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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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Re: Email verification doesn't work.

Hey Alex, I tried to verify my email here: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboardTried it multiple times, different days via different web browsers - got no mail, also no spam.

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  • Hey Alex,   I tried to verify my email here: https://developer.spotify.com/dashboard Tried it multiple times, different days via different web browsers - got no mail, also no spam.
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Superuser Contribution [Developer][API Limit] Playlist Change limit exception

DeviceAPI My Question or IssueI've a playlist which I manage via API, many changes are applied to this item.Lately, I've started getting the following exception: { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Unable to modify playlist - Reached maximum chan...

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  • ...bout this error: 1. it's not documented, the limits for modifying a playlist are not clear or public, would be nice to actually see it to plan better. 2. Is there a way to increase this limit? 3. Is t...
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terms of use for developers for an online shop

I have an urgent question regarding the terms of use for developers, to which we have not found a clear answer in the "Developer Terms".I would like to make it possible for users of an online shop to log in with their Spotify account in order to rece...

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  • I have an urgent question regarding the terms of use for developers, to which we have not found a clear answer in the "Developer Terms". I would like to make it possible for users of an online shop ...
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Playlist Song Order via API

Hello, I'm working with the Spotify API using Python and I have a question about playlist song order. When fetching playlists via the API, does the song order in the response always match the user's current sorting in the Spotify app? For instance, i...

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  • Hello, I'm working with the Spotify API using Python and I have a question about playlist song order.   When fetching playlists via the API, does the song order in the response always match th...
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Spotify user link

I am creating a spotify integration for an app in which new users can link there spotify via auth and then follow the creators of spotify into out app I have tested this flow as a user not an artistplease let know If anyone here has any know-how to d...

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  • I am creating a spotify integration for an app in which new users can link there spotify via auth and then follow the creators of spotify into out app   I have tested this flow as a user not a...
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Question about prohibited applications and content from other services

Hi everyone, I'm looking to build an app that helps users share music across platforms. This could include a user providing an Apple Music song URL, and this app spits out the equivalent Spotify song URL and shows the album art (only from one service...

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  • Hi everyone,   I'm looking to build an app that helps users share music across platforms. This could include a user providing an Apple Music song URL, and this app spits out the equivalent Spo...
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Music Game - User Authentication & Song Playback

PlanPremiumCountryUS (primary)Operates globallyDeviceiPhone 12 Operating SystemiOS 16.2My Question or IssueHi, I recently developed an application (2019) that leveraged Spotify premium user authentication and song playback APIs to play music within t...

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  • Plan Premium Country US (primary) Operates globally Device iPhone 12  Operating System iOS 16.2 My Question or Issue Hi,    I recently developed an application (201...
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API Extension Request Not Reviewed for Long Time

PlanFreeCountry Device Operating System(Android Oreo) My Question or IssueHi Team, we have applied for the API Extension Request on Nov 23 but it's still unreviewed. Please kindly check for us. App name: silent angel

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  • Plan Free Country   Device   Operating System (Android Oreo)   My Question or Issue Hi Team, we have applied for the API Extension Request on Nov 23 but it's still unrev...
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Problem playing music when Spotify API is not active

Hello Support ,PlanPremiumCountryTRDeviceIphone 13Operating System16.3.1 My Question I am encountering an issue with the Spotify Web API in my application. When I try to restart a song after pausing it, I receive a 401 error. However, if I quickly pa...

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  • Hello Support , Plan Premium Country TR Device Iphone 13 Operating System 16.3.1   My Question  I am encountering an issue with the Spotify Web API in my application. When I try ...
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"Your Episodes" Podcast Playlist

Feature Request:I would love if we could sort the podcast playlist by date added to the playlist, or oldest to newest or by author, just like we are able to do that with other playlists. Additionally, it would be really cool if the auto downloads had...

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  • Feature Request: I would love if we could sort the podcast playlist by date added to the playlist, or oldest to newest or by author, just like we are able to do that with other playlists.  &nb...
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Ditch the phone app, create a Spotify music player!

Okay, this is going to probably spark quite a discussion if it reaches people. Just an idea: a lot of us want to listen to music but it can be risky to bring our phones all over with us. The runner/hiker/athlete wants to listen to music and maybe rec...

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  • Okay, this is going to probably spark quite a discussion if it reaches people.  Just an idea:   a lot of us want to listen to music but it can be risky to bring our phones all over with...
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Solved!! Spotify contact details for premium account

PlanFreePlanning to upgrade to premiumCountryUnited StatesDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHi, I am planning to upgrade to premium developer account. ...

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  • Plan Free Planning to upgrade to premium Country United States Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)  ...
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I can't delete my old downloads from my previous phone

I had to factory reset my phone and I tried downloading a playlist again and it said you cannot download this playlist delete the other downloaded song to free up space

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  • I had to factory reset my phone and I tried downloading a playlist again and it said you cannot download this playlist delete the other downloaded song to free up space
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My quota extension request has been denied 3 times, with an identical message.

Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server members to follow artists through Spotify, and will...

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  • Hello, I'm here wondering if anyone on the Spotify team or a community member can help provide me clarification on why my app keeps getting denied. Basically, I made a discord bot that allows server ...
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Constantly getting ~24-hour Rate-Limited during development

Hey!I got a development app setup and am using it's id/secret in my local environment.During local development I am regularly rebuilding my DB which will produce the exact same API Calls - my default development data is static (albeit growing).After ...

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  • Hey! I got a development app setup and am using it's id/secret in my local environment. During local development I am regularly rebuilding my DB which will produce the exact same API Calls - my d...
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Incorrect "next" link when fetching playlists

I'm using the Spotify Web API to obtain tracks from playlists, and I ran into an issue where the `next` link seems to be incorrectly set when I set the `fields` parameter. Here's an example:First, fetch any arbitrary playlist that includes more than ...

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  • I'm using the Spotify Web API to obtain tracks from playlists, and I ran into an issue where the `next` link seems to be incorrectly set when I set the `fields` parameter. Here's an example: First...
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New Music Suggestion Tool

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMacBook ProOperating SystemmacOS Ventura 13.6.3 My Question or IssueThis is my first time building an application. I am writing code in Python. I am aiming to build something to put on resume and for personal bragging right...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device MacBook Pro Operating System macOS Ventura 13.6.3   My Question or Issue This is my first time building an application.  I am writing code in Pytho...
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Music streaming

If I embed songs on Spotify (not just my own) on my web/app (with proper attribution to Spotify), can I legally allow for the full song to be streamed on the app (rather than directing back to Spotify)? PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsun...

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  • If I embed songs on Spotify (not just my own) on my web/app (with proper attribution to Spotify), can I legally allow for the full song to be streamed on the app (rather than directing back to Spotif...
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Unable to acquire an OAuth token with PKCE flow

Plan: FreeCountry: United Arab EmiratesDevice: HP Pavilion X360Operating System: Windows 11My Question or IssueI am trying to get an OAuth token to modify the current user's playlist. It's a portfolio project. When I test it, here's what happens:1. T...

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  • Plan: Free Country: United Arab Emirates Device: HP Pavilion X360 Operating System: Windows 11 My Question or Issue I am trying to get an OAuth token to modify the current user's p...
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IOS SDK OAuth Automatically Starts Song?

When I connect to the Spotify app using the IOS SDK, it automatically starts playing a song. Is there a way to turn this off? Right now, the closest thing I have is pausing playback right after connection.

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  • When I connect to the Spotify app using the IOS SDK, it automatically starts playing a song. Is there a way to turn this off? Right now, the closest thing I have is pausing playback right after conne...
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