is no longer available:https://status.spotify.dev/Apologies in advance if this has already been answered. I didn't see any mention of it whe...

  • Visitor
  • Is the Spotify Status page no longer available or is the API down?  I had this link saved in my browser but it is no longer available: https://status.spotify.dev/ Apologies in advance if ...
  • TheBoatyMcBoatFace
  • Newbie
  • 763 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 9 likes
  • Question
  • 763 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 9 likes

Server IP blocked from Spotify API?

I've been using the Spotify API using Spotipy for some time. That stopped working for me a few weeks ago - the server isn't able to get an oauth2 token using https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token / grant_type=authorization_code anymore. The error re...

  • Newbie
  • I've been using the Spotify API using Spotipy for some time. That stopped working for me a few weeks ago - the server isn't able to get an oauth2 token using https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token / ...
  • joeyboli
  • Casual Listener
  • 1105 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes
  • 1105 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 1 likes

Solved!! Offer Free Premium to new customers

I would like to offer a free trial to Premium for new customers of mine. This is quite a common practice among brands, but I am unable to figure out how to enter into these discussions with Spotify.

  • Newbie
  • I would like to offer a free trial to Premium for new customers of mine. This is quite a common practice among brands, but I am unable to figure out how to enter into these discussions with Spotify.&...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
  • 157 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • voucher
  • 157 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify passthrough partner.

I offer podcast distribution platforms like "Omny Studio" and "Libsyn" in Japan.When listeners listen to content on Spotify, it is delivered from Spotify's cache servers, not to our system.I heard that if you become a "passthrough partner" of Spotify...

  • Visitor
  • I offer podcast distribution platforms like "Omny Studio" and "Libsyn" in Japan. When listeners listen to content on Spotify, it is delivered from Spotify's cache servers, not to our system. I hear...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
  • 544 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 544 Views
  • 4 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Web API: Queue endpoint needs polish

I'm working on building a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features:Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always returns 20 results - even when the queue is 12 items long. You ...

  • Music Fan
  • I'm working on building  a queue view using the newish Queue endpoint, but there are a few bugs/missing features: Firstly, it returns 20 results, including currently playing. But it always ret...
  • monkeyboy2805
  • Newbie
  • 486 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 7 likes
  • queue management
    Web API
  • 486 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 7 likes

Using API for song quiz

Me and my project group want to do a project for our education in Software Engineering. We want to create a song quiz using the Spotify API, but realized that the policy says that we can't create games such as trivia quizzes. Is it possible to get a ...

  • Visitor
  • Me and my project group want to do a project for our education in Software Engineering. We want to create a song quiz using the Spotify API, but realized that the policy says that we can't create gam...
  • Justin0122
  • Regular
  • 140 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 140 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 0 likes

Spotify Web Playback SDK in React Native WebView

PlanPremium DeviceiPhone 12 Pro MaxOperating SystemiOS 15.31 I'm trying to integrate the Web Playback SDK in a React Native WebView. I've successfully managed to transfer playback and play music, however when I lock the device - the music stops. I've...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium   Device iPhone 12 Pro Max Operating System iOS 15.31   I'm trying to integrate the Web Playback SDK in a React Native WebView. I've successfully managed to transfer pl...
  • Sijesh
  • Regular
  • 1304 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 4 likes
  • 1304 Views
  • 3 replies
  • 4 likes

Superuser Contribution Ip blocked

hiOur app suddenly stop working today.After trying several things and putting the app in our development local sever , we saw that our hosting partner blocked the spotify ip. We ask them for a reason and it was due the poor reputation in abuseipdb.Th...

  • Visitor
  • hi Our app suddenly stop working today. After trying several things and putting the app in our development local sever , we saw that our hosting partner blocked the spotify ip. We ask them for a re...
  • joeyboli
  • Casual Listener
  • 233 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Possible Bug
  • 233 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

how to integrate spotify with my own react native application?

I wanted to stream hardstyle playlist songs on my own React Native application. How do I get the song URL from Spotify? I had tried via the Spotify web API, but I am only getting preview song URLs and am also not able to play full songs due to the pr...

  • Regular
  • I wanted to stream hardstyle playlist songs on my own React Native application. How do I get the song URL from Spotify? I had tried via the Spotify web API, but I am only getting preview song URLs an...
  • Sijesh
  • Regular
  • 200 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes
  • 200 Views
  • 2 replies
  • 0 likes

Error code 500 when trying to retrieve a song from library

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueI am trying to simply retrieve a song from my libary using the API, but I am receiving an error code 500. import spotipy from spotipy.oauth2 import SpotifyOAuth scope = "user-l...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue I am trying to simply retrieve a song from my libary using the API, but I am receiving an error...
  • 90 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Python
    Spotipy
    webapi
  • 90 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Sending Audio Features through Machine Learning Model

PlanFreeCountryUnited States My Question or IssueFor a personal project, I wanted to use a pre-trained ML model to run predictions off of the audio features of a song. I won't be using the audio features to train the model or even update it in the fu...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free Country United States   My Question or Issue For a personal project, I wanted to use a pre-trained ML model to run predictions off of the audio features of a song. I won't be usi...
  • 120 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes
  • Question
  • 120 Views
  • 0 replies
  • 0 likes

Play DJ from Alexa

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAlexa AutoOperating SystemIOS My Question or IssueLove that I can request Spotify songs, albums, artists, playlists from Alexa as I'm driving. Is there some way to launch the DJ via Alexa? Some "code word"? Thanks!Brian

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Alexa Auto Operating System IOS   My Question or Issue Love that I can request Spotify songs, albums, artists, playlists from Alexa as I'm driving.&nbsp...
  • Twilightangel12
  • Newbie
  • 335 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes
  • Alexa
    DJ
  • 335 Views
  • 1 replies
  • 2 likes