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Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

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My API Wrapper was reported for infringing on Spotify's IP. Don't know who to contact!

I'm unsure who to contact in this case, but I wrote an object-oriented Spotify API wrapper a couple of years ago and put it open source on NPM. https://www.npmjs.com/package/enhanced-spotify-api I made a website for the documentation and was hosting ...

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  • I'm unsure who to contact in this case, but I wrote an object-oriented Spotify API wrapper a couple of years ago and put it open source on NPM.    https://www.npmjs.com/package/enhanced-s...
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Find Specific Feedback on Quota Extension Request

Hello! I'm a developer out of Austin, Texas and over the last two years I've been building out a full-stack web application that integrates with Spotify's API and Web Playback SDK that I'm just launching. Now that I'm working on onboarding new users,...

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  • Hello! I'm a developer out of Austin, Texas and over the last two years I've been building out a full-stack web application that integrates with Spotify's API and Web Playback SDK that I'm just launc...
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Login issue with iOS SDK

Hey folks, I'm having an issue implementing the iOS Spotify SDK, my objective is to get the user’s spotifyAccessToken and spotifyRefreshToken, as it is now is partially working, if the user log in using the web browser everything works well, but when...

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  • Hey folks, I'm having an issue implementing the iOS Spotify SDK, my objective is to get the user’s spotifyAccessToken and spotifyRefreshToken, as it is now is partially working, if the user log in us...
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Superuser Contribution preview_url doesn't give an url anymore

Hello, I'm writing an app (at the moment is just sperimental) which uses the preview_url given by this API endpoint https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/This is my workflow, summed up in a few line: 1. Creating my client creds using Client_Id and Client...

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  • Hello, I'm writing an app (at the moment is just sperimental) which uses the preview_url given by this API endpoint   https://api.spotify.com/v1/tracks/ This is my workflow, summed up in ...
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Superuser Contribution Dashboard Users and Access button disabled

PlanFreeCountryCanada Operating SystemMac OS Big Sur My Question or IssueI don't have a quota extension so I need to add users manually. However, when I go to my app dashboard the Users and Access button is disabled/greyed out. This problem persists ...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada   Operating System Mac OS Big Sur   My Question or Issue I don't have a quota extension so I need to add users manually. However, when I go to my app dashb...
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Superuser Contribution How to access "mood" labels of tracks?

I have a question regarding the Spotify API: Is it possible to access the "mood" label of a song? On Spotify's Liked Songs, you can sort a song by different labels that range from genre like "pop" or "r&b" to things like "nostalgia" or "chill" or "lo...

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  •   I have a question regarding the Spotify API: Is it possible to access the "mood" label of a song? On Spotify's Liked Songs, you can sort a song by different labels that range from genre like ...
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Acousticness and Instrumentalness fooled by Harpsichord

I'm receiving weird values for acousticness and instrumentalness for harpsichord recordings. The two harpsichord tracks : Trevor Pinnock Luc BeauséjourFrom the API:AcousticnessA confidence measure from 0.0 to 1.0 of whether the track is acoustic. 1.0...

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  • I'm receiving weird values for acousticness and instrumentalness for harpsichord recordings.   The two harpsichord tracks :   Trevor Pinnock   Luc Beauséjour From the API: Acou...
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Solved!! Access Token Generate through Command line issue

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceLenovo ideapad 100Operating SystemWindows 8.1 pro My Question or IssueCurrently, I'm trying to create access token from command line to use spotify ads api in php. But I'm getting errors like below listed during run authoriz...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Lenovo ideapad 100 Operating System Windows 8.1 pro   My Question or Issue Currently, I'm trying to create access token from command line to use spotify ...
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How to inform the end users about what type of app they are authenticating to?

Hi! My quota extension request was rejected for the following reason and would be interested in clarification: "You need to inform the end users about what type of app they are authenticating to, before they log in to your app." Where is this informa...

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  •   Hi! My quota extension request was rejected for the following reason and would be interested in clarification:   " You need to inform the end users about what type of app they are&nbsp...
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Account suspension

My Spotify account got suspended today for this reason: 'It has come to Spotify’s attention that your account has engaged in unauthorized use of the Spotify service in violation of the Terms, including possibly engaging in unauthorized content downlo...

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  • My Spotify account got suspended today for this reason:   ' It has come to Spotify’s attention that your account has engaged in unauthorized use of the Spotify service in violation of the Term...
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Solved!! Spotify Android-studio handshake

My Question or IssueI am constanty getting an error "An unexpected packet was received before the handshake." Could this be because spotify has a max amount of requests you are allowed to make or does this have nothing to do with the spotify at all? ...

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  • My Question or Issue I am constanty getting an error "An unexpected packet was received before the handshake." Could this be because spotify has a max amount of requests you are allowed to make or d...
  • Viljam
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[Web API issue] 502 Server Error when unfollowing playlists quickly

I have a NodeJS script (attached) to unfollow multiple playlists quickly. It retrieves the playlists of the user, and then unfollows them by ID. However, I obtain lots of 502 server errors when setting a low time between playlists unfollowed (e.g., 1...

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  • I have a NodeJS script (attached) to unfollow multiple playlists quickly. It retrieves the playlists of the user, and then unfollows them by ID. However, I obtain lots of 502 server errors when setti...
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Superuser Contribution Amazon Echo name changed to some serial number

PlanPremiumCountryHungaryDeviceAmazon Echo Dot 3genOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSince yesterday when I request the available devices via API Reference, I receive this: "id": "d0e0c8da-1a4b-4b72-b7ff-4f089fd41d92","is_active": true,"...

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  • Plan Premium Country Hungary Device Amazon Echo Dot 3gen Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Since yesterday w hen I request the available devices via API Reference, I r...
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Difficult questions about commercial use

For example, if a user who has purchased a tool that can control playback obtains an API key and assigns that key to a product, will that lead to commercial use?

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  • For example, if a user who has purchased a tool that can control playback obtains an API key and assigns that key to a product, will that lead to commercial use?
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[Web API issue] 500 Server Error when PUT /playlists/{id}/tracks

The following API request causes an Internal Server Error (500 status code):PUT https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/2NQ82tb1NoHzC2XuKZqnzk/tracks?uris=spotify%3Aplaylist%3A38xxS4lwZuQTnM0OQLNvoa{ "range_start": 0, "snapshot_id": "NDIsMzBjNmMwYzUyNzI...

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  • The following API request causes an Internal Server Error (500 status code): PUT  https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/2NQ82tb1NoHzC2XuKZqnzk/tracks?uris=spotify%3Aplaylist%3A38xxS4lwZuQTnM0OQL...
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[Web API issue] Episode object has "restriction" property instead of "restrictions"

According to the API documentation, the episode object may contain a property called "restrictions" (plural), but in fact, this property is "restriction" (singular). See screenshot for an example. This mismatch should be documented. Client applicatio...

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  • According to the API documentation, the episode object may contain a property called "restrictions" (plural), but in fact, this property is "restriction" (singular). See screenshot for an example. Th...
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[Web API issue] Show object has total_episodes property (not defined in docs)

show objects returned in API responses have a total_episodes property, which is not even mentioned in the documentation. I would suggest documenting it, so that developers and end users can leverage it. The definition of the show object that I'm refe...

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  • show objects returned in API responses have a total_episodes property, which is not even mentioned in the documentation. I would suggest documenting it, so that developers and end users can leverage ...
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[Web API issue] Track object has inconsistencies w.r.t. API documentation

Sometimes, track objects returned in API responses present two properties, primary_color and video_thumbnail, which are not even mentioned in the documentation. They should be documented, so that end users and developers can leverage them. The defini...

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  • Sometimes, track objects returned in API responses present two properties, primary_color and video_thumbnail, which are not even mentioned in the documentation. They should be documented, s...
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[Web API issue] Playlist object has inconsistencies w.r.t. API documentation

The playlist object does not follow the format specified in the API documentation. The playlist object is defined here:https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-playlistAt least, the following endpoints are affect...

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  • The playlist object does not follow the format specified in the API documentation.   The playlist object is defined here: https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/opera...
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