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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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API Search by Audio Features/Analysis

Hey! I love the API documentation, and I'm really digging the ability to fetch Spotify's advanced data about songs directly. It's amazing to have data about so many songs in a structured way! I'm wondering if it's feasible to search by any of these a...

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  • Hey!   I love the API documentation, and I'm really digging the ability to fetch Spotify's advanced data about songs directly. It's amazing to have data about so many songs in a structured way...
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Solved!! [Connect] Recent update broke AppleScript for Spotify Connect (slightly)

Hi! It seems like a fairly recent update broke the reporting of currently playing track via AppleScript, when music is being played back using the Mac app, but from a different device - via Spotify Connect. It reports normally when music is played fr...

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  • Hi!  It seems like a fairly recent update broke the reporting of currently playing track via AppleScript, when music is being played back using the Mac app, but from a different device - via Sp...
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Spotify API search user

PlanPremiumOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHi, I'm developing an android app. But i need spotify's user search API. But Spotify API doesn't provide a user search endpoint. I found a way to search users in my app and get the results. For t...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm developing an android app. But i need spotify's user search API. But Spotify API doesn't provide a user search endpoint...
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Spotify Login Timing Out

Hello! I have a developer account set up for users in my project to be able to sign in through Spotify, right now I have it connected locally, in a staging environment and in a production environment. It works fine on staging and locally, but every t...

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  • Hello! I have a developer account set up for users in my project to be able to sign in through Spotify, right now I have it connected locally, in a staging environment and in a production environment...
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Adding snippets of songs to one long song via API

Hi,i wondered if Spotify allows to build an app that plays only parts of songs (like 30seks) and then jumps to the next song to play again only 30 seks. The snippets are faded into each other. As Spotify stopped support for DJ apps, i wanted to know ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, i wondered if Spotify allows to build an app that plays only parts of songs (like 30seks) and then jumps to the next song to play again only 30 seks. The snippets are faded into each other. As S...
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Play Song

Plan- Free/Premium - BothCountry - India Device- iPhone XROperating System- iOS 13.1.3 HiCan you please confirm to play song is it required to navigate to Spotify app then authorise the token and back to my own native application where I have integra...

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  • Plan- Free/Premium - Both Country - India   Device- iPhone XR Operating System- iOS 13.1.3   Hi Can you please confirm to play song is it required to navigate to Spoti...
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API access limit?

Hello, considering that my SDA have multiple access, will there be a limit of access of the API? Will I be charged if I exceed any number?Thank you!

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  • Hello, considering that my SDA have multiple access, will there be a limit of access of the API?  Will I be charged if I exceed any number? Thank you!
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SpotifyConnectionTerminatedException gets called after 5 mins!! App Remote SDK

Hi There,There is an issue with the app remote sdk (android) which is that spotify connection gets terminated on its own after about 5 mins with the exception SpotifyConnectionTerminatedException. The  picture below is what I get in logcat. Is there ...

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  • Hi There, There is an issue with the app remote sdk (android) which is that spotify connection gets terminated on its own after about 5 mins with the exception SpotifyConnectionTerminatedExcept...
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Superuser Contribution Getting error in audio-analysis with specific ID

Hi everyone, I'm getting an error when I trying to get audio-analysis to this id: 0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35The same error occurs in https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-audio-analysis-track/?id=0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35 The track is : https://open.spo...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone,   I'm getting an error when I trying to get audio-analysis to this id: 0dy5NFDnx5fuZvE8ZXEX35 The same error occurs in https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-audio-anal...
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I would like a reverse of blocking explicit songs botton

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I hate edited music but I feel like I have to hunt down explicit unedited ones and it's anno...

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  • ...hate edited music but I feel like I have to hunt down explicit unedited ones and it's annoying I wish that I could flip a switch in the settings and it blocks all edited songs in public playlists a...
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Requirements API and SDK

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceWeb BrowserOperating SystemWindows, MacOS and Linux My Question or IssueI built a simple application where users can login using the Spotify API and add songs to a shared queue. I want to use the Webplay SDK to pro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Web Browser Operating System Windows, MacOS and Linux   My Question or Issue I built a simple application where users can login using th...
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Authentication with 'Spotify For Artists' accounts?

I am trying to create an app gauged towards artists on Spotify, and while I have already implemented the Oauth authentication for standard user accounts, I was wondering if there is a way to do this for accounts made through 'Spotify For Artists', or...

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  • I am trying to create an app gauged towards artists on Spotify, and while I have already implemented the Oauth authentication for standard user accounts, I was wondering if there is a way to do this ...
  • Hubo
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new music sharing feature

During this quarantine we are not able to be with our peers and listen to music with one another in person. However I suggest a feature that could make it easier to connect with friends, family , etc. It could be allowed only with premium or free to ...

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  • During this quarantine we are not able to be with our peers and listen to music with one another in person. However I suggest a feature that could make it easier to connect with friends, family , etc...
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Play button missing in app on redirect from link

PremiumU.S.A. Device(iPhone SE, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro, Macbook Pro Late 2019)Operating System(iOS 13.5.1) My Question or IssueWhen redirected from my Facebook ad or from my landing page, some are experiencing no play butto...

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  • Premium U.S.A.    Device (iPhone SE, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro, Macbook Pro Late 2019) Operating System (iOS 13.5.1)   My Question or Issue When redire...
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Debloating spotify.

Hi, Spofify Staff. I noticed that one of the processes that are associated upon startup is a crash handler for the program. THIS IS THE COMMAND LINE THAT IS LAUNCHED: " PATH FOR USER " --type=crashpad-handler /prefetch:7 --max-uploads=5 --max-db-size...

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  • Hi, Spofify Staff.  I noticed that one of the processes that are associated upon startup is a crash handler for the program.  THIS IS THE COMMAND LINE THAT IS LAUNCHED:  " PATH ...
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[API] User Top Tracks

Hi, I'm currently using the web API to build a stat display for user listening habits. In the docs it claims: For each time range, the top 50 tracks and artists are available for each user. In the future, it is likely that this restriction will be re...

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  • Hi, I'm currently using the web API to build a stat display for user listening habits. In the docs it claims:     For each time range, the top 50 tracks and artists are available for eac...
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[Web API] get-recently-played endpoint track parameter?

I was looking through the Web API documentation for the endpoint that gets the users most recently played 'play-history-objects', and I was curious on how to properly use the 'track' parameter? Am I correct in assuming it can help me filter results t...

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  • I was looking through the Web API documentation for the endpoint that gets the users most recently played 'play-history-objects', and I was curious on how to properly use the 'track' parameter? &nbs...
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Solved!! Unable to add Playlists to Queue using AppRemote SDK for Android

 When I try to add a playlist using app remote sdk as such:mSpotifyAppRemote.getPlayerApi().queue("spotify:playlist:37i9dQZF1DWWAqc46ZJdZf");it seems that spotify doesn't load it. I checked my code everything is fine. Looks like its an issue from the...

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  •  When I try to add a playlist using app remote sdk as such: mSpotifyAppRemote.getPlayerApi().queue("spotify:playlist:37i9dQZF1DWWAqc46ZJdZf"); it seems that spotify doesn't load it. I checked my co...
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Solved!! Spotify Assistant Feature

I have an idea to improve Spotify. I think Spotify must have an assistant like siri and google assistant. Let's give an example. I am listening to music loudly on my phone and I wanted to move on to the next track. 'Spotify next!' And 'Next!' or 'Vol...

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  • I have an idea to improve Spotify. I think Spotify must have an assistant like siri and google assistant. Let's give an example. I am listening to music loudly on my phone and I wanted to move on to ...
  • Hubo
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Terms Of Use - Preview URL

Hello, I'm planning to develop a game app, but for that I only want to use the preview audio url (30sec). For general use (full audio) I know that it is not allowed, but using only the preview one, is it allowed?Regards,

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  • Hello, I'm planning to develop a game app, but for that I only want to use the preview audio url (30sec). For general use (full audio) I know that it is not allowed, but using only the preview one, i...
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