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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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Superuser Contribution Feature Request: PubSub instead of Polling

It would really simplify a lot of app logic to be able to register to a publishing server. Ideally the server would dispatch events to clients registered for the information relevant to them. Events such as user play/pause, FF/RW, adding tracks to pl...

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  • It would really simplify a lot of app logic to be able to register to a publishing server. Ideally the server would dispatch events to clients registered for the information relevant to them. Events ...
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Preview URL NULL? when making API call?

I just built a practice website yesterday using the Spotify API and used the preview_url to play a song preview with a button to listen to full song on spotifynow today all my API calls return NULL ONLY for the preview_url What gives?? PlanFree/Premi...

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  • I just built a practice website yesterday using the Spotify API and used the preview_url to play a song preview with a button to listen to full song on spotify now today all my API calls return NULL...
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[Possible Bug] Some preview urls for tracks are null when using App Authentication

Endpoints:GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlistId}/tracksScopes:App Authentication (Client Credentials Flow)User Authentication (Authorisation Code Flow, no additional scopes)Steps to reproduce:Get a...

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  • Endpoints: GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/ GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlistId}/tracks Scopes: App Authentication (Client Credentials Flow) User Authentication (Author...
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[iOS] Can I get a list of most played song near by location

Anyone have an idea about iOS API which can provide most played songs nearby my location using Spotify?

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  • Anyone have an idea about iOS API which can provide most played songs nearby my location using Spotify?
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Using API authentication for SDK

Hello, I'm currently using Spotify development resources to create an mobile application. In this app, I'm using the Spotify API for music and user data. For a specific feature, I now also need to use the Spotify SDKs (Android and iOS). I was wonderi...

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  • Hello,   I'm currently using Spotify development resources to create an mobile application. In this app, I'm using the Spotify API for music and user data. For a specific feature, I now also n...
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SpotifyCharts CSV export error for latest available date data

Hi - My issue deals with www.spotifycharts.com Specifically, when pulling data for the latest day. For example, Chart is available for 7/29...today 7/30 When I try to download the chart for 7/29, I can click the "Download to CSV" button and hit the U...

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  • Hi - My issue deals with www.spotifycharts.com   Specifically, when pulling data for the latest day.   For example, Chart is available for 7/29...today 7/30   When I try to downl...
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Solved!! Is there a distinction between normal tracks and tracks within a playlist?

PlanPremium DeviceWeb SDK/WEB APIOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIm having this issue where i get a playlist, then the tracks from that playlist.I play a song using https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player/play...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Web SDK/WEB API Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Im having this issue where i get a playlist, then the tra...
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[Web API] Missing body parameters in documentation

At the endpints: - Remove User's Saved Shows- Save Shows for Current Userthe documentation for the body parameters (ids) are missing, although they work and they exist in the respective endpoints for albums and tracks.

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  • At the endpints:  - Remove User's Saved Shows - Save Shows for Current User the documentation for the body parameters (ids) are missing, although they work and they exist in the respective en...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Get user's playlists API bug

PlanFreeCountryUkraineDeviceMacBookPro Retina, on ChromeOperating System(iOS ) My Question or Issue: Hi, guys! I'm a developer building a non-commercial ReactJs app to showcase my skills of working with APIs and AJAX requests. Here's the problem I en...

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  • ...bsp;{…}, href: "https://api.spotify.com/v1/users/undefined", id: "undefined", type: "user", …} primary_color: null public: true snapshot_id: "M...
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Bug on playlist's count field

PlanPremiumCountryItaly My IssueHi, I've noticed that the api for requesting the tracks of a playlist in some of mine playlists returns 23 tracks in the "total" field of the reponse but if I count the tracks's item in the api's response there are act...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy   My Issue Hi, I've noticed that the api for requesting the tracks of a playlist in some of mine playlists returns 23 tracks in the "total" field of the reponse ...
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Expired certificate on apresolve.spotify.com

PlanFreeCountryAUTDevicePC Chrome Version 84.0.4147.105 (Official Build) (64-bit)Operating SystemWin10 My Question or IssueCertificate for https://apresolve.spotify.com/ expired 20 minutes ago (2020-07-29 12:00 UTC), web player does not load any more...

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  • Plan Free Country AUT Device PC Chrome Version 84.0.4147.105 (Official Build) (64-bit) Operating System Win10   My Question or Issue Certificate for https://apresolve.spotify.com/...
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duration_ms is missing in WebPlaybackTrack object

PlanPremiumCountryJapan My Question or Issue Hello.I develop a web client app of Spotify using Web Playback SDK. There seems to be duration_ms prop in WebPlaybackObject. (green underlined part of the image below) WebPlaybackTrack object But, in Web P...

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  • Plan Premium Country Japan   My Question or Issue   Hello. I develop a web client app of Spotify using Web Playback SDK.   There seems to be duration_ms prop in WebPlaybackOb...
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Spotify API/Oauth -- "Login with Spotify For Artists"?

Hi there -- I'm working on a project using the Spotify API (among others), and a big piece of it is verifying that a user signing up as a Spotify Artist is who they say they are. Spotify's API absolutely offers the ability to log in via Oauth, but ne...

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  • Hi there -- I'm working on a project using the Spotify API (among others), and a big piece of it is verifying that a user signing up as a Spotify Artist is who they say they are. Spotify's ...
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Job+idea

Dear Sir/MadamHi there I am messaging to want to share an idea with you guys which could change the way people listen to music. I am trying to develop my own app and was wondering if you had time to listen to my ideas privately and promise to not sha...

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  • Dear Sir/Madam Hi there I am messaging to want to share an idea with you guys which could change the way people listen to music. I am trying to develop my own app and was wondering if you had time...
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Superuser Contribution Broken integration with AppleScript

Hi this has been broken for a few weeks could we please get an update? Ty https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/You-broke-AppleScript-Again/td-p/4937134

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  • Hi this has been broken for a few weeks could we please get an update? Ty   https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Mac/You-broke-AppleScript-Again/td-p/4937134
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Superuser Contribution Returned Language Codes are Not ISO 639

According to Spotify Object Model, Episode objects contain a languages property that is a list of ISO 639 language codes. This is a lie. In reality they can contain country codes too, such as en-US or en-GB. However, there is no documentation or expl...

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  • According to Spotify Object Model, Episode objects contain a languages property that is a list of ISO 639 language codes. This is a lie. In reality they can contain country codes too, such ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution playlist in a playlist

Wondering if anyone can tell me how to make a playlist within a playlist? In the API Reference Endpoint page, 'add items to a playlist' lists optional query parameters 'uri' and 'position'. Position obviously wont help me here but in the uri 'value' ...

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  • Wondering if anyone can tell me how to make a playlist within a playlist?   In the API Reference Endpoint page, 'add items to a playlist' lists optional query parameters 'uri' and 'position'. ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "Save Albums for Current User" endpoint returns a different response code than the documents.

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyPlatformSpotify API with Python Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issuehttps://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/library/save-albums-user/Looking at this document, if the process is successful, the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Platform Spotify API with Python  Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/referenc...
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Snapshot Retention for Playlists

Hi There! I'm trying to re-order the tracks inside some playlists (by date). To have an easier concurrency handling, I'm using the snapshot_id (before re-ordering) for all api requests I'm doing. Unfortunately, this causes an HTTP Error with a 502 Ba...

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  • Hi There!    I'm trying to re-order the tracks inside some playlists (by date). To have an easier concurrency handling, I'm using the snapshot_id (before re-ordering) for all api requests...
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