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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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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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Is pre-save possible with API alone?

as a follow-up to my previous thread:https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Client-side-only-for-album-pre-save/td-p/5022534does simply saving an unreleased album add it on the release date? Or is pre-save simply granting access and ...

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  • as a follow-up to my previous thread: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Client-side-only-for-album-pre-save/td-p/5022534 does simply saving an unreleased album add it on t...
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Client-side only for album pre-save?

I am mainly a musician but have some web dev experience that has gotten rusty over the past few years. I am trying to roll my own Album "pre-save" that doesn't request user info but saves my upcoming album to their library. Is it possible to authoriz...

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  • I am mainly a musician but have some web dev experience that has gotten rusty over the past few years. I am trying to roll my own Album "pre-save" that doesn't request user info but saves my upcoming...
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Looking for Spotify Showcase Application

My Question or IssueI am having trouble looking for the spotify showcase application, it used to be here https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/ on the right side, but it is not there anymore. Is submitting showcase application not allowed ...

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  • My Question or Issue I am having trouble looking for the spotify showcase application, it used to be here https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/ on the right side, but it is not...
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Superuser Contribution Is it legal to change the tempo of the music ?

Hi,I would like to make a commercial application (on the appstore/playstore) which would use the spotify API to play a song but with a different tempo than the original song. the applications 'the amazing slowdowner' and 'djay2' have this feature, so...

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  • Hi, I would like to make a commercial application (on the appstore/playstore) which would use the spotify API to play a song but with a different tempo than the original song.   the applicati...
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Am I allowed to generate color palettes based on an album's cover art on my SDA?

My Question or Issue I am using Spotify's API on a website that allows me to search for albums and generates a color palette based on that album's cover art. The ToS say that your SDA shouldn't create "derivative work" based on Spotify Content and my...

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  • My Question or Issue   I am using Spotify's API on a website that allows me to search for albums and generates a color palette based on that album's cover art. The ToS say that your SDA should...
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