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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 API Limitations

We are developing a plugin for Spotify to be controlled with a hardware controller, but our service software needs to check the status of Spotify every second to update the state. We found that there is a limit for messages sent, which when exceeded ...

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  • We are developing a plugin for Spotify to be controlled with a hardware controller, but our service software needs to check the status of Spotify every second to update the state. We found that there...
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Solved!! iOS Spotify SDK Problem when using StoryBoard (Scenes) in Xcode. Swift demo scenario works though.

My infoPlan: PremiumCountry: BelgiumDevice: iPhone 11 Pro MaxOperating System: iOS 13.5 + macOS Catalina Dear all I installed and the iOS SDK properly in Xcode and set up the server token swap and refresh properly => demo swift login works nicely. No...

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  • My info Plan: Premium Country: Belgium Device: iPhone 11 Pro Max Operating System: iOS 13.5 + macOS Catalina   Dear all   I installed and the iOS SDK properly in Xcode and set up th...
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No result when searching for full artist name

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhen searching for "French 79" I get no results, "French 7" gives results however.Problem with encoding or wrong character?

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue When searching for "French 79" I get no results, "French 7" gives results however. Problem...
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Web Playback SDK Support for iOS

Hi,According to the docs, the Web Playback SDK is not supported on iOS: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/#supported-browsers Is there a reason for this? Are there any plans to support it? Regards, David

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  • Hi, According to the docs, the Web Playback SDK is not supported on iOS:  https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-playback-sdk/#supported-browsers    Is there a re...
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error 401 in my app

Hello ! I want to create an app with the spotify api and the twitter api so i have wrote my clientId and my clientSecret but i got the error "[Error [WebapiError]: Unauthorized] { statusCode: 401 }" what i need to do ?

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  • Hello ! I want to create an app with the spotify api and the twitter api so i have wrote my clientId and my clientSecret but i got the error "[Error [WebapiError]: Unauthorized] { statusCode: 401 }" ...
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Audio Features endpoint returns HTTP 500 for some tracks

Getting audio features for certain tracks yields a HTTP 500 with an empty body. Normally, when an ID is invalid or missing a null value is returned in its place. Input:7ouMYWpwJ422jRcDASZB7P,invalidIdResponse: { "audio_features": [ { "danceability": ...

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  • Getting audio features for certain tracks yields a HTTP 500 with an empty body.   Normally, when an ID is invalid or missing a null value is returned in its place.   Input: 7ouMYWpwJ42...
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I'm unable to search for podcasts or "shows" using the web API

My Question or IssueI am using the spotify web API, accessing it through the python library spotipy. I'm able to use the search function to search for albums, tracks, etc as described here:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference...

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  • My Question or Issue I am using the spotify web API, accessing it through the python library spotipy. I'm able to use the search function to search for albums, tracks, etc as described here: https:...
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Waking up with spotify

I would like to try and make a program that plays my spotify at a certain time of day, in the TOS, I see that for anything using an alarm functionality I must get written approval from spotify, how do I do this?Is this where I ask for approval?I have...

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  • I would like to try and make a program that plays my spotify at a certain time of day, in the TOS, I see that for anything using an alarm functionality I must get written approval from spotify, how d...
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Error login using SDK spotify

I am using the Spotify SDK to login but it throws the error Optional(SpotifyLogin.LoginError.noSession) when throwing this error in console, the application does not follow the flow and it remains in the login screen. My code is the following, I do n...

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  • I am using the Spotify SDK to login but it throws the error Optional(SpotifyLogin.LoginError.noSession) when throwing this error in console, the application does not follow the flow and it ...
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Redirect URL not working properly

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceNote 9Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHi, When I redirect my user through an URL that should open a song, it prompts the user already in the Spotify App to "Try Again" and then, if he clicks on the button, it...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil Device Note 9 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hi, When I redirect my user through an URL that should open a song, it prompts the user alread...
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I'm building a non profit project and would like to ask some questions

Hi everyone, I'm a 15 year programmer and just for fun I've built a web game using JavaScript and Spotify WEB API. Problem now is that I'm not sure if it can stay on my website,do I need a written approval from spotify and if so how? Players do need ...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm a 15 year programmer and just for fun I've built a web game using JavaScript and Spotify WEB API.   Problem now is that I'm not sure if it can stay on my website,do I need a w...
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Need help with API search

I would like to get 15 most played songs today in a specific country. I am not sure is this possible and if is, how to make a query. Many thanks!

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  •   I would like to get 15 most played songs today in a specific country.  I am not sure is this possible and if is, how to make a query.   Many thanks!
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Get a spotify URI or track from an ISRC

Hi All, I have a big bunch of ISRC codes and would like to get their associated Spotify tracks. From the docs, it looks like the only way to access a resource from the ISRC is by using it as a search query, and with the number of codes I have I'd hit...

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  • Hi All,   I have a big bunch of ISRC codes and would like to get their associated Spotify tracks. From the docs, it looks like the only way to access a resource from the ISRC is by using it as...
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Solved!! [API] is there a way to start playing a playlist from a specific song?

Hi , I'm building an app in android to control the spotify app in a phone. I'm pretending to connect it with a small app in a raspberry pi which will be in a car with a screen to pass songs / navigate playlists etc without using the phone So I've man...

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  • Hi , I'm building an app in android to control the spotify app in a phone. I'm pretending to connect it with a small app in a raspberry pi which will be in a car with a screen to pass songs / navigat...
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rate limits

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issueı have a problem with rate limits is that okay if ı create 2 api application for my app

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System   (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue ...
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2 api application

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueIs that okay if ı create 2 api application for my mobil application and web application?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue Is that...
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Waiting on commercial approval for app

I submitted a Commercial Integration Application over a year ago and still haven't heard back. I'm trying to bring my app to the market soon and am just waiting on commerical approval. Can you give me an update? Thanks!

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  • I submitted a Commercial Integration Application over a year ago and still haven't heard back. I'm trying to bring my app to the market soon and am just waiting on commerical approval. Can you g...
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Can't find docs for some fields in audio analysis response

I'm using spotipy to hit the API's audio analysis endpoint, the response has dict_keys(['meta', 'track', 'bars', 'beats', 'sections', 'segments', 'tatums']) I referred to this page https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/tracks/...

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  • I'm using spotipy to hit the API's audio analysis endpoint, the response has   dict_keys(['meta', 'track', 'bars', 'beats', 'sections', 'segments', 'tatums'])   I referred to this page&...
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API how can I search for public playlists?

   My Question or Issue API how can I search for public playlists? 

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  •       My Question or Issue   API how can I search for public playlists?  
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